Is Kenya heading for a meltdown?

Barely two years after an election that left 1 500 people dead, Kenya is still on a dangerous road, say some analysts.

Kenyan political rivals meet to defuse tension

Kenya's feuding leaders met on Tuesday for the first time since their public clash over the sacking of ministers.

Kenyan project shows the way

Carbon credits are a new asset class in the global green economy, writes Yolandi Groenewald.

Kenya leaders move to defuse political tension

An adviser to Kenya's prime minister says the president and prime minister will meet on Sunday to chart a way out of the country's political deadlock.

The martial arts grannies of Kenya’s Korogocho slum

The karateka grandmas of Korogocho slum are learning the rudiments of martial arts in order to survive in one of Kenya's most dangerous shantytowns.

Kenya’s post-election displaced march on Nairobi

About 10 000 Kenyans displaced two years ago by post-electoral violence were on Wednesday marching from the Rift Valley to Nairobi.

Odinga-Kibaki clash rekindles old feuds

Kenya police said on Tuesday they were beefing up security in the country's western region, fearing protests against Prime Minister Raila Odinga.

Kenya: President reinstates ministers suspended by PM

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki reinstates ministers who had been suspended over fraud investigations by his Prime Minister, Raila Odinga.

Long live the pirates!

Evans Kinyua says the Nairobi suburb of Eastleigh, which is the capital of the Somali diaspora, is booming because of pirate money.

Kenya tightens security on porous Somalia border

Kenya has increased security on its porous desert border with Somalia ahead of an expected offensive by Somali government forces.

Somali rebels deny threatening to attack Nairobi

Somalia's hard-line al-Shabaab rebels denied on Friday they had threatened to attack Kenya following a crackdown on Somalis in Nairobi.

Kenyans to be offered livestock insurance against drought

Pioneering scheme uses satellite imagery which shows when available forage is so scarce that animals are likely to starve.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED catec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income