The International Criminal Court (ICC) is expected Wednesday to accuse up to six Kenyan leaders of orchestrating the ethnic violence that killed some 1,200 people after Kenya's Dec. 27, 2007 elections.
One young Kenyan, an ethnic Kalenjin, tells why he helped recruit others for ethnic killings after the disputed December 2007 election. Now, he and many like him feel betrayed by politicians they say organized the violence.
For four decades Iain Douglas-Hamilton has been an advocate for elephants, the endangered giants of Africa.
An endangered black male rhinoceros, with its horn partially cut off, stands in a cage after a radio transmitter was implanted in its horn before translocation at the Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya's Rift Valley on Tuesday. After implanting radio transmitters into the horns to track the animals, and notching their ears, Kenya Wildlife Service is moving 10 black rhinos to the Tsavo National Park, southeast of Nairobi, to reestablish the population.
A new Constitution that took effect Friday sets Kenya on a path toward reducing tribal differences – and violence. Other nations with ethnic rivalries can learn from it.
Ahead of the historic Aug. 4 Kenya referendum, observers warned of a recurrence of the ethnic violence that killed more than 1,300 after the 2007 presidential vote. But key groups helped make sure that did not happen.
A key concern in the Kenya constitution vote is ethnic divisions. But in the Rift Valley town of Eldoret, where much of the 2008 postelection violence occurred, voters were calm and even top 'no' vote politicians accepted the results.
Zimbabwe has banned genetically modified chicken from South Africa amid complaints that producers there are flooding the Zimbabwe market. But South African producers say there's no such thing as GMO chicken.
Today's historic Kenya referendum over whether to back a new constitution sparks fresh memories of the ethnic clashes that killed more than 1,300 people in the wake of the 2007 presidential election.
Fears are rising of a repeat of the inflammatory speech seen ahead of the 2007 elections, which unleashed a wave of deadly ethnic violence. The recent arrests of three members of parliament for hate speech is a positive change.