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27-Aug-2018 Nairobi

India - Kenya Joint Trade Committee meeting held in Nairobi

The 8th meeting of India-Kenya Joint Trade Committee was held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 22nd –25th August, 2018. The meeting was co-chaired by Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhuand Mr. Peter Munya, Cabinet Secretary...

17-Jul-2018 Nairobi

Barack Obama calls for end to ethnic tensions

Former United States President Barack Obama on Monday called for an end to ethnic tensions and tribal conflicts, citing Kenya, the country of his father's birth, as an example for Africa.On the second and final day of his trip to Kenya, Obama spoke to members...

30-Jan-2018 Nairobi

Kenyan opposition leader declares himself 'President'

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga, who boycotted last year's disputed presidential elections and accused his rival of electoral fraud, on Tuesday proclaimed himself the "people's President" at a non-sanctioned swearing-in ceremony.The event brought together...

31-Dec-2017 Nairobi

30 killed in Kenya road accident

At least 30 persons were killed and dozens injured in a road accident on a major highway in west Kenya on Sunday.The accident occurred at dawn when a bus and a trailer collided at a known black spot on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway, Xinhua news agency reported.Police...

06-Dec-2017 Nairobi

Indian actress Dia Mirza opens her heart for plastic waste

Indian actress-producer Dia Mirza on Wednesday said she has replaced a large amount of plastic from her life. She's using toothbrush that is not made of plastic but a bamboo one. And she believes in refilling bottles for quenching her thirst, even in plush...

17-Aug-2017

Over 100 minors killed in Sierra Leone floods, mudslides

At least 109 children were among the more than 300 people who were killed in the deadly floods and mudslides that swept through Sierra Leone earlier in the week, a UN agency said.The number could grow as search and rescue operations are ongoing and over...

13-May-2017 Nairobi

19 killed in Kenya road accident

At least 19 people were killed in a road accident involving a passenger bus and two trucks on the Nairobi-Nakuru stretch on Saturday morning, police said.The accident took place on early Saturday morning at Gilgil, about 120 km northwest of Nairobi, when...

25-Apr-2017 Nairobi

27 killed in Kenya road accident

At least 27 persons were killed on Tuesday in Kenya when an oil tanker collided with a bus on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway, authorities said.The bus was travelling to Nairobi when it hit the tanker near Makindu in Kibwezi, Xinhua news agency quoted police...

11-Dec-2016 Nairobi

33 killed in fuel tanker explosion in Kenya

At least 33 persons were killed and many others injured after an oil tanker crashed into other vehicles in Kenya's Naivasha town, disaster management officials said on Sunday.The accident occured on the Nakuru-Nairobi road at 9.30 p.m. on Saturday, Xinhua...

11-Dec-2016 Nairobi

33 killed in fuel tanker explosion in Kenya

At least 33 persons were killed and many others injured after an oil tanker crashed into other vehicles in Kenya's Naivasha town, disaster management officials said on Sunday.The accident occured on the Nakuru-Nairobi road at 9.30 p.m. on Saturday, Xinhua...

26-Jul-2016 Nairobi (Kenya)

Barack Obama's half brother says vote for Trump

US President Barack Obama's half brother has said that he would vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump in the presidential election this November.Trump is "down-to-earth" and "cool", but Barack Obama has neglected his family since taking office in 2009,...

11-Jul-2016 Nairobi

We must condemn all those sheltering terrorists: Narendra Modi

Without naming Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that all those who shelter terrorists should be condemned while asserting that India wanted a lasting partnership with Africa.“We live in a world where preachers of hate and violence are threatening...

11-Jul-2016 Nairobi

India, Kenya bolster cooperation in defence and health

India and Kenya on Monday bolstered their cooperation in the field of defence and health with India handing over 30 field ambulances to Kenya, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the gift of a telecobalt cancer therapy machine and the setting up of a...

11-Jul-2016 Nairobi

India, Kenya sign seven agreements

India and Kenya on Monday signed seven agreements following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta.The two sides signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the area of defence cooperation.Another...

11-Jul-2016 Nairobi

Kenya valued partner of India : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday described Kenya as a valued partner of India while calling for expansion of Indian investments in this east African country."Kenya is a valued friend and trusted partner of India," Modi said in a joint press statement...

