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South African woman quarantined in Kenya commits suicide

A South African woman has committed suicide at the Kenya Industrial Training Institute (KITI) in Nakuru, where she was under mandatory 14-day quarantine to ensure she was cleared of Covid-19, the Daily Nation reported. According to the publication, the body of the 27-year-old was found hanging from the rooftop of[…]

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Kenyans shine at the Cape Town Marathon

Kenyan athletes claimed crowns in both male and female categories of the 2019 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, taking home a sum of R265 000 each. The event is the only one on the continent with gold label status. Records were expected to fall in the fast, flat race — and[…]

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Camera spots Kenya’s rare black panther

Images of a rare African black leopard have been captured in Kenya, the first verifiable record of the animal for nearly 100 years, researchers have said. British wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas set up motion-sensitive cameras to capture the largely nocturnal cat in Laikipia Wilderness Camp in January. “I’m able to[…]

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Kenya attack death toll rises to 21; siege over

Kenyan security forces have killed all five attackers who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel complex, taking at least 21 lives and causing hundreds to flee, according to authorities. At least 50 people believed to have been in the compound remained unaccounted for on Wednesday, the Kenya Red Cross said, raising[…]

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Gunmen storm Nairobi hotel complex

Gunmen have stormed an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital, setting off loud blasts and sending people fleeing for their lives following a coordinated assault claimed by the Somalia-based al-Shabab armed group. More than 16 hours after the attack began at Nairobi’s Dusit hotel complex, which also[…]

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