Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Today's headlines - Wed 4/30/2008

Kenya: Mungiki, Govt Meeting Aborts, Washington - 10 hours ago
The two leaders - acting chairman of Mungiki's political wing, the Kenya National Youth Alliance, Charles Ndung'u Wagacha and treasurer Naftali Irungu ...

Top Kenyan gangster slain, raising threat to planned talks The Associated Press

Families blame police for killings Daily Nation

Feared leader of top Kenyan gang killed China PostDaily Nation

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Daily Nation
Kenya seeks extra $435 mln for cabinet, other spending
Reuters South Africa, South Africa - 3 hours ago
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's government is seeking an extra 27 billion shillings above its 2007/2008 fiscal budget, in part to fund a new coalition cabinet ...

Kenya cash shortfall over cabinet BBC News

Kenya needs half a billion dollars to fund coalition government ReliefWeb (press release)

Grand Cabinet to cost Sh33bn in two months Daily Nation

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Turkish Press
Six killed by militia in western Kenya
AFP - 19 hours ago
NAIROBI (AFP) — Guerrillas targeted by a military crackdown in western Kenya have killed six people and dumped their bodies in a pit, officials said Tuesday ...

Kenya rights group accuses military of torture during rebel crackdown JURIST

Kenya army tortures civilians afrol News

Kenyan NGO Accuses Military of Torture Voice of America

Daily Nation - ReliefWeb (press release)

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Golden Wheat 'Greens' Kenya's DrylandsScience Daily (press release) - 2 hours agoScienceDaily (Apr. 30, 2008) — Hot and barren, Kenya´s dry lands have long been unfit for agriculture, at best merely a grazing area for wild animals and ...

Kenya Airways to add routes, up frequencies
Reuters - 2 hours ago
NAIROBI, April 30 (Reuters) - Kenya Airways (KQNA.NR: Quote, Profile, Research) said it will launch new routes in Africa and increase flight frequencies to ...

Kenya's food aid under pressure as prices rise
AFP - 2 hours ago
MOLO, Kenya (AFP) — As soaring food prices rattle the planet, few feel the crunch like those who already could not afford a meal before the crisis ...

Karamoja Needs Urgent Food Aid, Says Expert

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Daily Nation

ATHLETICS: Ethiopia vs Kenya duel centre stage as continent's ...

Daily Nation, Kenya - 20 hours agoBut, no doubt, it is the duel between Kenya and Ethiopia that will excite the fans most. The home crowd will have its eyes on Olympic and world 5000m ...

All set for athletics championships Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Continent’s best in pre-Olympics showdown East African

Spotlight on the hosts as African Championships set to begin in ... International Association of Athletics Foundation

AFP - Daily Nation

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Kenya suspends nine over warders strike: official
AFP - 9 hours ago
NAIROBI (AFP) — Kenya has suspended nine top prison commandants for links to a four-day strike that paralysed the country's major jails, an official said on ...

Kenya: Warders' Strike is a Sign of Pent-Up Frustration

Kenyan prison chiefs arrested The Times

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Celtel Kenya re-introduces top-up promotion
Telecom Paper (subscription), Netherlands - 3 hours ago
Mobile service provider Celtel Kenya has re-launched a top-up promotion in which subscribers will be able to get 50 percent extra airtime. ...

Celtel Kenya launches Chanua Mabeste promotion Telecom Paper (subscription)

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Standard Group of Kenya Full-Year Profit Climbs on Circulation
Bloomberg - 6 hours ago
By Eric Ombok April 30 (Bloomberg) -- The Standard Group, Kenya's second largest media company, said full-year profit rose as circulation and advertising ...

Kenya Re Full-Year Profit Rises 35% on Investment Income Gains Bloomberg

Crown Berger of Kenya Full-Year Net Rises 3.9% as Sales Surge Bloomberg

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Monday, April 28, 2008

Today's headlines - Mon 4/28/2008

Kenya: President, PM Vow to Deal With Vicious Cycle of Ethnic Clashes, Washington - 2 hours ago
President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga completed their tour of the Rift Valley, vowing to find a lasting solution to recurrent ethnic clashes ...

US Help for PM Stuns Supporters of Kenya President Kibaki Voice of America

Displaced Kenyans say they can't return despite promises The Associated Press

Leaders wind up peace tour Kenya Broadcasting CorporationDaily Nation - Daily Nation

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Daily Nation
Kenya: US to Help Strengthen PM Role, Washington - 1 hour ago
The super power dismisses fears that Kenya could be regressing like Zimbabwe. This is why it's promising to work closely with the Office of The Prime ...

Kenya's new prime minister heads to Germany for laser eye surgery International Herald Tribune

Why Kenya’s Big Five must roam together Daily Nation

Kenya govt starts resettling Internally-displaced persons Afrique en -

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Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
Kenya's striking prison warders win tussle with govt
AFP - 2 hours ago
The nine officials were charged with inciting disobedience in the strike that paralysed Kenya's 89 penal institutions, but were released on bail until May 2 ...

Arrests over Kenya prison strike BBC News

Government to improve prison work condition after wardens hold ... International Herald Tribune

Kenya: Naivasha Prison Officers Join Strike AllAfrica.comDaily Nation -

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Daily Nation
Kenya charges nine prison warders over strike
Reuters South Africa, South Africa - 4 hours ago
By Robert Hummy NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya charged nine senior prison officials on Monday with inciting thousands of warders to strike for better pay, ...

Kenya: Security Scare As Prison Warders Strike

It’s mutiny, says Kalonzo as jail warders demand boss’s ouster Daily Nation

Turmoil as Kenyan prison warders strike over pay AFPThe Times - Daily Nation

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Kenya: ODM Wants ECK Locked Out of Poll, Washington - 2 hours ago
Orange Democratic Party (ODM) wants the Electoral Commission of Kenya (ECK) disbanded before the by-elections for five constituencies on June 11. ...

Kenya by-elections to be held in June Focus News

Debate on ECK credibility rages Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Date set for by-elections Daily NationStandard

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Kenya conservationists seek chemical ban as hippos dieReuters South Africa, South Africa - 2 hours agoNAIROBI, April 28 (Reuters) - Conservationists in Kenya demanded on Monday that the government ban the pesticide carbofuran after five hippos died and four ...