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‘How can you call us monkeys?' Kenyans say Chinese bring racism

‘How can you call us monkeys?' Kenyans say Chinese bring racism

Before last year, Richard Ochieng', 26, could not recall experiencing racism firsthand. Then he started working for a Chinese company.

  • by Joseph Goldstein

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Dozens killed in Kenya bus crash

Dozens killed in Kenya bus crash

Fifty-five people have been killed after their bus left the road, rolled down a slope and crashed in western Kenya, with the roof of the bus ripped off.

Lesbian film Rafiki sells out after Kenyan court lifts ban
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Lesbian film Rafiki sells out after Kenyan court lifts ban

To qualify as Kenya's foreign language entry at the 2019 Academy Awards, Rafiki had to be released in its country of origin.

  • by Cecilie Kallestrup
Tourist and fisherman mauled to death in hippo attacks in Kenya
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Tourist and fisherman mauled to death in hippo attacks in Kenya

The deaths brought to six the number people who have been killed by hippos around Lake Naivasha so far this year.

Tenth endangered rhino dies in Kenya after botched transfer
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Tenth endangered rhino dies in Kenya after botched transfer

As the tenth critically-endangered black rhino died, the sole survivor of the botched transfer was attacked by lions.

Paper suggests Kenyan monkey inspired Dr Seuss' Lorax
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Paper suggests Kenyan monkey inspired Dr Seuss' Lorax

Some have speculated that Seuss was inspired by cypress trees near his California home. But an anthropology professor has a new theory.

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Qantas stoush with Canberra Airport singled out in government review
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Qantas stoush with Canberra Airport singled out in government review

The Productivity Commission singled-out the extraordinary bust-up from earlier this year in a newly released issues paper on airport regulation.

  • by Steven Trask
Eight rare rhinos were moved to help their species. It went horribly wrong.
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Eight rare rhinos were moved to help their species. It went horribly wrong.

Preliminary investigations suggest the rhinos suffered from salt poisoning as they adapted to water with higher saline levels than they were accustomed to.

  • by Karin Brulliard
Kenya charges 54 people with corruption, plans to probe banks
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Kenya charges 54 people with corruption, plans to probe banks

Kenyan authorities have charged 54 people, mainly civil servants, in an investigation into the theft of nearly $130 million of public funds, a rare move.

  • by George Obulutsa
Kenyans now enter the fray of Qantas scrap with Canberra Airport
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Kenyans now enter the fray of Qantas scrap with Canberra Airport

The public bust-up between Qantas and Canberra Airport has taken another unexpected twist.

  • by Steven Trask
Death toll of Kenya's flower dam burst climbs
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Death toll of Kenya's flower dam burst climbs

The floodwaters carved out a dark brown chasm in the hillside and swept away everything in their path - powerlines, homes,buildings, including a primary school.

  • by Thomas Mukoya