Thursday, October 17, 2019

American rapper Rick Ross in twitter war with Kenyan DJ

What started as a fake news story escalated real fast when American rapper Rick Ross lost his temper and insulted a Kenyan DJ only...

Pockets of promise: Seven African countries to watch

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in April hosted a webinar – titled ‘Sub-Saharan Africa: At a turning point?’ – that analysed the region’s opportunities and...

From borrowing a laptop in 2013 to growing a multi-million container business in 2017...

The first time I heard of this young man was in my local church. Owing to shortage of space in the church compound, the...

East Africa’s companies attracted the biggest amount of investment in Africa – report

By Jean-Pierre Afadhali Last year African tech companies recorded $1.19 billion in total deal value even though 103 deals...

Bearded woman subjected to genital exam by police in Kenya after arrest

A Kenyan woman has been subjected to a genital examination conducted by two female police officers who stripped her because she grew a beard. 31-year-old...

Marathon champion is latest Kenyan drugs cheat

Samuel Kalalei, who won the Athens marathon last year, is the third Kenyan athlete to have been found in breach of anti-doping rules in...

Champions League final will be a ‘Kenyan affair’

Some people on Twitter are suggesting that the Uefa Champions League final to be played in the Spanish city of Madrid in June will...

How Human Faeces Doubled Kenyan Farmer’s Output

Not only can feed from human poo double farm output, it's greener and produces healthier output for consumers. It could be the key to...

Kenya Election Official Says She’s Resigning Before New Vote

A Kenyan electoral commissioner has announced her resignation and says the presidential vote just eight days away cannot credibly proceed as planned. Roselyne Akombe spoke...

More cracks recorded in Kenya as Africa’s geographical divide deepens

A month after a huge crack was reported in Kenya’s Rift Valley, another two-kilometre fault line has cracked open on Monday on the outskirts...

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Nigeria’s Vice President Threatened to Sue Google

The vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has threatened to sue American multinational technology company, Google, over a post made on its...

Cause of Cde Mugabe’s death revealed

National hero and Zimbabwe’s former President Cde Robert Mugabe died of advanced prostate cancer, our Harare Bureau has gathered. The revelation follows widespread conjecture and...

President Museveni on USA sanctions against Gen Kale Kayihura

  Before I comment on the action of the USA Government in the matter of Kale, I should, first of all, say that, that excitement...