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Vatican mulls request to open tomb in Emanuela Orlandi search

Rome, The Vatican may open a tomb to see if it holds the remains of a teenager who disappeared in 1983, in the latest twist in one of Italy's darkest mysteries, its spokesman said Monday. <p...

Knec orders candidates to rectify exam records

Standard Eight and Form Four candidates who have posted fake birth certificate numbers to register for this year’s national exams have until Friday next week to rectify their records or be...

Cane farmers to be paid after Treasury releases Sh2.7bn

Sugarcane farmers will be smiling all the way to the bank this week after Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri said his ministry had received Sh2.7 billion from the National Treasury to...

HIV reported cured in a second patient from London

For just the second time since the global epidemic began, a patient appears to have been cured of infection with HIV, the virus that causes Aids. The news comes nearly 12 years to the day after...

Bond hearing delayed suspects in Mary Wambui murder case

Two suspects linked to the murder of businesswoman Mary Wambui Kamangara will wait another 14 days to know whether they will be freed on bond. Ms Judy Wangui, the mistress of Ms Mary...

Plan to demolish godowns on JKIA land fails as owners dig in

Owners of godowns built on Jomo Kenyatta International Airport land are unmoved even after the lapse of a demolition notice by the National Buildings Inspectorate (NBI). The inspectorate...

Case moved as Kidero lawyer claims charge sheet defective

The trial of former Nairobi governor Evans Kidero and eight others failed to proceed Monday after defence lawyers said the charge sheet was defective. Dr Kidero, who is facing graft and abuse of...

Aisha Jumwa finds reprieve as tribunal temporarily comes to her rescue

Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa has found reprieve after Political Parties Disputes Tribunal temporarily stopped her expulsion from ODM. The tribunal’s deputy registrar stopped the removal Ms Jumwa's...

Striking Nairobi clinicians opt for talks, want board to resign

Nairobi clinicians halt strike for 30 days for talks with the county.

John Njiraini will be in office until end of term, KRA says

The Kenya Revenue Authority has dismissed reports of Commissioner-General John Njiraini's exit, noting he will remain in office until June when his term will end. The taxman issued the statement...

'Prophet' Owuor church taking advantage of our rich sister, family says

Dramatic scenes unfolded in Westlands, Nairobi on Monday as a family accused a church operating under David Owuor’s Ministry of Holiness and Repentance of using their sister’s wealth to...

High Court orders Joy Gwendo to pay Sh600,000 fine

The High Court has on Monday reviewed the two-year jail term handed to former senator Joy Gwendo for stealing Sh1.7 million. Justice John Onyiego had on Friday set aside the sentence because the...

Nigerian arrested at JKIA with suspected narcotics in milk bottles

A Nigerian woman was arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on Sunday after she was found with packets of suspected narcotics. The Directorate of Criminal Investigations...

Nigeria: Defeated election candidate’s relative, lawyer arrested

ABUJA, Nigerian anti-corruption investigators have arrested a relative of the runner-up in Nigeria's presidential elections as well as the candidate's lawyer, sources said on Monday. Alhaji...

John Njiraini using KRA to settle scores, trader claims

A businessman who reportedly fell out with Kenya Revenue Authority chief John Njiraini wants the agency barred from seeking tax arrears from him. In a case filed at the High Court on Monday, Mr...

Algeria’s Bouteflika, political survivor after 20 years at helm

ALGIERS, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algeria's longest-serving president and a veteran of its independence war, is a political survivor battling to stay in power despite ailing health after two...

Condolences pour in for Turkana copter crash pilot

Kenyans took to social media to eulogise Captain Mario Magonga, the pilot who died Sunday evening in Turkana after his helicopter crashed. Four Americans also died after the helicopter came...

Central Africa peace deal under strain as militias quit

BANGUI, Less than a month after it was signed, the Central African Republic's peace agreement was under strain on Monday after two militia groups abandoned the deal and a third said it was...

Bad news for nurses as govt stops permanent jobs over strikes

Nursing vacancies resulting from natural attrition will henceforth be filled on contract basis, the national and county governments resolved Monday at a summit on issues affecting service...

Zambia suspends pro-opposition TV news channel

LUSAKA, Zambia's broadcasting regulator on Monday ordered a one-month suspension of a TV channel that has been critical of the government, just days after the governing party accused the station...

Chief Justice David Maraga wants case against him dismissed

Chief Justice David Maraga wants a case in which he is accused of poor planning of court calendars dismissed, insisting that the Judiciary is not run haphazardly. Justice Maraga, in his response...

Six key periods in Jewish history

PARIS From exile to the creation of the state of Israel, here are six defining periods in the history of the Jewish people: Conquered by Rome in 63 BC, the Judaeans of the ancient kingdom...

Fred Ngatia ranked Kenya's best in dispute resolution

An audit of law firms has ranked President Uhuru Kenyatta’s lawyer during the 2017 presidential election petition Fred Ngatia among the top lawyers in Kenya in dispute resolution. The ranking...

China suspects detained Canadian of spying: state media

BEIJING, China suspects detained former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig of spying and stealing state secrets, state media reported Monday, amid tensions between Ottawa and Beijing over the...
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Huge fire breaks out at 20th Century building in Nairobi CBD

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Make it rain, Tobiko tells Bunyore rainmakers

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US accuses EAC states of human rights violations

The United States has criticised the East African Community’s human rights record, accusing the member states of violations last year. The Department...
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