For isolated island communities on Kenya's northern coast, access to health care is far from adequate. The "Safari Doctors" have taken matters into their own hands.
Somali militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack at a Nairobi hotel complex. After hours of clashes, the Kenyan president said "all terrorists have been elimated."
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.
Vaccinations save lives, but African countries almost always have to import the necessary serums. Now some governments are talking about producing vaccines locally — but it's not that simple.
Betty Nangira's own start in life inspired her to help make healthcare more accessible in rural areas. She plans to recommend her research findings to the Ugandan government and other African nations.
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