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Flights resume after strike at Kenya's main airport grounds thousands of passengers

06 Mar 2019

NAIROBI Thousands of air passengers were stranded in Kenya on Wednesday after a strike by aviation workers at the main Nairobi airport led to the cancellation and delay of scores of flights and the use of riot police to break up the industrial action. | Video

Kenyan warriors hunt cash not lions in Maasai Olympics

17 Dec 2018

KIMANA, Kenya Young Kenyan warriors are no longer pursuing lions to show off their hunting prowess and bravery, they are competing for cash prizes in javelin throwing at the Maasai Olympics instead. | Video

Kenya 428 km power line complete, to add 310 MW to grid by December

05 Sep 2018

LOIYANGALANI, Kenya, Sept 5 Reuters) - A high voltage power line to carry electricity from a 310 megawatt (MW) wind power plant to central Kenya from the north is complete and supply to the national grid will stabilise by December, the energy minister said, replacing diesel generation.

Kenyan rose-farm dam bursts, 'sea of water' kills 47

10 May 2018

SOLAI, Kenya A dam on a commercial flower farm in Kenya's Rift Valley burst after weeks of torrential rain, unleashing a "sea of water" that careered down a hillside and smashed into two villages, killing at least 47 people. | Video

At least five killed in Kenya as violence greets opposition leader's return

17 Nov 2017

NAIROBI At least five people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters accompanying opposition leader Raila Odinga from the airport to central Nairobi, police said. | Video

Kenya's Maasai break with coming-of-age tradition to save the lion

11 Dec 2016

KIMANA, Kenya Under the shadow of a snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, hundreds of Maasai boys brave the morning chill to take part in a ritual that marks their coming of age.

Kenyan government doctors go on strike, demand honouring of 2013 pay deal

05 Dec 2016

NAIROBI Doctors working in Kenyan state hospitals went on strike on Monday to demand fulfilment of a 2013 agreement between their union and the government that would raise their pay and improve working conditions, a senior union official said.

Enthusiasts lose one vintage plane but press on south through Africa

27 Nov 2016

NAIROBI Aviators flying vintage planes the length of Africa were showing them off in the skies over a Kenyan game park on Sunday, a day after one of the aircraft was wrecked in a forced landing.

Day after burial, S. Africa unveils Mandela 'unity' statue

16 Dec 2013

PRETORIA A nine-meter (30-foot) bronze statue of Nelson Mandela with his arms outstretched to symbolize unity and reconciliation was unveiled in South Africa on Monday, a day after the nation buried the former president and anti-apartheid hero. | Video

Day after burial, S. Africa unveils Mandela 'unity' statue

16 Dec 2013

PRETORIA A nine-metre (30-foot) bronze statue of Nelson Mandela with his arms outstretched to symbolise unity and reconciliation was unveiled in South Africa on Monday, a day after the nation buried the former president and anti-apartheid hero.

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