- Justin Gatlin wins 100 at Prefontaine Classic Updated: May-28-16 7:33 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - Justin Gatlin considers himself an antsy person, finding it hard to wait early in the season for the fast times he hopes to have later in the year.
- Kenya tries again with anti-doping law Updated: May-26-16 8:55 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan lawmakers supported proposed changes to anti-doping legislation at a special sitting of parliament on Thursday in the hope that WADA will accept the law this time.
- Uber to expand its Africa operations Updated: May-26-16 8:06 am
JOHANNESBURG - Uber is expanding in Africa.
- Kenya track federation HQ under police protection Updated: May-25-16 3:42 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Already mired in doping and corruption scandals, Kenya's track and field federation has called in police to help guard its headquarters, fearing disgruntled athletes might try to take over the premises in protest for a second time.
- Kenya military: 21 al-Shabab extremists killed in ambush Updated: May-25-16 10:27 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 21 suspected al-Shabab extremists who were plotting an ambush in southern Somalia, said a Kenyan official.
- 2 dead as Kenyan police attack electoral reform demos Updated: May-23-16 1:00 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - At least two people died Monday when Kenya's police shot, beat and tear gassed demonstrators across the country who called for the electoral commission to be dissolved due to allegations of bias and corruption.
- UN Security Council visits Kenya to discuss Somalia Updated: May-20-16 1:19 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Members of the United Nations Security Council are urging Kenya's government not to forcibly evict refugees from a sprawling camp that is home to hundreds of thousands of Somalis.
- Kenya: Photos of police violence spark international outrage Updated: May-17-16 5:20 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Widely viewed pictures and video of a protester being kicked by Kenyan riot police as he lay on the ground have caused a stir in this East Africa country, prompting debate on police brutality and civil rights.
- Kenya: Police fire tear gas, make arrests during protests Updated: May-16-16 11:21 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan police fired tear gas on Monday to break up demonstrations urging electoral reforms ahead of general elections next year.
- Gatlin wins 100m at Shanghai Diamond League Updated: May-14-16 10:48 am
SHANGHAI - American sprinter Justin Gatlin's preparations for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics got off to a solid start with a commanding win in the 100 meters at the Shanghai Diamond League meet on Saturday.
- Column: Throw Russia out but keep Kenya in the Rio Games Updated: May-13-16 1:45 pm
The trouble with collective punishment is that innocent people get hurt. Banning both Russia and Kenya from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics for doping would rob athletes who haven't sunk to pills and needles of a life-changing opportunity.
- Russia, Kenya track teams may miss Rio after doping rulings Updated: May-12-16 7:31 pm
MONTREAL - Together, Russia and Kenya won 27 medals at the last Olympics in track and field. Their total at the next one could be zero.
- Kenya to close Dadaab, world's biggest refugee camp Updated: May-11-16 9:13 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - The Kenyan government will close Dadaab refugee camp, which has hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees and is often referred to as the world's largest camp, the East African country's interior security minister said Wednesday.
- Adriane Ohanesian wins prize named for AP photographer Updated: May-10-16 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Kenya-based freelance photojournalist Adriane Ohanesian, who has documented conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan, has won an award for courage named for an Associated Press photographer killed on assignment in Afghanistan in 2014.
- Marathon world-record holder Kimetto not going to Olympics Updated: May-10-16 2:14 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Marathon world-record holder Dennis Kimetto won't run at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after making himself unavailable for Kenya's team.
- Kenya: Wife accused of helping anthrax plot appears in court Updated: May-10-16 12:18 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - The wife accused of assisting her medic husband to plot a biological attack in Kenya and assisting in recruiting for the Islamic State group has been extradited from Uganda and appeared in a Nairobi court Tuesday.
- Kenya: Police disperse protests against electoral commission Updated: May-09-16 2:32 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan police on Monday tear-gassed Kenya's main opposition leaders and hundreds of their supporters who were demanding the dissolution of the electoral authority because of alleged bias and corruption.
- Kenya: Gov't critic killed; opposition blames government Updated: May-06-16 7:56 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - An opposition leader says a businessman who was critical of President Uhuru Kenyatta's government was shot dead as he drove home.
- Kenya closing camps with hundreds of thousands of refugees Updated: May-06-16 6:26 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - The Kenyan government said Friday it will close two refugee camps, including one of the world's biggest, due to a lack of security and economic challenges as human Rights group condemned the plan.
- Kenya: Hundreds homeless as condemned buildings demolished Updated: May-06-16 11:53 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - As emergency workers retrieved four bodies from a building that collapsed a week ago, bringing the death toll to 41, hundreds of Nairobi residents were evicted Friday from nearby buildings that are being torn down to prevent other deadly disasters.
- Western countries urge Kenya to take steps for smooth polls Updated: May-04-16 1:32 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan voters must have confidence that the electoral commission and judiciary are impartial and efficient ahead of polls next year, 11 diplomats from western countries said Wednesday.
- Kenya: 2 men challenge constitutionality of anal probe Updated: May-04-16 12:44 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - A lawyer said Wednesday she has submitted the arguments during the first day of a hearing where two men are seeking a Kenyan court ruling to stop enforced anal examinations of men accused of being gay.
- Kenya: Police disrupt alleged plot by extremist medics Updated: May-03-16 3:03 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan police have disrupted a cell of extremist medics linked to the Islamic State group suspected of plotting a biological attack on Kenya and recruiting university students to join the group in Libya and Syria, Kenya's police chief said Tuesday
- Kenya officials: Death toll of collapsed building up to 20 Updated: May-01-16 1:08 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan rescuers continued searching for survivors Sunday of a residential building in a low income area that collapsed Friday, as officials said the death toll has risen to 20 and 73 people remain missing.
- Officials: Collapsed Kenyan building had no occupancy permit Updated: Apr-30-16 3:34 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya - A building that collapsed amid heavy rains in Nairobi, killing at least 12 people and injuring at least 134, did not have an occupancy permit, officials said Saturday as they ordered its owner to turn himself in.