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Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 21:36
related places: Nairobi

Kenyan officials say they are in the final stages of bringing to an end the deadly stand-off with suspected al-Shabab militants in Nairobi.
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'Six Britons' killed in Kenya attack

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 20:42

Six Britons are thought to be among more than 60 people killed in an attack by militants on a shopping mall in Kenya, the UK defence secretary says.
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Kofi Awoonor: Remembering a Ghanaian poet

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 19:09
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Nairobi

Remembering Ghana's Kofi Awoonor, cut down in Nairobi
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VIDEO: The battle to secure Somalia

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 16:17
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Nairobi

The Somali Islamist al-Shabab movement has said it carried out an attack on a shopping centre in Nairobi in retaliation for Kenyan military operations in Somalia.
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Gunfire at Kenya shopping complex

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 9:11
related places: Nairobi

Heavy gunfire and blasts are heard at the shopping centre in Kenya's capital Nairobi, where militants are said to be holding hostages.
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Group denies Britons among attackers

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 8:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A commander with the group believed to behind the ongoing attack on a Kenyan shopping centre has denied reports some of the militants were British.
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Britons among Kenya mall attack dead

Monday, September 23rd 2013, 6:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nairobi

Three British nationals were killed in Saturday's attack on a shopping centre in Kenyan capital Nairobi and this number is "likely to rise", the Foreign Office says.
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'Most Kenya hostages now rescued'

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 23:42
related places: Nairobi

Most people held at a shopping centre in Nairobi by suspected al-Shabab militants have been freed, officials tell the BBC, but the stand-off continues.
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Kenya 'united' as stand-off goes on

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 20:46
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Nairobi

Kenya's president says the country is united after a deadly attack by militants on a shopping centre now besieged by security forces.
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VIDEO: Live: President Kenyatta statement

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 12:04
related places: Nairobi

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is making a statement on the ongoing siege at a shopping centre in Nairobi
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Brits caught in Kenya attack - Hague

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 10:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Foreign Secretary William Hague has said there are "undoubtedly" British nationals caught up in the attack on a shopping mall in Kenya.
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Al-Shabab claims Nairobi attack

Sunday, September 22nd 2013, 2:39
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Nairobi

Somali militant group Al-Shabab tells the BBC it carried out an attack on a Nairobi shopping centre in which at least 39 people died, and where hostages remain trapped.
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Gun battle at Kenya shopping centre

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 18:15
related places: Nairobi

A gun battle inside a Nairobi shopping centre kills 11 people, says Kenya's internal security minister,
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US case dropped for Saudi princess

Friday, September 20th 2013, 18:11
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States
related places: California

Prosecutors in the US state of California drop charges against a Saudi princess who was accused by her Kenyan maid of human trafficking.
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African Union summit on ICC pullout

Friday, September 20th 2013, 12:07

The African Union calls a special summit to discuss a mass withdrawal from the ICC in protest at the trial of Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto.
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Kenya poachers to be shamed online

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 16:33

A website to name and shame poachers in Kenya - PoachersExposed.com - is launched by campaigners trying to stop the trafficking of ivory and rhino horns.
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Kenyan fears over ICC witness claims

Thursday, September 19th 2013, 11:04

A Kenyan woman says she fears for her life after being wrongly identified as a prosecution witness in the ICC trial of Deputy President William Ruto.
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IT hubs launched for Kenyan schools

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 17:22

Eighteen digital hubs for Kenyan primary schools are launched, giving pupils access to computers in a country where many schools lack text books.
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ICC judge warns Kenyan bloggers

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 16:59

An ICC judge warns Kenyan media and bloggers not to reveal the identity of anonymous witnesses at the trial of Deputy President William Ruto.
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'Church victim' testifies at ICC

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 14:50

The first prosecution witness, an alleged survivor of a New Year's Day attack on a church, gives vidence at Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto's Hague trial.
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African conservationists honoured

