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  • Mugabe’s wife urges him to name successor
    by rosewelimo on July 28, 2017 at 7:32 am

    Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, 93, has been urged by his wife to name his successor in order to end divisions over who the next leader will be. The president should not be “afraid” to choose his heir and his word would be “final”, Grace Mugabe said. Mr Mugabe is […]

  • ‘Dozens’ killed in Nigeria ambush
    by rosewelimo on July 28, 2017 at 7:23 am

    More than 40 people have died in Nigeria during an attempt to free people during an ambush by militant Islam group Boko Haram, sources have told the BBC. At least five members of an oil exploration team were killed, a spokesman for the University of Maiduguri said. Soldiers and members of a […]

  • ‘Panda cruelty’ video goes viral in China
    by margaretkalekye on July 28, 2017 at 7:19 am

    Outrage is growing in China over a video that appears to show mistreatment of two giant panda babies at a famed research facility in Chengdu province. In the video which has since gone viral, a staff member can be seen “dragging and throwing” the cubs. The incident has drawn criticism […]

  • Drinking a few times a week ‘reduces diabetes risk’
    by rosewelimo on July 28, 2017 at 7:14 am

    People who drink three to four times a week are less likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those who never drink, Danish researchers suggest. Wine appears to be particularly beneficial, probably as it plays a role in helping to manage blood sugar, the study, published in Diabetologia, says. They […]

  • US Senate healthcare repeal bill fails
    by margaretkalekye on July 28, 2017 at 7:07 am

    The latest attempt to repeal the Obama-era healthcare act has failed after a dramatic night in the US Senate. At least three Republicans – John McCain, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski – voted against the bill, which needed a simple majority to pass. It was voted down by 51 votes to 49. […]

  • UhuRuto urges Kenyans to rally behind Jubilee
    by margaretkalekye on July 28, 2017 at 7:05 am

    President Uhuru Kenyatta says there is no doubt that he will win the August 8 election and urged residents of Busia County to rally behind him. The President said his Administration enjoys popularity in all corners of the country because it has delivered for Kenyans unlike the leading figures in […]

  • Jacaranda hotel reopened after being declared cholera free
    by claire Wanja on July 27, 2017 at 4:05 pm

    By Marie Yambo Jacaranda hotel has been officially reopened after being declared cholera free. In an event Thursday attended by Health Cabinet secretary Cleopa Mailu and Minister of tourism Najib Balala, the hotel management received certification after complying with the new food safety […]

  • President Kenyatta urges Kenyans to rally behind Jubilee
    by claire Wanja on July 27, 2017 at 3:45 pm

    By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday said there is no doubt that he will win the August 8 election and urged residents of Busia County to rally behind him. The President said his Administration enjoys popularity in all corners of the country because it has delivered for Kenyans unlike the […]

  • Survey finds that traditional media is still king
    by christinemuchira on July 27, 2017 at 3:31 pm

    A media consumer survey has confirmed that a majority of Kenyans still consume traditional media as their first source of information. The survey by the Kenya Audience Research Foundation (KARF) indicates that the average number of Kenyans who consume media daily is 16 million; 94% of which consume […]

  • Unscrupulous Madaraka Express ticket racket shut
    by christinemuchira on July 27, 2017 at 3:20 pm

    There will be no train services between Nairobi and Mombasa on 8th of next month to allow Madaraka Express staff to exercise their democratic right of voting. Kenya Railways Managing Director Athanas Maina says those who use the service will be able to buy a return ticket from Tuesday next week. […]