The naming of streets, places and landmarks in colonial Nairobi was used to show the political, ideological and ethnic dominance of the British.
Aquifers are highly prevalent across Africa – but they’re not always going to be usable.
Alternatives to violent policing already exist in the daily practices of Nairobi residents who don’t depend on the police for safety.
As Nairobi grows ever taller, and as newer suburbs take over from the central business district as the city’s commercial centres, the Hilton stands as a landmark to a different era.
Mwili, Akili na Roho represents 50 years of art from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania – from 1950 to 2000.
When communities face security challenges and lack legal protection, they find innovative ways to respond.
Parents are enablers, motivators and facilitators of their children’s education.
To move towards justice and peace, Kenya must disband all police units implicated in unlawful violence and punish criminal officers.
New towns have had a better track record in places of rapid economic and population growth, such as east Asian countries.
Producers in Zambia should be getting more for their crops, and buyers in East Africa should be paying less, alleviating food price spikes.
A host of problems are behind police failures, including poor evidence gathering and the mistreatment of witnesses.
The Ngara project is only 17% complete but has so far generated 650 direct jobs for artisans.
In principle, political debates should showcase an aspiring leader’s vision. It’s a lofty goal given their current format in Kenya.
The fear that borrowers’ strategic assets are at risk from Chinese banks continues to fail the test of evidence.
Local realities shape the transport system, making it less directly applicable as a model elsewhere.
Kenya wants parents to be able to make more informed choices about feeding their babies.
Representatives of 175 countries voted to start developing a global treaty to reduce plastic waste. Treaties addressing mercury, long-range air pollution and ozone depletion offer some lessons.
It is often difficult to place an imminent terrorist attack in a location or time.
Fetching water entails physical hardship that can often lead to mental agony and can sometimes even threaten a woman’s safety.
Vote buying subverts a key component of a functioning democracy - elections.