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Nairobi - President Uhuru Kenyatta signed the Computer Misuse and Cybercrimes Bill, 2018 and Public Trustee (Amendment) Bill, 2018 this week arousing hope among Kenyans that this will put an end to the propagation of fake news. The bill spells a sh 5 million fine (USD 50 000) penalty for the...
By Samuel Jack Matikiti Southern African Development Community has witnessed an unprecedented wave of events that has swept away leading opposition stalwarts, living a vacuum and general political uncertainty for smooth political transition in the region. In February this year, Zimbabwe saw the death of Movement for Democratic Change Opposition...
By Lenah Bosibori The Chinese government has completely closed down its domestic ivory market leading to the rise of African elephants in the wild. In Kenya, – for instance-, the Chinese government has provided state of the art equipment like night goggles and, - camouflage gear, funding, vehicles for patrolling and...
By Njeri Kimani “The first night I got electricity in my house I kept on blowing the bulb for it to go off, just like I was used to blowing my tin lamp,” laughs 72-year-old Jane Awinja. Three years after she got electricity under the last mile connectivity project, an ambitious...
By Daniel Kipchumba Ng’etich. The nice vicinity, bordering the vast lake Nakuru, one of the leading tourism destinations in the world, hides a deep resentment between the two mammals - humans and baboons. The nice panoramic view hides deeply the raging war between the irate residents and the apes...
Guest Column by Dimo Mariri Following the swearing in of Cyril Ramaphosa as the new president of South Africa, some pundits have claimed that the EFF will become irrelevant. President Ramaphosa is being portrayed as an anti-thesis of Jacob Zuma. There is a presumption that he is committed to a...
All roads leads to Rustenburg, South Africa, on Tuesday where renowned investor Dr Shepherd Bushiri launches his multi-million dollar five star hotel he has been building for the past 8 months. The hotel is just one of the 8 hotels that Dr Bushiri owns in different countries under SB Hotels...
BAFANA BAFANA have missed out on the participation of CHAN 2018 and the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia to kick start onJune 14 – July 15. It is in that spirit that a proper and broad debate of Vision 2022 must be entertained. According to the South Africa Football...
Pretoria - It has been revealed that Johannesburg-based Apostle Makanisa and his Charis TV team are in a sleepless sinister campaign to thoroughly destroy and completely delete Prophet Shepherd Bushiri’s ministry in South Africa. Among other things, the campaign involves paying assailants to be speaking ill of Prophet Bushiri on their...
Modified tanker trucks are at the center of a new wave of drug smuggling into and through South Africa as well as movement of illegal arms and ivory from and out of Zimbabwe, a Khuluma Afrika investigation has established. Tapiwa Vhurundiya (Khuluma Reporter) This was discovered after a fuel tanker truck...
Orlando Pirates has become another South Africa professional football club after Kaizer Chiefs to go for its first venture into the eSports arena by announcing its official FIFA eSports team. According to the club, for the first year, Orlando Pirates will focus its eSports energies on Electronic Arts franchise FIFA...