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  • President Donald Trump said that if the US does take action over journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death, he does not want it to impact arms sales to Saudi Arabia © AFP / Nicholas Kamm Washington, United States, Oct 20 – US President Donald Trump has said he found Saudi Arabia’s explanation about the...
  • Saudi Arabia admitted that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in its Istanbul consulate © AFP/File / MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Oct 20 – Saudi Arabia on Saturday admitted that critic Jamal Khashoggi was killed during a “brawl” inside its Istanbul consulate, an explanation that...
  • Tanzanian businessman Mohammed Dewji was seized by gunmen as he entered a hotel gym in Dar es Salaam a week ago last Thursday/AFP NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – Tanzanian police said Friday they had identified the driver of a vehicle used in the kidnapping of Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was...
  • The Recce Squad Officer identified as Jennings Orlando Odhiambo is being questioned by homicide detectives/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – A General Service Unit officer attached to the US Embassy has been arrested over the murder of Monica Kimani. The Recce Squad Officer identified as Jennings...
  • Speaking during a joint media briefing with his host President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, Geingob said Namibia would accord Kenya “permanent support” during an election to be held in 2019/PSCU NAIROBI Kenya, Oct 19 – President Hage Geingob of Namibia has pledged to fully support Kenya’s UN Security...
  • A Marine Law Enforcement officer working for the city of Cape Town patrols False Bay, near Simon’s Town, looking for poachers/AFP CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct 19 – One Saturday night in August, Deurick van Blerk, 26, climbed into his small boat off the coast of Cape Town on another of his illegal...
  • Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko made this promise on Friday during the distribution of success cards and other materials to candidates within Nairobi county/CFM NEWS NAIROBI,Kenya,Oct 19-Nairobi County Government has pledged to sponsor Secondary education for Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (...
  • Speaking after leading the National Celebrations Steering Committee inspecting Bukhungu Stadium in Kakamega county where this year’s Mashujaa day will be held Interior Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho said he is satisfied with security and other preparations for Mashujaa Day celebrations in...
  • In this file photo taken on December 15, 2014 Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi attends a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama © AFP/File / MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Oct 19 – A complex man of contradictions, journalist Jamal Khashoggi went from being a Saudi royal...
  • Speaking when he appeared before the Senate National Security Committee public hearings on the Prevention of Terrorism Amendment Bill, Juma observed that the prevalence of homeless children provided fertile grounds for their recruitment into extremism and terrorist activities/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – The Education Ministry says it has completed the distribution of Science, Mathematics, English textbooks to grade 7 and 8 pupils in public primary and secondary schools in the country. While expressing satisfaction with the process, Education Principal Secretary Belio...
  • Kenya has been a key partner to Namibia especially in the health sector with the expat Kenyan community in the nation located on the southwest of Africa projected at 500 in 2010/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 18 – President Uhuru Kenyatta and visiting Namibian leader Hage Geingob are currently...
  • “He did a commendable job and I have extended the same message to him,” the IG said/SCREEN GRAB NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet has lauded the Administration Police officer who apprehended two suspects who had conned a man in Westlands. No one was injured during...
  • The trial magistrate said in the absence of evidence the court cannot hold the two since no criminal charges have been preferred against them/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – A woman suspected to have been involved in a car theft syndicate has been set free. This is after Senior Resident Magistrate...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya Oct 19 – The Senate Committee on Health wants three foreign directors of a non-profit organisation to appear before it to shed light into an agreement it has with the County Government of Isiolo for the provision of community health services. This is after it emerged the list of...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – The Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has approved the registration as well as marketing authorization for Sacubitril/Valsartan to be used by adults in the treatment for symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. Reduced ejection fraction is a...
  • Meng Hongwei, president of Interpol, went missing on a trip to China last month © AFP/File / ROSLAN RAHMAN Beijing, China, Oct 19 – The wife of fallen former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei has expressed fears for his life and her own safety, lashing out at what she called the “cruel” and “dirty”...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya Oct 19 – Former Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario has been charged with corruption in the 2016 Rio Olympics scandal involving Sh55 million. Wario, who is Kenya’s Ambassador to Austria, denied six charges related to corruption and abuse of office when he was arraigned before...
  • Obado is fighting to be freed on bail/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – Sharon Otieno, the 28-year-old woman who was killed while seven months pregnant will be buried at her Homa Bay home on Friday. Sharon was killed alongside her unborn baby in a crime blamed on Migori Governor Okoth Obado who is...
  • “Those who owe KFS outstanding debts will not be eligible for registration unless the amounts owed are settled in full immediately,” said the public notice, signed by the Chief Conservator of Forests, Monica Kalenda/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – The Kenya Forest Service (KFS) has published a...
  • Wario and athletics legend Kipchoge Keino had been out of the country until Wednesday when they arrived and headed to the DCI on Thursday morning accompanied by their lawyers/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – Former Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario is expected in court Friday over the Sh55 million...
  • He was received in Nairobi by Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – President Hage Geingob of Namibia has arrived in the country ahead of bilateral talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday. President Geingob who is accompanied by his spouse, Monica Geingob, was...
  • Journalist Jamal Khashoggi has not been seen since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul more than two weeks ago, amid persistent reports he was killed inside © AFP/File / MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH Washington, United States, Oct 19 – President Donald Trump said Thursday he now believes journalist...
  • KNUT Secretary General Wilson Sossion observed that the postponement of the meeting showed disinterest on the part of TSC coupled with mischief and distrust/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has given the Teachers Service Commission a seven-day ultimatum to...
  • Ojaamong and five others members of the County Executive have been charged with conspiracy to defraud the county by engaging in projects without proper procurement process/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – The prosecution in the Sh8million anti-corruption case against Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong...

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