KENYA NEWS

Sun, 07/26/2015 04:53 AM | By Mwakilishi

US president Barack Obama addressed a capacity crowd at the The Indoor Arena at Kasarani Safaricom Stadium on Sunday.

While he hailed the progress Kenya has made ove...

Sun, 07/26/2015 02:34 AM | By Mwakilishi

United States President Barack Obama on Saturday promised to increase funding for Kenya’s war against terrorism.

President Obama said collaboration between Kenya and...

Sat, 07/25/2015 09:08 PM | By Mwakilishi

Watch aggregated videos here, updated hourly, surrounding US President Barack Obama’s trip to Kenya.

President Obama is expected to jet into the country, for the fir...

Sat, 07/25/2015 05:35 PM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama has assured his host President Uhuru Kenyatta that his government is finalising plans to introduce direct flights to the United States.

Pre...

Sat, 07/25/2015 04:07 PM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta dance to Sauti Sol’s Sura Yako.

They did this at the State House Banquet held on Saturday night....

Sat, 07/25/2015 03:34 PM | By Mwakilishi

A batch of Kenyan newborn babies have been named in honour of US President Barack Obama's visit to the country — with some mothers evidently hoping their offspring will be...

Sat, 07/25/2015 02:25 PM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama on Saturday visited State House, Nairobi.

Obama was received by Kenyan President Uluru Kenyatta before inspecting a Guard of Honour mounted...

Sat, 07/25/2015 12:10 PM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama on Saturday excited delegates at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) when he greeted them in Sheng.

Obama when opening the 2015 GES in...

Sat, 07/25/2015 11:51 AM | By Mwakilishi

Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta and Barack Obama publicly disagreed on the subject of gay rights on Saturday evening.

The two leaders were addressing an international pres...

Sat, 07/25/2015 10:13 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenyans will on Sunday watch US President Barack Obama’s address on TV live from the Safaricom Indoor Arena at Kasarani.

Organisers of the event on Friday ruled out...

Sat, 07/25/2015 06:20 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Barack Obama and President Uhuru Kenyatta opened the 6th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), co-hosted by the United States and the Government of Kenya i...

Sat, 07/25/2015 02:48 AM | By Mwakilishi

A new agreement has been signed between Kenya and the United States increasing Visa validity period for Kenyans travelling to the US to five years.

This will be welc...

Sat, 07/25/2015 02:42 AM | By Mwakilishi

Deputy President William Ruto on Friday said his case at The Hague will not be under focus when US leader Barack Obama starts his three-day visit.

Mr Ruto clarified...

Fri, 07/24/2015 04:29 PM | By Mwakilishi

Soon after arrival in Kenya on Friday evening, US president Barack Obama sat down for dinner with about three dozen of his Kenyan family members at his hotel.

Some o...

Fri, 07/24/2015 04:16 PM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama will only meet four opposition leaders led by Cord leader Raila Odinga.

The American embassy in Nairobi only approved a request to have Pre...

Fri, 07/24/2015 02:58 PM | By Mwakilishi

Barack Obama’s half-sister Auma Obama joined several dignitaries to welcome the US President to Kenya on arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) Friday evenin...

Fri, 07/24/2015 12:46 PM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama arrived in Kenya on Friday evening for a 3-day trip to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015.

The president was welcome by Kenya's...

Fri, 07/24/2015 12:32 PM | By Mwakilishi

Al-Shabaab headquarters in Somalia have been captured after a week of strikes by Kenyan, Ethiopian and Somali troops.

Kenya Defence Forces took over the capital of G...

Fri, 07/24/2015 11:12 AM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama first visited Kenya, his father’s birthplace, in 1987. The young Obama made the maiden trip to meet his Kenyan relatives, five years after the dea...

Fri, 07/24/2015 08:33 AM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama has dismissed Deputy President William Ruto's description of homosexual relations as "dirty things".

Speaking to the BBC ahead of his Afric...

Fri, 07/24/2015 12:41 AM | By Mwakilishi

Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar has asked US President Barrack Obama to order the release of a Kenyan terror suspect held in Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

Mr Hassan sai...

Fri, 07/24/2015 12:19 AM | By Mwakilishi

A group that put up a billboard along the route that US president Barack Obama will use during his visit to Kenya now claims that government agents tore them down without e...

Fri, 07/24/2015 12:12 AM | By Mwakilishi

Former CNN Kenyan-born news anchor Zain Verjee on Thursday added her voice to the #SomeoneTellCNN trend and called for ceasefire between Kenyans on Twitter and the broadcas...

Fri, 07/24/2015 12:06 AM | By Mwakilishi

The White House said Wednesday that there are no plans to change President Barack Obama's itinerary for his trip to Kenya later this weekend despite disclosure of the presi...

Thu, 07/23/2015 08:37 PM | By Mwakilishi

Cord will push for close political cooperation between Kenya and the US during a meeting with President Barack Obama.

Opposition chief Raila Odinga yesterday said th...

Thu, 07/23/2015 04:37 PM | By Mwakilishi

Hundreds of evangelical pastors in Kenya are lobbying US President Barack Obama not to use his visit to press for the "gay agenda".

The 700 pastors are led by Bishop...

Thu, 07/23/2015 02:41 PM | By Mwakilishi

Editorial team in the CNN newsroom has apologized and rewritten a headline of a story they carried this morning on their website.

The story, that has caused a lot of...

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