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LSK seeks call records for missing lawyer

K24 TV - ‎10 hours ago‎
Law Society of Kenya wants court to compel Mobile Telecommunication Provider, Safaricom, to produce all call records and Base Transmitting Station of a missing lawyer, his client and a taxi driver.

Cord leaders tell DP Ruto not to count on TNA's support

The Star, Kenya - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Cord co-principals yesterday warned DP William Ruto not to be deceived that TNA will support him in 2022. The leaders said they have been victims of political deceit after supporting former President Mwai Kibaki twice.

Last Kicks Of A Dying Horse… Dennis Itumbi Promises A Major Showdown

Ghafla!Kenya (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Getting fired from Presidential Strategic Communication Unit (PSCU) was just an additional salt to Itumbi's injuries! Dennis Itumbi was fired from his post as the director of digital innovations and diaspora communications in office of the President a ...

Battle of the Somme: Centenary remembrance events held

BBC News - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Commemorations are being held in the UK and France to mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. A ceremony at the Lochnagar crater on the battlefield began the day's events, before a two-minute silence was held ahead of the exact ...

Two Rift leaders want Uhuru to convince Central Kenya to back DP Ruto in 2022

The Star, Kenya - ‎6 hours ago‎
Two Rift Valley leaders now say it will be up to President Uhuru Kenyatta to ensure Central Kenya backs DP William Ruto in 2022. MPs Oscar Sudi (Kapseret) and Alfred Keter (Nandi Hills) said the Kalenjin community backed Uhuru in 2013 and will back him ...
Ruto 2022 presidential debate 'spoiling Uhuru's chances'
Why Ruto 2022 debate scares Rift Valley 'Kikuyus'

NCIC blames politicians over rampant school fires, unrest

The Star, Kenya - ‎12 hours ago‎
Education CS Dr Fred Matiang'i inspect a burnt school in Tengecha, Kericho on June 27, 2016. Photo/Amos Kerich. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email.

Kiambu will build and upgrade markets to improve trade and create more jobs

The Star, Kenya - ‎5 hours ago‎
Kiambu Governor William Kabogo has announced his government's plan to upscale small and medium enterprises to create more jobs.

Jubilee merger now awaits launch date

The Star, Kenya - ‎6 hours ago‎
President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday cleared the last hurdle stalling the merger of the Jubilee coalition parties. The President signed into law the amendments to the Political Parties Act that will see the merging parties collapse into one political outfit.

'Hlaudism is not journalism' – Pickets against censorship at the SABC

Times LIVE - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Journalists‚ civil society groups and concerned members of the public gathered outside the offices of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) in Cape Town and Johannesburg in the name of media freedom on Friday.

Cape Town protesters cause 6 car pile-up

News24 - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - Protesters blockading the N2 near the Borcherds Quarry Road turn-off caused a six car pile-up on Friday morning. - Were you affected?

Another term for Mahama will be bad omen for Ghana

GhanaWeb - ‎2 hours ago‎
President John Dramani Mahama has been begging Ghanaians to give him another term, when they go to the polls this year, for him to get the opportunity to 'continue improving their lives'.

Plateau's 14-man committee recommends cattle ranching

Daily Trust - ‎3 hours ago‎
The 14-man committee set up by Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong to examine the gains and implications of establishing grazing ranches yesterday urged the state government to adopt the policy as proposed by the Federal Government in view of ...

Congolese feel betrayed by Zuma

Independent Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
ABOUT 300 Congolese nationals marched to Parliament yesterday to plead with the government to mediate in a political crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte urges people to kill drug addicts

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
President Rodrigo Duterte has urged urged Filipinos to kill drug addicts. Photograph: Ezra Acayan/Reuters. Guardian staff and agencies.

Boko Haram suicide bomber kills 11 in Cameroon - ‎9 hours ago‎
A suicide bombing by a Boko Haram jihadist has killed 11 people in northern Cameroon, a provincial governor said Thursday, warning civilians not to breach special security measures aimed at preventing such attacks.

Nigeria: Buhari Mourns Maduekwe, Niki Tobi, Elechi Amadi - ‎36 minutes ago‎
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families, government and people of Abia, Delta and Rivers States on the passing away of Ojo Maduekwe, a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Justice Nikki Tobi, retired Supreme Court judge and ...

Thousands in last minute rush to beat tax returns deadline

The Star, Kenya - ‎15 hours ago‎
Mombasa residents line up at the KRA offices to file their returns on June 30, 2016. Being the last day, most Kenyans had not filed their returns.

