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.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more