Kenya: The Nairobi Summit Is About the Future of Humanity and Human Prosperity

Nairobi, Kenya — As we count down the remaining days to the opening of the Nairobi Summit or the International Conference for Population and Development (ICPD), I am confounded by how much humanity has managed to simultaneously empower more women than at any other time in history, while at the same time failing to see

Kenya: Stakeholders Launch a U.S.$ 950m Dollar Initiative to Boost the Coffee Industry

Nairobi — Africa produces some of the highest-quality and much-loved coffee in the world but its contribution to the global coffee trade has declined significantly since the 1970s when nearly a third of all coffee was produced on the continent. It is against this backdrop the The Inter African Coffee Organisation (IACO) has joined forces

Africa: Nigeria’s 3×3 Basketball Teams in Uganda for Fiba Africa Cup

The national 3×3 teams departed Abuja Thursday for Kampala, Uganda aboard a Rwanda Air flight for the 2019 FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup. Kano Pillars duo of Godwin David and Lucky Subel alongside Agu Ibeh (Gombe Bulls) and Victor Koko (Rivers Hoopers) made the final men’s team released by the Team’s head coach, Chris Acha. For

Kenya: Ivy Wangechi Murder Suspect Seeks Plea Bargain

Naftali Kinuthia, the prime suspect in the gruesome killing of Moi University medical student Ivy Wangechi, is seeking to enter a plea bargain, his lawyer has said. Mr Kinuthia, through his lawyer Mbiyu Kamau, said he was in the process of applying for the plea bargain deal with the office of the Director of Public

Kenya: BBI Report Delay Fuels Suspicion Kenyatta, Odinga Not on Same Page

President Uhuru Kenyatta and ‘Peoples’ President’ Raila Odinga are, no doubt, very busy people. I don’t think, however, that they are so preoccupied with important matters of State and politics that they cannot squeeze in some time to receive the report of the Building Bridges Initiative. A fortnight has passed since the BBI Task Force

Tanzania: Flagship Projects Retains Supremacy

Government expenditures in the 2020/2021 fiscal year are projected at 34.360tri/-, which is 21.7 per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The new projection is an increase of about 3.8 per cent of the government’s approved 33.105tri/- expenditure in the current 2019/20 fiscal year. Finance and Planning Minister Dr Philip Mpango unveiled the

Federations turn heat on Kaberia over funds release

By IBRAHIM ORUKOMore by this Author Four sports federations Tuesday trained their guns at Sports Principal Secretary Kirimi Kaberia, accusing him of failing to release funds required by national teams and athletes to compete in international assignments. While presenting their case at the Committee on Sports of the National Assembly, Football Kenya Federation (FKF) president

Kenya Condemns Friday Terror Attack On a Mali Military Post

Nairobi — Kenya has condemned the Friday terror attack on a Mali military post in the northeast of the country, that left 54 soldiers dead. Of the dead, includes a French soldier, while 20 others survived with injuries-in an attack claimed by the Islamic State. Ministry of Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma termed the

Kenya: The Shamba System – an Indigenous Woman Fights for the Rights of Her Community

“Local communities have to be involved in decisions about forests that affect their livelihoods,” says Tecla Chumba, a Kenyan woman from the Lembus tribe and mother of four. She set up a community forest association and asked the Kenya Forest Service to give each member half an acre of land and tree seedlings that they

Uganda: Police Arrest 2 Fake LRA Employees

The Liberia National Police (LNP) has arrested two fake employees of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA).In briefing over the weekend, the police indicated that they are investigating two young Liberians in persons of Thomas Swen, 29 years old and Jacob Nimely, 24 years old for allegedly impersonating as employees of the LRA. Police believes that