Monthly Archives: October 2016

Kabura to appear before PAC on Tuesday over Sh791m NYS scandal

[field_converge_image]Josephine Kabura, a key suspect in the Sh791 million NYS scandal, is expected to appear before a Parliamentary committee on Tuesday morning.Kabura is required to shed light on transactions involving companies linked with her in th… Continue reading

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Maseno University students on rampage after lynching man who killed colleague

[field_converge_image]Students at Maseno University on Monday reportedly lynched a man accused of killing a colleague. The students also went on rampage, blocking the Kisumu-Busia highway and stoning motorists. Kisumu county commissioner Mohamed Maalim… Continue reading

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Security, regional peace, trade top Uhuru, Magufuli talks

[field_converge_image]Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta and John Magufuli (Kenya) have agreed to jointly fight terrorism by sharing information and experiences.The two leaders and their delegations also discussed regional peace and stability, agreeing to join … Continue reading

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South Africa: Abrahams Caused Untold Harm to Economy – Judge Kriegler

[News24Wire] NPA head Shaun Abrahams was self-righteous instead of apologising for the untold financial harm done to the country on a “bogus case”, said retired Constitutional Court Justice and Freedom Under law chairperson Johann Kriegler. Continue reading

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Leave Raila to us, Kiunjuri tells Uhuru on corruption claims

[field_converge_image]Devolution CS Mwangi Kiunjuri has asked the President not to waste his energy responding to opposition leader Raila Odinga’s views on corruption. Kiunjuri accused opposition leader Raila of politicising the war and attempting to… Continue reading

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Kenya Power records Sh12 billion gross profit

[field_converge_image]Kenya Power has recorded a Sh12 billion profit before tax for the year ended June 30.CEO Ben Chumo attributed this to a sustained favourable business environment and sales that grew 3.6 per cent from 7.130 billion to 7.385 billion… Continue reading

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Uganda: Army Explains Few Women Recruits

[Observer] The army is not sidelining women in its latest recruitment drive, the deputy army spokesperson Major Henry Obbo has said. Continue reading

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Nigerian security forces sexually abuse Boko Haram victims – Human Rights Watch

[field_converge_image]Nigerian soldiers and policemen
have raped and sexually abused women and girls fleeing the
Islamist militant group Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch said on
Monday.Forty-three cases of “sexual abuse, including rape and
exploitation,”… Continue reading

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Nigerian security forces sexually abuse Boko Haram victims – Human Rights Watch

[field_converge_image]Nigerian soldiers and policemen
have raped and sexually abused women and girls fleeing the
Islamist militant group Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch said on
Monday.Forty-three cases of “sexual abuse, including rape and
exploitation,”… Continue reading

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South Africa: Prosecuting Head Refuses to Quit After Withdrawing Charges Against Finance Minister

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance has called for NPA head Shaun Abrahams’ head, following his decision to drop criminal charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, while the African National Congress has welcomed the decision. Continue reading

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