Eight killed in Kenya bus attack
Several police officers were among at least eight people killed in an attack on a bus in northeast Kenya believed to have been staged by the Somali Islamist Shebaab group, a presidential spokesperson said Saturday.
Kenya, Somalia, agree to normalise ties after tensions
Kenya and Somalia have agreed to "normalise" relations and start reissuing travel visas to each other's citizens after a long-running dispute over marine borders strained ties between the neighbours.
Kenya ships first-ever export of crude oil
Kenya exported its first-ever batch of crude oil Monday, with President Uhuru Kenyatta declaring the shipment of 200,000 barrels a "special moment" in the country's history.
Kenyan president says Nairobi attackers 'eliminated', 14 victims
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that all Islamists who had stormed an upmarket hotel complex had been "eliminated" after an almost 20-hour siege that left at least 14 dead.
Kenyatta defies parliament, rejects bill delaying unpopular fuel tax
President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya defied parliament by rejecting a finance bill that sought to postpone a widely unpopular tax on fuel that has triggered strikes and public anger.
PDP flays alleged failure to ‘positively’ engage British PM
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday decried what it called “President Muhammadu Buhari’s inability to productively engage British Prime Minister Theresa May.” A development, the party claimed, directly bungled Nigeria’s opportunity to draw maximum economic dividends from her visit. In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP expressed deep concerns “that President…
Africa50 fund gathers momentum as new catalyst for continent’s growth
It must be music to the ears of anyone interested in the rapid growth and industrialisation of Africa’s economies.In just three years since its take-off with a mandate to mobilise public and private sector finance to build Africa’s all-important infrastructure, the Africa50 fund has gathered momentum, with a growing portfolio of projects and capital base.
Kenya's president vows to recover stolen millions
Kenyan President vowed Wednesday that some $80 million (70 million euros) stolen from the national youth agency in the country's latest corruption scandal would be recovered.