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Body of missing nurse found as 3 cops seen with him held

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 30 - A former nurse based in Meru who has been missing for one week was on Tuesday identified at a mortuary in Machakos in what appears to be yet another case of extra-judicial killing in the country.

Kenya holds Uganda to barren draw - ‎24 minutes ago‎
A Kenyan player (red) takes on his Ugandan counterpart during the match played in Kampala on Tuesday.[/]. Kenya's Harambee Stars produced a spirited performance to hold Uganda Cranes to a scoreless draw in a tough friendly match played ...

Gabon condemns Ping, warns French officials against "interference"

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
LIBREVILLE, Aug 30 (Reuters) - The Gabon government accused President Ali Bongo's challenger Jean Ping on Tuesday of trying to destabilise the country, and warned French ruling party officials against "interference" in its affairs.

Apple's $14.5 Billion EU Bill May Pressure U.S. on Tax Overhaul

Bloomberg - ‎7 minutes ago‎
The European Union's finding that Apple Inc. owes Ireland more than $14 billion in back taxes reveals the high cost the U.S. Treasury may pay by failing to keep pace in a global effort to stem corporate tax avoidance -- and Apple might represent only ...

Non-Muslim head of France's new Islam foundation sparks controversy

FRANCE 24 - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The appointment of French politician Jean-Pierre Chevènement to head the newly formed Foundation for Islam in France, which aims to improve relations between the state and the Muslim community, has sparked controversy in many French circles.

the lost and nameless dead of the Mediterranean

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎16 minutes ago‎
London: There is an "invisible catastrophe" in the Mediterranean: families who have lost their loved one beneath the waves and do not know where they are buried - or even if they are dead - a new report says.

Kibaki discharged from SA hospital, in jovial mood

The Star, Kenya - ‎2 hours ago‎
A member of the family said the former Head of State was in a jovial mood at the time the doctors said he was okay to return home.

Uhuru, Ruto skip Nairobi assembly opening amid fears of planned disruptions

The Star, Kenya - ‎11 hours ago‎
President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto skipped the opening of the Nairobi county chamber on Tuesday after Cord MCAs threatened to disrupt the event.

Sonko fails to appear before Mombasa court

The Star, Kenya - ‎12 hours ago‎
Nairobi senator Mike Sonko failed to appear before a Mombasa court on Tuesday to explain the whereabouts of MRC leader Omar Mwamnuadzi.

Ex-minister Nyachae's wife dies in Nairobi

Daily Nation - ‎4 hours ago‎
Family members told the Nation on Tuesday that the late Mrs Nyachae died on Tuesday morning in Nairobi. Tuesday August 30 2016. Benjamin Masakara (left) and Hezron Nyandusi addressing the media at the home of former minister Simeon Nyachae in ...

South Africa's ANC backs Gordhan, urges him to cooperate with police

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan reacts during a media briefing in Sandton near Johannesburg March 14, 2016. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo.

Rohde freed on bail

Independent Online - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - Johannesburg property mogul Jason Rohde - who is accused of his wife's murder - paid his R100 000 bail in cold, hard cash within 20 minutes of the order being granted in the Stellenbosch Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

Edo 2016: Ize-Iyamu' camp backs down as court strikes out case

Vanguard - ‎5 hours ago‎
The disputed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidature for the Edo September 10 governorship election has taken a new twist following an FCT High Court which on Tuesday struck out Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu's suit on the grounds that Ize-iyamu's camp ...

ANC never received R80m - Mantashe on Prasa bribery claims

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe during a news conference at Luthuli House in Johannesburg. (Cornel van Heerden, Netwerk24). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories ...

Three hurt in suicide blast at China's Kyrgyzstan embassy

Channel NewsAsia - ‎1 hour ago‎
A van driven by a suicide bomber exploded after ramming through a gate at the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday, injuring three people, authorities said.

Five dead in Shabaab suicide bomb attack

Daily Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Al-Shabaab jihadist group said it was responsible for the attack, saying the SYL hotel was targeted because it “is close to the presidential palace.

Kenyan President Urges South Sudan to Fully Execute Peace Deal

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
FILE - South Sudan President Salva Kiir, left, meets his Kenyan counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta, who is on his first visit to the region as head of state, in Juba, South Sudan, May 23, 2013.

