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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.

Kenyan court lifts ban on lesbian love film

Director Wanuri Kahiu initiated legal action after the Kenya Film Classification Board banned Rafiki for promoting lesbianism, meaning the film would be ineligible for the Oscars.

10-man Kenya shock Ghana in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying

Kenya won an upset 1-0 victory over Ghana in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

How a plan to save Kenya’s rhino left 11 dead in...

It was a disaster that left wildlife lovers around the globe appalled and baffled.

Kenya says WADA lab in Nairobi will help curb doping

Nairobi will have the first WADA-approved laboratory in East Africa.

Kenya target World Cup ticket against Namibia

In the winner-takes-all clash Kenya, like Namibia unbeaten after four matches, will rely heavily on an attack that proved effective against Tunisia, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

Kenyan farmers toast growing European demand for avocados

With avocado toast becoming a staple of European menus, Kenya's farmers are switching coffee and tea for avocados in a bid to profit from increasing European demand.

Hippo kills Taiwan tourist visiting Kenyan lake

The man was pronounced dead on arrival at the Naivasha District Hospital, while another tourist survived the attack on Saturday evening, according to the Kenya Wildlife Service.

Kenya’s former world champion Bett dies in road accident

Bett, who won the 400m hurdles at the 2015 world championships in Beijing to give Kenya their first gold medal, died in Nandi, Kenya after his car hit bumps and rolled into a ditch.

Kalalei is third Kenyan to fail doping test in 10 days

Marathon runner Samuel Kalalei failed a doping test, and in doing so, emulated compatriots Boniface Mweresa and Lucy Kabuu.

Kenyan women lead bold revival of libraries’ faded glory

Publisher Angela Wachuka and author Wanjiru Koinange are working to restore three Nairobi libraries that have been neglected for decades.

These are the world’s top beaches for ‘wow’ factor 2018

Spain dominates a list of the world's most breathtaking beaches that includes coastlines in Kenya, Thailand, the Dominican Republic, Israel, Indonesia and even the UK.

Kenyan beauty queen sentenced to death for murder

Ruth Kamande was sentenced to death for murdering her boyfriend, Farid Mohammed, by stabbing him 25 times.

Obama urges Kenyan leaders to soothe ethnic tensions

Former US President Barack Obama also called upon Kenyan leaders to continue their struggle against corruption.

Eight rhinos die after move to a new park in Kenya

Eight critically endangered black rhinos died after being moved to a new reserve in southern Kenya, the government said Friday, doubling the number of deaths from similar operations in the previous dozen years.

Kenyan county governor accused of fraud conspiracy

Sospeter Ojaamong, the governor of Busia County, and three other officials pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to defraud the government and abuse of office.

Kenya’s Lake Turkana put on World Heritage danger list

Lake Turkana is the most saline lake in East Africa and the largest desert lake in the world.

Kenya’s president says no one immune from prosecution in graft crackdown

Uhuru Kenyatta is currently overseeing a crackdown against illicit goods.

Kenyans face attempted murder charges over mercury-laced fertiliser

Charles Ongwae and other officials were arrested on Friday after the authorities found that fertiliser imported from Morocco was approved for sale even though it failed KEBS’s standards.

Plastic ban raises hopes for Kenya’s sisal farmers

Last year Kenya passed a law aimed at reducing plastic pollution, whereby Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of US$40,000.

At least eight Kenyan police killed by militants

The police officials were killed when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device planted by al-Shabaab.

Bitcoin technology opens up Kenya’s USD20 billion informal economy

The application offered by Twiga, which derives its income from buying wholesale fresh produce and selling it to retailers, uses the same technology that powers cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.

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