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Kenya sets presidential election rerun for October 17 – CNN

Kenya will hold another presidential election on October 17 after its disputed vote last month was thrown out, the country’s election commission said. (CNN)Kenya will hold another presidential election on October 17 after its disputed vote last month was thrown out, the country’s election commission said. This comes after the …

Controversial Kenyan railway plan divides conservationists

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A controversial Chinese-designed railway that would go over a beloved protected wildlife park in Kenya’s capital has divided conservationists in this East African country known for its safari tourism. Some are staging protests even as other wildlife experts insist the project is environmentally sound. Nairobi enjoys …

Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species. …