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Trump falsely claims 'millions of people who voted illegally' cost him popular vote

Trump falsely claims 'millions of people who voted illegally' cost him popular vote

President-elect Donald Trump alleged Sunday, without evidence, that "millions of people" voted illegally for Hillary Clinton and otherwise he would have won the popular vote. It's an unprecedented allegation by a president-elect. Trump won the Electoral College and thus the White House, but the Democratic nominee leads him in the popular vote by about two million ballots. "In addition to winning the...

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Married to an inmate: the ul…

Married to an inmate: the ultimate test of commitment

Every year, an estimated 2 million couples in the US vow to stick together "for better or for worse." But what happens when the "worse" part of marriage unexpectedly includes one person serving...

Uhuru shuts door on politici…

Uhuru shuts door on politicians getting quick degrees

The door was on Thursday slammed shut on politicians rushing to acquire quick degrees before next year’s General Election. A directive by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday said university st...

IEBC sneaked in 2 million vo…

IEBC sneaked in 2 million votes to deny me victory, claims Raila

Cord leader Raila Odinga on Sunday claimed that two million votes were sneaked into the electoral agency’s server to deny him victory in the 2013 polls. Addressing a rally at Waondo Primary in ...

With North Korea Looming, Tr…

With North Korea Looming, Trump May Be Rethinking China Showdown

BEIJING — As a presidential candidate, Donald J. Trump talked about China almost solely in the context of trade, such as when he promised to slap punishing tariffs on cheap Chinese imports that ...

Secret Service considering r…

Secret Service considering renting a floor at Trump Tower to protect future first family

The US Secret Service is considering renting one floor in Trump Tower to protect President-elect Donald Trump and his family by turning it into a 24-7 command post, a law enforcement official to...

After Fidel Castro's death, …

After Fidel Castro's death, can Cuba finally move on?

Fidel Castro's death is the end of an era. He has gone not with a bang, as he arrived, nor with a whimper, but a simple fading away. Laid low by serious illness, his iron grip on the island nati...

Tourism Regulatory Authority…

Tourism Regulatory Authority give eight Nairobi hotels five-star rating

At least eight hotels in Nairobi County have been ranked five-star by the Tourism Regulatory Authority. According to results published in a gazette notice on November 18, town hotels in Nairobi...

CNN's 'Unprecedented': 'Comm…

CNN's 'Unprecedented': 'Common sense,' Trump's campaign strategy from the get-go

Donald Trump and his political advisers decided early on that two words would drive the billionaire's campaign for president: Common sense. For more than two decades, Trump had begun simplifyi...

Brookhouse starts building i…

Brookhouse starts building its second campus in Nairobi

Brookhouse School has kicked off construction of its second Kenyan campus in a multi-million shilling expansion project, which will double the institution’s student capacity from the current 800...

Uhuru: Respect Kenya’s decis…

Uhuru: Respect Kenya’s decisions

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday urged the international community to respect decisions made by Kenya in pulling out of international missions and agreements that no longer worked in its inter...

Criminals minting millions f…

Criminals minting millions from cooking gas racket

A ruthless cartel is running a parallel multi-million Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) market in Kenya, putting thousands of lives at risk and minting millions tax free, the Nation can reveal. Lac...

Activist Boniface Mwangi ann…

Activist Boniface Mwangi announces interest in parliamentary seat

Renowned activist Boniface Mwangi has announced his entry into politics by expressing interest in Starehe Parliamentary seat in the 2017 General Election. Mwangi, an avowed critic of President ...

The Trump pledge

The Trump pledge

Two top Republicans working with President-elect Donald Trump's transition team told reporters in a phone call Wednesday evening that they're taking steps toward one of Trump's campaign promise...

Trump just dropped a big hin…

Trump just dropped a big hint to the pharmaceutical industry

A single sentence in President-elect Donald Trump's health-care platformsends a strong hint to the drug and medical device industry that they may have an easier time getting their products on th...

