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After 45 years, Africa has a new tallest building
After 45 years, Africa has a new tallest building
At first, Bart Dorrestein did not intend to build the tallest building in Africa. Initial plans for the Leonardo, in Johannesburg’s upmarket...
Kenya's finance minister pleads not guilty to graft charges
Kenya's finance minister pleads not guilty to graft charges
Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to corruption charges linked to the construction of two dams, a rare example of...
Discard the odd and publish in Africa
Discard the odd and publish in Africa
Last week I was invited as a panellist to the International Publishers’...
Nairobi's government remains blind to the matatu
Nairobi's government remains blind to the matatu
Strikes against new regulations and reforms of Nairobi’s matatu sector by its workforce are nothing...
The Portfolio: Madelene Cronjé
The Portfolio: Madelene Cronjé
I was out on assignment when I got a call asking me if I could go to Somalia with the World Food Programme (WFP) the following week. With a million...
Ethiopian crew followed procedure, but unable to control jet — report
Ethiopian crew followed procedure, but unable to control jet — report
The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last month killing 157 people, repeatedly followed procedures recommended by Boeing, but were...
Vote for parties that live up to promises
Vote for parties that live up to promises
Three years ago, with funding from Goethe-Institut Nairobi, I founded and started curating a project called Artistic Encounters. The project...
Three countries endanger world
Three countries endanger world
People are getting good at manipulating the weather, especially when it comes to seeding clouds to force rainfall where there is none. This is just...
Some countries ground Boeings, most keep them flying
Some countries ground Boeings, most keep them flying
A number of countries have grounded Boeing's 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet in response to an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157...
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing crashes killing 157
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing crashes killing 157
A Nairobi-bound Boeing 737 crashed minutes after an early-morning takeoff from Addis Ababa Sunday, killing all eight crew and 149 passengers on...
Nairobi attack highlights 'new generation' of Shabab recruits
Nairobi attack highlights 'new generation' of Shabab recruits
Profiles of key suspects in last month's terror attack in Nairobi point to the worrying rise of a new generation of Kenyan jihadists, analysts...
Kenya suffers Somali blowback
Kenya suffers Somali blowback
Nairobi —That the attack on the DusitD2 hotel and office complex in Nairobi, in which 21 people died, including five of the...

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