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  • Nkaissery said the security apparatus are ready to ensure the CORD rally is held without a hitch/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31 – The government will respect a court ruling permitting the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) to hold a rally at Uhuru Park on Wednesday, Interior Cabinet Secretary...
  • Tobiko said there would be no prosecutions as there was no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of any government official/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31 – The Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko on Tuesday agreed with the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission’s finding that there is no...
  • National Assembly Justice and Legal Affairs Committee Chairman Samuel Chepkonga said he and his Constitutional Implementation Oversight Committee (CIOC) will jointly release an itinerary for the hearings which he said will be held in all counties/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31 – Two parliamentary...
  • Nkaissery told journalists that Kenya is ready to implement a tripartite agreement signed by parties on a safe and humane way of repatriating the refugees/KEVIN GITAU NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31 – The Dadaab refugee camp will be closed before the end of November this year, according to Interior Cabinet...
  • Jean-Pierre Bemba was convicted of warcrimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court in March 2016/AFP THE HAGUE, May 31 – Convicted Congolese war criminal Jean-Pierre Bemba found himself back in the dock at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday – this time accused of...
  • President Kenyatta extended the invitation to the Opposition leaders during a meeting at State House, Nairobi Tuesday afternoon, which was also attended by Deputy President William Ruto/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has now invited CORD leaders Raila Odinga and Moses...
  • He also questioned how Justice Ndungu (pictured) could grant orders suspending the Court of Appeal’s judgment without first going through it given, Mansur avers, it could not have been attached to Rawal and Tunoi’s applications for conservatory orders/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31 – The Judiciary...
  • President Kenyatta while speaking at State House, Nairobi said South Korea’s relationship with the country began immediately after Kenya gained independence in the 1960s/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31 – President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday held talks with his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye who...
  • Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who took office in May 2015, has made reducing Nigeria’s reliance on crude revenues a key plank of his economic policy/AFP ABUJA, Nigeria, May 31 – Muhammadu Buhari will this week make his first visit as president to Nigeria’s oil-producing south, which has been...
  • The talks come amid an impasse over the fate of Commissioners at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31 – CORD leaders Raila Odinga and Moses Wetangula are currently in a meeting at State House, Nairobi with President Uhuru Kenyatta. Sources in State House...
  • An ASUS Zenbo robot proforms during the annual Computex computer exhibition on May 31, 2016/AFP TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 31 – A knee-high robot designed to help around the house ended up serenading Taiwan’s president as Asia’s largest tech trade show kicked off Tuesday in Taipei. The Computex fair comes...
  • ICJ Vice Chairperson Kelvin Mogeni says the proposed parliamentary process by the government will consume a lot of time for another electoral body to be fully constituted, ahead of next year’s General Election/CORRESPONDENT NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31- Pressure for the Independent Electoral and...
  • Heinrich said the kangaroo then bounded on her friend/AFP SYDNEY, Australia, May 31 – A kangaroo jumped onto a woman cycling in South Australia, rupturing her breast implants and using her as a “little airbag”, she told local media Tuesday. Sharon Heinrich, 45, was on the Riesling Trail in the...
  • ICC had wanted to prosecute Simone Gbagbo for crimes against humanity/AFPABIDJAN, May 31 – Ivory Coast’s former first lady Simone Gbagbo goes on trial Tuesday for crimes against humanity, but rights groups acting as plaintiffs in the case have pulled out, blasting the proceedings as flawed. The...
  • The meeting reviewed the challenges that have led to limited success in assisted repatriation of refugees since the signing of the Agreement in November 2013/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31 — The closure of the Dadaab Refugee Complex and repatriation of Somali refugees will be carried out in a humane...
  • Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet has since signed a Memorandum of Understanding with NTSA/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 31- The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) is set to be more empowered after the National Police Service resolved to attach a set of 200 officers to the authority...
  • Victims and activists say criminalising marital rape in India would act as a powerful deterrent and go a long way to protecting women in their own homes/AFPNEW DELHI, May 31 – Almost immediately after Deepti’s wedding at a traditional ceremony in the Indian capital, the horrific abuse began —...
  • Mutunga on Monday varied the orders issued by Justice Ndungu on Friday to the extent that he pushed the inter-partes hearing up from June 24 as had been set by Ndungu, to Thursday given the “public interest” in the application/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – Deputy Chief Justice Kalpana Rawal on...
  • Speaking later to Capital FM News, Khamati said a number of those on the delegation that approached Egypt on Friday had served in Arab speaking countries and thereby understood the reference to them as, “dogs and slaves”/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – The Africa Diplomatic Corps technical...
  • Kiraithe told a news conference that NSAC decided to shut out CORD and an evangelist laying claim to the grounds after evaluating the security threats emanating from a double booking of the venue/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – The government has banned the use of Uhuru Park by anyone on Madaraka Day...
  • Speaking after holding a daylong meeting in Nairobi, the Members of Parliament agreed that consultative meetings with stakeholders from religious groups, political parties and civil society will be held to put together views on IEBC reforms/JUDIE KABERIA NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – About 50 Members of...
  • Mboya calls into question her decision to suspend the judgment of the Court of Appeal that Deputy Chief Justice Kalpana Rawal and fellow Supreme Court judge Philip Tunoi should have retired at 70/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – Former Law Society of Kenya Chief Executive Officer Apollo Mboya wants...
  • Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has since stated that CORD leaders will be at the venue for their parallel rally/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – The Nairobi County Government says CORD has the right to use Uhuru Park on Madaraka Day since they paid and got necessary approval and not the religious group...
  • He was speaking during a forum on carbon emissions where he explained that inspections will be done every two years and non-compliant cars will be banned from the roads/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) is seeking to introduce mandatory inspection for...
  • The case was heard at the Extraordinary African Chambers set up by the African Union/AFP DAKAR, May 30 – Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty of crimes against humanity and sentenced to life in prison by a special court in Senegal on Monday. “Hissene Habre, this court finds you...

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