Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta warns against US, China rivalry in Africa

2020-02-06 11:18

Kenya's president has said that African nations should be free to cooperate with both the United States and China, warning that foreign powers were exacerbating the continent's divisions.

Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers

2019-01-17 05:53

Police in Kenya say the death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi has climbed to 21, plus the five militants killed.

Melania Trump has 'some heavy lifting to do' on her solo Africa trip

2018-10-01 11:22

First lady Melania Trump heads for Africa on her first big solo international trip, aiming to make child well-being the focus of a five-day, four-country tour that will take her to every corner of the vast continent.

WATCH: Kenyan president labels UK's Boris Johnson 'the bicycle guy'

2018-08-31 10:22

Former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson has been labelled "the bicycle guy" as Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta struggled to recall his name.

Transitional justice: lessons from Kenya on what works, and what doesn’t

2018-08-27 16:11

As transitional justice efforts have become more widespread, their mandates have also become increasingly ambitious, writes The Conversation.

Across Africa, mourning over Kofi Annan

2018-08-18 17:30

People across Africa are expressing shock and sorrow over the death of Ghanaian-born Kofi Annan, the first black African to become UN secretary-general

PICS: Hundreds of Kenyans in the capital march against corruption

2018-05-31 18:00

Carrying signs saying "Kenya is bleeding" and "Stop These Thieves," hundreds of people have marched in Nairobi to protest against widespread corruption and deliver a petition to the office of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

'No mercy for the thieves' in Kenya graft scandal: President

2018-05-30 21:18

"There will be no mercy for the thieves," Kenya's president has announced amid a growing corruption scandal as diplomats representing 18 Western countries including the United States urged strong action against graft.

Kenyan president signs controversial cyber-crimes law

2018-05-16 15:01

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a sweeping cyber-crimes act criminalising fake news and online bullying, with clauses that critics argue could stifle press freedom.

Kenyatta-Raila pact will only herald real change if promises are followed by action

2018-05-08 15:26

The majority of Kenyans appear to be happy as President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga's pledge to "build bridges", writes The Conversation.


WATCH | Kenya hails return of legendary Safari Rally to WRC in 2020

2019-10-04 16:44

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday hailed a decision by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) to include the country's fabled Safari Rally in the world championships from next year.

ICC prosecutors urge judges to continue Ivory Coast trial

2018-10-01 17:54

ICC prosecutors have urged urge judges not to toss out the case against former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and a former government minister on trial for alleged involvement in deadly violence that erupted after disputed 2010 presidential election.

Zimbabwe's Chamisa will be arrested if he carries out 'inauguration': minister

2018-09-12 06:11

Zimbabwe's justice minister opposition Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa faces arrest if he has himself "sworn-in" as president this week.

May kicks off first Africa tour as British PM

2018-08-28 08:51

British Prime Minister Theresa May touched has down in Cape Town as she kicks off a tour of the African continent where she hopes to lay the foundations for post-Brexit trade deals.

Donald Trump, Kenyan president to meet

2018-08-26 18:56

Kenya's president will meet with President Donald Trump on Monday as aast Africa's commercial hub emerges from electoral turmoil.

Kenya president urges citizens to arrest the corrupt

2018-08-13 08:08

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging the nation's young people to make citizen's arrests of those suspected of corruption, a vice that is endemic in the country

Hugs and apologies between Kenyan political rivals

2018-05-31 15:00

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, opposition leader Raila Odinga and their deputies have exchanged hugs and apologies, cementing their pledge to promote unity after a fractious and bloody election.

Kenya charges 24 officials in sweeping $79M corruption probe

2018-05-30 08:33

Kenyan authorities have charged 24 officials in what prosecutors call the first stage of investigations into a $79 million corruption scandal that has pressured President Uhuru Kenyatta to crack down on graft.

Rapprochement between two leaders isn’t enough to fix Kenya’s deep divisions

2018-05-10 14:30

Questions are being raised about the Kenyatta and Odinga relationship, writes The Conversation.

With a handshake, Kenya leaves behind divisive poll

2018-04-10 14:36

It was a handshake that drew a line under Kenya's bruising election, left many people bewildered and swung open the starting gate for the 2022 presidential race.

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