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  • Mutua who also met representatives from various teachers unions and associations said he was also committed to improving the education standards in the county/CFM NEWS MACHAKOS, Kenya, May 26 – Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua has said the church has a critical role to play in promoting peace and...
  • House Speaker Justin Muturi said it was because of his commitment to service that Shitanda was elected an MP in 1997 and 2002 to represent residents of Malava Constituency/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 26 – Members of the National Assembly observed a minute’s silence as they took time to eulogise former...
  • On security, South Korean Ambassador Young Dae Kwon says they will look at possible joint training programmes for Kenya’s security personnel in South Korea more so in fighting terrorism/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 26- Security, ICT and agriculture will top discussions, during South Korean President...
  • Somalia, which lodged the case with the ICJ in August 2014, told the court that diplomatic negotiations “have failed to resolve this disagreement,” the tribunal said in a statement Thursday/FILE THE HAGUE, Netherlands, May 26 – The UN’s top court said Thursday it will hold hearings in September...
  • During the meeting, the commission urged all the parties involved to accord them a fair hearing and involvement, so that any dialogue initiative is not prejudiced/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 26 – The Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission on Thursday met the Inter- religious Council of Kenya as...
  • Relatives mourn during the 2010 funeral for a victim of a suicide-bomb attack in Kampala/AFP KAMPALA, May 26 – The Ugandan ringleader of a 2010 bombing by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab that killed 76 people in Kinshasa was found guilty on Thursday of masterminding one of the region’s worst attacks in...
  • The amendments sought to give the President more options in the process of selecting a Chief Justice and a Deputy CJ/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 26 – The High Court has declared an amendment to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) Act that gives the President powers to appoint the Chief Justice and...
  • But she said that Think Think, a large grey tabby cat, was “fierce” and might have some problems adapting to the new arrivals/COURTESY TAIPEI, May 26 – Taiwan’s new president, whose two cats grace many of her Facebook posts, said Thursday she would adopt three retired guide dogs, but dismissed...
  • According to Justice Mumbi Ngugi, Section 12 of the Registration of Births and Deaths Act is unconstitutional and violates Article 27 of the Constitution/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 26 – The High Court has declared that children born out of wedlock shall have the name of their father inserted in their...
  • Political unrest has plagued DR Congo for months over concerns that Kabila intends to extend his rule despite being legally barred from seeking a third term/AFP LUBUMBASHI, DR Congo, May 26 – Tensions are soaring in the Democratic Republic of Congo where veteran President Joseph Kabila is turning...
  • Pastor Peter Brummer speaks with the Iraqi immigrants Peshtiwan Nasser Abdal and Suud-iazdxn Arab in front of the Sant Joseph church in Tutzing, southern Germany, on May 24, 2016/AFP TUTZING, Germany, May 26 – Peshtiwan Nasser Abdal has been holed up in a church for the past four months, in a...
  • The Jubilee MPs argue CORD leaders failed to ensure their protests, to force the IEBC commissioners out of office remained peaceful, as directed by the court/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 26 – A petition in which five Jubilee coalition Members of Parliament have sued CORD leaders seeking to surcharge...
  • The July 2010 suicide bombings claimed by Somalia’s Shabaab targeted football fans watching the World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain at a restaurant and a rugby club in Kampala/FILE KAMPALA, Uganda, May 26 – A Ugandan court is due Thursday to give its verdict on 13 men tried for...
  • NTSA Director General Francis Meja termed the new curriculum as a major milestone in the ongoing efforts aimed at reducing fatalities along Kenyan roads/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 26 – The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has launched a new driving school curriculum aimed at curbing the...
  • Britain’s PM David Cameron meets with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at the Shima Kanko Hotel in Shima, Mie Prefecture, Japan, May 25, 2016, ahead of the G7 leaders summit/XINHUA ISE, Japan, May 26 – World leaders kick off two days of G7 talks in Japan Thursday with the creaky global economy,...
  • WADA further made it clear that Kenya will not be barred from competing in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil despite her shortcomings/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 26 – Members of the National Assembly are expected to hold a special sitting Thursday to approve amendments to the anti-...
  • Mau Mau veterans seen here in Nairobi/FILE LONDON, United Kingdom, May 26 – A lawyer for Britain’s government argued Wednesday it was too late to claim damages for 40,000 Kenyans who say they were tortured and abused by colonial officials during a state of emergency in the 1950s. The case being...
  • Police arrest a protestor during an anti-Trump demonstration outside the Anaheim Convention Center/AFP ANAHEIM, United States, May 26 – Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump stumped Wednesday in California, the US state with the largest Hispanic population, doubling down on his anti-...
  • An additional 500,000 people worldwide may have died of cancer from 2008-2010, locked out of treatment by unemployment and health care cuts/AFP PARIS, France, May 26 – An additional 500,000 people worldwide may have died of cancer from 2008-2010, locked out of treatment by unemployment and health...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has described climate change as a hoax perpetrated by China to gain competitive advantage in manufacturing over the US/AFP-File BONN, Germany,May 26 – The talks in Germany to flesh out December’s historic global climate deal are probably not at the top...
  • The UN Environment Assembly is the second to take place in Nairobi with the inaugural event having taken place in 2014 and the next scheduled for 2018/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 26 – President Uhuru Kenyatta will Thursday morning preside over the opening of the High-Level Segment of the United...
  • European Council President Donald Tusk arrives at Ise-Jingu Shrine in the city of Ise on the first day of the G7 leaders summit ©Stephane de Sakutin/AFP ISE-SHIMA, Japan, May 26 – The world needs to act together on the refugee crisis gripping Europe, and not leave the continent to battle the...
  • Kigen explained that besides the interactions with Kiplagat as Sang’s witness, they have never discussed Justice Tunoi or even the Nairobi Governor/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25- Lawyer Katwa Kigen has refuted claims by Justice Phillip Tunoi’s main accuser, that he provided logistical means during...
  • Materials seized during their arrest include nails, ball bearings, batteries, electrical wire, fertilizer, cell phones and other suspected explosive substances which have been taken for forensic analysis/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya May 25 – Police announced Wednesday they had arrested two terror...
  • Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe since independence in 1980, has vowed to stand again as president in elections due in 2018/AFP HARARE, Zimbabwe, May 25 – Several thousand Zimbabweans joined a march through Harare in support of veteran President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday after the main opposition...

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