Thu, 19 May 2022

Kenya Star

Section

How Kenya's judiciary can break the cycle of electoral violence

Kenya is no stranger to highly contested elections, including those pervaded by political and ethnic violence.When there is no finality ...


Ethiopia Expels The Economist Correspondent

Nairobi, Kenya - Ethiopia has expelled The Economist's correspondent from the East African country, accusing him of taking a 'misguided ...


#JusticeForSheila highlights the precarious lives of queer people in Kenya

Kenya is one of 32 countries in Africa that criminalise homosexuality. People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ...


Biden Approves 'Small, Persistent' US Military Presence in Somalia

U.S. President Joe Biden has authorized a deployment of fewer than 500 troops to the East African nation of Somalia ...


Kenyan athletes smash into record books at World 10K Bengaluru 2022

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 16 (ANI): Kenya's Nicholas Kipkorir Kimeli and Irene Cheptai smashed into the record book by running ...


Study suggests some strategies to cut methane emissions might not be effective

Nairobi [Kenya], May 15 (ANI): Environmental methane emissions are fuelled by the natural burps and belches from livestock ruminants like ...


Big infrastructure projects on the continent should work for everyone

Big infrastructure projects should be based on the needs of people and communities. Often, they are criticised for benefiting the ...


Kenya's Nicholas Kipkorir Kimeli, Irene Cheptai win TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2022 with course records

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 15 (ANI): Kenya's Nicholas Kipkorir Kimeli and Irene Cheptai ran course records of 27:38 and 30:35 ...


Kenya's fuel crisis: how the country's subsidy system works

Oil is an essential commodity for Kenya's transport and industrial production, electricity generation and water provision. In 2008, as the ...


Parijat Industries Launches Patented Insecticide, Velektin For Cotton, Maize And Chilly

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI/Parijat): Parijat Industries (India) Pvt Ltd, announced the formal launch of its patented insecticide Velektin, ...


COP15: Securing land rights is crucial to land restoration in Africa

Human rights-based land governance on the African continent is the best way to rehabilitate land and prevent its degradation.This according ...


Africa

Section

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Death Toll from Nigeria Explosion Rises to Nine

The NEMA head in Kano, Nura Abdullahi, told VOA that the rescue operations came to an end Tuesday evening.'It has ...

EAM Jaishankar to participate in BRICS Foreign Ministers' meeting on Thursday

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will participate in a virtual meeting of the BRICS ...

First polio outbreak in 30 years declared in Mozambique

Health authorities in Mozambique declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus on Wednesday after confirming that a child in the country's ...

Can Africa replace Russia as the EU's main source of gas

If such a move were easy, it would have been attempted a long time ago.In 2021, Russia supplied about 45% ...

World as vulnerable as before Covid WHO

An international panel on pandemic readiness has published a gloomy assessmentWhen it comes to future pandemics, a lack of progress ...

North Africa

Section

New Somali President Hopes to Secure Capital from Al-Shabab

Mogadishu/Washington - Somalia's newly-elected president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, says his government will focus on urgent issues including security, economic recovery, ...

Death Toll from Nigeria Explosion Rises to Nine

The NEMA head in Kano, Nura Abdullahi, told VOA that the rescue operations came to an end Tuesday evening.'It has ...

Can Africa replace Russia as the EU's main source of gas

If such a move were easy, it would have been attempted a long time ago.In 2021, Russia supplied about 45% ...

World as vulnerable as before Covid WHO

An international panel on pandemic readiness has published a gloomy assessmentWhen it comes to future pandemics, a lack of progress ...

Reformed Bandits in Kenya Finding Alternative Livelihoods

Samburu, Kenya - Some youths in northern Kenya are abandoning banditry for alternative ways of earning a living. More than ...

Watch latest videos

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to Kenya Star.

More Information
22
Mostly Cloudy in Nairobi/Wilson

World

Section
Warm water dwarf sperm whale dies off Ireland's Glengarriff, Co Cork

DUBLIN, Ireland: Officials have confirmed that the first dwarf sperm whale has washed up on the shores of Ireland.The announcement ...


Indian ban on wheat exports expected to hike prices worldwide

NEW DELHI, India: India has banned the exporting of wheat, despite stating it was targeting record international shipments this year, ...


One dead as single-engine plane crashes on Miami bridge

MIAMI, Florida: Local media reported that one person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed on ...


First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...


Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...


Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...


Movie Review

Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

Kenya Star Wire

Section

Scroll down for more