Rescue workers walk near a Nairobi-bound bus that was ambushed outside Mandera town, near Kenya’s border with Somalia and Ethiopia yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

Kenyan security forces have pursued and killed more than 100 militants and destroyed their camp in Somalia after the ambush of a Nairobi-bound bus tha(...)

Emergency services at the scene where attackers ambushed a Nairobi-bound bus outside Mandera town, near Kenya’s border with Somalia and Ethiopia on Saturday. Photograph:
Reuters

A primary school headteacher who was the only survivor of the Kenya bus massacre has said he was saved because his would-be killers became confused as(...)

According to Kenya’s National Disaster Operations Centre the attack happened around 30kms from the town of Mandera, marked on the map with the red dot. Image: Google maps

Attackers ambushed a bus and killed 28 people early today in northeast Kenya, police and the Ministry of Interior said.It was not immediately clear w(...)

The large number of young people living in today’s world has been said to present an opportunity to accelerate economic growth for decades to come. Photograph: Alan Betson

Every day 39,000 girls under 18 years will become child brides, while 36 per cent of women worldwide have experienced sexual violence, according to th(...)

Kenya’s David Rudisha, 800m world record holder and Olympic champion, with his coach Br Colm O’Connell. The Mallow man believes it is time for the Kenyan athletics federation to take action. Photograph: Getty Images

It’s rainy season in Iten, and dark clouds can linger, for days, blanketing the village that lies perched at 7,875ft on the western escarpment of Keny(...)

Loah: ‘You have to nourish yourself with anything that inspires you because that’s where your creativity comes from.’ Photograph: Eve North

Sallay Matu Garnett lives in two different worlds. The Dublin-based soul singer’s artistic flair is evident in her striking look and vibrant clothi(...)

Ireland and Kenya have been appointed by the United Nations to lead international negotiations over the coming year on new international development targets - covering matters such as poverty and education - for the period to 2030. Photographed is a a student raising her hand in a primary school in Baghdad. Photograph: Ahmed Saad/Reuters.

Ireland and Kenya have been appointed by the United Nations to lead international negotiations over the coming year on new international development t(...)

Nurse Kaci Hickox and   her boyfriend Ted Wilbur speak with the media in Fort Kent, Maine yesterday.  Photograph: Reuters

A US judge has lifted a quarantine on an American nurse, ruling in favour of the 33-year-old woman whose health has become a battleground between go(...)

South Lokichar Basin activity continued with exploration and appraisal drilling and well testing

Tullow Oil said on Thursday that the Kodos-1 exploration well in the Kerio Basin in Kenya has encountered oil shows.The oil and gas producer said rese(...)

 Dr Anne Merriman’s calling grew into helping bring palliative care to the underprivileged. Photograph: Eric Luke

Anne Merriman looks at least 20 years younger than her actual age of 79, an impression reinforced because she also speaks with the passion and intensi(...)