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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 pipeline fire kills dozens

Monday, September 12th 2011, 19:04
related places: Nairobi

At least 75 people are killed in a petrol pipeline blast and fire in Kenya's capital Nairobi, the Red Cross says, as flames tear through a nearby shanty town.
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Nairobi anger high after deadly pipeline fire

Monday, September 12th 2011, 19:03

Slum residents' fury after deadly pipeline inferno
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VIDEO: PM on 'shocking' Kenya fire

Monday, September 12th 2011, 14:56
related places: Lunga-Lunga, Nairobi

Kenya's Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, has described the scene after a petrol pipeline explosion and fire in Kenya's capital as "shocking".
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VIDEO: UK man killed, wife abducted in Kenya

Monday, September 12th 2011, 12:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A search has been launched to find a British tourist who has been kidnapped while on holiday in Kenya.
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Uganda 'rendition': Suspects free

Monday, September 12th 2011, 11:24
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Kenyan human rights activist Al-Amin Kimathi is one of five suspects in the 2010 Kampala World Cup bombing freed by a Ugandan court.
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Hunt in Kenya for kidnapped widow

Monday, September 12th 2011, 11:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Kenya launch a hunt for armed "bandits" who killed a British man and kidnapped his wife in an attack at a luxury resort village.
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VIDEO: Briton shot at Kenya beach resort

Sunday, September 11th 2011, 21:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man has been killed and his wife kidnapped from an exclusive beach resort in northern Kenya.
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Briton shot dead in Kenya resort

Sunday, September 11th 2011, 18:26

A British man is killed and his wife kidnapped from a luxury Kenyan resort near the Somali border, police say.
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Exciting stone tool find in Kenya

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 20:39
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Acheulian hand-axes, sometimes dubbed the "Swiss army knives" of the Stone Age, were being used in Africa much earlier than previously thought.
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ICC rejects Kenya violence appeal

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 16:52

The International Criminal Court rejects an appeal by Kenya's government to stop it putting on trial six people accused of links to 2008 violence.
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Kenyan suspect loses UK court bid

Friday, August 26th 2011, 16:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The High Court refuses to intervene in the case of a Kenyan man who says he faces a terrorism trial because he did not help US and UK security services.
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ICC accused Kenya minister sacked

Wednesday, August 24th 2011, 16:32

Kenya's Higher Education Minister William Ruto, accused by the ICC of leading the 2007-8 post election violence, is sacked.
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Kenya rejects female MPs quota

Friday, August 19th 2011, 13:20

Kenya's coalition government wants to drop the new constitutional requirement that women should make up a third of MPs.
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Kenya's controversial camp opens

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 18:30

The first 200 Somalis fleeing famine and conflict move into a controversial refugee settlement in Kenya that has been lying empty for several months.
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VIDEO: New refugees strain Kenyan camp

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 15:20
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Experts are now warning that the drought in the Horn of Africa will last for a few more months, raising the prospect of yet more people arriving from Somalia at the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya.
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VIDEO: Refugees flood world's largest camp

Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 12:48
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Refugees fleeing hunger in Somalia continue to arrive at Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp, in neighbouring Kenya.
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Starvation claims 14 Kenyan lives

Friday, August 5th 2011, 9:37

At least 14 people die in Kenya's north-eastern Turkana region - the first reported hunger-related Kenyan deaths in the regional drought.
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In pictures

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 4:49

Camera traps reveal wildlife hotspot in northern Kenya
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Kenya burns ivory to end poaching

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 16:38
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki sets on fire nearly five tonnes of African ivory worth $16m (£9.9m) that was seized in Singapore nearly 10 years ago.
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Kenya allows drought refugee camp

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 19:14
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Kenya has agreed to open a new refugee camp near its border with Somalia, as thousands flee the region's worst drought in 60 years.
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Kenya row over drought refugees

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 15:53

A row breaks out in Kenya's government over the huge influx of Somalis fleeing the region's worst drought in 60 years and the refusal to open a new refugee camp.
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VIDEO: Why is this Kenyan refugee camp empty?

Monday, July 11th 2011, 16:03
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The head of the United Nations refugee agency has urged Kenya to open its Ifo II camp to refugees escaping drought and war in Somalia.
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VIDEO: Kenya urged to open refugee camp

Monday, July 11th 2011, 13:10
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The head of the United Nations refugee agency has urged Kenya to open a new camp for people fleeing drought and war in Somalia.
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VIDEO: Actress cries over refugee camp visit

Monday, July 11th 2011, 10:48

Oxfam ambassador and actress Kristin Davis broke down on BBC News while describing her experience of visiting the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya where she saw the devastating impact of drought.
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Kenya pressed over drought camp

Monday, July 11th 2011, 10:21
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The UN refugee agency head urges Kenya's president to open a new camp for people fleeing drought and war in Somalia but a meeting between the pair is cancelled.
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Kenya maize protest tear-gassed

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 16:40
related places: Nairobi

Kenyan police fire tear gas at hundreds of protesters in the capital, Nairobi, demonstrating against the high prices of food and fuel.
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VIDEO: Children starving in civil war exodus

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 15:06
related countries: Djibouti Djibouti, Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia, Uganda Uganda

Rains have failed for the past three seasons and more than 12 million people across Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti, Kenya and Uganda are facing severe shortages of food.
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Kenyans protest against GM maize

Friday, July 1st 2011, 15:45
related places: Nairobi

Hundreds of people march in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, against government plans to import genetically modified (GM) maize.
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VIDEO: Somalia drought exodus worries Kenya

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 15:45

In Somalia the impact of war and drought has driven unprecedented numbers of refugees to flee into Kenya to what has become the world's largest refugee camp.
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Severe drought in Horn of Africa

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 14:31
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

The UN says the worst drought in 60 years has forced Somalis to flee to Kenya and Ethiopia in search of food.
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Somalis flood across Kenya border

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 10:40
related countries: Somalia Somalia

War and drought in Somalia are leading to an unprecedented number of people fleeing across the border into Kenya, Save the Children says.
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Kenyan MPs face massive tax bill

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 12:02

Kenya's tax office is demanding that MPs pay tax on their full salary and perks, accusing them of breaching the constitution by failing to do so.
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VIDEO: Kenya lays Olympic champion to rest

Sunday, June 12th 2011, 2:00

Thousands of people have attended the funeral in Kenya of the Olympic marathon champion, Sammy Wanjiru, who died last month after falling from a balcony.
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Gay Kenyans launch online forum

Friday, June 10th 2011, 16:00
related places: Nairobi

A website for gay Kenyans is launched in the capital, Nairobi, to help the country's small openly homosexual community cope with discrimination.
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AUDIO: Kenyan online gay forum launched

Friday, June 10th 2011, 11:51

In Kenya, an online forum is being launched by the gay community to share stories and personal experiences and tackle the anti-gay prejudice common in the region.
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'Rope around the neck'

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 6:59

Kenyan tells of living in fear of his Aids drugs drying up
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Slum healers

Wednesday, June 8th 2011, 1:40

Images of the Kenyan pastors offering to exorcise demons
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Corrupt police targeted in Kenya

Monday, June 6th 2011, 17:23

The authorities in Kenya start an operation to tackle corruption in the police force by screening some 1,600 senior officers.
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