Africa

Aid workers claim the Kenyan government is targeting them

Aid organisations in Kenya say they are being targeted by the government. Some aid workers are being denied work permits. In the past the Kenyan government has threatened to send thousands of foreign workers home for not having the right documents

Africa

Kenya rolls out anti-retroviral drug to curb HIV infection

Doctors in Kenya have started prescribing a daily pill to reduce the number of people contracting HIV. The free anti-retroviral medication is being given to anyone with a high risk of exposure to the virus.

Africa

Kenya's former prime minister to run for presidency

Raila Odinga, ex-prime minister, to race against Uhuru Kenyatta in August under National Super Alliance coalition.

Odinga to run for presidency under opposition coalition

Africa

Kenyans speak out against widow-cleansing tradition

In region with high HIV/Aids prevalence rates, a widow is often 'inherited' by another man, which can include sexual act.

Africa

WHO: Malaria vaccine to be 'real life' tested in Africa

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to start large scale trial of RTS,S injectable vaccine in 2018.

WHO: Malaria vaccine to be 'real life' tested in Africa

Africa

Gunmen wound conservationist in drought-stricken Kenya

The 73-year-old conservation park owner was ambushed as armed cattle-herders search for scarce grazing land.

Kuki Gallmann shot as land invasions surge in Kenya

Human Rights

Finding solutions to Kibera's 'flying toilets'

Streets in Nairobi slum are littered with human waste, prompting locals to develop innovative solutions to the problem.

Africa

IGAD Summit: Refugee camp never meant to be permanent home

More than two million Somalis have been displaced since 1991 and the country now faces its third famine in 25 years.

Africa

Number of Kenyans going hungry doubles to three million

Kenya is one of several East African countries ravaged by drought with Somalia said to be on the brink of famine.

Number of Kenyans going hungry doubles to three million

Opinion

Can resettlement prevent irregular migration?

Accessible resettlement programmes for refugees in Africa can curb irregular immigration to the West and save lives.

Nassim Majidi

by Nassim Majidi
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Nassim Majidi

Africa

Somali refugees return home amid new leadership

Hundreds of refugees are leaving for Somalia almost every day. Ever since voluntary repatriation started in 2014, more than 50,000 people have returned.

Kenya

Kenyan athletes prepare for World Cross Country championship

The World Cross Country Championships will take place in the Ugandan capital of Kampala on Sunday. The event takes place in natural environments. It is a race in which Kenyan runners have scooped many awards.

Africa

Kenya tax authority 'lost almost $40m to hacker'

IT expert Alex Mutuku charged with hacking into the country's tax authority, Kenyan media reports say.

Kenyan accused of 'hacking tax agency, stealing $40m'

Africa

Kenya Snakebite crisis: Anti-venom is running out

Snakes bite tens of thousands of people every year across Africa. And in Kenya, many people die or lose their limbs because they have no access to effective antidotes. The situation is especially dire in remote areas.

Health

Kenya doctors end deadly 100-day strike

Thousands of physicians call off 100-day strike over pay and working conditions after dozens died without care.

Kenya doctors end strike after deal with government

Africa

Kenya doctors to end strike after deal with government

Public doctors in Kenya have decided to call off their 100-day strike after reaching a deal with the government. The agreement addresses pay and other issues that the doctors had demanded.