Despite efforts by the government to put in place technology such as irrigation, a large portion of farming is still dependent on rain.
Kenyan police are probing the final movements of Fidel Odinga, son of Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga, after he was found dead Sunday morning.
The International Criminal Court says there is not enough evidence to put the Kenyan president on trial for alleged crimes against humanity.
In a Kenyan town, close to the border with Somalia, about 36 workers have been killed in their tents and more are suspected to be missing.
Kenyans are fleeing the Muslim-dominated north after al-Shabab hijacked a bus and executed 28 people for failing to prove they were Muslims.
Kenyan teachers' union leader, Wilson Sossion, says that the lives of Kenyan civil servants are "clearly in danger" from insurgent attacks.
The Somali militants say they staged an attack in Kenya in which 28 people were shot dead.
Kenya’s increasingly unpopular war in Somalia is in its fourth year and there is no easy way out.
Kenya's president was given a red carpet welcome when he returned from the ICC, where he was questioned over post-election violence in 2007 and 2008.
The African sense of kinship is more forgiving, but also very insular, writes Lee Mwiti.
Gunmen believed to be from Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabab have struck again in Kenya, killing at least 29 people.
A governor and several other suspects have been arrested in connection with the coastal massacres in Kenya.
The platinum strike's final kick and data releases from the US and Europe will head this week's economic news.
Massacres on the Kenyan coast have once again brought political rivalries to the fore.
The wave of deadly attacks by extremist groups has prompted officials to urge citizens to watch the World Cup from "the comfort of their homes".
Tension runs high as country's president blames al-Shabab attacks on 'local political networks'.
President Uhuru Kenyatta says "hatemongers" carried out deadly raids on Mpeketoni and Poromoko, despite al-Shabab claiming responsibility.
Islamist militants have killed at least 15 people and torched houses in a second night of attacks on Kenya's coast.
Al-Shabab says it killed at least 49 people in Mpeketoni in response to the deployment of Kenyan troops in Somalia.