Thousands attend Italian nun's beatification in Kenya

Tens of thousands of people gathered in a central Kenyan town on Saturday to attend the beatification ceremony of an Italian nun who worked for many years in the East African nation.

Kenya marathon champ Catherine Ndereba survives armed robbery
Kenya marathon champ Catherine Ndereba survives armed robbery

Kenyan marathon champ and Olympic medallist Catherine Ndereba has survived an armed robbery at her home outside the crime-ridden capital Nairobi.

Suspected cattle rustlers kill 45 in northwest Kenya: Administrator

Suspected cattle rustlers ambushed and killed at least 45 people in a village in northwest Kenya, then drove away hundreds of livestock, a regional administrator said.

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.

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.

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.

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 repatriate Somali refugees after Garissa massacre

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.

One killed, 150 hurt in Kenya stampede after power cable blast

One Kenyan student died and more than 100 others were injured after an exploding electricity transformer caused a stampede on Sunday, in a sign of high tensions a week after gunmen stormed another university campus, officials said.

Central African militias agree peace deal: Kenya

Warring forces in the Central African Republic have agreed to a ceasefire deal after months of negotiations mediated by Kenya, Nairobi announced on Wednesday. 

Kenyan university students hold rally to condemn terror attack

Hundreds of Kenyan university students on Tuesday held a peaceful demonstration in Nairobi to condemn a terrorist attack that claimed 148 lives last week.

Kenya names law graduate as gunman in student massacre

Kenya authorities have named one of the gunmen who killed 148 people in a university massacre as an ethnic Somali Kenyan national and law graduate, highlighting the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab`s ability to recruit within the country.

Top Muslim body condemns Kenya massacre

The Cairo-based top Sunni Muslim body Al-Azhar on Saturday condemned the massacre of nearly 150 people at Kenya`s Garissa University by Somalia`s Shebab Islamists.

Kenya university attack: Locals express anger over security failures
Kenya university attack: Locals express anger over security failures

The death toll in an assault by Somali militants on a Kenyan university is likely to climb above 147, a government source and media said on Friday, as anger grew among local residents over what they say as a government failure to prevent bloodshed.

Kenya attack survivor says gunmen had scouted Garissa campus

The Islamic extremists who slaughtered 148 people at a college in northeast Kenya as they shouted "God is great" appeared to have planned extensively, even targeting a site where Christians had gone to pray, survivors said on Friday.

'No blacks' Chinese restaurant shut down in Kenya

A Chinese restaurant in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has been shut down and its owners summoned by authorities after it emerged it was barring black patrons, reports said today.

`No blacks` Chinese restaurant shut down in Kenya

 A Chinese restaurant in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has been shut down and its owners summoned by authorities after it emerged it was barring black patrons, reports said Wednesday.

Mika Singh, Kanika Kapoor to perform in Nairobi
Mika Singh, Kanika Kapoor to perform in Nairobi

Bollywood's hit singers Mika Singh and Kanika Kapoor are gearing up to rock a live concert in Nairobi.

British woman killed in Tunisia terror attack: Cameron

A British woman was among at least 23 people killed in terrorist shootings at a museum in Tunisia's capital yesterday, Prime Minister David Cameron said on day, pledging "not to let terrorists undermine democracy".