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30 min ago | National Public Radio

Somalis In Kenya Are Used To Raids, But Say This Was Different

Kenyan security officers rounded up people Friday as part of a crackdown that has swept up thousands of undocumented refugees, immigrants and Kenyan citizens of Somali descent in recent weeks.

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30 min ago | Ghanamma.com

Abuja Blast: Group Urges Plateau Residents To Be Alert

Jos Forum of the Switzerland-based Centre for Human Development has urged citizens of Plateau State to be at alert, following recent attack at Nyanya, Abuja where over 70 lives were lost.

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2 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Did you read about online security, the NBA, and Bob Ross?

About how Mayor Emanuel travels all around the country on the taxpayers' dime, often to meet with political donors ? - Mick Dumke About the refugees being rounded up in Kenya ? - Steve Bogira Jelani Cobb on the failure of desegregation ? - Steve Bogira That a multimillion-dollar deal is underway to "make Chicago the stage for Royal de Luxe , a ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Government Enhances Security in Mombasa

Police have mounted roads blocks along the main highways and deployed more officers along the beaches, shopping malls and hotels.

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10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Eleven Killed in Eldama Ravine Dawn Accident

ELEVEN people died in a dawn accident at Quarry area on the Nakuru Eldoret highway when the matatu they were traveling in collided head-on with a trailer.

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15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Citadel Capital Takes Over RVR

Citadel Capital, a subsidiary of Africa Railways, has purchased an additional 34 per cent equity in Rift Valley Railways from Safari Rail Company Ltd. Safari is a subsidiary of the Nairobi Security Exchange-listed Infrastructure firm Trans Century.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

CNN

The Fate of Oromo Refugee: Persecuted at Home, Harassed and Abused Abroad By Mohammed Isa

The indiscriminate round-up and detention against all immigrants who have been in the country began on Friday April 2, 2014; and has mainly targeted the immigrants living in Eastleigh District of Nairobi, a neighborhood largely dominated by Somalis and Oromo immigrants.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Nairobi Demands Refugees Return to Camps

Ignoring past criticism, the Kenyan government has repeated orders for refugees living in the country to return to designated camps.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Public Confidence in Kenya's Judiciary Plummets

The suspension of four senior figures in the Kenyan judiciary who have been accused of corruption has further damaged deteriorating public confidence in the country's court system.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Transcentury Tumbles On News of Profit Warning

The Nairobi all share rallied a further 0.6488% to close at a fresh record high as it has every session since Friday.

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ABC News

Kenya Sends 91 Somalis to Mogadishu Amid Crackdown

The deportations are part of a massive security operation being carried out by Kenyan police in Somali neighborhoods of Nairobi.

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AlertNet

Kenya: UNHCR disturbed by arrests and deportations of Somali refugees

UNHCR is concerned over the arrest and detention of over one thousand refugees and asylum seekers who were rounded up during counter-terrorism operations launched by Kenyan security forces in Nairobi since 4 April 2014 targeting undocumented foreigners.

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Marine News

Shipowners to Become Liable for Costs of Wreck Removal

Shipowner liability is on the horizon as the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal Wrecks will enter into force on 14 April 2015 following the deposit, on 14 April 2014, of an instrument of ratification by Denmark, with the International Maritime Organization .

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Nairobi Bus Plan Unstoppable Despite Conniving

The Nairobi County Government says it will not be intimidated by cartels in the matatu industry which are out to undermine plans to introduce a mass transit bus system in the city in June this year.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Atlantic

Africa's Tech Edge

How the continent's many obstacles, from widespread poverty to failed states, allowed African entrepreneurs to beat the West at reinventing money for the mobile age First World problem: Splitting dinner with friends, we do the dance of the seven credit cards.

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Science Daily

Using video surveillance to measure peoples' hand washing habits

Use of video surveillance to better understand essential hygiene behavior has been pioneered by researchers.

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Washington Times

Ex-housekeeper sues Kenyan diplomat over pay

A former housekeeper sued a Kenyan consular official this week alleging she took her passport, told her not to leave the house without permission and paid her a fraction of what she was promised after bringing her to work in Los Angeles.

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Examiner.com

Dub-step vioin in the hub with Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling is coming to Boston this summer. The dub-step violinist is perhaps most famously known as the "dancing violinist."

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The Economist

Kenyan farmers: Insure my cows

AS WELL as a cheque for $700, a knowing look passed between Hassan Bashir and Bashir Mohamed, his 80-year-old father.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: NSE Plans to Open Up Share Sale Before July

OPENING up of the Nairobi Securities Exchange ownership to the public looks set to be completed before end of the year.

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