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  • The House of Lords is set to discuss proposals including measures to guarantee the rights of EU nationals in Britain, and defining the parameters of a parliamentary vote on the final Brexit deal © POOL/AFP/File / Kirsty Wigglesworth LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 27 – Britain’s House of Lords will...
  • Indigenous leaders parade with the Imperatriz Leopoldinense samba school on the first night of Rio Carnival at the Sambadrome, early on February 27, 2017 © AFP / Yasuyoshi Chiba Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb 27 – A huge float carried by an out-of-control truck at the Rio de Janeiro samba parade...
  • The residents have been forced to trek to Umoja and Komarock to catch matatus to their destinations/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 27 – Residents of Kayole have been forced to walk to their destinations after matatu operators there went on strike Monday morning to protest the poor state of roads....
  • The incident follows another one last week where a policeman shot dead his colleague, injured another one before he turned the gun on himself in Tassia area, Nairobi/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 27 – A police officer Sunday night shot his girlfriend dead before attempting to commit suicide in Githurai...
  • An altar and chapel at a shelter on a desolate road close to the US/Mexico border in Ciudad Acuna/AFP-File MEXICO CITY, Mexico, Feb 27 – The Catholic Church in Mexico has accused the government of adopting an attitude of fear and “submission” over US President Donald Trump’s immigration measures,...
  • The safety of Indian expatriates is reportedly on the agenda when Indian Foreign Secretary, S. Jaishankar travels to Washington/AFP-File NEW DELHI, Feb 27 – New Delhi’s top diplomat will travel to Washington this week for talks with US officials as anger grows over the death of an Indian expatriate...
  • The swearing in ceremony was presided over by Justice Jairus Ngaah in presence of the Council of Governors Chairman Peter Munya/JOHN GATHUA NYERI, Kenya, Feb 27 – Ambassador Samuel Wamathai has been sworn in as the second governor of Nyeri after the death of Nderitu Gachagua. The swearing-in...
  • Over its 11-year history, the UN Human Rights Council has come in for criticism, including allegations that it has been co-opted by rights abusers who push resolutions attacking their rivals © AFP/File / FABRICE COFFRINI Geneva, Switzerland, Feb 27 – The United States will on Monday claim its seat...
  • Wamathai mourns Nderitu Gachagua when news of this death emerged/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 27 – Nyeri Deputy Governor Samuel Wamathai is due to be sworn in Monday as Governor following the death of Nderitu Gachagua. According to Acting County Secretary Anne Wachira, the swearing in ceremony will...
  • French far-right Front National (FN) party candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen waves as she arrives to speak on stage during a campaign rally at the Zenith de Nantes venue in Saint-Herblain on February 26, 2017 © AFP / JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER PARIS, France, Feb 26 – French far-right...
  • Jagan Mohan Reddy holds a smartphone with an image of his son Alok Madasani at his residence in Hyderabad on February 24, 2017, after Alok was injured in the shooting of two Indian men in the US state of Kansas © AFP / Noah SEELAM WASHINGTON, United States, Feb 27 – Hundreds of people marched and...
  • The Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, the world’s largest ecosystem restoration project, has made little progress since it was launched in 2000 © AFP / RHONA WISE Miami, United States, Feb 27 – Rising seas, polluted coastlines and the specter of more frequent droughts and storms have lent...
  • Woman draws water from a pool during a drinking water supply cut in Santiago, on February 26, 2017 where more than 1.4 million homes have been affected by a water cut from heavy rains in three regions of central Chile © AFP Santiago, Chile, Feb 27 – Rainstorms and landslides in Chile killed four...
  • Gloria Eliza cries while applying for citizenship at the TODEC (Training Occupational Development Educating Communities) office on February 24, 2017 in Coachella, California © AFP / DAVID MCNEW Coachella, United States, Feb 26 – For the past three decades, Emilio Lopez Bautista has risen before...
  • Stephen Mark Llyod was facing accusations of receiving US$33,000 between November 26 and 30, 2010, an amount which he was to pay back at an interest rate of 50 percent within 28 day of receipt, according to the prosecution side/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 26 – An Australian national accused of...
  • Chairman Peter Munya called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to take urgent steps to mobilise security forces to end the lawlessness in all the other regions facing inter-ethnic, inter-clan or any other related violence/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 26 – Council of Governors on Sunday urged the government to...
  • Addressing a press conference at Hiriga in Mathira constituency, his younger brother Rigathi Gachagua said plans are underway to fly the body to Kenya/FILE NYERI, Kenya, Feb 26 -The body of the late Nyeri county governor Nderitu Gachagua will land in the country on Thursday at 5am. Addressing a...
  • Russians march in Moscow in memory of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov © AFP / VASILY MAXIMOV Moscow, Russian Federation, Feb 26 – Thousands marched through central Moscow on Sunday in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov ahead of the second anniversary of his murder. The 55-year-old...
  • Germany has taken in over a million migrants and refugees since 2015 © dpa/AFP / Armin WEIGEL Berlin, Germany, Feb 26 – Germany saw more than 3,500 attacks against refugees and asylum shelters last year, interior ministry data showed, amounting to nearly 10 acts of anti-migrant violence a day as...
  • Council of Governors Chairman Peter Munya said the Children’s Devolution Conference seeks to take stock of achievements of devolution in areas directly and indirectly affecting the day-to-day lives of children/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 26 – Over 310 students drawn from primary and secondary schools...
  • Ildar Dadin, seen here at a rally in 2014, was declared a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty International © AFP/File / PHILIPP KIREEV Moscow, Russian Federation, Feb 26 – Russia on Sunday released a prominent opposition activist from jail, after a court quashed a sentence that made him the only...
  • State House spokesperson Manoah Esipisu has said the National Police Service (NPS) is firmly in control of the conflict gripped area adding that no insecurity incidences were reported in the past two days in the county/FILE KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Feb 26 – The security situation in Baringo county is...
  • According to Manoah Esipisu, the construction of another 177 kilometres of roads is also underway and is expected to end soon/FILE KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Feb 26 – The government has constructed a total of 695 kilometres of roads at the cost of Sh37 billion in Western region counties over the past four...
  • Tom Perez (left) and Keith Ellison are the two front-runners in the race to chair the Democratic National Committee (DNC) © AFP/File Washington, United States, Feb 25 – Opposition Democrats chose Tom Perez as their new leader, tapping an establishment figure to lead the fight against President...
  • Kalonzo who was speaking on Saturday during a rally at the 64 Stadium in Eldoret told opposition members to remain positive as they approach the election and desist from whining about a twisted election outcome/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 24 – Wiper Democratic Movement party leader and National Super...

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