Hair extensions from natural fibers
06 December 2019 | 3:26 pm
A Kenyan entrepreneur is using sisal to put an an eco-friendly twist on hair extensions. Her products are fully biodegradable, cheaper than synthetic extensions, and can even be reused.
Kenya's outgoing Deputy President William Ruto has won a narrow victory in the presidential election over his rival Raila Odinga. However, four of the seven election commissioners have contested the results. Also
Kenya's veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga will challenge the results of this month's presidential election in the Supreme Court on Monday (August 22), his legal team said, the latest twist in a political clash that has gripped East Africa's powerhouse.
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, who is contesting his loss in this month's presidential election in the Supreme Court, said he will respect the court's ruling - but still believes he won.
Kenya's Supreme Court starts working on the petition challenging the result of this month's presidential election. Also, the UN sounds the alarm over the humanitarian situation in northern Ethiopia. This as a ship loaded with 23,000 tonnes of Ukrainian grain finally arrives in Djibouti, on its way to Ethiopia. Finally, we see how former Rwandan lawyer-turned-designer Lambert Shumbusho wows clients from around the world with his skillfully crafted furniture.
In Kenya, booming snail farming businesses are turning snails into a delicacy. They can even be appreciated with the local dish, sukumawiki. Some people can't even look at snails, while others are willing to try.
Kenya's Supreme Court has ruled against candidate Raila Odinga's challenge to the outcome of last month's presidential election. Odinga had alleged electoral fraud after his opponent William Ruto was declared the winner.
A week after the Supreme Court confirmed his win, William Ruto has been inaugurated as Kenya's fifth president. Tens of thousands of supporters showed up for the ceremony.
Our headlines across the continent: William Ruto spends his first day in charge of Kenya. The new president is putting a focus on climate policies and reversing some of his predecessor's actions. In Burkina Faso, the director of a mining company has been found guilty of manslaughter after eight people were killed when a mine they were working in flooded back in April. And with fish stocks dwindling, we see how local fishermen in DR Congo are adapting traditional techniques.
US-trained software engineer Nelly Cheboi is transforming the lives of young Kenyans by training them to be the next generation of tech wizards! The 29-year-old recycles old computers and refurbishes them so kids can learn vital IT skills.
William Ruto, Kenya's new president, granted an interview to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. Ruto warned that the worst drought in 40 years risks causing starvation in the Horn of Africa, adding that "3.1 million people are facing severe drought" in Kenya alone.
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