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June 24, 2017 5:36 AM Son chops off father's right hand while fighting over ODM campaign posters in Kakamega

A man in Lirhende village, Kakamega County, chopped off his father’s right hand after they differed over campaign posters of two ward aspirants. Area assistant chief Alex Minish said Chrisantus Mwinamo, who is still at large, had engaged his brother Cedrick Vihembo in a physical fight for destroying the campaign posters of Edwin Papala, an ODM candidate 1

June 23, 2017 6:54 PM Chaos and fraud part and parcel of Kenya’s political campaigns

This week has been ablaze with the “usual” political intrigue, slurs and accusations that is a mainstay of election campaigning in Kenya. Just within a week, ruling coalition Jubilee has called for the arrest of NASA candidate Raila Odinga for alleged hate speech and the Opposition coalition wants to move to court to block the printing of ballot boxes

June 23, 2017 11:06 AM Suicide car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11

Quetta - A suicide car bomber struck near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 20, officials said. A breakaway Taliban faction later claimed responsibility for the attack. The bombing came ahead of the Muslim holiday of Eid-al-Fitr, which follows the holy month of Ramadan 1

June 23, 2017 8:16 AM Arsenal's Asano rejoins Stuttgart on loan

Arsenal forward Takuma Asano will return to VfB Stuttgart for a second successive season on loan, the English Premier League club said on Thursday. The 22-year-old Japan international joined Arsenal in July last year and was loaned out to Stuttgart shortly after for the 2016-17 campaign, where he scored four goals in 26 league appearances as the club won promotion 1

June 23, 2017 7:45 AM AP FACT CHECK: Trump's solar-power brainwave was borrowed

Jill Colvin and Josh Boak, Associated Press Trump's speech in Iowa on Wednesday night was rife with misstatements. He claimed beneficial effects to the economy from actions he has not yet taken. He declared that the "time has come" for a welfare moratorium for immigrants that has been in place for two decades. He juiced up the tax burden on Americans 4

June 22, 2017 9:31 PM Fact Check: Trump on Solar, Taxes and Welfare

President Donald Trump says the idea of putting solar panels on the wall he wants to build along the Mexico border sprang from his imagination. Actually, others proposed it, back when he was criticizing solar power as too expensive. Trump's speech in Iowa on Wednesday night was rife with misstatements. He claimed beneficial effects to the economy from actions 1

June 22, 2017 9:00 PM Raila Odinga 'wants polls postponed', Uhuruto claims

The Opposition has hatched a plot to have the August 8 General Election postponed, Jubilee leaders have claimed. In a message delivered in Nyeri, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto said the plot by the Opposition aimed to engineer a power-sharing deal similar to that of 2008. They claimed a case challenging the award of a tender to supply 5

June 22, 2017 8:33 PM Trump's bright idea: a solar wall at the US-Mexico border

"We're thinking about building the wall as a solar wall so it creates energy and pays for itself," Trump said at a rally Wednesday night in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "And this way, Mexico will have to pay much less money. And that's good, right?" Trump had previously floated the solar panel idea during a closed-door meeting with Republican members of Congress 1

June 22, 2017 5:58 PM AP FACT CHECK: Trump on solar, taxes, welfare

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says the idea of putting solar panels on the wall he wants to build along the Mexico border sprang from his imagination. Actually, others proposed it, back when he was criticizing solar power as too expensive. Trump’s speech in Iowa on Wednesday night was rife with misstatements. He claimed beneficial effects to the economy 3

June 22, 2017 5:29 PM Trump Stole His Solar Border Wall Idea From A Veteran Who 'Doesn't Mind Sharing' With POTUS

Surprise. President Donald Trump is not telling the whole story when he claims he came up with the idea to add solar panels to the wall he promised to build along the Mexican border so that it will “pay for itself”. Trump touted the solar wall idea in a speech to supporters in Iowa on Wednesday that also included a defense of his decision to withdraw 1