Kenya News


Friday, 02-05-16, 10:24Africa Oil Boosted By Maersk Oil Kenya Deal[Nation] Africa Oil Corporation, the partner of Tullow Oil Plc in Kenya has received Sh43.6 billion ($427 million) from Maersk Oil & Gas of Denmark in exchange for half of its stake in three exploration blocks located in the Lokichar basin. read more...
Friday, 02-05-16, 7:25Cancer Patients Urge State to Lower Treatment Cost[Nation] When Rita Opondo was told by a doctor that they were going to undergo a mastectomy, she thought it was a joke. read more...
Thursday, 02-04-16, 16:01Kenic Wants 1 Million .ke Domain Registrations As They Move Servers to East Africa Data Centre[CIO] More than 50,000 websites with the .ke domain name will now have their businesses connected globally, quickly and securely following a partnership between Kenya Network Information Centre (KeNIC) and the East Africa Data Centre (EADC) in Nairobi. read more...
Thursday, 02-04-16, 13:34Life After Al Shabbab's Attack On El-Adde - How Will Kenya Respond?[Daily Maverick] On 15 January 2016, a Kenyan Defence Force base at El-Adde in the Gedo region of Somalia was attacked and overrun by Al-Shabaab. News still remains sketchy, though it is increasingly certain this is the costliest day in Kenya's proud military history. By DICKIE DAVIS and GREG MILLS. read more...
Thursday, 02-04-16, 6:12Women's Empowerment Will Accelerate Economic Prosperity[IPS] Nairobi -When President Barack Obama made his first visit to Kenya as US President in July 2015, one of the poignant messages he left was an exhortation for communities to shun cultures that degrade women and girls. read more...
Wednesday, 02-03-16, 13:18Nairobi Cabs Threaten to Paralyse Traffic in Uber Row[Capital FM] Nairobi -Taxi drivers are threatening to paralyse traffic in Nairobi if the government fails to kick rival Uber out of business in seven days. read more...
Tuesday, 02-02-16, 15:30Journalists Refuse to Be Cowed[African Arguments] On the evening of 23 January, Yassin Juma, a freelance journalist and blogger, was at home with his family when he received an unexpected call. 13 police officers burst into his home, arresting the soft-spoken reporter and searching his premises. They "ransacked everywhere as the children cried", recalls Juma, who was held overnight before being released. read more...
Tuesday, 02-02-16, 15:26Japanese Premier Tips Nation to Develop Into Regional Economic Giant[Nation] Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has urged Kenya to emulate his country's turnaround strategy that saw it rise from the ashes of World War II after 1945 to become a global economic powerhouse in just a few decades. read more...
Tuesday, 02-02-16, 13:23From Abortions to #condommania - Students Get Real About Sex[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Desperate female students used to knock on Catherine Tweni's door almost every day, needing emergency treatment for self-administered abortions. read more...
Tuesday, 02-02-16, 9:11Combating HIV Among Teens[IPS] Nairobi and Harare -Keziah Juma is coming to terms with her shattered life at the shanty she shares with her family in Kenya's sprawling Kibera slum where friends and relatives are gathered for her son's funeral arrangements. While attending an antenatal clinic, Juma who is only 16 years discovered that she had been infected with HIV. "I went into shock and stopped going to the clinic, that is why they could not save my baby and I have been bed-ridden since giving birth two months ago," she told IPS. read more...


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