Monday, May 20, 2019

Tag: Kenya

Kenyan Families of Ethiopian Crash Victims to...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A U.S.-based attorney says eight Kenyan families of people who died in an Ethiopian Airlines crash last month will sue...

Kenyan Math Teacher Who Donates Most of...

A math and science teacher from rural Kenya, best known for donating 80 percent of his monthly salary to help the poor, just earned...

Kenyans Perturbed to Learn Disney Holds Trademark...

The Walt Disney Company has been granted trademark rights to use the Swahili phrase "Hakuna Matata," and Kenyans are none too pleased about it. The American...

Kenyans Fear More Chinese Investment Will Bring...

Viral video of a Chinese worker calling Kenyan citizens "monkeys" in a racially-tinged tirade last month is just one of many incidents that have...

Melania Trump Faces Backlash for Wearing ‘Colonizer...

The First Lady of the United States sparked outrage online after wearing attire that symbolized white imperialism and oppression from the 19th century. Melania Trump...

Professor PLO Lumumba Outlines The Role of...

Professor PLO Lumumba sits down with Atlanta Black Star to discuss the current obstacles threatening Africa's rise and what role Continental Africans and the...

Google-Affiliated Company to Provide Internet Access In...

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — A Google-affiliated company has chosen Kenya as the home of its first announced commercial deal for delivering internet access...

U.S. Pledges $30 Billion to Small-Scale Farmers...

Nairobi — African leaders, business people and major development partners pledged more than $30 billion U.S. dollars in investments to increase production, income and...

Brexit and Africa: What Are the Possible...

The reverberations from Britain's fateful choice extend far beyond Europe. The U.K. retains deep ties with many African states, and the turbulence is causing...

Kenya to Begin Closing Africa’s Largest Refugee...

Kenya will begin closing Africa’s largest refugee camp on July 1, an Interior Ministry official said, shrugging off international criticism of the move that...

Brexit Vote Might Hurt Kenyan Economy

NAIROBI, Kenya – As the United Kingdom votes on Thursday whether to remain in the European Union or not, questions linger on the economic...

Uber Africa Finds Competition with Kenya’s Own...

In Africa, local taxi companies and startups have been working hard to compete with Uber, but the ride-hailing company has managed to outmaneuver most...

Kenyan Woman Grows Melon Business into a...

After graduating from Egerton University in 2007 with a degree in biomedical science, Annie Nyaga expected to land a job soon after and scale...

Police Investigating Officers Engaged in Assaults on...

Police in Kenya have launched investigations after a video circulated on social media that shows police brutally assaulting University of Nairobi students. Kenya Police spokesman...

Oklahoma Missionary Sentenced to 40 Years for...

What happens when foreigners who are supposedly in African nations to help people are actually there to do great harm to children? Matthew Lane...

Kenya Invites Bids for the Purchase of...

Kenya on Friday invited bids for the purchase of stakes in five state-owned sugar companies, seeking to complete reforms aimed at making its ailing...

Kenya Based Company Develops BRCK-Kio, a ‘Classroom-in-the-Box’

The Nairobi based company BRCK is a team of software developers and engineers that have been a catalyst in the changing tech landscape in...

Top 10 African Countries with the Most...

10. Algeria– 4,100 Millionaires With a socialist-leaning government and a population of 38.8 million, Algeria has produced 4,100 millionaires, according to a report by AfrAsia...

As Obama Heads to Kenya, Africans Urge...

When Barack Obama was elected president, Africans beamed with joy at the thought of a Black man in the White House. However, as Obama...