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November 2, 2017 4:09 AM SA no longer on Atlas Merchant Capital’s investment radar

Contrary to local analysts, CEO Bob Diamond says the local banking sector is established and valuations are high Atlas Merchant Capital, which earlier sought to bid for Barclays Africa, is not seeking more investment opportunities in SA. Founding partner Bob Diamond says the local banking sector is established and valuations are high. Atlas Merchant 203

October 29, 2017 8:59 AM 8 things you should know about the upcoming UAE Flag Day

On December 2, 1971, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan raised the UAE flag for the first time, marking the beginning of a new era. The flag of the UAE is a symbol of pride for all Emiratis and was created using traditional pan-Arab colors. The UAE Flag Day is a national campaign that was launched in 2013 by Dubai's Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid 31

October 25, 2017 5:12 AM 1,286 police officers mobilized to Nairobi for planned repeat polls

More than 1,200 new police officers have been mobilised to back up security ahead of Thursday's repeat presidential polls. The 1,286 officers have been mobilised from Kiambu, Murang'a, Machakos, Kirinyaga, Embu, Kajiado, Tharaka Nithi and Meru counties. Another group of 1,205 officers will be posted to Nyanza region. They have been mobilised from Narok 21

October 24, 2017 5:43 AM Not my Luanda home: Kenneth Marende denies ballot stuffing claims

A former Speaker of the National Assembly has denied claims that his rural home in Luanda is being used by Jubilee operatives to stuff ballots for the western region. Kenneth Marende has instead accused political rivals of peddling the rumours in order to tarnish his name and incite people against him. Speaking to journalists in Kakamega, the former 4

October 23, 2017 9:04 PM President Uhuru Kenyatta issues stern warning to individuals planning to disrupt poll

President Uhuru Kenyatta has issued a stern warning to individuals planning to disrupt Thursday’s poll. The President said those planning to boycott the repeat presidential election should do so without blocking voters interested in participating in the process. Uhuru announced there will be heavy deployment of security officers in all parts of the country 14

October 23, 2017 4:46 PM Uhuru wants Mwau’s poll case dismissed

President Uhuru Kenyatta wants the case in which businessman John Harun Mwau is seeking to have the October 26 poll suspended because there were no fresh nominations undertaken to be dismissed. According to the president, it is not in the public interest to grant orders sought in the case since ballot papers for the Thursday poll have already been delivered 10

October 22, 2017 6:39 AM Chebukati: Man in the eye of high-octane politics

Society & SuccessChebukati: Man in the eye of high-octane politics From a setback in the court to a shock resignation of one of his officials barely a week before a repeat presidential election, it has been a week of a baptism of fire for the 56-year-old chair of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Wanyonyi Wafula Chebukati 12

October 21, 2017 8:00 PM WARIGI: Chiloba exits IEBC quietly, Akombe chooses to do so with melodrama

The resignation of IEBC commissioner Roselyne Akombe packed such a heavy punch that a disoriented Jubilee Government called time off to schedule a national day of prayer today. Mmm ... prayers indeed. Everything was getting off the wrong way. The Almighty must get greatly amused by the speed we run to him with our self-inflicted calamities. It’s a big universe 9

October 21, 2017 7:14 AM MAKOKHA: Akombe should be extradited and poll officials monitored

Some hell or high water, the presidential election of October 26, will go ahead — even if everyone at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission resigns or jumps ship. Dr Roselyn Akombe, member of the commission, was sent to Dubai to perform a simple task – check that the names of Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta and Raila Amolo Odinga were properly spelt 13

October 19, 2017 3:45 PM MP Njomo wants Raila’s withdrawal declared inconsequential

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – Kiambu Town Constituency MP Jude Njomo has moved to court seeking to have Raila Odinga’s withdrawal from next week’s presidential election declared null and void. In a petition filed before the High Court Thursday, the lawmaker through his lawyer Kibe Mungai argues that Odinga’s withdrawal from the race ought 7