Tag Archives: Kenya

26 September 19

Kenya: 7 children killed in Nairobi school collapse

At least seven children have been killed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi after a primary school collapsed.

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14 September 19

Kenya introduces malaria vaccine to fight surge in deaths

Kenya has become the third African nation to introduce a malaria vaccine for babies and toddlers.

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16 August 19

Kenya sells first crude oil export – to China

Kenya has sold its first export of crude oil to a Chinese state-owned petroleum multinational firm.

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16 August 19

Kenya tourism still going strong after January Nairobi attack

Tourism in Kenya is experiencing sustained growth with minimal long-term impact from a hotel attack in Nairobi that killed 21 people in January.

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13 August 19

Somalia is in a lose-lose situation over Kenya border spat

An ongoing maritime border dispute between Somalia and Kenya has placed pressure on bilateral ties between the two countries since 2014 and threatened security in the Horn and East African regions.

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03 August 19

Kenyan court rejects ‘repressive’ content laws

A Kenyan judge has declared a section of communications laws that ban the sharing “obscene material” online as unconstitutional.

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29 July 19

Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda fall back on old railways as SGR funding dries up

Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are all looking to revamp their old railway networks due to a lack of funding for a Chinese-backed network between East African nations.

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29 July 19

Kenya’s unfinished railway & the danger of over-reliance on China

Kenya’s Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway has proven very popular with travellers moving between the country’s capital and the coastal city on Mombasa. However, the real aim of the project was to boost trade freight heading from the Kenyan coast to
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19 July 19

HRW: Kenya needs to address police killings

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is calling upon authorities in Kenya to address a “scourge” of unlawful police killings.

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27 June 19

Kenya halts Lamu coal power project over environmental concerns

Judges in Kenya have halted plans to construct the country’s first coal-powered plant near Lamu, due to environmental concerns.

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