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AllAfrica.com
Nothing to Go Back to - From Kenya's Vast Refugee Campthe United Nations refugee agency says are dangerous, including places where Al
Nothing to Go Back to - From Kenya's Vast Refugee Camp
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the United Nations refugee agency says are dangerous, including places where Al-Shabab is still present or in control. The Kenyan government seems determined to close the camp and send back the Somali refugees. Is such a move at all feasible and in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Foreign Envoys Want Action on Killings, Urge Dialogue On IEBCbelieves the electoral commission is biased, blaming it for his defeat by Presi
Foreign Envoys Want Action on Killings, Urge Dialogue On IEBC
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
believes the electoral commission is biased, blaming it for his defeat by President Uhuru Kenyatta in the 2013 vote The Kenyan Government has launched an investigation against politicians it accuses of sourcing funds to destabilize the... Read more
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Salon.com
Donald Trump’s number one goon: Top campaign adviser tied to arms dealers, warlords, dictators and oligarchsoutlined how the Abacha regime had engaged in persistent torture and abuse of d
Donald Trump’s number one goon: Top campaign adviser tied to arms dealers, warlords, dictators and oligarchs
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outlined how the Abacha regime had engaged in persistent torture and abuse of detainees. • Manafort’s firm represented the Kenyan government from 1990 to 1993, a period during which it received $38.3 million in U.S. aid. Throughout the 1980s and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Kenya, Plastic Is Not Fantasticproblem have stalled or failed, leaving it up to local activists to try to fix
In Kenya, Plastic Is Not Fantastic
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problem have stalled or failed, leaving it up to local activists to try to fix the problem. By NJERI KIMANI. In 2011, the Kenyan government banned the manufacture and import of plastic bags. The intention was good: to protect against the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya to Host ICANN's African Regional Engagement Officewith the opening of our first engagement office in the region, here in Nairobi.
Kenya to Host ICANN's African Regional Engagement Office
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with the opening of our first engagement office in the region, here in Nairobi. Moreover, we are very thankful to the Kenyan Government and the community for their amazing support. Over the past three years, there has been much effort,... Read more
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Breitbart
Kenya to Shut Down World’s Largest Refugee Camp over Jihadi Recruitment“The route to (Islamic State) is established.” Dadaab is home to an estimated
Kenya to Shut Down World’s Largest Refugee Camp over Jihadi Recruitment
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“The route to (Islamic State) is established.” Dadaab is home to an estimated 300,000 refugees, most from Somalia. The Kenyan government will also be shutting down the Kakuma refugee camp, bringing the number of refugees who will no longer have... Read more
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Daily Maverick
In Kenya, plastic is not fantasticIn 2011, the Kenyan government banned the manufacture and import of plastic bag
In Kenya, plastic is not fantastic
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
In 2011, the Kenyan government banned the manufacture and import of plastic bags. The intention was good: to protect against the environmental hazard that plastic bags have become. The implementation, however, was poor, and plastic bags remain an all... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Central Bank Puts Firms on High Alert Over Cyber Attackshave, however, been propagated by activists who have not gone after financial i
Central Bank Puts Firms on High Alert Over Cyber Attacks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
have, however, been propagated by activists who have not gone after financial institutions and individuals money. The Kenyan Government has especially been a target of sustained attacks by hacktivists -- hackers who use computers and their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Fifth of Kenya's Budget Committed to Repaying Loanswas securing yet another loan of Sh153 billion to safeguard her from external s
A Fifth of Kenya's Budget Committed to Repaying Loans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
was securing yet another loan of Sh153 billion to safeguard her from external shocks, adding to her mountain of debt. "The Kenyan Government aims at lowering the budget deficit by three percentage points during the two years of IMF supporting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Monday Protests in Kenya Turn DeadlyMusyoka, a former vice president, said that his supporters will continue to sta
Monday Protests in Kenya Turn Deadly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Musyoka, a former vice president, said that his supporters will continue to stage demonstrations every Monday until the Kenyan government agrees to address their grievances via dialogue or any other means possible. "All we are saying is that we... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Swaps Debt for Equity in KenGen's U.S.$207 Million Cash CallThe Kenyan government will convert its Ksh20.9 billion ($207 million) debt to e
