William Ruto sworn in as Kenya's fifth president

William Ruto sworn in as Kenya's fifth president

William Ruto was sworn in as Kenya's fifth president on Tuesday, a week after the Supreme Court upheld an election that dashed the hopes of the nation's most prominent political families and handed power to a man who began his career as a roadside chicken seller.

Ruto leads in Kenya vote, media tallies show, as announcement seen imminent

Ruto leads in Kenya vote, media tallies show, as announcement seen imminent

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto led a tight presidential race against opposition leader Raila Odinga, official results reported by media showed on Monday, as an announcement from electoral authorities on the winner appeared imminent.

Fuel truck blast kills 13 in Kenya

Fuel truck blast kills 13 in Kenya

Thirteen people were killed and many others injured when an overturned petrol tanker caught fire and exploded on a highway in western Kenya, police said Sunday.

Mahaseel markets 10mn kg of local veggies since January

Mahaseel markets 10mn kg of local veggies since January

Mahaseel for Marketing and Agricultural Services Company (a subsidiary of Hassad) yesterday announced that it has successfully marketed 10mn kg of locally produced vegetables in the Qatari market since January.

Qatar seeks to ensure marginalised children benefit from quality education: Minister

Qatar seeks to ensure marginalised children benefit from quality education: Minister

HE Dr Mohammed Bin Abdelwahid Al Hamadi, the Minister of Education and Higher Education, lauded the agreement signed by the Education Above All Foundation, Qatar Fund For Development (QFFD) and the Ministry of Education in the Republic of Kenya

Airport robots give hi-tech boost to Kenya's Covid-19 fight

Airport robots give hi-tech boost to Kenya's Covid-19 fight

Jasiri, Shujaa and Tumaini only landed in Kenya just over two weeks ago, but they're already playing an important role in curbing the spread of the country's coronavirus epidemic.

Qatar's embassy provides medical aid to Kenya

Qatar's embassy provides medical aid to Kenya

Qatar's embassy in Nairobi has provided medical aid offered by Qatar Charity to Kenya to help confront the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Kenya wildlife reserves threatened as tourists stay away

Kenya wildlife reserves threatened as tourists stay away

In the majestic plains of the Maasai Mara, the coronavirus pandemic spells economic disaster for locals who earn a living from tourists coming to see Kenya's abundant wildlife.

Qatar Charity supports efforts to combat Covid-19 in Mali, Chad and Kenya

Qatar Charity supports efforts to combat Covid-19 in Mali, Chad and Kenya

Qatar Charity (QC), through its offices or in co-operation with international humanitarian organisations and local partners, has delivered assistance in Mali, Chad and Kenya as part of its continued efforts aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19 and helping communities in need.

Kenya closes borders to Tanzania and Somalia over coronavirus

Kenya closes borders to Tanzania and Somalia over coronavirus

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday banned movement across the country's borders with Tanzania and Somalia to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Thousands gather to bid farewell to Kenya's longest serving leader Moi

Thousands gather to bid farewell to Kenya's longest serving leader Moi

Tens of thousands of Kenyans gathered at an open air stadium on Tuesday for the state funeral of Daniel Arap Moi, the country's longest serving president, who died last week aged 95.

Qatar, Kenya hold political consultations

Qatar, Kenya hold political consultations

The foreign ministries of Qatar and Kenya have held a session of political consultations in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. HE the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi ...