Sunday, April 22, 2018

Zimbabwe elections before July: president

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to hold a fair vote and to accept the result if he loses © AFP / Fabrice COFFRINI By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, DAVOS,...

NASA to expose ‘shifty’ MPs who fail to swear to Raila’s legitimacy

The Kakamega Senator has spearheaded the campaign/FILE By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 24 – The National Super Alliance now says it intends to use an affidavit...

Belgian ‘deacon of death’ killed while stressed by house renovation: media

Poppe has been dubbed the “Deacon of Death” by Belgian media. © BELGA/AFP/File / KURT DESPLENTER By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Brussels, Belgium, Jan 23 – A Belgian former nurse...

Boda boda riders cry foul after being banned from Nairobi CBD

The boda boda operators spoke after the county government placed a notice in local dailies banning their operations from the CBD and termed the...

Trump claims victory as deal reached to reopen US government

Republicans and Democrats sealed a deal on Capitol Hill to reopen the federal government/AFP By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, WASHINGTON, United States, Jan 23 – President Donald Trump...

4 men charged over Java explosion at JKIA acquitted

Hassan Abdi Mohammed, Mohammed Osman Ali, Yusuf Warsame and Garad Hassan Fer whom the police said belonged to the Al Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab were...

Security agents suspect dispensaries treat Al-Shabaab

Health facilities in Lamu, Garissa and Tana River have been put on the spot for treating and giving medicine to Al-Shabaab militants who have...

Nasa to skip no confidence vote against rebel Jubilee MPs

The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has now directed its members to boycott Tuesday’s planned ouster of the chairmen of four committees of the National...

Rocky start for Alzheimer’s drug research in 2018

An Alzheimer sufferer models a creation by designer Guio Di Colombia during the Walkway Inclusion fashion show in Colombia last November © AFP / LUIS...

Maa professionals lobby for greater representation in govt

Tobiko resigned as Director of Public Prosecutions in order to take up a cabinet position/FILE By JEMIMAH MUENI, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 18 – Professionals drawn from the...

Murang’a MCAs released on bail

Three Murang’a ward representatives have been charged with breaching peace and creating disturbance in the County Assembly. Kimorori Wempa Ward Representative Amos Murigi and Jacinta...

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube pressed over terror content

Violent extremist and hate groups continue to get their materials posted onto social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, despite strong efforts to...

Man who wiped out family in Juja desperately wanted to meet his mother

Details have emerged of how 44 year-old Patrick Nderitu had been conned more than Sh1 million in a deal that did not materialize/FILE By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI,...

Human rights activist Ken Wafula dies in Eldoret

Eldoret-based human rights activist and politician Ken Wafula is dead. Mr Wafula, who is the founder of Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (CHRD), died...

Touts charged with motorist’s murder in Zimmerman, Nairobi

Two touts working for Marimba Investments Sacco have been charged with murdering a motorist on Christmas eve in Zimmerman Estate in Nairobi County. However, Mr...

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