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12/21/2020

Kenyan doctors working in government hospitals have launched a nationwide strike over inadequate insurance benefits and lack of protective equipment (PPE) while treating COVID-19 patients. The strike began on Monday afte...

12/15/2020

Somalia has severed diplomatic ties with Kenya, accusing it of violating Somali sovereignty and territorial integrity. Somali Information Minister Osman Dube, who announced the government’s decision in a televised speech...

10/23/2020

A nervous energy filled downtown Mombasa on the afternoon of 27 March. It was the first day of Kenya’s dusk-to-dawn curfew to curb the spread of Covid-19, and baton-wielding police were patrolling the streets of the coas...

10/21/2020

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday pushed for constitutional changes to resolve the cycles of election violence in the country, a hot button issue that has divided the political class. Kenyatta's plea came as ahe...

10/11/2020

A man who was cleared of terrorism charges over the 2013 Westgate shopping mall attack in Kenya has been abducted by unknown gunmen.

10/9/2020

A Kenyan lawyer said gunmen he suspects were security officials wearing black balaclavas abducted his client on Thursday shortly after he was acquitted of supporting the 2013 extremist attack on the Westgate Mall that le...

9/29/2020

A man has died outside an emergency ward of Kenya’s largest referral hospital after he was not treated for hours by striking staff, a witness said. Pay raises for Kenyatta National Hospital workers were approved by the g...

9/28/2020

Somali and Kenyan troops engaged in a minutes-long firefight on Saturday at the two countries' shared border, local officials and witnesses said after the Kenyan side fired shots to deter Somali demonstrators from approa...

9/25/2020

Officials in Kenya say three non-Muslim bus passengers were abducted by suspected Islamic extremists in Kenya’s northern Mandera county that borders Somalia. Armed gunmen, believed to be Somalia’s al-Shabab rebels, stopp...

9/16/2020

The U.S. military’s Africa Command is pressing for new authorities to carry out armed drone strikes targeting Qaeda-linked Shabab fighters in portions of eastern Kenya, potentially expanding the war zone across the borde...

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