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Retired cricket stars to meet in Kenya in July

Retired cricket stars to meet in Kenya in July

To set the ball rolling, two legends of the Indian cricket team, Sayeed Kirmani and Balwinder Sandhu were in Nairobi over the weekend to grace the official launching ceremony. 

Mar 27, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
Rest in peace Sudan: Rohit Sharma mourns death of world's last male northern white rhino in Kenya

Rest in peace Sudan: Rohit Sharma mourns death of world's last male northern white rhino in Kenya

Sudan - the rhino had been in poor health in the recent days and was being treated for age-related issues and multiple infections.

Mar 21, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
Nicholas Bett boost for Kenya in CWG as former world champion makes an impressive comeback

Nicholas Bett boost for Kenya in CWG as former world champion makes an impressive comeback

Kenya's 25-year-old sprinter, who was also the first athlete from the country to win a sprint gold in 2015 Beijing world championships, announced his return to full fitness with a magnificent run at the national trials clocking 49.14 seconds. 

Feb 18, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
3 Indian,7 Nepalese girls held captive in Kenya rescued: Sushma Swaraj

3 Indian,7 Nepalese girls held captive in Kenya rescued: Sushma Swaraj

The government has rescued from Kenya three Indian and seven Nepalese girls, who were victims of an organised crime syndicate that indulged in human trafficking, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today.

Jan 04, 2018, 11:12 AM IST
36 dead in central Kenya bus crash

36 dead in central Kenya bus crash

A bus travelling from Busia, in western Kenya, collided with a truck coming from Nakuru town.

Dec 31, 2017, 20:08 PM IST
 TSK 25k Marathon: Kenensia Bekele, Helah Kiprop to lead charge

TSK 25k Marathon: Kenensia Bekele, Helah Kiprop to lead charge

Bekele has won over 21 Olympic and World Champion titles and broken six senior world records in a career spanning more than eight years.

Dec 05, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
British singer Ellie is UN environment global goodwill ambassador

British singer Ellie is UN environment global goodwill ambassador

Ellie Goulding took up her new role on Saturday in Kenya at the Giraffe Manor in the leafy suburbs of Nairobi, where UN Environment has its headquarters.

Dec 03, 2017, 14:26 PM IST
Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in, rival Raila Odinga promises own inauguration

Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in, rival Raila Odinga promises own inauguration

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday.

Nov 28, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
Kenyan President to be sworn-in amid opposition rally

Kenyan President to be sworn-in amid opposition rally

Uhuru Kenyatta had won a second five-year term on October 26.

Nov 28, 2017, 12:32 PM IST

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds repeat presidential vote

Kenya`s Supreme Court on Monday upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month`s repeat presidential vote. 

Nov 20, 2017, 14:48 PM IST
Kenyan woman gives birth to rare quintuplets

Kenyan woman gives birth to rare quintuplets

There is a one in 60 million chance of a mother falling pregnant with five babies, without hormone treatment, experts say.

Nov 12, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Indian-origin boy thought Kenyan cops were burglars, gets shot in confusion

Indian-origin boy thought Kenyan cops were burglars, gets shot in confusion

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday confirmed that Bunty Shah was shot dead due to confusion during anti-terror operations being conducted by the Kenyan security forces in Nairobi.

Nov 05, 2017, 15:41 PM IST
Indian boy killed in Kenya: Sushma Swaraj seeks report from Indian embassy

Indian boy killed in Kenya: Sushma Swaraj seeks report from Indian embassy

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday asked the Indian embassy in Kenya to look into an incident where an Indian boy has been allegedly shot dead in Nairobi.

Nov 05, 2017, 11:56 AM IST
Kenya opposition warns of violence if 'forced election' arrested

Kenya opposition warns of violence if 'forced election' arrested

Kenya's opposition rejected the nation`s election re-run as "a sham" and said on Friday that plans to reorganise voting in its western strongholds where polls did not open risked provoking further violence and should be cancelled.

Oct 27, 2017, 21:42 PM IST

Kenya rights group: 37 killed in protests after August elections

At least 37 people were killed in three days of protests following disputed national elections in Kenya on Aug. 8, a Kenya rights group said on Monday, the highest figure yet given for deaths over the period. 

Oct 09, 2017, 16:15 PM IST

Kenyan election delayed to October 26: Polls commission

The decision comes a day after the Supreme Court issued a detailed judgement lambasting the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) for failing to properly conduct the election.

Sep 21, 2017, 22:19 PM IST
Kenya Supreme Court criticises election board in verdict on polls

Kenya Supreme Court criticises election board in verdict on polls

The court was offering a detailed ruling as to why it annulled the Aug 8 election and ordered a fresh presidential vote within 60 days.

Sep 20, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

Kenya to hold new presidential election on October 17

Kenya's electoral body on Monday set October 17 for a repeat of presidential elections following the directive from the Supreme Court on Friday last week.

Sep 05, 2017, 08:02 AM IST

Suspected militants kill 2 police in attack on Kenyan church

Kenya's police say two officers were killed when gunmen attacked them at a church they were guarding by Kenya's Indian Ocean coast.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

Kenya media hail `bombshell` court ruling to annul vote

Kenya`s press on Saturday praised the Supreme Court decision to annul last month`s presidential poll as a hard-fought victory for the rule of law, and sign of a maturing democracy.

Sep 02, 2017, 14:50 PM IST