Lessons for South Africa's SOEs from other African countries

2018-11-20 06:00

Since independence many failing African SOEs have been bailed out by governments without introducing non-patronage-based competent management with devastating effects, writes William Gumede.

Track legend Keino turns state witness in Kenya graft case

2018-11-16 14:31

Kenya's former Olympic chief Kipchoge Keino will become a witness for the prosecution after charges of corruption at the 2016 Olympics against him were dropped, his lawyer has said.

Kenya launches internal police probe to help reform force

2018-11-11 15:00

Kenya's internal security minister has launched a police internal affairs unit to investigate allegations of abuses in the force including corruption and accusations that officers kill suspects among other alleged human rights abuses

The six-year-old Kenyan fighting e-waste

2018-11-04 10:00

Six-year-old Mellisa Njeri is an e-waste ambassador for the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Centre (Weee Centre) in Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenya to raise $2.8bn from eurobonds, loans this year

2018-10-30 17:34

Kenya will offer Eurobonds and seek a syndicated loan to raise the $2.8bn net external financing it planned this fiscal year, says a Treasury official.

African cities can raise more money - Lessons from SA and Kenya

2018-10-29 06:00

South Africa and Kenya have some valuable lessons for other African countries on how to finance urban infrastructure development.

Top Africa stories: Zim soldiers 'fire gunshots' at farmers, Kenya hospitals detain patients

2018-10-26 06:05

Zimbabwean soldiers reportedly fired gunshots and teargas at farmers who resisted eviction, and an investigation has found evidence of hospital imprisonments in Kenya over unpaid medical bills.

Polygamy persists across Africa, to activists' dismay

2018-10-24 16:15

Millions of women across sub-Saharan Africa are still living in the complex relationships of polygamy, a centuries-old practice once the norm among African men seeking large families to cultivate the land.

African cities can raise more money. SA, Kenya offer useful lessons

2018-10-24 10:08

South Africa and Kenya have some valuable lessons for other African countries on how to finance urban infrastructure development, writes The Conversation.

Kenya is planning to privatise prisons: Why it's risky and needs careful planning

2018-10-22 18:37

Kenya is taking steps towards privatising its prisons. The Conversation asked expert Rob Allen, an independent researcher and cofounder of Justice and Prisons, about the benefits and risks of prison privatisation.


The preacher who laid the ground for violent jihadi ideology in Kenya

2018-11-19 14:04

The jihadi initiative remains a loose political force in Kenya. This is dangerous for a few reasons. The Conversation explains why.

The ‘fainting’ dance craze taking over South Africa is now infecting Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania – and has already hit China

2018-11-12 17:57

Others in Africa already Idibala, and it looks like the fad may have the legs to go further still.

Kenya, South Africa to launch long-term multiple travel visas

2018-11-05 21:59

Long-term visas will become available for South Africans wanting to travel to Kenya and Kenyans wanting to visit South Africa as of December 1.

'We won't tell African leaders what to do but we'll push for good governance, says Mo Ibrahim foundation

2018-11-01 13:06

The Mo Ibrahim foundation says it won't tell African leaders what to do but it would continue to focus on what constitutes good leadership on the continent.

WATCH: The comic that changes lives in Kenya

2018-10-29 13:14

'Shujaaz' was launched in 2009. It began life as a free comic, and is now a multi-media platform that aims to improve the lives and livelihoods of young people in east Africa.

In Kenya, free cash is the latest solution to poverty

2018-10-28 20:08

Until recently, Molly struggled to imagine life beyond the end of each repetitive day: work in someone else's fields and earn enough to eat, rinse, repeat. Read more...

Hospitals detain patients over unpaid medical bills

2018-10-25 12:31

An Associated Press investigation has found evidence of hospital imprisonments in Kenya and more than 30 countries worldwide, including the Philippines, India, China, Thailand, Bolivia and Iran.

Migingo Island: a rocky marriage between Uganda and Kenya

2018-10-24 16:15

A rounded rocky outcrop covered with metallic shacks, Migingo Island rises out of the waters of Lake Victoria like an iron-plated turtle.

Suicide behaviour in social circles increases risk for Kenyan men

2018-10-22 19:31

Young men in Kenya are more at risk of contemplating suicide if they have friends and family who attempted or have gone through with it, writes The Conversation.

Top Africa stories: Ailing Zim VP Chiwenga 'on special diet', Kenya minister charged with corruption

2018-10-20 07:13

Zimbabwe's vice president Constantino Chiwenga is reportedly on "special diet", with the presidential spokesperson George Charamba hinting that he is battling "serious ailment, and Kenya's ex-sports minister Hassan Wario has been charged over Olympic corruption.

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