German Africa Prize goes to Kenyan IT pioneer
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has awarded the 2019 prize to Juliana Rotich, founder of software project Ushahidi, which was introduced to monitor violence in Kenya following the 2007 general elections.
Berlin start-up connects African makers with German consumers
A Berlin-based startup has made it possible for customers in Germany to order tailor-made products directly from the artisans in Nigeria, Kenya or Rwanda.
Nigeria’s ccHUB acquires Kenya’s iHUB: What does this mean for growth of tech-hubs in Africa?
Nigerian tech hub, Co-Creation or ccHUB, has announced its acquisition of the Kenyan based, iHub, marking an industry first on the continent – one tech hub taking over another. This comes less than a year after the ccHUB entered the Rwandan market with its unique 'Design Lab', the self-proclaimed first creative space in Africa to focus solely on product design and tech innovation. Bosun Tijani, Co-Founder of ccHUB joins CNBC Africa for more.
Kenya: Bees not cattle for the Maasai
With the decline of livestock herding due to drought and shrinking communal lands, the Maasai community in Kenya is slowly embracing commercial bee farming.
How to enjoy your stay in Kenya's Masai Mara national reserve
Masai Mara is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves and it is situated in south-west Kenya, along the Tanzanian border. Here are five things to do if you find yourself in Masai Mara.
Kenya classroom collapse kills 7 children, at least 57 injured
Seven children were killed and at least 57 injured on Monday when a classroom collapsed in Kenya's capital Nairobi, officials said. Kenyatta National Hospital later said on Twitter 64 students had been sent to the hospital.
Kenya MPs nay breastfeeding
A female MP was removed from Kenya's parliament on Wednesday for bringing her baby into the chamber.
Kenya's finance minister arrested on corruption charges
Although hundreds of Kenyan officials face fraud charges, the detention of a sitting minister still came as a surprise. Henry Rotich is accused of graft in connection with a dam project being overseen by an Italian firm.