Kenya will double maternity leave to six months from three if a bill before parliament is passed in a bid to boost the health of mothers and babies.

At least six people, including four children, were killed in Kenya's port city of Mombasa on Monday after a hospital wall collapsed under heavy rain, officials said.

MOMBASA (Xinhua) -- Kenya’s health authorities are on high alert after an outbreak of dengue fever in the coastal city of Mombasa with 153 cases having been confirmed.

MOGADISHU Somalia (Xinhua) -- About 620,000 Somalis have been displaced from their homes since November 2016 due to severe drought ravaging parts of the Horn of Africa nation, the UN humanitarian a

Cape Town - African countries are not equipped to transition to a Fourth Industrial Revolution economy and even the most tech-savvy countries on the continent, such as South Africa, lags developed

Kenya’s food security is expected to remain precarious following a delayed poor long rains which also affected the 2016 cropping season and the prolonged drought ravaging many parts of the country,

Kenya has abandoned its annuity roads financing model citing inflated costs and the slow pace of project approvals despite support from the World Bank.

Hundreds of fishermen and herders in Kenya’s coastal Lamu County, a UNESCO world heritage site, are reeling from a prolonged drought that dried up fresh water lakes.

A group of scientists have developed an innovative tool to detect and quantify severity of drought and floods in the country.

At least 153 people have been affected by dengue fever outbreak in Mombasa, acting county health executive Binti Omara has said.

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