Gulf Times - Nairobi
Attorney-General meets chief prosecutor of Kenya

Attorney-General meets chief prosecutor of Kenya

HE the Attorney General Dr Ali bin Fetais al-Marri, currently visiting Nairobi, met with the Chief Prosecutor of Kenya Noordin Hajji, in Nairobi

Kenya court convicts 3 for role in 2015 Garissa massacre

Kenya court convicts 3 for role in 2015 Garissa massacre

A Nairobi court on Wednesday found three men guilty of abetting Somali jihadists who carried out a 2015 attack on Garissa University in northeast Kenya in which 148 people were killed.

UN environment talks open under shadow of Ethiopian plane crash

UN environment talks open under shadow of Ethiopian plane crash

A world forum on addressing the planet's environmental crisis opened in Nairobi on Monday, the mood darkened by the Ethiopian Airlines tragedy that killed 157 people a day earlier, including at least 22 UN staff, many headed for the event.

Flights resume after strike at Kenya's main airport grounds thousands of passengers

Flights resume after strike at Kenya's main airport grounds thousands of passengers

Thousands of air passengers were stranded in Kenya on Wednesday after a strike by aviation workers at the main Nairobi airport led to the cancellation and delay of scores of flights and the use of riot police to break up the industrial action.

Kenya charges top officials with fraud over new $3bn railway

Kenya charges top officials with fraud over new $3bn railway

The line between Nairobi and Mombasa, funded by China, is one of the biggest infrastructure projects of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Tourist killed by hippo while taking pictures of Kenya lake

Tourist killed by hippo while taking pictures of Kenya lake

A 66-year-old Chinese tourist was killed by a hippo while he was taking pictures of Lake Naivasha, north-west of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, wildlife officials said on Sunday.

Tenth rhino dead in Kenya after disastrous transfer

Tenth rhino dead in Kenya after disastrous transfer

The one surviving animal from last month's attempt to transfer 11 rhinos from Nairobi and Lake Nakuru national parks to Tsavo East is in a critical condition.

Fifteen dead in Nairobi market fire, 70 injured

Fifteen dead in Nairobi market fire, 70 injured

The blaze started at around 2:30 am and spread through Gikomba market and nearby apartments and shanties before being contained around 90 minutes later.

Plane with 10 aboard goes missing in Kenya

Plane with 10 aboard goes missing in Kenya

Rescue teams on Wednesday were looking for a small plane with 10 people on board that went missing north of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the aircraft owners and the national disaster agency said.

Feeling unwell, Tillerson cancels Nairobi programme

Feeling unwell, Tillerson cancels Nairobi programme

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is on his first-ever Africa tour as Washington's top diplomat, on Saturday cancelled his programme in Kenya because he was feeling unwell, officials said.

Anger as rail construction begins in Nairobi National Park

Anger as rail construction begins in Nairobi National Park

Kenyan conservationists expressed outrage on Thursday after construction of a railway line began inside Nairobi's famed national park, saying this defied a court order halting the project.

Kenya opposition firebrand arrested in dawn raid

Kenya opposition firebrand arrested in dawn raid

Miguna Miguna is a provocative firebrand who attended the mock swearing-in of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president", in defiance of last year's election that saw Uhuru Kenyatta win a second term.