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  • Duale said he is aware that ‘some forces’ have been preventing debate of the report, but vowed that the House will do everything possible to ensure that they defeat those forces/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 11 – National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale has accused an Opposition MP of conspiring with...
  • Endebess MP Robert Pukose complained about the hygiene standard of the food served to lawmakers after he saw a supplier delivering chicken to Parliament using a motorcycle/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 11 – A Member of the National Assembly has once again expressed concern about the quality of food...
  • In a letter to the Assembly on Tuesday, Embu Speaker Kariuki Mate said no business can be transacted in the absence of the crucial committee/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 12- Activities of the Embu County Assembly have been indefinitely suspended following failure by Ward Representatives to constitute...
  • Justice Weldon Korir said he will deliver judgement on February 16 as to whether the LSK can hold full elections/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 11 – A Nairobi court has allowed the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) to conduct its February 25 elections, but excluding National Council Members positions. The...
  • The Televisa channel reported that 30 died while Milenio television spoke of 50 victims, with inmates and prison guards among them/AFPMONTERREY, Mexico, Feb 11 – At least 30 people died in a pre-dawn prison riot in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Thursday, as smoke billowed from the...
  • IEBC is kicking off mass voter registration on Monday February 15 until March 15 during which it targets to register more voters to participate in the next General Election/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 11 – The European Union has given the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Sh577 million to...
  • On Thursday morning, MPs and survivors met face to face/CFM NEWSNAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 11 – The Parliamentary Caucus on Human Rights has promised to adopt the stalled Truth Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) report before end of March. Speaking during a parliamentarians and survivors meeting...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 11 – Listed Publishing Company Longhorn Publishers Ltd in partnership with Angaza Writers has officially launched the “Integrity Series” a far reaching concept developed to tackle corruption at a nascent stage. It will advance a value based education system that will have...
  • “We want the PS to call for another meeting consisting of all the stakeholders,” he said. “Our officials are more than ready to meet the PS so that he can hear our grievances”/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 11 – Another taxi association has now emerged saying it was sidelined from a meeting called by the...
  • He spoke at a dinner where Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was among dignitaries treated to a special dinner Wednesday night, where the host Dr Nana Lordina Mahama launched her country’s national campaign to end child marriages/PSCUACCRA, Ghana, Feb 11 – The African Union Commissioner for...
  • A scandal over public money spent on his private residence and damage done to the economy when he fired two finance ministers within days are the major factors fuelling the “Zuma must fall” protests/AFPSOUTH AFRICA, Feb 11 – Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation Thursday...
  • Amama Mbabazi, a former prime minister and ex-ruling party stalwart now challenging veteran President Yoweri Museveni in the February 18 polls, made the pledge while visiting Amin’s ancestral home in northwest Uganda KAMPALA, Feb 11 – A top challenger in next week’s Ugandan presidential election...
  • Corpses were allegedly dumped in grave sites by police who had carried out raids in Bujumbura, arresting and shooting young men in response to a December 11 attack by gunmen on three military barracks. Photo/ AFP BURUNDI, Feb 11 – The United Nations wants to send independent forensics experts to...
  • Demonstrators stand with placards outside Salford Royal Hospital in Manchester, northwest England, during a 24-hour strike over pay and conditions on February 10, 2016© AFP LONDON, Feb 11 – Thousands of junior doctors at English hospitals staged a second strike into Thursday against proposed new...
  • Opposition leaders are behind the Okoa Kenya referendum push. Photo FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 11 – A Kenyan has petitioned the National Assembly to come up with a Bill which will merge all the constitutional amendment proposals raised by different referendum drives such as Okoa Kenya, Pesa Mashinani...
  • Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina during the under card Republican debate on January 14, 2016© AFP/File WASHINGTON, Feb 11 – Two more Republicans have ended their White House runs, whittling down the field as the party’s remaining candidates and Democrat Hillary Clinton look to blunt...
  • “I have been constrained very badly by the fact that people with obviously mediocre brains have had to masquerade as leaders and decided that they have a monopoly of knowledge and decided I cannot think independently,” Muneve said/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 11 – Tempers flared during Wednesday’s...
  • On February 2, President Uhuru Kenyatta flagged off the first batch of the Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) for the Kenya Police Service at the General Service Unit headquarters in Ruaraka, Nairobi/XINHUA-FileNAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 10 – The security sector has greatly improved due to massive...
  • Though he points out it was an isolated case, Nkaissery says police are probing the matter in order to establish the security loopholes that could have exposed the casino managers to the violence/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 10 – Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery on Wednesday directed the...
  • A man looks at a patient covered by a mosquito net in a hospital in El Salvador, on Feb 3, 2016/XINHUA-FileSYDNEY, Australia, Feb 10 – A pregnant woman has been diagnosed with the Zika virus in Australia, officials said Wednesday, adding that the disease was acquired overseas. The Australian...
  • The death threats have emanated from officers alleging bias in the ongoing vetting, according to Kavuludi/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 10 – National Police Service Commission Chairperson Johnson Kavuludi says his life and that of fellow commissioners are in danger following death threats from police...
  • The three were released on bail/CFM NEWSNAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 10 – Former National Youth Service Director Nelson Githinji and two others have been charged with abuse of office and conspiracy to defraud the NYS. Githinji, Nicholas Makokha – who was then chief inspector of NYS – and Geoffrey Kiriha,...
  • Kawira has since moved to a safe house/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 10 – John Wambugu Muchiri who was captured in a video that went viral on social media has been charged in a Nairobi Court with assaulting his 22 year-old wife. Muchiri was charged with causing grievous harm to Juster Kawira on February...
  • Some 31 Governors, including Council of Governors chairman Peter Munya, are attending the summit. Sixteen governors are absent with apology/FILESAGANA, Kenya, Feb 10 – President Uhuru Kenyatta Wednesday morning opened a two-day conference bringing together the National Government and County...
  • Muya noted that police did not conduct surveillance when they undertook the operation in search of a wanted murder suspect whom they claimed was hiding in the house where Kwekwe was/FILEMOMBASA, Kenya, Feb 10 – A Mombasa court has convicted two police officers over the death of 14 year-old Kwale...

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