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Kenyan banned after positive test for rat poison substance

Strychnine is on the World Anti-Doping Agency's banned list because it is a stimulant.

Kenya high court upholds law criminalising same-sex unions

Kenya's court upheld its law in criminalising same-sex marriages.

Kenyan court due to rule on decriminalising homosexuality

Activists are optimistic of an eventual ruling in their favour, given recent decisions by the court.

Kenyan radio builds herders’ trust in drought insurance

Mohamed has been using her show to discuss topic such as good governance and livestock breeding to children's rights and challenging gender roles.

Researchers discover ancient giant ‘lion’ in Kenya

A team unearthed the lower jaw, teeth and other bones of a new species.

Cherono wins Boston Marathon by 2 seconds

Lawrence Cherono outkicked Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa in the final steps of the 26.2-mile race, winning in his Boston Marathon debut in 2:07:57.

Somali refugees at risk if Kenya shuts vast camp

Amnesty International said Kenya should look for solutions, including integration into Kenyan society and resettlement to third countries.

Elusive ‘black panther’ alive and well in Kenya, study shows

Melanistic leopards, otherwise known as black panthers have now confirmed its presence with a series of rare images taken by camera traps.

On Lake Victoria, a green stain spreads across Africa’s blue heart

Agricultural pollution, illegal fishing in spawning grounds and global warming are affecting fish reproduction and catches.

Kenya repels another suspected al-Shabaab attack

The assailants wounded one person when they attempted to hit a Chinese road construction company in Garissa county.

From Westgate fiasco to Dusit, Kenyan response praised

The swift reaction of the Islamist assault on Dusit hotel has received widespread praise.

Five suspects in court over Nairobi hotel attack

A magistrate granted a request from the prosecution to detain four men and one woman for 30 days while investigations continue.

Kenya cops scour rubble as hotel attack toll jumps to 21

CCTV footage shows 4 black-clad, heavily armed men calmly entering the luxury complex.

Kenyan president says Nairobi attackers ‘eliminated’, 14 victims

Kenyan President Kenyatta said 700 civilians had been rescued from the siege.

US confirms citizen killed in Nairobi attack

Nairobi is a major expatriate hub, and the compound targeted contained offices of various international companies.

Terrorists kill 15 in upscale Kenya hotel complex

Al-Shabaab says its attacks are revenge for Kenyan troops stationed inside Somalia, which has been riven by civil war since 1991.

Solar-pumped water slakes rural Kenya’s thirst for development

Access to clean water remains a struggle for many of rural Kenya's poorest households.

Kenya, Ethiopia have scoring sprees in Olympic football qualifiers

Kenya and Ethiopia beat Seychelles and Somalia 5-0 and 4-0 respectively.

Wanyama penalty seals Kenya victory

Victor Wanyama scored the third of Kenya's goals in their 3-0 win over Ethiopia.

Kenya’s ex-sports minister to be charged over Rio Olympics graft

Hassan Wario and five others will be charged in relation to the loss of a total of more than 55 million shillings meant for athletes who competed in the 2016 Olympics.

Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania

Mohammed Dewji, 43, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry, was snatched as he entered the gym of a hotel in the city.

Kenya top group in Cup of Nations qualifying after 0-0 draw...

Kenya's 0-0 draw against Ethiopia allowed them to go top of Group F.

In legal battle over gay sex, Kenyan court to consider Indian...

The law against gay sex in Kenya was introduced during British rule more than 120 years ago - in 2010 Kenya adopted a new constitution that provides for equality, human dignity and freedom from discrimination.

Kenya skipper Wanyama returns for Ethiopia clashes

After recovering from a knee injury, Victor Wanyama was included in Kenya's 21-man squad named on Friday.