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Senate passes bill 96-0 to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions

Chicago Tribune - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an atomic arsenal.

Live Coverage of the Democratic Debate

The Atlantic - ‎1 hour ago‎
Judy Woodruff just served up what should have been a softball to Clinton. Woodruff noted that two major donors, Donald Sussman and George Soros, have given a huge amount to Priorities USA, the super PAC backing Clinton.

Mexico prison riot leaves 49 dead and 12 injured

The Indian Express - ‎26 minutes ago‎
The governor read a list of 40 names of confirmed victims, saying five of the remaining bodies had been charred by fire and four were yet to be positively identified.

Jacob Zuma announces sweeping reforms for South Africa

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mired in his worst political and economic crisis since winning power in 2009, South African President Jacob Zuma has vowed to slash costs, get rid of state companies and make his government more friendly to business.

Uhuru takes stern measures to cut state spending

The Star, Kenya - ‎8 hours ago‎
President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for austerity measures to cut down on government expenditure both at the national and county levels.

How 'gay' teacher katiad journalist

SDE Entertainment News - ‎11 hours ago‎
A teacher in Gatanga sub-county is under investigation, following allegations that he tried to lure a radio journalist into a gay relationship through sexting.

Kericho poll reignites Ruto, Gideon rivalry

K24 TV - ‎6 hours ago‎
The two by-elections in South Rift—Kericho senator and Nyangores ward representative in Bomet— are turning into a theatre for a political showdown between Baringo Senator Gideon Moi and Deputy President William Ruto for control of the vote-rich Rift ...

Clerk recalls EACC bust in bribe probe

The Star, Kenya - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A court clerk yesterday told a Nakuru court how detectives recovered Sh10,000 from a magistrate accused of soliciting a bribe. Kericho resident magistrate Judith Nyakol and clerk Robert Cheruiyot are accused of soliciting Sh20,000 bribe from Wilson ...

Protests as monarch accuses Fayose of destroying billboard

The Punch - ‎3 hours ago‎
Protests erupted in Ikere Ekiti on Wednesday following the destruction of a billboard with the picture of the Olukere of Ikere Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Ayodele Obasoyin, allegedly on the orders of Governor Ayodele Fayose.

Murtala Muhammed's 198 days of action

Vanguard - ‎4 hours ago‎
ARGUABLY, late General Murtala Ramat Mohammed, Nigeria's fourth head of state, is one of the country's most popular rulers.

Army sends 12 officers to EFCC

The Punch - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Nigerian Army has sent a 12-man list of very senior officers to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for investigation.

Ogun at 40: Friends, foes award Amosun pass mark

Vanguard - ‎4 hours ago‎
Recently, Ogun State celebrated forty years of its existence. Ogun State is a state in South-Western Nigeria which was carved out of the old Western Region on February 3, 1976 by the then regime of General Murtala Mohammed and General Olusegun ...

South Korean workers leave Kaesong industrial park

CNN International - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) Hundreds of workers from South Korea have been repatriated from an industrial complex in North Korea just north of the border separating the two Koreas.

Somalia: Al Shabaab Changes Tack, Plans Attacks Disguised As Peacekeepers - ‎7 hours ago‎
Somalia militants Al Shabaab are planning to attack liberated areas disguised in uniforms stolen from the African peacekeepers. The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia, Francisco Madeira warned ...

No Territory is Occupied by Boko Haram, Buhari Insists

THISDAY Live - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Again, President Mohammadu Buhari has stated that no part of the Nigerian territory is under the occupation of the Boko Haram insurgents, just as he promised to redouble his government's efforts to fight the insurgents.

Alleged former Auschwitz guard Reinhold Hanning on trial in Germany - ‎10 hours ago‎
There were dramatic scenes as the trial of a 94-year-old alleged former SS guard opened in Germany on Thursday and he was confronted by a survivor of the Nazi extermination camp.

Kenya Enacts Tax-Avoidance Law to Deal With Transfer Pricing

Bloomberg - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Kenya enacted a new law targeting units of foreign companies that escape remitting most of their domestic taxes by allocating income to tax havens while attributing expenses to the East African nation, a practice known as transfer pricing.
Importers to pay tax on transit cargo in Mombasa

Ethiopians woo Kenya during trade exhibition

K24 TV - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Ethiopian business community yesterday showcased investment opportunities in their country to their Kenyan counterparts in Nairobi in a move aimed at boosting trade between the two countries.