Kenya Swaps Debt for Equity in KenGen's U.S.$207 Million Cash Call
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Kenyan government will convert its Ksh20.9 billion ($207 million) debt to equity in power producer KenGen as it takes up its rights in a cash call. Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed electricity producer has opened its Ksh28.8 billion ($285... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Says Decision to Send Back Refugees and Close Down Daadab Camp Is FinalKenyan government has once again cleared the air on the decision to send back S
Govt Says Decision to Send Back Refugees and Close Down Daadab Camp Is Final
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kenyan government has once again cleared the air on the decision to send back Somali refugees home. Deputy President William Ruto has confirmed to world leaders at Humanitarian Summit in Instanbul on Monday. Mr. Ruto said the decision taken by his... Read more
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DW
Monday protests in Kenya turn deadly |Musyoka, a former vice president, said that his supporters will continue to sta
Monday protests in Kenya turn deadly |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
Musyoka, a former vice president, said that his supporters will continue to stage demonstrations every Monday until the Kenyan government agrees to address their grievances via dialogue or any other means possible. "All we are saying is that we... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Share Somalia BurdenSomalia speaks of the frustrations Kenya, and other regional powers, have endur
Share Somalia Burden
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Somalia speaks of the frustrations Kenya, and other regional powers, have endured for decades. The recent decision by the Kenyan government to close down the massive Dadaab Refugee Camp, and repatriate the more than 500,000 Somalis, has once again... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK's Helios Now Takes Over Telkom Kenyaand 20 per cent through infrastructure sharing. Helios have already agreed on
UK's Helios Now Takes Over Telkom Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
and 20 per cent through infrastructure sharing. Helios have already agreed on a new shareholding arrangements with the Kenyan government on the 60:40 basis. But the transaction is far from over following protracted negotiations with the Kenyan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refugees Welcome Index - How Are Africans Feeling?released by Interior Ministry official Karanja Kibicho. However, Amnesty's ref
Refugees Welcome Index - How Are Africans Feeling?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
released by Interior Ministry official Karanja Kibicho. However, Amnesty's refugee officer, Victor Nyamori, says the Kenyan government has no evidence to back the insecurity claims, calling the decision to close the refugee camps "reckless".... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Qualified Women Abound, So Why Is Your Expert Panel All Men?both public and private, can and should, also make a similar pledge. There is
Qualified Women Abound, So Why Is Your Expert Panel All Men?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
both public and private, can and should, also make a similar pledge. There is an opportunity here for the Kenyan government, organisations and citizenry to lead the region and continent in truly showcasing, beyond lip service, the... Read more
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The Hindu
Hollywood’s latest cause célèbreto join the fight to save elephants Actor Elizabeth Hurley travelled to Nairob
Hollywood’s latest cause célèbre
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
to join the fight to save elephants Actor Elizabeth Hurley travelled to Nairobi from London a few weeks ago to witness the Kenyan government burn 105 tons of poached ivory, saying she “felt sickened to watch the great pyres.” Lupita Nyong’o, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Will Kenya Really Close Dadaab?Nairobi — If the Kenyan government is bluffing over its announcement that it wi
Will Kenya Really Close Dadaab?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Nairobi — If the Kenyan government is bluffing over its announcement that it will close Dadaab refugee camp by November and repatriate 350,000 Somalis back across the border, then it's a more elaborate ruse than usual. Consider this: it has gone to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Still Committed to Regional RailwayBy Jonathan Adengo and Mark Keith Muhumuza Kampala — Uganda has played down an
Uganda Still Committed to Regional Railway
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Jonathan Adengo and Mark Keith Muhumuza Kampala — Uganda has played down any suggestions that the Kenyan government plans to construct its route of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) that will be terminated at Kisumu, which is about 139 kilometres... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Kenya threatens to close world's largest refugee campDadaab refugee camp: World's largest camp faces closure by Kenyan government K
Kenya threatens to close world's largest refugee camp
