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News: Kenya

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

Poisoned lions

Wednesday, June 18th 2008, 8:11

Kenyan farmers use lethal insecticide to ward off predators
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Forgotten Kenyan conflict exposed

Tuesday, June 17th 2008, 10:09

Medical charity Medecins Sans Frontiers exposes torture and sexual violence in a little-known conflict in western Kenya.
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In pictures

Tuesday, June 17th 2008, 8:08

Kenyan scavengers live by recycling plastic bags
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Rwanda suspect 'not under arrest'

Saturday, June 14th 2008, 19:46
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Kenyan police say the man they arrested earlier was not Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga.
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Deaths overshadow Kenya elections

Wednesday, June 11th 2008, 11:57

By-elections in five Kenyan constituencies are overshadowed by the deaths of two ministers in a plane crash.
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Ministers killed in Kenya crash

Tuesday, June 10th 2008, 18:30

Kenya's roads minister and a junior minister die in a plane crash near the Maasai Mara game reserve, officials say.
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Kenya's Safaricom soars on debut

Monday, June 9th 2008, 15:23

Shares in mobile phone firm Safaricom surge as much as 60% after Kenya's biggest stock market flotation.
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Kenyan OAP pupil taken into care

Friday, June 6th 2008, 19:43

Kenya's oldest pupil is forced to abandon his studies and move into a home for the aged, his school says.
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Survivor's story

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 6:49

Man who fled Kenya's violence tells his story
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Clashes at Nairobi food protest

Saturday, May 31st 2008, 15:09
related places: Nairobi

Police in Kenya fire tear gas to disperse a protest against the soaring cost of food after the recent political crisis.
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Kenyan arrests for 'witch' deaths

Thursday, May 22nd 2008, 16:52

Nineteen people are arrested in Kenya over the burning to death of 11 people accused of witchcraft.
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'Witches' burnt to death in Kenya

Wednesday, May 21st 2008, 16:48

Eleven elderly people accused of being witches have been burned to death by a mob in Kenya, police say.
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Odinga calls for Kenyan amnesty

Monday, May 19th 2008, 17:53

Kenya's Prime Minister Raila Odinga pushes for the release of his supporters arrested for political violence.
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Charges urged for Kenya 'torture'

Friday, May 16th 2008, 8:53

Kenya's defence minister and army chiefs should be charged over the alleged torture of civilians, a rights group says.
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Kenya's cabinet learns the ropes

Friday, May 9th 2008, 11:37

Kenya's power-sharing cabinet meets for the first time for former rivals to learn how to work as a team.
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Genocide suspect's assets frozen

Wednesday, May 7th 2008, 9:33
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A court in Kenya freezes the assets of Felicien Kabuga, the most wanted suspect from the Rwandan genocide.
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Push to resettle Kenya displaced

Monday, May 5th 2008, 10:30

Kenyan authorities begin resettling the remaining 140,000 people made homeless in post-poll violence.
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Kenya cabinet cash shortfall

Wednesday, April 30th 2008, 10:05

Kenya may use funds intended to resettle the displaced to help find some $300m to pay for the new coalition cabinet.
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Kenya banned sect members killed

Tuesday, April 29th 2008, 15:29

Kenyan police shoot dead two members of the outlawed Mungiki sect a day after a sect leader was killed.
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Mungiki sect leader is shot dead

Monday, April 28th 2008, 13:41
related places: Nairobi

The leader of the political wing of Kenya's outlawed Mungiki sect is shot dead two weeks after Nairobi riots.
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Kenya seeks to end prison strike

Monday, April 28th 2008, 11:59

Kenya's government agrees to increase pay for striking prison warders, who are threatening to release convicts.
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Kenya's parties 'bribed voters'

Friday, April 25th 2008, 12:50

Political parties in Kenya spent millions of dollars bribing voters ahead of last yearÂ’s elections, a survey says.
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Kenyan leaders in call for peace

Thursday, April 24th 2008, 14:43

Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga call for peace during a tour of the Rift Valley.
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Kenya police tear-gas sect

Friday, April 18th 2008, 11:24

Kenyan police fire tear gas at members of an outlawed gang which called off protests after the PM was sworn in.
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Odinga sworn in as Kenyan premier

Thursday, April 17th 2008, 16:12

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga officially becomes prime minister as a new coalition cabinet takes office.
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Fresh deaths in Kenya sect riots

Tuesday, April 15th 2008, 10:45
related places: Nairobi

Kenyan police shoot dead two members of the banned Mungiki sect in Nairobi, in a second day of riots.
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Kenyans killed in sect protests

Monday, April 14th 2008, 11:09
related places: Nairobi

At least 12 people are shot dead by police in Kenya amid protests by members of an outlawed sect.
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Kenya unveils coalition cabinet

Sunday, April 13th 2008, 15:47

Kenya's president announces a new power-sharing cabinet to end the nation's long-running political crisis.
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Deal to end Kenyan crisis agreed

Saturday, April 12th 2008, 20:10

Kenya's president and opposition leader strike a deal on cabinet posts, ending a long-running political crisis.
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Kenya opposition urges restraint

Wednesday, April 9th 2008, 16:24

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga asks his supporters to exercise restraint after talks break down.
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Violence as Kenya talks suspended

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 11:25
related places: Nairobi

Opposition supporters in a Kenyan slum set up burning barricades after a power-sharing deal breaks down.
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No deal in Kenyan cabinet talks

Monday, April 7th 2008, 9:04

Talks between Kenya's president and PM-designate to end political deadlock break up without agreement.
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New Kenyan cabinet delayed

Saturday, April 5th 2008, 18:52

The announcement of Kenya's coalition cabinet is held up by a dispute between the country's two main parties.
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Kenyan leaders agree on cabinet

Thursday, April 3rd 2008, 14:48

Kenyan leaders agree to form a new cabinet as part of a power-sharing deal, after long wrangles.
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UN Somalia workers 'kidnapped'

Tuesday, April 1st 2008, 11:03
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Two men working for the UN, a Briton and a Kenyan, are seized in southern Somalia, reports say.
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Kenya in mobile phone share sale

Friday, March 28th 2008, 14:20

The Kenyan government launches a share flotation of the country's largest mobile phone network Safaricom.
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Slow progress on Kenyan cabinet

Tuesday, March 25th 2008, 12:11

Kenya's former rivals have still to agree on the division of cabinet posts as part of a post-violence grand coalition.
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Kenyans killed by cattle raiders

Thursday, March 20th 2008, 13:00

At least 25 people have been killed in Kenya's Rift Valley region in attacks by cattle rustlers, police say.
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Kenya MPs support power-sharing

Tuesday, March 18th 2008, 15:33

Kenyan MPs pass bills paving the way for a coalition government after a deal to end post-election violence.
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Kenya poll violence 'was planned'

Monday, March 17th 2008, 8:29

Kenya's post-election violence was meticulously planned by local leaders, says Human Rights Watch.
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Kenya leak 'not company's fault'

Friday, March 14th 2008, 16:27
related countries: Uganda Uganda

A Ugandan mining company implicated in the Kenya toxic leak denies responsibility in the incident.
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