Suicide bombers have killed and wounded dozens of people in recent months in a spate of attacks on camps and areas sheltering the displaced that bear the hallmarks of Boko Haram.
Kenya's opposition candidate Raila Odinga alleged on television Wednesday morning that the election had been hacked and later tweeted that the incumbent president's Jubilee Party was to blame.
With women comprising only one-fifth of Kenya's parliament – marking the largest gender representation gap in eastern African politics – women in politics persist against discrimination to emphasize women's health, education, and rights.
With Kenya's election set to take place in a week, President Kenyatta is boasting the country's job growth during his term – 800,000 jobs in 2016 alone. But experts note that up to 90 percent of these jobs are low-paying and in the informal sector.
In an effort to preserve drinking water, residents of Kibera, Nairobi's largest slum, have started to clean up the polluted city dam to prepare its water for industrial uses.
Failed rains have disrupted life here in ways seismic enough to register – if barely – on the Richter scale of global disasters. The government estimates that nearly 8 million people are in urgent need of assistance. But at close range, drought does even more than leave people hungry or far from home.
Chad, Congo, and the Central African Republic are among the 'neglected' countries where there is little to no malaria research or funding despite high death rates related to the disease, according to a study released by University of Southampton in England.
As the effects of climate change become more apparent in Zimbabwe, traditional farming methods, like no-till farming, which is proving, in some cases, to increase productivity and save money, gain a rekindled reputation.
UN troops are spread too thin to contain the violence, and local forces are poorly trained and under-equipped to deal with the sectarian fighting that has been raging since 2013.
If the drought continues, the World Health Organization warns that a famine could be imminent in the country – but such an event is avoidable, with the proper aid.