Gulf Times - Kenya
Kenyan 800m runner Wambui slams Semenya testosterone ruling

Kenyan 800m runner Wambui slams Semenya testosterone ruling

Kenya's Olympic 800m bronze medal winner Margaret Nyairera Wambui, who has herself faced questions over her testosterone levels, on Thursday slammed an IAAF ruling against her rival Caster Semenya.

Kenya secures $666 million from China for tech city, highway

Kenya secures $666 million from China for tech city, highway

Kenya has secured 67.5 billion shillings ($666 million) in funding from China to build a data centre in a tech city currently under construction and a highway in Nairobi, the president's office said on Friday.

Kenyan family files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

Kenyan family files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

A Kenyan family has filed a lawsuit in Chicago against American aviation giant Boeing over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, lawyers and family members said on Tuesday.

Qatar Chamber promotes local industry across African continent

Qatar Chamber promotes local industry across African continent

Qatar Chamber has sent a trade delegation to Ethiopia and Kenya to promote Qatar’s economy and to open new channels of cooperation for Qatar businessmen to invest in the African continent and to find a new destination for Qatari products and other exports.

Kenyan police seize $20 mn of counterfeit banknotes from deposit box

Kenyan police seize $20 mn of counterfeit banknotes from deposit box

Kenyan police have seized $20 million of counterfeit banknotes that had been stored in a personal safety deposit box at a branch of Barclays Bank Kenya, the directorate of criminal investigations said.

Britain leads airspace bans on Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopia crash

Britain leads airspace bans on Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopia crash

Britain on Tuesday joined four other countries in banning Boeing 737 MAX planes from their airspace as a growing number of airlines around the world grounded the jets following a second deadly accident ...

Flights resume after strike at Kenya's main airport grounds thousands of passengers

Flights resume after strike at Kenya's main airport grounds thousands of passengers

Thousands of air passengers were stranded in Kenya on Wednesday after a strike by aviation workers at the main Nairobi airport led to the cancellation and delay of scores of flights and the use of riot police to break up the industrial action.

Kenya police summon finance minister over dams scandal

Kenya police summon finance minister over dams scandal

Kenyan police have summoned Finance Minister Henry Rotich for questioning for a second time over a multi-million dollar scandal involving advance payments for two dam projects ...

Helicopter crash kills four Americans and their pilot in Kenya: police

Helicopter crash kills four Americans and their pilot in Kenya: police

Four Americans and their Kenyan pilot were killed when their helicopter crashed on a remote island in Lake Turkana in a national park in northwest Kenya, police said on Monday.

Kenyans charged with imitating president to con businessmen

Kenyans charged with imitating president to con businessmen

A Kenyan court charged seven men on Wednesday for impersonating President Uhuru Kenyatta and swindling a prominent businessman out of 10 million shillings ($100,000) in yet another high-profile corruption case.

Five killed in plane crash in Kenya: police

Five killed in plane crash in Kenya: police

Five people have died after a small plane carrying them from Kenya's Maasai Mara nature reserve crashed in the west of the country, police said Wednesday.

Qatar Chamber in talks with Kenyan trade delegation to boost bilateral ties

Qatar Chamber in talks with Kenyan trade delegation to boost bilateral ties

Private sector leader Qatar Chamber has encouraged businessmen in the country to explore investment opportunities Kenya is offering in the fields of agriculture, industry, and oil and gas, among others.