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#Kenya

# kenya - Sunday 2 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you should known this morning…

# kenya - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Pirates kidnap elderly Frenchwoman from Kenyan resort

The woman, who uses a wheelchair to get around, was taken from her home on Manda Island this morning.

# kenya - Monday 26 September, 2011

First African woman to win Nobel Peace Prize dies

One of Kenya’s most recognisable women Wangari Maathai, who won the Nobel in 2004 for combining environmentalism and social activism, has passed away following a long struggle with cancer.

# kenya - Sunday 18 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# kenya - Monday 12 September, 2011

Dozens burned to death in petrol pipeline explosion

At least 40 bodies have been counted after the blast in Kenya’s capital Nairobi, according to reports.

# kenya - Sunday 11 September, 2011

British man killed and wife kidnapped in northern Kenya

It was not known if the attackers came from neighboring Somalia, where pirates often prey on foreigners, or if they were Kenyans.

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# kenya - Monday 5 September, 2011

750,000 Somalis now at risk of death from famine - UN Horn Of Africa This post contains images

750,000 Somalis now at risk of death from famine - UN

The UN says a fourth region in southern Somalia is now suffering from famine – meaning half of the south is now in crisis.

# kenya - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Second airlift of Irish aid reaches the Horn of Africa

Irish Aid has delivered aid worth €8.2 million to the region. Meanwhile aid agency GOAL has criticised the UN for “reluctance” to provide peacekeepers, and has said the “international community “has no stomach to tackle terrorists”.

# kenya - Saturday 30 July, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# kenya - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Column: The UN must brave up to terrorists to get aid to Somalia Opinion This post contains images

Column: The UN must brave up to terrorists to get aid to Somalia

Charity GOAL’s chief executive John O’Shea says that while agencies are trying to help refugees flooding out of Somalia, some four million people are trapped inside and facing death.

# kenya - Friday 22 July, 2011

Nearly 800,000 children in Somalia face immediate death Somalia This post contains videos

Nearly 800,000 children in Somalia face immediate death

Concern video shows extent of humanitarian crisis in refugee camps as militants threatening to ban return of aid agencies not already on the ground.

# kenya - Thursday 21 July, 2011

'It is much worse than people realise': Mary Robinson visits Somalia East Africa This post contains images

'It is much worse than people realise': Mary Robinson visits Somalia

Such is the extent of the famine in parts of Somalia the US is to aid parts of the country controlled by Al-Shabab.

# kenya - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

UN declares famine in parts of Somalia

It is the first time famine has been declared in the region in 19 years amid the worst drought in six decades.

# kenya - Monday 18 July, 2011

Mary Robinson in drought stricken Horn of Africa

The former president’s visit comes nearly 20 years after her first trip to Somalia to highlight the crisis there.

# kenya - Sunday 17 July, 2011

After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia

It’s the first time aid has been delivered to some parts of the country in two years

# kenya - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Aid agencies seek urgent help to counter Africa's worst drought in decades Africa This post contains videos

Aid agencies seek urgent help to counter Africa's worst drought in decades

Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are close to yet another famine, after their driest period in around 60 years.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# kenya - Saturday 11 June, 2011

Al Qaeda chief in East Africa said to have been killed in Somalia

Fazul Abdullah Muhammad, thought to be responsible for the 1998 US embassy bombings, was killed in Mogadishu earlier this week it was reported today.

# kenya - Monday 16 May, 2011

Kenya's Olympic marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru dies in balcony fall

Twenty-four-year-old Wanjiru was the youngest runner to win four major marathons and recorded the fastest-ever marathon time in the US.

# kenya - Sunday 17 April, 2011

From The42 Gallery: Kenyans make clean sweep in London Marathon London Marathon This post contains images

Gallery: Kenyans make clean sweep in London Marathon

Thousands of runners descended on the British capital for the annual race.

# kenya - Thursday 3 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Kenyan MP thrown out of parliament for bringing too much bling Bling

Kenyan MP thrown out of parliament for bringing too much bling

Assembly member ejected from the chamber for wearing ear studs and offending his colleagues by “imitating a woman”.

# kenya - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

From The42 Cracking up: Finger injury rules Morgan out of Cricket World Cup Just Not Cricket

Cracking up: Finger injury rules Morgan out of Cricket World Cup

Irishman out of the English World Cup squad as his former team-mates fall to three-wicket defeat against Kenya.

# kenya - Sunday 7 November, 2010

Policeman shoots 10 people dead in Kenya

Two of the dead believed have to been the gunman’s colleagues who were killed at the start of the attacks on bars in Siakago, Kenya.

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