Nairobi is a busy modern city of between three and four million people and it is the de facto commercial capital of East Africa. Most businesses are headquartered in the city centre or in the industrial area to the southeast.Country and regional offices for the many international humanitarian organ...

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Kenya declares national holiday for papal Mass

Pope Francis to highlight inter-religious dialogue and poverty. The Kenyan government has declared a national holiday of prayer and reflection in honour of Pope Francis who will celebrate an open-a...
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Preparations for Pope Francis' Nairobi visit

Tight security in Kenya for papal visit. Security will be tight in Kenya for the three-day visit by Pope Francis from 25-27 November, especially for the open-air Mass at the University of Nairobi o...
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Nairobi prepares for papal visit

City braces for influx of pilgrims. Nairobi is preparing for Pope Francis's three-day visit from 25-27 November, the highlight of which will be a Mass in front of an estimated 1.5 million faithful...
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Nairobi’s Global Peace Festival

The 2010 Global Peace Festival (GPF) and its accompanying convention are being held in Nairobi on 17 - 20 November. Both events have the backing of Kenya's president Mwai Kibaki. Founded by Hyun Ji...
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Italian missionary Kizito in child abuse claims.

The Comboni missionary Renato Sesana Kizito is at the centre of child abuse allegations in Kenya after the privately-owned Kenya Television Network (KTN) broadcast a report in mid-June claiming he had...
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Taizé event in Nairobi.

Thousands of young people from Kenya and beyond are expected in Nairobi for five days of prayer and communion organised by the ecumenical Taiz
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Nairobi council raises burial fees.

Nairobi city council has increased its burial fees in a bid to ease pressure on the capital
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Nairobi archbishop to be installed as cardinal.

All roads lead to Rome on 24 November, when Nairobi


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