Plans for a new harbor, pipeline and international airport off the coast of the Kenyan island of Lamu could bring new jobs. But concerns about the environmental impact of the project bring controversy. Could the costs outweigh the benefits?
Security agencies and human rights groups in Kenya are worried by the increasing number of young women and girls joining Somalia's terrorist group al-Shabab. But for those who escape, life can get even more difficult.
On this week's eco@africa, we see how invasive tree species in South Africa are being turned into furniture, Ethiopia’s quest for the super chicken and how a Kenyan island is protecting their shores from plastic waste.
A group of activists in Kenya wants to sail thousands of kilometers in a boat made of plastic trash and their vessel is already taking shape.
Kenyan police fired live rounds at anti-government protesters in Nairobi as unrest broke out in several cities over election results. Opposition leader Raila Odinga claims he has evidence the vote tally was hacked.
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