Baby elephant rescue: A video of the rescue of a baby elephant in a Kenyan national park tugs at the heartstrings. Wait for the final moments when mother and baby are reunited.
The social entrepreneurs at Sanergy supply badly needed clean toilets in the developing world and then sell off the waste they gather.
Some Christians converting to Islam in Kenya have been recruited by Al Shabab, a militant Islamist group with ties to Al Qaeda.
Protests broke out in Kenya after lawmakers voted to give themselves a $25 million bonus in a bill that raises taxes.
A grenade attack on an Anglican Church in Kenya is widely seen as a response to Kenya's troops overrunning Kismayo, the final urban stronghold of the Islamist group Al Shabab.
Kenyan soldiers launched an attack on Kismayo, the last stronghold of Islamist group Al Shabab in Somalia. But many worry that if Kismayo falls, Al Shabab may revert to terrorist attacks.
Kenya's assistant minister for water, Fedinard Waititu, faces charges of incitement to violence after a speech this week. Kenya is trying to avoid a repeat of the 2007 election violence.
African religious leaders toured Kenya's Nairobi National Park to learn about the urgent threat to elephants and rhinos from poaching – and to share ideas about using their moral clout to stop it.
A UN contract to buy charcoal for African Union troop kitchens in Somalia may indirectly be funding the country's Al Qaeda-allied Islamist army, the Monitor has learned.
Top Islamist Somali militants are said to be fleeing Kismayo as African Union forces close in. The loss of the port city would be a blow to their operations – and their finances.