Author: BBC

Mo Farah withdraws from London marathon over hip injury

Reading Time: 2 minutes Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has withdrawn from Sunday’s London Marathon with a hip injury. It would have been the […]

Twitter shareholders approve $44b Musk deal

Reading Time: < 1 minute Twitter’s shareholders have voted to approve a deal with Elon Musk to buy the company for $44 billion. The decision […]

How religion delivered for Ruto, Rigathi in campaigns

Reading Time: 4 minutes William Ruto, who has been sworn in as Kenya’s new president, is the country’s first evangelical Christian president and is […]

In the fog of Azimio’s loss, tailors unfurl tales of woe

Reading Time: 2 minutes Some of Raila Odinga’s supporters had a long-running joke about on-off phone calls they had with their tailors about an […]

From chicken seller to State House; Rise and rise of Ruto

Reading Time: 4 minutes William Ruto – who has been declared the winner of Kenya’s heavily disputed presidential election – had a childhood that […]

Uncertainty in Horn of Africa as war resumes

Reading Time: 2 minutes The war in Ethiopia, between the federal government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), has resumed at full scale. […]

Daring designers giving Nairobi a fashionable name 

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is an overcast afternoon in Kenya’s capital city and two tailors are using sewing machines to join, hem and […]

Where tech gurus of future are programmed

Reading Time: 3 minutes On a balmy morning in Nairobi, a group of children are building robots using motors and wires, while in an […]