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  • In orders issued Friday afternoon, Justice Chacha Mwita also directed the Department of Immigration to reinstate Miguna’s revoked passport saying as a citizen by birth he never lost his Kenyan citizenship/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 14- The High Court has awarded Miguna Miguna Sh7 million in damages...
  • Speaking to Capital FM News, the Secretary, National Building Inspectorate Moses Nyakiongora said demolition of one unsafe residential building requires about Sh500,000 or more depending on the number of floors/file NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 14 -The team charged with the demolition of illegal buildings...
  • A British man, believed to have been one of Europe’s biggest drug traffickers, is alleged to have flown 1.3 tons of cocaine into France from Caracas, Venezuela, in 2013 in 30 unregistered suitcases © afp/AFP/File / Erika SANTELICES Paris, France, Dec 14 – A British man charged with trafficking 1.3...
  • According to a report, 14 officers attached to the Rapid Deployment Unit (RDU) within Mandera Kapedo camp, Thursday night came to the station armed in full combat gear and demanded for the keys to the holding cell/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 14 – A probe has been instituted over an incident during...
  • Trump has staunchly backed the Saudi crown prince © AFP/File / Jim WATSON Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Dec 14 – A murdered Saudi journalist. A scrapped Iran nuclear deal. The two events alone have undone years of diplomacy in the Middle East, testing old alliances and shaking up the regional balance of...
  • Sidibe came under fire in an expert report that described UNAIDS as being mired in “a crisis which threatens its vital work” © AFP / Thomas SAMSON Geneva, Switzerland, Dec 14 – Scandal-plagued UNAIDS head Michel Sidibe offered Thursday to resign in June, following an expert report that said his “...
  • The Committee will thereafter retreat to write its report in readiness for Tuesday’s House Special Sitting where MPs will consider Mbarak’s suitability to hold office/file NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 14 – The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) nominee Twalib Abdallah...
  • Senior advisor to the president Jared Kushner is reportedly in the running to be Donald Trump’s next chief of staff © AFP/File / SAUL LOEB Washington, United States, Dec 14 – Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is on the short-list of potential candidates for the president’s...
  • UN climate change negotiations in Poland remain deadlocked © AFP / Janek SKARZYNSKI Katowice, Poland, Dec 14 – UN negotiations aimed at preventing runaway global warming remain deadlocked less than 24 hours before the 12-day talks are set to end, China’s top climate diplomat said Thursday....
  • A family struggles to get out of their flooded houses in Nyando, Nyanza region in Kenya on Wednesday. Photo/OJWANG JOE. BENGUERIR, Morocco, Dec 13 – Over the years Kenya has been experiencing perrenial droughts and floods leaving behind a trail of deaths and destruction. However, Director General...
  • “We are here to prove wrong those who are saying the ‘handshake’ is not genuine,” President Kenyatta said/PSCU KISUMU, Kenya, Dec 13 – President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday kicked off his two-day working visit of Kisumu and Siaya Counties with calls for peace and national unity. The President,...
  • In the early hours of Thursday, arsonists hit a large electoral commission warehouse in central Kinshasa, setting it ablaze and damaging election materials © AFP / John WESSELS Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dec 13 – A teenager was shot dead in DR Congo’s central Kasai region on Thursday...
  • The 6th AU Peace and Security in Africa seminar being attended by senior officials including State Ministers of Foreign Affairs Hiruti Zemen Kassa (Ethiopia) and Mohamed Ali Hassan (Djibouti) was officially opened by Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 13 –...
  • The hotel which stands opposite the UN offices and adjacent US Embassy, was brought down over security concerns and lack of approval by the Nairobi County/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 13- Sany, the excavator used to demolish buildings, broke the serenity of Gigiri Thursday morning, as it brought...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 13 – Thirdway Alliance Party leader and former presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot has moved to court seeking to stop the Building Bridges taskforce from continuing with its mandate. Aukot wants the taskforce operations halted on grounds that whatever they are doing is...
  • Faiza Mohamed, Africa Director of Equality Now, explained that it would create broad awareness on the significance of the Maputo Protocol and secure the active engagement and commitment of the member states that have not yet ratified the protocol/CFM NEWS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Dec 10 – Fifty-five...
  • The report indicates that one in every three Kenyans suffer from chronic food insecurity and poor nutrition annually/FILE[/caption
  • Martin Fayulu, who is one of the opposition candidates running in DR Congo’s December 23 elections, has been campaigning in the east of the country © AFP/File / ALEXIS HUGUET Kalemie, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dec 12 – At least two people were killed Wednesday in clashes with police on the...
  • Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona, pictured here at the general assembly Confederation of African Football in Casablanca, Morocco, where he was elected to the executive board © AFP / FADEL SENNA The Hague, Netherlands, Dec 13- France on Wednesday arrested a member of Africa’s top footballing body on war...
  • Mutua had been charged with the murder of Martin Koome, a suspect who had been arrested over a domestic brawl/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 13 – A former Ruaraka Officer Commanding Station (OCS) Nahashon Mutua has been found guilty of torturing a suspect to death five years ago. Mutua had been charged...
  • Those arrested include Silo Managers from Kisumu and Eldoret/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 13 – Six suspects arrested over the maize scandal at the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) are expected to take plea on Thursday. The six were on Tuesday released on a police bond of Sh100,000 each after...
  • In a statement in the local dailies, the Head of State said that the pilot project funded by World Bank will also be launched in Nyeri, Isiolo and Machakos/file NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 13 – President Uhuru Kenyatta is on Thursday expected to tour Kisumu for the first time since his election in the 2017...
  • Vu, whose name has been changed, knew trying to escape could mean being beaten or even killed by her pimp © AFP / Manan VATSYAYANA Hanoi, Viet Nam, Dec 13 – Two girls sprint from a hair salon into a car that will lead them back to safety in Vietnam — a snapshot of the daring rescues taking place...
  • US President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen arrives for sentencing © AFP / COREY SIPKIN New York, United States, Dec 13 – Donald Trump’s former lawyer apologized Wednesday for covering up the “dirty deeds” of his ex-boss as he was sentenced to three years for multiple crimes including...
  • The hotel is situated near the US Embassy and United Nations in Gigiri, Nairobi. NAIROBI, Kenya Dec 13 – The demolition of Grand Manor hotel in Gigiri started on Thursday morning, following a court order obtained by the Nairobi County Government. The hotel, adjacent to the United Nations and the US...

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