• Britain names parliament attacker, IS claims responsibility

    London, United Kingdom, Mar 23 – London police on Thursday identified a British man as responsible for killing four people in a rampage outside parliament, as hundreds gathered for a candlelit vigil in the capital. The Islamic State group claimed the assailant behind the deadliest attack on […]

  • Siaya APs on spot over attack on journalist, activist

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 23 – The Media Council of Kenya (MCK) has condemned increased cases of journalists being harassed, intimidated and physically assaulted while in the line of duty. MCK Chairman Charles Kerich has raised concerns that perpetrators include police officers who are supposed to […]

  • British parliament attack: The victims

    London, United Kingdom, Mar 23 – Three people were killed in the London terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament — two members of the public and a police officer. Police said 40 were injured after the attacker ploughed a car along a pavement on a bridge before stabbing the police […]

  • Tanzanian minister sacked after condemning TV intrusion

    DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, Mar 23 – Tanzania’s information minister was fired on Thursday after he criticised an ally of President John Magufuli who had stormed into a television station accompanied by armed men. The sacking comes amid an uproar over the incident at one of […]

  • Flights between Nairobi, Mogadishu to relaunch in two weeks

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 23 – President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday, following talks with Somali’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, announced that direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu would be relaunched within a fortnight. “We’ve directed the security teams from both […]

  • Sonko, Kamanda teams clash over County Elections Board

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 23 – A Jubilee Party meeting attended by Senator Mike Sonko and Starehe Member of Parliament Maina Kamanda turned chaotic after their supporters clashed over the election of the party’s County Elections Board. Sonko’s supporters stormed out of the meeting held […]

  • Indian MP admits hitting air steward 25 times with slipper

    Mumbai, India, Mar 23 – An Indian politician brazenly admitted on Thursday that he hit a steward on an Air India flight 25 times with his slipper during a row over a seat. Ravindra Gaikwad, an MP in India’s lower house for the Hindu nationalist Shiv Sena party, claimed that the […]

  • Teachers tell of death threats, sexual pestering at Uhuru Secondary...

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 23 – “It’s no longer about my job, it’s about my life. That is all I have to fight for,” 28-year-old teacher Ancellah Cherotich Kessio told this Capital FM reporter when they met for the first time about three weeks ago. As she recalled the […]

  • Jubilee slightly more popular than NASA in Nairobi – Infotrak poll

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 23 – A recent survey by Infotrak Research and Consulting Company has revealed that the Jubilee Party is slightly more popular than the National Super Alliance in Nairobi County. According to the study, 43 per cent of the respondents interviewed support the Jubilee party […]

  • Uhuru, Somalia’s Mohamed meet as urgency mounts for self-sustenance

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 23 – President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Somalia counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed met on Thursday amid a mounting urgency to get the war-torn nation back on its own two feet. The two leaders were expected to discuss how the country’s own security apparatus can be […]