Obesity could be disability, rules EU court
The European Union?s highest court ruled Thursday that obesity can be considered a ?disability? if it hinders an overweight person?s performance at work....

Obama acts boldly on Cuba, with eye on legacy
While campaigning in 2008, Barack Obama said it was time to come up with a new US policy towards Cuba....

South Sudan peace talks resume
Peace talks aimed at ending South Sudan?s civil war resumed in Ethiopia?s capital today, with mediators making a fresh appeal for an end to a ?year of horror and tragedy?....

Life expectancy in Africa falls by five years
Life expectancy in Sub Saharan Africa fell by five years at a time when the global average increased by six years, a study released today shows....

Top cops get key posts in police realignment
New directors were also named and will sit at Vigilance House....

Kadhi court hearing of Shahid Pervez Butt cases rejected
Mr Justice Edward Muriithi ordered that the cases proceed for hearing before the High Court in Mombasa....

54 Nigeria soldiers sentenced to death for refusing combat
A Nigerian court martial Thursday sentenced to death 54 soldiers convicted of mutiny after they allegedly refused to deploy for an operation against Boko Haram Islamists in the northeast, their lawyer...

Boni Khalwale wins fight to stay on in party
The Political Parties? Tribunal on Thursday quashed the party?s decision to expel him....

Kenya: Legislators roughed up in House fist fight; Muthama, Arati injured
Business at the National Assembly came to a standstill Thursday afternoon after MPs disrupted a special sitting convened to debate the controversial security amendments bill....

Kenya: Face-off looms over security bill in the National Assembly
The failure by MPs in Jubilee and CORD to strike a consensus on the draconian Security Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014 has set the stage for political fireworks in the National Assembly Thursday....

Kenya: Police release names of wanted terrorists
Police on Wednesday released the names of wanted Al Shabab suspects and offered Sh2 million reward on information leading to arrest of people behind Mandera massacre....

Kenya: LSK wants Security Bill reviewed extensively
The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has called for an extensive review of the Security Bill before enactment into law....

Kenya: Raila Odinga takes on Uhuru Kenyatta over security bill
Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga led Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) leaders in tearing into the controversial Security Laws (Amendment) Bill at a public forum Tuesday....

The Counties: Ten people feared dead in Kwale tribal clashes
At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday in tribal clashes between two pastoralist communities in Kinango, Kwale County....

The Counties: One shot dead, another seriously wounded by bandits in Baringo
One person has been shot dead and another seriously wounded after suspected Pokot bandits laid an ambush in Kosile area near Loruk in Baringo County....

The Counties: Police patrol Nairobi streets ahead of security bill debate
Tens of police officers have been mobilised to protect Parliament Buildings in Nairobi following threats by opposition and activists to siege the area in protest against the proposed controversial Nat...