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...

Colonialism 2.0: Rail contract with China threatens Kenya's sovereignty, assets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In what appears to be a shockingly one-sided contract, Kenya seems to have signed away its rights to its key strategic assets on the basis of sovereignty if it defaults on its ...

70 percent of Southeast Asian citizens sceptical of China's Belt and Road Initiative

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Citizens of ASEAN countries believe their governments should take strict precautions when making deals as part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Reuters ...

China's African debt-trap: Beijing prepares to seize Kenya's port of Mombasa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China may be preparing to seize some major assets in the African nation of Kenya, as a result of debt-trap diplomacy. African media reports that Kenya may soon be force...

Kenya: 3 Chinese to be charged with bribing i006Evestigators

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's director of public prosecutions says three Chinese nationals will be charged by the country's anticorruption authority for paying a bribe to influence the outcome of frau...

4 Kenya policemen to be charged in British national's murder

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's director of public prosecutions has ordered the arrest of four police officers for the 2012 killing of a British national in police custody. Noordin Haj...

How China’s dollar diplomacy is really setting a debt-trap for developing countries

If you ask 100 people in the street to point to the Dominican Republic on a map, the overwhelming majority would be unable to do so. This small country (which for your information is located just t...

Kenya says 1 killed as suspected al-Shabab attack convoy

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan officials say a civilian was killed and several policemen wounded when suspected members of the Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab attacked a convoy of vehicles. ...

A borderless Africa? Not yet, but some countries open doors

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — For years African leaders have toyed with the idea of free movement by citizens across the continent, even raising the possibility of a single African passport. ...

After Kenya vote drama, secessionist talk enters mainstream

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — During Kenya's election upheaval, a few protesters displayed images of the flag of the "People's Republic of Kenya," a notional breakaway state. Some posted online images of Kenya ...

The Latest: Kenya police shoot dead 2 opposition protesters

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya's upcoming election (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Police in Kenya say they have killed two opposition protesters who allege...

Kenya police use tear gas on opposition protests over vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Police have used tear gas on protesters in Kenya's three largest cities after opposition leaders vowed to continue with demonstrations to press for electoral reforms despite a go...

Kenya bans electoral reform demonstrations ahead of poll

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's interior minister says police will not allow opposition demonstrations in their strongholds in the country's three biggest cities because of "imminent danger of breach of...

Police: 2 dead as gunmen open fire killing university staff

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan police official says gunmen have killed two employees of a technical university in Mombasa on Kenya's Indian Ocean coast in a suspected extremist attack. ...