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News Kenya People: Over 6000 families affected by floods in western Kenya

Published on: Saturday 28 December 2019
Over 6000 families affected by floods in western Kenya
News source: https://www.presstv.com/Detail/2019/12/28/614818/Heavy-rains-affect-thousands-in-Kenya

A government official said on Saturday (December 28) that over 6000 families in the town of Kisumu, in western Kenya, had been affected by flooding from heavy rains ... Floods, landslides, and a ...

News Kenya People: Meet the Grandmothers Who Rule Kenya's Legal Drug Markets

Published on: Sunday 29 December 2019
Meet the Grandmothers Who Rule Kenya's Legal Drug Markets
News source: https://reason.com/2019/12/29/meet-the-grandmothers-who-rule-kenyas-legal-drug-markets/

In his 2007 book The Khat Controversy, author David Anderson recounts the story of how a businesswoman named Yasmin moved from Somalia to Kenya in the 1970s and became one of the first people to ...

News Kenya People: Fresh cattle raids threaten Uganda, Kenya peace pact

Published on: Sunday 29 December 2019
Fresh cattle raids threaten Uganda, Kenya peace pact
News source: https://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/-cattle-raids-Uganda-Kenya-peace-pact-Napak-Turkana/688334-5401464-ol6u6jz/index.html

signed barely two months ago between Uganda and Kenya. Uganda’s northeastern region has suffered a series of cattle raids which local leaders and security agencies say “have intensified since October” ...

News Kenya People: Kenya police officers among 10 killed in bus attack

Published on: Friday 06 December 2019
Kenya police officers among 10 killed in bus attack
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/kenya-police-officers-among-10-093830412.html

Kenyan police officers were among those killed when gunmen suspected to be from Islamist militant group al Shabaab attacked a bus on Friday near the border with Somalia, President Uhuru Kenyatta's office said on Saturday. The vehicle belonging to the Medina Bus Company was attacked on a lonely stretch

News Kenya People: At Least Eight Killed in Kenya in Suspected Islamist Militant Attack

Published on: Friday 06 December 2019
At Least Eight Killed in Kenya in Suspected Islamist Militant Attack
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/12/06/world/africa/06reuters-kenya-attack.html

NAIROBI — Several people were killed on Friday when suspected Islamist militants attacked a bus in Kenya near the border with Somalia, police and local media outlets said. Stephen Ng'etich, the police ...

News Kenya People: Kenya Police Officers Among Eight Killed in Bus Attack

Published on: Friday 06 December 2019
Kenya Police Officers Among Eight Killed in Bus Attack
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/12/07/world/africa/07reuters-kenya-attack.html

Kenyan police officers were among those killed when gunmen suspected to be from Islamist militant group al Shabaab attacked a bus on Friday near the border with Somalia, President Uhuru Kenyatta's office said on Saturday.

News Kenya People: Kenya Moore’s ex charged in assault of current girlfriend

Published on: Friday 29 November 2019
Kenya Moore’s ex charged in assault of current girlfriend
News source: https://thegrio.com/2019/11/29/kenya-moores-ex-charged-in-assault-of-current-girlfriend/

BREAKING NEWS: RHOA star Kenya Moore and husband, Marc Daly break up after two years of marriage People reported that during the course of his time on the show, RHOA viewers saw Jordan; kick down a ...

News Kenya People: The Latest: 29 people killed in mudslides in Kenya

Published on: Friday 22 November 2019
The Latest: 29 people killed in mudslides in Kenya
News source: https://www.chron.com/news/world/article/The-Latest-29-people-killed-in-mudslides-in-Kenya-14857411.php

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on flooding in Kenya (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Kenya’s interior minister says 29 people have been killed in mudslides, among 34 people overall who lost their lives ...

News Kenya People: Mudslides and new flooding kill 34 people in western Kenya

Published on: Saturday 23 November 2019
Mudslides and new flooding kill 34 people in western Kenya
News source: https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-11-23/deadly-mudslides-floods-kenya

Kenya’s interior minister said 29 people have been killed in mudslides, among the 34 people overall who lost their lives Saturday amid flooding in the East Africa nation. Heavy rains unleashed ...

