One Stop for all Kenya News

BBC News-Africa

Google News

  • How to Roll Out the Red Carpet for Africa - Foreign Policy (blog)
    Foreign Policy (blog)How to Roll Out the Red Carpet for AfricaForeign Policy (blog)Over the next few weeks, there is going to be an awful lot of chatter about the current and future state of relations between the United States and Africa. That i…
    4 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:31pm
  • Are conflicts over citizenship inevitable in Africa? - Washington Post (blog)
    Are conflicts over citizenship inevitable in Africa?Washington Post (blog)Some 50-odd years ago when most of Africa's European colonies achieved independence, there was a great deal of expectation among domestic as well as international observer…
    7 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 1:51pm
  • Niroshan Dickwella replaces Chandimal - ESPNcricinfo.com
    ESPNcricinfo.comNiroshan Dickwella replaces ChandimalESPNcricinfo.comDinesh Chandimal has been withdrawn from the Sri Lanka squad and replaced with uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella, who was flown in from England ahead of the seco…
    10 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 11:20am
  • South Africa's main metals employer body accepts government proposal to end ... - Reuters Africa
    BDliveSouth Africa's main metals employer body accepts government proposal to end ...Reuters AfricaJOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's main metals employer body has "reluctantly" accepted a government proposal to raise wages by up to 10 perc…
    15 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 6:22am
  • How should I go about investing in Africa? - Telegraph.co.uk
    Telegraph.co.ukHow should I go about investing in Africa?Telegraph.co.ukAlquity Africa, recommended by Darius McDermott of Chelsea Financial Services, the fund shop, is completely unconstrained and is a lot more diverse than most funds, which te…
    17 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 4:07am
  • Steyn, Morkel bowl SA to big win - ESPNcricinfo.com
    ESPNcricinfo.comSteyn, Morkel bowl SA to big winESPNcricinfo.comWhat a superb performance by South Africa and especially Steyn and Morkel in tandem. Barring Sangakkara and Mathews nobody looked like putting up a real fight in the 4th innings. Fo…
    23 hours ago 21 Jul 14, 10:33pm
  • AU Official Anticipates Stronger Ties at US-Africa Summit - Voice of America
    Voice of AmericaAU Official Anticipates Stronger Ties at US-Africa SummitVoice of AmericaA senior official of the African Union said next month's U.S.-Africa Summit in Washington should provide Africa and the United States an opportunity to ente…
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 5:52pm
  • 4-Year-Old Boy Dies in South Africa Carjacking - ABC News
    MiamiHerald.com4-Year-Old Boy Dies in South Africa CarjackingABC NewsThe boy was with his sister and parents in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, during the carjacking Saturday night, according to South African media. His mother told The Star news…
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 10:27am
  • Africans Open Fuller Wallets to the Future - New York Times
    New York TimesAfricans Open Fuller Wallets to the FutureNew York TimesJOHANNESBURG — Across sub-Saharan Africa, consumer demand is fueling the continent's economies in new ways, driving hopes that Africa will emerge as a success story in the c…
    2 days ago 21 Jul 14, 6:04am
  • A United States of Africa? Not Yet - Wall Street Journal
    Wall Street JournalA United States of Africa? Not YetWall Street JournalSome Africa experts warn that the Obama administration's effort to deal with the continent as a whole may be counterproductive, both diplomatically and strategically. "It's…
    4 days ago 18 Jul 14, 5:19pm

