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  • Facebook has suspended a US analytics firm for possibly misusing customer data © AFP/File / Oli SCARFF Washington, United States, Jul 21 – Facebook has suspended a Boston analytics firm from its site and says it is investigating whether the company’s contracts with the US government and a Russian...
  • Griffin, who founded the Starehe Boys Centre in 1959 with the help of the late Geoffrey Gatama Geturo and Joseph Kamiru Gikubu, died in June 2005 after battling colon cancer for about one year/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has renamed Ngara Ring Road to Dr Geoffrey...
  • Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa speaks to people after assuring white farmers their land is safe at a rally in Harare © AFP / Wilfred Kajese Harare, Zimbabwe, Jul 21 – President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday assured Zimbabwe’s white farmers that their land will not be taken, calling on...
  • (L-R) US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and South Korean Ambassador to the UN Cho Tae-yul are in New York for UN Security Council talks on North Korea © AFP / Don Emmert United Nations, United States, Jul 20 – US...
  • Odinga has urged all Kenyans to support President Uhuru Kenyatta in ensuring the dragon of corruption is tamed, more so now that they have agreed to work closely after the handshake/file NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21- Opposition Chief Raila Odinga says the war on graft must go on despite resistance from a...
  • MP Kuria who took an early morning stroll in the streets of Kisumu was seen waving to excited locals while exchanging pleasantries with others/OJWANG JOE NAIROBI, Kenya, July 21- Kisumu city residents woke to a surprise visit by Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria on Saturday, known for his fierce...
  • Among items recovered from the suspects, Maurice Musoti an employee of mobile telecommunication service provider Safaricom, and Rian Obaga Nyagaka a fourth year student studying Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering at JKUAT/DCI NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – The Directorate of Criminal...
  • Former Playboy model Karen McDougal says she had a months-long affair with Donald Trump after they met in 2006 © AFP/File / Nicholas Kamm, Dimitrios Kambouris New York, United States, Jul 20 – President Donald Trump was secretly taped two months before the 2016 election discussing a payment to hush...
  • The President issued the directive to all government accounting officers whom he warned would be held responsible if they sanction new projects without express authority from the National Treasury. Photo/PSCU-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya Jul 20 — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday issued a directive...
  • May still faces significant anger from her Conservative party over her plan to follow EU rules in trade on goods after Brexit, which has been called “Brexit in name only”/AFP LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 20 – Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a frenzied fortnight of rebellion that threatened...
  • A demonstrator holds a banner as he takes part in a march for peace, staged by Zimbabwean churches on Thursday/AFP  HARARE, Zimbabwe, Jul 20 – President Emmerson Mnangagwa has only a narrow lead over opposition leader Nelson Chamisa ahead of Zimbabwe’s landmark elections on July 30, according to a...
  • Ruto was speaking on Friday in Chebuyusi, Navakholo Constituency during the laying of foundation stone for the construction of the Kenya Medical Training College-Navakholo Campus. Photo/DPPS. NAVAKHOLO, Kakamega Jul 20 – Deputy President William Ruto is urging local road contractors to up their...
  • Sakaja’s remarks come a day after Murkomen spoke in Mau Forest. Photo/COURTESY.NAIROBI, Kenya Jul 20-Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja has condemned a section of Jubilee Party leaders whom he accused of undermining President Uhuru Kenyatta’s decisions and actions. In a statement, Sakaja said President...
  • NATO says the alliance’s collective defence pledge applies to all member states after US President Donald Trump appeared to call this core principle into question over the commitment to newcome Montenegro © AFP / Aris Oikonomou Brussels, Belgium, Jul 20 – NATO insisted Friday that every member...
  • This recent photo from the US Customs and Border Protection agency shows border crossers waiting to be processed at a facility in McAllen, Texas © US Customs and Border Protection/AFP / Handout Los Angeles, United States, Jul 20 – Otilia Asig-Putul’s voice breaks when she recalls the interminable...
  • Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj has ruled out allowing the EU to set up asylum processing centres in his country © AFP/File / PAU BARRENA Berlin, Germany, Jul 20 – Libya’s prime minister said Friday he would not allow the EU to set up asylum processing centres in his country, in a new setback...
  • Appearing before Kitui Principal Magistrate Johnston Munguti, the duo denied charges of flouting public procurement laws during the purchase of the two senior staff vehicles/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 20 – Former Interim Kitui County Secretary Fredrick Muli has been charged with five counts of...
  • Peter Gitau and co-accused persons have pleaded not guilty to a charge of conspiracy to commit an economic crime, committing a fraudulent act, failure to comply with procurement laws and statement of offence/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 20 – Six senior employees of Nairobi County government have...
  • This followed a midnight raid by detectives from the transnational crime squad at the institutions located along Chiromo Lane/DCI NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 20 – Twenty-one girls of Nepalese nationality were Thursday night rescued from two popular strip clubs in Westlands area, where they were working...
  • The Great Barrier Reef has been battered by bleaching caused by rising sea temperatures/AFP  SYDNEY, Australia, Jul 20 – Australia announced plans Friday to explore concepts such as firing salt into clouds and covering swathes of water with a thin layer of film in a bid to save the embattled Great...
  • Ousted president Park Geun-hye (pictured arriving at court in August 2017) was impeached last year after huge street protests over a sprawling scandal, and was jailed for 24 years for corruption and abuse of power in April/AFP-File SEOUL, Korea, Republic of, Jul 20 – Disgraced former South Korean...
  • Susan Nyambura is a hawker along Haile Selassie Avenue, just outside Wakulima and Marikiti markets in Nairobi/CFMNEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, July 20 – Her eyes were red and teary. At about 4’5 height from where she stood, I could see her as she adjusted her head scarf. All along she was restless as if...
  • According to police, “the victim worked with Volvo Motors in Athi River and was driving towards the city center when suspected thugs attacked him.”/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 20 – Police are investigating an incident in which a Russian national was shot dead in a robbery incident on Mombasa Road,...
  • Governor Mike Sonko states that the project which will be undertaken together with the national government will put to an end the perennial fire disasters at the market that has led to loss of lives and properties/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 20 – The Nairobi County Government is finalizing plans for...
  • Amnesty International called for the immediate commuting of Kamande’s death sentence to life imprisonment so that she could be rehabilitated/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 20 – Amnesty International-Kenya has expressed disappointed with the decision by the High Court to sentence a 24-year-old lady to...

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