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# kenya - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Kenya Supreme Court upholds election of Kenyatta as president

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

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# kenya - Monday 4 March, 2013

Polls open as Kenya votes in crucial election

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

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

The first independent evaluation of the international scheme shows promise.

# kenya - Friday 19 October, 2012

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

Olympic gold medallist Rudisha visits DCU as Irish missionary is honoured

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

# kenya - Monday 15 October, 2012

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

DCU honorary doctorate for 'godfather of Kenyan running'

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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From The42 Bouncebackability: Ireland hammer Kenya in Dubai ICC Twenty20

Bouncebackability: Ireland hammer Kenya in Dubai

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

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

# kenya - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

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

Runner whose feet froze left for jog feeling 'despondent'

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning…

# kenya - Friday 4 November, 2011

Kenya warns of 'Al Shabab donkeys' in Somalia Al Shabab Donkeys This post contains images

Kenya warns of 'Al Shabab donkeys' in Somalia

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

# kenya - Monday 24 October, 2011

France to supply troops fighting Somalia militants

But French authorities have denied reports that French naval vessels had carried out attacks near an al-Shabab stronghold.

14 injured in grenade attack at Kenyan nightclub Kenya This post contains videos

14 injured in grenade attack at Kenyan nightclub

Kenyan police say they believe Somali militant group al-Shabab is behind the attack, which comes after the group’s recent warning of “bloody battles” which would endanger the lives of civilians.

# kenya - Friday 21 October, 2011

Al-Shabab display bodies of African Union peacekeepers

The fighters displayed around 70 bodies of the troops after a battle in Mogadishu yesterday.

# kenya - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Frenchwoman abducted in Kenya dies weeks after kidnapping

The 66-year-old woman was taken from her rented house on a Kenyan island earlier this month by suspected Somali militants.

# kenya - Monday 17 October, 2011

From The42 WATCH: 100-year old man completes marathon Take A Bow This post contains videos

WATCH: 100-year old man completes marathon

India’s Fauja Singh astonished onlookers by achieving the seemingly impossible feat of finishing the race in just over eight hours.

Kenyan military is moved into Somalia

The move comes after a spate of abductions in Kenya that are suspected to involve Somalia’s al-Shabab militants.

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The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# kenya - Friday 14 October, 2011

Vehicle found during search for Spanish aid workers

The MSF employees were kidnapped from the world’s largest refugee camp in Kenya by gunmen believed to be part of Somalia’s al-Shabab militant group.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# kenya - Sunday 9 October, 2011

From The42 The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting Well Read

The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting

Paul Gascoigne’s tales from the dark side of celebrity, the origins of the Honey Badger and an incredible tribute to the elegant genius of Roger Federer: its our weekly round-up of the best the web has to offer.

# kenya - Sunday 2 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In this evening’s fix: the latest from the presidential campaign trail and the Sinn Féin/Fine Gael war of words, 700 arrested in New York, and an early Halloween fright…

Suspected pirates take Frenchwoman from Kenya to Somalia

Kenyan and French authorities are working to free Marie Dedieu from her captors in Somalia. She was abducted amid a shoot-out on the sea yesterday.