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#Kenya

# kenya - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Alleged poacher arrested after rhino he was targeting attacks and injures him

The incident happened in Etosha National Park in Namibia.

# kenya - Friday 1 September, 2017

Jubilant scenes as judge declares controversial Kenyan election null and void

President Uhuru Kenyatta won a second term in a widely criticised election last month.

# kenya - Monday 28 August, 2017

Anyone who gets caught with a plastic bag in Kenya could face a €31,000 fine or four years in prison

The ban came into force today but has sparked a lot of criticism.

# kenya - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'Champion for refugees' rights’: Tributes paid to Irish UNHCR official who died in Kenyan hospital

Andy Needham died unexpectedly following a routine operation.

From The42 Kenya want to build 10 athletics venues and become the first African host of the World Championships Bricks-and-mortar

Kenya want to build 10 athletics venues and become the first African host of the World Championships

‘We have a plan to build big stadiums in Nairobi, Mombasa and Eldoret and seven additional new ones in other parts of the country.’

# kenya - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Two shot dead in protests over disputed Kenyan election

Human Rights Watch urged police to show restraint in the face of protests.

# kenya - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Murdered official's identity used to 'hack Kenyan election results'

The leader of the country’s opposition coalition has made serious allegations about the vote.

# kenya - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election

Recent elections in the African nation have been beset by claims of vote-rigging and intimidation.

# kenya - Friday 14 July, 2017

Irish woman dies in East Africa RIP

Irish woman dies in East Africa

The Department of Foreign Affairs says that it is providing consular assistance in the case.

# kenya - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Column: 'Over half my patients, often with contagious illnesses, have to share a bed'

The scale of the HIV problem in Kenya’s Homa Bay County is enormous, writes Dr Eamonn Faller.

# kenya - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls' FGM

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'

Almost 3,000 girls living in Ireland could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation.

# kenya - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Opinion: 'I’ve never seen hunger and despair like I saw last week in Kenya'

With severe drought gripping many parts of East Africa, millions of people are facing starvation in the coming months, writes David O’Hare.

# kenya - Friday 7 April, 2017

From The42 2016 Olympic marathon gold medallist fails out-of-competition drugs test Drugs

2016 Olympic marathon gold medallist fails out-of-competition drugs test

Jemima Sumgong was the first Kenyan woman to win the race.

# kenya - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Kenyan MP urges women to boycott sex until men register to vote

Mishi Mboko said it was the best bet for beating the current government at the polls.

# kenya - Monday 12 December, 2016

From The42 'There are Kenyans so easily allowed to represent European countries... It takes away from the race' Issue This post contains videos

'There are Kenyans so easily allowed to represent European countries... It takes away from the race'

Irish sporting icon Sonia O’Sullivan was critical of the IAAF following the latest controversy relating to eligibility rules.

# kenya - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Irishman and daughter unhurt after vintage airplane they were piloting crashes in Kenya

John Ordway and his daughter Isabella have been taking part in the Vintage Air Rally which journeys from Greece to Africa over the course of five weeks every year.

# 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.

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