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September 20, 2017 3:59 PM Dissenting judges maintain petitioner failed to prove case beyond reasonable doubt

The two judges argued that the petitioner failed to prove his case after making broad and vague claims based on conjecture and speculation compared to the respondents. Among other reasons that led to their dissenting verdict, Judge Ojwang said that the petitioner also failed to provide evidential proof that the results announced at the constituencies

September 20, 2017 12:06 PM Scare after 18-foot python escapes from museum unnoticed

There was a panic in Meru town after a python snake sneaked out of its sanctuary at the Meru National Museum on Tuesday night. Kenya National Museum officials said they discovered Wednesday morning that the 18-foot African dog python had slithered out the previous night. Meru Museum curator Mr Cornelius Njeru said the snake was found in a kiosk a few meters 1

September 19, 2017 7:07 AM Aung San Suu Kyi sidesteps atrocity allegations in first address on Rohingya crisis

RANGOON, Burma — In her first major speech Tuesday on the worsening Rohingya crisis, Burma’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, sidestepped allegations of atrocities committed against the stateless Muslim minority and cast the conflict as just one of many problems ailing the country. Appearing to cast doubt on claims that the military has burned homes

September 18, 2017 2:19 PM Avoid wars with governors, Lusaka tells senators

Senators have been urged to play their oversight role of counties in accordance with the law and to avoid witch hunt and victimisation of governors. Speaking during the opening of an induction workshop at Simba Lodge in Naivasha, Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka said members of the previous House abused their positions and engaged in all manner of allegations

September 18, 2017 12:06 PM US forces increase Somalia airstrikes amid uncertainty over future

An intensifying U.S. airstrike campaign against Somalia is unlikely by itself to defeat a resilient band of al-Qaida-aligned militants, a fact that could tempt the U.S. to wade deeper into a country faced with the departure of an African force that has offered protection for a decade. The uptick in U.S. strikes against al-Shabab targets — 13 different

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 18, 2017 5:18 AM What is there at UNGA for Malawi as a nation?

Malawians are an interesting lot. It was amazing this week to see the anger and the debate that ensued following one placard carried during the Gender Based Violence (GBV) demonstration in Lilongwe. To be honest, and considering the closed culture that Malawi is; we can understand the anger towards this one woman activist who decided to do things the unconventional 1 1

September 18, 2017 4:03 AM Court ruling raises hopes of women in Kenyan politics

Buoyed by record gains in last month’s elections, Kenyan activists say they hope the nation’s top court will enforce women’s rights to better political representation, following the surprise decision to nullify the presidential election. Kenya’s highest court made history in Africa on September 1 by ordering a rerun of its presidential election, saying 1

September 17, 2017 3:51 PM Motor racing: Hamilton takes big step toward fourth title

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton took a huge stride toward his fourth Formula One title on Sunday by winning an incident-packed Singapore Grand Prix after Ferrari title rival Sebastian Vettel crashed out at the start. The Mercedes driver now has a 28-point cushion over the German with six of the 20 races remaining. Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo, who also emerged 1

September 17, 2017 2:57 PM David Luiz imperious before dismissal as Chelsea rue missed chances

Chelsea's winning run came to end after a 0-0 draw with Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. The Blues flew out of the blocks and penned the visitors in their own half for the opening quarter of an hour but were unable to convert pressure into goals. Pedro was the biggest culprit, shooting tamely at Petr Cech when played through on goal. Arsenal grew in confidence 2