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2 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The Foreign Office has upgraded its travel advice for parts of Kenya

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has changed its travel advice for parts of the Kenyan coast following a spate of attacks that have left at least 87 people dead.

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4 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Young entrepreneurs import fashion accessories from Kenya to sell

And the business, which helps women in Dagoretti, one of the poorest slums in Nairobi, Kenya, has even won a national award, presented by Hollywood star Colin Firth.

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5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Nation's Fertility Rate At Five Children Per Woman

According to a World Bank report released on Friday to mark World Population Day, Kenya's total fertility rate increased by one per cent from 4.6 per cent in 2008 to 5.6 per cent in 2009 which is very high compared to the world's average of 2.49 percent in 2010.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

AlertNet

Kenya: Community and clergy urged to support needle exchange ...

Nell Freeman for International HIV/AIDS Alliance: Heroin is readily available on the street in Mombasa where injecting drug user Niko lives Community and religious groups are failing to support needle exchange services for drug users in Kenya, despite government efforts to provide clean needles and reduce the spread of HIV.

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ABC News

Kenyan students cross deadly wildlife rowing to school

ASHLEY HALL: You might regard your daily commute with contempt. But the reality is it's probably not a risky journey.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Tour Guide Charged With Working Without Licence

A tour guide arrested after the death of a Russian tourist in Mombasa on Sunday was yesterday arraigned in court.

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Christianity Today

What Does Kenya's Wave of Anti-Christian Violence Mean?

Over the weekend, at least 22 people died in Saturday night attacks on the villages of Hindi and Gamba in eastern Kenya, reports The Wall Street Journal .

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Germany, Kenya sign agreements in energy and water sector

Germany and Kenya Friday signed an agreement for the realization of two development projects in the water and in the energy sector.

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National Public Radio

It's 'Etsy,' Kenyan Style: Making Art Out Of Flip-Flops And Bottle Tops

Sure, it's tough to earn a living as an artist. But it helps if your materials don't cost a lot.

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Reuters

Four rhinos killed in Kenya's worst poaching attack in years

Two armed gangs killed four rhinos for their horns in rural Kenya this week in possibly the worst rhino poaching incident in the country in more than 25 years, the spokesman for Kenya Wildlife Service said on Friday.

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Switched

How Kenya's Mobile Apps Are Changing the Face of Africa

The mobile app ecosystem in the Western world is oversaturated with fads, gimmicks and multi-million valuations that can cause innovation to be pushed to the sidelines.

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New Vision

Fresh attacks in Kenya's Lamu region

Unidentified gunmen raided a village near Kenya's restive coastal town of Lamu early Friday, Kenyan officials said, the latest in a string of attacks in the region.

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ABC News

Raiders Steal Police Guns in Attack at Kenya Coast

A local official says armed gunmen attacked a Kenyan coastal village, the latest of a series of attacks that have killed more than 80 people and displaced thousands.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Raiders steal police guns in attack at Kenya coast

A company official says the path of saltwater that spilled from a pipeline in western North Dakota extends for nearly 2 miles and has left behind a 200-yard-long stretch of dead vegetation.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Cabinet approves closure of Kenyan embassy in Libya

The Cabinet has approved the closure of the Kenyan embassy in Tripoli, Libya citing political instability in the north African nation.

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The Baltimore Sun

Attackers raid Kenya coast village, steal police guns

Armed assailants attacked a village on Kenya's coast, stole guns from police reservists and burnt down a primary school, an official said on Friday, in the latest in a series of raids since mid-June that have killed about 100 people.

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Iol.co.za

School razed in Kenyan village

Armed assailants attacked a village on Kenya's coast, stole guns from police reservists and burnt down a primary school, an official said on Friday, in the latest in a series of raids since mid-June that have killed about 100 people.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Reuters

Kenya's coastal killings pose insurgency risk for Kenyatta

Kenya may face a full-blown insurgency on its coast unless President Uhuru Kenyatta can douse a combustible mix of ethnic rivalries, land rows and Islamist militancy.

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Amnesty International USA

Kenya: Refugees appeal against forced relocation to camps

Refugees in Nairobi are appealing against a controversial ruling that would force thousands of Somalis from their homes to live in squalid overcrowded camps in north Kenya, Amnesty International said today.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: KRA Suspends Agent in Copper Export Incident

KENYA Revenue Authority has suspended the customs clearing agent involved in the shipment of the Sh300 million Copper ore seized at the port of Mombasa on Monday.

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