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Kenyan police arrest fugitive indicted in U.S. for ivory, rhino horn trafficking

Jul 29 2020

MOMBASA Kenyan police arrested a fugitive wanted in the United States on charges of trafficking ivory and rhino horn, who arrived in the coastal city of Mombasa from Yemen, authorities said on Wednesday.

Kenyan official charged with wilfully spreading coronavirus

Apr 09 2020

MOMBASA, Kenya A Kenyan court charged a senior regional government official on Thursday with wilfully spreading the novel coronavirus by going out in public without taking precautions, an accusation he denied.

Kenyan official charged with wilfully spreading coronavirus

Apr 09 2020

MOMBASA, Kenya, April 9 A Kenyan court charged a senior regional government official on Thursday with wilfully spreading the novel coronavirus by going out in public without taking precautions, an accusation he denied.

Three Americans killed in al Shabaab militant attack on base in Kenya

Jan 06 2020

NAIROBI/WASHINGTON Three Americans - one U.S. military servicemember and two contractors - were killed by Somalia's al Shabaab militant group during an attack on Sunday on a military base in Kenya used by both U.S. and Kenyan forces, the U.S. military said. | Video

UPDATE 7-Three Americans killed in al Shabaab militant attack on base in Kenya

Jan 05 2020

* Base used by forces defending Somalia central government (Adds U.S. general's comments)

Kenya says it kills three militants planning attacks in Mombasa

Oct 01 2019

MOMBASA Kenyan police shot dead three men suspected of planning militant attacks in the coastal city of Mombasa on Tuesday, ahead of national day celebrations to be hosted in the city this month, according to a senior official. | Video

Kenya's first crude oil export sparks demands over revenue sharing

Aug 26 2019

MOMBASA, Kenya Kenya exported its first crude oil on Monday, amid pointed speeches by local leaders asking the government to stick to its commitment to share revenues from future shipments equitably. | Video

Kenyan court sentences Briton to four years on terrorism charges

May 09 2019

MOMBASA, Kenya A Kenyan court on Thursday sentenced a British man to four years in prison on charges of helping to plan attacks in Kenya and possessing bomb-making materials.

British man guilty of possessing bomb-making materials in Kenya

Apr 24 2019

MOMBASA A British man accused of helping to plan terrorist attacks in Kenya was found guilty on Wednesday of possession of bomb-making materials but acquitted of conspiracy to commit a felony. | Video

Kenya bomber's journey offers cautionary tale of intelligence failures

Jan 31 2019

NAIROBI/MOMBASA, Kenya The bomber who blew himself up outside a Nairobi hotel this month, launching an attack that killed 21 people, was already so well-known to Kenyan police that they had emblazoned his face across billboards under the slogan "WANTED: DEAD OR ALIVE".

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