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Reuters* Suspect killed during gunfight at Mombasa house * Police say suspect trained youths for "terrorist" attacks By Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA, Kenya, June 17 (Reuters) - Kenyan police said on Monday they had shot dead a suspected supporter of the Somali...
Tags: Kenya, Shootings, Unrest, Conflicts and War, Somalia, Rebellions
ReutersMOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police shot dead two suspected militants on Monday who they said were planning attacks in the country on behalf of Somalia's al Shabaab. During a dawn raid on a house in the port city of Mombasa, police shot Kassim...
Tags: Kenya, Shootings, Somalia, Rebellions, Eastern Africa
ReutersNAIROBI, June 18 (Reuters) - Kenya's Olympic 800m champion David Rudisha is facing a three-week layoff with injury, sending the east African nation into panic mode and sparking fears over Rudisha's challenge at the world championships. Rudisha picked...
ReutersNAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan members of parliament, among the best paid in Africa, have bowed to public anger by accepting their first pay cut - but only in exchange for a tax-free car grant, pensions and extra allowances, officials said on Wednesday....
Reuters* Street battles erupt for second day, five killed on Friday * Kismayu a litmus test after decades of Somalia conflict * Renewed insecurity may benefit weakened Islamist militants By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU, June 8 (Reuters) - Gunbattles between militia...
NAIROBI, Kenya — It was not quite a direct apology and it came at least 50 years late. But the British government's "sincere regret" for colonial abuses of Kenyans during the Mau Mau uprising of the 1950s and its agreement to pay $30 million in...
Tags: United Kingdom, Prisons, Kenya, Pulitzer Prize Awards, Trials
Depression. Joy. Anguish. Solace. Loneliness. Gratitude. The Agler family has experienced the gamut of emotions since the death of Talia Agler, 26, last year in Washington, D.C. She was struck by a van while jogging on the National Mall. Rabbi Richard...
Reuters* Court says Kenyan police humiliate raped children * Police who ignore complaints now face arrest or fines By Katy Migiro NAIROBI, May 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Kenyan High Court has ordered police to reinvestigate complaints of rape by 11...
Tags: Fines, Thomson Corporation, Sexual Assault, Social Issues, Kenya
ReutersBy Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA, Kenya, May 26 (Reuters) - A Muslim cleric accused of possessing explosives and radicalising Kenyan youths into joining the Somali Islamist rebel group al Shabaab was killed in a shootout with police on Sunday, Kenyan authorities...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Islam, Kenya, National Government, Murder
Reuters* New head of state wants to rein in public wage bill * Anger in Kenya over MPs widely seen as greedy, corrupt * MPs say better pay means they less vulnerable to bribes By James Macharia NAIROBI, May 27 (Reuters) - Kenya's new President Uhuru Kenyatta...
NAIROBI, Kenya -- The swearing-in ceremony Tuesday for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, already one of the country's richest and most powerful men, involved pomp, a 21-gun salute, an old Bible and controversy. A dozen heads of state attended as Kenyatta...
Tags: Kenya, Heads of State, Culture, Ceremonies, Government
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