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#Kenya

# kenya - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Column: 'Over half my patients, often with contagious illnesses, have to share a bed'
# Medecins Sans Frontieres
# Medecins Sans Frontieres

Column: 'Over half my patients, often with contagious illnesses, have to share a bed'

Jul 9th 2017, 3:00 PM 2,476 Views 3 Comments

The scale of the HIV problem in Kenya’s Homa Bay County is enormous, writes Dr Eamonn Faller.

# kenya - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'
# FGM
# FGM

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'

Jun 24th 2017, 10:00 PM 35,962 Views 57 Comments

Almost 3,000 girls living in Ireland could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation.

# kenya - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Opinion: 'I’ve never seen hunger and despair like I saw last week in Kenya'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Opinion: 'I’ve never seen hunger and despair like I saw last week in Kenya'

Jun 4th 2017, 3:30 PM 238 Views 15 Comments

With severe drought gripping many parts of East Africa, millions of people are facing starvation in the coming months, writes David O’Hare.

# kenya - Friday 7 April, 2017

2016 Olympic marathon gold medallist fails out-of-competition drugs test
# Drugs
From The42
# Drugs

2016 Olympic marathon gold medallist fails out-of-competition drugs test

Apr 7th 2017, 7:50 AM 18,045 Views 25 Comments

Jemima Sumgong was the first Kenyan woman to win the race.

# kenya - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Kenyan MP urges women to boycott sex until men register to vote
# Powerful Motivator
# Powerful Motivator

Kenyan MP urges women to boycott sex until men register to vote

Jan 18th 2017, 2:29 PM 7,353 Views 11 Comments

Mishi Mboko said it was the best bet for beating the current government at the polls.

# kenya - Monday 12 December, 2016

'There are Kenyans so easily allowed to represent European countries... It takes away from the race'
# Issue
From The42
# Issue

'There are Kenyans so easily allowed to represent European countries... It takes away from the race'

Dec 12th 2016, 9:45 AM 3,696 Views 11 Comments

Irish sporting icon Sonia O’Sullivan was critical of the IAAF following the latest controversy relating to eligibility rules.

# kenya - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Irishman and daughter unhurt after vintage airplane they were piloting crashes in Kenya
# Nairobi
# Nairobi

Irishman and daughter unhurt after vintage airplane they were piloting crashes in Kenya

Nov 27th 2016, 7:06 PM 20,148 Views 5 Comments

John Ordway and his daughter Isabella have been taking part in the Vintage Air Rally which journeys from Greece to Africa over the course of five weeks every year.

# kenya - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Man cuts off his wife's hands with a machete because they can't have children
# Kenya
# Kenya

Man cuts off his wife's hands with a machete because they can't have children

Aug 2nd 2016, 10:35 PM 46,924 Views 81 Comments

Jackline Mwende Ngila said that tests showed that her husband, who has been charged with attempted murder, is the one with reproductive issues.

# kenya - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Kenyan court bid to stop anal exams of men accused of being gay
# Criminal Offence
# Criminal Offence

Kenyan court bid to stop anal exams of men accused of being gay

May 4th 2016, 10:05 PM 21,071 Views 54 Comments

Engaging in gay sex is a criminal offence in Kenya.

# kenya - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Miracle as toddler is pulled from the wreckage of a collapsed building after four days
# Nairobi
# Nairobi

Miracle as toddler is pulled from the wreckage of a collapsed building after four days

May 3rd 2016, 10:21 AM 8,081 Views 1 Comment

The little girl was found “in a bucket wrapped in a blanket”.

# kenya - Saturday 30 April, 2016

The world's biggest ivory bonfire is happening right now
# Ashes To Ashes
# Ashes To Ashes

The world's biggest ivory bonfire is happening right now

Apr 30th 2016, 5:23 PM 20,224 Views 46 Comments

An estimated $100m worth of illegal ivory is being torched.

Kenyan rescuers try to reach woman and child trapped in collapsed building
# Nairobi
# Nairobi

Kenyan rescuers try to reach woman and child trapped in collapsed building

Apr 30th 2016, 3:34 PM 8,340 Views 8 Comments

The six-storey building was home to more than 150 families and had been condemned.

