Ethiopia is a storytelling nation in which Emperor Tewodros has a special place.
Kenya’s High Court has postponed the ruling on the historic case (#Repeal162 ruling”, which activists had petitioned for the repealing of section 162 of the penal code. A positive ruling will ensure sexual minorities in Kenya will have the right and freedom to exist, and it will be a huge step towards inclusion.
A community-based organisation has installed Talking Boxes at primary schools in Africa’s largest informal settlement, Kibera, in Kenya, to encourage schoolgirls to speak out about their problems.
The world’s first expedition in a boat made from plastic waste and flipflops is on a 14-day journey from Lamu, Kenya, to Stone town, Zanzibar. The Flipflopi-Clean Seas expedition aims to raise awareness of the dangers of single-use plastics.
Ayub Ogada was an influential musician deeply rooted in the story-telling of his culture. Why, asks Akinyi Agwanda, was he not better known in his own country?
Dignity After Death: The New York Times has come under heavy criticism for publishing gory pictures of black bodies strewn haphazardly after the terror attack in Kenya. The debate has raised ethical, moral and philosophical questions on protecting the dignity of human remains in general, and black bodies in particular after death.
Kenya’s education plan in 2020 is to introduce Mandarin to its primary school pupils. Kenya has followed the path of South Africa and Uganda.
No contraception, no abortions: Marie Stopes International, one of the world’s largest providers of contraception and safe abortion services, has been operating in Kenya, within the law, for over three decades. Now the organisation has been banned from providing abortion services.
Weary Kenyans are entitled to wonder if the latest referendum push will be any different from the past two.