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  • GABORONE, Aug 22 - Botswana’s High Court on Friday ordered the government to provide treatment to HIV-positive foreign prisoners at the state’s expense. Justice Bengbame Sechele ruled that the denial of anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment to foreign inmates violated their rights. Two Zimbabwean...
  • DRESDEN, August 22- A German police officer went on trial Friday accused of murdering a willing victim he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists so he could make a grisly pornographic home video. In a macabre case that has captured global attention, prosecutors say the 56 year old defendant,...
  • KINSHASA, Aug 22 - A fever of unidentified origin has killed 13 people in the northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo since August 11, the health minister said. "All 13 people who have died suffered from a fever, diarrhoea, vomiting and, in a terminal stage, of vomiting a black matter," Dr Felix...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 22 - Opposition leader Raila Odinga says the Coalition for Reform and Democracy (CORD) will not be shaken by the withdrawal of the Jubilee Alliance from the parallel Governors’ referendum bid. Speaking at the unveiling of the OKOA Kenya Secretariat offices, Odinga said Governors...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 22 - Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo has said that only police officers who have retired honourably from the service will join the National Association of Retired Police officers. Members of the association are set to be incorporated in community policing under the...
  • DAMASCUS, August 22- The death toll from the war in Syria has topped 191,000, UN rights chief Navi Pillay said Friday, criticising "international paralysis" on the conflict where jihadists have established a foothold. Pillay said the 191,369 deaths recorded between March 2011 when the war broke out...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 22 - He began by laying a copy of the National Land Commission (NLC) Act open on the table. He then proceeded to explain to the commission why he was glad NLC legal consultant, Paul Nyamodi, had commenced the proceedings by clarifying that the public hearing was convened under...
  • MONROVIA, August 22 - Every region of Liberia has now been hit by Ebola, officials said Friday, as other affected west African nations scrambled to contain the spread of the killer virus. After seeing people fall to the deadly disease in area after area, Liberia said two people had succumbed to the...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 22 - Motorists in Nairobi will from September 1 start paying parking fees using their mobile phones as City Hall implements the cashless payment system. Deputy Governor Jonathan Mueke stated that motorists will be required to create an e-wallet, which they will be topping up...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 22 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged Kenyans to put their differences aside, in order to build the country. Speaking while leading the nation in commemorating the 36th anniversary of the death of founding President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, he said Kenyans must uphold the ideals of...
  • MOMBASA, Kenya, Aug 22 - A British terrorism suspect in Kenya is no "monster" and has been falsely linked with a fugitive jihadist from the UK dubbed the "White Widow", his lawyer told a court on Thursday. Suspected militant Jermaine Grant, accused of plotting bomb attacks and having ties to...
  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 22 - The cremated remains of Hollywood actor Robin Williams, found dead on August 1 after an apparent suicide, were spread in San Francisco Bay, US news media reported Thursday. According to Williams’s death certificate, published by the celebrity gossip site Radar Online, Williams...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21 - One of the parcels of public land in Lamu whose lease is being investigated changed hands four times between 2012 and 2013, it emerged on Thursday. The lease for the 40,140 acre parcel of land was originally granted to a Rusken International Limited - on a request from the...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21 - A petition by the Council of Governors challenging summons by the Senate has been referred to Chief Justice Willy Mutunga to appoint a bench to hear it. High Court judge Isaac Lenaola said that the issues raised by the aggrieved Governors could ably be determined by a three...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21- Security analyst and retired military officer Bashir Haji Abdullaih has called on the government to fight corruption within security agencies if the ongoing reforms are to be effective. He says external threats like terrorism have become internal threats because of...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21 - The manager of Sky Park Plaza in Westlands has been charged in a Nairobi court for allegedly withdrawing lift services to floors housing the National Police Service Commission. Bedan Mwangi Nduati however denied that he disabled the lifts between August 15 and 20. He also...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21 - Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu has re-opened the Mombasa Lands Registry after a two-week long cleanup exercise which saw some 38,574 missing files recovered. While re-opening the office, Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu indicated that despite the fact that some...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated Major-General Philip Wachira Kameru to head the National Intelligence Service (NIS). National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi made the announcement during Thursday’s House sitting as he passed the message from the President. Major-...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21 - The High Court has barred the Director of Immigration from deporting an Ethiopian national to Somalia. Justice Isaac Lenaola on Thursday issued the prohibiting order after Mohammed Aden Ismail’s wife Shukri Abdihafid applied to the High Court seeking orders to block her...
  • WASHINGTON, Aug 21 - Two American missionaries who fell ill with the dangerous Ebola virus while working in Liberia have recovered and have been released from an Atlanta hospital, doctors said Thursday. Doctor Kent Brantly, 33, and Nancy Writebol, 60, became sick with Ebola in Monrovia last month,...
  • WASHINGTON, August 21- The American doctor who fell ill with the dangerous Ebola virus while working in Liberia has recovered and is being released from an Atlanta hospital, an aid group said Thursday. Kent Brantly, 33, is scheduled to speak to the media along with doctors at Emory University...
  • MACHAKOS, Kenya, Aug 21 - Machakos County Deputy Governor Bernard Kiala has been accused of treating the public to a theatrical charade after he claimed that his office had been vandalised. County Secretary Francis Mwaka said Kiala took journalists to the County Finance Department office which is...
  • BEIJING, August 21- Five members of a fringe religious group in China went on trial Thursday for beating a woman to death at a McDonald’s restaurant, reportedly after she rebuffed their attempts to recruit her. The five are all members of a cult called Quannengshen, the official news agency Xinhua...
  • WASHINGTON, August 21- The United States said Wednesday that its special forces tried this summer to rescue American hostages held by Islamist militants in Syria. News reports quoting government officials said Wednesday the captives included James Foley, the American journalist whose graphic...
  • MONROVIA, August 21- The UN’s new pointman on Ebola was due to arrive in west Africa on Thursday for a visit aimed at shoring up health services in the region where at least 1,350 lives have been lost to the virus. David Nabarro, a British physician appointed last week by UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon,...

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