- Kenya child killer beaten to death by mob after jail escape
Police in Kenya say a man who had confessed to killing a dozen children and escaped from detention this week has been killed by a mob.Area Assistant County Commissioner Cornelius Nyaribai confirmed the killing of Masten ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 16 Oct 2021 13:27:52 +1200.
- Pandemic's Economic Impact in Kenya Has Driven Some to Illegal Fishing
Kenyan authorities say the economic losses caused by COVID are driving more people to fish illegally. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 15 Oct 2021 09:55:00 -0400.
- Athletics Kenya calls for speedy investigation into Tirop's murder
The president of Athletics Kenya Jackson Tuwei is confident 'speedy justice' will be delivered following the death of record-breaking runner Agnes Tirop who was stabbed to death in her bedroom.
AfricaNews. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 15:50:38 +0000.
- Police in Kenya hunt husband of Olympic star Agnes Jebet Tirop after she was found stabbed to death
Kenyan police have named Olympic athlete Agnes Tirop's husband, Emmanuel Rotich, as a suspect in her death after she was discovered with fatal stab wounds at her home in Iten, west Kenya.
Daily Mail. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 13:39:36 +0100.
- Masten Wanjala: Child killer escapes from Kenya police custody
A manhunt is under way for Masten Wanjala who confessed to killing more than 10 children.
BBC News. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 03:25:20 GMT.
- Iranian arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle hundreds of kilos of heroin into US
A 38-year-old old Iranian man was arrested in Kenya last week after he allegedly tried to smuggle 400 kilograms of heroin into the United States, the Drug Enforcement Agency announced Wednesday.
Paul Best. Fox News. Thu, 14 Oct 2021 00:51:32 GMT.
- Kenyan long-distance runner Agnes Tirop found dead at her home
World championships medallist found dead at home after she was allegedly stabbed by her husband, Athletics Kenya says.
Al Jazeera. Wed, 13 Oct 2021 14:41:18 +0000.
- ICJ rejects Kenya case in Somalia maritime border row
Judges rule largely in Somalia's favour in a row over a potentially oil-rich area of the sea.
BBC News. Tue, 12 Oct 2021 21:35:01 GMT.
- Biden to meet in person with president of Kenya at the White House
President Biden will host President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya at the White House on Thursday in his first in-person meeting with an African leader as president.They will discuss the "strong" bilateral relationship ...
Alex Gangitano. The Hill. Tue, 12 Oct 2021 21:17:00 +0000.
- UN Top Court Largely Sides With Somalia Over Kenya in Ocean Dispute
A court ruling largely gave Somalia control over a patch of the Indian Ocean believed to be rich in oil and gas, a decision that may further raise tensions between the countries.
Abdi Latif Dahir. New York Times. Tue, 12 Oct 2021 20:54:34 +0000.
- Biden to meet Kenya president as war roils nearby Ethiopia
President Joe Biden is set to hold his first bilateral talks as president with an African leader on Thursday
Via Ap News Wire. The Independent. Tue, 12 Oct 2021 17:02:21 GMT.
- Survivor Leads Anti-FGM Campaign in Somali Community in Kenya
Female circumcision, known as female genital mutilation (FGM), is illegal in Kenya but is still being forced on young girls in some areas. ....
Voice of America. Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:53:00 -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 2020, Kenya's estimated population was 53,771,296, and the primary
languages spoken in Kenya are English and Swahili.
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