Nairobi Area

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Shanghai skyline: diplomats who have had intensive language training might expect to spend a significant part of their careers in a region where that language is important. Photograph: Bloomberg

The mood around Iveagh House, the splendid St Stephen’s Green headquarters of the Department of Foreign Affairs, is unusually buoyant these days, not (...)

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(...)

Two suspected militants with guns are seen in Westgate mall, in this still photograph taken from video broadcast on Kenya’s Citizen TV showing closed-circuit television footage. Photograph: Citizen TV/via Reuters TV

Charred bodies found in Kenya’s Westgate Mall may be those of the gunmen who killed more than 60 people in the shopping centre last month, officials b(...)

Kenya is not lobbying other African states to quit the International Criminal Court, its foreign minister said today ahead of an African Union summit (...)

“We are like rubbish in this country” is an Amnesty International investigation into forced evictions in Nairobi, which is home to an estimated 3.1 million inhabitants, half of whom live in slums or informal settlements. Photograph: Antony Njuguna/Reuters

Thousands of Nairobi slum dwellers are threatened with eviction from their homes and businesses in the Kenyan capital to facilitate a new European Uni(...)

File photo: Rescue workers in Nairobi, Kenya sift through rubble to find survivors trapped in the remains of Ufundi house which collapsed when a huge bomb went off August 7th, 1998. Senior al Qaeda figure Anas al-Liby, indicted by the United States for his alleged role in the 1998 bombings of US embassies in East Africa, was captured  overnight in Libya by a US team. Photograph: Antony Njuguna/Reuters.

US special forces have struck out against Islamic extremists who carried out terrorist attacks in East Africa, snatching a Libyan al-Qaeda leader alle(...)

Emma Jane Geraghty of the Liberian Solidarity Group and Ifrah Ahmed, campaigner on the issue of Female Genital Mutilation at yesterday’s  Africa-Ireland Economic Conference at the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School in Dublin. Photograph: Frank Miller

Ireland must move away from a donor-recipient relationship with Africa towards one of partnership and collaboration, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign(...)

Nothing fills the tabloid media (and certain members of the public) with such unbridled joy as the prospect of a woman to demonise. When the woman is (...)

Relatives and friends carry the coffin of Ruhila Adatia Sood, a Radio Africa television and radio presenter, during her funeral ceremony today. The country is observing three days of national mourning as security forces begin the task of clearing and securing the Westgate shopping mall following a four-day siege by militants. Photograph: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images

The death toll from the attack by al-Shabab militants on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi is expected to rise from the current level of 67, with (...)

Massive damage in the wake of the assault on  the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Photograph: New York Times

The Kenyan authorities are holding eight people in connection with the major weekend attack on a Nairobi shopping mall, while three others who had bee(...)

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