It's where mankind was born. Now mankind is killing it, experts say
Lake Turkana is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A new hydroelectric dam threatens to destroy it.
Kenya: Long days and low pay to grow Christmas flowers
Fair Trade and other certifications have led to better wages and benefits at some flower farms, but progress is inconsistent.
These African leaders learned nothing from Mandela
Nelson Mandela was an example to us all … but these African leaders just didn’t listen.
It's only International Cheetah Day once a year. And it's today!
So here are 17 important things you should probably know about cheetahs.
East African countries agree to adopt common currency within 10 years
Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda have agreed to set up a monetary union modeled after the eurozone.
The hungriest places on Earth
The average American will eat 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving. In other countries, most people will eat less than half that in a single day, and many will eat much, much less.
How climate change is helping Al Qaeda (VIDEO)
The Sahel is environmentally fragile and politically unstable. Here's how climate change is making a difficult situation worse.
Returning refugees from Kenya will destabilize Somalia
Commentary: International community must support Somalia’s efforts to provide physical safety and basic services.
Say goodbye to Kenya's 'nursery for terrorists'
Hundreds of thousands of Somalis may soon be leaving Kenya. Yes, human rights activists are worried.
Kenya charges 4 over Westgate mall attack
The first charges filed over the Sept. 21 attack relate to 'supporting a terrorist group.'
Uhuru Kenyatta’s ICC trial postponed until February 2014
The International Criminal Court in The Hague has postponed the human rights crimes trial of Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, again.
Kenya bombs Al Shabaab training camp
Kenyan warplanes bombed an Al Shabaab training camp Thursday in Diinsoor, southwestern Somalia, military officials said.
In Kenya, new constitution becomes a tool for workers
Progress on labor rights in the city of Mombasa sets a precedent for the rest of the country.
Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto must attend most of his human rights crimes trial: ICC
The International Criminal Court has told Kenya’s deputy president that he must be at The Hague for most of his human rights crimes trial.
Mortuary worker charged with theft from Westgate bodies
The Daily Nation newspaper said the thief stole a gold watch on mobile phone from Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta nephew and jewelry from the man's fiancée.
Samantha Lewthwaite: White widow terrorist suspect pens poem to Bin Laden
Police also found a diary entry that describes her children as wanting to be mujahid when they grow up.
More Westgate Mall attack details emerge. And they're not comforting
Kenya's worst terrorist attack in 15 years, now one month old, is still provoking more questions than answers.
Interspecies love: The 30 most unlikely, adorable animal pairs
They say you can't choose your family. But these animals did.
Lights out in Nairobi? Not anymore, if one African company gets its way
Meet the BRCK, the "back-up generator for the internet." An African solution to a global problem?
Uganda on alert over fears of Kenya-style mall attack
Al Qaeda linked Shebaab: "Westgate was just the beginning"
Norwegian Hussan Abdi Dhuhulow identified as one of Westgate terrorists (VIDEO)
Kenyan police believe that Somali-born Hussan Abdi Dhuhulow is among the attackers who led an assault on Nairobi's Westgate mall.
Amid cries that court is 'condescending,' African Union debates ICC pullout
The threats to quit the Rome Statute, the treaty that formed The Hague-based court, may yet prove to be bluster and bluff.
Kenyan authorities probe mobile firms over concerns about unregistered phone lines
Four mobile phone companies are under investigation in Kenya.
US Navy SEALs face a fight in Somalia
The failed weekend special forces raid near Mogadishu is raising new questions about US military capability in Somalia.
The last days of Kenya's 'Lunatic Line'
The soon-to-be-retired railway opened up the East African interior a century ago, connecting it to the coast, the port and the world.
Kenya: Four killed in Mombasa after Muslim cleric killed
Four people were killed on Friday when supporters of a slain radical Muslim cleric clashed with riot police in Kenya's main port city of Mombasa.
Did Kenyan soldiers have their way at Westgate?
Shopkeepers returned to the mall this week after the siege to find their shops ransacked, safes busted open and shelves empty.
Survey: Africans say continent's macroeconomic growth isn't helping them
The Afrobarometer survey, focusing on the perceptions of Africans themselves, adds important nuance to the poverty debate.
Who is Al Shabaab leader Ahmed Godane?
The Westgate Mall attack mastermind is a 'hardcore jihadi' who grew up a quiet, pious poetry lover.
Kenyan intelligence warned of Westgate attack
Kenyan intelligence warned several of Kenya's cabinet members and defense officials of the possibility of a terror attack by Al Shabaab a year before the attack on Westgate mall in Nairobi.
Militants 'rented' shop in Nairobi's Westgate Mall
The militants who led the attack on Nairobi's Westgate Mall reportedly rented a shop there in the weeks before they killed at least 67 people in the complex.