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The Times & The Sunday Times
Al-Shabaab recruiting orphans as young as three: Kenyan policeThe revelation was made by four young recruits who were arrested in Garissa on
Al-Shabaab recruiting orphans as young as three: Kenyan police
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted an hour ago
The revelation was made by four young recruits who were arrested in Garissa on their way to Somalia early this year. According to The Star, the recruits were aged between three and 15 years. The orphanage has about 80 pupils, and charges only... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya's Cheruiyot Storms Doubles Quarters in TunisiaKenya's top seeded junior tennis player Kevin Cheruiyot alongside his doubles p
Kenya's Cheruiyot Storms Doubles Quarters in Tunisia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Kenya's top seeded junior tennis player Kevin Cheruiyot alongside his doubles partner Bertus Kruger of South Africa yesterday advanced to the quarterfinals of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New FKF President Outlines His Plans for Kenyan FootballNick Mwendwa's election as Football Kenya Federation president was met with jub
New FKF President Outlines His Plans for Kenyan Football
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Nick Mwendwa's election as Football Kenya Federation president was met with jubilation and enthusiasm from various stakeholders across the country, with most Kenyans expressing optimism that he will change the state of football in the country. In... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Hollywood stars ditch Kenya for SAThey may be heading to South Africa in the "coming months" to shoot two differe
Hollywood stars ditch Kenya for SA
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 hours ago
They may be heading to South Africa in the "coming months" to shoot two different movies - both relating to Kenya. Reports in Kenyan publications say the three have ditched filming in Kenya in favour of South Africa. "The verdict is out; Kenya is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wanyama Denies Claims He Is a 'Dirty' PlayerHarambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama has responded to the five-match ban hande
Wanyama Denies Claims He Is a 'Dirty' Player
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Harambee Stars captain Victor Wanyama has responded to the five-match ban handed to him by the English Football Association by insisting he is not a "dirty player". The Southampton midfielder is set to miss his club's next five games, a sanction... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Treasury Seeks Proposals to Guide Investments in Infrastructure and AgricultureThe National Treasury has invited proposals on the formulation of a financial p
Treasury Seeks Proposals to Guide Investments in Infrastructure and Agriculture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
The National Treasury has invited proposals on the formulation of a financial policy that encourages investments in infrastructural and agricultural development. National Treasury Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge said private sector players,... Read more
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FOX News
Olympic medals prospect Kenya causes stir in weighing Zika and RioNAIROBI – Kenya, with its stellar medal prospects for the Rio Games, caused a s
Olympic medals prospect Kenya causes stir in weighing Zika and Rio
FOX News / Posted yesterday
NAIROBI – Kenya, with its stellar medal prospects for the Rio Games, caused a stir on Tuesday when the head of its Olympics committee said the team might withdraw because of Zika, but officials said later it was too soon to decide on the impact of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Banking Sector to Face Anti-Competition InvestigationThe Competition Authority has moved to investigate anti-competitive behaviours
Banking Sector to Face Anti-Competition Investigation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Competition Authority has moved to investigate anti-competitive behaviours in Kenya's financial sector such as restrictions on account switching and sharing of customer data without consent. The agency has appointed Macmillan Keck Attorneys &... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
It's Decision Time At the National Football Body FKFBy Isaac Swila and David Kwalimwa The next president of Football Kenya Federat
It's Decision Time At the National Football Body FKF
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Isaac Swila and David Kwalimwa The next president of Football Kenya Federation will be voted into office Wednesday in eagerly anticipated national elections slated for the Safaricom Indoor Arena, Nairobi, from 10am. Positions up for grabs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 10 February 2016Ugandan police have been stocking up on the anti-riot gear, which might be a bi
African Press Review 10 February 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Ugandan police have been stocking up on the anti-riot gear, which might be a bit worrying with presidential elections just around the corner. Rwanda has once again denied any interest in destabilising the regime of Pierre Nkurunziza in neighbouring... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Zika virus leaves Kenya undecided about attending Rio OlympicsThe mosquito-borne virus, which is widespread in Brazil and has been linked to