Tourism rebounds to grow by 12.1 per cent

The Star, Kenya - ‎6 hours ago‎
Tourism industry has rebounded and grown by 12.1 per cent in the first quarter of the year, an indication that government's recovery programmes have started to pay off.

State to release one million bags of maize

The Star, Kenya - ‎6 hours ago‎
Government will release one million bags of maize directly to millers at a cost of Sh2500 per 90-kilogramme bag to stabilise rising flour prices.

In search for growth Netflix looks to China

USA TODAY - ‎12 hours ago‎
Netflix may be expanding to China, or at least it's considering it. As subscriber growth continues to slow in the U.S., Netflix is logically looking at the world's second largest box office to expand its subscriber base.

Emissions-cheat scandal: We can fix some engines, says VW - ‎6 hours ago‎
Volkswagen believes it can fix some of the diesel vehicles caught up in the car maker's cheating emissions scandal without compromising their performance, a lawyer for the company has said.

Scientists unearth one of world's largest helium gas deposits

Royal Society of Chemistry - ‎20 hours ago‎
Scientists in the UK are about to pump up the world's shrinking helium reserves after unearthing a vast helium gas field in Tanzania.

Man dies after Tesla car in autopilot mode collides with truck

Irish Times - ‎40 minutes ago‎
A man has been killed after the Tesla Model S car he was driving in Autopilot mode collided with a truck. The incident has prompted an investigation by federal highway safety regulators, the US government and Tesla disclosed on Thursday.

'Healing' detected in Antarctic ozone hole

BBC News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Researchers say they have found the first clear evidence that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal.

Kenya: Nation Media Group Scales Down Broadcast Operations - ‎17 hours ago‎
Nairobi - Nation Media Group on Thursday announced that it would be making staff cuts following the "scaling down" of its radio stations and consolidation of its two television stations NTV and QTV.

Rihanna's new single is 'perfect'

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog) - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The 28-year-old musician's latest track 'Sledgehammer' is based on “breaking down barriers”, which the music creative director believed was the most powerful message to evoke for the 'Star Trek Beyond' soundtrack.

Rita Ora to 'replace Tyra Banks as host of revamped America's Next Top Model'

Irish Independent - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Rita Ora. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok Rita Ora attends the "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City.

Oscars: Campaigns May Change After Party Crackdown, Spike in International Members (Analysis)

Hollywood Reporter - ‎3 hours ago‎
THR's awards analyst argues that the Academy's diversity push will impact the coming Oscar season far less than the increase in new members, which will raise campaign costs, and a new regulation prohibiting events unrelated to screenings.

Cheruiyot, Aprot sail through to Olympics games, Kipyego falters

The Star, Kenya - ‎21 hours ago‎
Vivian Cheruiyot runs through the final corner on her way to winning the women's 5,000 metres final at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, September 2, 2011.

Ndiku tears 5000m field apart to grab Rio Games ticket

The Star, Kenya - ‎5 hours ago‎
It is Commonwealth wealth 5000m champion Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku who will face off again with Briton Mo Farah at the Rio Olympics. Yesterday Ndiku tore apart the experienced 5000m field at the Kipchoge Keino stadium to qualify for the August Rio ...

Diego Simeone targets improvement next season after committing future to Atletico Madrid

Daily Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has made it clear that his immediate future is with the Spanish club. The Argentine, who has been at Atletico since 2011 and is under contract for another four years, said after his side's Champions League final ...

Rudisha parts company with Brother Colm O'Connell

Irish Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
It was one of the most successful athlete-coach relationships of modern athletics, only now it seems David Rudisha has spilt from Brother Colm O'Connell, the Irishman who took him from the proverbial nowhere to become Olympic and World champion, plus ...

Four Tana River residents with cholera now in stable condition, one recuperating

The Star, Kenya - ‎4 hours ago‎
Four people admitted at Garissa County Referral Hospital following a cholera outbreak in Boka, Tana River county, are now in stable condition.

UNAIDS' mission to reduce child HIV infections

The Star, Kenya - ‎5 hours ago‎
More than 400 children in Kwale and Kilifi counties have been declared HIV-free after undergoing a successful HIV-Aids prevention of mother-to-child transmission programme supported by UNAIDS.

Malaria Vaccine Protection Short-Lived in Young Children

Glens Falls Post-Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The world's most promising malaria vaccine appears to offer short-lived protection, fading away within a matter of years, a new clinical trial reveals.

Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads

The Tand - ‎2 hours ago‎
WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In the ongoing crisis around Zika-linked birth defects, attention has been largely focused on infants born with too-small heads, or microcephaly.