December 28, 2016

East Jerusalem housing vote delayed

The Latest on the aftermath of the U.S. allowing an anti-settlement resolution to pass through the U.N. security council (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Jerusalem […]
December 28, 2016

Obama, Japan's Abe decry 'horrors of war' at Pearl Harbor

The leaders of Japan and the United States sought to remind the world that even the most bitter enemies can become allies, during a historic pilgrimage […]
December 28, 2016

Nigeria's Sultan of Sokoto rejects gender equality bill

Nigeria’s most senior Muslim cleric has rejected a new gender equality bill, which proposes that women and men inherit an equal share. The Sultan of Sokoto, […]
December 28, 2016

My Last Wish-Fidel Castro

There will be no Fidel Castro streets or plazas in Cuba, in keeping with the late revolutionary leader’s wishes, as spelled out in a law Cuban […]
December 28, 2016

Nigeria removes 50,000 'ghost workers' from state payroll

Nigeria has struck off 50,000 ‘ghost workers’ from the state payrolls this year, saving nearly 630 million euros, the presidency said Tuesday. The office of President […]
December 28, 2016

Senate debates changes to poll laws

Senate is set to debate contentious changes to elections laws that were passed by the National Assembly last week. Anti-riot police barricaded Parliament Road and Harambee […]
December 27, 2016

Mozambique's opposition agrees 7-day truce after call with president

Mozambique’s Renamo opposition party will cease all military operations against government forces for the next seven days to allow the public to enjoy New Year festivities, […]
December 27, 2016

Khangati urges former ACK Archbishop Wabukala to reject EACC chairman job

Former internal security assistant minister Alfred Khangati has asked retired ACK Archbishop Eliud Wabukala to consider not taking up proposed EACC chairman job. Khangati, during a […]
December 27, 2016

Cheetahs ‘sprinting’ towards extinction: wildlife study

Cheetahs are “sprinting” to extinction due to habitat loss and other forms of human impact, according to a new study out this week which called for […]