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Kenya: Teenage Pregnancy Driving 10,000 Girls Out of School Annually

Kenya: Teenage Pregnancy Driving 10,000 Girls Out of School Annually

Cases of teenage pregnancy in the country have remained unchanged with as many as 10,000 girls dropping out of school every year. The latest Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS) 2014 paints a gloomy picture of teenage pregnancy and motherhood situation in Kenya. It shows that one in every 5 teenage girls between the ages […]

Another Attack By Al-Shabab In Kenya

Another Attack By Al-Shabab In Kenya

At least 20 innocent lives have been lost as a result of terror attacks that have been carried out in the last two months by suspected Al Shabaab militants. An analysis by Sunday Nation shows that the terror group has this year alone launched 16 attacks which all targeted North Eastern and Coast regions. The […]

200,000 Women To Receive Entrepreneurship Training From WEF

200,000 Women To Receive Entrepreneurship Training From WEF

At least 200,000 women across 47 counties in the country will receive entrepreneurship training and access to capital investment from the Women Enterprise Fund (WEF) this year. This was announced by the organization’s Chief Executive Charles Mwirigi during the commissioning of 36 new trainers who will help meet the organization’s 2020 target. According to Mwirigi, […]

Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise As Kerosene Drops In Kenya

Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise As Kerosene Drops In Kenya

Motorists will pay more for fuel for the next 30 days after prices go up in the latest review by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (Epra). But for households that use kerosene for cooking and lighting, the price has dropped by Sh1.26 per litre. Super petrol and diesel prices went up Sh2.67 and Sh2.13 […]

Kenya, FBI Partner On First Anti-Terror Task Force Outside U.S.

Kenya, FBI Partner On First Anti-Terror Task Force Outside U.S.

Kenya has been chosen as the site for the first US-funded Joint Terrorism Task Force to be located outside the United States, the State Department announced on Monday. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a partner in this initiative to build the investigative capacity of a country “on the frontlines of terrorism,” the State […]

Former President Of Kenya, President Moi Dies At 95

Former President Of Kenya, President Moi Dies At 95

Former President Daniel Moi is dead, President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced in a presidential proclamation. He was 95 years old. His death was confirmed by his press secretary Lee Njiru. He passed away at night while receiving treatment at Nairobi Hospital.   “It is with profound sadness and sorrow that I announce the passing of […]

Kenya Could Lose U.S.$30 Million U.S. Funding Over Graft

Kenya Could Lose U.S.$30 Million U.S. Funding Over Graft

Kenya’s persistent corruption blot may hinder its early access to a US multimillion-dollar development programme. Nairobi is ranked 137 out of 180 countries on the latest Corruption Perceptions Index published by global watchdog Transparency International, indicating that despite the latest push to combat the vice, the war is far from being won With prevalent bribery […]

Kenyatta Secures U.S.$1,6 Billion Investment Deals at UK-Africa Summit

Kenyatta Secures U.S.$1,6 Billion Investment Deals at UK-Africa Summit

President Uhuru Kenyatta has secured major investment deals worth over Sh170.8 billion in the ongoing UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. On Monday, the country also set history after its first-ever green bond, called the “Simba Bond”, was listed on the London Stock Exchange. The bond is the brainchild of Acorn Holdings Ltd, a residential real […]

Kenyatta Secures U.S.$1,6 Billion Investment Deals at UK-Africa Summit

Kenyatta Secures U.S.$1,6 Billion Investment Deals at UK-Africa Summit

President Uhuru Kenyatta has secured major investment deals worth over Sh170.8 billion in the ongoing UK-Africa Investment Summit in London. On Monday, the country also set history after its first-ever green bond, called the “Simba Bond”, was listed on the London Stock Exchange. The bond is the brainchild of Acorn Holdings Ltd, a residential real […]

Churches and Military Cited Among School Land Grabbers In Kenya

Churches and Military Cited Among School Land Grabbers In Kenya

Interesting and strange cases were bound to arise when a team began going round the country investigating the registration status of land occupied by public schools. LONG-DRAWN-OUT From rows over boundaries of the nursery, primary and secondary school sections of a school in Embu to another in the city whose field has been encroached on […]

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