News24 Africa

Al Jazeera English Africa

CNN Africa

  • Worst fighting in Libya since revolution?
    Fierce fighting rages on the outskirts of Tripoli as militias continue to battle for control of the city's airport.
    22 hours ago 21 Jul 14, 11:40pm
  • Ebola: Death toll, new cases up
    High numbers of new Ebola cases and deaths in Africa are prompting increased efforts to contain the deadly outbreak.
    22 hours ago 21 Jul 14, 10:56pm
  • Stress-busting in Johannesburg
    Life in Joburg can be stressful. Luckily there are some exceedingly non-stressful places close by.
    22 hours ago 21 Jul 14, 10:50pm
  • 15,000 flee after Boko Haram overtakes Nigerian town
    A days-long raid on a northeast Nigerian town by Boko Haram left dozens dead and displaced more than 15,000 residents, Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency said.
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 9:06pm
  • Durban Film Festival: 9 films to see
    Durban's film festival has kicked off, and we take a look at some of the African films featured at this year's showcase.
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 12:22pm
  • Nature's greatest mystery, solved?
    From the air, the Namibian desert looks like it has a bad case of chicken pox. Spread across 1,100 miles of a narrow strip sit a smattering of barren polka dots, otherwise known as fairy circles. These sizable craters measure 10- to 65-feet in diamet…
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 9:22am
  • Is this Nigeria's king of portraiture?
    Nigerian portraitist Edosa Ogiugo captures the fabric of Nigerian life in bold brushstrokes
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 9:21am
  • A taste of Mauritius
    The best way to experience the food of Mauritius is by touring the island nation's bustling marketplaces.
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 9:20am
  • Dozens killed, hurt in attack on Egyptian border guards
    Unidentified gunmen attacked border guards in southern Egypt and killed or injured as many as 25, according to Egypt's state-run news agency MENA.
    3 days ago 19 Jul 14, 2:37pm
  • Unseen side of S. African icons
    Adrian Steirn and the 21 ICONS team have captured intimate portraits of some of South Africa's most celebrated. Here he reveals the story behind the photographs.
    5 days ago 18 Jul 14, 7:57am
  • Icons revealed: Portraits of a nation
    Adrian Steirn and the 21 ICONS team have captured intimate portraits of some of South Africa's most celebrated. Here he reveals the story behind the photographs.
    5 days ago 18 Jul 14, 7:40am
  • Is this Africa's Gucci?
    Making the jump from model to designer seemed like a natural choice for this young entrepreneur.
    5 days ago 17 Jul 14, 10:53am
  • Tough sentences in Egypt sexual assault cases
    An Egyptian court has given nine men sentences ranging from 20 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting women near Cairo's Tahrir Square, according to state run newspaper al-Ahram.
    6 days ago 17 Jul 14, 6:59am
  • Mandela's final months 'excruciating'
    He suffered greatly in his final months, but Nelson Mandela's last breaths were peaceful, says his eldest daughter, Maki Mandela.
    6 days ago 16 Jul 14, 10:13pm
  • How Libya can be pulled from brink
    While the Zintan militia leads the battle for control of Tripoli's airport, another set of militia and radicalized Islamist insurgents in the east are threatening a fragile Libya.
    6 days ago 16 Jul 14, 9:37am
  • Filmmakers show off in Zanzibar
    African Voices travels to Zanzibar where filmmakers are attending the Zanzibar International Film Festival.
    7 days ago 16 Jul 14, 9:01am
  • Why you need to buy African art now!
    I walked into the Gallery of African Art (GAFRA) on London's Cork Street in Mayfair two weeks ago. Opposite the Burlington Arcade, right at the heart of the art establishment, on gallery row itself, African art formerly seen as a niche interest, now…
    7 days ago 16 Jul 14, 8:58am
  • Fleeing war, finding dreams
