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April 30, 2017 8:26 AM Confusion, delays as ODM picks candidates for Nairobi

There was confusion and delays as Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) kicked off party nominations on Sunday to pick its candidate for Nairobi County. By as early as 6am, voters had started trooping polling stations across the city but voting was delayed due to late delivery of voting materials while in some centres, there was a mix-up of ballot papers

April 29, 2017 9:49 AM Eyewitness News — US: Time to act on North Korea, China says not up to Beijing alone

UNITED NATIONS – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned on Friday that failure to curb North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs could lead to ‘catastrophic consequences,’ while China and Russia rebuked Washington’s threat of military force. The showdown in a meeting of the UN Security Council on North Korea highlighted the diplomatic

April 28, 2017 9:00 PM United Nations issues ultimatum as millions face starvation

The United Nations issued an ultimatum Friday - if donors fail to pour more money into Africa and Yemen then aid workers might have to choose which of the starving millions live or die. "We are going to have to make life challenging decisions as to who will receive food and who will not," said David Beasley, head of World Food Programme. "This is not a decision

April 28, 2017 4:59 PM Americans offer hope, prayer in assessing Trump's 100 days

They are young and old: a high school student who can't yet vote, a Vietnam vet who did so proudly. They hail from all corners of the United States and very different walks of life: a "downhome boy" from Kentucky, a third-generation Mexican-American from Texas, a stay-at-home mom in Pennsylvania, an Iranian immigrant in Los Angeles. Some oppose Donald

April 28, 2017 2:35 PM North Korea crisis: Tillerson says US open to talks

The US is open to negotiations with North Korea aimed at removing nuclear weapons from the region, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said. The foreign minister of China, North Korea's greatest ally, said a peaceful settlement was the "only right choice". Mr Tillerson told a UN Security Council meeting that the threat of North Korea launching a nuclear

April 28, 2017 1:04 PM Alone In The White House, Trump Is Enjoying The Perks Of His New Home

WASHINGTON: The first president in recent history to reside in the White House without his immediate family still seems wonder-struck by his new home. He enjoys leading guests on trivia-filled tours, explaining that the Lincoln Bedroom actually served as the 16th president's office and boasting about the historical importance of the antique furnishings

April 28, 2017 9:57 AM Donald Trump warns ‘major conflict’ possible with North Korea

US president looks to sanctions and praises China’s Xi Jinping for handling Pyongyang US president Donald Trump said a “major, major conflict” with North Korea was possible over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, while China said the situation on the Korean peninsula could escalate or slip out of control. Mr Trump, speaking on Thursday, said he wanted

April 28, 2017 2:21 AM Trump warns 'major, major' conflict with North Korea is 'absolutely' possible: President says he hopes Kim Jong-un is 'rational' and would love to 'solve things diplomatically but it's very difficult'

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. 'There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely,' Trump said ahead of his 100th day in office on Saturday

April 28, 2017 2:06 AM Inside Donald Trump's sudden reversal on NAFTA

When Kudlow and Moore gathered a group of conservatives Tuesday evening at Cafe Berlin, a white-tablecloth German restaurant on Capitol Hill, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stopped by, even though he was not scheduled to attend. "We texted him and said, 'Come by if you'd like,' " Kudlow said. "Well, he did, and he spoke for two or three minutes and took questions

April 28, 2017 1:06 AM ‘I was all set to terminate’: Inside Trump’s sudden shift on NAFTA

President Trump was set to announce Saturday, on the 100th day of his presidency, that he was withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement — the sort of disruptive proclamation that would upend both global and domestic politics and signal to his base that he was keeping his campaign promise to terminate what he once called “a total disaster