• Pakistan court disqualifies PM Sharif from office

    Islamabad, Pakistan, Jul 28 – Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from public office over long-running corruption allegations, a decision that ousts him from the premiership for the third time. The ruling plunges the country into fresh political […]

  • Kidero, Sonko tied at 45pc popularity in Nairobi Governor’s race

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 28 – The Orange Democratic Movement’s (ODM) Evans Kidero and his main rival, Jubilee Party’s (JP) Mike Mbuvi Sonko, are neck-and-neck at 45 per cent popularity in Nairobi’s gubernatorial race according to the latest Infotrak opinion poll released Friday. […]

  • NCIC has flagged 176 social media accounts over hate speech

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 28 – The National Cohesion and Integration Commission says that it has flagged at least 176 social media accounts that are involved in propagating hate speech. NCIC Chairman Francis ole Kaparo and Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) Director General Francis Wangusi say […]

  • 312,060 teachers get pay under new grading structure from Saturday

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 28 – The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has announced that salaries for 312,060 teachers have been converted to the new grading structure and they can access pay from Saturday. The announcement follows negotiations which led to signing of the Collective Bargaining […]

  • US Senate rejects partial Obamacare repeal, bitter blow to Trump

    Washington, United States, Jul 28 – US Republicans failed spectacularly Friday in their latest effort to dismantle Obamacare, leaving the party in stunned disarray and President Donald Trump’s dreams of repealing his predecessor’s health reforms on ice. The vote — held in […]

  • NASA appoints Orengo its Chief Agent for August 8 poll

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 28 – The National Super Alliance (NASA) has announced the appointment of Senator James Orengo as the coalition’s Chief Agent for the forth coming Presidential and General Elections. Senator Orengo will be deputised by NASA CEO Norman Magaya who will also serve as the […]

  • US Senate passes Russia sanctions, sends bill to Trump

    Washington, United States, Jul 28 – The US Senate on Thursday passed bipartisan sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the package to President Donald Trump, who must decide whether to accept the tough approach to Moscow or veto the measure. The sanctions, which were approved on a […]

  • First batch of presidential ballots land Monday as printing ends

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 28 – Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing LCC completed printing presidential ballot papers for the August 8 General Election Thursday night. The first batch of the election materials is set to arrive in the country on Monday according to IEBC Commissioner Roselyn Akombe who […]

  • Hillary to explain ‘What Happened’ in new book

    New York, United States, Jul 28 – Defeated Democratic White House hopeful Hillary Clinton promises to let her guard down and explain what happened in her shock electoral defeat to Donald Trump, including the mistakes she made, in a book to published in September. Publishers Simon and Schuster […]

  • Court bars MCSK from collecting music royalties

    NAIROBI, Kenya Jul 27 – The Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) was on Thursday directed by the High Court in Kisumu to stop collecting royalties from music users and businesses. The court ruled the case in accordance with the Copyright Act as stipulated in the Constitution, which states […]