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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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Week of mourning for Kenya fires

Monday, February 2nd 2009, 2:11

Kenya declares a week of national mourning after two large fires in a week claim more than 135 lives.
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Scores killed in Kenya oil fire

Sunday, February 1st 2009, 9:41

At least 111 people are killed in Kenya as they try to take spilled fuel from an overturned tanker which caught fire.
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Obama half-brother on drug charge

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 15:10
related countries: United States United States

Barack Obama's half-brother is arrested for allegedly possessing marijuana, reports say.
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Kenya store fire death toll rises

Friday, January 30th 2009, 18:21
related places: Nairobi

Rescue teams combing the debris of a store destroyed by fire in Nairobi have recovered 13 bodies, officials say.
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Kenyan teachers call off strike

Friday, January 30th 2009, 13:47

Teachers in Kenya call off a 10-day strike as the government agrees to double their salaries over the next three years.
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Kenyan school strike 'to spread'

Friday, January 23rd 2009, 16:42

A strike which has paralysed primary schools in Kenya will spread to secondary schools next week, a union official says.
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Obama's Kenyan choir signs deal

Friday, January 23rd 2009, 16:29

An African youth choir is signed by Universal Music after performing at President Barack Obama's inauguration.
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Kenyan MPs to consider poll court

Tuesday, January 20th 2009, 10:18

Kenya's parliament is reconvening two months early to pass legislation setting up an election violence tribunal.
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'New era'

Tuesday, January 20th 2009, 0:08

Obama's Kenyan hometown set for celebrations
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Walk-out closes Kenya's schools

Monday, January 19th 2009, 17:42

Kenya's teaching union leader says a nationwide strike is "100% successful", with pupils finding their schools empty.
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Local champions

Monday, January 12th 2009, 13:40

Community team gives new hope to Kenya slum
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Kenya to declare food emergency

Friday, January 9th 2009, 19:45

Kenya's government is to declare a national emergency because of a drought affecting 10 million people.
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Kenya media welcomes law review

Thursday, January 8th 2009, 11:29

The Kenyan media cautiously welcomes President Mwai Kibaki's review into a contentious media law, just days after he signed the bill.
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Crisis talks for Kenya coalition

Monday, January 5th 2009, 17:20

Kenyan PM Raila Odinga holds crisis talks with his party leaders amid complaints he is being sidelined by the president.
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Kenyan 'media gag' law approved

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 17:48

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki signs into law a media bill that journalists say will curtail press freedom.
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Election orphans

Monday, December 29th 2008, 8:07

Two children rebuild their lives after Kenya poll violence
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Still afraid

Saturday, December 27th 2008, 0:14

Why Isaac cannot go home, a year after Kenya election
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Kenya agrees to election tribunal

Wednesday, December 17th 2008, 15:19

Kenya's president and prime minister sign a deal to pave the way for a poll-violence court.
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Kenya protests end Kibaki speech

Friday, December 12th 2008, 16:10

Police arrest more than 20 protesters as the Kenyan president's Independence Day speech is cut short by heckling.
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