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Richard Leakey, Kenyan conservationist who campaigned against ivory trade, has died

January 03, 2022 5:20 pm

Leakey was also a fellow of the UK-based Royal Society and an honorary fellow of the African Academy of Sciences.

Foreign drones tip the balance in Ethiopia’s civil war

December 21, 2021 11:09 am

The Emirati strikes stopped in January after President Joe Biden came to power, under pressure from Washington. But they have resumed in recent months, largely in the form of the latest Chinese-made drones, the officials said.

Kenyan families tormented over maids' 'mysterious' deaths in Saudi Arabia

November 29, 2021 11:03 pm

Over the last two years, 89 Kenyans - more than half of them female domestic workers - have died in the Gulf nation, according to Kenya’s foreign ministry.

Kenya win final WC qualifier with its soccer body in crisis

November 16, 2021 1:47 pm

Olivier Niyonzima met a free kick with a side-foot volley for Rwanda's goal, just its second goal in six games in the group stage qualifiers.

Behind an athlete’s murder, a tale of a relationship gone wrong

October 16, 2021 2:11 pm

Earlier this week though, her body was discovered at her home in Iten, in West Kenya, with multiple fatal stab wounds. Her husband Emmanuel Rotich, the prime suspect, was arrested a day later.

In Kenya, ex-accountant now protects sea turtles

October 04, 2021 6:28 pm

Kenya has five species of sea turtles. All are internationally recognized as endangered, and protected under local law with a penalty of life imprisonment.

AFI names 28-member team for World Athletics U-20 Championships

August 03, 2021 9:03 pm

The Indian team comprises 17 men who will compete in 11 disciplines while 11 girls will feature in eight events.

Viral video: Orphaned rhino drinks milk from bottle, enjoys mud bath

July 31, 2021 12:04 pm

“Orphaned black rhino Apollo loves his creature comforts: A warm bottle of milk, a luxuriating mud bath and a soothing belly rub from his loving Keepers,” the wildlife trust wrote, sharing the video on their Twitter handle.

'Muddy bliss looks like this': Video of elephants taking mud bath goes viral

July 28, 2021 10:31 am

The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust operates an orphan elephant rescue and wildlife rehabilitation programme in Kenya. "Muddy bliss looks like this," the trust wrote, while sharing the video.

‘Good to the last drop’: Watch elephant trying to 'steal' leftover milk from empty bottles in this adorable video

June 30, 2021 11:17 am

The elephant calf was seen approaching a box of empty milk bottles kept under a tree and picking them up with its trunk, hoping to get the last drop.

KENYA PHOTOS

‘If they die, we all die’: Drought kills in Kenya

November 08, 2021 6:31 pm

As world leaders address a global climate summit in Glasgow, pastoralists in Kenya watch their beloved animals suffer from lack of water and food.

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.

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