Tag Archives: Nairobi

06Apr/15

Scene of mass murder at Garissa University campus

Student’s belongings are seen scattered around heavily damaged Garissa University campus, a scene of massacre of 148 people by al Shabaab militants.

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06Apr/15

Garissa residents blame government, locals for college attack

Garissa residents urge locals with knowledge of the whereabouts of militants behind the Garissa University College to step forward.

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05Apr/15

Kenyan government to pay hospital and funeral expenses for Garissa attack

Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto visits Garissa attack victims in hospital and says the government will clear all the bills for hospital and funeral expenses for all the victims.
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02Apr/15

Four dead, scores wounded as gunmen storm Kenyan college

At least four people were killed and scores wounded on Thursday when masked gunmen stormed a university campus near Kenya’s border with Somalia, taking students hostage and exchanging fire with security forces over several hours.

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30Mar/15

Obama to visit Kenya in July for entrepreneurship summit

U.S. President Barack Obama, whose father hailed from Kenya, will visit the country in July for the first time as president.

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02Mar/15

Outgoing Namibian president wins $5 mln Africa leadership prize

Namibia’s president Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the Mo Ibrahim Prize for good governance, joining previous recipients – former presidents Pedro de Verona Rogrigues Pires of Cape Verde, Mozambique’s Joaquim Chissano and Festus Mogae of Botswana. South Africa’s Nelson Mandela was also given an honorary award.
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23Feb/15

Controversial security law amended in Kenya

A Kenyan court throws out parts of an anti-terrorism law seen as stifling the media but leaves a provision allowing police to hold terror suspects for nearly a year without charge.
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22Feb/15

U.S. homeland security chief worried about al Shabaab mall threat

U.S. Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson urges vigilance following a threat made by Somali-based Islamist militants against shopping malls, including the Mall of America in Minnesota.
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16Feb/15

Kenyan broadcasters off air in digital migration stand-off with government

Kenyan television broadcasters go on nationwide black out to protest the mandatory move to digital transmission from analogue, saying the process of issuing broadcast signal broadcast licences was flawed and unfair, and that they want to broadcast digital signals on their own platforms.
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