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  • WFP says almost 40% of Tigrayans suffer ‘extreme lack of food
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    WFP says almost 40% of Tigrayans suffer ‘extreme lack of food

    Almost 40 percent of people in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region are suffering “an extreme lack of food” following 15 months of fighting, the World Food Programme (WFP) has said, also sounding the alarm about rising hunger in neighbouring Amhara and Afar regions. The dire figures announced on Friday were included in the United Nations agency’s […] More

  • Australia suffers deadliest day of Covid-19 pandemic
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    Australia suffers deadliest day of Covid-19 pandemic

    Australia has suffered its deadliest day of the Covid-19 pandemic with nearly 100 deaths, but several large states expect hospital admissions to fall amid hopes that the latest wave of infections would begin to subside. Moreover, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), the country’s drug regulator, expanded the eligibility for boosters to 16- and 17-year-olds, joining […] More

  • Senator Sakaja downplays influence of DAP-K in Western region
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    Senator Sakaja downplays influence of DAP-K in Western region

    Nairobi County Senator Johnson Sakaja has downplayed the influence of the Democratic Action Party of Kenya (DAP-K) in the Western region ahead of the August elections. Senator Sakaja imparted that the Wafula Wamunyinyi led party was being exploited by the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party to frustrate ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi’s presidential bid and popularity […] More

  • Honduras: Xiomara Castro sworn in as first woman president
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    Honduras: Xiomara Castro sworn in as first woman president

    Xiomara Castro has been sworn in as the first woman president of Honduras, vowing to reform the crime and poverty-stricken nation into a “socialist and democratic state.” Castro, 62, took the oath at a massive ceremony on Thursday attended by international dignitaries after a week of infighting in her Libre party that challenged her authority. […] More

  • Kenya Police dismisses fears of looming terror attack
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    Kenya Police dismisses fears of looming terror attack

    Kenya Police spokesman Bruno Shioso has dismissed the allayed fears of a looming terror attack following alert by France and Germany. Speaking on Friday, Shioso said the National Police Service (NPS) is yet to officially receive reports from any foreign governments, pertaining to a possible terror attack in the country this weekend. Shioso however assured Kenyans […] More

  • Kalonzo Musyoka says OKA is stronger than ever following their exit from ANC
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    Kalonzo Musyoka says OKA is stronger than ever following their exit from ANC

    Wiper Leader Kalonzo Musyoka says the One Kenya Alliance is stronger than ever following their walkout with Baringo Senator Gideon Moi from the Amani National Congress (ANC) National Delegates Congress (NDC) hosted by Musalia Mudavadi last Sunday. Speaking during a rally in Kitui, Musyoka stated that the move had given the remaining OKA leaders more […] More

  • Raila Odinga to register Azimio La Umoja as a coalition party
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    Raila Odinga to register Azimio La Umoja as a coalition party

    Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga has announced that the Azimio la Umoja movement, which he is spearheading ahead of the August polls, will officially be registered as a political outfit next week. This follows the Wednesday signing into law of the recently enacted Political Parties (Amendment) Bill of 2021 by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Odinga […] More

  • Denmark to withdraw its troops from Mali after demands by military junta
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    Denmark to withdraw its troops from Mali after demands by military junta

    Denmark has accused coup generals of playing a dirty political game after the junta withdrew the invitation to deploy Danish troops. Denmark has announced the country would withdraw its newly deployed contingent of 90 troops from Mali after repeated demands by the poor Sahel country’s military junta. “The coup generals sent out a public statement […] More

  • ANC nveils Musalia Mudavadi as its presidential candidate
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    ANC unveils Musalia Mudavadi as its presidential candidate

    Amani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi has been unveiled as the party’s flag-bearer, with the mandate to now enter or negotiate pre or post-election pacts with other parties. ANC Secretary General Simon Kamau announced that the NDC had resolved and confirmed Mudavadi as its presidential candidate in accordance with the party’s law. The ANC […] More

  • Is the US trying to woo Turkey over Ukraine crisis?
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    Is the US trying to woo Turkey over Ukraine crisis?

    Turkey and the US have similar views on many aspects of the situation developing between Russia and Ukraine. The United States’ decision to stop backing the controversial EastMed pipeline indicates that it wants Turkiye to focus on easing tensions that are brewing over Ukraine, experts say. The EastMed pipeline was proposed to connect Israeli gas fields to […] More

  • The Taliban has arrested a popular university professor and outspoken critic of successive Afghan governments, including the new rulers in Kabul.
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    Taliban arrests popular Afghan professor Faizuallah Jalal

    The Taliban has arrested a popular university professor and outspoken critic of successive Afghan governments, including the new rulers in Kabul. Zabihullah Mujahid said in a tweet on Sunday that professor Faizuallah Jalal was being held by the Taliban’s intelligence arm. The group accused the professor of “nonsense remarks on social media, which were provoking […] More

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    Ruto tours Migori as Raila meets mothers of political prisoners

    Deputy President William Ruto will tour Migori County on Sunday, as part of his vote-seeking mission ahead of the August 2022 polls. His day will begin with a church service at Isebania Parish in Kuria West at around 9am. He will thereafter make a stopover at Getonganya town at around 11am. According to his itinerary, […] More

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