Forty years ago, the hirola numbered in the thousands. But through famine, war, and bad policy, their numbers have dropped to a mere 400 individuals.
Need to defend a strongman up for crimes against humanity charges? Kenya has the answer.
An increasingly supportive church and other signs suggest Kenya may be departing from its neighbors in the region.
Kenya’s Westgate Mall siege has increased suspicion of Somali refugees, who now are confronting a repatriation pact that urges them to return to a country many don’t even know.
Silencing the press got serious after local media reported that Army troops looted the Westgate Mall after the Al Shabab massacre.
The soon-to-be-retired railway opened up the East African interior a century ago, connecting it to the coast, the port and the world.
The only Ghanaian killed in Kenya’s Westgate mall was a poet, statesman, and professor who crafted a distinctive way to write about the world.
President Uhuru Kenyatta wants to delay or alter his International Criminal Court trial for crimes against humanity, set for November.
US officials are not confirming reports that ‘two or three’ Americans were among the Kenya mall attackers, but if it is true, it could have legal and security implications for the US.
Shoppers caught up in the assault on an upscale Nairobi mall tell GlobalPost where they were when the attack started — and how they managed to survive.
The Somalia-based Al Shabab has produced slick recruitment videos targeting Somali-Americans. Even before the Kenya mall attack, officials were monitoring the terror group’s reach into the US.
Islamist terrorists were still holding dozens of hostages Sunday in Nairobi’s upscale Westgate mall. The attack is the worst Kenya has confronted since 1998.
Scientists say the aquifer may have enough water to fill the parched area’s needs indefinitely.
Vice President William Ruto of Kenya said he is not responsible for ‘organizing and coordinating’ local gangs that killed some 1,300 in 2007 and 2008.
But indicted President Kenyatta and Vice President Ruto say they will still appear before the ICC.
Kenyan court’s landmark 2-1/2 year sentence is a major shift from the small fines that ivory smugglers have faced in the past.
More than a century after thousands died building a 600 mile African rail for Great Britain, Beijing and Nairobi will give it a try.
All flights to and from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport were canceled or diverted Wednesday after a massive fire at east Africa’s biggest transport hub.
Kenya’s teachers are demanding that a pay raise from 16 years ago gets implemented. Kids are not in class, and parents are angry.
Mogadishu says Nairobi is creating an autonomous state of Jubaland on its border and backing a hand-picked warlord to run it. It’s asking Kenyan troops to leave.