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Businessman Jacob Juma shot dead

The Star, Kenya - ‎3 hours ago‎
Controversial businessman Jacob Juma is dead. Juma was shot dead by unknown people while driving past Lenana School Thursday night.

Three more Kenyans are rescued alive from collapsed building

Coastweek - ‎59 minutes ago‎
NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Three more people were on Thursday evening rescued from the rubble of a residential building in Nairobi's Huruma strata, six days after it collapsed in heavy rains.

Raila will sit in Parliament with Uhuru during gender balance Session

ZIPO.CO.KE - ‎16 hours ago‎
raila odinga Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga. He is expected to attend a Parliamentary sitting meant to pass a key law on gender balance in public office appointments.

Masika: I do not regret ditching Gor Mahia - ‎21 hours ago‎
AFC Leopards defender Erick Masika has once again insisted that he does not regret his decision to ditch Gor Mahia for The Den. Masika switched allegiance to the thirteen times league champions when he was still a hot property in the Kenyan soccer ...

Canadian wildfire edges south, leaves thousands stranded

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
CONKLIN/LAC LA BICHE, Alberta, May 5 (Reuters) - The 88,000 residents who fled a wildfire that has ravaged the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray in Alberta will not be able to return home anytime soon, officials warned on Thursday, even as the inferno ...

Hillary Clinton email evidence doesn't suggest intent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dana Boente, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. (Photo courtesy the Justice Department). Print Email · The Washington Post By The Washington Post The Times-Picayune Follow on Twitter on May 05, 2016 at 11:00 PM.

Kabogo - Wamatangi clash over alcohol

The Star, Kenya - ‎4 hours ago‎
Kiambu Governor William Kabogo and Senator Kimani Wamatangi on Thursday clashed at a senate hearing over alcohol. Kabogo accused Wamatangi of spreading rumours that his government was providing funds to buy alcohol in the county.

ICT content will earn you cash, teachers told

The Star, Kenya - ‎3 hours ago‎
Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has urged teachers to develop content computer classes because the government has started delivering laptops.

Elephant ivory is big business in Hawaii. Now the state wants to ban it.

Washington Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
Bowing to years of pressure from conservation groups fighting to save two iconic African animals from slaughter by poachers, Hawaii is saying aloha to the sale of elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn.

Babu in court for assaulting Sonu opponent Jacobs

The Star, Kenya - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sonu chair Babu Owino was yesterday charged in a Kibera court with assaulting his main opponent in the student union elections. He denied the charges before principal magistrate Tito Gesora.

'Phiyega manipulated media statement'

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pretoria - Suspended national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega doctored statements to keep the media and the public in the dark about the true nature of events that unfolded during the Marikana massacre.

US seeks to approve attack aircraft for Nigeria in Boko Haram fight

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. administration is seeking to approve a sale of as many as 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to Nigeria to aid its battle against the extremist group Boko Haram, U.S.

Buhari: The Joshua Dogonyaro Verdict

The News - ‎1 hour ago‎
As we berth at the banks of one year bash of the ascension of President Muhammadu Buhari to office as a civilian leader, it is important that we interrogate his stewardship so far in the context of the present sufferings of Nigerians.

The Relationship Between Religion And Fundamentalism In Middle East And Eurasia

Eurasia Review - ‎3 hours ago‎
The rise of Islamist fundamentalist movements in various parts of the Islamic world and outside has given birth to many mentalities and viewpoints about the nature of these movements and the way they spread.

Behind closed doors, North Korea opens ruling party congress

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea on Friday opened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980, a major political event intended to showcase the country's stability and unity under young leader Kim Jong Un despite international ...

Police on high alert after claims ISIS training troops in Somalia

K24 TV - ‎12 hours ago‎
Kenyan security agencies are closely monitoring the ISIS group in Somalia following reports that it is apparently amassing its troops and weapons in the war-torn country.

Algeria builds giant mosque with world's tallest minaret

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Labourers working in Algiers at the construction site of the largest mosque in Africa, the Djamaa El Djazair. Photograph: STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images.

