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Tag Archives: Nairobi

Kenyans march in Nairobi against police violence

More then 200 people turned out Monday for a protest in a poor Nairobi neighbourhood against police violence linked to the deaths of 15 people nationwide since the authorities imposed a curfew to fight coronavirus. The crowd in the Mathare neighbourhood was composed mostly of young people and mothers carrying ...

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UN conference to combat terrorism kicks off in Nairobi

NAIROBI: African counter-terrorism must be holistic, well-funded, underpinned by respect for human rights, and most importantly backed by strong political will to defeat terrorism, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said. Guterres addressed the official opening of the African Regional High-Level Conference on Counter-Terrorism and the Prevention of Violent Extremism Conducive to ...

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Ethiopian airline’s plane crashes en route to Kenya

NAIROBI: Ethiopian Airlines Group on Sunday confirmed that its flight carrying 157 people crashed on Sunday en route to Nairobi, Kenya. The aircraft, Boeing 737-800 MAX, with registration number ET-AVJ, took off at 08:38 a.m. local time from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport and lost contact at 08:44 a.m., the ...

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Hundreds of travellers stranded in Nairobi airport strike

NAIROBI: Hundreds of travellers were stranded at Nairobi’s international airport Wednesday as riot police were deployed and teargas fired to disperse striking workers. With flights grounded since midnight, passengers were advised Wednesday morning not to come to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – East Africa’s busiest according to the Kenya ...

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Blast and gunfire around Nairobi luxury hotel

KENYA: A luxury hotel complex is under attack in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi۔ At least two blasts and gunfire were heard at the compound in the Westlands district of the city, which houses the DusitD2 hotel as well as offices. The Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab claimed the attack but gave ...

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