A helicopter crashed in the outskirts of Nairobi on Sunday, killing the Kenyan internal security minister -- a man who once served as vice president and was a presidential contender in an upcoming election.
At least 28 people were injured Monday, four of them critically, in an explosion in downtown Nairobi, according to Kenyatta National Hospital.
The death toll has risen to six following an attack on a Kenyan bus station that left dozens wounded, the Red Cross said Sunday.
British officials Saturday warned of terror threats in Kenya as the east African nation battles Islamist militants in neighboring Somalia.
UK officials warn of terror threats in Kenya as the east African nation battles Islamist militants in neighboring Somali.
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An English tourist kidnapped from a remote Kenyan resort is being held by pirates in a remote corner of Somalia, according to experts and security analysts in Nairobi.
An English tourist kidnapped from a remote Kenyan resort is being held by Somali pirates in a remote corner of the lawless country, according to experts and security analysts in Nairobi.
A fuel pipeline exploded in a densely populated Nairobi slum Monday morning, flattening homes, reducing some bodies to dust and forcing a massive evacuation of the area amid fears that big pools of leaked fuel could ignite, police and Kenya Red Cross officials said.
Work to recover bodies from the scene of a pipeline explosion in a densely populated Nairobi slum has ended, Kenya Red Cross said Tuesday.
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The war against the illegal ivory trade resulted in the seizure of 115 pieces of elephant ivory at the airport in Nairobi, the Kenya Wildlife Service said Friday.
Despite deep roots, one community in Kenya has suffered decades of discrimination.
It certainly isn't unique to East Africa -- it's believed there are some 15 million stateless people worldwide. But for one community in Kenya, the discrimination has lasted for generations.
Nairobi, the bustling Kenyan capital, is home to some three million people, each with their own story to tell. Now, a month-long project aims to record some of the untold stories behind the city.
Nairobi slum residents burn trash for cooking and hot water. CNN's Isha Sesay reports.
On the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, mountains of trash are piling up along the dusty streets and footpaths of Africa's largest slum.
Kenyans worldwide called for unity Monday by singing the national anthem in unison -- a rare gesture in a continent facing violent uprisings for leaders to step down after decades in power.
Three Kenyan police officers have been suspended, authorities said Friday, after photos allegedly showed them shooting three unarmed men on a busy street in central Nairobi.
In the largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya, some of the community's poorest women are taking part in project that is spreading the true meaning of the holiday season. In 2001, an Anglican missionary from Australia started the Kibera Paper Card Project to help disadvantaged women in the sprawling Kibera slum.
Women living in a Kenyan slum are making and selling greeting cards, CNN's David McKenzie reports.
In an ambitious drive to promote African writing, 14 African writers have visited different cities across the continent to produce a series of travel books.
British couple Paul and Rachel Chandler, released over the weekend after being held by pirates for more than a year, departed Kenya on Tuesday for the United Kingdom.
"It's the story of morning afters and sweet departures...and the stains we leave on each other" -- so begins the trailer for "Shuga," a cutting-edge MTV drama that's been a smash hit in Africa.
At least 19 people died in a Nairobi slum after drinking illegal local brew, which may have been laced with chemicals to make it more potent, a government official said.
At least 14 people died in a Nairobi slum after drinking illegal local brew, which may have been laced with chemicals to make it more potent, a government official said.
The biodiversity of small mammals in North America may already be close to a "tipping point" causing impacts "up and down the food chain" according to a new study by U.S. scientists.
CNN's David McKenzie reports how some Nairobi city dwellers are finding simple solutions for staying healthy.
For centuries Africa has been a rural continent, but there is a steady stream of people heading into the crowded cities -- where many find their new home is in a slum.
An American woman who was trampled to death by an elephant in Kenya, where she lived with her family, was a librarian who was determined to see that schools and libraries be built in poor villages, a former boss said Wednesday.
Sala saunters in the red soil, her wrinkled skin glistening in the sun as she tries to keep up with the rest of the herd.
CNN Nairobi correspondent David McKenzie spends time with a Kenyan woman who lived part of her childhood on the streets.
Delta Air Lines has been denied permission to fly directly to Nairobi, Kenya, and Monrovia, Liberia, until security standards there are met or until assessments change, the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday.
CNN producer Linda Roth is traveling in Kenya with a dozen U.S. journalists seeing how life is lived and what problems Kenyans face now, and what hopes there are for the future.
At least 24 people have died and three others have been seriously injured in clashes between local residents and members of an outlawed Kenyan sect, authorities said Tuesday.
More than 100 people were killed and several dozen wounded when an overturned petrol tanker exploded in Kenya early Sunday, authorities said.
Officials found 13 bodies in the rubble of a scorched supermarket in downtown Nairobi Friday and are investigating a tip that security guards locked people in the burning building, a police spokesman said.
The United Nations is mediating talks between the Democratic Republic of Congo's government and its main rebel group in an effort to "stop the hemorrhage" in the central African nation, a U.N. envoy said Monday.
I made my first trip to Nairobi after reading an article in The New York Times about schools and how they can change a child's life.