Kenya hopes for business boom in new South Africa Visa rule

The Star, Kenya - ‎3 hours ago‎
The business community is upbeat the easing of visa rules for Kenyans by South Africa government will boost bilateral trade between the two countries.

Zimbabwe Is Selling Its Wildlife To Combat Crippling Drought

Huffington Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
Zimbabwe has announced plans to sell of some of its wildlife to preserve resources threatened by a massive regional drought. Faced with a massive regional drought, Zimbabwe is putting some of its excess wild animals up for sale.

Ethiopians Desperate to Keep Their Coffee Fix

Wall Street Journal - ‎7 hours ago‎
ADDIS ABABA—In the birthplace of coffee, a conflict is brewing over who gets Ethiopia's best beans. The government of this East African country wants hard dollars to build infrastructure, so it has ambitious targets to increase coffee exports ...

IMF Calls for a Policy Reset to Secure Sub-Saharan Africa's Medium-Term Growth - ‎15 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON, 03 May 2016 / PRN Africa / - After an extended period of strong economic growth, sub-Saharan Africa is set to experience a second difficult year as the region is hit by multiple shocks, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said today.

Because failure is an option SpaceX can do stuff like land rockets on a boat

Ars Technica - ‎35 minutes ago‎
In the middle of the night, amid fire and smoke, a second rocket appeared on a boat. by Eric Berger - May 5, 2016 11:41pm PDT. Share · Tweet · Email · Google · Reddit · 1. The Falcon 9 rocket sliced a dazzling arc through the early morning Florida sky ...

UN's Ban says time to scale up action on climate change

Phys.Org - ‎37 minutes ago‎
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday said action on climate change must be faster and broader to turn the promises of the Paris deal on combatting global warming into concrete measures.

Idea Cellular partners with Google to provide carrier billing for Play store purchases

Firstpost - ‎4 hours ago‎
We've been hearing about Google's carrier billing plans for some time now, and finally it is here. Idea Cellular has teamed up with Google to offer its prepaid users the option to buy apps, make in-app purchases and so on, adding the purchase amount ...

Netflix now lets you control how much data it uses when streaming from your smartphone

TechCrunch - ‎15 hours ago‎
Netflix announced this morning a new way for consumers to control how much data its app uses when they're accessing the service by way of a mobile device.

RHCP ready with first album in five years

Times of India - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Red Hot Chili Peppers on Thursday announced their first album in five years, with the rockers switching producers but keeping their signature funky touches.

CS Mucheru appoints new CAK board members

The Star, Kenya - ‎4 hours ago‎
ICT CS Joe Mucheru has appointed seven officials to the Communications Authority of Kenya board. In a gazette notice issued yesterday, he said the appointees will serve for three years from April 29.

We can't stop talking about Beyoncé. But is she selling as much music as we think?

Washington Post - ‎14 hours ago‎
When Beyoncé squeezed personal drama and innuendo into an unsettling glass of “Lemonade” last week, it seemed all but certain that the album, Queen B's sixth, would slay its way up the charts, just as her past five albums have.

'Get in the kitchen!': life as a female football referee

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog) - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Shoved, spat at, insulted and flirted with on the field, female referees are nevertheless close to the top of their profession in men's football games.

Sports World: Ibrahimovic mulling over return to Milan

The Straits Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
MILAN • Paris Saint-Germain's Zlatan Ibrahimovic could consider a return to AC Milan in Serie A, according to the football striker's agent.

First Lady gives 39th mobile clinic to Garissa county

The Star, Kenya - ‎4 hours ago‎
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta yesterday urged county governments to strengthen their health systems to meet the ever-changing needs of mothers, newborns and society.

UN highlights role of midwives in achieving development targets

Xinhua - ‎10 hours ago‎
Cecilia Lausara, a trainer at the Masuba Midwifery School, simulates a birth using a special dummy called "Jessica" during a demonstration on April 26, 2017 in Masuba, central Sierra Leone.