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  • 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...
  • Jean-Pierre Bemba was sentenced to 18 years in jail after being found guilty at the International Criminal Court on five charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity © Pool/AFP/File / Michael Kooren The Hague, Netherlands, Sep 28 – Former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba has formally...
  • A child stands next to a UNHCR tent at the Kara Tepe migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos © AFP/File / Louisa Gouliamaki Brussels, Belgium, Sep 28 – The EU should be able to move the remaining 30,000 refugees in Greece eligible for its relocation scheme to other countries by the end of next...
  • Shimon Peres (right) hugs Mahmud Abbas during a 2007 meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland © AFP/File Ramallah, Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Sep 28 – Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas hailed Shimon Peres as a “brave” partner for peace and sent his family condolences after...
  • President Kenyatta send message of condolence to Israel following the death of Perez. NAIROBI, Kenya, September 28 – President Uhuru Kenyatta joined other world leaders in condoling Israel and the family of former President Shimon Peres of Israel had passed away Wednesday morning. In a statement,...
  • Agitated students braved teargas and live bullets following an accident that claimed the life of a fellow student on Sunday, Sept 25, 2016/Moses Muoki NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 27- They painted a picture of pain and desperation,inflicted to them by Nganya’s and Manyanga’s, terms used to describe a...
  • People detain a Turkish soldier at Taksim square in Istanbul on July 16, 2016, following a coup attempt/AFP ISTANBUL, Turkey, Sept 28 – Turkish courts have placed 32,000 suspects under arrest ahead of trial on charges of links to a group run by US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen who is blamed for...
  • Tom Lalampaa, Chief Programmes Officer of the Northern Rangelands Trust/Courtesy-Youtube SAMBURU, Kenya, Sep 28 – He is a moran; he’s not allowed to say his own name out loud and that’s why, I’m told, he hands over his identity card when asked what it is. The date of birth reads 01.01.84. I forget...
  • Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (L), Israeli foreign minister Shimon Peres (C), and Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin pose with their Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 © SCANPIX/AFP/File / Erik Johansen Jerusalem, ZZZ, Sep 28 – Following are key dates in the life of Israel’s former president, prime...
  • Shimon Peres was a towering figure in Israeli politics for decades and the last of the country’s founding fathers © AFP/File / Ahmad Gharabli Jerusalem, ZZZ, Sep 27 – Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday aged 93, was an Israeli elder statesman, Nobel laureate and two-time prime minister who spearheaded...
  • Former Israeli president Shimon Peres was seen as Israel’s last remaining founding father and held nearly every major office in a career spanning five decades © AFP/File / Jack Guez Jerusalem, ZZZ, Sep 28 – Shimon Peres, former Israeli president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, died on Wednesday aged...
  • US President Barack Obama said Shimon Peres’ commitment to Israel’s security and pursuit of peace was “rooted in his own unshakeable moral foundation and unflagging optimism”/AFP-File  WASHINGTON, United States, Sep 28 – President Barack Obama hailed Israeli elder statesman Shimon Peres, who died...
  • The Kashmir region is divided between India and Pakistan but both countries claim it in full. The two nuclear-armed neighbours have fought three wars since gaining independence from British rule in 1947, two of them over Kashmir/AFP-File NEW DELHI, India, Sep 27 – India on Tuesday pulled out of a...
  • Jeffrey DeLaurentis is already in Havana and previously worked in Bogota and at the United Nations/AFP-File WASHINGTON, United States, Sep 28 – The United States has tapped Jeffrey DeLaurentis, America’s top diplomat in Havana, to become the first official ambassador to Cuba in five decades. “The...
  • Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres has died in hospital where he was admitted on September 13 after suffering a stroke with internal bleeding/AFP-File RAMAT GAN, Israel, Sep 28 – Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres died on Wednesday, his...
  • Public Investment Committee (PIC) Chairman Aden Keynan and his colleagues accused Juma of not ensuring compliance to the law in the award of the Excisable Goods Management System tender/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 27 – Parliament on Tuesday put Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) Director...

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