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Kenyan court blocks government closure of Dadaab refugee camp

A directive to close the camp and forcibly repatriate refugees was issued last year, but the high court said the decision was tantamount to an act of group persecution.

A directive to close the camp and forcibly repatriate refugees was issued last year, but the high court said the decision was tantamount to an act of group persecution.

Culture

Trump on canvas in Kenya thanks to artist Evans Yegon

One of the most famous faces on the planet is now on canvas in Kenya the birthplace of the father of the man Donald Trump will replace in the White House.

One of the most famous faces on the planet is now on canvas in Kenya the birthplace of the father of the man Donald Trump will replace in the White House.

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Kenya: dozens reported killed in oil tanker fireball

In Kenya, dozens of people are reported dead after a fireball from an oil tanker engulfed several vehicles on a main highway.

In Kenya, dozens of people are reported dead after a fireball from an oil tanker engulfed several vehicles on a main highway.

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Giraffes "vulnerable to extinction"

Giraffes have become the latest animal to be considered as being “vulnerable” to extinction.

Giraffes have become the latest animal to be considered as being “vulnerable” to extinction.

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Kenya burns illegal firearms

Kenya destroyed some 5,250 illegal firearms by fire on Tuesday as part of efforts to fight crimes like cattle rustling, carjackings and to eliminate threats from…

Kenya destroyed some 5,250 illegal firearms by fire on Tuesday as part of efforts to fight crimes like cattle rustling, carjackings and to eliminate threats from…

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Kenyan couple name their son Donald Trump, fend off criticisms

The baby, Donald Trump Otieno, was born to Mr Felix Otieno and Ms Lorna Akoth on August 9 this year. The couple said there was a party planned to celebrate the 3-month old baby Trump.

The baby, Donald Trump Otieno, was born to Mr Felix Otieno and Ms Lorna Akoth on August 9 this year. The couple said there was a party planned to celebrate the 3-month old baby Trump.

Business

Kenya: a very diverse destination

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Jimi Kariuki, Chairman at the Kenya

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Jimi Kariuki, Chairman at the Kenya

Culture

Kenya's first Mr and Miss Albinism crowned

Young persons living with albinism in Kenya on Friday participated in the first Mister and Miss Albinism in the capital Nairobi to demystify their condition.

Young persons living with albinism in Kenya on Friday participated in the first Mister and Miss Albinism in the capital Nairobi to demystify their condition.

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Police fire on protesters in Nairobi

Riot police have reportedly fired live ammunition and tear gas to disperse Kenyan university students protesting over road safety.

Riot police have reportedly fired live ammunition and tear gas to disperse Kenyan university students protesting over road safety.

Sport

Mnongat and Lobacevske win Mexico City marathon

The 34th Mexico City marathon took place on Sunday and some 35,000 runners braved the blistering temperatures.

The 34th Mexico City marathon took place on Sunday and some 35,000 runners braved the blistering temperatures.

Sport

Kenya disbands Olympic committee over Rio performance

Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee because of “alleged mismanagement” of the national team during the Rio Games. Sports Cabinet

Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee because of “alleged mismanagement” of the national team during the Rio Games. Sports Cabinet

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Kenya and UN work to change a refugee camp into a settlement

Refugees in Kenya who have fled the fighting in South Sudan are being given a chance to become self sufficient under a new initiative from the government and the UNHCR.

Refugees in Kenya who have fled the fighting in South Sudan are being given a chance to become self sufficient under a new initiative from the government and the UNHCR.

Science_technology

Why Kenya's new railway makes way for the Elephant

A veterinarian with a tranquiliser gun is the only hunter in this Kenyan wildlife reserve. The quarry is a female elephant in Tsavo National Park

A veterinarian with a tranquiliser gun is the only hunter in this Kenyan wildlife reserve. The quarry is a female elephant in Tsavo National Park

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Protesters in Kenya say electoral body must go

Hundreds of protesters gather in Kenya’s capital to demand the resignation of the country’s election body ahead of a vote next year.

Hundreds of protesters gather in Kenya’s capital to demand the resignation of the country’s election body ahead of a vote next year.

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Kenyan police fire tear gas at protesters calling for electoral body to resign

With 15 months until elections, opposition supporters had been staging a sit-in along the highway outside the offices of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission in Nairobi, who they accuse

With 15 months until elections, opposition supporters had been staging a sit-in along the highway outside the offices of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission in Nairobi, who they accuse

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Six days on, survivors are found in collapsed Kenya building

Man and two women rescued Fourth woman survived in a cavity Around 140 now saved Police say 39 dead Rescuers in Kenya pulled four more

Man and two women rescued Fourth woman survived in a cavity Around 140 now saved Police say 39 dead Rescuers in Kenya pulled four more

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A miracle in Nairobi

Four people are pulled alive from the wreckage of an apartment block - six days after it collapsed.

Four people are pulled alive from the wreckage of an apartment block - six days after it collapsed.

Culture

Malaysian and Kenyan artists win prestigious cartooning prize

Kenyan and Malaysian cartoonists Gado and Zunar have been awarded the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Prize. The accolade, which rewards cartoonists for

Kenyan and Malaysian cartoonists Gado and Zunar have been awarded the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Prize. The accolade, which rewards cartoonists for