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Panelists at a town hall hosted by VOA Somali broadcaster Falastine Ahmed Iman in Nairobi, Kenya, Aug. 29, 2015.

Panel: Defeat Al-Shabab With Correct Interpretation of Islam

Some panel members voice concern that the way Kenyan security forces treat some communities is resulting in young people turning to al-Shabab More

Sufi Sect Leaders in East Africa Pledge to Fight Extremism

Sholars from Sufi sect of Islam from Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo vow to fight extremist teachings and terrorist activities More

Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo walks past photographers as she arrives at the Athletics Kenya headquarters after failing a doping test, in Kenya's capital Nairobi, January 15, 2015.

Reports: Kenyan Athletes Warned of Doping Tests

German state broadcaster ARD, Britain's Sunday Times say IAAF has not followed up on hundreds of suspicious tests More

Melodica Music Store owner Abdul Karim plays a 45 RPM album recorded at the store years ago. (VOA / G. Joselow)

Multimedia Nairobi Record Store Links to East Africa’s Musical Past

Renewed interest in vinyl records bringing back music and customers to dusty shop that once was hotspot for musicians with wide regional influences More

Kenya Defense Forces guard the main gate of the Garissa University College compound that was the scene of a recent attack by al-Shabab gunmen, in Garissa, April 6, 2015.

Kenya's Proposed Military Legislation Faces Opposition

Some critics say bill as written would shield military finances from public scrutiny, and spending for all institutions must be open to inspection More

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