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23 min ago | Deseret News

US pulls Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya due to security concerns

The Peace Corps is suspending its programs in Kenya because of security concerns and is pulling more than 50 volunteers out of the country until threat levels decrease, the Peace Corps and State Department said Thursday.

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23 min ago | The Miami Herald

Gunmen kill foreign woman on Kenya coast

A Kenya police official says a female tourist has been shot dead in the coastal town of Mombasa, the second foreigner shot in same area this month.

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1 hr ago | New Vision

Second foreign tourist shot dead in Mombasa

A foreign female tourist was shot dead in Kenya's port city of Mombasa on Thursday, the second such killing there this month, police said.

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1 hr ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

North Korea officials ask for satirical YouTube video to be removed

The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.

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1 hr ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Airline officials say Air Algerie flight crashed into river in Mali

A Kenya police official says a female tourist has been shot dead in the coastal town of Mombasa, the second foreigner shot in same area this month.

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10 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Bomb Experts Detonate Grenade In Mombasa

MOMBASA, KENYA, July 24 -- Bomb experts have detonated a Russian made grenade discovered at a flat in Likoni in the kenyan Indian Ocean port city of Mombasa, sending locals into panic.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KRVN-AM Lexington

Airline with Missile Defenses Goes to Israel When US Carriers Won't

As the grounding of American air carriers flying to Israel was extended Wednesday, one major Israeli airline -- one of the only ones in the world boasting high-tech anti-missile defenses -- says it's braving potential rocket attacks to fly home to Tel Aviv.

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IRIN

ANALYSIS: Conflict dynamics on Kenya's coast

MOMBASA, 23 July 2014 - A string of attacks by gunmen on communities in Kenya's southeastern Coast Province over the past six weeks has left more than 100 people dead, and the real fear of yet more violence to come.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

KMA secures loan from Shelter Afrique

Shelter Afrique has extended a 740 million development loan to Kenya Medical Association Housing Co-operative for construction of 160 housing units in Mtwapa, Mombasa County.

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Times Observer

Kenyan missionary shares his view on establishing churches in Muslim area

John Kiruga visited Warren last week and shared a brief retrospective on his mission work in his home country of Kenya and his hopes and prayers for the future of church planting with the Evangelical Covenant Church of Kenya .

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Transport Authority Arrests Pedestrians for Not Using Footbridges

Officials from the National Transport and Safety Authority were on Tuesday at Mombasa road at Nyayo Stadium roundabout to compel pedestrians to use the footbridge on the busy road.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Tender for management of SGR being prepared

The standard gauge railway line from Mombasa to Kampala and Kigali will be given to an internationally recognized railway manager operate once completed in 2018.

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World-Grain

Farmers support raising of import duty on rice

Farmers have supported the increase in import duty on rice, but want more incentives.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WTVC

Kenya police: Gunmen kill 3 people in Kenya coast

A police official says three more people were killed by unknown gunmen on the Kenyan coast where 94 people have so far perished in less than a month in attacks claimed by al-Qaida-linked militants.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Gunmen kill at least four in Kenyan port city, scatter leaflets

Gunmen killed at least four people and injured several others in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa on Sunday, police said.

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Basketball in Africa

Fiba Zone Five Africa Show Attracts 23 Clubs

A RECORD 23 clubs have confirmed participation in the FIBA Africa Zone Five Club Championships slated for Mombasa next month.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Dangerous Talk in Kenya

As the recent attacks on Kenya's northern coast prompt an explosion of hate speech on the internet, the government body set up to deal with incitement says it is finding it hard to cope with the volume of work before it.

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The Peninsula

Shebab militants claim attack on Kenya bus that killed ...

NAIROBI: Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab claimed responsibility on Saturday for an attack on a bus and police vehicle on Kenya's restive southeastern coast that killed at least seven people.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Xinhuanet

Gunmen hijack bus in Kenya's coastal area of Lamu

Unknown gunmen on Friday evening hijacked a passenger bus in Kenya's coastal area of Lamu, injuring passengers and two police officers, government officials said.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Dock Workers Have Plan B for Mombasa Port

Dock Workers Union officials yesterday said they have hired a professional to draft a better strategy as plan B, which will see the port's performance improved by July next year.

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