Jimmy Carter in hospital for brain procedure

The US-ex-president, 95, is said to be resting comfortably ahead of procedure in Atlanta.

'East African women shun government hospitals' - report

300,000 women in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania are not satisfied with government hospitals.

Cardi B's African fans left both excited and jealous

The US rapper will be both in Nigeria and Ghana next month.

IG takes action after video of police brutality at JKUAT

IG gives the Internal Affairs Unit to submit its recommendations within 24 hours.

PSs to tour Kisumu Port ahead of launch by Uhuru, Raila

Trip meant to ascertain completion of works, was to be launched in August.

Your Tuesday Breakfast Briefing

The stories making headlines in the Star this morning.

Raila's a devil worshipper - MP Sudi

Unleashes attack, says Raila prevented tribes from voting in Kibra.

Woman found murdered in car, body partly burnt

Her eyes were gouged out, part of the legs burnt and several parts had stab wounds.

House considers team to tame rogue MPs

PAC disbanded after members were accused of abetting corruption in favour of witnesses.

Kinoti grilled over delayed Gedi sex-tape probe

Investigators cite 'impediments' in having four MPs record statements.

Row erupts over leaked KPA probe documents

Leaked documents purportedly from DCI recommend prosecution of some top port officials.

Grim tales of young mums, sex workers in Mtwapa

Population summit presents chance to fight violation of women's rights

Alarm over 60 child rape cases a month

The cases are reported at a GBV recovery centre in Coast General Hospital

Lesotho PM speech missing as Uhuru dances after presser

Uhuru invited Thabane to address media only to realise the PM had no speech.

MPs say Sh11.6 billion 2017 maize imports fake

It's claimed maize that supposed to be shipped in was instead bought locally

We will listen to Ruto on BBI

Even if it is finally presented, we will reject it because that it has nothing for our ...

World

Jimmy Carter in hospital for brain procedure

The US-ex-president, 95, is said to be resting comfortably ahead of procedure in Atlanta.

China's Singles' Day e-sale rakes in Sh2.3trn in 9 hours

The 24-hour shopping event is akin to Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

The Iranian opposition fighters who can't think about sex

Romantic relationships and marriage are prohibited by the MEK.

Australia bush fires leave three dead, thousands forced ...

Extreme weather conditions could fuel more fires in the week, including near Sydney.

Indian top Court gives holy site to Hindus

Court says Muslims would get another plot of land to construct a mosque.

Pompeo attacks Russia and China in Berlin speech

Pompeo says Russia is invading its neighbours and crushing dissent.

Billionaire Bloomberg considers run for US Presidency

New York's ex-mayor is concerned current Democratic hopefuls cannot beat Trump.

Africa

'East African women shun government hospitals' - report

300,000 women in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania are not satisfied with government hospitals.

Cardi B's African fans left both excited and jealous

The US rapper will be both in Nigeria and Ghana next month.

Hundreds of elephants starve to death in Zimbabwe

Authorities say until the rains came there would be more deaths.

Dangote appoints daughter to head firm's commercial unit

Dangote is classified as Africa's richest individual by Forbes.

Census: Why counting people can be controversial

The Kenyan government has yet to release all the data on the ethnic composition.

Detention of Nigerian journalist sparks anger

His lawyers were denied access when trying to collect him from jail in Abuja.

Zimbabwe sacks more than 200 doctors over strike action

516 out of 1,601 doctors have faced or will face disciplinary tribunals.

US warns S.Sudan leaders over delay in power sharing deal

Deadline to set up a new administration was 12 November, but leaders agreed to delay by ...

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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Volunteer to gain life skills for employment, youths told

CS says state supports efforts in empowering youth by giving Youth Fund.

DPP given time to respond in Kidero's Sh68 million graft case

Case was to proceed yesterday but was adjourned to December 11

Train judges on human trafficking cases, state told

Many judges, magistrates and prosecutors lack training in handling cases

Court extends orders against ex-Othaya MP's appointment

She is barred from assuming office until the case is determined