• Constant flow of donations needed to keep blood banks stocked

    KENYA, Nairobi, June 23 – I don’t like needles! You can say that again; most people don’t; but the sobering thought that each pint of blood donated can save a life will make it worth your while. Giving blood takes nothing away from you except a few minutes of your time, and in […]

  • Doctor says 27 colleagues have cholera after Weston Hotel saga

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 23 – At least 27 cholera cases have been confirmed following tests conducted on doctors who were attending a conference at a Nairobi hotel. In a phone interview with Capital FM News Dr Simon King’ondu, a gynecologist who was at the conference said the doctors are […]

  • Son chops off father’s hand in fight over campaign posters

    KAKAMEGA, Kenya, Jun 23 – A tussle over campaign posters of two Members of County Assembly aspirants on Thursday night left a man in Ikolomani, Kakamega County with serious injuries after his right hand was cut off by his son. Chrisantus Mwinamo is said to have confronted his father – […]

  • London mosque suspect charged with ‘terrorism-related murder’

    London, United Kingdom, Jun 23 – The British van driver suspected of mowing down Muslim worshippers near a London mosque appeared in court on Friday charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder. Darren Osborne, 47, appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court in central London, […]

  • Colombia’s FARC to finish disarming on Friday: president

    PARIS, France, Jun 23 – Colombia’s FARC rebels will complete their historic disarmament on Friday, ending half a century of war, President Juan Manuel Santos said during an official visit to France. “This June 23, the United Nations mission in Colombia will announce that the FARC […]

  • UN to send experts to probe DR Congo violence

    GENEVA, Switzerland, Jun 23 – The UN Human Rights Council on Friday decided to send a group of experts to the Democratic Republic of Congo to help investigate an explosion of deadly violence in the Kasai region. A council resolution called on the UN rights office to dispatch a team of […]

  • Uhuru takes Jubilee juggernaut to Meru in re-election bid

    NKUBU, Kenya, Jun 23 – President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in the vote-rich Meru County on Friday at the start of a three-day campaign blitz showcasing his administration’s investment and arguing why he must be allowed a second term. In a trip also designed to win votes for the Jubilee […]

  • Citizens can now readily access treaties signed by Kenya

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 23 – Kenyans now have access to the treaties signed by the government after the launch of the Registrar of Treaties Database and web link on Friday. Speaking during the launch, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed said the web link signifies the […]

  • CSOs root for closer ties with security agencies to end rights...

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 23 – There is need for collective efforts between security agencies and civil society organisations to end cases of human rights violations in the country. Amnesty International’s Country Director Justus Nyangaya told Capital FM News during a forum bringing together […]

  • Juncker says Britain’s plan for EU citizens ‘not sufficient’

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, Jun 23 – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday that Britain’s proposals to protect the rights of EU nationals after Brexit were “not sufficient”, while Belgium called the plan “particularly vague”. “That’s a […]