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Kenya orders probe into poor performance at London Olympics


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 22 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki ordered the Ministry of Sports to move fast and establish the cause of the country's dismal performance at the recently concluded London ... Read more...

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Three-day mourning in Kenya after chopper crash


June 11th, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 11 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki has declared three-day national mourning which begins Monday onwards, following a helicopter crash near the capital Nairobi in which a minister, his ... Read more...

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Two Kenyan ministers among six killed in chopper crash (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 10 (IANS) Kenya's internal security minister and his deputy were among six government officials killed in a police helicopter crash Sunday near the capital Nairobi, Kenyan media reported.George ... Read more...

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India, Kenya to discuss bilateral trade and investment


October 12th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India and Kenya would evolve new ways and means of strengthening bilateral trade, investment and economic cooperation this week.The sixth India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee (JTC) will ... Read more...

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India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee meeting in Nairobi


October 12th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will address the 6th India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee (JTC) meeting in Nairobi on Wednesday.During his visit, Sharma is scheduled to ... Read more...

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Kenyan president signs new constitution into law


August 27th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 27 (DPA) Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki Friday signed into law a long-awaited new constitution, weeks after it was passed in a national referendum. A massive crowd gathered to watch the president ... Read more...

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Kenyans flock to vote on crucial referendum


August 4th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 4 (DPA) Kenyans came out in droves early Wednesday to vote in a referendum on a new constitution, part of the reform process aimed at avoiding a repeat of the ... Read more...

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Freeman, Theron among celebs to attend World Cup final


July 10th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 10 (DPA) Nelson Mandela's attendance at the World Cup final in Johannesburg is uncertain but his double, US actor Morgan Freeman, will be ther, so will South African-born actress ... Read more...

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Kenyan President Kibaki to visit China


April 23rd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki will visit China and meet with Chinese President Hu Jintao later this month, state media reported on Friday.Kibaki is scheduled to arrive in China ... Read more...

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Queen Discusses Climate Change With Commonwealth State Heads Over Dinner


November 29th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Trinidad and Tobago, Nov. 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Saturday night the monarch of England, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll threw a dinner for the heads of states and the government of ... Read more...

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Kibaki invites FIFA World Cup teams to train in Kenya (Lead)


November 14th, 2009 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 14 (IANS) Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has invited the qualifying teams to take advantage of the country's state-of-the-art sport facilities for training before their FIFA World Cup contest in South ... Read more...

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Kibaki invites FIFA World Cup teams to train in Kenya


November 14th, 2009 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 14 (IANS) South African President Mwai Kibaki has invited the qualifying teams to take advantage of the country's state-of-the-art sport facilities for training before their FIFA World Cup showdown in ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton arrives in Kenya at start of Africa tour


August 5th, 2009 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 4 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in Kenya Tuesday on the first leg of her Africa tour. Clinton's visit demonstrates the continent is a foreign policy ... Read more...

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Kenyan women to go on sex strike in political protest


April 30th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 30 (DPA) A group of Kenyan women's organisations have called on wives and girlfriends in the country to withdraw conjugal rights for a week in an attempt to end the ... Read more...

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At least 29 killed in Kenya road accident


January 19th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 19 (DPA) At least 29 people were killed and 24 others seriously injured Monday when a truck collided head on with a bus in Kenya, the police said.The accident occurred ... Read more...

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Kenya to declare national emergency over food crisis


January 9th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 9 (Xinhua) The Kenyan government plans to declare a national emergency over the prevailing drought and famine situation in the country that has rendered nearly ten million people food insecure.The ... Read more...

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Kenya urges UN to tackle food crisis, Nigerian piracy


December 1st, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Dec 1 (Xinhua) Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki has asked the United Nations to mobilise resources to tackle global problems, including high food prices and rampant piracy along the coast of Somalia. ... Read more...

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Africans hail Obama win as victory for Africa with song and dance


November 5th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 5 (DPA) Africans Wednesday celebrated the election of Barack Obama to the White House with song and dance and hailed his victory as one of great significance for the continent.In ... Read more...

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Obama’’s Kenyan relatives celebrate his White House victory


November 5th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kogelo (Kenya), Nov.5 (ANI): Relatives of U.S. President elect Barack Obama are celebrating his victory in Kogelo in western Kenya. According to a report in the Guardian, Obamas Kenyan relatives streamed ... Read more...

