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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 ...

In Kenya, polarizing election re-run rekindles ethnic tensions

World Oct 29, 2017

In Kenya, polarizing election re-run rekindles ethnic tensions

Kenya's repeat presidential election, boycotted last week by millions, has reignited long-running tensions between ethnic communities in some areas, leading inhabitants of one small village in the west to pick up traditional arms on Saturday. In the bright green sugarcane fields where the western Nyanza ...

Kenya counts votes, and the cost of a violent election

World / Politics Oct 27, 2017

Kenya counts votes, and the cost of a violent election

As polling officials tallied votes, Kenyans counted the cost Friday of a deeply divisive election marred by an opposition boycott and protests that left at least four dead and scores wounded. The country's second presidential election in three months plunged into chaos on Thursday as ...