Why Kenyan teen girls are wishing they were boys

For Mary Asigi, a 17-year-old pupil at Damascus primary school in the slums of Dandora on the outskirts of Nairobi, it is usual to miss a few days of school each month because she has no sanitary towels to use when she has her period. "This affects my performance in class," she says. Like many … Continue reading Why Kenyan teen girls are wishing they were boys

How tax amnesty helped Kenya recover stolen public funds in foreign banks

An extended tax amnesty program in Kenya has seen wealthy citizens file to return up to $1.18 million in assets from foreign countries. According to reports, the value was declared for repatriation in the period ended June 2019, after the Treasury had extended the tax pardon process by a year. Generally, the objective of tax amnesty is to … Continue reading How tax amnesty helped Kenya recover stolen public funds in foreign banks

Kenyan students not interested in climate change

Over 80% of Kenya’s land is made up of arid and semi-arid areas that are prone to frequent droughts and periodic floods. These events are on the rise while about 70% of all disasters in Kenya are now related to changing weather patterns. An increasing body of research links these changing weather patterns to climate change. For instance, a general warming and … Continue reading Kenyan students not interested in climate change

Al-Shabab takes credit for the recent terrorist attack in Nairobi

Extremists launched a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in Kenya’s capital Tuesday, sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberated through the complex. A police officer said he saw bodies, “but there was no time to count the dead.” Al-Shabab — the Somalia-based extremist group that carried out the 2013 Westgate … Continue reading Al-Shabab takes credit for the recent terrorist attack in Nairobi

Hostages freed after terrorist attack at a Hotel Complex in Nairobi

Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people and sending workers diving under desks to escape an attack claimed by Somalia-based Islamist group Al-Shabaab. More than 12 hours after the assault began at Nairobi’s upscale 14 Riverside Drive complex, bursts of gunfire … Continue reading Hostages freed after terrorist attack at a Hotel Complex in Nairobi

HIV: Kenya records highest infection rate of 48 youths per day

  More than 300,000 young people aged 15-24 in Kenya are living with HIV with a daily infection of 48 youths, the National Aids Control Council said Wednesday. According to local daily Star, the council's director Nduku Kilonzo who made the announcement warned that "by the end of this day, we shall have 48 young … Continue reading HIV: Kenya records highest infection rate of 48 youths per day

Trouble in Kenya over Odinga’s plan to assume leadership position

Kenya's chaotic political arena has witnessed stiff oppositions in the wake of president Uhuru Kenyatta's presentation of his list of new cabinet nominees even as protesters call for his exit from the throne of leadership. Image: President Uhuru Kenyatta Raila Odinga, leader of the National Super Alliance, is scheduled to be sworn in on Tuesday … Continue reading Trouble in Kenya over Odinga’s plan to assume leadership position

JPMorgan expanding to Kenya and Ghana

JPMorgan Chase & Co, the world's 6th largest bank by total assets, said it plans to expand its African presence into countries including Ghana and Kenya, Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said in an interview on Wednesday. “You’ll see us open in some countries we are not in, in Africa you’ll be hearing about some of … Continue reading JPMorgan expanding to Kenya and Ghana

Vera Sidika shames her Ex-boyfriend for having a tiny ‘Cucumber’

Popular Kenyan socialite Vera Sidika has lashed out at her ex-boyfriend for having a very tiny p***s. The 27-year-old from Mombasa sure knows how to keep critics roiling in pain, especially the menfolk with small cucumbers which she says does not appeal to her. Sidika is vulgar and dead serious with her voracious appetite for … Continue reading Vera Sidika shames her Ex-boyfriend for having a tiny ‘Cucumber’