News Kenya People: Kenya: Police chief says roadside bomb kills 11 officers

Published on: Saturday 12 October 2019
Kenya: Police chief says roadside bomb kills 11 officers
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/kenya-police-chief-says-roadside-bomb-kills-11-officers/2019/10/12/e7418742-ed2a-11e9-a329-7378fbfa1b63_story.html

It vowed to take retribution on Kenya in 2011 for sending troops into Somalia to target its fighters. In July, Kenyan border police killed three suspected al-Shabab members who allegedly blew up their ...

News Kenya People: Trendsetters who put Kenya on global map

Published on: Saturday 12 October 2019
Trendsetters who put Kenya on global map
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001345370/trendsetters-who-put-kenya-on-global-map

His 1:59:40:2 record achievement in the INEOS 1:59 Challenge saw him earn global acclamation, with people putting aside their variables of race, religion, colour and nationality in celebration of ...

News Kenya People: Kenya’s Sengwer People Demand Recognition of 'Ancestral Land'

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Kenya’s Sengwer People Demand Recognition of 'Ancestral Land'
News source: https://www.voanews.com/africa/kenyas-sengwer-people-demand-recognition-ancestral-land

The Sengwer, an indigenous hunter-gatherer community in western Kenya, presented a petition Monday morning to the government in Nairobi demanding the return and protection of what they call their ancestral lands.

News Kenya People: Improving the lives of intersex people in Kenya

Published on: Friday 04 October 2019
Improving the lives of intersex people in Kenya
News source: https://theweek.com/articles/864252/improving-lives-intersex-people-kenya

Nestled in a quiet, leafy Nairobi neighborhood just a stone's throw from the throbbing of sounds of a sprawling city market, is a refuge where intersex, transgender, and gender-nonconforming ...

News Kenya People: Kenya: Hostile territory for disabled people

Published on: Wednesday 24 July 2019
Kenya: Hostile territory for disabled people
News source: https://www.efe.com/efe/english/life/kenya-hostile-territory-for-disabled-people/50000263-4029547

Negotiating Nairobi’s pavements, which are cracked at best and nonexistent at worst, or using its crowded public transport is a challenge for any pedestrian but especially for disabled people.. Kenya: Hostile territory for disabled people | Life | English edition | Agencia EFE

News Kenya People: Kenya faces devastating Prosopis invasion: What can be done

Published on: Saturday 13 July 2019
Kenya faces devastating Prosopis invasion: What can be done
News source: http://theconversation.com/kenya-faces-devastating-prosopis-invasion-what-can-be-done-118858

But some of these alien trees and shrubs have become invasive, having devastating effects on other species as well as people. This is big problem in the mainly arid Baringo County, in Kenya’s ...

News Kenya People: Mt Kenya leaders now widen pre-2022 talks

Published on: Sunday 14 July 2019
Mt Kenya leaders now widen pre-2022 talks
News source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001333931/mt-kenya-leaders-intensify-pre-2022-talks

“The promise we give to the Mt. Kenya people and the Diaspora is that the region will remain united despite the current scramble for its support,” said Prof. Peter Kagwanja, the Convenor of the ...

News Kenya People: Accountability in Kenya’s media still needs attention. What can be done

Published on: Saturday 22 June 2019
Accountability in Kenya’s media still needs attention. What can be done
News source: http://theconversation.com/accountability-in-kenyas-media-still-needs-attention-what-can-be-done-118802

Kenya has some of the most rigorous and bold ... them to skew articles in their favour or insisting on censorship. The people we spoke to also said that the government, as the biggest advertiser ...

News Kenya People: Kenya: Carolyn Odongo - First Woman to Be Locked Without Trial

Published on: Saturday 22 June 2019
Kenya: Carolyn Odongo - First Woman to Be Locked Without Trial
News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201906230001.html

Analysis - Two weeks ago curtains came down on Carolyn Odongo, an African American who was the first woman in Kenya to be detained without trial under a draconian law introduced by Attorney-General Charles Njonjo in June 1966.