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November 1, 2017 5:29 PM Eritrea opposition: Security forces kill 28 protesters

Groups raise alarm as security forces open fire on protesting students after government crackdown on Islamic school. Security forces killed at least 28 people in rare protests in the Eritrean capital, an opposition group has claimed, raising concerns from human rights groups and activists. The violence witnessed in demonstrations in Asmara on Tuesday 129

November 1, 2017 7:39 AM Seven Nairobi City askaris charged for robbery with violence while on duty

NAIROBI, KENYA: Seven Nairobi County askaris were Tuesday charged with robbery with violence after their arrest on Sunday. They were also accused of using crude weapons to harass and extort money from traders during their daily operations. John Muchoki, Maurice Mwonga, David Mwangi and wabobwa Maruti were accused of having robbed Mohammed Bashir Saney 56

October 31, 2017 10:13 AM This is why recent political events should worry all of you

Over the weekend a group of women came out in support of Kandara MP Alice Wahome after she was seen on tape assaulting a returning officer. The women claimed she was being unfairly targeted by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and insisted that the election official was the one who had broken the law. Led by Kigumo MP Ruth Wangari they MPs, they were strident 65

October 31, 2017 8:10 AM Murdered Australian teacher Gabrielle Maina's husband released in Kenya without charge

The estranged husband of murdered Australian teacher Gabrielle Maina, and his cousin, have been released in Kenya without charge a week after their arrests. Ms Maina's estranged husband, Cyrus Bernard Maina Njuguna, and his cousin John Njuguna Waithira, were arrested in connection to Ms Maina's murder last Tuesday. Ms Maina, a 40-year-old school teacher 54

October 30, 2017 5:35 AM Villagers unleash prized bull on police officers raiding Boni Khalwale's home

Villagers pulled a quick one on police officers who had stormed Boni Khalwale’s home last Tuesday by untethering a bull to attack them. The officers were at the home of the Ford Kenya deputy party leader in Malinya, Kakamega, after obtaining a court warrant to search for “car tyres and dangerous weapons” they suspected were hidden in the home with intent 46

October 29, 2017 8:49 PM Police: No raid on IEBC official’s house

Police have refuted claims they raided the home of the Kandara constituency returning officer on Saturday night, two days after the IEBC official had a spat with area MP Alice Wahome over alleged errors in form 34A. A video of the MP confronting the returning officer on Friday was widely shared on social media. Mr Martin Malonza claimed the MP accused 55

October 29, 2017 12:44 PM If DPP wants to arrest Alice Wahome then he better come for all of us, say Jubilee women MPs

A group of Jubilee women Members of Parliament (MPs) have defended Kandara MP Alice Wahome of what they are terming as unjustified persecution by the DPP. Speaking at a Nairobi hotel led by Kigumo MP Ruth Wangari, they said the directive by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) that wahome should be arrested and charged for allegedly assaulting a returning 26

October 29, 2017 8:28 AM Kandara MP Wahome blames IEBC official for refusing to verify misallocated votes

By KEN MACHARIA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 28 – Kandara Member of Parliament Alice Wahome has shifted the blame to the Muranga County Returning Officer for the altercation that happened between the legislature and the IEBC officer. In a statement, Wahome has said the confrontation happened when 440 votes were wrongfully allocated to Japheth Kaluyu instead 23

October 28, 2017 12:59 PM Media house targeted by fake news propaganda

What is true and what is fake? That is the dilemma many Kenyans are facing. As Kenyans prepared for a repeat election, the interwebs were full of fake news. The fake masters have perfected the game by generating fake tweets using Twitter handles of media houses. On voting day Thursday 26 October, a fake KTN News tweet showing Mohammed Ali, former KTN journalist 42

October 28, 2017 11:03 AM Police hunting for politician accused of planning, financing Kawangware violence

By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 28 – Police are pursuing a Nairobi based politician accused of financing and funding gangs to cause violence in the informal sector of Kawangware, around Congo and Area 56. The politician, according to detectives has been holding night meetings with the leaders of the gangs in one of the posh estates in Nairobi 38