War & Conflict

Is Kenya at war with al-Shabab?

In Kenya, talk of war masks a multitude of sins on the part of the government and security agents.

by Patrick Gathara

War & Conflict

Former CAR leaders sign 'meaningless' peace agreement

Deal between Francois Bozize and Michel Djotodia does not involve current government, raising doubts on its legitimacy.

Kenya

Kenya mourns as families queue to find Garissa victims

Relatives identify bodies at morgue as government says gunman in killing of 148 people at university was official's son.

Kenya

Kenyan university attacker identified as official's son

Interior ministry says gunman involved in slaughter of 148 people in Garissa was government official's son.

Kenya

Kenyans dedicate Easter to mourn Garissa attack victims

Three days of national mourning begin for victims of university massacre by al-Shabab which killed 148 people.

Africa

Kenya burns tonnes of ivory confiscated from poachers

President sets fire to 15 tonnes of elephant tusks at event marking World Wildlife Day to discourage ivory trade.

Africa

Kenya president signs tough 'anti-terror' law

President Kenyatta signs into law contested security bill which gives sweeping powers to crack down on suspects.

Politics

Mixed reactions to ICC decision on Kenyatta

Supporters of Kenyan president celebrate, but victims of 2007 violence complain of justice being denied.

Africa

Kenya army plane crashes in Somalia

Al-Shabab claims it brought down the plane, killing the pilot, while Kenyan officials cite technical problems.

Politics

Kenya interior minister fired after massacre

President Kenyatta announces security shake-up after another assault by armed Somali group al-Shabab that left 36 dead.

Politics

Kenyatta appears before ICC court

Kenyan leader becomes first sitting president to appear before court on charges related to violence after 2007 election.

Inside Story

Is the ICC capable of delivering justice?

As Kenya's president appears in the dock, we look at accusations the court is biased and incompetent.

Politics

Kenyatta to step down during ICC hearing

Kenya's president will temporarily relinquish top role ahead of a hearing at the International Criminal Court this week.

Politics

Westgate and Kenyan preacher's fiery sermons

Preacher Arkanuddin Yasin uses pan-Islamic political organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir to denounce Kenyan government.

War & Conflict

Mysteries linger over Westgate Mall attack

Kenyan government has failed to provide conclusive answers over what really happened in last year's

by Patrick Gathara