Kenya kicks out top anti-corruption officials

2015-04-23 12:35

Kenya’s top anti-corruption officials have been suspended following a bitter stand-off with parliament and after they alleged widespread graft in the east African nation.

Pressure mounts on Kenya president

2015-04-08 21:26

Political pressure is mounting on Kenya's president with scathing editorials and growing anger at a seven hour delay in the deployment of a special forces unit that eventually ended the bloody siege at Garissa University.

Horror, despair as militants kill 70 in Kenya attacks

2015-04-02 20:54

70 people have been confirmed dead and over 100 injured after gunmen attacked a university in north eastern Kenya.

Kenya corruption watchdog implicates Chinese

2015-03-31 23:04

Kenya's anti-graft watchdog has published a report detailing corruption allegations against 175 government officials, some implicating Chinese projects.

5th Kenyan minister steps aside to make way for graft probe

2015-03-30 09:46

A fifth Kenyan government minister has vacated her post, after President Uhuru Kenyatta says officials cited in a report by an anti-corruption watchdog should step aside pending investigation.

Uhuru Kenyatta apologises for govt’s past wrongs

2015-03-27 10:02

Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta has apologised to the Kenyan people for past wrongs committed by both his government and past regimes.

Kenyan president torches ivory stockpile

2015-03-03 19:22

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has set fire to a giant pile of 15 tons of elephant ivory vowing to destroy the east African country's entire stockpile.

Police probe witness killing in Kenyan VP's trial

2015-01-07 08:48

Kenyan prosecutors have ordered an investigation into the murder of a witness in the ICC trial of Vice President William Ruto, who is accused of masterminding post-election killings in 2007.

Kenyan court suspends parts of 2-week-old security law

2015-01-02 14:30

Kenya’s High Court has suspended some of the anti-terrorism measures signed into law two weeks ago by President Uhuru Kenyatta, saying objections raised by opposition should be settled by the judiciary.

Kenya refuses to suspend tough anti-terrorism law

2014-12-25 12:08

The High Court of Kenya has declined to suspend a tough new anti-terrorism law that the opposition says violates human rights, local media report.


Kenya starts to bury its massacre dead

2015-04-10 14:05

The funerals of students killed in a university massacre of almost 150 people have begun, as some parents still await to receive the remains of their loved ones.

Kenyatta vows harsh action against Somali rebels

2015-04-04 21:43

Kenya's president has vowed to take harsh measures against Islamic militants after they attacked a school near the Somali border, killing 148 people.

Garissa attack: Kenyatta vows to speed up police recruitment

2015-04-02 15:21

Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta says the recruitment of 10 000 new police officers would be speeded up after Somali Islamist gunmen attacked a university in Garissa.

Obama to visit Kenya

2015-03-30 22:00

Barack Obama will make a long-awaited trip to Kenya later this year, visiting his father's homeland for the first time since becoming US president six years ago.

Three more Kenyan ministers vacate office

2015-03-29 08:58

Three more Kenyan ministers have vacated their posts to pave way for investigations into allegations of corruption.

Kenya president promises to fight graft

2015-03-26 21:01

Kenya's president has promised to take personal charge of a battle against corruption and said anyone in office cited in a report by an anti-graft watchdog should step aside pending investigation.

Body not of missing ICC witness - tests

2015-01-22 20:39

Kenya police say DNA results show body not that of missing International Criminal Court witness

Kenyan opposition leader’s son found dead in his home

2015-01-05 11:40

Fidel Castro Odinga, the son of former Kenyan prime minister and current opposition leader Raila Odinga, has been found dead at his home, his family says.

Africa's biggest news stories in 2014

2014-12-30 11:42

In 2014 Africa saw the Ebola outbreak, a number of presidential elections, and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe sacked his vice president. See our review of the continent's biggest news events.

Kenya urged to respect human rights

2014-12-18 09:31

Nine Western governments have welcomed proposed changes to Kenya's security laws, but say that they should respect human rights.

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