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Kenya's Equity Group eyes the trillion mark
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Kenyan village with Obama links holds mock vote to support Democrats
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Kenyan national park sees elephant baby boom
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Kenyan bomb blast survivors slam US-Sudan compensation deal
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Kenya court finds two guilty in deadly Westgate mall attack
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Passengers can now fly to Kenya, Bhutan through 'air bubbles' arrangements, says Civil Aviation MinisterThe deal for international 'air bubbles' has been signed with countries like Maldives, US, UK, Germany, Canada, UAE, France.
After second round of voting, Kenya wins spot on U.N. Security CouncilKenya was elected to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday, defeating Djibouti in a second-round of voting by the 193-member General Assembly after an initial ballot failed to produce a clear winner.
Tear gas fired as crowd seizes Kenya pop star's body to halt hasty COVID funeralHundreds of Kenyans defied tear gas and riot police on Friday to carry off the body of a popular singer, trying to prevent a swift burial under rules for suspected coronavirus cases which the crowd..
Kenya arrests three policemen for dragging woman behind motorbikeKenyan detectives have arrested three police officers for allegedly whipping a woman and dragging her along behind a motorbike, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on Thursday, after..
'No masks, no gloves': Kenyan government under fire over quarantine centresKenya's government is facing growing criticism over quarantine centres it set up to curb the spread of the coronavirus, with witnesses saying some are squalid and expose residents to the risk of..
Kenya rolls out testing in Nairobi slums, but some fear stigmaKenya is rolling out voluntary public testing for the novel coronavirus in its biggest slum, where some residents say being declared virus-free boosts their chances of getting a job.
Hit by coronavirus, Kenyans turn to car boot commerceMore Kenyans are starting to operate small businesses out of the boots of their cars to make ends meet as the coronavirus crisis has hit jobs and the economy.
Gym closures force Kenyan sports champions to train by roadsideKenya taekwondo champion Vincent Ochieng usually trains in school sports halls in Kisumu, but now he is working out with hundreds of other people on the gritty surface of the western city's biggest..
U.S. reaches consensus with Sudan on 'contours' of future claims dealThe United States and Sudan have reached a common understanding on the "contours" of a future bilateral claims agreement linked to the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania,..
Kenya floods uproot families, disrupt fishing, farming communitiesGrandmother Millicent Agata's small farm has disappeared entirely under the floodwaters of a swollen Lake Victoria, forcing her family to join tens of thousands of other Kenyans seeking shelter from..
U.S. Supreme Court heaps more damages on Sudan in embassy bombing casesThe U.S. Supreme Court dealt a legal setback to Sudan on Monday, ruling that the African nation cannot avoid punitive damages it was ordered to pay in lawsuits accusing it of complicity in the 1998 al..
Kenya closes borders to Tanzania and Somalia over coronavirusKenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday banned movement across the country's borders with Tanzania and Somalia to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta bans movement to Tanzania and Somalia over COVID-19Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday ordered a cessation of movement between the country and neighbouring Tanzania and Somalia to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Taps run dry in Kenya's capital as coronavirus spreadsRachel Wanjiru was already struggling to get enough water to wash her children's hands during the coronavirus lockdown - then a landslide knocked out the supply near her home in Nairobi's Kangemi slum.
Italian aid worker kidnapped in Kenya has been freed: PM ConteSilvia Romano, an Italian aid worker who was kidnapped in Kenya 18 months ago has been freed, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Saturday.
Kenya and Uganda hit by power blackout, electricity back in most of KenyaKenya and Uganda were hit by power blackouts on Saturday, and Kenya Power said the outage on its grid was caused by a fault on a high voltage line but that it had restored supply to most parts of the..
Kenya and Uganda hit by power blackoutKenya and Uganda were hit by a power blackout on Saturday, and Kenya Power said the outage on Kenya's grid was caused by a fault on a high voltage line.
Kenya urges Somalia to speedily investigate fatal plane crashKenya on Tuesday called for an urgent investigation into the fatal crash of a private cargo plane in Somalia amid unconfirmed reports it may have been shot down.
Most Kenyan regions ill-prepared to tackle COVID-19 pandemic, senate warnsMost of Kenya's 47 local authorities are not properly equipped to deal with the coronavirus health crisis, which weakens the country's fight against the pandemic, a senate committee warned.
Lesbians, gays live in fear of attacks in Kenyan refugee campEva Nabagala hoped she and her young son would be safe from her family when they fled Uganda for a Kenyan refugee camp - but instead, the 28-year-old says she was attacked and raped there as punishment..
Spray it, don't say it: Kenya graffiti artists spread health messageA six-foot image of a sad-eyed man, baseball cap askew and mask covering his nose and mouth is spray painted on a building in a Nairobi slum. Next to it are the words “Corona is real”.
Inspired by Mother Teresa, Kenyan safari operator feeds 24,000 familiesSafari operator Pankaj Shah would normally be showing tourists around the beauty spots of his native Kenya. Instead, he is spearheading a volunteer effort to feed thousands of families left penniless..
Poor Kenyans despair as coronavirus quarantine extended over unpaid billsKenyan travellers say they are being held in a government quarantine centre after the expiry of their mandatory 14 days of isolation following their return from abroad because they cannot pay hefty..
