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Death sentence for former Kenya police officer

A Kenyan court sentenced a former senior police officer to death for killing a detainee in his custody, one of the harshest punishments over...

Missing Kenyan rights activist found dead

A prominent Kenyan human rights activist who championed the fight against police brutality and extrajudicial killings was found dead six days after she went...

Kenya ambulance Uber at heart of siege rescue

Minutes after militants attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi the first ambulances roared up to collect wounded survivors. Speedy medical help is taken for...

Kenya bomber’s journey offers cautionary tale of intelligence failures

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The bomber who blew himself up outside a Nairobi hotel this month, launching an attack that killed 21 people, was already so well-known to...

ISS: Home-grown terror a worsening threat for Kenya

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The six attackers and 12 suspects in court for the 15 January terror attack on Nairobi’s dusitD2 hotel complex are mostly Kenyans. This was...

Kenya police on trial for high profile killing

Four Kenyan policemen went on trial in Mombasa on Tuesday accused of killing a British aristocrat’s son in police custody in 2012, a high...

Suspected al Shabaab attack stopped in Kenya

Kenyan police thwarted an attack by suspected Somali militants al Shabaab on a Chinese-owned construction company , an official said, days after the Islamist...

Kenya hotel siege over

Kenyan security forces killed all the Somali militants who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, taking at least 21 lives and forcing hundreds of...

Nairobi hotel attackers “eliminated”

Kenyan security forces "eliminated" militants who stormed an upscale hotel compound and killed at least 14 people in an attack claimed by Somali Islamist...

Former Kenyan police officer guilty of murdering detainee

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A court in Kenya convicted an ex-senior police officer of murder following the death of a suspect in 2013, in what rights groups welcomed...

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