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Four killed in rocket attack in Kenya

Attackers fired a rocket-propelled grenade at a vehicle and killed four people in northern Kenya Thursday, police said. “The vehicle was carrying eight people but four of them have died,” a police

Spate of kidnappings in Kenya continues

Two Spanish aid workers kidnapped from Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp are believed to have been taken across the border into lawless Somalia, police said Friday. The two women, working as logisticians for

Pakistani among 6 held in Kenya for carrying heroin

MOMBASA – Police in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa on Friday said they seized 196kg of heroin valued at about $5 million and arrested six people in the latest step by authorities to end drug trafficking in the country.
Officers acting on a tip off said they had arrested three Kenyans, two Iranians and a Pakistani, who oversaw the offloading of the drugs from a fishing boat into two waiting vehicles at dawn. The drugs were concealed in dog food packaging, police said.

Spirited Zimbabwe crush hapless Kenya

KOLKATA – Craig Ervine, Vusimuzi Sibanda and Tatenda Taibu cracked impressive half-centuries to set up Zimbabwe’s crushing 161-run victory over hapless Kenya in their final World Cup match on Sunday. Zimbabwe showed their batting prowess to post 308-6, their highest total of the tournament, with man-of-the-match Ervine (66), Sibanda (61) and Taibu (53) all making the most of a mediocre Kenyan attack.
Kenya, who have looked out of their depth on the Indian subcontinent, losing all