Kenyan Catholics celebrate beatification of Italian nun

 Tens of thousands of Catholics gathered in the Kenyan town of Nyeri on Saturday for the beatification ceremony of an Italian nun, a key step towards sainthood.

Kenya promises not to force refugees home

 Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta promised Wednesday not to force refugees home, backtracking on a three-month deadline issued by his deputy that would have pushed hundreds of thousands back to war zones.

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.

Kenya starts to bury its massacre dead

The funerals began Friday of students killed in a university massacre of almost 150 people, as some parents still waited to receive the remains of their loved ones.

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. 

Law graduate named as Kenya massacre killer as country mourns
Law graduate named as Kenya massacre killer as country mourns

Kenya on Sunday began three days of national mourning for the 148 people massacred by Somalia's Shebab militants at a university as authorities identified one of the gunmen as a smart law graduate.

Garissa terror attack: Kenya declares three days of national mourning

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday declared three days of national mourning during which the country's flag shall fly at half-mast, following Thursday's Garissa terror attack.

Kenyatta says campus attackers "embedded" in Kenya's Muslim community

Kenya`s President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Saturday that those behind an attack in which al Shabaab Islamist militants killed 148 people at a university were "deeply embedded" in Kenya, and called on Kenyan Muslims to help prevent radicalisation.

Kenya massacre: President Uhuru Kenyatta vows to retaliate in “severest way possible”

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed to take harsh measures after the brutal massacre of 148 students at a university in Garissa by al-Shebab militants.

Four dead in Nairobi building collapse

At least four people were killed, 40 injured and several others were missing a day after a six-storey residential building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, officials said Monday.

Kenya High Court suspends parts of controversial security law

Kenya`s High Court on Friday suspended key parts of a controversial new national security law pending a full examination of the legislation.

Militants attack bus on Kenyan coast, no injuries

Islamist gunmen on Saturday opened fire on a passenger bus along the Kenyan coast but fled without injuring anyone, witnesses and officials said, nearly a month after Shebab militants executed 28 non-Muslim bus passengers in the country.

Kenyan leader signs controversial anti-terror bill into law

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a controversial anti-terrorism bill that sparked brawls in parliament and provoked charges that it violates basic freedoms.

Kenyan leader signs controversial anti-terror bill into law

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday signed into law a controversial anti-terror bill that sparked brawls in parliament and charges that it violates basic freedoms.

Mixed emotions in Kenya as President beats international court

Tears of grief, cries of joy: the reactions of ordinary Kenyans to the dropping of crimes against humanity charges against the president mirror the divisions that remain years after bitter election violence.

Kenyan President says `vindicated` after ICC drops charges
Kenyan President says `vindicated` after ICC drops charges

 Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Friday he was "vindicated" after the International Criminal Court`s chief prosecutor dropped a case against him alleging crimes against humanity.

Crashed Kenyan fighter pilot missing in rebel-held Somalia: Army

A Kenyan fighter pilot whose jet crashed in an area controlled by al Qaeda-affiliated Shebab fighters in southern Somalia is missing, the Army said on Friday.

ICC gives prosecutors week`s deadline to finalise Kenyatta trial

 The International Criminal Court on Wednesday gave prosecutors a final week either to strengthen or drop crimes against humanity charges against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, saying a trial could not be postponed any longer.

Kenyan Prseident gets hero's welcome in Nairobi on return from ICC court

President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Nairobi Thursday to crowds cheering him home, a day after becoming the first sitting President to appear before the International Criminal Court on crimes against humanity charges.

Witness protection at heart of ICC`s Kenya trial woes

The International Criminal Court`s prosecution of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has stumbled mainly on the vulnerability of witnesses, allegedly bribed, intimidated or exposed as liars.