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One killed in grenade attack on Kenya church

At least one person was killed when a grenade was thrown into a Nairobi church on Sunday, the latest in a series of attacks in Kenya.

Kenyans will go to the polls in March, 2013

Kenya's electoral commission has announced on Saturday that the country's next presidential elections will be on March 4 2013.

Kenya’s presidential candidates to face ICC

Kenya's presidential hopefuls are amongst a group of people called by the ICC to stand trial for ordering rapes and murders after a disputed election.

Kenya’s tribunal on violence ‘doomed’

Kenya's elite would subvert any local tribunal that attempted to try post-election violence suspects, says the country's 'Iron Lady', Martha Karua.

Somali pirates seize Panama-flagged ship MV ORNA

Somali pirates on two skiffs seized the Panama-flagged merchant ship MV ORNA after firing small arms and rocket-propelled grenades at the vessel.

Strike threat Eskom widens

A potential strike at Eskom widened after a second union said on Wednesday its members rejected a new pay offer.

NUM rejects Eskom pay offer, talks go on

The National Union of Mineworkers said on Tuesday it had rejected the latest wage offer by Eskom, but would pursue talks for now.

NUM hopes to reach deal with Eskom

The NUM said it was hopeful wage talks on Monday with Eskom could avert a strike that could disrupt electricity supply during the World Cup.

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National Science and Technology Forum

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