Kenya: Raila, Karua Cleared for August 9 State House Race

Nairobi — Azimio la Umoja One Kenya presidential flag bearer Raila Odinga and his running mate Martha Karua have been cleared by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to…

Kenya: Complex Emergencies – in Kenya’s Arid North, Locals Face Impact of Climate Change, Hunger and Poverty

Marsabit — Darkuale Parsanti and his wife Mary Rampe are counting their losses: One by one, they have seen their livestock wiped out. “I had 45 cattle heads and 50…

Africa: Transforming Africa – Just & Equitable Energy Transition

Nairobi — A global transition to lower-carbon energy sources is crucial for our species’ survival given the worsening effects of climate change. With many people increasingly advocating for a rapid…

Kenyan Deputy President Holding a Machete? No, Image Altered

An image showing Kenyan deputy president William Ruto holding a machete over his right shoulder has been circulating on Facebook. Ruto is vying for the presidency in the Kenyan general…

Kenya: Koome Cautions IEBC Against Repeating 2017 Mistakes

Nairobi — Chief Justice Martha Koome has expressed optimism that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has learnt from mistakes that led to nullification of the 2017 presidential election.…

Kenya: Kisumu Poll Manager Gives Candidates a Week to File Campaign Schedules

Kisumu — Kisumu County Independent and Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Returning Officer Solomon Mudanya has given cleared candidates a week to furnish his office with their respective campaign calendars. Mudanya…

Kenya: Matiangi to Chair Security Meeting on Election Preparedness

Nairobi — Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi will on Friday chair a security meeting of Senior Police and National Government Administration Officers(NGAO). The meeting to take place at APTC Embakasi…

Kenya: Mukidza Back as Odera Names Simba’s Squad to Face Leopards

Nairobi — The national rugby 15s team has been boosted by the return of utility player Darwin Mukidza ahead of Saturday’s historic Curry Cup Division 1 crunch against South African…

Kenya: Visa and Kenya’s Safaricom Launch Virtual Card to Support Global Digital Payments Via M-Pesa

Global digital payments giant, Visa, and East Africa’s biggest telecom Safaricom, the operator of the M-Pesa mobile money product, have today launched a virtual card, enabling millions of M-Pesa users…

Kenya: SWVL Suspends Intra-City Rides in Kenya

Nairobi — Egyptian ride-hailing service, Swvl says it will suspend the daily intra city rides in Kenya beginning June 3 citing the global economic downturn. The firm which has operated…