- Kenya changes anti-doping laws
Kenya's parliament approves changes to anti-doping legislation in the hope of avoiding a ban on its athletes attending the Olympic Games in Rio.
BBC News. Fri, 27 May 2016 00:41:44 GMT.
- Africa: President Kenyatta Roots for Practical Solutions to Africa's Energy Deficit
[Capital FM] Africa's energy gaps will be bridged through practical solutions and not theories, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.
All Africa. Thu, 26 May 2016 08:44:18 GMT.
- Fresh Mau Mau damages claim against UK government in court
A lawyer for Britain's government argued Wednesday it was too late to claim damages for 40,000 Kenyans who say they were tortured and abused by colonial officials during a state of emergency in the 1950s. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 25 May 2016 13:27:09 -0400.
- Somali warning against refugee expulsion
Somalia's president cautions against forceful repatriation of his country's citizens after Kenya insists on plans to close the Dadaab refugee camp.
BBC News. Wed, 25 May 2016 12:32:51 GMT.
- In Kenya, Protests Against Electoral Commission Turn Deadly
Protests against Kenya's electoral commission took place in four cities Monday, with local media reporting at least three demonstrators were killed in western Kenya. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 23 May 2016 08:14:59 -0400.
- Dot Earth Blog: Celebrating African Biological Diversity, and Recalling Those Who’ve Fallen Protecting It
On World Biodiversity Day, a look at some of the myriad animal species that are increasingly hemmed in as Kenya’s population and economy grow.
Andrew C. Revkin. International Herald Tribune. Sun, 22 May 2016 23:17:56 GMT.
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- The Haggler: An Extra Week in Kenya, but Not by Choice
A traveler who bought her plane ticket to Nairobi through a low-cost online service learns that her return ticket has been inexplicably canceled.
David Segal. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 21 May 2016 16:19:30 GMT.
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- Kenyan Parents, Fearing FGM Ban, Get Girls Cut at Night
Kenyan families wanting their daughters to undergo ritual genital cutting are increasingly arranging for it to be done secretly at night to avoid arrest, campaigners said at a major women's rights conference. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 18 May 2016 09:53:18 -0400.
- Kenyan Tycoon Jacob Juma Shot Dead In Nairobi
Jacob Juma, a wealthy and controversial Kenyan businessman has been shot dead in Nairobi, Kenya.
By Mfonobong Nsehe. Forbes. Fri, 6 May 2016 17:42:00 GMT.
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.
For more news and information about Kenya, visit the official
Kenyan government website.
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