Kenya's second president played a big role in steering South Sudan to freedom and independence.
Verbal and physical abuse appeared to be an expression of both helplessness and an exercise of power.
The system is well-resourced for urban and well-off families, but leaves the poor and mostly rural youth inadequately prepared.
Because low-income settlements are unplanned, crowded and without sanitation, there are many viral infections that cause health problems.
In times of crisis, the role of art becomes more central to our lives, like it or not.
Models can predict the risk and spread of diseases and establish the time and place to implement optimal prevention and control mechanisms.
More than two billion people live without reliable access to clean water.
Scientists need greater understanding of the bacterium's basic biology, as well as more about how it is spread from one individual to the next.
Since 2010 the number of Kenyans going hungry has been growing. The country now suffers from serious levels of hunger
Many informal workers will not be able to take the precautions that health authorities suggest.
Wild bees provide many lessons. Watching and learning from them may help keep honeybees safe and thriving.
Women must be included at decision making levels to advise on development, designing, delivery and implementation of tools that target health issues that affect them especially malaria.
Group B streptococcus is the most common bacterial cause of illness in newborn babies around the world.
The book is a departure from despair and crippling homophobia. It records the experiences of people who refuse to be hopeless victims.
Understanding rural household aspirations and taking them seriously in development planning could offer great potential in shaping the future of rural spaces.
Predominant public sentiment remains largely anti-homosexual and overshadows constitutionally guaranteed rights in Africa.
In some communities, over a quarter of the children were misclassified as iron replete whereas they were iron deficient.
An international protocol to document and investigate sexual violence in conflict is falling short.
Kenya can save its roan population if it re-stocks from other countries, eliminates poaching and improves their habitat.
Ejiao, a traditional Chinese medicine, is what's driving demand for donkey skins the most. It consists of gelatin that is extracted from boiled donkey hides.