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.
Security forces in Kenya assaulted and raped civilians in opposition strongholds after the August elections, rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) said. About half the incidents reported to HRW were gang rapes.
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In Tanzania and some other African countries, people with albinism are still being hunted down and killed for their body parts. But just across the border in neighbouring Kenya, the situation for people living with the same condition is completely different. Eva de Vries visits two brave young business men with albinism in Nairobi.
Disadvantaged women and girls from rural areas on the Kenyan Coast are being empowered through soccer as a tool to change their lives. The community-based organization 'Moving the Goalposts' is behind the initiative. MTG is all about bringing girls together in a safe space where they can play football, organize activities, become leaders and discuss issues that matter for girls.
Fighting HIV means fighting stigma — we meet some young people in Uganda living with the virus doing just that. And, forget "Bend it like Beckham" — a group of girls and young women in Kenya are using football to become empowered. All that and more on this jam-packed edition of Pulse with host Jessie Wingard.
Cracks are beginning to show in The East African Community following a spat between Kenya and Tanzania. President John Magufuli is keen to implement a 2007 livestock ban going against the ideal of free movement within the region. Tanzania, a more socialist state, has always felt left out. But this struggle for regional power is being felt in the daily lives of East Africans.