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.

Obama arrives in Kenya amid tight security

2015-07-24 19:59

US president, who will also go to Ethiopia, set to address trade and regional security issues and visit AU headquarters.

Obama begins 4-day trip to Kenya, Ethiopia

2015-07-24 11:19

US President Barack Obama is on his way to Kenya to embark on a four-day state visit to the region to address terrorism, economic recovery and human rights.

For some Kenyans, Obama is coming home

2015-07-22 22:04

Kenya is preparing to welcome President Obama to the country where his father was born.

Obama, Kenyatta to discuss security, trade

2015-07-21 18:56

President Uhuru Kenyatta says improving security co-operation and trade links between Kenya and the United States will top the agenda when US President Barack Obama visits this weekend.


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.

Kenya lockdown as Obama comes to talk security, trade

2015-07-24 11:53

President Barack Obama is set to arrive in his ancestral homeland Kenya, with massive security operation under way to protect him from al-Qaeda-linked Somali militants.

Obama leaves US for Africa trip to Kenya, Ethiopia

2015-07-24 07:57

President Barack Obama has left Washington for Kenya in a trip that will also include a stop in the Ethiopia capital and a visit to the home of the African Union.

Kenyatta dismisses gay rights issue ahead of Obama visit

2015-07-21 21:43

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has dismissed gay rights as a "non-issue" ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit later this week.

Kenyatta says talks with Obama to focus on extremism

2015-07-21 17:00

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta says the fight against extremism will be the key topic of talks with US President Barack Obama, who will be visiting the country of his father later this week.

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