Skip to content

Kenya

Latest Stories

Boston Marathon_Lanc.jpg

Boston Marathon_Lanc.jpg

Defending champion Wesley Korir, of Kenya, warms up prior to the start of the 117th running of the Boston Marathon, in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

20100519-180301-pic-298737912_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

20100519-180301-pic-298737912_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

In Nairobi's Korogocho slum, one of Kenya's most dangerous areas, elderly women practice self defense moves. Elderly women in slums are increasingly being targeted by rapists. Officials say the rapists believe that attacking the older women can cure AIDS. Some believe that it will bring them good fortune, while others think it will cleanse their sins. (Associated Press)

20121107-194023-pic-249610520_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

20121107-194023-pic-249610520_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Sarah Obama (center) urged her stepgrandson, President Obama, to “take the great job that people have given to you and lead them well.” She was married to the president’s late grandfather and lives in Kogelo, in western Kenya.

20121107-194023-pic-249610520.jpg

20121107-194023-pic-249610520.jpg

Sarah Obama (center) urged her stepgrandson, President Obama, to “take the great job that people have given to you and lead them well.” She was married to the president’s late grandfather and lives in Kogelo, in western Kenya.

kenya-us-election-oba_live_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

kenya-us-election-oba_live_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Sarah Obama, step-grandmother of President Barack Obama, waves her walking cane in the garden of her house in the village of Kogelo, Kenya, towards supporters in celebration Nov. 7, 2012, before speaking to the media about her reaction to Obama's re-election in the U.S. presidential election. (Associated Press)

Kenya US Election Oba_Live.jpg

Kenya US Election Oba_Live.jpg

Sarah Obama, step-grandmother of President Barack Obama, waves her walking cane in the garden of her house in the village of Kogelo, Kenya, towards supporters in celebration Nov. 7, 2012, before speaking to the media about her reaction to Obama's re-election in the U.S. presidential election. (Associated Press)

20121001-175603-pic-790667375_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

20121001-175603-pic-790667375_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Associated Press A member of the staff prepares coffee at the cafe and wine bar of the Sankara Nairobi hotel in Kenya. Nairobi has seen the construction of several upscale properties in recent years, as developers eye an increase in business travel.

20121001-175603-pic-790667375.jpg

20121001-175603-pic-790667375.jpg

A member of the staff prepares coffee at the cafe and wine bar of the Sankara Nairobi hotel in Kenya. Nairobi has seen the construction of several upscale properties in recent years, as developers eye an increase in business travel. (Associated Press)

20120828-162907-pic-804379678_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

20120828-162907-pic-804379678_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

ASSociated Press A riot officer patrols near a flaming tire outside Masjid Musa Mosque in Mombasa, Kenya, on Tuesday. Police and protesters fought as a violent backlash to the killing of a radical Islamic preacher continued Tuesday in Kenya’s second largest city.

20120828-162907-pic-804379678.jpg

20120828-162907-pic-804379678.jpg

ASSociated Press A riot officer patrols near a flaming tire outside Masjid Musa Mosque in Mombasa, Kenya, on Tuesday. Police and protesters fought as a violent backlash to the killing of a radical Islamic preacher continued Tuesday in Kenya’s second largest city.

kenya_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

kenya_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

A riot police officer runs near a tire on fire, lit by Muslim youths, outside Masjid Musa Mosque, in Majengo, Mombasa, Kenya, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo)

KENYA.jpg

KENYA.jpg

A riot police officer runs near a tire on fire, lit by Muslim youths, outside Masjid Musa Mosque, in Majengo, Mombasa, Kenya, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo)

20120808-194041-pic-813532795_2_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

20120808-194041-pic-813532795_2_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Meave Leakey carefully excavates the new face, designated KNM-ER 62000, found in northern Kenya. The Leakey team claims its discovery of the flat-faced fossil backs its claim that the human family tree sprouted long-lost branches. (Associated Press)

20120808-194041-pic-813532795_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

20120808-194041-pic-813532795_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Meave Leakey carefully excavates the new face, designated KNM-ER 62000, found in northern Kenya. The Leakey team claims its discovery of the flat-faced fossil backs its claim that the human family tree sprouted long-lost branches. (Associated Press)

20120808-194041-pic-813532795.jpg

20120808-194041-pic-813532795.jpg

Meave Leakey carefully excavates the new face, designated KNM-ER 62000, found in northern Kenya. The Leakey team claims its discovery of the flat-faced fossil backs its claim that the human family tree sprouted long-lost branches. (Associated Press)

clinton_5_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

clinton_5_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, waves to the media after meeting with Kenya President Mwai Kibaki at the State House, in Nairobi, Kenya, on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

CLINTON.jpg

CLINTON.jpg

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, waves to the media after meeting with Kenya President Mwai Kibaki at the State House, in Nairobi, Kenya, on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)

20120701-175551-pic-52566997_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

20120701-175551-pic-52566997_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Members of the Kenyan security forces inspect the scene, as a body lies covered by a sheet, outside the African Inland Church in Garissa, Kenya, on Sunday. Gunmen killed two policemen guarding a church, snatched their rifles and then opened fire on the congregation. (Associated Press)

20120701-175551-pic-52566997.jpg

20120701-175551-pic-52566997.jpg

Members of the Kenyan security forces inspect the scene, as a body lies covered by a sheet, outside the African Inland Church in Garissa, Kenya, on Sunday. Gunmen killed two policemen guarding a church, snatched their rifles and then opened fire on the congregation. (Associated Press)

kenya-church-attacks_lea_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

kenya-church-attacks_lea_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Men look in through the windows as a member (left) of the Kenyan security forces inspects the scene inside the African Inland Church in Garissa, Kenya, on Sunday, July 1, 2012, after gunmen killed at least 10 people and wounded at least 40, security officials said. (AP Photo/Chris Mann)