French president Macron pledges economic growth with Kenya

Europe 03/13/19, 11:46

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday pledged greater partnerships with Kenya in economic development and efforts to improve the environment and to battle regional extremist violence.At the start of his two-day visit to Kenya, Macron met with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and launched a new car model assembled at a ...

Kenya says all gunmen killed in hotel attack; 14 victims

Africa 01/16/19, 08:43

Kenya's security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex took 14 "innocent lives," the country's president said Wednesday. "All the terrorists have been eliminated," President Uhuru Kenyatta said in announcing an end to the overnight operation to secure the complex in the ...

Update: Kenyan president to speak about extremist attack

Africa 01/16/19, 00:34

The Latest on the extremist attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local):8:30 a.m.Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to address the nation this morning about the extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi.At least 15 people were killed in the attack which ...

5 years after mall Kenya attack, al-Shabab’s threat grows

Africa 09/21/18, 03:46

Five years after al-Shabab fighters burst into a luxury shopping mall in Kenya's capital, hurling grenades and starting a days-long siege that left 67 people dead, analysts say the Somalia-based extremist group has been pushed down Africa's east coast as far as Mozambique as its regional threat expands.The assault on ...

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