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2016-02-05, CNN
Nairobi, Kenya (CNN)A laptop computer may have concealed the explosives that ripped a hole in a Somali airliner Tuesday, according to a source familiar with the...
The Oslo Times: Feb 7, Nairobi: Reports in Kenya show that over 50,000 children are involved in different forms of commercial sexual exploitation According to a report by WalkFree Foundation, it is most common along...
CNN: (CNN)Several members of the FBI are on the ground in Somalia to help authorities there investigate an inflight explosion aboard a commercial airplane, which the African nation's transport minister called "a deliberate act of terror." FBI agents went to the...
The Los Angeles Times: About the same time a couple opened fire at the InlandRegionalCenter in San Bernardino in December, BarbaraHolmes' son, who suffers from autism, was on his way there. As she watched the news unfold on a department store TV, unsure if he had arrived and...
Yahoo Daily News: By Katy Migiro NAIROBI (Thomson ReutersFoundation) - Heavy rains, flooding and a spike in new arrivals could threaten the lives of over 110,000 Burundian refugees in overcrowded camps in Tanzania, six aid agencies said on Monday, amid warnings of rising...
Topix: More than 100 companies from 31 countries are set to participate in the ProjectEast AfricaSummit to be held in Nairobi later this month. The summit will provide a platform for leading decision makers to engage with international and local investors to...
Bloomberg: The militant group al-Shabaab was responsible for the bomb blast on Feb. 2 that forced a Daallo Airlines passenger jet to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu airport, Somalia’s minister of air transport and civil aviation said...
All Africa: [HRW] Nairobi -United Nations peacekeepers in the Central African Republic raped or sexually exploited at least eight women and girls between October and December 2015. Among the survivors are a 14-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman who said peacekeepers...
DNA India: A swap transplant is a process where a member of a family of patient A donates to patient B, whose family member inturn donates to patient A. Mumbai has come on the liver transplant map after patients and their families from Pune and Nairobi swapped portions...
All Africa: [Nation] The national cohesion agency is investigating politicians asking their communities to vote in "one of their own" in Nairobi during the 2017 elections. ......
All Africa: [Nation] NairobiGovernor Evans Kidero could find himself in a tight corner after the Judicial Service Commission recommended that a tribunal be formed to investigate a judge said to have a received a bribe from the county boss. ......
The Times of India: MUMBAI: Meena Ranawade is a farmer's wife from a village deep in Pune district while Deepti Gadhvi is a newscaster with a Nairobi channel. What unites these 33-year-old mothers is a liver. Meena donated a portion of her liver to Deepti, a liver cancer patient,...
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -The South Sudan government has now denied claims in a report that links its troops to the killing of 50 people by suffocating them in a container. ......
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -Football KenyaFederation national elections may not take place on Tuesday next week as scheduled after Electoral Board treasurer David Mereka tendered his notice to resign. ......
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has now summoned Murang'aGovernor Mwangi wa Iria over last month's scuffle at his home, where detectives were allegedly attacked by his supporters. ......