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Kenya moves forward with strict new church regulations

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | NAIROBI, Kenya—The Kenyan government is cracking down on churches in the country, using two high-profile incidents of misconduct to help justify the new…

Kenyan Catholic Church battles government over polio vaccine

By Moses Wasamu
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Vaccinations | NAIROBI, Kenya—The Catholic Church is once again at odds with the Kenyan government over a vaccine, this time for polio. Church leaders have demanded the…

Kenya cleans up ahead of Obama visit

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | NAIROBI,  Kenya—The Nairobi county government is spending the equivalent of about $500,000 to spruce up the city ahead of U.S. President Barack…

Kenyan evangelicals protest upcoming Obama visit

By Onize Ohikere
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Kenya | President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to Kenya sent a small group of protestors to the streets on Monday. Their message to him: Don’t advocate for gay…

Kenya shifts anti-terror focus, offers amnesty to militant youth

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Between late last year and now, more than 200 people died from terror attacks in northern Kenya, with the militant group al-Shabaab from Somalia claiming…

Literacy classes empower believers in Kenya

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Before she knew how to read and write, 50-year old Pastor Esther Naitobwagi had to ask someone to read the Bible for her. She had to ask for directions when…

Examples of reconciliation in Kenya

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | Strenuous racial tensions in the United States between blacks and whites demonstrate that this country needs the gospel to achieve racial reconciliation. But…

Kenyan government offers amnesty to al-Shabaab sympathizers

By Moses Wasamu
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Terrorism | NAIROBI, Kenya—Church leaders in Kenya are opposed to a government proposal to grant a blanket amnesty to youths who have joined the terror group al-Shabaab…

Globe Trot: Kenyan officials demand UN close refugee camp for Somalis

By Mindy Belz
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International | KENYA: Officials are demanding the UN close Dadaab refugee camp, the world’s largest at 350,000 residents, in the wake of the Garissa University College…

Globe Trot: What does Obama really want from a deal with Iran?

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: While U.S. President Barack Obama has hinted at his vision of U.S. relations with Iran, his real objective in the wake of a nuclear arms agreement…

Kenya debates building border fence, closing Somali refugee camp

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | NAIROBI, Kenya—One of the terrorists who attacked Garissa University College last week, killing 148 people and injuring 70 others, was a law graduate of the…

Globe Trot: Iraqis uncover mass graves of ISIS victims in Tikrit

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Iraqi forensic teams have begun exhuming mass graves in Tikrit, the city recaptured from Islamic State this month. The graves contain the…

 
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