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Iranians jailed for life in Kenya

Monday, May 6th 2013, 13:58

Two Iranians are sentenced to life in prison by a Kenyan court following their conviction on terrorism-related charges.
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Indicted Kenyan leader to meet UK PM

Monday, May 6th 2013, 13:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Kenya's President and ICC indictee Uhuru Kenyatta will meet UK Prime Minister David Cameron during a three-day official visit to London, his office says.
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Friday, May 3rd 2013, 16:39

A long-awaited report investigating violence and human rights abuses in Kenya will recommend some prosecutions, one of its authors tells the BBC.
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Iranians guilty of Kenya terror plot

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 15:54
related countries: Iran Iran

A Kenyan court finds two Iranian nationals guilty of obtaining explosives with the aim to attack Western targets in the East African nation.
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Kenyan bomb detectors 'not fake'

Friday, April 26th 2013, 13:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kenyan police seek to reassure the public that their bomb and drug detectors work, following the conviction of a British businessman for selling fake devices.
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Eight killed in Kenya gun attack

Thursday, April 18th 2013, 21:41
related places: Garissa

At least eight people are killed in an attack on a hotel by a group of armed men in the eastern Kenyan town of Garissa.
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VIDEO: On the trail of rare Kenyan antelope

Thursday, April 18th 2013, 17:00

The future of Kenya's Mountain Bongo antelopes is under severe threat. The species is hunted for its striking reddish-brown coat and there are now about 100 of them in the wild.
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Kenya children buried in landslide

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 12:00

Two children are trapped after a landslide buried their house following heavy rains in western Kenya, the police tell the BBC.
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Kenyan runner tells of Boston escape

Tuesday, April 16th 2013, 10:26

Kenya's 2012 winner of the Boston Marathon Wesley Korir, who came 5th this year, tells the BBC of his fear after hearing of the deadly blasts.
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VIDEO: ‘Rubbish’ cooker brings benefits in Kenya

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 15:30

A community cooker heated by burning rubbish is helping to improve lives in a town in Kenya.
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VIDEO: Colourful inauguration for Kenyatta

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 15:28

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in as Kenya's new president, following his victory in March against Raila Odinga.
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Kenyatta sworn in as Kenya president

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 13:07
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Bashir

Uhuru Kenyatta, who faces trial at the ICC, is sworn in as Kenya's new president, witnessed by dignitaries and tens of thousands of people.
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VIDEO: Kenya's lions under threat

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 9:55

Conservationists fear Kenya's lion population could soon die out as humans encroach further into their territory.
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VIDEO: Kenya prepares for inauguration

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 6:13

Uhuru Kenyatta is set to be sworn in as Kenya's new president, following his victory in March against Raila Odinga.
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VIDEO: Kenyatta vows to serve all Kenyans

Sunday, March 31st 2013, 9:01

The man confirmed as the winner of Kenya's presidential election, Uhuru Kenyatta, has vowed that his government will work to serve all the country's people without discrimination.
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Odinga vows peaceful Kenya struggle

Sunday, March 31st 2013, 6:41

Defeated Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga vows to seek peaceful ways to end a row over poll results, after the Supreme Court rejects his appeal.
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Kenya court upholds Kenyatta win

Saturday, March 30th 2013, 20:09

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Uhuru Kenyatta's presidential election victory, but two people die in a western city as his opponents clash with police.
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VIDEO: Odinga 'respects election ruling'

Saturday, March 30th 2013, 17:25

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has accepted the ruling of the Supreme Court that his rival Uhuru Kenyatta won the presidential election in a free and fair poll.
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Deaths as gang attacks Kenya casino

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 10:33

At least seven people are killed in a Kenyan coastal town during a raid on a casino by a machete-wielding gang of separatists, police say.
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Partial vote re-tally in Kenya

Monday, March 25th 2013, 17:00

Kenya's Supreme Court orders the re-tallying of votes cast at 22 polling stations - out of 33,000 - in the tightly contested presidential election won by Uhuru Kenyatta.
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Kenya doping 'is not widespread'

