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  • Super Petrol, Diesel down by Sh4.76 and Sh1.08 per litre respectively as Kerosene goes up by Sh0.44 in new EPRA review/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 15 – The prices of super petrol and diesel have dropped by Sh4.76 and Sh1.08 respectively, according to the latest review by the Energy and Petroleum...
  • Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji (pictured) on Tuesday said the plea-bargaining guidelines will help save expenses that would be incurred if a case goes to full trial, save time and allow prosecutors time to focus on high level cases/CFM – Sam Wanjohi NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 15 – The Office...
  • Boeing decision to strip Dennis Muilenburg of his chairmanship has raised questions about whether he will soon exit as chief executive © AFP/File / Johannes EISELE New York, United States, Oct 15 – The crisis over the 737 MAX that has tarnished Boeing’s image has finally cost Dennis Muilenburg his...
  • Amb. Elhamdi gave the assurance on Monday at State House Nairobi when he paid a farewell call on President Uhuru Kenyatta. /PSCU. NAIROBI, Kenya Oct 15 – Algeria has pledged to support Kenya in its bid for the United Nations Security Council’s (UNSC) non-permanent seat for the 2021-2022 term....
  • Motorists and ferry passengers exposed to serious danger during a Monday crossing on the Likoni channel. /COURTESY. MOMBASA, Kenya Oct 15 – The death of a mother and daughter whose vehicle plunged into the Indian Ocean on September 29 does not appear to have sent any warning message to the...
  • Cabinet Secretaries Magoha and Matiangi during the launch of the 2019 national examinations roadmap. /COURTESY. NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 14 – The Ministry of Education has announced that all is set for the 2019 National Examinations for primary and secondary schools starting October 29. More than one...
  • Nairobi County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi. /CFM-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 14 – Nairobi County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi has announced that MCAs will reconvene for the current session on October 29. This is after she indefinitely adjourned the sittings of the assembly last week to allow...
  • Three police officers and an administrative worker were killed in the October 3 knife attack © AFP/File / LUDOVIC MARIN Paris, France, Oct 14 – French police on Monday detained five people linked to a radicalised employee at the Paris police headquarters who killed four colleagues in a knife attack...
  • Interior CS Fred Matiangi. /CFM-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya Oct 14 – The government has assured that proper measures are in place to secure the country, while at the same time safeguarding the upcoming national examinations. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi says no security officials will be on...
  • Businessman Humphrey Kariuki (right) and his lawyers Kioko Kilukumi (left) and Cecil Miller (centre) in a past court appearance. /CFM-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya Oct 14 – The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has been faulted for usurping the powers of the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) by...
  • At rallies, the US president regularly encourages the crowd to boo and heckle journalists covering the event © AFP/File / SAUL LOEB Washington, United States, Oct 14 – A brutal video clip depicting Donald Trump shooting and stabbing media characters and political opponents was shown at a conference...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya Oct 14 – Remains of Kenyans who died in the March 10 Ethiopia air crash have arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport this morning. The remains were received by Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma and her Transport counterpart James Macharia. A total of 36 Kenyans...
  • Turkish-backed forces made significant progress along the border on the fifth day of an offensive in northern Syria © AFP / BULENT KILIC SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC, Oct 14 – Syria’s Kurds have announced a groundbreaking deal with Damascus on a Syrian troop deployment near the border with Turkey, as...
  • Forensic experts comb through the dirt for debris at the crash site of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft/FILE -AFP NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 14 – The remains of 36 Kenyans who perished in the March 10 Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 were expected in Nairobi on Monday morning. The Ministry of...
  • EU leaders will meet on Thursday and Friday for a summit held under the pressures of the October 31 Brexit deadline just two weeks away © AFP/File / DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS LONDON, Oct 14 – Britain and the European Union on Monday enter a pivotal week that determines if they are still on course to reach...
  • “We will absolutely work with Saudi Arabia and our other partners and friends in the Arab world… to reduce to zero any attempt to destabilise the oil market,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Arabic-language news channels © SPUTNIK/AFP/File / Alexey DRUZHININ MOSCOW, Oct...
  • Putin’s meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman comes at a time of increasing instability in the Middle East © POOL/AFP / Yuri KADOBNOV MOSCOW, Oct 14 – Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Saudi Arabia on Monday, where he is set to seal oil agreements as well as use his...
  • President Uhuru Kenyatta (pictured) promised the bereaved families of his support during the mourning period/FILE -PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 13 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has mourned 11 General Service Unit officers killed when the vehicle they were traveling in ran through a suspected Improvised...
  • Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson says getting Brexit done by October 31 ‘is absolutely crucial’ © AFP/File / ISABEL INFANTES London, United Kingdom, Oct 13 – Prime Minister Boris Johnson was to brief his ministers Sunday on progress in Britain’s last-ditch efforts to strike a new Brexit...
  • Police clear barricades left by protestors. Clashes between police and activists were less intense than at the start of October when the city was virtually shut down © AFP / Mohd RASFAN Hong Kong, China, Oct 13 – Hong Kong riot police spent much of Sunday afternoon skirmishing with groups of masked...
  • The incident comes against the backdrop of an unfolding dispute over the Assembly’s leadership which took a dramatic turn this week when ousted Speaker Beatrice Elachi made a surprise comeback on Wednesday after a court ordered her reinstatement/CFM-FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 13 – Laptops and...
  • The statue depicts a female protester in a gas mask, goggles and helmet, and had been celebrated at rallies across Hong Kong © AFP / Anthony WALLACE Hong Kong, China, Oct 13 – Pro-democracy protesters hauled a four-metre statue known as “Lady Liberty” to the top of a famous Hong Kong mountain early...
  • The rolling demonstrations in Ecuador against fuel price hikes have left six people dead and nearly 2,100 wounded or detained © AFP / RODRIGO BUENDIA Quito, Ecuador, Oct 13 – A first meeting between Ecuador’s president and indigenous leaders will take place on Sunday, the United Nations said, after...
  • Conservative law professor Kais Saied (L) and business tycoon Nabil Karoui (R) are going head-to-head in Tunisia’s runoff presidential election © AFP / Fethi Belaid Tunis, Tunisia, Oct 13 – Tunisians began voting on Sunday in a presidential runoff pitting a conservative academic against a media...
  • Prof Magoha (pictured) is expected to engage regional coordinators, county coordinators, and sub-county coordinators of education/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 13 – Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha is Monday set to preside over a consultative forum on the administration of this year’s...

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