Journalist covering development economics, inequality, foreign aid & investment, governance, innovation and immigration.
A push by Kenya’s president and male-dominated parliament to overhaul marriage bodes ill for the nation’s wives, socially and economically.
In the nation’s public sector, there are huge disparities between the highest earners and the low. Now, Kenyans are fighting over who should take a cut.
Six months after a terrorist attack killed dozens at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, GlobalPost correspondent Jacob Kushner talks with mall workers about their stories of trauma, joblessness and moving on.
A botched investment by Kenya's social security agency may delay workers’ retirement benefits, make a Chinese construction firm richer and leave thousands of small landowners with nothing.
An increasingly supportive church and other signs suggest Kenya may be departing from its neighbors in the region by accepting homosexuality.
With the United Nations convening in New York next week to debate a new set of global development goals, one Kenyan rights group wants justice reform to have its day in court.
The United States spent $2.8 billion to help Haiti rebuild, but the results have been a disaster of a different kind.
Thousands sought refuge on the island of La Gonave four years ago. But little help ever arrived, something permanent residents know all too well.
US Congress is on the verge of rejecting a money-saving proposal that would deliver US food aid to more people and boost foreign farmers in the process.
Medical residencies at the Partners in Health hospital in Mirebalais are preparing the next generation of Haitian medical professionals.