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Forensic police officers investigate an abandoned car alleged to have been used by militants in the dusitD2 attack in Nairobi, Kenya. Photograph: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images

Kenyan bomb disposal experts have found and safely detonated an explosive left over from the extremist attack on a Nairobi luxury hotel and office com(...)

Kenyan security forces evacuate people after a bomb blast at a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, on Tuesday. Photograph: Kabir Dhanji/AFP/Getty Images

Predrag Amidzic was looking out his office window at the Dusit complex in Nairobi on Tuesday when a terrorist’s bomb was detonated in the courtyard be(...)

Kenyan security forces walk outside the DusitD2 Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya on Wednesday. Photograph: Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images.

Kenya’s president sought to restore calm on Wednesday, saying that a deadly attack by suspected al-Shabaab militants on a hotel complex in Nairobi was(...)

 Special forces protect people at the scene of an explosion at a hotel complex in Nairobi. Photograph: Luis Tato/AFP/Getty Images

Al-Shabaab, the Somali Islamist group linked to al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for a suspected terrorist attack on a hotel and office complex in Nai(...)

“It’s the stuff of bad novels that you come within 10 minutes of being released and then you’re told you’re staying.” Photograph: AP/Stock

In June 2012 Irishman John said goodbye to his wife and two daughters and left for work. A few hours later he was sitting in a Kenyan police station b(...)

Former minister for communications Denis Naughten did not influence or seek to influence the conduct of the broadband tender process in favour of Granahan McCourt Capital, or otherwise, the independent auditor found.

Former minister for communications Denis Naughten did not influence, or seek to influence, the tender process of the national broadband plan during me(...)

Dr Chloe Schwenke: I was fired from my job when I transitioned, and my marriage fell apart. Photograph: Mark Stedman

To look at her, you couldn’t guess Chloe Schwenke’s age accurately. Tall and slim, with straight shoulder-length hair and a strong face, she’s an eloq(...)

Colonial chic?: Melania Trump in her pith helmet and whites in Nairobi. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Are we allowed to talk about Melania Trump’s outfits, or is it too belittling? I can’t keep up any more. – Daniel, by email Ooh, it’s a tricky one, i(...)

First lady Melania Trump on a safari at Nairobi National Park in  Kenya. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Melania Trump has prompted consternation, some anger and much derision by choosing a pith helmet – a symbol of colonial rule across Africa – as headwe(...)

At the giraffe sanctuary in Nairobi. Photograph: Fionn McCann

Ever been kissed by a giraffe? Well, I took the bit between my teeth so to speak at the Giraffe Centre in Nairobi, one of the city’s premier tourist d(...)

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