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Baby girl rescued four days after Kenya building collapse

Nairobi - Kenyan rescuers pulled a seven-month-old baby alive from the rubble of a six-storey building on Tuesday, four days after the block collapsed during heavy rains killing at least 23 people.

Kenya building collapse toll rises to 21

Nairobi - The death toll in the collapse of a six-storey building in Nairobi rose to 21 on Monday after four more bodies were pulled from the rubble of the residential structure that gave way during weekend storms.

Kenya death toll after building collapse reaches 16

Nairobi - At least 16 people were killed when a six-storey residential building due for demolition collapsed in Nairobi in torrential weekend storms, local authorities said Sunday.

Building collapse, floods kill 19 in Kenyan capital

Nairobi - At least 12 people died when a building collapsed in Nairobi, officials said Saturday, as rescuers scrambled to find more survivors after torrential storms which killed another seven people.

Kenya lights world's biggest ivory bonfire, demands tusk trade ban

Nairobi - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta set fire to the world's biggest ivory bonfire Saturday, after demanding a total ban on trade in tusks and horns to end "murderous" trafficking and prevent the extinction of elephants in the wild.

Kenya demands total ivory ban to stop elephant slaughter

Nanyuki - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday demanded a total ban on trade in ivory to end trafficking and prevent the extinction of elephants in the wild."To lose our elephants would be to lose a key part of the heritage that we hold in trust.

Kenya's mega ivory piles 'will burn even if it snows'

Nairobi - Eleven towering piles of ivory rise above the savannah grasslands of Nairobi National Park, ready to be burned Saturday in a symbolic grand gesture against the trade threatening elephants with extinction.

Kenya demonstrators try to storm election commission

Nairobi - Police fired tear gas Monday to prevent opposition demonstrators -- including former premier Raila Odinga -- from storming the offices of Kenya's electoral commission to demand its dissolution.

London mayor Boris rapped over claim Obama removed Churchill bust

London - London Mayor Boris Johnson on Friday claimed that Barack Obama removed a bust of Winston Churchill from the Oval Office because of anti-British sentiment, earning a rebuke from Downing Street.

Tracking elephants as new railway cuts Kenya

Voi - Dangling from a helicopter with a high powered rifle, a Kenyan vet fires drugged darts at elephants to sedate them so they can be fitted with satellite collars.Ten minutes after the elephant is darted, the lumbering creature stumbles, and falls asleep....

Ivory trucks arrive in Kenyan capital for mass burning

Nairobi - Truckloads of elephant tusks arrived in the Kenyan capital Friday, collected from across the east African nation ahead of the world's biggest burning of ivory later this month.

ICC's failure to try top Kenyan leaders spells 'doom': ex-PM

Paris - The ICC's failure to try top Kenyan leaders for crimes against humanity in the country's worst violence since independence spells "doom" for global efforts to fight impunity, former Kenyan leader Raila Odinga told AFP.

War crimes judges drop charges in Kenya Ruto case

Den Haag - War crimes judges on Tuesday threw out charges of crimes against humanity against Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto over his alleged role in post-election bloodshed in 2007-2008, but left the door open to a possible new trial.

ICC to rule on bid to throw out Kenya Ruto case

Den Haag - Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto will learn Tuesday if war crimes judges will set legal precedent and throw out a case against him for his alleged role in post-election turmoil.

Kenya marks Garissa university massacre anniversary

Garissa - Kenyans on Saturday commemorated the first anniversary of a terrorist attack that killed 148 people, mostly students, at a university in Garissa in the country's worst massacre since 1998.

ICC to rule next week on bid to throw out Kenya Ruto case

Den Haag - War crimes judges will rule on Tuesday whether to throw out a case brought against Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto for his alleged role in post-election violence several years ago which left more than 1,300 dead.

Kenya ivory amnesty ahead of record-breaking tusk burning

Nairobi - Kenya on Wednesday launched a three-week amnesty to hand in ivory and rhino horn ahead of the world's biggest burning of ivory next month.

Kenyan teacher eyes $1 mn prize for campaign against extremism

Nairobi - Using chalk and a blackboard, Kenyan teacher Ayub Mohamud writes out a simple lesson in front of the packed classroom: "Islam versus violent extremism.

An elephant returns to Somalia for first time in 20 years

Nairobi - An elephant marched hundreds of kilometres and briefly crossed into Somalia this month marking the first time the animal has been seen in the country in 20 years, conservationists said Wednesday.

