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Kenya challenged on 'hate-cleric'

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 14:51
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

A Kenya Muslim group appeals in court against the detention of a Jamaican preacher with a history of race hatred.
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'Hate-cleric' returned to Kenya

Monday, January 11th 2010, 11:20
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica
related places: Nairobi

Nigeria sends controversial Jamaican-born Muslim cleric Abdullah al-Faisal back to Kenya, days after Nairobi deported him.
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China pledges Kenya project funds

Thursday, January 7th 2010, 8:13
related countries: China China

China's foreign minister pledges funds to help develop infrastructure projects in Kenya, as he begins a tour of Africa.
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Kenya elephant kills US tourists

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 12:25
related countries: United States United States

An American tourist and her infant daughter have been trampled to death by an elephant in Kenya, officials say.
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Kenya 'expels race-hate cleric'

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 16:16
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kenyan policy say they have deported a Jamaican-born Muslim cleric, convicted in the UK for soliciting the murder of Jews.
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Kenyan minibus strike called off

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 14:24

A strike by Kenya's "matatu" mini-bus taxis, which has stranded thousands, is called off after government intervention.
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Kenya holds 'rhino poaching gang'

Monday, January 4th 2010, 16:49

Kenyan authorities arrest a gang suspected of killing a white rhino and cutting off its horns for sale on the black market.
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Somali axeman 'was held in Kenya'

Monday, January 4th 2010, 10:55
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Somalia Somalia

A man accused of trying to kill Danish Muhammad cartoonist Kurt Westergaard was previously held by Kenyan police, reports say.
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Long-haul flight to save rare rhinos

Sunday, December 20th 2009, 12:56
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Four rare Northern White rhinos are flown from a Czech zoo to Kenya in a bid to save the species from extinction.
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Eritrea urges footballers' return

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 17:24
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea

The Eritrean footballers who have gone missing in Kenya are welcome to return home, a minister says.
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Eritrea football team 'absconds'

Monday, December 14th 2009, 16:40
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea

Officials are searching for Eritrea's national football team after they failed to return home following a tournament in Kenya.
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UK freezes Kenya school funding

Sunday, December 13th 2009, 16:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government freezes funding for free primary education in Kenya until fraud allegations are investigated.
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Kenya sued over terror detention

Friday, December 11th 2009, 16:12

The family of a man held at Guantanamo Bay sues Kenya's government for $30m, their lawyer tells the BBC.
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Kenya in HIV/Aids testing drive

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 17:22

Kenyan health officials are launching a controversial drive to get one million people tested for HIV/Aids.
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East Africa in historic trade pact

Friday, November 20th 2009, 15:43
related countries: Burundi Burundi, Tanzania Tanzania, Uganda Uganda

East African leaders sign a common market trade agreement, allowing the free movement of people and goods.
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Kenya bid to cut president powers

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 13:33

A draft constitution is published in Kenya, which would slash the power of the president and boost the prime minister.
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Kenya combs forest for squatters

Monday, November 16th 2009, 19:42

Officials comb Kenya's largest forest to ensure squatters have obeyed a deadline to leave so trees can be replanted.
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Nigeria qualify for World Cup finals

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 10:38
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria, South Africa South Africa, Tunisia Tunisia

Nigeria beat Kenya 3-2 to finish ahead of Tunisia and book a place in the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa.
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FBI sued over Ethiopian jailing

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 11:14
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, United States United States

An American man is suing the FBI for mistreatment while he was held in jails Kenya and Ethiopia in 2007.
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Somali pirates charged in Kenya

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 17:46
related countries: Germany Germany, Somalia Somalia
related places: Mombasa

Seven Somalis, captured at sea by German naval forces last month, appear in court in the Kenyan port of Mombasa accused of piracy.
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Somalis free Kenyan print staff

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 16:54
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Two Kenyan printing contractors abducted in Somalia's capital are freed unharmed two days after they were seized.
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Somalis seize Kenyan print staff

