Kevin Mwando

February 10, 2017

President Kenyatta creates Transport Authority for Nairobi, environs

President Uhuru Kenyatta has created the Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NAMATA) under the State Corporations Act to address challenges in the transport sector. In a […]
February 10, 2017

Kenya's Peris Jepchirchir breaks half marathon world record

Peres Jepchirchir of Kenya, 23, broke the world record by running a sensational 65:06 at the 2017 RAK Half Marathon Friday morning (Thursday night US time) […]
February 10, 2017

Kenya declares drought national disaster

The government has declared a national disaster the drought that has affected 23 arid and semi-arid counties and pockets of other areas. President Uhuru Kenyatta asked […]
February 10, 2017

Trump backs One China policy in 'cordial' call with Xi

US President Donald Trump has agreed to honour the so-called “One China” policy in a phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the White House said. […]
February 10, 2017

Ghana presidential fleet 'missing 200 cars'

Ghana’s new government is trying to track down more than 200 cars missing from the president’s office, a government spokesman has said. The ruling party counted […]
February 10, 2017

Violence at State of Nation address

Punches have been thrown in South Africa’s parliament as opposition MPs tried to disrupt the State of the Nation address by President Jacob Zuma. Members of […]
February 10, 2017

Brazil confirm Argentina friendly

Brazil will play Argentina in an international friendly on June 9 in Australia, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Thursday. “The stage for the game […]
February 10, 2017

Race to save 100 stranded whales on New Zealand beach

Volunteers in New Zealand are racing to rescue survivors after more than 400 pilot whales beached themselves. About 300 have already died at Farewell Spit, on […]
February 10, 2017

11 magistrates fired by JSC

Eleven magistrates have been fired for alleged professional misconduct. The accusations vary from corruption to reporting to work drunk. The Judicial Service Commission yesterday said it […]