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  • Officers told Starkey a “security block” had been placed on his passport but were unable to provide any further information/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 10 – A British journalist working for The Times of London newspaper said Friday he was being deported from Kenya after being detained for more than a...
  • Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, seen on December 3, 2016, had originally said he would accept the presidential election results showing his loss to opponent Adama Barrow/AFP BANJUL, Gambia, Dec 10, Gambia’s leader of some 22 years Yahya Jammeh announced late Friday he would no longer accept defeat...
  • The erudite 72-year-old human rights lawyer cruised to victory winning 53.8 percent of the votes, according to the country’s election agency/AFP ACCRA, Ghana, Dec 10, Challenger Nana Akufo-Addo won Ghana’s national election on Friday, tapping into an electorate fed up with a sputtering economy and...
  • The doctors and nurse unions had issued a 21-days strike notice, which elapsed Sunday midnight/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9- The Kenya Defence Forces Doctors have been deployed to Kenyatta National Hospital, to assist patients admitted there, as crisis in the health sector worsened on the fifth...
  • New Patriotic Party presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo has a clear lead in Ghana’s presidential election, local media report/AFP GHANA, Dec 12 – Opposition challenger Nana Akufo-Addo has a clear lead in Ghana’s hotly contested presidential election, local media reported Friday, although...
  • President Kenyatta said the greed for power by opposition leaders is betrayed by the manner in which they are obsessed with creating more positions for themselves in disregard of the Constitution/PSCU KERICHO, Kenya, Dec 9 – President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday described the opposition as a group of...
  • Mwaniki, who was flanked by a section of Kigumo residents and leaders, told a press conference that she will be facing other aspirants in the battle for the Jubilee Party ticket/JEREMIAH WAKAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 8 – Export Promotion Council (EPC) Chief Executive Ruth Mwaniki has declared her...
  • Once the panel is constituted in accordance with Section 8, the Panel shall, within seven days of its convening, by advertisement in at least two daily newspapers of national circulation, invite applications from persons who qualify for appointment as members of the Committee under Section 5(1)(b)/...
  • In a statement, Secretary General Tom Odege stated that as a union, they cannot remain silent while Kenyans are suffering/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9 – The Union of Kenya Civil Servants is appealing to health workers to end the current strike and give dialogue a chance. In a statement, Secretary...
  • According to the prosecution, Nyaga forged a title deed plan and purported it to be a genuine one issued and signed by senior land surveyor Peter Francis Njoroge/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9 – A city businessman Francis Nyaga Njeru, accused of unlawfully demolishing a house worth Sh30 million...
  • The charred body of a rebel fighter lies on a street in the Bab al-Hadid neighbourhood, in Aleppo’s Old City © AFP / GEORGE OURFALIAN Beirut, Lebanon, Dec 9 – Syrian government artillery bombarded the fast-shrinking rebel enclave in the heart of Aleppo on Friday despite its ally Russia’s...
  • The Union’s Secretary General Seth Panyako told Capital FM News that the talks are progressing well and they hope to reach a solution by the end of the day/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9 – The Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN) resumed talks with the government Friday morning where they discussed...
  • Ghana’s New Patriotic Party presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo has come under fire for saying he was “quietly confident” he had beaten incumbent John Mahama/AFP ACCRA, Ghana, Dec 9 – Ghana opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo has come under fire after claiming to have won a tense presidential...
  • Protesters rally demanding the impeachment of South Korea’s President Park Geun-Hye outside the National Assembly in Seoul on December 9, 2016 © YONHAP/AFP Seoul, Korea, Republic of, Dec 9 – South Korean lawmakers on Friday passed an impeachment motion against President Park Geun-Hye, stripping...
  • Tom Oywa Mboya at the Milimani law courts on Friday,December 09 when he was charged with attempted murder of William Osewe Guda by shooting him on December 01 at Garden estate within Kasarani sub county in Nairobi/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9- The man who shot and wounded the owner of the popular...
  • In Embu County, Leonard Muriuki is the new entrant eyeing the gubernatorial seat on a Jubilee Party ticket/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9 – As the country gears up towards 2017 General Election, which is just 8 months away, aspirants have already started pitching tents in their respective regions,...
  • Supporters cheer as they watch President-Elect Donald Trump in Des Moines, Iowa on December 8, 2016 © AFP / TIMOTHY A. CLARY Columbus, United States, Dec 8 – Donald Trump vigorously defended his incoming cabinet against uproar from Democrats, green activists and workers unions who said his...
  • Speaking on Thursday shortly after submitting documents indicating the party’s campaign finance and expenditure committee to the IEBC/JEREMIAH WAKAYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9 – The Jubilee Party has submitted documents in compliance with the Campaign Finance Act of 2013 to the Independent Electoral...
  • According to a notice published in the newspapers on Friday, the candidates are slated to be interviewed by the Bernadette Musundi led Selection Panel on December 19/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 9 – Former Mombasa Mayor Taib Ali Taib and ex Judicial Service Commissioner Florence Muoti Mwangangi are...
  • Senator Kipchumba Murkomen/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9  – A law firm associated with the Deputy Senate Majority Leader Kipchumba Murkomen has been ordered to submit its detailed bank statements from 2013 to date by a parliamentary team probing the Sh1.6 billion fraud at the National Youth Services...
  • A 75-year-old California man has been charged with the chilling 1978 murder of a young British couple who had been sailing on his boat in the Caribbean Sea © AFP/File / FABRICE COFFRINI Los Angeles, United States, Dec 9 – A 75-year-old California man was charged with the chilling 1978 murder of a...
  • According to the Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN), the talks progressed well Thursday after the government tabled a proposal which the health workers were considering/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9 – Talks between the government and nurses are set to resume Friday even as doctors remained adamant...
  • After a series of protests, South Korea’s parliament votes on a motion to impeach President Park Geun-Hye, December 9, 2016 © AFP / JUNG Yeon-Je Seoul, Korea, Republic of, Dec 9 – South Korean President Park Geun-Hye, once known as the “Queen of Elections”, faced an act of attempted political...
  • that the revised dates will not impact on the August 8, 2017 election date NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has extended the deadline for aspirants to submit forms for Election Campaign Financing. Communications Manager Andrew Limo stated that the...
  • Under the Bill, the Cabinet Secretary who will nominated by the President and approved by the National Assembly shall exercise powers and perform functions as assigned to that of the office by the President/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 8 – Nairobi could soon be run by a Cabinet Secretary appointed by...

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