Tag: Kenya

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Ado AminuOctober 13, 2021

Kenyan long-distance runner Agnes Tirop found dead at her home | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Kenyan long-distance runner Agnes Tirop ...

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Ado AminuOctober 12, 2021

The IMF warns of growing threats to global economic recovery | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: ‘Days without eating’: Madagascar sees ...

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Ado AminuOctober 8, 2021

Kenya bans local dance, says it increases immorality, early pregnancy | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Congo’s $6 billion China mining ...

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Ado AminuOctober 5, 2021

Nollywood booming while African film industries could create 20m jobs – report | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Nollywood booming while African film ...

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Ado AminuSeptember 27, 2021

Fire, smoke and colour as Ethiopians mark Meskel | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Fire, smoke and colour as ...

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Ado AminuSeptember 24, 2021

Kenya bans ‘blasphemous’ film about gay lovers | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Kenya bans ‘blasphemous’ film about ...

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Ado AminuSeptember 22, 2021

Kenyan shilling remains under pressure on strong dollar demand | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: FG set to recover £200 ...

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Ado AminuSeptember 21, 2021

Hundreds storm Namibia parliament ahead of German genocide deal vote | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Netflix launches free plan in ...

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 2, 2021

Announcing the winner of the first BBC World Service International Podcast Competition

The BBC World Service’s first International Podcast Competition has been won by 38-year-old development sector worker Namulanta Kombo from Kenya. ...

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Ado AminuAugust 26, 2021

Nigeria State Oil Firm posts maiden profit after 44-Year drought, 9 dead after crane collapses in Kenya’s capital | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: WHO: COVID-19 vaccination triples in Africa but still ...

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Ado AminuJuly 15, 2021

OPEC sees gradual recovery in oil demand as it closes in on deal, Amnesty slams Libya and Europe over ‘horrific’ abuse of migrants | 5 things that matter today

Across the African continent, here are 5 culturally relevant stories you shouldn’t miss out on: Amnesty slams Libya and Europe ...

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Ado AminuDecember 22, 2020

Bridget Bema is a content machine we hope never stops

In the face of the emerging threat of a new wave of coronavirus, Nigerians have found solace in Bridget Bema ...

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Michael IsaacMay 16, 2020

#KenyaVsNigeria: Kenyans declare war against Nigerians on Twitter and you’d love it

The culture of African nations dragging each other on social media is slowly becoming a norm that many Africans are ...

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EditorMarch 14, 2020

The #YNaijaCover: The Rona comes for East Africa

      The novel COVID-19 made a stop at Kenya this Friday as the country’s health minister, Mutahi Kagwe, ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 27, 2019

Intersex people are now a formally recognized gender in Kenya

As part of Kenya’s plans to streamline its government process, the country began a census last weekend to align global ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 8, 2019

It’s 2019, and Kenya’s National Assembly wants to punish a legislator for breastfeeding

It is hard not to feel like no matter the kind of progress we achieve as a continent, we will ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 16, 2019

The Late 5: Buhari, Osinbajo to feature on live TV programme on Wednesday; Death toll rises to 14 in Nairobi hotel terror attack | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today: Death toll rises in Nairobi hotel terror attack The death toll ...

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tosin adesinaJune 3, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Kenyatta and Odinga, statesmen with a difference

Going by the aftermath of the last Presidential runoff in Kenya, the country should be experiencing a civil war at ...

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EditorApril 28, 2018

Bloggers aren’t safe anymore if Kenya’s latest high profile arrests are anything to go by

Yesterday, respected Kenyan journalist Boniface Mwangi shared a tweet alleging that two fashion bloggers Tracy Nduta and Keillah Okari had ...

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Bernard DayoApril 27, 2018

Wanuri Kahiu’s lesbian love story “Rafiki” now has a trailer!

Only recently, the news of Wanuri Kahiu’s debut film Rafiki made history as the first Kenyan feature film to debut ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 11, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – The 11th of November

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: 50 PDP members, including Gbenga Daniel’s aide join APC ...

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EzinneNovember 11, 2017

The Thread: What men do to silence victims of sexual assault

Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault saga opened a whole can of worms across continents about sexual assault by celebrities. Kenya Twitter ...

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EditorOctober 31, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Kenya just showed the world Africa is not ready for “Change”

After the mudslinging and unverified accusations levelled against the Kenyan judiciary by President Uhuru Kenyatta, he was declared the winner ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 30, 2017

The Late 5: What you need to know about the new SGF, Boss Mustapha, Why Buhari met with Tinubu, and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: Today’s biggest story: President Muhammadu Buhari fired the ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 26, 2017

The Late 5: FEC approves 2018 budget draft estimate, Why Magu has remained silent on Mainagate scandal, and other top stories

Good evening. Here are the top 5 stories that drove conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari presided over the Federal Executive ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2017

1 killed as Kenya’s election re-run turns violent

At least one person has been shot dead Thursday during clashes over Kenya’s re-run election, which has been boycotted by ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 25, 2017

Kenya election rerun to go ahead despite Odinga’s absence – Official

The national electoral agency boss, Wafula Chebukati has announced that the election would be held despite Raila Odinga’s absence and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 20, 2017

Kenya electoral chairman goes on leave 6 days before rerun

The CEO of Kenyan Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Ezra Chiloba Friday, said he was taking three weeks of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 18, 2017

Kenyan election official flees, condemns the preparations for the rerun

A senior Kenyan electoral official has resigned and left the country, as the country’s presidential vote is due to be ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 10, 2017

Despite Odinga’s withdrawal, the election will hold – Kenyatta

Kenya President, Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday, said a re-run of August’s annulled presidential election would go ahead as planned on October 26, ...

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