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KENYA: Kenya bus attack: Al-Shabab 'wants religious war'

The slaughter of 28 people on a bus in Kenya is a bid to start a religious war, a senior adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta has told the BBC. 136 more words


Calls grow for Kenya to lift GMO food ban

As a result of a (later retracted) study linking GMO consumption to cancer in rats, Kenya banned the importation and production of genetically modified foods (GMOs) in 2012. 340 more words

KENYA: 'Heinous crimes'

“The aim is to create conflict between the Muslims and the non-Muslims in this country,” Mr Mohammed told the BBC. “The aim is to create a religious war, religious strife, in Kenya.” 97 more words


KENYA: Analysis: Anne Soy, BBC News, Nairobi

Mandera shares a long and porous border with Somalia. The area – in fact the region – has been prone to insecurity since Kenya’s independence in 1963. 174 more words


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I loved the sound of the call to prayer from the mosque on Waiyaki Way in Westlands. Sometimes I would time a stroll to the grocery store at Sarit Shopping Centre just so I could hear the sweet sacred sound rolling out of the white and green building. 74 more words

KENYA: 'Avoidable massacre'

A local official quoted by Kenyan media said the government had failed to answer their pleas for extra security in an area “prone to attacks”. 114 more words