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At Least 30 Killed In Kenya Shopping Center Attack, Americans Reportedly Injured (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Kenya, violence, society, death, terrorism, humans, world )

Carrie
- 1980 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The gunmen attacked Westgate centre - one of the city's most exclusive shopping malls. Somali militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Kenya: High Prices Are Pushing Citizens to Poverty
World  (tags: world, economy, Kenya, africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, news, society, ethics )

AWAY AWHI
- 2739 days ago - allafrica.com
Kenya is among several countries in the world hit by high food prices, according to the World Bank.As a result,World Bank says estimates suggest that an additional 44 million people may have fallen into poverty in low- and middle-income countries due to t
Will Kenyan Superhighway Also Benefit China?
World  (tags: africa, china, development, Kenya, politics, world, interesting, government, ethics, news )

AWAY AWHI
- 2803 days ago - npr.org
Chinese companies are building a superhighway in Kenya to help expand the economy. But there's a downside to the growing Chinese presence: an influx of counterfeit goods and a rise in poaching.
Obama: Kenya Lawmaker a "Drugs Kingpin"
World  (tags: world, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', corruption, Kenya, politics, unitednations, usa, society, news )

AWAY AWHI
- 2818 days ago - globalpost.com
Kenyan parliamentarian faces US sanctions after being named as a druglord by President Obama
Elephant Tusks, Rhino Horns Seized in Kenya
World  (tags: Elephant tusks, rhino horns, Kenya, ivory, Wildlife, animals )

Anna
- 3104 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Two suspects were arrested over the weekend after authorities found two tons of raw elephant ivory and five rhinoceros horns at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the Kenya Wildlife Service said Monday.
KENYA : Poor Women Beset On All Sides By Violence
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, children, Kenya, women, rape, poverty, slums, flying toilet, sodomy, fear, silent, danger, sufferings, crime )

Naoko
- 3110 days ago - ipsnews.net
I lay there recoiling in disgust, hurt and betrayal and watched the man whom I call husband, rape my daughter. It was the most painful ordeal...but i was powerless because he is the sole bread-winner in the home.
Season of Plenty Brings Misery for Teenage Girls
World  (tags: FGM, the "cut", girls, Kenya, young marriage, Female Genital Mutilation, Pokot, circumcised, abuse, help, rescue centre, exodus, africa, violence )

Naoko
- 3146 days ago - nation.co.ke
Fifteen-years-old Elizabeth dreads the long rainy season, when, like many other girls her age, she would be forced to undergo the age-old practice of female genital mutilation. The season is also the time when schoolgirls as young as 10 get married off.
TANZANIA COMMITTED TO SELLING IVORY STOCKS
World  (tags: tanzania, ivory stockpiles, selling, kenya, elephants, slaughtered, tragedy )

Simone
- 3206 days ago - goallover.org
On Thursday Tanzania affirmed its determination to sell its 90-tonne ivory stockpile in a rejection of a suggestion from Kenya that the country burn the ivory instead.
Over 50,000 Kenyans "Risk Forced Eviction"
World  (tags: humanrights, kenya, government, eviction, Kibera, 50, 000, water, sanitation, food, homes, railways, slums )

Naoko
- 3234 days ago - afrol.com
The quick eviction of more than 50,000 people living alongside Kenya's railways is being considered by the Nairobi government. Rights groups urge authorities to adopt "guidelines that conform with international humen rights standards" before considering
Construction of Dam Will Devastate Local Communities
World  (tags: Ethiopia, Kenya, Gibe III, dam construction, devastating, environmental impact assesment, Omo river, Lake Turkana, inflaw of water, affected, critics )

Naoko
- 3256 days ago - ipsnews.net
According to an independent environmental impact assesment (EIA) done by the Africa Resources Working Group (ARWG), a cluster of eight scholars and consultants from the United States, Europe and Eastern Africa, the building of Gibe III upstream of the Omo
Dirty Water 'Leading Cause' of Diseases
World  (tags: World Water Day, Kenya, water-related diseases, 80%, healthcare bill, huge, lack of access, clean water, pollution, raw sewage, drain, hygiene )

Naoko
- 3257 days ago - standardmedia.co.ke
Kenya marked World Water Day amid reports that the country's 80 percent of diseases were water-related. This has resulted in a huge healthcare bill for ordinary Kenyans who are the most affected since they lack acccess to clean water.
Refugee News Reporting Project Under Threat
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, humanitarian organization, information, control, access, Kenya, Kakuma refugee camp, KANERE, monopoly, Kakuma News Reflector, UNHCR, independent media )

Naoko
- 3261 days ago - pambazuka.org
In 2008 refugee journalists in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya, set up KANERE, a news reporting project 'to counter the monopoly of information enjoyed by humanitarian organisations that largely control access to and information about refugee camps."
KENYA: Trying to Rebuild Communities After Floods
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, weather, africa, Kenya )

AWAY AWHI
- 3261 days ago - ipsnews.net
After torrential rains and floods claimed lives in Kenya's North Rift region, hundreds of displaced people are now in dire need of relief aid.
Rapid Pupulation Growth Threatens Development
World  (tags: Kenya, population growth, development, contraceptives, stock-out, pregnancy, avoid, IUCD, reproductive health, NCAPD )

Naoko
- 3264 days ago - ipsnews.net
NAIROBI, Mar.15 (IPS) - Margaret Atieno, a 38-year-old mother of six, says she wanted to avoid her last pregnancy. But consistent stock-outs of contraceptive devices at her health care center in rural Siaya, western Kanya, gave her no choice but to fall
East Africa: Kenya and Tanzania Disagree on Ivory Trade
World  (tags: ivory trade, elephants, protection, kenya, tanzania, disagreeing )

Simone
- 3289 days ago - ethjournal.com
African elephants are classified in CITES Appendix I, in which trade is prohibited. Tanzania and Zambia have been lobbying for the elephant to be down-listed from Appendix I to Appendix II, which covers endangered species but in which limited

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