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Stories with place: Nairobi
  • Pope: land grabs a serious problem in Kenya 
    Updated: Nov-27-15 8:45 am

    NAIROBI, Kenya - Pope Francis on Friday took aim at the injustice of land grabs by Kenya's powerful and wealthy individuals, acts that government probes have identified as a major source of conflict and ethnic tension in the country.

  • Toxic Kenya dump embodies pope's environmental concern story has photos
    Updated: Nov-24-15 10:27 am

    NAIROBI, Kenya - Using hooks or their bare hands, men, women and children traipse through the murky sludge that pools around the mountains of garbage, hunting for bottles, plastic bags and anything else that can be recycled to earn themselves enough for their daily bread.

  • Kenya declares public holiday for papal Mass 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 7:38 am

    NAIROBI, Kenya - The Kenyan government has declared a national public holiday the day Pope Francis will celebrate Mass here, drawing an expected 1.4 million people.

  • In Kenyan town, Christians worship under police guard 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 10:28 am

    GARISSA, Kenya - As song and prayer drifted from the open, ivy-lined doorways of a Catholic church in Garissa, several security officials, including Muslims, stood watch on the grounds nearby.

  • Kenyan officials: 1.4 million expected to attend Pope's mass 
    Updated: Nov-08-15 12:16 pm

    NAIROBI, Kenya - An estimated 1.4 million people are expected to attend a mass officiated by Pope Francis when he visits Kenya country on his first trip Africa, Catholic church officials and Kenyan authorities said Sunday.

  • Tribal tensions resurface again in Kenya, worrying many 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 11:49 am

    NAIROBI, Kenya - Hundreds of young men armed with machetes cheered as a ruling party lawmaker called for attacks on opponents of a project to create part-time jobs for youths in his constituency.