The shortage of water in Nairobi has affected different part in the city. Cartels have joined in the business of selling water at a high price to vulnerable Kenya's who are finding it difficult to afford the basic commodity. Women have also been victims of sexual violence at these water stations as investigated by BBC Africa.
Larry Madowo, a Kenyan journalist and CNN International Correspondent, was born on July 14, 1987. Madowo began his career in Nairobi as a trainee reporter at KTN and later worked twice as a business anchor at NTV Kenya. Larry Madowo, who is well-liked by Kenyan youngsters and seen as a role model by many, worked for NTV Kenya's local television station, and his shows were well-liked by young stars.
A woman from Sigeromere-Igero villge in Busia County might be in trouble after she was accused of having an affair with a pastor in a church near the place she lives with her husband. Photo: Illustration/ Courtesy According to Citizen Digital, the woman's affair must have irked the husband forcing him to commit suicide.
Renowned female feature reporter Dorcas Wangira has joined British Broadcasting Corporation BBC from Citizen Tv. The human interest feature reporter Ms. Wangira has been hired by the international media following her sterling performance in her past assignments. Making the confirmations, BBC Africa Health Editor Anne Mawathe said they were glad to receive the journalist in their team.
Jane Mugo has come out strong saying she will vie for the Women Rep post in Kirinyaga. She came out saying that her main agenda would be one to combat the dilemma of joblessness amongst the youths. She further goes on to pledge her battle against drug abuse within the county.
Collage Photos of Detective Jane Mugo with her friend: Facebook Kenyan flamboyant private investigator Jane Mugo has this morning refreshed her mind and recalled the tough moments she passed when she was still straggling with poverty.The famous and contraversial detective says life has never been the same according to her long facebook post.
"I worried My Mom Won't Find a Coffin That Would Fit Me" How Kiss FM's Linda Once Thought of Suicide
Popular KissFM radio presenter Linda Nyangweso who has recently announced her exit from the Radio Africa Group owned station once contemplated suicide.Linda who is mother to one kid told BBC Africa in a past interview that she once thought of committing suicide.Her thoughts were escalated by body shaming through cyber bullies from Kenyans online.
Kenyans are making huge moves abroad with some becoming top scholars while others are being elected in top political seats. A Kenyan British International known as Patricia Kingori has made history by becoming the first youngest black professor at the University of Oxford. According to BBC Africa news reports, Dr Kingori who is a sociologist based at Ethox Centre and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities was awarded the recognition of honor for her research on academia and beyond.
Photo: Martha Koome in a past function. (Credits: BBC Africa) With the August 2022 general elections day coming near, hate speech has been witnessed among politicians. A few days ago, for instance, DP Ruto's close ally— Mithika Linturi was arrested with the allegations of uttering words that could cause division among Kenyans during William Ruto's rally in Eldoret.
Dorcas Wangira studied at Mary Hill Girls High School,Kiambu county from 2004 to 2007.She then enrolled at Moi University and graduated with a degree in Communication and Public Relations in 2013.A year late, the vibrant journalist made her breakthrough in the media industry by joining Standard Media Group PLC as an intern reporter.After working for 11 months , she got absorbed and worked as a news correspondent for two years and seven months.She later became a freelance journalist for one year.
Kenyan BBC Journalist Lost Ksh90k, Expensive Phone In A Taxi, What Taxi Driver Did Sparked Reactions
(Photo| Courtsey) Kenyan working as a Senior Broadcast Journalist at BBC Africa, Anthony Irungu, has narrated a story online that has shown that there are still good and honest people in this world. Netizens online reacted by saying that such people are very rare to find in the current generation.
Solomon Mugera a former Regional Editor in BBC Africa has been named the Director of Communication and External Relations for the African Development Bank Group. Solomon announced on Friday August 27 on quitting his editorial work which he has served for the past 23 years. His role will be effective October 1st 2021.
Approved by BBC Africa April Friday 16th court ruling by a ghananian court saw a woman receive a 90 days imptisonmeny for posing Clothless with a Child. A woman receives backlash on Social Media after posing naked with her son during his birthday. Despite pleading for mercy, she was sentenced for 90 days in prison.A Ghananian woman has been sentenced to three months in prison by a Ghanamia court over the charges of obscene material and domestic violence. The woman had posted naked while posing with her seven
(Photo Courtesy) Larry Madowo is the BBC Africa Business Editor and a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University in New York (currently on a sabbatical). New African magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential Africans in 2018. He has reported from over 40 countries and interviewed some of the world's most influential business, political, and cultural figures.
Solomon Mugera, the Regional Editor BBC Africa has left the famed British media house. In a post on Twitter on Friday, August 27, Mugera confirmed his departure from the media house after 23 years.Colleagues from the BBC bid farewell to the now-former Regional Editor, describing him as a hardworking person and trendsetter for helping launch the Nairobi BBC bureau.
Who doesn’t know Larry Madowo?He is the most celebrated media personality not only in East Africa but also to the world.Madowo is a Kenyan-born media son who started his career in his 20s at the Kenya Television Network(KTN).His prowess grew day in day out and this saw him elevating to Nation media on NTV where he was celebrated for the known show, The Trend #TTTT.His expertise saw him being hired by BBC Africa where he served as the BBC Africa Business Editor.
Mozambique Producer and Actress Hermelinda Simela die due to birth complications after delivering her daughter. Hermelinda was 38 years old, an actress and casting director for Mosquito, Mosquito-A Minisserie, The Train of Salt and Sugar. Hermelinda Simela won the Best Female Actress at the 2013 African Film Academy Movie awards due to her role as Virgin Margarida.
South Africa is experiencing one of its major protests since apartheid against the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma. According to BBC Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa has called it some of the worst violence witnessed in South Africa since the 1990s, before the end of apartheid, with fires started, highways blocked and businesses and warehouses looted in major cities and small towns in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces.
Kenya's athletic team continue to experience heard time in Tokyo as the team as hardly won a gold medal since the Olympics games began. Saturday 31st July was a sad day to Kenyans as one of the Kenya's athlete was temporarily suspended from participating in the Tokyo Olympic games.
Uganda President Yoweri Museveni ( Photo Courtesy) Ahead of the inauguration of Uganda President Yoweri Museveni for a sixth term on Wednesday, security has been heightened in the capital, Kampala with dozens arrested.According to BBC Africa, the security crackdown is mainly targeting opposition supporters amid fears of protests ahead of the Wednesday event.