KC man Godfrey Kirui charged…

KC man Godfrey Kirui charged with raping sleeping woman he drove

A 24-year-old Kansas City man has been charged with rape, accused of jumping into a stranger’s car outside a nightclub, driving away with a sleeping woman and sexually assaulting her by the side...

Seahawks stop Pats with last…

Seahawks stop Pats with last-second goal-line stand

Deja vu all over again. This time it was the Seahawks (6-2-1) who stonewalled the Patriots (7-2) at the goal line with seconds remaining. Seattle's goal-line stand with less than a minute remaining ...

Hate crimes? 'Stop it'

Hate crimes? 'Stop it'

Donald Trump on Sunday told his supporters to stop harassing minorities, in his first televised sit-down interview since becoming President-elect. "I am so saddened to hear that," Trump told C...

Uhuru to host land summit on…

Uhuru to host land summit on Monday

State House on Sunday promised an engaging summit on lands, promising answers on historical injustices as well as the thorny issue of how much land a person can own. The summit will be held on ...

Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses 7th…

Sheriff Joe Arpaio loses 7th term

Voters have booted Sheriff Joe Arpaio from office in his bid for a seventh term after his legal problems in a racial profiling case culminated in a criminal charge two weeks before Election Da...

Trump wins the White House i…

Trump wins the White House in victory for outsiders

Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States, CNN projects, a historic victory for outsiders that represents a stunning repudiation of Washington's political establishmen...

Deputy President's office am…

Deputy President's office among departments investigated for corruption

The ministries of Transport and Infrastructure and Interior and Coordination of National Government and the Office of the Deputy President top the list of departments that have been investigated...

Key ballot measures: The imp…

Key ballot measures: The important, the fascinating and the weird

From minimum wage to pot to labor laws, voters in states around the country are engaging in direct democracy. Several states are considering similar ballot initiatives with regard to firearms, ...

Election Day 2016: History …

 Election Day 2016: History arrives

Americans are casting their verdicts on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Tuesday after an exhausting, acrimonious campaign that at times revolted the nation and tore at its fabric. History ...

Nevada judge denies Trump re…

Nevada judge denies Trump request; warns about Twitter trolls

A Nevada court judge forcefully denied a request Tuesday from Donald Trump's campaign to direct a county registrar of voters to preserve and segregate ballots from voting machines in four early ...

The weather wild card

The weather wild card

"Pleasant" and "calm" are two words that haven't been used to describe the 2016 presidential election. But they should characterize the weather across much of the country on Election Day. Weat...

How Does The Electoral Colle…

How Does The Electoral College Work And Is It Fair?

Here's a little information that Americans have usually been able to ignore. It's about the Electoral College, a uniquely American institution that's been with us from the beginning and that's ...

Waiguru hits back at Ruto in…

Waiguru hits back at Ruto in NYS feud

The war of words between Deputy President William Ruto and former Devolution CS Anne Waiguru is getting dirty. On Sunday, the Deputy President went personal as he sought to link Ms Waiguru to J...

FBI: New emails don't change…

FBI: New emails don't change conclusions on Clinton

FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers Sunday the agency hasn't changed its opinion that Hillary Clinton should not face criminal charges after a review of new emails. Comey had dropped a bom...

Conway deflects on Trump cam…

Conway deflects on Trump camp's claims of assassination attempt

Donald Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said it was "scary" when the Secret Service had to force Trump off stage during a rally on Saturday. "It's scary -- I mean, all the coverage is...

Here's how to see the bigges…

Here's how to see the biggest supermoon since 1948

If you step outside on November 14, you might notice the moon is looking bigger and brighter than usual. Bigger in fact, than it has appeared at any point in the last 68 years, say scientists. ...

Thug life: Crime does not pa…

Thug life: Crime does not pay

At the age of 10, Elias Hiti Mwaganu dropped out of school in Standard Two “due to an urge to be rebellious”. Incensed by his action, his father gave him an ultimatum: he could  continue living...

