Kevin Sieff

Bureau chiefNairobi


The harsh warning came as the announcement of results in the hard-fought race began to trickle in.

  • Mar 30, 2015

Nigerians celebrated a relatively peaceful election day, but worried about fraud and possible violence.

  • Mar 29, 2015

Boko Haram insurgents pose a threat, as do voters who could erupt into protest if their candidate loses.

  • Mar 28, 2015

Presidential candidates have pledged to defeat the extremist group but many worry about its reach.

  • Mar 27, 2015

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous and oil-rich country, and the elections may affect not just this country but others in West Africa.

  • Mar 27, 2015

The reports came with elections just days away and the government claiming success in the multinational campaign against the militant group.

  • Mar 25, 2015

After losing 29 relatives, Josephine Dolley took in six orphans and is determined to provide for them despite Liberia’s economic crisis.

  • Mar 23, 2015

The epidemic might be fading in West Africa, but U.S.-funded scientists in Congo fear a new one could be lurking in the remote rain forest among jungle animals.

  • Mar 19, 2015

Adan Garaar, a senior leader in the militant group, may have been killed in the strike in Somalia, officials say.

  • Mar 13, 2015

After years with extremists, they had “a blankness in their eyes” and spoke Arabic.

  • Mar 13, 2015
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Kevin Sieff became the Post’s Nairobi bureau chief in 2014, after covering Afghanistan as the bureau chief in Kabul for two years. Prior to joining the Post, he worked in the Washington bureau of the Financial Times and covered immigration from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. Sieff is a graduate of Brown University and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
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