    In the Democratic Republic of Congo, those that once fled war are returning to build a brighter future.
    7 days ago 16 Jul 14, 6:56am
  • African art is more than artifacts
    Contemporary African art is officially playing with the big boys.
    7 days ago 16 Jul 14, 6:54am
  • Photo secrets of Marrakech
    The gateway to Morocco's Atlas Mountains is a photographer's paradise -- but capturing it on camera isn't easy.
    7 days ago 16 Jul 14, 6:52am
  • Boko Haram's 'chief butcher' seized
    Nigerian police arrest a man claiming to be Boko Haram's "chief butcher" in an area identified as the Balmo Forest of northeastern Nigeria.
    7 days ago 16 Jul 14, 6:50am
  • Ad showing black boy fed like dog faces no action
    A television commercial that prompted complaints for its portrayal of a white woman feeding a young black boy like a dog will not be formally investigated, South Africa's advertising watchdog has ruled.
    7 days ago 16 Jul 14, 6:50am
  • Nigeria arrests suspect in April bus station bombing
    One of the masterminds of April's Nyanya Motor Park bombing that killed 71 people has been arrested, Nigerian police said.
    7 days ago 16 Jul 14, 1:26am
  • Film festival in Zanzibar
    African Voices travels to Zanzibar where filmmakers are attending the Zanzibar International Film Festival.
    7 days ago 15 Jul 14, 10:49pm
  • The soundtrack of Mauritius
    Inside Africa travels to Mauritius to find out how different visitors have left their mark on the island.
    7 days ago 15 Jul 14, 10:48pm
  • Tasting the fruits of paradise
    The best way to experience the food of Mauritius is by touring the island nation's bustling marketplaces.
    7 days ago 15 Jul 14, 10:48pm
  • Zanzibar's shop of curiosities
    In a tucked-away corner of Zanzibar's historic Stone Town lies a little shop of curiosities.
    7 days ago 15 Jul 14, 2:46pm
  • Rwandan orphan gets new arms
    After losing both his arms during the Rwandan genocide twenty years ago, Patrick Mbarushimana is now getting good news.
    7 days ago 15 Jul 14, 1:32pm
  • Suspect in Benghazi attack found dead
    Faraj al-Shibli, who was suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, has been found dead, a Libyan source and locals in the town of Marj said.
    7 days ago 15 Jul 14, 12:47pm
  • Oscar Pistorius leaves nightclub after dispute
    South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius was involved in a nightclub dispute over the weekend, after another patron "started to aggressively interrogate him" on matters relating to his murder trial, his spokeswoman says.
    7 days ago 15 Jul 14, 10:16am
  • Malala works for release of girls
    Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl who survived a Taliban attack, calls on Boko Haram to stop misusing Islam and release those abducted by them.
    8 days ago 14 Jul 14, 2:38pm
  • Buy a piece of authentic Zanzibar
    In a tucked away corner of Zanzibar's Stone Town, a shop sells unique and authentic crafts made on site by local artisans from locally sourced materials.
    9 days ago 13 Jul 14, 9:14pm
  • Militants storm Somalia palace
    Heavily armed militants attacked Somalia's presidential palace in Mogadishu on Tuesday, firing their way onto the grounds after a car bomb blasted the gate, witnesses said.
    14 days ago 9 Jul 14, 7:18am
  • Escape to the Cape in Wi-Fi cars
    Nestled in an epic landscape where two oceans meet in a flurry of foam and waves, Cape Town is one of the most photogenic places on Earth.
    20 days ago 2 Jul 14, 12:21pm
  • Turning trash into cash in Lagos
    It's a bright May morning and the purple-shirted army of tricycle drivers is on the streets of Lagos once again. Eyes trained ahead, they zip past traffic on their specially-modified vehicles, dipping in and out of the Nigerian megacity's slums.
    43 days ago 10 Jun 14, 6:06am
  • Mother shot on road to safety
    Travel with a convoy fleeing the violence between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic.
    75 days ago 8 May 14, 4:16pm

