What happened to Kenyan-Canadian lawyer Miguna Miguna?

The Richmond Hill lawyer returned to Kenya recently to work on the campaign of opposition leader Raila Odinga, but went missing until Kenya deported him

The African memoirist who dared to come out

Binyavanga Wainaina is one of Kenya’s leading literary figures–and a gay man in Africa, at a time where it’s dangerous to be one

Binyavanga Wainaina reads from his coming-out chapter

The famed gay Kenyan writer reads a selection from his brave chapter, ‘I am a homosexual, mum’

Doping probe spurs Kenya’s long distance runaround

Doping among Kenya’s famous runners is becoming a national crisis with no finish line in sight

What in the world is going on in 2014?

From war and politics to sports and culture, the global calendar is already crowded

Westgate Mall: Kenya’s symbol of economic strength succumbs to terror

Ryan Kohls was in the mall an hour before the shooting began

British government apologizes for colonial crimes

The apology to Kenyans marks a first for the nation


Kenya swears in new president who faces charges in International Criminal Court

Uhuru Kenyatta denies charges of crimes against humanity

Britain goes to trial for colonial crimes

Kenyans look for financial compensation and a state apology for torture committed 60 years ago


Kenya troops attack last stronghold of al-Shabaab

Kenyan troops launched a beach assault on the last of Somalia’s Islamist al-Shabaab militants. The attack on Kismayo’s beach is a fatal blow to the rebels.

Good news, bad news

Good news, bad news, June 14-21

The last spike, the status quo, refugees in limbo, Jays on the line


Scores killed in Nairobi fire

Gas leak caused deadly blaze in Kenyan slum