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August 21, 2017 11:46 PM Android O release date, name and features: Google officially reveals Android Oreo

Company finally announced what "Android O" stands for during New York event Android Oreo, the eighth iteration of Google's mobile OS, has finally been officially unveiled. The mobile operating system has a handful of new features and several optimisations on the last edition, Android 7 Nougat. Here we roundup the latest news about the latest Android

August 21, 2017 6:48 PM Android Oreo News: Release Date & New Features

Android 8.0 Oreo is official. Read all the latest news and new features on the latest version of the Android OS. Android has unveiled the final version of Android 8.0, now known to be called Oreo. We explain the new features coming to your Android phone or tablet. Google Android operating systems are always named after sweet treats, and in alphabetical 1

August 21, 2017 6:04 PM U.S. and South Korea start military drills amid heightened tension with North Korea

A mock war erupts on the Korean peninsula each year, largely in secret, with thousands of military troops and their commanders tracking and repelling a North Korean attack. It’s all a drill, a large-scale theoretical exercise aimed at protecting democratic South Korea, a U.S. ally. The military exercises — known as Ulchi-Freedom Guardian — have been in the works

August 21, 2017 9:26 AM Kenya plans to rollout e-passport in September

Kenya plans to roll out secure e-passports from next month paving way for the phasing out of current passports by August 2019. The e-passport will have an electronic chip holding the same information as the old model passport, alongside a biometric identifier, digital photograph of the holder and security features to prevent unauthorized use and forgery 6

August 21, 2017 7:19 AM Governor Sonko vows to fight City cartels as he outlines agenda for Nairobi

NAIROBI, KENYA: Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Monday promised to deal with cartels that have denied the city revenue to finance most of its operations. During a swearing in ceremony attended by President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy President-elect William Ruto and outgoing Governor Evans Kidero, Sonko said it will not be business as usual as his administration 7

August 21, 2017 6:38 AM Police arrest suspect behind murder of two tourists in Mombasa

Police have arrested one suspect behind the murder of two foreigners now confirmed as Swiss nationals found dumped by the roadside in Mombasa at Nguu Tatu area of Kiembeni, Mombasa County. Kisauni police boss Christopher Rotich says two other suspects, a caretaker and night guard, are on the run. Rotich says the elderly couple Werner Borner Paul and Marrianne 6

August 21, 2017 5:58 AM South Korea and U.S. Begin Drills as North Warns of Rising Tensions

If North Korea uses the drills this week as a reason to launch missiles around Guam or elsewhere, it could set off a new cycle of escalation. “We have no intention of raising military tensions on the Korean Peninsula,” President Moon Jae-in of South Korea said on Monday during a meeting with his staff. “North Korea should not use this as a pretext for provocation 6

August 20, 2017 3:01 PM Police launch manhunt for killers of two tourists in Mombasa

Security personnel at the coast have launched manhunt of the killers of two foreign tourists who were murdered Sunday and their bodies dumped by the road side at Nguu Tatu area of Kiembeni, Mombasa County. Police were alerted by pedestrians who spotted the two bodies wrapped in a blanket by the road side. Residents said the two, believed to be a couple 5

August 20, 2017 2:37 PM KDF to bomb Boni forest to flush out militants

Residents of Boni Forest in Lamu County have been issued with a 48 hour ultimatum to relocate to safer areas to pave way for an aerial bombardment by the Kenya Defense Forces to flush out Al-Shabaab militants. Operation Linda Boni Director Joseph Kanyiri called on all residents, especially the herders, to vacate the surrounding areas to avoid being killed 2

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