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In the jaws of a lion: How Kenyan couple survived vicious attack

Nairobi, Feb. 9 -- A Kenyan couple in Isiolo County on Thursday recounted how they almost lost their lives at the jaws of a lion that attacked them. Although the savage attack left them nursing serio... Read More


Hyena attacks on the rise in Kenya

Nairobi, Feb. 8 -- There has been rising cases of hyena attacks in Kenya over the past few days, with the reports now being attributed to overpopulation of the wild animals. According to Tourism Cabi... Read More


Kenya raises policy rate to 13pc, the highest in 12 years

Nairobi, Feb. 7 -- The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has raised borrowing costs to highs last seen nearly 12 years ago, as it moved to contain stubborn inflation and pull a handbrake on the free fall of... Read More


Kenya gas explosion kills 2, injures 222

Nairobi, Feb. 2 -- At least 2 people have been confirmed dead and 222 injured following the gas explosion on Thursday night at Embakasi in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Several families were also displ... Read More


Kenya gas explosion kills 3, injures 280

Nairobi, Feb. 2 -- At least three people have been confirmed dead and 280 injured following a gas explosion on Thursday night at Embakasi in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Several families were also dis... Read More


Kenya outlaws church linked to Shakahola massacre

Nairobi, Jan. 31 -- Kenya has outlawed the church linked to the Shakahola cult massacre that claimed more than 430 lives. In a gazette notice issued on Wednesday, Cabinet Secretary for Internal Affai... Read More


Women, feminists across Kenya hold march against femicide

Nairobi, Jan. 27 -- Women and feminists in Kenya took to the streets on Saturday to march against the rising cases of femicide. The nationwide protest, dubbed 'Feminists March Against Femicide', is ta... Read More


Blow to President Ruto as High Court bars Haiti police mission

Nairobi, Jan. 26 -- The Kenyan government has been dealt a blow after the High Court halted a UN-backed plan to deploy 1,000 police officers to Haiti to fight gangs and restore peace. In the ruling, ... Read More


Kenya Court of Appeal stops President Ruto's housing levy

Nairobi, Jan. 26 -- Kenya's President William Ruto's affordable housing plan has suffered a major blow after the Court of Appeal declined to extend an order allowing the government to continue collect... Read More


IMF criticises Kenya's President Ruto for continuing fuel subsidies

Nairobi, Jan. 24 -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has hit out at Kenya over the re-introduction of the fuel subsidy scheme on grounds that lack of funds to pay oil marketers will lead to disto... Read More