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‘Travel writing going beyond mere sight-seeling, beaches & cocktails’


July 24th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Move over bare-boned travel listings couched in a flourish of words. Powerful transformation stories about people and places are the fashion of travel writings ... Read more...

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Kenyan football lovers keep off pubs during Euro final


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 2 (IANS) Football lovers in Kenya stayed away from pubs and other entertainment spots during the Euro 2012 final for fear of terror attacks Sunday night.The move ... Read more...

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UN deplores killing of Somali refugee leader at Kenya camp


January 1st, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Antonio Guterres, on Saturday condemned the recent killing of a Somali community leader in the Dadaab refugee complex in ... Read more...

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Kenyan forces in shootout with French woman’s abductors


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 1 (IANS) Kenya's security forces were engaged in a fierce shootout with abductors of the French woman who was kidnapped early on Saturday from a resort island in ... Read more...

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Italy to send emergency aid to Horn of Africa


August 19th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 19 (IANS) Italy will send 30 tonnes of emergency aid to the Horn of Africa region to help deal with the drought and famine situation there, the foreign ... Read more...

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Drought in Horn of Africa affects 1.8mn children: UN


June 2nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 2 (IANS) Over 1.8 million children aged below five seek humanitarian assistance in the Horn of Africa, Xinhua reported UNICEF as stating Thursday.The Horn of Africa includes ... Read more...

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A maid knew of the Will-Kate engagement before the Queen


November 21st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) A maid in Kenya was told about the engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton - before even the Queen was informed.Margret Lekartgi, a 22-year-old maid, has ... Read more...

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Early human ancestors’ ‘brain food’ - crocs, fish and hippos!


June 10th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Our early ancestors, living in what is now northern Kenya, feasted on fish and other aquatic animals such as turtles and crocodiles - foods which probably played a ... Read more...

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Fish diet may have given our brain its cutting edge


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) Two million years ago, humans began eating crocodiles, turtles and fish - a diet that could have given our brains its cutting edge, research says. In what is the ... Read more...

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Aquatic diet of early humans behind evolution of brain


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Aquatic foods such as fish, crocodiles and turtles, which early humans began eating two million years ago, could have played an important role in the evolution of human ... Read more...

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Storms, floods kill 26 in Kenya


January 4th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 4 (DPA) Days of heavy rainfall in northern Kenya have left 26 people dead due to flooding, the Daily Nation newspaper reported Monday. Due to the high number of missing people, ... Read more...

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Morgan Freeman buys plane as pre-Christmas gift!


December 7th, 2009 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 6 (IANS) Oscar-award winning actor Morgan Freeman has treated himself to an early Christmas present with a private plane. The actor, who endured a stint in the US Air ... Read more...

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Morgan Freeman buys private plane


December 6th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 06 (ANI): Morgan Freeman has bought a private plane.'The Shawshank Redemption' actor had been in the U.S. Air Force as a young adult, but had learnt to fly in 2002.He ... Read more...

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Footprints prove earliest humans walked 1.5 mn years ago


February 28th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Footprints found by researchers in two 1.5 million-year-old sedimentary layers in Kenya show that some of the earliest humans walked like we do today. The footprints found ... Read more...

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Earliest humans walked on anatomically modern feet 1.5 million years ago


February 27th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Scientists have found ancient footprints in Kenya that show some of the earliest humans walked like us and did so on anatomically modern feet 1.5 million years ... Read more...

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Oxfam warns of food crisis in east Africa


July 24th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
DPA London, July 24 (DPA) Britain's leading charity Oxfam has warned that 13 million people in East Africa are at risk of hunger and destitution as food prices spiral out of control. A ... Read more...

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Last common ancestor of gorillas, chimpanzees and humans found in Kenya?


November 14th, 2007 - 10:38 am ICT by admin
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Married men have lower testosterone levels than bachelors


November 14th, 2007 - 1:59 am ICT by admin
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