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US, world leaders hail Obama victory (Lead)


November 5th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) World leaders have been quick to congratulate Democrat Barack Obama on his victory in the US presidential elections. Soon after US media projected Obama winning the election and ... Read more...

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National holiday in Kenya on Obama victory


November 5th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 5 (DPA) Kenyans took to the streets early Wednesday morning to celebrate Barack Obama's election to the White House as the nation's president declared a national holiday.In downtown Nairobi ... Read more...

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Obama fever picks up in Kenya as US election approaches


October 26th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 26 (DPA) US Presidential hopeful Barack Obama's stern face stares out from the back of a rickety Matatu - a commuter minibus - as it swerves through traffic in Kenyan ... Read more...

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Politicians involved in Kenya’s post-election violence: Probe


October 15th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 15 (DPA) An independent commission probing the post-election violence that rocked Kenya at the start of the year said Wednesday that politicians were involved in organising ethnically based killings and ... Read more...

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Kenya announces cash rewards for medal winners in Beijing


July 29th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Nairobi, July 29 (Xinhua) The Kenyan government has announced cash rewards for its medal winners in the forthcoming Beijing Olympic Games next month. President Mwai Kibaki said gold medallists will earn 750,000 ... Read more...

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Kenyan premier calls for African Union troops in Zimbabwe


June 29th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Nairobi, June 29 (DPA) Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has called on the African Union to deploy troops in Zimbabwe to take control from President Robert Mugabe, reports said Sunday. "Mugabe is ... Read more...

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Kenyan premier’s party wins three seats in peaceful by-elections


June 12th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Nairobi, June 12 (DPA) The party of Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga won three parliamentary seats Thursday after by-elections that were seen as the first major test for the grand coalition formed ... Read more...

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Kenyans vote in by-elections seen as test for fragile coalition


June 12th, 2008 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
DPA Nairobi, June 11 (DPA) Kenyans went to the polls in five by-elections Wednesday in what is seen as the first major test for the grand coalition formed in April to end months ... Read more...

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Kenya to import food to avert crisis (Lead)


June 1st, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Nairobi, June 1 (Xinhua) Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki Sunday said his coalition government would import three million bags of maize by August to avert food crisis which has hit the east African ... Read more...

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Kenyan president rules out amnesty for post-poll rioters


June 1st, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Nairobi, June 1 (Xinhua) Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki Sunday ruled out general amnesty to perpetrators of the post-election violence which rocked the east African nation in the wake of disputed presidential elections ... Read more...

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Kenyan police use tear gas on food price demonstrators


June 1st, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi, June 1 (DPA) Kenyan police fired teargas to disperse several hundred demonstrators calling on the government to introduce subsidies to battle rising food prices. Police said they arrested four demonstrators Saturday ... Read more...

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Kenyan police uses force on food price demonstrators


June 1st, 2008 - 9:32 am ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi, May 31 (DPA) Kenyan police fired teargas Saturday to disperse several hundred demonstrators calling on the government to introduce subsidies to battle rising food prices. Police said they arrested four demonstrators, ... Read more...

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Kenya must stop forcing refugees to go home: rights body


May 23rd, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi, May 23 (DPA) The Kenyan government should stop forcing those displaced by violence following last December's disputed election to return home against their will, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Friday. "Internally ... Read more...

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Kenyan cabinet meets amid rift over election violence amnesty


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:10 am ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi, May 22 (DPA) Kenya's coalition cabinet met Thursday amid a rift over calls for an amnesty for those involved in post-election violence that saw over 1,000 people killed. A deal brokered ... Read more...

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After quiet diplomacy, Kenya rocks and raps for peace


May 1st, 2008 - 10:02 am ICT by admin
By Eva Berendsen and Eva Krafczyk Nairobi, May 1 (DPA) German Ambassador to Kenya Walter Lindner has great faith in the hushed tones of quiet diplomacy. Lindner is among the European Union (EU) ... Read more...

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Kenyan PM calls for speedy end to Zimbabwean crisis


April 20th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi, April 20 (DPA) Kenya's new Prime Minister Raila Odinga has appealed to African countries to act with speed in their efforts to resolve the crisis in Zimbabwe, reports said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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