Nairobi

climate change

The US Opposed a UN Plan to Study Geoengineering to Combat Climate Change

A proposal to study the risks and current state of geoengineering technologies failed to materialize at a UN assembly this week.
Sarah Emerson
3.18.19
Kenya

Al-Shabaab militants kill 14 people in a hotel siege in Nairobi

"We can confirm that 14 innocent lives were lost through the hands of these murderous terrorists."
Tim Hume
1.16.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch the Emotional First Clip from the Final Season of 'Parts Unknown'

W. Kamau Bell remembers his unforgettable trip to Kenya in our first look at the show since Bourdain's death.
Drew Schwartz
9.17.18
Vice News Tonight

Ballet is giving boys from Kenya’s slums a chance to get out

We met an up-and-coming ballet dancer in one of the most unlikely places, the Kibera slum in Nairobi.
Stacey Naggiar
3.7.18
The September Stories Issue

These Kenyan Grandmothers Are Learning to Fight Back Against Rapists

In some of their country's slums, self-defense is the only option.
Nadja Wohlleben
9.15.17
africa

Kenya's fight against terrorism may be creating more terrorists

Zach Fannin
Nick Schifrin
10.23.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Obama is set to endorse Clinton, NASA made it to Jupiter, France is considering a new intelligence service, and more.
Vice Beta
7.5.16
africa

Hundreds protest in Nairobi over death of Kenyan rights lawyer

About 300 people marched through the Kenyan capital on Monday to protest over what they said was the extrajudicial killing by police of a human rights lawyer, Willie Kimani, his client and their driver.
VICE News and Reuters
7.4.16
africa

Clashes Between Police and Protesters in Kenya Turn Deadly During 'Day of Rage' Demonstrations

Witnesses say police fired into the air to break up a crowd trying to march in the eastern city of Kisumu as protesters in the East African country push for members of the electoral commission to resign before the 2017 elections.
Reuters News Agency
6.6.16
africa

Kenya Blames Terrorists for Its Decision to Close the World's Largest Refugee Camp

The government in Nairobi has long threatened to close the doors of Dadaab refugee camp, home to more than 300,000 refugees mainly from neighboring Somalia.
VICE News and Reuters
5.24.16
africa

Three Reported Dead After Protesters in Kenya Clash With Police in Dispute Over Election

The deaths came as opposition protesters called for the replacement of the country's election commission, which they say is biased.
Anna Dubuis
5.23.16
africa

Kenya Is Heading for a Repeat of Deadly Electoral Violence

A recent video of police brutality during Kenyan protests over the country's Electoral Commission shocked the world — but experts say it's just a taste of what's to come if the issue isn't resolved.
Anna Dubuis
5.20.16
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