Kenya hosts first East African albinism beauty pageant, "Mr and Mrs Albinism East Africa," to raise awareness and call for a new narrative about the hereditary skin condition.
Kenya's police and military are intimidating activists protesting a giant infrastructure project in the coastal region around Lamu. The report by two human rights groups documents threats, beatings and arbitrary arrests.
The resignation of several Kenyan columnists, citing concerns over increased media regulation and a 'worrying pattern' of government influence, has put the issue of press freedom back in the spotlight.
Champion sprinter Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against regulations limiting testosterone levels in certain women's athletic events. DW's Zipporah Nyambura takes issue with the ruling.
The seventh China-Africa summit was a diplomatic success for China. African countries can expect more cash injections. But this is not an equal partnership and the investments do not come without risks for both sides.
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