Is this the death of Twitter?

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Twitter's user growth has flat-lined while competitors like Instagram and Snapchat continue to grow. Twitter forecasts earnings between $595 million and $610 million for next quarter, significantly lower than what analysts expected.

Getting Zambia's copper out of the rut: Notes from the opposition leader and mining minister

Mail & Guardian Africa - ‎7 hours ago‎
CAPE TOWN: BEFORE flinging himself into the noisy world of politics, Hakainde Hichilema was a C-suite executive at some of the best-known companies, like Coopers Lybrand and Barclays.

Law changes for Google's auto announced

Laurel Leader Call - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Google's new self-driving vehicle gives a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. The federal government's highway safety agency agrees with Google: computers that will control the cars of the future can be considered their driver.

Japan camera makers battle smartphone onslaught

The Star Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Highschooler Nao Noguchi is a perfect illustration of why Japanese camera sales have plunged the past few years -- she uses her smartphone for everything and cannot understand why anyone would bother with a separate device for photos.

There won't be a new Assassin's Creed in 2016

Mashable - ‎6 hours ago‎
During its third earnings report for the 2015-16 fiscal year, publisher Ubisoft relayed the upcoming projects for the next fiscal year (which extends into first three months of 2017).

Marc Andreessen apologizes to India for colonialism tweet

KKOH - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
NEW DELHI (CNNMoney) - Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen has apologized for a series of ill-advised tweets on India, colonialism and Facebook's failed effort to expand Internet access in the former British colony.

Tunoi's age case for hearing today

K24 TV - ‎6 hours ago‎
The case in which embattled Supreme Court judge Philip Tunoi has challenged his retirement at the age of 70, comes up for hearing today at the Court of Appeal.

Actress Lizz Njagah and hubby Alex Konstantaras welcome baby boy

SDE Entertainment News - ‎19 hours ago‎
Lizz announced his arrival on her Instagram page with a picture saying “I can't keep calm my baby boy is here” accompanied with the caption, “#heshere #Babycame #PrinceK #LoveOfMyLife 3.5kgs #BornAt1300hrs #BabyKInTheHouse #Soosweet ...

Man, try out this 'special' treat on Valentines Day? - ‎19 hours ago‎
Alternatively, you can hire a boda boda operator to pick you up from your place of choice. [/]. By Penina Muraya; 11 Feb 2016 11:15 AM; AUTHOR RATING; DISCLAIMER.
Love in the air

[VIDEO] Nick Mwendwa elected new FKF president

The Star, Kenya - ‎13 hours ago‎
VICTOR: FKF presidential winner Nick Mwendwa (centre) with Sports CS Hassan Wario (to his immediate left) and outgoing FKF president Sam Nyamweya (behind him in dark glasses) after the elections at Kasarani Indoor Stadium.

Messi returns - ‎1 hour ago‎
BARCELONA: Lionel Messi returned to training with Barcelona on Thursday after receiving treatment for kidney stones which affected his participation in December's Club World Cup.

FC Barcelona news: Lionel Messi returns to training - impact for Celta Vigo - ‎45 minutes ago‎
FC Barcelona superstar forward Lionel Messi has returned to the training ground following an operation to remove kidney stones and will likely start the La Liga match this weekend.

Swansea City v Southampton: Koeman needs Wanyama to learn - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ronald Koeman wants Victor Wanyama to learn from his mistakes as Southampton prepare for a run of five matches without the suspended midfielder, starting away to Swansea City on Saturday.

I tried and tried and tried and tried to get tested for Zika virus, but ...

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Alison Kosik is a business correspondent for CNN based in the New York bureau. (CNN) If you get sick, New York City and Long Island are among the best places to be for medical care, I've heard.

Brazil's abortion rights debate fails to convince some mothers of microcephaly babies

Washington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
RIO DE JANEIRO - During the first few months of his young life, Erick Ferreira suffered multiple seizures. The convulsions left his tiny body exhausted, but as soon as the fits subsided, the baby, now 7 months old, would look at his mother and smile.

President Mahama pledges to focus on HIV and AIDS reduction

Ghana Business News - ‎10 hours ago‎
President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday gave the assurance that African leaders would in the coming years focus on the total reduction of the incidence of HIV and AIDS in the continent.

Anger as junior doctors contract to be imposed

ITV News - ‎5 hours ago‎
A new contract will be imposed on junior doctors in England after negotiations with the British Medical Association failed, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt told the Commons.