- ‘Why? Why? Why?’ Man Asks, Stabbing U.S. Embassy Guard in Kenya
No one could offer an explanation for why a lone man confronted a Kenyan police officer by the embassy in Nairobi. The attacker was shot to death.
Jeffrey Gettleman. New York Times. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:05:31 GMT.
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- Man Shot Dead Outside US Embassy in Nairobi
A man was shot dead outside the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi after attempting to attack a paramilitary guard outside the building Thursday. "The pedestrian was passing along the U.N. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:06:46 -0400.
- Africa: Why We Can't End Corruption in Africa
[Citizen] In the last few days Kenya has been having the monthly annual African ritual - a hissy fit over corruption.
All Africa. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:08:50 GMT.
- The taboo of Kenya's intersex children
In Kenya, children who are born intersex cannot get birth certificates or identity cards, or register for exams.
BBC News. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:31:49 GMT.
- Rita Jeptoo: Kenya marathon runner doping ban doubled to four years
Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo has her two-year ban doubled after an IAAF appeal was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
BBC News. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:27:01 GMT.
- A Classical Music Lover Changes Kenyan Children’s Lives
Elizabeth Njoroge uses her ‘rock star’ gifts to create orchestras and run programs that give poor youth the chance to perform and learn.
Ginanne Brownell Mitic. New York Times. Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:01:24 GMT.
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- Financial Diaries Help Social Enterprises In Financial Services Tackle Hurdles Low-Income Women Face
A new report based on financial diaries of low-income women in India, Kenya and Mexico aims to help social entrepreneurs better understand the real financial services needs of their target market.
By Anne Field, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:59:00 -0400.
- Shabaab bomb attack in Kenya killed 12
A bomb blast at a guesthouse in northeast Kenya killed at least 12 people on Tuesday, in an attack claimed by Shabaab militants which last hit the area earlier this month. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:17:12 -0400.
- Al-Shabab Attack Kills 12 in Kenya
An extremist attack targeting non-Muslims along Kenya’s northeast border with Somalia on Tuesday has killed 12 people, a Kenyan official said. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 02:23:25 -0400.
- Chinese sailors freed by Somali pirates take flight home
Nine out of the ten Chinese crew members freed by Somali pirates took a flight home on Monday from the Kenyan capital Nairobi, accompanied by officials sent from Beijing.
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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Kenyan government website.
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