Karua: I’m self-made and can…

Karua: I’m self-made and can seek any seat

The entry of Martha Karua into Kirinyaga County politics has no doubt sent her opponents back to the drawing board. Ms Karua will be running on a Narc Kenya ticket whereas all other aspirants w...

Keitany wins third New York …

Keitany wins third New York marathon in a row

A dominant Kenya’s Mary Keitany ran the last half of the race unchallenged to capture her third consecutive New York City Marathon title in 2 hours, 24 minutes and 26 seconds on Sunday. Kenyan ...

4 factors that could stall B…

4 factors that could stall Brexit

Before Thursday, the process for triggering Brexit was a lot more straightforward. But the High Court's bombshell ruling means Prime Minister Theresa May's government cannot begin the formal pr...

Did you fall for these fake …

Did you fall for these fake news stories?

The internet and social media are great resources for finding information, but they're also the perfect vehicles for spreading misinformation Fake news stories have been particularly pre...

China's Wanda Group buys Dic…

China's Wanda Group buys Dick Clark Productions for $1 billion

China's richest man just bought an iconic American entertainment company. In a move that had been expected for months, billionaire Wang Jianlin's Dalian Wanda Group bought Dick Clark Production...

6 ways Trump could win

6 ways Trump could win

Donald Trump's path to 270 electoral votes remains precarious -- but with some breaks, he can get there. Trump's campaign has made clear exactly what its targets are. It is spending $25 millio...

Brexit court defeat for UK g…

Brexit court defeat for UK government

Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU, the High Court has ruled. This means the government cannot trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty - beginning fo...

Households feel the pinch as…

Households feel the pinch as sugar prices hit four-year high

Sugar prices have hit a four-year high of Sh125 a kilogramme following a shortage of the sweetener, pilling pressure on household budgets. Data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNB...

Chinese replaces Kenyan comm…

Chinese replaces Kenyan commander in Juba

The Kenyan commander of the United Nations peacekeeping force in South Sudan is now “on leave,” and a Chinese military officer has been named acting commander, a UN spokesman has said. UN Secre...

Kenyan Boy, 3, dies after fa…

Kenyan Boy, 3, dies after falling from balcony in Forth Worth

A Kenyan family living in the US is mourning after their child fell off a third-floor balcony and died. The boy, identified as Prince Malcolm Nyangenya, died at the Post Oak East Apartments in ...

Washington elite speculate a…

Washington elite speculate about a Trump presidency

Donald Trump says that if he's elected, he'll fix Washington and run the nation like a business. People here are wondering whether he'd make good on his promise. Would President Trump fix Washin...

Teen hackers study considers…

Teen hackers study considers link to addiction

A study suggests there are parallels between the way youngsters turn into hackers and how youths become addicted to drugs and alcohol. The report was written for the EU's law enforcement agency...

New polls show tight Clinton…

New polls show tight Clinton-Trump race nationally, battlegrounds

Hillary Clinton holds a slim lead over Donald Trump, a new national poll shows. An ABC News/Washington Post tracking poll released Sunday showed Clinton ahead 46% to 45% -- narrower than Satur...

Magufuli and Uhuru in deal t…

Magufuli and Uhuru in deal to build roads

Tanzania and Kenya have agreed on a time line to start the construction of two link roads meant to improve the movement of goods and people between the two countries. The deal is the major deco...

When celebrity status ends u…

When celebrity status ends up in loneliness

In what is considered her last video interview, Afro-jazz musician Achieng’ Abura had a telling description of the rate at which well-wishers’ money was streaming in towards a Sh4 million fundra...

Uhuru sister’s company in sa…

Uhuru sister’s company in same group as the disabled

A company associated with President Uhuru Kenyatta’s close relatives, which has been named in the Sh5.2 billion Afya House scandal, was listed in Treasury’s roll of companies that should get pre...

