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The Big Issue Kenya launched.

Nairobi now has its very own street newspaper:
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New home for street children.

There is a new home for children living on the streets of Nairobi: Ndugo-Ndogo in Kibera, the city
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World Social Forum opens in Nairobi.

The World Social Forum (WSF) opened in Nairobi on 20 January with a colourful peace march from Kibera slum to the central Uhuru park.
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World Social Forum 2007 comes to Africa.

The World Social Forum 2007 opens in Nairobi on 20 January under the clarion call
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Polio immunisation campaign announced.

The heath authorities have said that they are to conduct nationwide immunisation against polio in the first and last weeks of February providing that the necessary funding can be raised. The Sh452 mil...
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Tergat set for London marathon.

World marathon record holder Paul Tergat from Kenya is to take part in the London marathon on 22 April 2007. He will be running against fellow countrymen Felix Limo and Martin Lel, the reigning 2006 a...
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Nairobi airport at centre of visa scam.

Tourists and the government have been losing millions of shillings each month as the result of a visa scam involving immigration officials at Jomo Kenyatta international airport (JKIA) according to a...
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World Social Forum in Nairobi.

Over 150,000 people are expected to gather in Nairobi on 20 January for the start of the six-day World Social Forum (WSF) 2007 under the theme
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Virgin to launch London-Nairobi route in 2007.

Virgin Atlantic, the airline owned by the maverick British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, is due to begin operating direct flights between London and Nairobi in June 2007. Flights will depart daily...
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Clashes in Kibera leave three dead.

At least three people have been killed and many more are injured
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Kimathi statue for Jamhuri day.

The foundation stone of a statue of Mau Mau freedom fighter Dedan Kimathi is to be laid in Nairobi as part of events to mark Jamhuri or independence day (Jamhuri means republic in Kiswahili) on 12 Dec...
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African Photo Retrospective award.

The African Photo Retrospective 2005/06 award organised by the foreign correspondents association of East Africa (FCAEA) has been won by Nairobi-based freelance photographer Georgina Cranston with her...
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New PostaPay money transfer service.

Kenyans now have a new and cheaper way of sending money around the country - PostaPay - the East African Standard reports. Launched by the international private company Postal Corporation of Kenya (Po...
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Heavy flooding across Kenya.

Hundreds of thousands of Kenyans have been displaced by flooding over the last few weeks as unusually heavy seasonal rains continue to pound the East Africa and Horn of Africa regions. The Kenya Red C...
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Kenyans4kenya investment conference.

Kenyans living abroad are the target of a conference in London on 9 December to promote investment opportunities in the East African country. The event, under the title Kenyans4kenya - The Kenya Diasp...
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Climate change meeting in Nairobi.

Up to 10,000 representatives of government, non-governmental organisations, the private sector and the academic community will gather in Nairobi 6-17 November for an international meeting on climate c...
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Athletics museum opens in Nairobi.

The 1968 Olympics 10,000 m champion Naftali Temu, multiple award-winning middle and long-distance runner Kipchoge Keino and marathon world record holders Paul Tergat and Catherine Ndereba are among th...
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Fighting in Mathare slum leaves eight dead.

Calm has returned to Mathare slum in northeastern Nairobi after five days of fighting between two outlawed gangs which residents say have left at least eight people dead and thousands more displaced f...
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On-line game for HIV prevention in Swahili.

Young Swahili speakers with internet access can now make use of an on-line game teaching them about HIV and AIDS. The interactive feature, called Ungefanyaje or What would you do? in Swahili, takes pl...
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Promoting Kenyan national unity.

Kenya National Commission on Human Rights and the National Museums of Kenya have signed a memorandum of understanding to create an exhibition on the countrys struggle for independence, the East Africa...
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