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…

What Kenyans have been searching for on Google in 2013

Kenyans surf the internet at a Cyber Cafe in Nairobi’s CBD. Photo: Courtesy. By Sylvia Juma   newsdesk@nairobidigest.co.ke Most Kenyans online are searching information on Uhuru Kenyatta, how to kiss,…

R&B singer Chris Brown’s probation revoked after D.C. assault charge

R&B singer Chris Brown had his probation revoked by a Los Angeles judge on Monday, but he was not taken into custody because of good reports on his progress in…

How to apply for UWEZO FUND

President Uhuru (right), Deputy President William Ruto and actor Abel Mutua share a light moment during the launch of the fund. Photo: State House. By Beryl Osindo    newsdesk@nairobidigest.co.ke President Uhuru…

Country singer Ray Price erroneously reported dead

Legendary country singer Ray Price is alive despite reports of his death. On Monday, The Nashville Tennessean reported the Country Music Hall of Famer passed away at his home in Mt. Pleasant,…

Addressing Kenya’s infrastructure discrepancy key to economic prosperity

By Martin Namasaka    newsdesk@nairobidigest.co.ke   Recent infrastructural developments in Kenya including the famed Thika Road Super Highway and the 1,700km Lamu Port and Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor (LAPSSET), undoubtedly indicates…

South Sudan: Gunfire continues in tense capital, Juba

Fresh gunfire has erupted overnight in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, a day after the government said it had quashed an attempted coup. There are reports of heavy weapons being…

Nelson Mandela statue unveiled in Pretoria by Zuma

A statue of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, has been unveiled in the capital, Pretoria, a day after he was buried. The nine-metre (30ft) bronze statue has been…

Beyonce puts surprise album on iTunes

Beyonce has unexpectedly released her fifth album on iTunes overnight, with 14 new songs and 17 music videos. The self-titled record is the follow-up to 2011’s 4, and features guest…

Hundreds break through police barrier to see Mandela

Hundreds of South Africans pushed their way past a police cordon in a bid to see Nelson Mandela’s body Friday, in the final moments of his lying in state. The…

Robin van Persie out for a month with thigh injury

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has been ruled out for a month with a thigh strain. The Dutchman, 30, was injured while taking the corner that led to Phil Jones’…


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