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  • 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...
  • Mutunga has directed that an inter-parties hearing will now be held on Thursday and not June 24 as earlier ordered by Justice Njoki Ndung’u, given the public interest in the matter/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has fast-tracked the hearing of the appeal filed before the...
  • A worker welds scaffoldings at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City on May 29, 2016, ahead of restoration of the Tomb of Jesus/AFP ISRAEL, Jerusalem, May 30 – A major restoration project has begun at the shrine inside Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre where Jesus is said...
  • Opposition figure Moise Katumbi (R) arrives at the courthouse in Lubumbashi, DR Congo on May 13, 2016/AFP-File KINSHASA, DR Congo, May 30 – Moise Katumbi, the embattled DR Congo opposition leader who quit the country last week ostensibly for medical treatment, has now flown from South Africa to...
  • Family members told authorities that six armed men snatched Pulido in his hometown of Ciudad Victoria, the capital of Tamaulipas, as he returned from a party/AFP MEXICO CITY, May 30 – Mexican security forces have rescued football star Alan Pulido, who was found “safe and sound” hours after he was...
  • The decision by the JSC to retire Rawal and Tunoi back in September last year caused a rift on the Supreme Court bench/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – The Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi on Monday told Capital FM News that Chief Justice Willy Mutunga, “as President of the Supreme Court,”...
  • The police requested the public to report to the nearest police station should they see or have any information regarding the individuals/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, May 30 – Police have circulated the photos and names of eight wanted criminals terrorising the public within the coastal region. This...
  • “You don’t like David Cameron? You can get rid of him. If you don’t like (European Commission chief) Jean-Claude Juncker, there is nothing you can do to get rid of him.”/AFP LONDON, United Kingdom, May 30 – Politicians and world leaders have dominated the headlines in the campaign for Britain’s EU...
  • Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre is escorted by prison guards into the courtroom for the first proceedings of his trial by the Extraordinary African Chambers in Dakar on July 20, 2015/AFP-File DAKAR, Senegal, May 30 – A special court in Senegal was due to deliver its verdict Monday in the war...
  • Mobutu Sese Seko, then president of Zaire (l), and Hissene Habré, then president of Chad, wave to wellwishers, 20 August 1983, in N’djamena/AFP DAKAR, Senegal, May 30 – A special court in Senegal was due to deliver its verdict Monday in the war crimes trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre...
  • An intensive search for 25-year-old footballer Alan Pulido, pictured on April 26, 2014, is underway in the state of Tamaulipas in northeastern Mexico/AFP NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico, May 30 – Mexican footballer Alan Pulido, a striker on Greece’s Olympiakos team, was kidnapped Sunday in his home state of...
  • “That means having a candidate who can excite working families, excite young people, bring them into the political process, create a large voter turnout,” the Vermont senator said on NBC’s “Meet the Press”/FILE WASHINGTON, United States, May 30 – Bernie Sanders cautioned Democratic rival Hillary...
  • The UN Security Council in March imposed the toughest sanctions to date on Pyongyang following its fourth atomic test in January and a long-range rocket launch a month later/FILE KAMPALA, Uganda, May 29 – Uganda hit back Sunday at South Korea’s claim that Kampala had ordered a halt to military ties...
  • The Italian coastguard estimates it has rescued 10,000 people whose boats have capsized near the Libyan coast in the past week/AFP ROME, Italy, May 29 – Up to 700 migrants are feared to have drowned in deadly shipwrecks off the coast of Libya this week, the UN’s refugee agency said Sunday, citing...
  • A Delhi deputy police commissioner Ishwar Singh said altercations and scuffles took place on Thursday night after locals became offended by Africans playing loud music and drinking alcohol in the street/FILE NEW DELHI, India, May 29 – Police said Sunday they arrested five Indians accused of...
  • Miners celebrate after a giant drilling machine completes the world’s longest tunnel beneath the Swiss Alps/AFP GENEVA, May 25 – The world’s longest rail tunnel, which runs under the Alps and took 17 years to build, is inaugurated on Wednesday. Here are four key numbers about the project, called...
  • According to Koome, Evangelist Lucy Wa Ngunjiri of the Prayer Beyond Boundaries Ministries has already paid Sh150,000 for the venue/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29 – Nairobi Police boss Japheth Koome says there will be no showdown at Uhuru Park during the Madaraka Day celebrations, where CORD and a...
  • Reenactors dressed as French and German soldiers gather at the German WWI cemetery of Troyon, eastern France, as part of the 100-year commemoration of the Battle of Verdun/AFP VERDUN, France, May 29 – French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will on Sunday stand...

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