Bloomberg, Ford give grants to 10 NGOs for advance radio journalism
Bloomberg and Ford Foundation have given grants to ten non-governmental organisations across Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa This was as part of its media initiative to strengthen community media and citizen journalism, Director, Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa, Erana Stennett said beneficiaries will seize the opportunities to affect their communities. The director said the grant would…
Kenya tops medals table as Asaba 2018 African Senior Athletics Championship ends
True to their pre-championship boasts, Kenya have won the 21st African Senior Athletics Championships, Asaba 2018, which ended yesterday.
Man wins beer-drinking competition, dies of excessive vomitting
A Kenyan man, Mufutu Nyongesa, 25, from Tande village has died on Monday after drinking excessive amounts of alcohol on an empty stomach. Nyongesa is said to have been drinking with friends at a local bar when they decided to have a competition. The prize was more alcohol for the one who managed to drink…
Obama visits Kenyan home to launch youth centre
Former US president Barack Obama recounted fond memories of his family home in Kenya on a visit Monday to launch a state-of-the-art youth centre run by his half-sister.
Wreckage of missing plane carrying 10 found in Kenya
The wreckage of a small plane was found in central Kenya on Thursday, two days after it went missing in bad weather with 10 people on board, the transport minister said.
Kenyan, Ethiopian athletes dominate Okpekpe Race
Kenyan and Ethiopian athletes, yesterday, carted home top prizes in both the male and female categories of the 2018 Okpekpe 10 kilometre race in Edo State. The race also saw the Minister of Sports Solomon Dalung, Governor Godwin Obaseki, his predecessor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu and the state’s First Lady, Mrs. Betsy…
At least 27 dead as Kenya dam bursts after torrential rains
At least 27 people died after a dam burst in southern Kenya, sweeping away their homes while many of them were asleep, police said Thursday.
Stakeholders advocate climate smart agric, infrastructure to grow sector
Despite success stories recorded by African countries in agriculture over the years, with Nigeria recording 300 per cent increase in cassava production; Kenya’s horticulture export growing to 10 per cent yearly; and also Ethiopian horticulture increasing by 40 per cent per year, the continent is still lagging behind, due to array of challenges. The pressing…
Kenya court fines minister, police chief in new showdown
A Kenyan court fined the interior minister and police chief Thursday after they defied orders to produce an opposition politician in court, who was instead deported for the second time in two months.
A Travel Guide To Visiting Lamu Island, Kenya
Lamu Island, on the north coast of Kenya, is filled with historical sites, nice beautiful villas and empty white sand beaches. This World UNESCO Heritage Site is one of the oldest and most preserved areas in East Africa. Lamu is a peaceful, charming and culturally rich island that is perfect for a relaxing holiday. Discover…