Nov 18, 2015

IAAF investigating Kenyan doping cover-up allegations

The IAAF has been investigating alleged doping cover-ups in Kenya since last March, track and field’s world governing body said Tuesday. Confirmation of the investigation into Kenya by the IAAF’s ethics commission came four days after Russia was suspended from international track competition for ...

Nov 14, 2015

Kenya establishes anti-doping agency

Kenya, under scrutiny amid allegations of widespread doping in world athletics, on Saturday announced the immediate establishment of an anti-doping agency. Coming just a day after the IAAF, world athletics’ governing body, banned Russia over “state-sponsored” doping, the Kenyan government released details of the ...

Oct 17, 2015

On first trip to Africa, Pope to meet Muslims, evangelicals

Pope Francis will tour a Kenyan slum, meet with Muslims and evangelical Christians and visit a refugee camp in the conflict-torn Central African Republic during his first trip to Africa next month, the Vatican said Saturday. Francis will also pay tribute to Uganda’s martyrs ...

In Kenya, Obama calls corruption a 'cancer'

Jul 26, 2015

In Kenya, Obama calls corruption a 'cancer'

President Barack Obama told Kenyans on Sunday that their country is at a crossroads and urged them to “choose the path to progress” by continuing to root out corruption, confront terrorism and be more inclusive of women and girls. Closing out a historic visit ...

Rights groups troubled by Obama's Kenya, Ethiopia visit

Jul 24, 2015

Rights groups troubled by Obama's Kenya, Ethiopia visit

President Barack Obama’s trip to Kenya and Ethiopia is drawing fresh criticism that the two countries are heavy-handed on human rights and basic democratic freedoms. Obama will become the first sitting U.S. president to visit Kenya, his ancestral homeland, when he arrives Friday to ...