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  • Delegates cheer as former president Bill Clinton speaks on day two of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania/AFP PHILADELPHIA, United States, Jul 28 – President Barack Obama delivered a powerful endorsement of his onetime rival Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National...
  • Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell speaks to the media after giving evidence to Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, in Sydney/AFP SYDNEY, Australia, Jul 28 – Australian police said Thursday they are investigating child abuse complaints against...
  • Living a sedentary lifestyle is associated with more than five million deaths in the world every year, the researchers say/AFP-File PHILADELPHIA, United States, Jul 28 – US President Barack Obama will spearhead a Democratic effort to paint Donald Trump as unfit to be commander-in-chief Wednesday,...
  • Living a sedentary lifestyle is associated with more than five million deaths in the world every year, the researchers say/AFP-File PARIS, France, Jul 28 – Health problems caused by a lack of daily physical exercise cost the world some $67.5 billion (61 billion euros) in 2013 more than many...
  • A statement from his office states that the meeting to be held at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development will be attended by representatives from the Kenya Secondary School Heads Association/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 27- Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has called for a consultative...
  • Capital FM News visited Starehe Boys Centre to find out why they have not thought of ‘catching’ the wave of burning schools/KEVIN GITAU NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 27 – Whereas burning of school property looks like the newest subject trending in the country, thousands of other schools are going on with...
  • The forum dubbed the #StateHouseSummit and attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta in part was aimed at promoting engagement between policy makers and consumers in an effort to keep the former accountable to the latter/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 27 – A summit on electricity generation, accessibility and...
  • Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang indicated that security institutions have put in place systems to ensure the safety of students and school property/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 27 – The Ministry of Education says the current spate of arson in public schools has not disrupted end of term and mock...
  • A woman prays in front of the house of Father Jacques Hamel/AFP PARIS, France, Jul 27 – French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday sought to head off religious tensions and defuse criticism over security failings after jihadists killed an elderly Catholic priest in his church. Hollande met...
  • Ruto says the election is not a crisis since it is in the Constitution and no government development agenda should halt or delay/DPPS NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 27- Deputy President William Ruto has warned against any interference of government development programs in the name of the coming General...
  • National Council for Persons With Disabilities (NCPWD), AIC cure international Hospital and the Association of the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) are among the partners driving the campaign/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, July 25 – Whenever there is a road accident, more focus is usually centered on the...
  • Somali soldiers secure a damaged perimeter wall following twin car bombings near Mogadishu’s airport which left 13 dead/AFP-File MOGADISHU, Somalia, Jul 27- A former Somali MP who joined the Shabaab group in 2010 was one of two suicide bombers who killed 13 people near a United Nations and African...
  • The killing of a priest in the town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray church, the third major strike on France in 18 months, prompted a bitter political spat over alleged security failings © AFP / Charly Triballeau President Francois Hollande sought Wednesday to head off divisions between France’s...
  • Security forces gather at the site of a suicide bomb attack carried out on June 19, 2016 in the divided Syrian city of Qamishli © AFP/File / Delil Souleiman A double bomb attack killed 31 people in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Wednesday, Syrian state television...
  • The Zaman daily newspaper was taken over by state-appointed administrators in March 2016 after Turkish riot police seized its headquarters in Istanbul © AFP/File / Ozan Kose Turkey issued arrest warrants Wednesday for 47 former staff of the Zaman newspaper, an official said, in a growing crackdown...
  • Veteran French politician and former EU commissioner Michel Barnier to lead the negotiations with Britain on its exit from the bloc © AFP/File / John Thys European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday appointed veteran French politician and former EU commissioner Michel Barnier to lead...
  • The decision by the IOC not to ban Russia from the Rio Olympics over state-run doping has divided international sports leaders, with less than two weeks before the opening ceremony © AFP/File / Adrian Dennis President Vladimir Putin will meet Russia’s dwindling Olympic team on Wednesday as the list...
  • This frame grab from Australian Broadcasting Corporation allegedly shows a teenage boy hooded and strapped into a chair at a youth detention centre in the Northern Territory city of Darwin © Australian Broadcasting Corp’s Four Corners/AFP / Australian Broadcasting Corp’s Four Corners A teenage boy...
  • Somali soldiers secure a damaged perimeter wall following twin car bombings near Mogadishu’s airport which left 13 dead © AFP/File / Mohamed Abdiwahab A former Somali MP who joined the Shabaab group in 2010 was one of two suicide bombers who killed 13 people near a United Nations and African Union...
  • Armed man stand outside a police vehicle after they released the final four police officers held captive in the Armenian capital Yerevan on July 23, 2016 © AFP/File / Karen Minasyan Pro-opposition gunmen locked in a protracted standoff with police in the Armenian capital Yerevan on Wednesday have...
  • Leaders of the Arakan Army gather with other rebel leaders and representatives of various Myanmar ethnic rebel groups at the opening of a four-day conference in Mai Ja Yang near the Chinese border © AFP / STR Leaders of Myanmar rebel armies held talks in a war-hit border town Wednesday, state media...
  • US President Barack Obama talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin ahead of the G20 summit in Antalya, Turkey, on November 15, 2015/AFP WASHINGTON, United States, Jul 27 – President Barack Obama is refusing to rule out the possibility that Russia is trying to sway the US presidential election...
  • Murder suspect Satoshi Uematsu (, in blue shroud) is escorted to a van heading to the prosecutor’s office, from a local police station/AFP TOKYO, Japan. Jul 27 – A Japanese man who admitted to murdering 19 people at a centre for the mentally disabled grinned to news cameras Wednesday before being...
  • The officials are expected to review their findings on the causes of fires that have affected over 100 schools and prompted the arrest of more than 200 students and teachers/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 27 – Head teachers will Wednesday hold a crisis meeting with the Ministry of Education over the...
  • The DPP insisted that there is sufficient evidence to charge the students with arson and conspiracy to commit felony/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, July 27- Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has challenged Monday’s ruling by the Children’s Court that allowed eight Sunshine Secondary Scholl...

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