The main reason for the growth of the informal water market is government failure to deliver adequate public services.
Despite high prices, poor quality and inconvenience, Kenya's urban poor continued to buy water from private vendors because it's still their best option.
Diaries of young Kenyans in Nairobi reveal lives of joblessness and endless searching for money, all punctuated by substance use.
Kenya's urban poor lack enough food and the little they can afford is often unsafe and of poor nutritional value.
In independent Kenya, road renaming happened to erase the names of the colonisers and to celebrate the new heroes: Kenya's political leaders and freedom fighters.
Developing countries that depend heavily on tourists need international support, and more sustainable offerings for the future.
Crime fiction is the second most popular literary genre in Africa after romance. A reading of Kenyan author Mũkoma wa Ngũgĩ's Black Star Nairobi reveals how it has disrupted the genre.
We found that air pollution levels in Nairobi increased by 182% over the study period, Kampala by 162% and Addis Ababa by 62%.
Nairobi's refugees have few savings and depend on the day-to-day cash they generate from street vending.
COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the health, economic and social status of slum dwellers.
The commercialisation of universities in Kenya poses a serious threat to academic freedom.
The Conversation Africa is expanding in West Africa.
There are huge holes in the governance of Nairobi river and city's waste which means the river's condition has deteriorated.
Because Helicobacter Pylori is contagious, treating it properly is key to preventing its spread.
Academic experts on how the humble car could evolve to become an unlikely hero in the global fight against climate change.
Sustainable and efficient transportation is essential for cities, communities and individuals to thrive.
There's been a rise in partnerships, over the past 20 years, between private security companies and police units in Kenya
How theatre and artwork allowed us to better address severe air pollution.
Research found that burns were most common among children under five years.
Foreign press took away the dignity from victims killed in the Nairobi terror attacks by publishing their pictures.