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Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge becomes the first to run a marathon in under two hours
‘Fintech’ apps bring credit to poor Kenyans. Debt and invasions of privacy are part of the deal.
Eggs are harvested from Najin, 30, and daughter Fatu, 19, the last two northern white rhinos left on the planet
Biogas is filling a gap in East Africa, where developing economies are fast growing but power is costly, unreliable or non-existent
Most of the dead found are babies and children
(UPDATED) The final ministerial statement – issued on a day of youth protests against climate change – makes only two references to man-made global warming and none to the fossil fuels that drive it
Earth is already experiencing fallout from its fossil fuel addiction, with climate change driving more frequent droughts, floods and superstorms fuelled by warmer, rising seas
Maimunah Sharif, head of UN Habitat, says at least 22 UN employees were among those who died when the Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed early Sunday, March 10
The delay is met with dismay by Kenya's LGBT community and their allies, who have been anxiously awaiting a ruling on the petition, which was filed 3 years ago
'I can confirm that... the security operation at Dusit complex is over and all the terrorists eliminated,' says Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta
(UPDATED) 'We still believe there are two or 3 attackers in specific locations,' the first police officer says. 'The situation is far from over.'
The Al-Qaeda-linked group says it is behind the attack, which has seen a blast and gunfire at the DusitD2 hotel and office compound in a Nairobi suburb
The image of the supposed statue used in the claim is actually that of former president Ferdinand Marcos in Ilocos Norte
Hara talks about the popular household brand's design philosophy of 'emptiness' and what it means
...and he'll be giving a talk at the De La Salle University
The Kenyan Red Cross says the bus overturned. More details on the cause of the accident were not immediately available.
(UPDATED) The MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers -- double the ferry's capacity -- when it capsized close to the pier on Ukara Island
The Olympic champion shaves over a minute off the previous world mark set by Dennis Kimetto
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Eleven of Kenya's precious black rhinos were transferred to a new home in what was supposed to be a routine operation in a country fabled for its conservation. So how did all of them end up dead?
(4th UPDATE) World leaders and organizations pay tribute to the former UN Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate
Kenya has an effective ban on carrying out death sentences and no death row prisoner has been executed since 1987. The death sentence remains on the statute books however.
Some countries are using legislation to fight the spread of 'fake news,' as critics warn of dangers to free speech and the media. Here's a look at the situation in a number of countries.
It comes 8 months after Kenyatta's re-election in a drawn-out poll that divided the nation and left at least 92 dead, according to rights groups
Uhuru Kenyatta’s supposed statement on Rodrigo Duterte was first posted by a pro-Duterte site on February 21. The summit, where the Kenyan president spoke, happened on February 23 yet. He didn’t mention the Philippine president.
A portion of the earthen wall of the dam collapsed, sending millions of liters of water coursing down a muddy slope, engulfing nearby settlements and destroying power lines over a stretch of some 10 kilometers
Kenya Red Cross says 112 people have lost their lives countrywide since early March
Theoretically, the death of the last male northern white rhino, named Sudan, assures the extinction of this subspecies of rhino
The report for the 2015/2016 financial year describes a litany of misspending and poor accounting under President Uhuru Kenyatta
(UPDATED) Raila Odinga swears himself in as an alternative president, despite warnings that doing such was treasonous
Plastic ocean pollution is a key item on the menu for ministers from over 100 countries gathering in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi for a 3-day UN Environment Assembly
(UPDATED) Kenya's schisms after a grueling election period are on full display on the very first day of Uhuru Kenyatta's second 5-year term
The results remain on hold as officials mull what to do about the 25 constituencies in 4 western counties where voting was blocked
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
(UPDATED) The deeply divisive presidential election has left 9 people dead and scores injured
Kenya's second presidential election in 3 months sharply divides east Africa's flagship democracy, and could yet face further legal battles
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga calls on his followers to 'hold vigils and prayers away from polling stations or just stay at home'
The pontiff says he is closely monitoring developments in Kenya, after the August election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta was overturned
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chief Wafula Chebukati lays bare internal divisions and accuses both major parties of interference
While repeating his assertion that he respected the Supreme Court decision a bellicose Kenyatta sets the stage for a bitter and tense re run of the presidential election which must take place before October 31
Chief Justice David Maraga declares President Uhuru Kenyatta s victory invalid null and void
Veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga 72 for whom the court decision represented a rare victory in his political career hails the ruling as historic
Kenya s opposition leader Raila Odinga urges his supporters to stay home from work Monday August 14 to mourn those killed in protests over what he claims was a rigged election while he mulls his next move
Kenya s defeated opposition faces mounting calls at home and abroad to calm their supporters
UPDATED All eyes are now on the reaction of Raila Odinga who has now lost 3 elections he claims were stolen from him
This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world
The east African nation keenly aware of post poll violence a decade ago that left 1 100 dead in on a knife edge after a day of isolated protests in opposition strongholds
The protesters chant No Raila no peace their rallying cry after both 2007 and 2013 elections which the veteran opposition leader claims were stolen from him
Opposition leader Raila Odinga rejects the results claiming at a morning press conference that they were the result of a intrusion by hackers into the IEBC s electronic voting system set up to guard against vote fraud
UPDATED The allegation by Uhuru Kenyatta s main challenger Raila Odinga set the stage for a protracted and possibly violent dispute over the results of Tuesday s August 8 election