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Kenya's anti-corruption commission may be disbanded'

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Four days after Kenya's former anti-corruption Czar, Aar on Ringera, quit as director of the country's anti-corruption Commission (KACC) following intense public pressure over his re-appointment by President Mwai Kibaki , the Commission now faces the…

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News and Press Release
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PANAPress
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

AU panel welcomes naming of truth, reconciliation body in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The African Union's Panel of Eminent Personalities, which has been spearheading the reconciliation efforts in Kenya, Friday welcomed the appointment of a Truth, Jus tice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) to lead peace efforts in the country. The…

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News and Press Release
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PANAPress
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Bring down food prices, Kenyan govt told

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya's Prime Minister Raila Odinga was confronted by angry supporters during a visit to his constituents at the weekend, as they demanded that food be made affordable. Odinga, who had gone to thank his supporters following his…

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News and Press Release
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PANAPress
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Mudslides kill 14 Kenyan villagers

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - No fewer than 14 people died in massive landslides in West Pokot District of western Kenya as rains pounded central and western parts of the country over the weekend. The victims, mostly school children, were caught unawares…

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News and Press Release
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PANAPress
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Govt moves to ensure more water for Kenyans

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya has launched a Sector Wide Approach to Planning (SWAP) process targeting 14 million people who do not have access to safe drinking water and an extra six million who do not have access to…

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News and Press Release
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PANAPress
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya deploys soldiers to region after massacre

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The Kenyan authorities have dispatched army and police personnel backed by three helicopters in an operation against 400 heavily armed bandits who killed dozens of people in Turbi village of Marbasit District in northern Kenya…

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News and Press Release
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PANAPress
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Climate watch warns of imminent drought in parts of Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Officials at Kenya's drought early warning system have sounded an alert over looming drought in parts of Kajiado bordering Tanzania, following a prolonged dry spell in the largely arid and semi-arid district. District early warning officer…

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News and Press Release
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PANAPress
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya grapples with acute water shortage

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - While Kenya participated in the observance of World Water Day on Saturday, Kenyans continue to grapple with acute water shortages in most towns, with barely 647 cubic meters of water per capita for the country…

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News and Press Release
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PANAPress
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21 Mar 2011

Kenya

Kenya to supply water to arid regions

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya's Water Development Ministry said it would implement several water projects in parts of the country's North Eastern Province and Turkana District in the north-west to bring the precious commodity closer to inhabitants of the drought-prone…

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News and Press Release
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PANAPress
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Kenya + 1 more

Kenyan cattle rustlers in deadly border raid in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda (PANA) - Cattle rustlers believed to be Kenya's Pokot warriors have killed eight Uganda Karamojong people in a raid the latter lost 700 heads of cattle to the raiders, local officials said Friday. Some 200 armed Pokots crossed…

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