February 17, 2017

Somalia to suspend flights to Mogadishu Feb 22

The Somali government has announced the suspension of commercial flights to and from Mogadishu’s Aden Adde International Airport on February 22 when president-elect Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed […]
February 17, 2017

Uganda calls for urgent support over refugees

With more than one million refugees and 40,000 more coming in daily from neighbouring South Sudan Uganda, has started to feel the pinch of refugee influx […]
February 17, 2017

Kenya president and His deputy get a pay hike!

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s salary and that of his deputy William Ruto will increase by 10 per cent in the year starting July amid the government’s push […]
February 17, 2017

Kenya Government to tap phone calls, texts from next week

From Tuesday, the government wants to be allowed to listen to your calls, read your text messages and review your mobile money transactions. The government, through […]
February 17, 2017

My Facebook manifesto to re-boot globalisation Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg has revealed deep-seated concerns that the tide is turning against globalisation. In an interview with the BBC, the Facebook founder said that fake news, […]
February 17, 2017

Robert Harward turns down Trump's national security adviser offer

US President Donald Trump’s choice for national security adviser has turned down the job offer. Retired Vice-Admiral Robert Harward was widely tipped for the post after […]
February 17, 2017

Fighting intensifies in Syria's Deraa

Russia’s military has carried out waves of air strikes in recent days on rebel-held areas of the southern Syrian city of Deraa, say anti-government fighters and witnesses. […]
February 17, 2017

Kenya Power rules out electricity rationing

Households should not expect power rationing or higher electricity bills in the near future despite biting drought that has reduced hydro power generation, Kenya Power said […]
February 17, 2017

Banks to rival M-Pesa, lower transaction fees

Commercial banks hope to ride on below-market rates to drive subscriptions on their mobile money transfer system which goes live next month. The lenders are seeking […]