Kenya climbs 21 places in Wo…

Kenya climbs 21 places in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index

Kenya's standing has improved by 21 places in the latest World Bank ease of doing business report, signalling that a raft of business reforms initiated by the government may be paying off. The ...

Former Safaricom boss takes …

Former Safaricom boss takes over KQ’s hot chair

Former Safaricom chief executive Michael Joseph has said his priority at the troubled national carrier Kenya Airways will be to implement recommendations of an audit report that has exposed massive ...

Early voting revelations

Early voting revelations

Hillary Clinton's campaign has reason for optimism in several swing states -- and appears to have turned Arizona into a battleground -- as millions of Americans vote early. More than 7.3 mill...

Meet the baby who was born t…

Meet the baby who was born twice

Margaret Boemer went for a routine ultrasound 16 weeks into her pregnancy with her third child. She quickly found out that things were far from routine. "They saw something on the scan, and the...

Saccos cut interest rates to…

Saccos cut interest rates to retain edge over Kenyan banks

Savings and Credit Co-operatives (Saccos) are reducing loan rates to retain their competitive edge after banks were forced to cut price of lending in line with the new interest capping law.   Th...

South Africa to withdraw fro…

South Africa to withdraw from ICC

South Africa is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, according to a document seen by Reuters on Thursday, a move that would take effect one year after notice is formally received by Un...

KQ contracts German company …

KQ contracts German company to service engines

German aircraft engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines has won a lucrative contract for maintenance of loss-making national carrier Kenya Airways’ engines. The exact terms of the deal were not di...

70 gas stations in 70 miles

70 gas stations in 70 miles

About a month ago, photographer Eugenio Grosso traveled a 70-mile stretch in northern Iraq, from the city of Kirkuk to Sulaymaniyah in the country's Kurdish region. He had only one purpose: to ...

Early voting, early hints

Early voting, early hints

There are hints of good news for Hillary Clinton in key battleground states as millions of Americans vote early, according to a CNN analysis of the latest early voting statistics. More than...

Kenyan health workers in dia…

Kenyan health workers in diaspora to be listed - Githae

The Kenyan embassy in America is undertaking a mapping exercise for all Kenyan medical professionals who are currently residing in the United States. Ambassador Robinson Njeru Githae has called...

Top 40 finalists urged to in…

Top 40 finalists urged to inspire next generation

Keep it up, keep pushing and fight for your space to inspire those behind you. That was the rallying call during this year’s gala dinner for the Top 40 Under 40 Women finalists on Friday evening...

Kenya ranks dismally on feed…

Kenya ranks dismally on feeding her people

  Despite the progress Kenya has made in reducing hunger, it is among 50 countries where levels of hunger remain serious or alarming, a new global report reveals. Kenya’s score of 22 places it at ...

26,000 Somali refugees willi…

26,000 Somali refugees willing to 'return home'

The UN refugee agency said a total of 26,819 Somali refugees have confirmed their intention to voluntarily return home and are waiting to be facilitated to return to the Horn of Africa nation. ...

A Night Of Prayers In Housto…

  All Churches in houston will come together in a night of prayers. Let join together and pray for our beloved country Kenya and also for our lives here in the diaspora.

Shoppers to pay for plastic …

Shoppers to pay for plastic bags after Bill approval

Nairobi residents will start paying for plastic bags they use to carry shopping goods if Governor Evans Kidero signs into law a new Bill approved by the County Assembly. The Nairobi County Plas...

Radisson Blu to open its sec…

Radisson Blu to open its second Nairobi hotel in February

  The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has set February 2017 as the opening date for its second outlet in Nairobi which has suffered multiple false starts blamed on building delays. Park Inn by Radis...

