The fight against corruption in Rwanda
Corruption continues to be a menace, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. The recently announced corruption perception index by Transparency International indicates that Kenya dropped one point in to attain a score of 27 points out of 100, down from the 28 it scored in 2017, and took position 144 out of 180.
Kenya's ambulance 'Uber' at heart of siege rescue
A centralized dispatcher for ambulance services is taken for granted in many countries. Not so in Kenya, where a ride-hailing service for first responders played a major role saving lives during last month's hotel attack.
Mercy Corps unveil $5mn AgriFin Digital Farmer initiative
AgriFin today launched the AgriFin Digital Farmer, a two year, $5 million initiative to support the expansion of high impact, digitally enabled services to at least 1 million farmers over two years across Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nigeria.
Spying for the environment in Kenya
Faye Cuevas used to work for the US military, but now she's using her expertise to save elephants from poachers in Kenya. She's developed a surveillance network that also protects the rangers tasked with defending them.
Anti-venom at Kenya's snake farm
Snake bites in Kenya can be deadly: while treatable, not everyone knows how to do it correctly. So a unique snake farm helps produce effective anti-venom while teaching the public about snakes' importance for nature.
Melania hits back at critics of her white pith helmet
First lady Melania Trump hits back at critics who say she made a mistake by wearing a white pith helmet in Kenya, a hat favoured by 19th century European colonialists, because of its association with the exploitation of Africans.
Beads tell stories of Maasai culture in Kenya
In Kenya, young people are the biggest buyers of traditional Maasai beadwork. DW’s Edith Kimani visited women in the village of Oloolotikoshi to find out more about the ancient craft.
Family planning: Empowering women and girls in Kenya
In Kenya, young women rarely have access to information or tools that can help them plan their families. With teen marriages still rampant, nongovernmental organizations are coming up with new ways to help girls take charge of their reproductive health.
Kenya leads the way in technological innovation
Thanks to high levels of internet and devices penetration, countries such as Kenya continue to be at the forefront of innovations in finance, agriculture and transportation among other sectors.
Kenya's plastic bag ban
Kenya's plastic bag ban is already yielding results, eight months after it came into effect. Initially considered draconian because of the stiff penalties, the country is now the better for it.