Sep 28, 2016

Kenya's Olympic team leader charged, denies stealing funds

Kenya’s team leader at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics stole $256,000 from government and sports authorities meant for the athletes’ and officials’ stay at the games, prosecutors alleged in court on Wednesday. Stephen Arap Soi, Kenya’s chef de mission at the Olympics last month, ...

Sep 11, 2016

Three women killed while staging attack on Mombasa police station

Three women were killed while staging a knife and firebomb attack on the main police station in the Kenyan city of Mombasa on Sunday in what officers said was “an apparent terror attack.” Mombasa County police chief Peterson Maelo said the three women had ...

Aug 29, 2016

Japan vows cooperation to develop Kenya's strategic Mombasa port

JPrime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged Tokyo’s cooperation in developing a key port in southern Kenya on Sunday in talks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. Japan attaches importance to developing Mombasa port, a gateway to the East African market, and strengthening ties with Kenya amid ...

Aug 26, 2016

Shabab gunmen attack Mogadishu beach restaurant

Al-Shabab jihadis attacked a beach-front restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday, setting off a car bomb before exchanging fire with security forces, an AFP correspondent said. Sporadic shots could still be heard coming from the scene several hours after the attack began, ...

Jul 14, 2016

Sports agent Rosa charged with doping offenses in Kenya court

Italian sports agent Federico Rosa, who managed disgraced former marathon star Rita Jeptoo, was on Thursday charged in a Kenya court with doping offenses. Rosa, 30, a director of Italy-based sports management company Rosa and Associati, denied six counts of doping athletes, including Jeptoo ...