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  • US President Donald Trump shakes hands with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in July 2018 in Helsinki © AFP/File / Brendan Smialowski Washington, United States, Apr 19 – A long-awaited US probe on Russian election meddling has divided Washington but on one point virtually all US policymakers...
  • Governor Francis Kimemia, who was present, as he witnessed his County improve from the second slot it held behind Busia County in results announced last August/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 20 – Nyandarua has emerged the winner of this year’s World Bank ranking for top-performing counties under the...
  • Kenyatta is expected to lobby for funding for the extension of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Naivasha to Kisumu, a project estimated to cost Sh380 billion/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 20 – President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected in Beijing next week to attend the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)...
  • In a statement, his brother Senator Gideon Moi described him as an amiable, social, down to earth and industrious man/file NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 20- Jonathan Toroitich, the son of former President Daniel arap Moi is dead. Toroitich, a renowned rally driver passed on in Nakuru on Friday evening. In a...
  • New York, United States, Apr 20 – Clare Bronfman, heiress to the Seagram liquor fortune, pleaded guilty Friday to her role in a secretive society of women sex slaves. The guilty plea on two counts — conspiracy to conceal and harbor illegal aliens for financial gain and fraudulent use of...
  • Cairo, Egypt, Apr 20 – Egyptians start voting Saturday in a referendum that aims to cement the rule of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the former coup leader presenting himself as a rock of stability in a turbulent region. Despite protests from rights groups, the three-day plebiscite is expected to...
  • Lima, Peru, Apr 20 – A suicide note in which Peru’s Alan Garcia denied corruption charges against him set the backdrop Friday for the ex-president’s funeral, two days after he put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger as police arrived to arrest him on bribery charges linked to the Odebrecht...
  • US President Donald Trump, pictured on April 18, 2019, again described the Mueller report as a “hoax” © AFP / Nicholas Kamm Washington, United States, Apr 20 – A seething President Donald Trump launched a tirade Friday against the “bullshit” Mueller report on how he tried to thwart the probe into...
  • Washington, United States, Apr 19 – US President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed unfavorable testimony in the Mueller report on Russian election interference as “fabricated” and labelled the document “crazy.” “Statements are made about me by certain people in the Crazy Mueller Report, in itself...
  • He explained that the objective of the publication is to provide an opportunity to any person who may claim that his details were forwarded by Thirdway Alliance to IEBC without his or her consent/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 19 – Supporters of the Punguza Mizigo initiative sponsored by the Thirdway...
  • Nyala, Sudan, Apr 19 – Hawwa Yousef is still haunted by memories of the day when mounted gunmen swept through her village in Sudan’s Darfur region in 2004, killing scores of villagers including her son. Then president Omar al-Bashir unleashed the notorious Janjaweed militia on ethnic minority...
  • While urging Kenyans to stop worrying about the safety of their data, the Head of state announced that 11 million people have so far acquired the number/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 19 – Kenyans living in the Diaspora will from May 6 be able to register for the National Integrated Identity...
  • Sudanese protestors are demanding an immediate transition to civilian rule after the ousting of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir Khartoum, Sudan, Apr 19 – Protest leaders Friday announced plans to unveil a civilian body to take over from Sudan’s ruling military council as crowds of demonstrators...
  • New Delhi, India, Apr 19 – An Indian man chopped off his index finger in desperation after voting for the wrong party in the country’s national election. In a video that has gone viral on social media, Pawan Kumar said he became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine and voted for...
  • US President Donald Trump (R) feared that the investigation led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller (L) would end his presidency, according to Mueller’s final report © AFP/File / SAUL LOEB, Brendan Smialowski Washington, United States, Apr 18 – Fearing that his presidency was doomed, an angry Donald...
  • “As I have been saying all along, NO COLLUSION – NO OBSTRUCTION!” Trump tweeted in a fist-pump of victory/FILE Washington, United States, Apr 19 – President Donald Trump’s strategist warned him not to fire FBI director James Comey. His advisors told him to stop tweeting about the Russia...
  • Patients wait for treatment at the Udier primary health and care center supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Udier, in the Upper Nile region, of South Sudan /AFP Udier, South Sudan, Apr 19 – By the time he was brought into the remote clinic in northeastern South Sudan...
  • The death of 19-year-old Nusrat Jahan Rafi last week sparked protests across the South Asian nation/AFP Dhaka, Bangladesh, Apr 19 – A schoolgirl was burned to death in Bangladesh on the orders of her head teacher after she reported him for sexually harassing her, police said Friday. The death of 19...
  • Facebook says it stored “millions” of unencrypted Instagram passwords on internal servers © AFP/File / Lionel BONAVENTURE San Francisco, United States, Apr 19 – “Millions” of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said Thursday, raising its...
  • The two were said to have arrived at the bar at around 10pm before ordering drinks but later on disagreed over an unknown issue/FILE MOMBASA, Kenya, Apr 19 – A senior police officer attached to the Likoni Police Station on Thursday night shot a woman dead before turning the gun on himself....
  • The Cabinet noted that the drought situation in a number of Counties among them Turkana, Mandera, Garissa, Marsabit and Wajir has worsened from the Alert Stage to the Alarm Stage and assured that the Government has the situation under control/PSCU NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18 – The Cabinet has asked...
  • File picture of a motorised canoe, also called a pirogue, which is widely used to transport people and goods in DR Congo. Accidents are common, often due to overloading/AFP Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, Apr 18 – Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has declared Friday a...
  • The vocal Jubilee MP vowed to block a repeat of last year’s event where the government imported maize at Sh3,900 per 90-kilogramme bag but bought the local produce at Sh2,000/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18 – Five legislators from the North Rift region wants the government to mop up maize stocks in...
  • This is the first time a UK Director of Public Prosecutions is visiting the country and the East Africa region at large/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 18 – The United Kingdom has committed to help Kenya unravel the corruption puzzle, which continues to drain off billion of shillings from public...
  • Sudanese protesters have seen president Omar al-Bashir ousted from power after three decades and are now pushing for the army to hand over control © AFP / OZAN KOSE Khartoum, Sudan, Apr 18 – Crowds are expected to converge Thursday in the Sudanese capital as protesters mark one week since the army...

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