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Pope: 'Christians and Muslims must work together to prevent more barbarous ...

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya they have no choice but to engage in dialogue to prevent the "barbarous" Islamic extremist attacks that have struck the country recently.

On Palestinians, a Wide Gulf Between the Army and the Cabinet

Haaretz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Before the current wave of violence began, the IDF called to significantly ease restrictions on the West Bank, but the government sees things differently.

After Turkey downs jet, Russia says it's deploying anti-aircraft missiles to Syria

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) Tensions in the Middle East have escalated after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane, with the Turkish President accusing Russia of deceit and Moscow announcing it would deploy anti-aircraft missiles to Syria.

Peaceful protests day after release of Laquan McDonald shooting video

CNN - ‎5 hours ago‎
(CNN) Protesters on Wednesday took to the streets of Chicago for a second day in response to the release of graphic dashcam video that shows the final moments of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald's life.

Nyamweya cleared to defend top FKF seat - ‎21 hours ago‎
Football Kenya Federation President Sam Nyamweya on Wednesday handed in his nomination papers for the elections. Nyamweya arrived at the board's headquarters at 11.30am accompanied by several executive committee members.

Tunisia shuts Libya border after blast - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tunisian forensic police inspect the wreckage of a bus in the aftermath of a bomb attack. Credit: AFP. Tunisia said Wednesday it is closing its border with Libya, a hotbed of Islamist unrest, a day after a deadly suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic ...

Tourism sector hopes rise as CS Balala takes office

The Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
TOURISM players are confident that the struggling industry will finally get the attention it deserves and pick up under its own ministry, with hopes to end a two-year slump.

Uhuru told to hire more women CSs

The Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Equality Commission yesterday threatened to sue President Uhuru Kenyatta if he does not reshuffle the Cabinet to meet the two-thirds gender rule.

Tales of crime and struggle in Nairobi's bustling slums

Daily Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
NAIROBI: “I have lost a lot of people I knew to crime,” says George Kiru, nursing a drink at 2 in the morning in a bar on the edge of Nairobi's Korogocho slum.

From Ongata Rongai to America: Kenyan pupil wins Sh22 million scholarship

The Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
In a small market lined road in Ongata Rongai, a young girl in a bright green uniform walks to school beaming. She has every reason to be smiling - she has just been awarded a Sh22 million scholarship to complete secondary school in the United States.

ANC rejects Cosatu's call for a ban on labour brokers

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
ANC head of economic transformation Enoch Godongwana insists Cosatu's recent resolution is not economically viable and borders on unconstitutional.

Auditor-General impressed as WC, GP obtain clean audits

Eyewitness News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Annual Audit Report revealed R936m in wasteful & fruitless expenditure over the past financial year. The newly appointed auditor-general Thembekile Kimi Makwetu.

Nigerians dominate New Africa's 100 Most Influential Africans of 2015

Vanguard - ‎Nov 23, 2015‎
President Muhammadu Buhari and Dr Goodluck Jonathan have been named among the 100 Most Influential Africans in 2015 by New Africa magazine.

Germany to send 650 soldiers to Mali

BBC News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Germany will send up to 650 soldiers to Mali to support France in its fight against Islamist militants, the country's defence minister has said.

US Secretary of State John Kerry hails Indian students for speaking against ...

Daily News & Analysis - ‎1 hour ago‎
US Secretary of State John Kerry has praised Indian students for speaking out against gender- based violence, saying the issue is a global problem and that gender can never be a justification to commit violence.

PM Nawaz leaves for Malta to attend CHOGM

The News International - ‎55 minutes ago‎
MALTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has left for Malta to participate in the 24th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

Aftermath of catastrophic fire in SA revealed

Sky News Australia - ‎1 hour ago‎
The clock melted into itself at eighteen minutes past three as a bushfire raging north of Adelaide destroyed one town's only sports club.

Kabogo blames cartel for Thika market arson

The Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
Kiambu Governor William Kabogo yesterday absolved his government and instead blamed a cartel for the Sunday morning arson attack at Thika Madaraka Market.

Farmers welcome nominated CS Willy Bett but want more funding

The Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
Some farmers in Rift Valley yesterday welcomed Willy Bett's nomination as Agriculture CS. They said Bett has many years experience as CEO at the Kenya Seed Company and understands challenges in the agriculture sector.

Eldoret plant, varsity sign training deal

The Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
Moi University has signed a deal to develop the Sh12 billion fertiliser factory being put up in Eldoret town for research and training of students.