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Dadaab refugee camp: World's largest camp faces closure by Kenyan government Kenya is threatening to close the world's largest refugee camp, which would see a third of a million people forced to go back to Somalia. It has been 25 years since the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moon Urges Uhuru to Go Slow on Refugee RepatriationBy Aggrey Mutambo and Kevin J Kelly UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has preva
Moon Urges Uhuru to Go Slow on Refugee Repatriation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
By Aggrey Mutambo and Kevin J Kelly UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has prevailed upon the Kenyan government not to close the Dadaab refugee camp. In a telephone conversation with President Uhuru Kenyatta Wednesday, the UN chief asked Kenya to use... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Kenya Will Not Shut Down World's Largest Refugee CampKenyan government plans to close Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp, will
Why Kenya Will Not Shut Down World's Largest Refugee Camp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Kenyan government plans to close Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp, will not happen because in Kenya true hospitality emerges when times are hard It's been widely reported that the Kenyan government plans to shut down Dadaab refugee camp, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya, Wada Reach Agreement On Anti-Doping LawThe Kenyan government has vowed to speed up amendments to the 2016 Anti-Doping
Kenya, Wada Reach Agreement On Anti-Doping Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Kenyan government has vowed to speed up amendments to the 2016 Anti-Doping Act in order comply with the World Anti- Doping Code. Kenya's delegation led by Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Amina Mohamed and her Sports counterpart Hassan... Read more
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DW
Refugees Welcome Index: How are Africans feeling? |released by Interior Ministry official Karanja Kibicho. However, Amnesty's ref
Refugees Welcome Index: How are Africans feeling? |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
released by Interior Ministry official Karanja Kibicho. However, Amnesty's refugee officer, Victor Nyamori, says the Kenyan government has no evidence to back the insecurity claims, calling the decision to close the refugee camps “reckless”.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Says Only 13,000 Refugees Have Left Dadaab in 18 Months190,000 -- more than half of them from South Sudan -- were at Kakuma camps in T
UN Says Only 13,000 Refugees Have Left Dadaab in 18 Months
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
190,000 -- more than half of them from South Sudan -- were at Kakuma camps in Turkana County as of mid-March. The Kenyan Government announced early this month that it intended to close the Dadaab complex and asked its residents to go back... Read more
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DW
Refugees Welcome Index: Majority of people are refugee welcoming |released by Interior Ministry official Karanja Kibicho. However, Amnesty's ref
Refugees Welcome Index: Majority of people are refugee welcoming |
DW / Posted 8 days ago
released by Interior Ministry official Karanja Kibicho. However, Amnesty's refugee officer, Victor Nyamori, says the Kenyan government has no evidence to back the insecurity claims, calling the decision to close the refugee camps “reckless”.... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Kenya has agreement on 'road map' to complianceLONDON (AP) - The Latest on the developments in the Olympic world (all times lo
Kenya has agreement on 'road map' to compliance
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The Latest on the developments in the Olympic world (all times local): The Kenyan government says it has an agreement with the World Anti-Doping Agency on a process that will see the country comply with global rules "as soon as... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Kenya has agreement on 'road map' to complianceLONDON (AP) - The Latest on the developments in the Olympic world (all times lo
Kenya has agreement on 'road map' to compliance
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 9 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The Latest on the developments in the Olympic world (all times local): The Kenyan government says it has an agreement with the World Anti-Doping Agency on a process that will see the country comply with global rules "as soon as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Refugee Camp Closures Will Have Disastrous ConsequencesUnited Nations — The Kenyan government's decision to close its refugee camps wi
Kenyan Refugee Camp Closures Will Have Disastrous Consequences
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
United Nations — The Kenyan government's decision to close its refugee camps will have disastrous consequences and must be reconsidered, international organisations have stated. At the end of last week, the Kenyan government announced that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How to Build a Human Economy for a Continent Where Inequality Is Hardwiredis another step that African governments can take - tax exemptions to foreign f
