By the time Air Force One entered Kenyan airspace, American spy satellites were already locked on several locations in Nairobi, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport was akin to a militarised zone, major roads leading to the CBD were off-limits to the …"Obama came bearing goodies all I got was the ‘Yes We Can’ T-shirt, and I’m happy"
There has been one hell of an international uproar after American dentist Walter Palmer paid $50,000 to shoot and kill Cecil, a “beloved” Zimbabwean lion, in Hwange National Park.
In quick order, a global petition calling for justice for Cecil …"Lion lovers may roar, but they don’t scare Uncle Bob"
The World Bank has finally lifted sanctions on two local subsidiaries of Oxford University Press accused of bribing officials to win government contracts to supply textbooks in East Africa.
Oxford University Press East Africa Ltd (OUPEA) and Oxford University Press …"Reprieve for Oxford Press as World Bank lifts sanctions"
The first vaccine to protect African children against malaria could be available in 2017 in the best case scenario.
Although the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive scientific …"Malaria vaccine could be approved by 2017"
East Africa is once again on high alert for a possible Ebola outbreak following reports of new outbreaks of the killer disease in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda have heightened their disease surveillance and preparedness for …"Region on high alert over Ebola outbreak"
Publicly listed companies in East Africa are under pressure to ensure decent returns to shareholders despite a challenging business environment that has seen a drop in the issuance of interim dividends.
Weakening of local currencies against the US dollar, surging …"Listed firms start last half of year with optimism, caution amid losses"