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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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Wife of Kenyan PM joins sex ban protest over political impasse

Friday, May 1st 2009, 8:49

The wife of Prime Minister Raila Odinga says she supports a sex ban by women's activists in protest at Kenya's political impasse.
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Kenya church arson case dismissed

Thursday, April 30th 2009, 17:07
related places: Eldoret

A case against four men accused of involvement in burning to death 33 people in a church at Eldoret in Kenya is thrown out.
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Kenyan women impose sex ban in protest at government squabbles

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 16:42

Kenyan women's activists slap their men with a week-long sex ban in protest at squabbling in the coalition government.
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Kenya coalition impasse continues

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 13:58

The Kenyan parliament's speaker refuses to rule on who should be leader of government business in parliament.
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Uganda lowers disputed isle flag

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 12:17
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Uganda lowers a flag on an island at the centre of a dispute with Kenya to allow the border to be demarcated.
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Kenya poachers admit ivory haul

Monday, April 27th 2009, 14:46

Two men caught with dozens of elephant tusks plead guilty in a Kenyan court to illegal possession of ivory.
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Odinga calls for new Kenya poll

Monday, April 27th 2009, 8:42

Kenya's Prime Minister Raila Odinga says elections may be needed if the rift in the unity government cannot be solved.
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Mara wildlife in serious decline

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 11:59

Numbers of giraffe, impala and topi have halved since 1979 in Kenya's Masai Mara wildlife reserve, scientists estimate.
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Crackdown call after Kenya deaths

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 15:08

Kenya's president vows to punish the perpetrators of violence that left at least 29 people dead in a central town.
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French deliver 11 piracy suspects

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 11:51
related countries: France France
related places: Mombasa

A French naval frigate docks in the Kenyan port of Mombasa carrying 11 Somalis accused of piracy.
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Kenyan sect violence 'kills 24'

Tuesday, April 21st 2009, 9:35

At least 24 people have died in fighting between residents of a Kenyan town and suspected sect members, police say.
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Kenya 'will try Somali pirates'

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 17:25
related countries: France France, Somalia Somalia

Eleven Somali pirates captured by a French warship are being taken to Kenya for trial, the French defence ministry says.
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Kenya cabinet fresh crisis talks

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 15:01

Kenya's unity government holds crisis talks a day after the PM boycotted cabinet meetings.
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French warship captures pirates

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 18:07
related countries: France France, Somalia Somalia

A French warship captures 11 Somali pirates off Kenya, amid calls for greater international resolve in dealing with piracy.
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Man bites snake - the only way to survive epic Kenya struggle

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 11:29

A Kenyan man bit a python who dragged him up a tree during a three-hour, life-or-death struggle, police have said.
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US hijack ship 'sails for Kenya'

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 20:02
related countries: United States United States

The hijacked ship freed by its crew reportedly sets sail for Kenya, but its US captain remains a hostage on a lifeboat.
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Kenya coalition minister resigns

Monday, April 6th 2009, 12:42

Kenya's justice minister resigns from the coalition government, a year after it was formed, saying she is being undermined.
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Kenya condemned on Somali exiles

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 15:53
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Kenya's deportation of Somali asylum-seekers could break international law, the UN refugee agency says.
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Obama aunt allowed to stay in US

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 19:40
related countries: United States United States

A US judge rules that a Kenyan aunt of President Barack Obama can legally stay in the US until next year.
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Obama aunt allowed to stay in US

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 19:40
related countries: United States United States

A US judge rules that a Kenyan aunt of President Barack Obama can legally stay in the US until next year.
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Running on empty

Sunday, March 29th 2009, 3:00

Kenyan athletes hit by the global economic downturn
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Kenyans release Mladic mix-up man

Friday, March 27th 2009, 21:16

A man arrested in Kenya on suspicion of war crimes is not fugitive Bosnia-Serb commander Ratko Mladic, Interpol says.
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Kenya PM defends 'odd marriage'

Friday, March 27th 2009, 16:37

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga defends the power-sharing government and blames the judiciary for corruption.
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Islamists seize Kenya officials

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 11:45
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Four Kenyan education officials are detained by Somali Islamists after crossing the border.
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Kenyan forces deployed for fires

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 15:19

Kenya mobilises 3,500 security personnel to fight bush fires in forests across the country.
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Wildlife flee Kenyan forest fires

Monday, March 23rd 2009, 12:58

Hundreds of thousands of flamingos and other wildlife are at risk after five forest fires erupted in Kenya, officials say.
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UN set to double Kenya food aid

Wednesday, March 18th 2009, 17:32

The United Nations food agency will give food aid to more than double the number of people it is currently helping in Kenya.
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