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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

Ugandan helicopter wrecks found

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 15:56
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The wreckage of two Ugandan helicopters which went missing on Sunday is found along with two bodies and eight survivors, Kenyan officials say.
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Ugandan helicopters go missing

Monday, August 13th 2012, 22:10
related countries: Uganda Uganda

A search is under way in Kenya for two Ugandan military helicopters missing with 10 crew members on board, Uganda's army spokesman says.
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Kenyan MPs get new $3,000 seats

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 15:28

Kenya's newly refurbished parliament - dogged by criticism over the cost of chairs for MPs - is opened by President Mwai Kibaki.
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Kenya charges Venezuelan diplomat

Monday, August 6th 2012, 18:12
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Nairobi

Kenya charges the first secretary of the Venezuelan embassy in Nairobi with the murder of the acting ambassador.
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Top Kenyan judge faces the sack

Monday, August 6th 2012, 14:30

A tribunal recommends that Kenya's deputy chief justice be sacked after she was accused of threatening to shoot a security guard.
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Kemboi secures steeplechase gold

Sunday, August 5th 2012, 21:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ezekiel Kemboi secures Kenya's first gold medal of London 2012 after winning the men's 3,000m steeplechase final.
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Dibaba wins Olympic 10,000m title

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 21:11
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba defends her 10,000m title with a dominant display as Britain's Jo Pavey and Julia Bleasdale smash their personal bests.
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'One dead' in Nairobi explosion

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 17:27
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Nairobi

One person dies and several are wounded in an explosion in a mainly Somali district of the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.
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Kenya probes diplomat's murder

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 19:13
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Six people are in police custody in the Kenya in connection with the murder last week of Venezuelan diplomat Olga Fonseca.
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Thousands flee Ethiopia clashes

Saturday, July 28th 2012, 12:29
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Deadly clashes between two communities in southern Ethiopia cause 20,000 people to flee across the border into Kenya, the Red Cross says.
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Kenya secessionist group unbanned

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 10:20
related places: Mombasa

A Kenyan court lifts a ban on a group demanding an independent state around the coastal city of Mombasa - a popular tourist destination.
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Hyena attack boy flown to Nairobi

Friday, July 20th 2012, 17:24
related places: Nairobi

A 10-year-old Kenyan boy who was mauled by hyenas in an attack which left two members of his family dead is flown to Nairobi for treatment.
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UK accepts Mau Mau abuse in court

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 19:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British government accepts that colonial forces in Kenya tortured and abused detainees during the Mau Mau rebellion, the High Court hears.
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VIDEO: Thai Customs seize half a ton of ivory

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 12:50
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Thai Customs officers discovered half a ton of ivory, disguised as 'African handcrafts', being smuggled in from Kenya.
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African start-ups make location pay its way

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 3:13
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The Kenyan and Ugandan firms that are making location pay
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AUDIO: 'Tortured' by the British in Kenya

Monday, July 16th 2012, 9:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Kenyan woman, Naomi, describes the horrors she experienced at the hands of the British colonialists during the 1950s Mau Mau uprising.
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Galloping to success in a Kenyan riding school

Friday, July 13th 2012, 1:10

Making money from a Kenyan riding school
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Aid agencies make Kenya appeal

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 12:40
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Aid agencies operating in a refugee camp near Kenya's Somali border warn they are facing a funding shortfall, putting tens of thousands at risk.
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Kenyan workers seized in Somalia

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 12:10
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Sweden Sweden

Three Kenyans working for a Swedish relief agency are kidnapped in north-central Somalia by gunmen suspected of being linked to pirates.
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Kenya 'failing to pay' Mau Mau

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 15:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Human rights campaigners working for Mau Mau veterans complain that the Kenyan government is refusing to finance a case against the UK.
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Kenyans and lions vie for land

Saturday, July 7th 2012, 11:57

Kenya's lions under pressure from human settlement
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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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