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  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi/AFP-File NEW DELHI, India, Jul 1 – Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Africa next week, New Delhi said Friday, seeking to boost India’s influence on a continent where rival Asian power China enjoys significant clout. India has been working to improve...
  • The Authority says about 1.7 million Kenyans met the deadline./XINHUA-File NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 1 – The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has ruled out any extension for filling returns after the deadline lapsed on Thursday midnight. KRA says taxpayers who did not file returns during the period will now...
  • Pope Francis (right) greets his predecessor Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI – who in 2013 became the first pontiff to retire in seven centuries– during a ceremont at the Vatican on June 28, 2016/AFP ROME, Jul 1- Retired pope Benedict XVI is to lift the lid in a new book on his troubled time at the head...
  • Rose was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma five years ago – a type of cancer that affects the white blood cells/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 1 – The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) in conjunction with the African Cancer Foundation on Friday announced plans to produce a documentary on...
  • Muslim man in prayer/XINHUA NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 1 — This coming Thursday has been declared a national holiday to mark the end of the month of Ramadhan. Muslim faithful will be celebrating Idd Ul Fitr on the day by breaking their month long fast and exercise of abstinence. Sightings of the moon are...
  • A lawyer Duncan Kinuthia who has seen the bodies told Capital FM News that he has confirmed one of them to be that of Kimani, but the family is yet to verify this/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 1 – The body believed to be that of the missing lawyer Willie Kimani and another thought to be of his client or...
  • The attack comes hours after the US issued a travel advisory to its citizens, citing areas such as Mandera, Wajir, Garissa and parts of coast province due to imminent attacks/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 1 – At least six people were killed after Al Shabaab attackers opened fire at buses ferrying...
  • People hand out how-to-vote pamphlets outside a polling station in Sydney’s central business district on June 27, 2016/AFP SYDNEY, Australia, Jul 1- Growing distrust and disillusionment with the political establishment in Australia has prompted two young voters to create a party that would allow...
  • Kibicho has told Capital FM News that Kenyans and anyone visiting, or intending to visit the country has no reason to worry due to adequate security measures put in place to secure the country/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya Jul 1 – Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho has sought to assure the world...
  • Lawyer Willie Kimani (left) went missing on Thursday last week together with his client and a taxi driver along Mombasa Road/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 1 – Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet on Friday ordered the immediate arrest of three police officers suspected to be linked to the...
  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry attend military-led vigil to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme at the Thiepval memorial.AFP/Getty THIEPVAL, France, Jul 1 – Prince William on Thursday paid tribute to a generation lost at the Battle of...
  • Supporters of Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila celebrate his 45th birthday at the Velodrome stadium in Kinshasa/AFP KINSHASA, Jul 1 – Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Moise Katumbi warned President Joseph Kabila risked plunging the country into an “even worse...
  • “Direct procurement for ERTS was not justified. As a result of the mismanagement of the procurement process, government incurred an additional Euros 36,989,937.22″/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 1 – A joint parliamentary committee looking into a petition seeking the removal of Independent Electoral and...
  • Home Secretary Minister Theresa May is now leading five candidates vying to replace Prime Minister David Cameron, who resigned after losing the referendum on EU membership/AFP LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 1 – Britain’s ruling Conservative Party was left reeling on Friday, after the shock withdrawal...
  • The 14-member Joint Select Committee will have 30 days to investigate claims of misconduct against the electoral commission chairman and eight commissioners and submit its report to the House for consideration/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale has issued a...
  • The lawyers’ umbrella body wants records of Kimani, Josephat Mwendwa and Joseph Murimi produced in court./FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is in court seeking to compel Safaricom Limited to produce all phone call records of missing lawyer Willie Kimani, his client and a...
  • Speaking during a prize giving day at the Ngara Girls High School, the Education CS described it as a vice that must be rooted out completely from students minds/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i says three students have so far been arrested and charged even as the...
  • He said this while inspecting the ongoing construction of the Konza to Katumani road which will link Machakos New City to Konza Techno City/FILE MACHAKOS, Kenya, Jun 30 – Governor Alfred Mutua has assured residents of Machakos County that locals will be given skilled and non-skilled preferences in...
  • Mbaluto (left) has been involved in charities like Sacoma where he used drama and news to increase awareness of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in London ending up with an award from the UK National Health Service and UNESCO/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – Kenyans are no strangers to recognition on the...
  • According to police, such cases have drastically dropped due to increased surveillance and police presence, but the threat is not fully eliminated/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – A little while ago, I left the office to meet a friend who is waiting in a restaurant along Moi Avenue, within Nairobi....
  • Brexit campaigner and former London mayor Boris Johnson announces that he won’t run for prime minister, at a press conference in central London on June 30, 2016/AFP LONDON, Jun 30 – Top Brexit campaigner and former London mayor Boris Johnson said in a shock announcement Thursday he will not run in...
  • The court has also ordered Alden to surrender his passport and report to the police every fortnight/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – Briton Richard Alden was on Thursday released on a Sh2 million bail with two sureties of similar amount, in a case where he has been accused of killing a Kenyan woman on...
  • Tobiko has called for speedy investigations into the alleged offensive remarks by the Machakos Senator and the file returned for appropriate action to be taken/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has asked the National Cohesion and Integration Commission to...
  • President Kenyatta then signed into law the Consolidated Fund Warrant No. 1 of 2016/17 effectively authorising the government to draw and fund its projects, programmes and operations in 2016/17/FILENairobi, Kenya, Jun 30 – President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday morning signed into law various pieces of...
  • The Pan African Forum through its chairman David Matsanga alleges that the Bashir case was not properly investigated and has documented alleged misconduct on the part the prosecution/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – A regional Non-Governmental Organisation has moved to the International Criminal Court...

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