Tag Archives: Nairobi

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

“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 [...]

“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.   [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

These four energy projects could thrust Africa into the global green age

By Staff Reporter The World Bank estimates that 93% of Africa’s economically viable hydropower potential, a tenth of the world’s total, [...]

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 [...]

UK supermarket billionaire setting up investment vehicle for East Africa

By Staff Reporter British billionaire and philanthropist Lord David Sainsbury is set to launch an East Africa-focused high-impact investment [...]

Dar es Salaam is Africa’s fastest growing city-AfDB

By Staff Reporter   Africa has 52 cities with populations of 1m or higher – the same number as for Europe.   This is just one of [...]

China invests deeper as they construct East African railway line

By Staff Reporter Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has wrapped up his three-day visit to Kenya while also ending a week-long trip to Africa. The l [...]

The shocking images of a lioness whose leg was almost ripped off after being gored by a buffalo – and amazingly SURVIVED

By Staff Reporter 11-year-old lioness Siena suffered appalling injury in fight with buffalo Emergency vets flown out to Kenya’s Masai [...]

Prominent Islamist ‘Makaburi” is assassinated in Mombasa.Is Kenya government eliminating terror suspects?

By Staff Reporter A prominent Kenyan Islamist, accused by the United States and United Nations Security Council (UNSC) of supporting the S [...]

Kenya legalizes polygamy

By Staff Reporter Bill that permits men to marry more than one person without wife‘s consent prompts furious backlash Polygamy is comm [...]

US using NGOs to destabilise Africa?-globalresearch

There is a developing pattern in which NGOs linked to US intelligence are accused of stirring ethnic disputes in Africa.  By Carla Stea [...]

A farewell, the glorious Masai Mara-diaries of a tourist

  Masai Mara was established in 1961 and is 1800 km squared in size. The Park forms the Northern border between Kenya and Tanzania. It was [...]

#Kenya’s national security is among the worst in #Africa

Westgate Shopping Mall up in smoke The latest Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) report released in London Monday groups Kenya with [...]
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