Tag: Kenya

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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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EditorSeptember 28, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Falana writes UN over attacks on Kenyan judges

Human right lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana has written the United Nations through its UN high ...

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AzeezSeptember 23, 2017

Just In: CAF strips Kenya of 2018 CHAN hosting rights

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Saturday stripped Kenya of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship. The ...

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AzeezSeptember 4, 2017

Just In: Fresh Presidential election to hold in Kenya on October 17

Kenyan election commission has announced that a fresh Presidential election will be held on October 17. This comes after the ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 3, 2017

“It can’t go on like this…”, “they should stop using my name for politics” | Read our top 10 quotes from last week

Unarguably, the biggest news from last week is the nullification of Kenya’s presidential election to which Uhuru Kenyatta has responded, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

“I personally disagree with the ruling” | Kenyatta reacts to the Supreme Court judgement that overturned the Kenya election

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday, said he disagreed with the Supreme Court judgement which overturned the Presidential poll, and ordered a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 24, 2017

Kenyan President, Kenyatta reprimands lawmakers for fighting pay cut

The re-elected President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta reproached newly elected members of parliament on Thursday for resisting cuts to their ...

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AzeezAugust 12, 2017

11 killed in Kenya’s post-election protest

Eleven people have reportedly been killed by Kenyan police while dispersing protesters who are agitated by the re-election of President ...

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AzeezAugust 11, 2017

President Uhuru Kenyatta announced winner of Kenya election

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of the just concluded Presidential election. The country’s electoral commission announced ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

Kenya police take precautions as electoral commission is set to announce results

The Police in Kenya Friday, took precautions ahead of the announcement of the final results of the election. The expected announcement ...

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AzeezAugust 10, 2017

Observers describe Kenya election as credible

Election observers on Thursday described the recent Presidential and parliamentary polls in Kenya as credible. This is in sharp contrast ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. WE HAVE TRACED N47.2BN, $487.5M TO DIEZANI – EFCC The ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2017

At least 3 killed in Kenya post-election violence

Post-election violence in Kenya has led to the death of three people after opposition leader, Raila Odinga rejected results. Two ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 1, 2017

Head of IT at Kenya’s electoral commission, Msando murdered days to general elections

The man in charge of Kenya’s computerised voting system, Chris Msando has been murdered, days before the general election on August ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2017

[The Activism Blog] We are paying close attention to this Ushahidi sexual harassment scandal

One of Africa’s most famous tech start-ups is involved in a sexual harassment scandal. Nairobi-based Ushahidi rose to prominence in ...

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ToluJuly 24, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Funnybone and other celebrities apologize to Daddy Showkey over ‘mosquito’ joke; There’s a new must-see trailer for Thor:Ragnarok | More stories

Missed anything in entertainment over the weekend? Good you’re here. Here are the biggest stories and others that unraveled while ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

“I walk into places with confidence that Kenya believes in what I stand for.”   | Leading Ladies Africa interviews Mariam Mpaata

Rather than get depressed about being a housewife with no tangible income, Mariam Mpaata identified a need and created a ...

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