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From poo to food: Kenyan toilet waste key for new animal feed

18 Jun 2019

NAIROBI Kenyan farmer Victor Kyalo's chickens have doubled the number of eggs they are laying. The reason: Human excrement. | Video

Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers

06 Jun 2019

(This June 5 story corrects name in paragraph 10 to Jake Manion, not Jack Manion) | Video

Kenyan watchdog approves Commercial Bank of Africa and NIC Group merger

13 May 2019

NAIROBI The Competition Authority of Kenya approved on Monday a proposed merger between Kenya's Commercial Bank of Africa and NIC Group, the regulator said.

Amid criticism, South Sudan signs new deal with U.S. lobbyists

08 May 2019

NAIROBI, May 8 South Sudan has signed a contract with a U.S. lobbying firm, after cancelling an earlier deal with the same company that drew criticism from rights groups over its aims, documents showed.

South Sudan denies kidnapping, executing prominent critics

01 May 2019

NAIROBI South Sudan rejects U.N. allegations its security services kidnapped two prominent government critics exiled in Kenya in 2017, flew them to Juba and days later executed the pair on a farm owned by President Salva Kiir, a government minister said on Wednesday.

South Sudan hires U.S. lobbyists to help block war crimes court - contract

30 Apr 2019

NAIROBI South Sudan has hired U.S. lobbyists to help it reverse U.S. sanctions and stop the establishment of a court meant to prosecute war crimes, a document showed - a move rights groups said could undermine victims seeking justice.

Kenyan food, water scarcity will worsen as rains fail: Met Department

17 Apr 2019

NAIROBI Kenya is likely to suffer from worsening food shortages and water scarcity as the rainy season fails, its meteorological department said on Tuesday.

Kenyan food, water scarcity will worsen as rains fail, Met Department says

16 Apr 2019

NAIROBI, April 16 Kenya is likely to suffer from worsening food shortages and water scarcity as the rainy season fails, its meteorological department said on Tuesday.

Amnesty says U.S. strikes in Somalia kill large numbers of civilians

20 Mar 2019

NAIROBI The U.S. military may be guilty of war crimes for killing large numbers of civilians in a sharply stepped-up campaign of air strikes in Somalia over the past two years, Amnesty International said.

Amnesty says U.S. strikes in Somalia kill large numbers of civilians

20 Mar 2019

NAIROBI, March 20 The U.S. military may be guilty of war crimes for killing large numbers of civilians in a sharply stepped-up campaign of air strikes in Somalia over the past two years, Amnesty International said.

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