The US government attempts at countering "violent extremism" aims to control Muslims yet this is storing resentment.
The unidentified men, armed with AK-47 rifles, attacked the town of Chakama in the coastal region of Kilifi and injured five people before abducting a 23-year old Italian woman who works for an NGO, police said.
The bus was travelling from Nairobi to the western town of Kakamega and carrying 52 passengers.
The Kenyan government is stuck between pleasing citizens and trying to secure a loan from the IMF in a bid to raise state revenues.
Kenya has set a small, but great, example of how governments on the African continent can empower women to realise the immense potential of agriculture on the continent.
Sexual abuse in the humanitarian sector has become widespread and systemic with little recognition of the problem. It's time to lift the lid.
In Kenya, East Africa’s richest economy per capita, Uber competes with Estonian ride-hailing firm Taxify, Nairobi-based Mondo Ride and Little, which has a partnership with telecoms operator Safaricom.
Twenty years ago two bomb blasts killed more than 250 people and wounded thousands more at two US embassies in Tanzania and Kenya. Those attacks heralded the arrival of Al Qaeda on the global stage.
African countries have been highly critical of the International Criminal Court for pursuing the continent's leaders, including President Omar al Bashir of Sudan and President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya.
The weather at Lake Victoria is unlike any other place on earth with thunderstorms and lightning strikes killing around 5,000 people a year.
Extraction of wood to be used as fuel has contributed to deforestation in the east African country, forcing the government to ban production of charcoal. But, this has left millions of people without an important source of energy.
A fire at Nairobi's Gikomba market has killed at least 15 people, a government official said. The fire spread from the market to nearby apartments and makeshift housing before it was brought under control.
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