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Kenya: 'We Are At War' With Al-Shabab

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2013 | World

By Matthew Mpoke Bigg and James Macharia NAIROBI, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Kenya is "at war" with Islamist militants who attacked a Nairobi...

Al Shabab Warns Kenya: 'Be Prepared For An Abundance Of Blood'

AP | TOM ODULA and JACOB KUSHNER | Posted 11.26.2013 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — After almost a week, there is no precise death toll, no word on the fate of dozens still missing and no details on the al-Qaida...

Pre-Election Violence Kills More Than 200

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 08.24.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- More than 200 people have died since January in several separate clashes that follow the pattern of pre-election violence that Kenya...

Gunmen Kidnap 4 Foreign Refugee Workers In Kenya

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

NAIROBI, June 29 (Reuters) - Gunmen kidnapped four foreign refugee workers and a driver at Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp near the border with Somalia ...

Twin Blasts Kill Soldiers In Kenya

AP | Posted 02.10.2012 | World

GARISSA, Kenya — Twin blasts killed one police officer and wounded nine soldiers in northern Kenya on Sunday, local officials said, in the lates...

Famine in East Africa: It's Not Over Yet

William F. Schulz | Posted 01.30.2012 | World
William F. Schulz

Reasonable as it may be to pause for a moment to celebrate progress, it is critically important to keep in mind that that perfect storm has far from abated and now threatens to sweep up two more countries in its tumultuous wake.

Number Of Children Killed In Crossfire Nearly Doubles

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 01.15.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — An increasing number of children are being caught in attacks and crossfire across south and central Somalia, the U.N.'s childre...

Blast In Kenya's Largest Refugee Camp

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 01.05.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — A blast went off Saturday along a road in the world's largest refugee camp in eastern Kenya near the border with Somalia, but n...

Kenyan Army Tweets: Don't Sell Donkeys To Militants

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's military spokesman is using Twitter to warn people not to help al-Qaida-linked militants by selling them an old-world t...

France To Supply Kenyans Fighting Al Shabaab

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 12.24.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — France said Monday it would ferry supplies to Kenyan troops fighting an Islamist militia in Somalia while police investigated w...

Pursuing Militants In Somalia, Kenya Expects First Ground Battle

AP | ABDI GULED and TOM ODULA | Posted 12.22.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Kenyan troops in Somalia closed in on the rebel-held town of Afmadow Saturday where they may fight their first ground battl...

Kenya To Pursue Al Shabaab Into Somalia

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and JOE MWIHIA | Posted 12.15.2011 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya — Signaling a stepped-up campaign against Somali militants, Kenya's top security chiefs said Saturday that Kenyan forces will pur...

Kenya-Somalia Border To Be Secured

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kenya has promised to reinforce its border with Somalia after several abductions near the frontier....

Kenya Slaps Sanctions On Somalia

Blog: Somewhere in Africa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Kenya is starting to flex some muscle on Somalia. Today the Kenyan government slapped sanctions on Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf, accusing him o...