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  • When whether NASA had a parallel tallying centre in Tanzania, he responded: “In Kenya, in Kenya, and in Kenya … and in the clouds.”/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – The National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential flag bearer Raila Odinga on Monday refused to confirm or deny claims they have a...
  • Odinga said he wishes Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto the best in the friendly contest/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24- The National Super Alliance presidential flag bearer Raila Odinga was on Monday put to task over statements he had made in Kajiado County asking locals not to sell their land to ‘...
  • He pledged a peaceful election quoting a Swahili adage which states, “he who refuses to acknowledge defeat is not a worthy competitor.”/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – The second tier of the presidential debate kicked off half an hour late Monday night after President Uhuru Kenyatta failed to...
  • The widow of late South African president Nelson Mandela has succeeded in having his physician’s controversial book on his final days withdrawn © POOL/AFP/File / SCHALK VAN ZUYDAM Johannesburg, South Africa, Jul 24 – A new book detailing Nelson Mandela’s last days has been withdrawn after it was...
  • Thirdway Alliance candidate Ekuru Aukot, independent candidates Japheth Kaluyu and Michael Wainaina launched a joint attack on the main political formations with Wainaina describing them as a political gang /COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – The first tier of the presidential debate took place...
  • Afghan security forces remove a damaged bus after a car bomb attack in western Kabul on July 24, 2017 © AFP / Wakil Kohsar Kabul, Afghanistan, Jul 24 – At least 26 people were killed and 41 wounded Monday after a Taliban-claimed car bomb struck a bus carrying government employees through a Shiite...
  • Of the six candidates who were expected to attend the first tier debate, only three turned up/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – ‘Vote for me and corruption will be a thing of the past’ – is the promise of Dr Japheth Kavinga, one of the eight presidential candidates. He is a man who says was born in...
  • Police also seized seven vehicles during the operation, according to the Regional Police Chief Larry Kieng/COURTESY NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – Police in Nyali Estate within Mombasa County have seized heroin worth millions of shillings in the continued crackdown on the war against illegal drugs. The...
  • All judges and magistrates expected to handle election-related matters have been trained with an additional 92 magistrates trained on election offences according to Justice Msagha Mbogholi, the Head of the Judiciary Committee on Elections/MOSES MUOKI NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – The Judiciary has...
  • The Independent and Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has also put measures in place to ensure accuracy of the results transmitted/MOSES MUOKI NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – Voters whose biometric data will not be detected on the Kenya Integrated Elections Management System (KIEMS) will have their...
  • The woman was leaving KICC after attending Wizkid’s concert, when the incident which was captured on video occurred/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) has launched an investigation into the weekend shooting of a female reveller where a police officer...
  • Ruto said NASA’s call to its supporters to jam polling stations was well choreographed to cause tension with security agencies and cause a fight/DPPS MAJANI MINGI, Kenya, Jul 24 – Deputy President William Ruto has said the National Super Alliance leaders want to cause chaos on voting day to mar the...
  • Researchers hope that by treating people as soon as possible after HIV infection, they can one day induce drug-free remission for sustained periods of time, perhaps for good © AFP/File / NOAH SEELAM Paris, France, Jul 24 – A South African girl has become only the third child to beat the AIDS virus...
  • High Court Judge David Majanja ruled that there exists a constitutional provision that gives a clear time frame when presidential election results must be announced/FILE KISUMU, Kenya, Jul 24 – The High Court in Kisumu has dismissed a petition by three Kenyans seeking to compel the Independent...
  • A two-drug cocktail injected every month or two may be just as effective as a daily pill at keeping the AIDS virus under control, a study says © AFP/File / MUJAHID SAFODIEN Paris, France, Jul 24 – A two-drug cocktail injected every month or two may be just as effective as a daily pill at keeping...
  • The officers are accused of attacking a Chinese national in Limuru as he was driving from Nairobi to Bomet where he runs a gambling business/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – Four police officers arrested on Sunday over a Sh2 million robbery on the Nairobi-Nakuru highway are on Monday set to appear in...
  • A North Korean soldier gazes across the Yalu border river near Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese city of Dandong, on April 14, 2017 © AFP/File / Johannes EISELE Beijing, China, Jul 24 – China on Monday defended its repatriation of North Koreans who have escaped across its border after a United Nations...
  • IEBC Chief Executive Officers Ezra Chiloba told Capital FM News that the Commission authorised the firm on Thursday last week to carry on with the exercise/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – The Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission now says the printing of the presidential ballot papers has...
  • The Opposition has insisted that they will have five agents, as part of their adopt-a-polling-station strategy, “to guard flag bearer Raila Odinga’s votes/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has called a meeting with political parties on Wednesday in a...
  • Thai police have arrested hundreds of foreign criminals in a “good guys in, bad guys out” policy, as the kingdom looks to shake out crooks based in the country © AFP / MADAREE TOHLALA Bangkok, Thailand, Jul 24 – A gang of 44 people from China and Taiwan have been arrested in Thailand for running an...
  • According to Gitau, the alumni will also seek to engage political and civil society leaders with proposals on how to achieve stability throughout the electioneering period thus realising a peaceful electoral process/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 24 – Alumni drawn from a UK funded international...
  • A Chinese soldier, left, and his Indian counterpart are seen at the Nathu La border crossing between India and China in this 2008 file picture. © AFP/File / DIPTENDU DUTTA Beijing, China, Jul 24 – China warned on Monday that it will step up its troop deployment in a border dispute with India,...
  • The truck packed with suspected migrants — eight of them dead — were found was parked at this Walmart store in San Antonio © AFP / SUZANNE CORDEIRO San Antonio, United States, Jul 24 – Nine suspected migrants were dead Sunday after being packed inside an overheated truck that was discovered in a...
  • The boy was crushed to death by the school bus when he tried to retrieve his bag and water bottle which fell through a hole in floor of the bus/FILE MOMBASA, Kenya, Jul 24 – Five people including the principal of St Augustine Preparatory School in Mombasa are due to face charges Monday over last...
  • Tourists bow before statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il-Sung (L) and Kim Jong-Il (R), on Mansu hill © AFP / Ed JONES PYONGYANG, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Jul 23 – The Westerners lined up on Sunday before giant statues of North Korea’s founder Kim Il-Sung and his son and...

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