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Kenya

The Republic of Kenya is a country in East Africa. Lying along the Indian Ocean, at the equator, Kenya is bordered by Ethiopia (north), Somalia (northeast), Tanzania (south), Uganda plus Lake Victoria (west), and Sudan (northwest). Kenya has numerous wildlife reserves, containing thousands of animal species. The capital city is Nairobi. The country is named after Mount Kenya, a significant landmark and the second among the highest mountain peaks of Africa. Read More

Articles About Kenya

USOC chairman Larry Probst and USOC chief executive officer Scott Blackmun
Four U.S. Cities Want Hosting Rights For The Olympic And Paralympic Games in 2024

By IBTimes AU

Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. are the four US cities in the running for the American's bid to host the 2024 Olympics (Dec 17)

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Serena Williams
Serena Williams Hosts A Charity Marathon Event In Miami

By IBTimes AU

Serena Williams recently hosted a charity marathon event for the benefit of her foundation. (Dec 16)

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Rolene Strauss of South Africa (C) is crowned Miss World 2014 by Miss World 2013, Megan Young of the Philippines (C rear), as Elizabeth Safrit of the U.S (R) and Edina Kulczar of Hungary (L) who placed third and second respectively
Miss World 2014 Final Event: Miss Australia Courtney Thorpe Reaches Top Five But Fails To Wear A Crown

By IBTimes AU

Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss is 2014 Miss World. Miss Australia Courtney Thorpe's 30-sec answer fails to impress the judges. (Dec 15)

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Rolene Strauss of South Africa (C) is crowned Miss World 2014 at the ExCel Centre in east London
Miss World 2014 Winner Rolene Strauss's Brilliant Winning Answer, 'Humanity, Forgiveness And Peace Is Important' -- Find Out More

By IBTimes AU

The Miss World 2014 winner, Miss South Africa Rolene Strauss, gave a brilliant answer to the question why do you think that you should be the next Miss World 2014. (Dec 15)

MORE TOPICS: SOUTH AFRICA, TWITTER, AUSTRALIA, THAILAND, INDIA, MEXICO

Miss Thailand Maya Nonthawan Thongleng takes a selfie with other contestants during the Miss World sports competition at the Lee Valley sports complex in north London,
Miss World 2014 Final: Miss Talent Winner Is Miss Malaysia Dewi Liana Seriestha, Know Everything About Her

By IBTimes AU

Miss Malaysia has won the Miss Talent round at the 2014 Miss World. (Dec 15)

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Miss World 2013 Megan Young
Miss World Flashback: Five Beauty Queens Who Bagged The Crown

By IBTimes AU

On Sunday night, the 2014 Miss World coronation night will crown the new face of Miss World Organization's " Beauty with a Purpose." (Dec 15)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, SOUTH AFRICA, LONDON

A Pokot girl cries after being circumcised in a village about 80 kilometres from the town of Marigat in Baringo County, October 16, 2014. The traditional practice of circumcision within the Pokot tribe is a rite of passage that marks the transition to wom
NSW Supreme Court Schedules 1st Female Genital Mutilation Trial In August 2015

By IBTimes AU

An old woman will stand trial in August 2015 before the New South Wales Supreme Court over charges of performing genital mutilation on two young girls. The case, allowed by Chief Justice Tom Bathurst, could set a precedent and result in a landmark de... (Dec 10)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT, AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, EGYPT, SUPREME COURT

Miss World 2013 Megan Young
Miss World 2014 Reveals Top 10 Contestants For 'Beauty With A Purpose' Challenge

By IBTimes AU

Miss World 2014 "Beauty With A Purpose" top 10 contestants were revealed. (Dec 04)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FACEBOOK, INDIA, SOUTH AFRICA, LONDON

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Doomsday Seed Vault Safeguards More Marijuana Seeds

By IBTimes AU

A global seed vault in Norway is safeguarding marijuana seeds for post-apocalyptic enjoyment (Nov 20)

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