30 Mar 2021
Sarah Obama, often referred to by former US President Barack Obama as his 'granny', has died aged 99 in Kisumu, Kenya. After being unwell for about a week, ‘Mama Sarah’ WAS admitted to the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital where she later passed away.
15 Oct 2020
In the past decade, the number of elephants in East Africa has almost halved. But Kenyan authorities say the country's pachyderm population has actually doubled since 1989. Kenya is setting the example in the fight against poaching and now has around 35,000 elephants. Reserves have had to adapt and step up security. But while ivory hunters are no longer such a threat, conservation groups are worried by cohabitation between wild animals and local communities, which can prove difficult. But even here, things are improving. Our correspondents report from Kenya's Laikipia County.
19 Oct 2019
Kenyan port of Mombasa becomes world's new drug trafficking hub
13 Oct 2019
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.
26 Aug 2019
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.
29 Jul 2019
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.
9 May 2019
Kenyan scientists reveal a possible link between hot food, esophageal cancer
19 Feb 2019
Kenyan terror hub of Mombasa determined to change its image.
16 Jan 2019
Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people and sending workers diving under desks to escape an attack claimed by Somalia-based Islamist group al Shabaab.
15 Jan 2019
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.
22 Oct 2018
Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario has been charged with six counts of abuse of office linked to the 2016 Rio Olympics.
11 Oct 2018
Kenyan marathon runner Samuel Kalalei, who won the Athens marathon last November, has been banned for four years after testing positive for blood-booster EPO, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has said.