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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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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 opposition calls for electoral commission to quit

Kenya’s opposition has called for the country’s electoral commission to disband before next year’s presidential vote. On Monday (April 25) some 500

Kenya’s opposition has called for the country’s electoral commission to disband before next year’s presidential vote. On Monday (April 25) some 500

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Kenya to freeze assets of Garissa massacre suspects

The Kenyan government says it will freeze the assets of those suspected of being involved in the Garissa University College massacre

The Kenyan government says it will freeze the assets of those suspected of being involved in the Garissa University College massacre

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Kenyan MPs trade blows in parliament over tough new security bill

A brawl erupted in the Kenyan parliament as lawmakers debated a new security bill to deal with intensified threats from Islamist militant group al-Shabab.

A brawl erupted in the Kenyan parliament as lawmakers debated a new security bill to deal with intensified threats from Islamist militant group al-Shabab.

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Scuffles break out in Kenyan parliament

Kenya’s parliamentary chamber descended into chaos over amendments to a security bill as police outside the building arrested a group of activists

Kenya’s parliamentary chamber descended into chaos over amendments to a security bill as police outside the building arrested a group of activists

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ICC prosecutor laments collapse of Kenyatta case

The decision to drop charges against Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta marks one of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) largest setbacks. The

The decision to drop charges against Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta marks one of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) largest setbacks. The

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Al-Shabab slaughters 36 non-Muslims in Kenya

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, has dismissed his interior minister after al-Shabab militants slaughtered 36 non-Muslim quarry workers. The

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, has dismissed his interior minister after al-Shabab militants slaughtered 36 non-Muslim quarry workers. The

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Kenya president at Hague court charged with crimes against humanity

The President of Kenya has arrived at the International Criminal Court (ICC). He is the first sitting world leader to appear before the Hague-based

The President of Kenya has arrived at the International Criminal Court (ICC). He is the first sitting world leader to appear before the Hague-based

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Large anti-government rally held in Kenya's capital Nairobi

In Kenya, hundreds of protesters have taken part in an anti-government rally in the capital Nairobi. Reuters news agency reported security forces

In Kenya, hundreds of protesters have taken part in an anti-government rally in the capital Nairobi. Reuters news agency reported security forces

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Kenya seeks forensic clues over shopping mall bloodbath

As forensics experts began a fingertip search of Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall, more footage emerged of soldiers rescuing those trapped inside by

As forensics experts began a fingertip search of Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall, more footage emerged of soldiers rescuing those trapped inside by

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Kenya: vice-president's war crimes trial postponed

Judges at the International Criminal Court in The Hague have adjourned the trial of Kenyan Vice President William Ruto for a week to allow him to

Judges at the International Criminal Court in The Hague have adjourned the trial of Kenyan Vice President William Ruto for a week to allow him to

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African Union accuses ICC of race hunt against Africans

The African Union has publicly accused the International Criminal Court of ‘ hunting’ Africans because of their race. The accusation was made as the

The African Union has publicly accused the International Criminal Court of ‘ hunting’ Africans because of their race. The accusation was made as the

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Kenyatta swears oath of office as Kenya's new president

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in as Kenya’s fourth president. Thousands attended the ceremony in Nairobi. The new president is the son of Kenya’s

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in as Kenya’s fourth president. Thousands attended the ceremony in Nairobi. The new president is the son of Kenya’s

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Kenyatta thanks Kenyans for peace

Kenya’s president-elect has used an Easter Day mass in the capital Nairobi to thank his compatriots for remaining calm throughout the country’s

Kenya’s president-elect has used an Easter Day mass in the capital Nairobi to thank his compatriots for remaining calm throughout the country’s

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Kenya Supreme Court confirms election result

The Supreme Court in Kenya has decided that the country’s presidential election earlier this month was free and fair, and judges upheld the result

The Supreme Court in Kenya has decided that the country’s presidential election earlier this month was free and fair, and judges upheld the result

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Kenya: defeated Odinga disputes election result

Defeated Kenyan presidential contender Raila Odinga is challenging the result of the March 4 election. Odinga, who is Kenya’s current prime

Defeated Kenyan presidential contender Raila Odinga is challenging the result of the March 4 election. Odinga, who is Kenya’s current prime

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Kenya presidential election result due on Saturday morning

The Kenyan election commission says it will announce the result of last Monday’s presidential poll on Saturday morning. With most votes counted

The Kenyan election commission says it will announce the result of last Monday’s presidential poll on Saturday morning. With most votes counted

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Kenyatta opens early lead in Kenyan presidential election

Uhuru Kenyatta has emerged as the early frontrunner in Kenya’s presidential poll. The deputy prime minister has a slight lead with a third of votes

Uhuru Kenyatta has emerged as the early frontrunner in Kenya’s presidential poll. The deputy prime minister has a slight lead with a third of votes

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Vote count begins in tight presidential race in Kenya

As the polls close in Kenya, officials say it is too early to tell the outcome of the hotly-contested presidential election. Voting passed off

As the polls close in Kenya, officials say it is too early to tell the outcome of the hotly-contested presidential election. Voting passed off

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Machete killings during Kenyan election

At least a dozen people were killed in election violence in Kenya on Monday according to police sources. Just before the polls opened it was

At least a dozen people were killed in election violence in Kenya on Monday according to police sources. Just before the polls opened it was

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Kenya on tenterhooks ahead of presidential vote

Kenya will vote for a new president on Monday, in a fraught election overshadowed by rampant corruption, divisive tribal politics and the threat of

Kenya will vote for a new president on Monday, in a fraught election overshadowed by rampant corruption, divisive tribal politics and the threat of

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Kenya elections haunted by the past

Kenya is bracing itself for a presidential vote on March 4 that is a tight two-way contest between bitter rivals. One of the top contenders is

Kenya is bracing itself for a presidential vote on March 4 that is a tight two-way contest between bitter rivals. One of the top contenders is