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‘Self-esteem was low. Look at them now’ : the scheme getting Kenya’s girls back to school
Over a thousand girls in rural Isiolo county, many of them young mothers, are catching up in the classroom. But entrenched cultural barriers remain a challenge for educators

Peter Muiruri in Isiolo County

27, Jul, 2021 @7:44 AM

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Environment activist shot dead outside Nairobi home after death threats
Kenyan president condemns killing of Joannah Stutchbury, who protested against building in Kiambu forest

Jason Burke

16, Jul, 2021 @4:32 PM

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Hilary Ng’weno obituary
Other lives: Kenyan journalist and publisher who was the first African editor of the country’s Nation newspaper

Sarah Elderkin

15, Jul, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Biafra separatist leader abducted by Nigeria from Kenya, say family
Family of British-Nigerian citizen Nnamdi Kanu accuse Nigeria of extraordinary rendition, aided by Kenyan authorities

Emmanuel Akinwotu in Lagos

09, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Elephants might not fly: confusion over Carrie Johnson charity’s rewilding plan
Kenyan ministry of tourism and wildlife expresses concern about reports of scheme to transport herd from Kent

Patrick Greenfield

07, Jul, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Kenya in rush to vaccinate 4m children as measles cases surge
WHO reports measles outbreaks in eight African countries amid huge fall-off in jabs during Covid

Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

07, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Mammoth journey ahead as elephants leave Kent zoo for the Kenyan savannah
All but one of the herd of 13 were born in captivity, but conservationists hope they can be ‘rewilded’

Patrick Greenfield

05, Jul, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Clare Peploe obituary
Screenwriter and film-maker best known for Couples and Robbers, Besieged and La Luna

Ryan Gilbey

04, Jul, 2021 @3:50 PM

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Major aid donors found to have funded ‘conversion therapy’ clinics in Africa
Investigation finds UK Aid and USAid money linked to centres where ‘condemned’ practice is routinely offered to LGBTQ+ people

Alice McCool

02, Jul, 2021 @9:44 AM

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Retired judge Peter Herbert settles race claim against judiciary
Barrister who chairs Society of Black Lawyers says he has successfully held senior judges to account

Diane Taylor

02, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Wildebeest, bustards and bongos: Kenya begins first national census of wildlife
Count aims to provide crucial conservation data on animals including pangolins, turtles and antelope

Peter Muiruri

29, Jun, 2021 @7:25 AM

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Sadia Hussein: the FGM survivor who is saving girls from the knife
Being cut, aged 10, led to extraordinary pain and complications in childbirth. Now Hussein’s campaign to end mutilation has led to a staggering change in attitudes

Lizzy Davies

23, Jun, 2021 @3:10 PM

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