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Plane with 10 aboard goes missing in Kenya, poor visibility hampers rescue operations
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Plane with 10 aboard goes missing in Kenya, poor visibility hampers rescue operations

Rescue teams on Wednesday are looking for a small plane with 10 people on board that went missing north of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the aircraft owners and the national disaster agency said.

Kenya floods: Death toll rises to 15 as heavy rainfall displaces scores of families across nation
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Kenya floods: Death toll rises to 15 as heavy rainfall displaces scores of families across nation

Kenyan officials said on Friday that at least 15 people have drowned and scores of families have been displaced across the East African nation during two days of heavy rainfall that caused flooding in urban and rural areas

Kenyan gambler wins $2.2 million after predicting Tottenham Hotspurs' Victor Wanyama's goal against Liverpool
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Kenyan gambler wins $2.2 million after predicting Tottenham Hotspurs' Victor Wanyama's goal against Liverpool

A lucky Kenyan gambler won a record-breaking 230 million shilling ($2.2 million) sports betting jackpot, thanks to an English Premier League goal from fellow countryman Victor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur

Kenya prepares for President Uhuru Kenyatta's inauguration today as Opposition urges supporters to hold rival rally
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Kenya prepares for President Uhuru Kenyatta's inauguration today as Opposition urges supporters to hold rival rally

Kenya’s political divisions looked set to deepen on Tuesday as security forces patrolled the capital in preparation for President Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration

Kenya violence: Two killed after Supreme Court rules in Uhuru Kenyatta's favour, takes death toll to 54
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Kenya violence: Two killed after Supreme Court rules in Uhuru Kenyatta's favour, takes death toll to 54

The death toll from four months of election chaos in Kenya now stands at 54, with most protesters killed at the hands of police, according to rights groups

Three people killed in Nairobi as protests escalate over dispute on presidential vote in Kenya
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Three people killed in Nairobi as protests escalate over dispute on presidential vote in Kenya

Three people were shot dead on Friday in Nairobi, an AFP reporter saw, as police dispersed thousands of opposition supporters welcoming home their leader Raila Odinga.

Sushma Swaraj condoles death of Indian-origin Kenyan man, assures assistance to family
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Sushma Swaraj condoles death of Indian-origin Kenyan man, assures assistance to family

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that the Kenyan Police have regretted an incident in which a Kenyan national of Indian origin was killed.

Kenya delays poll in opposition strongholds as clashes continue between police and protesters
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Kenya delays poll in opposition strongholds as clashes continue between police and protesters

Fears of further bloodshed led Kenya's election commission to postpone voting planned for Saturday in some opposition strongholds, citing safety concerns for its workers as deadly clashes continued between police and protesters.

Kenya election: President Uhuru Kenyatta headed for victory; violent clashes claim four lives
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Kenya election: President Uhuru Kenyatta headed for victory; violent clashes claim four lives

At least four people were killed in clashes over Kenya's election re-run, prompting officials to delay the vote in four counties and further tarnishing the credibility of a deeply divisive poll.

Violence erupts in Kenya as protests for electoral reform intensify ahead of presidential election
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Violence erupts in Kenya as protests for electoral reform intensify ahead of presidential election

Kenyan police fired tear gas at opposition protesters a day after their leader Raila Odinga announced his withdrawal from the presidential race.

Kenya to hold fresh presidential polls on 17 October after court declared August's election results as invalid
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Kenya to hold fresh presidential polls on 17 October after court declared August's election results as invalid

Kenya will hold a fresh presidential vote on 17 October after the country's Supreme Court overturned the result of last month's poll won by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Celebrations erupt in Kenya as Supreme Court declares presidential election result as invalid, demands re-run within 60 days
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Celebrations erupt in Kenya as Supreme Court declares presidential election result as invalid, demands re-run within 60 days

Kenya's Supreme Court on Friday ordered a new presidential election within 60 days after cancelling the results of August's poll in a shock decision in favour of the Opposition.

Kenya election violence: 16 dead; Opposition supporters protest against Uhuru Kenyatta's win
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Kenya election violence: 16 dead; Opposition supporters protest against Uhuru Kenyatta's win

Seven people have been killed in Kenya's flashpoint west since protests erupted after the announcement of disputed poll results

Kenya goes to polls in tightly-fought presidential race amid high security
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Kenya goes to polls in tightly-fought presidential race amid high security

Kenyans began voting today in general elections between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga, sparking fears of violence in east Africa's richest economy

Five security personnel in Kenya killed as militants briefly kidnap govt official
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Five security personnel in Kenya killed as militants briefly kidnap govt official

Suspected Shabaab militants briefly kidnapped a Kenyan government official and five security personnel were killed in an operation to rescue her.

One Belt One Road: China-built railway biggest Kenya project since independence
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One Belt One Road: China-built railway biggest Kenya project since independence

Kenya's president has opened the country's largest infrastructure project since independence, a $3 billion Chinese-backed railway project that will eventually link a large part of East Africa to a major Indian Ocean port

Mumbai, Kota among world's most crowded cities: World Economic Forum
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Mumbai, Kota among world's most crowded cities: World Economic Forum

Two Indian cities – Mumbai and Kota – have been named among the world's most crowded in a list topped by Dhaka, said World Economic Forum (WEF) citing UN Habitat data.

Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial ship Al Kaushar with 11 crew members on board
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Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial ship Al Kaushar with 11 crew members on board

Pirates have hijacked a Indian commercial ship off the coast of Somalia and the vessel is heading toward the shore, a former government anti-piracy official told Reuters on Monday.

Kenya set to host first international cricket match in four years with World Cricket League
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Kenya set to host first international cricket match in four years with World Cricket League

Kenya is set to play its first international cricket at home in four years against Hong Kong in a World Cricket League qualifier in Nairobi next month.

South Sudan: Peace reigns tentatively as ceasefire holds for the second day
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South Sudan: Peace reigns tentatively as ceasefire holds for the second day

A ceasefire in Juba appeared to hold for a second straight day after intense fighting killed hundreds of people and forced thousands to flee their homes.