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  • According to police and witness recount, about 8 people managed to swim to safety but they say other than the two bodies that were on Tuesday retrieved, more could be still inside/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 25 – Angry Githurai residents tossed two bodies retrieved from a swamp on Thika...
  • Voronkov also informed of a proposal to establish a network of National Coordinators and focal points on counter terrorism that will be useful in sharing of experiences and best practices/COURTESY NEW YORK, Sept 25, 2018 – Cabinet Secretary Amb Monica Juma Tuesday held talks with under Secretary...
  • Obado will remain at the Industrial Area Remand centre pending the ruling/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 25 — The ruling for Governor Okoth Obado’s application for bail in the murder trial of a Rongo University student has been set for Thursday. Lady Justice Jessie Lessit of the Criminal Division...
  • Gedi says the accusations are malicious and directed to tarnish her name stating that some of them are tailored from personal disagreements/NJOKI KIHIU NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 25 – Wajir Woman Representative Fatuma Gedi has denied bribing her colleagues to shoot down the controversial sugar report,...
  • Mwaura, who is also the Majority Chief Whip was elected unanimously after the two proposed MCAs Mary Njambi and Mary Arivisa declined the post/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 25 – The Nairobi County Assembly on Tuesday elected Ngara MCA Chege Mwaura as acting Speaker following the ouster of Beatrice...
  • Obado had pleaded not guilty to murder when he was charged on Monday/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 25 — The State on Tuesday said it will amend charges facing Governor Okoth Obado to include the murder of a seven-month old foetus, 26- year-old Rongo University student Sharon Otieno was carrying when...
  • Nigerian soldiers salute during a visit by President in Maiduguri on July 6, 2018 during the celebrations for Nigeria Army day/AFP KANO, Nigeria, Sept 25 – Nigerian troops repelled another attempt by Boko Haram jihadists to overrun a military base in northeast Nigeria, military and civilian sources...
  • Cholera outbreaks have occurred frequently in Zimbabwe’s cities where safe drinking water and sanitation facilities are scarce/AFP HARARE, Zimbabwe, Sept 25 – At least 45 people have been killed by cholera in Zimbabwe in the past three weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday,...
  • Obado was charged on Monday with the murder of Sharon Otieno, a 26-year-old university student, a charge he pleaded not guilty to/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 25 — The Public Prosecutor Tuesday afternoon opposed a bail application by Migori Governor Okoth Obado on grounds that the county chief who...
  • Popular Indonesian rock band Boomerang, whose new music focuses on conservation, performed at the top of the refinery tanks/AFP JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept 25 – Greenpeace activists Tuesday scaled storage tanks at an Indonesian palm oil refinery along with a popular rock band which played pro-...
  • Justice Okwany heard that the accused refused to produce the vital body organ to the family which has since declined to lay the father to rest until the same is given to them/file NAIROBI, Kenya Sept 25 – The hearing of a case in which a family has sued former-government chief pathologist Moses...
  • Speaking on Tuesday in Kasarani ,Thuku said increased alcohol consumption in the area is worrying as he called for intensified campaign against alcohol abuse/file NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 25 – Nairobi Regional Commissioner Kangethe Thuku now wants liquor outlets reduced due to increased alcohol...
  • According to a detective privy to the arrest, the suspect was found with gunshot wounds/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 25- A suspect linked to the last week murder of a 29-year-old woman inside a Kilimani apartment has been arrested. According to a detective privy to the arrest, the suspect was found...
  • Germany’s Catholic Church due to confess to and apologise for thousands of cases of sexual abuse against childrenGerman Catholic Church to own up to decades of child abuse/AFP BERLIN, Germany, Sept 25 – Germany’s Catholic Church was Tuesday due to confess to and apologise for thousands of cases of...
  • Even before the dust settled, another 11-year-old child was found murdered on Sunday in Machakos after missing for 24 hours/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 25 – The chilling news of abduction and subsequent murder of a nine-year-old girl in Meru, was just another reminder of how Kenyan children are...
  • Lady Justice Lessit declined Obado’s request to be held at the Gigiri Police station pending his bail application/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 25 – Migori Governor Okoth Obado will Tuesday afternoon return to the High Court in a bid to persuade Lady Justice Jessie Lessit of the Criminal Division to...
  • The new initiative, under the aegis of the United Nations children’s Fund (UNICEF) was launched at the Trusteeship Chambers, UN Headquarters, New York, on the sidelines of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly/PSCU NEW YORK, Sep 25 – President Uhuru Kenyatta joined other world leaders Monday...
  • Scientists have succeeded for the first time in wiping out an entire population of the malaria-carrying insect using “gene-editing” to programme their extinction © AFP/File / LUIS ROBAYO Paris, France, Sep 25 – Scientists said Monday they had succeeded for the first time in wiping out an entire...
  • Worshippers greeted Pope Francis at the Shrine of the Mother of God in Aglona © AFP / Vincenzo PINTO Aglona, Latvia, Sep 24 – Tens of thousands of people on Monday swarmed Pope Francis in largely Protestant Latvia on a visit many hope will put the small Baltic country on the map and bring its...
  • New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern holds her daughter Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford at the United Nations assembly hall in New York © AFP / Don EMMERT United Nations, United States, Sep 24 – New Zealand’s prime minister, who shot to international fame for giving birth while in office,...
  • The Governor is currently being held at Industrial Area remand centre until Tuesday, when his bail application will be decided, after denying the murder charge/CFM NEWS NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 24- A Non-Governmental Organisation has protested the decision to omit murdered university student Sharon...
  • Lusaka who is leading a host of other 67 Senators in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County said the Senate will be holding similar sittings across all the 47 counties to enhance the Senate public relationship/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 24- Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka has expressed confidence that sittings...
  • A spot check by Capital FM News established that the Speaker’s Office remains closed even those that work there can’t access it/FILE NAIROBI,Kenya,Sep 24 – Nairobi County Assembly is set to resume on Tuesday amid chaos following the impeachment of Speaker Beatrice Elachi. A spot check by Capital FM...
  • Women collecting sacks of maize and sorghum air-dropped from a World Food Programme (WFP) plane in a village in South Sudan in July 2018 © AFP / PATRICK MEINHARDT New York, United States, Sep 24 – The UN World Food Programme on Monday took its campaign to fight world hunger to a global cinema...
  • The bodyguard was arrested early Monday following complaints that he used certificates belonging to someone else to gain entry to the Administration Police Service in 2006/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 24 – A body guard of Migori Governor Okoth Obado has been arrested by detectives from the Ethics and...

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