Kenya’s tourism industry is heavily focused on its beaches and wildlife. PHOTO/SHUTTERSTOCK By STEVEN BUIGUT The impact of Kenya’s recent terrorist attack will be felt greatly by its tourism industry. Terrorism, and insecurity generally, is largely responsible for the sector’s poor performance over the last decade. Between 2011 and 2017, there were on average 60 attacks each year...
Patrick Karegeya former Director General of External Intelligence in the Rwandan Patriotic Army (RPA). PHOTO/COURTESY By SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT newsdesk@reporter.co.ke A public inquest into the 2014 killing of a Rwandan dissident and former spy chief, who had been given political asylum in South Africa, has unearthed evidence showing that South African authorities believed...
By COLLINS KATANA The Media Council of Kenya’s (MCK) news bulletin, The Media Observer that scrutinizes trends in the local media has singled out a number of stories published by both international and local media for criticism. Among the stories highlighted in the bulletin is a story published in the Sunday...
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto. PHOTO/FILE THE STANDARD: Questions as Matiang’i get more powers https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001310397/matiang-i-now-most-powerful-minister DAILY NATION: Matiang’i new role deals blow to Ruto https://www.nation.co.ke/news/Fred-Matiangi-gets-new-role/1056-4946626-trxnqqz/index.html THE STAR: Uhuru trims Ruto’s power in new order https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2019/01/23/uhuru-trims-rutos-power-in-new-order_c1882379 PEOPLE DAILY: Uhuru makes CS Matiang’I ‘chief minister’ President Kenyatta’s Executive order number 1 of 2019 Executive Order No. 1...
By PATRICK MAYOYO Authorities in Ghana should immediately investigate the killing of journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale Divela and ensure that threats against the press are taken seriously, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Two men riding a motorcycle shot and killed Divela, a member of Tiger Eye Private Investigations, an...
Gunmen stormed the luxury Dusit complex in Riverside, Nairobi where more than 14 people are feared dead and scores injured. Somalia-based terror  group, claimed responsibility for the aattack. PHOTO/SCREENSHOT By CRIME REPORTER Irate Kenyans on Twitter (KOT) staged one of the most vicious social media campaign against a newspaper when they...

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Evacuation from the Dusit Hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. PHOTO/COURTESY How newspapers in Kenya covered the terror attack at Dusit Complex in Riverside, Nairobi.              
Former Eritrea finance minister of finance Mr Berhane Abrehe. PHOTO/COURTESY By AGENCIES newsdesk@reporter.co.ke The Eritrean Law Society has joined the furore towards the Eritrean Government to release detained former finance minister of finance Mr Berhane Abrehe. The Eritrea Law Society applied and secured a grant of Provisional Measures, delivered by the African...
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Commander-in- Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces inspecting a parade mounted by recruits during a pass out parade on 8th November 2018 at Recruits Training School in Eldoret. PHOTO/COURTESY By PATRICK MAYOYO The level of transparency in military spending in sub-Saharan Africa is greater than previously thought,...
Standard Group headquarters on Mombasa road. PHOTO/COURTESY By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Competition over the multi-billion advertising revenue is set to take an ugly shape after the Standard Group released figures showing that they had overtaken Nation Media Group (NMG) in reach. Through a series of cleverly placed advertisements in The Standard, the country’s...