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  2. Al-Shabaab (militant group) - Wikipedia

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    The group later relaunched its English Twitter account on September 11, 2013. In September 2013, Twitter suspended at least six al-Shabaab accounts after the outfit ridiculed the Kenyan government's response to the Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, an attack al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for. The group later re-opened a Twitter ...

  3. COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya - Wikipedia

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    The COVID-19 pandemic in Kenya is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).The virus was confirmed to have reached Kenya on 12 March 2020, with the initial cases reported in the capital city Nairobi and in the coastal area Mombasa

  4. Westgate shopping mall attack - Wikipedia

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    Before it was banned, a Twitter account claiming to represent al-Shabaab posted a series of messages alleging that the attacks were "just retribution" for crimes committed by Kenya's military. " For long we have waged war against the Kenyans in our land, now it's time to shift the battleground and take the war to their land", said one post. [83] "

  5. William Ruto - Wikipedia

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    Early life and education. William Ruto was born 21 December 1966 in Sambut village, Kamagut, Uasin Gishu County to Daniel Cheruiyot and Sarah Cheruiyot. He attended Kerotet Primary School for his primary school education then joined Wareng Secondary School for his Ordinary Levels education before proceeding to Kapsabet Boys High School in Nandi County for his Advanced Levels.

  6. Raila Odinga - Wikipedia

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    Raila Amolo Odinga (born 7 January 1945) is a Kenyan politician who served as the Prime Minister of Kenya from 2008 to 2013. He is assumed as the Leader of Opposition in Kenya since 2013 as the New Constitution of Kenya does not prescribe for such a position.

  7. China Daily - Wikipedia

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    In 2010, it launched China Daily Asia Weekly, a tabloid-sized pan-Asian edition. In December 2012, China Daily launched an Africa edition, published in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. This edition aimed expand the China Daily readership, of both African people and Chinese people who live in Africa, and showcase China's interests in Africa.

  8. Daily Mail - Wikipedia

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    The Daily Mail has been awarded the National Newspaper of the Year in 1995, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2011, 2016 and 2019 by the British Press Awards. Daily Mail journalists have won a range of British Press Awards, including: "Campaign of the Year" (Murder of Stephen Lawrence, 2012) "Website of the Year" (Mail Online, 2012)

  9. Ali Velshi - Wikipedia

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    Velshi's parents operated a bakery in South Africa, but moved to Kenya in 1960, when apartheid became oppressive. In Toronto, Velshi's parents operate a chain of travel agencies. Velshi is an Ismaili Muslim of Gujarati Indian descent (Ali's great-grandfather, a friend of Gandhi, arrived in South Africa in 1893) [3] [4] and earned a degree in ...