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Disease threat to vital maize crop

NAIROBI, 31 May 2012 (IRIN) - Maize lethal necrosis (MLN), a disease which has affected at least 300,000 maize farmers mainly in Kenya's Rift Valley Province, could adversely affect harvests of the staple nationally if it…

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TNH
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31 May 2012

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Migrant sex workers off the HIV prevention radar

NAIROBI, 31 May 2012 (PLUSNEWS) - When Redempta*, 22, fled the violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) two years ago and came to Kenya, she quickly had to find a source of income to…

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News and Press Release
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PlusNews
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31 May 2012

Kenya

Nairobi blast victim dies in hospital

By MIKE MWANIKI One of the four people who were admitted to the Kenyatta National Hospital following the blast in Nairobi's Moi Avenue has died. Hospital spokesman Kibet Mengich said the patient, who was admitted to the Intensive…

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Daily Nation
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31 May 2012

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Refugees: Moving out of the shadows

JOHANNESBURG, 31 May 2012 (IRIN) - When night falls in the Dadaab refugee complex in eastern Kenya, nearly half a million refugees are plunged into darkness. The lack of light robs schoolchildren of the possibility of…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
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31 May 2012

Kenya

Aids takes heavy toll on learning

By SAMUEL SIRINGI ssiringi@ke.nationmedia.com Posted Wednesday, May 30 2012 at 21:10 Public schools are having to deal with heavier teacher workloads as some staff members die from complications related to HIV/Aids while others remain absent…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
31 May 2012

Kenya

Thousands displaced by clashes in west

BARINGO-NORTH, 30 May 2012 (IRIN) - Clashes between two communities in western Kenya's Rift Valley Province have led to the displacement of thousands of people, the closure of several schools and calls for the government to…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
30 May 2012

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Japan donates US$6.5 million to WFP to fight hunger in Kenya

The government of Japan has contributed an additional US$6.5 million to the United Nation World Food Programme (WFP) to help the agency feed nearly 3.4 million vulnerable people in Kenya, including school children, refugees, and the…

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News and Press Release
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WFP
Posted:
29 May 2012

Kenya

Oil, hope and fear

LODWAR-LOKICHAR, 29 May 2012 (IRIN) - Although just a few hundred kilometres from Nairobi, the county of Turkana, where newly-confirmed oil reserves are set to go on stream in the next few years, feels more like…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
Posted:
29 May 2012

Kenya

Food Security Report As At 30th April 2012

1.0 HIGHLIGHTS The general food security situation in the country remained stable in most parts of the country except in the ASAL areas that reported depressed supplies. Owing to on-going long rains in most parts of the country,…

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Situation Report
Source:
Govt. Kenya
Posted:
29 May 2012
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Kenya

Nairobi rivers pose health, safety hazards

By GAKIHA WERU gweru@ke.nationmedia.com Posted Saturday, May 26 2012 at 22:29 A century ago, Nairobi was a tented camp for the Kenya-Uganda railway workers. It had cool weather, clean drinking water from four main rivers –…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
29 May 2012

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