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Female MP in Kenya forced to leave Parliament for bringing her baby to work

Zuleika Hassan was ordered to leave the Parliament as the House does not allow "strangers" into the chamber, including children.

Lawmakers back plan to nationalise Kenya Airways

The loss-making airline, Kenya Airways, which is 48.9% government-owned and 7.8% held by Air France-KLM, has been struggling to return to profitability and growth.

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Kenya lawmaker charged with hitting female colleague over funding dispute

Rashid Amin, a member of Parliament from Wajir East in northeast Kenya, was arrested late Thursday night after Rep. Fatuma Gedi reported that she had been hit in the face so hard that she bled from the mouth.

Kenya High Court delays ruling on law banning gay sex to May 24

Kenya arrested 534 people for same-sex relationships between 2013 and 2017, the government said. Kenya's high court began hearings on the law last year.

Explosion near cinema hits weeks after deadly Kenya attack

The Kenya Red Cross said it sent emergency teams to the scene, which was sealed off by law enforcement officers.

Workers in Kenya capital still trapped after militant attack at upscale hotel complex that killed 15

The attack on the upscale hotel complex at 14 Riverside, by at least four gunmen, began shortly after 3 p.m. on Tuesday with an explosion in the parking lot and then a suicide bomb blast in the foyer of the dusitD2 Hotel, police said. Somali militant group Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility.

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Extremists attack hotel in Nairobi; al-Shabab claims role

The Nairobi police commander Philip Ndolo said they had cordoned off the area around Riverside Drive due to a suspected robbery.

Kenya police arrest opposition member present at Odinga's 'swearing in'

An Odinga ally, Miguna has declared himself a leader of the opposition's National Resistance Movement, which the government this week declared a criminal group.

Seven dead in Kenya school shooting in suspected revenge attack

The shooting occurred at Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School near the countries' border, the attackers were thought to be from neighboring South Sudan.

Kenya elections will now be held on October 26

Kenya's electoral commission postponed a re-run of the presidential vote scheduled for October 17 giving itself nine extra days to fix problems that had caused the first poll to be annulled.

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Kenya's ivory pyre to spread awareness about elephant poaching

Around a dozen ivory pyres were set in preparation for it to be torched on Saturday to encourage global efforts to help stop the poaching of elephants and rhinos.

Obama's homecoming: President returns to Kenya, reunites with Father's family

Barack Obama is traveling on a two-nation African tour where he will become the the first sitting US president to visit Kenya and Ethiopia.

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Kenya marks first anniversary of Westgate Mall Attack

Kenya is marking one year since four gunmen stormed the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi.

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