Kenya

UN conference opens in Nairobi day after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Many of the UN staff killed in Ethiopia Airlines crash were travelling to the UNEP assembly in Kenya's capital.

UN conference opens in Nairobi day after Ethiopian Airlines crash

Africa

World unites in grief as Ethiopian Airlines crash kills 157

Outpouring of sadness as politicians, diplomats and social media users pay respect to victims from 35 nationalities.

World unites in grief as Ethiopian Airlines crash kills 157

Ethiopia

No survivors in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

All 157 people on board Boeing 737 killed in plane crash en route to Nairobi, Ethiopian Airlines says.

Africa

Ethiopia Airlines plane crash: Where are the victims from?

The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members were on the plane.

Ethiopia Airlines plane crash: Where are the victims from?

Africa

Investigators at Ethiopian Airlines crash site look for answers

Ethiopia's prime minister has ordered a full investigation into the crash that killed 157 from over 30 countries.

Investigators at Ethiopian Airlines crash site look for answers

Kenya

Kenya: Environmental activists campaign against Lamu port project

Activists say the proposed Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport Corridor project will damage the environment.

Women

The boarding school in Kenya that helps Maasai girls escape FGM

The Naning'oi Girls School and Rescue Centre in Kenya's Rift Valley is home to around 320 girls.

The boarding school in Kenya that helps Maasai girls escape FGM

Business & Economy

Hundreds of passengers stranded after strike at Nairobi airport

Police deployed to disperse workers at Nairobi's international airport striking against its planned takeover.

Kenya

Four Americans and local pilot killed in Kenya helicopter crash

The helicopter crashed shortly after taking off from a remote island in Lake Turkana in northwest Kenya.

Four Americans and local pilot killed in Kenya helicopter crash

Africa

Kenya sea turtles: Rescuing endangered species

A look at the work being done in Kenya to save sea turtles from extinction.

Opinion

Kenya should let the ICJ settle its maritime dispute with Somalia

The Kenyan government's decision to engage in a diplomatic escalation against Somalia is likely to backfire.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

Opinion

If you are a Kenyan citizen, your private data is not safe

The Huduma number, a new Kenyan government initiative, is yet another assault on data privacy in Kenya.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Kenya

Kenya court delays decision on anti-gay sex law

Three-month delay prompts dismay among Kenya's LGBT community and its allies.

Kenya court delays decision on anti-gay sex law

Poverty & Development

Migingo Island: Africa's 'smallest war'

Kenya and Uganda both claim the tiny island as their territory.

Migingo Island: Africa's 'smallest war'

Opinion

The spectre of Cambridge Analytica still haunts African elections

Funding for social media advertising and manipulation could determine the outcome of Nigeria's February 16 vote.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola