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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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Riots break out in Kenyan capital

Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 16:37
related places: Nairobi

A student rally against recent alleged police extra-judicial killings turns violent in Kenya's capital Nairobi.
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UN urges probe into Kenya murders

Friday, March 6th 2009, 16:35

A UN investigator calls for an international inquiry into the murder of two Kenyan human rights activists.
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Kenya rights activist shot dead

Friday, March 6th 2009, 7:47

A prominent Kenyan human rights activist is shot dead weeks after meeting a UN investigator probing extra-judicial killings.
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Kenya leader denies 'second wife'

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 19:16

Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki holds a rare press conference to deny rumours that he has a second secret wife.
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Smiles all round

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 17:20

Kenya's unity deal has brought peace but at what cost?
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Earliest 'human footprints' found

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 19:00

Footprints dating from 1.5m years ago found in Kenya show modern foot shape and walking style had already developed by then.
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Diplomats back Kenya abuse report

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 17:53

Foreign diplomats based in Kenya back a UN report, which accused the police of carrying out widespread killings.
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Kenya police 'ran death squads'

Wednesday, February 25th 2009, 17:05

A UN investigator urges the removal of Kenya's police chief and attorney general over a wave of alleged extrajudicial killings.
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Kenya's continuing tribal divide

Saturday, February 21st 2009, 12:27

Pascale Harter returns to Kenya to see if tribal divisions have healed since the violence of last year.
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Kidnapped nuns freed in Kenya

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 16:56
related countries: Italy Italy, Somalia Somalia

Two Italian nuns kidnapped in Kenya last November and held in Somalia have been freed, Italy's prime minister says.
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Kidnapped Italian nuns released

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 13:05
related countries: Italy Italy

Two Italian nuns kidnapped in Kenya last November have been freed, the Italian foreign ministry says.
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Kenya court deadline 'extended'

Wednesday, February 18th 2009, 9:26

KenyaÂ’s PM says mediators will allow two more months for a court to be set up to try suspects of post-poll clashes.
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Top envoy probes Kenya killings

Monday, February 16th 2009, 12:18

The UN envoy on extra-judicial killings visits Kenya to investigate the violent aftermath of the 2007 presidential election.
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Annan hints at ICC Kenyan trial

Friday, February 13th 2009, 9:23

Kofi Annan suggests that he might send a list of Kenyan poll violence suspects to the International Criminal Court.
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Kenyan MPs reject violence court

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 17:28

Kenyan MPs vote against a bill to set up an election violence tribunal, saying suspects should be tried at The Hague.
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Freed weapons ship docks in Kenya

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 16:20
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A ship recently freed by Somali pirates arrives in Kenya to offload arms, amid controversy over its cargo.
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Bribe claims over Kenya tribunal

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 10:59

A Kenyan MP accuses the government of blackmailing and bribing lawmakers to vote for an election violence tribunal.
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Kenya MPs delay vote on tribunal

Tuesday, February 10th 2009, 11:09

The Kenyan government delays a parliamentary vote on the establishment of an election violence tribunal.
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Mass grave for Kenya fire victims

Monday, February 9th 2009, 12:28

Some 100 Kenyan victims of an oil tanker fire which killed at least 135 people are buried.
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Arms ship set to leave for Kenya

Friday, February 6th 2009, 12:10
related countries: Somalia Somalia, Ukraine Ukraine

A Ukrainian ship freed by Somali pirates is preparing to leave Somali waters to deliver its arms shipment to Kenya.
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UK fraud office halts Kenya probe

Thursday, February 5th 2009, 11:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British police terminate an investigation into a corruption scandal, saying Kenya's government is not assisting.
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Kenyan first couple in public row

Wednesday, February 4th 2009, 14:28

A public row erupts in Kenya between President Mwai Kibaki and his wife over fires last week that left almost 150 people dead.
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