Zika virus leaves Kenya undecided about attending Rio Olympics
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 days ago
The mosquito-borne virus, which is widespread in Brazil and has been linked to birth defects, has prompted concern among athletes and sports officials around the world as they prepare for the Aug 5-21 Games in Rio de Janeiro. There is no vaccine or... Read more
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dna
Kenya may pull out of Rio Olympics due to Zika virus in BrazilKenya caused a stir on Tuesday when the head of its Olympics committee said the
Kenya may pull out of Rio Olympics due to Zika virus in Brazil
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya caused a stir on Tuesday when the head of its Olympics committee said the team might withdraw from the Rio Games because of Zika, but officials said later it was too soon to decide on the impact of the virus. The mosquito-borne virus, which is... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Zika virus leaves Kenya undecided about attending Rio Olympics The head of Kenya's Olympics committee says the team might withdraw from the
Zika virus leaves Kenya undecided about attending Rio Olympics
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
The head of Kenya's Olympics committee says the team might withdraw from the Rio Games because of Zika. Aerial view of the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Hill and the Mario... Read more
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The Economic Times
Olympic medals prospect Kenya causes stir in weighing Zika and RioNAIROBI: Kenya, with its stellar medal prospects for the Rio Games, caused a st
Olympic medals prospect Kenya causes stir in weighing Zika and Rio
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NAIROBI: Kenya, with its stellar medal prospects for the Rio Games, caused a stir on Tuesday when the head of its Olympics committee said the team might withdraw because of Zika, but officials said later it was too soon to decide on the impact of the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Kenya might withdraw over ZikaKenya, with its stellar medal prospects for the Rio Games, has caused a stir wh
Kenya might withdraw over Zika
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya, with its stellar medal prospects for the Rio Games, has caused a stir when the head of its Olympics committee said the team might withdraw because of Zika, but officials said later it was too soon to decide on the impact of the virus. The... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Olympic medals prospect Kenya causes stir in weighing Zika and RioHead of Kenya's Olympics committee, Kipchoge Keino speaks during a Reuters inte
Olympic medals prospect Kenya causes stir in weighing Zika and Rio
Reuters Sports News / Posted 2 days ago
Head of Kenya's Olympics committee, Kipchoge Keino speaks during a Reuters interview inside his office in Kenya's capital Nairobi, February 9, 2016. NAIROBI Kenya, with its stellar medal prospects for the Rio Games, caused a stir on Tuesday when the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Olympic medals prospect Kenya causes stir in weighing Zika and RioNAIROBI: Kenya, with its stellar medal prospects for the Rio Games, caused a st
Olympic medals prospect Kenya causes stir in weighing Zika and Rio
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
NAIROBI: Kenya, with its stellar medal prospects for the Rio Games, caused a stir on Tuesday when the head of its Olympics committee said the team might withdraw because of Zika, but officials said later it was too soon to decide on the impact of the... Read more
140 related stories
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Channel NewsAsia
Kenya says undecided over Olympics threat posed by Zika virusNAIROBI: Kenya is monitoring health threats posed by the Zika virus ahead of th
Kenya says undecided over Olympics threat posed by Zika virus
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
NAIROBI: Kenya is monitoring health threats posed by the Zika virus ahead of the Olympic Games and it is too early to decide on its impact, Kenya's Olympic committee said on Tuesday, playing down comments that had suggested it could pull athletes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sheil Kotecha Holds Nerve to Advance to Second RoundKenya's Sheil Kotecha on Tuesday advanced to the second round of the Internatio
Sheil Kotecha Holds Nerve to Advance to Second Round
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kenya's Sheil Kotecha on Tuesday advanced to the second round of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) African Junior Closed Championship in Tunisia. Kotecha beat Ahmed Mouhan of Mauritius in the boys'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All Set for FKF National ElectionsFootball stakeholders on Wednesday converge at the Kasarani Indoor Arena to ele
All Set for FKF National Elections
