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White giraffe in Kenya fitted with GPS tracking device in an effort to keep poachers at bay
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White giraffe in Kenya fitted with GPS tracking device in an effort to keep poachers at bay

People were introduced to the white giraffe for the first time in 2017, when it was found along with its calf by Kenya's Ishaqbini Conservancy.

Olympic steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto charged with having sex with minor
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Olympic steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto charged with having sex with minor

Kipruto, who is a policeman, was charged in a courthouse in Kapsabet, a town in the high-altitude Rift Valley region that is famous for producing a stream of world-class distance runners.

Qatar puts up 'for sale' sign with new property visas, offers permanent residency with $1mn purchase
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Qatar puts up 'for sale' sign with new property visas, offers permanent residency with $1mn purchase

Foreigners can now house hunt in 25 areas of Qatar — mostly in and around the capital Doha — nine on a freehold basis and the rest with 99-year leaseholds

In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who find themselves unemployed, abused
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In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who find themselves unemployed, abused

In Arab states, fear of contagion has upset relations between many domestic workers and their employers.

Africa's growing middle class being battered by coronavirus; COVID-19 could push 58 mn into extreme poverty
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Africa's growing middle class being battered by coronavirus; COVID-19 could push 58 mn into extreme poverty

About 170 million out of Africa’s 1.3 billion people are now classified as middle class. But about eight million of them could be thrust into poverty because of the coronavirus and its economic fallout, according to World Data Lab

COVID-19 deepens existential crisis for Assam tea sector; stiff competition, rising costs and diminishing prices threaten 180-year-old industry
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COVID-19 deepens existential crisis for Assam tea sector; stiff competition, rising costs and diminishing prices threaten 180-year-old industry

The industry employs over 30 lakh workers and the lockdown losses have hit factory and garden owners, employees like a steel wall.

Burundi's top-flight football league to resume after suspension due to country's general elections
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Burundi's top-flight football league to resume after suspension due to country's general elections

The Burundi Football Federation (BFF) are ready to restart their league and cup competitions after the 20 May elections

Coronavirus pandemic: COVID-19 scare forces Athletics Kenya to order closure of training camps and clubs
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Coronavirus pandemic: COVID-19 scare forces Athletics Kenya to order closure of training camps and clubs

Kenya’s athletics authority on Wednesday ordered the closure of training camps and clubs due to the coronavirus outbreak, a move that threatens the ability of the country’s athletes to prepare for the Olympic Games which are scheduled to begin in July.

Coronavirus outbreak: Kenya bars athletes from travelling overseas after WHO declares pandemic
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Coronavirus outbreak: Kenya bars athletes from travelling overseas after WHO declares pandemic

Kenya’s athletics authority said on Thursday it had barred its athletes from travelling to international events due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.

Kenya's former president Daniel arap Moi dies at 95; ex-school teacher with 24 years of service was longest-serving chief of country
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Kenya's former president Daniel arap Moi dies at 95; ex-school teacher with 24 years of service was longest-serving chief of country

Daniel arap Moi, a former schoolteacher who became Kenya’s longest-serving president and presided over years of repression and economic turmoil fueled by runaway corruption, has died. He was 95.

Researchers create another embryo to help bring back the northern white rhino population
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Researchers create another embryo to help bring back the northern white rhino population

The three embryos will be transferred into the womb of a southern white rhino female, to act as a surrogate mother.

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer
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Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer

Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kenya's 1500m champion Faith Kipyegon ready for title defence after long absence
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kenya's 1500m champion Faith Kipyegon ready for title defence after long absence

Kipyegon returned to competition this season after taking nearly two years off for the birth of her daughter last year and has recovered from an adductor injury picked up in June.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kenya’s marathon runner Mary Keitany not keen on retiring, looks to prove herself at Olympic Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kenya’s marathon runner Mary Keitany not keen on retiring, looks to prove herself at Olympic Games

Kenya’s three-time London Marathon champion, Mary Keitany, said on Wednesday she still has enough energy to win in major races including at the Olympic Games next year.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: World record holder Eliud Kipchoge says he will defend marathon gold next year if selected
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: World record holder Eliud Kipchoge says he will defend marathon gold next year if selected

Eliud Kipchoge, the greatest marathon runner in history, the world record holder and only man to go under two hours for the distance, has told Reuters he will defend his Olympic title in Tokyo next year – if selected.

Africa Cup of Nations 2021 qualifiers: Michael Olunga inspires Kenya to draw over Mohamed Salah-less Egypt; Algeria thump Zambia
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Africa Cup of Nations 2021 qualifiers: Michael Olunga inspires Kenya to draw over Mohamed Salah-less Egypt; Algeria thump Zambia

Even without injured Liverpool goal poacher Salah, Egypt were expected to overcome traditional poor travellers Kenya at the vast 87,000-capacity Borg el Arab Stadium near Alexandria.

Kabaddi World Cup 2019 to be played in Punjab with nine teams confirmed, says state sports minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi
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Kabaddi World Cup 2019 to be played in Punjab with nine teams confirmed, says state sports minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi

Sodhi said nine teams, India, USA, Australia, England, Sri Lanka, Kenya, New Zealand, Pakistan and Canada, are expected to take part in the Kabaddi world cup

Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers: Mohamed Salah ruled out of Egypt's clashes against Kenya, Comoros owing to ankle injury
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Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers: Mohamed Salah ruled out of Egypt's clashes against Kenya, Comoros owing to ankle injury

Egypt released a statement on their official Twitter account on Tuesday confirming Salah will miss the games, along with a picture of the striker with a protective boot on his left ankle.

Scientists say 'worse is yet to come' as East Africa reels from deadly floods, blame Indian Ocean dipole behind extreme weather
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Scientists say 'worse is yet to come' as East Africa reels from deadly floods, blame Indian Ocean dipole behind extreme weather

A powerful climate phenomenon in the Indian Ocean stronger than any seen in years is unleashing destructive rains and flooding across East Africa — and scientists say worse could be coming

Papua New Guinea beat Kenya by 45 runs, qualify for next year's T20 World Cup
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Papua New Guinea beat Kenya by 45 runs, qualify for next year's T20 World Cup

Papua New Guinea on Sunday secured their place in the ICC men's Twenty20 World Cup in Australia next year with a 45-run win over Kenya.