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#Kenya

# kenya - Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Prostitutes are flocking to a nun’s sainthood ceremony Kenya Believe It

Prostitutes are flocking to a nun’s sainthood ceremony

“Who doesn’t need body gratification? By the way, even Christians need sex.”

# kenya - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People are making sure victims of the Kenyan massacre are not forgotten 147 Not Just A Number

People are making sure victims of the Kenyan massacre are not forgotten

The names of the deceased and their stories are being shared on Twitter.

# kenya - Monday 6 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Kenya says it has launched air strikes on Islamic militants in Somalia Garissa

Kenya says it has launched air strikes on Islamic militants in Somalia

It is a retaliation for last week’s massacre.

# kenya - Saturday 4 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Gentle’ ex-teacher accused of masterminding college massacre Kenya

‘Gentle’ ex-teacher accused of masterminding college massacre

148 people were killed in this week’s attack on a university campus in Garissa.

From TheJournal.ie Some of your ancestors were fat and some of your ancestors were thin Different Strokes

Some of your ancestors were fat and some of your ancestors were thin

New research has shown our ancestors began to diversify earlier than we think.

# kenya - Friday 3 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Survivors say laughing gunmen taunted victims of brutal university massacre Kenya

Survivors say laughing gunmen taunted victims of brutal university massacre

The Pope has condemned the killings as “senseless brutality”.

# kenya - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 147 killed after gunmen stage pre-dawn attack on Kenyan university Massacre

147 killed after gunmen stage pre-dawn attack on Kenyan university

The masked gunmen stormed the university in the northeastern town of Garissa as students were sleeping.

# kenya - Friday 20 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tonnes of illegal elephant ivory tusks and trinkets burned at the stake Zero Tolerance

Tonnes of illegal elephant ivory tusks and trinkets burned at the stake

The move was made in an attempt to protect elephants.

# kenya - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls Kenya Believe It

Michelle Mulherin repays €1,295 for African phone calls

The Mayo TD had previously repaid €2,000.

# kenya - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man questioned over suspected arson attack on Michelle Mulherin’s constituency office Mayo

Man questioned over suspected arson attack on Michelle Mulherin’s constituency office

Gardaí said there was minimal damage to the office.

# kenya - Friday 23 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Which politician made €2,000 worth of calls to Kenya from Leinster House? Mystery

Which politician made €2,000 worth of calls to Kenya from Leinster House?

The identity of the TD or Senator cannot be revealed unless they come forward.

# kenya - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Police tear-gassed these children as they tried to protect their playground Shocking

VIDEO: Police tear-gassed these children as they tried to protect their playground

The space was under threat of being seized by a property developer.

# kenya - Friday 2 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for insulting Kenyan president on Facebook I'm Sorry

Man jailed for insulting Kenyan president on Facebook

The man, a student, pleaded guilty to hate speech.

# kenya - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Using each other: Wealthy women hiring younger men in Kenya for relationships Romance Tourism

Using each other: Wealthy women hiring younger men in Kenya for relationships

A photographer found herself in the middle of the unusual world. Here’s what she found.

# kenya - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish scientists find vultures to be a very crafty bunch Sneaky

Irish scientists find vultures to be a very crafty bunch

New research shows that vultures really live up to their reputation for scavenging.

# kenya - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Young people from Nairobi and Dublin speak about their lives International Youth Day

Opinion: Young people from Nairobi and Dublin speak about their lives

For International Youth Day, young adults on the streets of Dublin and Nairobi spoke about their lives, loves and dreams.

# kenya - Monday 11 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Kenyan men flee to escape enforced circumcision Health

Kenyan men flee to escape enforced circumcision

The procedure is often carried out without anaesthesia.

# kenya - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie African elephants could quickly “be driven to extinction locally”, warns conservation group Illegal Trade

African elephants could quickly “be driven to extinction locally”, warns conservation group

CITES says that the number of elephants killed in the past three years is “far exceeding” the number born.

# kenya - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The42 Kenya on the brink of first ever Rugby World Cup qualification RWC2015

Kenya on the brink of first ever Rugby World Cup qualification

The Simbas will secure a spot alongside New Zealand in Pool C if they avoid defeat against Zimbabwe.

# kenya - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The42 Kenya take major step towards first-ever Rugby World Cup qualification Underdogs

Kenya take major step towards first-ever Rugby World Cup qualification

The east Africans pulled off an impressive victory over Namibia in Madagascar.

