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Landmines Kill 14, Injure Four Others In Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (PANA) - Police in Nairobi Thursday confirmed that 14 people were killed early this week and several others injured when their vehicles ran over landmines in two separate incidents near the Ethiopia-Kenya border town of Moyale. State television…

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News and Press Release
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PANAPress
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya Government Declares Famine Alert

NAIROBI, Kenya (PANA) - The Kenyan government has declared a famine alert in the northern arid district of Wajir where 85 people were reported to have starved to death recently. The minister in the office of the president, Sharrif Nassir,…

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News and Press Release
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PANAPress
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya + 2 more

East Africa: IRIN News Briefs, 22 March

KENYA: Government denies starvation-related deaths The Kenyan government on Tuesday denied there had been any starvation-related deaths in the northeast Wajir district, according to the 'Daily Nation' newspaper. Minister in the office of the president in charge of relief and rehabilitation…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Famine Alert Declared in Northeastern Kenya

NAIROBI (March 22) XINHUA - The Kenyan government has declared a famine alert in Wajir District in North Eastern Province and announced the release of 200 million shillings (some 2.6 million U.S. dollars) for relief operation, the government-run Kenya Times…

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News and Press Release
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Xinhua
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Scores Die Of Starvation In Northern Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (PANA) - Scores of people have reportedly died of starvation in northern Kenya's Wajir district in the past four weeks, according to media reports Monday. The famine in the desert wasteland district bordering Somalia has also wiped out…

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News and Press Release
Source:
PANAPress
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

US Grants 1.3 Billion Shillings Of Food Aid To Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (PANA) - The US government has donated 33,400 metric tonnes of food to Kenya to tackle shortages in drought hit areas of the country. Food aid worth 1.3 billion shillings (1 US dollar = 74 shs) was promised…

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News and Press Release
Source:
PANAPress
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya

USAID Announces Food Aid to Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya -- U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Assistant Administrator for Humanitarian Response Hugh Parmer, announced at a press conference today that USAID would provide approximately 33,400 metric tons, valued at $18 million, to assist Kenya's drought needs. This brings…

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News and Press Release
Source:
USAID
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya + 3 more

East Africa: IRIN News Briefs, Friday 10 March

UGANDA: Rebels kill 12 in the north Rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) have this week killed 12 people and wounded over 30 at Padibe, some 24 km from Uganda's northern town of Kitgum. The semi-official 'New Vision' newspaper…

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News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya + 2 more

East Africa: IRIN News Briefs, 1 March

KENYA: Government strengthens security The Kenyan government has sent out extra security personnel to maintain security along the country's borders with its neighbours, as well as between the warring Pokot and Marakwet tribes in northwest Kenya. "But as a government,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011