Kenya

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‘Modern-day slavery’: Kenyan domestic workers tell of abuse in Saudi Arabia
Kenyan government urged to act as migrant housekeepers complain of physical, mental and sexual abuse in Gulf state

Caroline Kimeu and Ventura Kireki

27, Sep, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Horn of Africa drought puts 3.6m children at risk of dropping out of school
Experts warn that girls’ education will be worst hit, as many families are forced to move away from schools

Lizzy Davies

22, Sep, 2022 @9:38 AM

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‘Restoring the river’: why Kenyans are returning to precolonial spirituality
From TikTok videos to traditional songs and stories, Kikuyu cultural beliefs and practices suppressed under 19th-century colonialism are seeing a revival

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

22, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘People should be who they are’: Kenyans embrace genderless fashion
Young generation calls for inclusivity as LGBTQ+ people still face discrimination and violence

Caroline Kimeu

20, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘End of an era’: how the Queen’s funeral was seen around the world
From Melbourne to Paris, New York to Delhi, the solemn events in London resonated around the globe

Cait Kelly, Kim Willsher, Adam Gabbatt, Caroline Kimeu, Hannah Ellis-Petersen, David Smith and Georgina Maka'a

19, Sep, 2022 @2:24 PM

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‘A brutal legacy’: Queen’s death met with anger as well as grief in Kenya
Politicians pay warm tributes but memories of colonial atrocities prompt fierce criticism too

Caroline Kimeu in Nyeri

12, Sep, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Kenya’s supreme court upholds William Ruto’s win in presidential election
Court dismisses opposition’s challenge against August’s vote that alleged fraud and voter suppression

Caroline Kimeu

05, Sep, 2022 @1:06 PM

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‘We need your help’: Bishops plead with UK to aid drought-ravaged Horn of Africa
Open letter from 44 Anglican leaders contrasts ‘generous’ British response to Ukraine with ‘dire need’ still unmet in their countries

Lizzy Davies

31, Aug, 2022 @5:45 AM

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Environmentalist Elizabeth Wathuti: ‘Perhaps I had something President Biden really needed to hear’
Kenya’s rising climate star tells how her speech at Cop26 grabbed a world leader’s attention, and urges policymakers to go beyond mere pledges

Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

30, Aug, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Kenyan cyclist Sule Kangangi killed in crash at Vermont Overland gravel race
Kenyan cyclist Sule Kangangi died in a crash on Saturday while competing in a gravel race in Vermont

Agencies

29, Aug, 2022 @12:37 AM

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Kenyan tea pickers on Scottish-run farm to pursue health issues in UK court
Prolonged bending to gather tea for James Finlay Kenya is argued to accelerate ageing of pickers’ backs by up to 20 years

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

24, Aug, 2022 @5:15 PM

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Kenya elections bring new wave of female leaders to the fore
Record win for women is a cause for celebration as acrimony over the presidency continues

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

24, Aug, 2022 @5:30 AM

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