• Politicians urged to emulate religious leaders

    KISUMU, Kenya, Jun 29 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged politicians to emulate religious leaders and unite in developing the country regardless of party affiliation. He said politicians need to know that even if they belong to different political parties, they serve the same Kenyans. […]

  • One dead in Lang’ata Road accident

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 29 – One person died on Monday afternoon in an accident that occurred on Lang’ata Road in Nairobi. Police and the Kenya Red Cross said more than 20 other passengers were rushed to hospital, some in a serious condition. “Two are seriously injured while nine […]

  • Tigania West CID chief arrested over bribery

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 29 – Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission detectives on Monday arrested a senior police officer in Tigania West for allegedly soliciting Sh35,000 from a teacher who had a court case. The District Criminal Investigation Officer (DCIO) is alleged to have demanded for the […]

  • Water shortage to hit most parts of Nairobi this week

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 29 – Most parts of the city and its suburbs will go without water on Wednesday and Thursday following a shutdown of the Ng’ethu Water Treatment Plant. The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company on Monday said the shutdown will pave way for maintenance works intended […]

  • China’s Great Wall ‘is disappearing’

    BEIJING, Jun 29 – Around 30 percent of China’s Ming-era Great Wall has disappeared over time as adverse natural conditions and reckless human activities – including stealing the bricks to build houses – erode the UNESCO World Heritage site, state media reported. The Great […]

  • Jaguar threatens to quit graft riddled NACADA

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 29 – Musician Jaguar has threatened to quit the National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) board in two weeks if Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery, and investigating agencies fail to address massive corruption plaguing the […]

  • FIDA demands safe abortions for sexual violence victims

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 29 – The Federation of Women Lawyers in Kenya (FIDA Kenya) on Monday sued the Ministry of Health (MoH) for barring healthcare workers from receiving training on how to conduct safe abortions. It also sued the MoH for withdrawing the policy standards and guidelines as well […]

  • Kisumu youths want NYS project extended

    KISUMU, Kenya, Jun 29 – Kisumu youths on Monday requested President Uhuru Kenyatta to extend the National Youth Service (NYS) Youth Empowerment and Slum upgrading Project for another year. The jubiliant youths – working under the project in Obunga informal settlement in Kisumu County […]

  • Pakistan’s anti-terror fight enters new phase despite rights fears

    ISLAMABAD, June 29- Pakistan’s army is preparing for a final push in the coming weeks in its fight against militants, but there are concerns that rights are being rolled back in the name of defeating terror. A year on from the launch of a major offensive to eradicate strongholds of Taliban […]

  • Somali Shabaab attack army camp killing several

    MOGADISHU, Somalia, Jun 29 – Several Somali soldiers were killed overnight Sunday when Shabaab fighters attacked a base in the southern Kismayu region, officials and witnesses said Monday. The attack is the latest in a string of assaults by the Al-Qaeda-affiliated insurgents, who last week […]