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Trials would aid fight against corruption - Obama  The US president has urged Kenya to hold 'visible' trials to tackle corruption, which he said could be the 'biggest impediment' to further growth   President Obama due to begin busy Kenya schedule Map of Nairobi Kenya
Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga Map of Nairobi Kenya
2017 Aug.11  
  Kenya's President, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%, officials say
2015 Jul.25  
2015 Jul.24    
  US President Barack Obama is to open a major business summit on the first full day of his landmark visit to Kenya
2014 Nov.17    
  1,000 people stormed the streets to protest incidents of men publicly attacking women and stripping them naked for wearing a miniskirt
2014 Sep.21     Kenya marks anniversary of deadly Westgate mall attack Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Kenya is marking a year since the attack on a Nairobi shopping centre, in which at least 67 people were killed
2013 Dec.14     Nairobi bus hit by deadly grenade attack Map of Nairobi Kenya
  At least four people have been killed and several injured by a grenade attack on a bus in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, the interior ministry says
2013 Nov.4   Mall attack: Four accused of having role in bloody siege  Four people were charged Monday, accused of involvement in the attack on the Westgate mall in Kenya, but each pleaded not guilty 2013 Oct.5   Kenya mall attack suspects named  Four men believed to have been involved in the deadly shopping centre attack in Nairobi last month have been named 2013 Sep.30     Kenya Westgate missing tally drops Map of Nairobi Kenya
  The Kenyan Red Cross has said the number of missing in the Westgate shopping centre attack has gone down to 39 from an earlier figure of 61
2013 Sep.29   Kenya warned before mall attack  A number of officials were warned about the possibility that the Al-Shabaab was planning to carry out a Westgate-style attack a year before 2013 Sep.25       Foreign experts join Kenya clue hunt Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Kenya's investigation into a bloody siege by Islamist militants in Nairobi has been joined by experts from the US, UK, Germany, Canada and Interpol
2013 Sep.25   Official: Mall attackers wouldn't talk  At least 61 civilians and six Kenyan security officers died in the attack and rescue efforts. Foreign experts join Kenya clue hunt 2013 Sep.24     Kenya mourns mall attack victims Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Kenya has begun three days of national mourning following the end of the 4-day siege by Islamist militants on Nairobi's Westgate shopping center
2013 Sep.24     Kenya's President Kenyatta says siege over Map of Nairobi Kenya
  President Uhuru Kenyatta has declared the end of a bloody four-day siege by Islamist militants at Nairobi's Westgate shopping center
2013 Sep.23   Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Kenyan security forces say they are attempting to clear the Westgate shopping complex in Nairobi in order to bring to an end the three-day siege
2013 Sep.22   Gunfire at Kenya shopping complex  Heavy gunfire and explosions have been heard at the shopping centre where militants are believed to be holding a number of hostages 2013 Sep.22   'Most' hostages freed after forces launch attack on Al Qaeda-linked militants  Hostages have been holed up at an upscale shopping mall in Kenya's capital after it was attacked by members of an Al Qaeda-linked group 2013 Sep.22   Death toll rises to 59 in terror attack on shopping mall   At least 59 people have died and 175 people have been injured after suspected members of an Somali militant group attacked an upscale shopping mall 2013 Sep.21   Hostages 'still in Nairobi mall'  An unknown number of hostages are still inside a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi after a deadly assault by al-Shabab militants 2013 Sep.21   Gun battle at Kenya shopping center Map of Nairobi Kenya
  A gun battle inside a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has left at least 20 people dead, the Kenyan Red Cross says
 Westgate shopping mall attack, which lasted until September 24, resulted in at least 72 deaths, including 61 civilians, 6 Kenyan soldiers, and 5 attackers. The attackers held hostages and later engaged in gun battles with Kenyan security forces. Over 200 people were wounded
2013 Aug.10     Police looting in Kenya fire probed Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Police officers and airport workers are being questioned over suspected acts of looting during this week's fire at an airport in Kenya's capital
2013 Aug.7     Flights resume after Nairobi airport fire Map of Nairobi Kenya
  International flights have resumed at the main airport in Kenya's capital, following fire that gutted parts of the airport
2013 Aug.7     Delays after fire at Nairobi airport Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Air travellers across Africa are facing long delays after a huge fire ripped through the main airport in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, forcing its closure
2013 Aug.6   Major fire closes Nairobi airport Map of Nairobi Kenya
  The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) said Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) had been closed and passengers evacuated
 Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has been closed, passengers evacuated and incoming flights diverted
2013 Apr.8     New Kenya president to be sworn in Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Uhuru Kenyatta is set to be sworn in as Kenya's new president, following his victory in March against Raila Odinga
2013 Mar.2     Final rallies for Kenya poll rivals Map of Nairobi Kenya
