Update: Uber Finally Launches In Kenya

Uber, the world’s largest online taxi hailing platform, is finally available in Kenya. The service will hit Nairobi’s streets next week, and is typically offering first time users free rides via a promo, in concert with a local restaurant discovery platform.

Aliko Dangote Named Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2014


Nigerian billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, has been named Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2014. The announcement was made at the unveiling ceremony, which took place in Kenya’s capital city Nairobi, CNBC Africa reports. Speaking on the award, a panel of judges at the event said: “Aliko Dangote is a

Al-Shabab Militants Separate Christians from Muslims at Quarry in Kenya & Kill 36 of Them


Suspected Al-Shabab militants attacked a quarry in northeastern Kenya early on Tuesday morning. They reportedly separated the Christians from Muslim quarry workers, and opened fire on the Christians, killing 36 of them. The incident took place in Kormey village, 9 miles from Mandera, which is close to the Somalian border,