Many African countries are experiencing a boom in projects for sustainable, renewable power.
Poor women believe they have no option other than to terminate unwanted pregnancies, even if it kills them.
There are fears that Somali pirates are searching for easier pickings along the Kenyan coast as it becomes more difficult to hijack ships.
Nobel-winning environmentalist Wangari Maathai’s legacy was to provide shelter for the withering Earth.
"So, will I have to pay a bribe?" I ask the driving instructor, watching out for the heart-stopping sight of Nairobi’s minibuses scooting past.
Analysts fear corruption is becoming a way of life after Kenyan government announces that health and education ministries stole $47-million.
When it comes to statements by the "big men" of Africa’s various governments, the rule is the greater the frequency, the less the impact.
Starting two fingers above the elbow, Jacob Sebagabo wraps the leather straps of the tefillin around his arm and towards his palm, writes
South Sudan, with next to no infrastructure, faces a monumental task to meet expectations.
Gay rights activists in Kenya have condemned their prime minister for saying that anyone engaging in homosexual activities should be arrested.
Another ageing autocrat uses youth culture to chase votes.
Nairobi’s Dandora landfill is a health hazard, but those who generate an income from it do not want the site to be decommissioned.
Under the shade of a Dambi tree overlooking the green fields of southern Ethiopia, Hussein Godana is giving a cookery lesson. Of sorts.
Until last year, the Seychelles was the last place you would expect to find Somali pirates.
Containing names and addresses, a hostile report has left people in fear of their lives.
"We’ve witnessed a huge increase in volumes smuggled," said Patrick Omondi, the head of conservation at the Kenyan Wildlife Service.
Members of Kenya’s Parliament were arrested after warning citizens of bloodshed, evictions and religious warfare.
The main enemy of Chad and its people is desertification, the effects of which are not limited to the destruction of traditional farmland.
Malaria infection rates — and temperatures — are on the rise in parts of Africa. Many researchers point to climate change. Others aren’t so sure.
Kenya’s call-centre industry is growing and taking on India at its own game. <b>Jody Clarke</b> reports.
Iceland’s volcanic cloud has hit the East African country’s agriculture industry hard, costing millions in losses, reports <b>Jody Clarke</b>.
The wild enthusiasm may have gone. But in Obama’s ‘home town’, there is still a quiet respect for the man people call ‘our son’.
Kenya’s first same-sex wedding has brought gay rights out of the closet. But many think it needs to get right back inside.
Barely two years after an election that left 1 500 people dead, Kenya is still on a dangerous road, say some analysts.