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# kenya - This year 2022

'Race against time' to avert a catastrophic climate change-induced famine in Kenya
# Irish Aid
# Irish Aid

'Race against time' to avert a catastrophic climate change-induced famine in Kenya

Updated Sep 6th 2022, 12:09 PM 14,338 Views 0 Comments

An Irish diplomatic team has visited the Horn of Africa as the State is due to announce further funding to avert a famine.

Kenya court upholds WiIliam Ruto's presidential election after claims of fraud
# Kenya
# Kenya

Kenya court upholds WiIliam Ruto's presidential election after claims of fraud

Sep 5th 2022, 6:31 PM 6,602 Views 0 Comments

The verdict dealt a blow to challenger Raila Odinga who had alleged fraud and filed a petition against the poll outcome.

Kenyans go to the polls to choose next president in close-fought election race
# Kenya
# Kenya

Kenyans go to the polls to choose next president in close-fought election race

Aug 9th 2022, 10:35 PM 4,967 Views 0 Comments

The country is hoping for an orderly transition of power after almost a decade under two-term President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kenya candidates make final bid for votes as campaigning closes
# Kenya
# Kenya

Kenya candidates make final bid for votes as campaigning closes

Aug 6th 2022, 1:32 PM 5,031 Views 2 Comments

The frontrunners are making their final push for votes today, capping months of frenetic campaigning ahead of the August 9 polls.

Kenya drought: Children going hungry and women needing to 'beg' for support for the first time
# Malnutrition
# Malnutrition

Kenya drought: Children going hungry and women needing to 'beg' for support for the first time

Jul 10th 2022, 12:05 AM 11,777 Views 17 Comments

An inside look at a malnutrition clinic for women and children in Northern Kenya.

In pictures: The drought causing animals to drop dead in Kenya
# Horn Of Africa
# Horn Of Africa

In pictures: The drought causing animals to drop dead in Kenya

Jul 9th 2022, 7:00 PM 22,197 Views 5 Comments

A glimpse into the current situation for people in two Kenyan counties.

'The conflict takes two forms': How worsening droughts are fuelling tensions in Kenya
# Search For Water
# Search For Water

'The conflict takes two forms': How worsening droughts are fuelling tensions in Kenya

Jul 4th 2022, 9:02 PM 7,828 Views 2 Comments

In times of drought, farmers move their animals to look for water and pasture. This can create a rift with crop farmers.

'All of the animals will die': Kenyan farmers in crisis during worst drought in 40 years
# Waiting For The Rain
# Waiting For The Rain

'All of the animals will die': Kenyan farmers in crisis during worst drought in 40 years

Jun 29th 2022, 7:58 PM 14,435 Views 9 Comments

Concern brought The Journal and other media to Kenya to report on the impacts of drought.

# kenya - Last year 2021

'Athletics has lost one of its brightest young stars' - tributes paid to the late Agnes Tirop
# Tragic
From The42
# Tragic

'Athletics has lost one of its brightest young stars' - tributes paid to the late Agnes Tirop

Oct 13th 2021, 9:24 PM 6,424 Views 2 Comments

Thomas Bach and Sebastian Coe led the tributes to the two-time world bronze medallist.

Agony for Ireland 7s as late Kenyan try ends their Olympic medal hopes
# Dejection
From The42
# Dejection

Agony for Ireland 7s as late Kenyan try ends their Olympic medal hopes

Jul 27th 2021, 3:36 AM 12,433 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side made a promising start but conceded a late score to miss out.

Irish man (40) dies while climbing in Kenya
# Mount Kenya
# Mount Kenya

Irish man (40) dies while climbing in Kenya

Jan 29th 2021, 6:23 PM 48,345 Views 13 Comments

The incident happened at around 6am local time yesterday.

# kenya - All time

World’s last known white giraffe fitted with GPS tracking device to protect it from poachers
# Kenya
# Kenya

World’s last known white giraffe fitted with GPS tracking device to protect it from poachers

Nov 17th 2020, 6:06 PM 25,678 Views 18 Comments

The giraffe is alone after a female and her calf were killed by poachers in March.

Rare white giraffe and calf killed by poachers - leaving just one left in the world
# Kenya
# Kenya

Rare white giraffe and calf killed by poachers - leaving just one left in the world

Mar 11th 2020, 12:32 PM 47,771 Views 52 Comments

Just one remaining white giraffe remains alive — a lone male, borne by the same slaughtered female.

