Officers were filmed launching canisters at pupils of Nairobi’s Langata Primary School who were protesting against the seizure of the school’s playground.
Abu Anas al-Libi was due to stand trial over attacks on U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.
Al-Shabab leader Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi had a $3 million bounty on his head.
The annual event in Kenya is designed to showcase traditional tribal skills, while also protecting endangered animals.
The attack on the quarry was led by al-Shabaab militants from Somalia. The victims reportedly are miners who worked at the quarry.
There’s not a lot of help for homeless people in Kenya. But a Facebook project wants to make their voices heard.
“You can’t justify what happens because of what someone is wearing.” Jina Moore reports for BuzzFeed News from Nairobi.
This is the second ruling from an African court this year upholding the right to form LGBT organizations.
BuzzFeed News spoke to the sanctuary and zoos housing the remaining animals. This post has been updated following the death of Angalifu.
The images even show the cute baby’s very first steps.
“These are the orders that will make the applicant … complete as a human being.”
Diana Opoti reached into her closet and found 100 gorgeous ensembles that are defying cliches and inspiring buyers.
From Uganda to the West Bank, people are seeing an eerie familiarity when looking at events in Ferguson, Mo. Some are sharing their horror, others their advice in how to deal with a police crackdown.
The announcement comes after activists in neighboring Uganda managed to overturn that country’s Anti-Homosexuality Act.
The 19-year-old was on a volunteer trip to a children’s home outside Nairobi.
Matthew Durham has been charged with assaulting between four and 10 kids at a children’s home in rural Kenya while on a volunteer mission.
The Peace Corps said it will “continue to assess the safety and security climate” and plans to return.
The raid comes as conservatives in the country have been calling for an anti-LGBT crackdown, but it’s not clear that’s what motivated the police.
Esther Honig’s single self-portrait became a mosaic of “the perfect woman” as seen in vastly different cultures.
Gunmen reportedly attacked hotels and a police station in the town of Mpeketoni. Authorities blamed the terrorist organization al-Shabab.
A day after two deadly attacks on public buses, riders begin profiling each other.
“I’m tired of this life, honestly. I feel like poisoning myself,” said one gay Ugandan living in a refugee camp in Kenya.
In response, a high-ranking Kenya police officer said, “I fully declare war.”
Somalis in Kenya — refugees, immigrants, Kenyan-born citizens of Somali heritage — mount a photo campaign to protest Kenya’s anti-terror operation, which has targeted Somali neighborhoods in Nairobi and elsewhere.
Police confirm the death of a Somali woman awaiting deportation but deny it happened in police custody. Gravediggers say police escorted the body to the Muslim cemetery last night.
Citizens of Somali descent also face new scrutiny. Police say the operation will continue indefinitely.
Many are being held in a stadium in the capital, Nairobi.
“We need to go on and address this issue the way we want to address terrorism,” said Kenyan Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale.
Women’s representation in parliament is now also at risk.