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Football stakeholders on Wednesday converge at the Kasarani Indoor Arena to elect the new officials of the Football Kenya Federation. The national elections come after a long drawn process which has seen the elections postponed several times. Some... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Wants You to Believe Africa Is Divorcing the ICC. It's Not TrueIn this week's press round up, why it wasn't a week to be proud of for news out
Kenya Wants You to Believe Africa Is Divorcing the ICC. It's Not True
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
In this week's press round up, why it wasn't a week to be proud of for news outlets' reporting on Africa's relationship with the ICC. Taking their cue from President Uhuru Kenyatta's twitter feed, several prominent local news outlets last Monday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Disbanded CA Board Sues Mucheru, GithuThe disbanded Communications Authority of Kenya board members have filed a suit
Disbanded CA Board Sues Mucheru, Githu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The disbanded Communications Authority of Kenya board members have filed a suit against ICT Cabinet secretary Joe Mucheru and the Attorney-General Githu Muigai even as a gazette notice sealed their fate. The seven members, led by Mr Wilbert Choge,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Order On Presidential Portraits Is a Throwback to the Kanu EraI don't know who in the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Gover
Order On Presidential Portraits Is a Throwback to the Kanu Era
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
I don't know who in the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government warned that traders who failed to display President Uhuru Kenyatta's portrait in their businesses would be punished. There is absolutely no requirement, neither in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts Want Rules to Guide Naming of StreetsLaw and devolution experts are calling for the formulation of guidelines to reg
Experts Want Rules to Guide Naming of Streets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Law and devolution experts are calling for the formulation of guidelines to regulate the naming of streets. This follows a storm over the renaming of a road in Mombasa after the son of Opposition and Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CMA Asks Transcentury to Disclose Debt Settlement PlanThe Capital Markets Authority has asked TransCentury to tell the public how it
CMA Asks Transcentury to Disclose Debt Settlement Plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Capital Markets Authority has asked TransCentury to tell the public how it intends to settle the Sh8 billion debt that falls due in two months. In October last year, the company announced it would fundraise to refinance the loan or restructure... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Rowdy Kisumu youths heckle KenyattaROWDY Kenyan youths jeered at President Uhuru Kenyatta when he stopped over in
Rowdy Kisumu youths heckle Kenyatta
New Zimbabwe / Posted 4 days ago
ROWDY Kenyan youths jeered at President Uhuru Kenyatta when he stopped over in the Kisumu Country - one of the opposition's strongholds - to deliver a speech over the weekend. This was Kenyatta's sixth visit to the region since taking office in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Politicians Saved the Day in Gor-Nuttall StandoffFrank Nuttall's abrupt resignation as head coach of Gor Mahia on Thursday night
How Politicians Saved the Day in Gor-Nuttall Standoff
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Frank Nuttall's abrupt resignation as head coach of Gor Mahia on Thursday night took a political dimension hours later, prompting club officials to temporarily reinstate the Scottish trainer. The furore surrounding Nuttall's future started Thursday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Family Honours Muchai As Murder Mystery LingersBy Vincent Achuka and Fred Mukinda The family of former Kabete MP George Mucha
Family Honours Muchai As Murder Mystery Lingers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Vincent Achuka and Fred Mukinda The family of former Kabete MP George Muchai, who was killed one year ago on today's date, held a private memorial for the fallen legislator on Saturday as questions persist about what exactly happened. Seven... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Book Tackles Challenges Facing Kenyan YouthThe youth in Kenya face a myriad of challenges, from unemployment to early preg
Book Tackles Challenges Facing Kenyan Youth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The youth in Kenya face a myriad of challenges, from unemployment to early pregnancies, that they are daily trying to overcome in different ways. The government has over the years attempted to identify these challenges and prescribed some solutions,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tweets on Hague Court Overstate the CaseA tweet from the Twitter handle #PresidentoftheRepublicofKenya boldly confirmed
Tweets on Hague Court Overstate the Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
