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Kenya to pull government adverts in private media

2017-02-27 21:23

Kenya will ban government adverts in private media, according to a leaked memo seen by AFP, as the presidency announced plans to launch its own free newspaper.

'24:Legacy' producers apologise for using Kenya attack video

2017-02-23 22:23

The executive producers of the new Fox series "24: Legacy" are apologising for using footage from a terror attack at a Kenya mall that killed 67 people.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Buhari, Somalia

2017-02-22 19:50

The EU has given 'birthday boy' Mugabe a "hostile" birthday gift, and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari needs a "longer period of rest" in London.

Kenya arrests 2 suspected ISIS recruits deported from Turkey

2017-02-19 09:02

Kenyan police have arrested two Kenyans who were deported from Turkey on suspicion of training with the Islamic State organisation in neighbouring Syria, officials say.

Kenya to import yellow corn for first time since 2011

2017-02-17 19:01

Kenya has approved the import of 5 million bags of yellow corn from Ukraine as a drought slashes its own output of the grain.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Africa, Guinea

2017-02-15 20:02

Zimbabwe's Joice Mujuru has moved to consolidate her position in the crisis-riddled ZimPF party, and an analyst says the AU lacks the new Mbekis, Obasanjos and Bouteflikas to drive it.

Sub-Saharan Africa lags in sustainable energy policies: report

2017-02-15 17:02

A new World Bank report says, Sub-Saharan Africa, where more than a half billion people live without electricity, trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy.

Ethiopia dam causes Kenya water shortage: rights group

2017-02-14 20:46

A huge newly-built Ethiopian dam is cutting off the supply of water to Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, rights group Human Rights Watch has said.

Kenyan government wants doctors' union officials freed

2017-02-14 16:30

The Kenyan government has called for the release of seven medical union officials jailed for their role in a strike that has crippled public hospitals.

Kenya police arrest US diplomat for fleeing accident scene

2017-02-12 22:27

A Kenyan police official and a witness say a US diplomat has been arrested for allegedly fleeing a scene of an accident after allegedly brandishing his gun at the other driver involved in the accident.

 

1 killed as bandits raid livestock in drought-plagued Kenya

2017-02-25 11:10

Kenyan police say an official has been killed by livestock bandits in the volatile Rift Valley county of Baringo, where a drought has increased cattle rustling.

Kenya: Outrage as US TV show uses real life Westgate mall attack footage

2017-02-23 17:11

A United States television series has sparked outrage in Kenya after is used real life footage from the east African country's worst terror attack at the Westgate mall.

Woman, 22, gang raped, slashed with panga and 'thrown under train'

2017-02-22 10:28

A Kenyan woman, 22, was reportedly gang raped by two men who then slashed her with a panga, before tying her "with ropes to a railway track so that she could be crushed by a train".

Top Africa stories: Cyclone Dineo, Zim, Kenya

2017-02-17 19:47

Officials in Mozambique say seven people died and thousands of homes were destroyed in a tropical cyclone, and Zimbabwe's gynaecologists have downed tools in solidarity with striking state doctors.

Kenyan 'boss' kidnapped in Mozambique – report

2017-02-17 16:32

A Kenyan boss of a maize milling company has reportedly been abducted in Matola, about 10Km southwest the capital Maputo in Mozambique.

The options for Kenya as an impending election fuels fear of hate speech

2017-02-15 17:49

Inflammatory speech has often found fertile ground in Kenya's election campaign period. As the country approaches another political cliff-hanger, law enforcement agencies have their work cut out, writes Mercy Muendo.

7 Kenya medics union officials freed; strike continues

2017-02-15 15:00

A Kenyan court has released seven doctors who are officials in the medics' union and who were jailed earlier this week for not calling off a strike by doctors working in public institutions.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Kenya , Nigeria

2017-02-14 19:44

At least 1 000 white farmers are reportedly 'poverty-stricken' in Zim, and former Nigeriaan deputy central bank governor says a "huge" amount of "fake money" is in circulation.

Kenya court jails doctors' union officials over strike

2017-02-13 13:06

A Kenyan court has jailed seven union officials for a month over a doctors strike that has crippled public hospitals for 10 weeks.

Kenya declares worsening drought a national disaster

2017-02-10 21:35

Kenya's government has declared the drought ravaging large parts of the country a national disaster, and President Uhuru Kenyatta is warning food distributors not to take advantage of the crisis to enrich themselves.

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