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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,...

Britain’s Prince Philip, 97, ‘shocked and shaken’ after crash

LONDON  Queen Elizabeth II's 97-year-old husband Prince Philip emerged "shocked and shaken" but unhurt from a car crash that rolled his Land Rover and stirred a debate in Britain Friday about...

Dusit attacker Gichunge was a KDF son, wife a jihadist

One of the terrorists in the attack on a Nairobi business complex was a son of a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier. Ali Salim Gichunge, alias Farouk, is believed to have died in the Tuesday...

Lessons Kenya must learn from Dusit terror attack

After close to four years of calm in urban areas, Al-Shabaab demonstrated its continued threat to peace in Kenya with the operation launched in an upscale apartment and restaurant complex in...

Over 300,000 yet to take up their Form One slots

More than 300,000 pupils who sat the Standard Eight examination last year have not taken up their Form One places, dealing a huge blow to the government’s objective 100 percent transition...

Zimbabwe imposes internet shutdown

HARARE Zimbabwe imposed a "total shutdown" of the internet on Friday, a major provider told customers, after protests early this week triggered a ruthless security crackdown. The internet had...

My 12-hour ordeal and swift rescue at Dusit hotel siege

On Tuesday, Nancy, one of hundreds of people who spent more than 12 hours in some of the buildings at 14 Riverside Drive, kept hope alive through text messages with family and friends, including...

Supreme Court upholds Babu Owino election in Embakasi East

Politician Babu Owino, real name Paul Ongili, reclaimed his Embakasi East MP seat as the Supreme Court upheld the Court of Appeal decision that he was validly elected. While reading the judgment...

How security forces outplayed terrorists in rescue mission

For 19 hours, the lobby of Nairobi’s DusitD2 complex was on Tuesday turned into what intelligence sources call “an active command and control centre”. On the floors above were six armed...

MPs Lessonet, Omulele win election petitions at Supreme Court

It was victory on Friday for Eldama Ravine MP Moses Lessonet and Luanda's Christopher Omulele in the petitions against their election that had progressed to the Supreme Court. The cases against...

10 years after Obama, race still agitating US politics

WASHINGTON Barack Obama's trailblazing presidency, a first for an African-American, began 10 years ago Sunday, a historic moment that some believed ushered in a post-racial America. But given...

The GSU officer killed in Dusit attack

On Tuesday afternoon Japhet Ndunguja, a General Service Unit officer had his last conversation with his elder sister Helen Jumapili. He told her that he will visit her on Wednesday because he...

Ahmed Kolosh loses Wajir West petition, fresh election ordered

The Supreme Court has ordered fresh elections in Wajir West in the case that was filed against the election of Ahmed Kolosh as its member of parliament. In the ruling on Friday, the court said...

Shabaab militants leave Dusit hotel in disarray

The severe damage caused by bombs and bullets during the sustained attack on the upscale DusitD2 hotel can now be revealed. Based on what the Nation saw at the Secret Garden restaurant on the...

Anwar Loitiptip wins Lamu senator petition at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday validated the election of Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip, saying electoral rules and the Constitution were followed. While reading the judgment, justice Njoki Ndung'u...

US judge Marrero defers sentencing of Akasha brothers

The Akasha brothers facing drug-trafficking charges in the US will be sentenced on March 15 and not February 1 as earlier scheduled, according to the federal judge presiding over the case. The...

Top court upholds election of MPs Kangogo Bowen, Annie Kibeh

Lawmakers Kangogo Bowen (Marakwet East) and Annie Wanjiku Kibeh (Gatundu North) on Friday morning won the cases against their election in rulings delivered at the Supreme Court. Regarding Mr...

Families identify kin after Dusit attack

Families of the DusitD2 Hotel terror victims bore the agony of mixed-up details amid delayed and scanty information from the authorities as they camped all day in sweltering heat at Chiromo...

Quality concerns hover over impending census

The August 2019 census might be seven months away, but politicians are already divided over its resultant effect on the county resource allocations. Governors have already thrown in divergent...

Trump grounds Speaker Pelosi, scraps Davos trip amid shutdown

WASHINGTON, US President Donald Trump forced the cancellation Thursday of a trip to Afghanistan by his Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi, and scrapped administration officials' travel to the...

Raila to launch dredging, hyacinth removal at Lake Victoria

Transport on Lake Victoria is set for a boost after the government started dredging the water body to ease vessel navigation. The project, which starts today, will also include eradication of...

Nigeria election hopeful vows reform of ‘mafia’ oil firm

LAGOS, Nigerian presidential hopeful Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday branded the state-run oil company a "mafia organisation" and pledged to privatise it if he is elected in a presidential ballot...

‘Without precedent:’ Trump drama enters Act Two

WASHINGTON, Call Donald Trump an egomaniac, call him a showoff. Point out that he seems to revel in insult and outrage. The thing is, he might just agree. The uniqueness of the 45th US president...
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Jubilee will not field candidates in Embakasi, Ugenya by-elections

The Jubilee Party will not field candidates in the forthcoming by-elections in Embakasi South and Ugenya Constituencies. In a statement sent to newsrooms, the Party...

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