The Republic of Kenya in Africa borders on Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia to the northeast. Kenya is home to around 45 million people.
A former British colony, it gained independence in 1963. Kenya's economy is the largest by GDP in East and Central Africa. The capital Nairobi serves a regional hub. Agriculture is a major employer; the country traditionally exports tea and coffee as well as fresh flowers to Europe. This page is an automatic compilation of DW content.
Unemployment rates in Kenya are at an all-time high, currently standing at around 40 percent. Among young people, that rate is even higher. As our reporter Andrew Wasike found out, even if you get a university degree, you'll have a very hard time finding an office job. He met university graduates who took the initiative and are now making money with refreshingly simple business ideas.
On this week’s edition of Pulse, we broach the subject of sex, look through the lens of black artists and meet a Senegalese woman doing her bit for the environment – by designing a novel smartphone app. Plus, an online community in Kenya is blogging for change.
Right outside the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the national park of the same name is one of the most accessible in Africa. It pulls in 150,000 visitors a year. But the planned Nairobi-Naivasha rail link will cut straight through the park for 6 kilometres - dividing it neatly in two.