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(Placename) a port in W Kenya, in Nyanza province on the NE shore of Lake Victoria: fishing and trading centre. Pop: 433 000 (2005 est)


(kiˈsu mu)

a city in W Kenya. 201,100.
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Noun1.Kisumu - a port city in western Kenya on the northeastern shore of Lake Victoria; fishing and trading center
Kenya, Republic of Kenya - a republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1963; major archeological discoveries have been made in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya
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By VICTOR OTIENOSwimming will kick-start this year's Nyanza Region Secondary Schools Term One Games at the Aga Khan Academy in Kisumu County on Saturday.
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Within minutes of supreme court chief justice David Magara announcing that five judges had failed to turn up, preventing a quorum, hundreds of supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga took to the streets of Kisumu, his main stronghold.
The baby and her parents were beaten on Saturday as police swept their neighbourhood in the city of Kisumu looking for protesters, residents told Reuters.
Violent clashes have been continuing between residents of Kisumu, an opposition stronghold and police officials since Tuesday after supporters of the opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) rejected President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.
Police stationed extra forces at the airport in the western city of Kisumu in a bid to forestall any protests.
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A Red Cross Society spokesperson in Kenya, Nelly Muluka said that in the accident that occurred on Friday night on the Kisumu-Kakamega highway in Kisumu city, speeding lorry rammed into the 14-seater minibus and that passengers from both the vehicles were among those who were killed.