Pope Francis has called on humanity to reconnect with nature

2015-11-25 21:00

Pope Francis has called on humanity to reconnect with nature in order to fight divisions and poverty, which he described as breeding grounds for terrorism.

Pope takes environmental, social messages to Africa

2015-11-25 07:36

Pope Francis heads to Africa for the first time on a trip aimed at pushing the key themes of his papacy but also fraught with security concerns.

Africa blasts ICC as world crimes court members meet

2015-11-19 07:44

The AU has blasted the world’s only permanent war crimes court for its unrelenting focus on the continent, as it called for a case against Kenya’s deputy president to be dropped.

Corruption 'crisis' in Kenya - US ambassador

2015-11-10 07:31

Kenya is suffering a “crisis” of corruption, the US ambassador to the east African nation says in blistering criticism, warning that officials stealing from the public purse must be prosecuted.

Kenyan president says teachers must work

2015-09-21 07:08

Kenya's president has urged teachers who have been on strike for about three weeks to return to work.

East African leaders head to S Sudan to witness peace deal

2015-08-26 11:09

East African leaders are set to witness President Salva Kiir’s expected signing of a peace deal with rebels, amid threats of the UN sanctions in the absence of an accord.

ICC to rule on Kenya's alleged intransigence

2015-08-18 21:31

Appeals judges at the International Criminal Court are set to decide whether Kenya co-operated in the court's collapsed case against President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kenya auditor uncovers massive govt misspending

2015-07-29 12:31

Only 1% of Kenyan government spending can be properly accounted for, according to a report by the country’s auditor-general released just days after US President Barack Obama warned corruption was holding the country back.

Obama: Kenya at a crossroads

2015-07-27 08:38

Declaring Kenya at a "crossroads" between promise and peril, President Barack Obama has pressed the nation of his father's birth to root out corruption, treat women and minorities as equal citizens, and take responsibility for its future.

Obama to speak on personal relationship with Kenya

2015-07-26 09:54

US President Barack Obama will give a public speech to Kenyans expected to focus on his personal relationship with his father's home country.


Kenya’s president reshuffles cabinet after graft allegations

2015-11-25 08:59

Kenya’s president has reshuffled his cabinet to replace five ministers who are being investigated for graft and one who resigned over the weekend after being accused of corruption.

Kenyatta declares corruption national security threat

2015-11-23 17:16

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced a raft of measures to bolster the fight against corruption that is endemic in East Africa’s largest economy.

Kenyan newspaper editor questioned

2015-11-11 05:34

A Kenyan newspaper editor has been questioned and released over a source on security spending.

Kenya media condemns 'draconian' parliamentary press law

2015-10-15 11:26

Kenyan media has reacted with dismay after lawmakers approved a bill that could see journalists slapped with huge fines or jailed if found guilty of "defaming" parliament.

Africa in the dock at the ICC

2015-09-02 09:11

The International Criminal Court where the trial of Congolese warlord Bosco Ntangada is set to open, has launched investigations in eight African countries.

ICC judges to reconsider Kenya's lack of co-operation

2015-08-19 14:43

Appeals judges at the ICC say a lower panel of judges must reconsider its decision not to report Kenya to the court’s government body for failing to fully co-operate with prosecutors seeking evidence against the country’s president.

Corruption in Kenya 'worse than ever'

2015-08-02 10:25

Corruption in Kenya is sliding out of control, veteran anti-corruption activist and whistle-blower John Githongo has warned in an interview following a scathing audit of government finances.

No problem with gays, but keep it to yourself Obama, say Kenyans

2015-07-27 11:25

People in Nairobi have given a muted and measured response to US President Barack Obama's firm support for gay rights during his visit to Kenya.

Obama tells Kenyans he wants them to succeed, sees challenges

2015-07-26 12:56

Barack Obama has told Kenyans on his first presidential trip to his father's homeland that there was "no limit to what you can achieve" but said they had to deepen democracy, tackle corruption and end exclusion based on gender or ethnicity.

Obama presses for gay rights in Africa

2015-07-25 17:17

US President Barack Obama has called for gay rights in Africa, comparing homophobia to racial discrimination he had encountered in the United States.

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