Worldcoin Billionaire Named Most Powerful in AI Amid Controversy

Worldcoin co-founder and billionaire Sam Altman has been named the most powerful personality in Artificial Intelligence (AI) by In the list released on Thursday, Atman whose company has courted controversy in Kenya for the past two months over its controversial data mining activities, including scanning Kenyan citizens’ irises, was recognised for his AI innovations. … Read more

‘Offensive’: Georgia prosecutor excoriates Jordan for probe into Trump charges

Jordan requested information about Willis’ use of federal funding and any conversations her office had with the Justice Department or special counsel Jack Smith, who has brought charges against Trump in both a classified documents case and over his actions during the 2020 election. But Willis, in her letter, said that Jordan’s “obvious purpose is … Read more

12 Die After Matatu Collides With Trailer Along Nairobi-Mombasa Highway

At least twelve people lost their lives on Thursday in a road accident involving a passenger shuttle and a trailer in Voi along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway. According to videos viewed by, a shuttle owned by Genesis, a Public Service Transport company, collided with a trailer in the Ikanga area of Voi, Taita-Taveta County. This … Read more

4 Politicians Suspended After ODM Directive

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party on Thursday announced the suspension of four Kisumu Members of County Assembly over gross misconduct. In a statement to Kisumu County Assembly Speaker, Elisha Jack, the party communicated its decision to suspend the four namely; Carolyne Opar (nominated), Kennedy Ajwang (nominated), Peter Obaso (nominated) and Regina Kizito (nominated). Initially, the … Read more

Trump’s border wall caused ‘significant’ cultural, environmental damage, watchdog finds

Trump’s campaign could not immediately be reached for a response on Thursday. The report found that vehicle barriers in remote areas were changed to pedestrian barriers, which makes migration more difficult, including for endangered species like wolves, ocelots and the Sonoran pronghorn, an antelope-like animal. The bigger barriers also had larger footprints and often included … Read more

Doctors Announce Strike Date in Nairobi

The Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists’ Union (KMPDU) has announced that its members will embark on a strike on Tuesday, September 12. In a letter to the Kilimani OCPD, the union’s secretary general, Davji Bhimji, noted that the demonstration will kick off at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) at 10:00pm. The procession will make a … Read more

Dems must ‘turn up the heat’ on Tuberville, Warren says

The Massachusetts senator’s sharp critique follows a public push by the Pentagon to pressure Tuberville this week. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Sen. Elizabeth Warren is urging her Democratic colleagues to ramp up the pressure on Sen. Tommy Tuberville as he continues to block hundreds of military promotions because of the Pentagon’s abortion policies. While Democrats have … Read more

Chinese Diplomat Explains Why Foreign Investors Prefer Kenya

Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Zhou Pingjian on September 1, 2023, refuted claims that China has tied Kenya up in a debt trap stating that the two countries have a symbiotic relationship. In an interview, the diplomat asserted that Kenya selected China out of a long list of potential investors due to the favorable terms they … Read more

State lawmakers find America’s medical debt problem ‘can no longer be ignored’

“You can’t put a price on the anxiety people are facing when they get these bills,” said North Carolina state Treasurer Dale Folwell, a Republican, who is pushing legislation that would cap interest on medical debt collections, prohibit collectors from foreclosing on property or garnishing wages and regulate how medical debt is shared with consumer … Read more