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We have started to collect the most important news related to Kenya in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Kenya: news

Odinga in front in Kenya election

Saturday, December 29th 2007, 7:52

Opposition leader Raila Odinga is ahead of President Mwai Kibaki in Kenya's poll, partial unofficial results suggest.
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Kenya's police chief urges calm

Friday, December 28th 2007, 11:31

Kenya's police commissioner urges poll losers to respect the outcome as counting continues in close elections.
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Kenyans await elections outcome

Friday, December 28th 2007, 7:16

Counting continues after national elections in Kenya, with presidential contenders neck-and-neck.
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Kenyan rivals rally their troops

Monday, December 24th 2007, 17:04
related places: Nairobi

The top candidates in Kenya's presidential election hold final rallies in Nairobi before Thursday's vote.
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Kenya rejects poll-rigging claims

Monday, December 24th 2007, 11:57

Kenya's government dismisses as "preposterous" new allegations that it is planning to rig Thursday's polls.
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UK travel ban for Kenyan minister

Friday, December 21st 2007, 10:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Kenyan minister and close ally of President Mwai Kibaki is banned from the UK over corruption allegations.
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State funds 'abused for Kibaki'

Tuesday, December 18th 2007, 18:03

Kenyan ministers and top civil servants are accused of using state resources to campaign for President Kibaki.
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Kenya poll media bias condemned

Friday, December 14th 2007, 10:26

Kenya's state-run broadcaster is accused of bias in favour of President Mwai Kibaki in its election coverage.
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Kenya's first lady slaps official

Thursday, December 13th 2007, 17:59

A Kenyan TV station lodges a complaint after images of the first lady slapping an official were seized and erased.
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Kenya slum dweller gets UK degree

Thursday, December 13th 2007, 10:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nairobi

A Kenyan from Nairobi's slums gets a Masters from the UK university whose prospectus he found in a rubbish bin.
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Kenyan band wins BBC contest

Thursday, December 13th 2007, 8:14

Kenyan band Yunasi are the winners of the BBC World Service's Next Big Thing competition for 2007.
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Kenyan pilot 'survived on leaves'

Tuesday, December 11th 2007, 16:15

A Kenya pilot found alive after a crash says he survived for eight days on leaves and his military training.
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Kenya slams UK over graft claims

Monday, December 10th 2007, 11:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Justice Minister Martha Karua warns the UK not to treat Kenya as a colony, after a debate on corruption.
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Kenya battles swarms of locusts

Friday, December 7th 2007, 12:40

Kenyan authorities are battling swarms of locusts which are laying eggs in the north-east.
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Somalia's leader leaves hospital

Friday, December 7th 2007, 9:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali President Yusuf is discharged from hospital in Kenya after three days' treatment.
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Kenya moves to halt Ebola spread

Thursday, December 6th 2007, 11:52
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Kenya sets up screening centres on its borders with Uganda following an outbreak of the Ebola virus.
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Pre-election violence hits Kenya

Wednesday, December 5th 2007, 17:10

Kenyan police report 16 deaths and 287 families displaced after a wave of poll violence.
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Somali leader taken to hospital

Tuesday, December 4th 2007, 16:41
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Nairobi

Somalia's President Abdullahi Yusuf is taken to hospital in Kenya's capital Nairobi in a reportedly serious state.
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Kenyan Muslims deny Sharia claims

Tuesday, November 27th 2007, 16:47

Kenya Muslim leaders dismiss charges that they signed a deal with an opposition party for Sharia to be introduced.
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Hunger strike Somalis get asylum

Monday, November 26th 2007, 11:12
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Kenya grants asylum to 22 Somalis, who had gone on hunger strike, fearing they would be sent to Mogadishu.
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Kenyan police 'killed thousands'

Sunday, November 25th 2007, 18:34

A Kenyan Human rights group accuses the police of killing more than 8,000 people in a sect crackdown.
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Kenya storm over president lunch

Thursday, November 22nd 2007, 16:03

Top Kenyan politicians and businessmen reportedly pay $15,000 each for lunch with President Kibaki.
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Lion killer is killed by hyenas

Wednesday, November 21st 2007, 10:22

A Kenyan herdsman who fought off a lion attack dies after being attacked by a pack of hyenas.
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Chaos mars Kenyan party primaries

Tuesday, November 20th 2007, 13:29

Kenyan police use tear gas during clashes over the outcome of party primaries across the country.
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US Navy in Kenya goodwill mission

Saturday, November 10th 2007, 12:18
related countries: United States United States

Nick Rankin reflects on a US warship's visit to Kenya and what it says about US strategic interests.
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Extradition ordered for preacher

Thursday, November 8th 2007, 16:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A UK court orders the extradition of a Kenyan preacher who says prayer led to "miracle babies".
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Post mortems on executed Kenyans

Wednesday, November 7th 2007, 13:29

Post mortem reports are revealed to justify a claim that Kenyan police carried out execution-style sect killings.
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Kenya police fury over killings

Tuesday, November 6th 2007, 18:02

Kenyan police say a human rights group is reckless for accusing them of 500 execution-style sect killings.
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Kenya police accused over deaths

Tuesday, November 6th 2007, 12:00
related places: Nairobi

A Kenyan human rights group accuses the police of nearly 500 execution-style killings of sect members in Nairobi.
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Pastor faces extradition hearing

Wednesday, October 31st 2007, 14:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Kenyan pastor facing baby snatching charges is accused of conspiracy to commit murder in a UK court.
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Kenyan organic farmers 'relieved'

Thursday, October 25th 2007, 13:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kenyan farmers welcome a UK decision not to ban air-freighted organic food but fear "protectionist" standards.
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Kenya police deny sect killings

Wednesday, October 24th 2007, 13:31

Kenyan police deny carrying out extra-judicial killings of suspects and outlawed Mungiki sect members.
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Kibaki dissolves Kenya parliament

Monday, October 22nd 2007, 15:24

Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki has dissolved parliament ahead of elections expected to take place in December.
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Voting card buying scam in Kenya

Wednesday, October 17th 2007, 9:02

Kenya's electoral commission investigates politicians accused of buying voting cards ahead of elections.
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Kenya awards internet cable deal

Friday, October 12th 2007, 10:27
related countries: France France

Alcatel-Lucent wins the undersea internet cable project to give Kenya better links with the world.
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Bus plunges into river in Kenya

Tuesday, October 9th 2007, 10:57

Twelve people die after a bus plunges into a fast-flowing river in western Kenya in the early hours of the morning.
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Kenyan leader seeks re-election

Monday, October 1st 2007, 14:37

Kenya's president launches his re-election campaign with the strengthening economy at centre-stage.
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Kenya graft 'amnesty bill' halted

Friday, September 28th 2007, 8:40

Kenya's leader rejects a law passed by MPs that could have stopped probes into corruption before 2003.
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