The pound’s fall and why it …

The pound’s fall and why it matters

Have you seen the new pound coin? It's a 50p piece. Admittedly, currency jokes aren't quite up there with Phoebe Waller-Bridge in Fleabag ("People make mistakes. That's why they put rubbers on ...

A strategy of disgust?

A strategy of disgust?

An "unshackled" Donald Trump makes Hillary Clinton's top aides happy, but it does come with concerns, they said Tuesday. They are worried that a negative, race to the bottom with Trump could s...

Free transit visa on agenda …

Free transit visa on agenda as Zuma jets in

The ongoing visa row with South Africa will top the agenda as President Jacob Zuma arrives in Nairobi on Monday for a three-day visit. State House spokesman Manoah Esipisu said on Sunday that P...

Legal battle looms as Kibera…

Legal battle looms as Kibera residents oppose highway

When Peter Nyagesera’s sisters died, leaving him to raise their nine orphaned children, he felt drawn to help other single mothers and street children living in the narrow alleyways of Kibera sl...

Clinton, Trump clash in 2nd …

Clinton, Trump clash in 2nd debate: CNN's Reality Check Team vets the claims

  Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met Sunday for their second presidential debate, and CNN's Reality Check Team is spending the evening analyzing their claims. The team of reporters, r...

Trump, Clinton wage scorched…

Trump, Clinton wage scorched-earth debate

Politics in America changed Sunday night. The once sacred tradition of a presidential debate -- where candidates typically trade barbs over their vision of the country's future -- exploded into...

Trump's vulgar bombshell

Trump's vulgar bombshell

Donald Trump's October Surprise is so explicit, shocking, offensive and vile that even he felt the need to apologize -- defiantly. In a video released after midnight Saturday, Trump expressed r...

Kenya needs oil prices to ri…

Kenya needs oil prices to rise past $50 - PS

Kenya is set to start exporting crude oil in June next year, but warned earnings will be little. The Final Investment Decision (FID) for the Early Oil Pilot Scheme (EOPS) nod was given Thursday...

Ethiopia to overtake Kenya a…

Ethiopia to overtake Kenya as Eastern Africa’s top economy

Ethiopia’s economy is expected to overtake Kenya’s this year, buoyed by massive government spending on infrastructure that has kept the Horn of Africa nation on the list of the world’s fastest-...

Chris Brown breaks fan's pho…

Chris Brown breaks fan's phone in Mombasa

American R&B star Chris Brown broke a fan's mobile phone when she tried to take a selfie with the singer on his arrival at the Moi International Airport, Mombasa, on Saturday Speaking to th...

Death Announcement: Mrs. Reg…

Death Announcement: Mrs. Regina Mweru Njuku mum to Esther Njuku (Dallas), Pauline Njuku (Houston), Carolyne Njuku (Baton Rouge)

It is with humble acceptance of God’s will that we announce the passing of our mom, Mrs. Regina Mweru Njuku who was a business lady at Gikomba Market in Nairobi, Kenya. She was wife to Geoffrey Nju...

Home health company, executi…

Home health company, executives indicted in health care fraud

A Worcester-based home health agency and three people involved with the company have been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly defrauding the state’s Medicaid program of more than $800,000. C...

U.S. owes black people repar…

U.S. owes black people reparations for a history of ‘racial terrorism,’ says U.N. panel

The history of slavery in the United States justifies reparations for African Americans, argues a recent report by a U.N.-affiliated group based in Geneva. This conclusion was part of a study ...

Uhuru picks team to spearhea…

Uhuru picks team to spearhead reforms in troubled coffee sector

President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed a team to oversee reforms aimed at turning around the coffee industry in a move likely to test the Judiciary’s powers and spark fresh turf wars with counties. ...

NSE investors Sh80 billion i…

NSE investors Sh80 billion in the red at third quarter

Investors at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) have booked paper losses of Sh80 billion in the first nine months of the year, as the market hit a five-year low on the back of an interest rate ca...

