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Nairobi governor charged with graft granted bail

A Kenyan court granted bail on Wednesday to the Nairobi County governor charged with multi-million dollar corruption in one of the most high profile cases in the government’s anti-graft push.The move was opposed by the prosecution, which argued Governor...

Detained Nairobi governor, Mike Sonko hospitalized

Nairobi governor Mike Sonko has been taken from prison to hospital according to a BBC report, a Nairobi hospital confirmed it, however, details of his ailment was not disclosed, they said that he had been admitted with a prison...

Nairobi governor arraigned, pleads not guilty to graft charges

Nairobi’s governor, Mike Mbuvi Sonko pleaded not guilty to corruption and other economic crimes involving millions of dollars in a Kenyan court on Monday.The governor was arrested on Friday and is accused of conspiracy to commit corruption, failure to...

Sudan to pay Kenyan and Tanzanian victims of 1998 terror attacks

Sudan has promised to pay money to families of victims of the 1998 US embassies bombings in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, the Wall Street Journal has reported.Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said in an interview with the Wall...

Two survivors found 2 days after Kenyan building collapse

Miracle in Kenya as rescuers digging through the rubble of a collapsed six-story building in Nairobi, found 2 survivors on Sunday, two days after it collapsed and killed at least five people and injured 31 others.Authorities said 24 people...

Ten killed after al Shabaab ambush a bus in North-East Kenya

At least 10 non-Muslims has been killed after al Shabaab militants ambushed a bus load of passengers in Wajir, north-eastern Kenya according to Morad News.The bus was traveling from Nairobi to Mandera when the militants ambushed it near...

Dozens trapped as multi-storey building collapse in Nairobi

A multi-storey residential building has collapsed in a suburb of Kenya's capital Nairobi, with some people feared to be trapped under the rubble.A Kenyan journalist Habib Mate, who works for Kenya Television Network, who was at the scene of...

Update: Seven school kids killed in Kenyan classroom collapse

Seven pupils have died after a classroom collapsed in Kenya's capital, Nairobi. Police commander George Seda and the area's MP, John Kiarie, confirmed the death toll after the structure at Precious Talent School - made of wood and corrugated iron...

Kenyan TV journalist wanted for testimony in a murder case

Detectives in Kenya were on Wednesday looking for television journalist Jacque Maribe as investigations into the murder of a woman last week in Nairobi's Kilimani neighbourhood gathered steam.Ms Maribe is the fiancée...

Kenya top officials face fraud charges over new $3B railway

A Kenyan court on Monday charged the heads of the agency that manages public land and of the state railway with fraud over land allocation for a new $3 billion train line linking the capital with East...
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Court jails Sudan’s Omar al Bashir for corruption

A court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a rehabilitation...

Twins who married same man for 9 years now divorced, waiting for one man to love them both

Meet Owami and Olwethu Siko, the twins from Gauteng, South Africa who were once married to the same man, TV director Mzukiseni Mzazi when...

Bosnia to release table tennis players to Nigeria

Bosnian authorities have told the BBC that two Nigerian students who were wrongfully deported to Bosnia from Croatia will soon be sent home, but...

UN expert report unmasks Libya arms embargo violations

From buying an Irish navy boat re-registered as a "pleasure yacht" to enlisting a Canadian firm to recruit Sudanese fighters -- Libya's warring parties...