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  • Africa: Japan, Africa Eye Stronger Trade Ties
    [Citizen] Tokyo -About 150 Japanese companies are expected to participate and extend their businesses in Africa during the sixth Japan and Africa summit set for August in Nairobi, Kenya.
    All Africa.  Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:07:16 GMT.
  • Facebook Grows 16% In South Africa, 6% In Nigeria, 18% In Kenya
    Some 14-million South Africans use Facebook every month, the social network says, a 16.6% increase in the year since it last released figures.
    By Toby Shapshak.  Forbes.  Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:13:00 GMT.
  • Kenyan Filed a Complaint Against the Police, Then He and His Lawyer Disappeared
    After leaving court and climbing into a taxi last week, the pair and their driver vanished, alarming Kenya’s human rights community and roping in Western embassies.
    Jeffrey Gettleman.  International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:50:42 GMT.
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  • Kenyan Olympic Champion Blames Greed, Ignorance for Doping Rise
    Former Olympic 800 meters champion Paul Ereng believes ignorance, greed and neglect by officials are to blame for the increase in doping incidents among his Kenyan compatriots. ...
    Voice of America.  Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:05:02 -0400.
  • Kenyan pastor who became a champion of contraception
    In many African communities, family planning and specifically the choice of contraceptives is left entirely to the woman. But in Kenya, one man is going against the grain.
    BBC News.  Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:31:40 GMT.
  • Kenya pupils burn dormitories 'over Euro match ban'
    Kenyan authorities are investigating if pupils who set fire to their dormitories did so after being told they could not watch a Euro 2016 TV match.
    BBC News.  Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:17:30 GMT.
  • Feature: Young Kenyan builds business acumen in China, inspires peers
    While growing up in a low income suburb northwest of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, Mohammed Kimani never dreamt that he would one day become an accomplished entrepreneur with a large footprint in his native country and China.
    Xinhua.  2016-06-27.
  • Kenya's jumbo 'ele-fence' to stop human-wildlife conflict
    Machete in hand, Kenyan farmer Paul Njoroge points at the broken branches and giant footprints where elephants trampled his bananas, maize, potatoes and sugar cane. ...
    Yahoo.  Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:21:13 -0400.
  • Feature: The Prosecutor and the President
    The International Criminal Court embodied the hope of bringing warlords and demagogues to justice. Then Luis Moreno-Ocampo took on the heir to Kenya’s most powerful political dynasty.
    James Verini.  International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:00:03 GMT.
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  • Kenya's Opposition, Government Chart Way in Electoral Reform
    Kenya’s main opposition is holding talks with the government on reconstituting the country’s electoral commission. Monday’s planned street protests were called off as the talks progress. ...
    Voice of America.  Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:24:26 -0400.
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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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