Kenya

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Kenyan court sentences police officer to death for triple murder
Three other accused will serve sentences of up to 30 years over deaths of Willie Kimani, Josephat Mwenda and Joseph Muiruri, in case that sparked national protests

Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

06, Feb, 2023 @10:26 AM

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Wake up, Davos … global leaders must think local to solve the world’s problems | Kennedy Odede
Last week’s Swiss pow-wow was all very well, but the solutions to poverty and climate change lie in the field

Kennedy Odede

27, Jan, 2023 @7:15 AM

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Children go hungry at Kenya refugee camp as malnutrition numbers soar
MSF charity reports 33% rise in malnourished patients at giant Dadaab complex after influx from drought-stricken Somalia

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

26, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Brazil, Kenya, the US – tech giants are putting democracy in peril the world over | Odanga Madung
Billions of us are due to vote in the next two years as the scourge of online misinformation grows ever worse. It’s time to regulate

Odanga Madung

25, Jan, 2023 @7:15 AM

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‘Culture is hard to break’: Kenya’s medical schools face a shortage of cadavers
Medical training is in demand, but hesitancy on body donation means students have little to work with, while an illicit trade in transplant organs flourishes

Caroline Kimeu

24, Jan, 2023 @1:10 PM

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Kenya declares war on millions of birds after they raid crops
Toxic pesticides used to eradicate grain-eating quelea may harm the country’s endangered raptors, say conservationists

Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

17, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The big picture: the champion runners of Iten
Shamil Tanna captures the hard training and collective spirit of the aspiring Olympic athletes of a tiny town in western Kenya known for its marathon winners

Tim Adams

15, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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New music for 2023: Nyokabi Kariũki, the Kenyan composer using field recordings to conjure Nairobi from afar
Kariũki’s intimate music summoned her home while she was stuck in the US during lockdown – and her darker new album delves into her experience of long Covid

Tara Joshi

03, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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‘Miracles and heartbreak’: saving orphaned elephants as Kenya’s drought devastates herds
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is nursing record numbers of young animals back to health but as rains continue to fail, the vulnerable mammals face a challenging future

Lizzy Davies

26, Dec, 2022 @7:30 AM

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British student stranded in Kenya for three months waiting for passport
Officials have refused to issue emergency documents to Michael Omidire, 21, who travelled to country on a Ghanaian passport

Amelia Gentleman

22, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Every chemist has a backroom’: the rise of secret FGM in Kenya
A move away from public ceremonies to ‘medicalised’ cutting is one of the greatest threats to eliminating the abusive practice, say campaigners

Caroline Kimeu

15, Dec, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Migrant worker dies at World Cup after falling from top of Lusail Stadium
John Njau Kibue, a security guard, has died from his fall from the eighth storey of Lusail Stadium after Friday’s World Cup quarter-final

Paul MacInnes

14, Dec, 2022 @1:48 PM

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