'We are at war': Kenya halts movement to areas worst hit by coronavirusPresident Uhuru Kenyatta barred movement into and out of Kenya's four regions most affected by the new coronavirus on Monday, including the capital Nairobi.
Kenya halts movement in areas affected by the coronavirusKenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday ordered a halt to all movement in parts of the country affected by the new coronavirus, including the capital Nairobi, a tightening of measures to stem the..
A Kenyan father heads back to his rural home as the coronavirus spreadsPeter Omollo initially decided to stay put in Nairobi when the coronavirus emerged in Kenya.
Some Kenyan nurses refuse coronavirus patients in protest over shortages: unionNurses in Kenya's capital and at least two towns have launched protests or refused to treat suspected coronavirus patients because the government has not given them enough protective gear or training,..
Kenya confirms first coronavirus deathKenya confirmed its first coronavirus death on Thursday, government spokesman Cyrus Oguna said, without providing further details.
Fearing coronavirus, African city dwellers flee to the countrysideEach morning at a crowded bus station east of Nairobi, Kenyans load their bags on to minibuses emblazoned with the faces of pop stars and Jesus, heading to their villages in the hope of escaping the..
Germany says six million coronavirus face masks missing in KenyaGerman customs officials are trying to track down about 6 million face masks, ordered to protect health workers from the coronavirus, that they say went missing at an airport in Kenya.
Coronavirus provides unexpected boost for Kenyan fishermenThe coronavirus pandemic has handed Kenyan fishermen an unexpected boon - a rush of customers who now shun imported Chinese frozen fillets in favor of freshly caught fish from Lake Victoria.
Kenya's High Court holds open air hearings to slow spread of coronavirusGloved judges heard applications for bail on Friday as Kenya's high court held hearings outside the building to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Kenya, Ethiopia join expanding list of African states with coronavirusKenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Guinea all confirmed their first cases of the new coronavirus on Friday, giving the disease a foothold in 18 countries on the African continent.
Kenya, Ethiopia confirm their first new coronavirus casesKenya and Ethiopia confirmed their first cases of the new coronavirus on Friday, a woman who had returned to Nairobi from the United States and a Japanese national in Addis Ababa.
Kenya bans public events after confirming first coronavirus caseKenya has banned all major public events after confirming its first case of the new coronavirus, in a woman who had returned to Kenya from the United States, the health minister said on Friday.
Family honors dream of son lost in Ethiopia plane crashFrustrated by incompetence and corruption in his native Kenya, Jared Babu, a 28-year-old activist and entrepreneur, set up a program to train high school students about leadership.
Kenya's high court orders suspension of flights from China over coronavirusKenya's High Court on Friday ordered flights from China to be temporarily suspended over the coronavirus outbreak, following a petition by the Law Society of Kenya.
Kenya university berated for blaming 'reckless' rape victimA major Kenyan university has caused widespread public offense by accusing a student who was gang-raped of "recklessness" for walking back to campus after a night out.
U.S. military says killed militant leader behind attack in Kenya that killed AmericansA U.S. air strike over the weekend in Somalia killed an Islamist militant who helped plan last month's attack on a military base in Kenya in which three Americans died, the U.S. military said on..
U.S. air strike in Somalia killed militant behind January attack on base in Kenya: AFRICOMA U.S. air strike over the weekend in Somalia killed an Islamist militant who helped plan last month's attack on a military base in Kenya in which three Americans died, the U.S. military said on..
Politicians become the punchline as Kenya's comedy scene boomsWhenever a more risque line shocks his audience into silence, Kenyan comic Brian Onjoro knows he can rescue his set with a sure-fire punchline: the country's leaders.
Kenyan police killings in poor Nairobi districts continue: rights groupKenyan police shot dead at least eight people in Nairobi slums in the past two months, violating laws on the use of excessive force, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday, even though officials have said..
Lenders cheered as Kenya binged on medical equipment. Did patients get help?Kenya's health minister celebrated the delivery of a CT scanner at a large county hospital, telling journalists that sick patients could now be diagnosed locally.
Kenya pledges 'valley of peace' legacy as veteran leader Moi buriedKenya's deputy president pledged to unite the country in honor of Daniel Arap Moi, its longest-ruling president, who was buried at his sprawling estate in the Rift Valley on Wednesday.
Thousands bid farewell to Kenya's veteran leader MoiAfrican leaders in Kenya for the state funeral of Daniel Arap Moi, the country's longest ruling president who died last week at 95, hailed his role as a peacekeeper who tried to mediate conflicts..
Moi's Kenyan torture victims mourn a reckoning that never cameWachira Waheire was 25 years old when he was thrown into Kenya's notorious torture cells for possessing a poster saying hunger will lead to revolution.
Moi, Kenyan strongman who presided over rampant graft, diesFormer Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi died aged 95, leaving behind a country still riddled by corruption that became rampant during his rule over the East African nation from 1978 to 2002.
Kenya's former President Daniel Arap Moi diesFormer Kenyan president Daniel Arap Moi, who kept his country on a relatively stable footing during his tenure but was less successful at reining in poverty and corruption, died on Tuesday, the office..