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  • Guilty plea in US embassy bombings
    An Egyptian man accused of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania pleads guilty in a New York court.
    BBC News.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:14:51 GMT.
  • Africa: We Must Solve Our Own Problems - Uhuru Urges African Countries
    [Capital FM]Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged African countries to work together in finding solutions to challenges facing the continent.
    All Africa.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:21:03 GMT.
  • VIDEO: Kenya's blooming flower industry
    Despite a temporary slump in the market, Kenya's flower sector delivered $500m in sales in 2013.
    BBC News.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:40:23 GMT.
  • Egyptian Pleads Guilty Ahead of US Embassy Bombings Trial
    An Egyptian man said Friday he would plead guilty in New York to charges connected with the deadly 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:46:51 -0400.
  • Westgate Siege Anniversary Brings Back Painful Memories
    One year after it happened, the survivors of the terror attack on Nairobi's Westgate Shopping Mall still cannot shake the images of that tragic incident. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:19:00 -0400.
  • Kenya Has Its Own Machu Picchu
    In the 13th century, a town in Kenya flourished with advanced city planning (including sewage and water systems) and prolific trade. But then its inhabitants vanished without a trace.
    Yahoo.  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 05:45:00 -0400.
  • Kenya's Wealthy President Uhuru Kenyatta Finally Takes Pay Cut
    Kenya?s President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto have finally taken a pay cut, six months after they promised to ?lead by example? and reduce their remuneration and benefits in an effort to cut down on the government?s wage bill.
    By Mfonobong Nsehe.  Forbes.  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:53:00 GMT.
  • Explosives Seized and 19 Arrested in Suspected Plot in Uganda
    An imminent attack was expected by a cell of the Shabab, the militant group responsible for the bloody assault on a Nairobi mall last year.
    By Reuters.  International Herald Tribune.  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 01:38:07 GMT.
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  • ‘Terror at the Mall’ on HBO Documents an Attack in Kenya
    Dan Reed’s documentary “Terror at the Mall” uses footage from security cameras and cellphones, as well as photographs, to document a Shabab attack on civilians in Kenya.
    By Nicholas Kulish.  International Herald Tribune.  Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:06:34 GMT.
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  • Rampant Ebola fear takes toll on Africa tourism
    Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya's pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism there and elsewhere in this vast continent.
    Miami Herald.  Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:38 EDT.
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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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