East Africa's Shebab 'can survive for 30 years'

Nairobi - On a Sunday afternoon in late February a car exploded outside a crowded restaurant in Baidoa, Somalia, and moments later a suicide bomber blew himself up among fleeing survivors.

Kenya's canine cops sniff out illegal ivory

Nairobi - Burrowing deep into a huge pile of jumbled luggage, Dick the dog wags his tail, pawing at a small green rucksack: inside is the hand-sized tip of an elephant's tusk.

Kenya lions 'back in park' after city visit: Rangers

Nairobi - Four lions who went on the prowl in Kenya's capital Nairobi after escaping from a national park have returned to the reserve, rangers said Saturday, after a day-long hunt for the big cats.

Panic as lions on the loose in Kenyan capital

Nairobi - Wildlife rangers on Friday hunted for two lions who escaped from Nairobi's national park and meandered into "highly populated" areas of the Kenyan capital.

Kenya 'kills' Shebab intelligence chief

Nairobi - Kenya's army said Thursday it had killed the intelligence chief of the Shebab insurgents and 10 other commanders in an air strike in Somalia.

Kenya's Ruto wins key ICC witness appeal

Den Haag - The International Criminal Court on Friday upheld an appeal by Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto and barred the use of recanted testimonies in the crimes against humanity case brought against him.

Kenya to destroy largest ever ivory stockpile

Kenya will set ablaze 120 tonnes of ivory worth $270 million, the biggest to be burned by any country in one go, in April this year. The event will be attended by Hollywood actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Nicole Kidman along with several other celebrities.

Shebab Islamists kill 'nearly 20' in Somalia as Kenya mourns war dead

Mugadishu - Islamist Shebab gunmen killed around 20 people in a popular beachside restaurant in Somalia, police said Friday, as neighbouring Kenya mourned soldiers killed by the Al Qaeda-linked group last week.

Kenya brings back bodies of troops killed in Somalia attack

Nairobi - The bodies of Kenyan soldiers killed when Al-Qaeda-linked militants overran their base in Somalia were flown home late Monday draped in the national flag as a rescue operation was underway for survivors.

Kenya in 'search and rescue' as Shebab claims 100 soldiers killed

Nairobi - Kenya said a search and rescue operation was underway in Somalia on Sunday as Al-Qaeda-linked militants claimed to have killed over 100 Kenyan soldiers in Friday's attack on an African Union base.

Shebab storm African Union base in Somalia, casualties reported

Mugadishu - Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants stormed an African Union base Friday in the country's southwest, the Somali army said, with witnesses reporting several dead.
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Animal herders lace livestock carcasses with pesticides to kill lions and hyenas that have attacked ...
Animal herders lace livestock carcasses with pesticides to kill lions and hyenas that have attacked domestic animals. Scene filmed in Kenya in 2012 shows some of the 187 vultures, 14 eagles, 5 hyenas, and four jackals killed after consuming cow carcass lased with poison.
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Kenya's Naivasha township: The fire left a charred landscape
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Wild dog cubs play fighting in Ol Pejata Conservancy, Kenya
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East Africa deals with Overpopulation
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Nanyuki, Laikipia, Kenya.
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Massive fire engulfs Nairobi International airport forcing closure on August 7  2013.
Massive fire engulfs Nairobi International airport forcing closure on August 7, 2013.
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A Kenyan resident walks past a house that was burnt down during a new overnight attack in Lamu, on July 6, 2014
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A Kenyan policeman stands in front of the wreckage of a bus at the site of a bomb blast in Nairobi on May 4, 2014
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Orphaned elephants play football at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya.
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School in Dadaab, Kenya's refugee camp complex.
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A greater honeyguide with its' honeycomb reward.
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Kenya's Naivasha township: The fire consumed the slum at an alarming rate due to the time of the day and hot and dry temperature.
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Maasai warriors jumping
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Kenya took home two victories at the ING New York City Marathon as Geoffrey Mutai successfully defen...
Kenya took home two victories at the ING New York City Marathon as Geoffrey Mutai successfully defended his New York City Marathon title. Priscah Jeptoo rallied to win the women's race (see on this photo)
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Historical Context: Kenya's Mau Mau resistance movement
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September 21, 2013 -- Gunman have stormed an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Government special forces have entered the complex and it is believed that at least 22 people are dead in suspected terror attack
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