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Kenyan Journalist Catherine Wanjeri Wa Kariuki Sho

Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Kampala, July 16, 2024 mdash; Kenyan authorities must conduct a swift and thorough investigation into the July 16 shooting of journalist Catherine Wanjeri wa Kariuki as she covered ongoing protests in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. Kariuki, a reporter for the pri ...

Kenya’s Inspector-General Of Police Resigns Over Killing Of Protesters

Saturday, July 13, 2024
Kenya rsquo;s Inspector-General of Police, Japhet Koome, has relived himself from the job after criticism of officers rsquo; conduct during the anti-government demonstrations in the country. It was learnt that dozens of protesters were killed during the heat of the nationwide protests. The pre ...

Kenyan President Sacks Cabinet Ministers After Deadly Protests

Thursday, July 11, 2024
Kenyan President William Ruto has sacked majority number of his cabinet to embark on consultations to form a ldquo;broad-based government rdquo;, The Nigerian Voice can report. This followed widespread anti-government and largely peaceful protests led by young Gen-Z Kenyans that have wide ...

Kenya Court Rules Police Unlawfully Killed Pakistani Journalist Arshad Sharif

Monday, July 8, 2024
Kampala, July 8, 2024 mdash;The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes a Kenyan court rsquo;s Monday ruling that Kenyan authorities

President Ruto Scraps Budgets For First Lady’s Office, Dissolves 40 Agencies 

Friday, July 5, 2024
President William Ruto of Kenya has bowed to pressure after nationwide protests, eliminating the budget for the country 39;s first and second ladies 39; offices. In a live broadcast, he outlined extensive austerity measures, including dissolving 47 state agencies and halting non-essential offic ...

Kenyan President Withdraws Finance Bill After Anti-Tax Protest

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
President William Ruto of Kenya has bowed to pressure, saying that a bill containing contentious tax hikes would ldquo;be withdrawn rdquo;. This is coming after more than 20 people died and the nation 39;s parliament invaded by protesters opposing to the legislation. ldquo;I concede and the ...

CPJ Calls On Kenyan Authorities To Respect Press Freedom Amid Ongoing Protests

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Nairobi, June 25, 2024 mdash;Kenyan authorities must investigate reports of several journalists attacked while covering protests, desist from intimidating the media, and ensure reliable and secure access to the internet, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. Thousands of Kenyans have ...

Five Shot Dead As Protesters Set Section Of Kenya Parliament Ablaze 

Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Some protesters have reportedly been shot dead and a section of Kenya rsquo;s parliament has gone up in flames amid fierce demonstrations against new tax proposals. An angry crowd broke through police lines to storm the parliamentary complex in the capital Nairobi ndash; minutes later live TV fo ...

AI Agriculture Pest Detection Tool From Kenya Wins Tenth Africa Prize For Engine

Saturday, June 15, 2024
A solar-powered tool using AI and machine learning-enabled cameras to swiftly detect and identify agricultural pests and diseases has won Africa rsquo;s largest prize for engineering innovation Esther Kimani is the third woman and the second Kenyan innovator to win the Africa Priz ...

What’s At Stake In Kenyan President William Ruto’s State Visit To The U.S.?

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
The Kenyan president is the first African leader invited for a state visit to the U.S. in fifteen years. In this Q A, Crisis Group expert Meron Elias examines what both sides hope to gain from a trip that comes amid sharpening geopolitical competition in Africa. What is happening ...
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