Kenyan economist wins World Food Prize's Borlaug award - ‎3 hours ago‎
Andrew Mude, a researcher and economist dealing in international livestock, was named winner of the World Food Prize's Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application.

Why Uhuru may have the last laugh on new credit regime

Daily Nation - ‎14 hours ago‎
President Uhuru Kenyatta signs a Bill into law at State House in Nairobi. PHOTO | PSCU. In Summary. The African Development Bank (AfDB) President Akinwumi Adesina says SME risk is more of perceived than real adding that the government could help the ...

Hotel at Diani beach auctioned over Sh14.5m workers' salary arrears

The Star, Kenya - ‎3 hours ago‎
Some of the items recovered by auctioneers at Kazkazi beach resort, Diani over Sh15.5m workers' salary arrears. /ALLOYS MUSYOKA.

Dangote shakes up cement market with low-cost imports from Ethiopia

Daily Nation - ‎14 hours ago‎
Nigeria's Dangote Cement has started its shake-up of the Kenyan market with importation of the commodity from its plant in neighbouring Ethiopia as it prepares to establish a local manufacturing plant.

Apple to unveil wireless 'airpods' alongside iPhone 7 next week

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
It is set to be a highly controversial move - but it appears Apple really will kill off the headphone socket next week. Multiple reports have claimed the move will force users to use either the lightning connector or wireless headphones.

Mixed reactions to KFCB boss' stance on branding Nini Wacera and Kaz' show 'indecent'

The Star, Kenya - ‎13 hours ago‎
Kenya Film Classification boss Ezekiel Mutua has been savagely attacked by Kenyans online after he put up a post claiming "KFCB will take a firm action against the producers and distributors of the programme in line with the law.

Singer Akothee, who is expecting twins, collapses while in Switzerland

SDE Entertainment News (satire) (press release) (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
Mombasa based artist Akothee is currently in hospital fighting for her life, according to her manager Nelson. The 'Yuko Moyoni' singer was at Geneva, Switzerland when she was taken ill.

All set as Eldoret hosts Vybe City Award this weekend

K24 TV - ‎11 hours ago‎
Over three thousands online votes have already been cast as Eldoret town hosts the first edition of the the Vybe City Awards set for this Saturday.

Government moves in to solve Garissa, Wajir border dispute - ‎16 hours ago‎
Garissa Senator Yusuf Haji. He has said they are committed to ensure the long standing dispute over the Garissa-Wajir border will come to an end soon.

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero charged by FA for elbow on Reid - ‎4 hours ago‎
ESPN FC's Ross Dyer and Craig Burley ponder the ramifications of Sergio Aguero's elbow on Winston Reid. (2:21). Facebook · Twitter · Pinterest · Email; comment.

Joe Hart heads for Torino but is not the first to seek Italian renaissance

The Guardian - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Joe Hart arrives to a rapturous reception in Turin after confirming his season's loan move to Torino from Manchester City. Photograph: Alessandro Di Marco/EPA.

Blatter in last fight against FIFA ban - ‎8 hours ago‎
Sepp Blatter will mount his final challenge against his six-year FIFA ban on Thursday, following more than a year of scandal that saw him thrown out of football in disgrace.

African Development Conference Sees Commitments To Accelerate UHC On Continent

Kaiser Family Foundation - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
“Today at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VI), African heads of state and partners vowed to accelerate progress toward universal health coverage (UHC) in Africa.

Snoozes linked to traffic noises

The Star - ‎9 hours ago‎
Nodding off in the middle of the day may be down to pollution generated by traffic, suggests new research. The study shows exposure to traffic pollution is a trigger for daytime sleepiness - and may also trigger SNORING.

CDC will run out of money to fight Zika in US next month

Washington Post - ‎24 minutes ago‎
The federal agency leading the public health response to the Zika virus in the United States will run out of funding to combat the mosquito-borne virus by late September, its director said Monday.

Agony for patients as strike by nurses shuts down health centres

Daily Nation - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Nurses' strike leads to closure of 209 health centres in Migori, nurses in Kakamega issue strike notice. Wednesday August 31 2016.