Immigration officials were holding the American and the Canadian at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, a police official told AP

Map. History of Africa conflict

23 November 2017
Photos from the scene of Dar al Farooq, an Islamic Center in Bloomington, MN, run by the Somali community which was 'bombed' earlier today.3 month ago
Photos from the scene of Dar al Farooq, an Islamic Center in Bloomington, MN, run by the Somali community which was 'bombed' earlier today.
3 month ago
High Commission of Canada providing consular assistance to Canadian detained in Nairobi, Kenya, says Global Affairs Canada
3 month ago
Kagame wins Rwanda election by around 98%: partial results
3 month ago
IS claims to have assasinated Somali intelligence officer in Yacchid neighborhood of Mogadishu Somalia
3 month ago
Suspected Al Shabab gunmen shot killed Galgudud region governor, Mohamed Ali Elmi, in Mogadishu's Yaqshid district-sources
3 month ago
Mogadishu explosion: Two people including a woman killed, five others reportedly wounded. The blast took place near Ambassador
3 month ago
Conflicting reports are coming from the scene of the blast in Mogadishu, reports say Seytuni restuarent has been targeted while others denied
3 month ago
Large explosion has taken place near Ambassador hotel, Maka Al Mukarama road im Mogadishu, Somalia
3 month ago
Al Shabaab claims that its forces have taken control over Lego city in Lower Shabelle, after Ugandan army retreat. Somalia
3 month ago
Reversing previous policy, US just sold attack A-29 Super Tucano planes to Nigeria to fight off Boko Haram
Annotated satellite imagery of the Chinese base in Djibouti3 month ago
Annotated satellite imagery of the Chinese base in Djibouti
Statement from @USAfricaCommand confirms death of Ali Muhammad Hussein in somalia strike; VOA confirmed this from defense official Tuesday3 month ago
Statement from @USAfricaCommand confirms death of Ali Muhammad Hussein in somalia strike; VOA confirmed this from defense official Tuesday
3 month ago
Somalia drone strike UPDATE: Pentagon now says Ali Jabal, senior al-Shabaab terrorist, killed in July 30th strike, statement
3 month ago
Al-Shabab retake the strategic Leego town shortly after AU peacekeepers withdrew early Friday: residents
3 month ago
UN reports 251 killings in DR Congo's Kasai, 62 children among dead
3 month ago
Reports @amisomsomalia troops withdraw from Leego town, Al Shabab retakes the town immediately
Tunisia- latest al-Naba references July 30 ISIS IED attack against TAF vehicle in Jabel3 month ago
Tunisia- latest al-Naba references July 30 ISIS IED attack against TAF vehicle in Jabel
Guinea: photo of yesterday's protest march in the capital Conakry3 month ago
Guinea: photo of yesterday's protest march in the capital Conakry
The Prudence and the 127 people rescued today will stay in the SAR area tonight in order to be ready for rescues in the morning.3 month ago
The Prudence and the 127 people rescued today will stay in the SAR area tonight in order to be ready for rescues in the morning.
3 month ago
Withdrawal of Ugandan troops from Leego underway, regional admin wasn't informed: minister
3 month ago
Residents in Leego say Ugandan troops stationed there are "preparing to vacate" town; Leego 120km w of Mogadishu is a crucial base for ops.
3 month ago
South Africa used an intermediary to pay a €3.5-million ransom for the freedom of McGown
3 month ago
A roadside bomb targets Jubaland army convoy in Yontooy district in Lower Jubba region, casualties are reported
3 month ago
Madagascar: 34 young Christians killed in horrific bus crash on their way to pilgrimage
Kenya's Mombasa airport puts on high security alert when a British man carrying 42 bullets arrested while heading to London.3 month ago
Kenya's Mombasa airport puts on high security alert when a British man carrying 42 bullets arrested while heading to London.
3 month ago
Deadly AlShabaab attack hits Kenyan police station in Mandera, leaving a police officer dead and burning vehicles down.
Mali: Stephen McGown, South African national abducted by Al-Qa'ida in 2011 was released - official3 month ago
Mali: Stephen McGown, South African national abducted by Al-Qa'ida in 2011 was released - official
3 month ago
A Mumbai Court sentenced 7 years rigorous imprisonment to 15 Somali pirates after they were convicted for attempt to murder and kidnapping
Guinea: thousands took to the streets of the capital Conakry to demand local elections be held by AlphaConde3 month ago
Guinea: thousands took to the streets of the capital Conakry to demand local elections be held by AlphaConde
Guinea: thousands took to the streets of the capital Conakry to demand local elections be held by AlphaConde
3 month ago
Al-Sisi discusses Libyan crisis with African ministers