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This image taken from an AFP TV footage shows people in a street as a gunfight was underway following a blast at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood on January 15, 2019. – A blast at the DusitD2 compound, which includes a hotel and several office buildings housing international companies, was heard from AFP’s offices some five kilometres (three miles) away. (Photo by Raphael AMBASU / AFP)

Explosion, gunfire at Nairobi hotel and office complex

A gunfight was underway following a blast at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood Tuesday, an AFP reporter and a witness said.

Kenyan police apologises over Chinese journalists arrest

Kenyan police apologised on Thursday for briefly arresting journalists from Chinese state television’s international English channel China Global Television Network (CGTN).

Four killed in suspected Shabaab attack in Kenya

Four people were killed in the northern Kenyan town of Mandera, which borders Somalia, police said Friday, in an attack blamed on Islamist group Al-Shabaab.

Third Kenyan opposition figure arrested amid crackdown

Kenyan police on Saturday briefly detained another key government critic over his alleged involvement in the recent mock inauguration of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president", the third such arrest within four days.

Kenyan lawyer in trouble for attending Odinga’s ‘swearing in’

A Kenyan lawyer who attended the symbolic “swearing in” of opposition leader Raila Odinga, has been arrested.

Amnesty, Human Rights Watch accuse Kenyan police of killing 33 people after elections

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch on Monday accused the Kenyan police of killing 33 people in the capital during a crackdown following elections in August.

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