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#Kenya

# kenya - Monday 26 August, 2019

From The42 Two-time Olympic champion lucky to escape head-on collision with bus Kenya

Two-time Olympic champion lucky to escape head-on collision with bus

David Rudisha was involved in a serious accident on Saturday night but escaped unharmed.

# kenya - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'Girls are forced to have sex in exchange for sanitary pads or 50 cents'

Young female activists are working to improve people’s lives in the largest urban slum in Africa, Kibera.

# kenya - Monday 22 July, 2019

'I'll give you a goat and then you can forget about the rape'

In certain areas of Kenya, slaughtering an animal or paying a €20 fine is the punishment for rape.

# kenya - Sunday 21 July, 2019

'I used to cut the girls, sometimes I would cut the wrong part and they would bleed terribly' FGM

'I used to cut the girls, sometimes I would cut the wrong part and they would bleed terribly'

Women in Kenya are fighting back against FGM, child marriage and gender-based violence.

# kenya - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From The42 Kenyan coach who was sent home from Rio Olympics banned for 10 years for corruption Athletics

Kenyan coach who was sent home from Rio Olympics banned for 10 years for corruption

Michael Rotich, the former head of the nations’ track and field team, has been suspended from the sport.

# kenya - Sunday 10 March, 2019

One Irish person among 157 dead after Ethiopian Airlines plane crashes en route to Kenya

It has been reported that there were no survivors among the 157 people on board the aircraft.

# kenya - Thursday 17 January, 2019

American killed in Kenya hotel attack was 9/11 survivor

On 11 September 2001, Spindler was working for investment bank Salomon Smith Barney in the World Trade Center.

# kenya - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

21 people now confirmed dead following Islamist attack on hotel complex in Kenya

Among the dead was an American citizen, a US State Department official said.

# kenya - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

At least six dead as Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen attack Nairobi complex Kenya This post contains videos

At least six dead as Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen attack Nairobi complex

Al-Qaeda-linked Somali group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack.

# kenya - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Gunmen abduct Italian aid worker from Kenyan village

The 23-year-old was taken from a coastal village in an armed raid.

# kenya - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From The42 Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record Rapid This post contains videos

Kenyan marathon master Kipchoge smashes world record

It was the largest single improvement on the marathon world record since Derek Clayton improved the mark by 2:23 in 1967.

# kenya - Saturday 1 September, 2018

How did 11 of Kenya's most precious and protected black rhinos end up dead?

Officials are now blaming each other for the fiasco in a country which prides itself on its conservation efforts.

# kenya - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Irish charity founder in Kenya works 6 days a week and pays himself €300 a month

“I can do more here,” James Hennessy says of his life in the Great Rift Valley.

# kenya - Friday 13 July, 2018

'A complete disaster': Eight out of 14 endangered rhinos die after moving to a new park

The loss of so many in one go is unprecedented – an investigation has been launched.

# kenya - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Lesbian love story is banned in Kenya - but a hit in Cannes

The director went from being a national hero to accused of corrupting Kenyan youth.

# kenya - Thursday 10 May, 2018

At least 27 people killed after dam bursts in Kenya

Weeks of torrential rains in Kenya have led to flooding and mudslides that have left 159 dead.

# kenya - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

This Cork dairy farmer drank blood fresh from a cow when she spent time farming with tribespeople in Kenya The Hardest Harvest This post contains videos

This Cork dairy farmer drank blood fresh from a cow when she spent time farming with tribespeople in Kenya

Paula Hynes travelled to Kenya to spend two-and-a-half weeks with a remote Maasai tribe.

# kenya - Monday 5 February, 2018

Leading ivory trade investigator murdered in Kenya

Esmond Martin, aged 75, died after being stabbed at his house in a Nairobi suburb.

# 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.

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