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  • Court of Appeal Judge Alnashir Visram will be the first to face the Judicial Service Commission from 9am at the Supreme Court Building/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 – Interviews for six candidates shortlisted for the position of Chief Justice are scheduled to begin on Monday. Court of Appeal Judge...
  • Speaking after holding bilateral talks with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Uhuru Kenyatta said the gesture demonstrated the enduring cooperation with Japan/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 – The Japanese Government has extended a Sh10 billion grant to Kenya for building food security and...
  • The Machakos Governor said his development philosophy of Maendeleo Chap Chap was keen to fight poverty in a speedy manner in order to improve people’s wellbeing/CFM NEWSBUSIA, Kenya, Aug 28 – Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has condemned divisive politics and called on leaders to embrace unity....
  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks in Des Moines, Iowa on August 27, 2016/AFP WASHINGTON, Aug 28 – Donald Trump is committed to a “fair and humane” approach to securing America’s borders, but details of his evolving immigration policy will be revealed at a later time, his...
  • The UNDP said in a statement that male-female inequality in sub-Saharan Africa costs the continent some $95 billion each year in lost economic potential/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 – The UN on Sunday urged African nations to close a gender gap that is costing an estimated $95 billion (84...
  • President Kenyatta noted that the ease of doing business in many African nations has improved but added that more efforts are needed for more countries to move up the rank/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 – African leaders attending a development conference in Nairobi have pledged to place the private...
  • Concerns were reportedly raised over the pair ahead of the 9am (0800 GMT) UA162 flight. The service, carrying 141 passengers, eventually flew with a new crew later Saturday/AFP LONDON, Aug 28 – Two pilots were arrested in Scotland on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they...
  • “To improve the nutrition status of the people, we must enhance productivity to ensure affordable food,” said Ruto/DPPS NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 – Kenya has developed the necessary policies to support a proper framework to enhance food productivity in order to improve the nutrition status of its...
  • WASHINGTON, United States, Aug 28 – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump linked illegal immigration and employment Saturday, pledging to start deporting offenders as soon as he is sworn in should he become the White House’s next occupant. Trump all the while courted the black vote, claiming...
  • The President pointed out that the increased cooperation and enhanced relations between the Asian economic giant and Africa have widened the scope of engagement, accelerating development and economic growth/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 – The successful hosting of the sixth Tokyo International...
  • They also discussed decisions taken at the African Union summit in Rwanda, and how to accelerate their implementation/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 – President Uhuru Kenyatta and South African President Jacob Zuma Saturday held talks on regional security and bilateral issues. The two leaders...
  • “It is with this unity that we will prosper and truly deliver on the promise of independence, liberation from our colonial past, and a commitment to our Pan-Africa goal,” the President said/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 27 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has underscored the need for African leaders to work...
  • Supporters of opposition candidate Jean Ping gather at a rally in Libreville on the last day of the presidential election campaign © AFP / Marco Longari Libreville, Gabon, Aug 27 – The people of Gabon began casting their ballots Saturday in a vote to decide whether President Ali Bongo will remain...
  • Rescue workers combing the rubble said they had found no new survivors in the remote mountain villages in central Italy rocked by a powerful pre-dawn quake Wednesday © AFP / Andreas Solaro Ascoli Piceno, Italy, Aug 27 – Flags flew at half mast across Italy on Saturday as the country observed a day...
  • He says with the security challenges affecting the continent just like other parts of the world, Africa having a member at the UN Security Council is long overdue/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 27 – Japan has promised to support Africa in lobbying to be a permanent member of the United Nations...
  • By presented a less abrasive and more tolerant image Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is hoping to broaden his appeal to a more diverse electorate © AFP / Sizanne Cordeiro Washington, United States, Aug 27 – This was supposed to be the new — new! — Donald Trump, the more temperate...
  • Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe accused foreign powers of having a hand in the unrest which saw opposition supporters clash with police in Harare © AFP / Wilfred Kajese Harare, Zimbabwe, Aug 27 – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on Friday warned that the Arab Spring style of protests would...
  • Donald Trump at the age of 70 would be the oldest person to assume the presidency if elected © Getty/AFP / Jonathan Bachman Washington, United States, Aug 27 – Donald Trump’s personal doctor, who gave the Republican presidential candidate a glowing health report, told NBC News Friday that he penned...
  • President Condé urged Kenya to support his country in capacity building especially in the hospitality industry and public service sectors/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 27 – Kenya and Guinea have opened a new chapter of bilateral relations, which will scale up the friendship between the two countries....
  • “At this meeting, in this venue, I ask you to re-commit yourselves to providing the leadership that Africans deserve,” said the President/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 27 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged leaders participating in the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) to encourage their peers to...
  • Hillary Clinton has come under withering scrutiny over whether Clinton Foundation donors received favored access at the State Department while she was secretary of state/AFP WASHINGTON, United States, Aug 26 – Hillary Clinton said Friday she was certain no revelations from emails or foreign...
  • World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said the bank would like to support Kenya manage the repatriation of refugees in a dignified manner that will turn the Dadaab area into a vibrant economic zone/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – The World Bank is seeking innovative ways to support the establishment of...
  • They were charged alongside the proprietors of Quorandum Limited, Mukuria Ngamau and his wife Doreen Waithera Nganga, to whom the monies were said to have been paid out to for ICT consultancy services/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – Former Youth Enterprise Development Fund Chairman Bruce Odhiambo...
  • President Kenyatta said the Cote d’Ivore leader is a long-time friend of Kenya as he had been key to country’s development since his days at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday morning held bilateral talks with Cote d’Ivoire President...
  • A supporter of the Zimbabwe opposition party Movement for Democratic Change Tsvangirai faction (MDC-T) throws back a tear gas canister during clashes with police in Harare on August 24, 2016/AFP-File HARARE, Zimbabwe, Aug 26 – Riot police in Zimbabwe fired tear gas, beat up several people and...

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