Kenya

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Biden meets Kenyatta as Pandora papers leak swirls around world leaders
US president raised issue of financial transparency and accountability with Kenyan counterpart, says White House

Luke Harding

14, Oct, 2021 @5:44 PM

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Kenya rejects UN court judgment giving Somalia control of resource-rich waters
ICJ ruling aggravates fractious relations between two countries and threatens to destabilise restive region

Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

14, Oct, 2021 @2:41 PM

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Una Freeston obituary
Other lives: The child psychiatrist Una Freeston was a generous Quaker who believed in the power of love

Lucy Pedler

13, Oct, 2021 @5:08 PM

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Agnes Tirop: world record holder found dead as Kenya police seek husband
Kenya’s world record holder Agnes Tirop, two-times a world championship bronze medallist, has been found dead at her home

Sean Ingle

13, Oct, 2021 @12:59 PM

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‘They wanted to kill me’: the lawyer taking on police brutality in Kenya
Almost 20 years ago, a police shooting left David Makara without an arm and facing jail. Inspired by the blind lawyer who saved him, he now defends others facing injustice

Sarah Johnson

05, Oct, 2021 @10:01 AM

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Kenya bans LGBTQ+ documentary for ‘promoting same-sex marriage’
‘Discriminatory’ banning of I Am Samuel, about a gay man’s struggles with his sexuality, criticised by activists and producers

Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

29, Sep, 2021 @11:02 AM

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Caribbean leader warns against challenge to Commonwealth secretary general
Attempts to remove Lady Scotland run contrary to principle and tradition, says chair of Caricom bloc

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

28, Sep, 2021 @1:34 PM

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England’s Covid travel rules spark outrage around the world
Refusal to recognise vaccines given across Latin America, Africa and south Asia has been denounced as ‘discriminatory’

Tom Phillips, Flávia Milhorance in Rio de Janeiro, Emmanuel Akinwotu, and Jon Henley in Paris

23, Sep, 2021 @11:38 AM

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Drought puts 2.1 million Kenyans at risk of starvation
National disaster declared as crops fail after poor rains and locusts, while ethnic conflicts add to crisis

Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

15, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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With many African climate activists unable to access vaccines, should Cop26 go ahead? | Mohamed Adow
Because of hoarding by rich countries, those in the global south on the frontline of the crisis will be excluded from the talks, says Kenyan activist Mohamed Adow

Mohamed Adow

14, Sep, 2021 @10:32 AM

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An actor, two big bees and a lot of experts: a week spent tackling the planet’s problems
World’s largest conservation summit since Covid-19 brought 4,000 people to Marseille to showcase issues and solutions from coral reefs to land protection

Patrick Greenfield

11, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Lady Scotland faces challenge for top Commonwealth role
Surprise nomination of Kenyan defence minister for secretary general comes despite no date being set for summit

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

31, Aug, 2021 @7:04 PM

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