Archive | November, 2013

KENYA’S NEW RAILWAY LINE: ARE WE ON THE RIGHT TRACK?

110 years after the ‘The Ugandan Railway’ first ran a train service from Mombasa, President Uhuru Kenyatta returned to the coastal port yesterday to ‘launch’ (that is the word all of today’s newspapers are using but the Kenya Forum questions whether you can ‘launch’ a railway) the start of construction on the new Mombasa to […]

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PRESIDENT KENYATTA RECOMMENDS AMENDMENT OF CONTENTIOUS MEDIA BILL

Journalists breathed a sigh of relief yesterday when President Uhuru Kenyatta declined to sign into law the proposed Kenya Information and Communication Bill, 2013. The President outlined his reasons for rejecting the bill in a memorandum which he sent back to the National Assembly and directed MPs to make amendments on some contentious clauses before […]

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KENYAN DRIVERS TO FACE NEW DRIVING TEST

The new traffic system that will see Kenyan drivers subjected to a mandatory driving test is set to launch next year. The first phase of the process will target over 25,000 PSV drivers and it’s projected that tens of thousands of drivers will loose their driving licenses once the government effects the mandatory testing. Once […]

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FAO WARNS KENYANS OF A LOOMING FOOD SHORTAGE

Food production in Kenya is expected to drop drastically by between 30 and 40 percent come April next year. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned of a looming famine brought about by failed rains, uncertified seeds, high farm inputs and lethal maize diseases, which will subsequently lead to higher food prices. MAIZE FLOUR […]

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JOURNALISM IN KENYA, MEDIA FREEDOM, AND WHAT RUTO REALLY SAID IN ADDIS ABABA MEDIA SPEECH

On 15 November the Kenya Forum posted an article on the subject of what Deputy President William Ruto did, or did not say in a speech to ‘African media leaders’ in Addis Abba (‘What did Ruto really say on press freedom in Addis Ababa?’). Originally it was envisaged that the article would be an attack […]

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Michael Olunga scores a hat trick against Las Palmas

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