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This is what killed reformed homeless drug addict Patrick Hinga

Reformed Kenyan street urchin and drug addict Patrick Hinga, whose story of transformation captured Africa after he was rescued by a former schoolmate, died of stomach complications. READ: Former street urchin who won hearts with epic transformation di...

Former street urchin who won hearts with epic transformation dies

Former street urchin Patrick Hinga, whose story of transformation captured the nation after he was rescued by a former schoolmate, has passed on. The circumstances of his death still remain unclear. Wanja Mwaura, the childhood friend who helped Mr Hing...

Kenyan parents sweat over their children’s addiction to smartphones

In January, teachers and students of a school in Nakuru County were left in shock after one of their teachers was attacked and killed while on his way to his house. Two students were later arrested for the death of the 32-year old physics teacher. It turned out he had confiscated a mobile phone from […]

Kenyan parents sweat over their children’s addiction to smartphones

In January, teachers and students of a school in Nakuru County were left in shock after one of their teachers was attacked and killed while on his way to his house. Two students were later arrested for the death of the 32-year old physics teacher. It turned out he had confiscated a mobile phone from […]

Why Kenyan artistes are furious with Magical Kenya over Mafikizolo

Kenyans are up in arms against the Kenya Tourist Board for enlisting a South African musical group to headline this year’s Kenya Open golf tournament that is being held this weekend. The 2019 Kenya Open Golf Championship, which is taking place at the K...

Man accused of attempting to defile girl in Java House toilet

KENYA: A man accused of attempting to defile a six-year-old girl in a public restroom at Java House in Karen, Nairobi, on Thursday failed to take a plea at the Ngong law courts. Mr William Arthur Wangiya told Senior Principal Magistrate Alex Thuku that...

Kenya War Against Ivory Trade Wins International Praise

Top officials of the global Elephant Protection Initiative (EPI) have praised Kenya for drawing world attention on why trading in elephant trophies must be stopped in all the remaining markets especially in Europe and Japan. The Chief Executive Officer of the Stop Ivory co-secretariat of the EPI John Stephenson said previous destruction of ivory stockpiles […]

Kenya Targets 10% Forest Cover by 2022

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has said his government is committed to achieving a minimum of 10 percent forest cover by 2022 as part of the country’s efforts to address the challenge of climate change. Kenya is lightly forested with about 1.7 per cent of forest cover but with an additional 27 per cent of other […]

France, Kenya Seal Business Deals Worth Billions

French firms signed contracts in Kenya worth about 2 billion euros ($2.26 billion) during a visit Thursday by President Emmanuel Macron, who wants to deepen France’s economic ties with Anglophobe East Africa. Macron’s visit to Nairobi is the first by a French president since Kenya won independence from Britain in 1963 and follows stopovers in […]

Kenyatta, France’s Macron Unveil Locally-assembled Peugeot Car

President Uhuru Kenyatta and French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday unveiled the Peugeot 3008, one of the models locally assembled in Kenya by French vehicle manufacturer, PSA Groupe, in a move geared towards boosting Kenya’s manufacturing sector. Addressing the press at State House, Nairobi, after unveiling the new model of Peugeot, President Kenyatta reiterated his […]