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CNN Africa correspondent quietly dismissed after ‘Date Rape’ claim

CNN Africa correspondent Jeff Koinange is no longer employed by the network, a spokeswoman admitted yesterday without giving any reason.
In fact his departure comes after a blog in Kenya accused him of date rape.
The Kenyan-born Koinange “is no longer employed at CNN, and we are not commenting beyond that,” CNN spokeswoman Christa Robinson said.
Koinange, who joined CNN in 2001, last appeared on CNN on May 17 on Anderson Cooper 360°, when he reporting from Darfur. He was previously employed by NBC and Reuters Television.
Hi bio was removed from the CNN Web site shortly after noon on Tuesday.

Tom GrossTom Gross is a former Middle East correspondent for the London Sunday Telegraph and the New York Daily News.

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