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Moses Kuria urges court to dismiss bail cancellation bid by DPP

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria at Milimani law courts Nairobi where he appeared for the hearing of an application filed by the Director of public prosecution (DPP) seeking for the cancellation of his bail pending hearing and determination of his ...

We'll Sue Over County Funds, Governors Say - ‎4 hours ago‎
Governors have said they will move to court this week to compel the national government to surrender funds for devolved functions.

Obama's Carbon Rules Press Other Nations Before Paris Talks

Bloomberg - ‎50 minutes ago‎
A scrubber unit stands at the bottom of a smoke stack at the American Electric Power's coal-fired John E. Amos Power Plant in Winfield, West Virginia.

Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza warns against vengeance

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has warned against vengeance following the assassination of a senior general. "Vengeance can wipe out an entire generation," he said, in an address to the nation on Sunday, urging calm.

Nigeria's Boko Haram leader Shekau absent from video

BBC News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Militant Islamists have released a new video on the insurgency in Nigeria, with Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau again failing to appear in it.

Kidero predicts landslide win for Cord in 2017

The Star - ‎9 hours ago‎
Nairobi County Governor Dr Evans Kidero with ODM party leader Raila Odinga at Orange house. Photo/File. August 3, 2015. By GILBERT OCHIENG.

“THE THREE OBAMAS”: Why President Barack Obama's administration grudgingly ...

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
First, it's important to understand the differences between, and that exist in Barack Obama [the Son of a Kenyan - Barack Hussein Obama Senior], President Barack Obama [The 44th President of the United States of America] and The Administration of ...

Uhuru's statesmanship was a pleasant surprise

SDE Entertainment News - ‎Aug 2, 2015‎
I remember casting my ballot at the Kenya High Commission in Dar es Salaam in March, 2013. We were up bright and early to beat the queue.

Corruption in Kenya sliding out of control - activist - ‎3 hours ago‎
Corruption in Kenya is sliding out of control, veteran anti-corruption activist and whistle-blower John Githongo has warned in an interview following a scathing audit of government finances.

Scott Gration - Visit Critical in Resetting Kenya and US Ties - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mr Scott Gration was one of the earliest supporters of Barack Obama's bid for the American presidency. A retired major general, Mr Gration served as Special Assistant to the President at the White House and as ambassador to Kenya.

South Africa: Julius Malema back in court

The Africa Report - ‎10 minutes ago‎
South African opposition leader, Julius Malema appeared in court on Monday facing charges of fraud, corruption, money laundering and racketeering, accusations his supporters believe are part of a conspiracy by the government and the ruling ANC party.

Zuma must pay back some of the money, Madonsela not backing down

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has come out fighting after strong criticism by parliament and President Jacob Zuma. Save & Share.

Attack on Malian army camp kills at least 10 soldiers: resident

CTV News - ‎27 minutes ago‎
BAMAKO, Mali -- Armed men staged an attack on an army post in a northern Mali village early Monday, killing at least 10 soldiers, a resident said.

Make the best of growth opportunities while visa review underway: Hanekom

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
Minister of tourism Derek Hanekom was full of compliments for South Africa's conferencing industry on Monday. Save & Share.

Iran bans newspaper of nuclear deal critic, warns others

The Daily Star - ‎8 minutes ago‎
In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, right, listens to a question in an interview with the state-run TV at the presidency office in Tehran, Iran ...

Public Security Minister: Fatal Jerusalem gay parade stabbing could have been ...

Haaretz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Gilad Erdan also condemns fatal West Bank arson attack which killed a Palestinian baby, which he says was carried out by 'religious anarchist extremists who believe country's laws do not apply to them.

Myanmar Flooding Death Toll Rises as Damage Widens

Wall Street Journal - ‎38 minutes ago‎
KALAY, Myanmar—The death toll from flooding in Myanmar has climbed to 46, with more than 200,000 people affected, the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement said Monday.

European shares rise, ignoring slump in Greece market

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
... * Athens reopens, slumps around 20 percent. * Other major European stock markets gain. * Markets buoyed by HSBC, Heineken results.

Hotel at the centre of GDC tenders defends award of Sh 400 million food contract

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
NAIROBI, KENYA: The management of Nairobi and Garissa based Nomad Palace hotels has protested against what it termed as a smear campaign on their business after media reports indicated it was awarded lucrative contracts by the Geothermal ...