A tweet from the Twitter handle #PresidentoftheRepublicofKenya boldly confirmed that the African Union's January Heads of State Summit ended with a resolution that the AU would develop a roadmap to begin withdrawal from the International Criminal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leakey Expresses Confidence That 'Africa' Movie Will Be Shot in KenyaRenowned conservationist Dr Richard Leakey has said he is unaware that a movie
Leakey Expresses Confidence That 'Africa' Movie Will Be Shot in Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Renowned conservationist Dr Richard Leakey has said he is unaware that a movie on his life is to be filmed in South Africa. In a press statement, he expressed optimism that the movie would be shot in Kenya, where he has lived, but the extent of his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
With Hopelessness All Around, We Need a Miracle to Get AlongI went to church after a long time this week. And as luck would have it, it was
With Hopelessness All Around, We Need a Miracle to Get Along
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
I went to church after a long time this week. And as luck would have it, it was testimony Sunday. I don't think I had attended another of those. What struck me is just how much pain and suffering there is in our country and how desperately the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya's Top Seed Cheruiyot Floors Tunisian RivalKenya's top seeded junior tennis player Kevin Cheruiyot on Wednesday advanced t
Kenya's Top Seed Cheruiyot Floors Tunisian Rival
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Kenya's top seeded junior tennis player Kevin Cheruiyot on Wednesday advanced to the second round of the Grade 2 International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior event in Tunisia. The Kenyan sailed into today's second round event after a 6-3, 4-6, 6-0... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyans Tower Over Chinese Duo to Storm FinalKenya's Olivier Kigotho and Albert Njogu cruised to the final of the Internatio
Kenyans Tower Over Chinese Duo to Storm Final
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Kenya's Olivier Kigotho and Albert Njogu cruised to the final of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Kenya International Junior Championship boys' doubles event. They beat Chinese brothers Kai-Hsun Chen and Ying-Ze Chen 6-2, 6-0 in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Khalid Aucho, Innocent Wafula At Gor Mahia CampBy Cellestine Olilo, Isaac Swila and Gaitano Pessa Midfield powerhouse Khalid
No Khalid Aucho, Innocent Wafula At Gor Mahia Camp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Cellestine Olilo, Isaac Swila and Gaitano Pessa Midfield powerhouse Khalid Aucho and winger, Innocent Wafula are yet to link up with their club Gor Mahia barely a day before the league champions confront GOtv Shield holders Bandari Saturday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Science - Why the New Type Fonts Make Some Readers Feel GoodOn Wednesday, Alfayo Okumu wrote to congratulate the Nation Media Group for the
Science - Why the New Type Fonts Make Some Readers Feel Good
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
On Wednesday, Alfayo Okumu wrote to congratulate the Nation Media Group for the new-look Daily Nation. "The new type font is quite appealing to the eye and makes the newspaper attractive and reader friendly. The pages are well organised and the use... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FKF Appeals Board to Hear Two PetitionsThe Football Kenya Federation Elections Appeals Board will convene a special me
FKF Appeals Board to Hear Two Petitions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Football Kenya Federation Elections Appeals Board will convene a special meeting on Saturday to review two branch poll results appeals. The deadline for submitting petitions elapsed on Wednesday and the Adan Mohamed-led committee will be rushing... Read more
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The Christian Post
Kenya Rejects Atheist Group's Request to Be Officially Recognized Over 'Peace', 'Good Order'A Christian man carries a cross during Good Friday procession outside Nairobi,
Kenya Rejects Atheist Group's Request to Be Officially Recognized Over 'Peace', 'Good Order'
The Christian Post / Posted 7 days ago
A Christian man carries a cross during Good Friday procession outside Nairobi, Kenya, April 3, 2015. An atheist group is claiming discrimination after the Kenyan government refused to officially recognize the nonbelievers over concerns of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Kenyan Minister's 'Sick Note' Could Land Him in JailA former Kenyan minister risks being arrested for feigning illness to enable hi
Former Kenyan Minister's 'Sick Note' Could Land Him in Jail
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
A former Kenyan minister risks being arrested for feigning illness to enable him to miss a court summons in an ongoing corruption probe. Michael Kamau, who used to be the country's transport minister was ordered to appear in court on Thursday or... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 4 February 2016Suspended South African Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega says she's the victim
