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...
Former Botswana President Festus Mogae Chairman of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) on South Sudan. PHOTO/COURTESY By DAK BUOTH It is an opportune time for former President Festus Mogae, the Chair of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) on South Sudan, to pack and go back where he...
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...
Some of the cash found in a Lagos apartment. PHOTO/COURTESY By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke After recent claims by the National Super Alliance (NASA) that the country’s spy agency was bankrolling a scheme to foil their attempt to back a single opposition candidate against President Uhuru Kenyatta see what has transpired in Nigeria. The...
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...
UNFPA’s Chief of Humanitarian and Fragile Contexts Branch, Ms Ugochi Daniels. PHOTO/COURTESY By PATRICK MAYOYO newsdesk@reporter.co.ke The ravaging drought in Somalia poses a major health risk to more than 600,000 pregnant women who may require urgent care a humanitarian agency has warned. According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) of the 6.2...
The city of Addis Ababa. PHOTO/COURTESY By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, a city of at least 3.4 million residents, is poised to build the first bus rapid transit line in east Africa. Construction is currently estimated to start later this year after a planning process that began in 2015. According to...