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All 157 killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

It was on its way from Addis Ababa to Nairobi at the time.

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.

Kenya says WADA lab in Nairobi will help curb doping

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

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.

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.

Fifteen dead in Nairobi market fire, 70 injured

It started at around 2:30 am and spread through Gikomba market and nearby apartments and shanties before being contained around 90 minutes later, according to Emergency Service St John Ambulance.

Building collapse kills at least three in Kenyan capital

Authorities said that 30,000 to 40,000 buildings built without approval in Nairobi are at risk of a similar disaster.

African audiences celebrate ‘Black Panther’ release

Set in the fictional African country of Wakanda, the film's focus on black protagonists, stories and culture sets it clearly apart from other Marvel movies.

Octopizzo: Rap king from Nairobi slum inspiring Kenyan kids

Henry Ohanga, better known as Octopizzo, has overcome his slum origins to become one of Kenya's leading rappers.

New UN-Habitat chief Maimunah promises to return to Penang

The Kenya-bound executive director of the UN agency will participate at the World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur in her new role next month.

Street kids struggle for survival in Kenya

"When people see some of these kids, they do not take them as human beings," said Moha, himself a former street child.

Pemandu Uber diserang, kereta dibakar

Difahamkan, penawar perkhidmatan Uber di dunia menerima pelbagai ancaman daripada pemandu teksi dan kenderaan awam yang lain kerana ia menjejaskan pendapatan mereka.

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