Harassment haunts Somalis in Kenya, a year after Westgate attack

Mass arrests, extortion, deportation and suspicion: one year since Somali gunmen staged a four-day massacre in Nairobi`s Westgate mall, Somalis in Kenya say the attack has left their community battling harassment and denigration.

Kenya`s economy: damaged but defiant a year after Westgate attack

It was a symbol for Kenya`s growing well-heeled middle class: a vast supermarket crammed with flat screen televisions, imported wines, and chilled cabinets of cheese and meats.

Terror of Kenya Westgate siege haunts one year on

For Kenyan security guard Maurice Adembesa Ombisa the horror of Nairobi`s Westgate mall massacre lasted just minutes: he was one of the first of the 67 people killed in the attack.

Kenya maintains flight ban to Ebola-hit West African nations

The Kenyan government will not lift a travel ban to West African countries affected by an outbreak of Ebola virus disease until the risk reduces to a manageable level, officials said Tuesday.

Kenya offers amends over teenage tourist terror mix-up

 An American family has been offered an all-expenses-paid trip to Kenya after their vacation was ruined by a policeman who mistook their 15-year-old daughter for an international terrorist.

Germany arrests three Shebab suspects returning from Kenya

Three German men were arrested at the weekend when they flew home from Kenya, accused of having joined and fought with Somalia's Shebab Islamist militant group, officials said on Monday.

Kenya thanks US for killing mall massacre mastermind

Kenya`s president on Saturday offered his "heartfelt thanks" to the United States for killing the leader of Somalia`s Shebab militants, responsible for the massacre at Nairobi`s Westgate shopping mall a year ago.

Kenya rules out Ebola after two tested negative

Kenyan health authorities Thursday ruled out an Ebola outbreak in the country after tests conducted on two suspected patients turned negative.

A million people at risk as Somalia slides towards famine: UN

Over a million people in war-torn Somalia are struggling in conditions close to famine, with hunger and drought due to worsen, United Nations experts said today.

Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

Machakos: In an industrial area outside Kenya`s capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take shiny new power drills to computer parts.

British terror suspect Jermaine Grant no `monster`: Lawyer

Mombasa: A British terrorism suspect in Kenya is no "monster" and has been falsely linked with a fugitive jihadist from the UK dubbed the "White Widow", his lawyer told a court on Thursday.

Four suspected Ebola patients in Kenya test negative

The Kenyan government Monday dismissed fears of an Ebola virus disease outbreak in the country, saying that four patients admitted to hospital with Ebola-like symptoms have tested negative.

Six killed in Kenyan tanker explosion

At least six people were killed in a petrol tanker explosion and dozens injured early Sunday along a key highway in northwest Kenya, police said.

Kenya bars travellers from worst-hit Ebola countries

Kenya is closing its borders to travellers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three countries worst hit by the Ebola outbreak, the government said on Saturday.

Kenya Westgate attackers stole identities: Trial witness

Witnesses in the trial of four men accused of helping the gunmen behind Kenya`s Westgate mall massacre said Tuesday their identities had been falsely used to secure telephones used in planning the attack.

Kenya to manage blood banks electronically

Kenyans will soon be able to ascertain about their blood donation suitability via an electronically generated short message, as a blood agency is preparing itself for a digital mechanism to monitor its blood banks.

Tourist shot dead in Kenya was German: Police

Kenyan police said a female tourist shot dead in the coastal city of Mombasa was from Germany, the second such killing of a foreign visitor by gunmen there this month.

Kenya military Twitter account hacked

The Twitter account run by Kenya`s military was taken over by hackers claiming to be from the international activist collective Anonymous, a military spokesman said today.

Armed men on a motorbike kill at least four in Mombasa

At least four people were killed in the Kenyan coastal city of Mombasa on Sunday in an attack by armed men on a motorbike, according to medical sources.

Shebab claims deadly strike on Kenya bus

Somalia`s Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab on Saturday claimed an attack on a bus near the Kenyan vacation island of Lamu in which seven people were killed.