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Kenya drivers struggle to make ends meet during lockdown
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Kenya: Lack of funds puts conservation projects at risk
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Kenya camps: 500,000 people at risk of contracting COVID-19
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Stigma, fears of quarantine hinder Kenya’s COVID-19 fight
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Locusts in Kenya threaten to cut off food supplies
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Locust kebab anyone? New ways to tackle swarms
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New swarm of locusts brings devastation in Kenya
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Kenya funeral chaos: Fans flee with pop star's body to mourn death
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'Never again': Protesters march against Kenyan police brutality
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Refugee numbers have doubled in last decade - U.N.
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Kenya lockdown measures taking toll on Eid festivities
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Microbe that could control malaria found in Kenya
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Locusts threaten Kenya's food supply chainA team has travelled by helicopter to one of Kenya's most remote corners to search for desert locusts, which threaten to cut off the nation's food supply if not controlled quickly. (July 4)
Kenyan athlete faces jail for forging medical documentsKenyan marathon runner Florence Jepkosgei Chepsoi is facing a jail term for presenting false medical documents to support her case against doping, the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) said on..
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'It feels like me winning the Premier League' - Mike Origi on son DivockFormer Kenya international Mike Origi talks about his pride as his son Divock's Liverpool team secures the Premier League title.
Coronavirus in Kenya: Police kill three in motorcycle taxi protestThe police order the arrest of the officers involved, as they come under scrutiny for excessive force.
Preventing a plague: fighting Kenya's locustsLocust-trackers in Kenya are fighting to control the country's worst invasion of locusts for more than 70 years.
After second round of voting, Kenya wins spot on U.N. Security CouncilKenya was elected to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday, defeating Djibouti in a second-round of voting by the 193-member General Assembly after an initial ballot failed to produce a clear winner.
India, Mexico, Norway, Ireland elected to UN Security CouncilThe UN General Assembly elected on Wednesday four new members of the Security Council for 2021 and 2022, with Canada losing out again and the battle for the African seat going to a second round. India,..
Kenya: Police brutality in the battle against coronavirus in MathareIn one of Kenya's poorest settlements, brutal policing of a curfew is causing more problems than Covid-19.
How the search for an out-of-print book led a refugee to build a hit publishing companyPeter Deng came to Australia as a refugee from South Sudan after spending a decade in a Kenyan refugee camp. He has now established an independent book publishing company at the centre of a worldwide..
John Nzenze: The founder of 'Africa's best band'Kenyan John Nzenze, famous for love songs going back to the 1960s, has died aged 80.
Tear gas fired as crowd seizes Kenya pop star's body to halt hasty COVID funeralHundreds of Kenyans defied tear gas and riot police on Friday to carry off the body of a popular singer, trying to prevent a swift burial under rules for suspected coronavirus cases which the crowd..
Kenya arrests three policemen for dragging woman behind motorbikeKenyan detectives have arrested three police officers for allegedly whipping a woman and dragging her along behind a motorbike, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on Thursday, after..
Kenyan police arrested after dragging suspect by motorbikeThey accused the Kenyan woman of involvement in a robbery, as another man whipped her.
Why Kenyans are begging their president for freedomAbout 1.2 million people have lost their jobs since coronavirus hit the East African state in March.
Burundi says president Nkurunziza has died of heart attackNAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi’s government says President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of a heart attack at age 56. A statement says the president was admitted to a hospital...
‘They have killed us more than corona’: Kenyans protest against police brutalityPeaceful demonstration in Nairobi a response to increase in violence and killings during the coronavirus curfew Photographs by Ed Ram Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A..
On patrol with Kenya's locust huntersKenya faces a race against time to tackle the swarms as the end of the insects' breeding season clashes with harvests.
Viewpoint: What it's like to be an African in the USKenyan journalist Larry Madowo writes about the racism he has experienced in the US.
Coronavirus: Kenyan boy who made hand-washing machine awardedStephen Wamukota came up with a hand-washing machine that helps prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Bill Gates conspiracy theories viral in AfricaJohannesburg: As the novel coronavirus wreaks global havoc, Bill Gates is the new bete noire for conspiracy theorists worldwide including in Africa where a Kenyan politician's false online post has..
'No masks, no gloves': Kenyan government under fire over quarantine centresKenya's government is facing growing criticism over quarantine centres it set up to curb the spread of the coronavirus, with witnesses saying some are squalid and expose residents to the risk of..
Kenya rolls out testing in Nairobi slums, but some fear stigmaKenya is rolling out voluntary public testing for the novel coronavirus in its biggest slum, where some residents say being declared virus-free boosts their chances of getting a job.
Hit by coronavirus, Kenyans turn to car boot commerceMore Kenyans are starting to operate small businesses out of the boots of their cars to make ends meet as the coronavirus crisis has hit jobs and the economy.
