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Over $50 bn illicitly transferred from Africa annually: Mbeki

August 16th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 15 (IANS) Over $50 billion is illicitly transferred from Africa annually with multinational corporations being the main culprits, said former South African president Thabo Mbeki here Wednesday.Mbeki, chairman ... Read more...

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Rain-triggered rockslide flattens Nairobi slum, killing 7

April 5th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by BNO News
NAIROBI, KENYA (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed on early Wednesday morning when heavy rainfall caused a rockslide in a slum in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, destroying dozens ... Read more...

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Remembering Sathya Sai Baba’s soul safari (First Person)

April 25th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Not many know that the late Sathya Sai Baba made only one foreign trip from India and that was to East Africa back in 1968. His first and sole trip was ... Read more...

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Six killed in Kenya stadium stampede

October 24th, 2010 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 24 (IANS) At least six football fans died and several were injured in a stampede at the gate of a stadium here in the Kenyan capital.The incident occurred at the ... Read more...

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India to help Kenya revive its textile sector

October 14th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 14 (IANS) India has offered technical assistance to Kenya in reviving its textile sector, which employs nearly one-third of the East African country's industrial workforce."India offered to collaborate in ... Read more...

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Two football fans killed in Kenya pub brawl

July 4th, 2010 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 4 (IANS) Two football fans were killed in a brawl here in the Kenyan capital after Ghana's loss in the World Cup quarterfinals, police said. The first victim was stabbed in ... Read more...

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Five killed in stampede at Kenyan rally

June 14th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 14 (DPA) Two explosions at a rally in the Kenyan capital led to a stampede in which at least five people died and 80 were injured. The Sunday rally was organised ... Read more...

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Sex industry fears “.xxx” domain would create porn ‘ghetto’

March 11th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): The proposed setting up of a ".xxx" domain name has caused an uproar in the adult sex industry, as it fears it would be the first step towards ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton to visit Africa next week

July 31st, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, July 31 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit South Africa next week as part of her seven-nation tour of Africa, BuaNews Reported. Clinton will begin her tour ... Read more...

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An Indian safari in Nairobi, with samosas and biryani (Letter from Nairobi)

May 3rd, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Nairobi, May 3 (IANS) Chapatis are for Christmas and biryani is for weddings. And samosas are forever. Traces of India and Indians can be found just about everywhere in the ... Read more...

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At Nairobi meet, India learns about new Obama agenda

February 26th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India last week not only changed its long-standing position against legal restrictions on mercury emissions, but also learnt a valuable lesson in dealing with the new US ... Read more...

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Climate change may intensify food crisis, warns UN

February 17th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 17 (DPA) As environment ministers from across the world gathered in the Kenyan capital, the UN Tuesday warned that the global food crisis could be intensified dramatically by climate change. A ... Read more...

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Somalia homicide bombings facilitated by al Qaeda

October 31st, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A US intelligence official has said that the series of homicide bombings in Somalia on Wednesday were probably the work of a local group that was likely ... Read more...

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African leaders to meet over Somalia

October 27th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 27 (Xinhua) African leaders are due to meet in Kenya Tuesday to discuss ways to stabilise Somalia that has been hit by violence for more than a decade, Kenya's foreign ... Read more...

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Obama’s half-brother living in Nairobi slum

August 22nd, 2008 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 21 (DPA) Barack Obama's half-brother George Hussein Obama has been discovered living in a tin shack in a Nairobi slum, the Italian version of Vanity Fair reported.Obama shares the same ... Read more...

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