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July 13, 2016 12:47 PM I'll retain my seat in 2017 elections, says Kisii Governor James Ongwae

Kisii County Governor James Ongwae (above) has exuded confidence he will recapture his seat in next year's elections. "My development record speaks for itself and I am ready for any challenge in 2017," Ongwae said, adding he had performed well. The governor, who was speaking at Gusii Stadium on Tuesday when he launched a Sh240 million bursary fund, told off critics 1

July 13, 2016 7:30 AM Malala Yousafzai's 19th Birthday Is for #YesAllGirls, Access to Education

For her 19th birthday on Tuesday, Malala Yousafzai will be visiting with girls from around the world to remind them — and the world — that all girls have a right to an education. Yousafzai, who became the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, celebrated her birthday last year by opening a girls' school for Syrian refugees in Lebanon 3

July 13, 2016 4:58 AM Obama wasn't alone in delivering a great speech at Tuesday's Dallas memorial

Bush, Cornyn, Rawlings and Brown each were near-perfect I've spent most of the past 16 years here in Dallas and all but five of them writing for The Dallas Morning News. In that time, there have been only a handful of civic moments that took my breath away. One was the parade honoring the Dallas Mavericks' championship back in the summer of 2011. Another 5

July 13, 2016 3:36 AM A Letter To Pokémon Go Players From An Ingress Fan

Last week, The Pokémon Co., Nintendo and Niantic Inc. jointly released the augmented reality game Pokémon Go. Played via a smartphone app that pulls in a mapping function, this is a "real world" game that requires players to consult the Pokémon Go map of their neighborhood (or wherever location they are visiting), then capture Pokemon characters. By visiting 5

July 13, 2016 12:02 AM Lennox Lewis: Anthony Joshua can become the next undisputed heavyweight champion

ANTHONY JOSHUA is primed to become the next undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, according to Lennox Lewis. While Joshua is the current holder of the IBF belt, American Deontay Wilder is the WBC champion, and Tyson Fury holds the WBA belt after his shock victory against Wladimir Klitschko last year. Lewis added: "Obviously, there are going to be guys who come along

July 12, 2016 11:15 PM Why Some Bernie Sanders's Voters Refuse to Support His Hillary Clinton Endorsement

For months—for some since Super Tuesday—Hillary Clinton's supporters in politics and media have insisted that Bernie Sanders accept reality, accept defeat, and concede the Democratic nomination to Clinton. On Tuesday, he did just that. The primary is over. But rather than savoring the victory, several prominent members of the media spent the day ferreting 2

July 12, 2016 9:01 PM Samsung will unveil its highly anticipated Galaxy Note 7 in August

The Korean electronics company will once again hold an "Unpacked" event to announce the Android smartphone. The official invitation, which you can examine in full below, is minimalist, revealing a stylus (this is the Note brand after all) and "7" to suggest the Note 7 name, confirming the company will indeed skip the Note 6 moniker. But look closely 4

July 12, 2016 8:44 PM Ethiopia blocks access to social media

Government officials said the sites had been blocked for the first time ever to ensure an ‘orderly exam process’. The Ethiopian government has blocked all access to social media websites amid fears that the university entry exam process could be compromised. Exams were cancelled earlier this year because questions had been posted online. While the mainstream 1

July 12, 2016 7:03 PM San Francisco's Bold AIDS Mission Is "Getting to Zero" by 2030

Gwen Ifill: Now we kick off a special series about efforts to try to end the AIDS epidemic. Leaders and researchers from around the globe will be meeting at the International AIDS Conference in South Africa next week. One major focus, how to stop the epidemic. But with no vaccine or cure in sight, how likely is that? This week, we’re looking at efforts 6

July 12, 2016 6:41 PM Foreigners fleeing South Sudan after hundreds killed

JUBA, South Sudan - Embassies and aid organizations in South Sudan were trying to evacuate staff from the capital, Juba, on Tuesday as a precarious calm settled over the city following several days of deadly clashes. "Several hundred people have already been killed, including civilians seeking refuge. Some of the civilians killed were reportedly targeted 2