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Friday, 07-25-14, 13:16U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers Withdrawn[VOA]A German female tourist was killed in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa on Thursday in the same area where a Russian visitor was murdered earlier in July by a criminal gang, police sources said. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 13:14Army 'Good Target' for More Cyber Attacks, Says Anonymous[RFI]Hacktivist group Anonymous may carry out more cyber attacks against the Kenyan government, one of its members has told RFI. A hack targeting the Kenya Defence Force and other government websites this week was in response to a cry for help regarding corruption. The hackers are also concentrating their efforts against Israel in light of the ongoing offensive in Gaza. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 10:19Kenyans Praise UK Court for Jailing Their 'King Con' for Fraud[AlertNet]Kenyans praised the British courts on Thursday for jailing a controversial businessman who had been involved in the East African nation's worst corruption scandal. read more...
Friday, 07-25-14, 8:29Kenyan Civilians Increasingly Targeted in Coastal Violence[VOA]Nearly 100 people have died since mid-June in a series of ambushes and raids in northern Kenya's coastal Lamu County. Despite the heavy presence of Kenyan security forces, civilians are increasingly targeted in the attacks, forcing many locals to flee or spend their nights in government facilities. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 13:59Juja Police Say American Teen Who Sexually Abused Orphaned Children Escaped Arrest[The Star]Kenya Police say the American teenager charged in a US court for sexually abusing kids at a children home in Nairobi escaped before they could arrest him. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 12:27Creating a Slum Within a Slum[IPS]Nairobi -At the eastern edge of Nairobi's Kibera slum, children gather with large yellow jerry cans to collect water dripping out of an exposed pipe. The high-rise grey and beige Soweto East settlement towers above them. A girl lifts the can on top of her head and returns to her family's third floor apartment. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 10:31Cord Accused of Intimidating Leaders[The Star]MSAMBWENI politician Richard Onsongo has criticised Cord for intimidating Coast leaders who are not anti-government. read more...
Thursday, 07-24-14, 7:04Kenya Police Commission Forms Taskforce to Audit Police Recruitment[Sabahi]Kenya's National Police Service Commission (NPSC) has appointed the taskforce charged with auditing the recently launched police recruitment exercise, Kenya's Capital FM reported Tuesday (July 22nd). read more...
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 13:50Reviving 'Return to School' Policy May End Teenage Mums' Poverty, Ignorance[AlertNet]Nairobi -Teresia got pregnant at 15 and dropped out of school because her father refused to pay her fees. Nineteen years later, she is a mother of six. read more...
Wednesday, 07-23-14, 13:38Kenya Military Twitter Accounts 'Captured' Again[Capital FM]Nairobi -The Twitter account for the Kenyan military has been hacked for the second time, hours after it was restored late Monday. Barely two hours after Twitter intervened and restored the account, the Anonymous Group of hackers claimed fresh control. read more...

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