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Burkina Faso president resigns, calls for 90-day transition

Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore announced his resignation in a statement on Friday and called for a 90-day transition to "free and transparent" elections in the West African country, local radio and television said.

The much awaited 2 Chainz Kenya concert rescheduled to December 12th!

It would seem that indeed the much awaited 2 Chainz performance in Kenya will have to wait as Jameson announces the rescheduling of the American rapper’s concert.

Melvin Alusa reveals his plans after being kicked out of BBA

33 year old Melvin Alusa, Big Brother Africa Hotshots 2014 Kenya representative was all smiles during his press conference and interview at a Sarova Panafric Nairobi hotel on Thursday afternoon.

MP condemns nullification of police recruitment

An MP has castigated the judiciary, over a move by the court to annul the concluded national police recruitment exercise, terming it an interference with the government's pledge to create jobs.

Margaret Wanjiru's son: I cannot be a pastor like my mother!

Stephen Kariuki aka K1, was elected MP for Mathare after a protracted court battle followed by a narrowly won by-election. He spoke to Solomon Koko about being raised by a single mother and turning his life around for his constituents

State of paralysis in the National Police Service Commission

It’s a matter of great concern that the National Police Service Commission, a key Constitutional Commission created under Article 246 of the Constitution, appears to have been completely paralysed for many months now.

Kenyans' hillarious reactions to alleged 2 Chainz concert cancellation

The hashtag #2chainz will get you rolling on the floor if not cracking your ribs for laughter on what Kenyans have to say. Here are some of the top tweets on 2 Chainz alleged concert cancellation.

Having facial hair can be good for your health

It’s nearly Movember – that time of year when men start skipping their morning shave and grow a moustache throughout November to raise awareness of male cancers and mental health. It’s followed by ­Decembeard, when sporting the rugged look will help highlight bowel cancer.

Mombasa transgender child threatens to chop off breasts

IDENTITY CRISIS: Young Amina was born a girl, but is now dealing with gender identity disorder

Nairobi's sleepiest and most boring estates

There are certain ‘dead’ estates that are perpetually under the radar. There’s hardly any news about something out of the ordinary in these neighbourhoods - not insecurity, not water shortage, not power outages. Nothing.

Police harass patients and clinics as abortion battle heats up

Police threats against patients and medics they accuse of giving "illegal abortions", coupled with reversals in Kenyan policies, are stirring fears likely to reduce access to safe abortions, campaigners said.

Teachers broke first week of pay, claims Knut

Thousands of teachers get broke barely one week after earning their monthly salaries, a teachers union has said.

Why the 2Chainz Kenya Concert could still be happening

The internet is awash with reactions from Kenyans after rumors surfaced this afternoon that American rapper, 2 Chains, will not be performing in his highly anticipated concert.

Muthama, how to pray, top October Google search trends

Over the past few months, Ebola, a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with a strain of Ebola virus has put the world and Kenya on high alert.

How to successfully manage an office fling with your boss

However, clandestine flings at the office are not entirely unheard of. After all, you spend the better part of your day with these people, so developing romantic feelings for a coworker isn’t all that inconceivable.

Nonny Gathoni opens up about struggling with foreign accent, social media haters and wedding show drama

She spoke to CATE MUKEI about struggling with a foreign accent, social media haters and behind the scenes drama of her show.

Nightclub slammed for 'disgusting' Ebola party where staff served guests in contamination suits

A nightclub has come under fire for hosting a party themed around killer virus Ebola. An advert for the student event declared that Birmingham’s entertainment district had been “infected” by the deadly disease.

High Court cancels recent police recruitment

High Court in Nairobi on Friday called for a fresh recruitment of police officers nullifying recent recruitment exercise.

CNN Multichoice Africa winner: I lost my job but found myself

Evelyn Watta is the 2014 CNN Multichoice Africa Journalist of the Year in sports. Evelyn’s star almost dimmed when she lost her job at a local media house in 2009. It was also the time her mother was involved in a road accident.

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