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News Kenya: Kenya judge accused of coaching murder suspect

Published on: Saturday 22 February 2020
Kenya judge accused of coaching murder suspect
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-51604395

The Kenyan press has described this as "one of the most famous murder cases in Kenya in recent times". The murder victim, Mr Cohen, immigrated to Kenya as an employee of Philips East Africa and later ...

News Kenya: When Lambs Become Lions review – on the trail of Kenya's elephant killers

Published on: Wednesday 12 February 2020
When Lambs Become Lions review – on the trail of Kenya's elephant killers
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2020/feb/12/when-lambs-become-lions-review-elephant-poaching-kenya-documentary

This coolly even-handed documentary dips into the lives of an ivory poacher and a stressed-out wildlife ranger trying to obstruct the illegal trade ...

News Kenya: Kenya Targets 20% More Indian Tourists In 2020

Published on: Wednesday 12 February 2020
Kenya Targets 20% More Indian Tourists In 2020
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/kenya-targets-20-more-indian-tourists-2020-2920919

Kenya wants to see a 20% increase in tourists from India this year. India is currently the fifth largest source of tourists to the East African nation. About 122,000 Indians visited Kenya last year.

News Kenya: Kenya's Boni Forest Schools Reopen 5 Years After Attacks

Published on: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Kenya's Boni Forest Schools Reopen 5 Years After Attacks
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/kenyas-boni-forest-schools-reopen-5-years-after-attacks

KIANGWE, KENYA — In Kenya’s northeast Boni Forest, on the border with Somalia, schools that were closed for five years following attacks by militant group al-Shabab have reopened. But many children ...

News Kenya: Kenya's Daniel arap Moi: Thousands pack stadium for funeral

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
Kenya's Daniel arap Moi: Thousands pack stadium for funeral
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-51458017

About 30,000 people packed a stadium in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, for the state funeral of the country's longest-serving President Daniel arap Moi, who died last week aged 95. Rather than mourning, ...

News Kenya: ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ NeNe Leakes Slams ‘Mean Girls’ Amid Kenya Moore Drama

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’ NeNe Leakes Slams ‘Mean Girls’ Amid Kenya Moore Drama
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/real-housewives-atlanta-nene-leakes-slams-mean-girls-amid-kenya-moore-drama-2919462

“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” Season 12 has been difficult for NeNe Leakes. Although the star has attempted to make a positive change in her life, she can’t seem to win over her castmates. During ...

News Kenya: Mental health in Kenya: ‘I was accused of bewitching my husband’

Published on: Sunday 09 February 2020
Mental health in Kenya: ‘I was accused of bewitching my husband’
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-51222194

Esther Kiama was working as a teacher in Nyeri, central Kenya, when she received the call. Her husband, David, was unwell. "And it is not a minor illness," the caller emphasised, and then explained: ...

News Kenya: Daniel arap Moi, Who Ruled Kenya for Decades, Dies at 95

Published on: Monday 03 February 2020
Daniel arap Moi, Who Ruled Kenya for Decades, Dies at 95
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/03/obituaries/daniel-arap-moi-dead.html

Under Mr. Moi, the country was an island of political stability in Africa. But it was a democracy in name only, as the economy stagnated and corruption flourished.

News Kenya: Daniel arap Moi, Former President of Kenya, Dies

Published on: Monday 03 February 2020
Daniel arap Moi, Former President of Kenya, Dies
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/daniel-arap-moi-former-president-of-kenya-dies-11580793826

Daniel arap Moi, a former schoolteacher who became Kenya’s longest-serving president and presided over years of repression and economic turmoil fueled by runaway corruption, has died. He was 95.

News Kenya: Kenya’s former president Daniel arap Moi, has died at 95

Published on: Monday 03 February 2020
Kenya’s former president Daniel arap Moi, has died at 95
News source: https://apnews.com/8516352e55f5b751ee367f1fcc10191a

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Daniel arap Moi, a former schoolteacher who became Kenya’s longest-serving president and presided over years of repression and economic turmoil fueled by runaway corruption, has ...