How to Build a Human Economy for a Continent Where Inequality Is Hardwired
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
is another step that African governments can take - tax exemptions to foreign firms are estimated to be costing the Kenyan government $1 billion a year. Crucially, African governments must ensure they prioritise the eradication of tax... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Unlikely to Hit Targets for Refugees' Return to Somalia190,000 refugees -- more than half of them from South Sudan -- were counted in
UN Unlikely to Hit Targets for Refugees' Return to Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
190,000 refugees -- more than half of them from South Sudan -- were counted in the Kakuma camps as of mid-March. The Kenyan government announced earlier May that it intends to close the Dadaab complex and require its residents to return to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kidero Slams Police Brutality During Cord Proteston peaceful demonstrators who were expressing themselves in a manner allowed by
Kidero Slams Police Brutality During Cord Protest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
on peaceful demonstrators who were expressing themselves in a manner allowed by the Kenyan constitution," he said. "The Kenyan government must respect the right to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly in Kenya." There has been uproar... Read more
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FOX News
Kenya closing camps with hundreds of thousands of refugeesNAIROBI, Kenya – The Kenyan government says it will close two refugee camps, in
Kenya closing camps with hundreds of thousands of refugees
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
NAIROBI, Kenya – The Kenyan government says it will close two refugee camps, including one of the world's biggest, due to a lack of security and economic challenges. Karanja Kibicho, permanent secretary at the Interior Ministry, said Friday the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Love’s runaways: the gay Ugandans forced into exile | Mark Gevisserstepped into himself since I had seen him last. Just 19, he had been in Nairob
Love’s runaways: the gay Ugandans forced into exile | Mark Gevisser
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
stepped into himself since I had seen him last. Just 19, he had been in Nairobi for six months, seeking asylum from the Kenyan government on the basis of his sexual orientation. He had come to meet me straight from the United Nations high... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No 'Silver Bullet' for Kenya's SecurityOn May 6, the Kenyan government announced that it would cease hosting the estim
No 'Silver Bullet' for Kenya's Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
On May 6, the Kenyan government announced that it would cease hosting the estimated 600,000 refugees that currently call Kenya home. Days later, the government scaled back its initial threat, focusing instead on northeastern Kenya's Dadaab refugee... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Story of cities #44: will Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp, really close?a town of tents and huts sprang up – a bit like the “Jungle” camp in Calais tod
Story of cities #44: will Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp, really close?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
a town of tents and huts sprang up – a bit like the “Jungle” camp in Calais today. These waves of new arrivals prompted the Kenyan government to make a more permanent (but still temporary) arrangement: it invited the UN’s refugee agency to build... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refugee Camp Closures - 'We've Been Crying Out but No One Heard'- if it were classified as a town, it would be one of Kenya's five biggest by p
Refugee Camp Closures - 'We've Been Crying Out but No One Heard'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
- if it were classified as a town, it would be one of Kenya's five biggest by population. Yet over the last few years, the Kenyan government has repeatedly spoken of shutting down Dadaab, claiming it to be an economic burden and refuge for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Payment Deal for Uchumi Creditors, Employees in Ugandacomplained that the company had closed down without paying 800 workers and supp
No Payment Deal for Uchumi Creditors, Employees in Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
complained that the company had closed down without paying 800 workers and suppliers. Uganda asked intervention from the Kenyan government to resolve the deadlock over the compensation of employees and suppliers. Then, Kenya said it was... Read more
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International Business Times
Somali refugees in Kenya's Dadaab camp may die trying to cross Mediterranean Europe as many of those displaced will make their way to European shores, aid o
Somali refugees in Kenya's Dadaab camp may die trying to cross Mediterranean
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
Europe as many of those displaced will make their way to European shores, aid organisations have warned. A week ago, the Kenyan government announced its plans to close the camp, home to between 330,000 and 350,000 refugees of which over 95% are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rickety Old Men Are Making Decisions About Women - God Save Kenya!of governance. The embarrassing scenario puts a stain on the current House - t
