2013-12-10 Lawmakers are set to pass the Scrap Metal Bill early next year, ushering in regulation for an industry plagued by unscrupulous dealers and a bad reputation.
2013-12-10 What began as an al-Shabaab campaign to kidnap traditional elders from El Bur district has now turned to murder, as the mutilated body of a respected elder was found dumped in a field.
2013-12-09 The National Police Service Commission says vetting will be comprehensive and non-punitive, but some civil society organisations say stronger penalties are needed for rogue officers.
2013-12-06 The Somali Women Journalists association aims to equip women with skills and support to excel in journalism in spite of roadblocks and family obligations that hinder their success.
2013-12-06 Leaders and citizens of East Africa mourn the loss of the towering icon, and hope his life can inspire those in the region to follow in his footsteps.
2013-12-05 The European Union pledged 4 million euros to develop the milk sector in the Somaliland region, which depends on imported powdered milk despite having an abundance of livestock.
2013-12-05 The dispute between the two warring communities continues despite efforts by local leaders and Kenyan security forces to contain the violence and reach a lasting solution.
2013-12-04 According to a report by the World Bank, East African countries need better policies and a change of attitude to stop the discrimination that women traders face at border points.
2013-12-04 Pastoralists attacked al-Shabaab militants who stole entire herds of livestock animals, and are arming themselves for more battles to come.
2013-12-03 Silence from the Kenyan government about key issues surrounding al-Shabaab's attack has fueled speculation that officials are deliberately holding back investigations.
2013-12-03 It was recently uncovered that various schools in Somalia were using schoolbooks that promoted suicide bombing and al-Shabaab's distorted ideology.
2013-12-02 As calls mount for the repatriation of Somali refugees, Kenyans who tried to benefit from the services provided to refugees now face the difficult task of proving their Kenyan citizenship.
As calls mount for the repatriation of Somali refugees, Kenyans who tried to benefit from the services provided to refugees now face the difficult task of proving their Kenyan citizenship.
Kenyan company Ocean Sole collects discarded flip-flops and hires local artisans to turn the environmental hazards and eyesores into colourful handmade giraffes, elephants and other toy animals.