Kenya isn't exactly known for winter sports, but Nairobi's Ice Lions want that to change. About two dozen adrenaline junkies are part of the country's first-ever ice hockey team.
A locust invasion in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia has left crops devastated. It is the biggest swarm in decades, with billions of the ravenous insects nibbling their way through the already climate-ravaged region.
A rescue operation is underway in the Kenyan capital after a residential building collapsed. Three people were confirmed dead and many more are feared to be trapped under the rubble.
Kenya is known for its fast runners, but that could change if you ask its ice hockey team. The Ice Lions are training hard in the sun to be the first team in East and Central Africa to qualify for the Winter Olympics.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has awarded the 2019 prize to Juliana Rotich, founder of software project Ushahidi, which was introduced to monitor violence in Kenya following the 2007 general elections.
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