East African Photographers

Cookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekendCookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekend
15 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:45am
Cookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekendCookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekend
15 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:45am
Cookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekendCookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekend
15 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:45am
Cookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekendCookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekend
15 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:45am
Cookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekendCookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekend
15 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:45am
Cookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekendCookswell Jikos Naivasha, Mai Mahiu and Mt Suswa weekend
15 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:45am

Seattle Post Intelligencer

  • 11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die
    Seven fathers of kidnapped girls were among 51 bodies brought to the Chibok hospital after an attack on the nearby village of Kautakari this month, said a health worker who insisted on anonymity for fear of reprisals by the extremists.At least four…
    4 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 4:46pm
  • Nigerian president meets parents of abducted girls
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors.The parents emerged from the c…
    8 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 1:11pm
  • C. African Republic talks on hold; rebels absent
    The development Tuesday marks a setback for regional mediators trying to negotiate a cease-fire in the country where thousands have died since sectarian violence exploded last December.A civilian transitional government is now tasked with organizin…
    9 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 11:47am
  • Assailants attack Congo military camp in capital
    The military camp is located close to the residence of President Joseph Kabila and the sound of gunfire for about 20 minutes in the area provoked widespread panic.
    10 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 11:39am
  • Kenya military Twitter account hacked
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Twitter account run by Kenya's military was taken over by hackers claiming to be from the international activist collective Anonymous, a military spokesman said MondayAnonymous is a loosely affiliated global network of h…
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 11:28am
  • US Embassy apologies to Ghana leader for tweet
    Ghanaian President John Mahama had tweeted about the country's financial woes, saying that "as a people, we have had to make sacrifices" and that the results of those cutbacks would start to show soon.
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 10:35am
  • 4-year-old boy dies in South Africa carjacking
    Authorities offered a reward of nearly $5,000 for information leading to arrests in the case, which has shocked South Africans accustomed to a high crime rate.A South African parliamentary committee that handles police affairs said such an incident…
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 10:17am
  • South African park considers rhino evacuation
    Kruger park, a popular destination for international tourists, has borne the brunt of rhino poaching for years despite international efforts to help conservation efforts there.Five poachers, including one who was injured in a firefight with an anti…
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 10:16am
  • Kenya police: Gunmen kill 3 people in Kenya coast
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A police official says three more people were killed by unknown gunmen on the Kenyan coast where 94 people have so far perished in less than a month in attacks claimed by al-Qaida-linked militants.Robert Kitur, police chief…
    2 days ago 21 Jul 14, 2:44am
  • UN: S. Sudan rebels violate peace-pact with govt
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United Nations says rebel forces in South Sudan attacked a town in the Upper Nile State.The U.N. Mission in South Sudan said Sunday the attack on Nassir by forces loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar, is the most s…
    2 days ago 20 Jul 14, 12:56pm
  • Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya
    CAIRO (AP) — Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border guard post Saturday in Egypt's western desert in a brazen assault that killed 21 troops deployed in the province along the border with neighboring Libya.El-Sissi, the form…
    3 days ago 19 Jul 14, 8:51pm
  • Kenya Red Cross: 7 die in militant attack on coast
    Police officers engaged in a shootout with the gunmen attacking the bus, leading to the deaths of three police officers and four civilians, Kimaiyo said.According to Lamu County Commissioner Miiri Njenga, gunmen used a stolen saloon car to block th…
    3 days ago 19 Jul 14, 1:11pm
  • Extremists kill more than 100 in northeast Nigeria
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a town left undefended by Nigeria's military, just 85 kilometers (53 miles) from the northeastern state capital of Maidugur…
    3 days ago 19 Jul 14, 12:37pm
  • French President announces new operation in Africa
    N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — France's president announced the redeployment of 3,000 French troops in five of its former colonies across northwest Africa as part of an operation to help fight terrorism in the region.President Francois Hollande said Satu…
