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United States warns citizens to avoid Kenya-Somalia border

United States warns citizens to avoid Kenya-Somalia border

The United Sates has warned its citizens living in Kenya to avoid travelling to the border area between Somalia and Kenya because of threats by the terrorist group Al-Shabaab.

Six killed in suspected Islamist attack in Kenya: Regional governor

Suspected Islamist militants from the Somali group al Shabaab killed six people in an attack in northeast Kenya on Thursday, a regional governor said.

WTO's future bright; ready to up engagement with India: US

WTO's future bright; ready to up engagement with India: US

Confident of greater bilateral trade and enhanced cooperation at global economic platforms, the US Sunday said it is ready to increase engagement with India to find new common ground at WTO and asserted that the future looks "bright" for this global trade body.

Kenya security accused of murder and abduction: Report

Security agencies are killing and abducting men in north-east Kenya suspected of links to Islamist extremists, a rights group said Wednesday, as police challenged them to provide evidence to an independent body.

Flight from Mumbai makes emergency landing in Nairobi

A Kenyan Airways flight from Mumbai carrying nearly 150 passengers besides crew made an emergency landing at Nairobi on Tuesday following rupture in a tyre in the main landing gear.

India, Kenya bolster cooperation in defence and health

India and Kenya on Monday bolstered their cooperation in the field of defence and health with India handing over 30 field ambulances to Kenya, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the gift of a telecobalt cancer therapy machine and the setting up of a 100-bed cancer hospital in Kenya.

Modi holds talks with Kenyan President

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held talks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on a wide range of issues aimed at boosting ties in the African continent, particularly in the economic sphere.

India transforming because of its 125 cr people and their resolve: PM Modi to Indian diaspora in Kenya

India transforming because of its 125 cr people and their resolve: PM Modi to Indian diaspora in Kenya

PM Modi, while addressing the Indian diaspora in Kenya, spoke on a number of issues, including the initiatives taken by his two-year old govt for transforming the lives of common people in India.

PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Kenya's Nairobi: As it happened

PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Kenya's Nairobi: As it happened

Here are the live updates of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Kasarani Stadium in Kenya.

Kenya launches programme to curb rising cancer cases

Principal Secretary in the Health Ministry, Nicholas Muraguri, told a forum on cervical cancer screening in the capital Nairobi that the agency will be operational from July.

Kenya fires 302 police officers as it fights corruption

A national commission in Kenya has announced it has fired 302 police officers who refused to be vetted as part of reforms of the police force.

Kenyan government urges end to protests, opposition defiant

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy urged the opposition on Wednesday to end unrest over alleged bias in the electoral commission, but opposition leaders said protests would continue if their demands for dialogue were not met.

Kenya says arrests key member of militant group plotting attacks

Kenyan police have arrested a suspected key member of an Islamist militant group that was plotting attacks similar to one in 2013 on the Westgate shopping mall that killed at least 67 people, authorities said on Tuesday.

Death toll from collapsed building in Kenya rises to 22

Death toll from a residential building which collapsed in Kenya`s capital, Nairobi last Friday has risen to 22 after two more bodies were retrieved on Monday.

Building collapse, floods kill 19 in Kenyan capital

President Uhuru Kenyatta visited the ruins of the six-storey building, where residents perished after concrete floors collapsed down on top of each other during heavy rainstorms on Friday.

Seventeen killed in Nairobi floods and building collapse

Rescuers in the Kenyan capital made desperate efforts on Saturday to free survivors including a woman and child trapped in a building that collapsed in storms that have left a total of 17 people dead.

Fourteen killed in Nairobi floods and building collapse

One survivor was pulled from the huge pile of debris shortly after dawn, Kenya Red Cross said, some 10 hours after the building collapsed Friday night and as skies cleared after a night of ferocious storms.

South Sudan is dying, and nobody is counting

South Sudan is dying, and nobody is counting

The many ways people have died during South Sudan`s two-year civil war are well-documented, but the number killed is unknown.

Kenya police kill 4 terror suspects in tourist town shoot-out

Four terrorism suspects have been shot dead by police in the Kenyan coastal town of Malindi while two others escaped, police said.

Donald Trump Muslim remark used in jihadist recruitment video

Republican White House frontrunner Donald Trump's call for a ban on Muslims entering the US have been used by Somalia's Shebab in a jihadist recruitment video, a US monitoring group said today.