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  1. Living the American DREAM: Joel SatiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Switched

    Last summer, Joel Sati landed the opportunity of a lifetime. The 22-year-old student originally from Nairobi, Kenya, had been accepted into a summer research program hosted by Stanford University and would spend the next eight weeks furthering his interests in political philosophy and immigration theory under the mentorship of some of the brightest scholars in his field.

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  2. .com | Somalia seeks to drive militants from southern valley bases - PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | News24

    Somali and African forces aim to drive al-Shabaab Islamist militants out of one of the last major tracts of territory in southern Somalia that the group still holds and which it uses to launch attacks, the Somali prime minister said on Thursday. Omar Sharmarke also told Reuters he was pressing Kenya to reopen Somali money transfer firms that are a lifeline to many in Somalia but whose licences Nairobi suspended after Shabaab raided a north Kenyan university this month killing 148 people.

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  3. Brother: Kenyan man in plot against president mentally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WTOV9

    ... hospital since 2004. The 26-year-old Mire says Siyad was staying with him and left home on Tuesday and didn't return. Kenya security forces have increased the frequency of arrests of people suspected of involvement in extremism since four gunmen ...

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  4. Top Republican wants Clinton to testify twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CNN

    ... Murianki, a U.S. Embassy office worker, over the rubble of a collapsed building next to the embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, on August 7, 1998. A huge explosion tore through the embassy around the exact same time a bomb went off at the U.S. Embassy in Dar ...

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  5. black holesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Boulder Weekly

    On April 2, four members of the Somalibased terrorist group al-Shaba stormed the campus of Garissa University in Northern Kenya.

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  6. Activists demand Obama appoint envoy for persecuted Middle Eastern ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Religion News Service

    Men in orange jumpsuits purported to be Egyptian Christians held captive by the Islamic State kneel in front of armed men along a beach said to be near Tripoli, Libya, in this still image from an undated video made available on social media on Feb. 15, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Social media via Reuters TV *Editors: This photo is not available for republication.

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  7. Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly 'happier' and 'invigorated' after Mormon excommunicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... who was excommunicated from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in June 2014 , now lives in Nairobi, Kenya, where she works on human-rights efforts. She sat down Thursday as part of an offshoot project of the Tribeca Film Festival in New ...

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  8. Role of youth at heart of international peace and security,' Ban...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | United Nations

    ... abducted over a year ago by Boko Haram militants, as well as the more recent attacks by extremists in Garissa, Kenya, and Peshawar, Pakistan - all which targeted young people and students. "Violent extremists deliberately target youth for exercising ...

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  9. How Garissa has changed KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | BBC News

    In our series of letters from Africa, Joseph Warungu senses a new wind blowing across Kenya following the attack by Somalia-based al-Shabab militants on Garissa university earlier this month. This statement summarises the mood in Kenya three weeks after the attack on Garissa University College in the north-east of the country, which killed 148 people.

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  10. [Analysis] From 'handouts' to 'hands on' - remodelling EU-Africa relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | EUobserver

    ... soft loans are often four times greater than grant money alone This approach is characterised by the EU's mission in Kenya, one of the bloc's largest operations in Africa, which has a number of projects in the energy and infrastructure fields where ...

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  11. Somalia: Suspected Al Shabaab Gunmen Kidnap Kenyan Government OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | AllAfrica.com

    Gunmen believed to be Al Shabaab hijacked a miraa van and kidnapped a chief in an attack in Arabia near the border town of Mandera. The attack took place early on Thursday; security agencies said they are pursuing gunmen.

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  12. Somali PM sees risk to his country in Yemen strife.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Peninsula

    Somalia's prime minister warned Thursday that the conflict in Yemen poses dangers across the Gulf of Aden where an influx of refugees is stretching scarce resources and Al-Qaeda militants are eager for support. More than 2,000 refugees have so far arrived in the northern Somali regions of Puntland and Somaliland, with the UN refugee agency preparing to receive as many as 100,000 in the coming months.

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  13. This Shoe Can Grow Five Sizes BiggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Refinery 29

    ... access to shoes. But, by distributing shoes to organizations based in impoverished locations like Haiti, Ghana, and Kenya, The Shoe that Grows is taking steps (literally, that is) to help. And, because it costs just $10 to donate one pair, almost ...

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  14. How Eco-Friendly Cookstoves Are Saving Lives And Solving A Gender Rights ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Daily Kos

    In 2012 around the globe, 4.3 million people, mainly women and children, die from household air pollution from cooking with solid fuels - these deaths are linked to inhaling carbon monoxide/pollutants from stoves that burn wood, biomass or coal. Nearly 3 billion people, mainly in developing countries like Nigeria, Haiti and Kenya, continue to rely on solid fuels and open fires for their energy needs.

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  15. International Paper charity auction open to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Georgetown Times

    The company has annually supported Coins 4 Kids since the program's launch in 2004. Through a partnership with World Food Program USA, Coins 4 Kids funds provide meals for roughly 70,000 impoverished children near Nairobi, Kenya.

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  16. .com | Somali PM sees risk to his country in Yemen strifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | News24

    ... "Shebab is not a local issue but a regional one," said Sharmarke. The group struck Uganda in 2010 and has attacked Kenya repeatedly, most recently killing 148 people at Garissa University earlier this month. Referring to international coalitions ...

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  17. Somalia U23 team arrives for Rwanda qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Umupira

    The Somalia national U23 football team arrived in the country on Wednesday ahead of Saturday's CAF U23 Qualifier against Rwanda scheduled to be staged at Amahoro stadium. The 24-man delegation led by Ugandan-born coach Charles Mbabazi arrived in the country on Wednesday at 23.20 aboard RwandAir from Nairobi, Kenya.

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  18. Somalia's al Shabaab kills senior military officer in MogadishuRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Reuters

    ... but it has kept up guerrilla-style attacks, looking to overthrow the government. It has in the past also attacked Kenya, Uganda and Djibouti, which all have contributed troops to the peacekeeping mission. It claimed responsibility for a massacre at ...

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  19. Somali PM sees risk to his country in Yemen strifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Daily Star

    ... "Shabab is not a local issue but a regional one," said Sharmarke. The group struck Uganda in 2010 and has attacked Kenya repeatedly, most recently killing 148 people at Garissa University earlier this month. Referring to international coalitions ...

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  20. The pioneering continentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Economist

    ... payments now seem to be taking off after the introduction of Apple Pay) has transformed economies in places such as Kenya, where millions of unbanked people have been brought into the financial system. This in turn has spurred yet another wave of ...

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