Stakeholders to discuss oil, gas product manufacturing challenges
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and other local and international players in the oil and gas sector will next week discuss solutions to the challenges confronting oil and gas product manufacturing in Nigeria and Africa. The Institute of Oil & Gas Research & Hydrocarbon Studies, which disclosed…
Kenya bus crash kills at least 50
At least 50 people were killed when the bus they were travelling in overturned and its entire roof was ripped off in an accident in western Kenya early Wednesday, police said.
The 14 Traditional Burial Rites Of The Luo People Of Kenya
Burials of oneself are event one does not get to witness. However, you can imagine what it will be for it will accord your deeds, sex, occupation, religion, age, marital and social status, circumstances that surround your death, and sometimes, your attitude to burial rituals during your lifetime. For the Luo people of Kenya, burial…
Melania Trump visits baby elephants, takes Kenya safari
US First Lady Melania Trump cosied up to baby elephants and went on safari in Kenya on Friday, on the third leg of a solo tour of Africa that has contrasted with the tumult in Washington.
Paradigm initiative condemns new internet tax in Kenya
The Kenyan government has ramped up its attack on internet access as the parliament on Thursday, September 20, approved a measure imposing excise duty on telephone and internet data services.
Kenyatta defies parliament, rejects bill delaying unpopular fuel tax
President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya defied parliament by rejecting a finance bill that sought to postpone a widely unpopular tax on fuel that has triggered strikes and public anger.
AU harps on training in climate fund
To achieve low emissions and resilient climate, the African Union (AU) has advocated for the training of member states, agencies and academic institutions on the implementation and monitoring of Green Climate Fund (GCF). According to the organisation, members/officials in charge of climate matters lack the institutional and technical capabilities to attract funds. The Commissioner, Department…
When we are healthy
In Nigeria, a mother draws her last breath as her baby, bloodied and warm-blooded, draws its first, her breast milk congealing in the arctic rigors of death. In South Sudan...
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…