This one is part of a series of letters from African journalists posted with BBC news, and media and communication trainer Joseph Warungu from Kenya looks at a recent court ruling that could end some uncomfortable road trips.
The Video “Dance for peace” from Loreto Kiambu Girls High School that is trending with more than 47.000 views on Facebook in the first week since it was posted on the 11th of October 2016 has the participation of Art Directors Garage that was handling set design, make-up, costumes, and Nancy Aluoch founder of the Art Directors Garage also participated in some of the Choreography. Leah Gathoni is the producer of
A matatu conductor was shot dead and four others seriously injured at the Odeon matatu termini in the city centre on Sunday morning. Three young men had boarded a bus and sat on the rear seat. Two of them started beating their colleague, prompting the driver, Mr Kevin Macharia, to order them out of the bus. One of them drew a pistol and shot Mr Robert Kamadi, the matatu conductor,
Kenya will phase out issuance of its national passports from next year and adopt the East Africa travel permit in the quest by the six countries to harmonize business and regulatory processes. The phase-out period will last two years and the six countries including South Sudan that was this week admitted to the East Africa Community (EAC) expected to only issue the regional e-passport by the start of 2019. The
I trampled clumsily through the dense undergrowth, attempting in vain to go a full five minutes without getting snarled in the thorns that threatened my every move. It was my first field mission in the savannahs of the Republic of Guinea. The aim was to record and understand a group of wild chimpanzees who had never been studied before. These chimps are not lucky enough to enjoy the comforts of
Anja Ringgren Lovén, the founder of the African Children’s Aid Education and Development Foundation (ACAEDF), received a phone call about a two to three-year-old boy who had been abandoned by his family, she told the Huffington Post UK. She said: “When we heard that the child was only two to three years old we did not hesitate. “A child that young cannot survive a long time alone on the streets.
“It was a bomb that exploded in the Daallo Airlines flight. It was meant to kill all aboard,” Transport Minister Ali Ahmed Jamac said, after the plane from the airline Daallo had returned with a hole in the side on Tuesday. One passenger was sucked out of the plane and died, and two other passengers were injured. The Djibouti-bound Airbus 321 was forced to make an emergency landing. Some reports
A cashier at a popular fast food outlet in the city center has been on the receiving end of the wrath of Kenyans on social media after a disgruntled customer took her picture and exposed her awful customer service. The cashier, identified as Florence on her name tag, works for a popular franchise that has branches dotted across the city center. She was accused of charging customers for items they did
Two senior managers of a Chinese company that has won tenders worth billions of shillings have been arrested for alleged corruption. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives seized a China Roads and Bridge Corporation engineer and a liaison officer at the weekend. They were caught as they bribed Kenya Highways Authority (KeNHA) officials to allow their overloaded trucks to pass through weighbridges. Four trucks with building materials belonging to the
The traffic police department is once again in the spotlight following recent allegations of corruption and cover-up. Investigations and interviews by the Sunday Nation reveal the dirty tricks rogue traffic police use — sometimes punishing innocent motorists and letting offenders go free. The most recent allegation involved claims that officers from Tigoni police station attempted to cover-up details of an accident linked to Pastor James Ng’ang’a in which a woman