By TECH CORRESPONDENT You have heard the advice a million times. Don't click links in suspicious emails or texts. Don't download shady apps. But a new Financial Times report alleges that the notorious Israeli spy firm NSO Group developed a WhatsApp exploit that could inject malware onto targeted phones—and steal data from them—simply by calling them. According to...
Talk to your child about cyber bullying. GRAPHIC/vpnMENTOR By TECH CORRESPONDENT Cyber bullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass or target another person. However, studies show that while parents have allowed children to access the Internet at an early age most of them have not put any controls...
UN Secretary-General António Guterres signs a condolences book at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in New York following terrorist attacks in April 2019 on churches in the south Asian country. PHOTO/ESKINDER DEBEBE/UN By SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at worshippers across all faiths, must...
President Uhuru Kenyatta. PHOTO/FILE By JAMES KIMANI President Uhuru Kenyatta should immediately disband the Kenya Tea Development Agency Ltd or ensure it reverts to a parastatal to protect tea farmers from exploitation by KTDA directors a lobbyist has said. Mr Kariuki Muiri a tea farmers rights lobbyist says that agriculture is a...
Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) Chief Executive Officer Lerionka Ole Tiampati (in the middle) when he appeared in court for sentencing. PHOTO/JAMES KAMETA By OUR CORRESPONDENT The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) Chief Executive Officer Lerionka Ole Tiampati, Company Secretary John Omanga and four directors of Kiru Tea Factory Company have...
Court of Appeal judges Fatuma Sichale, William Ouko and James Otieno-Odek. PHOTO/JAMES KAMETA By OUR CORRESPONDENT An application by six directors of the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) to have the Court of Appeal review a decision citing them for contempt of court has been dismissed. The six who were found guilty...
Nairobi lawyer Geoffrey Chege Kirundi. He received threatening messages warning him that he risked being killed if he did not withdraw a case before court. PHOTO/COURTESY By DAVID KAMAU A Kiambu Court has ordered Morris Murimi Warui to be reporting to the police every Friday pending investigations linking him to threatening...
Sonko Rescue Team medics treating members of the public at Tobong grounds in Turkana County. PHOTO/GPS  By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN Members of Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko’s humanitarian group popularly known as Sonko Rescue Team have sets up a medical team in Turkana County to assist residents suffering from hunger related ailments. The team...
Kenya Revenue Authority's head office at Times tower in Nairobi. PHOTO/COURTESY By SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Kenya’s High Court has struck down a tax agreement with offshore haven Mauritius, a potentially significant precedent for other African nations’ efforts to staunch billions of dollars in lost revenue. Justice Weldon Korir sided with Nairobi-based nonprofit Tax Justice Network –...
Shocked family outside a mosque in Christchurch district in New Zealand after the terrorist attack. PHOTO/AAP By AGENCIES The shooter, Brenton Harrison Tarrant, who is suspected to have carried out at least one of the New Zealand mosque attacks is an Australian citizen. The 28-year-old is from Grafton, 500 kilometres north of...