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…
Kenya president, opposition leader pledge reconciliation
President Uhuru Kenyatta met opposition leader Raila Odinga in public on Friday for the first time since last year's hotly-disputed elections, with the pair promising to heal the country's divisions.
Kenya private-sector activity strongest in nearly two years
Kenya’s private-sector activity expanded at a rapid pace last month as output rose and orders increased, a survey showed on Monday, news that will cheer investors after months of election-related contraction last year. The Markit and CFC Stanbic Kenya Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for manufacturing and services rose to 54.7, its highest since April 2016,…
Odinga’s mock inauguration as president
The dangerous turn of events in which Kenya’s opposition leader, Raila Odinga, the other day inaugurated himself as president in a mock swearing-in ceremony...
Al Shabaab kill 5 police in northeast Kenya, official says
Somalia’s al Shabaab group killed five police officers early on Friday in northeast Kenya, in an area where the Islamist militants have in the past attacked military and civilian targets, a senior official said.