Uganda’s President Museveni signed into law Monday a bill that criminalizes homosexuality with life sentences and punishes efforts to raise or discuss gay issues.
Kenya's Westgate Mall siege has increased suspicion of Somali refugees, who now are confronting a repatriation pact that urges them to return to a country many don't even know.
Silencing the press got serious after local media reported that Army troops looted the Westgate Mall after the Al Shabab massacre.
Leaked intelligence reports in Nairobi say the Somali terror group is finding an audience even in prominent prep schools and academies, as well as madrassas.
As attacks kill three Kenyan police, calls rise in Nairobi to battle terror in a more systematic way. No formal command structure existed to deal with the Westgate mall siege, experts say.
President Uhuru Kenyatta wants to delay or alter his International Criminal Court trial for crimes against humanity, set for November.
'Al Shabab is no longer a Somalia problem or a Somalia baby. It is now an international problem,' says one analyst in response to the Kenyan mall attack.
The technology is in use from Brazil to Thailand. But in recent years, more than 1,000 rivers in East Africa have stored water even in the dry season.
The Somali terrorist group Al Shabab has said the attack, which killed at least 39 people, is in retribution for Kenyan troops' presence in Somalia.
Five East African nations want the International Criminal Court to allow Kenya's VP to miss some of his court dates in order to fulfill governing duties.
Kenyan court's landmark 2-1/2 year sentence is a major shift from the small fines that ivory smugglers have faced in the past.
Richard Leakey was in Nairobi this week with news that ivory poaching, and illegal sales in Asia, may accelerate overall trend downward.
Kenya's teachers are demanding that a pay raise from 16 years ago gets implemented. Kids are not in class, and parents are angry.
A Jubaland warlord backed by Kenya flew to another semi-autonomous region in Somalia and was hailed this weekend as Jubaland's president.
Mogadishu says Nairobi is creating an autonomous state of Jubaland on its border and backing a hand-picked warlord to run it. It's asking Kenyan troops to leave.
Newly elected Uhuru Kenyatta, with Microsoft's help, wants universal e-literacy for students in this East African nation. Critics call it ill conceived, costly.
Some analysts view recent Al Shabab attacks inside Kenya as a sign that the Somalia-based militant group is adapting to an African Union campaign against them.
Demonstrators are upset with efforts by Kenya's lawmakers to give themselves a pay raise.
Kenyan champions and coaches today urge runners to participate in upcoming London marathon as protest against fear and for the spirit of humanity.
Wesley Korir returns to defend his title in today's running of the 117th Boston Marathon, weeks after winning an election back in Kenya.