Rickety Old Men Are Making Decisions About Women - God Save Kenya!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
of governance. The embarrassing scenario puts a stain on the current House - the same stain that also defines the current Kenyan government, which has only given lip service to the two thirds gender principle. Presidential appointments to key... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Hysterical mourner clings to helicopteras Saleh Wanjala. The funeral was being held for businessman Jacob Juma, who w
Hysterical mourner clings to helicopter
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
as Saleh Wanjala. The funeral was being held for businessman Jacob Juma, who was an outspoken political opponent of the Kenyan government. He was killed in a drive by shooting in Nairobi days earlier, amid outrage from many who held him in high... Read more
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Perth Now
Hysterical mourner clings to helicopteras Saleh Wanjala. The funeral was being held for businessman Jacob Juma, who w
Hysterical mourner clings to helicopter
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
as Saleh Wanjala. The funeral was being held for businessman Jacob Juma, who was an outspoken political opponent of the Kenyan government. He was killed in a drive by shooting in Nairobi days earlier, amid outrage from many who held him in high... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Hysterical mourner clings to helicopteras Saleh Wanjala. The funeral was being held for businessman Jacob Juma, who w
Hysterical mourner clings to helicopter
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
as Saleh Wanjala. The funeral was being held for businessman Jacob Juma, who was an outspoken political opponent of the Kenyan government. He was killed in a drive by shooting in Nairobi days earlier, amid outrage from many who held him in high... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Gatlin wins 100m at Shanghai Diamond Leaguesteeplechase in 9:07.42, more than eight seconds better than runner-up Ruth Jeb
Gatlin wins 100m at Shanghai Diamond League
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 days ago
steeplechase in 9:07.42, more than eight seconds better than runner-up Ruth Jebet of Bahrain, saying she believes the Kenyan government is trying to address the issue. "The government asked us to focus on the Olympics, but I think they'll do... Read more
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Daily Star
INCREDIBLE FOOTAGE: Man clings to helicopter for more than a MILEthe air. The helicopter had been carrying the body of Jacob Juma, a local busi
INCREDIBLE FOOTAGE: Man clings to helicopter for more than a MILE
Daily Star / Posted 13 days ago
the air. The helicopter had been carrying the body of Jacob Juma, a local businessman and an outspoken critic of the Kenyan government whose shocking murder has sparked an outcry across the nation. Juma, 43, was killed in a drive-by shooting... Read more
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The Christian Post
600,000 Refugees Will Go Where? Kenya Plans to Shut Down Camps, Including World's LargestWorld Help President Vernon Brewer with refugees in Kenya The Kenyan governmen
600,000 Refugees Will Go Where? Kenya Plans to Shut Down Camps, Including World's Largest
The Christian Post / Posted 13 days ago
World Help President Vernon Brewer with refugees in Kenya The Kenyan government has announced its plan to close its refugee camps, which are home to 600,000 refugees, mostly from conflict-torn Somalia. A U.S.-based Christian group working in Kenya... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Close world's refugee camps, says David MilibandDadaab situation of long-term housing people in places that become magnets for
Close world's refugee camps, says David Miliband
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
Dadaab situation of long-term housing people in places that become magnets for criminality, never mind for terrorism.” The Kenyan government has announced it wants to send all refugees in Dadaab, a desert tent city which is the third biggest... Read more
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International Business Times
Somali refugees in Kenya's Dadaab camp: 'We are tired, we have been refugees forever' largest refugee camp is far from easy, but it beats the alternative of going ba
Somali refugees in Kenya's Dadaab camp: 'We are tired, we have been refugees forever'
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
largest refugee camp is far from easy, but it beats the alternative of going back to war-torn Somalia. A week ago, the Kenyan government announced its plans to close the Dadaab refugee settlement, home to between 330,000 and 350,000 refugees,... Read more
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KTVN Reno
IAAF won't ban Kenya from Rio Olympics, IOC unlikely tothrough parliament, summoned officials to ask why the law they put together and
IAAF won't ban Kenya from Rio Olympics, IOC unlikely to
KTVN Reno / Posted 14 days ago
through parliament, summoned officials to ask why the law they put together and he backed had been rejected by WADA. The Kenyan government also requested an urgent meeting with WADA in Canada to clarify what it needed to do to become compliant... Read more
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