Kenyan president replaces finance minister after graft charges

2019-07-24 21:45

Uhuru Kenyatta appoints Labour Minister Ukur Yatani Kanacho as acting finance minister.

UPDATE: Father of American killed in Kenya speaks out

2019-01-16 19:11

The father of the American killed in the attack in Kenya's capital says his son worked in the complex and often ate at a cafe in the luxury hotel targeted by the gunmen.

In Kenya, British PM promises post-Brexit trade continuity

2018-08-30 17:30

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been holding talks with Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, promising post-Brexit trade continuity on the final leg of her three-nation tour of Africa.

Trump says Nigerian President Buhari is 'lifeless' - report

2018-08-27 14:40

US President Donald Trump reportedly told his aides he never wanted to meet someone as "lifeless" as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari again.

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa's planned impeachment, Kenya

2018-06-01 07:00

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says Robert Mugabe's sympathisers are plotting to impeach him, and Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga have exchanged hugs and apologies.

Kenya President and opposition leader meet to unify country

2018-03-09 19:23

Kenya's president and opposition leader have said they met for talks, months after the presidential elections sparked turmoil as the opposition charged there was electoral fraud.

Kenyan opposition politician charged over mock inauguration

2018-02-07 06:00

Kenyan police has charged a politician over witnessing the mock inauguration last week of opposition leader Raila Odinga, an event the government considers treason, while the passports of more than a dozen opposition leaders were suspended.

UN, US slam Kenya after TV stations shuttered

2018-02-02 18:29

The UN has followed the United States in criticising the Kenyan government after it took three major TV channels off the air despite a court order to end the suspensions.

Fresh row as EU monitors issue critical Kenya poll report

2018-01-11 12:49

European Union election monitors have said that Kenya's flawed presidential poll had "weakened" the country's democracy in a critical report that triggered an angry government response.

Kenya's president urges unity after divisive election season

2017-12-12 20:26

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging unity after a divisive election that was boycotted by his main opponent.


Top Africa news: Kenya attack ends, Zim pastor arrested

2019-01-17 07:58

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has declared the deadly hotel attack in Nairobi over, and Zimbabwe police have arrested prominent government critic Pastor Evan Mawarire.

Kenyan police raid state-owned Chinese TV

2018-09-05 16:43

Kenyan police have raided the African headquarters of the China Global Television Network, briefly detaining several journalists as part of an ongoing crackdown against illegal immigrants, an employee has told AFP.

PICS: British Prime Minister May in Kenya to boost economic ties

2018-08-30 16:10

British Prime Minister Theresa May has become the first UK leader to visit Kenya in 30 years, bringing security and development funding to East Africa's commercial hub and neighbouring Somalia as Britain seeks to boost economic ties ahead of a bumpy exit from the EU in March.

Kenya accounting officials to have anti-corruption vetting

2018-06-04 21:43

All procurement and accounting officers in Kenya's ministries and state-owned corporations are to leave their offices for fresh screening, an official has announced, as President Uhuru Kenyatta's government grapples with endemic corruption

Major Cambridge Analytica role in Kenyan poll denied

2018-03-21 22:55

Kenya's ruling Jubilee Party has denied that Cambridge Analytica had stage-managed the victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta in highly disputed and deadly 2017 elections.

Western envoys urge Kenya opposition to recognise Kenyatta

2018-02-11 13:56

Eleven western envoys, including those from the US and Britain, are urging Kenya's opposition leader to recognise President Uhuru Kenyatta as the country's legitimately elected leader.

Kenyan opposition politician charged over mock inauguration

2018-02-06 16:37

Lawyers are demanding that Kenyan police release a politician who has been charged with witnessing last week's mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga.

Zuma hosts Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta in Durban

2018-01-11 22:13

President Jacob Zuma has hosted the newly elected Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at his Dr John L Dube House residence in Durban.

Police: At least 13 dead in multi-vehicle accident in Kenya

2017-12-12 21:29

Kenyan police say at least 13 people have been killed in a multi-vehicle accident on a highway outside the capital, Nairobi.

Uhuru Kenyatta: back at the helm of a divided nation

2017-11-29 11:13

Uhuru Kenyatta, who was sworn in for a second and final term after a bruising election season, is the son of Kenya's founding president and a man who epitomises the country's elite.

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