Daniel Howden was formerly Africa Correspondent for The Independent.
18 October 2012 12:00 AM
Defence chief commands rebels guilty of huge human rights abuses, says dossier
16 October 2012 12:00 AM
Judges of controversial Mo Ibrahim award can't find worthy winner for third time in six years
13 October 2012 12:00 AM
President faces fresh controversy as public foots bill for a helipad, playground and bunker
11 October 2012 06:43 PM
Kenya's president has vetoed an attempt by MPs in the country to award themselves a pay-off worth £16m after it prompted furious public protests.
Kenya’s president vetoes attempt by MPs to award themselves £16 million pay-off after furious public protests
10 October 2012 06:21 PM
There was widespread anger in the economically troubled East African nation after a secretive move to amend a finance bill to include a lucrative golden handshake of £69,000 each for MPs whose term ends in January.
01 October 2012 12:00 AM
There was widespread anger and disbelief in the Kenyan capital yesterday after a grenade was thrown into a Sunday school, leaving one child dead and several injured.
29 September 2012 12:00 AM
Militants with the Islamist group Al-Shabaab were fighting a losing battle yesterday to hold on to their last bastion in Somalia after Kenyan forces launched an amphibious assault on the port city.
26 September 2012 12:00 AM
Sick of their living conditions, Nairobi's poorest are suing their plutocrat landlords for the right to their land
22 September 2012 12:00 AM
Four years ago Ahmed Jama returned to Mogadishu to follow his dream. Not even suicide attacks can deter him
21 September 2012 12:01 AM
Malarial mosquitoes may be able to adapt their behaviour in response to bed nets, according to a new study.
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 BBC told new political editor must be 'impartial' with Nick Robinson reportedly stepping down
- 2 Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
- 3 The map showing the most dangerous tourist destinations in Europe, according to the Foreign Office
- 4 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed
- 5 German man found living with 300 rats in tiny apartment