Friday, September 13th 2013, 14:10
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Two African conservationists receive awards from Prince William for helping local communities co-exist with wildlife in Kenya and Zimbabwe.
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Kenya acquits UK suspect of robbery

Friday, September 13th 2013, 10:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK citizen suspected of being a militant Islamist is acquitted by a Kenyan court of robbery with violence, but still faces terror-related charges.
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Kenya discovers huge water source

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 18:51

A huge water source has been discovered in the arid Turkana region of northern Kenya which could supply the country for 70 years, the government says.
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In pictures: Kenya's huge water find in Turkana

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 18:46

The Kenyan water reserve which could save drought-prone region
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Kenya's deputy leader 'formed army'

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 15:16

Deputy President William Ruto formed an army ahead of elections in 2007 "to go to war for him", the prosecution alleges at his trial at The Hague.
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VIDEO: Kenya Hague trial in 60 seconds

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 14:41

Kenyan deputy president William Ruto is the first serving leader to appear before the International Criminal Court
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Kenya violence: Survivors' tales

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 4:06

What hope of justice for victims of Kenya's election violence?
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Kenya's Ruto in Hague for trial

Monday, September 9th 2013, 19:18

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto arrives at The Hague to stand trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday on charges of crimes against humanity, his lawyer says.
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VIDEO: Kenyan faces humanity crimes trial

Monday, September 9th 2013, 13:00

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto has left for The Hague to stand trial at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday.
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UK ex-Army colonel killed in Kenya

Sunday, September 8th 2013, 16:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nairobi

A former British army colonel is shot and killed during a robbery at his son's home in Nairobi, Kenya.
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Kenya MPs vote to withdraw from ICC

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 18:38

Parliament in Kenya approves a motion to leave the International Criminal Court, where its president and deputy president face trial.
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Kenya MPs to debate ICC pull-out

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 13:00

Kenya's parliament is recalled for an emergency debate on ending membership of the International Criminal Court, where its president face trial.
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Kenya police boss sent severed head

Friday, August 30th 2013, 9:28

A severed human head is sent to the boss of Kenya's police commission, who has been trying to reform the service.
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Dozens killed in Kenya bus crash

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 9:48
related places: Nairobi, Narok

At least 41 people have been killed in a bus crash near the Kenyan town of Narok, west of the capital Nairobi, the Red Cross says.
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Kenyan trio in 'wife-sharing' deal

Monday, August 26th 2013, 15:56

Two Kenyan men sign a deal to "marry" the same woman, taking it in turns to stay in her house and sharing responsibility for any children.
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Former army colonel killed in Kenya

Monday, August 26th 2013, 13:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Kenya are investigating the murder of a former British army colonel who was killed by an armed gang during a raid at his home.
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Kenya and China sign $5bn deals

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 11:35
related countries: China China

Kenya signs deals worth $5bn (£3bn) with China to build a railway line, an energy project and to improve wildlife protection, officials say.
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Ethiopian singer Eyob Mekonnen dies

Monday, August 19th 2013, 16:25
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Popular Ethiopian reggae singer Eyob Mekonnen, 37, dies in Kenya where he was flown for treatment after fans helped raise money for his treatment.
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'Al-Shabab raid' kills Kenya police

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 9:36
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Garissa

Four Kenyan police officers are shot dead by suspected al-Shabab militants near Garissa, close to the border with Somalia, officials say.
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Poachers kill rhino in Nairobi park

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 11:26
related places: Nairobi

A white rhino is shot dead by poachers in one of Kenya's most heavily guarded parks, close to the capital Nairobi.
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Police looting in Kenya fire probed

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 6:41
related places: Nairobi

Police officers and airport workers are questioned over suspected acts of looting during this week's fire at Nairobi airport in Kenya.
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VIDEO: Inside gutted Kenyan arrivals lounge

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 21:07
related places: Nairobi

International flights have resumed from Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta International airport in Nairobi
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Will Nairobi fire hit Kenya's economy?

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 19:39

Will airport fire damage Kenya's key tourism and flower sectors?
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