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SOUTH AFRICAN FREEDOM FIGHTER AND HUMAN RIGHTS CHAMPION, ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU DIES AT 90

SOUTH AFRICAN FREEDOM FIGHTER AND HUMAN RIGHTS CHAMPION, ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU DIES AT 90

Archbishop Tutu was part of South Africa's greatest generation of freedom fighters who brought an end to apartheid.

South Africa’s freedom fighter and moral leader Archbishop Desmond Tutu has died. He was 90. The Anglican church Archbishop was part of South Africa’s outstanding anti-apartheid leadership that led to the end of the White minority rule and ushered in President Nelson Mandela as South Africa’s first African president. Tutu won a Nobel Prize in...

Kenya Diaspora Forum Advocating for Kenyans Abroad Right to Vote in Upcoming Elections

Kenya Diaspora Forum Advocating for Kenyans Abroad Right to Vote in Upcoming Elections

Kenyans abroad send billions of dollars in remittance cash that go a long way in supporting relatives and propping Kenya’s economy. Officials of the newly-formed Kenya Diaspora Forum (KEDFO), President Mary Muthoni Wachira, and HSH’s Maurice O. Ndole, who is also KEDFO’s Secretary-General, joined KTN’s Morning Express with Jessie Rogers to discuss the way forward...

Kenya Basketball Sex Scandal: Fida Calls for Onyango’s Re-arrest and Prosecution; Incest Allegations Surface

Kenya Basketball Sex Scandal: Fida Calls for Onyango’s Re-arrest and Prosecution; Incest Allegations Surface

AUTHORS NOTE: DUE TO THREATS, SOME ALLEGED VICTIMS’ NAMES ARE ALTERED TO PROTECT THEIR TRUE IDENTITY. Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) has called for new charges and the arrest of former youth basketball coach and disgraced journalist Philip Onyango Ombajo. “It is in the interest of justice that he be charged with the offense of...

Kenya Basketball Sexual Abuse Scandal: Mupalia Speaks out, More Women Accuse Kenya’s Youth Basketball Coach Philip Onyango of Sexual Misconduct

Kenya Basketball Sexual Abuse Scandal: Mupalia Speaks out, More Women Accuse Kenya’s Youth Basketball Coach Philip Onyango of Sexual Misconduct

Author’s Note:  Because of the sensitive nature of this investigative story, only the main subjects, Philip Onyango Ombajo and Joy Mupalia, will be mentioned directly in all contexts because their names are already in the public domain. Due to threats I received while investigating this story, concerns of retaliation, cyberbullying, and potential bodily harm, I have...