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  • East Africa: Ethiopia and Its Regional Diplomacy - Ethiopia's Dominant Interpretation of the Horn of Africa
    [Addis Standard]Officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE), Ethiopia shares borders with eastern African countries that include Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan. ...
    All Africa.  Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:33:50 GMT.
  • Failed Doping Test by Rita Jeptoo, Kenyan Marathon Champion, Is Confirmed
    Jeptoo’s B sample tested positive, Kenya’s athletics federation said on Friday, confirming an earlier test that found traces of a banned performance-enhancer.
    By The Associated Press.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:18:41 GMT.
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  • President Kenyatta signs controversial anti-terror bill amid criticism
    a law that promotes censorship and allows authorities to crack down on suspected terrorists, impeding on human rights, set to be passed in Kenya.
    Mail & Guardian.  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:26:00 +0200.
  • Kenyan leader signs controversial anti-terror bill into law
    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday signed into law a controversial anti-terrorism bill that sparked brawls in parliament and provoked charges that it violates basic freedoms. ...
    Yahoo.  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:34:39 -0500.
  • Kenya leader signs tough security law
    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signs into law a controversial anti-terror bill which sparked fighting between MPs in parliament on Thursday.
    BBC News.  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:40:03 GMT.
  • Anti-terror Law in Kenya Elicits Negative Reactions
    Kenya’s president signed a controversial law Friday that grants sweeping new authority to security forces. The legislation was passed in a chaotic session of parliament over objections that it violates basic rights.
    Voice of America.  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:38:00 -0500.
  • Kenya Targets Dogs in Ambitious Plan to Eradicate Rabies
    Kenya is the first African country to embark on an ambitious program to eliminate rabies by vaccinating its dogs. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:48:02 -0500.
  • Security Bill Provokes Uproar in Kenya’s Parliament
    Lawmakers tussled with one another on Thursday, when a counterterrorism measure was passed giving more power to the security services and the president.
    By Jeffrey Gettleman.  International Herald Tribune.  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:52:19 GMT.
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  • VIDEO: Brawl over Kenya security bill
    Kenyan lawmakers traded blows and the deputy speaker had water thrown on her during a chaotic parliamentary session which approved changes to a tough new security bill.
    BBC News.  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:49:05 GMT.
  • Safaricom Renews Key Supplier Agreement with Aviat
    SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 15, 2014 -- Aviat Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNW), the leading expert in microwave networking solutions, today announced a new multi-year supplier agreement with Safaricom, the leading mobile operator in Kenya. ...
    PR Newswire.  Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:00:00 EST.
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Facts About Kenya

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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