NAIROBI Stylist Julia Wanja picks her way delicately through piles of food waste, discarded masks, rubber gloves and other rubbish at Nairobi's Dandora dumpsite, looking for used hair extensions she can clean and resell to customers.
NAIROBI Most of us have accepted COVID-19 face masks as an inconvenient, albeit necessary, safety measure. For the style conscious like James Maina Mwangi, however, they are an unmissable fashion opportunity. | Video
NAIROBI/FREETOWN/LAGOS Hand sanitiser replaced holy water at Nairobi's Holy Family Basilica Catholic Church, and attendance was far lower than usual, but Sunday Mass went ahead.
NAIROBI/FREETOWN/LAGOS Hand sanitizer replaced holy water at Nairobi's Holy Family Basilica Catholic Church, and attendance was far lower than usual, but Sunday Mass went ahead.
NAIROBI/FREETOWN/LAGOS, March 22 Hand sanitiser
replaced holy water at Nairobi's Holy Family Basilica Catholic
Church, and attendance was far lower than usual, but Sunday Mass
"God's intention is that we worship him in the church,"
preached Father David Kamumue to about 300 people, instead of
his usual congregation of some 5,000.
"Let us pray. May God keep us safe."
In Kenya, where there have been seven confirmed cases of
coronavirus, the government has imposed restrictions including
closing schools and has urged people to practice social
distancing as it tries to prevent the disease from spreading.
NAIROBI Thousands of air passengers were stranded in Kenya on Wednesday after a strike by aviation workers at the main Nairobi airport led to the cancellation and delay of scores of flights and the use of riot police to break up the industrial action. | Video
KIMANA, Kenya Young Kenyan warriors are no longer pursuing lions to show off their hunting prowess and bravery, they are competing for cash prizes in javelin throwing at the Maasai Olympics instead. | Video
LOIYANGALANI, Kenya, Sept 5 Reuters) - A high voltage power
line to carry electricity from a 310 megawatt (MW) wind power
plant to central Kenya from the north is complete and supply to
the national grid will stabilise by December, the energy
minister said, replacing diesel generation.
SOLAI, Kenya A dam on a commercial flower farm in Kenya's Rift Valley burst after weeks of torrential rain, unleashing a "sea of water" that careered down a hillside and smashed into two villages, killing at least 47 people. | Video
NAIROBI At least five people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters accompanying opposition leader Raila Odinga from the airport to central Nairobi, police said. | Video