Kenya

Obama’s Kenyan Half-Brother Launches Political Career

Obama’s Kenyan Half-Brother Launches Political Career

President Barack Obama’s Kenyan half-brother has launched his own political career by announcing his intention to run for the Kisumu county gubernatorial seat in the upcoming March 4 elections. Malik Obama, 54, who shares a father with the US president, […]

 
 

MPs in Kenya Have Awarded Themselves a $107,000 Retirement Bonus Before Election

MPs in Kenya Have Awarded Themselves a $107,000 Retirement Bonus Before Election

According to the BBC, MPs in Kenya have awarded themselves a $107,000 (£65,000) retirement bonus before a general election in March. Should the president sign the bill, the package will also provide them with an armed guard, a diplomatic passport […]

 
 

Video:Kenyan Wins 10km Race in Brazil Despite Being Attacked Mid-race

Video:Kenyan Wins 10km Race in Brazil Despite Being Attacked Mid-race

http://youtu.be/QRiskQQzVqk Edwin Kipsang Rotich was competing in the Brazilian city of Cuiabá when he was attacked, but still went on to claim victory in the annual Kings Run through the city’s streets. The 24 year-old Rotich, who has competed regularly […]

 
 

Kenyans Emerge Top at Global Development Challenge

Kenyans Emerge Top at Global Development Challenge

Two Kenyans have scooped top honors in the recently concluded Appstar Challenge that was held in Johannesburg, South Africa. Gerald Kibugi who presented a game “Tough Jungle”, took the first position in the Appstar Challenge sponsored by global telecommunications giant, […]

 
 

Technology: Africa, Think Again

Technology: Africa, Think Again

The boom in Africa has increased interest in ICT and providing lots of attention to the industry. Some of the major tech happenings for this year had been the rise of mobile computing while tech gathering like the hackertons tech […]