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.
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
Refugee facing deportation from Sweden saved by fellow passengers refusing to let plane leave
- 1 KFC 'sorry' after lesbian couple are kicked out of Bath restaurant for 'heavy petting'
- 2 West Ham confirm 20-year-old striker Dylan Tombides has died after battle with cancer
- 3 24 people applied for the 'world's toughest job', here are their interviews
- 4 Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy attacked as 'sinful'
- 5 PFA Player of the Year: Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and Steven Gerrard all nominated as Liverpool dominate award shortlist