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  • My Mao suits are custom made on order from Hong Kong- Lawyer PLO

    November 1, 2017 10:21 AM 81

    One of Kenya's finest legal minds spoke to The Nairobian. His office has the pictures of the most influential people in his life: Martin Luther King Jr, Mahatma Gandhi and Julius Nyerere. Is your admiration of Congolese freedom fighter Patrice Lumumba the source of your name? Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba is my name. Remember Patrice Emerile Lumumba was an active

  • TALES OF COURAGE: Meet the man with a jumbo life mission

    November 1, 2017 8:24 AM 69

    If Jim Justus Nyamu’s shoes could talk, they would tell tales from the thousands of kilometres they have traversed all in a bid to save the jumbo. From Marsabit to Voi to Mombasa and now eyeing the United Kingdom, they have seen it all. A trained research scientist, his love for elephants began when his uncle brought home a wildlife magazine when he was just 14. He was fascinated

  • Liberia's Supreme Court halts presidential run-off over fraud allegations

    November 1, 2017 7:49 AM 61

    Liberia’s Supreme Court has stayed next week’s presidential run-off election until it considers a challenge to first round results by a losing candidate who has alleged fraud. Third-place finisher Charles Brumskine’s Liberty Party challenged the results of last month’s vote, which set up a Nov. 7 run-off between former soccer star George Weah and Vice President

  • Paris agreement targets leave 'alarming gap' to slow climate change: UN report

    October 31, 2017 10:29 PM 64

    Canada has no immediate plans to raise emission cutting targets, despite UN pressure Canada has no immediate plans to raise its targets for cutting emissions, despite pressure from the United Nations to step it up or risk the failure of the Paris climate change agreement. In the 2015 Paris accord, 196 countries, including Canada, agreed to set national

  • Yemen Cholera Outbreak Update: Oct 31st, 2017

    October 31, 2017 7:20 PM 68

    Yemen is facing a acute and fast spreading cholera outbreak that threatens to worsen the already dire humanitarian crisis in the country. The lack of a functioning health system and limited access to safe water and hygiene posses a threat to effectively controlling the spread of the disease. 18.9 Million people in Yemen require humanitarian assistance

  • Follow law on repeat election disputes: AU Mission

    October 31, 2017 3:03 PM 64

    The African Union Election Observer Mission has urged parties that feel aggrieved by the repeat presidential election to follow legal processes in challenging any aspect of electoral process. Led by the former South African President Thabo Mbeki, the Mission said that the tone at the Bomas of Kenya during the announcement of the presidential results

  • World set to bust global warming goal, but U.N. cool on threat from Trump

    October 31, 2017 1:21 PM 54

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Greenhouse gas emissions are on course to be about 30 percent above the 2030 global target, but there are signs of a move away from fossil fuels that not even U.S. President Donald Trump can stop, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Trump has announced he will pull out of the Paris climate agreement under which 195 countries pledged

  • Tanzanian Opposition Leader Arrested for Inflammatory Speech

    October 31, 2017 7:38 AM 63

    Tanzania’s opposition Alliance for Change and Transparency said its leader, Zitto Kabwe, was arrested on Tuesday and is being questioned over a speech he gave on Oct. 29. “He talked about the quality of life of Tanzanians, the state of the economy and how to defeat the ruling party,” Abdallah Khamis, the party’s spokesman, said by phone. Kabwe has been arrested

  • 'Get off my d***'- Emtee tells haters after manhood slip

    October 31, 2017 7:13 AM 42

    Taking to Instagram Live for the first time since the incident, Emtee recreated the scene and admitted that he had "played himself". The rapper read all of the jokes about him and then hit back by saying: "I won't respond to this today. I will say what I will say but to respond...not today. I know y'all seen worse," Emtee said. The rapper also said that he was no stranger

  • President warns on trips abroad

    October 31, 2017 6:53 AM 39

    President Yoweri Museveni has warned government officials against using government money to make useless trips abroad. The President said this money could be used to establish development projects, so as to solve the current unemployment problem. Museveni was presiding over the graduation ceremony of the first batch of over 600 girls under the Presidential