Tag Archives: Kenya

Africa clamps down on churches

Prophet TB Joshua‘s SCORN commands a huge following in Africa By Pumza Fihlani What will stop the rise in bogus preachers in Africa? S [...]

UK directors jailed for Kenya & Mauritania bribery cases

  In Summary Verdict comes close to a year after two directors were handed jail terms and fined over IIEC and Knec deals. The court fin [...]

Obama warns power hungry African leaders

By Staff Reporter       Mr Obama’s address ends his visit to Africa US President Barack Obama has warned that Africa co [...]

Obama disappoints Kenya’s bombing survivors

By Staff Reporter  Barack Obama laid a wreath today for victims of the 1998 US embassy bombing in Nairobi. But some Kenyan survivors of th [...]

Kenyan mosque in Garissa briefly taken by al-Shabaab

By Staff Reporter Al-Shabab militants have been battling African Union forces in Somalia Militants from the Islamist group al-Shabab briefly [...]

Kenya university attack: ‘They were lined up and executed’

By Staff Reporter Survivors of the Garissa university attack, which saw 147 students murdered by al-Shabaab terrorists, have spoken of the h [...]

Laughing Somali gunmen taunted victims in Kenyan university massacre

View image | gettyimages.com 0 View image | gettyimages.com   By Staff Report Piles of bodies and pools of blood running down the corri [...]

Kenya’s black rhino unlikely victim of al-Shabaab militants

By Staff Reporter ©Getty Among the rolling hills of Kenya’s Laikipia district, far from the battlegrounds of al-Shabaab militants in sout [...]

Uganda foils Shabaab cell plotting ‘imminent attack’

By Staff Reporter Police spokesman Fred Enanga said forces had “made arrests” but gave no details of how many people had been de [...]

How maggots can lower Kenyan hospital bills

By Staff Reporter The maggots hatch from eggs laid by green bottle flies Patients in Kenya may soon start receiving live maggots as a treatm [...]

al Shabaab leader killed in US drone attack?

By Staff Reporter ©AP Dozens were killed when al-Shabaab gunmen attacked an upmarket mall in Kenya in September 2013 US military forces hav [...]

Poachers kill 100,000 African elephants in 3 years, study says

By Staff Reporter Report by leading experts shows massive slaughters for ivory that could end in elephants‘ extinction Elephant poachi [...]

Africa in Pictures

By Staff Reporter A selection of photographs from around the African continent this week: A boy smeared with mud waits to take part in a cir [...]

Kenyan men in hiding fearing circumcision

By Staff Reporter August is the month that the Bukusu hold their circumcision ceremonies for boys and young men Kenyan men from several ethn [...]

East Africa’s political borders flurring turmoil?

By Staff Reporter Lines between countries used to have little importance in Africa‘s most dynamic region. How times have changed. In o [...]

No Zimbabwean Scribes nominated for CNN Multichoice 2014 African Journalist

By Staff Reporter Nine Kenyans are nominated  Last Zimbabwean to win was Brian Hungwe in 1999 The award celebrates achievements in Investig [...]

“Journalist” turned al Shabaab killer arrested in Kenya

By Staff Reporter This file photo shows relatives and fellow journalists praying over the body of Somali journalist Mohamed Mohamud Timacade [...]

1998 Kenya-US embassy blast victims to be paid $8 million (Sh609 million) each

By Staff Reporter Print Rescue operations after the 1998 bomb terror attack on the US Embassy in Nairobi. PHOTO | FILE In Summary Mr Okindo [...]

The Islamic leaders Kenya has assassinated in Mombasa #WaronTerror?

By Staff Reporter Youths clash with police outside the militant Masjid Musa Mosque after the death of Sheikh Aboud Rogo in 2012, accused by [...]

“Life in Kibera slump better than in KENSUP”-Kenya struggles to improve urban habitation

By Staff Reporter   In 2009, nearly 5,000 Kibera residents were relocated to the KENSUP Soweto East settlement, pictured here. However [...]

Has Kenya Destroyed the ICC?

By MICHELA WRONG The author is a trustee of Human Rights Watch’s Africa Division, serving in an independent, advisory capacity.   [...]

New report dismisses Zimbabwe’s 2013 poll

By Staff Reporter A new report by the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace Zimbabwe (CCJPZ) has strongly criticized the way last year [...]

Kenyatta and Odinga division- a gift to al Shabaab?

By Staff Reporter People cheer during a rally organized by the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy in Nairobi, July 7, 2014. (Siegfried Mod [...]

“Al Qaeda planning to hit UK airports”-Kenya issues terror warning

By Staff Reporter  Foreign Affairs ministry says Britain would be the most likely country to be affected by threat from ‘sophisticate [...]

Kenya assassinates another top Muslim Cleric in Mombasa

By Staff Reporter Mohammed Shahid Butt was accused of funding terror in Mombasa Unconfirmed reports suggest Mohamed Shahid Butt, owner of th [...]

Al Shabaab ravages Kenya as twin weekend attacks leave 29 dead

By Staff Reporter RUINS: Armed police walk past a truck set on fire by attackers who raided Gamba police station in Kenya on Sunday . Pictur [...]

Al Shabaab hits Kenya at will as two attacks in 48 hours kill close to 70

By Staff Reporter Kenyan security chiefs under fire as Islamist threat grows Family members wait to collect bodies of their relatives at Mpe [...]

Al Shabaab attacks Lamu (Kenya), kills 48

By Staff Reporter Dozens killed after Islamists strike Kenya town close to tourist resort of Lamu Attackers flying flags of Somalia’s [...]

UK closes Mombasa consulate over security concerns

By Staff Reporter Print PHOTO | AFP British tourists arrive at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa on May 16, 2014. The United Kingdom [...]

East Africa braces for World Cup terror attacks

By Staff Reporter . Somali and Ethiopian nationals arrested as part of a crackdown on terrorism by Kenyan national security officers sit in [...]

Another Kenyan Muslim cleric shot dead in Mombasa

By Staff Reporter A moderate Muslim cleric has been shot dead in Mombasa, the latest killing of a preacher in the Kenyan city. Sheikh Mohamm [...]
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