Tag Archives: Kenya

06 August 17

Kenyans flee to Uganda ahead of election

Hundreds of Kenyans are crossing the border into Uganda each day ahead of presidential elections next week, as fears over potential violence increase.

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05 August 17

Kenya: 180,000 security officers on guard for elections

Kenya’s national police has ordered 180,000 security officers to man Tuesday’s presidential elections, as fears over potential violence mount.

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31 July 17

Kenya: Facebook rolls out tool to combat fake news ahead of polls

Facebook has rolled out a new tool to help users in Kenya spot fake news ahead of this week’s presidential election.

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28 July 17

Kenya: Al-Shabaab kills police officer in Mandera

Somalian Islamist group Al-Shabaab killed a policeman in Kenya on Thursday, during an attack on a police station in Mandera County.

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28 July 17

Fake news could be a good thing for Kenyan media

Fake news is gripping Kenya ahead of the country’s presidential election on Tuesday. It’s not only growing in scale but also in sophistication as major publications are mimicked in order to deliver fake news stories. Last month, the BBC was forced
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16 July 17

Kenya: 3 men sentenced to death for abusing woman

Three men in Kenya were sentenced to death on Wednesday for stripping naked and abusing a woman in during a series of attacks in 2014.

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15 July 17

HRW: Rift Valley violence threatens Kenya elections

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says ongoing violence in Kenya’s Rift Valley could keep thousands of people from voting in next month’s presidential elections.

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06 July 17

Kenya: 9 beheaded in suspected Al-Shabaab attack

Nine people in Kenya were beheaded in a suspected Al-Shabaab attack in the district of Lamu, police say.

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01 July 17

Kenya strikes deal with US to fight cybercrime

Kenya and the United States are teaming up to tackle cybercrime following a series of global attacks in recent months.

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30 June 17

Kenya: Chinese-built bridge collapses, days after presidential inspection

A $10 million bridge being built by Chinese engineers in Kenya has collapsed, injuring 28 people, a matter of days after President Uhuru Kenyatta made a personal inspection visit.

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