South Sudan President Salva Kiir has reportedly hit out at the UN and accused their peacekeeping mission (Unmiss) of acting like a “parallel government” in his country

This comes after Kiir’s government accused the UN of hiding rebels and weapons at their camps, after which the information minister tried to force his way into the UN base…

Two Kenyan firms are in a legal battle over two separate deals.

Total Oil has sued National Oil for allegedly breaching the agreement by increasing their oil prices without notice. National Oil reportedly raised their price by more than Sh250 a barrel….

President Kenyatta’s trial to be discussed, 5 Feb

The International Criminal Court is set to hold a conference on the way forward regarding President Uhuru Kenyatta’s case. The status conference is set to be held on 5 February,…

President Uhuru ordered the audit after it was revealed that Sh1.8 billion is being paid annually to ghost workers.

Capital FM reported, “The Head of State has now directed the Ministries of Devolution and National Treasury to contract a reputable external firm to carry out the audit and hand in…

Court visits Westgate Mall

After much debate, the court headed to the scene of the Westgate Mall massacre in the midst of the ongoing trial. The court headed to the grim scene of the…

Our Africa too

ONE of Kenya’s leading literary figures, Binyavanga Wainaina, chose an unlikely way to celebrate his 43rd birthday. He published an essay, “I am a homosexual, Mum”, and then had a “coming…

Our Africa too

ONE of Kenya’s leading literary figures, Binyavanga Wainaina, chose an unlikely way to celebrate his 43rd birthday. He published an essay, “I am a homosexual, Mum”, and then had a “coming…

Athletes consider defecting due to taxes

Athletes are threatening to defect if the Kenyan Revenue Authority’s plans to tax their earnings go ahead. Wesley Korir spoke on behalf of the North Rift Valley athletics hub, saying…

Tullow Finds More Kenyan Oil to Boost East Africa Exports

Tullow Oil Plc (TLW) made two new discoveries in Kenya, boosting prospects for turning East Africa’s largest economy into an oil exporter. The U.K. oil explorer doubled its Kenyan resource estimates to…

French President Francois Hollande to decide which woman to call first lady

French President Francois Hollande is under pressure following a tabloid report that he was having a secret affair with actress Julie Gayet — sending his girlfriend into the hospital. (Reuters)…

Youth want government to hasten ID cards issuance

The government has been urged to hasten the process of issuance of identification cards to the youth to enable them apply for jobs. Yes Youth Can President Carlmax Odhiambo says…

S Sudan evacuation flight ‘fired on’

Civilians arrive at UNMISS compound adjacent to Juba International Airport to take refugePhoto: AP A US evacuation flight from South Sudan has been fired on, causing some injuries, say reports…

Harry Potter play to make debut on London’s West End stage

British author JK Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter series of books, poses during the launch of new online website Pottermore in London June 23, 2011. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett. Harry Potter,…

Bensouda seeks to adjourn Kenyatta trial

Uhuru Kenyatta faces five counts of crimes against humanity. Photo: EPA The prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has asked for an adjournment in the trial of Kenyan President…

Ugandan MPs pass life in jail anti-homosexual law

Gay activists participate in peaceful demonstrations in Nairobi. Photo: Courtesy. Uganda’s parliament has passed a bill to toughen the punishment for homosexual acts to include life imprisonment in some cases….

STRATA MOVIE PREMIER

The most talked about local film, Strata , is set to premier this coming Sunday, 22nd December at the Stedmak gardens,Karen. Strata is a multi racial movie that gives us…

African mobile growth set to slow

By REUTER African mobile subscription growth will fall by two thirds by 2017, pointing to new challenges for regional operators. The uptake of new mobile subscriptions in sub-Saharan Africa is…

Africa Should Focus On Economic Diversity

AFRICANGLOBE – Nearly 40 countries in Africa have either discovered or are currently exploiting oil and gas resources. While many view resource discoveries as a catalyst for growth, there are also concerns…

Juba clashes: ‘Dozens of soldiers killed’

More than 60 soldiers have been killed in two days of clashes in the South Sudanese capital Juba, doctors at a military hospital have said. Fresh violence broke out on…

Celebration of a Life Well Lived: Special Tribute to ‘Tata’

Photos: Courtesy. By Omondi Onyatta African Migration and Development Policy Centre On 5 December 2013, a light was switched off in the world. Nelson Rolihahla Mandela finally bid farewell to…


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