Tag: Oliver Mathenge


The Star to Launch Paywall as Radio Africa Shakes Up Staff

The Star is Kenya's third-biggest newspaper by circulation after The Nation and Standard newspapers. Its website is also among Kenya's most visited websites, ranking 39th on Alexa as of October 5th.

How ‘Miracle Betty’ Survived Media House Massacre

The question that remains now is how comfortable she will be at DSM place having seen many of her colleagues shown the door.

KOT votes Betty Kyalo as 2018 Journalist of the Year

The sassy anchor defeated Opposition from KTN news reporter Timothy Otieno, The Star Digital Editor Oliver Mathenge and Marvin Gakuyi to emerge the winner in the 2018 Awards

Sober tale of a journalist’s 100 days without beer

Radio Africa digital editor Olive Mathenge says he decided on December 29 last year to have a sober 2018 and he has been successful so far

Star editor reveals struggle to kick the smoking habit

Oliver Mathenge has now resorted to a nicotine patch, saying on his Instagram page that he has tried other means in the past, including using a nicorrete gum, to no avail

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