# kenya - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Inside the elite running camp where world champions train
# Kenya
# Kenya

Inside the elite running camp where world champions train

Apr 2nd 2016, 3:00 PM 15,801 Views 6 Comments

Stars sleep, eat and run together at a strict Kenyan camp where the day begins at 5am.

# kenya - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Take a walk through Kangemi slum, where Nairobi's poorest fight to survive
# Kenya
# Kenya

Take a walk through Kangemi slum, where Nairobi's poorest fight to survive

Mar 26th 2016, 9:00 PM 29,325 Views 27 Comments

Unemployment is high, addiction is rife, and most women are victims of some form of violence – but somehow they find the strength to carry on.

# kenya - Sunday 6 March, 2016

On the streets of Nairobi: Where children aren't children for long
# Stolen Childhoods
# Stolen Childhoods

On the streets of Nairobi: Where children aren't children for long

Mar 6th 2016, 10:00 PM 23,028 Views 12 Comments

Some were abandoned on the streets by family members, others left their home because of poverty or neglect.

# kenya - Friday 19 February, 2016

Six lions are roaming around a residential area in Kenya
# Kenya Believe It
# Kenya Believe It

Six lions are roaming around a residential area in Kenya

Feb 19th 2016, 8:51 AM 13,178 Views 28 Comments

A team of wildlife rangers tracking the lions aims to capture them.

# kenya - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Gambler stoned to death by mob after killing two people with sword at casino
# Kenya
# Kenya

Gambler stoned to death by mob after killing two people with sword at casino

Feb 9th 2016, 3:00 PM 18,054 Views 17 Comments

The man reportedly flew into a rage after losing about €260.

# kenya - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Muslims dress non-Muslims in headscarves to save them from extremist attackers
# Saved
# Saved

Muslims dress non-Muslims in headscarves to save them from extremist attackers

Dec 22nd 2015, 12:47 PM 26,181 Views 95 Comments

Two people died in the attack.

# kenya - Monday 21 December, 2015

Retired policeman held after fake bomb found on Air France plane
# Questioning
# Questioning

Retired policeman held after fake bomb found on Air France plane

Dec 21st 2015, 12:25 PM 13,524 Views 18 Comments

The plane carrying 459 passengers was flying to Paris yesterday when it had to divert to Kenya over the bomb scare.

# kenya - Monday 31 August, 2015

Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks
# More To Do
From The42
# More To Do

Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks

Aug 31st 2015, 9:17 PM 4,111 Views 1 Comment

There’s a lot to ponder for the new IAAF president ahead of next year’s Olympic Games.

# kenya - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Two Kenyans fail drug tests at World Athletics Championships
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Two Kenyans fail drug tests at World Athletics Championships

Aug 26th 2015, 12:41 PM 6,291 Views 7 Comments

The country was already covered by a cloud of suspicion.

# kenya - Saturday 25 July, 2015

People in Kenya are naming their kids Air Force One in honour of Obama's visit
# Kenya Believe It
# Kenya Believe It

People in Kenya are naming their kids Air Force One in honour of Obama's visit

Jul 25th 2015, 2:49 PM 11,658 Views 60 Comments

Why not just Barack?

# kenya - Friday 24 July, 2015

Barack Obama has been greeted by his family in Kenya
# A Family Affair
# A Family Affair

Barack Obama has been greeted by his family in Kenya

Jul 24th 2015, 9:27 PM 18,830 Views 39 Comments

The US President has said that he will be speaking out about gay rights during his trip.

# kenya - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

'My name belonged and so I belonged' - Barack Obama is about to return to his 'homeland'
# Kenya
# Kenya

'My name belonged and so I belonged' - Barack Obama is about to return to his 'homeland'

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:32 PM 20,047 Views 28 Comments

The president has visited Kenya before, but never as president.

# kenya - Sunday 31 May, 2015

A man has offered Barack Obama 50 cows for his daughter
# Holy Moo-trimony
# Holy Moo-trimony

A man has offered Barack Obama 50 cows for his daughter

May 31st 2015, 8:30 AM 19,766 Views 48 Comments

The White House hasn’t responded.

# kenya - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

This garden in Bloom won't have one blade of grass
# Bloom
# Bloom

This garden in Bloom won't have one blade of grass

May 27th 2015, 6:06 AM 19,791 Views 4 Comments

Coined a ‘slum’ garden, the designer hopes it’s going to be unlike any other at the festival.

