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Reuters UK Edition
Kenya burns thousands of elephant tusksthat would have been worth an estimated $150 million to smugglers. It's the big
Kenya burns thousands of elephant tusks
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 22 hours ago
that would have been worth an estimated $150 million to smugglers. It's the biggest ever incineration of its kind. The Kenyan government says it wants to send a strong message... ... as its species increasingly come under threat from poachers.... Read more
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New York Magazine
Kenya Lights the Largest Ivory Bonfire in Historypoachers in the country and continent. The BBC reports that the 12 towers of no
Kenya Lights the Largest Ivory Bonfire in History
New York Magazine / Posted 23 hours ago
poachers in the country and continent. The BBC reports that the 12 towers of now-buring tusks comprised all the ivory the Kenyan government had confiscated, representing about 5 percent of global ivory stores and some $100 million in value. The... Read more
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CBC.ca
Kenya sends anti-poaching message with ivory stockpile destructionThe Kenyan government plans to burn about 105 tonnes of ivory worth more than $
Kenya sends anti-poaching message with ivory stockpile destruction
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
The Kenyan government plans to burn about 105 tonnes of ivory worth more than $150 million US, starting Saturday. Officials say it will be the largest single destruction of ivory in history. They hope the burn discourages the poaching of Africa's... Read more
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DW
Nairobi six-storey building collapses |Which can put an end to elephant poaching? Tens of thousands of elephants are
Nairobi six-storey building collapses |
DW / Posted yesterday
Which can put an end to elephant poaching? Tens of thousands of elephants are killed every year for their tusks. The Kenyan government plans to burn more than 100 metric tons of ivory, the most ever to be destroyed. But can burning ivory... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Countries Accused of Sitting On Drought PoliciesAfrica may continue to face devastating drought effects if member states do not
African Countries Accused of Sitting On Drought Policies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Africa may continue to face devastating drought effects if member states do not transform policies into actions, with the Kenyan government saying its economy lost an estimated Sh1.2 trillion between 2008 and 2011. Devolution and National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
To Burn or Sell Ivory - Which Can Put an End to Elephant Poaching?Tens of thousands of elephants are killed every year for their tusks. The Kenya
To Burn or Sell Ivory - Which Can Put an End to Elephant Poaching?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Tens of thousands of elephants are killed every year for their tusks. The Kenyan government plans to burn more than 100 metric tons of ivory, the most ever to be destroyed. But can burning ivory really help end poaching? A towering pyre of burning... Read more
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DW
To burn or sell ivory: Which can put an end to elephant poaching? |A towering pyre of burning ivory - it's a powerful image, and one that the Keny
To burn or sell ivory: Which can put an end to elephant poaching? |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
A towering pyre of burning ivory - it's a powerful image, and one that the Kenyan government hopes will send a clear message: the illegal trade in ivory, which kills around 30,000 elephants across Africa every year, will not be tolerated. Hollywood... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uchumi Creditors Asked to File Claimsthe time of its collapse, Uchumi had six branches in Kampala, Mbarara, Gulu and
Uchumi Creditors Asked to File Claims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the time of its collapse, Uchumi had six branches in Kampala, Mbarara, Gulu and Mbale. Uchumi was founded by the Kenyan government in 1975 and it entered the Ugandan market in 2001. The close of the Ugandan franchise also coincided with... Read more
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The Telegraph
UN meet to discuss climate roadmapappraisal of the global market situation and short-term outlook. The 22nd sessi
UN meet to discuss climate roadmap
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
appraisal of the global market situation and short-term outlook. The 22nd session of the group will be hosted by the Kenyan government in Naivasha on May 25 to 27. The source said authorities and experts have been talking about the problems... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documentsattacks on governments in Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sud
Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documents
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
attacks on governments in Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sudan and South Sudan and Ethiopia. The Kenyan government was not on the initial list. The Kenyan ministry documents leaked on Thursday included email discussions... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documentsattacks on governments in Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sud
Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documents
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
attacks on governments in Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sudan and South Sudan and Ethiopia. The Kenyan government was not on the initial list. The Kenyan ministry documents leaked on Thursday included email discussions... Read more
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Swissinfo
Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documentsattacks on governments in Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sud
Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documents
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
attacks on governments in Rwanda, Uganda, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sudan and South Sudan and Ethiopia. The Kenyan government was not on the initial list. The Kenyan ministry documents leaked on Thursday included email discussions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police in Garissa's Dadaab Refugee Camp Get 10 New Carssaid Mr Saleh, who is hailed for eradicating the infamous Shifta menace from th
Police in Garissa's Dadaab Refugee Camp Get 10 New Cars
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
said Mr Saleh, who is hailed for eradicating the infamous Shifta menace from the region. Mr Mazou paid tribute to the Kenyan government for hosting thousands of refugees, saying the United Nations will give necessary support to the government... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Book review: ‘City of Thorns’agencies and world leaders, for instance, refuse to act until drought and famin
Book review: ‘City of Thorns’
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
agencies and world leaders, for instance, refuse to act until drought and famine are killing people in large swaths. The Kenyan government is corrupt and inept, and construction projects meant to stem the perennial overcrowding are slow to... Read more
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Breitbart
Kenya Builds Wall Along Somali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists OutMaheran clan, an armed and influential border community that had been opposed t
Kenya Builds Wall Along Somali Border to Keep Al-Shabaab Jihadists Out
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
Maheran clan, an armed and influential border community that had been opposed to the plan, has reportedly embraced the Kenyan government’s plan to construct a border wall. “In January this year, at least 80 Kenyan soldiers died in the Maheran... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hundreds Stuck At Busia Over Yellow Feverweek waiting to be vaccinated. Dr Maurice Siminyu, the Busia county executive
Hundreds Stuck At Busia Over Yellow Fever
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
week waiting to be vaccinated. Dr Maurice Siminyu, the Busia county executive in charge of health and sanitation, said the Kenyan government had dispatched 2,000 doses of yellow fever vaccines from Nairobi to Busia border to help address the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Agrees Security Pact With Somali Border Localsbe stationed to allow free movement," the minister said. He spoke at a three-d
Kenya Agrees Security Pact With Somali Border Locals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
be stationed to allow free movement," the minister said. He spoke at a three-day joint conference of the Marehan and the Kenyan government in Westlands that was attended by three former Somali prime ministers, as well as MPs and Cabinet... Read more
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Weekly Times
Package to cover all baseshas a branch in Australia, launched a pasture drought index insurance program.
Package to cover all bases
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
has a branch in Australia, launched a pasture drought index insurance program. It was developed with the World Bank, the Kenyan Government and the International Livestock Research Institute. The insurance product uses the Normalised Difference... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 26 April 2016ministry to put a smile on a country's face, perhaps investing in education cou
African Press Review 26 April 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
ministry to put a smile on a country's face, perhaps investing in education could do the trick. The Daily Nation says the Kenyan government will supply 150 schools with laptops next month. The initiative is one of the government's Jubilee... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stem Looming Row Over Yellow Feverat border points cannot proceed with their journeys because they have to wait f
Stem Looming Row Over Yellow Fever
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
at border points cannot proceed with their journeys because they have to wait for 10 days. Whereas one cannot fault the Kenyan Government for seeking to protect its citizens and keep its borders free of yellow fever, there is a need to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senior Kenyan Security Official Meets Somali Clan Leaders Over El Ade Attacktwo former Somali Prime Minister Abdilawali Sheikh Ahmed and Abdi Farah Shirdon
