Challenges that women and girls in low-income areas face have been worsened by measures taken to slow the spread of COVID-19.
This is the first time that camel handlers in East Africa have been shown to have been exposed to MERS.
The pandemic coincides with the long rainy season in Kenya. Rain increases mosquito breeding sites, vector density and thus transmission of mosquito-borne diseases.
Nairobi's refugees have few savings and depend on the day-to-day cash they generate from street vending.
Myiasis, a neglected tropical disease, can cause severe clinical outbreaks in humans and animals with potential economic losses in the livestock industry.
COVID-19 differs significantly from HIV and Ebola. But the potential consequences of having a misinformed public are similar.
Non-traditional storytellers are challenging customary journalistic practices by giving ordinary people a chance to control the news narrative.
As COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Kenya, there is a looming threat for escalated disease and death due to the many people with chronic conditions.
Study presents a model that can be scaled to improve learning outcomes and transition rates for young people living in urban informal settlements.
COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the health, economic and social status of slum dwellers.
Safe rural migration programmes are not a substitute for formal social protection. But they could buy governments some time.
By withdrawing its troops from Somalia, Kenya could be doing more harm than good.
African academics draw up a reading list that speaks to the vibrancy of contemporary as well as older African literature.
Kenya's high rate of internet penetration does not reflect the barriers students face in accessing learning materials.
"Nairobi fly" are obvious due to their red and black colouration; these are warning colours of their toxicity.
Refugee-led organisations in camps and cities in Uganda are at the frontline of the response to COVID-19 response.
Unfortunately, disrespectful and neglectful treatment of women during childbirth, including verbal, physical and emotional abuse is not uncommon.
Eating locusts is an old strategy used to get food after locusts devastated crops, but things have changed.
In Kenya, the Spanish flu caused various forms of social and economic disruption, ranging from social distancing to the suspension of nonessential services and widespread food shortages.
County governments and the health ministry should allow produce markets to operate in urban areas.