Pope appeals to Kenya university gunmen to 'come to their senses'

Pope Francis on Thursday appealed to Somali Islamist militants who killed 148 people at a Kenyan university last month to stop their brutality and "come to their senses".

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.

Former Central African presidents sign peace deal in Kenya

Former Central African Republic Presidents Francois Bozize and Michel Djotodia signed a peace agreement in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Tuesday, despite their country`s transitional government and foreign partners dismissing the process.

Kenya warned over closing world`s biggest refugee camp

The United Nations warned Kenyan authorities Tuesday that closing the world`s biggest refugee camp complex would have "extreme humanitarian and practical consequences" and would violate international law.

Kenyan gets life for murder of US teacher in Qatar

A Kenyan security guard was sentenced to life in prison by a Qatari court on Tuesday for the murder of American teacher Jennifer Brown in 2012.

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 shut down refugees camps for Somalia

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.

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.

Mark Korir wins Paris Marathon
Mark Korir wins Paris Marathon

 Mark Korir of Kenya won the Paris Marathon on Sunday, his first career victory in a prestigious international race.

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.

Kenya`s Mark Korir wins Paris Marathon
Kenya`s Mark Korir wins Paris Marathon

Mark Korir of Kenya won the Paris Marathon on Sunday, his first career victory in a prestigious international race.

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.

Aid agencies urge Kenya to allow Somali money transfers

Aid agencies warned Friday that Kenya`s shutting down of money transfer services to Somalia over suspected links to the al Qaeda-linked Shebab will hit the poorest hardest and jeopordize their operations.

Somali anger at Kenya cash transfer freezes

Residents of Somalia`s capital on Thursday condemned as "collective punishment" Kenya`s shutting down of money transfer services over suspected links to the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab.

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. 

Kenya lists money transfer companies with suspected terrorist links

 Kenya`s police chief issued Wednesday a list of 85 people and companies, including at least 13 key money transfer companies, of suspected links to Somalia`s al Qaeda-linked Shebab.

Kenyans demand better security as they mourn massacre victims

 Hundreds of Kenyans took to the streets Tuesday demanding greater security following last week`s massacre by Somalia`s Shebab Islamists, on the final day of mourning for the 148 people killed by the militants.

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.

Kenyan police nab 24 illegal Somalis after university attack

 Kenyan police said on Tuesday they have arrested 24 suspects of Somali origin who were in the country illegally.

Kenyans march for national security after university massacre

 Kenyans marched demanding greater national security Tuesday following last week`s massacre by Somalia`s Shebab Islamists, ahead of a candlelit vigil on the final day of mourning for the 148 people killed by the militants.