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Lawyer who wanted to stop Mark Too burial had been hiding in a Nairobi apartment

The Standard (press release) - ‎4 hours ago‎
Eldoret-based lawyer Simon Lilan who went missing on Jan 9 resurfaced on Friday evening at the Law Society of Kenya offices in Nairobi said he had been hiding in a city apartment.

Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta Bans Maize Export

AllAfrica.com - ‎Jan 20, 2017‎
The Head of State further ordered the arrest of unscrupulous traders, who were hoarding maize to make "abnormal" profits.

Gambian Leader, Facing Ouster by Foreign Troops, Ends Tense Standoff

New York Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎
A ferry bringing back people who fled Gambia because of its political crisis arrived at the port in Banjul on Saturday. Credit Jerome Delay/Associated Press.

Jubilee will win August elections, DP Ruto tells 'panicking' Cord

The Star, Kenya - ‎3 hours ago‎
Deputy President William Ruto on Saturday expressed confidence that Jubilee will win the August polls by a bigger margin than in 2013.

CORD's concern over recent developments in voters registration

The Standard (press release) - ‎53 minutes ago‎
The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) has shown concern with the emerging and growing cases of shared identity cards used by different people to register as voters.

Ruto woos voters with State projects

Daily Nation - ‎21 hours ago‎
DP William Ruto speaks with IEBC clerks at a registration centre in Sogoo, Narok County, on January 19, 2017. He urged residents to register as voters.

Maraga urges IEBC team to promote integrity

Daily Nation - ‎22 hours ago‎
From left: Chief Justice David Maraga, Attorney-General Githu Muigai and Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairperson Wafula Chebukati after a swearing-in function at the Supreme Court on January 20, 2017.

IEBC sorts out Kalonzo ID mix-up as probe starts

Daily Nation - ‎Jan 19, 2017‎
Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) CEO Ezra Chiloba (center) addresses a press conference at IEBC offices on January 18, 2017.

FG assures non-academic staff unions of implementation of 2009 agreement

Vanguard - ‎Jan 18, 2017‎
Abuja - The Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja assured of the full implementation of its 2009 agreement with the non-academic staff unions of Nigerian universities.

Pravin Gordhan plans to discredit the Gupta family, says Oakbay's acting CEO

Mail & Guardian - ‎Jan 20, 2017‎
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is the master planner of a far-reaching conspiracy aimed at throttling the Gupta family's business interests in South Africa.

I will stop Ghana's $4bn loss to corruption – Ken Ofori Atta

GhanaWeb - ‎2 hours ago‎
Confronting the 4 billion dollars loss to corruption should create enough buffers to meet the infrastructure development agenda of the NPP government, Finance Minister Nominee, Ken Ofori Atta has said.

Nigeria botched air strike 'may have killed up to 236 people'

Yahoo News - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - As many as 236 people may have been killed in the botched Nigerian air strike against Boko Haram that hit a camp for civilians displaced by the unrest, a local official told AFP on Saturday.

Herdsmen, Farmers Clash: Oyo Govt. Constitutes Committees To Address Issue

CHANNELS TELEVISION - ‎5 hours ago‎
Abiola Ajimobi, Farmers, Herdsmen, Oyo The Oyo State government has set up stakeholder committees at both state and local government levels to address the crisis of the Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the state.

Trump uses Obama's inauguration photo as background

Daily Mail - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Donald Trump used Obama's inauguration photo as his new profile background after he was handed the official Twitter account for the president of the United States.

Thousands expected for women's march Saturday

The Hill - ‎6 hours ago‎
Now it's expected to draw tens of thousands of people Saturday to what's become the leading inauguration weekend event for President Trump's opponents.

Hillary Clinton Is Stoic at Her Rival's Inauguration

New York Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
Hillary Clinton watched as President Trump arrived at the inaugural luncheon in Statuary Hall in the Capitol on Friday. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times.

