The aim was to understand intense social problems that accompany people's medical problems.
Researchers around the world are working hard to find a vaccine that is safe and effective.
By placing less emphasis on public opinion, and questioning public morality as the basis of its decision, the latest High Court decision shows that times have indeed changed.
The team found evidence of about 50 lions that had been injured or killed by porcupines since the 17th century.
Evaluation is a critical tool for decisions on improving performance. It also assures that African universities are getting value for money from grants, donations and the like.
Sustainable and efficient transportation is essential for cities, communities and individuals to thrive.
Poor understanding can be put down to the content in Kenyan schools' curricula.
The High Court's ruling goes against the trend of greater liberalisation in a number of African countries.
There's been a rise in partnerships, over the past 20 years, between private security companies and police units in Kenya
Binyavanga Wainana was a brilliant writer and sharp thinker, creative and unruly.
Many factors have been suggested to explain the dominance of Kenyan middle and long distance runners, and many have been disproved
The data suggest that boys experience as much disadvantage as girls.
Ghana is the latest country in Africa to mandate the use of pictures on cigarette packages to convey health warnings.
Outbreaks often affect the same areas because, once released, the bacteria continues to live as spores in the soil.
Four of the five contemporary migrations in East Africa are severely threatened and have virtually collapsed.
Human rights organisations worry that the UNHCR may be helping refugees return to war zones and, as an enabler of repatriation, are helping Kenya to violate refugees' rights
Changes in weather patterns have made life a great deal more precarious for pastoral communities.
Given the high burden of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, a partially effective vaccine is considered better than none.
Some areas in Kenya haven't experienced "long rains" for three consecutive years causing crop failures and food insecurity.
Kenya's once financially healthy universities are in financial straits.