Election season offers a reminder that Kenya remains deeply sexist

2017-05-22 18:03

Kenya's progressive 2010 Constitution brought improved women's representation in Parliament and public life. But historical prejudices remain, always more intensely apparent during elections, writes Beatrice Akala.

Top Africa stories: Mugabe, Bashir, Mali

2017-05-20 10:00

A video showing president Mugabe struggling to climb a small staircase a has gone viral, and Omar al-Bashir will not join an Islamic summit in Saudi Arabia with Donald Trump.

Kenya sets subsidies as food prices become election issue

2017-05-17 20:01

Kenya has announced steps to rein in food prices that are rising at the fastest pace in five years and hurting the pockets of consumers.

2 cops in hospital after 'engaging in gun fight at a bar'

2017-05-16 18:58

Two Kenyan police officers were reportedly admitted in hospital after they engaged in a gun fight while drinking at a local bar in Karen.

Kenya bus accident kills 19

2017-05-13 16:01

At least 19 people were killed in a crash between a bus and two trucks early in Kenya, says police.

2 quarry workers killed in suspected extremist attack

2017-05-12 19:19

A Kenyan government official says two quarry workers have been shot dead and one is missing in a suspected extremist attack in the northern county of Mandera.

Kenyans to secure loans using livestock

2017-05-11 20:13

Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta has reportedly approved a law that allows low income earners to secure loans from banks using movable assets such as livestock, fridges and even TVs as collateral.

Kenya police: 4 held in S Sudan for attempting to join ISIS

2017-05-10 12:30

A Kenyan official says South Sudanese security agents have arrested three Kenyans and a Somali refugee for allegedly attempting to go to Libya to join the ISIS.

Kenya police probe if teen was in social media suicide game

2017-05-09 12:06

Kenya police are investigating the case of a teenager who apparently was influenced to kill himself through a social media suicide challenge.

Why brutalising food vendors hits Africa’s growing cities where it hurts

2017-04-28 15:41

The harassment of informal food vendors by national and municipal governments remains a major impediment to improving the resilience of the urban poor in African cities, writes Danielle Resnick


Kenya govt fails to heed corn-miller stocks warning

2017-05-22 11:47

Kenyan corn millers have warned the government that the country faced a shortage of the staple that’s left strategic reserves at less than a day’s supply.

Kenya health authorities issue alert over cholera in capital

2017-05-19 11:30

A Kenyan health official says the government has issued an alert over a cholera outbreak in the capital after five cases of the disease were confirmed and three other suspected cases were being investigated.

Four killed in Kenyan car bomb attack

2017-05-16 22:01

At least four people died when their vehicle set off an improvised explosive device in a small Kenyan town near the border with Somalia, says police.

Al-Shabaab kill chief in Kenya's north; 2 police missing

2017-05-16 18:00

A Kenyan official says gunmen suspected to be al-Shabaab Islamic extremists have killed an administrative chief in an attack in Kenya's north that left two Kenya police reservists missing.

Top Africa stories: I Coast, Kenya, Zim

2017-05-12 20:28

Gun fire erupts in Ivory Coast after soldiers who mutinied in January apologised to President Alassane Ouattara, and Mujuru together with Tsvangirai are in talks to lead a united opposition alliance to try to unseat Mugabe.

Wounded author Kuki Gallmann vows return to Kenyan ranch

2017-05-12 15:54

Blood was already pooling in the seat of her car when a second bullet tore through the driver's door and thumped into Kuki Gallmann's abdomen.

US suspends aid to Kenya's health ministry over corruption

2017-05-10 13:17

The US embassy in Kenya says it has suspended aproximately $21m in assistance to Kenya's ministery of health because of concerns about corruption.

Kenya warns citizens against travelling to SA, cites 'rising wave of crime'

2017-05-09 14:41

The Kenyan government has reportedly issued a travel warning to Kenyans planning to travel to South Africa, urging them to be wary of "a rising wave of crime".

Kenya government 'hostile' to rights activists: report

2017-05-03 13:09

The government of Kenya is hostile towards human rights activists and organisations, according to a report that warned of safety concerns ahead of the country's August 8 elections.

Kenya's opposition alliance aims to unseat ruling party

2017-04-28 11:57

Kenya's opposition lined up behind a single candidate, veteran political leader Raila Odinga, strengthening their challenge to the government in August's polls.

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