World powers meet in Berlin to discuss Libya crisis

Presence of foreign mercenaries, troops in war-torn country and elections to top meeting’s agenda. World powers have met in Germany to seek lasting peace in Libya by ensuring the conflict-racked North African country stays firmly on the path towards general elections on December 24. Representatives of Libya’s interim government on ...

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Army chopper crashes in Kajiado, bursts into flames

A chopper has crashed in the Oltinga area of Kajiado West sub-county with an unconfirmed number of passengers. Kajiado County Police Commander Muthuri Mwongera said the accident happened about 8 am and details of the chopper and the number of passengers remains unknown. “I have dispatched Kajiado West OCPD Vincent ...

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At least 50 killed in fresh Tigray airstrikes, eyewitnesses say

More than 50 people including civilians have reportedly been killed after Ethiopian forces bombed a busy market at a town in the war-torn northern region of Tigray. As many as 400 people were also injured in the aerial attack. Witnesses say Tuesday’s attack targeted a busy market in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray ...

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Ugandan parliament records 200 Covid cases in 3 weeks

More than 200 workers in the Ugandan parliament, who include MPs, have tested positive for Covid-19 in the last three weeks. The news come amid fears that their drivers and relatives could be carrying a contagious variant of the virus that has killed more than 700 people in the country. Sources ...

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DCI warns parents of sexual predators luring teenage girls through social media

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has advised parents to monitor their children’s online activities, warning that sexual predators are now using such platforms as Facebook to lure teenagers. According to the DCI, one such incident where a teenager from Machakos was lured to Mombasa by a man she had ...

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Terror suspect gunned down while plotting attack in Kwale

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Wednesday raided a militia hideout in Kwale’s Bombo area where they gunned down one terror suspect. The sleuths were acting on intelligence that a group of three suspects was planning to stage an attack within the area. The three suspects were ambushed ...

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Businessman Chris Kirubi is dead

Prominent Kenyan businessman  and industrialist Chris Kirubi has passed away, his family has confirmed. According to the family, Kirubi passed away on Monday following a long illness. He was aged 80 His family said he died on Monday after a long battle with cancer. “It is with great sadness that ...

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G-7 leaders pledge more than 1 billion COVID vaccine doses to poorer nations

G-7 leaders have wrapped up their summit in Carbis Bay, England, pledging more than one billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer nations and calling out China on several issues. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told reporters the doses would come both directly and through COVAX, the U.N.-backed program delivering vaccines ...

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