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Kisumu Central MCA Paul Odhiambo Okiri goes missing

The Star, Kenya - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Kisumu Central residents demonstrate following reports that their MCA Paul Odhiambo is missing, September 30, 2016. /FAITH MATETE.

Israelis, world leaders gather for Peres funeral

Daily Mail - ‎36 minutes ago‎
JERUSALEM (AP) - Shimon Peres was being laid to rest on Friday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of international dignitaries - in a final tribute to a man who personified the history of Israel during a remarkable seven ...

Nairobi's famed National Park threatened by railway

New Vision - ‎3 hours ago‎
A unique urban conservation site, the Nairobi National Park is a vast wildlife reserve where lions, hyenas and giraffes roam at will just seven kilometres (four miles) from the heart of town.

Questions raised about Kenya's porous border

Daily Nation - ‎11 hours ago‎
Antony Chinedu talks to journalists after recording a statement at Lang'ata Police station in Nairobi on April 1, 2009. He is among the numerous drug traffickers who have been deported.

Stop political interference in varsities, chancellors ask Uhuru

The Standard (press release) - ‎11 hours ago‎
Chancellors of public universities now want President Uhuru Kenyatta to stop political interference in the management of their institutions.

MCAs beat up rep expected to table Kidero removal motion

The Star, Kenya - ‎7 hours ago‎
Attempts to impeach Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero were thwarted yesterday after Cord MCAs ganged up and beat a member who was to table the motion.

Google's Guest of Honor Ezekiel Mutua Is a Raging Homophobe

Inverse - ‎9 hours ago‎
Mutua is in charge of making sure broadcasted content in Kenya aligns with the country's homophobic values. Ethan Jacobs; September 29, 2016; Google · share · tweet · email.

Omar opposed to Cord's joint nomination plan

The Star, Kenya - ‎2 hours ago‎
Cord leader Raila Odinga and others in the coalition have been calling for joint nominations in major towns to ensure they clinch many elective positions.

Court rejects out-of-court settlement of Kimunya case

Daily Nation - ‎10 hours ago‎
Former Lands Cabinet Minister Amos Kimunya (left) and his lawyer Mwaniki Gachoka outside a Nairobi court on February 16, 2015. He is charged with abuse of office.

80-year-old Winnie R83,000 poorer after theft from purse

Times LIVE - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Winnie Madikizela Mandela celebrated her 80th birthday at the Mount Nelson's Planets restaurant in Cape Town on Wednesday evening.

Hlaudi needs to go 'as in last week', says Cabinet

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - Hlaudi Motsoeneng boasted this week that no one could make him leave the SABC. But on Thursday, the Cabinet ordered him out of the public broadcaster urgently - just a day after the ruling party said he should be fired.

Election 2016: Greenstreet picks retired diplomat as running mate

Starr 103.5 FM - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Convention People's Party (CPP) has nominated Nana Gabby Nsiah Nketiah, a retired diplomat under the erstwhile Kufuor administration, as its vice presidential candidate.

Ghana's Mahama cleared of corruption over vehicle gift

News24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Accra - Ghana's president John Dramani Mahama has been cleared of corruption over the gift of a car from a construction firm bidding for a lucrative government contract, a report concluded on Thursday.

Russia fighting in Syria for a year, still at odds with US

Chicago Daily Herald - ‎39 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON -- A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up beleaguered Syrian President Bashar Assad, Moscow appears no closer to one of its military goals: getting the U.S.

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte likens himself to Adolf Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users

The Canberra Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Manila: Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has likened himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler in the latest of a series of rash outbursts that are alarming his country's allies in Asia, including the United States.

US orders families of government personnel to leave DR Congo

Times LIVE - ‎2 hours ago‎
"As a result of the deteriorating security situation, family members of US government personnel have been ordered to leave the country beginning September 29.

EACC is trailing over Sh64 million lost in the NYS scandal, says Waqo

The Star, Kenya - ‎8 hours ago‎
EACC yesterday revealed it is trailing more than Sh64 million in cash out of Sh471 million assets currently frozen in the National Youth Service scandal.

Michael Joseph could join Kenya Airways

The Star, Kenya - ‎8 hours ago‎
Former Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph could join Kenya Airways board following elections for new directors yesterday at the airline's annual general meeting.

SGR route settled, meetings planned to educate residents

The Star, Kenya - ‎8 hours ago‎
A series of awareness meetings have been convened in Mai Mahiu and Narok after the standard gauge railway route was identified and settled by the government and the contractor.

