Friday, March 22, 2019

Smoking cigarettes may lead to vision damage, survey says

People who smoke more than 20 cigarettes a day risk damage to their vision, a new study has shown. The survey, which was co-authored by...

Four MPs summoned over sex tape

Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) George Kinoti has summoned four Members of Parliament in connection with a sex tape linked to Wajir Woman Representative...

Safaricom allocates Ksh 250 million reward to its customers across Kenya

Safaricom has today announced its largest customer promotion campaign, dubbed “Shukrani Kocho Kocho Kenya Nzima”. The ten-week campaign will reward more than 5 million...

16 states sue Donald Trump over border wall emergency

Sixteen US states sued President Donald Trump's administration Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern...

We’re ready to lose Somalia market, miraa traders say

THE STAR Miraa farmers could lose 90 per cent of the market if the diplomatic spat between Kenya and Somalia is not resolved. According to Kenya...

We’re ready to lose Somalia market

Miraa farmers could lose 90 per cent of the market if the diplomatic spat between Kenya and Somalia is not resolved. According to Kenya...

Haile Selassie I: Ethiopian emperor celebrated by AU, worshipped by Rastafaris

The African Union, AU, over the weekend unveiled a statue of Ethiopia’s last emperor at the premises of its headquarters in the capital Addis...

SGR named top ten world’s best rail tours

The UK Daily Telegraph has listed the Madaraka Express passenger train that connects the touristic Port City of Mombasa to the Capital City Nairobi...

Nairobi to host UNHCR regional headquarters

Nairobi has been selected to host one of the three United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) regional headquarters in Africa. This follows a meeting...

Cristiano Ronaldo’s mum fights for her life after breast surgery

Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother has revealed she is once again ‘fighting for her life’ after beating breast cancer more than a decade ago. Dolores Aveiro, 64,...

US strikes in Somalia won’t stop Shabaab, says US general

Associated France Press WASHINGTON, The US military's air campaign against Al-Shabaab in Somalia will not stop the jihadists, a top US general said Thursday as he...

Somalia innovators inspired by war on terror

Millions of dollars are being spent to fight terrorism in Somalia. For years, Al shabaab has been terrorizing Somalis but the ultimate price to...

Burkina Faso army engaged in arbitrary killings – Human Rights Watch

Burkina Faso’s army said it had killed nearly 150 militants in response to an attack on civilians this week, but an international rights group...

Lift UN arms embargo and see how far we’ll go in anti-terror fight

The Somali ambassador to Kenya Mohamoud Ahmed Nur spoke to Fred Oluoch about regional security, Somalia politics and bilateral relations. ------------------------------------ There have been concerns, especially...

New DRC president seeks to reassure security forces

Democratic Republic of Congo's new president, Felix Tshisekedi, sought on Monday to reassure the country's security forces that he would be as "benevolent" as...

BREAKING: US issues security alert to citizens in Nairobi

 Foreigners in Nairobi, Naivasha, Nanyuki, and some parts of the coastal city have been urged to remain vigilant, following reports of possible extremist attacks. https://twitter.com/USEmbassyKenya/status/1092353094216806401 In...

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Ghana

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it was imposing visa restrictions on Ghana, accusing the African country of not cooperating in...

UoN still the best in East Africa, but here are other top ranked Kenyan...

Details of top public and private universities can now be revealed. The latest Webometrics ranking of world universities has named University of Nairobi, Kenyatta, Egerton,...

US judge sentences three men for plotting to bomb Somalis

A federal judge sentenced three white men to 25, 26 and 30 years in prison on Friday for a 2016 plot to bomb a...

Africa’s largest solar carport launched at Garden City Mall

The roof-top solar carport of the recently launched Garden City Mall will cut carbon emissions from power generation through non-renewable energy by 745 tonnes...