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  • Revenge: Shock as boy leads deadly attack on school

    October 15, 2017 5:43 AM 3

    Five students and a night guard were killed when a student led a brutal attack at Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School in Turkana County yesterday. The South Sudanese, who is in Form One, is suspected to have led a militia from the neighbouring country into one of the dormitories where they sprayed students with bullets, leaving in their wake a trail of blood

  • Kagame Explains Why Rwanda Gave Corruption a Red Card

    October 15, 2017 4:56 AM 2

    President Paul Kagame(2nd Left) during a panel discussion on Maximizing Finance for Development – World Bank/IMF annual meetings, Washington DC. President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda’s ‘zero’ tolerance to corruption, good investment policies have been the secret behind more foreign investments into the country. “If we allowed corruption to thrive

  • I’m not G40, says Mugabe’s new Masvingo point man

    October 15, 2017 2:29 AM 1

    Former Health and Child Care minister Paul Chimedza was one of the new faces in the Cabinet line-up announced by President Robert Mugabe last week. Chimedza was one of several ministers and deputy ministers swept aside during a purge of Zanu PF officials that were accused of supporting former vice-president Joice Mujuru’s allegedly bid to topple Mugabe

  • Evidence shows Fatou Bensouda regularly consulted Luis Ocampo

    October 14, 2017 9:04 PM 2

    Fresh evidence showing ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda regularly consulting her predecessor Luis Moreno Ocampo on the Kenyan cases has emerged. The year 2013 was particularly not good for Bensouda. Assailed at all fronts by President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy William Ruto, Bensouda grew apprehensive and jittery. Inside the courtroom, UhuRuto’s battery

  • ICT Cabinet Secretary's take on cyber crimes

    October 14, 2017 8:59 PM 3

    1. Social media bullying is taking the nation by storm. Recently, two young girls were lured by Facebook friends to accept their sexual advances. They were raped, dumped and left to die in the bush. What is your ministry doing to end social media bullying? This incident is a reminder that the internet and technology are only there to supplement our normal

  • Lokichogio school closed after killing of five students

    October 14, 2017 4:16 PM 4

    Lokichogio Mixed Secondary School has been closed indefinitely following yesterday’s attack that saw five students and a watchman killed in the night attack. The school headteacher says that the decision has been made after it appeared that students could hardly concentrate on their studies after the ordeal. Security has been beefed up in other schools

  • A Cold Front Is Coming!

    October 14, 2017 2:15 PM

    According to the National Weather Service in Mobile: “Autumn-like temperatures enter the forecast early next week. Expect high temperatures in the 70s with low temperatures dropping into, dare we say, the 50s across much of the area during the first half of the week.” Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Patchy fog after

  • At least five students, security guard were killed during attack

    October 14, 2017 2:09 PM 5

    Abraham Lojore, suspect behind the killing of seven students at Lokichogio School has been lynched by an angry mob soon after being arrested. The student who had earlier been expelled over indiscipline, was arrested at Kakuma while trying to flee. The residents stormed the police station where he had been detained, and grabbed him from the police

  • Rwanda pursues democracy rooted in needs of her people

    October 14, 2017 1:49 PM 5

    An article published in the Sunday Standard of October 8, under the headline “Corrupt power that has placed East African region in constant anarchy” by Daud Osman, cannot go unchallenged. The writer purports to portray Rwanda as a dictatorship and the recent elections that returned President Paul Kagame to another term in office as illegitimate

  • Police arrest student suspected to be behind killings at Lokichogio school

    October 14, 2017 1:01 PM 1

    Police have arrested a student suspected to be behind the killing of seven at Lokichogio School in Turkana County. The suspect who is a South Sudanese was arrested in Kakuma while fleeing towards the Kakuma refugee camp. Records at the school indicate that the suspect is a former student who was expelled over an indiscipline case. Lokichogio AIC Secondary