Kenya’s threat to close Dadaab camp plays on international refugee fears

2016-05-27 16:02

If enacted, the Kenyan government’s plans to close Dadaab, the world's largest reugee camp, would have grave consequences for the hundreds of thousands of refugees living in the country.

WATCH: Kenyan Police officers caught looting on camera

2016-05-26 13:33

Kenyan police officers were recently caught on camera while stealing from a businesswoman's house, in the disguise that they were conducting a search for counterfeit goods.

Kenya military, al-Shabaab clash

2016-05-25 18:06

A Kenyan military official says Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21 suspected al-Shabab extremists who were plotting an ambush in southern Somalia

WATCH: Huge fire razes Kenyan legislator's house

2016-05-25 12:42

A Kenyan member of parliament is out in the cold after his house was razed in a "mysterious" fire in the east African country's capital Nairobi.

Catholic nun held in Kenya for blocking immunisation of pupils

2016-05-24 12:27

Police in Nakuru County, Kenya, have arrested a Catholic nun for blocking the immunisation of at least 700 pupils against measles and rubella.

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.

UN says Kenya will honour refugee rights

2016-05-20 22:13

The UN Security Council says Kenya's president has assured them he will abide by international obligations despite a decision to close the world's largest refugee camp and send Somali refugees home.

Kenyan blogger faces arrest after claiming VP collapsed

2016-05-20 17:06

A Kenyan blogger is facing possible arrest after he claimed that the country's vice president had collapsed and been rushed to hospital.

Kenyan sex worker chops off man's genitals after argument over payment

2016-05-18 15:33

A Kenyan man is recuperating in hospital after his genitals were chopped off by an angry sex worker following an argument over payment, reports say.

Photos of police violence in Kenya spark international outrage

2016-05-18 07:43

Widely viewed pictures and video of a protester being kicked by Kenyan riot police as he lay on the ground have caused a stir in this East Africa country, prompting debate on police brutality and civil rights.


UN's top court to hear Kenya-Somalia border dispute

2016-05-26 19:58

The UN's top court will hold hearings in September into a maritime border dispute between Somalia and Kenya which may decide the fate of potentially lucrative oil and gas reserves.

Kenya arrests two over 'ISIS' bomb plot

2016-05-26 07:33

Kenyan police have arrested two suspected members of an Islamic State affiliate plotting bomb attacks, weeks after arresting other members of the alleged gang.

Kenya protests: Victims narrate their ordeal

2016-05-25 14:31

Kenyans who were shot and wounded by anti-riot police during demonstrations in Nairobi on Monday have narrated their ordeal, saying however, that they did not participate in the demos.

Kenyan teacher canes pupil to death over tuition fee

2016-05-25 12:27

A teacher at Kiserian Primary School in Kajiado North County, Kenya, has been arrested for killing his Class Six pupil, a report says.

At least one killed in Kenya protests

2016-05-23 21:52

Kenyan police have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse opposition supporters demanding a change of leadership at the electoral commission.

Is Kenya bluffing over closure of world's largest refugee camp?

2016-05-22 11:11

Kenya's plan to close the world's largest refugee camp could be a bid to trigger more international aid as well as a "cynical" political move ahead of presidential elections, according to analysts and NGOs.

Safaricom: No procurement wrongdoing

2016-05-20 17:48

Safaricom, Kenya's biggest telecoms operator, says a leaked report on procurement processes has not shown any wrongdoing.

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.

WATCH: Probe after Kenyan police brutally attack protester

2016-05-18 14:55

Kenyan police have launched an inquiry into an incident in which cops brutally attacked and beat up an unarmed protester during demonstrations over changes to the country's electoral body.

Why M-Pesa is a success story in Kenya

2016-05-17 13:36

The news that SA mobile phone operator Vodacom is planning to drop the M-Pesa mobile money transfer service has come as a surprise to many analysts, considering the huge success it has seen in many African countries, especially Kenya.

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