In deadly Nairobi attack, stories of fear, bravery and loss

2019-01-20 13:04

Days after the assault on the hotel complex in Kenya's capital, stories of those who were there — victims and survivors, saviours and killers — have emerged, bringing depth to jarring images of civilians fleeing the chaos that were broadcast around the world.

5 suspected in Kenya attack appear in court

2019-01-19 10:02

Five people accused of involvement in this week's extremist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex have appeared in court, and prosecutors say there has been progress in the investigation.

Son of Kenyan military officer named as 1 of Nairobi gunmen

2019-01-18 12:13

Kenyan investigators say one of the extremists who attacked a hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi this week was a son of a Kenyan military officer.

Top Africa stories: Zim pastor charged with subversion, Kenya hotel attack

2019-01-18 08:05

A Zimbabwe lawyers' group says a prominent pastor and activist Evan Mawarire has been charged with subverting a constitutional government, and Kenyan police say 11 arrested after deadly hotel attack.

SAS soldier saved lives in Nairobi attack

2019-01-17 19:29

A heavily-armed man seen working with Kenyan forces and helping victims during the Nairobi attack this week was a member of Britain's special forces, British media has reported, citing officials.

Kenya's deadly hotel attack: A timeline of how it occurred

2019-01-17 14:45

Here's a rough timeline of what occurred in the deadly attack on a luxury hotel complex in Kenya's capital.

American killed in Kenya attack was 9/11 survivor

2019-01-17 08:44

The American man who was among the 14 people killed in an attack on a luxury hotel complex in the Kenyan capital Nairobi was a consultant who survived the 9/11 attacks, and specialized in emerging economies.

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.

Terrified civilians hide, send farewells, during Nairobi siege

2019-01-16 20:08

When an explosion and gunfire rang out at an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, people hid under desks, cowered in bathrooms or hunkered down in their cars, some of them all through the 20-hour siege.

Kenya opposition leader slams hotel attackers

2019-01-16 17:00

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga says "divisions are what terrorists thrive on" and is appealing for unity following the deadly attack on a hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi


Kenya police arrest wife, father of hotel suicide bomber

2019-01-19 19:00

Kenyan police have arrested the wife and father of a man identified as the suicide bomber in an attack on Nairobi's Dusit hotel complex that left 21 dead, a police source says.

Why photographs of dead in Nairobi terror attack failed journalism – and dishonoured victims

2019-01-18 19:00

Foreign press took away the dignity from victims killed in the Nairobi terror attacks by publishing their pictures, writes The Conversation.

Kenyan security find an explosive after deadly hotel attack

2019-01-18 11:15

Kenyan bomb disposal experts have found and safely detonated an explosive left over from the deadly extremist attack on a Nairobi luxury hotel complex.

Kenyan police say 11 arrested after deadly hotel attack

2019-01-17 20:29

Kenyan authorities arrested nine more people for their alleged involvement in the deadly extremist attack on a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi this week, bringing the total number of suspects detained to 11, police have said.

UPDATE: US dismisses 'false reports' on Kenya attack

2019-01-17 15:36

The US ambassador in Kenya says the United States is working closely with Kenyan authorities following the extremist attack in Nairobi this week.

EXPLAINER: Who are al-Shabaab attackers of Kenya hotel?

2019-01-17 10:09

The overnight attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi that left 14 dead was quickly claimed by the Islamic extremist group al-Shabaab. Who are the al-Shabaab attackers of the hotel in Kenya's capital?

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.

UPDATE: Aid group IDs British victim in Kenya attack

2019-01-16 21:12

The British aid group Gatsby says its Africa programs director is among those killed in the attack in Kenya's capital.

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.

Mysterious murder of Rwanda ex-spy chief: NPA's probe an abuse of process, says AfriForum

2019-01-16 16:15

Holding an inquest into the death of Rwanda's former head of intelligence, Colonel Patrick Karegeya, is an abuse of process because the suspects have already been identified, says the head of AfriForum's private prosecution unit, advocate Gerrie Nel.

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