Kenya

  • Suspected killer of British soldier was arrested in Kenya 26-05-2013 11:45 PM

    London: One of two men arrested over the murder of a British soldier in a London street was detained in Kenya in 2010 on suspicion of seeking to train with an al Qaeda-linked group in Somalia, Kenyan police said on Sunday. Confirmation that Michael Adebolajo was held in Kenya and...
  • Charge your mobile phone with hot water 22-02-2013 01:30 PM

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  • Poll fever hits Kenya, Obama's village roots for blue 06-11-2012 10:52 AM

    American election fever is running high in Kenya too. CNN's David McKenzie visited the village of Kogelo - where Barack Obama's father was born. On the eve of the US presidential election, everyone is wondering which state will move into the blue which will move into the red, but the...
  • Brown takes temporary charge of Kenya 08-09-2012 11:28 PM

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  • Kenya-Namibia ties shifted to Mombasa 04-06-2012 09:49 PM

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  • ICC postpones Kenya-Namibia matches 16-05-2012 05:59 PM

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  • Kenya cricket coach Mike Hesson resigns 07-05-2012 11:04 PM

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  • Wickets tumble in Kenya-Ireland match 12-02-2012 11:06 PM

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  • Ethiopia's Lelisa wins Delhi Half Marathon 27-11-2011 09:02 AM

    New Delhi: Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa won the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in the men's elite category with a timing of 59:29 minutes on Sunday. Kenya's Lucy Kabuu grabbed the women's title with a timing of 67:04 minutes. This is the seventh edition of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon and in...
  • Somali militants threaten suicide attacks in Kenya 18-10-2011 03:58 AM

    Mogadishu: Somali militants on Monday threatened to bring down Nairobi skyscrapers after Kenya sent hundreds of troops into Somalia. The threat emanated from the same lawless country in which the al-Qaida masterminds behind 1998 bombings of two US embassies sought refuge. The Kenyan invasion comes at a time when al-Shabab...
  • Nobel laureate Maathai's death mourned 26-09-2011 07:08 PM

    Nairobi: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Monday mourned the death of Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai, who died of cancer here Sunday night. Maathai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004, becoming the first environmentalist and the first African woman to receive the honour. The 71-year-old activist was founder...
  • At least 75 Kenyans dead in pipeline explosion 13-09-2011 07:56 AM

    Nairobi: Joseph Mwangi hoped and prayed his children had escaped the inferno caused when a leaking gasoline pipeline exploded on Monday, sending flames racing through a Nairobi slum and killing at least 75 people. Then he saw two small blackened bodies in the wreckage of his home. "Those were my...
  • At least 75 Kenyans dead after pipeline blast 13-09-2011 12:26 AM

    Nairobi: A leaking gasoline pipeline in Kenya's capital exploded on Monday, turning part of a slum into an inferno in which at least 75 people were killed and more than 100 hurt. Flames leapt out from the pipeline in a radius of some 300 yards (meters), setting shacks ablaze and...
  • Kenya: 61 dead after pipeline explosion 12-09-2011 06:12 PM

    Nairobi: A leaking gasoline pipeline in Kenya's capital exploded on Monday, turning part of a slum into an inferno in which at least 61 people were killed and more than 100 hurt. Flames leapt out from the pipeline in a radius of some 300 yards, setting shacks ablaze and incinerating...
  • Obama's uncle out of US jail, whereabouts unclear 10-09-2011 02:31 AM

    Boston: Officials say President Barack Obama's uncle has been released from a Massachusetts jail two weeks after being arrested on a drunk driving charge. Onyango Obama was detained by federal immigration officials for allegedly violating an order to return to Kenya. Federal officials would not say why he was released...
  • Obama's uncle is an illegal immigrant: Official 01-09-2011 07:55 AM

    Boston: A federal official says President Barack Obama's uncle, an illegal immigrant charged with drunken driving in Massachusetts last week, was ordered by an immigration judge to leave the country almost two decades ago. The official says a deportation order was issued against Onyango Obama in 1992. The official spoke...
  • Somalia is world's worst humanitarian disaster: UN 12-07-2011 01:35 AM

    Nairobi: Somali refugees seeking shelter in Kenya from extreme drought and hunger are the poorest of the poor and the most vulnerable in the world, the head of the UN refugee agency said. Increasing numbers of malnourished young children are dying after trekking for weeks to receive emergency aid in...
  • Repay us for stolen school funds: UK to Kenya 23-06-2011 09:41 AM

    Nairobi: Revelations that $45 million meant to pay for elementary students education was stolen is turning into political poison in Kenya, where activists on Wednesday locked themselves in the education minister's offices to demand his arrest. The UK, a major donor to Kenya, told the government that the portion of...
  • Dozens dead in new front between north-south Sudan 16-06-2011 02:59 AM

    Nairobi, Kenya: A UN humanitarian report and aid workers caught in the crossfire reported on Wednesday an increase in violence in a new front near the already tense internal border between north and south Sudan, with dozens of people reported killed in attacks. The violence in South Kordofan has killed...