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School pupil, 90, dies in Kenya

Friday, August 14th 2009, 20:10

Kimani Nganga Maruge, who held the world record for being the oldest person to start primary school, dies in Kenya.
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Kenya pay strike grounds planes

Friday, August 14th 2009, 13:09

Most flights from Kenya's main airport are grounded as workers from the national airline strike over pay, leaving passengers stranded.
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Deadly trade

Friday, August 14th 2009, 12:34

The gangs who pillage Kenyan farms for gems
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Anger at Kenya gem expert murder

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 13:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The son of a Scottish gems expert murdered by a mob in Kenya tells the BBC they were abandoned by police.
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Mob kills UK gems expert in Kenya

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 11:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A leading Scottish gemstone expert and mine owner is killed in Kenya by a gang armed with home-made weapons.
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Kenyan mobilises for drought aid

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 20:32
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

Kenya mobilises its military and police service to help distribute food, water and medicines to areas hit hardest by drought.
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Aid workers 'freed in Somalia'

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 15:44
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Four European aid workers and two Kenyan pilots kidnapped nine months ago in Somalia have been freed, an aid group says.
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Kenyan suitor renews Chelsea Clinton goat offer

Friday, August 7th 2009, 16:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chelsea

A Kenyan man tells of his joy that US diplomat Hillary Clinton has agreed to renew his marriage offer to her daughter, Chelsea.
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Kenya impunity 'disappoints US'

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 14:10
related countries: United States United States

The US is disappointed with Kenya's failure to investigate last year's post-election violence, Hillary Clinton says.
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Clinton urges African democracy

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 10:57
related countries: Liberia Liberia, United States United States
related places: Africa

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton begins her African tour calling for democracy to boost trade opportunities.
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In pictures

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 9:07

Somalis facing up to life in Kenya's refugee city
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UN admits failures in Kenya camp

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 7:11

One of the world's largest refugee camps fails to meet even the most basic standards, the UN admits.
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UN admits failures in Kenya camp

Tuesday, August 4th 2009, 7:11

One of the world's largest refugee camps fails to meet even the most basic standards, the UN admits.
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Kenya empties its death-row cells

Monday, August 3rd 2009, 16:30

Hundreds of Kenyan prisoners on death row have their sentences commuted to life in prison - so they can be given work.
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Kenya shuns special poll tribunal

Thursday, July 30th 2009, 22:34

Kenya says it will not set up a special tribunal over last year's post-election violence, and will use local courts instead.
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Hello, I'm on the bike - Kenyans invent pedal-powered mobile phone charger

Friday, July 24th 2009, 7:18

Two Kenyan university students hope to market a device that allows bicycle riders to charge their mobile phones.
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Kenya boosts Somali border force

Tuesday, July 21st 2009, 19:12
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Kenya says it will bolster security on its border with Somalia, following recent incursions by Somali militants.
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Somalis kidnap Kenya aid workers

Saturday, July 18th 2009, 8:18
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Three foreign aid workers are kidnapped in Kenya and taken across the border into Somalia, officials say.
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Kenya seizes coffin-stashed ivory

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 21:13

Kenyan authorities seize almost 300kg of ivory and rhinoceros horn hidden in coffins on a plane bound for Asia.
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Nairobi water 'stolen for farms'

Friday, July 10th 2009, 13:08

Authorities in Kenya's capital say they have unearthed a syndicate stealing water to irrigate farms at a time of acute shortages.
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Annan acts on Kenya poll suspects

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 11:38

Mediator Kofi Annan hands names of suspects involved in Kenya's post-election violence to the International Criminal Court.
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Police parade Kenya 'kidnappers'

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 18:36

Police in Kenya parade 13 suspects accused of involvement in a recent wave of kidnappings for ransoms.
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No rubber stamp

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 8:03

Kenya's TV puppeteers tackle politics head on
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Kenya sets new tribunal deadline

Saturday, July 4th 2009, 11:16

Kenya and the ICC agree a new deadline to set up a special tribunal to try the ringleaders of post-election violence.
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Poor rains 'shut down Kenya dam'

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 12:22

Kenya's largest hydro-electric dam is closed because of low water levels, raising fears that power prices may rise.
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Police deny Kenya torture claims

Monday, June 29th 2009, 8:59

Kenya's police deny allegations of torture and rape during their disarmament of rival clan militias in the north-east.
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Kenya officials defy big car ban

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 15:08

A BBC spot-check finds Kenyan politicians ignoring a directive to give up their luxury cars and limit themselves to a single vehicle.
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Kenyan veterans in UK court bid

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 13:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A compensation claim against the UK government by veterans of Kenya's independence struggle is lodged in London.
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Tax cuts to boost Kenya broadband

Friday, June 12th 2009, 15:53

Tax cuts and incentives give a boost to Kenyan broadband and mobile phone users as a new fibre optic cable is launched.
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Ministers' luxury cars to be sold off to help Kenya's refugees

Friday, June 12th 2009, 14:10

Kenyan ministers are ordered to sell their plush cars to fund the resettlement of those displaced in post-poll clashes.
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Kenya anger as US cancels flights

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 10:50
related countries: United States United States

Kenya protests to the US over its abrupt move to cancel new commercial flights, apparently amid security concerns.
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Tribal divide on Kenyan campus

Thursday, May 28th 2009, 17:49

Will Ross finds echoes of Kenya's tribal violence at the polling for student leaders at Nairobi University.
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Pan-Africanist dies in car crash

Monday, May 25th 2009, 16:40
related places: Nairobi

Renowned Pan-Africanist Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem dies in a car crash in the Kenyan capital.
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Eight months for Kenya aristocrat

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 10:52

A white Kenyan aristocrat convicted of the manslaughter of a poacher is sentenced to eight months in jail.
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Burials at last for Kenya victims

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 10:07

Thirty-six victims torched to death in a church during Kenya's post-poll violence in January 2008 are finally to be buried.
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Kenyan MPs' fury over island row

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, 17:23
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Kenyan MPs express fury over remarks by Uganda's president about the ownership of the disputed Migingo islands.
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Kenya aristocrat sentence delayed

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 10:02
related places: Nairobi

The sentencing of a white Kenyan aristocrat convicted of the manslaughter of a poacher is postponed until Thursday.
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Kenyan Mau Mau veterans to sue UK

Monday, May 11th 2009, 15:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Veterans of Kenya's independence struggle are launching a claim for alleged atrocities by the British army.
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Kenya's slow path to justice

Saturday, May 9th 2009, 11:20

In Nairobi, Adam Mynott considers why the trial of Thomas Cholmondeley took 30 months to reach a conclusion.
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'Stress, poor concentration' - Kenyan man sues over sex ban

Friday, May 8th 2009, 17:45

A Kenyan man sues activists who urged women to deny their partners sex for a week as a political protest.
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Aristocrat guilty of manslaughter

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 13:46

A white aristocrat is convicted of the manslaughter of a poacher on his estate in 2006 in a trial that has gripped Kenya.
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Kenyan Arsenal fan hangs himself

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 15:44

An ardent Kenyan fan of English football club Arsenal hangs himself after his team's defeat to Manchester Utd.
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Kenyan PM baptised by 'prophet' known for doomsday warning

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 10:20

Born-again Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga is baptised by a self-proclaimed prophet known for his doomsday warnings
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