Credit Bank to start using InterSwitch's secure networks

The Star, Kenya - ‎8 hours ago‎
Bottom-tier Credit Bank has partnered with digital payments firm InterSwitch to replace its proprietary cards with more secure Paywave technology-enabled Chip and PIN debit cards.

Buoyant Tanzania economy grew 7.9 percent in the second quarter

Coastweek - ‎1 hour ago‎
DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzania's economy grew 7.9 percent in the second quarter of 2016 (Q2) compared to a 5.8 percent expansion observed in the same period last year, authorities said on Thursday.

How Pangolins Made it to the 'World's Most Protected Animals'

Nature World News - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Arguably the world's most trafficked animal, the cute and strange pangolin has officially moved up to Appendix I of CITES, which states that all trades involving the animals under the said appendix are prohibited.

Europol warns of 'relentless growth' in cybercrime acts

Irish Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
Cybercrime is growing at an unprecedented rate with some EU Member States reporting that such criminal acts may have surpassed more traditional crimes, according to a new study.

From America to Viagra: finding what you're not looking for

Phys.Org - ‎17 minutes ago‎
It's serendipity: from America to Viagra, history is full of great discoveries helped along by chance, as more than a century of Nobel prizes can attest.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumour round up: Dual Cameras, Speaker on S-Pen and 4K display

Firstpost - ‎40 minutes ago‎
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall is the largest fire and burn hazard related consumer electronics recall in US history. Samsung did the right thing and took the necessary but expensive steps to ensure that their customers had safe devices.

SDE crowned the “Best Entertainment and Lifestyle Website” in Africa at continental ceremony

SDE Entertainment News (satire) (press release) (blog) - ‎59 minutes ago‎
SDE beat Kick Off and House and Garden websites both from South Africa to be crowned at the African Digital Media Awards 2016, a prestigious award ceremony held by WAN-IFRA (World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers).

Music school hits right note for Kabul's street children

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Short and upright in his grey suit, Wahidullah enchants his audience as his fingers dance over the piano keys. The 20-year-old used to sell chewing gum in the streets of Kabul, until he passed an audition at the Afghan National Institute of Music (Anim ...

Rapper Future is confirmed as the headlining act for MAMAs

The Star, Kenya - ‎1 hour ago‎
Award-winning Hip Hop superstar, visionary mixtape supremo, MAMA 2016 nominee (Best International Act) and mesmerising live performer Future is set to perform at MTV Africa Music Awards Johannesburg 2016 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, ...

Justin Bieber ordered to appear in court

The Mercury News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Justin Bieber accidentally sneezes on fans. Plus - Justin Bieber & Beyonce Tie for most MTV EMAs 2016 nominations. Starring Ali Stagnitta Produced by @ginoorlandini.

Top centre for Taita

The Star, Kenya - ‎7 hours ago‎
Athletic Kenya president Jackson Tuwei, present a permit certificate to Marsden Madoka for the Madoka half Marathon. Safaricom will sponsor the race.

Ibrahimovic gets Man Utd moving in Europa League

Times of India - ‎50 minutes ago‎
MANCHESTER: Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed in a 69th-minute winner as Manchester United got their Europa League campaign off the ground with a laboured 1-0 home win over Zorya Luhansk on Thursday.

Rakep half ton goes in vain as Qatar slay Kenya

Daily Nation - ‎13 hours ago‎
Kenya bowler Elijah Otieno in action against Qatar in their Quadrangular Four-Nation T20 match at Nairobi Gymkhana on September 29, 2016.

Home Tennis South African Joshua Chetty gets lifetime ban for corruption – Tennis Magazine - ‎Sep 28, 2016‎
The Tennis Integrity Unit says Chetty offered a player $2,700 to underperform in singles and doubles matches. (AP). LONDON (AP) A low-ranked South African tennis player has been banned from the sport for life for attempting to fix matches.

Controversial technique gives birth to DNA triplet

The Philadelphia Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK - Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people - the mother, the father and an egg donor.

Child fitness gap linked to income inequality

Citizen TV (press release) - ‎5 hours ago‎
In a comparison of fitness levels among children in 50 countries, the nations with the biggest internal income disparities tended to have the least fit youth.

Thailand confirms two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly, first in region

Reuters - ‎38 minutes ago‎
A city worker fumigates the area to control the spread of mosquitoes at a university in Bangkok, Thailand, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha.

Experts warn of increase in cases of heart diseases

Daily Nation - ‎2 hours ago‎
Human heart. Cardiovascular diseases is a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels, usually associated with a build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries (atherosclerosis) and an increased risk of blood clots.