A plane crash in Kenya Wednesday killed four people, emergency workers said.
Tensions between semi-nomadic cattle herders and farmers in southeast Kenya sparked an attack on the herders Wednesday that left as many as 52 people dead, officials said.
The pilot and co-pilot of a Ugandan helicopter that crashed into the side of Kenya's highest mountain were confirmed dead Wednesday but the hunt continues for five presumed survivors, Uganda's military said.
Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga shares with CNN his views on Rudisha's gold and Kenya's bid to host the 2024 Olympics
Rescue teams searched Tuesday for seven people thought to have survived after three military helicopters came down on the side of Kenya's highest mountain, in a remote area that is home to leopards and rhinoceros.
Two military helicopters on their way to deployment in Somalia are missing and one has crash-landed, a Ugandan military spokesman said Monday.
The 2012 London Olympics end Sunday with a music-filled closing ceremony at the Olympic Stadium, but there are still plenty of medals to be won. Fifteen events in 10 sports will take place across the capital on what is the last day of the competition.
Kenya will bid to become the first African nation to host the Olympic Games in 2024, Raila Odinga, the country's prime minister, has said.
A story about an African tribe in India, long-forgotten and little-known, has garnered two Kenyan journalists the top prize at the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2012 Awards Ceremony.
Four aid workers, who were abducted from Kenya's vast Dadaab refugee complex near the Somali border last week, were freed late Sunday during a shootout with kidnappers, a military official said..
Four aid workers are free after a shoot-out in southern Somalia. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
Explosions targeting two churches in Kenya near the Somali border killed at least 17 people, the Red Cross said, in the latest spate of attacks on the East African nation.
CNN's David McKenzie reports on the attacks on two churches in Garissa, Kenya.
Five aid workers -- four Europeans and a Kenyan -- were kidnapped from Kenya's vast Dadaab refugee complex near the Somali border, police said Friday.
Inside a gated community in a tranquil Kenyan suburb, a group of builders are putting the final touches to the exterior of a lavish, red-tiled villa nestled in the middle of a landscape garden.
Kenya is looking to broaden its trade and investment ties with Moscow. Kenyan PM Raila Odinga talks to CNN.
U.S. officials in Kenya have warned of an "imminent threat" of a terror attack on Mombasa and urged Americans to leave the port city.
It's often proclaimed that "behind a strong man there is a strong woman" -- and in the case of Kenya's prime minister and his wife, the saying seems to be true.
Her Excellency, Ida Odinga is the wife of Kenya's prime minster and a global leader championing for female rights.
Wacho Yayo and his wife Dawe are used to seeing the plants shrivel around them, the earth crack and their cattle die. Every time a drought has hit this elderly couple's village in northern Kenya they have had to rebuild their lives all over again.
Elephants play soccer in Thailand, adorned with European flags in honor of Euro 2012.
Kenya's prime minister has put a deadline on capturing a key military objective in Somalia, drawing a line in the sand in his country's war with Islamic militants.
A helicopter crashed in the outskirts of Nairobi on Sunday, killing the Kenyan internal security minister -- a man who once served as vice president and was a presidential contender in an upcoming election.
Kenyan interior minister George Saitoti and several others were killed in a helicopter crash near Nairobi.
Four aid workers kidnapped last month in a remote area of northeastern Afghanistan were rescued Saturday morning, the International Security Assistance Force said.
Kenyan soldiers, as part of African Union forces in Somalia, captured the key Al-Shabaab-controlled town of Afmadow on Wednesday, according to a Kenyan Defence Force spokesman.
At least 28 people were injured Monday, four of them critically, in an explosion in downtown Nairobi, according to Kenyatta National Hospital.
A grenade attack targeting a church in the Kenyan capital left one person dead and 16 others injured Sunday, authorities said.
Terrorists may be planning to attack hotels and government buildings in Kenya, the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi warned Monday.
Kenyan pair Wilson Kipsang and Mary Keitany won the men's and women's races at the London Marathon Sunday to serve notice of their gold medal credentials for the Olympics later this year.
Students asked to fork out thousands of Kenyan shillings for a bursary; drivers pushed to pay police officers for traffic offences; people asked to shell out large sums to speed up the process of getting a new passport or making a land transfer.
IHS CERA managing director Jim Burkhard on why opening the Strategic Petroleum Reserve won't stop gas prices from rising.