    3 days ago 19 Jul 14, 10:36am
  • Kony's rebels change tactics to evade hunt
    In the bush, where the men had lived for years, these prized possessions were essential for survival and now provide insight into how members of the brutal group are able to evade U.S.-backed African troops chasing them.Kony has been indicted by th…
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 5:45am
  • South Africans remember Mandela on his birthday
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans marked Nelson Mandela's birthday on Friday with charitable acts in honor of the former president, whose death in December prompted a global outpouring of tributes.Organizers had urged people to perform acts of c…
    4 days ago 18 Jul 14, 12:02pm
  • Many killed as extremists attack Nigerian town
    Well-armed Islamic extremists attacked as residents were preparing for the 5 a.m. dawn prayers and the civilian defense fighters could only resist with clubs and homemade shotguns, he said.The Defense Ministry reported it repelled the attack and ki…
    4 days ago 18 Jul 14, 9:56am
  • French president Hollande visits Niger on tour
    NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — France's president is paying a visit to the former colony of Niger, a landlocked desert nation in West Africa that has played a key role in French military efforts in the region.
    5 days ago 18 Jul 14, 7:59am
  • Ethiopia charges 9 journalists with terrorism
    Ethiopia's government has faced persistent criticism from watchdog groups over its alleged harassment of independent journalists.Critics say the government uses sweeping anti-terrorism laws to intimidate reporters and suppress political dissent.
    5 days ago 18 Jul 14, 6:28am
  • Aircraft with US personnel lands in Ugandan road
    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A small aircraft carrying U.S. military personnel made an emergency landing in the middle of a highway after running out of fuel, Ugandan police said Friday.Phillip Mukasa, a spokesman for Ugandan police, said the Piper air…
    5 days ago 18 Jul 14, 6:20am
  • German abducted by suspected extremists in Nigeria
    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A German development worker and two children of a Muslim cleric have been kidnapped this week by suspected Islamic extremists in northeastern Nigeria and neighboring Cameroon, according to a Nigerian police spokesman and Camer…
    5 days ago 17 Jul 14, 12:23pm
  • Ugandan police abuse homeless kids, says report
    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Homeless children in Uganda's urban centers face beatings and abuse at the hands of police and local officials, Human Rights Watch charged in a new report that urges Ugandan authorities to protect street children from targete…
    5 days ago 17 Jul 14, 12:11pm
  • 2 critics of Swaziland government convicted
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Two government critics in Swaziland were found guilty of contempt of court on Thursday in a case that focused attention on human rights in the landlocked African kingdom.In court documents, a judge defined contempt of court as…
    5 days ago 17 Jul 14, 11:02am
  • South Africa: film profiles last apartheid leader
    A new documentary focuses on the man who teamed with Mandela, the anti-apartheid leader who spent 27 years in prison before replacing de Klerk as president, to end white minority rule and defuse fears of racial war.De Klerk, who was applauded by th…
    5 days ago 17 Jul 14, 10:21am
  • Nigeria seeks to borrow $1 billion for military
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's president says he wants to borrow $1 billion from abroad for equipment and training for the military fighting an Islamic insurgency.The oil-rich nation's military budget amounts to about $6.3 billion a year but lar…
    6 days ago 16 Jul 14, 3:31pm
  • Peace talks aim at restoring calm in Mali's north
    The Algerian capital is hosting peace talks starting Wednesday involving Malian government representatives, six Tuareg groups and officials from the U.N, African Union, regional group ECOWAS and the European Union.
    7 days ago 16 Jul 14, 4:47am
  • South African plane hits turbulence, 20 injured
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Severe turbulence struck a South African Airways plane that was heading to Hong Kong, injuring 20 people before the aircraft landed safely on Wednesday, the airline said.Television footage showed rescue workers wheeling one in…
    7 days ago 16 Jul 14, 4:47am
  • Pistorius gets into nightclub argument
    [...] of who started the argument, the weekend episode focuses fresh attention on the disputed character of Pistorius, a globally recognized athlete who is on trial for murder after he fatally shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a closed toilet d…
    7 days ago 15 Jul 14, 5:25pm
  • Missing girls' parents won't see Nigerian leader
    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Parents and schoolmates of the 219 schoolgirls held captive by Boko Haram extremists refused at the last minute Tuesday to meet with Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan, who accused activists of "playing politics."First la…
    7 days ago 15 Jul 14, 12:12pm
  • Kenya postelection violence victims seek justice
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An international human rights group says victims of the violence in Kenya that killed more than 1,000 people and displaced more than 600,000 from their homes six years ago are still seeking justice and reparation.Amnesty Int…
    7 days ago 15 Jul 14, 11:04am

