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The Kenyan tourism ministry says the sector has lost $750 million in 2020 – roughly half of the total revenue in 2019
'Faced with this uncertain environment, the stakeholders have resolved to reopen all basic education learning institutions in January 2021,' says Education Minister George Magoha
Both Kenya and Uganda face severe economic shocks amid efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, says the International Monetary Fund
Alphabet subsidiary Loon marks its first commercial service, about 7 years since it became an official project at the company
A government program for citizens and refugees highlights the pitfalls of humanitarian biometrics
Flowers, along with tea and tourism, are a backbone of Kenya's economy. But the flower industry is wilting due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A German army shipment of 6 million face masks needed to protect against the novel coronavirus vanishes in Kenya. It isn't immediately clear why the shipment was transiting through there, a spokeswoman says.
(UPDATED) Other countries in the region have been rolling out their own measures
Ishaqbini Hirola Community Conservancy, custodians of the white giraffe, says the deaths was a 'sad day' and a major loss for researchers and tourism providers working in the remote corner of Kenya
Mourners begin gathering at a national athletics stadium before dawn to pay their respects
Daniel arap Moi leaves a mixed legacy as corruption became endemic and tribal divisions were stoked and turned bloody under his rule
Daniel arap Moi's body will lie in state for public viewing from Saturday, February 8, until Monday, February 10
Daniel Arap Moi, a former president of Kenya, dies early Tuesday morning at his family home
The Somali jihadists have staged several large-scale attacks inside Kenya, in retaliation for Nairobi sending troops into Somalia as well as to target foreign interests
Authorities say rescue efforts have been delayed because roads have been cut and bridges closed after streams turned into raging torrents
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge becomes the first to run a marathon in under two hours
‘Fintech’ apps bring credit to poor Kenyans. Debt and invasions of privacy are part of the deal.
Eggs are harvested from Najin, 30, and daughter Fatu, 19, the last two northern white rhinos left on the planet
Biogas is filling a gap in East Africa, where developing economies are fast growing but power is costly, unreliable or non-existent
Most of the dead found are babies and children
(UPDATED) The final ministerial statement – issued on a day of youth protests against climate change – makes only two references to man-made global warming and none to the fossil fuels that drive it
Earth is already experiencing fallout from its fossil fuel addiction, with climate change driving more frequent droughts, floods and superstorms fuelled by warmer, rising seas
Maimunah Sharif, head of UN Habitat, says at least 22 UN employees were among those who died when the Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines jet crashed early Sunday, March 10
The delay is met with dismay by Kenya's LGBT community and their allies, who have been anxiously awaiting a ruling on the petition, which was filed 3 years ago
'I can confirm that... the security operation at Dusit complex is over and all the terrorists eliminated,' says Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta
(UPDATED) 'We still believe there are two or 3 attackers in specific locations,' the first police officer says. 'The situation is far from over.'
The Al-Qaeda-linked group says it is behind the attack, which has seen a blast and gunfire at the DusitD2 hotel and office compound in a Nairobi suburb
The image of the supposed statue used in the claim is actually that of former president Ferdinand Marcos in Ilocos Norte
Hara talks about the popular household brand's design philosophy of 'emptiness' and what it means
...and he'll be giving a talk at the De La Salle University
The Kenyan Red Cross says the bus overturned. More details on the cause of the accident were not immediately available.
(UPDATED) The MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers -- double the ferry's capacity -- when it capsized close to the pier on Ukara Island
The Olympic champion shaves over a minute off the previous world mark set by Dennis Kimetto
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Eleven of Kenya's precious black rhinos were transferred to a new home in what was supposed to be a routine operation in a country fabled for its conservation. So how did all of them end up dead?
(4th UPDATE) World leaders and organizations pay tribute to the former UN Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate
Kenya has an effective ban on carrying out death sentences and no death row prisoner has been executed since 1987. The death sentence remains on the statute books however.
Some countries are using legislation to fight the spread of 'fake news,' as critics warn of dangers to free speech and the media. Here's a look at the situation in a number of countries.
It comes 8 months after Kenyatta's re-election in a drawn-out poll that divided the nation and left at least 92 dead, according to rights groups
Uhuru Kenyatta’s supposed statement on Rodrigo Duterte was first posted by a pro-Duterte site on February 21. The summit, where the Kenyan president spoke, happened on February 23 yet. He didn’t mention the Philippine president.
A portion of the earthen wall of the dam collapsed, sending millions of liters of water coursing down a muddy slope, engulfing nearby settlements and destroying power lines over a stretch of some 10 kilometers
Kenya Red Cross says 112 people have lost their lives countrywide since early March
Theoretically, the death of the last male northern white rhino, named Sudan, assures the extinction of this subspecies of rhino
The report for the 2015/2016 financial year describes a litany of misspending and poor accounting under President Uhuru Kenyatta
(UPDATED) Raila Odinga swears himself in as an alternative president, despite warnings that doing such was treasonous
Plastic ocean pollution is a key item on the menu for ministers from over 100 countries gathering in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi for a 3-day UN Environment Assembly
(UPDATED) Kenya's schisms after a grueling election period are on full display on the very first day of Uhuru Kenyatta's second 5-year term
The results remain on hold as officials mull what to do about the 25 constituencies in 4 western counties where voting was blocked
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world