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  • ABUJA, Nigeria, Apr 1 - Challenger Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria’s presidential election by 2.57 million votes, official results showed Wednesday, defeating incumbent Goodluck Jonathan in the first democratic change of power in Africa’s most populous nation. The victory writes a new chapter in the...
  • Dresden, Germany, Apr 1 - A verdict is expected Wednesday in the trial of a German former police officer who allegedly killed a willing victim he met on a website for cannibalism fetishists. Detlev Guenzel, 57, stands accused of murder driven by sexual lust and disturbing the peace of the dead...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31- The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission suffered a major blow after Commissioner Jane Onsongo resigned on Tuesday citing infighting within the body. Onsongo told Citizen TV on Tuesday evening that the commission was incapable of fighting the numerous mega corruption cases...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31 - The Powers and Privileges Committee probing corruption allegations against the Public Accounts Committee chaired by embattled Budalangi Legislator Ababu Namwamba has recommended the dissolution of the committee. The recommendations are also calling for the reconstitution of...
  • KANO, Nigeria, Mar 31 - Thousands of people spilled into the streets in northern Nigeria in celebration on Tuesday after opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari claimed victory in the presidential election. A cavalcade of motorbikes and cars with their headlights on and horns blaring paraded through...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31 – Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu and her Energy counterpart Davis Chirchir have been linked to Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko on suspicion of colluding on corrupt deals. The two CSs are linked to Sonko in the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Report on the...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31- Governor Evans Kidero says no amount of accusations will derail his development agenda in serving the people of Nairobi. Addressing journalists on Tuesday at his City Hall office, Kidero said his record in fighting corruption and specifically the City Hall cartels is known...
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  • NAIROBI, Kenya Mar 31 - Two Senators and six members of the National Assembly are among public officers named in the confidential report by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC). Senator James Orengo is accused of illegally allocating and participating in irregular disposal of public...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31- National Police Service Commission (NPSC) chairman Johnston Kavuludi and three other officials are among people named in the explosive report on corruption in the country. Kavuludi is accused of misappropriating funds besides failing to account for money paid to him during...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31 – Twenty one heads of State Corporations are among officers who appear on the ‘list of shame’ authored by the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission and presented to Parliament by President Uhuru Kenyatta. National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Managing Trustee Richard Lang’at,...
  • JOHANNESBURG, Mar 31 - Nelson Mandela’s oldest grandson, who is also a member of South Africa’s parliament, was found guilty Tuesday of assaulting a motorist two years ago in the latest scandal to tarnish the Mandela family. A magistrates’ court in Mthatha, in Eastern Cape province, heard charges...
  • ABUJA, Mar 31 - Nigeria’s main opposition on Tuesday claimed victory in the country’s tense general election as former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari pulled ahead of President Goodluck Jonathan in the vote count. If confirmed, it would be the first democratic change of power in the history of...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31 - Deputy President William Ruto’s suspended Chief of Staff Marianne Kittany is under investigation by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) for supposedly plotting to eject Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru. According to the EACC dossier President Uhuru...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya Mar 31 - Supended Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Felix Koskei is being investigated for allegedly demanding bribes from parastatal heads in his ministry. The CS is also accused of allocating permits to sugar importers irregularly without following the due process as required by the...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, March 31 – Twelve Governors are among top officials named in the much awaited report by the Ethic and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC), with details of graft allegations facing them. They include Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero who is alleged to have signed a Sh4.6 billion deal to...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31 - The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has directed the public officials named in the corruption report that President Uhuru Kenyatta presented to Parliament on Thursday not to visit their offices without prior invitation. The commission CEO Halakhe Waqo on Tuesday said...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 31 - The National Anti- Corruption Campaign Steering Committee (NACCSC) has lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta for the bold step he has taken in the fight against graft. Speaking during a press conference on Tuesday morning, Chairman Arch Bishop Eliud Wabukala described the...
  • DUESSELDORF, May 31 - The co-pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a Germanwings plane into the French Alps was classified as suicidal "several years ago" but had appeared more stable of late, German prosecutors said Monday. As investigators in both countries tried to zero in on a potential...
  • KAMPALA, Mar 31 - Uganda’s lead prosecutor in the ongoing trial of 13 men accused of participating in 2010 Al-Shabaab bombings that killed 76 people was shot dead Monday, police said. Joan Kagezi, acting assistant director of public prosecution, was murdered by men on a motorbike as she drove home...
  • PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria, Mar 30 - An overnight curfew was imposed in Nigeria’s southern Rivers state as tensions ran high over local results of the country’s general election, the state government said on Monday. "The government has imposed a curfew in Rivers state from 7pm (1800 GMT) to 6am to...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 30 - Three women arrested in El Wak at the weekend while headed to Somalia were on Monday arraigned before a Mombasa court facing terrorism charges. They appeared before Mombasa Senior Resident Magistrate Irene Ruguru but were not allowed to plead. The court has granted police...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 30 - Suspended Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu has now blamed forces against the ongoing reforms at the Lands Ministry for her recent woes. Ngilu who stepped down after her name appeared in the confidential report presented by President Uhuru Kenyatta to Parliament during the...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 30 - Suspended Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Felix Koskei on Monday started his 60-day mission to clear his name by going to the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to enquire about the allegations levelled against him. Koskei who was accompanied by five lawyers met...
  • BEIJING, China, Mar 30 - A total of 449 Chinese nationals were evacuated from conflict-racked Yemen on Monday, state media said, as an Arab coalition continued air strikes against Shiite rebels near Sanaa. Six nationals from other countries were also rescued, the official Xinhua News Agency...

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