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2 hrs ago | 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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Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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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AME Info

Former Kenya Airways CEO appointed Chairman of Rift Valley Railways

Retiring Kenya Airways CEO Titus Naikuni has been appointed chairman of Rift Valley Railways' Board of Directors with effect from November 2014.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Why KQ Is Justified to Stick With West Africa Routes

Titus Naikuni, the chief executive of national carrier Kenya Airways, has dealt with many crises during his tenure at the airline, which ends later this year.

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In-depth Africa

Kenya: 100 terror related attacks in three years

NAIROBI, KENYA: At least 370 people have been killed and over 1,075 others injured in terrorist attacks since October 2011 when Kenya took the war against terror to the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab terror group in Somalia, according to an analysis of reports by The Standard.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Humans Rights Watch

Kenya: Killings, Disappearances by Anti-Terror Police

Kenyan counterterrorism forces appear to be killing and disappearing people right under the noses of top government officials, major embassies, and the United Nations.

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WRAL.com

Ugandan gays who fled to Kenya still feel danger

But not gay Ugandans who fled persecution to live in a refugee camp in neighboring Kenya.

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ABC News

Ugandan Gays Who Fled to Kenya Still Feel Danger

When a Ugandan court overturned the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act this month, rights activists worldwide claimed a victory.

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Albany Times Union

Kenya to bar travelers from Ebola-hit countries

Health workers are handed personal protective gear by a team leader, right, before collecting the bodies of the deceased from streets in Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Missourian

A year later, African refugee is ordained at First Baptist Church

Anna Bakumda sings Maze Ararabahamagara, "Jesus is Calling You," during Nene Peter Rwenyaguza's ordination service at First Baptist Church.

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Psychology Today

Last Chain On Billie: A Must Read Elephant's Biography

Every now and again I read a book and immediately begin reading it again, often skipping around here and there to make sure I haven't missed a thing.

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Reuters

UPDATE 3-Kenya Airways to suspend flights to Freetown, Monrovia due to Ebola

Kenya Airways will suspend flights to Liberia's capital Monrovia and Sierra Leone's capital Freetown due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the company said on Saturday.

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Advocate

Four Questions Reveal Horrifying Situation for LGBTs in Kenyan Refugee Camps

With a budget of hundreds of dollars when thousands are needed, Victor Mukasa, executive director of the Kuchu Diaspora Alliance , is operating a cross-border operation to house and protect Ugandan LGBT refugees in Kenya, where a current effort to promote a stone-the-gays bill is underway.

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