kenya kenya  /ˈkɛn jə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1963; major archeological discoveries have been made in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya

News

  1. Kenya refinery workers protest over possible plant closure

    By Joseph Akwiri NAIROBI (Reuters) - Workers at east Africa's only oil refinery on Kenya's Indian Ocean coast protested on Wednesday and blocked the entrance to the plant over reports the facility may be closed. More than 500 workers and contractors at the Kenya Petroleum Refinery Ltd (KPRL) were joined by residents of the area to press the government to release a report on the facility's ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Kenya tea prices dip at latest sale

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - The average price of Kenya's top-grade Broken Pekoe Ones tea dipped to $3.16 per kg at this week's auction from $3.21 per kg at last week's sale, trader Africa Tea Brokers said. Tea is a major source of foreign exchange for Kenya, which is the world's leading exporter of black tea. It earned 112 billion shillings from the commodity last year. ATB said that Best Broken Pekoe ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Kenya jails nine Somalis to five years for piracy

    MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - A Kenyan court sentenced nine Somali citizens each to five years in prison on Monday after finding them guilty of violently hijacking a vessel, MV Magellan Star, in the Gulf of Aden in September 2010. The nine were captured by international anti-piracy forces before being handed over to Kenya to be prosecuted, because Somalia was not considered able to try them ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "The US has a right to bombard terrorist suspects who attacked its embassies in Kenya and Tanzania," President Abdullahi Yusuf told journalists in the capital, Mogadishu.
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Abdullahi Yusuf Source: Washington Post

  2. "In Kenya we're backing the efforts of former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to end the crisis," Bush said in a speech on Africa.
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. "Innocent blood has been shed by people with evil desires, and we are calling upon the police to take action," Ruto said. "The decision of whether we are going to have a new constitution or not belongs to the people of Kenya, and they have...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: William Ruto Source: LifeNews.com

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