The High Court in Kenya has blocked the government's bid to close Dadaab, the largest refugee camp in the world. The Kenyan government had hoped to close Dadaab by the end of November but as the day approached, the registered refugees living there were...
Brendan Bannon’s images of Dadaab, Kenya are featured in the MoMA’s ongoing group exhibition, “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter.”
Kenya has threatened it before, but this time it looks like it's serious — it is preparing to close a camp home to more than half a million refugees. Many face a dangerous repatriation to Somalia.
Kenyan security forces have killed 10 suspected al-Shabaab Islamist militants while US forces in Somalia launched an airstrike on Thursday that killed another five fighters from the group.
The UN has said the closure of Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp, would have severe humanitarian consequences. But the bishop of Garissa, site of this month's university massacre, has backed the call.
An electricity transformer exploded Sunday morning at the University of Nairobi campus, causing a stampede by students who feared al Shabaab was attacking the school.