African Press Review 4 February 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Suspended South African Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega says she's the victim of a witch hunt over her role in the 2012 Marikana massacre. Jacob Zuma has made a new offer to resolve the dispute over who pays for what at his private farm in Kwa-Zulu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leopards Sponsorship Deals Null and Void, Says Sports TribunalBy Isaac Swila and Ronnie Evans The Sports Disputes Tribunal on Tuesday annull
Leopards Sponsorship Deals Null and Void, Says Sports Tribunal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
By Isaac Swila and Ronnie Evans The Sports Disputes Tribunal on Tuesday annulled two sponsorship contracts signed by AFC Leopards officials and directed that any negotiation the club enters into with a strategic partner must have the nod of the... Read more
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Quartz
What Eritrea’s forced polygamy hoax tells us about the state of African news media - Quartz Don't believe everything you read A real Eritrean wedding in Asmara
What Eritrea’s forced polygamy hoax tells us about the state of African news media
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
- Quartz Don't believe everything you read A real Eritrean wedding in Asmara. One... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Oil Board Sends CEO On Forced LeaveThe managing director of National Oil Corporation of Kenya (Nock), Sumayya Hass
National Oil Board Sends CEO On Forced Leave
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The managing director of National Oil Corporation of Kenya (Nock), Sumayya Hassan-Athmani, has been sent on compulsory leave. It is understood that the board, which was constituted in May, is demanding a full audit of the corporation's operations in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
AU backs call for pullout from ICCChad's President Idriss Deby, elected African Union chairman at a two-day summi
AU backs call for pullout from ICC
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
Chad's President Idriss Deby, elected African Union chairman at a two-day summit in Ethiopia, criticised the court for focusing on Africa. "Elsewhere in the world, many things happen - many flagrant violations of human rights - but nobody cares,"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Leaders to Withdraw Membership From ICCAfrican leaders have backed a Kenyan proposal pushing for a pullout from the In
African Leaders to Withdraw Membership From ICC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
African leaders have backed a Kenyan proposal pushing for a pullout from the International Criminal Court, leaders said Sunday, repeating claims it unfairly targets the continent. Chad's President Idriss Deby, elected African Union chairman at the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
African leaders back push for ICC pull outChad's President Idriss Deby, elected African Union chairman at the two-day sum
African leaders back push for ICC pull out
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
Chad's President Idriss Deby, elected African Union chairman at the two-day summit, criticised the court for focusing its efforts on African leaders. "Elsewhere in the world, many things happen -- many flagrant violations of human rights -- but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Pipeline Company to Devolve Its Fuel LinesThe Kenya Pipeline Company's Sh22 billion plan to devolve oil to counties acros
Kenya Pipeline Company to Devolve Its Fuel Lines
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Kenya Pipeline Company's Sh22 billion plan to devolve oil to counties across the country has entered a new phase, with the State firm now looking for least cost routes to target areas. KPC is also seeking to know the current and projected... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Rapier Thrust of Satire That Almost Makes a PointThe Venus of Willendorf, a limestone statuette carved some 30,000 years ago, ma
The Rapier Thrust of Satire That Almost Makes a Point
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Venus of Willendorf, a limestone statuette carved some 30,000 years ago, may well be in modern eyes a strong candidate for the earliest known example of artistic satire. With her gargantuan breasts and buttocks, I imagine her being passed around... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 29 January 2016Religion is making headlines in Kenya and Egypt, while the US relationship with
African Press Review 29 January 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Religion is making headlines in Kenya and Egypt, while the US relationship with Rwanda's Paul Kagame is being criticised. Plus, the Ugandan army is concerned over potential chaos ahead of parliamentary elections. We start with Kenya, and a regilious... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'No New FKF Office Has Been Registered'By David Kwalimwa and Cellestine Olilo The Government says it has not formalis
'No New FKF Office Has Been Registered'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
By David Kwalimwa and Cellestine Olilo The Government says it has not formalised the registration of any new Football Kenya Federation (FKF) officials. Speaking to Daily Nation Sport on Thursday, Sports Registrar Rose Wasike also confirmed the... Read more
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