Archiv: Kenya


16.09.2020 - 21:45 [ Stars and Stripes ]

US wants to carry out drone strikes against al-Shabab in Kenya, report says

The U.S. military is seeking permission to strike terrorist targets inside Kenya, a partner country where three Americans were killed earlier this year after their base came under attack by insurgents, the New York Times reported.

11.02.2020 - 17:31 [ Xinhuanet ]

Kenya, U.S. partner to set 1st anti-terrorism task force outside U.S.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has chosen Kenya to become the first United States-funded Joint Terrorism Task Force to be located outside America, officials said on Tuesday.

The FBI and U.S. Department of State said they have partnered together to assist Kenya in creating the first Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) to be located outside of the U.S.

01.02.2020 - 19:07 [ SBS ]

Kenya’s new digital IDs may exclude millions of minorities

Millions face hurdles in obtaining documents to get a biometric ID card that will be required to function in the country. Without one, “you are totally a living dead,” a human rights advocate said.

06.07.2019 - 12:11 [ teleSUR ]

UK: Troops Hang Nazi Flag, Call Kenyans ‚African Animals’

Specifically, the two say that while the battalion was stationed in Kenya, white soldiers would call local troops “African animals” and “f***ing n****rs.” The soldiers would often tell local children asking for coins to: “f**k off.” The claimants say that senior officers always left such comments unchallenged.

The pair even say that they saw Nazi flags and photos of Hitler displayed at a military base in Colchester, Essex.

11.06.2019 - 14:51 [ The Citizen ]

Leaked Somali document on maritime dispute heightens tensions with Kenya

Relations between the two neighbouring countries have been rocky for months in the wake of the maritime dispute, involving tit-for-tat diplomatic moves and retaliation.

In May, Somali diplomats were banned from attending an international conference in Nairobi. In return, all NGOs operating in Somalia but based in Nairobi were ordered by Mogadishu to either relocate to Somalia or cease all operations completely.

14.04.2019 - 21:56 [ Xinhuanet ]

China, Kenya to enhance cooperation between legislative organs

He said China attaches great importance to the development of China-Kenya relations and is willing to work with Kenya to implement the consensus reached by both leaders, as well as achievements made by the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, promote the Belt and Road Initiative, and continuously enrich the content of the comprehensive strategic partnership between the two countries.

12.05.2018 - 01:10 [ Xinhuanet ]

Kenya intensifies Ebola screening to curb outbreak

Sicily Kariuki, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, said the government has deployed 100 medical experts at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), the main port of entry to screen and test travelers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and a further 160 on standby for any eventuality.

„We have also deployed medical personnel to conduct screening along the Busia and Malaba border posts with Uganda,“ Kariuki said at a joint news conference in Nairobi.

08.05.2018 - 02:39 [ Daily Nation ]

Kenya to launch its first locally made satellite into space

The Nano-satellite that was developed by students and researchers of the University of Nairobi in partnership with Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) was handed over to the JAXA Tsukuba Space Center in January to prepare for its deployment.