African Torch


Cyrus Jirongo: An Inside Look At The Debt Empire Of The Man Who Owes The State Ksh 40 Billion

May 3, 2023

Cyrus Jirongo is a renowned politician who served as the party leader for the UDP Political party. The former Lugari Constituency Member of Parliament walked into a State-owned bank and acquired a Ksh 40 billion loan worth Kenya’s annual budget. He then used the land as collateral and defaulted to repay the loan, but when […]

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Antony Mwaura: The Controversial Man Now Heading KRA.

May 3, 2023

President Ruto, on Friday, November 18th 2022, appointed Antony Ng’ang’a Mwaura as the new Chairperson of the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).  Antony Ng’ang’a was the Chairman of the National Elections Board (NEB) at United Democratic Alliance (UDA) Party. He is the owner of Hardi Enterprises Limited and Toddy Civil Engineering Company. Here is the story […]

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Abdi Guyo: From MCA in Kayole to becoming Isiolo County Governor!

October 24, 2022

The story of one Abdi Guyo is one that depicts literally from grass to grace. From being a Counselor in 2007 at 21 years old to becoming MCA in 2013 and Nairobi County Majority leader in 2017. He has now become the new governor of Isiolo County after clinching the seat in the August 2022 […]

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Okiya Omtatah: from Human Rights activists to becoming new Busia Senator!

August 29, 2022

The name Okiya Omtatah is not new amongst many Kenyans. Although not a lawyer by profession, the court corridors are familiar with him filing cases to fight for human rights, justice and protecting the constitution. In this article, the African Torch highlights the journey of Okiya Omtatah – from a human rights activist to winning […]

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Engineer Rosemary Oduor: the woman bringing reforms at Kenya Power and Lightning Company (KPLC)

April 14, 2022

Following a series of scandals that followed former KPLC CEO Bernard Ngugi, the board opted to choose someone who is capable of bringing reforms in the company. They settled on Engineer Rosemary Oduor to become the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Many Kenyans have been wondering who this woman is. Worry no more because in […]

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Here are the plans to make internet free to everyone in Kenya!

April 5, 2022

With everything in the world transitioning to the digital space, access to the internet has become a major priority for most people. Kenyans may start to enjoy free internet in the country following a recent proposal to the National Treasury. Free Internet. The Consumer Federation of Kenya (COFEK) recently submitted a proposal to the National […]

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Esther Githui Ewart: the Kenyan journalist working for Voice of America!

April 4, 2022

Esther Githui Ewart is a Kenyan-born journalist who started off her career in Kenya before relocating to America where she got a lucrative job at Voice of America (VOA). In this article, the African Torch goes behind the scenes to highlight the journey of this Kenyan woman from grass to grace. The Journey. After clearing […]

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The Guiness world records held by Kenya.

March 2, 2022

The Guinness world record is an international authority that recognizes human beings that have done extraordinary things. In order to apply for the Guinness world records recognition, the record one is seeking to break or set has to be breakable, measurable, standardisable and verifiable. Not so many people in the world have been able to […]

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The Futuristic modern smart cities of Kenya under development! (private and public owned)

February 28, 2022

Kenya has seen a steady growth and advancement in terms of infrastructure and development. Since the establishment of the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in the quest for the Vision 2030, we have seen an increase of both public and privately-owned smart cities that are currently under construction. In this article, The African Torch highlights the […]

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