Monday, November 9th 2009, 11:54
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

Suspected Islamist gunmen kidnap two Kenyans working for a printing firm in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.
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ICC seeking speedy Kenya trials

Saturday, November 7th 2009, 9:26

The ICC's top prosecutor says perpetrators of Kenya's post-poll violence could face trial as early as next July.
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ICC to investigate Kenya violence

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 10:59

The ICC chief prosecutor says he will request ICC judges to open an investigation into Kenya's post-election clashes.
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Ocampo presses Kenya for justice

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 9:39

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor is in Kenya for talks on how to bring to justice those behind post-poll violence.
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Kenya to launch homosexual census

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 11:38

Kenya will carry out a census of the gay population - controversial because homosexuality is illegal in the country.
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Somalis get first-ever debit card

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 17:09
related countries: Djibouti Djibouti, Somalia Somalia

A finance firm launches Somalia's first debit card, hoping to roll it out from Djibouti to Kenya for Somalis displaced by civil war.
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US bans senior Kenyan official

Monday, October 26th 2009, 17:49
related countries: United States United States

The US imposes a travel ban on a Kenyan official, amid concerns over a failure to look into post-election violence.
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US bans senior Kenyan official

Monday, October 26th 2009, 13:01
related countries: United States United States

The US imposes a travel ban on a senior Kenyan official for obstructing anti-corruption efforts.
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Arrests over Kenya tourist deaths

Sunday, October 25th 2009, 23:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Mombasa

Two people have been arrested over the deaths of a British couple on holiday in Mombasa, Kenyan police say.
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Mungiki sect head freed in Kenya

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 16:24

Crowds welcome the release from prison of a notorious gang leader in Kenya after murder charges against him are dropped.
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Convicted Kenya aristocrat freed

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 11:16

A white Kenyan aristocrat convicted of manslaughter is freed from jail five months into an eight-month sentence.
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British torture in Kenya alleged

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 17:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Evidence alleging UK government authorisation of torture during Kenya's independence struggle is revealed in a compensation claim.
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Kenyan efforts to rescue trapped

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 9:05
related places: Nairobi

Rescue efforts continue after a multi-story building collapses in Kenya, killing three people and trapping 20 others.
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Kenya cracks down on illegal guns

Monday, October 12th 2009, 14:27

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki tells security forces to crack down on illicit firearms as part of a national disarmament exercise.
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Kenya warned over Somali 'troops'

Monday, October 12th 2009, 10:24
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somalia's main Islamist group accuses Kenya of recruiting soldiers to fight against it, and threatens to retaliate.
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Annan backs Kenya riot tribunals

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 21:06

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan says the leaders of Kenya's post-election violence in 2008 should face trial.
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Kenyans 'rearming for 2012 poll'

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 11:05

Rival Kenyan ethnic groups, who fought after a 2007 election, are rearming for the next vote due in 2012, a BBC investigation finds.
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Annan urges faster Kenya reform

Sunday, October 4th 2009, 21:36

Former UN chief Kofi Annan calls on Kenya to speed up reforms promised after last year's post-election violence.
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Aid workers released in Somalia

Saturday, October 3rd 2009, 11:21
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Three foreign aid workers kidnapped in northern Kenya by Somali gunmen in July have been released, their employer says.
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Kenya backs poll violence trials

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 16:23

Kenya says it will co-operate with the International Criminal Court to try key suspects in post-election violence.
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Kenyan corruption chief resigns

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 15:37

Kenya's much-criticised anti-corruption chief resigns following a row over his reappointment by the president.
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Kenyan corruption chief resigns

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 13:55

Kenya's much-criticised anti-corruption chief resigns following a row over his reappointment by the president.
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Kenya seizes massive ivory haul

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 13:54
related places: Nairobi

Kenyan authorities uncover almost 700kg of ivory, which was reportedly bound for Asia, at Nairobi's main airport.
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