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The Year Unwrapped: Safety, Kenya and Marx reborn
Karl Marx
Podcast

The Year Unwrapped: Safety, Kenya and Marx reborn

Would we rather be safe than free? Is Kenya finally realising its potential? And is Generation Z really dabbling with Marxism?
31 Dec 2020
Can protecting mosquitos from malaria defeat the disease?
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In Brief

Can protecting mosquitos from malaria defeat the disease?

Experts say newly discovered microbe inside the insects could help prevent countless human deaths
5 May 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘£28bn black hole’ in electric car plans
Electric cars
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘£28bn black hole’ in electric car plans

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 5 February
5 Feb 2020
East Africa hit by worst locust invasion in 25 years
Locusts
In Depth

East Africa hit by worst locust invasion in 25 years

Hundreds of thousands of tons of food destroyed
10 Jan 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson ‘owes Queen an apology’
Boris Johnson
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Johnson ‘owes Queen an apology’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 25 September
25 Sep 2019
Five of the best mobile safaris
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In Review

Five of the best mobile safaris

Time to head back to camp? Not when your luxury accommodation travels with you
2 Aug 2019
What happened to Kiano Mazzoncini?
Kiano Mazzoncini
In Depth

What happened to Kiano Mazzoncini?

US couple claim Kenyan authorities have kidnapped their three-year-old adopted son
14 May 2019

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Kenya hotel attack: 21 dead, 50 still missing
Nairobi hotel attack
In Brief

Kenya hotel attack: 21 dead, 50 still missing

Al-Shabaab terrorist group says attack was ‘response’ to Donald Trump’s decision to move Israeli capital to Jerusalem
17 Jan 2019
Italian aid worker kidnapped in Kenya: what we know
Kenya
In Brief

Italian aid worker kidnapped in Kenya: what we know

Gunmen abducted Sylvia Constanza Romano, 23, and shot five others including children
21 Nov 2018
Best green travel ideas: 7 sustainable holidays
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In Review

Best green travel ideas: 7 sustainable holidays

Luxury travel doesn’t have to cost the Earth
24 Aug 2018
Two killed in hippo attacks in Kenya
Two people have been killed in separate hippo attacks in Kenya
In Brief

Two killed in hippo attacks in Kenya

Chinese tourist mauled by a hippo while trying to take a photograph
13 Aug 2018
Elephant poachers in the act shot dead by rangers in Kenya
Elephant
In Depth

Elephant poachers in the act shot dead by rangers in Kenya

Gang members gunned down by officers during 'fierce shoot-out' at park on Ugandan border
8 Jun 2018
Dam in Kenya bursts, killing 47
At least 47 people have been killed after a dam burst its banks in Kenya
In Brief

Dam in Kenya bursts, killing 47

Torrential rain is being blamed for the dam wall collapse in Kenya’s Rift Valley
11 May 2018
Africa splitting in two: what's happening to the continent?
Kenya Rift Valley
In Brief

Africa splitting in two: what's happening to the continent?

Huge chasm 65ft wide appears in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley after heavy rains
3 Apr 2018
Is democracy in Kenya at risk?
Uhuru Kenyatta
In Depth

Is democracy in Kenya at risk?

Crackdown on press freedom and attacks on opposition figures have alarmed human rights groups
29 Mar 2018
World’s last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya
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In Brief

World’s last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

Sudan, who rose to fame on Tinder, was put to sleep after suffering age-related complications
20 Mar 2018
Kenya Supreme Court upholds election of President Kenyatta
Uhuru Kenyatta
In Brief

Kenya Supreme Court upholds election of President Kenyatta

East Africa’s richest economy fears a resumption of the violence that has already claimed 60 lives
20 Nov 2017
Kenya faces ‘violent implosion’ on eve of election
Uhuru Kenyatta
In Brief

Kenya faces ‘violent implosion’ on eve of election

Last-minute attempt to stop vote fails after shooting of judge's driver
25 Oct 2017
Kenya's Supreme Court rules presidential election invalid
Uhuru Kenyatta
In Brief

Kenya's Supreme Court rules presidential election invalid

Court calls for new vote within 60 days, raising spectre of violence
1 Sep 2017
Kenya plastic bag ban: Four years prison or $38,000 fine
Kenya, plastic bags, environment
In Brief

Kenya plastic bag ban: Four years prison or $38,000 fine

'World's toughest plastic bag ban' applies to both locals and tourists entering the country
29 Aug 2017
Your next Tinder match: Sudan the northern white rhino
Sudan the rhino
In Brief

Your next Tinder match: Sudan the northern white rhino

Dating app gets a surprising new addition in fundraising effort to prevent animal's extinction
26 Apr 2017
Murders, shootings and ranch raids in Kenya
Kuki Gallmann
In Depth

Murders, shootings and ranch raids in Kenya

Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann left critically injured in latest violence in Laikipia county
25 Apr 2017
East Africa hunger crisis: Mo Farah backs UK charity appeal
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In Depth

East Africa hunger crisis: Mo Farah backs UK charity appeal

Olympian tells Britons to 'act now' and help millions facing starvation
15 Mar 2017
Saruni Rhino: Walking with giants
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In Depth

Saruni Rhino: Walking with giants

A new safari lodge is the first in East Africa to let guests track rare black rhinos on foot
20 Jan 2017
Trip of a lifetime: Talking travel with Geoffrey Kent
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In Depth

Trip of a lifetime: Talking travel with Geoffrey Kent

The CEO of Abercrombie & Kent discusses his Kenyan upbringing, his lifelong passion for conservation and the importance of a hot dinner
2 Sep 2016
Kenya faces Olympic ban as Wada 'loses patience' over doping
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In Depth

Kenya faces Olympic ban as Wada 'loses patience' over doping

African nation has two months to provide funding and show it is tackling problem or it will be declared non-compliant like Russia
12 Feb 2016
Al-Shabab: five questions about the Somali terrorist group
Al-Shabab fighters
In Depth

Al-Shabab: five questions about the Somali terrorist group

Latest attack by Islamist militants leaves scores dead at African Union military base in southern Somalia
1 Sep 2015
Kenya university attack: shots going off 'like fireworks'
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In Brief

Kenya university attack: shots going off 'like fireworks'

Police attempting to 'flush out' gunmen from student accommodation after 15 people killed
2 Apr 2015
Kenya restaurant slammed for 'no Africans after dark' policy
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In Brief

Kenya restaurant slammed for 'no Africans after dark' policy

Owner arrested after banning Africans after 5pm 'because you never know who is Al-Shabaab'
24 Mar 2015
Is Samantha Lewthwaite really a terrorist mastermind?
Samantha Lewthwaite
In Depth

Is Samantha Lewthwaite really a terrorist mastermind?

BBC investigation suggests Samantha Lewthwaite, the White Widow, is unlikely to have been on the frontline of terrorism
2 Jul 2014
Justice for Kenya's Mau Mau as UK offers cash and apology
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In Brief

Justice for Kenya's Mau Mau as UK offers cash and apology

Compensation of £20m for 5,200 insurgents abused and tortured by British troops in colonial Kenya
6 Jun 2013
Kenya goes to polls hoping to avoid violent crisis of 2007
An elederly Maasai woman is watched over by an IEBC official as she casts her vote in Ilngarooj, Kajiado County, Maasailand, on March 4, 2013 during the nationwide elections. Long lines of Ke
In Depth

Kenya goes to polls hoping to avoid violent crisis of 2007

East African nation faces its most 'important and complicated' election after bloodshed of previous poll
4 Mar 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 23 Apr 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 23 Apr 2012

23 Apr 2012
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