Inter Press Service

  • Creating a Slum Within a Slum
    At the eastern edge of Nairobi’s Kibera slum, children gather with large yellow jerry cans to collect water dripping out of an exposed pipe. The high-rise grey and beige Soweto East settlement towers above them. A girl lifts the can on top of her h…
    17 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 3:49am
  • U.S. Debating “Historic” Support for Off-Grid Electricity in Africa
    Pressure is building here for lawmakers to pass a bill that would funnel billions of dollars of U.S. investment into strengthening Africa’s electricity production and distribution capabilities, and could offer broad new support for off-grid opportu…
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 7:02pm
  • Spain: A Precarious Gateway to Europe for Syrian Refugees
    Little Samir covers his face with his hands as he plays under the orange tree in the centre of the inner courtyard of the Spanish Refugee Aid Commission (CEAR) centre in the southern city of Malaga. He is four years old and has spent nearly a year in…
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 7:01pm
  • Fragility of WTO’s Bali Package Exposed
    The “fragility” of the World Trade Organization’s ‘Bali package’ was brought into the open at the weekend meeting in Sydney, Australia, of trade ministers from the world’s 20 major economies (G20). The Bali package is a trade agreement…
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 6:19pm
  • As Winds of Change Blow, South America Builds Its House with BRICS
    While this week’s BRICS summit might have been off the radar of Western powers, the leaders of its five member countries launched a financial system to rival Bretton Woods institutions and held an unprecedented meeting with the governments of South…
    4 days ago 18 Jul 14, 10:36am
  • BRICS Forges Ahead With Two New Power Drivers – India and China
    The Sixth BRICS Summit which ended Wednesday in Fortaleza, Brazil, attracted more attention than any other such gathering in the alliance’s short history, and not just from its own members – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Two exte…
    5 days ago 17 Jul 14, 2:07pm
  • North’s Policies Affecting South’s Economies
    In this column, Yilmaz Akyuz, chief economist of the South Centre in Geneva, argues that in recent years developing countries have lost steam as recovery in advanced economies has remained weak or absent due to the fading effect of counter-cyclical p…
    7 days ago 16 Jul 14, 4:40am
  • If You Cut One, Plant Two
    Olga Mugisa, 11-years-old, takes to the microphone in front of her peers, the Ugandan flag proudly draped behind her and green plants framing the stage. She has an important message to share with her fellow students: “If you cut one, plant two.”…
    8 days ago 15 Jul 14, 6:18am
  • South Sudanese Children Starving While Aid Falling Short
    Even as aid workers are warning that children in South Sudan are falling victim to mass malnutrition, international agencies are said to be missing their fundraising goals to avert a looming famine in the country. On Monday, Medecins Sans Frontieres…
    8 days ago 14 Jul 14, 8:20pm
  • Time to “Drop the Knife” for FMG in The Gambia
    Women’s rights activists in the Gambia are insisting that more than 30 years of campaigning to raise awareness should be sufficient to move the government to outlaw female genital mutilation (FMG). The practice remains widespread in this tiny West…
    10 days ago 13 Jul 14, 7:23am
  • Defying the Ebola Odds in Sierra Leone
    Adikali Kamara is a 36-year-old student nurse working in the government hospital in Kenema, a sprawling town on the fringe of the Sierra Leone’s Gola tropical rain forest. On June 19, he began feeling unwell, complaining of fever and a headache, an…
    10 days ago 12 Jul 14, 2:52pm
  • Mechanical Pumps Turning Oases into Mirages
    Using a hoe, farmer Atef Sayyid removes an earthen plug in an irrigation stream, allowing water to spill onto the parcel of land where he grows dates, olives and almonds. Until recently, a natural spring exploited since Roman times supplied the iron-…
    11 days ago 12 Jul 14, 8:28am
  • Future of Rwanda’s Orphans Still Uncertain
    Every day, 14-year-old Deborah wakes up in an orphanage, goes to school, and comes home to an orphanage. It does not matter when or for how long she leaves the orphanage, she always knows she’ll be back. “This is where I live, this is my home,”…
    11 days ago 11 Jul 14, 11:24am
  • OPINION: Unleashing African Young People’s Potential
    This is part of a series of special stories on world population and challenges to the Sustainable Development Goals on the occasion of World Population Day on July 11.
    12 days ago 10 Jul 14, 1:24pm
  • Shea Harvesting Good for Income, Bad for the Environment in Ghana
    The shea tree, a traditional African food plant, represents a major source of income for women in Ghana’s Northern, Upper West and Upper East regions, but they are helping to destroy the very resource that gives them money by cutting it down to pro…
    12 days ago 10 Jul 14, 12:14pm
  • Zimbabwean Girls Venture into Technological Innovation
    For 22-year-old Moselyn Muchena, a final year computer science student at the University of Zimbabwe, it seemed obvious to create a mobile application offering easy access to services in the local catering industry, largely because of the huge numb…
    13 days ago 10 Jul 14, 1:56am
  • World’s Poorest Nations Seek Presence in Post-2015 Agenda
    The 48 least developed countries (LDCs), described as the poorest of the world’s poor, want to be an integral part of the U.N.’s post-2015 development agenda currently under discussion. An Open-ended Working Group (OWG), which will continue its 1…
    14 days ago 8 Jul 14, 2:18pm
  • The Silent Power of Boycotts and Blockades
    Peruse a few reports on global military expenditure and you will not be able to shake the image of the planet as one massive army camp, patrolled by heavily weaponised guards in a plethora of uniforms. Last year, the world spent about 1.76 trillion d…
    14 days ago 8 Jul 14, 1:18pm
  • At the Crucial Nexus of Water and Energy
    Global institutions are still in the learning phase when it comes to successfully managing water and energy in an integrated manner as part of the quest for sustainable development. According to World Bank official Daryl Fields, understanding the wat…
    15 days ago 7 Jul 14, 10:08am
  • Burundian Women Want a Greater Say in Running of Country
    As Burundi heads towards the 2015 general elections, and despite a quota of 30 percent women’s representation in parliament, women in this southeast African nation feel that they are yet to have a significant say in the management of their country.…
    18 days ago 5 Jul 14, 3:36am

