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At least 10 Kenyan police killed by bomb near Somali border: police

At least ten Kenyan police were killed when their vehicle struck a homemade bomb near the border with Somalia on Saturday, according to a police report seen by Reuters.
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Kenya says it kills three militants planning attacks in Mombasa

Kenyan police shot dead three men suspected of planning militant attacks in the coastal city of Mombasa on Tuesday, ahead of national day celebrations to be hosted in the city this month, according to..
Reuters - Published

Kenya classroom collapse kills seven children, injures 64

Seven children were killed and 64 injured when a classroom collapsed as students were starting their morning lessons at a school in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Monday, officials said.
Reuters - Published

When raiders menace in northern Kenya, grab your guns

First, the scouts saw a footprint, then a suspected spy from a rival ethnic group, scuttling off into the bush.
Reuters - Published

Kenya bans foreigners from adopting local children

Kenya has banned foreigners from adopting local children and will work toward a new policy governing the process, the presidency said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Leader of Kenyan drug organization sentenced to 25 years in U.S.

A leading Kenyan drug trafficker, Baktash Akasha, was sentenced to 25 years in prison by a U.S. judge on Friday after he pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy to import heroin and methamphetamine and..
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African nations, Western partners strive to combat IED threat

A U.S.-trained Kenyan bomb disposal technician stood in a field showing colleagues from more than 20 countries how to collect evidence after the detonation of a roadside explosive.
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Kenya's dusitD2 hotel reopens after January attack that killed 21

The five-star dusitD2 Hotel in Nairobi will reopen its doors to guests on Thursday, six months after 21 people were killed in an attack on a hotel and office complex by Somalia's al Shabaab militants.
Reuters - Published

Kenya ruling that corruption suspect must step down seen having wider impact

A Kenyan judge's ruling that a county governor accused of corruption must step aside pending his trial could have widespread ramifications in the country, where senior officials are often charged with..
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Crime fighting duo seeks Kenya's first top-level graft conviction

Noordin Haji, head of public prosecutions in Kenya, is the urbane son of one of the country's most prominent families. George Kinoti, born in the slums, rose from burly beat cop to head the powerful..
Reuters - Published

Kenya appoints acting finance minister after Rotich graft charges

Kenya's presidency appointed Labour Minister Ukur Yatani as acting finance minister on Wednesday, a day after incumbent Henry Rotich was charged with corruption.
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Kenya's president appoints Yatani as acting finance minister

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Labour Minister Ukur Yatani as acting finance minister after Henry Rotich was charged with corruption, the presidency said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Italy's CMC di Ravenna denies any wrongdoing in Kenya dams scandal

Italian construction company CMC di Ravenna, which faces charges in a multi-million dollar corruption scandal in Kenya, has denied any wrongdoing and is co-operating with Kenyan authorities, the firm..
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Kenyan finance minister denies corruption charges, given bail

Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to corruption charges over the award of two dam tenders, in an unprecedented legal move against a sitting minister in a country..
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Kenyan finance minister to be arrested and charged over graft: prosecutor

Kenya's finance minister will be arrested and charged over allegations of corruption related to the construction of two dams, Kenya's chief prosecutor said on Monday.
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Kenya's chief prosecutor to charge finance minister over graft

Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other officials will face charges over corruption related to the construction of two dams, the chief prosecutor said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Car bomb and all-night hotel siege kill 26 in Somalia's Kismayo

Islamist gunmen killed 26 people, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians, when they stormed a hotel in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, a regional state president said on..
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Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia's Kismayo jumps to 26: regional president

Islamist gunmen killed 26 people, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians, when they stormed a hotel in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, a regional state president said on..
Reuters - Published

Greater Noida: Foreigners detained for lack of papers escape from police custody

Almost all of those held were from eight African countries, including Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Ivory Coast and Angola.
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22 yrs later, Kenyan MP returns to India to repay Rs 200 debt

A Kenyan lawmaker travelled all the way to Aurangabad just to repay a debt of Rs 200 he had taken from a grocer 22 years ago. The grocer, Kashinath Gawli, was overcome with emotion after he met Richard..
IndiaTimes - Published

Families and Ethiopian farmers feel in the dark over Boeing's aid offer

A week after Boeing Co offered $100 million to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Ethiopia and Indonesia, affected farmers in Ethiopia, victims'..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Supreme Court to mull punitive damages against Sudan over embassy bombings

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid to reinstate $4.3 billion in punitive damages against Sudan in a lawsuit accusing it of complicity in the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of two U.S...
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Three al Shabaab fighters killed in Kenya after attack on police

Security forces in Kenya killed three suspected militants from Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab after they attacked a police outpost in Garissa county near the border, police said on Saturday.
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Kenyan court convicts three for aiding deadly Islamist attack on university

A Kenyan court on Wednesday convicted three people of terrorism-related offences for helping Somali Islamist militants carry out a 2015 attack on a university that killed 148 people, most of them..
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Al Shabaab kill 16 in Kenya and Somalia blasts

Somali militants killed eight Kenyan police with a roadside bomb near the border between the two countries on Saturday, officials said, while another eight died in a bombing the same group carried out..
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Bomb kills Kenyan policemen near Somali border

A roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a police spokesman said.
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