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The crash made front page news across Kenya and President William Ruto attended Saturday's military tribute.  By SIMON MAINA AFP

Kenya pays military homage to army chief killed in copter cr...

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With a 19-gun cannon salute and a religious ceremony Kenya on Saturday paid ...

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Protesters urge US troops to leave Niger during a demonstration in Niamey on April 13, 2024.  By - AFPFile

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Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele poses in front of Buckingham Palace.  By HENRY NICHOLLS AFP

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Kenya mourns defence chief killed in helicopter crash

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