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 11:19

The use of performance enhancing drugs among Kenyan athletes is not widespread and prescription drugs are usually to blame, Athletics Kenya says.
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Condom TV advert pulled in Kenya

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 17:40

A TV advertisement promoting condom use in Kenya has been withdrawn following an outcry by religious leaders, a health official says.
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Uhuru Kenyatta challenges ICC case

Monday, March 18th 2013, 17:07

Lawyers for Kenya's President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta urge the International Criminal Court to drop charges against him.
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VIDEO: British farmer shows Kenyans... a cow

Sunday, March 17th 2013, 0:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Samburu

In Toughest Place To Be A....Farmer, Richard Gibson visits the Samburu tribe of northern Kenya, shows village elder Lemerigichen his herd of cows on his tablet computer.
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Odinga files Kenya election appeal

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 11:56

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga files a Supreme Court appeal against Uhuru Kenyatta's narrow victory in the first round of the presidential election.
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Botswana apologises over Kenyatta

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 16:17

Botswana apologises for saying that Kenya's President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta would be banned from the country if he refuses to co-operate with the ICC.
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ICC drops Kenyatta co-accused's case

Monday, March 11th 2013, 16:04

The International Criminal Court drops charges against Francis Muthaura, a co-accused of Kenya's presidential election winner Uhuru Kenyatta, whose lawyers say he should also be cleared.
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Multiple challenges for Kenya's new leader

Sunday, March 10th 2013, 10:26

Kenya's new leader faces many tests
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VIDEO: Kenyatta wins Kenya presidency

Saturday, March 9th 2013, 22:15

Uhuru Kenyatta, the son of Kenya's first president, has been declared the winner of the country's presidential election, with just over 50% of the vote.
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Kenya poll a 'triumph of democracy'

Saturday, March 9th 2013, 19:23

Uhuru Kenyatta promises to serve all Kenyans "without fear or favour" after being declared winner of the presidential election by the smallest of margins.
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Kenyatta wins Kenyan presidency

Saturday, March 9th 2013, 16:37

Deputy PM Uhuru Kenyatta is confirmed as the winner of Kenya's presidential election, but main rival Raila Odinga says he will mount a legal challenge.
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Kenya set to name election winner

Friday, March 8th 2013, 23:31

Kenya's election commission says it expects to announce on Saturday morning the results of its first presidential election since 2007.
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Tense wait for Kenya election rivals

Friday, March 8th 2013, 17:09

Kenya's presidential rivals await the results of a marathon count of Monday's election, with Uhuru Kenyatta just over the 50% mark needed for victory.
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Kenya software bug hampered vote

Friday, March 8th 2013, 8:15

Kenya's electoral commission says a computer bug is to blame for a large number of rejected votes in the election, which has led to disputes and fraud claims.
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Kenya election votes 'doctored'

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 17:16

The ballot count in Kenya's presidential election is being "doctored", according to supporters of PM Raila Odinga, who is second in the race.
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Kenya row over rejected ballots

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 18:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A row breaks out in Kenya over whether rejected ballots should be included in the presidential vote count, with Uhuru Kenyatta's alliance accusing the UK of meddling.
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VIDEO: Kenya poll count delayed by IT failure

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 18:50

Counting of Kenyan election results has slowed down because of problems with the electronic systems.
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Electronic fault slows Kenyan count

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 12:51

Counting of Kenyan election results slows down because of problems with electronic systems being used in the polls for the first time.
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VIDEO: Choir fills in amid Kenya IT failure

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 12:30

Counting of Kenyan election results has slowed down because of problems with the electronic systems.
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Kenyatta ahead in Kenya vote count

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 22:20

Uhuru Kenyatta, who faces trial at the ICC, has a large lead over rival Raila Odinga in Kenya's presidential polls, with 40% of results in.
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Counting starts in Kenyan election

Monday, March 4th 2013, 21:49

Counting is under way in Kenya's first elections since the disputed contest of 2007, with the two presidential frontrunners taking an early lead.
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VIDEO: Footage shows huge Kenya queues

Monday, March 4th 2013, 18:48
related places: Nairobi

Votes are being counted in Kenya after an election that observers describe as the most important in the country's history
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