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  1. The Best Moments of Anthony Bourdain and W. Kamau Bell's Trip to Kenya on 'Parts Unknown'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Eater

    In the first episode of Parts Unknown 's final season, Anthony Bourdain takes his CNN colleague W. Kamau Bell to Kenya, where the hosts meet with many people who embody the modern-day spirit of the country. It's clear that Bell was not only excited to be visiting Africa for the first time, but also thrilled to be going on a bona fide Anthony Bourdain adventure like he'd seen on TV.

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  2. AFCON qualifier: Wanyama returns to Kenya squad after missing Ghana gameRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Kenya's head coach Sebastien Migne has called up Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama for their two 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Ethiopia in October. Earlier this month, Kenya captain Wanyama was included in the Harambee Stars squad for the qualifier against Ghana but did not travel for the match which Kenya went on to win 1-0.

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  3. Survivor found in capsized ferry 2 days later Video footage showed...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | York Dispatch

    ... said no further survivors were likely to be found and search efforts had ended. (AP Photo/Andrew Kasuku) NAIROBI, Kenya - It was a stunning discovery. As rescue divers probed a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster and the death toll ...

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  4. Maldives' opposition presidential candidate has declared victory in contentious electionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Brunswick News

    ... President Donald Trump's lawyer mounted a stage in New York to declare that the government would be toppled. NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Tanzania's State broadcaster says burials have started of those who died when a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria as the ...

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  5. Lesbian film Rafiki sells out after Kenyan court lifts banRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Sydney Morning Herald

    Nairobi: Rafiki , an acclaimed film portraying a lesbian romance that was until Friday banned in Kenya where it was made, screened on Sunday to a cheering, sold-out audience in Nairobi. Nairobi residents will be able to watch Rafiki during daytime-only screenings at the Prestige Cinema in the capital for a week after a judge on Friday temporarily lifted a ban on the film, making it eligible to be entered for a Foreign Language category at the Academy Awards. 1 comment

  6. Lesbian romance film shows to sell-out crowd in Nairobi after court lifts banRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Reuters

    Rafiki, an acclaimed film portraying a lesbian romance that was until Friday banned in Kenya where it was made, showed on Sunday to a cheering, sold-out audience in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO: Sheila Munyiva and Samantha Mugatsia, who played the leading roles in "Rafiki", at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 9, 2018.

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  7. .com | Kenya's gay community revels in screening of lesbian love story, 'Rafiki'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News24

    ... the film whose title means "Friend" in Swahili was screened for the first time on Sunday in its country of origin, Kenya. "It is really a victory," said Nairobi resident Daisy Oriri, 24, who attended the historic showing at a movie house near the ...

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  8. Off Deadline: It takes trust to create a village - wherever you liveRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    I recently returned from a 10-day visit to a small, rural, economically challenged agricultural community in southern Kenya, about 10 miles east of Lake Victoria, source of the Nile. It was my third visit over the past eight years to the village, as part of a small nonprofit group called "Friends of Yimbo," after the name of the village.

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  9. Chinese community living in Kenya marks Mid-Autumn Festival with song, danceRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Hundreds of Chinese nationals living in Kenya on Saturday night celebrated the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival in Nairobi, with songs and dances, amid a copious flow of food and beverages. The event, which was held at the China-Kenya Culture Education Center, located in Nairobi's suburb of Lavington, was sponsored by the institution in collaboration with other associations.

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  10. Kenya:Governor Obado's Supporters Demand His ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A group of Governor Okoth Obado's supporters in Migori County took to the streets on Sunday to demand his release from police custody. Governor Obado is expected in court on Monday to face murder charge over the killing of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno.

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  11. Kenya:Commonwealth Silver Medallist's Mother ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Gold Coast Commonwealth 800metres silver medallist Margaret Nyairera's mother will on Monday be charged in court with forcible detainer of a three-acre piece of land. Ms Hannah Wambui spent the night in Mweiga Police Station cells in Nyeri following her arrest on Saturday over the disputed land.

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  12. Kenya:Clues That Link Okoth Obado to Murder of Sharon OtienoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The State is treating Migori Governor Okoth Obado as the first accused in the murder of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno after reviewing a series of leads and confessions of suspects in custody linking him to the crime. Detectives investigating the gruesome murder of the 26-year-old student told the Sunday Nation in confidence that statements from three of the suspects that alleged the governor's involvement will be part of the evidence presented in court.

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  13. Kenya:Okoth Obado's Aides Connected to Feared Migori GangRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The noose is tightening around the necks of several close aides of Migori Governor Okoth Obado as investigations into the gruesome murder of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno near completion. Four of the aides are already in custody over the student's murder while several others, among them Mr Obado's close relations, have either been quizzed or have been identified as persons of interest.

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  14. Burials begin as deaths from capsized ferry rise to 224Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    ... ending to focus on identifying bodies, two days after the Lake Victoria disaster. (AP Photo/Andrew Kasuku) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Tanzania's State broadcaster says burials have started of those who died when a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria as the ...

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  15. Back briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Gillette News-Record

    ... the U.S. Around 29 million customers get cable television, internet access and other services from Comcast. NAIROBI, Kenya - It was a stunning discovery. As rescue divers probed a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster and the death ...

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  16. Kenya:Kenyatta 'Sneaks' Out of the Country After Signing Finance BillRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... ference set to be held in Nairobi in November. The talks will centre on peace and security, promotion of investment in Kenya, youth leadership and entrepreneurship, and direct flights from JKIA to New York.

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  17. Raila hails ODM MPs who supported Uhuru fuel taxRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    NAIROBI. Opposition chief Raila Odinga has on Saturday hailed Orange Democratic Movement MPs who toed the party line by supporting new tax measures.

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  18. How new tax burden will affect KenyansRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... diesel and petrol will now benefit from the halving of the VAT from 16 to eight per cent. This is the first time in Kenya's history that the price of kerosene has crossed the Sh100 (Shs3,800) per litre mark. "Price difference between kerosene and ...

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  19. Tanzania death toll 209 as survivor found in capsized ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Fe New Mexican

    ... were ending to focus on identifying bodies, two days after the Lake Victoria disaster. Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya - It was a stunning discovery. As rescue divers probed a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster and the death toll ...

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  20. 'Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown' Bids Farewell At ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deadline

    ... Unknown at the Tribeca TV Festival . The crowd at Spring Studios laughed, cried, oohed and ahhed as the episode set in Kenya unfolded. CNN has announced five episodes and two specials will comprise the farewell season, which kicks off Sunday night. ...

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