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Death Toll Rises in Kenya Tribal Attacks

Posted December 22nd, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Kenya say the death toll in tribal clashes in the southeastern Tana River region has risen to 45. A local police official says the clashes started when a group of ethnic Pokomo, armed with spears and firearms, raided a village belonging to the Orma people before dawn on Friday. The Kenya Red Cross […]

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Kenyan PM Odinga Declares Bid for Presidency

Posted December 22nd, 2012 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has declared he will run for the presidency next March. Mr. Odinga will represent the Coalition for Reform and Democracy, or CORD. Mr.Odinga ran against now-incumbent president Mwai Kibaki in 2007, in an election that resulted in a wave of unrest that left more than a thousand people dead. Fellow […]

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39 Killed in Ethnic Clashes in Kenya

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Kenya say at least 39 people — 30 villagers and nine attackers — have been killed in fresh clashes between two rival ethnic groups in the southeastern Tana River region. A local police official says a group of ethnic Pokomo, armed with spears and firearms, raided a village belonging to the Orma people […]

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30 Dead Following Ethnic Clashes in Kenya

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Kenya say at least 30 people have been killed in fresh clashes between two rival ethnic groups in the southeastern Tana River region. A local police official says a group of ethnic Pokomo, armed with spears and firearms, raided a village belonging to the Orma people in the pre-dawn hours of Friday. The […]

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28 Dead Following Ethnic Clashes in Kenya

Posted December 21st, 2012 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Kenya say at least 28 people have been killed in clashes between two rival ethnic groups in the southeastern Tana River region, where deadly violence broke out earlier this year. A local police official says a group of ethnic Pokomo raided a village belonging to the Orma people in the pre-dawn hours of […]

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Explosion on Kenya Bus Kills Seven

Posted November 18th, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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An explosion on a bus in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, has killed at least seven people. The Kenyan Red Cross says at least 29 people were injured in the blast Sunday’s explosion occurred on a local bus in the Somali-dominated suburb of Eastleigh. Early reports say an explosive device was thrown into the bus causing […]

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30 Kenyan Police Killed in Ambush

Posted November 12th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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Gunmen in northern Kenya have killed at least 30 police officers who were hunting for cattle rustlers. Kenyan police say the officers were ambushed Saturday as their truck drove through the remote northern Baragoi district. Search and rescue teams found 11 bodies on Saturday and another 19 the next day. Nine survivors of the attack […]

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Grenade Blast Causes Casualties at Kenyan Church

Posted November 4th, 2012 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in eastern Kenya say a grenade attack on a church Sunday killed one person and wounded 13 others, some seriously. The attack in the town of Garissa took place at a church inside a police compound. Authorities say one policeman died after the attack. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Kenyan authorities are […]

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Grenade Wounds Several at Kenyan Church

Posted November 4th, 2012 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in eastern Kenya say a grenade attack on a church Sunday has wounded at least eight people, some seriously. The pastor of the Church in the town of Garissa is reported to be among the victims, along with several police officers. The attack took place at a church inside a police compound. There has […]

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Kenya Police Kill Two Suspected Militants

Posted October 28th, 2012 at 7:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Kenyan police have shot and killed two Islamists suspected of having links to the Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab. Police say the raid took place early Sunday at a house on the outskirts of Mombasa, Kenya’s main port city. Officials say one of the suspects was killed in the house while another man was killed while […]

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