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February 16, 2024 at 8:38 AM

Rhinos are returned to a plateau in central Kenya, decades after poachers wiped them out

Conservationists in Kenya are celebrating as rhinos were returned to a grassy plateau that hasn’t seen them in decades
February 16, 2024 at 8:38 AM
Rhinos returned to a plateau in central Kenya, decades after poachers wiped them out
February 14, 2024 at 2:28 PM

Fugitive who allegedly killed girlfriend in Boston caught in Kenya after escaping custody

Kevin Kangethe has been caught by police in Kenya days after he escaped their custody. He is accused of killing his girlfriend and leaving her in an airport parking lot.
February 14, 2024 at 2:28 PM
Man who fled US after allegedly killing girlfriend caught after escaping custody
February 13, 2024 at 8:46 PM

Famed Kenyan lion Olobor is missing. Officials are searching for clues

Olobor is one of the Maasai Mara National Reserve's famous lions.
February 13, 2024 at 8:46 PM
Wildlife authorities continue search for famous missing Kenyan lion
February 2, 2024 at 11:57 AM

Gas explosion sparks massive fire in Nairobi, killing 3 and injuring 298

At least three people were killed and 298 others were injured late Thursday when a gas explosion sparked an inferno in Nairobi, Kenya, according to police.
February 2, 2024 at 11:57 AM
Gas explosion sparks massive fire, killing 3 and injuring 298
7 months ago

Anti-government protests sweep across Kenya over bill raising gas tax

An opposition leader called for three days of protests against the finance bill.
7 months ago
Anti-government protests sweep across Kenya over bill raising gas tax
10 months ago

Dozens dead, hundreds missing in Kenya starvation cult case

An ongoing investigation into a Christian cult in Kenya whose followers were allegedly told to starve themselves has led to the discovery of dozens of bodies.
10 months ago
Dozens dead, hundreds missing in Kenya starvation cult case
10 months ago

More bodies found in mass graves in Kenya starvation cult case

Initial investigations showed that suspects might have committed crimes including murder, according to officials.
10 months ago
More bodies found in mass graves in Kenya starvation cult case
4 years ago

Digital IDs that civil rights groups say bar minorities are lawful in this country

A Kenyan court has ruled that the government may forge ahead with plans to assign everyone a unique ID number, but it must be done under comprehensive regulations.
4 years ago
Digital IDs that civil rights groups say bar minorities are lawful in this country
4 years ago

1 US service member, 2 DOD contractors killed in terror attack on US base in Kenya

A U.S. soldier and 2 DOD contractors killed in a terror attack on a U.S. base in Kenya, according to U.S. Africa Command. Two DOD employees were wounded.
4 years ago
1 US service member, 2 DOD contractors killed in terror attack on US base in Kenya
5 years ago

Helicopter crash in Kenya kills 4 Americans, police say

Four Americans were killed Sunday night when their helicopter crashed on a remote island in northern Kenya, authorities said.
5 years ago
Helicopter crash in Kenya kills 4 Americans, police say
5 years ago

Helicopter crash kills 4 Americans, police say

The helicopter went down at Central Island National Park, which sits on a small volcanic island in the middle of Lake Turkana, according to a statement from Kenya's National Police Service.
5 years ago
Helicopter crash kills 4 Americans, police say
5 years ago

American among 14 killed at Kenya hotel

The terror group Al-Shabab, which has ties to al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the attack at the upscale Dusit Hotel in Nairobi.
5 years ago
American among 14 killed at Kenya hotel
7 years ago

Protesters on the streets ahead of election result

Opposition supporters in the Nairobi neighborhood of Kibera have been setting fire to piles of tires in an attempt to block roads on Friday.
7 years ago
Protesters on the streets ahead of election result