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PEW RESEARCH: CELL PHONE OWNERSHIP SURGES IN AFRICA

NAIROBI -A recent report underscores the proliferation of cell phone use in sub-Saharan Africa. According to the Pew Research Center survey, Africa has all but skipped the “landline stage of…

STATESMAN RAILA ODINGA ADDRESSES CHALLENGES OF DEVOLUTION

STATESMAN RAILA ODINGA ADDRESSES CHALLENGES OF DEVOLUTION

KISUMU – You may hate him or like him but there is one thing you cannot deny about Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga. The man popularly known as Agwambo by…

IAAF WANTS KENYAN RITA JEPTOO’S DOPING BAN DOUBLED

IAAF WANTS KENYAN RITA JEPTOO’S DOPING BAN DOUBLED

NAIROBI - Athletics’ governing body has asked sport’s highest court to double Rita Jeptoo’s two-year doping ban. But the Kenyan athlete has filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration…

KENYAN WOMAN KILLED BY HUBBY IN MURDER-SUICIDE IN MINNESOTA

KENYAN WOMAN KILLED BY HUBBY IN MURDER-SUICIDE IN MINNESOTA

SAVAGE, Minn.: A Kenyan woman was shot and killed by her husband in what authorities say is a murder-suicide. The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office said 39-year-old Esther Muchina died…

US FEDERAL APPEALS COURT SIDES WITH OBAMA IMMIGRATION ORDER

US FEDERAL APPEALS COURT SIDES WITH OBAMA IMMIGRATION ORDER

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court has uphold the dismissal of a lawsuit over President Barack Obama’s first major executive action to aid illegal immigrants. The ruling could help the…

PRESIDENT KENYATTA ADVERSELY MENTIONED IN LIKONI LAND DEAL

PRESIDENT KENYATTA ADVERSELY MENTIONED IN LIKONI LAND DEAL

NAIROBI – Kenyan suspended lands minister has linked the country’s president in a controversial property deal in the coastal town of Likoni. Charity Ngilu, one of the six Cabinet secretaries…

CORD LEADERS POSTPONE REFERENDUM AGAIN

CORD LEADERS POSTPONE REFERENDUM AGAIN

NAIROBI – The opposition has postponed its launch of a national referendum to give Kenyans time to mourn the victims of the Garissa terror attack. CORD leader Raila Odinga said…

KENYA FREEZES 86 BANK ACCOUNTS LINKED TO TERRORISM

KENYA FREEZES 86 BANK ACCOUNTS LINKED TO TERRORISM

NAIROBI – The Kenyan government has frozen the bank accounts of 86 entities and individuals it suspects of financing terrorism. The move is designed to choke the flow of money…

NOW IS THE TIME TO DISSOLVE PARLIAMENT TO SAVE THE COUNTRY

NAIROBI – The lawmaker who secretly recorded his colleagues and exposed the rot in Kenyan Parliament wants to step aside to allow for investigation of the Public Accounts Committee. ODM…