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  • This is after the Director of Public Prosecutions and the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission declined to have the matter settled out of court after receiving crucial documents in relation to the case/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 9 – A land case pitting former Finance Minister Amos Kimunya will now...
  • M’Imanyara has called on the authorities to arrest those involved in causing the accident/MOSES MUOKI NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 28 – Karianki M’Imanyara is mourning his wife, who lost her life during Sunday’s accident that claimed three other people and left 8 more seriously injured. He believes if the...
  • The US Capitol building in Washington, DC, the seat of the United States Congress © AFP/File / Jewel Samad Washington, United States, Sep 29 – The US Congress passed a spending bill late Wednesday and staved off a government shutdown, after reaching agreement on funding for a tainted water crisis...
  • The man identified as Emmanuel Peter was arrested at Obama Estate off Kangundo Road on Wednesday night/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 29 – A Nigerian deported from Kenya twice over drug trafficking has been arrested. The man identified as Emmanuel Peter was arrested at Obama Estate off Kangundo Road on...
  • Internally displaced persons are shown in a camp in Sortoni, in Sudan’s North Darfur state © UNAMID/AFP/File United Nations, United States, Sep 29 – Rights group Amnesty International has accused Sudanese government forces of killing scores of civilians, including many children, in suspected...
  • Gabon President elected Ali Bongo Ondimba addresses his guests during the swearing in ceremony in Libreville on September 27, 2016 © AFP/File / Steve Jordan Libreville, Gabon, Sep 29 – Gabon’s President Ali Bongo, newly sworn back into power, on Wednesday appointed a prime minister to form what he...
  • Female members of the anti-poaching team “Black Mambas” conduct a routine patrol through a wildlife reserve on September 25, 2016 in the Limpopo province of South Africa © AFP / Mujahid Safodien Balule, South Africa, Sep 29 – South Africa’s all-female “Black Mambas” anti-poaching team had never...
  • The deaths of black men at the hands of police have spurred protests across America © Getty/AFP / Scott Olson Los Angeles, United States, Sep 28 – Protesters marched in a California town following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man said to be mentally ill, as local officials urged...
  • Former Democratic primary rivals Hillary Clinton (L) and Bernie Sanders teamed up in a bid to charm America’s youth © AFP / Brendan Smialowski Durham, United States, Sep 29 – What they lack in chemistry they make up for in drive: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are determined to stand united for...
  • Even die-hard fans of presidential nominee Donald Trump agree he could do better at the next debate with Hillary Clinton © AFP / Jewel Samad Council Bluffs, United States, Sep 29 – It’s 10 days to America’s next presidential debate, but some of Donald Trump’s most ardent admirers agree: he must do...
  • The pedestrian knocked down on Thursday morning was rushed to hospital after sustaining serious injuries. Photo/MOSES MUOKI.NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 29 – A pedestrian was on Thursday morning hit by a speeding vehicle in Rongai as hundreds of area residents prepared for a walk-to-work demonstration in...
  • A Syrian boy carries a toy gun past a destroyed building in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli © AFP/File / Delil Souleiman Washington, United States, Sep 29 – President Barack Obama defended his refusal to use military force to end Syria’s brutal civil war Wednesday, as diplomatic efforts...
  • The House voted 348-77 to reject the veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia shortly after a 97-1 Senate vote to override it © Getty/AFP/File / Spencer Platt Washington, United States, Sep 28 – The US Congress voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to override Barack Obama’s veto of a bill...
  • Dutch Police Head of Central Crime Investigation Department Wilbert Paulissen, presents the preliminary results of the criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, in Nieuwegein, on September 28, 2016 © AFP / Emmanuel Dunand Washington, United States, Sep 29 – The...
  • Syrian pro-government forces are seen on September 28, 2016 in the Farafira district, northwest of Aleppo’s historic citadel, after Syria’s army took control of the rebel-held district © AFP / Georges Ourfalian Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic, Sep 28 – The United States threatened Wednesday to suspend...
  • Government Spokesman Eric Kiraithe says the IEBC delegation led by Chairperson Issack Hassan stated that they cannot resign before next week on Tuesday when the new Elections (Amendment) Law, 2016 takes effect/MOSES MUOKI NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 28 – Negotiations between IEBC commissioners and the...
  • Speaking after the meeting, Kariuki said she had written to both Houses of Parliament reiterating the government’s commitment to oversee the full implementation of the Constitutional provision/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 28 – The journey towards the realization of the two thirds gender principle in...
  • Lawyer Cecil Miller for Prof Ndung’u did not oppose Justice Murgor recusing herself but asked the matter be allocated an early hearing date/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 28 – A judge has disqualified herself from a case where former Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Prof Njuguna Ndungu is urging the...
  • A piece of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in a field near the village of Grabove, in the region of Donetsk, Ukraine, on July 20, 2014 © AFP/File / Bulent Kilic Kiev, Ukraine, Sep 28 – Kiev said Wednesday that a Dutch inquiry into the downing of Flight MH17 over rebel-held eastern...
  • A statement from the Ministry of ICT points out that all Cabinet Secretaries and Principal Secretaries will lead the distribution of devices to the schools in different parts of the country over the next one month/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, September 28 – The government is set to roll out a countrywide...
  • Pope Francis referred to Aleppo as a “battered city where children, the elderly, the sick, the young, the old are dying” © AFP / Gabriel Bouys Vatican City, Vatican City State, Sep 28 – Pope Francis on Wednesday said those behind the bombing of Aleppo, where Syrian and Russian forces have conducted...
  • Majiwa, during her interview with the Judicial Service Commission on Wednesday said she will better make a wrong decision than compromise her independence and that of the Judiciary/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 28 – Lawyer Joyce Majiwa says she will be independent and objective in making her...
  • During an Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council meeting, CBK Governor Patrick Njoroge indicated that the monies should be paid within a year/DPPS NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 28 – The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) says County Governments can only borrow five percent of their revenue to plug any...
  • A Libyan pro-regime fighter with the Government of National Accord (GNA) fires at Islamic State jihadists during clashes for control of Sirte, on September 3, 2016 © AFP/File / Mahmud Turkia Paris, France, Sep 28 – France will host an international meeting on strife-ridden Libya next week featuring...
  • The crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), east Ukraine in September 2014 © AFP/File / Alexander Khudoteply Nieuwegein, Netherlands, Sep 28 – The missile which brought down Flight MH17 two years ago over eastern Ukraine was transported into the area from...

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