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  • Africa: Does Community-Driven Aid Need a Makeover?
    [IRIN] Nairobi -Community-Driven Development (CDD) instinctively makes sense - give people the power to determine and control their own development projects and you get better results, right? Wrong. ...
    All Africa.  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:01:45 GMT.
  • Somali Refugees in Kenya Fear Forced Repatriation Order
    When Bilado Hassan came to the Kenyan town of Dadaab in 1992, the future home of Africa’s largest refugee camp was nothing more than an open expanse of dry, dusty land spotted with a few low-lying scrubby bushes. ...
    Voice of America.  Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:28:40 -0400.
  • Kipchoge and Tufa win in London
    Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge wins the men's London Marathon, with Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia victorious in the women's race.
    BBC News.  Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:16:48 GMT.
  • Somalia FM Says His Country, Kenya Are on Good Terms
    Somalia’s Foreign Minister Abdusalam Hadliye Omer says that in this "turbulent time," his country nevertheless has a warm relationship with neighboring Kenya, which has provided troops to fight al-Shabab. ...
    Voice of America.  Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:07:42 -0400.
  • 'Al-Shabab' kills Kenyan chief
    Suspected al-Shabab militants have abducted and killed a traditional chief in northern Kenya, according to a local elder.
    BBC News.  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:54:55 GMT.
  • How to Discover Your A-Ha Moment
    One day while living in Nairobi, Kenya, Kenton Lee found himself walking to church next to a young girl. He noticed that, despite their lengthy walk, her shoes were far too small for her little, but growing, feet. ...
    By Josh Linkner.  Forbes.  Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:40:00 GMT.
  • Athletics - Kenya marathon star Jeptoo facing increased doping ban
    - Top Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo could see her two-year doping ban doubled if the International Association of Athletics Federations gets its way. ...
    Yahoo.  Wed, 22 Apr 2015 05:59:27 -0400.
  • Mandera Journal: Kenya Envisions a Border Wall That Keeps Shabab Violence Out
    After attacks by the Shabab, an extremist Somali group, killed hundreds in Kenya, plans for a security barrier are stirring intense debate in a town where the two sides of the border are highly interconnected.
    Isma’il Kushkush.  International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:16:17 GMT.
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  • This Time, Lelisa Desisa Wins Boston Marathon for Himself
    Desisa, who formed a bond with the people of Boston after winning the men’s race in 2013, pulled away from an uncommonly large pack of contenders. Caroline Rotich of Kenya won the women’s race.
    Lindsay Crouse.  International Herald Tribune.  Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:39:03 GMT.
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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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