Kenyans protest cop who allegedly killed man over sanitizer

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Residents of a small town in western Kenya set fire to a police station and damaged several vehicles after a police officer allegedly killed a man over a dispute about hand sanit...

Letter to the Editor: Ladakh venture is China's test of its plan to encircle India

Foreign analysts watching the India-China developments on the LAC in Ladakh wonder why the Indian government is taking time to articulate its reaction to the brutal killing of 20 Indian soldiers by th...

Lockdowns mean millions of women can't reach birth control

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The callers were in tears. One by one, women in homes across rural Zimbabwe had a pleading question: When would family planning services return? ...

Kenya bans travel in and out of Nairobi to fight coronavirus

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Kenya increased its restrictions to combat the coronavirus on Monday, announcing travel bans into and out of the capital city, Nairobi, the port of Mombasa and two counties. ...

13-year-old shot dead; Kenyan police enforcing curfew blamed

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The bullet struck the 13-year-old as he stood on the balcony of his family’s home with other children. Below, police officers moved through the crowded neighborhood, enforcing Ke...

Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts of Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Police fired tear gas at a crowd of Kenyan ferry commuters as the country’s first day of a coronavirus curfew slid into chaos. Elsewhere, officers were captured in mobile phone foo...

Kenyan leader visits White House, rejecting US-China tussle

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump meets Thursday with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, who comes to the White House with a warning: Africa is not a battlefield for proxy disputes with ...

Commercial plane crashes in Kenyan capital but all said safe

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A small commercial plane has crashed while taking off from an airport in Kenya's capital but operator Silverstone Air says all passengers and crew have safely disembarked. ...

How 'unconditional' is China's foreign aid?

For a long time, China was seen as a foreign aid recipient rather than a donor. It was only in 2007 that China started contributing to the International Development Association, the lending arm of th...

Kenyan: UK man jailed for 4 years for explosive possession

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan court has jailed a British national believed to be part of an extremist cell to four years in prison for possession of bomb-making material. Delivering...

How 'unconditional' is China's foreign aid?

For a long time, China was seen as a foreign aid recipient rather than a donor. It was only in 2007 that China started contributing to the International Development Association, the lending arm of th...

Kenyan court finds UK man guilty of possessing explosives

MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan court has found British national Jermaine Grant guilty of possessing bomb-making materials. Sentencing will be on May 9. Grant is already serving a nin...

Government officials, doctors among Ethiopian crash victims

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Three Austrian physicians. The co-founder of an international aid organization. A career ambassador. The wife and children of a Slovak legislator. A Nigerian-born Canadian...

In deadly Nairobi attack, stories of fear, bravery and loss

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Trapped in a Kenyan hotel under attack by extremists, June Chepkemei said she made peace with the fact that she might die. Chepkemei, a communications specialis...

The Latest: Kenya arrests 6 more suspects in Nairobi attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on this week's Kenya hotel attack (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Kenyan officials say they have arrested six people suspected of invo...