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October 20, 2020, 3:21 PM

From 'role models' to sex workers: Kenya's child labor rises

Some teenage girls in Nairobi have turned to sex work to help feed their families
October 20, 2020, 3:21 PM
2 months ago

Kenyan all-female wildlife ranger team breaks down barriers

On the sweeping plains at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, a group of female wildlife rangers is making history by defying patriarchal norms
2 months ago
Kenyan all-female wildlife ranger team breaks down barriers
3 months ago

Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya's COVID-19 curfew

Veronica Atieno remembers feeling her way through the dark alleys between the shacks that make up Nairobi's slums
3 months ago
Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya's COVID-19 curfew
7 months ago

13-year-old shot dead; Kenyan police enforcing curfew blamed

The family of a 13-year-old boy is in mourning after police in Kenya's capital are accused of shooting him dead while enforcing a coronavirus curfew
7 months ago
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Digital IDs that civil rights groups say bar minorities are lawful in this country
9 months ago

Al-Shabab extremists kill 3 teachers in Kenya, abduct 1

Three non-Muslim teachers were killed and a Muslim one was abducted.
9 months ago
Al-Shabab militants kill 3 teachers in Kenya, abduct 1
10 months 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.
10 months ago
1 US service member, 2 DOD contractors killed in terror attack on US base in Kenya
1 year ago

Kenyan lawmaker and her baby ousted from parliament session

Several legislators walked out of parliament to protest her ouster.
1 year ago
Kenyan lawmaker and her baby ousted from parliament session
1 year ago

Kenya hotel complex that al-Shabab stormed this year reopens

The attack was the deadliest extremist assault inside the country in years.
1 year ago
Kenya reopens hotel complex that al-Shabab stormed this year
1 year ago

Kenya's finance minister arrested for fraud, corruption

The charges stem from the awarding of contracts to construct two dams.
1 year ago
Kenya's finance minister arrested for fraud, corruption
2 years ago

Suspected Islamic extremists abduct 2 Cuban doctors in Kenya

The doctors were ambushed on the road as they headed to work Friday.
2 years ago
Official: Islamic extremists abduct 2 Cuban doctors in Kenya
2 years ago

Kenyan who gave earnings to poor wins $1M teacher prize

Teacher from a remote village gave away most of his earnings to poor students.
2 years ago
2 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.
2 years ago
Helicopter crash in Kenya kills 4 Americans, police say
2 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.
2 years ago
Helicopter crash kills 4 Americans, police say
2 years ago

Kenyan police say attack on Chinese facilities is repelled

Kenyan police say gunmen opened fire on Chinese construction facilities.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Kenya court orders 6 suspects held over Nairobi hotel attack

Kenya court orders 6 suspects, including Canadian national, held over Nairobi hotel attack
2 years ago
2 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.
2 years ago
American among 14 killed at Kenya hotel
2 years ago

Al-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel

Witnesses and police at the scene are calling it a terror attack.
2 years ago
Gunfire, blast at upscale complex in Kenya's capital
2 years ago

Kenya detains 3 Chinese over possessing wildlife products

Kenya detains 3 Chinese over alleged possession of wildlife products
2 years ago
3 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.
3 years ago
Protesters on the streets ahead of election result