Homeless in Nairobi during the COVID-19 crisis
Kenya's homeless disappear into the shadows when the night-time curfew goes into effect. Their precarious situation has taken a turn for the worse since the arrival of the coronavirus, as the best defenses against COVID-19, hand-washing and social distancing, are not viable options for them.
Kenyans stranded as capital cordoned off
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta hopes a deputy Governor arrested for ignoring rules to self-quarantine gets a 10 year sentence. Meanwhile thousands struggle with strict Nairobi travel restrictions brought in to tackle Coronavirus. Uganda tries to help vulnerable communities get through a total lockdown and in Ivory Coast the inaccurate belief that neem plant contains chloroquine sees a spike in demand for the traditional herbal anti malaria therapy.
Daily struggle: 7.5 billion trips in the world's most congested cities
Tokyo, Nairobi, Rome, Cairo, Bogota, humans around the world make a collective 7.5 billion journeys on average every day, whether that be on foot, by bike, in cars or on public transport.
Kenya classroom collapse kills 7 children, at least 57 injured
Seven children were killed and at least 57 injured on Monday when a classroom collapsed in Kenya's capital Nairobi, officials said. Kenyatta National Hospital later said on Twitter 64 students had been sent to the hospital.
Fifty killed in Kenya bus crash
Fifty people including seven children were killed when a bus travelling between Nairobi and the western city of Kisumu swerved off the road.
Controversy: a train route through Nairobi's National Park
If you are ever in Nairobi, the one place most people will tell you to visit is the Nairobi National Park. But the ecosystem of this natural heritage seems to be under threat as the controversial Standard Gauge railway snakes rights through it.
Kenyan police suspected of extrajudicial killings
In the slums of Nairobi, dead bodies of young, poor men are turning up on the streets almost every day. Suspected of being criminals, they are executed by the police - without charges, without trial.
Leading ivory trade investigator found dead in Kenya - file
A prominent American investigator of the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade was found dead in his Nairobi home with a stab wound in his neck on Sunday (February 4), friends said.