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Rise of African prophets wielding unchecked power in Pentecostal churches

Nairobi, Feb. 9 -- Over the last 20 years there's been an unprecedented increase in charismatic Pentecostal prophets - or men of God as they're called in Pentecostal parlance. Across Africa their unch... Read More


Kenya-Japan firms in $620m eco-energy, car assembly deals

Nairobi, Feb. 8 -- Kenya has signed a number of agreements with Japanese firms, including the giant Japan's Toyota Tsusho Corporation, that could unlock nearly Ksh99 billion ($620.7 million) in invest... Read More


Hyena attacks on the rise in Kenya

Nairobi, Feb. 8 -- There has been rising cases of hyena attacks in Kenya over the past few days, with the reports now being attributed to overpopulation of the wild animals. According to Tourism Cabi... Read More


President Macky Sall throws Senegal's democratic credentials into doubt

Nairobi, Feb. 8 -- Senegal's President Macky Sall announced in early February that presidential elections, originally scheduled for February 25, would be postponed indefinitely. The announcement has ... Read More


US pushes for dialogue as M23 rebels advance to Goma City

Nairobi, Feb. 7 -- The US has called for dialogue between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government and armed groups as the M23 rebels advance to the eastern city of Goma. The US State Depart... Read More


Star striker Osimhen's mystery injury ruffles Super Eagles plans

Nairobi, Feb. 7 -- Anxiety has hanged over the Nigerian camp since Tuesday as their star striker Victor Osimhen's participation in their semi-final against South Africa remains in question. Osimhen, ... Read More


Nigeria warns nationals in SA ahead of Afcon semifinals clash

Nairobi, Feb. 7 -- The clash of the titans on Wednesday involving big foes -- Nigeria and South Africa -- in the semi-final of the African Cup of Nations (Afcon) has ignited fears among Nigerians livi... Read More


Kenya Airways, Air Europa sign code-share agreement

Nairobi, Feb. 7 -- National carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) has signed a code-sharing agreement with Spain's third-largest airline, Air Europa amid a resurgence in demand for air travel. KQ said the deal ... Read More


Kenya raises policy rate to 13pc, the highest in 12 years

Nairobi, Feb. 7 -- The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has raised borrowing costs to highs last seen nearly 12 years ago, as it moved to contain stubborn inflation and pull a handbrake on the free fall of... Read More


Safaricom Ethiopia loans hit $117m

Nairobi, Feb. 7 -- Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia Plc raised its local borrowings to an equivalent of Ksh18.8 billion ($117.5 million) at the end of December 2023 as part of the diversification... Read More