President Barack Obama has told Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta that the US would increase its support to Kenya to help smother al-Shabab.
"People are being lifted out of poverty, incomes are up, the middle class is growing and young people like you are harnessing technology."
Kenya's government is undermining press freedom with journalists threatened "almost weekly", a report by a media rights organisation shows.
Kenya has frozen the bank accounts of 85 individuals and entities suspected to be financing terrorism in the country, including money transfer firms.
a law that promotes censorship and allows authorities to crack down on suspected terrorists, impeding on human rights, set to be passed in Kenya.
ICC Prosecutor says the UN Security Council made no effort to end the conflict in Sudan, making it difficult to investigate.
The International Criminal Court convened its annual meeting, focusing on the negative perception that Africans have about the role of the court.
The International Criminal Court says there is not enough evidence to put the Kenyan president on trial for alleged crimes against humanity.
Kenya's president has removed the country's interior minister and police chief, hours after Somalia's Shebab rebels carried out a fresh massacre.
Kenya's president was given a red carpet welcome when he returned from the ICC, where he was questioned over post-election violence in 2007 and 2008.
While prosecutors at the ICC seek access to Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's bank and phone records, his government denies intimidating witnesses.
Uhuru Kenyatta is travelling to The Hague as the first sitting president to appear before the ICC as he faces charges of crimes against humanity.
A governor and several other suspects have been arrested in connection with the coastal massacres in Kenya.
President Uhuru Kenyatta says "hatemongers" carried out deadly raids on Mpeketoni and Poromoko, despite al-Shabab claiming responsibility.
Nearly all African leaders who are beneficiaries of dynasty politics have been educated abroad.
Kenya's President was referring to the violence in S Sudan, but stopped short of spelling out any action to end the increasingly ethnic slaughter.
A group of survivors of sexual violence committed after Kenya's violence-hit 2007 elections has taken the government to court.
The African Union has closed ranks in demanding that the ICC drop criminal proceedings against sitting presidents.
The UN Security Council is to vote on a resolution calling for crimes against humanity charges against Kenya's leaders to be deferred.