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Kenyan court convicts three for aiding deadly Islamist attack on university

19 Jun 2019

NAIROBI A Kenyan court on Wednesday convicted three people of terrorism-related offences for helping Somali Islamist militants carry out a 2015 attack on a university that killed 148 people, most of them students.

Al Shabaab kill 16 in Kenya and Somalia blasts

16 Jun 2019

NAIROBI Somali militants killed eight Kenyan police with a roadside bomb near the border between the two countries on Saturday, officials said, while another eight died in a bombing the same group carried out in the Somali capital.

Kenya's rape survivors win right to abortion in landmark court ruling

13 Jun 2019

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya's High Court ruled that rape survivors had the right to an abortion on Wednesday, as it ordered authorities to pay almost $30,000 in damages to the mother of a teenage victim who died after a botched abortion.

Thieves pinch rifles as Kenyan police watch Champions League football

17 Apr 2019

NAIROBI The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post and made off with weaponry.

Kenya drops cocaine smuggling charges against British aristocrat

15 Mar 2019

NAIROBI Kenya’s High Court acquitted a British aristocrat on Thursday of smuggling cocaine in a shipment of sugar, ending a high-profile case that captured public interest in how the justice system would treat the scion of a prominent family.

Kenyans charged with imitating president to con businessmen

27 Feb 2019

NAIROBI A Kenyan court charged seven men on Wednesday for impersonating President Uhuru Kenyatta and swindling a prominent businessman out of 10 million shillings ($100,000) in yet another high-profile corruption case.

Kenya stops another suspected al Shabaab attack - police

22 Jan 2019

NAIROBI Kenyan police have thwarted an attack by suspected Somali militants al Shabaab on a Chinese-owned construction company in an eastern region, an official said on Monday, days after the Islamist group killed 21 people in Nairobi.

Kenya repels another suspected al Shabaab attack - police

21 Jan 2019

NAIROBI, Jan 21 Kenyan police have thwarted an attack by suspected Somali militants al Shabaab on a Chinese-owned construction company in an eastern region, an official said on Monday, days after the Islamist group killed 21 people in Nairobi.

Kenyan authorities investigate local role in Nairobi attack

19 Jan 2019

NAIROBI Investigators in Kenya are exploring the possibility that some of the militants who attacked a Nairobi hotel and office complex may not have been ethnic Somalis, stoking fears that militants are deepening their pools of recruitment in the region.

Gunmen kidnap Italian volunteer, wound children in Kenya

21 Nov 2018

NAIROBI Gunmen kidnapped an Italian volunteer and wounded five people in Kenya in an attack that has brought fears of an upsurge in activity by militant Islamists. | Video

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