[The Aspen Institute] When Judith graduated from university with a commerce degree, she expected to land a job in a bank or with one of the many financial institutions in Kenya. However, two years down the road, she was still looking for a job and living with her relatives in the city. A few months ago, she decided to try her hand at farming.
[Capital FM] Kitui -Fire broke out Sunday at the offices of Kitui County Government, destroying property of unknown value.
[Nation] Lake Bogoria is shrinking at an alarming rate.
[Ethiopian Herald] Negotiation is underway between the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and United Nations Education Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) to find lasting solution to the threats facing the Lalilbel’s monolithic Rock-Hewn Churches.
[Foroyaa] I thank the Almighty Allah for making us witness this momentous occasion marking the first anniversary since our beloved country witnessed the ushering in of a new democracy after 22 years of dictatorship.
[VOA] African tourism is changing, say travel industry leaders, moving away from the traditional safaris and packaged tours and towards the intimate, indefinable, infinitely Instagrammable lure of “experiences.”
[CAJ News] An intense cholera outbreak has killed some 1 562 people in Eastern and Southern Africa since the beginning of the year. The deaths have been recorded from 104 095 outbreaks in Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe’s warning yesterday he will root out internal saboteurs plotting to incite an anti-government uprising brought even closer a long-awaited cabinet reshuffle which will inevitably be driven by the ruling Zanu PF factionalism and succession dynamics, as well as capacity, performance and delivery issues, informed insiders have said.
[Nation] The cost of the August 8 General Election on Kenya’s economy has started to emerge, with firms scaling down on production, investors holding on to their cash and neighbouring countries redirecting their cargo to Tanzanian ports away from Mombasa.
[Citizen] Mwanza -Despite Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) reports, which suggest a big number of tourists visit the country, tourism stakeholders in the region face a difficult time due to a sharp drop in the number tourists.