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November 2, 2017 12:02 PM Black Death WARNING: Now there are THREE types of killer Plague as bodycount rises to 127

DOCTORS are battling three forms of Black Death on plague-hit Madagascar where the death toll from the killer virus has climbed to 127. Medical experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) have revealed cases of bubonic, septicaemic and pneumonic plague have all been found on the Indian Ocean island which is at the centre of a global epidemic alert 24

October 31, 2017 9:05 AM Ladies of the night also feel pinch of economic dip

NAIROBI, KENYA: Economists, the high priests of social sciences, are known for using big terms to explain simple things. A good example is gross domestic product (GDP) which in simple terms is the monetary value of all goods and services produced in a given country in a given year. If this value goes up the following year or quarter, we say the economy 15

October 26, 2017 1:02 PM Kenya Railways to begin inter-county SGR train service on Nov 1

Kenya Railways (KR) will from November 1 start a morning inter-county passenger service on the Madaraka Express train between Mombasa and Nairobi, with the express service moved to 3:30pm. In a statement on Thursday, Transport Secretary James Macharia said the inter-county trains will stop at Athi River, Emali, Kibwezi, Mtito Andei, Voi, Miasenyi and Emali 14

October 25, 2017 5:04 PM Somali-American father killed in bombing dreamed of building a place that was more than 'war and guns'

ABC News(BLOOMINGTON, Minn.) — After putting their three children to bed in Bloomington, Minnesota, Ruun Abdi and her husband would stay up late, just to talk. He was the first man she met when she came to America and the two had been married nearly 17 years, but they never tired of laughing together. “We’d drink tea together in the middle of the night 4

October 25, 2017 3:19 PM Widow of American dad killed in Somalia terror attack: 'He was my best friend'

After putting their three children to bed in Bloomington, Minnesota, Ruun Abdi and her husband would stay up late, just to talk. He was the first man she met when she came to America and the two had been married nearly 17 years, but they never tired of laughing together. "We’d drink tea together in the middle of the night, talking and laughing," Abdi, 45, told ABC News. "He was my best friend 8

October 24, 2017 3:58 PM Nasa ponders way forward after 'failed' protest

National Super Alliance legislators were on Tuesday forced to call off their anti-IEBC protests in Nairobi city centre as they retreated to the drawing board after being driven out by police. Led by Siaya Senator James Orengo and Ugunja MP Opiyo Wandayi, the lawmakers were dispersed as they tried to make their way to the CBD and Anniversary Towers, the headquarters 14

October 22, 2017 4:22 AM Taliban strikes on Afghan bases a ‘show of strength’ against Trump

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct 22 – A spate of deadly Taliban attacks targeting Afghan forces this week was a show of strength against Donald Trump’s new strategy, and signalled a push to strike security bases rather than cities, analysts said. In three of the four ambushes since Tuesday, militants used bomb-laden Humvees to blast their 8

October 19, 2017 3:01 PM Ethiopian Airlines to make Addis Ababa a global aviation hub: CEO

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia's flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines (ET) plans to make Addis Ababa Bole International Airport a global aviation hub in line with its ambition of becoming a world class airline. Speaking exclusively to Xinhua on Thursday Tewolde Gebremariam CEO of ET said the airline is working on boosting lagging facilities such as in-customer 3

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 2

October 18, 2017 10:07 AM Deadly explosion in Somali capital Mogadishu brings shock, outrage, and resilience

More than 300 people were killed and at least 500 injured on October 14 when a truck bomb exploded in a crowded intersection in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital. The attack is being called the worst in the history of the city, a particularly alarming statistic considering that the capital has regularly been the scene of violent conflict since the collapse 2