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  1. Will Africa's biggest wind power project transform Kenya's growth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | WISW-AM Columbia

    Kenya has stepped up its efforts to transform 40,000 acres of land into a wind farm, in a bid to meet growing demand for electricity. The 300 MW Lake Turkana Wind Power Project, which is being developed in the country's North-East, hopes to produce 20% of the country's current installed electricity generating capacity when it comes online in 2016.

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  2. .com | CAR government rejects ceasefire dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | News24

    The government of Central African Republic said on Thursday it rejected a ceasefire deal made in Kenya between two militia groups aimed at ending more than a year of clashes and attacks in which thousands have died. Few details have emerged about the talks between the mainly Muslim Seleka alliance and the 'anti-balaka' militia who oppose them, though the two sides conducted low-level and sporadic peace negotiations for much of last year.

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  3. CAR leaders spurn dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Iol.co.za

    A member of the "anti-balaka" militia holds a blade in his mouth as he trains in the Boeing neighbourhood of Bangui, in the Central African Republic. Photo: Fred Dufour Bangui - The government of Central African Republic said on Thursday it rejected a ceasefire deal made in Kenya between two militia groups aimed at ending more than a year of clashes and attacks in which thousands have died.

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  4. Egypt, Syria, Iraq used 2014 turmoil to abuse rights - reportRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Reuters

    ... Egypt the "brutal reign of the general-turned-president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi," has led to "unprecedented repression". Kenya has also experienced a major increase in extremist attacks on civilians at least partly fuelled by an abusive security force ...

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  5. Woman lives off 80p a day for a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    ... 11th December, 2014 (14452305) A DEDICATED volunteer has raised hundreds of pounds for impoverished communities in Kenya - by living off 80p a day for a week. Sally Shephard lived below the international poverty line to raise money for Mattumaini, a ...

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  6. Can wind solve Kenya's energy problems?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | CNN

    The Lake Turkana Wind Power Project, situated on the banks of the largest desert lake in the world, aims to provide 300MW of energy, equivalent to roughly 20% of the current capacity of Kenya's national grid. The project will be the biggest single private investment in Kenya's history.

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  7. Kenya: Counterterrorism Operations Undermine RightsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Humans Rights Watch

    ... from Mandera to Mombasa, Kenyan forces use tactics that have resulted in abuses of thousands of people. (Nairobi) Kenya 's efforts to tackle insecurity have been marred by serious human rights violations, including extrajudicial killings, arbitrary ...

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  8. Kenya: Uchumi Up As Investors Eye Footprint ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | AllAfrica.com

    ... that having bagged the rights proceeds, Jonathan Ciano Esquire has a serious shot at entrenching Uchumi's footprint. Kenya Airways, which had rallied +24.71% in 2015 through this morning, shaved off 0.46% to close at Sh10.80. Strong buy side ...

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  9. Kenya: Kericho Tax Collection Goes Digital to Double RevenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | AllAfrica.com

    THE Kericho government has rolled out a pilot programme aimed at doubling revenue collected from Sh351 million to Sh700 million. ICT chief officer Mr Bernard Korir on Tuesday said one of the companies will be awarded tender after a month of revenue collection in the six subcounties.

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  10. Kenya Turns to Assisted Breeding to Save Rhino SubspeciesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Washington Post

    There are only five of the animals, a subspecies of the more common white rhino, left in the world, all of them at the 90,000-acre Ol Pejeta Conservancy, about 217 kilometers north of the capital, Nairobi. The animals were moved to the park from zoos in the Czech Republic and the U.S. in 2009, Ol Pejeta said in an e-mail on Wednesday.

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  11. Africa: AU Faces Acid Test Over Continent's HotspotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | AllAfrica.com

    ... to contribute soldiers. Following devastating terror attacks by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, as well as in northern Kenya where the Somali al-Shabab militia rages, the question of whether the continent can bring 'African solutions to African ...

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  12. Kenya: Three Injured in Athi River Trailer CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AllAfrica.com

    Witnesses said the accident occurred when the driver of the trailer from Mombasa tried to overtake another vehicle on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway. The search for the missing ICC witness Meshack Yebei took a new twist when eyewitnesses said they have on several see more>>

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  13. Kenya: Missing ICC Witness 'Spotted'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AllAfrica.com

    The search for the missing ICC witness Meshack Yebei took a new twist when eyewitnesses said they have on several occasions spotted a man resembling Yebei in the outskirts of Eldoret town even after reports of his disappearance. Boda boda riders in Kiplombe led Yebei's family led by his brother Reverend Moses Kisoria to a semi-permanent house where he was said to have been seen as recently as Saturday last week.

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  14. Kenya: Joho Regime Must Respect Sanctity of PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AllAfrica.com

    They would set a bad precedent for all the other 46 counties concerning the sanctity of both private and public property. The Mombasa County Ports Authority Bill 2014 and the Mombasa County Ferries and Harbours Bill 2014 propose nothing less than the taking over of control of the port and ferry services from the national government's parastatals that run both.

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  15. The Thursday Interview: Keranjeet Kaur VirdeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    ... growing up in Africa and why her first impression of Leeds was a frosty one I was born in January 1961 in Kitale, Kenya, which was then still under British rule. My first memory is of being in a nursery which had a huge tree in the centre of a big ...

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  16. No schooling in Norhern Kenya as insecurity spooks teachersRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2012 | Newstime Africa

    Schooling in three counties of northeastern Kenya has been paralyzed - affecting thousands of students - after numerous teachers declined to return to the region after 23 of their colleagues were killed by Somalia's Al-Shabaab militant group. "Most schools in the northeast depend on teachers from other parts of the country," Mohamed Sheikh, a teacher from the Mandera secondary school, told The Anadolu Agency.

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  17. Lincoln Center Education Showcases Kenan Fellows This WeekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at OneArmRed. At UNCSA, he directed Defiance, Brilliant Traces, and Death and The Maiden, and soon after travelled to Kenya and directed Contaminated, collaborating with Shabuya Productions and local Nairobi artists. He has taught Acting and Red ...

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  18. Kenya: State to Spend Sh2.5 Billion On Primary, Secondary Exam Fees Every YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AllAfrica.com

    ... is not only a basic right recognised by law but also a "cardinal aspiration of every individual in the country". USAid/Kenya Mission Director Karen Freeman, British High Commissioner to Kenya Christian Turner, his US counterpart Robert Godec and ...

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  19. Kenya: British Terror Suspect Jermain Grant Acquitted of 9 Charges By Mombasa CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Peter Joseph and an alias of Robert Mwakio Mwata. He is alleged to have pretended he was an orphan whose birth in Kenya had not been registered. Two key witnesses under witness protection had alleged that Grant was in the presence of a man named ...

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  20. Day in Pictures: Please slime meRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | SFGate

    ... Najin is one of only five surviving members of the sub-species on the planet. Conservationists and scientists met in Kenya this week to come up with a last-ditch plan to save the northern white rhinoceros from extinction. OTHER THAN HIS ROSY RED ...

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