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#Kenya

# kenya - Friday 21 October, 2011

Al-Shabab display bodies of African Union peacekeepers
# Somalia
# Somalia

Al-Shabab display bodies of African Union peacekeepers

Oct 21st 2011, 10:47 AM 670 Views 5 Comments

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
# Hostage
# Hostage

Frenchwoman abducted in Kenya dies weeks after kidnapping

Oct 19th 2011, 11:32 AM 668 Views 2 Comments

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

WATCH: 100-year old man completes marathon
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

WATCH: 100-year old man completes marathon

Oct 17th 2011, 10:32 AM 436 Views 1 Comment

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
# Somalia
# Somalia

Kenyan military is moved into Somalia

Oct 17th 2011, 9:24 AM 517 Views 3 Comments

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

# kenya - Friday 14 October, 2011

Vehicle found during search for Spanish aid workers
# Abducted
# Abducted

Vehicle found during search for Spanish aid workers

Oct 14th 2011, 3:30 PM 404 Views 6 Comments

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.

# kenya - Sunday 9 October, 2011

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

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

Oct 9th 2011, 9:00 AM 438 Views 0 Comments

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
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Oct 2nd 2011, 7:56 PM 1,679 Views 4 Comments

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
# Kidnapped
# Kidnapped

Suspected pirates take Frenchwoman from Kenya to Somalia

Oct 2nd 2011, 1:55 PM 487 Views 0 Comments

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.

# kenya - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Pirates kidnap elderly Frenchwoman from Kenyan resort
# Pirates
# Pirates

Pirates kidnap elderly Frenchwoman from Kenyan resort

Oct 1st 2011, 10:53 AM 479 Views 0 Comments

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
# Maathai
# Maathai

First African woman to win Nobel Peace Prize dies

Sep 26th 2011, 9:48 AM 349 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Sep 18th 2011, 11:50 AM 95 Views 0 Comments

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
# Kenya
# Kenya

Dozens burned to death in petrol pipeline explosion

Sep 12th 2011, 11:49 AM 440 Views 7 Comments

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
# Kenya
# Kenya

British man killed and wife kidnapped in northern Kenya

Sep 11th 2011, 5:42 PM 686 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Sep 11th 2011, 11:01 AM 80 Views 4 Comments

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
# Horn Of Africa

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

Sep 5th 2011, 10:14 AM 246 Views 1 Comment

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
# Horn Of Africa
# Horn Of Africa

Second airlift of Irish aid reaches the Horn of Africa

Aug 11th 2011, 10:24 PM 174 Views 0 Comments

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
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 30th 2011, 11:22 AM 1,273 Views 0 Comments

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
# Opinion

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

Jul 28th 2011, 8:11 AM 63 Views 6 Comments

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
# Somalia

Nearly 800,000 children in Somalia face immediate death

Jul 22nd 2011, 6:00 PM 930 Views 26 Comments

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
# East Africa

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

Jul 21st 2011, 9:41 AM 1,433 Views 6 Comments

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
# East Africa
# East Africa

UN declares famine in parts of Somalia

Jul 20th 2011, 8:38 AM 387 Views 5 Comments

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
# East Africa
# East Africa

Mary Robinson in drought stricken Horn of Africa

Jul 18th 2011, 8:44 AM 422 Views 6 Comments

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
# East Africa
# East Africa

After two years UN aid delivered to Islamist areas of Somalia

Jul 17th 2011, 11:40 AM 173 Views 1 Comment

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
# Africa

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

Jul 6th 2011, 9:24 AM 601 Views 8 Comments

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

# kenya - Saturday 11 June, 2011

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

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

Jun 11th 2011, 5:18 PM 264 Views 4 Comments

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
# Kenya
# Kenya

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

May 16th 2011, 7:45 AM 1,655 Views 6 Comments

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

Gallery: Kenyans make clean sweep in London Marathon From The42
Live Apr 17th 2011, 2:53 PM

Gallery: Kenyans make clean sweep in London Marathon

# kenya - Thursday 3 March, 2011

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

Kenyan MP thrown out of parliament for bringing too much bling

Mar 3rd 2011, 12:03 PM 1,031 Views 0 Comments

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

# kenya - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

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

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

Feb 8th 2011, 4:28 PM 259 Views 0 Comments

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
# Kenya
# Kenya

Policeman shoots 10 people dead in Kenya

Nov 7th 2010, 9:22 AM 255 Views 0 Comments

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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