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May 30, 2023, 12:49 PM

Humanitarian group MSF calls for support for refugees in Kenya affected by cholera crisis

A humanitarian charity says that hundreds of refugees in Kenya’s Dadaab camps have been affected by a cholera outbreak as the population in the facilities grows rapidly
May 30, 2023, 12:49 PM
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Dozens dead, hundreds missing in Kenya starvation cult case
1 month 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.
1 month ago
More bodies found in mass graves in Kenya starvation cult case
2 months ago

Starving followers found at Kenyan pastor's property; 4 die

Police in coastal Kenya say they found 15 emaciated parishioners on the property of a church pastor, and four of the people died after the group was rescued and taken to a hospital
2 months ago
Starving followers found at Kenyan pastor's property; 4 die
2 months ago

Arrests as Kenya opposition leads anti-government protests

At least three Kenyan legislators and several protesters have been arrested in ongoing protests in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, organized by the opposition demanding the resignation of President William Ruto
2 months ago
Arrests as Kenya opposition leads anti-government protests
4 months ago

Former Kenyan policeman sentenced to death for murder

A Kenyan former policeman has been sentenced to death for the murder of a human rights lawyer, his client and a taxi driver
4 months ago
5 months ago

Suspected extremists attack police in northern Kenya; 3 dead

Kenyan police have announced that three people, including two police officers, were killed Wednesday morning in an attack by al-Shabab extremists in northern Kenya
5 months ago
Suspected extremists attack police in northern Kenya; 3 dead
6 months ago

Germany to help Kenya hit 100% renewables, export hydrogen

The German government says it will provide Kenya with 112 million euros to help the East African nation close the gap to 100% renewable energy and produce hydrogen
6 months ago
Germany to help Kenya hit 100% renewables, export hydrogen
7 months ago

2 killed in second Kenya building collapse this week

Three other people have been rescued alive.
7 months ago
2 killed in second Kenya building collapse this week
7 months ago

Building collapses in Kenya's capital, killing three people

Authorities in Kenya say that at least three people died when a building collapsed in the capital city, Nairobi
7 months ago
Building collapses in Kenya's capital, killing three people
7 months ago

Kenya sends 1st batch of troops to rebel-hit eastern Congo

Kenyan troops deployed under the banner of a regional bloc have arrived in troubled eastern Congo
7 months ago
3 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.
3 years ago
Digital IDs that civil rights groups say bar minorities are lawful in this country
3 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.
3 years ago
1 US service member, 2 DOD contractors killed in terror attack on US base in Kenya
4 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.
4 years ago
Helicopter crash in Kenya kills 4 Americans, police say
4 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.
4 years ago
Helicopter crash kills 4 Americans, police say
4 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.
4 years ago
American among 14 killed at Kenya hotel
6 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.
6 years ago
Protesters on the streets ahead of election result