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News: Kenya

We have started to collect the most important news related to Kenya in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Kenya: news

Kenya cancels Iran oil imports

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 17:10
related countries: Iran Iran

Kenya cancels plans to import crude oil from Iran following threats of sanctions, an official at the Kenyan energy ministry says.
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Kenyans in hate speech charges

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 16:29

Three well-known Kenyan musicians are charged with inciting ethnic violence through their songs by a commission set up in the wake of deadly post-poll violence.
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Kenya Muslims 'to guard churches'

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 9:42

Muslim leaders in Kenya agree to form self-defence groups to protect churches following a deadly attack on Christian worshippers.
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Kenya camp aid workers released

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 14:16
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Four aid workers seized from a refugee camp near Kenya's Somali border are freed after a joint operation by Kenyan and Somali forces.
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Kenyan church attacks 'kill 15'

Sunday, July 1st 2012, 11:41
related places: Garissa

Fifteen people are killed in attacks on two churches in Garissa, a Kenyan town close to the Somali border, say the Red Cross and an official.
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Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya

Friday, June 29th 2012, 15:05
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Kenyan driver has been killed and four foreign aid workers kidnapped at a refugee camp in Kenya close to the border with Somalia, police say.
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US Kenya envoy Gration resigns

Friday, June 29th 2012, 12:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

US envoy to Kenya Scott Gration announces his resignation, citing "differences in leadership style and priorities" with Washington.
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Kenya runner in stabbing charge

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 16:12

Kenyan police charge the world's 3,000m steeplechase champion, Ezekiel Kemboi, with assault after a woman said he stabbed her on Wednesday night.
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The low-tech car made for Africa

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 17:10

A car stripped of luxuries and made to last has been developed by workers in Kenya.
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Deadly attack on bar in Mombasa

Monday, June 25th 2012, 10:42
related places: Mombasa

Three people are now believed to have died after a hand grenade was thrown into a bar in Mombasa, Kenya's Red Cross says.
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US warning of attack in Mombasa

Saturday, June 23rd 2012, 12:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mombasa

The US embassy in Kenya warns of an "imminent" threat of attack on the Kenyan city of Mombasa and asks government staff to leave.
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Six lions killed in Kenya capital

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 17:25
related places: Nairobi

Six lions are killed on the outskirts of Nairobi after straying into a residential area of the Kenyan capital and being hunted down by locals.
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Arrest over Kenya 'terror' blast

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 18:10
related countries: Germany Germany, Tanzania Tanzania
related places: Nairobi

A German national suspected of involvement in last month's attack on a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, is arrested in Tanzania.
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Kenyan minister killed in crash

Sunday, June 10th 2012, 16:23
related places: Nairobi

Kenyan Internal Security minister George Saitoti. who was to stand for the country's presidency, is killed in a helicopter crash outside Nairobi.
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VIDEO: Kenya's 'capital of athletics'

Sunday, June 10th 2012, 8:56

Ahead of the Olympics, the BBC's James Coomarasamy visits the Kenyan village of Iten to find out why it has produced some of the world's best runners.
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Bringing Kenyan soap operas to Africa

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 23:23

The woman bringing Kenyan soap operas to African screens
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How the school run can make Kenyan champions

Tuesday, June 5th 2012, 9:56

How Kenyans' dangerous run to school can produce champions
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Kenya explosion 'caused by bomb'

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 18:21
related places: Nairobi

A blast at a shopping complex in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, that injured 33 people was caused by an explosive device, the police admit.
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Huge Nairobi blast 'may be bomb'

Monday, May 28th 2012, 18:01
related places: Nairobi

Kenya's police say an explosion which injured 33 in the capital, Nairobi, may have been caused by a bomb, after initially blaming an electrical fault.
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In pictures: Life on a Kenyan dump

Monday, May 28th 2012, 0:36

Images of the Kenyans who survive on what others throw away
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ICC rejects Kenya trial challenge

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 16:26

The International Criminal Court rejects a challenge from four Kenyan politicians accused of crimes against humanity, clearing the way for them to face trial in the Hague.
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Man held over Kenya club attack

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 16:32
related places: Mombasa

A man is arrested on suspicion of helping to carry out an attack on a Mombasa nightclub, in which one person died, police say.
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VIDEO: Gunmen strike Kenya nightclub

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 4:26

Gunmen opened fire and threw grenades from outside the gates of the building.
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VIDEO: Kenya trial Briton linked to 7/7 bomber

Thursday, May 10th 2012, 22:04
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mombasa

A British man has gone on trial in the Kenyan city of Mombasa, accused of plotting bomb attacks and of having links to Islamist militants in Somalia.
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Thursday, May 10th 2012, 16:37
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jermaine Grant, a Briton on trial in Kenya for an alleged bomb plot, was linked to the widow of a 7/7 London bomber, the prosecution alleges.
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Briton in court over Kenya plot

Wednesday, May 9th 2012, 10:55
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man accused of links to Somalia's Islamist extremists appears in court in Kenya for allegedly plotting a bomb attack.
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Kenya PM warns of ethnic violence

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 11:02

Kenya's Prime Minister Raila Odinga warns that the emergence of ethnically-based political groups could spell doom ahead of elections due next year.
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Kenya mourns female rugby captain

Tuesday, May 1st 2012, 15:54
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Tributes are being paid to Aberdeen Shikoyi, the captain of Kenya's female rugby team who died a week after being injured in a match against Uganda.
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Church targeted in Nairobi attack

Sunday, April 29th 2012, 9:44
related places: Nairobi

At least one person is killed and 10 are wounded in a suspected grenade attack on a church in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, police say.
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Four top Kenyan judges dismissed

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 15:51

Four senior judges in Kenya are declared unfit for office in a landmark ruling by a new committee investigating the impartiality of the judiciary.
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Kenya mourns Ghanaian cartoonist

Tuesday, April 24th 2012, 18:47
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Tributes are being paid in Kenya to one of Africa's leading cartoonists, Ghanaian-born Frank Odoi, who has died in a traffic accident.
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US terror attack warning in Kenya

Monday, April 23rd 2012, 14:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nairobi

The US embassy in Kenya issues a terror warning to US nationals in the country, warning of a possible attack on hotels and government buildings in Nairobi.
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Kenyan floods kill church group

Monday, April 23rd 2012, 11:38

Seven members of a church youth group die after being swept away by flash floods in a national park, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) says.
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Audio slideshow: 'Pimp my matatu'

Sunday, April 22nd 2012, 23:50

Kenya's embattled graffiti-art minibuses, in images and sound
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Kipsang and Keitany win marathon

Sunday, April 22nd 2012, 12:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany complete a Kenyan double at the London Marathon, as Claire Hallissey shines for Britain.
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Five 'poachers' killed in Kenya

Saturday, April 21st 2012, 14:22

Wildlife rangers in Kenya shoot dead five suspected ivory poachers during a gun battle and recover 50kg of elephants' tusks.
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Obama's father among secret files

Wednesday, April 18th 2012, 8:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Obama's father features in files on UK's Kenya fears
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Water proves a prize asset

Monday, April 16th 2012, 7:48

Kenyan water campaigner nets environmental prize
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Airport strikers in Kenya fired

Monday, April 9th 2012, 15:00

Striking Kenyan airport workers who failed to return to work on Monday have been dismissed, the Kenya Airports Authority says.
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