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  • Africa: Building a Brighter Future for African Researchers
    [SciDev.Net]Nairobi -For many years, Irene Wattanga has been one of only a handful of women working as a university mathematics lecturer in Kenya. ...
    All Africa.  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:10:40 GMT.
  • VIDEO: Official hit in face by shuttlecock
    A badminton official is hit in the face by the shuttlecock after a miss-hit shot by Kenya's Joseph Matheri Githitu.
    BBC News.  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:37:30 GMT.
  • Ethnic hate speech reveals roots of Kenya violence
    Kenya takes pride in being a union of "42 tribes", but a string of attacks in towns on its volatile Indian Ocean coast has exposed bitter and explosive ethnic tensions linked to politics. ...
    Yahoo.  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:39:08 -0400.
  • Shelley and Cheyech win marathon golds
    Australia's Michael Shelley wins gold in the men's marathon, while Kenya's Flomena Cheyech Daniel wins the women's race.
    BBC News.  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:44:24 GMT.
  • Jewelry Startup Funds Micro-Loans In Kenya
    Social enterprise Bird & Stone sells jewelry to help fund micro-loans for women in Kenya.
    By Anne Field.  Forbes.  Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:39:00 GMT.
  • German Tourist Killed on Increasingly Violent Kenyan Coast
    A German female tourist was killed in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa on Thursday in the same area where a Russian visitor was murdered earlier in July by a criminal gang, police sources said. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:21:57 -0400.
  • Gunmen kill foreign woman on Kenya coast
    A Kenya police official says a female tourist has been shot dead in the coastal town of Mombasa, the second foreigner shot in same area this month.
    Miami Herald.  Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:00 EDT.
  • Kenya Gunmen Kill at Least 4 in Retribution Attack
    At least four people were killed and several others injured on Sunday in an attack by armed gunmen in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa , police said. ...
    Voice of America.  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:04:12 -0400.
  • Kenya Red Cross: Gunmen kill seven in attack on bus
    Seven people were killed when gunmen attacked a bus at the Kenyan coast where previous attacks had left 87 people dead, the Kenya Red Cross said.
    Mail & Guardian.  Sat, 19 Jul 2014 13:50:00 +0200.
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The Republic of Kenya, located in East Africa, is governed by an elected President and a unicameral National Assembly.  Its capital city is Nairobi, and its currency is the Kenyan shilling.  In 2007, Kenya's estimated population was 36,914,000, and the primary languages spoken in Kenya are English and Swahili.

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