October 01

  • Nigeria: Three Boko Haram Members Get 75 Years Jail Term


    Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday sentenced three members of the Boko Haram sect to 75 years imprisonment with hard labour. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Synagogue Disowns Emeakayi's Defence Over Collapsed Building


    LAGOS--The Synagogue Church of All Nation, SCOAN, yesterday, disowned Mr. Ken Emeakayi, over his defence on the collapsed guest house, during an interview programme on Monday, on... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Three Boko Haram Members Jailed 25 Years Each for Terrorism


    Lagos--A Federal High Court in Lagos, yesterday, sentenced three alleged Boko Haram members, to 25 years imprisonment each, for acts of terrorism. Read more »

  • Kenya: Mystery Over Refund of Cop's Stolen Money

    The Star

    MYSTERY surrounds the circumstances under which an AP officer has been refunded his money after he claimed to have been robbed of more than Sh250,000 by a CID colleague in Kisumu. Read more »

  • Kenya: Witness Links Raila to 2007 Violence

    The Star

    FORMER Prime Minister Raila Odinga incited people to violence ahead of the 2007 elections, an ICC witness told the court yesterday. Read more »

  • Kenya: Officer Who Shot Garissa Youth Faces Court Tomorrow

    The Star

    THE police officer who last Thursday shot and seriously wounded a form four student in Modogashe subcounty, Garissa, will be in court tomorrow. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kinango Land Speculators Put On Notice

    The Star

    Brokers who bought land in Kinango two years ago will not be compensated by the government, the National Land Commission chair Muhamad Swazuri has said. Read more »

  • Kenya: 'Fake' Landowners in Kajiado May Be Paid

    The Star

    Residents of Kajiado are concerned that people who do not own land in the county may be compensated over the proposed new railway. A National Land Commission Gazette notice of July... Read more »

  • Kenya: Vihiga to Support Poor, Unsung Heroes

    The Star

    MANY ordinary heroes in Vihiga county are neglected and living in abject poverty. Governor Moses Akaranga said he will set up a fund to support these men and women with monthly... Read more »

  • Kenya: State Lauded for Building University

    The Star

    GARISSA Governor Nathif Jama has commended the national government for investing in the education sector of the county. He said the establishment of a university in Garissa will... Read more »

  • Kenya: Clean-Up in Urban Centres

    The Star

    THARAKA NITHI The county government will clean up all urban centers and make them environment-friendly and disease-free. Read more »

  • Kenya: Bondo, Gem Schools to Get Libraries

    The Star

    AN NGO plans to establish classroom-based libraries in primary schools in Gem and Bondo subcounties. Read more »

  • Kenya: Wavinya Denies Links With Kiala

    The Star

    MACHAKOS Chama Cha Uzalendo party leader Wavinya Ndeti has denied rumours that she is set to deputise Deputy Governor Bernard Kiala in a new political strategy to beat Governor... Read more »

  • Kenya: AIC's Bishop Ng'ang'a Passes On

    The Star

    A bishop with the Africa Inland Church in Nakuru county has passed away. Rev David Ng'ang'a, 61, passed away at the AIC Kijabe Mission Hospital in Lari subcounty on Monday... Read more »

  • Kenya: Team Probes Staff Hiring

    The Star

    THE 10-member Nyamira assembly committee established to probe the recruitment of ward and subcounty administrators has begun work. Read more »

  • Kenya: Machakos County Receives Drugs Worth Sh29 Million

    The Star

    The Machakos government has bought medicine worth Sh29 million from the Mission for Essential Drugs and Supplies. Read more »

  • Kenya: Firm Pledges Solar Plant for Kitui

    The Star

    A Japanese firm has promised to build a Sh9 billion solar power plant in Kitui county, the office of Governor Julius Malombe announced yesterday. Read more »

  • Kenya: We'll Soldier On, Says Rutto

    The Star

    Council of Governors Isaac Rutto has termed the defection by two governors from the Pesa Mashinani referendum campaign inconsequential. Nandi's Cleophas Langat and Baringo's... Read more »

  • Kenya: Appeals Court Says Wambora Is Governor

    The Star

    The Court of Appeal has upheld the April High Court ruling that reinstated Martin Wambora as Embu governor. Sitting in Nyeri yesterday, judges Alnashir Visram, Martha Koome and... Read more »

  • Rwanda: When Agaciro Invaded Atlanta


    The first thing I noticed about Rwanda Day - an event that took place in the US city of Atlanta on Saturday 20 this month - was the presence of so many ordinary Rwandans. Read more »

  • Kenya: Vote Will Address Land Injustices, Says Cord

    The Star

    Cord leaders have said the referendum will strengthen the National Land Commission to ensure historical land injustices are addressed. They said the Jubilee government's... Read more »

  • Kenya: Machakos Students Demonstrate Over Lecturers' Laxity

    The Star

    SIX Machakos University College students were yesterday arrested during a protest over absentee lecturers. Students blocked the Machakos-Wote road and stoned vehicles. Read more »

  • Kenya: Varsity Closed Over Boycott

    The Star

    Law students at Moi University, Eldoret, have been home after lecturers boycotted lectures over four-month salary arrears. The School of Law was closed indefinitely on Monday... Read more »

  • Kenya: Financial Support for Nyandarua Businesses

    The Star

    Nyandarua Governor Daniel Waithaka Mwangi talks to the Managing Director of KIE Julius Mokogi. Looking on is John Njoroge, the Chief Officer for Industrialization, Trade, Tourism... Read more »

  • Kenya: Locals Protest Grabbing of Cemetry and Market Plots

    The Star

    RESIDENTS of Mijikenda area, Ruiru subcounty have protested against the sub-division of an eight-acre plot set aside for social amenities. Read more »

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