Kenyans 'disappointed' over Trump's attorney general pick

2016-11-24 16:06

President-elect Donald Trump's choice for attorney general suggested two years ago that Kenyans could become spies if allowed to join the US military, Kenyan media says.

African leaders congratulate Donald Trump

2016-11-09 19:32

Several African leaders have congratulated Donald Trump following his victory in the just ended US elections.

Magufuli's visit should end the grandstanding between Tanzania and Kenya

2016-11-03 21:05

Magufuli’s visit to Kenya reaffirms Tanzania as a leading regional actor. But it is also clearly designed to reset bilateral relations with Kenya which have been at best lukewarm on his watch, writes Sekou Toure Otondi.

Kenyatta in Sudan as African decisions loom on ICC

2016-10-30 07:00

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has begun a two-day visit to Sudan, just days after Khartoum issued a call to all African countries to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

I'm not shielding corruption suspects, says Kenyatta

2016-10-18 19:46

Kenya's president says he is not shielding corruption suspects and is blaming officials for not dealing with malfeasance in his administration.

Kenya electoral commissioners resign after deadly protests

2016-10-06 09:00

A senior government official says all members of Kenya's electoral commission have resigned ahead of next year's presidential election, after waves of opposition protests called for them to go.

Africa, Japan partner to fight terrorism, piracy

2016-08-29 14:35

African leaders along with their Japanese counterparts have pledged to tame the rising threat of terrorism, while emphasising the importance of maritime order, as they concluded an international conference in Kenya.

Kenya's clampdown on civil society is against its self-interest

2016-07-12 12:04

In the three years since Uhuru Kenyatta became president of Kenya, relations between his government and non-governmental organisations have been repeatedly strained, writes Jennifer Brass.

Kenyan opposition lashes demo ban

2016-06-08 21:01

Kenya's opposition has accused the government of imposing a "state of emergency" for banning protests and vowed to defy the move.

Pope Francis has 'endorsed' Uhuru Kenyatta for another term, Twitterati decide

2016-05-19 12:19

Some Twitterati have decided that Pope Francis has endorsed Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for another term, after reinterpreting a tweet from the Catholic leader.


What's at stake as Kenya weighs withdrawal from the ICC

2016-11-10 16:25

It is a question of when, not whether, Kenya will pull out of the ICC. But it is also clear that there is some incentive for Nairobi not to withdraw immediately, writes Thomas Obel Hansen.

US engages Kenya after KDF withdrawal from S Sudan

2016-11-05 18:58

The US says it is closely monitoring the situation following President Uhuru Kenyatta’s decision to withdraw Kenya Defence Forces from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.

ICC debate: Africa vs 'Infamous Caucasian Court'?

2016-10-31 19:00

SA and Burundi's decision to quit the ICC and an attack by Gambia against the court's supposed "Caucasian" justice are likely to embolden other African states to leave the world's only permanent war crimes tribunal.

Kenya commutes sentences of over 2 700 on death row

2016-10-24 19:31

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has commuted the sentences of 2 747 death row inmates, who will now serve life in prison.

Zuma trip: Kenyans left with 'bitter taste in mouth'

2016-10-13 16:58

Issues relating to regional stability reportedly took centre stage during President Jacob Zuma's just ended state visit to kenya, but a report says the visit left "a bitter taste in every Kenyan's mouth".

Kenya failed obligation to aid in Kenyatta probe - ICC

2016-09-19 20:15

Kenya failed to work with the International Criminal Court in its probe over post-election violence against President Uhuru Kenyatta, the tribunal has said, 18 months after the case spectacularly collapsed.

Kerry urges deployment of South Sudan 'protection force'

2016-08-23 08:23

US Secretary of State John Kerry has called for the deployment of a 4 000-strong "protection force" to bolster the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.

WATCH: Kenya supports British exit from EU, expects no major harm

2016-06-27 12:56

Kenya says it supports Britain's exit from the EU and that it expects no major harm to its economy in the wake of fears of recession following the vote.

Kenyatta threatens to withdraw troops from Somalia

2016-05-23 13:29

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has threatened to witdraw his country's troops from Somalia, citing fund cuts by the international community as the reason behind the decision, a report says.

Police fire tear gas, make arrests during protests in Kenya

2016-05-16 20:01

Kenyan police have fired tear gas to break up protests over electoral reforms ahead of general elections next year.

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