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  • Jubilee Party’s Secretary General Raphael Tuju has sworn an affidavit in support of their motion/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – The Jubilee Party has petitioned the Supreme Court to censure National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga for contempt of court, following his withdrawal from the...
  • According to the Kenya Demographic Health Survey (KDHS) 2014, the annual number of cervical cancer cases is 4,802 and annual number of deaths is 2,451/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – According to Ministry of Health, between seven to eight women die every day as a result of cervical cancer and it’s...
  • Raila when he addressed a rally in Kamukunji on Wednesday/NASA NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga has reaffirmed his intention to boycott next week’s presidential election if his concerns on the conduct of the repeat poll are not conclusively addressed....
  • Opposition leader Raila Odinga when he addressed a rally in Kamukunji on Wednesday/NASA NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga said Thursday he could “reconsider” his decision to quit the country’s troubled election race, provided there was “proper” headway on electoral...
  • The Party’s Secretary General Raphael Tuju said whether President Uhuru Kenyatta meets IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati or not, that should not act as a barrier to the October 26 poll, while insisting that any resultant dispute should be settled by the Supreme Court/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 –...
  • In a petition filed before the High Court Thursday, the lawmaker through his lawyer Kibe Mungai argues that Odinga’s withdrawal from the race ought to have been backed by a statutory Form 24A, in the absence of which such action should be deemed non-binding/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – Kiambu Town...
  • Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves for the weekly Prime Minister Questions (PMQs) session in the House of Commons, from Downing Street in central London on October 18, 2017 © AFP / Niklas HALLE’N London, United Kingdom, Oct 19 – British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to cut red...
  • Fighters of the armed wing of Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas march in the southern Gaza city of Khan Yunis on July 20, 2017 © AFP/File / SAID KHATIB Jerusalem, ZZZ, Oct 19 – A top aide to US President Donald Trump said Thursday that an emerging Palestinian unity government must recognise...
  • President Kenyatta at a campaign rally/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – President Uhuru Kenyatta says he is open to having a discussion with Opposition leader Raila Odinga on the peaceful conduct of next week’s poll but is categorical that he will not entertain the subject of their postponement. In an...
  • A woman with a swaddled baby at a polling booth on August 8/CFM NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – The government has declared Thursday next week as a public holiday to enable Kenyans participate in the repeat Presidential election. Through a gazette notice, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi said...
  • Solar panels were among the few precious possessions Rohingya refugees grabbed as they fled their villages in Myanmar/AFP BALUKHALI, Bangladesh, Oct 19 – The squalid camps in Bangladesh that are now home to nearly 600,000 newly arrived Rohingya have no running water and barely any toilets, but they...
  • The agency Chairperson Francis Ole Kaparo said on Thursday the hard line stance of the two sides in regards to next week’s presidential election risks plunging the country into chaos and a full blown conflict that will affect the growth of the country/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya Oct 19 – National Cohesion...
  • A voter casts their ballot in the August 8 poll/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – The first batch of ballot papers for the repeat Presidential election will be delivered in the country on Saturday. More ballot papers are expected later next week, ahead of the Thursday presidential election boycotted by...
  • A desultory looking Chebukati at Wednesday’s press briefing where he revealed he was at his wits end with politicians and tainted members of his team/MUTHONI NJUKI NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairman Wafula Chebukati has now called all the...
  • A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walks through a heavily damaged a street in Raqa, Syria on October 18, 2017 © AFP / BULENT KILIC Ischia, Italy, Oct 19 – The threat of fresh attacks on the West by foreign fighters fleeing the fallen Islamic State stronghold of Raqa is set to dominate...
  • In a notice signed by Vice Chancellor Julius Nyabundi, Students are required to vacate the University premises by 8.00am On Thursday morning/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – Maseno University has been closed indefinitely due to what the institution terms as the prevailing political situation in the...
  • Activist Boniface Mwangi will lead the protesters who are against the killing of unarmed people in protests and want to petition the Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet and acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – A group of civil society activists are...
  • In a letter addressed to all the candidates, Chebukati had stated that discussions will be based on how the electoral commission can deliver a free and fair poll to Kenyans/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – A consultative meeting between Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and all...
  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to the Central African Republic to draw attention to the suffering of its people as well as the toll violence in the country has taken on aid workers and peacekeepers © AFP/File / TIMOTHY A. CLARY United Nations, United States, Oct 19 – UN Secretary...
  • After five rounds of negotiations produced few results, fears are growing that Britain may fail to strike a withdrawal agreement before its formal EU departure on March 29, 2019 © AFP/File / NIKLAS HALLE’N Brussels, Belgium, Oct 19 – British Prime Minister Theresa May will appeal to European Union...
  • Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike have dominated the campaign © AFP/File / Toru YAMANAKA Tokyo, Japan, Oct 19 – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears poised to secure a fresh term at the helm of the world’s third-biggest economy Sunday, as he seeks a mandate for his...
  • Flanked by co-principals Musalia Mudavadi, Moses Wetangula among other leaders, the former premier also reiterated that they cannot go to an election with the same people who bungled the August 8 process/Dannish Odongo NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 18 – The National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga...
  • “There will be no sitting in boardrooms to negotiate and share government. It is Kenyans who have the right to decide who will be president,” President Kenyatta emphasised/PSCU SABOTI, Kenya, Oct 18 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has said he will not hold negotiations with the Opposition, saying...
  • Buffalo Bills players kneel during the national anthem before a game against the Denver Broncos in September © GETTY IMAGES/AFP/File / Brett Carlsen Washington, United States, Oct 18 – US President Donald Trump slammed the National Football League (NFL) again on Wednesday for not forcing players to...
  • President Donald Trump alleges that former FBI Director James Comey “fixed” last year’s investigation into White House rival Hillary Clinton’s use of a private computer server for classified emails. © AFP/File / SAUL LOEB Washington, United States, Oct 18 – President Donald Trump accused James...

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