News Kenya: Planes Spray Pesticides Over Kenya Amid Worst Locust Outbreak in 70 Years

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Planes Spray Pesticides Over Kenya Amid Worst Locust Outbreak in 70 Years
News source: https://time.com/5776199/kenya-locust-outbreak-pesticides/

(NASUULU CONSERVANCY, Kenya) — As locusts by the billions — yes, billions — descend on parts of Kenya in the worst outbreak in 70 years, small planes are flying low over affected areas to spray ...

News Kenya: Kenya Moore Is "a Whole Shade Tree" in This Sexy Leafy Pencil Skirt

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Kenya Moore Is "a Whole Shade Tree" in This Sexy Leafy Pencil Skirt
News source: https://www.bravotv.com/the-real-housewives-of-atlanta/style-living/kenya-moore-wears-leaf-print-pencil-skirt-rhoa-fashion

If you've been keeping up with The Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 12, then you know Kenya Moore is back and she's even shadier than ever. Since her return, the pageant queen has already found ...

News Kenya: How Kenya Moore Balances Her Career With Daughter Brooklyn: I’m ‘Focused’

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
How Kenya Moore Balances Her Career With Daughter Brooklyn: I’m ‘Focused’
News source: https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-moms/news/kenya-moore-how-i-balance-my-career-with-daughter-brooklyn/

Kenya Moore told Us Weekly exclusively how she stays ‘focused’ in order to manage her time as a working mom — read more for details ...

News Kenya: Three teachers killed in suspected militant attack on Kenya primary school

Published on: Monday 13 January 2020
Three teachers killed in suspected militant attack on Kenya primary school
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/13/africa/teachers-killed-in-kenya-militant-attack/index.html

Three teachers were killed in a suspected Al Shabaab attack on a primary school in northeastern Kenya, police said on Monday. The incident happened around 2 a.m. local time in Kamuthe in Garrisa ...

News Kenya: Gay refugees in Kenya report repeated attacks from locals

Published on: Friday 10 January 2020
Gay refugees in Kenya report repeated attacks from locals
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/gay-refugees-kenya-report-repeated-attacks-locals-n1113456

For years, Ugandan refugee Mbazira Moses has been typing out emails to dozens of international humanitarian organizations and United Nations officials with a message: LGBTQ refugees at the Kakuma ...

News Kenya: Kenya's Rhonex Kipruto breaks 10km world record

Published on: Saturday 11 January 2020
Kenya's Rhonex Kipruto breaks 10km world record
News source: https://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/summer/trackandfield/world-record-road-race-rhonex-kipruto-1.5424110

Rhonex Kipruto of Kenya has set a new world record for 10 kilometres after winning a road race in Valencia, Spain, in 26 minutes, 24 seconds on Sunday. Joshua Cheptegei adds road race world record to ...

News Kenya: Kenya military base used by US, Kenyan troops attacked by al-Shabab; 4 attackers reported killed

Published on: Saturday 04 January 2020
Kenya military base used by US, Kenyan troops attacked by al-Shabab; 4 attackers reported killed
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/kenya-military-base-used-by-us-kenyan-troops-attacked-by-al-shabab-4-attackers-reported-killed

The al-Shabab extremist group attacked a military base used by U.S. and Kenyan troops in coastal Kenya early Sunday, with U.S. aircraft and vehicles destroyed, Kenyan authorities said. Kenya's military said the pre-dawn breach was repulsed and at least four attackers were killed.

News Kenya: US military confirms terror attack on US base in Kenya

Published on: Saturday 04 January 2020
US military confirms terror attack on US base in Kenya
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/us-military-confirms-terror-attack-us-base-kenya/story?id=68075337

The U.S. military has confirmed to ABC News that there has been a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that houses some U.S. military personnel. The Somali terror group al-Shabab has claimed ...