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Kenyan food, water scarcity will worsen as rains fail: Met Department

Apr 16 2019

NAIROBI Kenya is likely to suffer from worsening food shortages and water scarcity as the rainy season fails, its meteorological department said on Tuesday.

Kenyan food, water scarcity will worsen as rains fail, Met Department says

Apr 16 2019

NAIROBI, April 16 Kenya is likely to suffer from worsening food shortages and water scarcity as the rainy season fails, its meteorological department said on Tuesday.

Amnesty says U.S. strikes in Somalia kill large numbers of civilians

Mar 20 2019

NAIROBI The U.S. military may be guilty of war crimes for killing large numbers of civilians in a sharply stepped-up campaign of air strikes in Somalia over the past two years, Amnesty International said.

IMF urges South Sudan to stop taking oil-backed loans

Mar 19 2019

NAIROBI, March 19 South Sudan should stop selling expensive and opaque oil advances, the International Monetary Fund said, because loan resettlements were hindering spending vital for the implementation of a peace deal.

Kenya drops cocaine smuggling charges against British aristocrat

Mar 14 2019

NAIROBI Kenya’s High Court acquitted a British aristocrat on Thursday of smuggling cocaine in a shipment of sugar, ending a high-profile case that captured public interest in how the justice system would treat the scion of a prominent family.

South Sudan peace deal doomed if disputes not settled: think-tank

Mar 13 2019

NAIROBI South Sudan's six-month-old peace deal is doomed to collapse unless the sides can settle a string of disputes and bring former rebels into the army before the formation of a new government in May, a think-tank said on Wednesday.

Hours in purgatory as families wait for news of Ethiopian Airlines crash

Mar 11 2019

NAIROBI More than three hours after Ethiopian Airlines tweeted that there were no survivors from flight ET302 to Nairobi which crashed on Sunday, authorities finally began informing families waiting in Kenya.

Hours in purgatory as families wait for news of Ethiopian Airlines crash

Mar 10 2019

NAIROBI More than three hours after Ethiopian Airlines tweeted that there were no survivors from flight ET302 to Nairobi which crashed on Sunday, authorities finally began informing families waiting in Kenya.

Hours in purgatory as families wait for news of Ethiopian Airlines crash

Mar 10 2019

NAIROBI More than three hours after Ethiopian Airlines tweeted that there were no survivors from flight ET302 to Nairobi which crashed on Sunday, authorities finally began informing families waiting in Kenya.

From flying toilets to 'froggers': Kenya struggles with slum waste

Mar 09 2019

NAIROBI Most of Patrick 'Moreno' Osunda's neighbors curse when the rains make the latrines overflow. For him, it's the smell of money. | Video

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