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#Kenya

# kenya - Monday 23 September, 2013

Heavy gunfire and explosions heard as siege continues at Kenyan shopping mall
# Kenya
# Kenya

Heavy gunfire and explosions heard as siege continues at Kenyan shopping mall

Sep 23rd 2013, 7:25 AM 4,244 Views 53 Comments

As the stand-off enters its third day, sustained bursts of rapid gunfire erupted at dawn and lasted 15 minutes, and soldiers posted around the complex ducked for cover.

# kenya - Sunday 22 September, 2013

UPDATE: 59 people killed in Kenya attack and 175 injured
# Kenya
# Kenya

UPDATE: 59 people killed in Kenya attack and 175 injured

Sep 22nd 2013, 10:28 AM 11,893 Views 60 Comments

Cabinet Secretary for the Interior Joe Lenku says 59 people have been killed and 175 injured.

# kenya - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Shoppers killed in gun attack at upmarket Kenyan shopping mall
# Shooting
# Shooting

Shoppers killed in gun attack at upmarket Kenyan shopping mall

Sep 21st 2013, 7:40 PM 17,224 Views 64 Comments

Gunmen in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi lobbed grenades and opened fire on shoppers at an upscale mall.

# kenya - Monday 9 September, 2013

Bloody Sunday colonel killed by robbers in Kenya
# Africa
# Africa

Bloody Sunday colonel killed by robbers in Kenya

Sep 9th 2013, 8:13 AM 14,600 Views 97 Comments

Edward Loden commanded a Parachute Regiment unit that opened fire on civilians on Bloody Sunday in 1972.

# kenya - Thursday 29 August, 2013

41 dead after Kenyan bus plunges into valley
# Nairobi
# Nairobi

41 dead after Kenyan bus plunges into valley

Aug 29th 2013, 9:31 AM 3,928 Views 4 Comments

Bodies were said to be ‘strewn all over’, according to police.

# kenya - Thursday 22 August, 2013

World record holder Rudisha to run 800m in Galway
# Record Breaker
From The42
# Record Breaker

World record holder Rudisha to run 800m in Galway

Aug 22nd 2013, 7:48 PM 3,284 Views 4 Comments

The event will see the Kenyan race against celebrities over 800m.

# kenya - Thursday 6 June, 2013

UK to compensate 5,228 Kenyans for Mau Mau uprising abuse
# Mau Mau
# Mau Mau

UK to compensate 5,228 Kenyans for Mau Mau uprising abuse

Jun 6th 2013, 3:02 PM 4,609 Views 21 Comments

A compensation deal worth €23.5 million was unveiled. That’s around €4,460 per person – five times the annual salary of a Kenyan civil servant.

# kenya - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

These Kenyan schoolboys doing the high jump will make your day better
# Rift Valley
From The42
# Rift Valley

These Kenyan schoolboys doing the high jump will make your day better

May 28th 2013, 9:15 AM 4,957 Views 6 Comments

No crash-mat, no problem.

# kenya - Monday 13 May, 2013

40 psychiatric patients escape from Kenya hospital after overpowering guards
# Kenya
# Kenya

40 psychiatric patients escape from Kenya hospital after overpowering guards

May 13th 2013, 5:39 PM 8,659 Views 37 Comments

Ten of the patients have now returned to the hospital and police said the breakout must have been well planned.

# kenya - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Two dead in western Kenya riots: police
# Protests
# Protests

Two dead in western Kenya riots: police

Mar 31st 2013, 9:30 AM 2,663 Views 1 Comment

Protests erupted in western Kenya yesterday after a court upheld Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the country’s presidential elections.

# kenya - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Kenya Supreme Court upholds election of Kenyatta as president
# Kenya
# Kenya

Kenya Supreme Court upholds election of Kenyatta as president

Mar 30th 2013, 2:32 PM 2,205 Views 1 Comment

Lawyers for challenger Raila Odinga argued before the Supreme Court that the election was marred by irregularities.

# kenya - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Loser in Kenyan presidential election says he will contest result in court
# Kenya
# Kenya

Loser in Kenyan presidential election says he will contest result in court

Mar 10th 2013, 9:50 AM 3,292 Views 8 Comments

Uhuru Kenyatta, one of Africa’s richest men, was declared the winner with 50.07 per cent of the vote.

# kenya - Monday 4 March, 2013

Polls open as Kenya votes in crucial election
# Kenya
# Kenya

Polls open as Kenya votes in crucial election

Mar 4th 2013, 10:29 AM 1,589 Views 1 Comment

The elections are seen as a crucial test for the country which was hit by violence during the last elections five years ago.

# kenya - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Column: 'Hoping for the best but preparing for the worst' amid Kenya election fears
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'Hoping for the best but preparing for the worst' amid Kenya election fears

Feb 27th 2013, 7:00 PM 15 Views 4 Comments

Five years ago, over 500,000 people were displaced and more than 1,500 killed in post-election violence in Kenya. Now, NGOs are working to manage humanitarian situation ahead of the country’s next election this Monday, writes Ivy Ndiewo.

# kenya - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

'Millions of lives' could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs
# Malaria
# Malaria

'Millions of lives' could be saved by new global subsidy for malaria drugs

Oct 31st 2012, 6:45 AM 2,974 Views 4 Comments

The first independent evaluation of the international scheme shows promise.

# kenya - Friday 19 October, 2012

Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured
# Recognition
From The42
# Recognition

Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured

Oct 19th 2012, 4:56 PM 1,360 Views 0 Comments

The Kenyan legend was in Dublin to attend an event for his mentor Brother Colm O’Connell.

# kenya - Monday 15 October, 2012

DCU honorary doctorate for 'godfather of Kenyan running'
# Athletics
From The42
# Athletics

DCU honorary doctorate for 'godfather of Kenyan running'

Oct 15th 2012, 11:57 AM 924 Views 0 Comments

Olympic champion David Rudisha will be in Dublin this week to attend a ceremony honouring the work of Cork missionary Brother Colm O’Connell.

# kenya - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Irish man teams up with Kenyans to give "trade without aid"
# Kenya
# Kenya

Irish man teams up with Kenyans to give "trade without aid"

Aug 26th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,334 Views 4 Comments

What is it like founding an organisation that offers trade without aid in Kenya? Corkonian James Hennessy, who founded Development Pamoja, tells us.

# kenya - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Four dead after tourist plane crashes in Kenya
# Crash
# Crash

Four dead after tourist plane crashes in Kenya

Aug 22nd 2012, 5:11 PM 4,863 Views 0 Comments

Both pilots and two German tourists were killed in the crash at Kenya’s Masai Mara national park.

# kenya - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: How to stop crises becoming disasters

Aug 19th 2012, 1:00 PM 53 Views 1 Comment

On World Humanitarian Day, Concern Director in Kenya Anne O’Mahony writes from Nairobi on tackling the underlying causes of vulnerability to the worst effects of manmade and natural shocks.

# kenya - Saturday 4 August, 2012

'The only thing I'm looking for here is Olympic gold' - Rudisha
# No Pressure
From The42
# No Pressure

'The only thing I'm looking for here is Olympic gold' - Rudisha

Aug 4th 2012, 5:02 PM 673 Views 0 Comments

The Kenyan World Champion over 800 metres is in bullish mood ahead of his event on Monday.

# kenya - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Genealogists believe Obama may be descended from slaves after all
# Slavery
# Slavery

Genealogists believe Obama may be descended from slaves after all

Aug 1st 2012, 5:00 PM 7,831 Views 23 Comments

Barack Obama’s father could not be traced back to slavery – but nobody had checked the records on his mother’s side…

# kenya - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Government to fund hospital's HIV outreach programme in Kenya
# Kenya
# Kenya

Government to fund hospital's HIV outreach programme in Kenya

Jul 31st 2012, 5:58 PM 3,373 Views 30 Comments

On his tour of Africa, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore announces €50,000 in funding for a hospital which also offers paediatric heart surgery.

# kenya - Saturday 28 July, 2012

20,000 flee ethnic clashes in southern Ethiopia
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

20,000 flee ethnic clashes in southern Ethiopia

Jul 28th 2012, 6:41 PM 2,985 Views 0 Comments

At least 18 people have been killed in the fighting in the south of the country.

