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Olympics Oct 19, 2018

Kip Keino denies wrongdoing, tells AP he didn't control money

Kip Keino has denied wrongdoing in the Kenyan Olympic corruption scandal, telling The Associated Press that he didn't have control over the government money that prosecutors say was embezzled and misused around the time of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. Keino told the AP ...

Prince William visits British troops in Kenya, trains with them

World Oct 1, 2018

Prince William visits British troops in Kenya, trains with them

Prince William visited British troops in Kenya on Sunday, participating in a training exercise north of the capital Nairobi. The second in the line to the throne — who served in the British military from 2006-2013 ending his career as a Royal Air Force rescue ...

Chinese man arrested after calling Kenya's president a 'monkey'

World Sep 6, 2018

Chinese man arrested after calling Kenya's president a 'monkey'

Kenya has arrested a Chinese businessman after a video of him making a string of racist remarks was widely shared on social media, the Kenyan government said Thursday. The Chinese national, identified as Liu Jiaqi, has been arrested and is being processed for deportation, Kenya's ...

Environment Aug 12, 2018

Chinese tourist is killed in hippo attack at Kenya lake

Kenya's wildlife authority says a Chinese tourist died after he was attacked by a hippo while taking pictures on the shores of Lake Naivasha in the Rift Valley. The Kenya Wildlife Service said in a statement Sunday that another Chinese tourist was injured in the ...

Kenya's first satellite released from Japan's Kibo module at ISS

National / Science & Health May 12, 2018

Kenya's first satellite released from Japan's Kibo module at ISS

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) released three foreign-made microsatellites, including the first Kenyan-developed satellite, from its Kibo experimental module at the International Space Station on Friday night. The Kenyan satellite, named 1KUNS-PF, was developed by the University of Nairobi. Another, called Irazu, is the first ...