August 7, 2008

Fete to Mark 1998 Bombing of USA Mission in Kenya Under Way

A commemoration ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the 7 August 1998 bombing of the American embassy in Kenya is under way in the in the capital, Nairobi.

Among those attending the event, which is being broadcast live by most of the local TV channels, are the Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga and the American ambassador, Michael Ranneberger.

Originally published by NTV, Nairobi, in English 0750 7 Aug 08.

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