Hundreds of Peaceful Trump Protests Overshadowed by Violent Acts, Arrests

FOX40 - ‎59 minutes ago‎
A man is removed from a demonstration by police in Washington, D.C. on January 20, 201 Media)7. (Jana Kaspercovic/Tribune Media). By Jana Kasperkevic, Tribune Media, in Washington DC.

Lenders in turmoil as Bank of Africa shuts 12 branches

The Standard (press release) - ‎20 hours ago‎
Ronald Marambii Bank Of Africa Managing Director, the bank has announced plans to make Nairobi the Anglophone regional Information Technology Hub for its operations in a move to enhance its efficiency in customer service on 20th January 2017.

Trump's Grim View of the Economy Ignores Most Americans' Reality

New York Times - ‎18 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - The dismal picture of the American economy President Donald J. Trump painted in his Inaugural Address on Friday is at odds with the economic reality of most Americans.

KIDERO: Nairobi tap water is safe and I drink it

Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
Nairobi County governor Evans Kidero has said that tap water in the county is safe for consumption. Kidero made the remarks on Saturday saying that he drinks he drinks tap water, which many consider to be unsafe.

Company bosses resolve to invest in community in order to grow

Daily Nation - ‎10 hours ago‎
In a recently released report, the commission said empowering communities via provision of education, health facilities and enabling individuals start income generating projects created a ready source of 'customers' for corporate companies' product ...

Apple sues Qualcomm over patent royalties in antitrust case

gulfnews.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Washington, San Francisco: Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers.

Android Circuit: Samsung Reveals Galaxy S8, New Nokia Sells Out, Deciding The S8 Launch Date

Forbes - ‎17 hours ago‎
Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week's Android Circuit includes Samsung's reveal of the Galaxy S8, the decision about the S8 launch date, Nokia sells out its new handset, thoughts on the Pixel 2 ...

Analyst Firm Predicts The Nintendo Switch Will Sell 40 Million Units Through 2020

Forbes - ‎1 hour ago‎
While Nintendo itself has yet to release any sales forecasts regarding the Switch, it's time for the world's array of analyst firms to start speculating about the console's prospects.

Chinese Spring Festival celebrations thrill Rwandans

Xinhua - ‎4 hours ago‎
A Chinese female dance group on stage during Spring Festival celebration in Kigali on Jan. 19. (Xinhua). KIGALI, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- Hundreds of Rwandans and foreigners gathered at Kigali Serena Hotel for a treat of one of the best Chinese shows by ...

Burnley boss Dyche to mark 200th game against Arsenal

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Burnley boss Sean Dyche will celebrate a personal milestone at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday but admits it is almost inconceivable that any future top-flight manager will reign as long as Arsene Wenger.

Champions Ivory Coast must win next game to stay in Africa Cup of Nations

Times LIVE - ‎3 hours ago‎
Holders Ivory Coast will have to win their last group game at the African Nations Cup if they are to continue their title defence after being held again on Friday.

The five cancers common in men exposed to work stress

Daily Nation - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Exposure to work-related stress has been linked to an increased likelihood of lung, colon, rectal and stomach cancers. PHOTO | FILE.

Why Polio Campaigns Must Reach Every Last Child in Kenya

MENAFN.COM - ‎10 hours ago‎
For a long time, no person in Kenya suffered the devastating disability that is caused by polio. In fact, the only reminder in the early 2000s was the victims in the streets of Nairobi, many of whom had been paralyzed as children and adults.

Everything you need to know about prostate cancer screening

The Guardian - ‎Jan 20, 2017‎
Prostate cancer kills as many men as women killed by breast cancer. But now new MRI techniques could help identify men at risk. Benjamin Zephaniah … 'I've started to lose friends to the disease.

Germany legalizes cannabis for medicinal purposes

Business Insider - ‎11 hours ago‎
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's lower house of parliament on Thursday passed a law that legalizes the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes for people who are chronically ill.
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