Kenya

October 23, 2019
October 23, 2019

Kenya launches first breast milk bank to help newborns

The five mothers sat in a bright blue room in Kenya’s largest maternity hospital waiting to pump breast milk - but not for their own newborns.

June 28, 2018
June 28, 2018

15 killed in Nairobi market fire

A fire at Nairobi's Gikomba market kills 15 people less than a year after a blaze destroyed much of the Kenyan capital's largest open-air market.

February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018

The fall of Kenya

Kenya were once Bangladesh's chief cricketing rival. Some decorated names of Kenyan cricket like Maurice Odumbe, Steve Tikolo and

December 31, 2017
December 31, 2017

Bus-truck collision kills 36 in Kenya

A police official says a collision between a truck and a bus in western Kenya has killed at least 36 people.

September 2, 2017
September 2, 2017

Fuming Kenyatta hits out at judiciary over poll cancellation

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta lashes out at the judiciary for overturning his re-election, and refuses opposition demands to replace the tarnished polls commission.

August 12, 2017
August 12, 2017

3 killed in protests against disputed Kenya vote

Three people, including a child, are shot dead in Kenya in opposition protests which raged overnight after the hotly disputed election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

August 8, 2017
August 8, 2017

Kenyans vote in tight, tense elections

Kenyans began voting Tuesday in general elections headlined by a too-close-to-call battle between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga, sparking fears of violence in east Africa's richest economy.

May 6, 2017
May 6, 2017

Kipchoge misses two-hour mark

Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya narrowly fails in his attempt to complete the distance under the previously insurmountable two-hour mark, finishing in a time of 2hr 00min 24sec on Saturday.

August 27, 2016
August 27, 2016

Top Kenyan Olympic committee official arrested

Kenyan police arrest the secretary-general of the country's Olympic committee (NOCK) in the wake of a series of scandals and embarrassments at the Rio Games.

August 16, 2016
August 16, 2016

Jebet strikes gold for Bahrain

Kenyan-born Ruth Jebet produces an astonishing piece of front running to win Bahrain's first Olympic gold when she claims the women's 3000m steeplechase.