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UK aristocrat’s son awaits ruling on his bail

A British aristocrat’s son facing charges of trafficking $5.8 million worth of cocaine was awaiting a new ruling on his application for bail Monday, after prosecutors challenged to his conditional rel

09 Aug 2016 6:25 AM

US President Barack Obama’s brother says he will vote for Donald Trump

President Barack Obama’s half-brother, Malik Obama, says he will vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump in the US election in November because he likes the candidate and he is unhappy with his broth

26 Jul 2016 7:02 AM

US sends Marines to South Sudan capital

The US military in Africa says it has sent 40 additional soldiers to South Sudan’s capital, Juba, to help secure American personnel and facilities in the war-torn city.

14 Jul 2016 9:07 AM

PM Modi warns against preachers of hate in society

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday warned that “preachers of hate and violence” are threatening the fabric of the society, in comments that assume significance amid the controverssy surrounding Is

12 Jul 2016 6:14 AM

Kenyan father raped by 50 men after he refuses to rape his daughters

Joseph's daughters were raped by dozens of men who also tried to force him to participate in the sexual assaults.

19 Feb 2016 4:16 PM

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Kenyan father raped by 50 men after he refuses to rape his daughters

Joseph's daughters were raped by dozens of men who also tried to force him to participate in the sexual assaults.

19 Feb 2016 3:20 PM

Head of Somalia’s Al-Shabaab dead: Kenya

Al Shabaab has inflated casualty figures in the past, while other official estimates often play them down.

18 Feb 2016 7:40 PM

Top Kenya athlete Francisca Koki alleges doping extortion

Top Kenyan athlete Francisca Koki, suspended for doping, said she and fellow runner Joyce Zakari were asked to pay nearly $50,000 in bribes to the national athletics federation chief to help the case.

12 Feb 2016 12:37 AM

Somalia bomber was meant to be on Turkish flight

A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week and forced it to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu was meant to be on a Turkish Airlines flight, th

09 Feb 2016 1:59 AM

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Bomb kills Kenya police as troops pull out of Somali bases

Kenyan police chief confirmed ‘there was an incident where a police lorry hit an improvised explosive device’.

27 Jan 2016 2:31 PM

At least 140 killed in Ethiopia protests over state land plan

There was no immediate response from the Ethiopian government.

08 Jan 2016 1:37 PM

WTO meet sets 2017 to phase out export subsidies

India Saturday expressed disappointment over non-reaffirmation of the long-stalled Doha Round, agreement on cotton and a few provisions related to phasing out of export subsidies.

20 Dec 2015 12:42 AM

Hardening stand on WTO: India

Hardening its stance in the ongoing WTO talks, India on Thursday strongly objected to the draft text on agriculture and said some countries are pushing for a deal on phasing out export subsidies with

18 Dec 2015 1:59 AM

Calm returns in Burundi after clashes kill 87

Nearly 90 people were killed during Friday’s clashes in the Burundian capital, the Army said on Saturday, the worst outbreak of violence in Burundi since a failed coup in May.

14 Dec 2015 6:24 AM

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Seven Kenyan athletes get doping ban

Two-time world cross country champion Emily Chebet was among the seven given a four-year ban for using the drug Furosemide. — AP

29 Nov 2015 2:26 AM

Pope slams rich for ‘injustice’ to poor

Pope Francis on Friday lashed out at wealthy minorities who hoard resources at the expense of the poor as he visited a crowded slum today in the Kenyan capital.

28 Nov 2015 5:32 AM

In Kenyan slum, pope slams rich elite over 'dreadful injustice' to poor

Pope Francis lashed out at wealthy minorities who hoard resources

27 Nov 2015 11:53 AM

Pope Francis offers lesson in humility to flashy African leaders

In actions and words on his first tour of the world’s poorest continent, Pope Francis has sent a message to African leaders that they could do with less pomp and bit more humility.

27 Nov 2015 1:10 AM

Pope Francis arrives in Kenya at start of Africa tour

Pope Francis walks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta following his arrival at the Jommo Kenyatta International airport in Nairobi on Wednesday. — AFP

26 Nov 2015 3:24 AM

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