# kenya - Monday 16 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: A day in the life of a 9-year-old living in one of Kenya’s largest slums Photo Essay

PHOTOS: A day in the life of a 9-year-old living in one of Kenya’s largest slums

Today is the International Day of the African Child.

From TheJournal.ie Militants attack Kenyan town as residents watch World Cup. 48 people killed. Al Shabab

Militants attack Kenyan town as residents watch World Cup. 48 people killed.

Authorities are blaming al-Shabab, Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked terror group, for the attack at Mpeketoni.

# kenya - Friday 23 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work Africa Day

Opinion: Equality and social justice for women is my life’s work

In the run-up to Africa Day, Salome Mbugua discusses her social justice work in Ireland and various African countries.

# kenya - Friday 16 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of British tourists evacuated from Kenyan resort Terror Threats

Hundreds of British tourists evacuated from Kenyan resort

The decision was taken by travel agents today following a wave of terror attacks.

# kenya - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Elephants rescue tiny calf from being pulled away by the current Animal Kingdom

# kenya - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Irishman helping make a big difference to the lives of people in Kenya Development Pamoja

Meet the Irishman helping make a big difference to the lives of people in Kenya

Pamoja Together is a Kenyan charity that includes three Kenyans and one Corkman, who are all working with locals to help them improve their own lives.

# kenya - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sunlight can make this dirty water clean…and save lives World Water Day

Sunlight can make this dirty water clean…and save lives

Today is World Water Day…but clean tap water is a pipe dream for 780 million people across the globe.

# kenya - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: There’s a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights Silencing Dissent

Column: There’s a viral spread of increasingly restrictive laws curtailing human rights

The space in which human rights defenders can operate safely is steadily shrinking, with devastating consequences, writes Mary Lawlor.

# kenya - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: These are the incredible people we ignore… until it’s too late. Listen Up

Column: These are the incredible people we ignore… until it’s too late.

In this age of digitalised 24-hour news, how can it be so difficult to find a space for stories of people with death-defying courage? Those who defend human rights deserve better, writes Mary Lawlor.

# kenya - Monday 20 January, 2014

Organisation brings elephants to Twitter using GPS collars

The four bull elephants are tracked using GPS collars to help visualise their roaming patterns.

# kenya - Sunday 22 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Unknown number trapped after cargo train derailment in Nairobi slum Kenya

Unknown number trapped after cargo train derailment in Nairobi slum

The number of injuries is lower than initially feared as residents were at church or back in their home villages for Christmas.

# kenya - Monday 4 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Four charged by Kenyan court over Westgate mall attack Kenya

Four charged by Kenyan court over Westgate mall attack

The men were charged with supporting a terrorist group, although none are accused of being the gunmen involved in the attack.

# kenya - Sunday 3 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie There was a partial solar eclipse in parts of the world today (pics, video) Eclipse

There was a partial solar eclipse in parts of the world today (pics, video)

No sign of it here in Ireland unfortunately…

# kenya - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish priest follows Dalai Lama in being honoured for peace work Awards

Irish priest follows Dalai Lama in being honoured for peace work

Fr Patrick Devine was awarded the 2013 International Caring Award for setting up the Shalom Centre.

# kenya - Saturday 5 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘White Widow’ Lewthwaite ‘was not part of the attackers’ – Kenyan police Samantha Lewthwaite

‘White Widow’ Lewthwaite ‘was not part of the attackers’ – Kenyan police

Police also said that only between four and six armed men, not 10 to 15 as earlier thought, conducted the attack.

# kenya - Sunday 29 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gun attack on Nigerian college leaves up to 50 dead Gun Attack

Gun attack on Nigerian college leaves up to 50 dead

The attack is believed to have been carried out by Islamic extremists and happened as students slept in their dormitories.

# kenya - Saturday 28 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Top readers’ comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers’ comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

# kenya - Thursday 26 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Interpol issues arrest notice for ‘White Widow’ Samantha Lewthwaite

Interpol issues arrest notice for ‘White Widow’

The Red Notice comes following a request from Kenya.

From TheJournal.ie ‘White Widow’ had fraudulently acquired South African passport Westgate Mall

‘White Widow’ had fraudulently acquired South African passport

Kenya terror suspect Samantha Lewthwaite used the alias Natalie Faye Webb to get the passport with records showing three addresses in Johannesburg under the name.

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