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Officers on the hunt for fugitive wife of slain Dusit terrorist

Police have trained their guns on one woman believed to have been at the centre of the Tuesday terror attack at the DusitD2 hotel in Nairobi. Where is Violet Kemunto Omwoyo, the widow of Ali...

Worker who saw Dusit bomber recalls brush with death

There is escaping death narrowly, and there is Mr Abdullahi Ogello’s story of the terrorist attack at 14 Riverside Drive on Tuesday. In a video of one of the terrorists blowing himself up at...

The Majengo slums connection in terror attacks

A story is told of one Tom Otieno, 18, from Kisumu County, born and raised in a Catholic family only to end up as a terrorist. Otieno did not fit the typical description of a would-be terrorist...

Media caught between rock and hard place in reporting conflict

In the immediate aftermath of any terrorist attack, the media invariably becomes part of the drama. At a time of fear, anxiety and concern, there will be great hunger for news and information. <p...

Thousands of Kenyans facing starvation after harsh weather: report

Thousands of Kenyans are facing starvation, according to the National Drought Management Authority. It says that at least 23 counties are facing drought, several weeks after short rains ended...

Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills 21, injures dozens

TLAHUELILPAN, A massive fire broke out at an illegal pipeline tap in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 21 people and injuring 71 more, just as the government wages a major crack-down on...

Detectives hunt for more Dusit attack suspects in Mombasa, Isiolo

Detectives from the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit on Friday combed Mombasa and Isiolo counties in search of suspects linked to the DusitD2 terror attack as fresh details about the key suspect...

Inland water transport is crucial: Raila

The African Union says the continent’s infrastructure expansion should involve easing transport on inland water bodies. AU Special Envoy for Transport and Infrastructure Raila Odinga on Friday...

When there’s murder in the family, even courts can’t arbitrate

A three-year jail term was hanging over Zahir Osman Ali’s head like the sword of Damocles at a Mombasa court a week ago. Then, suddenly, he was a free man. Yes, he had caused the death of his...

Car importers accuse taxman of flouting Constitution

Car importers have accused the Kenya Revenue Authority of flouting Constitutional provisions on public participation in coming up with a new method to calculate import duty payable on used...

Buzzfeed’s Trump lawyer report not accurate – Mueller’s office

US special counsel Robert Mueller has disputed a claim that President Donald Trump told his long-time lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. Mr Mueller's office said the report by by Buzzfeed...

Trump, Kim to meet anew after N.Korean visits White House

WASHINGTON, President Donald Trump will meet for the second time with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un around the end of February, the White House said Friday, after a top general from Pyongyang...

Striking teachers march in LA as talks held to end walkout

LOS ANGELES, Tens of thousands of striking teachers and supporters marched in Los Angeles on Friday, as talks to end the crippling walkout offered hope of a settlement between the union and...

Chicago ex-cop sentenced to nearly seven years over teen shooting

WASHINGTON, A white former Chicago police officer was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison on Friday for fatally shooting a black teenager in 2014, an incident that triggered months of...

Burkina Faso PM Paul Kaba Thieba and governmentt resign

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso's government and Prime Minister Paul Kaba Thieba stood down on Friday, according to a statement released by the country's president. No explanation was given for the...

Couple’s forgery dispute morphs into vicious, messy fight over vast properties

What started as a forgery dispute between Meru Senator Mithika Linturi and his estranged wife Marianne Kitany has now morphed into a vicious and messy fight for multi-million-shilling properties...

Jubilee will not field candidates in Ugenya, Embakasi by-elections

Jubilee Party will not field any candidate in the forthcoming by-elections in Ugenya and Embakasi South constituencies. In a statement, the party Secretary General Raphael Tuju said the decision...

Noordin Haji forms team to help probe Dusit attack

Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has appointed a team of prosecutors to provide technical assistance to detectives investigating the Dusit hotel terror attack to ensure culprits are...

Five detained over Dusit attack

A Nairobi court has allowed police to continue holding five suspects arrested over the Dusit hotel attack for 30 days to allow detectives complete investigations. Milimani Law Courts Senior...

Lawyer protests handling of minister's aide defilement case

The lawyer of Mr Reuben Kiborek, who is accused of defiling a minister's daughter, on Friday accused the advocate representing the family of the victim of working parallel with the state. Mr...

Private guards to carry guns

Private security guards manning public places will now be licensed to carry firearms while on duty after fresh training and vetting, authorities said Friday.  The Private Security Regulatory...

IEBC opens applications for CEO to succeed Ezra Chiloba

Would you like to succeed Ezra Chiloba as CEO of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission? You have till the end of January to submit your application. The IEBC is looking for any...

Dusit attack: Tanzania mourns with Kenya, promises support

Tanzania has assured Kenya of support following the ambush at DusitD2 Hotel in Riversides, Nairobi, during which Al-Shabaab gunmen killed 21 people and injured at least 78. The assurance came at...

Algeria’s Bouteflika: highlights in a long presidency

ALGIERS Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Friday issued a decree calling much anticipated presidential elections for April 18. Here are the highlights of his long stint as president of the...

Dusit attack: The manager who died helping save lives

Bernadette Konjalo’s 10-year career in the hotel industry was tragically ended by terrorists during the attack at DusitD2 Hotel complex on 14 Riverside Drive that left 21 people dead. Ms...

I.Coast’s Gbagbo to stay detained until February

THE HAGUE Ivory Coast ex-strongman Laurent Gbagbo will stay behind bars until at least February despite his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity by the International Criminal court,...
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