Sonko freed on Sh15 million bail,barred from county office

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Nairobi County Governor Mike Sonko has been freed on a Sh30 million bond, a surety of a similar amount or a cash bail of Sh15 million. Anti-Corruption Court Magistrate Douglas Ogoti while giving out the ruling at Milimani law courts on Wednesdy said Sonko has also been barred from accessing county offices unless accompanied by […]

Trump fumes over impeachment drive during NATO summit

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US President Donald Trump. PHOTO |COURTESY By AFP IN SUMMARY House Democrats are due to move forward this week with their case to make the real estate mogul only the third president ever to be impeached. The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday at which experts will weigh whether Trump’s alleged wrongdoing […]

BBI report:Parliament or Referendum?

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ODM Leader Raila Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto in a past event. PHOTO/FILE By MKARIMU MEDIA The rift between Members of Parliament continue to widen whether the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report should be taken to Parliament or be subjected to a referendum. The lawmakers allied to Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Leader Raila Odinga […]

Bashir now faces death over 1989 coup that brought him to power

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Former Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses a military parade. He faces a possible death sentence over his role in the 1989 coup that removed the democratically elected government of Sadid al-Mahdi from power. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP By East African Deposed Sudan President Omar al Bashir, already on trial over economic […]

Kenya Shilling Weakens Amid Rise in Dollar Demand

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The Kenya Shilling weakened marginally against major international and regional currencies during the week ending November 28 following increased corporate demand for foreign currency. Figures from the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) indicate that the local unit exchanged at KSh 102.54 per US$ on November 28, compared to KSh 101.48 on November 21. Pressure on […]

Fired Zimbabwe state doctors reject offer to return to work

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Elderly men wait for medicines at a pharmacy at Parirenyatwa hospital in Harare September 9, 2019. Zimbabwe’s institutions reflect their country’s decay under Robert Mugabe than the once-vaunted public hospitals, now deteriorated, under-equipped and failing. PHOTO | JEKESAI NJIKIZANA | AFP In Summary The doctors went on strike on September 3 to protest against poor […]