Kenya

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Pandemic hits mental health of women and young people hardest, survey finds
Survey also finds adults aged 18-24 and women more concerned about personal finances than other groups

Jon Henley

23, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Kenyan police launch investigation into death of British BBC employee
Kate Mitchell’s body was found shortly after an emergency alarm was activated in her hotel room

Matthew Weaver

22, Nov, 2021 @6:48 PM

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Military chief pledges UK cooperation with Kenya in Wanjiru case
Gen Sir Nick Carter says alleged murder of Agnes Wanjiru by British soldier was ‘truly shocking’

Jamie Grierson

14, Nov, 2021 @2:55 PM

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Community-led upgrade to a Nairobi slum could be a model for Africa
Mukuru, one of Kenya’s largest informal settlements, has cleaned up its act with improved water, roads and sanitation

Peter Muiruri

12, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Family of Kenyan woman allegedly murdered by UK soldier to sue MoD
Agnes Wanjiru’s family instruct law firm to demand answers over her death

Rachel Hall and agency

10, Nov, 2021 @5:54 PM

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‘She did not deserve to die like this’: family seeks justice for Kenyan woman allegedly killed by UK soldier
Reports that British soldier confessed to Kenyan woman’s murder in 2012 have deeply affected relatives in Nanyuki

Peter Muiruri in Nanyuki

09, Nov, 2021 @11:17 AM

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The British army has serious questions to answer about the alleged killing of Agnes Wanjiru | Gaby Hinsliff
When the Kenyan woman died nine years ago, the army closed ranks – it’s time to find out what happened and why, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

04, Nov, 2021 @3:50 PM

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‘We run from men only to meet crocodiles’: Kenya’s drought is deadly for women
As poverty and lost livelihoods fuel threats in the home, those who have found refuge still risk their lives walking miles in search of water
‘No place is safe’: Kenya drought sparks rise in violence against women

Peter Muiruri in Samburu

03, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Top 10 books about neocolonialism | Susan Williams
Decades of economic imperialism and conditional aid have inspired authors from Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o to Graham Greene to explore insidious western control

Susan Williams

28, Oct, 2021 @3:18 PM

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Army chief ‘appalled’ by British soldiers’ alleged role in killing of Kenyan woman
Agnes Wanjiru’s body was found in Nanyuki, Kenya, in 2012, behind room where soldiers had stayed

Lucy Campbell

28, Oct, 2021 @10:52 AM

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UK defence minister faces call for inquiry into 2012 killing of Kenyan woman
Inquest in Kenya in 2019 concluded that Agnes Wanjiru, 21, ‘was murdered by British soldiers’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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How global heating’s children view the world, 12 years on
In the run-up to the global summit in Glasgow, we revisit families with children – now teenagers – born at the time of the 2009 climate conference

Hannah Summers

24, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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