Ten Year-Old Coding Champion Develops Educational Covid-19 Game

For Soliyana Gizaw Hunde, the ten year-old coder and recent winner of the inaugural AfriCANCode Challenge, a love of maths and science and a strong community spirit inspired her to develop a fun and engaging way to practice math and raise awareness of COVID-19 related health protocols. "Being part of the AfriCANCode Challenge has been fun, and winning the national and overall competition was very exciting," says Soliyana, who lives with her parents in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

Philip Ochieng: Super Editor Who Burned Female Journalist’s Nose With a...

TRIBUTE: Veteran newspaper Journalist and columnist Philip Ochieng has died, aged 83. Ochieng died on the evening of Tuesday 27th April 2021 at around...

For How Long Will Atwoli Succeed Himself at COTU?

COTU, working at the whims of Atwoli, is understood to have voided affiliation requests of five unions and in effect elbowing them out of the polls. Aside from KNUN, other unions whose affiliation were reportedly blocked by COTU include Kenya National Union of Domestic Workers, Kenya Concrete Ceramic Tiles Interior Design Workers Union, Public Transport Workers Union, Rift Valley Workers Union and Kenya Union of Secondary Non-Teaching Staff. The feeling from inside COTU is that these unions would bring in some noise and jostling, which is really being missed but which would unsettle the status quo and present alternative leadership.

Trying to Lose Weight but its Not Working? Here is What...

Improving your diet, increasing your physical activity, and finding ways to manage your stress levels will have a positive impact on your health, body weight, and hormone production.

Kobi Kihara: How Ex-NTV Queen Bounced Back from Scandal in New...

Kobi hasn't allowed the scandal to stop her progress and has been making impressive moves in New York where she remains based.

Safaricom, M-Pesa Top List of 100 Brands Kenyan Women Love the...

March 8 is International Women’s Day. This article is part of a week-long series from Business Today celebrating African women and highlighting their challenges they face.

Njambi Koikai Returns to Radio After Fight for Her Life

Njambi has been off the air for 6 years and was excited to announce her return on her Instagram page. 1n 2018, Njambi was in and out of hospitals as she battled Endometriosis. She managed to raise funds and travelled to the United States to seek medical attention. After a number of surgeries and procedures, Njambi has been doing well health-wise.

Dusit Hero Turns Villain as New Book Angers Kenyans

Kenyans complained over the seeming erasure of the role of Kenyan security forces and local heroes such as Inayat Kassam; the licensed fire-arm holder who saved lives at Dusit, and the Westgate and 14 Riverside attacks before that.

WTO’s First African, Female Chief Ready To Kick Ass

The incoming WTO director-general will face a series of challenges, including how to best manage persistent trade tensions between the US and China. The international body has been criticized for failing to carry out new trade negotiations and police unfair economic behaviour from China, which pushed the Trump administration to label China a currency manipulator and impose or threaten billions of dollars in tariffs on goods from the nation.

Standard Media Brings in Turnaround Editor to Shakeup TV and Radio

A seasoned journalist and media executive, Peter Opondo has more than 18 years experience in broadcast, print and digital media. He is a Media Strategy and Innovation Consultant and has previously held various senior positions at Mediamax Network Limited with his last role being Group head of TV and Digital.