How counterfeit medication gets into African countries

2017-07-25 13:01

The proliferation of counterfeit medication on the shelves of Kenyan pharmacies has remained a thorn in the flesh of the government whose ultimate responsibility is to protect its citizens.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Tsvangiria, Lesotho

2017-07-24 19:17

President Robert Mugabe has appealed to Zimbabweans living abroad to return home and help revive the economy, and Somalia's al-Shabaab has called President Donald Trump "a brainless billionaire".

Kenya MP faces contempt charge for ethnic comments

2017-07-21 20:00

Kenyan police have said they had arrested an opposition parliamentarian on suspicion of "ethnic contempt" over a public address he made ahead of next month's tight presidential election.

Kenyan cattle herders defend 'necessary' land invasions

2017-07-20 14:59

Close by a narrow, rickety bridge in Kenya's central Laikipia highlands two herders sit on blistering hot rock next to the muddy trickle of the Ewaso Nyiro river to explain why they routinely break the law, invading private land to graze their cattle

3 men sentenced to death for stripping, abusing woman in Kenya

2017-07-19 20:15

A Kenyan court has sentenced three men to death for stripping naked and abusing a woman during a wave of attacks by mobs claiming that women were inappropriately dressed.

Official: Kenya unlikely to shut down internet during vote

2017-07-17 18:00

Kenya's government is "unlikely" to shut down the internet during next month's presidential elections but some social media might be shut down as needed, government officials say.

Five Kenyan forces killed in mission to free official

2017-07-14 10:12

Suspected Shabaab militants briefly kidnapped a Kenyan government official on Thursday and five security personnel were killed in an operation to rescue her, security sources said.

Kenya opposition leader Odinga checked for signs of food poisoning

2017-07-10 08:30

Kenya's leading opposition leader, former prime minister Raila Odinga, has been taken to hospital with suspected food poisoning.

Kenya's interior minister dies in hospital: govt

2017-07-08 10:55

Kenya's government has announced the death of Interior Minister Joseph Nkaissery at a hospital in the capital Nairobi.

Kenya's main candidates pull out of televised election debate

2017-07-06 19:35

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main rival Raila Odinga pulled out of two televised presidential debates ahead of August 8 elections, their parties have said.


Kenya: Incumbent a no show at presidential debate

2017-07-25 08:05

Kenya's leading opposition candidate has debated moderators after incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta turned down an invitation to the presidential debate.

MP held for calling on Kenyans to take land away from white farmers

2017-07-22 20:30

Kenyan police have arrested a lawmaker already accused of inciting violence after he urged people to take land away from white farmers, senior officers said.

Kenya court overturns ruling on presidential ballot contract

2017-07-20 18:01

Kenya's appeals court has quashed a ruling cancelling a contract to print presidential ballot papers, a victory for the electoral commission less than three weeks before general elections.

Trump administration letting Africa's crises drift: Experts

2017-07-19 20:15

When President Donald Trump left his chair at this month's G20 summit while Africa was discussed and had daughter Ivanka sit in for him, critics blasted it as a breach of diplomatic protocol.

A new vaccine is promising to advance the frontier of eliminating malaria

2017-07-19 12:30

Stronger malaria prevention like a vaccine is urgently needed for effective response in endemic regions, writes Simon Kariuki.

Kenya's social media election: attack ads and data mining

2017-07-17 11:00

A strikingly toxic campaign as has been unleashed online in Kenya just weeks before national elections - a potential explosive move in a country where politics and ethnicity are closely aligned.

Kenya: 6 police officers killed by herders in land invasions

2017-07-13 08:09

A Kenya police report says six police officers have been killed by herders in volatile Laikipia County, where at least 40 people have died this year due to clashes over land.

Al-Shabaab beheads 9 civilians in attack on Kenya village

2017-07-08 14:39

Kenyan officials say al-Shabaab extremists from neighbouring Somalia have beheaded nine civilians in an attack on a village in the southeast.

Kenya court cancels election ballot contract for Dubai firm

2017-07-08 09:04

Kenya's High Court has cancelled a contract for a Dubai-based firm to print ballot papers for next month's presidential election after the opposition, which claimed the firm is linked to President Uhuru Kenyatta, challenged the way it was issued.

Group warns: Kenya cybersecurity increasing surveillance

2017-07-06 10:06

An international group promoting the right to privacy says the Kenyan government is rushing to set up systems to increase cybersecurity but seems to be using the opportunity to increase surveillance as the country prepares for presidential elections next month.

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