The Kenyan capital is rapidly becoming a technology hub for Africa. Dubbed ‘Silicon Savannah’, Nairobi’s rise as a center of digital entrepreneurship has gone hand in hand with the revolution in mobile payments.
World-renowned ivory investigator Esmond Bradley-Martin has been found dead in his home with a stab wound to the neck. Martin had spent decades tracing the trade of ivory and rhino horns from Africa to Asian markets.
Kenya's government has deported a lawyer who attended the symbolic swearing in of opposition leader Raila Odinga. It's just the latest in a string of events stirring up fears that Kenya is moving towards dictatorship.
East African leaders are meeting in Uganda to discuss a range of issues including trade disputes. DW columnist Jenerali Ulimwengu says they must also discuss the deteriorating political crisis in Kenya.
Many African countries have made great strides in tackling Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting. Kenya, however, has seen a backlash as a doctor pushes for continuing the practice as part of 'heritage' in a court bid.
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