The Senate took a two-week break on Thursday after a first session marked by battles with the Executive over devolution
The nomination of hotelier Joseph ole Lenku to the powerful Interior ministry has put to rest the clamour to fill the critical post at a time when a wave of [...]
Kenya is angling for a piece of the Sh2.6 trillion global conference tourism market to bolster the return of a sector recognised as a key foreign exchange earner
The completion of the Southern bypass could take longer after environmentalists filed a case in court to block the construction of a section of the road through the Nairobi National [...]
In July 1999, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi hurriedly petitioned an OAU heads of state and government summit meeting in Algiers that they convene again in two months, this time in [...]
From freedom fighters like Kenya’s Mekatilili wa Menza who opposed forced labour in British plantations, to Ghanaian queen mother Asantewa of Ejisu Yaa who led the War of the Golden [...]
Uganda is planning to merge some state agencies to free up financial resources as it moves to seal deficits caused by aid cuts.
The human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, wants the five East African Community member states to ratify the Arms Trade Treaty adopted by the UN General Assembly to regulate the $70 [...]
President Museveni has dropped Gen Aronda Nyakairima, the Chief of Defence Forces, and Lt Gen Ivan Koreta, his deputy — the only remaining members of the core group that took [...]
General David Sejusa, also known as Tinyefuza, last week remained noncommittal on when he will return to Uganda in the wake of a storm over a letter he wrote calling [...]
Swala Energy Ltd of Australia has awarded Polaris International Ltd a contract to survey onshore Pangani and Kilosa-Kilombero oil exploration areas in Tanzania.
Kenya and Uganda look set to close this financial year with huge revenue shortfalls, as new data shows tax collections have trailed budgeted targets, putting pressure on the two governments [...]
Google Inc intends to finance, build and help operate wireless networks from sub-Saharan Africa to Southeast Asia, hoping to connect a billion or so people in emerging countries to the [...]
African leaders on Saturday opened celebrations for the 50th jubilee of the continental bloc, with Africa’s myriad problems set aside for a day to mark the progress that has been [...]
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Kenyans will have a chance to know some of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s best kept secrets when he publishes his autobiography in about two months.
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The manufacturing industry received a beating from the high cost of credit and stiff competition from imports to register a year-on-year decline in growth last year.
Ecobank has hired a new chief executive as the lender seeks fresh ideas to capture a bigger portion of the Kenyan banking market.
Online retail titan Amazon has announced it is expanding sales of its Kindle tablet computers to “over 170 countries and territories around the world,” and its Appstore in nearly 200 [...]
Currency Buy Sell Mean US DOLLAR 84.2756 84.4644 84.3700 STG POUND 127.1973 127.
Makueni County voters will go to the polls on July 22 to elect a new Senator.
Forbes have released their annual list of the World’s Most Powerful women. And top of that list: German chancellor Angela Merkel. According to the Forbes website, making the exclusive list [...]
Visa has partnered with Equity Bank to launch a mobile money transfer service dubbed Visa Personal Payments, which allows users to send money directly from one mobile phone to another.
The Senate has allocated Sh48 billion more to the county governments above the Sh210 billion that the National Treasury had earmarked for the devolved units.
Original members of Camp Mulla with DJ CK (Chris Kirubi) Rumours were set straight earlier this week: Taio Tripper and Miss Karun have left Camp Mulla. Now known as Thee [...]
Agricultural firm Sasini has reported a 61 per cent rise in after-tax profit for six months ending March 2013.
South Sudan President Salv Kiir has expressed his opposition to the International Criminal Court charges against Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon pledged Thursday that UN troops will be in place within “one or two months” to battle armed rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s volatile east, [...]
Kenya made a new plea to the UN Security Council on Thursday to “terminate” International Criminal Court charges against President Uhuru Kenyatta and other leaders over political unrest in 2008.