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  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 26 - The Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution says the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Secretariat cannot transmit graft files to the Director of Public Prosecutions for action. In a letter addressed to the Attorney General, CIC Chairman Charles Nyachae...
  • Bujumbura, Burundi Apr 26 - Two protestors have been shot dead during clashes with police in the capital of Burundi, witnesses said on Sunday. Clashes were taking place in several parts of Bujumbura the day after the president launched a controversial bid to stay in power for a third term and...
  • Hong Kong, Apr 26 - International aid groups and governments intensified efforts to get rescuers and supplies into earthquake-hit Nepal on Sunday, but severed communications and landslides in the Himalayan nation posed formidable challenges to the relief effort. As the death toll surpassed 2,200,...
  • KATHMANDU, Apr 26 - Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal on Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,300 and triggering fresh avalanches at Everest base camp, as rescuers dug through rubble in the devastated capital Kathmandu. Terrified residents, many forced to camp out in the...
  • LOS ANGELES, US, Apr 26 – The Government is in the process of opening five Consulates across the United States of America to serve the Kenya Diaspora better and facilitate voting by the Diaspora in the 2017 General Election. In a statement to Kenya Diaspora meeting in down town Los Angeles, Foreign...
  • PARIS, April 26- Nine men have been charged with drug trafficking after the British coastguard seized more than two tonnes of cocaine off the east coast of Scotland, French and British officials said on Sunday. French customs shared "specific information allowing two ships from the Royal Navy and...
  • BALTIMORE, April 26- Protesters went on a rampage in downtown Baltimore on Saturday as the biggest demonstration yet over the death of a young African American man in police custody turned violent. More than 1,000 people had joined an orderly 90 minute rally at city hall demanding justice for...
  • KATHMANDO, April 26- Nepal rescuers battled landslide debris and communication blackouts Sunday as they frantically searched for survivors of a huge quake that killed at least 1,800 people and unleashed a deadly avalanche at Everest base camp. Residents of the devastated capital Kathmandu were...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 25 - Workers will be demanding a 20 percent increase in their minimum wage during the Labour Day celebrations set for Friday. Central Organisation of Trade Unions Secretary General Francis Atwoli complained that the wages had not been increased for the past two years despite...
  • MARSABIT, Kenya, Apr 25 - Deputy President William Ruto has asked Kenyans to shun tribalism and embrace respect and tolerance in order to realize peace and national cohesion. Ruto said Kenyans should uphold peace and harmony and guard against political hatred that could undermine development...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 25 - At least 30 foundations have resolved to partner with the counties to accelerate development and service delivery to the residents. The agreement was reached during a meeting convened by the M-Pesa Foundation where its Executive Director Les Baillie urged the other...
  • JUBA, April 25- South Sudan’s warring leaders must strike a compromise deal, the European Union’s aid chief said Saturday, warning the international community was running out of patience over the country’s civil war. "The war and the blame games must stop, and they must stop now — it is high time...
  • NAIROBI, Apr 25 — Kenya is a good destination for tourists and the international community should give the country unconditional support a top world tourism official has said. Speaking this morning when he paid a courtesy call on President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House Nairobi, World Tourism...
  • LOME, April 25- Togo votes for a new president on Saturday, with the incumbent Faure Gnassingbe seeking a third term in office to extend his family’s grip on power into a second half century. Polling stations in the tiny West African nation open at 0700 GMT, with some 9,000 police and soldiers on...
  • KATHMANDU, April 25- A powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said, with strong tremors felt across the Himalayan nation and parts of India. The quake struck 81 kilometres (50 miles) northwest of Kathmandu at 0611 GMT, with walls crumbling...
  • MAIDUGURI, April 25- Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have forced hundreds of soldiers to flee Marte, a border town along the shores of Lake Chad, a local official and witnesses said. "The terrorists, numbering over 2,000, appeared from various directions on Thursday and engaged the soldiers in...
  • PARIS, April 25- An Algerian jihadist sympathiser arrested in connection with a thwarted attack on a church in France was charged with terror related murder after five days of police questioning. Sid Ahmed Ghlam, 24, was taken into custody Sunday after he accidentally shot himself in the leg, a...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has decided not to travel to the United States for the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles. President Kenyatta had left Kenya on Thursday night for Dubai but was forced to return to Nairobi after his plane was unable to proceed...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 - Businessman Deepak Kamani and his brother Rashmi received the green light to leave Kenya on Friday after a Nairobi court ordered that their passports be released back into their possession. Nairobi Chief Magistrate Doreen Mulekyo granted their applications for travel on the...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 - Interior and Co-ordination of National Government Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery has extended the amnesty granted to youth who had deserted Al Shabaab by two weeks. The deadline which was to expire on Friday was meant to offer rehabilitation to youths who wished to...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 - Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission Chief Executive Officer Halakhe Waqo says the capacity of the commission to deal with graft cases is still intact despite the suspension of the chairperson and the vice-chairperson. He says the powers of the institution are well...
  • SOUTH AFRICA, Apr 24 - South Africa’s parliament will be suspended from next week to enable lawmakers to return to their constituencies to spread the anti-xenophobia message, in the wake of deadly attacks on African migrants. The move is the latest in a series of government initiatives aimed at...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 - Counsel wishing to present witnesses in the Makueni county dissolution petition hearing have been given 10 days to prepare them ahead of the continuation of the sittings which began Thursday. The sittings will resume in Makueni County on Monday May 4, where the commission...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 - President Uhuru Kenyatta’s plane was forced to return home Thursday night after routing challenges over Yemen airspace. His spokesman Manoah Esipisu said they were unable to fly over Yemen due to heightened military activity. The President’s plane landed in Nairobi at 11....
  • BEIJING, China, Apr 24 - A Chinese court on Friday commuted the death sentence of a woman who killed her abusive husband, her lawyer told AFP, with a rights group labelling the move a "landmark verdict". The case of Li Yan, who in 2010 beat to death her husband - who had physically hurt her […] The...

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