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23 min ago | Nerve News

Sports meet in Kenya cancelled over Ebola fears

The International Netball Federation cancelled an international meeting in Nairobi owing to deadly Ebola virus attack that has visited parts of Africa, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Children used as soldiers in South Sudan

NAIROBI, Kenya: The U.N.'s top official for children and armed conflicts says the use of child soldiers and violence against children is commonplace in South Sudan's year of warfare.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Somali child soldiers 'punished' in foreign-funded camps: UN

NAIROBI: Former child soldiers in war-torn Somalia are being held in prison conditions in foreign-funded camps, "punishing" rather than rehabilitating them, the top U.N. children's envoy said Thursday.

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9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Nakumatt to Open 50th Branch in Arusha

Regional retailer, Nakumatt Holdings, will this weekend kick-off a series of consumer reward programmes to celebrate the opening of its 50th branch in Arusha, Tanzania, this Saturday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Asia News Network

NAIROBI: Outbreak making Chinese investors skittish

With the rapid spread of Ebola in four African countries - Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria - concern has risen about the safety of travelling, living and investing in those countries.

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Bangkok Post

Dreamliner jets in from Nairobi

The flag carrier on Tuesday inaugurated its Dreamliner flight from Nairobi to Bangkok before continuing to Hong Kong, then back to Nairobi via the Thai capital.

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In-depth Africa

Kenyan police produce Westgate attackers' weapon in court as evidence

Kenyan police on Wednesday produced a small arsenal of weapons recovered after last year's Nairobi Westgate shopping attack in the ongoing trial of four men accused of helping the gunmen.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: Media Leaders Launch Pan-African Campaign Against Hate Speech

The African Media Initiative will today launch a Pan-African campaign against hate speech in Nairobi, Kenya, with a panel debate at Pawa254 from 17h30 21h30.

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CNN

E-readers bring hope to Africa schools

Worldreader is a nonprofit that brings e-readers and e-books to students in developing countries as a way to facilitate literacy.

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Daily Monitor

New maize varieties ready for the market

Newly released drought-tolerant maize hybrids, developed by the Water Efficient Maize for Africa project, have attracted interest from companies, which are looking to market them to farmers in East Africa.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Mwalimu Sacco taps Equitorial Bank executive for CEO [Business Daily (Kenya)]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) An executive director of Equatorial Commercial Bank , Robert Shibutse, has taken over as chief executive of the giant Mwalimu National Sacco.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Study: 100,000 elephants killed from 2010 to 2012 - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 PST

Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa from 2010 to 2012, a huge spike in the continent's death rate of the world's largest mammals because of an increased demand for ivory in China and other Asian nations, a new study published Monday found.

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Wall Street Journal

Africa Tourism Threatened by Ebola Outbreak

Kenyan health officials take passengers temperature as they arrive at the Jommo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi in response to the outbreak of the Ebola virus.

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The Chronicle-Telegram

100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds

NAIROBI, Kenya - Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent's death rate of the world's largest mammals because of an increased demand for ivory in China and other Asian nations, a new study published Monday found.

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Daily Monitor

Man suspected to have murdered girlfriend arrested by Interpol in Nairobi

A man, who is suspected to have murdered his girlfriend last year in Kampala and went into hiding in Kenya has been arrested by Interpol & handed over to Uganda.

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Uganda News Picks

Juliana Thanks Fans for Continued Support after Death of Keron

Singer Juliana Kanyomozi has thanked her fans for their continued support after the loss of her son Keron Rahael Kabugo.

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CNN

Ebola outbreak: New restrictions in Kenya

A Liberian burial team wearing protective clothing retrieves the body of a 60-year-old Ebola victim from his home on August 17 near Monrovia, Liberia.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Stanford

Remembering Kenyan statesman and Stanford medical school alumnus Njoroge Mungai

On a visit to Kenya in 2005, I spent an extraordinary afternoon with Njoroge Mungai, MD, one of the country's elder statesmen and a 1957 graduate of Stanford medical school.

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Religion News Service

Islamic militias continue spread beyond the Middle East into African nations

A street in Tripoli, the Libyan capital, before the war.a The city is now in ruins due to the war.

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Cybercast News Service

Rick Warren hopes to expand ministry in Africa

In this Saturday, July 4, 2009 file photo, evangelical pastor Rick Warren gestures as he speaks at the Islamic Society of North America's 46th annual convention in Washington.

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