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Kenya court convicts two for helping deadly jihadist attack on shopping mall

Oct 07 2020

NAIROBI A Kenyan court convicted two men on Wednesday for helping al Qaeda-linked gunmen storm Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall and kill at least 67 people in a 2013 assault that proved Somali militants could strike at the heart of the capital. | Video

Kenya anti-graft agency slams procurement of COVID-19 equipment

Sep 24 2020

NAIROBI Kenya's anti-corruption agency has documented evidence of "criminal" behaviour by officials over the procurement of COVID-19 emergency equipment, said a report presented to the Senate.

Two Kenya police officers charged with murder after Garissa shooting

Aug 13 2020

NAIROBI Two Kenyan police officers were charged on Thursday with murder after they allegedly shot dead two people in the eastern county of Garissa last month, according to a charge sheet seen by Reuters.

Kenyan court charges Catholic priest with spreading coronavirus

Apr 16 2020

NAIROBI, April 16 A Catholic priest was charged in Kenyan court on Thursday with spreading the novel coronavirus, the second person to face such charges in Kenya.

Kenyan court charges Catholic priest with spreading coronavirus

Apr 16 2020

NAIROBI, April 16 A Catholic priest was charged in Kenyan court on Thursday with spreading the novel coronavirus, the second person to face such charges in Kenya.

Court orders safeguards for Kenyan digital IDs, bans DNA collecting

Jan 31 2020

NAIROBI Kenya's high court said the government could go ahead with a new digital ID scheme, as long as it brought in stronger regulations and did not use it to collect citizens' DNA and geo-location data.

Kenyan court grants bail to Nairobi governor charged with corruption

Dec 11 2019

NAIROBI A Kenyan court granted bail on Wednesday to the Nairobi County governor charged with multi-million dollar corruption in one of the most high profile cases in the government's anti-graft push.

Nairobi governor pleads innocent to graft charges, bail ruling Wednesday

Dec 09 2019

NAIROBI The governor of Kenya's capital Nairobi pleaded not guilty in court on Monday to corruption and other economic crimes involving millions of dollars. | Video

Kenyan government report proposes more posts to tackle election violence

Nov 27 2019

NAIROBI Kenya should create more senior political posts including that of prime minister and increase payments to regional governments to try to end cyclical election violence, a government report said on Wednesday.

Kenyan policeman arrested for jumping on corruption scandal

Jul 26 2019

NAIROBI Kenyan authorities were hoping this week's unprecedented arrest of the finance minister and several other top officials on corruption charges would serve as a stern warning to potential grifters.

World News

UK, EU call in leaders to save trade talks

British and EU negotiators paused trade talks on Friday to call in their leaders to try to narrow gaps and get an agreement over the line, less than four weeks before Britain completes its Brexit journey out of the bloc.