Senior Kenyan Security Official Meets Somali Clan Leaders Over El Ade Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
two former Somali Prime Minister Abdilawali Sheikh Ahmed and Abdi Farah Shirdon (Said) from the clan follows suspicion by Kenyan government that the deadly Alshabaab attack on its troops early this year in El Ade was coordinated by the local... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Fundraiser burning to eliminate poachingThe Askari Project founder Bobby-Jo Clow is hoping to draw attention to at an u
Fundraiser burning to eliminate poaching
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
The Askari Project founder Bobby-Jo Clow is hoping to draw attention to at an upcoming fundraiser. On Saturday, the Kenyan government will burn more than 100 tonnes of elephant ivory and rhino horn to take a stand against illegal poaching,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Thousands worth of coins stolen in break-inThe Askari Project founder Bobby-Jo Clow is hoping to draw attention to at an u
Thousands worth of coins stolen in break-in
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
The Askari Project founder Bobby-Jo Clow is hoping to draw attention to at an upcoming fundraiser. On Saturday, the Kenyan government will burn more than 100 tonnes of elephant ivory and rhino horn to take a stand against illegal poaching,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Fundraiser burning to eliminate poachingThe Askari Project founder Bobby-Jo Clow is hoping to draw attention to at an u
Fundraiser burning to eliminate poaching
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
The Askari Project founder Bobby-Jo Clow is hoping to draw attention to at an upcoming fundraiser. On Saturday, the Kenyan government will burn more than 100 tonnes of elephant ivory and rhino horn to take a stand against illegal poaching,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Thousands worth of coins stolen in break-inThe Askari Project founder Bobby-Jo Clow is hoping to draw attention to at an u
Thousands worth of coins stolen in break-in
Western Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
The Askari Project founder Bobby-Jo Clow is hoping to draw attention to at an upcoming fundraiser. On Saturday, the Kenyan government will burn more than 100 tonnes of elephant ivory and rhino horn to take a stand against illegal poaching,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Fundraiser burning to eliminate poachingThe Askari Project founder Bobby-Jo Clow is hoping to draw attention to at an u
Fundraiser burning to eliminate poaching
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
The Askari Project founder Bobby-Jo Clow is hoping to draw attention to at an upcoming fundraiser. On Saturday, the Kenyan government will burn more than 100 tonnes of elephant ivory and rhino horn to take a stand against illegal poaching,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Nationals Face Harsh Reality in Kenyans Prisonslegal reasons the Sunday Nation cannot examine the merits of their case as it i
Chinese Nationals Face Harsh Reality in Kenyans Prisons
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
legal reasons the Sunday Nation cannot examine the merits of their case as it is still in court, there is a possibility the Kenyan government could hand them over to waiting Chinese police who will ship them for trial in China if they are set... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chase Bank Shareholders, Foreign Interests May Have Had a Hand in ReopeningChase Bank's shareholders and a multiplicity of European and African interests
Chase Bank Shareholders, Foreign Interests May Have Had a Hand in Reopening
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Chase Bank's shareholders and a multiplicity of European and African interests could have pushed the Kenyan government to pay it special attention. Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta was on an official tour in Germany when the bank was placed under... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya to Construct Its Pipeline As Uganda Deal Failsland fees, transit charges and taxes on the pipeline, but critics argue that su
Kenya to Construct Its Pipeline As Uganda Deal Fails
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
land fees, transit charges and taxes on the pipeline, but critics argue that such a deal is not economically-viable. The Kenyan government, however, was to charge Uganda Sh1,280 per barrel of oil transported through the Hoima-Lokichar-Lamu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
After Collapse of ICC's Ruto and Sang Case, Kenya Must Prioritize Reparations for Victimsa major reason why the prosecutor's case was substantially weakened. In fact,
After Collapse of ICC's Ruto and Sang Case, Kenya Must Prioritize Reparations for Victims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
a major reason why the prosecutor's case was substantially weakened. In fact, the prosecutor accused senior members of the Kenyan government and the Legislature of creating an aggressive atmosphere through enabling hostile rhetoric against the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya to Push for Global Ivory Ban at Historic April 30 Eventof the solution to save elephants," the ambassador said. The event was organiz