In a Nairobi slum, more than one in four children under 5 will die, but in a wealthier part of the Kenyan capital, the mortality rate is one in almost 67, according to a World Health Organization report released Tuesday.
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Kenyans observed a minute of silence Thursday to mark the 10 year anniversary of al Qaeda terrorists bombing the U.S. embassy in the capital of Nairobi, killing more than 200 people and wounding 5,000.
Somalia's new opposition leader said Friday his supporters could take up arms against U.N. peacekeepers if they deploy in the lawless country and side with the country's weak government
In a downtown Nairobi salon, tucked away in nondescript office building, women sit under hair dryers and gossip. They have their hair trimmed and their feet and hands pampered.
At least 11 members of a Kenyan gang were killed Monday in a confrontation with police following protests in the capital city of Nairobi and other parts of the country, local media reported.
CNN's David McKenzie examines Mungiki group violence after Mwai Kibaki's cabinet supposedly ended turmoil.
Authorities are investigating reports that at least one British and two Kenyan citizens were killed in an attack on a school in central Somalia on Sunday night.
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Thousands flee to a refugee camp outside Nairobi, Kenya, to escape continuing violence in the city.
Two days after reaching a plan with the Kenyan government to end violence that has wracked the country for more than a month, the opposition party asked both the United Nations and the African Union to send in peacekeepers.
Talks to mediate an end to Kenya's political crisis were to resume Friday morning after being suspended in the wake of a second opposition lawmaker's killing a day earlier, according to a U.N. spokesman.
Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Tuesday pleaded with Kenya's government to take "extraordinary measures" to protect civilians hours after an opposition lawmaker was killed outside his home.
CNN's Nic Robertson talks to newly displaced people as ethnic violence continues to flare in Kenya.
Uganda's government separates those fleeing from its neighbor by tribe in order to keep down simmering tensions
The opposition calls its supporters into the street and the government comes down hard -- but there are also signs the anger may be waning
Running battles erupted across Kenya on Wednesday after the country's opposition leader called for three days of nationwide protests against the outcome of last month's presidential elections.
CNN's Zain Verjee reports she was among a group of journalists fired on by Kenyan police.
Kenya's president and his chief rival made key concessions Monday to end their election dispute, calling off protests and agreeing to talks under U.S. pressure
After doubts over the accuracy of presidential election results in Kenya sparked riots and disrupted transportation, analysts say the country's economy can recover - provided there is a swift political resolution to the crisis.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu rounded on Kenya's ruling elite Friday, saying its people are sick of the corruption that has plagued the nation.
Nobel peace prize laureate Desmond Tutu criticizes Kenya's elite as he tries to mediate an end to violent protests.
I-Reporter Duncan Waswa captures cell phone video of frightened Kenyans trying to avoid violent skirmishes in Nairobi, Kenya.
A massive rally in protest of President Mwai Kibaki's re-election was planned for Friday, one day after the nation's attorney general called for a recount and an independent investigation into the country's disputed election.
The violence in the once-model east African nation is exacerbated by the personal enmity between the President and his main rival
Kenya's opposition leader Raila Ondinga vowed to go ahead with a banned "million man" protest rally in Nairobi Thursday, setting the stage for further clashes between security forces and Odinga's supporters, the Associated Press reported.
John Barkan of the Center for Strategic and Intl. Studies offers a look at the political and ethnic tensions in Kenya.
Post-election violence in Kenya brought international pleas for calm Wednesday amid mounting concerns over the legitimacy of President Mwai Kibaki's narrow victory in last week's vote.
A nightmarish church burning becomes an echo of the horrors of Rwanda. Will Kenya recover from its controversial election?
One of the most stable nations in East Africa descended further into chaos Monday after a disputed election triggered violence that has killed at least 124 people.
The nation is in crisis after a flawed election leads to riots in the streets and the threat of confrontation between rival groups
No survivors are expected to be found in the wreckage of a Kenya Airways plane that crashed shortly after takeoff in Cameroon on Saturday with 114 people aboard, one of the country's top aviation officials said Monday.
The wreckage of the Kenya Airways plane that disappeared early Saturday morning has been found in Cameroon, a senior aviation official told CNN.
Crews in southern Cameroon prepared to resume their search Sunday for a missing Nairobi-bound Kenya Airways flight that disappeared the day before during heavy rain.
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A World Cup match is on a television screen at the Al-Fatxi Cafe in Nairobi. But the buzz among the swelling crowd of ethnic Somalis is about developments back home.
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A Kenyan Y-12 military aircraft carrying government officials to a peace meeting in northern Kenya crashed Monday as it approached the Marsabit air strip, killing 14 people -- including five members of parliament -- government officials have told CNN.
At least 14 people, including five members of parliament, were killed when a military aircraft carrying government officials to a peace meeting in northern Kenya crashed as it approached an air strip, officials said.
Rescue teams are battling against time to free victims buried alive a day after a building collapsed in central Nairobi, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 100.
Rescuers are desperately trying to dig out construction workers trapped under the rubble of a five-story collapsed building in Nairobi, Kenya, that killed at least four people and injured 88 others.
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