Kenya


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

Raila Odinga: Kenya's tenacious, veteran politician

2017-04-28 10:55

At an age when most would be retired, Raila Odinga, Kenya's veteran opposition leader and one-time prime minister, is to run again for president - his fourth bid to become head of state.

1 person dies in Kenya's primary elections

2017-04-26 20:33

A Kenyan police official says one person has died and another was injured in hotly contested primary elections in the capital Nairobi

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The world's last male northern white rhino gets a Tinder profile?

Wildlife conservationists in Kenya have created a Tinder profile for the world’s last-remaining male northern white rhino, in an effort to raise money towards alternative breeding methods. Watch.

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Kenyan court extends primaries deadline

2017-04-25 14:56

Kenyan political parties have reportedly been given a five days extension to nominate their candidates for the upcoming general elections in August, after a successful court ruling.

Bus-truck crash in Kenya kills at least 26

2017-04-25 11:01

At least 26 people were killed and many others injured in a head-on crash between a bus and a truck on the highway between Nairobi and Kenya's second city Mombasa, says police.

Kenya’s history of election violence is threatening to repeat itself

2017-04-24 17:03

As party primaries have kicked off in Kenya in the run-up to the county's general election in August, the ghost of violence past has reared its ugly head causing deep divisions along tribal lines,writes Sekou Toure Otondi.

First large-scale malaria vaccine trials for Africa

2017-04-24 12:35

A new malaria vaccine will be tested on a large scale in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi, the World Health Organization has said, with 360 000 children to be vaccinated between 2018 and 2020.

Remittances to Africa set to double

2017-04-23 07:30

WorldRemit, a British money transfer operator, sees revenue from transactions involving Africans doubling by 2020 as more people on the continent access payment platforms via mobile devices and as expatriates send cash home.

Kenyan army attacks al-Shabaab base

2017-04-22 07:12

The Kenyan army says it killed a number of al-Shabaab fighters in a dawn raid in neighbouring Somalia.

 

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.

Kenya opposition names Raila Odinga as presidential candidate

2017-04-28 09:09

Veteran political leader and former prime minister Raila Odinga has been named Kenya's opposition presidential candidate for August's elections, at a large rally in the capital Nairobi.

New South Sudan fighting displaces 25 000 people

2017-04-26 18:55

A spokesperson for the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders says more than 25 000 people have been displaced by fighting in the South Sudan town of Kodok.

The role of NGOs in Africa: are they a force for good?

2017-04-26 12:09

Non-governmental organisations are criticised for pandering to the whims of the donor community at the expense of local populations. The real question is: can they bring about real change?, writes Sally Matthews.

What Africa still needs to do to eliminate malaria

2017-04-25 11:01

Eliminating malaria in Africa has been held back by a range of factors, including a lack of funds and drug and insecticide resistance challenges, writes Willis Simon Akhwale,

2 suspects dead after author, conservationist shot in Kenya

2017-04-24 21:24

Two suspects were killed by security agencies after the shooting of Italian-born author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann, says officials.

Suspects held after author, conservationist shot in Kenya

2017-04-24 16:16

Kenyan authorities say some suspects have been arrested in the shooting of author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann after tensions with herders seeking pasture amid the country's drought.

Renowned author, conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya

2017-04-23 12:55

The Italian born author and conservationist, Kuki Gallmann has reportedly been shot by herders who invaded her privately owned ranch in Kenya.

Kenyan army: 52 al-Shabaab fighters killed in Somalia

2017-04-22 13:02

Kenya's military has said it killed 52 fighters with the extremist group al-Shabaab during an early morning attack on a camp in neighbouring Somalia.

Drought-hit Somalia moves closer to famine, says aid group

2017-04-21 11:18

Life-threatening child malnutrition rates are rising to alarming levels in drought-hit Somalia, the international aid group Save the Children has said

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