Kenya to Push for Global Ivory Ban at Historic April 30 Event
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
of the solution to save elephants," the ambassador said. The event was organized by the US Embassy, partnering with the Kenyan Government, Kenya Wildlife Service and many others in the NGO community, donor community and media to raise awareness... Read more
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The China Post
Quick return of Taiwan fraud suspects held in China unlikely, says premier45 were allegedly part of a crime ring that was defrauding people living in Chi
Quick return of Taiwan fraud suspects held in China unlikely, says premier
The China Post / Posted 8 days ago
45 were allegedly part of a crime ring that was defrauding people living in China from a communications base in Kenya. The Kenyan government decided to deport the Taiwanese suspects to Beijing between April 8 and 12, drawing the ire of Taiwan,... Read more
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Quartz
China and Taiwan’s latest clash is over the fate of 45 accused of cyber-crime in Kenyarecognition to Taiwan, and Kenya is not one of them. Taiwanese officials in Nai
China and Taiwan’s latest clash is over the fate of 45 accused of cyber-crime in Kenya
Quartz / Posted 9 days ago
recognition to Taiwan, and Kenya is not one of them. Taiwanese officials in Nairobi were unable to meet with any high-level Kenyan government representatives aside from the police, according to Taiwanese diplomats. China’s pull in Kenya is also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Servants' Union Issues Strike Notice Over CBAsover borrowed from Saccos, neighbours and has not attended church in the last t
Public Servants' Union Issues Strike Notice Over CBAs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
over borrowed from Saccos, neighbours and has not attended church in the last two months for inward shame he stated." "The Kenyan Government has consistently failed for the last three years to address the plight of this category of workers. During... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scrap Counterproductive Tax Incentivesabout US$7 billion every year. In 2011 alone, Rwanda lost potential revenue amo
Scrap Counterproductive Tax Incentives
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
about US$7 billion every year. In 2011 alone, Rwanda lost potential revenue amounting to US$234 million and in 2008/9 the Kenyan government gave away US$311 million worth of tax incentives (Action Aid 2011). Malawi Economic Justice Network... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Makondes Say Mozambique Blocking Their Bid to Be Recognised As Kenyanssaid the High Commission was playing double standards. "There might be divisio
Makondes Say Mozambique Blocking Their Bid to Be Recognised As Kenyans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
said the High Commission was playing double standards. "There might be divisions among us but we are asking the Kenyan government to help us. Those who want to go to Mozambique should be free to go," he said. There are over 300 families... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICC to Punish Kenya for Cutting Tiesto the implementation of the three pending arrest warrants for Mr Barasa, Mr Gi
ICC to Punish Kenya for Cutting Ties
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
to the implementation of the three pending arrest warrants for Mr Barasa, Mr Gicheru and Mr Bett. The court has not received any official information from the Kenyan Government indicating its intention to stop cooperation with the court," h... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya to Extend Tourism Marketing Reach in Chinashe said. In 2011, Kenya attracted 1.8 million tourists, the highest in histor
Kenya to Extend Tourism Marketing Reach in China
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
she said. In 2011, Kenya attracted 1.8 million tourists, the highest in history, while last year it drew 1.2 million. The Kenyan government has been trying to revive the tourism industry after terror attacks staged by Somalia-based Al-Shabaab... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICC Warns Kenya Against Failing to Hand Over 3 Wanted SuspectsMr Gicheru and Mr Bett," he said. The Spokesman said that the Court has not re
ICC Warns Kenya Against Failing to Hand Over 3 Wanted Suspects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Mr Gicheru and Mr Bett," he said. The Spokesman said that the Court has not received any official information from the Kenyan government indicating its intention to stop cooperating. He underscored the need for the allegations to be properly... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Kenya's London marathon hopefuls welcome new doping lawon anti-doping and said on Wednesday the public should believe they and most of
Kenya's London marathon hopefuls welcome new doping law
Reuters Sports News / Posted 10 days ago
on anti-doping and said on Wednesday the public should believe they and most of their compatriots are running clean. The Kenyan government passed a bill on Tuesday that will allow the setting up of a viable anti-doping operation in the east... Read more
