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2 suspects dead after author, conservationist shot in Kenya

2017-04-24 21:24

Two suspects were killed by security agencies after the shooting of Italian-born author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann, says officials.

Suspects held after author, conservationist shot in Kenya

2017-04-24 16:16

Kenyan authorities say some suspects have been arrested in the shooting of author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann after tensions with herders seeking pasture amid the country's drought.

Renowned author, conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya

2017-04-23 12:55

The Italian born author and conservationist, Kuki Gallmann has reportedly been shot by herders who invaded her privately owned ranch in Kenya.

Kenyan army: 52 al-Shabaab fighters killed in Somalia

2017-04-22 13:02

Kenya's military has said it killed 52 fighters with the extremist group al-Shabaab during an early morning attack on a camp in neighbouring Somalia.

Drought-hit Somalia moves closer to famine, says aid group

2017-04-21 11:18

Life-threatening child malnutrition rates are rising to alarming levels in drought-hit Somalia, the international aid group Save the Children has said

Spat over Kenyan electronic vote tender goes to court

2017-04-20 13:30

Six Kenyans have urged a court to suspend a controversial decision by election officials to scrap a tender process and directly procure an electronic voting system for the August polls.

Making circumcision safer for young men with bleeding disorders

2017-04-18 12:15

Circumcision is a rite of passage in various African communities. However, for initiates with haemophilia, extra caution needs to be taken to ensure their safety, writes Kibet Peter Shikuku

US tells citizens to be alert during Kenya upcoming election

2017-04-06 22:09

The US government is asking citizens residing in or traveling to Kenya to be alert to the security situation around general elections in August and the campaign period this month.

Kenya arrests 7 suspected human traffickers in refugee camp

2017-04-06 06:07

Kenyan police have arrested seven Somali men for allegedly operating a human trafficking ring at a refugee camp in the country's east, authorities say.

Kenya arrests 12, including 3 Italians, over drug offenses

2017-03-31 22:29

Kenyan police have arrested 12 people, including three Italians, accused of drug-related offenses in a major security operation.

 

Kenya’s history of election violence is threatening to repeat itself

2017-04-24 17:03

As party primaries have kicked off in Kenya in the run-up to the county's general election in August, the ghost of violence past has reared its ugly head causing deep divisions along tribal lines,writes Sekou Toure Otondi.

First large-scale malaria vaccine trials for Africa

2017-04-24 12:35

A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization has said, with 360 000 children to be vaccinated between 2018 and 2020.

Remittances to Africa set to double

2017-04-23 07:30

WorldRemit, a British money transfer operator, sees revenue from transactions involving Africans doubling by 2020 as more people on the continent access payment platforms via mobile devices and as expatriates send cash home.

Kenyan army attacks al-Shabaab base

2017-04-22 07:12

The Kenyan army says it killed a number of al-Shabaab fighters in a dawn raid in neighbouring Somalia.

Kenya leader warns against violence as poll fever hits

2017-04-20 19:27

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta warned Thursday against violence as election season gets into full swing, with chaotic party primaries already leading to bloody scuffles.

How African governments use advertising as a weapon against media freedom

2017-04-19 10:08

African governments have transitioned from outright control of freedom of expression to a subtler manipulation of the press that includes withholding state advertising from commercial media outlets, writes George Ogola.

Rains awaited in Kenya's east to ease conflict

2017-04-17 22:48

Herders and large-scale farmers in parts of Kenya's Rift Valley are desperately waiting for seasonal rains to ease the prolonged drought.

Kenya accuses 2 of hacking government sites for ISIS group

2017-04-06 18:17

A Kenyan police official says they have arrested a Kenyan and a Ugandan for allegedly hacking into government sites for the Islamic State extremist group.

Kenya probes 'cold-blooded' police killing

2017-04-02 09:24

Kenya's police chief has ordered an investigation after a video circulated on social media showing a police officer killing a disarmed man in cold blood in front of a crowd of onlookers in Nairobi.

The Kenyan doctors' strike is over, but there’s a lot of unfinished business

2017-03-31 15:59

Kenya's doctors embarked on a strike for a 100 days to push the government to implement a collective bargaining agreement signed in June 2013, writes Moses Masika.

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