Under pressure Agriculture CS Mwangi Kiunjuri now resorts to prayers to overcome cartels that threaten his job. PHOTO/COURTESY By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Tea farmers from across the country want President Uhuru Kenyatta to sack Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture Mwangi Kiunjuri. The tea farmers from Mt Kenya Region, Rift Valley Nyanza and Western regions...
President Uhuru Kenyatta. When he attended Mashujaa Day in Kakamega. He is not happy with the way things are going on in the agriculture sector. PHOTO/PSCU. By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke The Competitions Authority of Kenya has asked the Agriculture and Food Authority to immediately institute investigations against the Kenya Tea Development Agency...
Communication specialist Peter Warutere and Ying Tang from China during the conference “Securing Development: China-Africa Cooperation in Governance, Peace and Security” at Hemingways Hotel in Nairobi, organized by the Africa Policy Institute (API). PHOTO/API By PATRICK MAYOYO newsdesk@reporter.co.ke China’s development model in Africa is under close scrutiny from the western world because...
KTDA chairman Peter Tirus Kanyago celebrates with Chinga Tea factory farmers in Othaya, Nyeri. His board is on the spot over KTDA subsidiaries. PHOTO/COURTESY By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Tea farmers are not being paid any dividends from Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) subsidiaries contrary to the law a new report has revealed. The...
Sameer Tembe picked the award on behalf of Anas. PHOTO/COURTESY By AGENCIES Ghana’s undercover investigative reporter Anas Aremeyaw Anas and Kenya’s Patrick Mayoyo have been declared the winners of the 10Th KC Kulish Award for Excellence in Journalism. Mr Anas was declared the overall winner while Mr Mayoyo was runner-up during a colourful...
UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism, Ms Ikponwosa Ero. PHOTO/UN By PATRICK MAYOYO newsdesk@reporter.co.ke The UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism, Ms Ikponwosa Ero, will conduct an official visit to Kenya from 7 to 17 September 2018. The purpose of Ms Ero's...
By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Daily Nation, Kenya’s number one daily newspaper on Wednesday came under fire from its readers over its headline on the arrest of Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu. The headline “How Mwilu finally fell” left readers questioning Nation Media Group’s supposed independence, the caliber and integrity of its editors. Even...
Heavily armed Al Shabaab militants who have waged more than two decades of civil war in Somalia. New report says they receive their arms from Eritrea. PHOTO/COURTESY By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Eritrea has emerged as the leading hub for military training and logistics provision to Al-Shabaab terror group a new report just...
Nation Centre, the headquarters of Nation Media Group (NMG). PHOTO/FILE By PATRICK MAYOYO newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Nation Media Group has become the first media house in Kenya to reject government advertising made through its insert published in local newspapers called “My Gov” as part of its efforts to break away from the emerging global...
#CoalNiSumu (Coal is Poison) demonstrations against the planned development of  coal projects in Lamu and Kitui counties. PHOTO/PAWA254 By PATRICK MAYOYO newsdesk@reporter.co.ke America’s digital industrial giant General Electric plans to buy a Sh 40 billion ($400 million) stake in a Chinese funded coal plant on Lamu Island in Kenya. Lamu Island is a...