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# kenya - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Man cuts off his wife's hands with a machete because they can't have children

Jackline Mwende Ngila said that tests showed that her husband, who has been charged with attempted murder, is the one with reproductive issues.

# kenya - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Kenyan court bid to stop anal exams of men accused of being gay

Engaging in gay sex is a criminal offence in Kenya.

# kenya - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Miracle as toddler is pulled from the wreckage of a collapsed building after four days

The little girl was found “in a bucket wrapped in a blanket”.

# kenya - Saturday 30 April, 2016

The world's biggest ivory bonfire is happening right now Ashes To Ashes This post contains videos

The world's biggest ivory bonfire is happening right now

An estimated $100m worth of illegal ivory is being torched.

Kenyan rescuers try to reach woman and child trapped in collapsed building

The six-storey building was home to more than 150 families and had been condemned.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# kenya - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Inside the elite running camp where world champions train

Stars sleep, eat and run together at a strict Kenyan camp where the day begins at 5am.

# kenya - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Take a walk through Kangemi slum, where Nairobi's poorest fight to survive

Unemployment is high, addiction is rife, and most women are victims of some form of violence – but somehow they find the strength to carry on.

# kenya - Sunday 6 March, 2016

On the streets of Nairobi: Where children aren’t children for long

Some were abandoned on the streets by family members, others left their home because of poverty or neglect.

# kenya - Friday 19 February, 2016

Six lions are roaming around a residential area in Kenya

A team of wildlife rangers tracking the lions aims to capture them.

# kenya - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Gambler stoned to death by mob after killing two people with sword at casino

The man reportedly flew into a rage after losing about €260.

# kenya - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

# kenya - Monday 21 December, 2015

Retired policeman held after fake bomb found on Air France plane

The plane carrying 459 passengers was flying to Paris yesterday when it had to divert to Kenya over the bomb scare.

# kenya - Monday 31 August, 2015

From The42 Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks More To Do

Doping remains firmly in the spotlight despite Beijing fireworks

There’s a lot to ponder for the new IAAF president ahead of next year’s Olympic Games.

# kenya - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From The42 Two Kenyans fail drug tests at World Athletics Championships Doping

Two Kenyans fail drug tests at World Athletics Championships

The country was already covered by a cloud of suspicion.

# kenya - Saturday 25 July, 2015

# kenya - Friday 24 July, 2015

Barack Obama has been greeted by his family in Kenya

The US President has said that he will be speaking out about gay rights during his trip.

# kenya - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

‘My name belonged and so I belonged’ – Barack Obama is about to return to his ‘homeland’

The president has visited Kenya before, but never as president.

# kenya - Sunday 31 May, 2015

A man has offered Barack Obama 50 cows for his daughter

The White House hasn’t responded.

# kenya - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

This garden in Bloom won’t have one blade of grass

Coined a ‘slum’ garden, the designer hopes it’s going to be unlike any other at the festival.

# kenya - Friday 15 May, 2015

Prostitutes are flocking to a nun’s sainthood ceremony

“Who doesn’t need body gratification? By the way, even Christians need sex.”

# kenya - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

People are making sure victims of the Kenyan massacre are not forgotten

The names of the deceased and their stories are being shared on Twitter.

# kenya - Monday 6 April, 2015

Kenya says it has launched air strikes on Islamic militants in Somalia

It is a retaliation for last week’s massacre.

# kenya - Saturday 4 April, 2015

‘Gentle’ ex-teacher accused of masterminding college massacre

148 people were killed in this week’s attack on a university campus in Garissa.

Some of your ancestors were fat and some of your ancestors were thin

New research has shown our ancestors began to diversify earlier than we think.

# kenya - Friday 3 April, 2015

Survivors say laughing gunmen taunted victims of brutal university massacre

The Pope has condemned the killings as “senseless brutality”.

# kenya - Thursday 2 April, 2015

147 killed after gunmen stage pre-dawn attack on Kenyan university

The masked gunmen stormed the university in the northeastern town of Garissa as students were sleeping.

# kenya - Friday 20 March, 2015

Tonnes of illegal elephant ivory tusks and trinkets burned at the stake

The move was made in an attempt to protect elephants.

# kenya - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls

The Mayo TD had previously repaid €2,000.

# kenya - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Man questioned over suspected arson attack on Michelle Mulherin’s constituency office

Gardaí said there was minimal damage to the office.

# kenya - Friday 23 January, 2015

Which politician made €2,000 worth of calls to Kenya from Leinster House?

The identity of the TD or Senator cannot be revealed unless they come forward.

# kenya - Monday 19 January, 2015

VIDEO: Police tear-gassed these children as they tried to protect their playground

The space was under threat of being seized by a property developer.

# kenya - Friday 2 January, 2015

Man jailed for insulting Kenyan president on Facebook

The man, a student, pleaded guilty to hate speech.

# kenya - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Using each other: Wealthy women hiring younger men in Kenya for relationships

A photographer found herself in the middle of the unusual world. Here’s what she found.

# kenya - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Irish scientists find vultures to be a very crafty bunch

New research shows that vultures really live up to their reputation for scavenging.

# kenya - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Opinion: Young people from Nairobi and Dublin speak about their lives

For International Youth Day, young adults on the streets of Dublin and Nairobi spoke about their lives, loves and dreams.

# kenya - Monday 11 August, 2014

Kenyan men flee to escape enforced circumcision

The procedure is often carried out without anaesthesia.

# kenya - Thursday 10 July, 2014

African elephants could quickly “be driven to extinction locally”, warns conservation group

CITES says that the number of elephants killed in the past three years is “far exceeding” the number born.

# kenya - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The42 Kenya on the brink of first ever Rugby World Cup qualification RWC2015

Kenya on the brink of first ever Rugby World Cup qualification

The Simbas will secure a spot alongside New Zealand in Pool C if they avoid defeat against Zimbabwe.

# kenya - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The42 Kenya take major step towards first-ever Rugby World Cup qualification Underdogs

Kenya take major step towards first-ever Rugby World Cup qualification

The east Africans pulled off an impressive victory over Namibia in Madagascar.

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