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Carlos Mureithi

Obama urges Kenyan leaders to soothe ethnic tensions

Jul 17 2018

KOGELO, Kenya Former U.S. President Barack Obama urged Kenya's leaders on Monday to turn their backs on the divisive ethnic politics that have frequently spilled over into violence and to stamp down on corruption. | Video

Kenya's anti-graft boss accuses lawyers and engineers of enabling graft

Jul 05 2018

NAIROBI Kenyan lawyers, engineers and accountants have been involved in facilitating cases of corruption in the country, the chief executive of the anti-graft commission said on Thursday.

Kenya opens up deals with private firms to public scrutiny

Jun 19 2018

NAIROBI, June 19 Kenya has opened an online portal containing details of infrastructure financing deals the government enters into with private companies to boost transparency, its finance minister said on Tuesday.

In Kenyan prison as in Moscow, Russia beats Saudi Arabia 5-0

Jun 14 2018

KAMITI MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISON, Kenya Host nation Russia beat Saudi Arabia 5-0 at the opening match of the World Cup on Thursday, exactly mirroring the scoreline of a match played on a dirt pitch in a jail in Africa thousands of miles away.

Kenyan official says five dead in reemergence of Rift Valley Fever

Jun 11 2018

NAIROBI Five people in Kenya have died of the Rift Valley Fever disease in the past week, a health official said on Monday, in the first reports of the disease since an outbreak killed more than 200 people a decade ago.

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Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel

An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel.