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We do not need a referendum, strengthen opposition - Ruto

"When I supported Raila Odinga or Uhuru's first term I was a good boy, I was not corrupt."

Collymore's 'boys club' shipping Uhuru's 'gift' from Europe

The Star established that it has been shipped by special courier from Amsterdam for Uhuru.

Animosity engulfs Chulu as two communities fight over grass

Thousands of cows from the Kajiado community were driven away on Saturday night.

Health Ministry investigating swine flu rumour - official

The disease affects people of all ages but it is more severe among children.

Chinese companies looking to buy U.S. farm products

Trump and Xi Jinping agreed at G20 summit in Osaka to restart trade talks that stalled.

Avoid red meat, go back to traditional foods - CS Kariuki

The CS advised Kenyans to go back to eating traditional foods to help fight diseases.

Britain chancellor to quit if Boris Johnson becomes PM

Hammond said he would resign on Wednesday to Theresa May.

Stop linking revenue stalemate to graft, senators tell MPs

Senate, National Assembly have failed to resolve the allocation of funds dispute.

Why national debt doesn’t endanger Kenya’s future

Kenyan youth unemployment rate stands at 26.2% - a number which demands attention.

Lamu village on lockdown as hunt for al Shabaab intensifies

Massive crackdown is also believed to have been largely precipitated by recent IED attacks

Ruto's attack on Tuju reveals hidden dictatorial instincts

Undermining President’s mandate is insubordination and abuse of office on the DP's part

How roadside chapatis are slowly killing Kenyans

As our food environment changed, so did our waistlines. We've never been fatter or sicker.

Merge ODM, Jubilee to get us to Canaan

Neither of the two parties has what it takes to deliver Kenyans to Canaan.

Afcon top scorer Ighalo calls time on Nigeria career

Striker says the decision to retire was the "hardest" of his life.

Caning should be reintroduced in schools, MPs say

MP tells parents, residents to cane students who attempt to sneak out of school.

Judges don't care whether people accept justice or not

Either people have no capacity to comprehend justice or judges are like witch doctors.

World

Chinese companies looking to buy U.S. farm products

Trump and Xi Jinping agreed at G20 summit in Osaka to restart trade talks that stalled.

Britain chancellor to quit if Boris Johnson becomes PM

Hammond said he would resign on Wednesday to Theresa May.

World celebrates 50th anniversary of moon landing

The first man to step foot on the moon, Armstrong, died in 2012 at the age of 82.

Iran 'choosing dangerous path' over tanker seizure

UK government said it was "deeply concerned" about Iran's "unacceptable" actions.

New search in bid to solve Vatican mystery

First attempt exhumed two tombs a tip-off said might contain Emanuela Orlandi's remains.

US says it destroyed Iranian drone near warship

The recent incidents have triggered fears of a military conflict in the region.

Suspected arson at Japan anime studio kills 26

Some 30 people still remain unaccounted for, broadcaster NHK reported.

Africa

Afcon top scorer Ighalo calls time on Nigeria career

Striker says the decision to retire was the "hardest" of his life.

Tanzania to buy new Airbus, De Havilland planes

The presidency did not say how much the new planes will cost.

The ruthless gold mercenaries who run Sudan

The RSF have been accused of widespread abuses in Sudan, including June massacre.

Ex-leader Zuma pulls out of coruption case

The 77-year-old was forced to resign as president in February 2018.

Beyoncé's 'love letter to Africa' released

Lion King album features a host of African stars and more stories.

Beyoncé uses African designer in latest video

The brand bas been described as a "100% Made In Africa. Spirit opens with Swahili lyrics.

Museveni orders issuance of birth certificates to cows

All farmers and cows should be registered by September.

Sudan's military, opposition agree political accord

The accord was signed in Khartoum in the presence of African mediators

The Conversation

Ebola: Why cross-border risks for Kenya remain high

Kenya appears prepared, but a lot more can be done.

Kenyans participate in HIV vaccine trial

If the trial is successful, it will bring a new form of HIV prevention to people.

More than 50 dead in South Africa after heavy rains

President Cyril Ramaphosa will visit affected communities in both provinces.

How politics shapes the way African cities are run

Everyday politics boil over into multi-party politics and municipal governance

Why embracing indigenous languages could have major ...

Kenya is a multilingual country with over 42 different indigenous languages. In ...

How Nigeria has got better at running elections that are ...

The conduct of periodic, competitive, participatory, credible and non-violent elections ...

Shutting down the internet doesn’t work – but governments ...

As the internet continues to gain considerable power and agency around the world, many ...

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World celebrates 50th anniversary of moon landing

The first man to step foot on the moon, Armstrong, died in 2012 at the age of 82.

CORRIDORS OF POWER

Uhuru could be planning to drop at least three cabinet secretaries in the coming days.

Eulogising academic giant Okumu, founder of institutions

After his death last week, the media gave a wide berth to this very unfortunate loss.

Why it will be hard to implement BBI proposals

It risks being set up for failure if the implementation coincides with 2022 campaigns.