A third gender for Kenya?
Imagine you have male and female sexual organs and have to go to desperate lengths to keep this secret at your all-girls boarding school. Intersex Kenyans hope an end to the discrimination and hate is on the horizon.
Drought in Kenya leaves 1 million people short of food
Drought in Kenya leaves 1 million people short of food.
Kenya's tea industry takes advantage of India-Pakistan's brewing tensions
Kenya's tea industry takes advantage of India-Pakistan's brewing tensions.
Mama Tembo's elephant helpers in Kenya
A group of women in Samburu, Kenya have taken it upon themselves to look after their gentle giants neighbors. Mama Tembo, which means "elephant mother" in Swahili, combines technology with community interaction.
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.
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.
How solar energy is lighting up Kenya's future
From charging mobile phones to supplying energy for factories, one new company is exploring the potential of solar energy in Kenya and throughout East Africa.