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  1. There are only six northern white rhinos left in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salon

    "The species now stands at the brink of complete extinction, a sorry testament to the greed of the human race" Only six northern white rhinos are left alive after Suni, a 34-year-old and the first of his kind to be born in captivity, was found dead on Friday by rangers at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nairobi in Kenya. Thousands of southern white rhinos still remain in sub-saharan Africa, poaching has whittled the population of northern whites to only six.


  2. How second-hand clothes donations end up in for sale KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The London Free Press

    People go about their secondhand business at the Gikomba market in Nairobi September 24, 2014. Shaded by ragged squares of canvas, amid choking dust and the noise of hawkers, shoppers in Nairobi's Gikomba market can turn up Tommy Hilfiger jeans or a Burberry jacket for a fraction of the price in London's Regent Street or New York's Fifth Avenue.


  3. Books for Africa launches Africa-based Advisory CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Insight News

    Books for Africa, the largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent countries has vowed to expand its books donation program to end the book shortages in the region. According to the organization's Director of Diaspora Affairs, Mr Tom Gitaa, the United States based Books for Africa, which has been in existence for the last 25 years, has managed to donate 31 million books to 49 African countries.


  4. Warmer Days a Catastrophe in the Making for Kenya's PastoralistsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

    Arid and semi-arid lands account for about 80 percent of Kenya's land. Most pastoralists live in these areas and keep over 60 percent of the country's livestock population.


  5. Kenya: Warmer Days a Catastrophe in the Making for Kenya's PastoralistsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Nairobi - Seif Hassan is a pastoralist from Garissa, Northern Kenya, some 380 kilometres outside of the capital, Nairobi. He sells his animals at the Garissa livestock market where, during a good season, pastoralists can sell up to 5,000 animals per week and "it is a cash-making business."


  6. USIU face Co-opRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Basketball in Africa

    A sits top of the table with 49 points from 26 games while the bankers are second on 44 points collected from 23 games. Their game on Saturday will be a crucial one for both teams but the bankers have an upper hand having lost only twice against USIUs three losses.


  7. Kenya: Police Vetting Goes At Snail's PaceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Human rights groups and security experts in Kenya say a vetting process that is key to reforming the police force has barely got off the ground, and needs urgent action to make it both credible and effective. They are concerned that repeated delays, lack of transparency and failure to engage the public have badly undermined a programme designed to check the professional background of every police officer in Kenya's 78,000-strong force.


  8. Kenya: 5 suspected bombers killedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Kenyan and Somali soldiers killed five suspected Islamic extremist bombers attempting to cross into the country from Ethiopia in a car laden with explosives and six suicide vests, a Kenyan military spokesman said Sunday.


  9. Kenya: White Northern Rhino On Brink of Extinction After Death in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    ... white male northern rhino, was found dead at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, 250km (155 miles) north of Nairobi, Kenya apparently from natural causes. Suni's father Suit died in 2006 - also aged 34. "Suni was not a victim of poaching and we have yet to ...


  10. Kenya: Girls Trade Sex for FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    So when one of her mother's drunken customers, in the one-room drinking den that doubles as their home in Nairobi, offered her a boiled egg in exchange for sex, she agreed. Brittanie Richardson, a 27-year-old American campaigning against the child sex trade in Kenya, witnessed the act during a routine visit to meet the family and felt powerless to act.


  11. Kenyan girls trading sex for food: One woman's battle to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  12. FEATURE-Kenyan girls trading sex for food: One woman's battle to helpRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  13. Death of northern white rhino Suni raises extinction fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Kruger National Park staff work to relocate a rhino to protect it from poachers. The less-endangered southern white rhino is still at risk from professional gangs.


  14. 2015 AFCON: We`ve done it before, we will do it again - AmoduRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Shaibu Amodu, newly appointed Super Eagles Head Coach, said on Sunday that there was no cause for alarm in Nigeria's chase for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations ticket. A statement issued in Abuja by Ademola Olajire, Assistant Director of the Nigeria Football Association , quoted Amodu as assuring Nigerians that the Super Eagles will qualify for AFCON 2015.


  15. Suspected bombers killed in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    KENYAN authorities say they've killed five suspected bombers and recovered 100kg of TNT from their vehicle as it tried to cross the border. LISA Flynt, the daughter of Hustler publisher Larry Flynt, is in a critical condition in hospital after being thrown from her car in an Ohio road accident.


  16. Crown Paints, Sadolin in Rwanda market share battle [Business Daily (Kenya)]Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Crown Paints plans to set up a Sh200 million manufacturing plant in Rwanda, staging a market share battle with Kenyan rival Sadolin which is also constructing a factory in the country. Both companies have been relying heavily on imports from Kenya to serve their customers in the region.


  17. Egypt: CrisscrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    On the 4th round Nile Basin Development Forum, held before last week in Nairobi, Professor Mark Mwandosya said: "All major rivers on earth flow from north to south. But the River Nile, in all its splendor and majesty, flows from south to north."


  18. Death of Endangered Northern White Rhino Puts Subspecies on Brink of ExtinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Mashable

    Suni, a 34-year-old rhino, was found dead on Friday at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nairobi, Kenya. Only six other northern white rhinos remain alive, with Suni having been one of only two males capable of breeding.


  19. Trium graduate's entrepreneurial goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Financial Times

    It is highly doubtful Shaka Zulu, the warrior who established a powerful Zulu kingdom in 19th-century South Africa while instilling fear into his enemies, had ever been likened to a pot of tea. But for Swaady Martin-Leke it made perfect sense.


  20. Dallas officials fear panic as release date for people in contact with dead Ebola patient nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Raw Story

    Kenyan health officials screen passengers for Ebola by taking their temperatures on August 14, 2014 at the Jommo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi Texas officials are still working to contain the public's fear of Ebola even as dozens of people who may have had contact with a Liberian man who died from the virus are soon expected to be released from a 21-day monitoring period. There have been no new cases since two nurses who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan contracted Ebola.