February 14, 2017

White House 'was warned over Michael Flynn's Russia contact'

The White House was warned over links between its national security adviser and Russia, US media say. Michael Flynn is under scrutiny amid reports he spoke […]
February 10, 2017

Uhuru Kenyatta warns against stealing food aid

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned people involved in food distribution not to “enrich themselves”, a statement from the presidency said. He made the comments as […]
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 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

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 […]