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August 21, 2017 7:19 AM Uhuru lauds Kidero for ‘good sportsmanship’ in Nairobi contest

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 21 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has commended Evans Kidero for exhibiting a democratic spirit as he handed over command to new Governor Mike Sonko at Uhuru Park. The Head of State indicated that this is a show of mature politics and love for the nation which all leaders should emulate. He described the move by Kidero 6

August 21, 2017 4:27 AM Open letter from Boniface Mwangi after losing election

There is so much that will be said about our campaign. One of the greatest things that we achieved was that it was wholly funded by you, the people. My campaign was made possible by your love, support and donations. All the money donated, from as little as 10 shillings, contributed to making our campaign a great success. I have a summary of how we spent 6

August 20, 2017 9:44 AM Mike Sonko now facing harsh reality of governing Nairobi city

Mike Mbuvi Sonko will be sworn in Monday as the second Governor of Nairobi, ending the tenure of his predecessor Dr Evans Kidero. But as Sonko takes over County Hall, the weight of expectation from over 4 million Nairobi residents will sit squarely on his shoulders. The question is, will he be strong enough to bear the weight? A year ago, a Sonko governorship 5

August 19, 2017 9:01 PM Court offers Raila the best exit strategy to secure his legacy

In the 1970s, the US Military was convinced that they could use psychic powers as a weapon, especially to enhance their intelligence gathering capability. They set up a secret project called ‘Stargate,’ which included a “Goat Lab” where their men would attempt to stare goats to death. This was the subject of the 2004 book by Welsh author, Jon Ronson 2

August 19, 2017 3:56 PM Police release blogger Robert Alai

Controversial blogger Robert Alai has been released from Kamukunji Police Station in Nairobi. Alai, on his Facebook page on Saturday, said: "Thanks Jomo for intervening and having this sorted. Some people are misusing the police and they misuse the name of the President too. "Four flying Squad cars? Really? Anyway, I am out," he wrote without clarifying 2

August 19, 2017 8:11 AM Steve Bannon vows to 'go to war' for Trump agenda after sacking

Donald Trump's former chief strategist has vowed to go to war against the president's opponents, after being fired from his job at the White House. Steve Bannon, who has returned as head of ultra-conservative website Breitbart News, said he would fight for the agenda that won Mr Trump the election. "I've got my hands back on my weapons," he said, "it's 3

August 19, 2017 7:51 AM Steve Bannon returns to Breitbart News after being pushed out of Trump team

The blunt-spoken and divisive strategist, who rose from the Trump campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out by the president on Friday. He has returned as executive chairman to Breitbart News, which he led before joining the campaign, and presided over its Friday evening editorial meeting, the news site said. From Breitbart, there was a dramatic 2

August 19, 2017 6:17 AM Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

WASHINGTON (AP) - Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump's conservative campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out by the president Friday, capping a turbulent seven months marked by the departure of much of Trump's original senior staff. A favorite in the farther-right portions of the Republican Party 3

August 19, 2017 4:40 AM KAGAME: Today, Rwanda defines no one as an enemy

Kigali, Rwanda | FRIDAY | Paul Kagame was sworn-in Friday as President of the Republic of Rwanda during a ceremony that was attended by over 20 heads of state and Government and friends of Rwanda from all corners of the word. This follows the recent Presidential elections that saw President Kagame win overwhelming trust from Rwandans. In his inaugural 2

August 18, 2017 5:26 PM Bannonism lives on in the White House

Steve Bannon may be out as a senior White House adviser, but Bannonism - if that's what it can properly be called - is still firmly entrenched in the White House. Donald Trump, in a series of tweets on Thursday, bashed his Republican opponents and the media and defended Confederate Civil War monuments - the cause for which white supremacists and neo-Nazis 3