Friday, June 5, 2020

Kenya: I Was Paid Sh500K to Sing Song Criticising Raila, Claims Musician

Controversial Luo benga musician Tom Mboya Ang’ang’a, also known as Atomy Sifa, has claimed he was offered Sh500,000 by a Jubilee Party activist to...

Kenya: America Can Now Join African Union, Thanks to Trump

By Kwamchetsi Makokha Regrettably, as the 28th Summit of the African Union gets under way, there will be one notable absence - US President Donald...

Kenyan Uber and Taxify drivers strike

Drivers of digital ride-hailing companies in Kenya are asking the government to classify the services as transport companies and introduce stronger regulations. An association representing...

Polygraph test to weed out corruption in Kenya

Smarting from a slew of corruption scandals that have rocked his administration, Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has now suggested that government officials in charge...

Kenya carpenter sues over presidential chairs

A Kenyan carpenter has sued the government for about $2m (£1.5m) for failing to pay him for two presidential chairs he had made 26...

Nairobi Terror Attack: Kenyans Call for Deportation of New York Times Editor

Was it ethical of the New York Times to publish photos of bullet-riddled bodies after the Nairobi terror attack?

Kenya:Corrupt officials will only be sacked in line with the law, says Kenyatta

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday, April 4, vowed not to bow to pressure to crack the whip on senior government officials implicated in sleaze. Delivering...

Kenyan film ‘Watu Wote’ nominated for Oscar award

A Kenyan film “Watu Wote” which means “All of Us” was last week nominated for an Oscar award under the category of best live...

Zambia opposition protests against Patrick Lumumba deportation

Zambia’s main opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, has criticised the government over Saturday's deportation of prominent Kenyan lawyer Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba. Mr Lumumba, director of...

Kenyan musician ‘angered by fake video’

A Kenyan musician criticised after a video of his song was perceived to be a character assassination of Deputy President William Ruto has hit...

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By Justus Ochieng' President Kenyatta on Monday gave the clearest indication yet that Kenyans will hold a referendum on the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI). “…n 2010...

Billionaire Strive Masiyiwa unveils electric taxi service and charging network in Zimbabwe

As many global vehicle manufacturers shift towards electric vehicles in a bid to curb carbon emissions and save money, VAYA Africa, a ride-hail mobility...

Mutharika wants Malawi to choose between election and fight against Covid-19

President Peter Mutharika says Malawi should choose between the 2020 fresh presidential election and the fight against coronavirus. Mutharika made the remarks on Monday during...