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Kenyan missionary shares his view on establishing churches in Muslim area

John Kiruga visited Warren last week and shared a brief retrospective on his mission work in his home country of Kenya and his hopes and prayers for the future of church planting with the Evangelical Covenant Church of Kenya .

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Transport Authority Arrests Pedestrians for Not Using Footbridges

Officials from the National Transport and Safety Authority were on Tuesday at Mombasa road at Nyayo Stadium roundabout to compel pedestrians to use the footbridge on the busy road.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Tender for management of SGR being prepared

The standard gauge railway line from Mombasa to Kampala and Kigali will be given to an internationally recognized railway manager operate once completed in 2018.

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World-Grain

Farmers support raising of import duty on rice

Farmers have supported the increase in import duty on rice, but want more incentives.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WTVC

Kenya police: Gunmen kill 3 people in Kenya coast

A police official says three more people were killed by unknown gunmen on the Kenyan coast where 94 people have so far perished in less than a month in attacks claimed by al-Qaida-linked militants.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Gunmen kill at least four in Kenyan port city, scatter leaflets

Gunmen killed at least four people and injured several others in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa on Sunday, police said.

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Basketball in Africa

Fiba Zone Five Africa Show Attracts 23 Clubs

A RECORD 23 clubs have confirmed participation in the FIBA Africa Zone Five Club Championships slated for Mombasa next month.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Dangerous Talk in Kenya

As the recent attacks on Kenya's northern coast prompt an explosion of hate speech on the internet, the government body set up to deal with incitement says it is finding it hard to cope with the volume of work before it.

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The Peninsula

Shebab militants claim attack on Kenya bus that killed ...

NAIROBI: Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab claimed responsibility on Saturday for an attack on a bus and police vehicle on Kenya's restive southeastern coast that killed at least seven people.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Xinhuanet

Gunmen hijack bus in Kenya's coastal area of Lamu

Unknown gunmen on Friday evening hijacked a passenger bus in Kenya's coastal area of Lamu, injuring passengers and two police officers, government officials said.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Dock Workers Have Plan B for Mombasa Port

Dock Workers Union officials yesterday said they have hired a professional to draft a better strategy as plan B, which will see the port's performance improved by July next year.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Balala Seeks Harsher Fines for Illegal Mineral Exports

The Ministry of Mining plans to impose heavy penalties against mining companies and individuals involved in exporting minerals without the appropriate licences.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Iol.co.za

Governor accused of massacre links

The governor of Kenya's coastal region of Lamu appeared in court on Wednesday on allegations of links to a spate of massacres, with the prosecution requesting more time to complete investigations.

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Daily Times

Kenya govt not serious on threat: opposition : July 16, 2014,

NAIROBI Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga has accused the government of failing to safeguard national security in the face of a wave of attacks and has warned of mounting internal ethnic tensions.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

News24

.com | Kenya seizes mega heroin haul

Security officers guard some of the polythene bags containing the 341.7kg of heroin worth about $21m which was discovered after draining the MV Bushehr Amin Darya ship's diesel chambers.

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Huntington News

Book Review: 'The Catch': Taylor Stevens'...

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Catch': Taylor Stevens' Shape-Shifting Heroine Vanessa Michael Munroe Gets More Than She Bargains for in East Africa Savvy readers know that -- even before they open a novel by Taylor Stevens -- you'll find her androgynous heroine Vanessa Michael Munroe in the thick of action in some of the world's most dangerous places.

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Newsday

Kenyans seek safety in prison

"I am really scared," says James Kamua who comes with his family every night to sleep at Hindi Prison in Kenya's coastal region.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Political Divisions Laid Bare By Spiralling Attacks

Weeks after deadly attacks killed 60 at Mpeketoni in Kenya's Lamu County, new raids on July 5th in Lamu and Tana River counties left over 20 dead, sowing fear anew in a country growing accustomed to sophisticated attacks of murderous brutality.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Boy Shot During Mombasa Businessman's Murder Loses Leg

A four-year-old boy's leg has been amputated after he was shot during the assassination of Mombasa tycoon Shahid Butt on Friday night.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Monitor

The 'Good Old Days' problem

Operating from the city of Mombasa in Kenya is the Safari Sound Band, a music band that was founded in 1976 and recorded classics such as Pole Pole, Mombasa and Jambo Jambo, which were permanently on the airwaves in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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