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August 19, 2017 5:31 PM With Bannon’s Ouster, Question Remains Whether His Agenda Will Be Erased, Too

On immigration, Mr. Trump listens to another adviser, Stephen Miller, who pushed the administration’s travel ban on Muslims. Mr. Miller has strengthened his position in the West Wing, in part by building a rapport over 18 months with Mr. Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Mr. Miller, who has been seen by some as a member of the Bannon camp, chafes at suggestions 50

August 17, 2017 10:13 AM ICC rules jihadist liable for 2.7 mn euros for Timbuktu destruction

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, The Hague, Netherlands, Aug 17 – War crimes judges said Thursday that a Malian jihadist was liable for 2.7 million euros in personal damages for destroying Timbuktu’s fabled shrines in 2012, as they ordered reparations in a landmark ruling. The International Criminal Court ordered that the victims of the razing of the fabled 36

August 16, 2017 12:18 AM Jared and Ivanka Aren’t Pushing Bannon Out—Yet

An hour before sunrise on Sunday morning, Ivanka Trump sent out two tweets from her vacation home on her father’s golf course, in Bedminster, New Jersey, condemning the violent protests that had occurred a day earlier in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the hate groups who promulgated them. “There should be no place in society for racism, white supremacy 29

August 11, 2017 3:26 AM Civil servants ordered to return to work

The Cabinet Secretary of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs Sicily Kariuki has ordered all civil servants to report back to work immediately. “The government is committed to ensure the full and immediate resumption of services to the public,” she said in a public notice published August 10, that was also dispatched to newsrooms Thursday. She said that only Tuesday 18

August 10, 2017 11:41 PM Trump steps up war of words against North Korea, while his Defense secretary stresses diplomacy

President Trump reinforced his threat to unleash “fire and fury” on North Korea despite widespread criticism of his bellicosity, saying Thursday that his initial statement maybe “wasn't tough enough.” The strong language — Trump used versions of the word “tough” four times during one seven-minute exchange with reporters, while downplaying the potential 47

August 6, 2017 1:23 PM Figures don’t lie, President Uhuru headed for first round victory on Tuesday

Uhuru Kenyatta looks set for a projected 54 per cent first round win to retain his seat as President of the Republic of Kenya come the August 8th presidential election. This will represent a significant improvement on his 2013 performance when he garnered 50.51 per cent of the vote against 43.7 per cent for his closest challenger Raila Odinga of the then CORD who came a close 4

August 5, 2017 10:19 AM Workers want retirement age raised to 65 if NASA wins

Workers want retirement age pushed to 65 if the opposition coalition forms government after next week's election. Workers want the retirement age pushed to 65 if the Opposition coalition forms the government after next week’s election. And the lowest paid civil servant will take home a minimum Sh30,192 according to an agreement signed between an umbrella 19

August 3, 2017 11:07 PM Iran says recent U.S. sanctions a violation of nuclear deal

The European Union has countered Donald Trump’s calls to ditch the nuclear accord, reminding his administration that it belongs to the international community. ISTANBUL—New U.S. sanctions targeting Iran are a breach of its nuclear deal with world powers and an attempt to abolish the accord, Iranian officials said Thursday, adding that the government 45

August 2, 2017 6:46 AM Hustling abroad: What it takes Kenyans to earn a little extra in a foreign land

NAIROBI, KENYA: When Bonaventure Ikwara graduated in customer consultancy at the University of Bournemouth in 2011, he flew back to Kenya hoping to start a gratifying career. What followed was what he terms as days washed down the drain during his internship at a resort in Mombasa. "I thought I was wasting my time waking up very early and sleeping late, tired 23

August 2, 2017 2:37 AM Venezuela crisis: Trump warns Maduro over jailed opponents

The US holds Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro "personally responsible" for the safety of two seized opposition leaders, President Donald Trump has warned. In a statement, Mr Trump also called for the immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners. Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma, who had been under house arrest, were taken to a military 15