Africa: From Kenya to Liberia, the Judiciary Getting Bolder in Fragile Democracies?
The nullification of the August 8 elections in by the Supreme Court of Kenya, was celebrated as a welcome precedent and Liberia has followed suit. The Liberian Supreme Court… Read more »
Kenya: Rich Allela and Dapel Kureng's Controversial Potrayal of Mekatilili
Kenyan Rich Allela and Nigerian Dapel Kureng collaborate in a stunning but controversial depiction of Mekatilili; a Kenyan heroine known for her courage and trust in the singular… Read more »
Kenya: Lupita Nyong'o Opens Up On Her Sexual Harassment Experience With Harvey Weinstein
Lupita Nyong'o, best known for her role in 12 Years a Slave is the latest woman to speak of her sexual harassment experience with Harvey Weinstein. Lupita is now encouraging… Read more »
Africa: Africa's Largest Wind Power Plant Could Relocate From Kenya to Tanzania
Kenya's failure to approve the development of a 600MW offshore wind farm in Malindi, south-east of the country, has resulted in the developers considering moving the project to… Read more »
Kenya: Kenya's Deepening Election and Political Crisis
Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya has been the scene of protests following the withdrawal of main opposition candidate Raila Odinga from the presidential election set for October… Read more »
Kenya: Could This Be Ngugi Wa Thiong'o's Year to Win the Nobel Prize in Literature?
Celebrated Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o has been tipped to win the Nobel Prize in Literature this year at the odds of 4/1. Last year the Nobel Prize committee awarded the… Read more »
Kenya: Elias Mungora - Kenyan Painter Featured On Hbos Insecure
Elias Mungora a young Kenyan painter has been featured on a popular HBO series. Through his artwork he seeks to take his audience on a journey. "Let me walk you through the world… Read more »
Kenya: Two Rare White Giraffes Spotted in Kenya's Garissa County Go Viral
East Africa has always been a popular wildlife destination, and more tourists may find themselves going to see two exotic rare giraffes recently found in Garissa County in Kenya.… Read more »
Kenya: Kenya's Incorruptible Chief Justice - 7 Facts About David Kenani Maraga
David Maraga's declaration that the Kenyan August 8 election is null and void setting the platform for a new poll within 60 days shocked a continent and made him a prolific… Read more »
Kenya: Kenya Starts Implementation of World's Toughest Law Against Plastic Bags
Kenya now has the toughest laws against plastic bags. This week the country banned the use, manufacture, and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household… Read more »
Kenya: Lupita Nyong'o Stars in 4:44 Visual Album On the Bonus Track 'ManyFacedGod
The build up to the release of JAY-Z's 13th Studio album, 4:44, gave fans very little idea on what's to come. The newest teaser featuring Lupita Nyong'o is an emotional prelude to… Read more »
Africa: Kenya's Internet Speed Ranked Fastest in Africa
Kenya's internet is faster, and cheaper as compared to many countries around the world a report by Akamai, a leading Content Delivery Network revealed. Out of the 108 countries… Read more »
Kenya: World Water Day - Focus On Lake Victoria the Second Largest Fresh Water Lake in the World
The World Water Day is commemorated annually on the 22nd of March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of fresh water and advocating for sustainable management of… Read more »
Kenya: What Happened to Ngugi Wa Thiong'o's Makerere University?
In a new memoir, Ngugi wa Thiong'o revisits his time at Makerere and leaves Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire with a nostalgia for a university that once was. Read more »
Kenya: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o Calls for Rename of East London to Sek Mqhayi
World renowned Kenyan writer and literature scholar Professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o has suggested the rename of the South African city of East London to be renamed after the late great… Read more »
Kenya: Kenyan Couple's Dream Wedding - From $1 Wedding to a Lavish $35,000 Ceremony
The Kenyan couple who spent $1 on their first wedding renewed their vows in a lavish colorful ceremony which cost an estimated $35,000 and the couple may well be in contention for… Read more »
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