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Business as usual in robust Kenya

But the attack on the Westgate mall is likely to rebound on tourism, the country’s Achilles heel.

Terror in Kenya: The ‘White Widow’ and the SA link

Home affairs says Samantha Lewthwaite's passport was "cancelled" in 2011 as fear grows in Jo'burg's "Little Mogadishu".

Westgate siege: Briton arrested ‘not of significant interest’

Britain's top diplomat in Kenya has said the arrest of a Briton following the Westgate mall shooting is not significant for investigations.

Brit arrested after Westgate attack in Nairobi

The British Foreign Office has confirmed that a British man has been arrested in Kenya following the siege at Westgate mall that has left dozens dead.

Teju Cole on Nigeria and attacks in Kenya

Percy Zvomuya speaks to Nigerian-American writer Teju Cole, who was in South Africa for the Open Book Festival.

Westgate shooting: Kenya’s defeated the militants, says Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta has responded to the Nairobi shopping mall attack, saying militants have "defeated our attackers".

Somalia’s UN envoy seeks resources to counter al-Shabab

Nicholas Kay, UN special representative for Somalia, says troops in the East African country require more resources to combat al-Shabab.

Al-Shabab ‘still holding their ground’ at Westgate mall

Despite Kenyan officials claiming to be in the final push at Nairobi's Westgate mall, al-Shabab have said they are "still holding their ground".

Kenya: SA investigates alleged forged passport of ‘White Widow’

The home affairs department says it is probing a report that one of the suspects behind the Westgate mall seige travelled using a forged SA passport.

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