Commonwealth Theme 2017: ‘A Peace-building Commonwealth

Each year the Commonwealth adopts a theme, upon which the Commonwealth Service is based. In 2017 the theme is ‘A Peace-building Commonwealth’ which reaffirms the Commonwealth Charter principle that ‘international peace and security, sustainable economic growth and development and the rule of law are essential to the progress and prosperity of all.’   Announcing the…

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ENTER THE MASK PRIZE 2017 NOW

‘YOUNG PEOPLE – THE CREATIVE NATION’ THE MASK PRIZE The MASK Prize celebrates its 5th year! The MASK Prize is the renowned competition that catalyzes and celebrate creativity and innovation of young Africans. The Star, the leading Kenyan newspaper, is the MASK Prize Media Partner in Africa. Informer East Africa is the MASK Prize Partner…

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Kenya Cabinet Secretary for Education Attends Education World Forum

Cabinet Secretary for Education Attends Education World Forum The Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology   Dr. Fred Matiang’i arrived in London on a four  day official visit to attend  the Education World Forum (EWF) 2016 and the Commonwealth Education Ministers’ Action Group (CEMAG). Accompanying the Cabinet Secretary were various senior Ministerial officials…

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7 African entrepreneurs to watch out for!

In Africa today there is an entrepreneurial boom taking place – a steadily rising number of young businessmen and women who are building successful, fast growing companies in the fields of engineering, technology, health, education and more. Forbes recently put together a list of 30 of them. These savvy young innovators are blazing the trail for their…

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Uber cabs cause controversy in Kenya

Uber has only been available for a short time and has already instigated clashes with taxi drivers which have escalated to the point that the police and transport misitry have been forced to step in. Uber is basically an app which connects drivers to the passengers directly, this saves going through a centralised booking process…

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The Rift Valley Brothers – Mu Africa (Kenya Special

Soundway Records present Kenya Special: Selected East African Recordings from the 1970s & ‘80s – a treasure-trove of rare and unusual recordings from East Africa. Spread out over two CDs and one triple LP, Kenya Special is accompanied by detailed liner notes, original artwork and photographs.It follows on from Soundway’s much acclaimed African ‘Special’ series…

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