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  • Hillary Clinton has come under withering scrutiny over whether Clinton Foundation donors received favored access at the State Department while she was secretary of state/AFP WASHINGTON, United States, Aug 26 – Hillary Clinton said Friday she was certain no revelations from emails or foreign...
  • World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said the bank would like to support Kenya manage the repatriation of refugees in a dignified manner that will turn the Dadaab area into a vibrant economic zone/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – The World Bank is seeking innovative ways to support the establishment of...
  • They were charged alongside the proprietors of Quorandum Limited, Mukuria Ngamau and his wife Doreen Waithera Nganga, to whom the monies were said to have been paid out to for ICT consultancy services/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – Former Youth Enterprise Development Fund Chairman Bruce Odhiambo...
  • President Kenyatta said the Cote d’Ivore leader is a long-time friend of Kenya as he had been key to country’s development since his days at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday morning held bilateral talks with Cote d’Ivoire President...
  • A supporter of the Zimbabwe opposition party Movement for Democratic Change Tsvangirai faction (MDC-T) throws back a tear gas canister during clashes with police in Harare on August 24, 2016/AFP-File HARARE, Zimbabwe, Aug 26 – Riot police in Zimbabwe fired tear gas, beat up several people and...
  • Mombasa Principal Magistrate Douglas Ogoti released them on a Sh300,000 bond or an alternative cash bail of Sh100,000 each, ahead of the hearing of the case on September 13/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – Thirteen officials from the Kenya Ports Authority and KRA have been charged with releasing...
  • Tunisia’s premier-designate Youssef Chahed said his 27-member cabinet would include eight women “in important” positions and “14 young” ministers/AFP-File TUNIS, Tunisia, Aug 26 – Tunisia’s premier-designate called for “sacrifices” as parliament convened on Friday to vote on a cabinet line-up he...
  • In a statement, Group Managing Director and CEO Gideon Muriuki says all new credit facilities will be offered at interest rate not exceeding 14.5 percent per annum/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – Co-operative Bank has become the first bank to comply with the newly passed Bank (Amendment) Bill, 2015....
  • During this trip, she was accompanied by the UN Resident Coordinator, Siddharth Chatterjee – Head of UN Agencies, representatives of the government, development partners and philanthropy groups/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – The UN Under Secretary General and the UNDP Administrator Hellen Clark...
  • The President said the ease of doing business has improved in most countries while stability is being increasingly achieved/PSCU. NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – Leaders of global financial institutions on Friday hailed President Uhuru Kenyatta’s vision and leadership, which they saw as crucial to Africa’...
  • A man runs past Zimbabwean police car allegedly set ablaze by supporters of the opposition party Movement for Democratic Change Tsvangirai faction (MDC-T) during a march against police brutality in Harare on August 24, 2016 © AFP/File / Wilfred Kajese Harare, Zimbabwe, Aug 26 – A failing economy...
  • A supporter of the Zimbabwe opposition party Movement for Democratic Change Tsvangirai faction (MDC-T) throws back a tear gas canister during clashes with police in Harare on August 24, 2016/AFP-File HARARE, Zimbabwe, Aug 26 – Riot police in Zimbabwe fired tear gas, beat up several people and...
  • A firefghter and rescuers walk past the rubble of a destroyed building in the damaged central Italian village of Amatrice on August 26, 2016, two day after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck the region/AFP AMATRICE, Italy, Aug 25 – An increasingly forlorn search for victims of the earthquake that...
  • On Friday, two Jubilee coalition aspirants for post met with eight legislators from the county, to plan how to “win as many political seats as possible within the city, specifically that of the governor/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – Jubilee aspirants have begun strategising how to capture the...
  • Waiguru who earlier hinted she would vie for Nairobi pointed out that she made the decision to shift to Kirinyaga after wide consultations with local elders and leaders who have assured her of their support/KEVIN GITAU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – Former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru has...
  • Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was jailed for six years for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp © Pool/AFP/File / Alon Skuy Johannesburg, South Africa, Aug 26 – A South African judge on Friday rejected the state’s appeal seeking a longer sentence for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius who is serving a...
  • Brazil’s suspended President Dilma Rousseff is accused of breaking the law when she took unauthorized loans to bridge budget gaps during her 2014 reelection © AFP/File / Andressa Anholete BRAZIL, Aug 26 – Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rousseff is to begin her defense case Friday in the Senate...
  • Gorongosa National Park has more than 72,000 animals from 20 different species, mainly antelopes and zebras © AFP / John Wessels Gorongosa, Mozambique, Aug 26 – Passing through the aged faded gates into Gorongosa National Park, it’s difficult to imagine you’ve just entered Mozambique’s largest...
  • The wreckage of a car bomb outside a beach restaurant in Mogadishu after an attack by alleged Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels © AFP / Mohamed Abdiwahab Mogadishu, Somalia, Aug 26 – Seven people were killed in an attack by Shabaab jihadists on a beachfront restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a...
  • CS Mohamed and PS Monica Juma in final TICAD preparation meeting with Japanese delegation/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 – The Tokyo International Conference for Africa Development (TICAD VI) formally kicks off in Nairobi Friday, with more than 10,000 delegates in attendance. It will be opened by...
  • A Somali soldier looks at the Lido beach from the terrace of a restaurant on January 22, 2016 © AFP/File / Mohamed Abdiwahab Mogadishu, Somalia, Aug 25 – Shabaab jihadists attacked a beachfront restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday, setting off a car bomb before exchanging fire...
  • The Yavuz Sultan Selim bridge in Istanbul © AFP / Ozan Kose ISTANBUL, Aug 26 – Turkey is seeking to “build the future of Istanbul” with a brace of ambitious projects including a third bridge spanning the Bosphorus Strait linking Europe and Asia, Transport Minister Ahmet Arslan told AFP. The bridge...
  • Tunisia’s premier-designate Youssef Chahed said his 27-member cabinet would include eight women “in important” positions and “14 young” ministers © AFP/File / Fethi Belaid TUNIS, Aug 26 – Tunisia’s parliament will Friday vote on a government proposed by premier-designate Youssef Chahed before the...
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton employed unusually tough language as she detailed a history of what she said were Donald Trump’s discriminatory actions © AFP / Josh Edelson WASHINGTON, Aug 25 – The tone of the US presidential campaign turned darker, with Hillary Clinton skewering...
  • Chinese Ambassador to Kenya Dr Liu Xianfa on Thursday announced that more sponsorship will be offered to Kenyan students in future to undertake studies in China/KEVIN GITAU NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 25 – One hundred and twenty Kenyan students have been offered full scholarships to undertake studies in...

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