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Somalia cuts diplomatic ties with Kenya, alleges political interference -minister

December 15, 2020 2:17 pm

Dube said in a statement that Nairobi was meddling in Somalia’s politics but did not give specific details of the alleged interference.

Report alleges Burundian refugees were disappeared, tortured

November 30, 2020 1:10 pm

The refugees said Tanzanian police hung them from the ceiling by their handcuffs, "gave them electric shocks, rubbed their faces and genitals with chilli and beat and whipped them," the report says.

Oil companies want Kenya to loosen strict stance on plastics

September 01, 2020 5:54 pm

Environmentalists fear Kenya is now under pressure not only to weaken its resolve but to become a key transit point for plastic waste to other African countries.

After years of violence, a Kenyan village enjoys precious peace

July 13, 2020 7:32 pm

Village tradition demanded every boy over the age of 11 train to fight. By 16, they would carry a weapon to protect the livestock - valuable commodities in Turkana, Kenya's poorest region.

Kenya boy honoured with presidential reward for inventing hand washing machine

June 08, 2020 7:00 pm

Stephen Wamukota from Bungoma County in western Kenya was the youngest of 68 people to receive the award from President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Explained: Why there is only one white giraffe left in the world

March 19, 2020 9:00 am

The white appearance of the giraffe is due to leucism, a genetic condition that causes skin cells to have no pigmentation.

Daniel arap Moi dies at 95: Why the former Kenyan president mattered

February 06, 2020 12:14 pm

During his long rule, Daniel arap Moi suppressed dissent and led the nation through economic turmoil, but is also remembered for the welfare measures he implemented.

Daniel Arap Moi, the longest serving president of Kenya, is dead

February 04, 2020 12:14 pm

Arap Moi introduced a constitutional amendment 1982 where he essentially made the country a single-party state.

Kenya’s High Court delays national biometric ID program

February 03, 2020 5:18 pm

The government had said the IDs would be required for all Kenyan citizens and foreign residents to access a broad range of rights and services, including health care, education, public housing, voting, marriage licenses and registering mobile phones.

Explained: In Kenya's digital ID system, echoes of India's Aadhaar  

January 31, 2020 7:46 pm

A briefing paper published by the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSFI) has defined NIIMS as a “national population register”, which will be the “single source of information about Kenyan citizens and foreigners resident in the country.”

KENYA PHOTOS

Kenya's ivory pyre to spread awareness about elephant poaching

April 29, 2016 1:08 pm

Around a dozen ivory pyres were set in preparation for it to be torched on Saturday to encourage global efforts to help stop the poaching of elephants and rhinos.

Obama's homecoming: President returns to Kenya, reunites with Father's family

July 25, 2015 11:36 am

Barack Obama is traveling on a two-nation African tour where he will become the the first sitting US president to visit Kenya and Ethiopia.

Kenya marks first anniversary of Westgate Mall Attack

September 22, 2014 5:12 pm

Kenya is marking one year since four gunmen stormed the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi.