In a bold and groundbreaking move, two African nations, Rwanda and Kenya, have recently declared visa-free travel for all Africans. This remarkable development marks a significant step towards a more united and integrated continent, where the boundaries on our maps become less important, and the connections between people take precedence. The Power of Unity Visa-free…
Stakeholders at the just-concluded International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) Africa conference in Abuja applauded successes recorded by housing cooperatives in Nigeria, Egypt and Kenya, describing them as models that should be emulated by other countries in the continent. The three-day conference, which has as its theme, ‘’Cooperatives For a Sustainable Africa’’ drew participants from across the…
The Asset Recovery Agency's case against Flutterwave, Africa's fintech giant, has been officially closed by the Kenyan High Court. The court criticized the agency for pursuing legal action without conducting a proper investigation, denouncing it as reckless and inappropriate. This decision not only concludes the scrutiny of Flutterwave Payments Technology Limited Kenya's bank accounts but also grants the company unimpeded access to contribute to Kenya's fintech sector without legal uncertainties.
Kenyan President William Ruto on Thursday defended his push to slash "unnecessary" public debt despite widespread anger over the removal of subsidies and a raft of new taxes.
Kenya will scrap visa requirements for all African nationals, President William Ruto announced on Tuesday. The change is aimed at boosting trade and allowing goods, services, people, and ideas to move freely across the continent. "By the end of this year, no African will be required to have a visa to come to Kenya," Ruto…
King Charles III and Queen Camilla began a state visit to Kenya on Tuesday, facing widespread calls for an apology over Britain's bloody colonial past.
A new investigation by BBC Africa Eye, for BBC World Service, has uncovered shocking cases of corporal punishment in schools in Kenya. Despite being outlawed in 2001, physical punishment is still being used – sometimes leading to fatal consequences. In ‘Taught to Fear: Corporal Punishment in the Classroom’, the BBC spoke to young victims and the families seeking…
Kenya President William Ruto has said his country will end visa requirements for Nigerians and all African visitors by the end of the year. President Ruto said this at an international conference in Congo Brazzaville, a report by the BBC said. Visa-free travel within the continent has been a goal of the African Union (AU)…
King Charles III embarks Tuesday on a four-day trip to Kenya, his first visit as monarch to a Commonwealth nation, where any comments he makes on Britain's colonial past will be closely scrutinised.
A widow of a Pakistani journalist who was shot dead by police in Kenya after he fled arrest in his home country filed a lawsuit against Kenyan police on Monday, her lawyer said. Arshad Sharif, a strident critic of Pakistan's powerful military establishment and supporter of former premier Imran Khan, died when Kenyan police opened…
Four women died in a stampede in western Kenya Friday after a crowd panicked when people mistook the effect of tea spilt on a fire for tear gas, police said.