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August 17, 2017 5:38 AM Saudi King Salman invites Qatar pilgrims to Hajj

Saudi Arabia had closed its land border with Qatar in June as part of an economic and political blockade. Saudi Arabia will open its land border with Qatar to allow Hajj pilgrims to pass through, its official press agency said. A statement on the official Saudi Press Agency on Thursday said the Salwa border point would be open for Qatari citizens who wish to perform 1

August 16, 2017 9:15 PM CJ Maraga faces biggest case since being sworn in

Nasa has until Friday to file its presidential election petition, kick-starting a 14-day process in the Supreme Court. It will also be Chief Justice David Maraga’s biggest case yet since he was sworn in in October last year. He took the oath of office with his deputy, Lady Justice Philomena Mwilu, and Justice Isaac Lenaola, joining judges Mohamed Ibrahim

August 16, 2017 9:00 PM Contractor misses deadline for Mombasa-Nairobi pipeline

The Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has pushed forward the commissioning of the new Mombasa-Nairobi pipeline after Lebanese contractor Zakhem International failed to deliver the project in July. Completion of the pipeline, which is expected to substantially increase the flow of petroleum products and displace at least 70 trucks from the Nairobi-Mombasa 1

August 16, 2017 9:00 PM Raila takes Presidential battle to Court

The dispute over the presidential election will be placed in the hands of seven judges after the opposition coalition announced it would file a petition at the Supreme Court. Ahead of Friday’s lapsing of a deadline to lodge a petition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga Wednesday said the group had resolved to challenge 1

August 16, 2017 7:47 PM Pence cuts short Latin America trip and pressures Chile to sever all ties to North Korea

SANTIAGO, Chile — Vice President Pence is cutting short his Latin America trip by one day to return to Washington for a strategy meeting Friday at Camp David with President Trump and the national security team. Pence also has canceled two scheduled political appearances on Saturday in Virginia — a campaign stop with Republican gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie

August 16, 2017 5:51 PM Donald Trump disbands business and manufacturing councils as CEOs begin to jump ship

President ends two panels after a number of CEOs resign from advisory roles U.S. President Donald Trump announced he is disbanding two advisory panels full of business executives after a number of high-profile CEOs either quit the panels or criticized his response to last weekend's tragic events in Charlottesville, Va. The president announced he would

August 16, 2017 2:28 PM Mugabe bludgeoned photographer’s head with her diamond rings

It is not the first time the Zimbabwean first lady has attacked someone and caused bruises, cuts and abrasions to the head. In January 2009, a 43-year-old Grace Mugabe stepped out of the five-star Kowloon Shangri-la Hotel with a friend and a bodyguard. Michael Sheridan, a correspondent for the Sunday Times UK, told AFP at the time that he approached 1

August 16, 2017 2:15 PM NASA to challenge election results at Supreme Court

The National Super Alliance (NASA) has resolved to move to the Supreme Court to challenge results of Kenya’s presidential election. NASA leader Raila Odinga said the alliance would not accept ‘computer-generated leaders’ saying there was a glaring fraud with the results transmission system. “The IEBC streamed provisional presidential results that were not backed 1

August 16, 2017 11:29 AM The Latest: EU urges Kenya to publish all election results

The European Union’s election observer mission in Kenya is calling on the government to promptly publish all results forms of the disputed Aug. 8 vote. Opposition candidate Raila Odinga has claimed that the election was rigged in favor of President Uhuru Kenyatta, who won a second term. The EU mission statement on Wednesday says the timing of the release 2

August 16, 2017 8:22 AM LSK says de-listing of human rights lobbies illegal

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – The Law Society of Kenya now says that the move by the Non Governmental Organisation Coordination Board to cancel the licenses of the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) and the African Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) is illegal. In a statement, LSK President Isaac Okero stated that the action without due process 2