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October 19, 2017 6:45 AM Raila to meet Chebukati

National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga will, after all, meet the electoral commission today as President Kenyatta sends a representative. Mr Odinga had earlier told Nation that he would not attend today’s meeting between the commission and seven presidential candidates. The meeting was called by Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission

October 19, 2017 5:59 AM Barack Obama returns to the political arena

Barack Obama is returning to the political arena for the first time in months after keeping a low profile and avoiding direct confrontation with his White House successor. The 56-year-old former president is scheduled to attend campaign rallies in New Jersey and Virginia on Thursday to support Democratic party candidates for governor. Voters in both states

October 19, 2017 5:57 AM Turkish jets destroy PKK arms depots in northern Iraq

Wednesday's airstrikes target terrorist camps in Zap region, Turkish military says Turkish jets have destroyed shelters and weapon emplacements of the PKK terrorist group in northern Iraq, the military announced on Thursday. In a written statement, Turkish General Staff said that the airstrikes targeted the PKK camps located in Zap region on Wednesday

October 19, 2017 2:40 AM KORIR: Adak on track but we must do much more

As the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) chief executive officer Kiplimo Rugut rightly put it recently, we are not yet off the hook in as far as doping surveillance is concerned, and there is need to engage an even high gear in creating awareness on drug abuse. Yes, we may have been given a clean bill of health last August by World Anti-Doping Agency

October 18, 2017 8:47 PM ONYANGO-OBBO: A deeply tense Kenya should remember Wangari Maathai

A few days ago, a conversation with a Kenyan activist took me to a very strange place. With Kenya in the throes of a seemingly endless election cycle, one question was what would be the legacy of President Uhuru Kenyatta (or of his first term if he won a second one). To explain the strange ways in which a legacy works, we ended up talking about Prof Wangari

October 18, 2017 8:38 AM Final vote set for France’s new anti-terror law

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Paris, France, Oct 18 – France’s parliament is set to pass a new controversial anti-terror law on Wednesday pushed by President Emmanuel Macron which has been criticised by rights groups. The final vote on the legislation is to be made in the upper house Senate after the lower house National Assembly overwhelmingly approved it last week. The new anti-terror 1

October 17, 2017 10:30 AM Two Somali-Americans Killed in Mogadishu Bomb as Minnesota Vigil Honors Victims of ‘Somalia’s 9/11’

At least two Somali-Americans were reportedly among the more than 300 people killed in a double truck bombing in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday. Mohamoud Elmi, a Somali-American in his early 30s from Ohio, and Ahmed Abdi Karin Eyow—a 50-year-old father of three from Minnesota—have both been confirmed as killed in the attack, which is thought

October 17, 2017 6:27 AM IEBC to brief diplomats on next week’s poll readiness

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will convene a forum with foreign envoys on Tuesday to brief them on its readiness for next week’s repeat presidential election. IEBC Communication Manager, Andrew Limo, told Capital FM News on Monday that the poll agency will also engage County Governors 2

October 16, 2017 2:52 PM DP tells Raila to wait for 2022 if he’s not ready for Oct 26 poll

By PSCU, KITUI, Kenya, Oct 16 – Deputy President William Ruto has asked Opposition leader Raila Odinga to wait for 2022 if he is not ready for the October 26 fresh election. Speaking on Monday at Zombe Trading Centre in Kitui County where he accompanied President Uhuru Kenyatta on the campaign trail, Ruto said those who have withdrawn from the race should 4

October 16, 2017 12:10 PM President Kenyatta launches drought mitigation programme for Kitui East

October 16, 2017 (2 days ago) 3:08 pm By PSCU, KITUI, Kenya, Oct 16 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has launched a Sh25 million drought mitigation programme in Kitui East Constituency, affirming Jubilee’s broader agenda of cushioning Kenyans from severe drought that includes enhancing the livestock off-take exercise for pastoralists as well as the livestock