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Kenya

Al-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel

Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday

16 Jan 2019 12:13 PM

Africa's youngest billionaire, Mohammed Dewji, kidnapped in Tanzania

Dewji, 40, who heads the MeTL Group, was abducted as he entered the gym of a hotel in the city.

11 Oct 2018 4:35 PM

Kenyan governor charged with murder of 26-yr-old pregnant lover

Migori county governor Okoth Obado was arrested after DNA testing confirmed he was the father of seven-month-old foetus that died with her.

25 Sep 2018 12:49 PM

Forced to kill 'rapist' husband, 19-yr-old sentenced to death by Sudan court

Hussein said that she refused to have sex with her husband after the ceremony, but on 6th day, he raped her as three of his male relatives.

11 May 2018 3:04 PM

Kenyan dam bursts causes ‘huge destruction’, 20 bodies recovered so far

The dam gave way in Solai, in Nakuru county, 190 kilometres(120 miles) northwest of Nairobi, late on Wednesday.

10 May 2018 1:47 PM

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Hours into brain surgery, Kenyan doctors realise operating on wrong patient

The scandal, which prompted an outpouring of horror on social media, is the latest drama to hit Kenyatta National Hospital in recent weeks.

03 Mar 2018 9:46 AM

Kenya on edge over election fraud claims spark deadly protests

A senior police official told on condition of anonymity that eight bodies from Nairobi’s slums had arrived at the city morgue.

13 Aug 2017 8:47 AM

11 killed in Kenya as election riots flare up

The bodies of nine young men shot dead overnight in Nairobi’s Mathare slum had been brought to the city morgue, a security official said.

13 Aug 2017 6:12 AM

Kenya waits to hear final results of already disputed vote

The National Super Alliance (NASA) opposition coalition on Thursday demanded that its candidate Raila Odinga be declared president.

11 Aug 2017 2:34 PM

Kenya opposition cries foul over poll results as Prez Kenyatta surges ahead

The contested election in 2013 was taken to the courts, and ended largely peacefully even though Odinga lost.

09 Aug 2017 12:39 PM

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Kenya goes to poll in presidential elections

Voters formed long lines at many polling stations waiting for the chance to cast ballots in the tightly contested race for the presidency.

08 Aug 2017 10:36 AM

Kenya gears up to high-stakes elections

The men belong to two of the country's main ethnic groups, Kenyatta from the Kikuyu, the largest, and Odinga the Luo.

06 Aug 2017 7:46 AM

Kenya's election campaign enters tense final week today

The violence in east Africa's richest economy, seen as a bastion of stability, traumatised the nation and stunned observers.

01 Aug 2017 9:30 AM

Grenade attack kills 8, wounds 60 in Nairobi

Police spokesman Pierre Nkurikiye confirmed on his Twitter feed that eight people had died, adding that the blast left 50 wounded.

10 Jul 2017 6:57 PM

Tanzania: 2 morgue workers cut open corpse, steal drugs hidden in stomach

The workers said they sold the drugs to an unidentified businessman, who in turn sold the merchandise to a suspected drug trafficker.

28 May 2017 11:31 AM

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Shabaab Islamists kill 5 Kenyan police in third bombing

The blast flipped over the green police pickup and tore its rear end off.

25 May 2017 7:31 PM

19 people killed in bus accident in Kenya

The accident comes just weeks after another collision killed dozens in Kenya, which has notoriously dangerous roads.

13 May 2017 4:22 PM

At least 26 dead in bus, truck collision in Kenya's Mombasa

A senior official said the bus, heading to Mombasa, was overtaking several vehicles when it collided with an oil tanker.

25 Apr 2017 2:45 PM

16-year-old pivots from a Kenyan slum to the ballet stage

Now he's teaching holiday classes to aspiring dancers in Kibera, the Kenyan capital's biggest slum.

25 Dec 2016 9:16 PM

Over 30 dead as Kenya petrol tanker crashes

Kenya's Red Cross said the driver had lost control of the fuel tanker which then crashed into other vehicles and 'burst into flames'.

11 Dec 2016 9:20 AM

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