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2005-08-25 07:13:38

By Garrick Anderson NAIROBI (Reuters) - George Simiyu was driving for a Kenyan minister when he was laid off in 2004, leaving his family without a reliable source of income.

2005-08-23 05:41:29

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Five men armed with guns and machetes ambushed and robbed nine tourists returning from an evening game drive in Kenya's world famous Maasai Mara game reserve, police said on Tuesday. One of them was injured with a machete cut.

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Thomson’s Gazelle, Eudorcas thomsonii
2012-06-17 19:56:59

Thomson’s gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii) is also known as a “tommie” and is one of the most well-known gazelle species. Named after Joseph Thomson, Thomson’s gazelle is native to Africa where it is the most commonly found gazelle. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the red-fronted gazelle, and was previously in the genus Gazella, in the subgenus Eudorcas. Eudorcas eventually became a distinct genus, classifying some species of gazelle within their own genus. Thomson’s...

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Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]