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September 21, 2017 10:00 AM All is set for eighth annual Maktaba Awards

The eighth annual Maktaba Awards gala night will be happening on Friday night, September 22, at Nairobi National Museum. The library awards is an initiative of the Goethe Institute in cooperation with the Kenyan Library Association and the Jomo Kenyatta Foundation, with financial support from the Ministry of Culture. Other project partners such as World

September 19, 2017 9:31 AM GSU officer who shot lover dies at KNH

The police officer who on Saturday shot his girlfriend dead in a cyber café on Nairobi’s Tom Mboya Street before turning the gun on himself has died in hospital. Constable Simon Njoroge Njau died at the Kenyatta National Hospital where he had been hospitalised since the incident. The officer who served in the General Service Unit (GSU) shot Anne Wanjuhi 1

September 14, 2017 9:03 PM Makerere University Law graduates face degree scum probe

Law students who graduated from Makerere University will be required to produce certified academic papers before enrolling for this year's bar examinations in Kenya. The Council of Legal Education (CLE) Thursday released a notice to the law students after reports that the degree scam is being investigated by Uganda's oldest and biggest university

September 14, 2017 9:29 AM Angola top court dismisses opposition petition against August 23 polls

The Angolan Constitutional Court on Wednesday dismissed an election petition challenging the outcome of the August 23 vote. The court said after assessing the case filed by the opposition bloc, it found the results of the elections published by the National Electoral Commission “valid”. The elections body, CNE, gave the ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation 1

September 9, 2017 9:03 PM Western Kenya hotels unite to woo investors

Hoteliers in Western Kenya have united to woo investors to expand the industry in the region. The area lacks enough hotels and conference facilities and is thus unable to host big events despite drawing a sizeable number of tourists owing to various attractions. Under the Kakamega Forest Tourism Group, the hoteliers have also appealed to the region’s 4

September 6, 2017 8:51 PM Trump’s ‘Never Mind’ DACA Tweet

The president signals his enthusiasm for amnesty. Why would immigration activists give an inch? This was supposed to be about how all of yesterday’s heated rhetoric, all the defiant “Stand by Your Dreamer” talk from Harvard and from tech CEOs, was just so much theater. In truth, no one — at least no one law-abiding — is going to be much inconvenienced 1

September 6, 2017 5:40 PM Machakos court stops Kitui County speaker’s election

Machakos court has stopped the election of Kitui County Assembly speaker after two aspirants filed a petition at the court. The two aspirants who were represented by Lawyer Morris Kimuli complained that the clerk and former Speaker George Ndoto had schemed to lock them out of the race. Speaking outside the court, aspirant Jeremiah Mumo argued that when he brought

September 6, 2017 7:55 AM More than 76 politicians file election petitions

At least 54 of the petitions were filed after the Supreme Court nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win last week. By 3pm Tuesday, six petitions had been filed challenging the election of governors in Embu, Taita Taveta, Garissa, Mandera, Kirinyaga and Tana River counties. In Kirinyaga, Narc-Kenya leader Martha Karua filed a petition at the High Court 2

September 4, 2017 9:47 AM Liquid Telecom offers MS cloud

Liquid Telecom has partnered with Microsoft through the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme to deliver scalable and secure cloud services across Africa. As an official CSP partner, Liquid Telecom will for the first time serve businesses of all sizes in Africa with cloud services and products such as Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft 2

September 1, 2017 11:47 AM Kenyans to start receiving e-passports from Friday

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 1 – The Immigrations Department will start issuing the new Kenyan East African electronic passports from Friday even as applications for the document hit 1,800, at the time of its launch. The directive to rollout the issuance of the EAC e-passport was launched during the 17th EAC Ordinary Summit of the EAC Heads 1