East Africa

CORONAVIRUS: Kenyan Schools Reopen Amid Fears Of Safety For Learners

Schools in Kenya on Monday (4th January 2020) opened for second term learning after being closed for 9 months....

COVID-19: SADC Truck Drivers Refuse to Enter DRC Over Coronavirus Fears

Zambia Closes Border With Tanzania Over Fears Of Imported Cases

Countries neighboring Tanzania are increasingly becoming worried about cross-border transmission of COVID-19, as the country chooses an unpopular strategy...

East Africa: Bar Associations At Crossroads

One of the cardinal objectives of national bar associations is to protect and assist the public in all matters...

Africa Blogging Revamped in Addis

Contributors of the #AfricaBlogging platform gathered in a three-day annual conference in Addis-Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. The sessions held...

What the New Year Has in Store for The Horn and East Africa

Elections in Somalia, Ethiopia, Burundi, and Tanzania, a fragile peace process in South Sudan, a conflict over the use...

Kenya’s terrorism laws stifling freedom of expression

When President Uhuru Kenyatta signed the Prevention of Terrorism Act, 2012, his government received criticism from numerous quarters including...

How will Kenyans remember Bob Collymore?

The CEO of Kenya’s most profitable company Bob Collymore is no more. A statement from Safaricom, Kenya’s leading telecommunications...

Uncomfortable Conversation that Kenya Must Have With Tanzania and China

On Thursday morning, a Kenyan member of parliament (MP) from the ruling Jubilee Party was due for arraignment in...

Jailed twice for guarding Bobi Wine but Eddie Mutwe won’t stop fighting for freedom

Edward Sebuufu (alias Eddie Mutwe), the bodyguard of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi (Bobi Wine), has been arrested twice...

Political Economy of the Media and the Question of Press Freedom in Kenya

The Kenyan media is one of the most free from government control in the African continent, despite there being...

Enough is Enough – Ugandan Women March in Protest Against killings

I had the opportunity to interview a couple of ladies for jobs a few weeks ago. We asked few...

African Bloggers speak up on behalf of Tanzania Bloggers

It has been a rough couple of months in East Africa for bloggers and people that use the internet...

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