Africa Kenya 

Man arrested for stopping President’s convoy to ask for job

A man has been arrested for blocking President Uhuru Kenyatta’s motorcade. Uvinalies Nyabuto tried to stop Uhuru’s convoy on State House road, asking him to help him get a job. Nyabuto obstructed the motorcade whilst holding a placard with the message ‘Your Excellency, kindly offer (me) a chance to join the (Kenya) Defence Forces. Am (sic) sorry for (the) disrespect… Read More
Africa Crime Kenya 

Two teachers, 8 Police Officers and Doctor killed in bus attack

Eight police officers, two teachers and a doctor were among 11 people killed by gunmen in Wajir bus attack on Friday evening. Suspected al Shabaab militants attacked a Medina bus headed to Mandera between Kotulo and Wargadud in Tarbaj, Wajir county. The militants reportedly flagged down the bus, ordered the passengers out before ordering non-locals to alight from the bus.… Read More
Chemistry exam leaves Kenyan students and teachers ill Kenya Latest News 

Chemistry exam leaves Kenyan students and teachers ill

A number of Kenyan students sitting a chemistry practical exam have taken ill after being exposed to a poisonous chemical, the local Daily Nation newspaper reports. One exam invigilator, a pregnant teacher, is also reported to have developed complications following the exposure. She was admitted to a hospital, the newspaper said. The incidents have been reported in schools in Kisumu… Read More
Kenya's former President Daniel arap Moi Kenya Latest News 

Kenya’s ex-president admitted to hospital again

Kenya’s former President Daniel arap Moi has been admitted to hospital days after he was discharged, local newspaper Daily Nation reports quoting his spokesman. Lee Njiru said the former president, who left hospital last week on Thursday, was back in hospital two days later. “I appeal to the press fraternity not to cause unwarranted alarm by exploiting the credulity of… Read More
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SAJ Frowns At Incarceration of Jackson Wawa,Calls On Cameroonian Authority To Release Him and Other Journalists

The Society of African Journalists, SAJ  has condemned the reported arrest and incarceration of Bamenda based journalist in Cameroon Jackson Wawa by the Cameroonian government. According to SAJ’s sources in the country, Wawa was arrested in May 2018 on charges  of  publishing information emanating from the secessionist movement. His continued incarceration is regrettable as his case has been stalled consequent… Read More