- Kenya's ice hockey team eye Olympics
The Kenyan ice hockey team have been training on the only rink in East Africa and they hope to qualify for the Winter Olympics in 2018.
BBC News. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:10:25 GMT.
- Africa: African Press Review 27 July 2016
[RFI] Nigeria's economy slips into recession, a whale shark is spotted in Egypt, Mugabe urges Team Zimbabwe to Olympic success and women in central Kenya are taught how to cook fish. All this and more in today's African press.
All Africa. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:04:15 GMT.
- A Kenyan police officer turned a gun on his own, apparently in the name of al-Shabab
Poor remuneration, an incoherent security system and a police force that is becoming politicised lie behind the recent killings.
Mail & Guardian. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0200.
- Congo star Koffi Olomide detained after 'kicking assault'
Musician Koffi Olomide is in custody in DR Congo, days after he was deported from Kenya for allegedly kicking one of his dancers.
BBC News. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17:32:36 GMT.
- Ivory Poacher Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison
A Kenyan court has sentenced Feisal Mohammed, an ivory poaching and smuggling kingpin, to 20 years in jail for possessing more than 400 pieces of ivory valued at close to $500,000.
By Mfonobong Nsehe. Forbes. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:26:00 GMT.
- Arts in Gaza, police in Kenya, nuclear power in Japan, tech skills for students, lessons from India
“I am writing this ... to denote a fact that seems to escape many of us: Gaza is also an abode of poetry...,” writes Ramzy Baroud. ...
Yahoo. Sat, 23 Jul 2016 06:00:03 -0400.
- At UNCTAD, African Nations Urged to Curb Debt
The 14th U.N. Conference on Trade and Development ended Friday in Nairobi with delegates adopting a measure giving the organization a central role in meeting U.N. sustainable development goals. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:00:44 -0400.
- 'YouTube Man' Yego: Kenya's Self-taught Javelin World Champ
Julius Yego wanted to be an athlete, only he couldn't run very fast. That can be a significant setback growing up in the highlands of western Kenya, where the best distance runners in the pre-eminent distance-running nation are molded. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:09:02 -0400.
- Spotlight: U.S. Drones kill excessive number of civilians
A nine-year-old Kenyan girl was leisurely closing up her stall, content after having sold all of her pancakes for the day. Little did she know she would be abruptly killed the next second by a U.S. ...
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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