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An Egyptian cobra

Gitonga Njeru

Business reporter, Kenya

A growing number of snake farms are being set up in Kenya to attract paying visitors and breed snakes for export to Europe and North America.

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In 1991, the world's largest refugee camp opened in Kenya to shelter Somalis fleeing war.

In 1991, the world's largest refugee camp opened in Kenya to shelter Somalis fleeing war.

Revamping Obama's ancestral home in Kenya

How village life has changed since Barack's political rise

A small village in western Kenya was thrust into the international spotlight when its most famous son first became Senator for Illinois, then President of the United States. Barack Obama's father left Kogelo for the US in the late 1950s. His son returned while a Senator in 2006, then later as US President in 2015. Since then the villagers have seen a number of changes to their schools, roads and provisions. BBC Africa's Muliro Telewa reports. (Photo: Barack Obama with his grandmother in Kogelo, Kenya in 2006. Credit: AP (L); BBC Africa (R).)

Five African inventions to watch out for in 2017

Here is a look at five African inventions to watch out for in 2017.

British and Kenyan police team up to fight child sex abuse.

British and Kenyan police join forces to fight the sexual abuse of children in Kenya.