Guns, knives and rape: The plight of a gay Ethiopian refugee in Kenya
An Orthodox Christian himself, Ibrahim believes religion is behind his torment.
Inside the nightmares of Africa’s LGBT refugees
You’ve heard about Uganda. But all over East Africa, people are fleeing for their lives because of their sexuality.
Kenya is spending millions to make the country pretty for Obama's visit
Obama’s first presidential trip to his father’s homeland comes after a devastating time for Kenya.
On eve of Obama’s visit, Kenya cracks down on peaceful dissent
Commentary: Government officials continue to attack human rights organizations.
Three UK sisters feared headed for Syria with 9 children in tow
Three British sisters are feared to have traveled with their nine children to join up with jihadists in Syria, a lawyer for the children's parents said Monday.
'No room' for gays in Kenya, says deputy president
William Ruto told worshippers at a church service in Nairobi that homosexuality had no place in the east African nation.
These 22 countries have produced 119 years of Boston Marathon winners
A history of running dominance in six charts.
World Bank projects leave trail of misery around the globe
Dams, power plants, conservation programs and other World Bank-sponsored projects have pushed millions of people from their homes, lands and livelihoods.
Kenyan court orders six suspects detained after university massacre
Five Kenyans and a Tanzanian are being held for a month.
Kenya's tourism industry braces for mass cancellations after al Shabaab attack
Along Kenya's coastal region, 23 hotels have already closed this year.
Kenyan officials claim they destroyed two al Shabaab camps in Somalia
Militants dispute the assertion.
Kenya says government official's son was among gunmen in Garissa attack
President Uhuru Kenyatta said the planners and financiers of Islamist attacks were 'deeply embedded' within Kenyan communities and urged Muslims to do more to fight radicalization.
Somali militants vow to turn Kenyan cities 'red with blood'
Somali militants vowed on Saturday to wage a long war against Kenya after the group's fighters killed nearly 150 people during an assault on a Kenyan university.
An eyewitness recalls the horror of Al Shabaab's attack on Kenya's Garissa university
The only reason Daisy Onyago survived, she thinks, is because her tiny dorm room looked like a toilet. There were so many bodies piled by the door that it was impossible to get out.
Laughing Somali gunmen taunted victims in Kenyan university massacre
Piles of bodies and pools of blood running down the corridors: survivors of the Kenya university massacre described how laughing gunmen taunted their victims amid scenes of total carnage.
Al Shabaab seige ends, leaving 147 dead
Gunmen from the Islamist militant group al Shabaab stormed a university in Kenya and killed at least 147 people on Thursday, in the worst attack on Kenyan soil since the US embassy was bombed in 1998.
Al Shabaab gunmen storm a university in Kenya
Six months after a US airstrike killed its leader, Al Shabaab — like so many terror groups before it — has demonstrated its resiliency.
Incredible photos of Kenya burning ivory as part of its anti-poaching fight
A 2014 UN and Interpol report estimated that about 20,000 to 25,000 elephants were killed in Africa every year.
Kenya's High Court suspends key parts of controversial security law
High Court Judge George Odunga announced that eight sections of the new anti-terrorism law would be suspended because of human rights concerns.
International Criminal Court drops war crimes case against Kenyan president
Kenya’s government has been widely criticized for 'non-cooperation' with prosecutors.
Al Shabaab gunmen kill 36 workers in northern Kenya
A string of terrorist attacks is putting pressure on the Kenyan government to increase security in areas outside the capital.
Occupy Kenya: Protesters march in Nairobi for an end to violence
A march and sit-in dubbed Tumechoka, meaning 'We are tired' in Swahili, protests government inaction in the face of rising insecurity and terrorism.
Al Shabaab Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenya bus
Some 60 passengers on board were ordered off the vehicle, and the gunmen separated the travelers into Muslims and non-Muslims.
A big deal in the ICC: 6 questions with GlobalPost's Tristan McConnell
Our senior correspondent in East Africa offers his thoughts on why the trial of Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta matters.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to go to International Criminal Court
Kenyatta faces charges of orchestrating ethnic killings after the contested 2007 election.
US government to its people: Stay away from these countries
In total, the State Department has travel warnings in place for 41 nations.
Move over, Hepburn and Bogart: This is the new Africa
Kenya's filmmakers are upending Hollywood tropes and giving the world a more complex view of their homeland.
On Location Video: Africa's most ambitious dam project could destroy its biggest desert lake
Kenya's Lake Turkana is key to sustaining life in the dry area. But new development upstream in Ethiopia could ruin it.
Please let these soccer-loving baby elephants play in the World Cup
These tragically orphaned calves are now healthy, happy, and playing ball.
Where watching the World Cup ain't easy
Folks in Jerusalem complain about having to pay to watch on Al Jazeera. Meanwhile, a car bomb exploded south of Beirut last night, wounding at least five soccer fans.
Gunmen kill at least 50 people in Kenya during a World Cup screening
The assault is the worst in Kenya since last September when Al Shabaab gunmen attacked Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall, leaving 67 people dead.