• Obama says ready to train new leaders in first post-presidency speech

    Chicago, United States, Apr 25 – Former US president Barack Obama returned to the public spotlight Monday, saying he hopes to spend the next phase of his life helping to “prepare the next generation of leadership.” After three months off, Obama — looking rested and sporting […]

  • At least 26 people dead on Mombasa-Nairobi highway accident

    NAIROBI, Kenya Apr 25 – At least 26 people were on Monday night killed in an accident on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway. Police said several other passengers sustained serious injuries in the accident that involved a bus and a truck. “It was a very bad head-on collision accident,” […]

  • Pentagon chief warns of ‘tough year’ for Afghanistan

    Kabul, Afghanistan, Apr 24 – US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned of “another tough year” in Afghanistan as he arrived on an unannounced visit Monday, hours after his Afghan counterpart resigned over a deadly Taliban attack that triggered anger and left the embattled army in […]

  • All ID bearing Jubilee Party members eligible to vote in primaries

    NAIROBI, Kenya, April 24 – Jubilee Party now says all their members will be allowed to participate in the ongoing primaries, provided one has a national identity card. This follows numerous complaints by hundreds of their supporters who were being barred from participating in the exercise […]

  • Rosemary Odinga bows out of Kibra race citing health concerns

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 – Rosemary Odinga, the daughter of the Former Premier Raila Odinga has withdrawn her candidature for Kibra parliamentary seat, citing medical concerns. She had been admitted both in a Nairobi and South Africa hospital where she underwent surgery to remove a […]

  • Security concerns plague primaries in Nyanza, ODM says

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 – The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) on Monday said police successfully thwarted a break-in into one of their warehouses in Kisii. Director of Communications Phillip Etale said the party had stored election materials including ballot papers for the Homa Bay primaries […]

  • Philippine lawyer accuses Duterte of ‘mass murder’ at ICC

    The Hague, Netherlands, Apr 24 – A Philippine lawyer on Monday filed a complaint at the world’s only permanent war crimes court against President Rodrigo Duterte, alleging his war on drugs has caused some 8,000 deaths. Lawyer Jude Sabio urged the prosecutor at the International Criminal […]

  • Mwadeghu threatens to follow Otuoma out the ODM door if ‘denied’...

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 – Supporters of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Taita Taveta gubernatorial aspirant Thomas Mwadeghu were on Monday engaged in a confrontation with party officials claiming they were frustrating the candidature of their leader. The supporters exchanged words with ODM […]

  • Maoist rebels kill 12 police in central India

    New Delhi, India, Apr 24 – Suspected Maoist rebels killed 12 paramilitary commandos on Monday in a remote part of central India, a police official said, the latest attack in the country’s simmering internal conflict. The soldiers were guarding road workers in the Sukma district of […]

  • Ukraine opens terror probe after OSCE medic killed

    Kiev, Ukraine, Apr 24 – Ukraine opened a terror investigation Monday into a mine blast that killed an American medic from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s monitoring team in the country’s rebel-held east. The OSCE suffered its first casualty in the […]