Rashid Charles Mberesero stands in the dock with Osman Abdi Dakane, Sahal Diriye Hussein, Hassan Aden Hassan, Mohamed Abdi Abikar at the Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi. Photograph: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters

Five men were charged on Thursday in connection with an attack by Somali Islamist gunmen on Garissa university in northeast Kenya that killed 148 stud(...)

A genuine zebra crossing on the Massai Mara in Kenya

One of the biggest risks I found travelling through Kenya was the ever-present threat of getting all poetic. It happened when we got out of our jeep t(...)

 Kenyans sit around candles and messages for the victims of the  Garissa University College killings as they  attend a candlelight vigil held for the 148 people who died in the attack. Photograph: Dai Kurokawa/EPA.

Kenyan university students marched in the capital on Tuesday to demand more security from the government after gunmen killed 148 people at a campus i(...)

A woman prays during a special Easter mass at the Holy Family Basilica Catholic Church for the victims of the Garissa University attack in Nairobi. Photograph:Thomas Mukoya/Reuters

The Kenyan air force has bombed two al Shabaab camps in Somalia, a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) source said, in the first major military response to las(...)

A group of Kenya Defence Force soldiers arrive in Garissa University College in Garissa on Saturday. Some 148 people died in an attack on the campus on Thursday and militant group al Shabaab has said it is planning further attacks. Photograph: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters.

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Saturday that those behind an attack in which al Shabaab Islamist militants killed 148 people at a university(...)

African Union (AU) soldiers from Uganda rest in the town of Kurtunwarey in Somalia. Somali government and AU troops have been engaging al-Shabaab militants as part of their military offensive dubbed ‘Indian Ocean’ aiming to oust the Islamist militant groupfrom its last major hideouts in the southern parts of the country. Photograph: AP Photo/Tobin Jones/African Union Mission to Somalia

The United States conducted a suspected drone strike in southern Somalia targeting senior leaders of the Islamic militant group al-Shabaab as the Pen(...)

Residents gather near the scene of a massacre by  gunmen in the coastal Kenyan town of Mpeketoni. Photograph: Joseph Okanga/Reuters

Somali-linked Islamist militants killed at least eight people in a second night of attacks on Kenya’s coast, after a raid on the town of Mpeketoni le(...)

Security forces search for gunmen at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya last September. Photograph: Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

Four people have been charged over the terrorist attack on Westgate Mall in Kenya, which killed 67 people.Charges against the four Somali nationals in(...)

Film review: Captain Phillips

Ever since Paul Greengrass emerged as a feature director with Bloody Sunday and The Bourne Supremacy, we have enjoyed making jokes about seasicknes(...)

Demonstrators protest against the killing of British soldier Lee Rigby, outside the Woolwich barracks in southeast London yesterday. Photograph: Olivia Harris/Reuters.

Three men who were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby have been released (...)