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JARAMOGI OGINGA ODINGA: IS HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF?

JARAMOGI OGINGA ODINGA: IS HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF?

By Ja NEW WORLD NAIROBI – If I were sitting next to Kenya’s former Prime Minister Raila Odinga during the aborted Orange Democratic Movement’s national elections at Kasarani, and he…

PRESIDENT MUGABE CONFLICTED BETWEEN HIS WIFE’S VISA AND COUNTRY

PRESIDENT MUGABE CONFLICTED BETWEEN HIS WIFE’S VISA AND COUNTRY

HARARE – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe might not attend an EU-Africa summit in April because his wife has been refused a visa to go with him. Mugabe, 90, and his…

DOES POLYGAMY NEED LEGISLATION TO PROTECT IT?

DOES POLYGAMY NEED LEGISLATION TO PROTECT IT?

By JERRY JAKONGANGA NAIROBI, Kenya-The National Assembly, having passed a polygamy legislation, which is likely to be signed into law by President Kenyatta, has at once provoked the entire nation…

KENYAN PARLIAMENT PASSES POLYGAMY BILL

KENYAN PARLIAMENT PASSES POLYGAMY BILL

NAIROBI – Despite protests from female lawmakers, Kenyan male-dominated Parliament passed a law that would allow men to marry as many women as they choose. The provision is part of…

PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA OF SOUTH AFRICA SETS RECORD LOW FOR ABUSE OF OFFICE

PRESIDENT JACOB ZUMA OF SOUTH AFRICA SETS RECORD LOW FOR ABUSE OF OFFICE

JOHANNESBURG  —The new crop of African leaders never fail to betray the public trust. In fact, they use all sorts of tricks in the book to steal from the public…

ONLY IN AMERICA: AUTO-BILL PAY HID WOMAN’S DEATH FOR SIX YEARS

ONLY IN AMERICA: AUTO-BILL PAY HID WOMAN’S DEATH FOR SIX YEARS

DETROIT - For years, the payments went out of the woman’s bank account. Nobody batted an eyelid. Bills were paid. And life went on as normal in the quiet neighborhood…

IMMIGRANTS ON HUNGER STRIKE TO HALT DEPORTATION

IMMIGRANTS ON HUNGER STRIKE TO HALT DEPORTATION

WASHINGTON – About 750 detainees housed at the Northwest Detention Center in Washington State have refused to eat in an attempt to halt deportations and demand better conditions. Community to…

US GOVERNMENT FUNDS INTERNATIONAL TRIAL FOR HIV-INFECTED BABIES

US GOVERNMENT FUNDS INTERNATIONAL TRIAL FOR HIV-INFECTED BABIES

WASHINGTON-U.S. officials have announced the funding of an international medical trial to see whether aggressively treating HIV-infected newborns with anti-retroviral drugs cures them. The news follows the announcement this week…

KENYAN PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA, CABINET TAKE PAY CUTS

KENYAN PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA, CABINET TAKE PAY CUTS

NAIROBI — Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Cabinet agreed on a symbolic gesture to a pay cut. Kenyatta said the 20 percent cut from the president and deputy president’s…

THE ICC CONVICTS CONGOLESE WARLORD OF CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY

THE ICC CONVICTS CONGOLESE WARLORD OF CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY

THE HAGUE — The International Criminal Court has convicted former Congolese warlord Germain Katanga of being an accessory to crimes against humanity. But Katanga was cleared of more serious charges relating…

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