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Nairobi's poorer parents are choosing private over free primary schools
Nairobi's poorer parents are choosing private over free primary schools
The numbers of low cost private schools in low and middle income countries have exploded in recent years. These schools charge fees...
Clashes in Kenya as Kenyatta gets sworn in for disputed second term
Clashes in Kenya as Kenyatta gets sworn in for disputed second term
Kenyan police fired tear gas and clashed with both ruling party and opposition supporters Tuesday ahead of the swearing in as president of Uhuru...
The Lunatic Express rides again
The Lunatic Express rides again
In 1895, in a fit of colonial hubris, construction began on a railway line that would link the port of Mombasa with the rest of British East...
[Slideshow]A male Kenyan sex worker tells us how the HIV prevention pill has changed his life
[Slideshow]A male Kenyan sex worker tells us how the HIV prevention pill has changed his life
Last year Kenya became the second African country, after South Africa, to approve the use of Truvada as a form of HIV prevention.
[Slideshow]Bird? Plane? No, flying toilet!
[Slideshow]Bird? Plane? No, flying toilet!
Sanitation problems in Kibera have caused outbreaks of cholera, but the new Peepoo bag could be the answer.
Obama says 'Africa is on the move'
Obama says 'Africa is on the move'
US President Barack Obama said Saturday "Africa is on the move", as he praised the spirit of entrepreneurship at a business summit in the Kenyan...
Kenyan unions warn civil servants to leave amid 'danger' of attacks
Kenyan unions warn civil servants to leave amid 'danger' of attacks
Thousands of Kenyan civil servants were urged on Tuesday to leave troubled regions hit by a wave of insurgent attacks, as protesters in the capital...
Kenya faces uphill battle to revamp police force
Kenya faces uphill battle to revamp police force
Their capital tarred with the nickname "Nairobbery" and under almost constant threat of attack by Islamist militants, Kenyans are losing...
Kenya bomb blast: Police suspect terrorist attack
Kenya bomb blast: Police suspect terrorist attack
Three almost simultaneous blasts in the main Somali district of the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Monday left at least six people dead and scores...
Kenyans rally to save their wildlife
Kenyans rally to save their wildlife
The bonfire of 11 tonnes of ivory in the Nairobi National Park in 1989 remains the most powerful symbol of Kenya's role in curbing the...

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