3 officials resign in Kenya's electoral body over poll probe

2018-04-16 20:17

Three commissioners from Kenya's electoral commission say they've resigned over the suspension of the chief executive officer who was sent on compulsory leave to pave way for wider investigations into the conduct of the commission in last year's elections.

Leading elephant conservationist Daphne Sheldrick dies at 83

2018-04-13 19:58

A Kenya-based wildlife organisation says prominent conservationist Daphne Sheldrick has died at age 83.

At least 17 dead as Kenyan bus plunges into river

2018-04-10 19:57

At least 17 people died after their bus plunged into a river in Kenya, local officials have said.

Nissan eyes bigger East African market with Kenya auto plant

2018-04-07 13:00

Nissan plans to start assembling vehicles in Kenya, bolstering government plans to develop a regional auto-manufacturing hub in East Africa’s biggest economy.

African leaders, AU pay tribute to Madikizela-Mandela

2018-04-03 15:01

The African Union and leaders on the continent have paid their respects to Winnie Madikizela Mandela.

Deported Kenyan opposition figure says 'marooned' in Dubai

2018-03-31 18:01

The Kenyan opposition figure who claims he was drugged and forcibly deported to Dubai says he was "marooned" at the airport there but intends to return to Kenya as soon as possible.

Kenyan opposition figure says he was drugged when deported

2018-03-29 17:45

Kenyan opposition politician Miguna Miguna alleges he was drugged and deported to Dubai early after his attempt to enter Kenya led to him being detained in an airport toilet for more than a day

Kenyan opposition figure says still held in airport toilet

2018-03-28 13:00

A Kenyan opposition politician says he is still detained in a toilet at the country's main airport after he refused an attempt to deport him.

Kenyan govt attempts to deport Kenyan politician again

2018-03-27 16:00

A human rights official in Kenya says authorities are seeking to deport an opposition politician again despite court orders that he should be allowed into the country

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.


Founder of Kenya's iconic 'elephant orphanage' dies aged 83

2018-04-13 21:00

Dame Daphne Sheldrick, a conservationist famous for her work rearing baby elephants in Kenya and fighting for the protection of the species, has died aged 83, her family has said.

Amnesty flags rising death penalty sentences in Nigeria

2018-04-13 10:11

Amnesty International has decried the rising number of death penalty sentences in Nigeria at a time most countries in sub-Saharan Africa are making efforts to abolish capital punishment.

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.

12 dead and 46 injured in Tanzania bus crash

2018-04-05 12:37

Twelve people were killed and 46 injured in a crash between a bus and a truck in northern Tanzania, traffic police have said.

Trump to suspend duty-free apparel imports from Rwanda

2018-03-31 18:01

President Donald Trump suspended the duty-free status of Rwanda's apparel after finding the African nation unfairly blocked US exports of used clothing, officials have announced.

Kenya court fines minister, police chief in new showdown

2018-03-30 07:35

A Kenyan court has fined the interior minister and police chief after they defied orders to produce an opposition politician in court, who was instead deported for the second time in two months.

Kenya expels opposition firebrand, again

2018-03-29 10:06

An outspoken member of the opposition alliance was expelled from Kenya for the second time in two months, his lawyer has told AFP.

Columnists quit Kenyan media group over freedom crackdown

2018-03-27 17:27

Eight prominent columnists working for Kenya's biggest media group have quitted over what they said was increased meddling by government and a loss of media freedom at its outlets.

Kenyan court rules forced anal exams as gay test unlawful

2018-03-23 13:24

A Kenyan appeals court has ruled unlawful the use of forced anal exams to test whether two men had gay sex, which is criminalised in the east African country.

Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, dies aged 45

2018-03-20 18:30

Sudan, the last male northern white rhino, has died in Kenya at the age of 45, after becoming a symbol of efforts to save his subspecies from extinction, a fate that only science can now prevent.

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