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  1. EDITORIAL: New technology preserves property rightsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The key to economic growth isn't culture, access to the just exploitation of natural resources or even religion. Property rights trump all.

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  2. Kenya: We Will Move to Court to Stop Implementation of the New Security Laws - RailaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Cord leader Raila Odinga yesterday said the coalition will move to court to stop implementation of the new security laws signed by the President. Speaking in Ugunja, Siaya, Raila said the chaos in the National Assembly on Thursday was shameful.

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  3. Kenya to US: Our terror laws are better than yoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    ... the law Friday, and critics in Kenya have said it will be used to crush dissent by curbing civil liberties. NAIROBI, Kenya - NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- An official in Kenya is criticizing the United States for raising concerns about a new Kenyan law ...

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  4. .com | Militants attack bus on Kenyan coastRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News24

    Islamist gunmen on Saturday opened fire on a passenger bus along the Kenyan coast but fled without injuring anyone, witnesses and officials said, nearly a month after Shebab militants executed 28 non-Muslim bus passengers in the country. After stopping the bus by shooting its tyres, three of the attackers climbed on board and identified themselves as "mujahedeen" , but then took off after apparently assuming those on the bus were all Muslims, said passenger Abarufa Kokane.

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  5. 85% of Ugandan primary teachers want to quitRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... areas. The report was released earlier this week by Mohammed Djelid, the regional director of UNESCO based in Nairobi, Kenya, education minister Jessica Alupo and the Chinese ambassador to Uganda, Zhao Yali at Shimoni Core Primary Teachers College ...

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  6. Kenya to US: Our terror laws are better than yours, which lack checks and balancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    ... warfare." Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, right, inspects the guard of honor at the Nyayo National Stadium Nairobi, Kenya Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, during the 51st Madaraka Day or Independence from British Rule celebrations. (AP Photo Sayyid Azim)

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  7. Ndejje defend athletics crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Monitor

    University Games. Ndejje also remain on track to retain the overall title for the Eastern Africa University Games climaxing today at UCU, Mukono.

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  8. Kenya: Radio Africa Group's Splendid End Year BashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllAfrica.com

    Radio Africa Group management and staff celebrated a wonderful year with a spectacular bash held at Lions International in Loresho, Nairobi, on Wednesday night and at Nyali International Beach Hotel, Mombasa, on Thursday night. In Nairobi, the evening started with speeches from group chairman Kiprono Kittony, group CEO Patrick Quarcoo and the Star managing director William Pike.

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  9. Kenya: SGR Scam Is Scandal of the Year - and Jubilee's First TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllAfrica.com

    "Let us acknowledge that there are forms of corruption that are a direct threat to national security..." - President Kenyatta on October 31, 2014. One of the signature infrastructure projects of the Jubilee administration is in real trouble following opposition by both the Court of Appeal and Parliament's Public Investments Committee, who moved against the Kenya Railways Corporation award of the Sh324 billion contract to build the Mombasa-Nairobi railway to two Chinese state-owned enterprises.

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  10. BriefsRead the original story

    Saturday | Fiji Times

    New Zealand beat Pakistan by 68 runs in the fifth and final one-day international in Abu Dhabi yesterday, taking the five-match series 3-2. Chasing a daunting 276-run target, Pakistan were bowled out for 207 in 43.3 overs with paceman Matt Henry returning career best figures of 5-30.

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  11. Sydney siege: Siege revives mall nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    Andrew and Kathy McLaren survived a attack by Islamic extremists in a shopping mall in Kenya in 2013. Photo / John Cowpland McLaren was enjoying a quiet lunchtime drink with his wife, Kathy, at a Westgate shopping mall cafe in Nairobi, Kenya, in September last year when an Islamic extremist group launched a terror attack that sent shockwaves around the globe.

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  12. Kenya: Three Perish in Head-On Collision Along Naivasha-Nakuru HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllAfrica.com

    Three people died while six others sustained serious injuries in a head on collision involving two personal vehicles near Diatomite, Elementaita along the Naivasha-Nakuru highway. The 5 am accident occurred when the driver of the Nairobi bound vehicle swerved into the lane of the other vehicle heading to Kitale causing the head-on collision.

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  13. DVD previews: a Trip to Italy,a a Good LieaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Herald

    Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon reprise their roles in this "The Trip" follow-up in which they motor through that country's picturesque seaside and islands. Once again, director Michael Winterbottom has created a feast for just about all of the senses, yet worries about mortality, artistic impermanence and moral duty lie coiled at the heart of "The Trip to Italy," uneasily making their presence felt alongside the protagonists' hedonistic pleasures.

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  14. Watch moment Kenyan lawmakers trade blows in parliament over controversial terror billRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Mirror.co.uk

    This is the shocking moment government MPs traded blows in parliament live on TV after Kenyan lawmakers passed a controversial security bill. The legislation gives authorities sweeping powers to pursue terror suspects and curtail press freedoms in a country that has suffered a string of attacks by Somalia-based al-Shabaab Islamists.

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  15. Kenya: UK Financier Injects Sh1.81 Billion in Energy FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllAfrica.com

    CDC Group, the UK government's development finance arm, has announced a $20 million investment to back a renewable energy fund targeting independent power producers in sub-Saharan Africa. The African Renewable Energy Fund, being managed by Mauritius-based Berkeley Energy, is targeting a final close of $200 million by end of February 2015.

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  16. Joint body to unlock Kenyan football impasseRead the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    The composition of Kenya's domestic top-flight league will be decided by a joint task force of Football Kenya Federation and administration body Kenyan Premier League following FIFA mediated talks here Friday. FKF and KPL have been locked in bitter dispute with the former pressing to expand the competition to 18 teams and the latter adamant on sticking to current 16 in a dispute that has threatened to derail the country's football, reports Xinhua.

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  17. Noteworthy paperbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Charlotte Observer

    Burns, the closeted son of a wealthy New England family, rose to fame in 1947 with "The Gallery," a World War II novel notable for its frank portrayal of gay soldiers in occupied Naples. But he squandered his early promise, succumbed to drink and depression, and was dead six years later at 36. Margolick reconstructs Burns' largely forgotten story, evoking the glamorous but often dark underbelly of America's postwar literary scene.

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  18. Kenyan leader signs controversial anti-terror bill into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Channelnewsasia.com

    The new law gives authorities sweeping powers to crack down on terror suspects and curtail press freedoms in a country that has suffered a string of attacks by Somalia's Al Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents. NAIROBI: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday signed into law a controversial anti-terrorism bill that sparked brawls in parliament and provoked charges that it violates basic freedoms.

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  19. Ebola, jihadis main threats for Africa in 2015Read the original story

    Friday | Nerve News

    Nairobi, Dec 20 Outbreak of the Ebola virus, jihadi attacks and other humanitarian and health-related crises will be the major threats to political stability and economic progress in sub-Saharan Africa, in 2015. The Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Guinea Conakry and Sierra Leone has infected more than 18,600 people so far; killing 7,000 of the victims and creating a public health emergency that has crippled the economies of the three countries.

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  20. Kenyan purple tea traced to Assam wild bushesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | The Telegraph

    A scientist from Tocklai Tea Research Institute here has revealed that the Kenyan purple tea actually originated in Assam and that such tea bushes are still found in the state. Purple tea, claimed to have a host of medicinal properties, has carved out a niche for itself in recent years in Kenya in the domestic market and as an export variety.

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