"It's a business," said Hosea Owuor, a 30-year old market trader on Kisumu's Achieng Oneko Road. "Obama is a brand."
Nine Kenyan officials have been suspended and could face charges of criminal negligence over the massacre at Garissa university earlier this month.
They came in their hundreds, fearful of attacks but determined to honour the victims of one of Kenya's worst ever massacres.
The bodies of the 148 students and security officers massacred by Somalia's Shebab Islamists in a Kenyan university were flown to Nairobi.
Kenya obtained nearly $700 million worth of precautionary loan support from the International Monetary Fund.
With camouflage uniforms, assault rifles, wildlife rangers in Kenya's Ol Jogi rhino sanctuary prepare for night patrol in the "war" against poaching.
Kenya's internationally funded anti-terrorism police have carried out a series of "enforced disappearances" following a string of attacks.
The muddy streets of Kenya's crowded Korogocho slums are a far cry from the fashion boutiques of Paris, Milan, New York or London.
A prominent Kenyan businessman was shot dead in Kenya's port city of Mombasa late Friday, police and eyewitnesses said.
At least four people died when a cargo plane crashed into a building shortly after takeoff on Wednesday from the Kenyan capital's main airport, the busiest in east Africa.
Kenyan police have arrested the governor of the coastal Lamu district in connection with three recent massacres in which over 60 people were killed, officers said.
At least five people have been killed in a new attack on Kenya's coastal region, officials said Tuesday, one week after some 60 people died in twin massacres nearby.
At least 10 people were killed in a new overnight attack near Kenya's coast, police said Tuesday, just 24 hours after Somalia's Shebab rebels massacred close to 50 people in the same area.
One of Africa's largest elephants has died after being shot by poachers using poisoned arrows in Kenya, wildlife officials said as they mourned the loss of an "old friend."
At least three people were killed and several others wounded Saturday in twin attacks in Kenya's restive coastal city of Mombasa, officials said.
US Secretary of State John Kerry left late Tuesday on his first major tour of Africa focused on some of the continent's most brutal wars including the bloodshed in South Sudan.
The adoption by Kenya's parliament of a controversial bill that legalises polygamy has provoked a fierce national debate pitting modern secular values and Christianity against local traditions.
African elephants can differentiate between human languages and move away from those considered a threat, a skill they have honed to survive in the wild.
The Ministry of Education and Science responds to the Prosecutor Generals’ inquiry concerning Kazakhstani children adopted to Kenya and South Africa.
36 Kazakhstani orphans were adopted by South African and Kenyan nationals.
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