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Kenyan governors, partners commit to reduce high rate of maternal death

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Key governors committed to take action to reduce Kenya’s high maternal death rate at a UNFPA-organized meeting held this week in Nairobi. The event brought together over 200 officials to address Kenya’s…

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News and Press Release
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UNFPA
Posted:
30 Aug 2014

Kenya

One School Can Make a Difference

In Kenya, Food for the Hungry (FH) worked to help build a school. While education helps a child’s future, it does so much for them today as well. The Lakartinya School is making a huge impact in…

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News and Press Release
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Food for the Hungry
Posted:
30 Aug 2014

Kenya

Kenya passes law to step up fight against human trafficking

Bill will provide better support for victims and campaigners say it will make securing convictions easier Kenya has passed a law that will make it easier to secure convictions for human trafficking by providing greater support to…

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News and Press Release
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Guardian
Posted:
29 Aug 2014

Kenya

31 killed in a week of clan wars

In Summary Police say the violence is about elective politics, with each clan wanting a dominant role. The extent of the killings and damage to property by far exceeds what the government has acknowledged officially since the violence…

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News and Press Release
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Daily Nation
Posted:
29 Aug 2014

Kenya

HIV Groups in Kenyan Slum Organize Self-Help

Lenny Ruvaga NAIROBI—Kenyans living with HIV or AIDS in Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum, are finding support groups essential to coping with the health, economic and social challenges they face. Peter Oduor is a teacher at Kibera’s Tumaini primary…

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News and Press Release
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VOA
Posted:
28 Aug 2014

Kenya

Ethiopian raiders kill eight Kenyans

In Summary Members of both clans traverse the Kenya–Ethiopia border and perennial conflict in the region always result in involvement of all, regardless of the country of origin. The current wave of attacks began at Rhamu Trading Centre…

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News and Press Release
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Daily Nation
Posted:
28 Aug 2014

Kenya + 1 more

Mandera skirmishes a spillover from Ethiopia, says DIG Kaindi

In Summary Deputy Inspector General of Police Grace Kaindi said no local politician had been linked to the conflict. She said that a contingent of security officers has been deployed to contain the situation. Ms Kaindi added that security…

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News and Press Release
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Daily Nation
Posted:
27 Aug 2014

Kenya

Claims of political control by clan fuel conflict in Mandera

In Summary For years, the two clans have fought over political dominance and control of resources in Mandera County. Claims that the Garres displaced from Wajir were slowly settling in Rhamu have been a concern among the Degodias. By…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
27 Aug 2014

Kenya

Former pastoralists in Northern Kenya gain good yields farming

By Fatuma Jimale As communities across the arid northern Kenya gear up for the possibility of drought and worry about the effects it might have on their lives, one group in the outskirts of Isiolo Town is…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Adeso
Posted:
26 Aug 2014

Kenya

Suspect killed, 8 arrested over Mandera clashes as calm returns

One suspect has been killed and eight others arrested in connection with the recent fighting between the Degodia and Garre communities in Mandera, County Commissioner Alex Ole Nkoyo has said. In an interview with Nation.co.ke, Mr Nkoyo…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Daily Nation
Posted:
26 Aug 2014