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Kenya fire: Several dead in Nairobi market

At least 15 people have been killed in a fire at a market in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. More than 70 people were injured in the blaze, which broke out in the middle of the night destroying many properties. The Gikomba is
June 28, 2018

Kenya : $30,000 payout for Kenyan mistaken for prostitute

A Kenyan woman who was publicly humiliated after staff at one of the capital’s top hotels accused her of being a prostitute has been awarded 3m shillings ($30,000; £22,000) in damages. Winfred Njoki Clarke took the five-star Intercontinental Hotel, in Nairobi, to
June 6, 2018

United Kingdom pensioner raped Kenyan children

A UK man has been found guilty of raping two girls in Kenya. Keith Morris, 72, carried out the crimes while on holiday in a remote village between 2016 and 2017, the UK’s National Crime Agency said. He denied 13 charges, including
May 23, 2018

Kenyans dominate London Marathon

Kenyan runners have dominated this year’s London Marathon, with Eliud Kipchoge winning his third title, while Vivian Cheruiyot won the women’s race. Kipchoge finished in two hours, four minutes and 17 seconds in front of Ethiopia’s Tola Shura Kitata (2:04:49) and the
April 23, 2018

Kenya ban on Morgan Tsvangirai funeral lifted

Kenyan officials have allowed two opposition supporters to fly to Zimbabwe after detaining them at an airport overnight. Senator James Orengo and financier Jimi Wanjigi planned to attend opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s burial. But officials said the pair failed to present a
February 20, 2018

Kenyan Television stations to remain shut until probe ends

Kenya’s Interior Minister Fred Matiang’i has said that Tuesday’s shutdown of the TV stations will remain in force until a full-scale investigation into a “serious breach of security” is concluded. The three main TV stations were shut down after they refused to
January 31, 2018

Kenyan opposition leader calls himself president on Twitter

Raila Odinga, the leader of Kenya’s opposing NASA Coalition, has declared himself the country’s president on his Twitter account. The move comes soon after Mr Odinga was sworn in as “the people’s president” in Uhuru Park, Nairobi. His title, which Kenya’s President
January 30, 2018
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