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Kenyan Workers Given Yellow Balloons to Cheer Up

In an attempt to transform an ordinary Monday morning into something special, an artist has given thousands of yellow balloons to Kenyan commuters to...
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Kenyan Exchange Student Runs for His Tiny Village Back Home

He set out on his own in 2009 when he took the 8,000-mile flight from Kenya to Maryland as a foreign exchange student. He had...
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Woman Overcomes All Odds in Kenyan Slum, Now Helps Other Girls

Growing up in the Kenyan slums, Peninah Nthenya Musyimi was surrounded by drugs, prostitution and dire poverty. "Because I was a woman, people looked at...
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How Yoga is Transforming a Kenyan City

In Nairobi, the Africa Yoga Project is training HIV+, poor, and disabled citizens to be yoga instructors, creating jobs and changing lives. AYP hosts 200...
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Jubilant Kenyans Usher in New Constitution

Cheered by hundreds of thousands of jubilant Kenyans waving national flags, President Mwai Kibaki signed a new constitution last week that curbs his sweeping...
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Kenya Uses Video Gaming Strategy to Fight AIDS in Slums

Kenyan aid groups, with US government backing, are fighting HIV/AIDS infection in Nairobi slums using a multi-player video game. It teaches young...
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Kenya to Plant 7.6 Billion Trees to Counter Deforestation

Kenya said on Wednesday it would plant 7.6 billion trees over the next 20 years to redress decades of chopping down forest cover, the...
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Kenya Village Gets Clinic from Brothers it Helped Send to Med School in U.S.

Residents of a remote village sold chickens and cattle to raise the $900.00 needed to fly the siblings to Dartmouth College. A new film...
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UN to Help Maasai People From Kenya Preserve Their Heritage

Two people from the Maasai community of Laikipia in Kenya are to be given training in documenting and archiving their cultural heritage through a...
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Kenya Rivals Agree to Share Power

Mediator Kofi Annan pushed throuhgh a deal to end post-election turmoil in Kenya that has killed nearly 1,000 people. For the first time in...

Kenyan Youth Club Helps to Heal Ethnic Tensions (Video)

In Nairobi's Mathare slum, a youth association helps to heal ethnic tensions which have flared up recently in Kenya. The group won a Nobel...

Wild Elephants on Increase in Kenya

Kenya's population of elephants is increasing thanks to successful protection measures and a ban on ivory trade, wildlife officials said. (Associated Press via PR...

Kenyan Parties Agree to Peace Plan

Rival political parties in Kenya locked in a deadly dispute over December's elections said Friday they had agreed to take immediate action to end...
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Pamphlet Turns Life Around for Drug Addict in Kenya

Sammy Gitau grew up in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. As a teenager, he joined a gang, and became a drug addict. But a...

Children Send Holiday Wishes to 1,000 Kenyan Peacekeepers

Kenyan children have sent more than 2,000 homemade Christmas and New Years messages to their country’s nearly 1,100 peacekeepers serving under United Nations' blue...

Kenya’s Bus Stop Cartoonist Lightens Travelers’ Loads

"A young, innovative artist has turned the bus stop into his very own daily cartoon strip, entertaining commuters on a busy highway in the...
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Lions Making a Comeback on Kenya Ranches

"Conservation efforts in southern Kenya have led to an "extremely encouraging" rebound in the lion population there." Masai warriors used to prove their manhood...

Kenyans Plant Trees to Coax Back Flamingos

Where once a million flamingos awashed the shores in pink along Lake Nakuru, a community is replanting saplings to help rebuild the forests they...

KENYA: Slum-Dwellers to Benefit from UN Housing Fund

Millions of people living in urban slums throughout the world are set to benefit from the pro-poor housing fund set up by UN-Habitat and...

Kenya to Provide Free AIDS Drugs

The BBC reports Kenya's president has announced that anti-retroviral drugs will now be free to all people with AIDS within all of its clinics...