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  • NAIROBI, Kenya, July 22 - Two more people were killed on Monday night when masked gunmen went on a shooting rampage at a bar in Majengo area of Mombasa. Several other patrons were admitted to hospital with gunshot wounds following the attack which comes barely 24 hours after a similar incident that...
  • WASHINGTON, July 22 - The health care affiliate of a top US medical school is to pay $190 million to patients of a gynaecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped them, lawyers said Monday. At least 8,500 women are party to the class action suit involving Johns Hopkins Health System in...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, July 22 - The Twitter account for the Kenyan military has been hacked for the second time, hours after it was restored late Monday. Barely two hours after Twitter intervened and restored the account, the Anonymous Group of hackers claimed fresh control. Also affected again was the...
  • SEOUL, July 22 - South Korean police said Tuesday they had found the body of the fugitive business tycoon who headed the family operating the Sewol ferry which sank in April with the loss of around 300 lives. Yoo Byung-Eun had been the target of an unprecedented, months-long manhunt involving tens...
  • BRAZZAVILLE, July 21- Key players in the Central African conflict launched a fresh round of talks in Brazzaville on Monday to end more than a year of sectarian bloodshed in the direly poor nation. But even as negotiators huddled in Congo, fresh violence erupted in the capital Bangui with the...
  • MOMBASA, July 21 - Kenyan police said Monday they were hunting gunmen who killed four people in an apparent ethnic revenge attack and dropped leaflets demanding minorities leave the port city of Mombasa. "We are looking for them, we don’t know who the attackers are and that is why we are urging the...
  • GAZA CITY, July 21- Washington and the United Nations demanded an "immediate ceasefire" in Gaza on Monday as Israel pressed a blistering assault on the enclave, pushing the Palestinian death toll to 514. As world efforts to end the fighting gathered pace, Israel said it killed 10 Hamas militants in...
  • TRIPOLI, July 21- Islamist led militiamen have stepped up their assault on Libya’s main airport, controlled by rival fighters, which the health ministry said Monday had left at least 47 dead in a week. The fighting, which erupted on July 13 and shut Tripoli international airport, also injured 120...
  • BEIJING, July 21- Beijing has defended its dispatch of a spy ship to international waters off Hawaii, near where Chinese vessels are taking part in a US led naval exercise for the first time, reports said Monday. The defence ministry said the vessel’s activities are in line with international law,...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 - The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Twitter account which had been under attack from hackers has been restored after more than 12hours. KDF’s Liaison Officer Major Emmanuel Chirchir whose account was also hacked, says they have managed to recapture the KDF and his Twitter...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, July 21 - Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has now ordered all public secondary school heads to release the examination certificates under their custody due to non-payment of fees with immediate effect. This follows the directive by Deputy President William Ruto that the...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, July 21 - Military Spokesman Bogita Ongeri has told Capital FM News that they are working closely with the police to apprehend those behind the hacking of the Kenya Defence Forces Twitter account @kdfinfo. Ongeri said they believe the hackers to be, “tech-savvy locals,” and not...
  • SHANGHAI, Jul 21 - Shanghai has shut a factory of US food provider OSI Group for selling out-of-date meat to restaurant giants including McDonald’s and KFC, authorities said Monday, in China’s latest food safety scandal. A Shanghai television channel, which reported the original allegations, said...
  • BLANTYRE, Jul 21 - A chief suspect in Malawi’s "Cashgate" corruption scandal, who was a high-ranking official and financier of ex-president Joyce Banda’s People’s Party, was arrested by police on Sunday. Oswald Lutepo was held days after sending a letter to the Attorney General claiming he was...
  • MELBOURNE, July 21 - A campaign to encourage circumcision among men in sub-Saharan Africa to help protect them against the AIDS virus was backed by new research on Monday showing that men who have had the operation are unlikely to engage in unprotected sex. Three major trials have previously shown...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, July 21 - Police are investigating a suicide incident involving a police officer attached to guard the home of former President Daniel arap Moi in Kabarak. Sources have told Capital FM News that the incident occurred on Sunday when the officer shot himself dead. “There was an...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, July 21 – The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) and KDF Spokesman Major Emmanuel Chirchir’s Twitter accounts were hacked on Monday. The accounts appear to have been hacked at around midnight with an @Anon_0x03 taking credit for the breach. “So much poverty in Africa while you are wasting...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, July 20- Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru has raised concerns over the low uptake of government funds set for youths. Waiguru specifically says the uptake of the Sh200 billion government procurement services set aside for the youth is still low but noted that it’s set to...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, July 20 - The Majority Leader in the National Assembly, Aden Duale, has asked Muslim faithful in Lamu County to ignore the curfew ordered by the Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo. Through his Twitter handle, Duale said the religion of Muslims superseded the curfew order. "...
  • DONETSK, July 20 - Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine said Sunday they had recovered objects which appear to be the black boxes of downed Malaysian airliner MH17 and are willing to hand them over to international investigators. "Jet parts resembling the black boxes were discovered at the crash...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, July 20 - The Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU) has given a strike notice for August 4, if the organisation’s Secretary General Francis Atwoli is not be reinstated to the National Social Security Fund board of trustees. Atwoli says the strike will be called off if the...
  • MIAMI, July 20 - A Florida jury has ordered RJ Reynolds tobacco to pay $23.6 billion to the wife of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in a verdict seen as one of the largest for a single plaintiff in state history. In addition to the punitive damages, Friday’s verdict also awarded more […]...
  • BEIRUT, July 20- Lebanon has arrested a man who spurred his two-year-old son to beat up a Syrian child after a video of the shocking blows went viral, state media reported on Sunday. The cousin of the boy named Abbas, who taped the video which was posted online overnight Friday, was also arrested,...
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