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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 announces discovery of oil

Monday, March 26th 2012, 12:03
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Oil has been discovered in Kenya after exploratory drilling by Anglo-Irish firm Tullow Oil, President Mwai Kibaki says.
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Row over Maasai cricketing attire

Thursday, March 22nd 2012, 17:42

A team of Maasai cricketers in Kenya is engaged in a row with their coach over whether to play in their traditional custom at an upcoming tournament.
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Freed UK hostage set to fly home

Thursday, March 22nd 2012, 7:52
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A woman kidnapped from a remote beach resort in Kenya and held hostage in Somalia for more than six months is preparing to return home to Britain.
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UK woman kidnapped in Kenya freed

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 18:35
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The family of a British hostage pay a ransom to secure her release in Somalia, six months after she was captured and her husband killed in Kenya.
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Al-Shabab denies Nairobi attack

Monday, March 12th 2012, 17:38
related places: Nairobi

Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabab denies Kenyan claims that it was behind Saturday's grenade blasts in the capital Nairobi, in which at least six people were killed.
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Nairobi grenade attack kills six

Sunday, March 11th 2012, 13:14
related places: Nairobi

At least six people are killed in a grenade attack in the Kenyan capital which the authorities are blaming on Somali militant group al-Shabab.
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VIDEO: Deadly grenade attack in Nairobi

Sunday, March 11th 2012, 4:22
related places: Nairobi

At least four people have been killed and many more seriously injured by a grenade attack on a bus terminal in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.
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Kenya sacks all striking nurses

Thursday, March 8th 2012, 17:35

Kenya's government sacks some 25,000 nurses, striking for better pay and conditions, for failing to return to work, its spokesman says.
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VIDEO: A beetlecam's view of wild lions

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 20:27

Will and Matt Burrard-Lucas have just returned from the Masai Mara game reserve in Kenya with their remote-controlled camera.
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East Africa port project launched

Friday, March 2nd 2012, 15:35
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Construction begins on a multi-billion dollar port project in Kenya which will also see an oil pipeline, railway and motorway built to South Sudan and Ethiopia.
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Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 16:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kenyan police are seeking a terrorism suspect who has used identities including, it is believed, a widow of one of the 7/7 London suicide bombers.
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Anchor cuts East Africa web cable

Monday, February 27th 2012, 13:59

East Africa's high-speed internet access is severely disrupted after a ship dropped its anchor onto fibre-optic cables off Kenya's coast.
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Briton to face Kenya bomb trial

Monday, February 20th 2012, 16:25
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man accused of links to Somalia's Islamist extremists is to stand trial in May for allegedly plotting a bomb attack in Kenya.
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Abused men in Kenya meals boycott

Monday, February 20th 2012, 11:21

A Kenyan men's lobby group calls for a boycott of home-cooked meals to draw attention to what it says is increasing domestic violence against men.
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Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 9:12

Same-sex marriages in Kenya where homosexuality is banned
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Chinese workers released in Sudan

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 13:51
related countries: China China, Sudan Sudan

A group of Chinese workers kidnapped by rebels in Sudan last month has been freed and flown to Kenya, officials from both countries say.
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Kenya's finance chief steps down

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 14:03

Kenya's finance minister, Uhuru Kenyatta, has resigned following a ICC ruling that he will face trial for crimes against humanity.
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South Sudan in oil pipeline deal

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 18:39
related countries: Sudan Sudan

South Sudan agrees a deal with Kenya to build an pipeline to Lamu, potentially reducing its dependence on its northern neighbour Sudan to export its oil.
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Kenya 'won't sack' ICC suspects

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 12:34

Kenya's deputy prime minister and civil service head will not have to resign despite a ruling that they will face trial at The Hague, the government says.
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VIDEO: Top Kenyans to face Hague trial

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 21:01

Two presidential candidates in Kenya are to stand trial over crimes against humanity following post-election violence in 2007, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has ruled.
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Top Kenyans to face Hague trial

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 18:00

The International Criminal Court rules that four senior Kenyan figures, including Finance Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, are to stand trial over the 2007 post-poll violence.
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VIDEO: Top Kenyans to face Hague trial

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 16:45

Two presidential candidates in Kenya are to stand trial over crimes against humanity following post-poll violence in 2007, the International Criminal Court has ruled.
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Briton in Kenya bomb plot charge

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 16:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A 29-year-old British man is charged in court in Kenya with possessing illegal explosive-making material and plotting to explode a bomb.
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Islamists seize Kenyan officials

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 14:55
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali militants kill at least six people and abduct three others in the latest attack in Kenya since it sent troops into Somalia.
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Ex-US soldier 'helped al-Shabab'

Monday, January 9th 2012, 21:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A former US Army soldier who served in Iraq has been charged with trying to help the al-Shabab militant group after being arrested in Kenya.
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VIDEO: Kenya Britons warned over threat

Sunday, January 8th 2012, 11:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British government has warned tourists that a terror attack may be imminent in Kenya.
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Britons warned over Kenya threat

Saturday, January 7th 2012, 19:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British government has warned UK tourists in Kenya to take extra care, amid fears that a terrorist attack in Nairobi is imminent.
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Kenyans 'kill al-Shabab rebels'

Saturday, January 7th 2012, 14:55
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The Kenyan army says it has killed 60 Somali al-Shabab militia fighters in air strikes and is determined to "break their spine completely".
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Kenya judge in security guard row

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 18:10

Kenya's deputy chief justice faces a police investigation following claims that she threatened to shoot a security guard after refusing to be frisked.
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Kenya boat capsize 'kills six'

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 17:34

A passenger boat capsizes off the Kenyan tourist resort of Lamu Island, killing at least six people, aid workers and officials say.
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VIDEO: Why football is on the rise in Kenya

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 8:56

Kenya, known for long-distance running, is now seeing a growth in the popularity of football.
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Kenya recalls 'faulty' HIV kits

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 17:48

One million HIV testing kits are recalled in Kenya because of fears about their accuracy, a health official tells the BBC.
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Deadly Kenya air raid in Somalia

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 11:59
related countries: Somalia Somalia

At least 15 civilians have been killed in air raids by Kenyan forces on an Islamist-controlled village in southern Somalia, witnesses tell the BBC.
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Kenyan policeman killed in blast

Monday, December 19th 2011, 15:27
related countries: Somalia Somalia

An explosion near the world's largest refugee camp in Kenya kills at least one policeman, with officials blaming Somali militants.
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Kenya 'will pursue Somali rebels'

Saturday, December 17th 2011, 14:58
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Kenyan troops fighting Islamist insurgents in southern Somalia promise to carry out air strikes deeper into rebel-held territory
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Somali militants turn to Twitter

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 13:16
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somalia's militant Islamist group al-Shabab launches a Twitter account, possibly to counter Kenya's army spokesman.
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In pictures: Kenya drought changes Turkana way of life

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 9:17

Images of the Kenyan nomads forced to change their diet
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Kenya to 'join AU Somalia force'

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 18:29
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Kenyan MPs approve the integration of Kenyan troops in Somalia into the African Union force fighting the militant Islamist group, al-Shabab.
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Sudan to expel Kenyan ambassador

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 16:10
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

Sudan orders Kenya's ambassador out after a Kenyan judge issues an arrest warrant for Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, the foreign ministry says.
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