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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Nairobi Bus Plan Unstoppable Despite Conniving

The Nairobi County Government says it will not be intimidated by cartels in the matatu industry which are out to undermine plans to introduce a mass transit bus system in the city in June this year.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Atlantic

Africa's Tech Edge

How the continent's many obstacles, from widespread poverty to failed states, allowed African entrepreneurs to beat the West at reinventing money for the mobile age First World problem: Splitting dinner with friends, we do the dance of the seven credit cards.

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Science Daily

Using video surveillance to measure peoples' hand washing habits

Use of video surveillance to better understand essential hygiene behavior has been pioneered by researchers.

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Washington Times

Ex-housekeeper sues Kenyan diplomat over pay

A former housekeeper sued a Kenyan consular official this week alleging she took her passport, told her not to leave the house without permission and paid her a fraction of what she was promised after bringing her to work in Los Angeles.

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Examiner.com

Dub-step vioin in the hub with Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling is coming to Boston this summer. The dub-step violinist is perhaps most famously known as the "dancing violinist."

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The Economist

Kenyan farmers: Insure my cows

AS WELL as a cheque for $700, a knowing look passed between Hassan Bashir and Bashir Mohamed, his 80-year-old father.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: NSE Plans to Open Up Share Sale Before July

OPENING up of the Nairobi Securities Exchange ownership to the public looks set to be completed before end of the year.

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Medical News Today

Incidence of rape in Kenya greatly decreased by empowerment program

A low-cost empowerment program for adolescent girls in Kenyan slums sharply curtails rape and sexual harassment of these girls, who live in an environment where women have low status and are frequently attacked, a large new study shows.

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Daily Mail

Lioness survives being gored horrifically by a buffalo

The shocking images of a lioness whose leg was almost ripped off after being gored by a buffalo - and amazingly SURVIVED A lioness whose leg was almost ripped off when a male buffalo gored her has made an incredible recovery thanks to emergency vets who flew out to treat her horrific wound.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

MBendi

Kenya to commence construction of US$14 billion railway line

It is reported that Kenya is set to begin the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway construction as soon as funds needed to start the project are released by China from a loan deal that should be finalized next month.

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Stanford

Using video surveillance to gain insights into hand washing behavior

Simply washing your hands can reduce the reduce respiratory illnesses, such as colds, in the general public by 21 percent, cut the number of people who get sick with diarrhea by 31 percent and lower diarrheal illness in people with weakened immune systems by 58 percent, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Patch.com

Former Westporter Tyler Hicks Wins the Pulitzer Prize

New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks, who grew up in Westport, won this year's Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography , the latest, grand twist in a career in which he's covered wars, been declared missing and took a colleague's body out of Syria.

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In-depth Africa

Kenya - Turkey Agreed to Stabilize Somalia

Ankara Governments in Ankara and Nairobi have clinched on a security cooperation pact providing that Turkey government to partner with Kenyan government by supplying support programs including upgrading to its police in order to partake collectively the stabilization of Somalia and likewise give hand to the reconstruction efforts of Somali ... (more)

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Media Accused of Bias in Ongoing Crackdown

HUMAN rights bodies have accused the Kenyan media of "selective coverage" and "lacking fairness" in the police crackdown to flush out illegal immigrants.

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CNN

Pop art condoms saving lives

The Center for African Family Studies has joined forces with Kenyan artist Michael Soi to create eye-catching condom wrappers to promote safe sex.

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