Kenya

Republic in East Africa

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Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with 47 semiautonomous counties governed by elected governors. At 580,367 square kilometres (224,081 sq mi), Kenya is the world's 48th largest country by total area. With a population of more than 52.2 million people, Kenya is the 27th most populous country. Kenya's capital and largest city is Nairobi while its oldest city and first capital is the coastal city of Mombasa. Kisumu City is the third largest city and also an inland port on Lake Victoria. Other important urban centres include Nakuru and Eldoret.

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A Kenyan campaigner says he won't be deterred by a court ruling that upheld a ban on gay sex.
4 hours ago • BBC News

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s High Court on Friday upheld sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations, a disappointment for gay rights..
8 hours ago • WorldNews
Kenya’s high court on Friday upheld a law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail in the conservative East African nation.
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Kenya's high court on Friday upheld a law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail in the East African nation and drawing..
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NAIROBI, KENYA — A three-judge panel of Kenya's High Court has upheld sections of the country's penal code that criminalize same-sex relations....
13 hours ago • WorldNews
Recent court decisions had brought LGBT rights advocates rare hope of a major victory on a continent where 33 nations still outlaw homosexual sex
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The judges reject claims that a colonial-era law violated the constitution.
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Somalia has criticized neighboring Kenya for deporting two Somali lawmakers and a minister after authorities in Nairobi blocked them from entering the country.
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The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help..
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One of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights activists died on Tuesday after an illness One of Africa’s best-known authors and gay rights activists,..
3 days ago • WorldNews
Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an..
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Prize-winning writer and critic Binyavanga Wainaina dies at the age of 48.
3 days ago • BBC News
Asylum seeker Kenneth Macharia is ineligible to work while his case is considered.
5 days ago • BBC News
A charity in Kenya is calling for the introduction of laws to protect domestic workers to ensure their safety.
5 days ago • BBC News
Officials believe they were dumped in a river in Nairobi after an illegal abortion was carried out.
6 days ago • BBC News
Kenyan court rules that Mr Moi illegally seized 53 acres of land from a local chief 36 years ago.
1 week ago • BBC News
Kenyan mothers whose daughters have been killed are joining a national conversation about femicide.
1 week ago • BBC News
A youth recruited while watching football. A Catholic school graduate. Girls desperate for cash and jobs.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

How Sheetal "Strong" Kotak from Kenya used bodybuilding to help overcome her depression.
1 week ago • BBC News

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