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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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Kenyan police kill two protesters

Friday, November 11th 2005, 20:28
related places: Mombasa

Two anti-constitution protesters are shot dead by Kenyan police during a demonstration in Mombasa.
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MPs summoned over Kenya violence

Monday, November 14th 2005, 10:58

Kenyan police summon at least six MPs to "shed light" on their statements over political violence.
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Kenya rallies pass off peacefully

Saturday, November 19th 2005, 18:10
related places: Nairobi

The "Yes" and "No" camps in Kenya's constitutional vote hold mass rallies in Nairobi on the last day of campaigning.
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Kenya leader issues pre-vote plea

Sunday, November 20th 2005, 19:07

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki urges voters to avoid violence in Monday's referendum on a new constitution.
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Kenyans reject new constitution

Tuesday, November 22nd 2005, 10:48

Kenyans vote against a new constitution in a humiliating blow to the president, incomplete results show.
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Kenya's entire cabinet dismissed

Wednesday, November 23rd 2005, 18:34

Kenya's president dismisses his entire cabinet after losing a referendum on a draft constitution.
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Kenyan parties demand fresh polls

Thursday, November 24th 2005, 16:20

Kenyan opposition parties urge President Kibaki to call early elections after his defeat in a referendum.
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Kenya outlaws opposition rallies

Sunday, November 27th 2005, 22:05

Kenya's government bans opposition rallies and rejects calls for elections after a new constitution is voted down.
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Kenya opposition defies rally ban

Monday, November 28th 2005, 9:28

Kenyan opposition leaders say they will hold rallies calling for new elections, despite a government ban.
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Somali pirates force aid detour

Monday, December 5th 2005, 10:28
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The WFP delivers food aid from Kenya to Somalia by road because ship-owners fear pirate attacks.
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Kenya's political crisis deepens

Thursday, December 8th 2005, 13:21

Kenya's post-referendum reshuffle unravels as more than a dozen nominees including key allies refuse to accept posts.
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Kenya to deport man wearing dress

Thursday, December 8th 2005, 14:37
related countries: Burundi Burundi

A Burundian man arrested for dressing as a woman in Kenya is found guilty of immigration offences.
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Defiant Kibaki's cabinet sworn in

Friday, December 9th 2005, 13:16

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki's cabinet is sworn in despite many nominees refusing to take up their posts.
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Key allies back in Kenyan cabinet

Wednesday, December 14th 2005, 13:51

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki's rules out early polls after coaxing key allies back into an expanded cabinet.
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Bribes paid to join Kenya police

Friday, December 16th 2005, 12:07

Kenya cancels the just-ended police recruitment drive, after allegations of widespread corruption.
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Hunger leads to deaths in Kenya

Thursday, December 22nd 2005, 10:17

At least 10 people die of hunger in northern Kenya as aid agencies warn 2.5m Kenyans face famine.
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Kenya Christmas attack kills six

Tuesday, December 27th 2005, 8:05

Six people die in a shooting at a Christmas party over the weekend in western Kenya.
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Food crisis 'worsens' in Kenya

Thursday, January 5th 2006, 12:56

Aid agencies step up appeals for food aid in northern Kenya, where under-nourished children are dying.
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Kenya in drive to feed starving

Saturday, January 7th 2006, 11:46

Kenya says it will buy up all the country's maize stocks to feed the hungry in the drought-stricken north-east.
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Cattle raids 'kill 38' in Kenya

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 11:19
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Sudan Sudan

At least 38 people are killed in northern Kenya, after cross-border cattle raids from Ethiopia and Sudan, police say.
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Kidnapped engineers are Kenyans

Friday, January 20th 2006, 10:10
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Kenya's government confirms that the two engineers kidnapped in Iraq are from Kenya.
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Graft claims rock Kenyan cabinet

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 11:45

Kenya's opposition urges the president to dissolve cabinet after four ministers are accused of corruption.
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Scores trapped in Kenya building

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 23:17
related places: Nairobi

Rescuers try to free scores of workers trapped in a building collapse that killed at least seven in Kenya's capital.
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More trapped Kenyans pulled out

Tuesday, January 24th 2006, 17:23
related places: Nairobi

At least three people are rescued a day after a building collapsed in Kenya's capital, but the death toll rises.
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Hopes fade after Kenya collapse

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 11:22

Rescuers lose contact with people thought to be alive in the ruins of the Kenyan building that collapsed on Monday.
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Kenya 'safe' for anti-graft czar

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 18:09

Kenya's government says former anti-corruption czar John Githongo can return and he will be safe despite death threats.
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Kenya campaigner 'could return'

Saturday, January 28th 2006, 15:22

Kenya's former anti-corruption czar considers whether to return home to testify about his latest allegations.
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'Pirates' to face Kenya charges

Monday, January 30th 2006, 10:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mombasa

Ten Somalis arrested by the US navy are flown to the Kenyan port of Mombasa, where they are to be charged.
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Kenya rejects aid of 'dog food'

Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 10:14
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Kenya's government is not impressed with an offer of food aid from a New Zealand dog food manufacturer.
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Kenyan 'graft' minister resigns

Wednesday, February 1st 2006, 17:51

Kenya's finance minister resigns after being linked to a corruption scandal that has shaken the government.
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Kenyan deputy refuses to resign

Thursday, February 2nd 2006, 17:03

Kenya's Vice-President Moody Awori refuses to resign after being linked to a corruption scandal.
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Moi 'knew about' Kenya gold scam

Friday, February 3rd 2006, 16:53

Kenya's ex-President Moi must have been aware of a scam which cost some $600m, according to a report.
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Kenya drought 'worsens conflict'

Monday, February 6th 2006, 9:20

The drought in northern Kenya is increasing conflict between the area's nomadic groups, an aid agency warns.
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Kenya gold scam charges delayed

Tuesday, February 7th 2006, 13:03

Kenyan officials say an inquiry into the $600m Goldenberg fraud will not necessarily lead to prosecutions.
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New appeal to save Kenyan lives

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 8:57

The Kenyan government issues a new appeal for help in feeding millions threatened by drought after a new assessment.
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Owner of Kenya building arrested

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 9:29
related places: Nairobi

Kenyan police arrest the owner of a building that collapsed in Nairobi last month, killing at least 20 people.
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'Taped evidence' in Kenya scandal

Thursday, February 9th 2006, 10:59

The BBC obtains new evidence in a corruption scandal in Kenya threatening to topple the government.
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Kenya asks for 'corruption' tape

Thursday, February 9th 2006, 18:59

Kenya urges a former anti-corruption tsar to submit a tape which allegedly incriminates a minister.
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