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  • He said he had began chemotherapy/AFP HARARE, Jun 27 – Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Monday disclosed that he has cancer of the colon but vowed to beat it. The 64-year-old, who served as prime minister from 2009 to 2013, said the diagnosis was made last month at a hospital...
  • The two leaders will on Tuesday address a Botswana-Kenya Business Forum/PSCU GABORONE, Botswana, Jun 27 Botswana has agreed to review its strict immigration regulations to favour Kenyans interested to work there. This follows a meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and his counterpart Ian Khama...
  • Paris, France, Jun 27 – French purists have never taken kindly to having English thrust upon them, and some have seized upon Brexit as a chance to rid themselves of Shakespeare’s language — at least at EU headquarters. The shock of the decision across the Channel to break with the European Union...
  • Speaking at Busia Stadium during a rally for MPs who were arrested over hate speech remarks, the CORD leader noted that ODM is a democratic party that is open to criticism/FILE KISUMU, Kenya, Jun 27 – Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga has announced that ODM will look into...
  • Eight of the band members survived when the boat capsized on Saturday as they headed to an island for a performance/OJWANG JOE KISUMU, Kenya, Jun 27 – Bodies of three musicians who are among nine who drowned in Lake Victoria at the weekend have been retrieved. Two of the bodies were retrieved...
  • “The reasonable percentage… that the President would have to pay personally would be 87.94 percent”/FILE JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jun 27 – South African President Jacob Zuma should pay back $500,000 of public funds used to upgrade his private residence with facilities including a chicken coop...
  • British Prime Minister David Cameron flanked by his wife Samantha speaks to the press in front of 10 Downing street in central London on June 24, 2016 the morning after the ‘Leave’ vote in the EU referendum/AFP LONDON, United Kingdom, Jun 27 – Prime Minister David Cameron’s replacement as...
  • Ouko has found IEBC Chairman Issack Hassan, former CEO James Oswago and former Finance Minister Njeru Githae culpable in the procurement of biometric voter registration kits in a government-to-government arrangement/XINHUA-File NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 27 – Auditor General Edward Ouko is this week...
  • After being treated at a local hospital, he was flown to Johannesburg for emergency plastic and reconstructive surgery to his mouth and jaw. Local media described his condition as serious/XINHUA-File JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jun 27 – A 15-year-old was in a serious condition Monday after he was...
  • Tunoi was retired after the Supreme Court upheld a verdict of the Court of Appeal, which ruled that he should leave office at 70. NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 27 – The tribunal investigating the Sh200 million bribery claim against Philip Tunoi has halted its proceedings, since he is now a retired judge. The...
  • He has now directed school heads not to admit any transferring student without a letter from the County Director of Education/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 27 – The Ministry of Education has instructed head teachers in schools not to admit any transferring student expelled from other institutions as...
  • “Vote Leave” campaigner Boris Johnson insists Britain will retain close ties with Europe/AFP LONDON, Jun 27 – Top Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said there was no need to rush pulling Britain out of the EU, as he sought to reassure Britons abroad and EU citizens in Britain with a message of...
  • “The people’s will has been expressed,” Pope on Brexit/AFP ROME, Italy, Jun 27 – Pope Francis on Sunday warned of the “Balkanisation” of Europe in the wake of Britain’s shock vote to quit the EU and urged the bloc to chart a new way forward by giving member states greater freedoms. “We have to come...
  • The notion that children’s well-being depends on their mothers and not on the society around them or their fathers, is deeply entrenched in Germany and creates real obstacles to women’s careers/AFP BERLIN, Germany, Jun 27 – Is it possible to regret becoming a mother? The question first posed by an...
  • But in his memoir, he explains the public perception may not have been commensurate with his endeavors of promoting women issues/FRANCIS MBATHA NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 27 – Former Chief Justice Dr Willy Mutunga is set to release two books ahead of the next General Election. One of the books will be a...
  • Tunoi first received a retirement notice on 28th April 2014 notifying him “that his retirement was supposed to be effective 2nd June 2014″/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 27 – The tribunal investigating bribery claims against retired judge Philip Tunoi will on Monday rule whether his notice of retirement...
  • Since taking over power in 2013, President Kenyatta has been keen to solidify Kenya’s ties with various countries across the world, with Esipisu explaining that it’s all for the country’s benefit/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 27 – President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday morning travelled to Botswana for a...
  • Pope Francis and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II release white doves in the direction of Mount Ararat/AFPARMENIA, Jun 27 – Pope Francis on Sunday released peace doves on the Armenia-Turkey border in a gesture of reconciliation as Ankara slammed the pontiff for denouncing the mass killings of...
  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Jun 27 – Britain’s vote to leave the EU has sent shockwaves across the Netherlands, a founding father of the European community, but despite a push by eurosceptics analysts say a “Nexit” referendum is unlikely soon, if ever. “Now it is our turn,” trumpeted Geert Wilders, the...
  • Four decades later, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is due to visit Uganda for the anniversary not only to mark the operation and boost now-friendly ties between Uganda and Israel, but also to pay a deeply personal tribute/XINHUA-File ENTEBBE, Uganda, Jun 27 – Skimming above the choppy...
  • Singapore Airlines said the plane was en route from Singapore to Milan when an engine oil warning forced it to turn back to the city-state/AFP SINGAPORE, Jun 27 – A Singapore Airlines plane caught fire Monday while making an emergency landing at Changi Airport after turning back from a flight to...
  • A Washington Post-ABC News poll shows 51 percent support for Clinton compared with just 39 percent for Donald Trump/AFP WASHINGTON, United States, Jun 26 – Two head-to-head polls released Sunday showed a resurgent Hillary Clinton vaulting atop the US presidential race after a tumultuous month for...
  • Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) will host the leaders of France, Italy and the EU in Berlin on Monday to discuss the Brexit crisis/FILE BERLIN, Germany, Jun 26 – The European Parliament’s chief called Sunday for Britain to begin proceedings to leave the EU at a summit this week, as Germany...
  • Ruto said leaders were free to make political decisions and should not be construed to mean that they have been induced/DPPS NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 26- Deputy President William Ruto has urged leaders to embrace political realignments saying it is a reflection of democracy. Addressing faithful in...
  • According to the head of the search team Peter Aduwa, a search vessel is already in place and which is aimed at hastening search process/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 26 – The search for the bodies of nine members of Extra Young Task Band who drowned in Lake Victoria after their boat capsized is...

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