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20 min ago | The Independent

Who tried to kill the man who protects the Congo gorillas?

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6 hrs ago | Health.com

If Kids Think Someone's Watching, They're More Likely to Wash Their Hands

Hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent infectious diseases, and placing cameras over sinks might boost youngsters' hand hygiene, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Kenya, World News

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Drone strike kills several Al-Qaeda terrorists including key members

A U.S. military drone strike overnight killed several Al-Qaeda terrorists, including key members of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula based in Yemen .

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Kenya, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Richard Durbin

10 hrs ago | Basketball in Africa

Co-op Bank face Storms in women's basketball league

This year's women's basketball Premier League and men's Division One competition will enter the third week with 13 matches spread out in Kisumu, Kakamega, Eldoret and Nairobi this weekend.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Travel, Nairobi, Kenya Travel, Africa Travel, Kenya Travel

12 hrs ago | AlertNet

Global Communities' Selline Korir Receives Prestigious Award from The ...

Silver Spring, MD Global Communities' Selline Korir recently received the prestigious Mitek Pemper Award of Augsburg University for Reconciliation and International Understanding for her work as the Director of the Kenya Tuna Uwezo program.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Kenyans' Long Wait for Justice

The trial of Kenyan President Kenyatta at the World Criminal Court is threatening to collapse due to lack of evidence.

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The Star Online

Colour that rubber! Using pop art to make safe sex cool in Kenya

A Kenyan NGO has teamed up with controversial artist Michael Soi for a campaign to spread safe sex awareness among youths by putting his funky art on condoms.

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Related Topix: Kenya, Human Sexuality, Africa, World News,

National Public Radio

Somalis In Kenya Are Used To Raids, But Say This Was Different

Kenyan security officers rounded up people Friday as part of a crackdown that has swept up thousands of undocumented refugees, immigrants and Kenyan citizens of Somali descent in recent weeks.

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Ghanamma.com

Abuja Blast: Group Urges Plateau Residents To Be Alert

Jos Forum of the Switzerland-based Centre for Human Development has urged citizens of Plateau State to be at alert, following recent attack at Nyanya, Abuja where over 70 lives were lost.

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Chicago Reader

Did you read about online security, the NBA, and Bob Ross?

About how Mayor Emanuel travels all around the country on the taxpayers' dime, often to meet with political donors ? - Mick Dumke About the refugees being rounded up in Kenya ? - Steve Bogira Jelani Cobb on the failure of desegregation ? - Steve Bogira That a multimillion-dollar deal is underway to "make Chicago the stage for Royal de Luxe , a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, World News, Kenya, Chicago, IL

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Government Enhances Security in Mombasa

Police have mounted roads blocks along the main highways and deployed more officers along the beaches, shopping malls and hotels.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Eleven Killed in Eldama Ravine Dawn Accident

ELEVEN people died in a dawn accident at Quarry area on the Nakuru Eldoret highway when the matatu they were traveling in collided head-on with a trailer.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Citadel Capital Takes Over RVR

Citadel Capital, a subsidiary of Africa Railways, has purchased an additional 34 per cent equity in Rift Valley Railways from Safari Rail Company Ltd. Safari is a subsidiary of the Nairobi Security Exchange-listed Infrastructure firm Trans Century.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

CNN

The Fate of Oromo Refugee: Persecuted at Home, Harassed and Abused Abroad By Mohammed Isa

The indiscriminate round-up and detention against all immigrants who have been in the country began on Friday April 2, 2014; and has mainly targeted the immigrants living in Eastleigh District of Nairobi, a neighborhood largely dominated by Somalis and Oromo immigrants.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Nairobi Demands Refugees Return to Camps

Ignoring past criticism, the Kenyan government has repeated orders for refugees living in the country to return to designated camps.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Public Confidence in Kenya's Judiciary Plummets

The suspension of four senior figures in the Kenyan judiciary who have been accused of corruption has further damaged deteriorating public confidence in the country's court system.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Transcentury Tumbles On News of Profit Warning

The Nairobi all share rallied a further 0.6488% to close at a fresh record high as it has every session since Friday.

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ABC News

Kenya Sends 91 Somalis to Mogadishu Amid Crackdown

The deportations are part of a massive security operation being carried out by Kenyan police in Somali neighborhoods of Nairobi.

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AlertNet

Kenya: UNHCR disturbed by arrests and deportations of Somali refugees

UNHCR is concerned over the arrest and detention of over one thousand refugees and asylum seekers who were rounded up during counter-terrorism operations launched by Kenyan security forces in Nairobi since 4 April 2014 targeting undocumented foreigners.

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Marine News

Shipowners to Become Liable for Costs of Wreck Removal

Shipowner liability is on the horizon as the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal Wrecks will enter into force on 14 April 2015 following the deposit, on 14 April 2014, of an instrument of ratification by Denmark, with the International Maritime Organization .

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