Posts tagged Kenya
The prayers for Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge to run a marathon in under two hours

One woman said, “If he ever needed God, and Mother Mary and all the Saints, this is the time — that is why we are here, praying hard.” Kipchoge runs Oct. 12 in Vienna and has compared the feat to landing on the moon.

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Mourning the death of John Samuel Mbiti, ‘father of modern African theology’

There is one person’s body of work that came to define outsiders’ views on African religion more than any other in the past 50 years: Prof. John Samuel Mbiti, a Christian philosopher, Anglican minister and writer from Kenya.

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Kenyan Muslim students and Methodist school lock horns in Supreme Court over head covering

Cases of religious conflicts in Kenya's education institutions are not new but never before has a dispute over school rules found its way to the highest court in the land like it did recently.

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Kenyan media calls New York Times racist for images of terror attack

(NEWS ANALYSIS) The Media Council of Kenya, the sector's regulator in the country, is demanding that the New York Times take down a graphic photo of a terrorist attack in Nairobi, threatening to withdraw accreditation of its journalists working in Kenya.

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Journalists feel the heat as Kenya ramps up fight against corruption, President Kenyatta seeks divine intervention

The Kenyan media is fighting back against politicians who are determined to restrict them from exposing corrupt deals. This comes after President Uhuru Kenyatta approached the church seeking divine intervention and comfort after he lost friends who were unhappy with his stance against theft of public land.

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Kenyan atheists in tough battle for recognition

When he's not debating Christians and Muslims on social media, Atheists in Kenya President (AIK), Harrison Mumia can be found fighting his battles out in court. His fight is to prove that Kenya is a 'secular state' and that atheists should have the same rights as other religions to express their beliefs and viewpoints.

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Kenya's Legally Blind Gold Medalist Henry Kiprono Kirwa Runs To Fight Stigma And Build Peace

As a blind child in rural Kenya, Henry Kirwa endured a lifetime of stigma, isolation, and lack of education and opportunity - until he discovered he was fast. Sustained by his Christian faith, running became his ticket to a better life, culminating in multiple Paralympic gold medals and new life as a U.N. honoree.  

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Ten Years After Violent 2007 Elections, Kenya's Tight Presidential Race Brings New Concerns

Ten years on from election violence that left 1,000 dead, and after the 2013 elections were marred by allegations of vote tampering, Kenya will have another chance on August 8th, 2017, to peacefully vote in the opposition or stay with the current administration. 

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