Kenya needs two million homes to curb slum explosion – World Bank

Kenya needs to build two million affordable city homes to meet its housing deficit and stem the growth of its sprawling slums, already home to six out of 10 urban households, the World Bank said on Wednesday. Investment in housing would also create jobs, improve economic growth and strengthen the east African country’s financial sector, it……

Burna Boy Disappoints Nairobi fans With Weak Performance

Nigerian singer Burna Boy whose performance had been overhyped left his Nairobi fans disappointed on Saturday after a weak display. According to SDE Kenya, Fans had waited all night as DJ Joe Mfalme kept them busy, with some threatening that they would demand a refund of their Sh1,500 ticket cash, just for Burna Boy to appear……

Kenya urges Europe to ‘share burden’ in Somali refugee crisis

Kenya on Friday launched an appeal to Europe to take in more Somali refugees as East African and Yemeni ministers discussed how to accelerate the voluntary repatriation of about 900,000 Somalis hosted by their countries. “We need burden-sharing on the refugee crisis,” Interior Minister Joseph Nkaissery said at the Nairobi meeting, hosted by the East……

Kenyan prosecutor charge IT expert for hacking into tax agency,stealing $40m

Kenyan prosecutor on Wednesday charged a 28-year-old IT expert with hacking into the Revenue Authority and stealing almost 40 million dollars, local newspapers reported. State prosecutor Edwin Okello accused Alex Mutuku of belonging to a syndicate of electronic fraudsters who steal money from various institutions and companies in the East African nation, according to newspaper……

Nigeria Dominates The Rest in Africa Internet Data Usage

The power of the overall country population should never be underestimated – that is the case with Nigeria, with a large youth population, it is still accelerating as the huge goliath of Africa internet data usage. Access to the Internet is fast becoming a human right in the eyes of millions of people from around…

Top world destinations to explore this March

Travel is an incredible way to discover the world around us, especially when the timing is right. So, if you must travel anywhere this March, your overall experience will be incomplete if your proposed destination is missing from this list. Having helped thousands of travelers navigate some of the most exclusive spots around the world,…

Kenyan leader signs tough law to curb money laundering, graft

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday signed into law the Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering (Amendment) Bill 2017, a tough legislation aimed at combating economic crimes. A statement from Kenyatta’s office said the amended legislation introduced fresh measures on punishment for economic crimes. “This is a major tool in our sustained efforts to fight……

Kenyan court of appeal frees jailed doctors’ union officials

Kenya’s Court of Appeal on Wednesday ordered the release of officials of the national doctors’ union so they can continue negotiations with the government over a strike that has paralysed the public health sector. The strike has angered Kenyans and turned into a test of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s leadership ahead of an election in August.……

Lagos Marathon: Nothing special about Kenyan marathoners — Sharabutu

The first runner-up in the Nigerian category of the just-concluded 2nd Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Philibus Sharabutu, on Monday said that Kenyan marathoners excel because of right infrastructure. Sharabutu told the News Agency of Nigerian (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that there was “nothing special’’ about their ability to excel. “The have no special……