Kenya: Transport and Safety Authority to Vet All Driving Schools
THE National Transport and Safety Authority will vet all driving colleges between January and March.
Kenya: More Than Sh2.58 Billion for Hospitals
The Mombasa government is set to partner with a Chinese firm to improve the health sector.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
Edna Adan Ismail puts compassion at the heart of an African hospital
Edna Adan Ismail is founder of the Edna Adan University Hospital in Somaliland, a struggling region in the Horn of Africa.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Sunfish strands in Kenya
National Geographic Explorer Tierney Thys, marine biologist and adventurer extraordinaire, is perhaps best known for her work tracking massive 10-foot long, 5,000-pound ocean sunfish , or mola, around the globe.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
This past week I had the privilege of speaking with Daniel, a Duke student from Kenya, and Robert, a Duke student from Zimbabwe, about their first impressions upon arriving in the United States for freshman year.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Meghan Kelly skis down Lewis Glacier Nov. 9.
South Lake Tahoe women Meghan Kelly and Jennifer Gurecki summited a Mount Kenya peak last month in a multifaceted excursion.
PROFILE-Somaliland midwife puts women's rights at heart of hospital
HARGEISA, Somaliland Patrolling the wards of the hospital she founded in the breakaway enclave of Somaliland, Edna Adan Ismail held the hand of a teenage girl about to have a fistula repair operation, urging her to be brave.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
East African trade bloc approves monetary union deal
By Cyprian Musoke, Steven Candia and David Lumu East African countries will be able to trade in one common currency by 2015, following the signing of the monetary union protocol by the five heads of state at the EAC summit that ended on Saturday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Kenyans laud plan to build standard gauge railway line
The launch of the plan to build 14. 1 billion U. S. dollars Standard Gauge Railway in Kenya has won praise among Kenyans, both on the streets and cyberspace.
Kenya: KQ Increase Flights to 11 Routes Ahead of Festive Season
Kenya Airways has increased frequency to eleven destinations ahead of the December holidays as the airline prepares for an anticipated surge in demand for these routes during the festive season.
Kenya: JKIA Fire Had Little Impact On Tourist Arrivals - Report
THE August inferno at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport had a minimal impact on tourist arrivals over that period according to the latest economic indicators indicators.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
New East African railway launched
Kenya has formally launched a new, Chinese-financed railway which should extend across East Africa to reach South Sudan, DR Congo and Burundi.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
East Africa's hares and snails face off in Kampala this week: Enjoy the show
This week the East Africa Community Heads of Summit takes place in Kampala. It could be one of the most important meetings of the EAC, as the presidents are expected to sign a monetary union.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Road expansion will help ease congestion
Reports that the African Development Bank has approved a Sh10 billion loan for the expansion of the Outer Ring Road in Nairobi is welcome news for city residents who continue to suffer due to traffic congestion.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Kenya: KCB, Narok County Plan Partnership
KENYA Commercial Bank has pledged help the Narok county government exploit opportunities in tourism and livestock production.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Berlin Native Takes Love of Children to International Levels
Berlin High School graduate Kayla Marie Recck has always loved working with children.
Kenya: Monarch Group Raises Hospitality Portfolio With Sh1 Billion Investment
It has set up Jambo Chester Hotels & Resorts, under which eight hospitality facilities spread across the country and Tanzania will be operated.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Chasing the Nov. 3 Solar Eclipse Through Kenyan Skies
On Nov. 3, I flew from Nairobi with a small group of eclipse travelers to a site in northern Kenya in hopes of viewing that afternoon's brief solar eclipse, which cut a narrow track across equatorial Africa.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Rwanda: Craven - Graphics Designer, Hotelier and Big Dreamer
Craven Bing Jr is a graphics designer and photographer. He is the founder and managing director of Revolution Design, a graphics design and photography agency.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
This Week in Fiction: Lionel Shriver
In this week's story, "Kilifi Creek," a slightly headstrong and heedless young woman named Liana gets into some trouble in Kenya.