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  • How in the world did these two become their party’s presumptive nominees?/AFP NEW YORK, United States, May 5 – It’s the paradox of the 2016 US presidential elections: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are virtually assured of facing off against each other in November, and yet both are widely...
  • This comes after MPs failed in their second attempt to pass the gender rule Bill after only 178 out of the 199 MPs present in the House supported it. Another 13 MPs opposed the Bill while five lawmakers abstained from the fresh vote/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5 – Women legislators say they will not...
  • The operation was delicately being carried out as more people were expected to be found alive according to Koome, sentiments shared by the Incident Commander Pius Masai/MIKE KARIUKI NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5 – Three more survivors were on Thursday evening rescued from the collapsed Huruma building, a...
  • The woman was found trapped alive under the rubble of the collapsed building with no physical injury, according to the Incident Commander Pius Masai/MIKE KARIUKI NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5 – Hopes of finding more survivors in the collapsed Huruma building have been rekindled after a woman was rescued...
  • Mutua said the era of retrogressive politics that do not change the lives of the electorate was long gone/CFM NEWS MACHAKOS, Kenya, May 5 – Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua has said he is not interested in supremacy battles with Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka but is driven by the desire to trigger...
  • Protesters clash with security forces on the south lawn of the Union Building in Pretoria during a protest against university fee hikes/AFP JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 5 – South African protesters torched 17 government schools during violent protests against the redrawing of municipal...
  • Senators will vote next week on whether to open an impeachment trial against her over alleged manipulation of government financial accounts/AFP LONDON, May 5 – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff vowed during a defiant interview broadcast Thursday to “continue to keep fighting” to return to power if...
  • Brazil’s Lower House speaker Eduardo Cunha is a key opponent of President Dilma Rousseff and architect of impeachment proceedings against her/AFP BRASILIA, Brazil, May 5 – A Brazilian Supreme Court justice Thursday suspended powerful Lower House speaker Eduardo Cunha Thursday for obstructing...
  • “Purple Rain” creator Prince, one of most acclaimed artists of his generation, died on April 21 at his home in Minneapolis/AFP KABUL, Afghanistan, May 5 – Prince was famous worldwide for his music and extravagant outfits, but he was also a secret philanthropist in war-torn Afghanistan, quietly...
  • Judge Isaac Lenaola gave the directive when the case lodged by five Jubilee MPs came up for mention and directions/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5 – The High Court has extended orders barring the CORD coalition and its supporters from storming offices of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries...
  • She was rescued in a delicate operation undertaken by the military with the help of police and Kenya Red Cross personnel/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5 – The woman found trapped alive under the rubble of the collapsed building in Huruma was rescued on Thursday afternoon and rushed to hospital. She...
  • The number of orphans and vulnerable children is estimated to be over 2.8 million in Kenya/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5 – As Kenya gears up to join the rest of the world in commemorating the 11th World Orphans day which is celebrated on May 7, the situation of orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs)...
  • While terming the claims as false, Hassan stated that the commission has been subjected to extreme injustices and falsehoods which have created a negative image against them/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5 – Commissioners at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairman (IEBC) are ready...
  • The woman put the baby up for sale for 5,000 rand on the Gumtree website – 2015/AFP JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 5 – A South African mother who tried to sell her 19-month-old baby boy on the Internet for $340 was given a five-year suspended sentence, a justice official said Thursday. The 20-year...
  • The food aid deliverd to Port Sudan organised by the US Agency for International Development and the World Food Programme — will to be delivered to several war-torn areas of Sudan but mainly to Darfur/AFP-File PORT SUDAN, Sudan, May 5 – Dockers began unloading tens of thousands of tonnes of food...
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has distanced herself from Bernie Sanders by presenting herself as the pragmatist who can get things done in Washington/AFP Washington, United States, May 5 – A federal judge has said Hillary Clinton may be required to testify about her private...
  • The National Disaster Management Unit Deputy Director Pius Masai said the woman had been given oxygen/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5 – A woman was on Thursday found alive at the collapsed building in Huruma. The National Disaster Management Unit Deputy Director Pius Masai said the woman had been...
  • The Rolling Stones say they have never given permission for Donald Trump to use their songs/AFP-File London, United Kingdom, May 5 – The Rolling Stones have become the latest musicians to ask US Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump to stop using their songs in his campaign...
  • Owino appeared at the Kibera Law Courts where he denied the charge and was freed on a Sh100,000 cash bail or bond of Sh200,000 with similar surety/BABU OWINO NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5 – The Students Organisation of Nairobi University (SONU) chairman Babu Owino has been charged with assaulting a fellow...
  • Francis Kimemia, former Head of Public Service and Secretary to the Cabinet told Capital FM News that Lucy acted like Kibaki’s deputy/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5 – Former top government officials who worked under President Mwai Kibaki recall former first Lady Lucy Kibaki as a disciplinarian who ran...
  • Labour party candidate for London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s modest background plays well in a city that is proud of its diversity and loves a self-made success story/AFP Washington, United States, May 5 – London was on course to become the first EU capital with a Muslim mayor as voters went to the polls...
  • The so-called “bathroom battle” erupted after North Carolina became the first US state to require transgender people to use restrooms in public buildings/AFPLOS ANGELES, May 5 – A heated national debate over access to bathrooms by transgenders is sweeping the United States, with schools and...
  • Trump’s path to the GOP presidential nomination is clear after his commanding victory in Indiana’s primary Tuesday pushed remaining challengers Ted Cruz and then Ohio Governor John Kasich out of the race/AFP WASHINGTON, United States, May 5 – Billionaire Donald Trump pledged Wednesday to unify the...
  • Speaker Justin Muturi ordered the fresh vote last week after only 195 MPs voted in favour of the Bill while it required the support of at least 233 lawmakers to pass/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, May 5 – A fresh vote on a Bill that seeks the realisation of the two-thirds gender principle was set to take...
  • Honda show room/FILEKUALA LUMPUR, May 5 – Two people have died in Malaysia after airbag inflators made by Japan’s Takata exploded, carmaker Honda announced, raising the global toll to 13 in a scandal that has led to the biggest auto recall in US history. Tokyo-based auto parts giant Takata is...

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