NAIROBI Top Stories

In this Saturday July 18, 2009 file photo, a Kenya Wildlife Service warden stands in a storage room holding elephant ivory impounded since 1989.
2015-03-03, Voa News
Gabe Joselow NAIROBI— Kenya incinerated 15 tons of elephant tusks Tuesday in a symbolic gesture against the illicit ivory trade. The government has promised to destroy...
File - During a search and destroy mission in the Zhawar Kili area, U.S. Navy SEALs (SEa, Air, Land) found valuable intelligence information, including this Osama Bin Laden propaganda poster located in an al Qaida classroom. In addition to detaining several sus
2015-03-03, BBC News
Aimen Dean is a founder member of al-Qaeda, who changed tack in 1998 and became a spy for Britain's security and intelligence services, MI5 and MI6. Interviewed by...
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet His Excellency Hifikepunye Pohamba, President of the Republic of Namibia and Ms. Penehupifo Pohamba, in the Blue Room during a U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit dinner at the White House, Aug. 5, 2014
2015-03-02, Belfast Telegraph
Namibian president Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the 2014 Ibrahim prize for African leadership, the first African leader deemed worthy of the honour since 2011. Prize...
File - As a protest to the government, demonstrators set light to a cross made from piled-up smaller red-painted crosses, symbolizing the blood of the 28 non-Muslims singled out and killed in the recent attack on a bus in Mandera by Somali militant group al-Shabab, outside government offices in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.
2015-03-02, The Guardian
Analysis: amid plans for Israeli-style ‘separation barrier’ against both militants and immigrants, SimonAllison questions how effective a Great Wall can be ...
The Examiner: Kenya is showing how far it’s willing to go in order to stop the ivory trade. Fifteen tonnes of elephant tusk ivory was set ablaze by PresidentUhuru Kenyatta at Nairobi National Park on Tuesday in order to send a message to poachers. The fire will be guarded...
noodls: (Source: UNITAR - United NationsInstitute for Training and Research) 16 February2015, Geneva, Switzerland - The increasing number of daunting global challenges requires intergovernmental bodies to negotiate more and more often in multilateral forums....
Reuters: March 5 (Reuters) - For other diaries, please see: Top economic events Government debt auctions Political and general news events Index of all diaries Guide to economic indicators ** This Diary is filed daily ***...
Huffington Post: Two years ago, The Pollination Project started a daily giving practice, making daily $1000 grants to social change visionaries around the world. Since we began, 50 more individuals and families have joined in, each giving $1 or more a day to support the...
Huffington Post: For a quick, cheap ride all you need to do is find a boda-boda. Boda-bodas, bicycle or motorcycle taxis, are easy to find or flag down in any East African city. But most people don't stop to think about the drivers and how they are not the owners of the...
noodls: (Source: East African Breweries Ltd) Kenya BreweriesLtd. is formally incorporated as a private company. The first beer is brewed on 14th December. The first batch delivered to the Stanley Hotel where it was opened to a mixed reaction. FirstAnnualGeneral...
noodls: (Source: AMREFUSA) March 9, 2015- Kenya's Cabinet Mr. James Macharia opened the newly constructed Annex at the Amref HealthAfricaTrainingCenter and Headquarters in Nairobi that will expand the organization's capacity to train health workers from across the...
noodls: (Source: East African Breweries Ltd) EABL Delivers 12% Growth in Profit Before Tax in Half Year PerformanceEast African Breweries Limited (EABL) today released its half year results for the six months period ending 31st December 2014 announcing net sales...
Football Sierra Leone: Reports reaching FootballSierra Leone has indicated that Players and officials are presently facing a dilemma on their way to Seychelles for the second leg match at Stade Linite in Victoria on Saturday (kick-off 18:30 CAT). Turkey based midfielder Khalifa...
Football Sierra Leone: • The Craig BellamyFoundation in Sierra Leone is now a sanctuary • More than 1,200 people have been killed by Ebola in Sierra Leone • No one is allowed in or out of the academy, which was founded in 2007 Holed up in the football academy he runs for the Craig...
Philadelphia Daily News: NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Charge sheets say 12 men and two businesses have been charged in a Kenyan court for fraud and abuse of office over a multimillion dollar scandal that involved the government awarding highly inflated contracts. A charge sheet from the...