Sunday, June 25, 2017

SolarNow opens first branch in Kenya

Uganda-based solar energy company SolarNow has opened its first Kenyan branch in Kisumu. In just...

Mombasa celebrates Queen’s official birthday

Tonight, the UK High Commission have hosted their second birthday party in honour of the...

Scottish seed potatoes to begin exporting to Kenya next year

The export of Scottish seed potatoes commercially to Kenya will begin from early next year,...

The Queen’s speech: what’s in it – and what’s out?

The contents of this year’s Queen’s speech have to last for twice as long as...

Family of British aristocrat claim he was “unlawfully killed” in Kenya

Young British aristocrat Alexander Monson was ‘unlawfully killed’, his family claimed as the inquest into his...

Nic Hailey joins Angelina Jolie for World Refugee Day in Kenya

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie and UK High Commissioner Nic Hailey were hosted by the...

UK in Kenya

Yoga in Kenya

Yoga is bringing well-being and employment to young people in Africa

Yoga is a 5,000-year-old physical mind and body practice. Most present day practices share some variation of yoga poses (asana), breathing exercises (pranayama), relaxation,...
British and Irish Lions

Lions tour reminds us that national identities can be pretty flexible

The business end of the British & Irish Lions rugby tour of New Zealand begins today (Saturday June 24) with the first of the...
Voter verification in Kenya

4 ways the Kenyan elections could be rigged – and how to stop it

The race for State House in Kenya is heating up. After a long period during which President Uhuru Kenyatta looked a shoo-in for re-election,...

It makes a good story – but the cover-up of Britain’s savage treatment of...

There are two essential elements to any good media story about history. The first is a secret cache of documents which promise to transform...
Theresa May

The Queen’s speech: a wounded prime minister on the backfoot

Theresa May’s 2017 Queen’s speech was certainly not the one she planned to make when she called a snap general election. Her original aspiration...



Kenyan conservationist Saba Douglas-Hamilton announces UK speaking tour

Highly acclaimed Kenyan elephant conservationist and wildlife TV presenter Saba Douglas-Hamilton has announced a month long speaking tour across the UK this November. Each evening will...



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Make sure you’re registered to vote in the UK General Election...

This year's United Kingdom general election is scheduled to take place on 8 June 2017. Each of the 650 parliamentary constituencies will elect one...




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