The most serious locust outbreak in 25 years is spreading across East Africa, threatening food supplies
# Food Insecurity
# Food Insecurity

The most serious locust outbreak in 25 years is spreading across East Africa, threatening food supplies

Jan 17th 2020, 4:50 PM 22,311 Views 16 Comments

The insects fly together by the millions and are devouring crops

34 killed as villages swept away in Kenyan mudslides
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

34 killed as villages swept away in Kenyan mudslides

Nov 23rd 2019, 4:04 PM 8,803 Views 4 Comments

It follows weeks of heavy rain in the east African country.

Kenya's Kosgei shatters Radcliffe world record in Chicago Marathon
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

Kenya's Kosgei shatters Radcliffe world record in Chicago Marathon

Oct 13th 2019, 6:03 PM 8,711 Views 10 Comments

Mo Farah finished 8th in the men’s race.

Two-time Olympic champion lucky to escape head-on collision with bus
# Kenya
From The42
# Kenya

Two-time Olympic champion lucky to escape head-on collision with bus

Aug 26th 2019, 12:34 PM 8,663 Views 1 Comment

David Rudisha was involved in a serious accident on Saturday night but escaped unharmed.

'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'
# Period Poverty
# Period Poverty

'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'

Jul 23rd 2019, 9:00 PM 78,314 Views 17 Comments

Young female activists are working to improve people’s lives in the largest urban slum in Africa, Kibera.

'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'
# Seeking Justice
# Seeking Justice

'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'

Jul 22nd 2019, 9:00 PM 75,569 Views 10 Comments

In certain areas of Kenya, slaughtering an animal or paying a €20 fine is the punishment for rape.

'I used to cut the girls, sometimes I would cut the wrong part and they would bleed terribly'
# FGM
# FGM

'I used to cut the girls, sometimes I would cut the wrong part and they would bleed terribly'

Jul 21st 2019, 9:00 PM 117,431 Views 20 Comments

Women in Kenya are fighting back against FGM, child marriage and gender-based violence.

Kenyan coach who was sent home from Rio Olympics banned for 10 years for corruption
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

Kenyan coach who was sent home from Rio Olympics banned for 10 years for corruption

May 22nd 2019, 7:39 PM 2,593 Views 1 Comment

Michael Rotich, the former head of the nations’ track and field team, has been suspended from the sport.

One Irish person among 157 dead after Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes en route to Kenya
# ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES
# ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES

One Irish person among 157 dead after Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes en route to Kenya

Updated Mar 10th 2019, 12:40 PM 88,515 Views 71 Comments

It has been reported that there were no survivors among the 157 people on board the aircraft.

American killed in Kenya hotel attack was 9/11 survivor
# Jason Spindler
# Jason Spindler

American killed in Kenya hotel attack was 9/11 survivor

Jan 17th 2019, 1:18 PM 31,745 Views 17 Comments

On 11 September 2001, Spindler was working for investment bank Salomon Smith Barney in the World Trade Center.

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya
# Nairobi
# Nairobi

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya

Updated Jan 16th 2019, 9:11 PM 18,573 Views 26 Comments

Among the dead was an American citizen, a US State Department official said.

At least six dead as Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen attack Nairobi complex
# Kenya
# Kenya

At least six dead as Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen attack Nairobi complex

Updated Jan 15th 2019, 10:55 PM 19,121 Views 26 Comments

Al-Qaeda-linked Somali group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Gunmen abduct Italian aid worker from Kenyan village
# Armed Gang
# Armed Gang

Gunmen abduct Italian aid worker from Kenyan village

Nov 21st 2018, 7:40 AM 7,388 Views 5 Comments

The 23-year-old was taken from a coastal village in an armed raid.

Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record
# Rapid
From The42
# Rapid

Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record

Sep 16th 2018, 2:18 PM 10,180 Views 16 Comments

It was the largest single improvement on the marathon world record since Derek Clayton improved the mark by 2:23 in 1967.

How did 11 of Kenya's most precious and protected black rhinos end up dead?
# Controversy
# Controversy

How did 11 of Kenya's most precious and protected black rhinos end up dead?

