Vegetables wrapped in single used plastic bags in Kibera, Nairobi. PHOTO/CAROLYNE OYUGIBy SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTKenyans are still using plastic bags almost three years after they were banned by the government the Daily Reporter can reveal today.According to investigations by RoGGKenya a fact-based and impartial reporting project on good governance and corruption in Kenya, plastic...
Governor Mike Sonko used the Sonko Rescue Team to endear himself to the poor of Nairobi. PHOTO/FACEBOOK.By DEBORA AUKOWith the money he made from drugs, Pablo Escobar gave the the people of Medellin alms, built churches and a hospital.They christened him Robin Hood the saviour. So loyal they were that...
Miners at work in Migori County.PHOTO/UNDPBy PATRICK MAYOYOKenya has launched a new mercury-free initiative to support a safer environment and better livelihoods for its more than 250,000 artisanal and small-scale gold miners.The new initiative dubbed PlanetGOLD Kenya project is a partnership between the Ministry of Environment and Forestry and...
Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) boss George Kinoti. PHOTO/COURTESYBy DAVID RONONyeri and Kericho senators have written to the Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) to investigate the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) following reports it lost Sh 21 billion following the collapse of Chase and Imperial banks.In a letter dated...
By PATRICK MAYOYOAlthough machines might soon be able to do much routine journalism labour, they are not going to take over journalism, a study shows.The study, New Global Survey  on journalism and artificial intelligence however adds that the reality and the potential of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and data processing is...
Milimani Law Court. PHOTO/COURTESYBy OUR CORRESPONDENTJustice Maureen Odera of the High Court in Nairobi has set the ruling for a case in which lawyer Abib Zam Zam Abdi has been sued for failing to honour a Sh 21 million agreement for March 13, 2020.Businessman Salim Ali Sheikh has sued...
Julian Assange computer programmer and the founder of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks. PHOTO/COURTESYBy GRAIG M​​URRAYI was deeply shaken while witnessing yesterday’s events in Westminster Magistrates Court. Every decision was railroaded through over the scarcely heard arguments and objections of Julian Assange’s legal team, by a magistrate who barely pretended...
TARDA managing director, Mr Stephen Githaiga Ruimuku (centre), during a teambuilding session. PHOTO/TARDABy OUR CORRESPONDENTThe managing director of Tana and Athi River Development Authority (TARDA), Mr Stephen Githaiga Ruimuku, has been sued for populating the state corporation with relatives.Mr Githaiga has also been accused of lacking integrity, falsifying his...
Most workers don't use protective gear when processing gold, which can cause serious health problems when handling mercury. PHOTO/DUNCAN MOORE/UN ENVIRONMENT By TEAMAbout three years ago, Eunice Atieno, an artisanal and small-scale gold miner in Osiri village, Migori County had her hair sample taken for testing. The results showed mercury...
 Ms Mwende Mwinzi, adual citizenship holder who was nominated as Kenya’s ambassador to Seoul, South Korea. Her nomination continues to elicit mixed reactions on her legitimacy for the job. PHOTO/FACEBOOKBy SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTnewsdesk@reporter254.comThe nomination of Ms Mwende Mwinzi, a dual citizenship holder, as Kenya’s ambassador to Seoul, South Korea continues...