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  • Medical experts blame air pollution for 2,500 deaths each year in Paris © AFP/File / Ludovic Marin Paris, France, Sep 26 – The city of Paris on Monday voted to ban cars along a stretch of the River Seine as part of an anti-pollution drive. Mayor Anne Hidalgo said the move, which will pedestrianise...
  • The trio faced six counts of corruption and abuse of office for a roads construction tender amounting to Sh3,756,962.37/ODPP NYERI, Kenya, Sep 26 – A Nyeri court has sentenced three former county officials to three years imprisonment  or a Sh7.9 million fine for failing to adhere to procurement...
  • Israelis wave flags outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s old city on June 5, 2016 as they celebrate Jerusalem Day © AFP/File / Ahmad Gharabli Ramallah, Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Sep 26 – Palestinian leaders Monday accused Donald Trump of abandoning any hope of a two-state solution after the...
  • The IEBC Chairperson also confirmed that he and his team are yet to be engaged by the National Treasury, Attorney General Office or Salaries and Remuneration Commission on a proposal for a send off package that will see them vacate office/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 26 – Independent Electoral and...
  • Syrians look at a heavily damaged building following air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo, on September 24, 2016/AFP  MOSCOW, Russian Federation, Sep 26 – Moscow on Monday slammed the United States and Britain for accusing Russia of “barbarism” and war crimes in Syria as Russian and Syrian...
  • King Abdullah was received by President Kenyatta at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 26 – Jordan’s King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein has jetted into the country on Monday where he was expected to hold talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta on security issues among other...
  • Aroni pointed to her track record and pointed out that where she showed zero tolerance to corruption and left room for anyone to approach and compromise her as a judge/MOSES MUOKI NAIROBI, Kenya, September 26 – The interviews for the post of Deputy Chief Justice commenced Monday morning with High...
  • Rodrigo Duterte won Philippine presidential election in a landslide in May 2016 after promising to kill 100,000 criminals as part of a campaign against illegal drugs © AFP/File / Ted Aljibe Manila, Philippines, Sep 26 – A United Nations rights rapporteur told AFP on Monday she intended to visit the...
  • A tractor clears the rubble following Syrian govermnet forces’ airstrikes in the rebel held neighborhood of Tariq a-Bab in Aleppo/AFP UNITED NATIONS, United States, Sep 25 – The US accused Moscow of “barbarism” over the worsening carnage in Aleppo, as Syrian and Russian warplanes pounded the city...
  • Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas at their camp in El Diamante, Caqueta department, Colombia on September 25, 2016/AFP CARTAGENA, Colombia, Sep 26 – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the leader of the FARC rebels, Timoleon “Timochenko” Jimenez, are due to sign a...
  • Nairobi Traffic Commandant Leonard Katana told Capital FM News that they are closing in on the driver who fled from the scene of the accident/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 26 – A manhunt is underway for the driver of the Rongai-bound matatu which overturned on Lang’ata Road Sunday killing at least four...
  •   The Deputy President William Ruto addressing Kenyan journalists during an interview in New York/DPPS New York, US, Sep 26 – “I am my own made man,”… so says Deputy President William Ruto. Ruto, who says he has risen from being “the son of a peasant man,” understands there are people who believe...
  • Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau makes a statement at an undisclosed location in video released on YouTube by Islamist group © BOKO HARAM/AFP Kano, Nigeria, Sep 25 – The embattled leader of jihadist group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, resurfaced in a video posted online Sunday, rejecting assertions...
  • 16 candidates seeking to succeed retired Lady Justice Kalpana Rawal are lined up to face the panel with High Court Judge Lady Justice Abida Ali-Aroni first on the hot seat followed by Appellate Judge Agnes Murgor in the afternoon/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 26 – The Judicial Service Commission (JSC)...
  • A bus burns on the infamous Kampala-Masaka road, a major access route from the Kenyan coast through Uganda to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Burundi © AFP/File / Michele Sibiloni Mpigi, Uganda, Sep 26 – Wearing pristine white with her woollen socks pulled high, Ugandan traffic police...
  • DP Ruto told Kenyan journalists in an interview at the close of the meeting that there are currently 60 million people on the move in the world/FILE NEW YORK, US, Sep 26 – The adoption of the New York Declaration on Refugees and Migrants at the just concluded UN General Assembly is a significant...
  • A notice in the local dailies indicated that the Department of Defence is the highest defaulter owing City Hall Sh60.17 billion/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 26 – The Nairobi County Government is threatening to take the National Government to court over a debt of Sh62 billion in rates arrears. A notice...
  • As many as 90 million people are expected to tune in when Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face off at Hofstra University in New York © Getty/AFP / Joe Raedle WASHINGTON, Sep 26 – The lengthy US presidential campaign is careening towards a 90-minute Monday showdown, with Democrat Hillary Clinton...
  • Israel captured the Arab eastern half of Jerusalem during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, and annexed it in 1980, declaring all of Jerusalem Israel’s unified capital © AFP/File / Marina Passos NEW YORK, Sep 26 – Republican candidate Donald Trump pledged to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s “undivided”...
  • Two teenage girls arrested in Nice told investigators they had been in contact with French jihadist Rachid Kassim © Welayat Nineveh/AFP/File Paris, France, Sep 25 – Two teenage girls from the French city of Nice are being held on suspicion of planning an attack directed by a notorious Syria-based...
  • Dolamu Henry Oduwole died Sunday at a Nairobi hospital. Photo/COURTESY.NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 25 – Former Youth and Sports Assistant Minister Wavinya Ndeti is in mourning the death of her husband Dolamu Henry Oduwole. The CCU party leader who also served as Kathiani MP announced on her social media...
  • Opposition leaders have threatened to stage street protests if no progress is made by Monday. Photo/FILE.NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 25 – President Uhuru Kenyatta is confident of an amicable solution to the on-going blame game between the National Treasury and Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC)...
  • King Abdullah II was among world leaders who addressed the UN General Assembly in New York last week. Photo/COURTESY.NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 25 – Jordan’s King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein will start his state visit to Kenya on Monday where he is expected to hold talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta among...
  • Mutunga spoke at the first anniversary for the Victims of Torture and ill-Treatment during the Colonial Era at Uhuru Park. Photo/COURTESY.NAIROBI, Kenya, SEPT 24 – Retired Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has urged the youth to avoid vices adopted by the leadership and generations before them, that has...
  • The accident occurred near Lang’ata Police station. Photo/Courtesy.NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 25 – At least four people died and several others injured on Sunday in an accident involving a Rongai-bound matatu which overturned on Lang’ata Road. Police and witnesses said the accident occurred when a bus from...

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