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Over 73,000 children face death in Kenya Due to Severe Hunger

Aid Organisations on Monday warned that 73,000 children in Kenya are severely malnourished and are at risk of dying from hunger due to a severe drought. The warning comes as results from joint nutrition assessments conducted by the County Departments of Health and UNICEF, and nine aid organisations working on …

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Al-Shabaab militants behead three, burn houses in fresh attacks – Kenya

Somali Islamist militant group, Al-Shabaab reportedly beheaded three people and burnt several houses in fresh overnight attacks in Kenya’s coastal region of Lamu. The Kenyan Coast Regional Police Commander Larry Kieng confirmed the attack today saying security officers are pursuing the attackers saying ‘we have launched investigation into the attack at Maleli …

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Kenya: Soldiers drop guns to compete in the East Africa military games

Kenyan soldiers are fired up to retain the title as winners of the East African Community (EAC) military games and cultural events to be hosted by Burundi. The annual event is being held for the second time in the Burundian capital Bujumbura starting this weekend. All the countries in the …

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Kenya: US rejects allegations of supporting a presidential candidate in polls

The United States has rejected allegations on social media saying it supported the incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta to avert violence in the country. The U.S. embassy in Kenya’s capital Nairobi described an alleged confidential document widely spread on social media to support the claim as fake. “The US never supported …

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11 dead in Kenya’s post-election violence

Kenyan police killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums ringing the capital, officials and witnesses said on Saturday. The bodies of nine young men shot dead overnight in Nairobi’s …

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23-year-old student who campaigned on foot wins Kenyan MP seat

Kenyan university student John Paul Mwirigi has beaten veteran politicians to win the Igembe South parliamentary seat in the 2017 general elections. The 23-year-old Mt Kenya University student beat ruling Jubilee Party candidate Rufus Miriti by over 3,000 votes, with Mwenda Mzalendo, Kubai Mutuma and Raphael Muriungi trailing. He gained …

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