Sep 1st 2018, 11:00 AM 20,881 Views 13 Comments

Officials are now blaming each other for the fiasco in a country which prides itself on its conservation efforts.

Irish charity founder in Kenya works 6 days a week and pays himself €300 a month
# Charity
# Charity

Irish charity founder in Kenya works 6 days a week and pays himself €300 a month

Aug 26th 2018, 9:00 PM 48,157 Views 45 Comments

“I can do more here,” James Hennessy says of his life in the Great Rift Valley.

'A complete disaster': Eight out of 14 endangered rhinos die after moving to a new park
# Kenya Wildlife Service
# Kenya Wildlife Service

'A complete disaster': Eight out of 14 endangered rhinos die after moving to a new park

Jul 13th 2018, 8:00 PM 31,667 Views 33 Comments

The loss of so many in one go is unprecedented – an investigation has been launched.

Lesbian love story is banned in Kenya - but a hit in Cannes
# Lgbt Love
# Lgbt Love

Lesbian love story is banned in Kenya - but a hit in Cannes

May 12th 2018, 6:00 PM 11,422 Views 3 Comments

The director went from being a national hero to accused of corrupting Kenyan youth.

At least 27 people killed after dam bursts in Kenya
# Floods
# Floods

At least 27 people killed after dam bursts in Kenya

May 10th 2018, 10:47 AM 7,517 Views 2 Comments

Weeks of torrential rains in Kenya have led to flooding and mudslides that have left 159 dead.

This Cork dairy farmer drank blood fresh from a cow when she spent time farming with tribespeople in Kenya
# The Hardest Harvest
# The Hardest Harvest

This Cork dairy farmer drank blood fresh from a cow when she spent time farming with tribespeople in Kenya

May 2nd 2018, 6:10 AM 13,394 Views 20 Comments

Paula Hynes travelled to Kenya to spend two-and-a-half weeks with a remote Maasai tribe.

Leading ivory trade investigator murdered in Kenya
# Esmond Martin
# Esmond Martin

Leading ivory trade investigator murdered in Kenya

Feb 5th 2018, 1:25 PM 26,886 Views 19 Comments

Esmond Martin, aged 75, died after being stabbed at his house in a Nairobi suburb.

Alleged poacher arrested after rhino he was targeting attacks and injures him
# Karma Police
# Karma Police

Alleged poacher arrested after rhino he was targeting attacks and injures him

Oct 22nd 2017, 1:07 PM 17,731 Views 30 Comments

The incident happened in Etosha National Park in Namibia.

Jubilant scenes as judge declares controversial Kenyan election null and void
# Gross Irregularities
# Gross Irregularities

Jubilant scenes as judge declares controversial Kenyan election null and void

Sep 1st 2017, 2:57 PM 6,835 Views 5 Comments

President Uhuru Kenyatta won a second term in a widely criticised election last month.

Anyone who gets caught with a plastic bag in Kenya could face a €31,000 fine or four years in prison
# Plastic Bag Ban
# Plastic Bag Ban

Anyone who gets caught with a plastic bag in Kenya could face a €31,000 fine or four years in prison

Aug 28th 2017, 10:11 PM 24,814 Views 24 Comments

The ban came into force today but has sparked a lot of criticism.

'Champion for refugees' rights’: Tributes paid to Irish UNHCR official who died in Kenyan hospital
# Andy Needham
# Andy Needham

'Champion for refugees' rights’: Tributes paid to Irish UNHCR official who died in Kenyan hospital

Aug 15th 2017, 9:56 PM 15,492 Views 8 Comments

Andy Needham died unexpectedly following a routine operation.

Kenya want to build 10 athletics venues and become the first African host of the World Championships
# Bricks-and-mortar
From The42
# Bricks-and-mortar

Kenya want to build 10 athletics venues and become the first African host of the World Championships

Aug 15th 2017, 1:13 PM 2,924 Views 2 Comments

‘We have a plan to build big stadiums in Nairobi, Mombasa and Eldoret and seven additional new ones in other parts of the country.’

Two shot dead in protests over disputed Kenyan election
# Riots
# Riots

Two shot dead in protests over disputed Kenyan election

Aug 12th 2017, 10:14 AM 4,885 Views 2 Comments

Human Rights Watch urged police to show restraint in the face of protests.

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