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  • US weighs banning laptop computers on international flights

    Washington, United States, May 28 – US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Sunday said he was considering banning laptop computers on international flights into and out of the country amid signs of “a real threat.” Kelly made his remarks during the Memorial Day weekend, one […]

  • Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

    Frankfurt am Main, Germany, May 28 – Europe “must take its fate into its own hands” faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday. “The times in which we could completely depend on others are […]

  • Pressure on S.Africa’s Zuma as ANC leadership meets

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, May 28 – South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma faced further opposition at a meeting of his party’s top leadership Sunday but managed to sidestep a no-confidence vote after a turbulent three-day gathering. The meeting in Pretoria comes as Zuma faces […]

  • Nyagah’s ‘generous’ nomination fee sees IEBC turn him away

    NAIROBI, Kenya, May 28 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission on Sunday turned away Independent Presidential aspirant Joseph Nyagah for presenting a banker’s cheque in excess of the required Sh200,000 nomination fee. It also noted that his newly named running mate did not […]

  • Abduba Dida cleared to once again contest for the Presidency

    NAIROBI, Kenya, May 28 – Presidential aspirant Abduba Dida has been cleared by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) after returning with all the required documents. His clearance Sunday morning hit a glitch after it emerged that the degree certificate he presented was […]

  • Fourth time lucky? IEBC gives Raila’s Presidential bid all-clear

    NAIROBI, Kenya, May 28 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has cleared ODM Candidate Raila Odinga to run for the position of President in the August General Election. Chairman of the Commission Wafula Chebukati stated that Raila had satisfied all the requirements […]

  • Supporters give Raila ‘Presidential’ escort as IEBC flags off...

    NAIROBI, Kenya, May 28 – A convoy of cars snaked its way from the All Saints Cathedral on Sunday morning to the Kenyatta International Convention Centre where former Premier Raila Odinga would later receive the all clear from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to contest for […]

  • Raila gets IEBC green light to contest Presidency in August General...

    NAIROBI, Kenya, May 28 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has cleared Orange Democratic Movement Candidate Raila Odinga to contest the Presidency in the August General Election. Chairman of the Commission Wafula Chebukati stated that Raila has satisfied all the […]

  • Sri Lanka rushes aid to flood victims, death toll hits 146

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, May 28 – Emergency teams rushed to distribute aid Sunday to half a million Sri Lankans displaced after the island’s worst flooding in more than a decade, as authorities upgraded the death toll to 146. The official Disaster Management Centre said 112 people were still […]

  • President Kenyatta jets back in time to seek IEBC clearance

    NAIROBI, Kenya, May 28 – President Uhuru Kenyatta jetted back into the country early Sunday morning from Taormina, Italy, where he addressed the 43rd, G7 summit. The plane carrying President Kenyatta and the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport shortly […]