Women accountants' lobby to boost numbers

The Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
THE Association of Women Accountants in Kenya plans to double its membership next year to increase female participation in corporate governance.

How To Opt-out of Windows Store Suggestions

CCM - ‎9 hours ago‎
Many users have reported that Microsoft is pushing suggestions to the Start menu of Windows 10. It's a new feature inherent to the Threshold2 update released in November 2015.

Think it's cold out? Well, 2015 is likely to be the hottest year on record

Irish Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎
File photo dated 30/06/15 of sunbathers enjoying the warm weather on the beach in Brighton, East Sussex, as this year is very likely to be the hottest year on record worldwide, the World Meteorological Organisation has said.

Science and Faith Can Solve Climate Change Together

Scientific American - ‎18 hours ago‎
President Obama and Pope Francis walk along the Colonnade during Pope Francis' 2015 visit to North America. The White House/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 3.0 US.
Leadership role in climate change
The Pope Should Address Climate Change In Kenya

Plan to help Africa weather climate change - ‎8 hours ago‎
Plan to help Africa weather climate change. The World Bank aims to drive more funding into efforts to help African countries withstand climate change impacts and boost their clean energy production through a $US16 billion ($A22.08 billion) plan.

Moussa Diallo wowed by Kenyan talent

The Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
FAMOUS jazz artiste Moussa Diallo is impressed by the amount of young talent available in Kenya. The Danish-Malian maestro is in the country with actress Connie Nielsen to raise awareness about Kiberan talent and the community's access to clean ...

Kenyan Jazz sets stage for Christmas festival

The Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
Jazz lovers were treated to an evening of soothing tunes last Friday at the Safaricom Michael Joseph Center ahead of the International festival slated for December 3 and 5. The event that kicked off at 7pm saw the likes of Sahili Family, Shamsi Music ...

As fame and fortune beckon, bands beware

The Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
The biggest news for me coming into this week was the release of Live and Die in Afrika, Sauti Sol's third studio album. The 15-track album is the group's first self-produced album that has birthed hit singles: Sura Yako, Isabella, Nishike, Shake Yo ...

Anil Kapoor's dancing at IFFI frowned upon

The Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bengali actor Dhritiman Chatterjee, who has acted in films directed by Satyajit Ray and Mrinal Sen, on Sunday took objection to Bollywood star Anil Kapoor dancing on stage during the inaugural session of the 46th edition of International Film Festival ...

Paul Scholes slams Anthony Martial saying: 'He doesn't look bothered if he ... - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Louis van Gaal branded Manchester United's performance as “average” after the turgid stalemate with PSV Eindhoven left his side dicing with death in the Champions League.

India v/s South Africa: A farce of a Test series so far

Daily News & Analysis - ‎14 minutes ago‎
The India-South Africa Test series so far has ended up being a complete farce. In fact, farce is too mild a word to use given how the first Test match unfolded.

Kenya's elite athletes run for more than glory so are standing up to a ...

Quartz - ‎2 hours ago‎
Athletes run during a training session near the Kenyan town of Iten sometimes called "the city of champions'. (Reuters/Siegfried Modola).

Joe Hart blow rubs salt into Manchester City wounds - ‎1 hour ago‎
Manchester City were left to count the cost after Joe Hart limped off in a doubly damaging Champions League defeat at Juventus. City lost control of Group D as they were beaten 1-0 in a freezing Turin while of equal concern was the loss of Hart to a ...

No mother-to-child HIV transmissions for first time, New York State reports

New York Daily News - ‎3 hours ago‎
At least one thing isn't being passed on from mother to child in New York State any more: HIV. For the first time since records started being kept, no mom delivered a baby who tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS officials said at a Nov. 19 ...

'Loneliness' can increase risk of premature death

Rapid News Network - ‎2 hours ago‎
Previous studies have found that social isolation is a major health problem that can increase the risk of premature death by 14 percent.

South Africa's guru for benefits of saturated fat faces hearing

Los Angeles Times - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Butter! Cream! Meat! (And don't forget to eat the fat!) Roast chicken! (Skin on please!) Duck fat! And burgers with bacon strips on almond flour buns, dripping with thick slices of melted cheese, are also on the menu.

Cholera kills two in Mombasa, 7 taken ill

The Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
Two people have died and seven hospitalised following a cholera outbreak in Mwakirunge, Mombasa county. One victim was buried last Saturday and the other on Tuesday.