Kenya’s president is committing his country to lead a multinational force in Haiti to combat gang warfare, even as residents of both countries question the plan being pushed by Washington.
Officials say that a military helicopter crash in Kenya has killed at least eight people. It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the crash in the county of Lamu, in coastal Kenya near Somalia.
A powerful gang in Haiti has opened fire on a large group of parishioners led by a pastor as they marched through a community armed with machetes to rid the area of gang members.
Electricity is being restored in most parts of Kenya, 14 hours after the longest outage in recent memory.
Meta, Facebook’s parent company, and 184 of its content moderators who were based in Kenya agreed on a mediation attempt to settle out of court.
A team of Kenyan officials is in Haiti to explore how best to help the troubled Caribbean nation fight the scourge of gang violence, following up on Nairobi’s offer to lead a multinational force in the task.
U.N. human rights officials are denouncing what they called the “extreme brutality” of gangs in Haiti as thousands flee several neighborhoods in the country’s capital this week amid a surge in violence.
Kenya is likely to haul in another good chunk of medals in distance races at the upcoming track and field world championships in Hungary.
The United Nations chief is urging the international community to deploy a multinational force comprising “police special forces and military support units” to Haiti to combat gangs with sophisticated weapons and restore security to the impoverished Caribbean nation.
A parliamentary committee in Kenya has launched an inquiry into alleged human rights violations and ethical breaches by a British army training unit that’s been active for decades in the East African country.
A human rights group has urged the international community to intervene quickly to end spiraling violence by gangs in Haiti.
Weeks after its international launch, Worldcoin is drawing the attention of privacy regulators around the world.
A Kenyan police official says dead bodies were planted to accuse police officers of using excessive force during recent anti-government protests, which rights groups say left dozens of demonstrators dead.
Doctors in Kenya say the bullet wounds that civilians received during opposition protests last month show that most were shot while running from police or trying to surrender.
Haitians are expressing skepticism over an offer by Kenya to lead an international police force aimed at combatting the gang violence that has wracked the Caribbean nation.
The United States is praising Kenya’s interest in leading a multinational force in Haiti. But weeks ago, the U.S. openly warned Kenyan police officers against violent abuses.
US will put forward a UN resolution to authorize a Kenyan-led police mission to fight gangs in Haiti
The United States says it will draft a UN Security Council resolution that will authorize Kenya to lead a multinational police force to help combat gangs that control much of Haiti’s capital and are spreading through the Caribbean nation.
The United Nations chief has welcomed Kenya’s offer to “positively consider” leading a multinational police force to help combat Haiti’s gangs and improve security in the violence-wracked Caribbean nation.
Opposition parties in Kenya said they are filing charges of “police atrocities” that left 30 people dead at the International Criminal Court in the wake of protests against the rising cost of living and the imposition of new taxes.
Russia wants allies, so it’s hosting an Africa summit. Food security and Wagner group top the agenda
A crucial grain deal has been terminated. The Wagner military group’s future is in question. It’s a notable time for Russia to host a summit for African countries that rely heavily on Moscow for agricultural products and security.
A man lies in a Kenya morgue. His family says he’s one of at least 35 shot dead by police this month
The bullet was still lodged in Douglas Kalasinga’s head as he lay in the morgue. His family said they couldn’t afford an autopsy.
Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon broke the women’s mile record by nearly five seconds at the Monaco Diamond League for her third world mark of the past two months.
As temperatures rise, mosquitoes are also on the move. Scientists worry that could mean more malaria
As global warming pushes temperatures up, the elevation range where malaria-carrying mosquitoes thrive is rising.
Police in Kenya say they have been ordered not to report deaths amid demonstrations against the rising cost of living.
One of the world’s largest refugee camps offers a stark example of the global food security crisis. Thousands of people have fled Somalia in recent months to escape drought and extremism but have found little to eat when they arrive at the Dadaab camp in neighboring Kenya.
Police in Kenya have opened fire amid protests calling for the government of President William Ruto to lower the cost of living.
The death toll in connection with Kenya’s doomsday cult has crossed the 400 mark as detectives exhumed 12 more bodies.
Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya are urging President William Ruto to repeal a finance bill whose new taxes have sparked protests and police killings of civilians.
The Illinois State Museum have returned nearly 40 sacred artifacts to Kenya so they can go back to their rightful owners.
Kenyan President William Ruto has lifted a six-year ban on logging over the concerns of environmentalists.
A humanitarian group has raised alarm over rising malnutrition in refugee camps in northern Kenya. The International Rescue Committee says children have been particularly affected as food rations fall due to decreased funding.