What would make someone want to return to Somalia? This
The Kenyan government's latest shoot-itself-in-the-foot crackdown on Somali immigrants has convinced many to return on their own.
Life in Eastleigh, where a bomb attack Monday means you'll be arrested Tuesday
Somalis living in Kenya's capital face terrorist attacks by their countrymen, but also profiling by Kenyan police.
BRICS are so last season. Here are 10 other emerging economies to watch
French credit firm Coface put its weight behind Philippines, Peru, Indonesia and Sri Lanka as world's brightest new economies to watch.
How Kenya took on the International Criminal Court
Need to defend a strongman up for crimes against humanity charges? Kenya has the answer.
In Kenya, sex workers want jobs and protection, but not just condoms
Guest post: A recent master's in public health graduate from Boston University talks with sex workers in Kisumu, Kenya.
Elephants can pick up clues about a person's gender and ethnicity by their voice
For the first time, researchers have evidence that elephants can distinguish between human voices.
Kenya's version of 'The Office' rips on NGOs and it's hilarious
Kenya’s witty new comedy series highlights the often absurd world of international development.
20 numbers to make you appreciate the extent of the world's poaching problem
Guess how many elephants are killed each day in Africa.
Uhuru Kenyatta's trial: A case study in what's wrong with the ICC
Kenya's president is accused of having orchestrated the brutal violence in his country in 2008. But the prosecution can't collect enough evidence or protect enough witnesses to begin his trial.
Why Peter Greste's imprisonment is everyone's problem
A very personal view from Nairobi, where Greste's colleagues protested outside the Egyptian embassy on Tuesday.
Amid increasing persecution of gays in Africa, author Binyavanga Wainaina comes out
Elsewhere on the continent, homosexual acts are punishable by imprisonment.
Prosecutor calls for another delay to Uhuru Kenyatta trial
Trial of Kenyan President Kenyatta in 2007 election violence will be delayed against after two witnesses withdraw.
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?