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Kenyan Students Fight Air Pollution with Bamboo Planting

Kenyan Students Fight Air Pollution with Bamboo Planting

Students at Dandora Secondary School in Kenya’s capital are taking matters into their own hands to combat the dangerous air pollution caused by a neighboring trash dump, VOA reported in an article published on Sunday, May 12. More than 100…
Death toll from Kenya floods climbs to 228

Death toll from Kenya floods climbs to 228

The death toll from flooding and other impacts of heavy rains in Kenya has risen to 228, Reuters reported yesterday citing the Interior Ministry. The torrential downpours have caused widespread flooding and landslides across the country in recent weeks, with…
Kenya Declares State of Emergency Amid Deadly Floods and Impending Cyclone

Kenya Declares State of Emergency Amid Deadly Floods and Impending Cyclone

In a somber address, Kenyan President William Ruto announced that the death toll from recent devastating floods has risen to 210, Anadolu Agency reported yesterday. It quoted Ruto warning that the African nation may face its first-ever cyclone this weekend,…
Kenya: Death toll from floods rises to 120 after dam bursts

Kenya: Death toll from floods rises to 120 after dam bursts

Over 40 people have lost their lives in Kenya after a dam burst, pushing the death toll from devastating floods to more than 120, Al Jazeera reported yesterday. The deaths were reported on Monday in the Mai Mahiu area after…
Kenya: Death toll from flooding rises to 70 since March

Kenya: Death toll from flooding rises to 70 since March

Severe flooding and heavy rains in Kenya have claimed the lives of at least 70 people since mid-March, double the number of earlier fatalities, Al Jazeera reported yesterday citing the government officials. The flooding, exacerbated by the El Niño weather…
Kenya: At least six killed in al-Shabab raid on border town

Kenya: At least six killed in al-Shabab raid on border town

At least six Kenyans were killed Friday when al-Shabab terrorists attacked a border town, Xinhua news agency reported yesterday. According to the police report, one person sustained a serious bullet wound when the militants launched the attack in Dhobley town…
Blast near police station in northern Kenya leaves 4 people dead, including 3 officers

Blast near police station in northern Kenya leaves 4 people dead, including 3 officers

An explosion at a small hotel near a police station in northeastern Kenya killed four people, including three officers, and injured several others on Monday, the Associated Press reported. The blast in Mandera, near the Somalia border, was caused by…
Kenyan doomsday cult leader charged with murder of 191 children

Kenyan doomsday cult leader charged with murder of 191 children

Kenyan cult leader Paul Mackenzie and 29 associates were charged on Tuesday with the murder of 191 children whose bodies were found among more than double that number buried in a forest. The defendants all denied the charges brought before…
Massive fire set off by gas explosion in Kenya’s capital kills at least three people, injures over 270

Massive fire set off by gas explosion in Kenya’s capital kills at least three people, injures over 270

A vehicle loaded with gas exploded and set off an inferno that burned homes and warehouses in Kenya’s capital early on Friday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 270, with the death toll expected to rise. Many…
Kenya: At least 4 dead in fatal roadside blast linked to al-Shabaab terrorists

Kenya: At least 4 dead in fatal roadside blast linked to al-Shabaab terrorists

Police on Friday confirmed that at least four individuals lost their lives, and two others sustained serious injuries when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb. The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was planted between Egge Dam and Bogyar along…
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