With a decade of storytelling under her belt, Olive Burrows has been with Capital FM for the last four years and perhaps most notably interviewed US President Barack Obama. Committed to asking the hard questions and telling the story in the most engaging way possible, she has also interviewed Melinda Gates, a UK Minister and severally had the opportunity to sit across from President Uhuru Kenyatta and address the pressing issues of the day. Other notables she has had occasion to seek answers from are UN Secretary General António Guterres and John Kerry in his time as US Secretary of State.
NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 11 – Once described by Kenya’s longest surviving newspaper of national standing, the Standard, as ‘the only man in Uhuru’s cabinet,’ it came as a surprise when President Kenyatta last week failed to name her as one of the
NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 9 - Cough syrup, painkillers and even medicines for diarrhoea which contain codeine will now be available on prescription only. This is after the Pharmacy and Poisons Board rescheduled the opium derivative on account of its abuse.
NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 28 – The Ministry of Health has banned the sale or use of shisha in Kenya. Speaking to Capital FM News, the Director of Medical Services Jackson Kioko confirmed that the ban takes immediate effect. Those who contravene the legal
NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 14 – Kenya has sponsored the accession of South Sudan to the World Trade Organisation at a Ministerial Conference in Argentina. Subsequently, a working group was formed to facilitate the process. Kenya whose delegation is led by
NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 12 – Kenya commemorates 54 years of independence on Tuesday. This follows a hotly contested presidential election that has left the country polarized. President Uhuru Kenyatta in his Jamhuri Day address is therefore expected to
NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 7 - Attorney General Githu Muigai says County Assemblies that have passed the National Super Alliance motion on People's Assemblies risk their own election and revenue allocations. Muigai says by passing the motion, the Assemblies
NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 7 - Attorney General Githu Muigai says any attempts to swear-in Opposition leader Raila Odinga as President, outside the confines of the Constitution, qualify as high treason. Muigai says it would be a treasonable offence to swear-in
NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 6 - The Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has withdrawn 125 graft cases and sent them back to the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission for review. Tobiko says his decision is informed by the Court of Appeal judgement
NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 5 - Looking back on the last six years at the helm of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission, Sarah Serem says it is not lost on her that she is probably the most unpopular person in the public sector. Regardless, she says she was
NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 5 - President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday officially opened the third United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi where Kenya was praised for banning the manufacture and use of plastic packaging both at industrial and domestic levels.