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  • The protesters – mainly donning red t-shirts – are carrying placards demanding the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta or a re-count of the votes among others/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 19 – The Judiciary has been rocked by protests from demonstrators waving placards against Chief Justice...
  • Deputy CJ Mwilu (left), CJ Maraga and judge Ibrahim at the Supreme Court/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 19 – The Supreme Court will tomorrow at 10 am deliver, in full, its reasons for voiding President Uhuru Kenyatta’s August 8 election victory. Two of the six judges who were of a different mind will...
  • A house burns in Gawdu Tharya village near Maungdaw in Rakhine state, northern Myanmar, on September 7, 2017/AFP-File GENEVA, Switzerland, Sep 19 – UN human rights investigators on Tuesday said they needed “full and unfettered” access to Myanmar to investigate a grave and ongoing crisis, but the...
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in New York on September 18, 2017/AFP CAIRO, Egypt, Sep 19 – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu publicly for the first time in New York to discuss Middle East...
  • A display of ivory ready for destruction/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 19 – Three people among them a serving and a retired Administration Police officer have been detained at Langata Police station after they were found in possession of ivory. The third person according to police is a taxi driver who...
  • Had Russian military officer Stanislav Petrov told his commanders of an imminent US nuclear strike in 1983, the Soviet leadership locked in an arms race with Washington might have ordered a retaliatory strike/AFP-File MOSCOW, Russian Federation, Sep 19 – Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer...
  • Six months before his death Kalashnikov expressed regret for his role in making the world’s most commonly used rifle/AFP MOSCOW, Russian Federation, Sep 19 – Russian officials and Orthodox priests on Tuesday unveiled a statue in Moscow of inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov, whose iconic AK-47 assault...
  • Hamza, the 15th of Osama bin Laden’s 20 children has been groomed to follow in his father’s footsteps since childhood © AL-JAZEERA/AFP/File Paris, France, Sep 19 – A photo montage published by Al-Qaeda to mark the 16th anniversary of 9/11 shows the face of Osama bin Laden in the flames of the Twin...
  • Police are yet to establish the motive for the killing/FILE MOMBASA, Kenya, Sep 19 – A prominent businessman was on Monday night shot dead in Tudor Mombasa by unknown gunmen. Urban police boss Lucas Ogara says the businessman was shot dead as he was driving home and died on the spot. Police are yet...
  • Invigilator hands out exam papers/FILE MAKUENI, Kenya, Sep 19 – Police are currently seeking to establish if Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education exam papers found on a candidate’s phone in Makueni, are genuine. The police, who have sought verification from the Kenya National Examinations...
  • Speaker Justin Muturi told the legislators that they must proactively steer the nation to economic and social growth as they embark on the House businesses/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya Sept 19 – Members of the National Assembly on Monday kicked off a week-long induction workshop where they have been...
  • Rain pours down on a coastal city/AFP NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 19 – Heavy rainfall is expected in parts of coastal counties Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi, Tana River, Taita Taveta and Lamu this week. According to an update published by the Kenya Meteorological Department on Monday, rains exceeding 30mm are...
  • The Supreme Court rules governing the hearing and determination of a presidential petition give the bench 21 to release a detailed judgement from the day of ruling/RCIU NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 19 – The Judicial Service Commission held a meeting on Tuesday as all eyes were trained on the Supreme Court...
  • US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with his French counterpart on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on Monday © AFP / LUDOVIC MARIN United Nations, United States, Sep 19 – World leaders open their annual debate at the United Nations on Tuesday, eager to hear US...
  • Violence in northern Myanmar’s Rakhine state has sparked an exodus of hundreds of thousands of stateless Muslim Rohingya, generating international alarme © AFP/File / K M ASAD Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, Sep 19 – The Rohingya refugee crisis is worsening daily as new arrivals from Myanmar join more...
  • Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi appealed for support from the global community over the Rohingya refugee crisis in a national address in Naypyidaw © AFP / Ye Aung THU Naypyidaw, Myanmar, Sep 19 – Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday she does not fear global scrutiny over the Rohingya crisis,...
  • Basilia Bonastre points at a photo of her missing son Arturo, at her house in Jose Cardel, Mexico’s Veracruz state © AFP / VICTORIA RAZO VERACRUZ, Mexico, Sep 19 – Martha Gonzalez used to have the soft hands of a homemaker. But they have grown callused and leathery since she started digging up...
  • While receiving a $25,000 partnership with GE Healthcare, CEO Shining Hope for Communities Organizations (SHOFCO) Kennedy Odede said that only 52pc of births in Kibera occurred at healthcare facilities/COSMUS MWONGELA NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 18 – When compared to nationwide statistics, slums within...
  • Speaking to the press after a closed-door consultative meeting with the education sector stakeholders, Matiangi exuded confidence that they have made elaborate plans to ensure that candidates sit for their exams in a conducive environment/MUTHONI NJUKI NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 18 – The Cabinet...
  • Cholera cases are rising in Borno State, northeast Nigeria, mainly in camps for people internally displaced by Boko Haram violence © AFP/File / FLORIAN PLAUCHEUR Maiduguri, Nigeria, Sep 18 – At least 44 people have now died in a cholera outbreak in northeast Nigeria, the United Nations said Monday...
  • Aukot had protested on September 6 on his exclusion and moved to the court to challenge what he termed as a misapplication of the law by the electoral commission in its decision to limit the fresh poll to President Uhuru Kenyatta of Jubilee Party and his National Super Alliance rival Raila Odinga/...
  • In his remarks during the opening ceremony of a week long induction workshop for MPs, Mbadi who is also the ODM National Chairman said he learnt of the appointment Monday morning/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya Sept 18 – Confusion continues to rock the National Super Alliance over the naming of leaders to top...
  • Double parking, making U-turns and noise pollution, Sonko said won’t be tolerated/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 18 – Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has suspended the eviction of matatus from CBD for a month, after pleas by the operators during a consultative meeting at Charter Hall. Sonko however gave...
  • Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Union (KMPPDU) Secretary General Ouma Oluga Monday described the registration of the agreement signed on June 30 as monumental and a move in the right direction/COSMUS MWONGELA NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 18 – A Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)...
  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, seen here at a Moscow press conference, and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are to meet in New York ahead of the UN General Assembly/AFP-File NEW YORK, United States, Sep 17 – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met his Russian counterpart Foreign...

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