The decline in Kenyan medals at the world championships is due to increased competition and a lack of investment at home.
Electoral manipulation is rife around the world, but civil society organisations are working hard to counter attempts to erode the democratic process.
Martha Karua’s selection as a deputy presidential candidate has helped put gender equality on the Kenyan election agenda.
Kenya’s ethnic-based politics often leads to electoral violence that hurts regional trade.
Producers in Zambia should be getting more for their crops, and buyers in East Africa should be paying less, alleviating food price spikes.
Our research found that Kenyan students dislike ethnic-based politics in principle, but feel the pressures of tribalism.
The chances of surviving Marburg are improved if there’s early supportive care with rehydration and symptomatic treatment.
Just over 100 years ago, Maasai in Kenya were moved into reserves, where they could be more easily taxed and controlled, to make way for white settlement.
Many wildlife species face an uncertain future due to recurring, severe drought.
A confluence of many factors – from Russia’s war to drought to local corruption and lack of productivity – has inflated prices.
The economy has taken centre stage in Kenya’s 2022 elections, but political promises have fallen short of offering realistic solutions.
Thousands of plant species are used in African traditional medicine. Extracts from some of these plants are part of important pharmaceutical drugs.
Bilateral and multilateral cooperation is the best way to deal with a growing list of transboundary concerns.
The presence of fringe presidential contenders is a marker of maturing democracies.
Counties have better knowledge of the impact of food insecurity on households but lack the will and capacity to tackle it.
Police checkpoints liberally dot Kenya’s highways, but they’re not just about keeping road users safe.
In urbanising communities in sub-Saharan Africa, women cooking primarily with charcoal and wood had approximately 50% higher odds of likely depression than those cooking with gas.
It’s still fashionable today to promote tech startups and tech hubs based on models from the global north. But new, alternative and more sustainable models might be emerging.
The ongoing humanitarian crisis raises serious questions about future food and water security in the Horn of Africa.
A host of problems are behind police failures, including poor evidence gathering and the mistreatment of witnesses.