Kenya

Poachers in Kenya kill 2 rare white Giraffes; social media abuzz with reactions

Mohammed Ahmednoor, the manager of the Ishaqbini Hirola Community Conservancy in northeastern Kenya, where the giraffes lived, said in a statement that rangers had confirmed their deaths and that there were photographs of the skeletal remains.

Mar 11, 2020, 21:08 PM IST

Thousands bid farewell to Kenya's veteran leader Moi

He will be buried there on Wednesday.

Feb 11, 2020, 19:01 PM IST

Landslides kill 36 people as heavy rains lash northwestern Kenya

The downpour began on Friday in West Pokot County, which borders Uganda, and worsened overnight, causing flooding and mudslides that swept away four bridges and left the worst-affected village, Muino, unaccessible by road.

Nov 23, 2019, 21:00 PM IST

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge becomes 1st athlete to finish marathon in under two hours

Long-distance runner Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya on Saturday scripted history by becoming the first-ever athlete to finish a marathon in under two hours in the Austrian capital of Vienna.

Oct 12, 2019, 15:13 PM IST

Kenya classroom collapse kills 7 children, at least 57 injured

Kenyatta National Hospital later said on Twitter 64 students had been sent to the hospital.

Sep 23, 2019, 14:10 PM IST

Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba out of world championships with foot injury

The 28-year-old, who won silver at the 2016 Rio Games, is the younger sister of triple Olympic gold medallist Tirunesh.

Sep 19, 2019, 23:19 PM IST

Anupam Kher shares video of SRK's Kenyan fan singing 'DDLJ' song

The video on Twitter currently has 5.6 K likes and 778 re-tweets.

Sep 13, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

Algeria forward Baghdad Bounedjah's tears turn from despair to joy

On Friday, the 27-year-old Qatar-based player`s tears of despair turned to unmitigated joy as he scored the goal which won his country the Africa Cup of Nations for only the second time and the first in 29 years.

Jul 20, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Kenyan man comes back to India after 30 years to repay Rs 200 debt

Richard Tong'i, who was then a student of management studies at a college in Aurangabad during 1985-89s, is an MP in the Kenyan Parliament.

Jul 11, 2019, 11:07 AM IST

Six teams looking to keep T20 World Cup dreams alive in Africa final

Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria and Uganda came through sub-regional qualifiers last year to reach the Africa Final.

May 14, 2019, 13:44 PM IST

IAAF World Cross Country Championships: Hellen Obiri achieves historic treble

Obiri emulated Ethiopia`s Kenenisa Bekele, the only man to achieve the treble, as she powered away from Ethiopian Dera Dira to win by two seconds over the 10.24km course in 36 minutes 14 seconds.

Mar 31, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

Kenya, Ethiopia urge IAAF not to cut Diamond League races

Athletics Kenya (AK) president Jackson Tuwei said it was 'totally unfair' to drop the two events in which African athletes have traditionally done very well.

Mar 15, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Elusive black leopard spotted in Kenya for first time in 100 years

The rare melanistic black leopard was photographed by wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas.

Feb 13, 2019, 07:33 AM IST

Kenya hotel siege over, militants and at least 21 victims dead

Fifty people believed to have been in the complex remained unaccounted for on Wednesday afternoon, the Kenya Red Cross said, raising the possibility of a much higher final death toll.

Jan 17, 2019, 07:08 AM IST

50 people believed in Kenya's Nairobi complex at time of attack still unaccounted for; 14 killed

At least 14 people were killed and more than 700 evacuated from the dusitD2 complex, President Uhuru Kenyatta said.

Jan 16, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

Defending champion Eliud Kipchoge to run 2019 London Marathon, faces Mo Farah test

Kipchoge made it three wins from as many appearances at the London Marathon last year, finishing more than two minutes clear of European record holder Farah.

Jan 14, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

I was a star kid who no one knew: Rohan Mehra

Rohan, son of yesteryear actor Vinod Mehra who is looking forward to his debut 'Baazaar', says he intended to stay under the radar. 

Oct 21, 2018, 13:04 PM IST

Fifteen dead, dozens injured in Nairobi market fire

A Reuters photographer saw bodies being brought out from a building, and pictures showed people sifting through ashen wreckage as smoke rose from the site. 

 

Jun 28, 2018, 13:06 PM IST

We need to play tough away games before Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri

Indian football team has turned into a decent home side but it is in desperate need for away games, says inspirational skipper Sunil Chhetri, who feels the next target for the country should be a top-10 place in Asia so that the big guns invite them over. 

Jun 11, 2018, 16:36 PM IST

Intercontinental Cup victory a win for Indian football: Stephen Constantine

After India lifted the Intercontinental Cup following a splendid performance by skipper Sunil Chhetri, Indian men`s football team head coach Stephen Constantine touted the victory as a "win for Indian football."

Jun 11, 2018, 12:19 PM IST