Grievances, rivalry drive po…

Grievances, rivalry drive police to kill colleagues

Aleast 23 police officers were killed by colleagues in the 20 months leading to August 2016, Deadly Force, a database byNation Newsplex reveals. That is equivalent to nine per cent of the 262 ...

Toyota targets more Kenya co…

Toyota targets more Kenya contracts after signing deal

Japanese conglomerate Toyota Tsusho Corporation is eyeing more big-ticket contracts in Kenya after signing a support deal with the government. The Nagoya-based company, a unit of the Toyota Mot...

Trump's rise draws white sup…

Trump's rise draws white supremacists into political mainstream: 'I am winning,' says David Duke

David Duke worked the Louisiana gun show like a preacher pursuing souls, cornering potential voters as they picked over firearms and ammo. The robes are gone and the rhetoric is softer than du...

Trump angry at allies conced…

Trump angry at allies conceding he lost debate

Donald Trump is angry that his aides and advisers have conceded to reporters -- largely without attribution -- that the Republican nominee struggled in his first presidential debate. In a confe...

Why do police shoot to kill…

 Why do police shoot to kill?

From Ferguson and North Charleston to Tulsaand Charlotte, fatal police shootings seem to be happening with alarming regularity. Police officers sometimes must make split-second decisions, unde...

At least 1 dead in train cra…

At least 1 dead in train crash

The person killed in Thursday's train crash in Hoboken was standing on the platform when the train came into the station, according to two officials briefed on the matter. The train engineer, w...

Clinton, Trump clash in firs…

Clinton, Trump clash in first debate

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed Monday in their first head-to-head debate of the general election season, with Trump in particular straying from the truth, CNN's Reality Check Team fo...

Cell phone video released of…

Cell phone video released of Keith Lamont Scott's shooting

The family of Keith Lamont Scott has released cell phone video, recorded by his wife, that shows the moments leading to his fatal shooting by police Tuesday in Charlotte, North Carolina. The v...

What to do if your Yahoo acc…

What to do if your Yahoo account was hacked

The latest Yahoo hack is a doozy you shouldn't ignore. The company said on Thursday at least 500 million user accounts were affected by a massive data breach. The hack happened in 2014, when "...

White Tulsa officer charged …

White Tulsa officer charged with manslaughter in death of unarmed black man

A white police officer in Tulsa, Okla., who was shown on video fatally shooting an unarmed black man has been charged with manslaughter, authorities said on Thursday. Tulsa District Attorney S...

Kenya embassy staff on the s…

Kenya embassy staff on the spot as 2,000 visa stickers 'go missing' in DC

  Kenyan embassy staff in the US lost 2,000 visa stickers in one year that could have been sold in the black market in the latestscandal to rock Kenyan missions abroad. In his latest audit repo...

Mara wildebeest migration sp…

Mara wildebeest migration spectacle set for live online streaming

Wildlife lovers will Tuesday start viewing live global transmissions of the wildebeest migration spectacle on two online channels through YouTube and Facebook. In an interview with the Nation,...

Oil deposits trigger boundar…

Oil deposits trigger boundary row between Kenya and Somalia

The fate of six oil blocks in the Indian Ocean and the role of foreign governments will come to play this morning as Kenya and Somalia argue out their maritime boundary case before the Internat...

Safaricom warns of job losse…

Safaricom warns of job losses

Mobile phone operator Safaricom has warned of more job losses in Mombasa due to proposed high business levies. The company’s Coast region head of operations, Ms Fawzia Kimanthi, said the county...

Medical Fund for Susan Mutho…

Medical Fund for Susan Muthoni Mbagara of Seattle, Washington

Robert Omondi (Omosh) on behalf of his wife Susan Muthoni Mbagara, appeals to family and friends for continued prayers and support. Omosh's beloved wife Susan, was recently diagnosed with Stage...

