Tag: Nairobi

ToluOctober 17, 2017

Facebook celebrates Africa’s vibrant startup scene and rising talent at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa 2017

Facebook this week celebrated the achievements of a fast-growing community of African tech entrepreneurs and developers, at the first-ever TechCrunch ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 12, 2017

9-year-old, 2 others reported dead in post-election violence in Kenya

In protests by the opposition in Kenya which has continued into Saturday, three people, including a child, have been shot ...

RoqeebahAugust 28, 2016

Buhari in Kenya: What’s really weighing on his mind?

President Muhammadu Buhari has been in Kenya for the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), slated to ...

Isime EseneAugust 23, 2016

MTV MAMAs is back, and it’s (expectedly) not coming to Nigeria

by Isime Esene For three years in a row, the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs), arguably Africa’s biggest award show ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 21, 2016

Is Anne James, winner of ‘Taste the Feeling Anthem’ contest joining Nigerian artistes on Coke Studio 4?

We actually thought she had joined the Nigerian artistes on Coke Studio 4 when we saw this picture of her ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 14, 2015

5000 naked people will protest Obama’s visit to Kenya

Apparently, members of the Republican Liberty Party aren’t looking forward to Obama’s visit. Since President Obama ruled for the legalization ...

MuyiwaJanuary 16, 2015

Why Uber’s imminent Nairobi launch could be its best move in Africa yet

by Muyiwa Matuluko TechMoran reports that Uber, the disruptive luxury taxi e-Hailing service will launch in Nairobi this January. This is ...

June 17, 2014

Kenyan militants echo Boko Haram, kidnap 12 women in deadly raid

by Akan Ido At least 15 people have been killed and 12 women abducted by suspected Islamist militants in an overnight ...

December 22, 2013

Tragic: Cargo train derails in Kenya, several people trapped

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Kenya’s largest slum area, Kibera today experienced first hand a train crash which plunged into makeshift homes ...

October 8, 2013

Wole Soyinka: Muslims, take back Islam

by Wole Soyinka These butchers continue to evoke the mandate of Islam, thus, we exhort our moslem brother and sister ...

September 28, 2013

Kenya mall attack: Terrorists castrated, ripped off noses and gouged out hostages’ eyes – Doctor

The bloodthirsty terrorists who laid siege to the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya turned the shopping center into a house ...

September 27, 2013

Kenya mall attack: How British man offered himself to save children’s lives

  A British man who offered himself as a hostage to save the lives of a group of children was ...

September 27, 2013

Kenya mall attack: US report links Boko Haram to Islamic militant group, Al- Shabaab

  A report by a committee of the United States House of Representatives has linked the fundamentalist Islamist sect, Boko ...

September 22, 2013

INCREDIBLE: These chilling pictures from the Kenya mall attack will make you cringe (GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Three Britons were today confirmed dead after armed terrorists stormed a Nairobi shopping centre – and the number is likely ...

September 22, 2013

Somali terrorist group, Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Kenya’s deadly attack

A senior figure in the Somali militant group al-Shabab has told the BBC it carried out a deadly attack on ...

September 21, 2013

Sad news: 39 dead, 150 wounded in Kenya mall massacre (PHOTOS)

  Kenyan police and soldiers have pinned down the remaining gunmen who opened fire at a shopping centre earlier today, ...

September 8, 2013

Nairobi governor slaps female rep. after meeting with Pres. Jonathan (WATCH)

by ‘Jola Sotubo President Goodluck Jonathan recently concluded an official trip to Kenya and by all accounts it was a ...

May 13, 2013

Oh dear: 40 mental patients escape from Nairobi hospital, overpower guards

Forty mentally ill patients have escaped from the Mathari Mental Hospital in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, after overpowering guards, police say. ...

May 10, 2013

Femi Longe: Talent – The Achilles’ heel of Nigeria’s IT revolution (Y! Policy Hub)

by Femi Longe In a country with high levels of unemployment, jobs far outnumber skilled developers in the sector. The best ...

January 26, 2013

Opinion: The danger of political apathy (A Nairobi case study)

by Pete Odera The simple reason is: You are more willing to read this online than to go out and ...

December 12, 2012

Opinion: AMAAs is badly organised? A response to Jim “desperate-for-headlines” Iyke

by Onyeka Nwelue In 2011, in Bayelsa, Jim Iyke and Nse Ikpe Etim went on stage as the hosts of ...

September 30, 2012

Explosions in Kaduna, as grenade kill Sunday School boy in Nairobi, Kenya

by Isi Esene The Joint Military Task Force on Sunday morning shot and killed two suspected Boko Haram militants who ...

August 9, 2012

Game on: Nairobi prepares bid for 2024 Olympics Games

by Isi Esene Nairobi, Kenya is putting preparations in motion to bring the Olympics to Africa for the first time ...

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