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April 27, 2017 4:11 AM Neanderthals in California? Maybe so, provocative study says

San Diego Natural History Museum Paleontologist Steve Walsh pointing at rock fragment embedded in caliche concretion. A view of two mastodon femur balls, one faced up and once faced down. Neural spine of a vertebra exposed (lower right) and a broken rib (lower left). San Diego Natural History Museum Paleontologist Steve Walsh holding a mastodon molar

April 23, 2017 4:09 PM Sweet home Chicago: Obama re-emerges in city where it all began

Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday makes his first major appearance since leaving office, having chosen Chicago, the city where his political career started, to emerge from a three-month hiatus from the public eye. Obama will meet youth leaders and promote community organizing near the same South Side neighborhoods where his own activism blossomed

April 16, 2017 8:46 AM Protesters across US press Trump to release tax returns

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Washington, United States, Apr 15 – Thousands of protesters gathered Saturday in cities across the United States to pressure President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, a move of transparency he has refused to make. “Until he does, we’ll never know what he’s hiding or who his policies are designed to benefit. We need a president 1

April 16, 2017 8:46 AM Anti-Trump protesters across US press him on tax returns

Thousands of protesters gathered Saturday in cities across the United States to pressure President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, a move of transparency he has repeatedly refused. The demonstrations were timed to coincide with the traditional April 15 deadline for annual tax filings, a massive date on the calendar for US households, and resulted 1

April 13, 2017 9:22 PM Befitting send-off for Kenyattas’ fallen kin

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on Parliament to pass the two thirds gender rule to show appreciation for the role women have played in Kenya’s progress. He said women have played a big role in the liberation of Kenya and the subsequent progress the country has achieved. The Head of State spoke at the funeral service for his sister, Margaret Wambui 2

April 11, 2017 6:11 PM As Tillerson arrives in Moscow to discuss Syria, Trump tweets warnings to North Korea

White House questions whether Russia knew in advance about Syria chemical attack Russian advisors were deployed at a Syrian air base when a poison gas-laden warplane took off, a White House official said Tuesday, raising questions about whether the Russians knew in advance about last Tuesday's chemical weapons attack in northern Syria. The attack left dozens 1

April 9, 2017 11:13 AM President Uhuru mourns prominent businessman Gatuhi Murathe

President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the family, relatives and friends of the late William Gatuhi Murathe. The late Gatuhi Murathe who passed on yesterday was father to former Gatanga MP David Murathe. In his message, President Kenyatta said the late Gatuhi Murathe will be remembered as a self-made businessman who excelled in entrepreneurship 1

April 5, 2017 11:15 AM Chemists Develop Seal-Healing Material for Smartphone Screens

Even if you break the screen in half, it will stitch itself back together within a day. There's a huge market for smartphone cases as we all strive to protect our expensive handsets. It would be much nicer to just slide them into a pocket unprotected, but the thought of scratches on the screen ultimately push many of us to hide them inside a case, or at the very least 1

April 3, 2017 5:34 PM Sh143 million Naivasha water project launched

The national government has launched a Sh143 million water project for four informal settlements in Naivasha. The project, which is being implemented through the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, has already begun and is set to address the water shortages in Kasarani, Kihoto, Kamere and Karagita estates. This comes barely a fortnight after the Government

March 31, 2017 3:16 PM Kenyan court blocks state move to hire foreign doctors

Local doctors argue over 1,400 jobless medical school graduates should take priority over hiring from abroad Labor Court Justice Nelson Abuodha blocked the move to hire over 500 foreign physicians in a case filed by five doctors from the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists, and Dentists Union (KMPDU). The doctors argued that there are over 1,400 jobless 1