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  1. Kenya bid to beat reading recordRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | BBC News

    Pupils at about 400 Kenyan schools are trying to break the world record for having the most people reading aloud simultaneously from the same book. They read from Attack of the Shidas about children from different Kenyan communities working together to protect their well from an alien invasion.

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  2. Kagere completes Gor move with a year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Umupira

    Rwandan international MeddieKagere has completed his one-year move to champions GorMahia on a Sh2,016,554 transfer fee. Kagere, the 2011 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup top scorer arrived in the country on Monday night to join the 14-time Kenyan Premier League champions as a free agent after contract with Albanian side KF Tirana was cut short at the beginning of the year.

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  3. VIDEO: Kenya in reading aloud record bidRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BBC News

    Children in more than 400 schools in Kenya have taken part in a challenge to have the most people read from the same book at the same time. Anne Soy reports from a school in Nairobi where children read an excerpt of the book along with the author.

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  4. This 'eco-stove' does more than cook your dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    Inspired by the desire to use energy more efficiently and to help save the environment, Rose Twine, pictured, conceived the "eco stove" with her brother in 2009. The Kampala-based startup hopes to offer a more eco-friendly cooking solution to homeowners, who frequently suffer from respiratory issues as a result of using wood and charcoal for cooking indoors.

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  5. Kenya: Second Phase of Digital Switch Kicks Off On MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    RADIO Africa Group's Bamba TV network is expanding into more towns including Mombasa as the second phase of digital migration kicks off on Monday covering 14 more regions. Bamba TV which requires subscribers to pay a one off fee of Sh3,299 to watch over 50 local and international channels is already available in Machakos, one of the areas that will be affected in the second phase of switchover from analogue to digital broadcasts.

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  6. Kenya: Higher NHIF Fee Deductions Finally Get Employers' NodRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    New mandatory state health insurance contributions will be gazetted next week, Deputy President William Ruto has said, implying that deduction of the enhanced rates from employees' payslips could begin in February or March. NHIF in a separate communication said it is in the final stages of consultations on the revised contributions to pave way for the roll out of enhanced benefits which include soutpatient medical cover.

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  7. Kenya: Mandera Bus Attack 'Mastermind' ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A most wanted Al Shabaab recruiter associated with last December's terror attacks that claimed over 64 lives has been arrested. Salim Abubakar Kitonga, whom Kenyan police and Intelligence say was responsible for the Mandera bus and quarry massacres, was arrested in Mandera town in the morning yesterday.

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  8. Alleged homegrown Somali-American terrorist wanted by FBI and InterpolRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... claimed responsibility for many bombings in Somalia and Uganda and the 2013 attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya," Carl Ghattas, special agent in charge of the Counterterrorism Division at the FBI's Washington Field Office, said in a ...

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  9. E. African Cooperatives Bill to open up regional marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    The East African Legislative Assembly has passed the East African Community Cooperative Societies Bill 2014, giving regional farmers something to smile about. Uganda National Farmers Federation's lobby and advocacy manager Caleb Gumisiriza, said: "The passing of this Bill by Eala was a great milestone to farmers organised through cooperatives across the region as it will ease market access."

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  10. Virginia man added to FBI's Most Wanted listRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NBC12

    ... claimed responsibility for many bombings in Somalia and Uganda and the 2013 attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya," said Carl Ghattas, special agent in charge of the Counterterrorism Division at the FBI's Washington Field Office. "Liban ...

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  11. Brad Pitt may star in new Angelina Jolie film 'Africa'Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | UPI

    ... will exceed my expectations in Angelina's hands. She is an incredibly talented filmmaker." Leakey was born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1944, and began his career as a paleoanthropologist. He fought to protect elephants from poachers as the head of the ...

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  12. Central African Republic Rejects Militias' Cease-Fire AccordRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Central African Republic interim President Catherine Samba Panza visits battle victims at the general hospital in Bangui, June 1, 2014. The Central African Republic on Thursday rejected a cease-fire deal signed by rival militias that calls for amnesty for those responsible for more than a year of sectarian violence.

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  13. FBI's "Most Wanted Terrorist" list gets new additionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBS News

    The FBI on Thursday added Liban Haji Mohamed to the list, accusing the Somalia-born naturalized U.S. citizen of providing "material support and resources" to al Shabaab , the al Qaeda-linked militant group based in Somalia. "Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for many bombings in Somalia and Uganda and the 2013 attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya," said Carl Ghattas, special agent in charge of the Counterterrorism Division at the FBI's Washington Field Office.

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  14. In empty classrooms, evidence of Kenya's struggle to fight Al ShababRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Passengers traveling to Nairobi stand in front of a bus, as they wait to be searched for weapons by Kenyan police, in the town of Mandera at the Kenya-Somalia border, December 8, 2014. The threat of Al Shabab lingers in empty classrooms here, abandoned by teachers who fear they're the next target.

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  15. Central African Republic rejects militia ceasefire dealRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  16. UN: Somalia Food Situation Improving, But Still at RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. NAIROBI, KENYA - The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization says food security in Somalia has actually improved of late, following years of drought. ...

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  17. New Most Wanted Terrorist: Somali-born Liban Haji Mohamed is the latest addition to the list.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Federal Bureau of Investigation

    ... claimed responsibility for many bombings in Somalia and Uganda and the 2013 attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya," said Carl Ghattas, special agent in charge of the Counterterrorism Division at the FBI's Washington Field Office. "Liban ...

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  18. Rethinking Development in Africa: New Innovation Policy BriefRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pressat

    ... African nations, in the context of various development issues . Experts from around the world recently met in Nairobi, Kenya to analyse innovation policies in Botswana, Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda ...

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  19. Egypt, Syria and Iraq used 2014 turmoil to abuse human rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Protesters run as police throw tear gas canisters to disperse an anti-government demonstration in Mataryya area, east of Cairo January 25, 2015. REUTERS/Al Youm Al Saabi Newspaper BEIRUT, Jan 29 - The governments of Egypt, Syria and Iraq used real and perceived security threats in 2014 as an excuse to downplay or abandon the rights of their citizens, which ultimately fuelled crises, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday.

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  20. HRW report lifts lid on abusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    The governments of Egypt, Syria and Iraq used real and perceived security threats in 2014 as an excuse to downplay or abandon the rights of their citizens, which ultimately fuelled crises, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. In its annual review of global human rights, the group said security forces across the globe are ignoring rights in dealing with threats, such as China's crackdown on Uighurs in Xinjiang, Mexico's war on drugs and Nigeria's fight against Boko Haram.

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