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A Kenyan police officer with civilians views a Taheed Bus at the Lamu Police Station in Lamu County, July 19, 2014.

Kenya Gunmen Kill at Least 4 in Retribution Attack

During shooting rampage, gunmen scatter leaflets that say attack is revenge for last month's raid on Mpeketoni, in which 50 people were killed More

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7 Killed in Kenya Bus Attack

Al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab militants claim responsibility More

Video Fog Collector Transforms Maasai Water-Harvesting in Kenya

Device captures water droplets from fog and channels the water into large tanks for animals, agriculture More

Bones from a Soweto restaurant, July, 2014. (Lenny Ruvaga / VOA)

Young Kenyans Use Bones to Make Art

Victorious Bones, an organization of enterprising young people from Nairobi's largest slum, turns discarded bones from a restaurant into jewelry, art More

FILE - Members of the General Service Unit (GSU) stand guard along a street after assailants killed Muslim cleric Sheikh Mohammed Idris, chairman of the Council of Imams and Preachers of Kenya (CIPK), in the coastal port town of Mombasa, June 10, 2014.

Kenya Braces as Political, Tribal Tensions Rise

Ahead of Monday's planned rally in Nairobi, Mombasa security forces are on high alert, monitoring streets, communities More

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