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SportsFan
Kenyan stars welcome anti-doping progressprogress on anti-doping and says the public should believe they and most of the
Kenyan stars welcome anti-doping progress
SportsFan / Posted 10 days ago
progress on anti-doping and says the public should believe they and most of their compatriots are running clean. The Kenyan government passed a bill on Tuesday that will allow the setting up of a viable anti-doping operation in the east... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kenya's London marathon hopefuls welcome new doping lawand said on Wednesday (Apr 20) the public should believe they and most of their
Kenya's London marathon hopefuls welcome new doping law
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
and said on Wednesday (Apr 20) the public should believe they and most of their compatriots are running clean. The Kenyan government passed a bill on Tuesday that will allow the setting up of a viable anti-doping operation in the east... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kenya's London marathon hopefuls welcome new doping lawon anti-doping and said on Wednesday the public should believe they and most of
Kenya's London marathon hopefuls welcome new doping law
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
on anti-doping and said on Wednesday the public should believe they and most of their compatriots are running clean. The Kenyan government passed a bill on Tuesday that will allow the setting up of a viable anti-doping operation in the east... Read more
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The Star
Kenya's London marathon hopefuls welcome new doping lawon anti-doping and said on Wednesday the public should believe they and most of
Kenya's London marathon hopefuls welcome new doping law
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
on anti-doping and said on Wednesday the public should believe they and most of their compatriots are running clean. The Kenyan government passed a bill on Tuesday that will allow the setting up of a viable anti-doping operation in the east... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IFJ Condemns Media Clampdown in Kenya34 of the Constitution, but introduces criminal libel, which has no place in a
IFJ Condemns Media Clampdown in Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
34 of the Constitution, but introduces criminal libel, which has no place in a modern society." The IFJ has called on the Kenyan government to uphold the Declaration of Principles on Freedom of Expression in Africa which enshrines the respect for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cost of Oil Pipeline Routesland fees, transit charges and taxes on the pipeline, but critics argue that su
Cost of Oil Pipeline Routes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
land fees, transit charges and taxes on the pipeline, but critics argue that such a deal is not economically-viable. The Kenyan government, however, will charge Uganda $12.6 (Shs42,200) per barrel of oil transported through the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICC Spells Out Consequences of Cutting Ties After Uhuru Threatto the implementation of the three pending arrest warrants for Mr Barasa, Mr Gi
ICC Spells Out Consequences of Cutting Ties After Uhuru Threat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
to the implementation of the three pending arrest warrants for Mr Barasa, Mr Gicheru and Mr Bett. The court has not received any official information from the Kenyan Government indicating its intention to stop cooperation with the court," h... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Kenyan safari guide tours Zoo Knoxvilleorder for people to appreciate these things, they really need to come face-to-f
Kenyan safari guide tours Zoo Knoxville
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 11 days ago
order for people to appreciate these things, they really need to come face-to-face and see these animals." Weru says the Kenyan government has made vast improvements in enforcing laws against poaching. While he says there is nothing like seeing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Adversity There Is Opportunity for International Criminal Courtfor the unsuccessful prosecutions, they came at great cost to the ICC's legitim
In Adversity There Is Opportunity for International Criminal Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
for the unsuccessful prosecutions, they came at great cost to the ICC's legitimacy and influence in Africa, with the Kenyan government going to great lengths to discredit the court and turn other African nations against it. This anti-ICC... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Should Rethink Its Somalia Strategyresulted in more lives being lost and did not achieve their objectives. Kenya s
Kenya Should Rethink Its Somalia Strategy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
resulted in more lives being lost and did not achieve their objectives. Kenya should learn from these experiences. If the Kenyan Government wants to achieve its objective in Somalia, it must understand that the military option alone is not a... Read more
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