Aerial view of Mogadishu Al Shabaab militants claim responsibility of hotel attack in Mogadishu By ABDULKARIM SHERMAN newsdesk@dailyreporter.co.ke Al-Shabaab terror group as claimed responsibility for the attack on a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia in which at least 14 people were killed. The incident occurred at around 4:55 on Saturday afternoon at the entrance of...
Maral Bolouri of Kenya took the main prize. PHOTO/BARCLAYS AFRICA By ART WRITER newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Kenyan artist Maral Bolouri and her South African counterpart Banele Khoza were awarded top honours during this year’s prestigious L’Atelier art awards held in Johannesburg, South Africa. Bolouri of Kenya was awarded the main prize, while Khoza of South...
Conjoined twins Maria and Consolata Mwakikutu arrive at the Ruaha Catholic University campus in Iringa Town. PHOTO/AGENCIES By OUR CORRESPONDENT newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Tanzanian conjoined twins Maria and Consolata Mwakikuti have begun special computer classes at the Ruaha Catholic University (Rucu) ahead of the start of term, the Citizen reports. The Citizen newspaper reports said...
Screenshot of Minister Atanga Nji's interview. IMAGE/INSTAGRAM By ARISON TAMFU in CAMEROON newsdesk@reporter.co.ke As a deadly armed insurgency continues in Cameroon videos have emerged that link some of the Anglophone separatist fighters to cannibalism setting the Internet on fire. And while the cannibalism claims videos have gone viral sparking heated debates on social...
President Donald Trump speaks when he hosted  a luncheon for African leaders. PHOTO/TWITTER By AGENCIES newsdesk@reporter.co.ke President Donald Trump has announced that he’s interested in boosting American investment to create jobs in Africa. President Trump said his administration has been “closely monitoring and deeply disturbed by the ongoing violence in South Sudan and...
A few people idle on the streets of   Bamenda. PHOTO/ARISON TAMFU Schools in English-speaking regions of Cameroon have been paralysed by months of unrest, but it is the young girls who are paying the greatest price. Investigative reporter ARISON TAMFU visited the volatile area and brings you the details. By ARISON...
Li Chenglin (C), head of the train crew, gives cookies to passengers on the 752.7-km Ethiopia-Djibouti railway  launched  on Oct. 5, 2016. It is Africa's first modern electrified railway. It has a designed hourly speed of 120 kilometers. It was constructed by China Railway Group and China Civil Engineering...
Quelea that occur in large flocks can cause damage by eating, trampling or even roosting. BY KIPCHUMBA KEMEI newsdesk@dailyreporter.co.ke Hundreds of quelea birds have invaded wheat farms in Narok County threatening to decimate thousands of acres of the crop. The destructive birds which migrated from Lake Magadi and Natron in Tanzania where they...
Eric Mumo feeds fish in one of his fish ponds. PICTURE By PHYLIS KALUNDA Eric Mumo: Award-winning graduate who shunned formal employment for farming now worth millions BY PHYLIS KALUNDA newsdesk@dailyreporter.co.ke In Summary Mumo started off his agribusiness venture with a paltry Sh150,000 start-up capital in 2009 after graduating from JKUAT with a First-Class...
Sailors of the Navy Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 hosted Brig. Gen. Kenneth Moore, the U.S. Army Africa deputy commanding general and Army Reserve Engagement Cell chief, Feb. 7, 2017. PHOTO/COURTESY By SECURITY CORRESPONDENT newsdesk@reporter.co.ke The U.S. military, in partnership with AMISOM troop and police contributing countries, allies, the African Union, and...