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August 21, 2017 5:02 PM Police Kill Man Suspected of Deadly Barcelona Van Attack

(SUBIRATS, Spain) — A man thought to be the driver in the Barcelona van attack was shot dead by Spanish police Monday after authorities announced he also was suspected of killing the owner of a hijacked getaway car. The fugitive was wearing a bomb belt, authorities said. Younes Abouyaaqoub was shot when officers confronted him in Subirats, a rural area known 1

August 20, 2017 1:05 PM President Kenyatta to grace inaugurations of Sonko, Laboso as governors

By KENNEDY KANGETHE, NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 20 – President Uhuru Kenyatta will this week attend the inaugurations of the Nairobi Governor-elect Mike Sonko and Bomet Governor-elect Joyce Laboso. State House Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu says the move is a reassurance of support to the leaders as they begin their journey of service to Kenyans. The two seats 4

August 20, 2017 12:40 PM Hundreds to lose jobs in county governments after elected governors take oath of office

Hundreds of county government officers are set to lose their jobs immediately the elected governors are sworn into office. County Executive Committee members, chiefs of staff and advisors will be the main casualties in the changes to be effected in the 47 counties. Workers on contract that were not hired by the County Public Service Boards will also be affected 1

August 20, 2017 6:45 AM Relaxed Jubilee politicians ignoring tough complaints in NASA's petition

A good number of Jubilee MPs and Senators have come out to dismiss the presidential elections petition filed on Friday by the NASA coalition legal team at the Supreme Court to an extent that they have declared that they will overthrow the matter in court. The Jubilee politicians have treated the case by NASA with disregard saying the volumes of work to be served 2

August 19, 2017 9:00 PM Jubilee: Why we will beat NASA again

Political players within the Jubilee Party are now declaring that they will floor Raila Odinga in court, again. The leaders said the petition filed by NASA is weak, inconsistent and incapable of overturning President Kenyatta's election. Tharaka Nithi Senator-elect Prof Kithure Kindiki led the onslaught against the petition, saying despite filing volumes 4

August 17, 2017 3:49 PM Top 10 cities with the busiest airports in Africa (Lagos falls short)

Air travel to Africa has risen sharply in 2017. A report by ForwardKeys, analyzing the seat capacity for travel to the top ten international airports in Africa revealed some encouraging news for Africa, but some disheartening news for Nigeria. Jon Howell the Managing Director of AviaDev, which is Africa’s leading airline route development conference 7

August 16, 2017 9:00 PM Raila takes Presidential battle to Court

The dispute over the presidential election will be placed in the hands of seven judges after the opposition coalition announced it would file a petition at the Supreme Court. Ahead of Friday’s lapsing of a deadline to lodge a petition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga Wednesday said the group had resolved to challenge 4

August 16, 2017 5:38 AM How the women nominated senators performed

Five of the 16 women nominated as senators in the 2013 election managed to clinch various elective seats in the August 8 polls. Janet Ong'era, who was Orange Democratic Movement's (ODM) nominated senator, vied for the woman representative position in Kisii County and won with 169,377 votes. Her closest rival was Aburi Dorice from Jubilee Party who garnered 5

August 15, 2017 9:00 PM Why NASA postponed election results briefing

A delay by the electoral commission to provide all requested documents to facilitate verification of the presidential results reportedly prompted Opposition leaders to postpone their briefing yesterday. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) was unable to immediately furnish the National Super Alliance (NASA) with all the forms 34A that detail 2

August 15, 2017 8:33 PM Nandi County makes history by electing youth and women

The electorate in Nandi County made history in last week’s General Election by overlooking cultural beliefs and sycophancy to entrust leadership on youthful candidates, some of them women. The wind of change began blowing during party primaries where Mr Stephen Sang, 32 – now governor-elect – trounced political heavyweights, including former Cabinet 3