Entertainment, sports and tourism industries can learn valuable lessons from how Saudi Arabia managed the annual pilgrimage during a pandemic.
Residents of Nairobi's informal settlements use names as a way of voicing the issues that they struggle with every day.
The issue of whether judges should exercise judicial activism or judicial restraint revolves around the doctrine of separation of powers and the proper remit of judicial power in a democracy.
A small child buried almost 80,000 years ago in a cave in Kenya shows how ancient humans treated the dead.
Our findings provide an additional tool for determining what to prioritise, where to target and when to intervene.
Recent uncertainty over blood clots and vaccine expiration dates have taken a toll on public confidence.
Digital media shutdowns in Africa will lead to higher economic costs and greater public outrage.
No matter what tactics are used to muzzle, restrict, limit, or censor information, trustworthy information that serves the public good can still find its way to those who matter most: the citizens.
This is a transcript of episode 12 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, including a story on the reasons why Kenyan women who join Al-Shabaab.
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Without reliable, local and timely data, countries will miss the potential of sugar-sweetened beverage taxation as a public health intervention.
Between 2018 and 2019 Kenya registered a 30% spike in sugar production and an increase in sugar consumption.
Implementing a sugar-sweetened beverage tax in all African countries will require sufficient political will and support from civil society.
To cope with loss of income, some Nairobi households opted for cheaper foods, or conserved their cooking fuel by preparing smaller meals.
On average, countries that adopt ethnic recognition experience less violence, more economic vitality, and more democratic politics.
Building business skills to improve livelihoods is increasingly recognised as bringing value to the fight against poverty. But it can also set up identity conflict and community-level tension.
Kenya grapples with two major challenges in the vaccination rollout: access to sufficient doses in light of the global shortage; and vaccine hesitancy.
A lack of consistent mentorship models leads to a skills gap which affects the global competitiveness of Kenya's students and graduates.
Removing funding from research-led projects puts people in highly vulnerable situations.