VOA - Africa

  • Researchers Target Low-Cost Avatar Technology
    Scientists at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies say 3-dimensional representations could revolutionize social media. Elizabeth Lee has more from Los Angeles.
    11 mins ago 22 Jul 14, 9:03pm
  • Israel Offensive Continues Amid Calls by Protesters Worldwide to Stop
    Israel's military action in Gaza has led to protests in many countries, where demonstrators have expressed outrage over the civilian casualties and called for an end to the Israeli offensive. The protests are a sign of mounting pressure against Isra…
    25 mins ago 22 Jul 14, 8:49pm
  • US Senate Panel Advances Global Disabilities Treaty
    A U.S. Senate committee voted on Tuesday to advance a U.N. treaty to protect people with disabilities from discrimination, but the agreement faces a tough fight winning the two-thirds majority needed for ratification by the full Senate.Although 146…
    35 mins ago 22 Jul 14, 8:39pm
  • Bulgaria Calls for More NATO Troops in Southeastern Europe
    Bulgaria called for more NATO troops in southeastern Europe and the Black Sea, as well as more joint military exercises, to improve security in the region after Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea.An ex-communist state on the Black Sea, Bulgari…
    2 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 7:31pm
  • Iraqi Airstrikes Kill 19 Near Fallujah
    Iraqi government air strikes killed 19 people, including children, in Falluja on Monday and Tuesday, a health official in the militant-held city said.The Iraqi army has been shelling Falluja, 70 km (44 miles west of Baghdad), for months, trying to…
    2 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 7:17pm
  • US 'Lone Soldiers' Among Israel Casualties
    Among Israel's casualties in the Gaza Strip this week: two soldiers born and raised in the United States.The two men, 24-year-old Max Steinberg of California and 21-year-old Nissim Sean Carmeli from Texas, were so-called "lone soldiers," members of…
    2 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 6:56pm
  • Aging New York Piano Virtuoso Looks Back
    The peaceful atmosphere in the Upper West Side apartment where 92-year-old Walter Hautzig plays his piano amid family photographs and framed honors is many worlds away from the pre-war Vienna where he grew up.  In 1938, when Hautzig was a 16-year-ol…
    3 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 6:44pm
  • Tiny Fly May Hold Key to New Generation of Hearing Aids
    Ormia ochracea, a tiny yellow parasitic fly native to Central America and the southern United States, has an unusual habit.It deposits larvae onto the backs of crickets, which burrow into the insects and consume them from the inside out.The fly…
    3 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:53pm
  • Guardhouse Becomes Tiny Venue for Cold War Art Project
    A German artist has turned a tiny surveillance booth used by the communist regime in the former East Germany to monitor citizens into an art exhibit and venue, which will be installed in a museum near Los Angeles dedicated to the Cold War.The one-p…
    3 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:50pm
  • US Lawmakers Urge Tougher EU Sanctions on Russia
    U.S. lawmakers of both parties say Russia must pay a price for events in Ukraine, but that price can only be exacted with Europe’s full and vigorous cooperation.  Members of Congress are closely monitoring this week’s meeting of EU foreign minis…
    4 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:40pm
  • Kerry: Hamas Has a Fundamental Choice
    With Israel pressing its military offensive in the Gaza Strip, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the humanitarian crisis there is growing worse by the day. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports from Cairo where Secretary Kerr…
    5 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 4:42pm
  • Palestinians Appeal to UN Security Council
    The Palestinian Authority’s envoy to the United Nations appealed to the Security Council Tuesday to take action to stop the killing of Palestinian civilians, as the death toll in the Gaza Strip topped 600 and a cease-fire with Israel remained out o…
    5 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 4:26pm
  • Experts: China-India Relationship Will Need More Than Economic Bliss
    The recent meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Fortaleza, Brazil pointed to promising signs in bilateral relations. The two countries appeared ready to move b…
    5 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 4:06pm
  • NASA Focuses on Earth-Like Planets
    For decades, looking for life elsewhere in the universe meant listening for signals that could be from distant civilizations. But recent breakthroughs in space technology refocused some of that effort toward finding planets that may harbor life, even…
    5 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 3:59pm
  • US Embassy Training Nigeria Electoral Officials
    The U.S. Embassy in Nigeria is organizing a series of workshops to train public affairs officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be better able to interact with stakeholders in the run up to next year’s general election,…
    5 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 3:57pm
  • NASA Focuses on Earth-Like Planets
    For decades, looking for life elsewhere in the universe meant listening for signals that could be from distant civilizations. But recent breakthroughs in space technology refocused some of that effort toward finding planets that may harbor life, even…
    6 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 3:41pm
  • Turkey PM: Obama Relations Strained by Syria
    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggests his relations with U.S. President Barack Obama have diminished, saying he is disappointed about not getting direct results on the crisis in Syria. Erdogan is believed to have wanted direct U.S., mi…
    6 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 3:30pm
  • Column: A Summer of Innocent Deaths
    Based on past experience, here is the likely outcome of the current Israeli-Palestinian fighting:A cease-fire will come in a few days – perhaps by Monday when the fasting month of Ramadan ends – and will last for a year or two. Another confront…
    6 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 3:06pm
  • Conflicts Increase Emergency Food Airlifts
    The World Food Program reports increasing conflicts in the first half of this year have created a huge surge in emergency airlifts and airdrops of food to people caught in hard-to-reach areas. The air service run by WFP says it has had to deliver 50…
    6 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 2:49pm
  • Researchers: Elephants' Sense of Smell Superior to Dogs'
    The best sense of smell on Earth belongs to the largest land mammal, the African elephant, according to researchers at the University of Tokyo.Their new study found that African elephant have 2,000 genes dedicated to recognizing odors - twice as ma…
    7 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 2:42pm

