Thursday, October 21, 2021

Kenya

Kenyan police arrest husband of slain running star Tirop

Emmanuel Rotich was arrested while fleeing, cops say.

Kenyan athlete found dead with stab wounds

Agnes Tirop was a double world 10,000m bronze medallist and 2015 world cross-county champion who also finished fourth in the 5,000m at the Tokyo Olympics.

Kenya arrests ‘bloodthirsty vampire’ over child killings

His victims were drugged and drained of their blood and some of them strangled, police say.

Jumbos jet ‘home’: African elephants born and raised in English zoo to fly to Kenya

After the mammoth task of getting them to Kenya, the herd will be rewilded in the bush 'where they belong'.

Kenya bans its runners from Tanzania marathon over Covid-19 fears

The Tanzanian government has been criticised for downplaying the seriousness of the pandemic and refusing to take tough measures against it.

Kenyan trafficker extradited to US after endangered animal poaching sting

He was arrested in Kenya after police intercepted two rhinoceros horns sold to an American cop posing as a buyer from New York.

Kenya braces for second wave – of ravenous locusts

The unstoppable, voracious swarms destroy all crops and pasture in their path, exacerbating food shortages.

Africa heads for second wave amid vaccine worries

African health officials say the continent will suffer as richer countries buy up vaccine supplies.

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