The arrest of Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye set off riots across Kampala Friday in which at least two dozen people were killed.
Kenyans fought hard to get their freedom from the British empire. But when the Royal Wedding played on TV today, an estimated one in four Kenyans were following the wedding, on TV or radio.
Food price increases that have caused riots elsewhere in Africa have reached Kenya, and Nairobi residents don't know what to do.
Technology holds promise for Africa's young people by giving them greater economic opportunity, but sometimes that opportunity is in niches such as music piracy.
Despite the fact that four-wheel drive is no longer necessary to navigate Nairobi's roads, SUVs are an increasingly frequent sight on the streets.
The demand for housing is high, but without an urban plan or building code, the construction boom could have some negative long-term consequences.
A private company sees the country's dilapidated railways as an opportunity to make a profit and meet Kenyans needs for faster transportation.