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2017-09-24 World's Largest Contemporary African Art Museum Opens
[East African] Contemporary African art has a new home at the southernmost tip of the continent. The Zeitz Museum of Modern Contemporary African Art, also known as the Zeitz MOCAA, opened it's doors in Cape Town, South Africa on September 15.

2017-09-25 Trump's Friends 'Trying to Get Rich' in Africa Should Be a Wake-Up Call
[Nation] Last week, a speech by US President Donald Trump to African leaders revealed once more the intentions of some Western "investors" in Africa.

2017-09-25 Kenyatta's Powers Are Limited, Says Odinga
[Nation] Nasa leader Raila Odinga has maintained that President Kenyatta has no powers to conduct critical functions of the government.

2017-09-25 Baby Born With Brain Outside Skull Dies
[Nation] A baby born at a hospital in Kakamega County with her brain outside the skull died 10 hours later, despite efforts save her life.

2017-09-25 Nakumatt, Tuskys Could List On NSE After Merger
[East African] Regional retailer Nakumatt and its competitor Tuskys could list on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) if their proposed merger is approved and they successfully execute their new business strategy for at least two years.

2017-09-25 Rwanda Again in Top 10 Investment Nations
[Independent (Kampala)] Rwanda has re-entered the Top 10 list after having just missed it the past two years, according to Rand Merchant Bank's latest 'Where to Invest in Africa report for 2018', released on Sept.18.

2017-09-25 Thousands of Online Forex Traders Face Crackdown
[Nation] Kenya's online currency traders are now required to obtain a licence from the Capital Markets Authority, (CMA) to continue in the business following the recent enactment of tough regulations governing the market.

2017-09-25 Dar Pulls Thel Plug On Non-EPZ Kenyan Goods
[Nation] Tanzania has blocked preferential access for Kenyan textile goods manufactured outside the Export Processing Zone (EPZ), citing unfair competition for its own manufacturers.

2017-09-25 Angry Kenyans Hit Out At Government After Event Cancelled
[Nation] The government on Sunday remained mum despite a backlash from Kenyans for failing to host a continental football tournament despite a promise by President Uhuru Kenyatta in 2013.

2017-09-25 Why Kenya Lost Rights to Host 16-Nation Africa Soccer Contest
[Nation] Failure to construct five stadia and the heated political climate in the country are the main reasons Kenya was stripped of the right to host the African Nations Championships early next year.

2017-09-25 Nasa Rules Out Possibility of Sharing Power With Jubilee
[Nation] Jubilee and Nasa parties have ruled out a coalition government as an appropriate arrangement to pull the country out of the ongoing political crisis, with both sides declaring there is no room for power-sharing.

2017-09-25 Anti-Graft, DCI Teams to Meet On Plan to Probe Polls Officials
[Nation] A joint team of investigators from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations and the anti-corruption commission will on Monday meet to deliberate on how to implement the directive to investigate the electoral agency.

2017-09-25 From 'Ghost' to Rising Star - Meet First Senator With Albinism
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Isaac Mwaura always thought he was a normal kid growing up in Kenya, never once looking in the mirror and realising his pale, white skin was different.

2017-09-25 Fire Destroys Migori County Supplies Store
[Nation] Crucial documents were destroyed Monday morning after a fire burnt Migori County government procurement stores.

2017-09-25 IEBC Commissioner Akombe Says Whatsapp Messages Fake
[Nation] Electoral agency commissioner Roselyn Akombe has distanced herself from WhatsApp messages being circulated on social media purportedly showing communication between her and some politicians.

2017-09-25 Non Performing Foreign Players Should Be Fired
[Nation] AFC Leopards must consider homegrown youngsters while signing players and reduce the number of foreigners who contribute very little to results on the pitch.

2017-09-25 Anti-Graft, DCI Teams to Probe Supreme Court Registrar
[Nation] A joint team of investigators drawn from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and anti-corruption agency will Monday morning meet to start investigations into the conduct of Supreme Court Registrar, Esther Nyaiyaki.

2017-09-25 3 Bizarre Beauty Trends We Could Probably Do Without
[Capital FM] My mother always warned me about publically condemning an idea or person lest I ever have to swallow my words but the three beauty trends I'm about to share are just downright bizarre.

2017-09-25 Chebukati's PA Left a Month Ago, IEBC Says After Sacking Claim
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has denied reports published in a section of the media indicating that its Chairperson, Wafula Chebukati, fired his Personal Assistant on Sunday over leakage of crucial internal memos.

2017-09-25 Chebukati Sacks Aide As Crisis Looms Over Presidential Poll
[Nation] Electoral Commission Chairman Wafula Chebukati has sacked his personal assistant over leakage of information from his office as the opposition gave top managers at the polls agency 24 hours to quit, failure to which they will physically kick them out.

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