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September 21, 2017 10:18 AM Nepalese celebrate transformation from kingdom to republic

Nepalese Embassy commemorates third anniversary of adoption of new constitution Abu Dhabi: As Nepalese in the UAE commemorated their National Day on Thursday, it was also an occasion to celebrate their reputation as a law-abiding and peaceful community, a senior diplomat told Gulf News on Wednesday. “Around 200,000-strong community is growing gradually

September 18, 2017 3:20 PM Raila demands for jailing of IEBC officials over election illegalities

Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga is now demanding for the immediate arrest and jailing of IEBC officials responsible for the irregularities and illegalities in the August 8 elections. Speaking during a press conference at Okoa Kenya offices in Nairobi, Raila said the lot that conducted the last elections must watch the repeat election from their

September 18, 2017 8:59 AM NDEMO: In Somali business success, trust plays a vital role

Eastleigh, Nairobi, was originally created by the colonial government to settle the Asian community. Their eventual occupation of Eastleigh was the result of protest after they took the colonial government to court to defend themselves against unilateral relocation. They identified a legal loophole that they used to purchase land in the area initially 2

September 16, 2017 8:53 AM Vera Sidika near death experience after ex hired goons

So much social media shenanigans and location updates for a person saying her life is in danger Kenyan socialite Vera Sidika is uncontainable following a harrowing experience in a Nigerian club on the night of Thursday, September 14. She says she is lucky to have left the joint in one piece. According to reports, the heavily-endowed socialite was escorted 1

September 15, 2017 8:54 PM Fresh election must be held as scheduled: Uhuru

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto on Friday separately piled pressure on the electoral commission to hold the fresh election on the set date, cautioning that Jubilee Party would not negotiate an extension. The President asked the Wafula Chebukati-led Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) team to stop engaging in sideshows

September 15, 2017 3:55 PM Defending champion Negewo faces stern test at Cape Town Marathon

Asefa Negewo made history in 2016 when he won the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon in a South African all-comers’ record of 2:08:41. The Ethiopian returns to the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (17) to defend his title, but will face tough opposition. Negewo doesn’t have the fastest PB of this year’s field. That honour belongs to Kenya’s Laban Mutai, who ran 2:08:01 on his marathon

September 14, 2017 7:47 AM IEBC calls off meeting with Nasa, again

The electoral commission has rescheduled for the second time a planned meeting with the National Super Alliance (Nasa). “(The) meeting with Nasa officials this morning will be rescheduled to a new date to be announced,” the IEBC said in a Twitter post. A planned joint meeting between the IEBC, the Nasa and President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee Party aborted

September 14, 2017 5:14 AM Pastor found with heroin in his luggage

Nairobi - Kenyan police said on Wednesday they had arrested a Nigerian preacher after almost 10kg of heroin was found in his luggage when he arrived at Nairobi's international airport. The Nigerian was arrested on Friday upon his arrival from Dubai with 9,6kg of narcotics packed in with automotive spare parts, the head of Kenya's airport police unit Thomas

September 13, 2017 6:26 PM Chiloba speaks on August 8 poll, memo

IEBC Chief Executive Ezra Chiloba has defended the commission’s handling of the nullified August 8 presidential election, saying it did its best and the “minor errors” should not have led to its cancellation. Mr Chiloba, who spoke exclusively to NTV’s Sidebar, defended the integrity of the poll, saying IEBC servers were not hacked while accepting blame

September 13, 2017 4:47 AM IEBC insists on Al Ghurair as Raila team threatens to boycott polls

Dubai-based Al Ghurair will print ballot papers for the October 17 presidential election, IEBC has maintained, citing a running contract. This emerged even as a meeting between the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and presidential candidates aborted. A special project team for October 17 polls and ballot printing were on the agenda 6