Saeed Ajmal back in action, takes 1/23 for Pakistan A against Kenya
Saeed Ajmal back in action, takes 1/23 for Pakistan A against Kenya

Suspended off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal returned to match action with a remodelled action as he ended with decent figures of 1/23 in six overs in Pakistan A's 118-run win over touring Kenyan cricket team in a practice game, here.

Kenya passes anti-terror law

Kenyan lawmakers have passed the amendments proposed in the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill by two parliamentary committees amid a shouting match, name calling, blows and drama pitting the country`s two coalitions against each other.

Suspended Saeed Ajmal to finally play in a competitve match
Suspended Saeed Ajmal to finally play in a competitve match

Pakistan's champion off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will finally make an appearance in a competitive cricket match three months after being suspended by the ICC for an illegal bowling action.

Six die in Nairobi building collapse

Six people died and 11 were injured in a central Nairobi building collapse, with fears that the toll could rise as crews continued to dig through the rubble, officials said on Thursday.

Kenyan MPs in heated pre-vote debate on terror law `that trims freedoms`

Kenyan lawmakers prepared to vote Thursday on controversial security legislation that would give authorities new powers to hold terror suspects and curtail journalists` freedoms if they are deemed to be "undermining" investigations.

Kenya suspends licenses of over 500 NGOs

Kenya Tuesday it has suspended licenses and freezed bank accounts of 510 NGOs, 15 of which have been accused of having ties with terrorist groups and money laundering.

Kenya shuts 510 NGOs, some for `terrorism financing`

Kenya on Tuesday closed over 500 non-governmental organisations, including 15 for alleged fundraising for terrorism, as part of a security crackdown following repeated attacks.

One policeman killed, two wounded in attack on Kenya coast camp

 Suspected separatists killed a Kenyan policeman and critically wounded two more when they attacked their camp in the coastal county of Kilifi, a senior regional official said on Friday.

Two Kenyans charged for violently stripping woman

Two Kenyans accused of stripping a woman have been charged with sexual assault, reports said Thursday, a case that sparked angry protests after a video of the attack was made public.

UN refugee agency to repatriate 10,000 Somalis from Kenya

The UN refugee agency UNHCR said Tuesday it plans to repatriate 10,000 Somali refugees in Kenya who wish to return to Somalia in a pilot project, starting with the immediate support to around 400 people in December.

2005 marine engineer's death off Kenyan coast under Delhi HC scanner

 The Delhi High Court has sought responses from the Centre and the CBI on a man's plea claiming lack of progress in the agency's probe into the death of his marine engineer son, who allegedly jumped into the high seas near Mombasa Port in Kenya in 2005.

UNHCR set to repatriate 100 Somali refugees from Kenya

 The UN refugee agency said it will voluntarily repatriate 100 Somali refugees living in Dadaab camp in northern Kenya Monday.

Kenya relocating non-Muslims after deadly attacks

The Kenyan government has relocated 370 non-Muslims seeking refuge at the Mandera military camp, officials said Saturday.

International athletes to participate in Cochin International Half Marathon
International athletes to participate in Cochin International Half Marathon

Over 16,000 participants, including defending champions Bernard Kipyego and Helah Kiprop of Kenya, will take part in the Cochin International Half Marathon to be flagged off from Marine Drive here on Sunday.

Nine killed, scores wounded in twin bomb attack in Somali town

At least nine people were killed Friday in a twin bomb attack in the central Somali town of Baidoa, police said, the latest in a string of attacks.

Uganda boosts security over fears of Christmas attacks

Ugandan authorities said on Friday they were drastically increasing security in the lead-up to the Christmas holiday period, with police and army chiefs urging increased public vigilance over potential militant attacks.

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.

China says will help Kenya with hacking probe

China on Friday promised its full cooperation with Kenya following the arrest of 77 of its nationals alleged to have operated a cyber crime network in the capital Nairobi.

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.

77 Chinese held in Kenya for telecom fraud

China on Friday said 77 of its nationals arrested in Kenya over the past few days may have been involved in telecommunications fraud.