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US travel warning ahead of Obama visit to Nairobi

Obama travels to Nairobi and Addis Ababa The US has warned its citizens in Kenya of the potential for terrorist attacks during the upcoming visit of US president Barack Obama which starts on 23 Ju...
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Nairobi water vending machines

Nairobi's water board, in partnership with the Grundfos Group, owned by the Danish Poul Due Jensen Foundation, is providing four water vending machines for easy access to clean and cheap water around...
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Nairobi tackles cholera outbreak

Spread of virus aggravated by flooding Health officials in Nairobi have introduced emergency measures to deal with the latest cholera outbreak which has resulted in 50 deaths since the first cases...
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Kenya takes measures against Somalis

Dadaab refugee camp risks closure Kenya’s plans to close Dadaab refugee camp in north-eastern Kenya would breach international law and would put the lives of 350,000 Somalis at risk, accord...
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Al-Shabaab kill more than 140 at Kenyan university

Kenya's deadliest attack to date by the al Qaeda-linked extremists Al-Shabaab militants killed 147 students and wounded another 80 at a university in northeastern Kenya on 2 April, according to the...
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Witness in Kenyan ICC case murdered

Murder fuels accusations of state complicity A potential defence witness in the International Criminal Court (ICC) case against Kenya's deputy president William Ruto has been murdered ahead of the...
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Investigation into Nairobi building collapse

Seven killed and 14 remain missing An investigation into a collapsed building in the Kaloleni district of Nairobi has been ordered by the city's governor Evans Kidero. The five-storey residentia...
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Security cameras to be installed in Nairobi

Increased surveillance in response to mounting terrorist threats Kenya is scaling up security surveillance in Nairobi and the port city of Mombasa in response to a string of recent terrorist attac...
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Hiring to start on Nairobi-Mombasa rail line

Chinese company seeks 30,000 employees for project Construction of the 610-km Nairobi-Mombasa railway line could start soon, on what is being described as the most ambitious infrastructure projec...
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Kenya security shake-up over latest terrorist attack

Al-Shabaab kill 36 non-Muslims in northern Kenya Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has fired his interior minister Joseph Ole Lenku and accepted the resignation of the national police chief David Ki...
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Protests in Nairobi over insecurity in northern Kenya

Demonstrations after Al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya Protests have been taking place in Nairobi on 25 November over rising insecurity in the northern Kenyan region near the border with Som...
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Nairobi protests after women stripped

Police make arrests after women assaulted for wearing miniskirts Police in Nairobi have arrested about 100 people following several recent cases of women being attacked and stripped by groups of me...
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Interpol forms environmental crime team in Nairobi

Specialists will help tackle wildlife crime in Africa Interpol has formed a specialist team in Nairobi to tackle east Africa's wildlife poachers. The Nairobi team will become the African branch...
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Storymoja Festival

This year Nairobi's Storymoja festival (17-21 Sept) has special tributes to those who lost their lives in the Westgate Mall terrorist attack in September 2013, in particular to Ghana’s poet Kofi...
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Nairobi to launch electronic parking system

City expects 30 per cent increase in revenue From 1 September motorists in some areas of Nairobi will pay parking fees using mobile phones as part of the county government's plan to go digital wit...
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Four dead in Nairobi plane crash

Crash claims all four passengers including crew A cargo plane crashed into a commercial building in Nairobi shortly after taking off from city's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on 2 July. Th...
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Taxis to be regulated in Nairobi

Legislation to be in place by end of year All taxis in Nairobi are to be registered with the county government by the end of 2014 in an effort to reduce crime and allow authorities to keep track o...
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Nairobi police on rollerblades

New police unit to combat muggers A new team of police officers on inline skates, or rollerblades, will be deployed on the streets of Nairobi from 1 July, in an effort to curb the rising incidents...
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Tourists flee Nairobi

Holidaymakers return home to escape worsening security in Kenya Hundreds of foreign holidaymakers returned home from Kenya following a double bombing in the Eastleigh district of Nairobi on 16 May,...
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Nairobi dam to be cleaned

Reservoir to be transformed into recreational centre Nairobi City County is to embark on a major clean-up of the Nairobi Dam in June to turn the clogged reservoir into a recreational park. The...
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