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UN supports arrest warrant of DR Congo warlord

June 26, 2019

DR Congo warlord Guidon Shimiray Mwissa, who heads a coalition of armed groups dubbed NDC-R. Courtesy photo By AFP IN SUMMARY The 16,000-strong MONUSCO mission — the UN’s biggest and costliest with an annual budget of over $1 billion (880 million euros) — has been present in the Democratic Republic of Congo for 20 years. […]

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Khashoggi killing: UN rapporteur Callamard presents report

June 26, 2019

The UN report says that Saudi Arabia’s MBS should be investigated regarding the incident [Lefteris Pitarakis/AP] Agnes Callamard, the United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, has criticised the Saudi Arabian investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents. Callamard, who presented her report into the killing on Wednesday, said the investigation […]

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Egypt kick striker out of AFCON over sexual harassment claims

June 26, 2019

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – International Friendly – Egypt v Tanzania – Borg El Arab, Alexandria, Egypt – June 13, 2019 Egypt’s Amr Warda reacts Egypt have removed striker Amr Warda from their Africa Cup of Nations squad for disciplinary reasons, the Egyptian Football Federation (EFA) president Hany Abo Rida announced on Wednesday. He said […]

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Audio: Kenyan woman detained in Saudi Arabia pleads for help

June 26, 2019

Audio: Kenyan woman detained in Saudi Arabia pleads for help A Kenyan woman detained in Saudi Arabia is desperately calling out for help to return home. Ms Elizabeth Sineno, who is currently detained at the labour offices Jouf Sakaka in Saudi Arabia, has sent audio recordings appealing for assistance. In one of the recordings sent […]

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Fertility doctor loses licence for using own sperm to inseminate patients

June 26, 2019

The claims against Dr Norman Barwin date as far back as the 1970s and include patients from at least two fertility clinics in Ontario IN SUMMARY Ms Dixon says she has discovered 15 half siblings since learning about her biological background. A Canadian medical regulator has formally revoked the licence of a retired fertility doctor […]

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Facebook’s crypto currency faces pre-G20 examination

June 26, 2019

Heading in to the G20 summit, Facebook is on notice from powerful regulators including the Fed chief that its ambitious plans for a global crypto-currency face piercing scrutiny By AFP IN SUMMARY In Britain, Financial Conduct Authority chief Andrew Bailey said Tuesday that his agency was working with the Treasury and the Bank of England […]

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JKUAT’s 118 PhD degree awards to be investigated

June 26, 2019

CUE Chairman Chacha Nyaigoti Chacha The Commission for University Education (CUE) Tuesday announced that it will investigate the 118 doctor of philosophy (PhD) degrees awarded to graduates Friday last week following public outcry. This is after it emerged that one Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) professor had supervised more than 10 PhD […]

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VIDEO: Is Pastor Ian Ndlovu’s Prophecy Connected With Ruto Assassination Plot?

June 26, 2019

Pastor Ian Ndlovu/COURTESY Mkarimu Media is in possession of a video of a Prominent Bulawayo based pastor of the Devine Kingdom Ministry Ian Ndlovu giving a prophecy that sound like connected with the assassination plot story going on in Kenya. The video has surfaced social media especially WhatsApp. In the video, the pastor is seen […]

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MP Disowns Ruto, Pledges Loyalty To ODM

June 26, 2019

An MP has changed tune on his support for Deputy President William Ruto declaring that he was solidly in ODM. Kilifi North MP Owen Baya said he associated with Ruto just in support of the handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and ODM leader Raila Odinga but has not shifted political ground. “I have cooperated with […]

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DP Ruto knows full well no one would plot to assassinate him

June 25, 2019

DP William Ruto.  Image.FILE. Deputy President William Ruto knows no one will even contemplate killing him. Assassination of a politician of his calibre is dangerous to the country as a whole. The consequences are dire and would be a bigger problem than when Ruto is alive. They would have killed RAO long time ago, but […]

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