# kenya - Monday 2 July, 2012

Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya safely released
# Kenya
# Kenya

Aid workers kidnapped in Kenya safely released

Jul 2nd 2012, 3:38 PM 2,483 Views 0 Comments

The four were working with the Norwegian Refugee Council when they were abducted and one of their colleagues was killed during an ambush last week.

# kenya - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Grenade and gun attacks on Kenyan churches kill 10
# Kenya
# Kenya

Grenade and gun attacks on Kenyan churches kill 10

Jul 1st 2012, 10:56 AM 3,720 Views 3 Comments

Two churches were targeted in what officials believe were attacks mounted by Somali militants.

# kenya - Monday 25 June, 2012

Three killed in grenade attack on bar in Kenya
# Kenya
# Kenya

Three killed in grenade attack on bar in Kenya

Jun 25th 2012, 12:09 PM 1,592 Views 2 Comments

US Embassy in Nairobi had warned its citizens on Friday of threat of “imminent” terrorist attack in Mombasa.

# kenya - Saturday 23 June, 2012

US warns of 'imminent attack' in Kenya's Mombasa
# Kenya
# Kenya

US warns of 'imminent attack' in Kenya's Mombasa

Jun 23rd 2012, 12:37 PM 5,564 Views 5 Comments

US government travel to Mombasa suspended and citizens warned of threat of attack at the popular tourist destination.

# kenya - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Up to 27 million people are living in slavery, says US report

Jun 20th 2012, 9:17 AM 2,351 Views 12 Comments

US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.

# kenya - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Fertiliser bomb blamed for Kenyan blast
# Kenya
# Kenya

Fertiliser bomb blamed for Kenyan blast

May 29th 2012, 4:38 PM 1,377 Views 3 Comments

The FBI has joined the investigation into the blast, which ripped through a building full of small shops, wounding 33 people yesterday.

# kenya - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Bouncebackability: Ireland hammer Kenya in Dubai
# ICC Twenty20
From The42
# ICC Twenty20

Bouncebackability: Ireland hammer Kenya in Dubai

Mar 14th 2012, 10:18 AM 793 Views 6 Comments

The tournament favourites shook off the disappointment of losing to Namibia and won out comfortably in their second qualifier on Wednesday.

# kenya - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Crimes against humanity charges brought against Kenyan presidential candidates
# Kenya
# Kenya

Crimes against humanity charges brought against Kenyan presidential candidates

Jan 24th 2012, 9:48 AM 560 Views 0 Comments

The men have been ordered to stand trial over post-election violence in 2007 and 2008.

# kenya - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Runner whose feet froze left for jog feeling 'despondent'
# Report
From The42
# Report

Runner whose feet froze left for jog feeling 'despondent'

Dec 7th 2011, 12:10 PM 440 Views 1 Comment

Marko Cheseto, 28, of Kenya, disappeared from the university last month. He was suffering from hypothermia and severe frostbite to his feet when he staggered into the lobby of an Anchorage hotel three days later.

# kenya - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Concerns raised for humanitarian work after Somali militants ban aid agencies
# Somalia
# Somalia

Concerns raised for humanitarian work after Somali militants ban aid agencies

Nov 29th 2011, 4:57 PM 764 Views 3 Comments

UNICEF says it fears for the lives of malnourished children who have been receiving food from its workers, who have been banned by al-Shabab fighters.

# kenya - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Ethiopian troops spotted in Somalia: report
# Somalia
# Somalia

Ethiopian troops spotted in Somalia: report

Nov 19th 2011, 7:37 PM 3,592 Views 11 Comments

Has Ethiopia followed Kenya in sending its troops to tackle Somali insurgents?

# kenya - Friday 4 November, 2011

Kenya warns of 'Al Shabab donkeys' in Somalia
# Al Shabab Donkeys
# Al Shabab Donkeys

Kenya warns of 'Al Shabab donkeys' in Somalia

Nov 4th 2011, 2:05 PM 499 Views 3 Comments

Tensions on the Kenya-Somalia border follows a spate of recent kidnappings and the imposition of a Kenyan military force in the region.