Kenya

East Africa's locust outbreak continues into a 2nd year but rains bring in little hope

It's the beginning of the planting season in Kenya, but the delayed rains have brought a small amount of optimism in the fight against the locusts, though farmers still worry about their crops.

published on : 8th April 2021

Climate change effect: Hundreds of millions of bugs invade African farmlands threatening region with devastating hunger

A single swarm can contain up to 150 million locusts per square kilometre of farmland, an area the size of almost 250 football fields, regional authorities say.

published on : 25th January 2020

IN PHOTOS | Why the Nairobi hotel siege is one of Kenya's deadliest terror attacks

At least 21 people died when Islamist al-Shabab militants stormed a luxury hotel compound in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on January 15. On Wednesday, Kenyan forced ended their 20-hour operation that rescued hundreds of people and left all five assailants dead.

published on : 18th January 2019

Sunil Chhetri's double strike helps India lift Intercontinental Cup

Inspirational Indian captain Sunil Chhetri scored a brace to put himself on par with Lionel Messi and lead the home side to Intercontinental Cup title triumph with a 2-0 win over Kenya in the summit clash.

published on : 10th June 2018

In Pictures: Here are the incidents which led to Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga's 'swearing in'

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga, sworn in as 'the people's president' in a mock ceremony which came after months of political uncertainty.

published on : 31st January 2018