# kenya - Friday 15 May, 2015

Prostitutes are flocking to a nun's sainthood ceremony
# Kenya Believe It
# Kenya Believe It

Prostitutes are flocking to a nun's sainthood ceremony

May 15th 2015, 6:08 AM 17,911 Views 10 Comments

“Who doesn’t need body gratification? By the way, even Christians need sex.”

# kenya - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

People are making sure victims of the Kenyan massacre are not forgotten
# 147 Not Just A Number
# 147 Not Just A Number

People are making sure victims of the Kenyan massacre are not forgotten

Apr 7th 2015, 8:45 PM 8,312 Views 14 Comments

The names of the deceased and their stories are being shared on Twitter.

# kenya - Monday 6 April, 2015

Kenya says it has launched air strikes on Islamic militants in Somalia
# Garissa
# Garissa

Kenya says it has launched air strikes on Islamic militants in Somalia

Apr 6th 2015, 11:36 AM 8,392 Views 52 Comments

It is a retaliation for last week’s massacre.

# kenya - Saturday 4 April, 2015

'Gentle' ex-teacher accused of masterminding college massacre
# Kenya
# Kenya

'Gentle' ex-teacher accused of masterminding college massacre

Apr 4th 2015, 11:47 AM 15,659 Views 20 Comments

148 people were killed in this week’s attack on a university campus in Garissa.

Some of your ancestors were fat and some of your ancestors were thin
# Different Strokes
# Different Strokes

Some of your ancestors were fat and some of your ancestors were thin

Apr 4th 2015, 9:45 AM 13,517 Views 46 Comments

New research has shown our ancestors began to diversify earlier than we think.

# kenya - Friday 3 April, 2015

Survivors say laughing gunmen taunted victims of brutal university massacre
# Kenya
# Kenya

Survivors say laughing gunmen taunted victims of brutal university massacre

Apr 3rd 2015, 1:57 PM 10,650 Views 20 Comments

The Pope has condemned the killings as “senseless brutality”.

# kenya - Thursday 2 April, 2015

147 killed after gunmen stage pre-dawn attack on Kenyan university
# Massacre
# Massacre

147 killed after gunmen stage pre-dawn attack on Kenyan university

Apr 2nd 2015, 9:45 PM 42,726 Views 149 Comments

The masked gunmen stormed the university in the northeastern town of Garissa as students were sleeping.

# kenya - Friday 20 March, 2015

Tonnes of illegal elephant ivory tusks and trinkets burned at the stake
# Zero Tolerance
# Zero Tolerance

Tonnes of illegal elephant ivory tusks and trinkets burned at the stake

Mar 20th 2015, 9:15 PM 12,622 Views 42 Comments

The move was made in an attempt to protect elephants.

# kenya - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls
# Kenya Believe It
# Kenya Believe It

Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls

Feb 24th 2015, 6:13 PM 32,279 Views 173 Comments

The Mayo TD had previously repaid €2,000.

# kenya - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Man questioned over suspected arson attack on Michelle Mulherin's constituency office
# Mayo
# Mayo

Man questioned over suspected arson attack on Michelle Mulherin's constituency office

Jan 28th 2015, 8:58 AM 37,052 Views 147 Comments

Gardaí said there was minimal damage to the office.

# kenya - Friday 23 January, 2015

Which politician made €2,000 worth of calls to Kenya from Leinster House?
# Mystery
# Mystery

Which politician made €2,000 worth of calls to Kenya from Leinster House?

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:26 PM 38,737 Views 110 Comments

The identity of the TD or Senator cannot be revealed unless they come forward.

# kenya - Monday 19 January, 2015

VIDEO: Police tear-gassed these children as they tried to protect their playground
# Shocking
# Shocking

VIDEO: Police tear-gassed these children as they tried to protect their playground

Jan 19th 2015, 5:00 PM 14,785 Views 12 Comments

The space was under threat of being seized by a property developer.

# kenya - Friday 2 January, 2015

Man jailed for insulting Kenyan president on Facebook
# I'm Sorry
# I'm Sorry

Man jailed for insulting Kenyan president on Facebook

Jan 2nd 2015, 7:14 PM 10,488 Views 15 Comments

The man, a student, pleaded guilty to hate speech.