Where to go for a road trip this Madaraka weekend

Nothing gets Kenyans more excited than a long weekend from work and all the hustles of life; and this Madaraka Weekend is just one of those. As we celebrate 55 years of internal self-rule, there is no better way than taking a road trip to a destination you haven’t been to before. It is the best way to Tembea Kenya and appreciate some of the greatest sceneries that our beautiful country has to offer. Here are some road tripping ideas for this weekend.   Explore the Wild-West Though western Kenya…

Businessman charged with concealment and importation of prohibited Assorted Cables

A businessman was on Wednesday 30th May, arraigned before the Mombasa Chief Magistrates Court and charged with concealment and importation of prohibited goods worth Ksh. 6 Million. The accused, Samson Mbui Waweru is alleged to have imported assorted cables valued at KSh. 6 Million, concealed as mixed household items, plastic seals and hotel slippers. The charge sheet stated that on or about 23rd May at Consol Base Container Freight Station in Mombasa jointly with others not before Court, the accused person knowingly and fraudulently imported prohibited goods namely, inscribed East Africa Cables…

Afreximbank to sponsor Africa Innovation Summit (AIS)

The Africa Innovation Summit will take place from 6 to 8 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda The Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) is delighted to announce and welcome the Afreximbank as a GOLD Sponsor. AIS acknowledge the commitment of Afreximbank to Africa and this important initiative to promote and support a new framework for innovation on the continent. The Africa Innovation Summit will take place from 6 to 8 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, under the esteemed patronage of His Excellency President Paul Kagame and Pedro Pires (ex-President of Cabo Verde).…

South Sudan: Thousands of men, women and lacks basic needs

Since the end of April, the conflict-ravaged counties of Leer and Mayendit in the north of South Sudan have once again been wracked by violence Thousands of people caught between the frontlines in South Sudan are unable to reach basic services including food, water and essential healthcare says the medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF). Since the end of April, the conflict-ravaged counties of Leer and Mayendit in the north of South Sudan have once again been wracked by violence. Men, women and children are enduring extreme…

Parliament contributes to gear South Africa for the 4th Industrial Revolution

Parliament has taken up the challenge of keeping the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the national agenda and track progress made by every societal player. The South African Parliament is hosting a Round Table discussion on the Fourth Industrial Revolution which is aimed at affirming the centrality of Parliament in ensuring that the vast majority of people benefit from the fast-growing role of technological innovations and convergence in South Africa. The roundtable discussions scheduled for tomorrow, 31 May 2017 in Parliament, is one of a series of high-level engagements of leading…

Kenyan chef courts social media to bolster culinary career

The transformative impact of social media continues to be felt as corporates, governments and personalities court technology to communicate and grow businesses. Kenya has been a trailblazer with the hospitality industry being one of the biggest beneficiaries. Chef Raphael, a Kenyan celebrity chef, has been using social media to share his joy of cooking with the rest of the world. The Kenyan had his first taste of the food industry when he began working in his father’s restaurant after finishing high school. Raphael explained how he turned his passion into…