Gym closures force Kenyan sports champions to train by roadsideKenya taekwondo champion Vincent Ochieng usually trains in school sports halls in Kisumu, but now he is working out with hundreds of other people on the gritty surface of the western city's biggest..
Coronavirus in Kenya: 'I buried my cousin on Facebook Live'The BBC's Mercy Juma had to watch her cousin's burial online - until her internet connection failed.
U.S. reaches consensus with Sudan on 'contours' of future claims dealThe United States and Sudan have reached a common understanding on the "contours" of a future bilateral claims agreement linked to the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania,..
Kenya floods uproot families, disrupt fishing, farming communitiesGrandmother Millicent Agata's small farm has disappeared entirely under the floodwaters of a swollen Lake Victoria, forcing her family to join tens of thousands of other Kenyans seeking shelter from..
Sudan 'must pay' US East African embassy attack victimsThe US Supreme Court rules in favour of damages over the 1998 bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
Sudan Must Pay Billions to Terrorism Victims, Supreme Court RulesIn a unanimous ruling, the court said a 2008 law allowing punitive damages applied retroactively to 1998 bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
U.S. Supreme Court heaps more damages on Sudan in embassy bombing casesThe U.S. Supreme Court dealt a legal setback to Sudan on Monday, ruling that the African nation cannot avoid punitive damages it was ordered to pay in lawsuits accusing it of complicity in the 1998 al..
Kenya closes borders to Tanzania and Somalia over coronavirusKenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday banned movement across the country's borders with Tanzania and Somalia to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta bans movement to Tanzania and Somalia over COVID-19Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday ordered a cessation of movement between the country and neighbouring Tanzania and Somalia to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Taps run dry in Kenya's capital as coronavirus spreadsRachel Wanjiru was already struggling to get enough water to wash her children's hands during the coronavirus lockdown - then a landslide knocked out the supply near her home in Nairobi's Kangemi slum.
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Malaria-Blocking Microbe Discovered Living In Some African MosquitoesA microbe present in wild populations of Kenya’s Anopheles mosquito – a key vector of malaria – has been shown to block the transmission of malaria from insects to human, suggesting it may be a..
Italian aid worker kidnapped in Kenya in 2018 returns homeSilvia Romano, 25, was freed on Saturday in Somalia, in an operation by Italy's secret services.
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Kenya and Uganda hit by power blackout, electricity back in most of KenyaKenya and Uganda were hit by power blackouts on Saturday, and Kenya Power said the outage on its grid was caused by a fault on a high voltage line but that it had restored supply to most parts of the..
Kenya and Uganda hit by power blackoutKenya and Uganda were hit by a power blackout on Saturday, and Kenya Power said the outage on Kenya's grid was caused by a fault on a high voltage line.
Kenya and Uganda hit by deadly floodingHeavy rains across the region have also destroyed homes, crops and some infrastructure.
Coronavirus in Kenya: Fearing 'money heists' amid pandemicKenyans are afraid that money set aside to tackle the virus is being misspent, writes Waihiga Mwaura.
Kenya urges Somalia to speedily investigate fatal plane crashKenya on Tuesday called for an urgent investigation into the fatal crash of a private cargo plane in Somalia amid unconfirmed reports it may have been shot down.
Conservation in crisis: ecotourism collapse threatens communities and wildlifeFrom Kenya to the Seychelles, coronavirus has dealt a devastating blow to efforts to protect endangered wildlife How Covid-19 could push mountain gorillas back to the brink From the vast plains of the..
Coronavirus: Kenyans moved by widow cooking stones for childrenJobless because of coronavirus restrictions, she hoped they would fall asleep waiting for their meal.
Most Kenyan regions ill-prepared to tackle COVID-19 pandemic, senate warnsMost of Kenya's 47 local authorities are not properly equipped to deal with the coronavirus health crisis, which weakens the country's fight against the pandemic, a senate committee warned.
Lesbians, gays live in fear of attacks in Kenyan refugee campEva Nabagala hoped she and her young son would be safe from her family when they fled Uganda for a Kenyan refugee camp - but instead, the 28-year-old says she was attacked and raped there as punishment..
Ken Walibora: How Kenya's 'king' of Swahili writing inspired meKen Walibora died on 10 April and left behind a generation of Kenyans who grew up on his books.
Spray it, don't say it: Kenya graffiti artists spread health messageA six-foot image of a sad-eyed man, baseball cap askew and mask covering his nose and mouth is spray painted on a building in a Nairobi slum. Next to it are the words “Corona is real”.
Coronavirus: Kenya quarantine escapees arrested while drinking at barThe pair were found drinking in a bar which had defied orders to close to halt the spread of Covid-19.