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  • Passengers rush to safety after a NJ Transit train crashed in to the platform at the Hoboken Terminal on September 29, 2016/Getty/AFP HOBOKEN, United States, Sep 29 – A packed commuter train ploughed into a station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour Thursday, with three people reported...
  • A new loan programme targeting mid-level medical trainees has officially been rolled out/AFP   NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 29 – A new loan programme targeting mid-level medical trainees like nurses, clinical officers, nutritionists and lab technologists in a bid to increase the country’s health workforce...
  • Chaos erupts at City Hall after CORD county assembly members roughed up another from Jubilee/ SIMON NDONGA NAIROBI, Kenya, September 29 – Chaos erupted at City Hall Thursday afternoon after CORD county assembly members roughed up another from Jubilee who was tabling an impeachment motion against...
  • He got the passport in February 2013, when he was working at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, according to the Immigration Department/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 29 – Kenya Film Classification Board Chief Executive Ezekiel Mutua was on Thursday ordered to surrender his diplomatic passport for an...
  • It was a game of hide and seek between the two groups, as flying stones took over the skies, with police curiously keeping away/MOSES MUOKI NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 29 – Students at the Multimedia University who have been protesting after their colleague was killed in an accident on Thursday turned...
  • A United Nations report in 2000 said Michel Desaedeleer signed an agreement in 1999 with brutal Sierra Leone rebels allowing him to exploit diamond mines/AFP-File  BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sep 29 – A US-Belgian businessman accused of enslavement and diamond trafficking during Sierra Leone’s civil war has...
  • Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson at a rally on September 10, 2016 in New York © AFP/File / Bryan R. Smith Washington, United States, Sep 29 – Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson’s longshot bid for the White House appears to have grown even more remote. The former New Mexico governor...
  • Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru stated that qualified ICT officials have already been deployed to the counties and sub-counties as quality inspectors to oversee installation of the devices/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 29 – The government says all is set for...
  • Former US president Bill Clinton pays his respects next to the coffin of former Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem on September 29, 2016/AFP JERUSALEM,Israel, Sep 29 – Israeli leaders, former US president Bill Clinton and crowds of mourners gathered outside parliament Thursday to pay last...
  • An Indian soldier looks towards the Line of Control on the border with Pakistan on September 18, 2016/AFP-File NEW DELHI, India, Sep 29 – India said Thursday it had conducted military strikes along its de facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir to thwart attacks on some of its biggest cities,...
  • EACC Chief Executive Officer Halakhe Waqo told a parliamentary committee investigating the saga that the commission is undertaking a lifestyle audit on all the key players/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 29 – The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission now says Sh1.8 billion was lost in the National Youth...
  • Transport on the road from Rongai outside the university has been paralysed with the students barricading the road with stones and lighting bonfires/MOSES MUOKI NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 29 – Multi Media University students resumed demonstrations on Magadi Road Thursday to protest Sunday’s accident even...
  • This is after the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission declined to have the matter settled out of court after receiving crucial documents in relation to the case/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 9 – A land case pitting former Finance Minister Amos Kimunya will now...
  • M’Imanyara has called on the authorities to arrest those involved in causing the accident/MOSES MUOKI NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 28 – Karianki M’Imanyara is mourning his wife, who lost her life during Sunday’s accident that claimed three other people and left 8 more seriously injured. He believes if the...
  • The US Capitol building in Washington, DC, the seat of the United States Congress © AFP/File / Jewel Samad Washington, United States, Sep 29 – The US Congress passed a spending bill late Wednesday and staved off a government shutdown, after reaching agreement on funding for a tainted water crisis...
  • The man identified as Emmanuel Peter was arrested at Obama Estate off Kangundo Road on Wednesday night/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 29 – A Nigerian deported from Kenya twice over drug trafficking has been arrested. The man identified as Emmanuel Peter was arrested at Obama Estate off Kangundo Road on...
  • Internally displaced persons are shown in a camp in Sortoni, in Sudan’s North Darfur state © UNAMID/AFP/File United Nations, United States, Sep 29 – Rights group Amnesty International has accused Sudanese government forces of killing scores of civilians, including many children, in suspected...
  • Gabon President elected Ali Bongo Ondimba addresses his guests during the swearing in ceremony in Libreville on September 27, 2016 © AFP/File / Steve Jordan Libreville, Gabon, Sep 29 – Gabon’s President Ali Bongo, newly sworn back into power, on Wednesday appointed a prime minister to form what he...
  • Female members of the anti-poaching team “Black Mambas” conduct a routine patrol through a wildlife reserve on September 25, 2016 in the Limpopo province of South Africa © AFP / Mujahid Safodien Balule, South Africa, Sep 29 – South Africa’s all-female “Black Mambas” anti-poaching team had never...
  • The deaths of black men at the hands of police have spurred protests across America © Getty/AFP / Scott Olson Los Angeles, United States, Sep 28 – Protesters marched in a California town following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man said to be mentally ill, as local officials urged...
  • Former Democratic primary rivals Hillary Clinton (L) and Bernie Sanders teamed up in a bid to charm America’s youth © AFP / Brendan Smialowski Durham, United States, Sep 29 – What they lack in chemistry they make up for in drive: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are determined to stand united for...
  • Even die-hard fans of presidential nominee Donald Trump agree he could do better at the next debate with Hillary Clinton © AFP / Jewel Samad Council Bluffs, United States, Sep 29 – It’s 10 days to America’s next presidential debate, but some of Donald Trump’s most ardent admirers agree: he must do...
  • The pedestrian knocked down on Thursday morning was rushed to hospital after sustaining serious injuries. Photo/MOSES MUOKI.NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 29 – A pedestrian was on Thursday morning hit by a speeding vehicle in Rongai as hundreds of area residents prepared for a walk-to-work demonstration in...
  • A Syrian boy carries a toy gun past a destroyed building in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli © AFP/File / Delil Souleiman Washington, United States, Sep 29 – President Barack Obama defended his refusal to use military force to end Syria’s brutal civil war Wednesday, as diplomatic efforts...
  • The House voted 348-77 to reject the veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia shortly after a 97-1 Senate vote to override it © Getty/AFP/File / Spencer Platt Washington, United States, Sep 28 – The US Congress voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to override Barack Obama’s veto of a bill...

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