Burundi coup: Confusion reigns as President Pierre Nkurunziza tries to regain control following arrest of generals
15 May 2015 07:12 PM
Leaders of the failed coup have been rounded up, but protests continue in the capital
14 May 2015 07:26 PM
Amid fierce fighting, the embattled President has returned to reclaim his position. But fears grow that the East African nation could be thrown into fresh turmoil by a 'purely political' coup attempt
27 April 2015 07:58 PM
Family claim Monson’s death in 2012 was caused by a blow to the head
03 April 2015 06:51 PM
The massacre by al-Shabaab that left 147 dead at Garissa University seems to have caught the government unawares - despite warnings
Kenya Garissa University attack: The US is waging a little-publicised war on the al-Shabaab terror group
02 April 2015 06:48 PM
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
19 March 2015 12:00 AM
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.
The case against Kenya's powerful vice-president, William Ruto, that the ICC must win to vindicate itself
15 February 2015 12:00 AM
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
12 February 2015 12:00 AM
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 'funded and orchestrated' violence of feared Mungiki militia after 2007 election
20 January 2015 06:50 PM
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
02 December 2014 07:00 AM
Latest deadly attack highlights President Kenyatta’s inability to protect his country against a growing menace
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train