Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge breaks two hour marathon barrier
Eliud Kipchoge ran the fastest marathon ever on Saturday but didn't set a new world record. The Kenyan broke the two-hour mark, having compared it to being "the first man on the moon," but these weren't race conditions.
Electric taxis — a welcome drop in Nairobi's pool of emissions
An electric taxi can travel 150 kilometers on full charge. As the Kenyan capital struggles with air pollution, electric taxis are seen not just as an opportunity for cleaner transport, but also to make money.
Kenya to include intersex category during next month's census
Kenya will include intersex category, along with 'male' and 'female', in the section on gender in her next month's census. Intersex is a term that describes people who are born with a variety of characteristics that do not fit into traditional conceptions of female or male bodies.
Kenyan scientists reveal possible link between hot food, esophageal cancer
Kenyan scientists reveal a possible link between hot food, esophageal cancer
Kenyan terror hub of Mombasa determined to change its image
Kenyan terror hub of Mombasa determined to change its image.
Gunshots heard in hotel and office complex in Kenyan capital
A large fire and sustained gunfire sent workers fleeing for their lives at an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday (January 15) afternoon, Reuters witnesses said.
Kenyan ex-sports minister charged over Rio Olympics graft
Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario has been charged with six counts of abuse of office linked to the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Kenya lifts ban on lesbian film, making it eligible for oscars
A Kenyan judge ruled on Friday (September 221) that a government ban must be temporarily lifted on a film telling the love story of two women, a move that will allow the film's director to submit the work as the country's Oscars entry in the foreign film category.
Press freedom in Kenya at a crossroads
The Kenyan government has been accused of trying to stifle dissent after it temporarily shut down three leading privately owned TV stations. As DW's Kathryn Omwandho reports, the fight between the media and the government appears to be far from over.