Nokia selling map biz to auto group for $3 billion

USA TODAY - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Nokia announced it will sell its mapping business Here to an auto consortium including Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler AG for $3.07 billion.

No new IMF loans for Somalia till debts paid

East African Business Week - ‎15 hours ago‎
RATE PLEASE: The money transfer business is one of the main sectors that is helping to lead the economic recovery. MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somalia owes the International Monetary Fund (IMF) $328 million and no new loans will be given until some ...

Windows 10 installation leads to porn shame

Inquirer - ‎3 hours ago‎
WINDOWS 10 HAS HAD A RATHER mood-dampening impact on one man, and turned his collection of pornographic images into something that danced across his freshly installed homescreen and turned his computer into a cavalcade of skin.

Windows 10 entices millions in first day

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog) - ‎22 hours ago‎
Some 14 million people installed the Windows 10 operating system in the first 24 hours following its release, Microsoft said, calling the response “overwhelmingly positive.

Suntory whiskey to get aged in space

Fox News - ‎Jul 31, 2015‎
The best whiskey in the world may soon be able to call itself the best in the universe. Japanese beverage giant Suntory Holdings Ltd.

Hackers Able to Disable or Control Sniper Rifle

MicroCap Observer - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two hackers have claimed they are able to hack TrackingPoint sniper rifles that are precision-guided and disable or take control of the weaponry.

J Blessing, Chantelle need help to clear Sh840,000 hospital bill after son's death

The Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
Did you know about Classifieds, the one-stop shop for services and items to buy and sell? Click on the links to find adverts in: Electronics in Kenya (221,299 classifieds); Cars & Vehicles in Kenya (153,485 classifieds); Property in Kenya (142,309 ...

CFM's W DJ Ties the Knot With Long-Time Love - ‎6 hours ago‎
Capital FM's resident mixmaster W Dj, Michael Waithaka, and his long-time love, Tabitha Wangeci finally tied the knot on Saturday, August 1st, 2015 at Rosedale Gardens in Nairobi, Kenya.

Sh30 million bounty: Sauti Sol and Bahati lead group of newcomers in MCSK's ...

SDE Entertainment News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Leading boy band Sauti Sol are the highest earners in a Sh30 million royalties release boom to be declared by the Music Copyright Society of Kenya today, MondayBlues can authoritatively report.

Arsenal must show same spirit as Chelsea, says Per Mertesacker

The Times (subscription) - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Per Mertesacker says Arsenal must answer the kind of questions that Chelsea have routinely solved if they are to maintain a challenge for the Barclays Premier League title this season.

Roy Keane: Arsenal players are too obsessed with selfies and six packs

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Roy Keane's continued absence from the Premier League front line hasn't dimmed his appetite for making forecasts, with Arsenal focus of his most strident views heading into the new campaign.

Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter gives up IOC membership

Hindustan Times - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Outgoing Fifa president Sepp Blatter's 16-year term as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ended on August 3, 2015.

Gor Mahia clinches two individual awards in Cecafa - ‎1 hour ago‎
Despite missing out on the top prize, Gor Mahia still won two individual awards in the just concluded Cecafa Kagame Cup in Tanzania.

Catholic Church Urges Members to Boycott Polio Vaccine - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Catholic Church has told its members to boycott the polio vaccination until underlying issues are resolved. Health Committee Chairman Paul Kariuki said the church had valid health concerns, which it wants the government to address.

Lab test adds twist in MP's rape case

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
Imenti Central MP Gideon Mwiti in the dock at Milimani Law Court when he denied rape charges and assaulting a woman. [PHOTO: GEORGE NJUNGE/ STANDARD].

China distillers accused of lacing baijiu with Viagra

Financial Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Chinese hard spirit baijiu is known for its fiery taste, but some makers have added an extra kick in the form of powdered Viagra, according to the government's food safety bureau.

US head of CDC in Sierra Leone as new Ebola cases spark concern

Chicago Tribune - ‎55 minutes ago‎
A health worker cleans a man's arm before injecting him with an Ebola vaccine in Conakry, Guinea on March 7, 2015. An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut down the ongoing ...
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