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  • NAIROBI Kenya, Aug 28 - A new report by CRADLE, a children’s rights advocacy group indicates that children between the ages of 10 and 15 years are more prone to child trafficking owing to the number of cases reported so far at 41.3 percent in Kenya. The risk of children aged between zero and six...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 – Kenya is to host a regional conference on Ebola preparedness in the second week of September, Director of Medical Services (DMS) Nicholas Muraguri announced on Thursday. The conference is being prepared as Muraguri told Capital FM News that the confirmed cases of Ebola in...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 – A lawyer representing four of the companies adversely mentioned over irregular acquisition of hundreds of acres of land in Lamu revealed on Thursday that the persons listed with the Registrar of Companies are not the real owners of those firms. Julius Kemboy told the...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 – The National Assembly on Thursday approved the Sh14.9 billion Safaricom surveillance contract awarded by the government but directed the firm to ensure 30 percent of its works were awarded to local enterprises. The contract will see Safaricom build and run the National...
  •   NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 - The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) has said that the push for a referendum is unstoppable, as it revealed that the Okoa Kenya movement has already collected 600,000 signatures. Speaking following the party’s Parliamentary Group meeting on Thursday, Party Secretary...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 28 - The International Criminal Court (ICC) Trial Chamber V (b) has given Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda up to Friday next week to state if she is prepared to start President Uhuru Kenyatta’s case. The judges have also given the Defense and the Legal Representative of Victims up to...
  • MONS, August 28- A senior NATO official said on Thursday that "well over a thousand" Russian troops were operating inside Ukraine. "They support separatists, fighting with them and fighting amongst them," the official said on condition of anonymity, adding that the supply of arms by Russia had...
  • ACCRA, August 28- Ebola hit nations met for crisis talks on Thursday as the death toll topped 1,500 and the World Health Organization warned that the number of cases could exceed 20,000 before the outbreak is stemmed. Nigeria meanwhile announced the virus had reached its oil-producing hub, dashing...
  • BEIJING, August 28- Seven people died and another 20 were left missing after a landslide in southwest China, state media reported Thursday. The landslide engulfed a village near Fuquan city in the province of Guizhou, the Xinhua news agency said. Torrential rain complicated the rescue work, it said...
  • BEIJING, August 28- Chinese police said Thursday they have detained a suspect in connection with the alleged hacking of a Chinese cable television service after it broadcast censored Tiananmen crackdown pictures and messages condemning the ruling Communist party. Police in the eastern Chinese city...
  • NAIROBI Kenya, Aug 28 - Kenya will on Tuesday next week host the Africa Union Peace and Security Council Summit on Terrorism, to be attended by a number of Heads of State and Government from the continent. The summit comes as the country continues to face security challenges emanating from various...
  • ABUJA, August 28- Nigeria on Thursday said that a doctor had died from Ebola in the southeastern oil city of Port Harcourt in the first case of the deadly virus outside of its biggest city, Lagos. Health minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said the medic died on August 22 after treating a patient who had...
  • TOKYO, August 28- Japanese health officials said Thursday that three young people have contracted dengue fever, the first such infections in the country in nearly 70 years. The three are suspected of having contracted the disease when they were bitten by mosquitos in Yoyogi Park in central Tokyo,...
  • CAIRO, August 27- Egypt has opened an investigation into deposed president Mohamed Morsi for allegedly handing over to Qatar "documents relevant to national security," state news agency MENA reported on Wednesday. Morsi is already facing the death penalty in several trials and his supporters have...
  • BEIJING, Aug 28 - A new Chinese dictionary backed by the national language regulator offers a glimpse into the social and environmental concerns of the citizenry, adding nearly 100 phrases to the lexicon, a report said Thursday. The additions to the third edition of the Standard Dictionary of...
  • SAO PAULO, August 28 - Police in Brazil have broken up an Amazon deforestation gang considered the worst currently active, officials said. The gang would invade public land in northern Para state, burn down forest, divided the land into parcels and sell them, federal police said in a statement,...
  • FREETOWN, Aug 28 - The three nations at the centre of the West African Ebola outbreak were left increasingly isolated Thursday as more airlines suspended flights to the crisis zone. Air France has agreed to Paris’s request for a "temporary suspension" of services to Sierra Leone, leaving its...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 27 - Uasin Gishu County Executive members were Wednesday put to task by a Senate committee to account for funds allocated to the county after a report by the Auditor General indicated that there were some irregularities. The Senate Public Accounts and Investments Committee which...
  • WASHINGTON, August 27- A nine year old girl learning to fire an Uzi submachine gun was unable to control the weapon, accidentally killing her instructor, news reports said Wednesday. The tragedy occurred Monday at the Last Stop gun range in the western US state of Arizona, where the girl had been...
  • MOMBASA, Kenya, Aug 27 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged regional police chiefs to consolidate their efforts in combating terrorism and other crimes. He said victory in the war against crime will be realised faster if police forces in the East African region worked in solidarity and...
  • KISUMU, Kenya, Aug 27 - Deputy President William Ruto has said the push for constitutional amendments has the potential of destroying the current Constitution the way the independent Constitution was destroyed by parochial and partisan interests. Speaking on Wednesday at the Tom Mboya Labour...
  • EMBU, Kenya, Aug 27 - A Member of the County Assembly of Embu now wants the Senate to introduce a monthly allowance for spouses of the county representatives. Runyenjes Central Member of the County Assembly (MCA) Steve ‘Simba’ Munene argued that their spouses should be compensated for the time they...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 27- The Cabinet Secretary for Health James Macharia says the government has identified increased awareness on reproductive health services as a key intervention to reducing maternal deaths by nearly 30 percent. Macharia said in addition to increasing budget allocations to the...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 27 - Three suspected gangsters have been killed during a shootout with police officers in Gigiri. The incident occurred near the Kobil petrol station on Limuru Road where the thugs were accosted as they tried to hijack a lorry, according to police. "They were being pursued and...
  • TAIPEI, August 27- Taiwan on Wednesday honoured tens of thousands of Chinese Nationalist soldiers killed in World War II in Myanmar, many of whom came to the rescue of British troops. A wooden plaque inscribed with Chinese characters reading "The spirits of the Republic of China officers and...

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