Kenya Anything

RedheadRedhead
3 days ago 19 Jul 14, 11:02am
Water breakWater break
3 days ago 19 Jul 14, 11:01am
Unsuccessful LionessUnsuccessful Lioness
3 days ago 19 Jul 14, 10:56am
Fashion Jewelleries in KenyaFashion Jewelleries in Kenya
5 days ago 17 Jul 14, 9:22am
ImpalaImpala
6 days ago 17 Jul 14, 1:44am
Young impalaYoung impala
6 days ago 17 Jul 14, 1:41am

Africa Review

News From Africa

StarAfrica

  • Gunmen attack Egypt troops, killing 21 near Libya
    Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked a border guard post on Saturday in Egypt’s western desert in a brazen assault that killed 21 troops deployed in the province along the border with neighbouring Libya. Egypt’s President Abdel-F…
    4 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:33pm
  • Boko Haram insurgents kill 100 people, seize Nigerian town
    Boko Haram extremists have killed more than 100 people and hoisted their black and white flag over a north-eastern town left undefended by Nigeria’s military, according to a civil defence spokesman and a human rights advocate.A statement published…
    4 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:24pm
  • Sirleaf urges security to help fight against Ebola
    The Liberian leader urged security personnel in the various communities to compel patients to seek medical attention as a way of combating the Ebola virus.The Liberian leader spoke Tuesday at the Ministry of Health where she paid a visit to obtain f…
    4 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:18pm
  • MTN named SA most valuable company
    Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed mobile service operator MTN has been named as the most valuable brand in South Africa, a report said Tuesday. The Brand Finance South Africa Top 50 brands report states that MTN retained its position as the c…
    4 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:05pm
  • Kinshasa regains calm after Tuesday’s shooting incident
    Calm has returned to Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), following Tuesday’s shooting around the Tshatshi military barracks located in the Ngaliema district.The governor of the city of Kinshasa, Andre Kimbuta Yango who…
    5 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 4:41pm
  • FAJ urges Sudan to investigate raid on newspaper office
    The President of the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) Mohamed Garba, has challenged Sudanese authorities to stop harassing journalists in the country and immediately investigate the attacks against the Al-Tayar newspaper office in Khartoum. F…
    5 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 4:14pm
  • Nigerian President assures girls safe release soon
    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in a meeting with parents of the abducted schoolgirls in Abuja on Tuesday, assured them that their daughters will be released soon and safe, God willing!. This was the first ever official meeting with the parents…
    5 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 3:47pm
  • Kenya opposition initiate national referendum process
    Kenya’s official opposition party Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) on Tuesday picked a team of experts who will spearhead the calls for a national referendum.The team of four lawyers chaired by former legal aide and advisor to former Pri…
    6 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 3:02pm
  • Sudanese papers zoom terrorist attack on newspaper office
    The Sudanese newspapers concentrated on the consequences of the attacks on Osman Mernan, the Editor-In-Chief of the Daily Sudanese newspaper of “Altyar” which tookplace last Saturday.The Journalist is still admitting at hospital while the police…
    7 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 2:32pm
  • Nigerian first lady calls for increased access to HPV vaccines
    Nigerian First Lady Patience Jonathan has called on health authorities in Africa to improve access to Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccines for girls aged between nine and 15 years.She told delegates attending the 8th Stop Cervical, Breast and Prosta…
    11 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 10:33am
  • Sierra Leone among countries with high rate of FGM-UNICEF
    Sierra Leone has one of the highest rates of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the world – 89.6 percent of women aged 15-49 are reported to have been cut, the UN special agency for children-UNICEF said on Tuesday.UNICEF made the statement ahead o…
    13 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 8:42am
  • First summit on girls kicks off in UK
    The first ever summit dedicated to girls opened in the UK capital London on Tuesday.According to the organizers, the event’s agenda is aimed at mobilizing domestic and international efforts to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and child, early a…
    13 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 8:23am
  • Nigerian former military leader lambasts Jonathan
    A former Nigerian Head of State, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of waging a war against Nigeria by using the “common wealth to subvert the system”.In a statement entitled “Pull back Nigeria from t…
    14 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 7:09am
  • At least two die in Nigeria Air Force’s helicopter crash
    Nigeria on Tuesday confirmed that two people died in Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter which crashed while on a training mission in Bama, Borno State, on Monday.According to the government, one of the pilots has been recovered alive but the co-pilot as wel…
    14 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 6:52am
  • Gambia to reconsider ban on rice imports
    President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia has hinted the possibility that his Vision 2016 agenda of banning rice imports into the country might be reconsidered due to poor harvest.Speaking on the national television, GRTS, on Monday Jammeh said he is goi…
    15 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 6:07am
  • Gambia celebrates Jammeh’s twenty-year stint in power
    The Gambian leader, Yahya Jammeh, has declared Tuesday as a national holiday in commemoration of the 20 years anniversary since he came to power in a coup.President Jammeh came to power on 22nd July, 1994 when he led a group of young soldiers to ove…
    15 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:48am
  • Nigeria: Security chief denies arrest of BringBackOurGirls campaigner
    The Director-General of Nigeria’s Department of State Security (DSS), Mr, Ita Ekpeyong, has denied the arrest of former Minister of Education and BringBackOurGirls campaigner, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili.Local media reports said on Monday that the former…
    16 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:20am
  • Nigerian Press awash with ban on deportation of non-indigenes, opposition’s warning
    The federal government’s ban on deportation and registration of non-indigenes in states other than theirs, and opposition All Progressives Congress’ (APC) warning against stifling of democracy, were popular stories in major Nigerian newspapers o…
    18 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 3:16am
  • OHADA expert committee holds meeting in Yaounde
    A meeting of the Committee of Experts of the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA), opened on Monday in the Cameroonian capital, Yaoundé to prepare the 36th meeting of the organization’s Council of ministers.The exp…
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 5:12pm
  • Int’l appeal to mark abducted girls’ 100th day captivity
    Education International has invited member organisations and concerned citizens to join in a call on 23 July to mark the 100th day since the abduction of the girls of Chibok.Up to 219 of whom are still missing, held captive by Boko Haram. A World at…
    1 day ago 21 Jul 14, 4:08pm

Kenya sharp shots

IMG_4007IMG_4007
4 days ago 18 Jul 14, 7:37pm
IMG_4003IMG_4003
4 days ago 18 Jul 14, 7:37pm
IMG_4013IMG_4013
5 days ago 18 Jul 14, 8:09am
Fashion Jewelleries in KenyaFashion Jewelleries in Kenya
5 days ago 17 Jul 14, 9:22am
Clean energy expo at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace & EnvironmentClean energy expo at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace & Environment
6 days ago 16 Jul 14, 2:26pm
Clean energy expo at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace & EnvironmentClean energy expo at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace & Environment
6 days ago 16 Jul 14, 2:26pm
AllKenyaNews

About All Kenya News

All Your Kenyan News is Now in One Place. All Kenya News is Kenya’s independent news aggregation service. Fully- automated, and on a continuous basis, All Kenya News updates breaking headlines linking to news websites all around the world.

Stay in Touch