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Kenya Garissa University attack: President faces fury over 'failure to tackle terror threat'

The massacre by al-Shabaab that left 147 dead at Garissa University seems to have caught the government unawares - despite warnings

Paramedics help a woman who was injured during an attack by Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab gunmen on the Moi University campus in Garissa on April 2, 2015. At least 70 students were massacred when Somalia's Shebab Islamist group attacked a Kenyan university today, the interior minister said, the deadliest attack in the country since US embassy bombings in 1998.

Kenya Garissa University attack: The US is waging a little-publicised war on the al-Shabaab terror group

Analysts have questioned the effectiveness of a tactic aimed more at keeping the terrorist threat at bay than at tackling the appeal of the militants

Postcard from... Kenya

Farmers in central Kenya are reporting large groups of monkeys aggressively targeting women amid a dry spell that has contributed to a shortage of food and water.

Vice-President William Ruto and President Uhuru Kenyatta

The case against Kenya's powerful vice-president, William Ruto, that the ICC must win to vindicate itself

Following the collapse of its case against President Kenyatta for orchestrating ethnic clashes following the disputed election in 2007, the court's attention now shifts to his deputy

Postcard from... Nairobi

A senior detective faces an abrupt halt to her promotion prospects after her husband refused to reveal his bank statements to the vetting panel that has the final say on her appointment. The reason for his refusal? His wife told the public panel – after a request to give her reasons in private was rejected – that she believes he has a second polygamous marriage.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta receives a guard of honour in Nairobi last year

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta 'funded and orchestrated' violence of feared Mungiki militia after 2007 election

ICC's chief prosecutor lays out damning summary of pre-trial charges of high-profile case that collapsed last month amid accusations of bribery and intimidation

The bodies of victims killed in the attack on quarry workers in north-eastern Kenya are brought into a mortuary in Nairobi

Kenya bus attack: Al-Shabaab gunmen behead and shoot 36 non-Muslim labourers at Mandera quarry

Latest deadly attack highlights President Kenyatta’s inability to protect his country against a growing menace

Protesters outside the Nigerian consulate in South Africa add to mounting pressure on the Nigerian government to act

World pledges help to Nigeria in hunt for girls kidnapped by Boko Haram

President Obama has said the abductions 'may be the event that helps to mobilise the entire international community against this horrendous organisation'

Protesters march in front of the Nigerian Embassy in Washington

Boko Haram kidnaps more girls – and the world asks why Nigeria has done so little

Why has it taken pressure from the international community for the African state to address a shocking crime?

Protesters call on the government to rescue the kidnapped schoolgirls at a demonstration in Lagos. There have been similar protests throughout the country

Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls: We'll sell them as slaves, pledges Boko Haram terror leader

Boko Haram leader delivers chilling video message as the militant group acknowledges responsibility for the abduction of nearly 300 schoolgirls in northern Nigeria last month

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