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File - Members of the Kenya Police department's elite Recce Company and relatives pay their respects at the funeral of Corporal Benard Kipkemoi Tonui, who died in last week's attack on Garissa University College by al-Shabab militants, in the village of Cheleget, Kenya Saturday, April 11, 2015.
2015-07-26, CNN
Garissa, Kenya (CNN)In April this year, hundreds of students at Garissa University in northern Kenya came under attack when Al-Shabaab militants from across the border in...
President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, on Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Nairobi, Kenya.
2015-07-26, BBC News
26 July 2015 From the section AfricaPresident Obama has been warmly welcomed in Kenya, where his late father was born US PresidentBarack Obama is to conclude his visit...
Nation: 29-July-2015 A new ambassador of the State of Qatar to Seychelles has been accredited. Ibrahim Mohamed Al-Abdulla presented his credentials to PresidentJames Michel at State House yesterday morning. During their meeting President Michel and Ambassador...
BBC News: By Karen AllenBBCNews, Nairobi 29 July 2015 From the section AfricaPresident Obama was the first US leader to address the African Union When Barack Obama stepped off Air Force One in Kenya it felt like a moment of affirmation and an opportunity to use the...
The Himalayan: Kathmandu, July 28 Nepal is preparing to notify the World Trade Organisation (WTO) about its preparation regarding the implementation of Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) that was agreed on during the ninth ministerial meeting in Bali from December 3 to 7,...
China Daily: Sometimes a journey becomes both nerve-wracking and exciting. A one-and-half-hour trip from Kenyan capital Nairobi to Somali capital Mogadishu turned out to be just that. The first glimpse of things to come happened when I looked out of the plane's blurry...
Deccan Chronicle: Nairobi: Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama's remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government with scorn and concern. Hailemariam Desalegn of Ethiopia, whose ruling party won every seat in parliament in May elections. On...
Dawn: NAIROBI: Ethiopian opposition figures and some other African activists on Tuesday criticised a remark by President Barack Obama that Ethiopia, whose ruling party won every seat in parliament in May elections, has a “democratically elected” government. Obama,...
Dawn: GENEVA: The World Trade Organisation (WTO) said on Tuesday that huge gaps remained among members trying to negotiate a global trade deal, warning that failure to make progress by year’s end could spark a “dangerous situation”. The 161-member WTO began its...
The Times of India: ADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI: Judging by the applause at the African Union headquarters, Barack Obama hit a chord when he took aim at the continent's 'Big Men', saying they should quit when their time was up — especially since most have the cash...
Denver Post: A journalist films at an outdoor exhibition of editorial cartoons and caricatures of US PresidentBarack Obama at PAWA-254 art centre in Nairobi on July 27. The cartoon retrospective was launched by award-winning Kenyan political cartoonist Patrick Gathara on...
Huffington Post: A fragile ceasefire in Turkey has threatened to fall apart this week, as conflict flared again between the government and the militant Kurdistan Workers' Party. On Tuesday, Turkey's PresidentRecep Tayyip Erdogan announced that a peace process...
Voa News: Aru Pande ADDIS ABABAU.S. PresidentBarack Obama capped his trip to Africa Tuesday with a speech hailing the continent's progress, but warning such progress can be sustained only through continued development and democracy for all. Obama is now on his...
All Africa: [Thomson ReutersFoundation] Nairobi -U.S. President Barack Obama, wrapping up a visit to the continent of his father's birth, toured an Ethiopian factory making baby food on Tuesday to show how investment in farming can cut hunger and stunting. ......
Huffington Post: "How do you answer the critics who say President Obama hasn't done enough for Africa?" I struggled with an answer to that first interview question during my visit to Nairobi last weekend as Chairman of the U.S.African Development Foundation. It's a question...