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  • Africa: Chinese TV Firm Gets New Chipset for Expansion in Africa
    [Focac] Nairobi -Chinese pay-television operator StarTimes said Monday it has deployed Conax certified Set-Top Box (STB) chipset solution from ALi Corporation to further expand their African markets.
    All Africa.  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:37:03 GMT.
  • Australia Warns of Terror Threat in Kenyan Capital
    The alert from the Australian diplomatic branch in Kenya follows a similar advisory two days ago from the United States about neighboring Uganda.
    Isma’il Kushkush.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:41:02 GMT.
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  • Security Experts Split on Kenyan Barrier Wall
    The Kenyan government is taking dramatic new steps to secure its border with Somalia by erecting a wall designed to keep out militants after a series of cross-border raids by al-Shabab militants. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:58:14 -0400.
  • Australia Warns of Possible Attacks in Kenyan Capital
    Militants may be planning attacks against crowded places in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the Australian government said in a travel alert on Friday, without naming any group it suspected might opt for violence. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:44:59 -0400.
  • World Briefing: Kenya: Official Apology for Past Wrongs
    President Uhuru Kenyatta apologized on Thursday to the Kenyan people for past wrongs committed by his government and previous ones.
    The Associated Press.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:02:30 GMT.
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  • BA told of pilot's abuse, say victims
    New evidence indicating British Airways could have done more to prevent one of its pilots abusing children in Kenya and Uganda is uncovered by a BBC investigation.
    BBC News.  Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:07:48 GMT.
  • Kenya jail frees 100-year-old woman
    A 100-year-old Kenyan woman - jailed after failing to pay a $1,000 fine - is freed from prison following a national campaign.
    BBC News.  Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:51:30 GMT.
  • New Shebab attack in northeast Kenya kills four
    Four people died in a gun and grenade attack on Wajir town in northeast Kenya, the latest in a series of cross-border raids by Somalia's Shebab militants, officials said Wednesday. ...
    Yahoo.  Wed, 18 Mar 2015 05:16:01 -0400.
  • The 28 Year-Old Kenyan Entrepreneur Who Built A $7 Million Retail And Advertising Business
    Trushar Khetia, 28, is one of Kenya?s most outstanding young entrepreneurs with interests in outdoor advertising and retail.
    By Mfonobong Nsehe.  Forbes.  Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:10:00 GMT.
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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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