What African Nations can learn from China’s Internet Censorship

  A number of African nations have been recently considering measures to take greater control of social media and internet usage domestically, and many of these proposals appear to be on the verge of censorship according to proponents of internet freedom. In comparison to the statutes enacted in China, internet freedom in most African countries is still far greater. Notably,…

Final IAAF Championship Highlights

Kenya and South Africa Finish Strong at the IAAF World Championships Surprise victories, stunning defeats, heartbreaks, and incredible levels of competition were among the highlights of the 2017 World Championships of the International Association of Athletics Federations, which finished in London on Sunday night. African athletes shone at the 2017 IAAF World Championships as Kenya…

Reality TV Takes Kenya by Storm 

Kenya is typically known for having some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world with majestic creatures like a proud herd of elephants gliding quietly through long grasses midday. The East African nation is an amazing place that offers ethnic diversity and a beautiful and active culture, but there are also numerous challenges that often keep its people struggling.…

World Elephant Day – August 12

  Do you love elephants? Well August 12th is World Elephant Day, a day not solely for celebrating these beautiful creatures, but also to raise awareness about elephant conservation. Elephants are known for forming strong family bonds and researchers have found that “elephants are capable of complex thought and deep feeling” including grief; they are known to…

NASA strongholds Erupt into Chaos

  The Kenya Presidential seat was not only hotly contested, but proved to be bitterly divisive. The recalcitrant National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition claimed that the voting system had been hacked and thus, prevented their preferred candidate, Raila Odinga from clinching the much-coveted seat. Tension has been rising in the country throughout the week as…

Uhuru Kenyatta Re-Elected President

At exactly 10:15 pm EAT on August 11th, 2017, incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta was re-elected as the President of Kenya with over 8 million votes. The long day finally ended with the Chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Wafula Chebukati, announcing the election results at the Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi. The Kenyan general elections were…