Inside Story

Why is Kenya's census important?

Kenya is conducting yet another population count, which is expected to shift political boundaries and shape elections.

Opinion

Kenya's census and government mass surveillance agenda

Why Kenyan citizens are asked for information that a regular population count does not need.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

AJ Impact

Kenya joins ranks of oil-exporting countries

Commercial shipments are still years away, but maiden shipment reveals tensions over how to divide Kenya's crude wealth.

Kenya joins ranks of oil-exporting countries

Africa

Kenya census to count intersex people

Another group to be recognised, for the first time, are people with albinism, which is now listed as a disability.

Africa

Kenyan scientists harvest eggs to save northern white rhinos

Demand for rhino horn fuelled poaching that has wiped out all but two female northern white rhinos.

AJ Impact

Kenya's agritech startups aim to bridge food deficit

A handful of home-grown agritech startups are working to help Kenya's farmers grow more crops.

Kenya's agritech startups aim to bridge food deficit

Inside Story

Why is Jubaland election important for East Africa?

Kenya, Ethiopia among countries jostling for influence over Somali region.

Kenya

Kenyan fallout expected as president, deputy clash

There is a growing divide between President Kenyatta and Deputy Ruto, highlighted by a recent corruption scandal.

All you need to know about the clash between Kenyatta and Ruto

AJ Impact

Who needs a bank account when you have a phone?

Networks of agents have brought financial services to millions of 'unbanked' people, and there's still room for growth.

Mobile phones are replacing bank accounts in Africa

Africa

Kenya's worsening antibiotic resistance worries doctors

Antibiotic resistance has increased because of the misuse of medicines.

AJ Impact

Support Kenya's working mothers, says MP booted from parliament

Kenyan MP kicked out of parliament for bringing her baby to work says it highlights need for workplaces with nurseries.

Support Kenya's working mothers, says MP booted from parliament

Human trafficking

The South Asian women trafficked to Kenya's Bollywood-style bars

Victims from Nepal, India and Pakistan are lured to work in East African adult entertainment industry.

The South Asian women trafficked to Kenya's Bollywood-style bars

Africa

Kenya drought: More than a million people face starvation

Months of rain have just ended but weather experts say it was not enough to prevent worsening food and water shortages.

Kenya

Kenya: Female MP removed from parliament for bringing baby

The session was interrupted for 15 minutes while Zuleikha Hassan was removed from the session.

Kenya: Female MP removed from parliament for bringing baby

Opinion

Kenya's Huduma: Data commodification and government tyranny

Kenyans are being forced to make a choice between legal erasure and being commodified as data by their own government.

Christine Mungai

by Christine Mungai

Christine Mungai