Bus firms cash in on passengers? rush to upcountry
Major bus companies have recorded full bookings ahead of the Christmas and New Year holidays as people travel to and from Mombasa....

Anti-Ebola virus vaccine trials begin in Kilifi
Kemri administered the first dose to a health worker on Wednesday....

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....

Kenya: Day of shame as controversial security bill divides Parliament but pushes through
A special session of the National Assembly convened yesterday to discuss the controversial security bill turned into a theatre of the absurd as MPs engaged in a shouting match....

Kenya: Nkaissery nomination approved
The National Assembly has approved the nomination of Kajiado Central MP Joseph Nkaissery as Interior Cabinet Secretary, paving the way for President Uhuru Kenyatta to formally appoint him....

Kenya: Uhuru gets Christmas gift in dropped ICC case
The turn of events in the case against President Uhuru Kenyatta at the International Criminal Court (ICC) was the most dramatic highlights, not only in the Kenya, but also in the court's calender this...

Kenya: CS unveils new sticker to rid roads of old cars
There will no longer be any tolerance for unroadworthy vehicles after the Government unveiled a new car registration sticker meant to rid them from Kenyan roads....

Kenya: Parliament doesn't have final say on security bill, says ombudsman
The country stands to lose hard gained freedoms under the guise of fighting terrorism, Commission on Administrative Justice (ombudsman) Chairman Otiende Amollo has said....

Kenya: 100 officers promoted in shake-up
More than 100 senior police officers have been promoted in changes announced by Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo....

Kenya: Tight security in city over riot threats
There was tension in Nairobi on Thursday as tens of police officers were mobilised to protect Parliament Buildings following threats by opposition to siege the area in protest against the proposed con...

Kenya: Death toll in Makongeni flat collapse rises to 7
The death toll from a flat that caved in at Nairobi's Makongeni estate has increased to seven, Nairobi County Deputy Police Commander Moses Ombati has said....