Kenya has seen some horrific terror attacks over the last couple of years. Increasingly the attackers are home-grown. President Barack Obama is heading to Kenya — his ancestral homeland — later this week.
Nairobi residents remained on edge as the assault by al-Shabab continued at a luxury Westgate shopping mall in the Kenyan capital. Kenyan Laura Walubengo, a web editor with DSTV online in Nairobi watched the scene unfold at the mall.
One of the warnings from the new UN climate change report is food insecurity: It will be harder to grow many crops in parts of the world. That includes staple crops like wheat and rice. The World's Jason Margolis looks at what it could mean in one nation: Kenya.
Though there is an increasing need for mental health services in Kenya, the country has only 79 working psychiatrists, according to the African Mental Health Foundation; that’s one for every 500,000 people. One woman is using technology to work around the shortage and bring scant mental health resources to Kenyans.
Pope Francis is in Nairobi, Kenya, at the start of his first official trip to Africa. He told a gathering of religious leaders in Kenya that dialogue between different faiths is challenging, but essential. BBC East Africa correspondent Ann Soy is following the pope's Africa visit.