Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta flags off competitors at the start of the Safari Rally in Nairobi. The rally is making a bid to be part of the World Rally Championship. IMAGES
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A court in Kenya is set to rule on four suspected accomplices for their alleged role in the 2015 terrorist attack on Garissa University College in the northeastern part of the country. The suspects are accused of belonging to a terror group and committing a terror act. IMAGES of the court
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For generations, Kenya’s herders would study the sky over the country’s arid north for any sign of rain — some wind here, a wisp of cloud there — to guide their parched livestock to water. But such divination has been rendered hopeless by intensifying droughts. Today, many of them rely on detailed rainfall forecasts received via text message from a Kenyan tech firm, a simple but life-changing resource.
Suspected Somali Al-Shabaab jihadis kidnapped two Cuban doctors and killed their police protection officer in northeastern Kenya, police sources say. SOUNDBITE from police spokesperson
Inmates take part in a talent show in the medium security section of Kodiaga Prison in the Kenyan city of Kisumu. The event is organised by youth volunteer groups and aims to help rehabilitate prisoners.
Kenya boasts some of the world’s deadliest snakes, key among them green and black mambas and spitting cobras. As in other poor, rural areas of Africa, Latin America and Asia, venomous snakes pose a public health risk that experts, such as Royjan Taylor, Director of the Bio-Ken venomous snake centre, say has been neglected for far too long.
Kenyan students march across the Karura Forest in Nairobi as tens of thousands of young people take part in a global day of protests aiming to push world leaders into action on climate change. IMAGES
French President Emmanuel meets his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, where he is expected to seal a major transport contract. IMAGES
Ethiopian Airlines says it has grounded its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet after a crash that killed 149 passengers and eight crew, while the Kenyan transport secretary says authorities have been in contact with 25 out of 32 Kenyan families affected by the incident.
Aviation authorities remain at the site of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed south-east of the country’s capital on Sunday, killing all 157 people onboard. Air crash investigators & Red Cross workers spent Monday retrieving remains and personal items belonging to the 149 passengers and eight crew members, of 35 different nationalities, who were on flight ET302.
The Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, which was bound for the Kenyan capital Nairobi, came down minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9pvv
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