Kenya’s Grand Mosque hosts people of all faiths
27th Oct 2019

Kenya’s Grand Mosque hosts people of all faiths

By Andrew Wasike   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): The largest mosque in East Africa located in the heart of Kenya’s capital Nairobi hosted people of all faiths on Saturday. The people were invited to the Jamia (Grand) Mosque to share their … Continued

Kenya: Thousands of Muslims commemorate terror victims
19th Jan 2019

Kenya: Thousands of Muslims commemorate terror victims

By Andrew Wasike and Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): Thousands of Muslims took to the streets on Friday to show solidarity with the victims of a deadly terror attack on a Nairobi hotel compound Tuesday that killed at least … Continued

Kenya: 15 killed as al-Shabaab terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi
16th Jan 2019

Kenya: 15 killed as al-Shabaab terrorists attack hotel in Nairobi

By Andrew Wasike, Magdalene Mukami and Hassan Isilow   NAIROBI, Kenya/JOHANNESBURG (AA): At least fifteen people were killed Tuesday when al-Shabaab terrorists attacked an upscale hotel in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. All the five terrorists have been killed, and a … Continued

Kenya: Muslims at Kenya Medical college barred for wearing hijab
28th Apr 2018

Kenya: Muslims at Kenya Medical college barred for wearing hijab

By Andrew Wasike and Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): Female Muslim students at the Kenya Medical Training College in Mwingi town were denied entry Friday for wearing the hijab. Several female Muslim students at the Kenya Medical Training College … Continued

Kenya: Mandera curfew to be lifted during Ramadan
26th May 2017

Kenya: Mandera curfew to be lifted during Ramadan

Nairobi, Kenya (Friday Bulletin): After being under a dusk-dawn curfew for eight consecutive months, Mandera residents can now breathe a sigh of relief as the government is set to lift the order. This is a reprieve for the residents who … Continued

US deports Somalis, Kenyans over ‘unknown’ reasons
26th Jan 2017

US deports Somalis, Kenyans over ‘unknown’ reasons

By Magdalene Mukami and Andrew Wasike   NAIROBI, (AA): Two Kenyans and 90 Somalis, who were deported from the U.S., arrived in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi Wednesday, a Kenyan official said. Government spokesman Eric Kiraithe confirmed to Anadolu Agency that … Continued

Kenya: 33 dead in shocking road accident in Navasha
12th Dec 2016

Kenya: 33 dead in shocking road accident in Navasha

By Andrew Wasike   NAIROBI (AA): More than 30 people were killed Saturday night in Kenya’s town of Naivasha – 80 kilometers from the capital Nairobi – after a chemical tanker lost control and burst into flames, the State announced … Continued

Kenya: Headscarf ban in schools overturned
9th Sep 2016

Kenya: Headscarf ban in schools overturned

By Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA) A Kenyan court on Thursday overturned a ban on students wearing headscarves, saying they should be able to wear religious attire.The ban had been imposed by Justice Harun Makau of the High Court … Continued

Somalia: Kenyan troops kill 21 al-Shabaab militants
25th May 2016

Somalia: Kenyan troops kill 21 al-Shabaab militants

By Andrew Ross   NAIROBI, (AA): The Kenyan military announced Wednesday that it had killed 21 al-Shabaab militants who had ambushed their convoy, which was headed for the town of Tabda, located in the southern Lower Juba region in Somalia. … Continued

Kenya: Death toll from collapsed building in Nairobi hits 21
3rd May 2016

Kenya: Death toll from collapsed building in Nairobi hits 21

By Andrew Ross   NAIROBI, (AA): Rescue teams in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi have been working around the clock searching for survivors since Friday evening when heavy rains caused a 198-room residential building to collapse. According to the Kenyan … Continued

Kenya honors Muslim who shielded Christians in attack
1st Apr 2016

Kenya honors Muslim who shielded Christians in attack

By Magdalene Mukami. NAIROBI,  (AA) – The late Salah Farah, a Muslim from the town of Mandera in northeastern Kenya was posthumously awarded the Order of the Grand Warrior by Kenyan leader Uhuru Kenyatta for shielding Christians during a terror … Continued

Somalia: Kenyan military kills ’19 al-Shabab militants’
17th Mar 2016

Somalia: Kenyan military kills ’19 al-Shabab militants’

By Andrew Ross   NAIROBI, (AA): At least 19 suspected al-Shabab militants were killed when Kenyan armed forces allegedly countered an attack on a military base in the Somali city of Afmadhow on Wednesday, Kenyan military said. “Today, Kenya Defense … Continued

Kenya: Corruption Kenya’s greatest enemy says Kenyatta
13th Dec 2015

Kenya: Corruption Kenya’s greatest enemy says Kenyatta

By Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, (AA): Kenya’s greatest enemy is corruption, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Saturday as the country marked its republic day. In his address to thousands of people at the Nyayo National Stadium in the Kenyan capital … Continued

Kenya: Poverty, unemployment pave way to radicalisation: Pope
28th Nov 2015

Kenya: Poverty, unemployment pave way to radicalisation: Pope

By Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI,  (AA) – Poverty and unemployment are some of the reasons why the youth join terrorist groups, Pope Francis said in Kenya on Friday. Addressing over 10,000 youth at the Kasarani Stadium in the Kenyan capital of … Continued

Kenya: Muslim scholars detained allegation of radicalising Muslims
7th Oct 2015

Kenya: Muslim scholars detained allegation of radicalising Muslims

By Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, (AA): Kenyan police were given five days on Tuesday to produce evidence against 12 Muslim clerics, local media reported. The Anti-Terror Police Unit had requested 14 days to question the men, who were arrested Sunday … Continued

Kenya: Deadly tribal clashes force thousands to flee
31st Aug 2015

Kenya: Deadly tribal clashes force thousands to flee

By Andrew Ross   NAIROBI, (AA): Four people have been killed and thousands left homeless in Elgeyo-Marakwet County in Kenya’s Rift Valley province since fighting erupted on Saturday — apparently over land disputes — between two rival clans. “My neighbor’s house was … Continued

Kenya appoints first-ever female Muslim army brigadier
15th Aug 2015

Kenya appoints first-ever female Muslim army brigadier

By Magdalene Mukami NAIROBI, (AA): Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has promoted a Muslim woman to the post of brigadier in the country’s military – the first time ever for a woman to hold such a high rank in the Kenya Defense … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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