Not long ago, attending international oil and gas conferences, East Africa was the graveyard session. All the smart money was on the Gulf of Guinea and I and a few other analysts would sit through almost empty sessions more out of courtesy than curiosity.
Two separate grenade attacks hit the Kenyan coast Saturday night, killing one person and wounding at least 33 others, officials said.
Kenya has finally struck oil after decades of exploration, the country's president announced Monday.
CNN's David McKenzie reports on Somali pirates releasing a British hostage who is mourning her murdered husband.
Somali pirates freed a British hostage Wednesday, nearly seven months after she was taken captive in a raid at a Kenyan beach resort in which her husband was killed.
Kenya will hold a general election on March 4 next year, the country's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairman Issak Hassan announced Saturday.
The death toll has risen to six following an attack on a Kenyan bus station that left dozens wounded, the Red Cross said Sunday.
CNN's David McKenzie reports on how farmers in Kenya are being affected by a ban on imports of khat.
Asha Mohamed sits in her cramped room in Pumwani slum clutching a tiny photo of her son, Harun. He's dressed in a blue-striped tie framed by a crisp white T-shirt -- a typical 15-year-old Kenyan high school student.
A Kenyan chief in a town far from the bustling capital foiled a predawn robbery recently using Twitter, highlighting the far-reaching effects of social media in areas that don't have access to the Internet.
As Kenya's leading psychiatrist, Frank Njenga has been championing the cause of better mental health care on the east African country and the continent for more than three decades.
Kenyan psychiatrist Frank Njenga talks to CNN about his journey into mental heath care.
Clashes between two tribes in northern Kenya left at least seven people dead this week, a local government official said Saturday.
Four Kenyan officials, including Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, will stand trial on human rights violations that are alleged to have occurred after the 2007 election, the International Criminal Court ruled Monday.
Al-Shabaab members raided a Kenyan police camp, killing seven and taking others prisoner, the al Qaeda-linked militant Islamist group said Thursday.
A former U.S. Army soldier, charged with attempting to travel to Somalia to join the terrorist group Al-Shabaab, will be in court Wednesday for a detention hearing.
A former U.S. Army soldier was charged Monday with attempting to travel to Somalia to join the terrorist group Al-Shabaab, according to the Justice Department.
British officials Saturday warned of terror threats in Kenya as the east African nation battles Islamist militants in neighboring Somalia.
UK officials warn of terror threats in Kenya as the east African nation battles Islamist militants in neighboring Somali.
Backed by Ethiopian forces, Somali troops have wrested control of a key trading town after fierce fighting with Islamic militants, officials with Somalia's transitional government and witnesses said Saturday.
African Union forces in Somalia have successfully pushed the Islamic militant group Al-Shabaab out of the capital Mogadishu, a commander told CNN Thursday.
We had tried for weeks to get access to Kenya's incursion into lawless Somalia. The go finally came from the Kenyan military in a text message late one Saturday night. We're told to be at the Nairobi's military airbase before dawn.
CNN's David McKenzie has rare access to the front line of Kenya's war with Al-Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked militant group.
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kipchoge Keino takes African Voices to his training academy where he trains young people.
The Kenyan government plans to appeal a warrant issued by its high court calling for the arrest of the Sudanese president over alleged war crimes.
The government of Sudan on Monday ordered Kenya's ambassador to leave the country, after the Kenyan High Court ruled that Sudan's president must be arrested if he sets foot on Kenyan soil.
The leaders of Kenya, Somalia and Uganda held a closed-door meeting in Nairobi Wednesday, reaffirming their commitment to military operations against the Islamic militant group Al-Shabaab in Somalia.
Kenya makes a military foray into Somalia to pursue armed militants. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
Two Kenyan police officers were injured in Dadaab refugee camp in Northern Kenya when their vehicle struck a land mine on Tuesday, according to a senior official.
How can new packaging help bring clean water to inaccessible parts of the world? Marketplace Africa investigates.
When Joel Mwale was hospitalized with dysentery, his doctors advised him to focus his energies on making a full recovery.
Kenya's Geoffrey Mutai set a course record in the ING New York Marathon on Sunday, cutting nearly three minutes from a previous best time that had stood for a decade.
NEW YORK -- At Sunday's New York City Marathon, Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai detonated the men's course record by over two-and-a-half minutes in 2 hours, 5 minutes, 6 seconds -- with the second and third place finishers also under the course record -- and Ethiopian Firehiwot Dado won the women's race in a swift 2:23:15, the sixth-fastest time ever in the five boroughs. It's been that kind of year.
