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Kenya

# 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.

# kenya - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Charity postpones 350-volunteer-strong Kenya trip Charity

Charity postpones 350-volunteer-strong Kenya trip

The Niall Mellon Township Trust was due to build a school in a slum of Nairobi, but says volunteers’ safety comes first.

From TheJournal.ie 63 still missing as Kenya begins three days of mourning Westgate Mall

63 still missing as Kenya begins three days of mourning

The search is under way for bodies under the rubble of Nairobi’s Westgate Mall, after a four day siege by Islamist gunmen that left 67 dead.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# kenya - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Co Down-born woman may have taken part in Nairobi attack Westgate Mall

Co Down-born woman may have taken part in Nairobi attack

Samantha Lewthwaite, who’s originally from Northern Ireland, is the widow of one of the 7/7 bombers. A Kenyan minister said last night that a “British woman” was believed to be among the attackers.

From TheJournal.ie Troops ‘in control’ of Kenyan shopping mall after three-day bloodbath Kenya

Troops ‘in control’ of Kenyan shopping mall after three-day bloodbath

The interior ministry said today that all hostages trapped by the militants are believed to have been freed.

# kenya - Monday 23 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Kenyan troops “in control” of Westgate Mall Westgate Mall

Kenyan troops “in control” of Westgate Mall

The three-day siege at the upmarket Nairobi mall is nearing an end, the country’s Interior Ministry says.

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

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Kenyan forces storm shopping mall in ‘final’ assault on militants Westgate Mall

Kenyan forces storm shopping mall in ‘final’ assault on militants

It comes as the Red Cross revises down the death toll to 62. The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued an updated warning for Irish nationals.

From TheJournal.ie Son of former Kenyan ambassador to Ireland killed in Nairobi siege Westgate Mall

Son of former Kenyan ambassador to Ireland killed in Nairobi siege

Mbugi Mwangi was shopping with his fiancée Rosemary Wahito when the attack started. Both lost their lives.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy gunfire and explosions heard as siege continues at Kenyan shopping mall Kenya

Heavy gunfire and explosions heard as siege continues at Kenyan shopping mall

As the stand-off enters its third day, sustained bursts of rapid gunfire erupted at dawn and lasted 15 minutes, and soldiers posted around the complex ducked for cover.

# kenya - Sunday 22 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie UPDATE: 59 people killed in Kenya attack and 175 injured Kenya

UPDATE: 59 people killed in Kenya attack and 175 injured

Cabinet Secretary for the Interior Joe Lenku says 59 people have been killed and 175 injured.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# kenya - Saturday 21 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Shoppers killed in gun attack at upmarket Kenyan shopping mall Shooting

Shoppers killed in gun attack at upmarket Kenyan shopping mall

Gunmen in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi lobbed grenades and opened fire on shoppers at an upscale mall.

# kenya - Monday 9 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bloody Sunday colonel killed by robbers in Kenya Africa

Bloody Sunday colonel killed by robbers in Kenya

Edward Loden commanded a Parachute Regiment unit that opened fire on civilians on Bloody Sunday in 1972.

# kenya - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 41 dead after Kenyan bus plunges into valley Nairobi

41 dead after Kenyan bus plunges into valley

Bodies were said to be ‘strewn all over’, according to police.

# kenya - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Score World record holder Rudisha to run 800m in Galway Record Breaker

World record holder Rudisha to run 800m in Galway

The event will see the Kenyan race against celebrities over 800m.

# kenya - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie UK to compensate 5,228 Kenyans for Mau Mau uprising abuse Mau Mau

UK to compensate 5,228 Kenyans for Mau Mau uprising abuse

A compensation deal worth €23.5 million was unveiled. That’s around €4,460 per person – five times the annual salary of a Kenyan civil servant.

# kenya - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

From The Score These Kenyan schoolboys doing the high jump will make your day better Rift Valley

# kenya - Monday 13 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 40 psychiatric patients escape from Kenya hospital after overpowering guards Kenya

40 psychiatric patients escape from Kenya hospital after overpowering guards

Ten of the patients have now returned to the hospital and police said the breakout must have been well planned.

# kenya - Sunday 31 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two dead in western Kenya riots: police Protests

Two dead in western Kenya riots: police

Protests erupted in western Kenya yesterday after a court upheld Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the country’s presidential elections.

# kenya - Saturday 30 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Kenya Supreme Court upholds election of Kenyatta as president Kenya

Kenya Supreme Court upholds election of Kenyatta as president

Lawyers for challenger Raila Odinga argued before the Supreme Court that the election was marred by irregularities.

# kenya - Sunday 10 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Loser in Kenyan presidential election says he will contest result in court Kenya

Loser in Kenyan presidential election says he will contest result in court

Uhuru Kenyatta, one of Africa’s richest men, was declared the winner with 50.07 per cent of the vote.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# kenya - Monday 4 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Polls open as Kenya votes in crucial election Kenya

Polls open as Kenya votes in crucial election

The elections are seen as a crucial test for the country which was hit by violence during the last elections five years ago.

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