  The two front-runners in Kenya's presidential election have been holding their final rallies in Nairobi, ahead of Monday's vote
2012 Sep.30     Deadly Kenya Sunday school attack Map of Nairobi Kenya
  One child has been killed and three seriously hurt, police say, in a grenade attack on a church's Sunday school in the Kenya capital, Nairobi
2012 Jun.10   Government minister among 6 killed in helicopter crash  A helicopter crashed in the outskirts of Nairobi, killing George Saitoti, the Kenyan internal security minister who once served as vice president 2012 Mar.10     Fatal blasts at Kenya bus station Map of Nairobi Kenya
  At least four people have been killed and dozens of others injured after a grenade attack on a bus terminal in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi
2011 Oct.8   Funeral for Nobel winner Maathai  A state funeral for environmentalist Wangari Maathai has taken place at a Kenyan national park she fought to save 2011 Sep.25     Kenya Nobel laureate Maathai dies Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Wangari Maathai was undergoing cancer treatment. She was 71. She won the prize for promoting conservation and women's rights
2011 Sep.12   Dozens die in pipeline fire   A fuel pipeline exploded in a densely populated Nairobi slum Monday morning, killing at least 55 people but likely more 2010 Oct.24     Stampede at soccer game kills seven Map of Nairobi Kenya
  A stampede started after a group without tickets tried to storm through a stadium entrance
2010 Jul.27     Illegal local brew kills 14 Map of Nairobi Kenya
  At least 14 people died in a slum after drinking illegal local brew, which may have been laced with chemicals to make it more potent
2009 Dec.15     12 Eritrean soccer players sought in Kenya Map of Nairobi Kenya  12 members of the Eritrean national soccer team failed to return home after competing in a regional tournament in Nairobi 2009 Aug.5   Clinton to hold key Somalia talks  US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is due to hold talks with Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed in Nairobi 2009 Jan.31       Obama half-brother on drug charge Map of Nairobi Kenya
  George Obama was arrested in Nairobi with one joint of marijuana. The US president and George Obama share the same father
2009 Jan.30     13 bodies found in scorched shop Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Officials found 13 bodies in the rubble of a scorched supermarket and are investigating a tip that guards locked people in the burning building
2008 Nov.7     Summit demands action on DR Congo Map of Nairobi Kenya
  African leaders in Nairobi have called for an immediate ceasefire in the Democratic Republic of Congo and for UN peacekeepers to get greater powers
2008 Apr.14   Report: Gang members killed in protests  At least 11 members of a gang were killed in a confrontation with police following protests in Nairobi and other parts of the country 2008 Mar.5     Power-sharing era to begin Map of Nairobi Kenya
  The state opening of parliament is due to take place in Nairobi
2008 Jan.28   Gunmen kill opposition MP  Mugabe Were, a member of ODM has been shot dead. Police could not rule out a connection to disputed presidential elections 2008 Jan.23     Opposition calls off rally Map of Nairobi Kenya
  The leader of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has called off a mass protest planned for Thursday in Nairobi
2008 Jan.4     US envoy seeks Kenya crisis talks Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Jendayi Frazer, is in Nairobi, planning to hold talks with President Kibaki and opposition leader Odinga
2008 Jan.3   Opposition plans new rally  Thousands of opposition supporters are expected to make another attempt to hold a rally in Nairobi 2008 Jan.2   Water cannon used on march  The police have fired water cannons against several hundred anti-government protesters trying to attend a banned rally 2008 Jan.2   Party to defy protest ban  Opposition leader Raila Odinga has insisted a banned mass march will go ahead in Nairobi despite pleas for post-election unrest to stop 2007 Dec.31   Election violence kills 'at least 124'  Opposition supporters fought with police a day after President Kibaki was returned to power in elections marred by accusations of vote-rigging
 Police banned his supporters from holding a mass alternative inauguration ceremony in the center of Nairobi. There were running battles in Nairobi slums, and violence was reported in the city of Mombasa. Police fired live rounds and tear gas at protesters armed with clubs and machetes
2007 Dec.30   Riots erupt after president re-elected
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  Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki
2007 Jun.7     Police shoot sect suspects Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Police in Nairobi, have shot 12 Mungiki suspects during a major crackdown on followers of the banned sect
2007 Jun.5     Deadly shoot-out with sect Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Police in Nairobi have shot and killed 21 people in a gun battle with members of the banned Mungiki sect
2006 Apr.20     Rally over slaying of boy with HIV Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Several hundred AIDS activists took to the streets of Nairobi to protest the killing of a 15-year-old
2004 Feb.20     Slum fire leaves thousands homeless Map of Nairobi Kenya
  A Nairobi fire is destroying hundreds of ramshackle tin and timber houses and leaving 4,500 families homeless
2003 Jun.20     Terror plot against U.S. Embassy Map of Nairobi Kenya
  The facility in Nairobi closed. U.S. intelligence agencies linked the threat to al Qaeda

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