Three teachers dead in Kenya school attack: eyewitness account
An eyewitness recounts an attack at a primary school in eastern Kenya by suspected Al-Shabaab Islamists that left three teachers dead. The assailants also torched a police post and damaged a telecoms mast in the attack in Kamuthe, 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of the town of Garissa.
Kenya bus attack: Several dead, including police officers
Gunmen suspected to be from Somalia's al-Shabaab Islamist militant group have launched an attack on a bus in Kenya, killing several people, including Kenyan police officers.
Could Lake Victoria's water hyacinth invasion have a silver lining?
For decades, water hyacinth has been wreaking havoc on Lake Victoria in Kenya, covering vast swathes of its surface. The plant blocks out light, dramatically reducing the amount of oxygen in the lake and killing off fish. It also makes access to the open lake increasingly difficult for fishermen. But locals are looking at new ways to use the plant and make a profit from it. Our France 2 colleagues Marc de Chalvron and Baptiste Rimbert report, with FRANCE 24's Wassim Cornet.
Hair extensions from natural fibers
A Kenyan entrepreneur is using sisal to put an an eco-friendly twist on hair extensions. Her products are fully biodegradable, cheaper than synthetic extensions, and can even be reused.
6-story building collapses in Nairobi, Kenya
A rescue operation is underway in the Kenyan capital after a residential building collapsed. Two people were confirmed dead and an unknown number are feared to be trapped under the rubble despite rescue efforts.
German Africa Prize goes to Kenyan IT pioneer
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has awarded the 2019 prize to Juliana Rotich, founder of software project Ushahidi, which was introduced to monitor violence in Kenya following the 2007 general elections.
Berlin start-up connects African makers with German consumers
A Berlin-based startup has made it possible for customers in Germany to order tailor-made products directly from the artisans in Nigeria, Kenya or Rwanda.
Nigeria’s ccHUB acquires Kenya’s iHUB: What does this mean for growth of tech-hubs in Africa?
Nigerian tech hub, Co-Creation or ccHUB, has announced its acquisition of the Kenyan based, iHub, marking an industry first on the continent – one tech hub taking over another. This comes less than a year after the ccHUB entered the Rwandan market with its unique 'Design Lab', the self-proclaimed first creative space in Africa to focus solely on product design and tech innovation. Bosun Tijani, Co-Founder of ccHUB joins CNBC Africa for more.
Kenya: Bees not cattle for the Maasai
With the decline of livestock herding due to drought and shrinking communal lands, the Maasai community in Kenya is slowly embracing commercial bee farming.
How to enjoy your stay in Kenya's Masai Mara national reserve
Masai Mara is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves and it is situated in south-west Kenya, along the Tanzanian border. Here are five things to do if you find yourself in Masai Mara.