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September 21, 2017 10:53 AM Girl Found Trapped in Rubble as Rescuers Look for Survivors of Mexico Earthquake

(MEXICO CITY) — A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil for Mexico, much of it broadcast across the nation as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to pick away unstable debris and reach her. The sight of her wiggling fingers early Wednesday became a symbol

September 21, 2017 7:05 AM IEBC failed to electronically conduct the election, Supreme Court rules

The use of technology cannot be lowered to just a vehicle which has no significance in the authenticity of the final vote, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday. The majority judges found that the application of technology in the electoral process was meant to reassure Kenyans that the final result was not manipulated. The judges based this verdict on the Kriegler

September 21, 2017 6:45 AM Tanzania: JPM Directs Fencing of Mirerani Tanzanite Mine

Dar es Salaam — President John Magufuli has directed the Tanzania People's Defence Forces (TPDF) to build a wall perimeter around the Mirerani Tanzanite Mine in Simanjiro District, Manyara Region. The fence will cover blocks A, B, C and D at the 81.99km square of the Mererani mining site. Dr Magufuli made the directive Wednesday September 20 as he was launching

September 20, 2017 8:56 PM After one failed election, can Kenyans come together to make the redo succeed?

After Kenya’s Supreme Court invalidated last month’s election because of mass irregularities, President Uhuru Kenyatta was angry and pained. It was as if a thief had stolen his cow and he couldn’t get it back, Kenyatta said last week. He has declared that Kenya has “a problem” with the Supreme Court, calling the judges crooks who stole the election from him and threatening

September 20, 2017 5:56 PM KDF teams to 'receive support'

The Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe has pledged to ensure that sports remains a key cog of the Kenya Defence Forces. General Mwathethe who was speaking during the flag returning ceremony for the KDF team that emerged overall champions at the East Africa Military Games also hailed the games impact at fostering regional integration stating 1

September 20, 2017 11:03 AM West Africa steps up battle against pirates and poachers

Armed and stony-faced, six black-clothed members of Senegal's marine special forces board the Chinese fishing boat, alerted by radio that it may be operating illegally. Identity papers are demanded and the cargo is inspected: one of the crew members is not on the manifest of the "Casimir", which departed from Hong Kong, and their fishing licence has expired 1

September 20, 2017 7:46 AM Drugged and robbed: I shook off a rocky start to thrive at tattooing

It may not seem like it now, but just a few years ago, having a tattoo was considered a risqué statement. It was often associated with a subtle rebellion, which meant tattoo artists were few and far between. But as more and more people got interested in tattoos as an art form, the industry began to see steady growth. Despite this growth, though, tattooing

September 20, 2017 2:55 AM We're united, Coast Jubilee leaders say

Jubilee Party leaders in Mombasa County have dismissed claims of divisions within the party in their quest for votes ahead of the October 17 elections. Led by Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala and Suleiman Shahbal, the leaders said they were working together to ensure that Mombasa County and the coast as a whole gets more votes for President Kenyatta 2

September 19, 2017 9:05 PM I have never met Supreme Court judges, Orengo says

National Super Alliance lawyer James Orengo has denied meeting Supreme Court judges who annulled President Uhuru's Kenyatta's August 8 re-election. Mr Orengo, who is said to have met Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu and Justice Isaac Lenaola, accused unnamed individuals of plotting to tarnish his name. Speaking in Naivasha yesterday, the Siaya senator 2

September 19, 2017 8:28 AM Kenya election: Voting system ‘cannot be ready’ for October re-run

The company providing the voting system for the re-run of Kenya’s presidential election says the equipment will not be ready in time, putting the planned date in jeopardy. The Supreme Court annulled last month’s vote, citing irregularities. It was won by the incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta. French firm OT-Morpho says it needs to reinstall the complex voting