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  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 17 - It was around 3am on Wednesday when 24 year-old Kenneth Rubia was woken up by screams of his neighbours. From their single room on the second floor of the four storey-building in Makongeni area in Nairobi, Rubia instructed his 29 year-old sister Jackline to open the door to...
  • LUSAKA, Zambia, Dec 17 - Zambia’s acting president Guy Scott on Wednesday rejected a call for his resignation by a majority of cabinet ministers, and suggested a meeting they held without him had been treasonous. Scott said he was the only one mandated to call a cabinet meeting and "any other...
  • MATHIOYA, Kenya, Dec 17 President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto Wednesday led thousands of mourners in bidding farewell to the late Joseph John Kamotho, one of the country’s greatest politicians. The veteran politician was laid to rest at his rural home in Mathioya, Murang’a...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 17 - The number of people rescued from the collapsed building in Nairobi’s Makongeni estate has risen to nine after one more person was pulled out the debris on Wednesday afternoon. The number of those missing stood at 15 even as rescue efforts intensified despite its delicate...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 17 - The Trade Unions Congress of Kenya has faulted the recent decision by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission to scrap out 33 allowances entitled to public workers. The union’s General Secretary Wilson Sossion says the commission overstepped its mandate saying it’s only...
  • ROME, Italy, Dec 17 - Hundreds of couples performed a tango on St Peter’s square on Tuesday in a birthday treat for Pope Francis, who hails from Argentina, the birthplace of the celebrated sultry dance. With the recent gloomy weather giving way to sparkling sunshine and an azure sky, an even higher...
  • NAIROBI Kenya, Dec 17 - Director of Public Prosecutors Keriako Tobiko on Wednesday ordered fresh investigations into the death of activist Moses ole Mpoe who was killed together with Parsaaiya ole Kitu. This follows the acquittal of former minister Mbiyu Koinange’s Widow Eddah Wanjiru and six...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 17 - The National Police Service has sought public help to track down two terror suspects it describes as "extremely dangerous." A notice issued by Deputy CID chief Gideon Kimilu says Mohamed Mohamud a.k.a Dulyadin a.k.a Gamadheere is from Garissa while Ahmed Iman is from...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 17- Controversial blogger Robert Alai was Wednesday arraigned before a Kiambu Court and charged with undermining the authority President Uhuru Kenyatta contrary to Section 132 of the Penal Code. He is accused posting the following comment on Twitter: "Insulting Raila is what...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 17 - The Orange Democratic Movement has resolved to issue a direct nomination to the party’s contender for the Homa Bay senatorial by-election. The decision follows failure by the seven aspirants to reach a consensus on who would view after Monday’s botched nomination. "The (...
  • PARIS, France Dec 17 - Border closures, quarantines and crop losses in West African nations battling the Ebola virus could lead to as many as one million people going hungry, UN food agencies said on Wednesday. The deadly haemorrhagic fever that has killed 6,800 people has severely disrupted daily...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 17 - The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examination results will be released on December 29, according to the Kenya National Examinations Council. In a statement to newsrooms on Wednesday, the council’s Chief Executive Officer Joseph Kivilu says for parents to...
  • KIAMBU, Kenya, Dec 17 - The Kiambu County Government has been recognised as the best county in gender diversity and inclusivity of people living with disability at the National Gender and Persons with Disability awards. The awards organised by the Gender and Disability Development Centre reflect...
  • Story republished from Channel4 website BIRMINGHAM, Britain, Dec 17 - Simon Harris, 55, from Herefordshire, was found guilty by a jury at Birmingham crown court of five sexual assaults and three indecent assaults against children as young as 10. He was also convicted of possession of four indecent...
  • WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec 17 - A New Zealand government review on Wednesday recommended French-style measures banning alcohol sponsorship of sport in a bid to curb the South Pacific nation’s binge drinking culture. The ministerial review, headed by former national rugby league coach Graham Lowe...
  • KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Dec 17 - Six people have been confirmed dead following a domestic quarrel after an Administration Police officer opened fire on his colleagues before turning the gun on himself in Butere. The AP officer attached to the Shiatsala AP Camp was on night duty returned to his house at...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 17 - At least seven people were rescued early Wednesday after a four-stores building collapsed in Makongeni, on Nairobi’s Jogoo Road. The Kenya Red Cross said four of them had been taken to the Kenyatta National Hospital for treatment. Many others were still feared trapped in...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 16 - CORD Senators have demanded that Speaker of the Senate calls for a special sitting to allow them to debate the contentious issues in the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014, which has elicited a myriad of reactions. Speaking during a briefing on the Bill to the public by...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 16 - Kenya will now be required to provide 20 percent financing for health projects in which it seeks to partner with the Global Fund. This is a 15 percent increase from what was required when Kenya was classified as a Low Income Country (LIC). Now that Kenya is a Lower Middle...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 16 - The mystery surrounding the death of a 24 year old patient who ‘disappeared’ while undergoing treatment at the Kenyatta National Hospital has deepened with the management saying he was not admitted to the ward. According to KNH Chief Executive Officer Lily Koros, the...
  •   Cert_Number NAME OF NGO       1 OP.218/051/2008/0523 /5545 ACTION FOR THE FUTURE ORGANIZATION 2 OP.218/051/2008/0297/5300 Action Against Leprosy, Tuberclosis and Lung Disease 3 OP.218/051/2007/0339/4999 ACTION AGAINST POVERTY FOR SOCIO- ECONOMIC JUSITCE IN KENYA (AAPSEJIK) 4 OP.218/051/...
  • MANILA, Dec 16 - A sex, drugs and bribery scandal at the Philippines’ main prison, where a raid uncovered drug lords "living like kings" in luxury cells with stripper bars and jacuzzis, has shocked a country inured to tales of official corruption. The revelations were headline news Tuesday, a day...
  • PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Dec 16 - Taliban insurgents killed at least 130 people, most of them children, after storming an army-run school in Pakistan on Tuesday in one of the country’s bloodiest attacks in recent years. Witnesses described how a huge blast shook the Army Public School in the...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 16 - The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has handed over to the Office of the President verified signatures of 826 petitioners who supported dissolution of the Makueni County Government. According to IEBC Communications and Corporate Affairs Manager...
  • PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Dec 16 - Taliban gunmen stormed an army-run school in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 95 people including 82 children in one of the country’s bloodiest attacks in recent years, officials said. Witnesses described how a huge blast shook the Army Public School in the...

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