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Local news for Nairobi, Kenya continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | CNN

Ruthless leader aims to extend Al-Shabaab's reach

He is merciless toward opponents, secretive to the point of being a recluse and a true believer in the cause of global jihad.

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Related Topix: Somalia, World News, Africa, Terrorism, Uganda, Kenya,

3 hrs ago | Religion News Service

After kidnapping schoolgirls, Boko Haram takes aim at churches in northeast Nigeria

NAIROBI, KENYA Five months after Boko Haram abducted more than 200 girls in Nigeria's Borno State, the Islamic extremist group has begun occupying churches in the country's northeastern region, church officials there said.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Christian Music, RNS, Nigeria, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Africa must tackle terrorism, leaders warn

Ugandan soldiers serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia patrol in a formation near the Jilacow underground cell inside a national security compound after an attack by suspected militants in Mogadishu August 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Somalia, World News, Africa, Kenya, Chad, Idriss Deby

10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Brokers Realise Mixed Earnings in First Half

STOCK brokerage firms posted mixed fortunes in the first half of the year to June, the same period that the Nairobi Securities Exchange Ltd reported net earnings tumbled 30.6 per cent to Sh107.3 million.

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14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: Three Killed As Kenyan Plane Crashes in Serengeti

THREE people were burnt beyond recognition when a Fokker F-27 MK- 500 aircraft crashed in Serengeti National Park on Sunday, a few minutes after it took-off at Mwanza Airport.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Washington Post

U.S. carries out counterterrorism strike in Somalia

The U.S. military carried out a counterterrorism strike Monday against leaders of the militant group al-Shabab in Somalia, Pentagon officials said, although it was unclear whether the operation was successful.

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Related Topix: Somalia, Africa, World News, Kenya,

The Washington Post

Somalia

The U.S. military carried out a counterterrorism strike Monday against leaders of the militant group al-Shabab in Somalia, Pentagon officials said, although it was unclear if the operation was successful.

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Related Topix: Somalia, World News, Africa, Kenya, Education

Stars and Stripes

US military conducts operation in Somalia against al-Shabab

Thick smoke rises from the Westgate Shopping Centre in Nairobi after a string of explosions during the 3rd day of a standoff between Kenyan security forces and al-Qaida-allied Al-Shabab gunmen inside the building in Nairobi, Kenya, on Sept.

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Related Topix: Somalia, World News, Africa, Kenya, Terrorism

Cincinnati.com

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Friday fundraiser to benefit Ed Colina Foundation Ed Colina in town to update supporters on work by foundation in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Voice of America

Kenya Women Saving Time, Money With Return to Natural Hair

In Kenya, salons are filled with women who spend hours to have their hair done. It's also expensive in a country where half of the population live on less than a dollar a day.

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The China Post

Kenyan commandos on the frontline of a poaching war

With camouflage uniforms, assault rifles, night vision goggles, thermal imaging devices and radios, wildlife rangers in Kenya's Ol Jogi rhino sanctuary prepare for night patrol in the "war" against poaching.

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Globe and Mail

AIDS by the numbers

A Kenyan woman prepares ribbons ahead of World Aids Day at Beacon of Hope centre, a non-government organization formed to address women's problem of HIV/AIDS in Nairobi, November 25, 2004.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Kenya, Africa, World News,

AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: Dreadlock Hair Now in High Demand

DREADLOCKED hair is said to be the latest sensation in both Arusha and Dar-es-Salaam, with cuts of the same capable of being sold to potential buyers for a handsome figure.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Vanguard

African extremists: Islamic State offers grim inspiration

Amid fears Islamic State fighters are inspiring jihadists outside the Middle East, analysts warn it has emboldened extremists in Africa operating in voids left by weak governments and rampant corruption.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Kenya,

Ghanamma.com

Anti-Terrorism: Jonathan, African Leaders To Meet In Kenya Monday

President Goodluck Jonathan will travel to Nairobi, the Kenyan capital Monday to participate in a meeting of the African Union's Peace and Security Council scheduled to hold in the East African country on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa, Goodluck Jonathan, South Africa

In-depth Africa

Jonathan to attend anti- terror meeting in Kenya

President Goodluck Jonathan will travel to Nairobi Monday to participate in a meeting of the African Union's Peace and Security Council scheduled to hold in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: 22 Firms From Norway to Invest in Kenya

Twenty two companies from Norway are set to invest in Kenya after having identified projects and opportunities in the country.

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Kinston Free Press

Minister column: The ride of my life

I was charging up the A109 Highway at dusk on the return leg of a Nairobi-Iveti Highland run.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Globe and Mail

High stakes for high reward? Real estate funds come to Africa

A view of a section of Nakumatt's shopping hall in an upper-market area of Nairobi January 5, 2011.

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AlertNet

Kenyan teenager bleeds to death giving birth days after FGM

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