Uganda, Kenya sign framework to transit fish without interference.

Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 2010 EAT on Friday 24th June 2022. The ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries together with its Kenyan counterpart have signed a framework for the smooth transit of fish from Lake Turkana in Kenya to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through Uganda without interference.This follows the fish…

The dark day ahead as FIFA ratified Kenya’s indefinite suspension.

Update by Kafeero Twaha at 1512 EAT ON 31st, March 2022 The world football governing body on Thursday ratified Kenya’s indefinite suspension from all international football activities during the FIFA Congress in Doha Qatar. Other countries that were also suspended indefinitely during the 72nd Congress were Zimbabwe and Pakistan. FIFA had earlier this month suspended…

Boda-Boda; The enduring menace of Kenya’s motorbike taxis.

Published by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1155 EAT on Thursday 10/03/2022. In our series of letters from African writers, Kenyan broadcaster Waihiga Mwaura reflects on the latest outrage allegedly carried out by riders of motorbike taxis and asks why it seems so difficult to take action against them. Anyone driving in Kenya’s capital knows they…

After explosive blows up matatu in Mandera; Seven left dead

Monday, January 31, 2022 Updated at 0310 EAT on 31 January 2022. At least seven people have been confirmed dead and 13 others left nursing injuries at Mandera County Referral Hospital after a matatu they were traveling in ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in Mandera on Monday morning.null The 14-seater matatu plying the Mandera…

Kenyans barred from entering over 40 nations

Updated on January 05 2022 at 0820 EAT What you need to know: Kenya whose economy grew by 9.9 percent in the third quarter has been counting on easing of containment measures to support its growth and lift the economy from the Covid-19 slowdown. Kenyan passport holders cannot access 40 countries, a marginal drop from…

Paleoanthropologist in Kenya Richard Leaky dies at the age of 77.

Published By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 2306 EAT on 2 January 2022. The legendary paleoanthropologist’s groundbreaking discoveries helped prove that humanity evolved in Africa. World-renowned paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey, known for his fossil-finding and conservation work in his native Kenya, has died at 77, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced. Leakey, whose groundbreaking discoveries helped…

Kenya’s high court Covid Vaccination requirement

By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 1610 EAT published On 14 Dec 2021. Judge suspends government directive pending case hearing filed by a businessman who termed it a gross violation of the constitution. Kenya’s High Court has suspended a government order to prevent those who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 from accessing services and…

Kenya Suffering prolonged drought.

Absence of rainfall pushes pastoralists and their livestock to the brink of disaster, with 2.4 million people predicted to struggle to find food. By http://www.twitter.com/FaithNamagembe/ Published On 17 Nov 2021 at 0707 EAT. Wajir county, Kenya – As if in a macabre parade, cattle carcasses line the two sides of the dusty road leading into Biyamadow, a sleepy…

Kenyan athlete Tirop found dead.

Last updated at 1022 EAT on 14 October 2021 by Faith Barbara Namagembe. #hicginewsagencysport Kenya’s Agnes Tirop broke the world record for a women’s 10km road race in Germany in September Kenyan world record holder Agnes Tirop has been found stabbed to death at her home in the western town of Iten, with police treating…