Kenyan troops are battling the Islamic extremist group Al-Shabaab in neighboring Somalia, westerners are being targeted at Kenyan tourist resorts and fears are high of terror attacks in Nairobi. What are the reasons behind the unrest and what is likely to happen next?
Conflicting accounts emerged Thursday over whether the extremist group Al-Shabaab has signaled a desire to negotiate with Kenya amid a Kenyan military offensive targeting the group.
Four people were killed and several injured in an attack on a vehicle carrying government officials transporting school examination papers in northeastern Kenya Thursday, police said.
Somalia praised Kenya Wednesday, thanking it for helping battle the Islamic extremist group Al-Shabaab, in an apparent effort to heal tensions sparked by the Somali president's criticism of Kenya earlier this week.
Two separate blasts in Nairobi kill at least one and injure dozens more. CNN's David McKenzie reports.
A Kenyan man pleaded guilty Wednesday to being a member of the Islamic militant group Al-Shabaab and was charged with causing grievous bodily harm in a grenade attack on a crowded bus station Monday.
Somalia's president has spoken out against Kenya's military incursion into his country, saying his nation's African neighbor has overstepped its bounds by pursuing Islamic militants beyond its borders.
Separate blasts rocked the capital of Kenya on Monday, killing at least one person and injuring 20, officials said.
The U.S. Embassy in Kenya warned it has credible information of an imminent terror attack, days after the east African nation announced it is sending troops to Somalia to battle Islamist militants.
Two 18-year-old men questioned under anti-terrorism legislation after arriving in Britain from Kenya, where they were initially arrested, were released Thursday, police said.
Two 18-year-old men were detained Wednesday under anti-terrorism legislation as they arrived in Britain from Kenya, where they were initially arrested, London's Metropolitan Police said.
A malaria vaccine has eluded scientists for decades, but preliminary results from a phase 3 clinical trial in Africa are providing hope.
A trial study finds a malaria vaccine appears to cut infections by half in a one-year period.
A Frenchwoman kidnapped from her holiday home in northern Kenya and taken to Somalia has died, the French Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
Kenya is known for producing some of the world's greatest runners and now a company wants to get them noticed wearing a brand from their country.
Islamic militants have moved fighters to the Somali border town of Afmado in an effort to combat Kenyan forces who have entered Somalia, the militant group Al-Shabaab said Tuesday.
Islamic militants in Somalia have threatened to "come into Kenya" if Kenyan forces do not leave Somalia, according to an online message posted on a jihadist website.
Kenyan troops are pursuing suspected Islamic militants from Al-Shabaab across the border into Somalia, Kenyan government spokesman Alfred Mutua told CNN Sunday.
The medical charity Medicins Sans Frontieres -- also known as Doctors without Borders -- said Friday the abduction of two of its workers is jeopardizing assistance to refugees in Kenya.
Gunmen abducted two workers for the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres from the Dadaab refugee complex in Kenya Thursday, agency staff told CNN.
The Kenyan environmental campaigner returns to Japan and explains the local's meaning of the term Mottainai.
Somalia's pirates have long made the country's coastline a no-go area for sailors, but two brutal attacks on resorts in neighboring Kenya have sparked fears the militants may have dramatically altered their tactics.
World leaders have paid tribute to Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai who passed away while having treatment for ovarian cancer on Monday.
Kenyan officials sent mediators into Somalia Sunday after captors took a kidnapped French woman there, a Kenyan government official said.
CNN's David McKenzie takes a look at a theory that Somali pirates might be turning to abductions.
A French woman seized in northern Kenya was taken to Somalia by her captors after a sea battle to rescue her failed, Kenyan government officials said.
"Black Spartacus Heart Attack Machine" is the first single off Tom Morello's new solo album, and it's an ode to his guitar.
Kenyan Wangari Maathai, the first woman from Africa to win the Nobel Peace Prize, died Monday after a battle with cancer. She was 71.
I'm often asked who has been an inspiration in my life and my career. The answer I've always given is Wangari Maathai.
Kenya's Patrick Makau set a new world record for the marathon in Berlin Sunday as previous record holder Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia failed to finish.
A British man is killed and his wife kidnapped while on holiday at a remote villa in Kenya. ITN's Rohit Kachroo reports.
An English tourist kidnapped from a remote Kenyan resort is being held by pirates in a remote corner of Somalia, according to experts and security analysts in Nairobi.
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