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Malaria: 3 African nations to get world's first vaccine by next year

Malaria: 3 African nations to get world's first vaccine by next year

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi were chosen because they already run large programmes to tackle malaria, including the use of bed nets, yet still have high numbers of cases.

African woman beat, kicked by cabbie in Greater Noida

African woman beat, kicked by cabbie in Greater Noida

Four Nigerian students were on Monday night attacked by a crowd near Pari Chowk in Greater Noida and two more were beaten up inside a shopping mall.

10 herders killed as communities clash over grazing land in drought-hit Kenya

At least 10 people have been killed in the latest clashes in drought-hit Kenya between rural communities fighting over pasture to graze their animals.

Vietnam seizes 100 kgs of rhino horn from Kenya

Vietnam is a hot market for rhino horn, believed to have medicinal properties and is in high demand among the communist nation`s growing middle class. 

Bringing water to Kenya's drought-stricken wildlife

After the rains failed for the third time in November, Mwalua was so distressed by the obviously weak and thirsty animals that he began seeking donations to bring water to the Taita Hills sanctuary.

Kenyan woman lodges rape complaint against Nigerian man

A woman from Kenya has lodged an FIR here against a Nigerian man for allegedly raping her and pushing her into prostitution, police said on Thursday.

Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir breaks women`s world half marathon record in UAE

Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir breaks women`s world half marathon record in UAE

Three-time RAK champion Mary Keitany smashed her own best, and very nearly the old world record, with a 1:05:13 time.

Mamata Kulkarni's husband and druglord Vicky Goswami held in Kenya, extradited to US

Mamata Kulkarni's husband and druglord Vicky Goswami held in Kenya, extradited to US

Former actress-turned godwoman Mamata Kulkarni's husband and drug baron Vicky Goswami was arrested by the United States (US) Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) from Kenya on Sunday.

Security has improved a lot, Pakistan has become safe to play cricket again: Inzamam-ul-Haq

Security has improved a lot, Pakistan has become safe to play cricket again: Inzamam-ul-Haq

The veteran of 120 tests said Pakistan cricket had suffered a lot due to the absence of any international cricket matches in Pakistan.

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.

Drought hits over one million in Kenya

Kenya said it has launched interventions to deal with a severe drought, which is ravaging several parts of the country and affected over one million people.

UN South Sudan mission ''in ruins'' after firing, says Russia

UN South Sudan mission ''in ruins'' after firing, says Russia

 Russia on Thursday criticized U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon`s decision to fire a Kenyan peacekeeping commander in South Sudan as premature, saying the mission there was now "in ruins" after Kenya vowed to withdraw all its troops in response to the move.

Kenya says withdrawing from South Sudan after Kenyan head of UN force is fired

Kenya announced Wednesday it was withdrawing from United Nations peacekeeping duties in South Sudan after UN chief Ban Ki-moon fired the Kenyan head of the force for failing to protect civilians.

12 killed in Shabaab bomb attack in Kenya

A bomb blast at a guesthouse in northeast Kenya killed at least 12 people on Tuesday, in an attack claimed by Shabaab militants which last hit the area earlier this month.

12 killed in northeast Kenya bomb attack: Police

12 killed in northeast Kenya bomb attack: Police

A bomb attack on a northeast Kenya guest house killed at least 12 people on Tuesday, with investigators continuing to search for other victims, police said.

Somali Islamist militants kill six in Kenya attack

Islamist militants from the Somali group al Shabaab killed six people in an attack in northeast Kenya on Thursday, the latest in a series of raids by the group in the region.

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.

Six killed in suspected Shabaab attack in northeast Kenya

Six people were killed in a suspected attack by Shabaab militants on a residential compound in the restive northeastern Kenyan town of Mandera, police and local authorities said on Thursday.

Al Shabaab attacks Somali town near Kenyan border, kill 7 troops

Al Shabaab, which regularly attacks Somali forces in its campaign to oust Somalia`s Western-backed government, pulled its fighters out of El Wak overnight.

Shabaab seize Somalia town near Kenya border, several soldiers dead in attack

Heavily-armed Shabaab fighters seized control of a Somali town near the Kenyan border on Friday after an attack on an army base that left several soldiers dead, local officials and residents said.