Kerry starts Kenya visit to underline anti-terrorism cooperation

 US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Nairobi and started his visit in Africa, with fighting terrorism and regional situation topping his agenda, said a Kenyan official.

Kerry in Kenya to offer help against militants: Officials

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kenya on Sunday to offer help in countering Somali al Shabaab militants who have staged deadly attacks there and elsewhere in East Africa.

William and Kate: royal parents with a modern image

The birth of Prince William and his wife Kate`s second child caps a momentous four years for Britain`s golden couple, completing their journey from student sweethearts to regal domesticity.

Kenyan star runner Asbel Kiprop rues World Relay miss
Kenyan star runner Asbel Kiprop rues World Relay miss

Beijing Olympics and two-time World 1,500 metres champion Asbel Kiprop of Kenya has expressed disappointment at missing this weekend's World Relay Championships in Bahamas as he eyes a quick return at the Diamond League opener in Doha.

Kenya admits intelligence ignored ahead of Garissa massacre

Kenya`s interior minister on Thursday admitted that intelligence was ignored and the security response botched regarding the Islamist massacre of nearly 150 people at Garissa university in April.

15 killed in Kenya floods

 At least 15 people were killed and six others missing in flash floods that hit Kenya`s Narok county, some 100 km from the capital Nairobi, after heavy rain pounded the region on Tuesday night.

John Kerry to make historic trips to Sri Lanka, Kenya, Djibouti

US Secretary of State John Kerry will make historic first official visits to Sri Lanka, Kenya and Djibouti in the coming days.

Injured Kenya pedestrians threatened with prison

Kenyan road safety authorities have threatened to charge injured pedestrians with attempted suicide in a bid to halt a rise in road accidents in the east African nation.

IAAF wants Jeptoo ban doubled to four years
IAAF wants Jeptoo ban doubled to four years

Athletics` world governing body has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to double the two-year doping ban handed out to Kenya`s Boston and Chicago marathon winner Rita Jeptoo, CAS said on its website ( on Tuesday.

Kenya officials suspended over university massacre

 Nine Kenyan security officials from Garissa have been suspended and could face charges of criminal negligence over the massacre at the town`s university earlier this month, the government announced on Tuesday.

CSA launches Africa T20 Cup
CSA launches Africa T20 Cup

In a bid to promote the game and nurture young talent in the continent, Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced a new tournament to be known as the Africa T20 Cup.

Kenya`s Edna Kiplagat welcomes tougher drug tests

London marathon women`s defending champion Edna Kiplagat said Monday she supported increased drug testing for elite marathon runners as a way of eliminating doping.

10 dead in bomb attack on UN bus in Somalia: Police

A bomb exploded on Monday on a bus carrying UN employees in northern Somalia, killing at least 10 people and wounding many others, police and UN officials said.

Pope appeals to Kenya university gunmen to 'come to their senses'

Pope Francis on Thursday appealed to Somali Islamist militants who killed 148 people at a Kenyan university last month to stop their brutality and "come to their senses".

Somali Shebab university massacre gunmen were Kenyans: Report

All four gunmen from Somalia`s Al-Qaeda linked Shebab who carried out the Kenyan university massacre earlier this month were Kenyans themselves, reports said Thursday.

Former Central African presidents sign peace deal in Kenya

Former Central African Republic Presidents Francois Bozize and Michel Djotodia signed a peace agreement in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Tuesday, despite their country`s transitional government and foreign partners dismissing the process.

Kenya warned over closing world`s biggest refugee camp

The United Nations warned Kenyan authorities Tuesday that closing the world`s biggest refugee camp complex would have "extreme humanitarian and practical consequences" and would violate international law.

Kenyan gets life for murder of US teacher in Qatar

A Kenyan security guard was sentenced to life in prison by a Qatari court on Tuesday for the murder of American teacher Jennifer Brown in 2012.

Kenya `grass cutter` gang rapists jailed for 15 years: Lawyer

A Kenyan court convicted three men Monday for the brutal gang rape of a schoolgirl, boosting their original punishment of being made to cut grass to 15 years in jail, her legal team said.

Kenya asks UN to shut down refugees camps for Somalia

Kenya said it has asked the UN refugee agency to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees by July in the wake of the Garissa University massacre.