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  • Theresa May survived a bid by her own MPs to unseat her © AFP / Oli SCARFF London, United Kingdom, Dec 12 – British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday survived an attempt by her own MPs to remove her but more than one-third voted against her, signalling the battle she still faces to get her...
  • COP24 is the informal name for the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). PHOTO/Courtesy. KATOWICE, Poland, Dec 12- The Kenya Government has cited access to predictable and adequate funding options, as a key challenge frustrating the...
  • President Uhuru Kenyatta when he visited his predecessor at his Kabarak home early this year. Photo/FILE. NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 12 – Former President Daniel Arap Moi was this afternoon admitted at Nairobi Hospital where he will undergo a routine medical check-up. His physician Dr David Silverstein...
  • The ceremony was attended by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka among others. Photo/PSCU. NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 12 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has cautioned that Kenya risks not realizing its vision unless Kenyans work together to concur the corruption monster in the country. Speaking...
  • Part of the National Housing Corporation project: the governent is set to roll out the affordable housing project. Photo/COURTESY NHC. NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 12 – President Uhuru Kenyatta says he will launch the first affordable housing project in a week’s time. Speaking during the 55th Jamhuri Day...
  • UNESCO holds that “No human being is illegal”. Photo/COURTESY UN. MARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 12 – The Women in Migration Network has launched Marrakech Women’s rights Manifesto, urging Governments to place women’s rights and voices at the center of implementation of the Global Compact for Migration...
  • KATOWICE, Poland, Dec 12 – The Kenyan delegation to the ongoing 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) commonly known as COP 24, have affirmed the Government’s commitment to ensure a speedy implementation of climate change action plans....
  • Guterres said the are many falsehoods about the Global Compact – and about the world’s migrants, “But we must not succumb to fear or false narratives. We must move from myth to reality.” Photo/COURTESY UN. MARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 12 – Kenya is among 150 Member states of the United Nations that have...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 12 – Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji and Director of Criminal Investigations are among Kenyans who have been conferred awards and honours. Haji and Kinoti alongside Deputy Inspector General of Police Edward Mbugua were awarded The First Class: Chief of the Order...
  • The conditional release of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, came hours after the detention of a former Canadian diplomat in Beijing further stoked tensions © Jane Wolsak/AFP / Jane Wolsak Vancouver, Canada, Dec 11 – A Canadian court granted bail on Tuesday to a top Chinese...
  • Iran supports the Huthi rebels in Yemen politically but denies supplying them with arms © AFP / Mohammed HUWAIS United Nations, United States, Dec 12 – More suspected Iranian-made weapons have been found in Yemen, the UN says in a report that will be discussed Wednesday by the Security Council. The...
  • President Kenyatta in full ceremonial military regalia with Samson Mwathethe, the Chief of the Defence Forces. Photo/PSCU. NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 12 – President Uhuru Kenyatta surprised Kenyans when he arrived for this year’s Jamhuri Day celebrations at the Nyayo National Stadium, donning the full...
  • MOMBASA, Kenya, Dec 12 – Former Kilifi Deputy Governor Kennedy Kamto was on Tuesday night shot dead by gunmen at his Nyali residence in Mombasa. Mombasa County Commissioner Evans Achoki confirmed the incident but did not give more details, “because investigations are still going on.” According...
  • MCK says the trend threatens media freedom/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11 – The media regulator has condemned the recent attack of three journalists in the line of duty in what is an emerging trend that threatens press freedom. In a statement released on Monday, the Media Council of Kenya (MCK)...
  • Soldiers from the Armed Forces of the Democratic republic of the Congo (FARDC) are seen gearing up as gunfire erupts close by on October 7, 2018 outside Oicha Attacks on FARDC bases by the ADF has become more common. The ADF usually attack at night over the weekends, in search of arms, ammunition...
  • Appearing before the Senate Education Committee, Cabinet Secretary for Education Amina Mohamed says the implementation of the Competence Based Curriculum is important but it cannot be rushed/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11 – The rollout of the new education curriculum has been put on hold to give...
  • “We have made some mistakes in the past, which have caused some a little bit of embarrassment to us, now it is the time to clean up”/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11 – Foreigners seeking to work in the Kenya will be required to apply for a work permit while in their country of origin unlike before...
  • The FRACCK Agreement was signed Tuesday morning by Attorney General Justice (Rtd) Kihara Kariuki on behalf of Kenya and Minister for External Affairs, from the Government of Jersey, Senator Ian Gorst/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11 – The Government of Kenya has inked a Framework for Return of...
  • Those appointed are Lattif Shaban and Jacqueline Kitulu/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11 – Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki has appointed two National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) board members for a period of three years. The appointments of Lattif Shaban and Jacqueline Kitulu which were...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 11 – Seven officials of the Kenya Pipeline Company have been arrested over a 660 million shllings scandal involving the procurement of hydrant valves. The officials were arrested by EACC detectives who are now looking for six others, including former Managing Director Charles...
  • Furey and two promiment critics of extremism in Islam say they are “shocked” and dismayed to have received notices by Twitter this past week over alleged violations of Islamabad’s laws, despite having no apparent connection to the South Asian country © AFP/File / JOSH EDELSON Washington, United...
  • By October this year, IPOA was probing 243 killings by police, all committed in the last 12 months/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11- Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi says the government has no policy to execute criminal suspects. This is despite worrying statistics provided by the Independent...
  • Mbarak who was nominated by the Public Service Commission to take over from Halakhe Waqo is set to appear before the House Committee this Friday to undergo the approval hearing/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 11 – National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has convened a special sitting of MPs Next Tuesday to...
  • Government Spokesman Erik Kiraithe stated that Kenya will be represented by Attorney General Kihara Kariuki while Jersey will be represented by the minister for External Relations Senator Ian Gorst/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11 – The government will Tuesday morning sign an agreement with key foreign...
  • Those arrested include Silo Managers from Kisumu and Eldoret/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11 – Seven more suspects arrested over the maize scandal at the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) are due in court on Tuesday. Among those arrested include Silo Managers in Kisumu and Eldoret Willy...

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