11-Jul-2016 Nairobi

Narendra Modi pays homage to first President of Kenya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid homage to the first President of Kenya, Jomo Kenyatta, by laying a wreath at his mausoleum."Homage to a great son of Africa, a friend of India. PM lays wreath at Mausoleum of Jomo Kenyatta, 1st Prez of Kenya," tweeted...

10-Jul-2016 Nairobi

Narendra Modi commends Kenyan Indians for preserving Indian culture

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday commended the people of Indian origin in Kenya for preserving their culture and tradition despite being away from their land of origin for generations."There must be people of third generation or fourth generation here,"...

10-Jul-2016 Nairobi

Narendra Modi arrives in Kenya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kenya from Tanzania on Saturday on the fourth and final leg of his four-nation African tour.“Hello Kenya! Delighted to visit this friendly nation, with whom India has enjoyed close ties historically,” Modi said on Twitter.This...

01-Jul-2016 Nairobi (Kenya)

Six killed in Al-Shabaab attack in Kenya

At least six persons were killed and several others injured on Friday when Al-Shabaab ambushed two buses in Kenya's Mandera county near the Somalia border.The two buses were heading to Mandera town from Nairobi when the militants sprayed bullets on the...

26-Jun-2016 Nairobi

Kenyans celebrate Sawe's pioneering high jump gold medal

Top figures in Kenyan athletics celebrated Mathew Sawe's history-making men's high jump gold at the 17th CAA Senior Championships in Durban, South Africa, that concluded on Sunday.National record holder Sawe leapt to 2.21m on day three of the continental...

26-Jun-2016 Nairobi

Seven killed in Kenya road accident

At least seven persons were killed after a car rammed into a minibus in Kenya's coastal region of Kwale, officials said.According to reports, the driver of the minibus was on the wrong side of the road. "We are likely to charge the driver with reckless...

03-May-2016 Nairobi

Death toll from collapsed building in Kenya rises to 22

Death toll from a residential building which collapsed in Kenya's capital, Nairobi last Friday has risen to 22 after two more bodies were retrieved on Monday.Kenya National Disaster Operation Centre director Colonel Nathan Kigotho said 135 people have been...

30-Apr-2016 Nairobi

Seven killed in Kenya building collapse

At least seven people were reported killed after a seven-storey building in Kenyan capital Nairobi collapsed in heavy rain.Local coverage from the scene showed a crowd gathering at the Huruma residential estate as rescuers dug for survivorson Friday night,...

27-Nov-2015 Nairobi

Don't become priest to seek power : Pope Francis

People should become priests to follow Jesus, not to seek power, Pope Francis told Kenyan clergy during the first leg of his six-day African visit."We follow Jesus, to the end, to the cross, not for worldly gain," Pope Francis said on Thursday in unscripted...

06-Aug-2015 Nairobi

Boko Haram killed over 700 in 45 attacks in July

Nigerian militant group Boko Haram was more active than ever in July, as at least 45 attacks claimed the lives of 714 people -- one-third of all deaths in the first half of 2015, according to data released by security forces and emergency services.In recent weeks,...

26-Jul-2015 Nairobi

Determine own future without outside help: Barack Obama to Africans

US President Barack Obama on Sunday encouraged Africans to take the reins of their own future after spending "too much time" seeking "salvation" abroad and blaming others for the continent's problems.The future of Africa depends on the Africans, Obama said...

08-Jul-2015 Nairobi

Baby found awake in coffin during funeral

A newborn baby, declared dead at a hospital in Kenya, shocked his entire family when he woke up smiling in the coffin, a media report said on Wednesday.The mother gave birth to the baby at home in her seventh month of pregnancy on Sunday, after which both...

07-Jul-2015 Nairobi

14 die in Kenya terror attack

At least 14 people were killed and several others injured when Al Shabaab militants opened fire near a market in Kenya, police said on Tuesday."The attack occurred near a livestock market in Mandera county in Kenya. Fourteen people are dead," Capital News...

17-Jun-2015 Nairobi

14 killed in Kenya inter-ethnic clashes

At least 14 people have been killed in renewed inter-ethnic clashes in the past two days in Kenya's Mandera county, officials said on Wednesday.Deputy-County Commissioner Samuel said nine people were killed at around 6 a.m. on Wednesday in a remote village...

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