Number of Kenyans going hungry doubles to 3m: Red Cross

2017-03-28 15:00

The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, says the Red Cross, as the impact of a devastating drought worsens.

31 militants killed in attack by Kenya's military in Somalia

2017-03-27 18:51

Kenya's military says it has killed 31 al-Shabaab extremists in a raid in Baadhade district in southern Somalia

East African bloc: Members to allow Somali refugees to work

2017-03-26 18:11

East Africa's regional bloc says it gradually will allow the hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees sheltering in its countries to work and will include them in planning efforts.

The case of Kenya: will technology deliver a free and fair election?

2017-03-20 21:02

In a political environment where voters are increasingly attuned to instances of polling malpractice, African states are grudgingly adopting technology as a barrier to election fraud, writes John Walubengo.

WATCH: African hand-made artwork used to 'uplift communities'

2017-03-19 11:16

Shopping for African hand-made artwork and products has been made easier by a group of young technological savvy Africans who are based in Cape Town.

Kenya's president deploys military to quell drought violence

2017-03-17 17:34

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered the military to be deployed to the volatile counties of Baringo and Laikipia to calm deadly violence fueled by drought.

Kenya govt abusing rights to privacy in counter-terrorism

2017-03-16 18:19

An international human rights organisation says security agencies are violating the rights of privacy of Kenyans in counter terrorism operations

EXCLUSIVE: Slain British rancher 'tried in vain to reach out to pastoral herders' in Kenya

2017-03-16 06:06

A British rancher who was killed by pastoral herders two weeks ago in Kenya apparently "tried in vain to reach out to the herders for talks to resolve the issue of their illegal stay in his expansive 24 000 acre ranch".

Kenyan officials say 13 killed in clashes between herders

2017-03-15 17:59

Kenyan officials say at least 13 people have been killed and four others have been wounded in the volatile Rift Valley county of Baringo, where a drought has increased cattle rustling.

Chad's Faki assumes African Union leadership, pledges reform

2017-03-14 22:02

Chad's former foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has assumed office as head of the African Union Commission, pledging to reform the institution and tackle the continent's many crises.


Collective land tenure is under threat in Kenya. Why it needs to be protected

2017-03-27 21:00

In Kenya there's increasing individualisation of land tenure in pastoral areas. This will hurt the communities in the long term because it doesn't enhance sustainable productive practices, writes Timothy Njagi Njeru.

Can Kenya ensure national security while still admitting refugees?

2017-03-27 12:35

Kenya says it will appeal a high court ruling blocking the closure of the Dadaab refugee camp. The country must now weigh national security against its international obligations, writes Juliet Okoth.

Kenya sells first ever mobile government bonds

2017-03-23 21:00

Kenya, a pioneer in mobile money, has began selling the first ever government bonds via mobile phone, allowing anyone from teachers to shop owners to invest and fund infrastructure projects.

At least 10 killed in latest Kenya drought clash

2017-03-20 10:00

At least 10 people have been killed in the latest clashes in drought-hit Kenya between rural communities fighting over pasture to graze their animals, police say.

Tanzania offers 500 doctors to ease Kenya health crisis

2017-03-18 17:30

Tanzania has agreed to send 500 doctors to Kenya after a 100-day doctors' strike that paralysed health services in the neighbouring country.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Nigeria, Somalia

2017-03-16 19:21

A crocodile has killed and eaten an 8-year-old child in Zimbabwe, and a Nigerian lawmaker says the "good relations" between President Zuma and his Nigerian counterpart President Buhari should "rub off" onto the citizens

Kenyans are still oppressed by archaic colonial laws

2017-03-16 15:31

The idea behind much of Kenya’s legislation enacted by the colonialists was to separate whites from other races. So why are these laws still on the books?

Kenya becomes latest African nation to ban plastic bags

2017-03-15 19:47

Kenya's government is banning the manufacture and import of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging.

Two very different responses to Uber - Kenya and South Africa

2017-03-15 13:13

Global ride sharing app Uber, is experiencing different development trajectories in its two major African markets, Kenya and South Africa.

British ranch owner murder suspect held in Kenya

2017-03-14 21:01

A Kenyan court has remanded a suspect in custody over the murder of a British man who was shot dead on his ranch earlier this month.

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