|Ethiopia: Two journalists fled persecution|
ESAT News (February 21, 2017) Two Ethiopian journalists say they have fled their country and have sought refuge in neighboring Kenya after unrelenting threats and persecution by Ethiopian regime security. Publisher and managing editor of “Yegna Press,” Ermias Seyoum and its editor-in-chief, (...)
East Africa: Kenya School of Law Ordered to Admit Ugandans
[Monitor] The Kenya High Court in Nairobi has quashed a decision by the Kenya School of Law (KSL) barring Ugandan, South Sudanese, Tanzanian, Rwandan and Burundian students from enrolling for KSL's Advocates Training Programme (...)
Kenya: Kenya Rugby coach quits
Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - The Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) has announced that Briton Ian Gibbons has resigned from his post as the Kenya Sevens Strength and Conditioning coach, barely five months after being appointed. Sports
Etihad Airways sign deal with KQ to execute checks on Boeing 787
By Staff Airline carrier, Etihad Airways has entered into a deal with Kenya Airways to perform mandatory checks on its Boeing 787-8 fleet as part of an integration programme for the Gulf airline’s newest additions to its fleet. The first of six scheduled Boeing 787 C-checks begins this month, with the last one...
[The African Business Fortune] 20/02/2017
A poem on Kenya’s health sector strike, spoken by a politician, inspired by the Tanzanian false interpreter.
[East Africa News Post] 20/02/2017
Anthology of stories by Caine Prize authors
Chris Wanjala of the University of Nairobi’s Department of Literature recently compiled a collection of short stories under the title The Memories We Lost.
[East Africa News Post] 18/02/2017
Kenya: Jail Doctors and Patients Will Heal Themselves
[Nation] My interest in labour unions was dented a major blow when I was at Kenyatta University. Not only were union officials easily threatened into submission by the university administration, but on other occasions, there was evidence that a few of the top leaders were compromised. In one (...)
Kenya: Safaricom makes M-Pesa more transparent
Traditional and mobile banking institutions have been urged to be transparent in their dealings by the business regulator, Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). This, according to Kachwanya.com, has resulted in Safaricom Limited updating mobile money transfer service, M-Pesa, to be in line (...)
[IT News Africa] 17/02/2017
Kenya: CMA approves listing of first Exchange Traded Fund
By Maurice Momanyi The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has granted approval for the listing of the first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in Kenya, to be issued by NewGold Issuer (RF) Limited. NewGold Issuer (RF) Limited, a company incorporated in South Africa. NewGold Issuer (RF) Limited will issue and list 400,000 Gold...
[The African Business Fortune] 17/02/2017