Officials say 1 body found after Kenya building collapse

2018-03-18 16:15

A Kenyan official says a male body has been recovered from the rubble of a building collapse as search and rescue work was called off.

15 killed in Kenya floods, scores of families displaced

2018-03-17 07:37

Kenyan officials say that at least 15 people have drowned and scores of families have been displaced across the East African nation during two days of heavy rainfall that caused flooding in both urban and rural areas.

At least 5 000 Ethiopians flee to Kenya after weekend shooting

2018-03-14 06:00

At least 5 000 people have fled to Kenya from the Ethiopian border town of Moyale after the weekend shooting of nine civilians by troops, the Kenyan Red Cross says.

Minnesota professor may face deportation to Kenya

2018-03-10 11:53

A Minnesota group is rallying around a tenured Augsburg University professor who's been asked to meet with federal immigration officials to discuss a "plan for removal."

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.

Brain surgery mix-up: Surgeon, other staff allowed back to work

2018-03-09 11:06

Medical officials linked to a brain surgery mix-up at a Kenyan hospital last month have reportedly been allowed back to work.

Tillerson aims to show US cares despite Trump's Africa slur

2018-03-08 10:31

President Donald Trump hasn't spoken much about Africa, and what he's said has been far from flattering. It falls to his top diplomat, on his first official visit to the continent, to show the US still cares.

Tillerson says China 'encourages dependency' in Africa

2018-03-06 21:02

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China's approach to development in Africa "encourages dependency" that puts the continent's long-term stability at risk

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Zim evicted villagers, Kenya

2018-03-06 08:30

A Zimbabwean MP wants parliament to summon Robert Mugabe over the missing $15bn worth of diamond revenue, and villagers who were evicted by police on behalf of ex-first lady Grace Mugabe are demanding an apology.

Heavy rains bring flooding to parts of Kenya

2018-03-04 16:04

Many parts of Kenya have been hit by unseasonable downpours, which have caused travel disruption.


Police given OK to hold suspects in Nairobi courthouse plot

2018-03-17 14:22

A Kenyan court is allowing police to continue detaining five people who allegedly planned to attack a Nairobi courthouse so a Muslim cleric facing terror charges could escape.

Kenya Red Cross says 8 500 asylum-seekers flee Ethiopia

2018-03-15 10:02

The Kenya Red Cross says more than 8 500 Ethiopians have crossed the border into Kenyan territory seeking asylum from conflict after government troops mistakenly killed civilians.

'Mr Records keeps Kenya's last vinyl music shop alive

2018-03-12 10:34

"Real Vinyl Guru" has been open for 28 years and now enjoys the growing interest of music lovers who want to look beyond sleek digital offerings and return to the pleasure of browsing for a classic African vinyl find.

Tillerson cancels day's events in Africa due to illness

2018-03-10 10:01

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has canceled a day of events in Kenya due to illness.

Kenya President Kenyatta and opposition leader Odinga meet to unify country

2018-03-09 13:49

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

Carter Centre says Kenya polls were a setback for democracy

2018-03-08 21:04

The Carter Centre says Kenya's 2017 elections were a setback to Kenya's democratic development.

Top Africa stories: Listeriosis, Mugabe, Ghana teacher

2018-03-07 08:30

Zimbabwe has tightened food surveillance at border posts, as it bans imports of cold meat from SA following an outbreak of listeria, and a new party linked to loyalists of former president Robert Mugabe is likely to be led by a top Zanu-PF official who quit last week.

Kenya bans SA meat products as listeria scare spreads

2018-03-06 16:31

Kenya's health ministry has announced a ban on the import and sale of certain South African processed meat products after a listeria outbreak that has killed at least 180 people.

Brain surgery mishap: Over 500 Kenyan doctors down tools, demand reinstatement of colleague

2018-03-05 13:30

Over 500 senior doctors at Kenya's biggest referral hospital have reportedly downed their tools in protests against the suspension of their colleague, who performed a a brain surgery on the wrong patient.

Top Africa stories: Mnangagwa, doctor cuts open wrong patient's head

2018-03-03 07:21

President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has 'offered incentives to evicted Zimbabwe white farmers in Zambia to return home', and a Kenyan doctor has reportedly been suspended after performing a brain surgery on the wrong patient.

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