Kenya

Obama in Kenya: ‘Africa is on the move’

Associated Press NAIROBI: President Barack Obama says good-governance and inclusivity for women and minorities are keys to entrepreneurship taking off in Africa. Obama is speaking at a U.S.-sponsored business summit in Nairobi, Kenya. He says to create successful entrepreneurs, governments also must create transparency, rule of law and an environment […]

UNHCR warns Kenya not to close Dadaab refugee camp

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has warned Kenya not to expel Somali refugees in response to al-Shabab’s massacre of students. Kenya has given UNHCR three months to close the the Dadaab refugee camp, which houses 350,000 Somali refugees. The Kenyan government believes al-Shabab militants who killed 148 people at […]

Kenya Garissa University attack: What do we know about al-Shabaab leader Mohamed Mohamud named as mastermind behind the atrocity?

Mohamed Mohamud, also known as Dulyadin or Gamadhere, is a teacher of terror. Well known to Kenyan authorities before Thursday’s attack, he is reported to have been a military commander, based in Mogadishu, and is thought to have become the man responsible for leading al-Shabaab’s attacks within Kenya. Last month […]