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Chinese Tourist Dies After Being Bitten By A Hippo

A Chinese tourist died after being attacked by a hippo while taking photos on the edge of Lake Naivasha outside Nairobi, Kenya. Another colleague also obtained injuries from the attack but managed to survive.

Animals August 14, 2018

Eight Endangered Black Rhinos Die In Relocation Attempt In Kenya

Eight critically endangered black rhinos have died following a translocation attempt. The deaths are unprecedented as such efforts have been done in past years with little mortality.

Animals July 14, 2018

Is Africa Splitting Into Two? Sudden Appearance Of Massive Crack In Kenyan Valley Proves It Could

A massive crack suddenly appeared in Kenya's Rift Valley, splitting roads and houses into two. Evidently, a part of Africa could split from the continent in 50 million years.

Earth/Environment April 1, 2018

Researchers In Kenya Made Human Blood Deadly To Mosquitoes

In experiments that involved malaria patients, up to 97 percent of mosquitoes that fed on the participants' blood samples died. Here's how the researchers made human blood poisonous to these disease carriers.

Public Health March 29, 2018

Man With 3-Foot Penis Undergoes Life-Changing Surgery

A young man from Kenya finally got a life-changing surgery to reduce and remodel his enlarged penis and testicles. Elephantiasis does not just lead to physical deformity, but also poor mental health and social stigma.

Medicine October 28, 2017

Kenya Becomes First African Nation To Test Generic HIV/AIDS Drug

Kenya is the first African country to get a generic version of dolutegravir, the current first-line drug for people living with HIV. Experts also highlight the continuing importance of antiretroviral therapy in tackling HIV/AIDS.

Public Health June 28, 2017

Scientists Explain Why Baboons Kill Offspring Of Other Males, Attack Pregnant Females

A section of male baboons has been found to kill and maim infants and attack pregnant females, forcing miscarriages. A new study has found why the animals resort to this unusual behavior.

Animals January 20, 2017

Fall Migration Of Serengeti Wildebeest To Be Streamed Online

Safari web-app HerdTracker is set to broadcast the Serengeti wildebeest migration in Kenya this fall through live video streaming. The wildlife event, which will run from Sept. 29 to Oct. 5, can be viewed online using the Periscope streaming app.

Earth/Environment October 1, 2015

In Conservation Efforts, Google Launches A Virtual Street View of Kenya's Samburu National Reserve

Panning across almost 65 square miles, a new virtual tour of Kenya's Samburu National Reserve looks to reignite conservation and anti-poaching efforts in the area.

Internet September 15, 2015

Mozilla Introduces A New Version Of 'Webmaker' Aimed At Empowering Global Mobile-First Content Creators

The new version of Mozilla Webmaker launched from beta this morning with a focus on contributing to a network of global content makers in emerging digital economies.

Apps/Software August 17, 2015

Last Male Northern White Rhino Now Under Armed Guard

Sudan, the last male white rhino in the world, is now under the protection of armed guards 24 hours a day. Will this be enough to save the species from extinction?

April 16, 2015

Scientists Unearth Oldest Stone Tools In Kenya Made 3.3 Million Years Ago

Scientists discover the older stone tools made by humans dating back to 3.3 million years in Kenya. The newly discovered tools are also 500,000 older than modern-day human species.

Animals April 16, 2015

UN Panel On Climate Change Forges Ahead Despite Pachauri Scandal

No controversy will stop the IPCC from doing its job. The panel pushed through with meeting in Kenya, resolving key issues to expedite its work.

Earth/Environment March 2, 2015

Death of northern white rhino in Kenya puts species on brink of extinction

One down, six left. With just a little more than a handful of them left, northern white rhinos are dangerously close to being extinct.

Earth/Environment October 23, 2014

Kenya military Twitter account gets hacked

The hacktivist group Anonymous has hit the Kenyan military Twitter account. Now the group is posting messages highlighting what it says is widespread corruption of the government.

Internet July 22, 2014

UN Leader Ban Ki-Moon adopts lion cub in Kenya - but why?

A lion cub was adopted by the United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon in Nairobi. What does this have to do with an important environmental meeting?

June 30, 2014

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