No reprieve on loans pricing…

No reprieve on loans pricing for 300,000 micro banks clients

More than 300,000 borrowers with microfinance banks (MFBs) have been left out of the lower-interest rate regime following exclusion from the new law regulating the price of bank loans. Microfinan...

I built a business from an o…

I built a business from an old rugged mattress

"The mind is limitless. It can be stretched by new ideas without losing its original dimensions,” says 28-year-old Lillian Wambui, who built her career from an old rugged mattress. Wambui, the ...

Lupita Nyong’o: “I Want to C…

In her new movie, Queen of Katwe, Lupita Nyong’o brings her talent and brilliance to a story from her native East Africa. To celebrate, she takes Vogue—and the most glorious prints of the season...

US fast food chain Burger Ki…

US fast food chain Burger King to open Nairobi outlet

American fast food chain Burger King is set to open a Nairobi outlet at The Hub Mall in Karen. The firm is making final touches on the store. Burger King’s arrival in the Kenyan market comes more...

Patients to wait longer for …

Patients to wait longer for cancer centres as construction postponed

Cancer patients will have to wait for three more years to access convenient healthcare after the government pushed back timeline for the construction of the four treatment centres. The centres to...

African writer's American Dr…

African writer's American Dream comes true

Imbolo Mbue's rise to the top of the literary tree is a true fairy tale of New York. The 33-year-old Cameroonian writer, who was born in a house without running water or electricity, became the...

$117 million gone: Oprah los…

$117 million gone: Oprah loses more than weight

Oprah Winfrey's halo effect on Weight Watchers(WTW) is disappearing fast. The media mogul and 10% owner of Weight Watchers has seen $117 million in wealth vanish as shares of the company have c...

Will Trump Release His Tax R…

Will Trump Release His Tax Returns? Billionaire Pledges Up to $5 Million for Veterans if So

The billionaire co-founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman, has pledged to give up to $5 million to veterans groups if Donald J. Trump agrees to release his tax returns before the Oct. 19 presidential...

Police unit dismantles bomb …

Police unit dismantles bomb vest after failed attack

Bomb disposal unit is dismantling a bomb vest worn by women who attacked Central Police Station in Mombasa earlier today. The three dressed in bui-buis (head to toe robes) have been killed, lea...

Looking back at 9/11, Americ…

Looking back at 9/11, Americans feel fear, anger, worry

Fifteen years after the 9/11 attacks, Americans are increasingly worried that terrorists will strike in the days around the anniversary, and they are more likely than five years ago to feel fear...

CNN/ORC poll: High expectati…

CNN/ORC poll: High expectations for Clinton ahead of first debate

Americans say they expect Hillary Clinton to outperform Donald Trump when the two take the stage for the first presidential debate in less than three weeks, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. Ove...

Mike Pence defends Donald Tr…

Mike Pence defends Donald Trump comments on Vladimir Putin: 'inarguable'

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday defended his running mate's statement that Vladimir Putin is a stronger leader than President Barack Obama, calling it "inarguable." In a sit-down with CNN's...

Miami attacks Zika from the …

Miami attacks Zika from the air

Planes flying over Miami Beach on Friday conducted aerial spraying for mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus, despite concerns over possible effects that the insecticide naled may have on health a...

Will North Korea's next miss…

Will North Korea's next missile test have a nuclear warhead?

Could North Korea actually put a nuclear warhead atop a rocket and fire it at a potential adversary? Some still doubt North Korea can make a warhead small enough, or miniaturize it enough, to m...

Foreigners may be appointed …

Foreigners may be appointed to IEBC after MPs approve Bill

Foreigners may be appointed to serve at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) after MPs approved the Elections Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which removes the requirement that co...

Uhuru to commission Isiolo I…

Uhuru to commission Isiolo International Airport early next year

President Uhuru Kenyatta will early next year commission the Sh2.7 billion Isiolo International Airport, it has been announced. Transport Principal Secretary Irungu Nyakera, who inspected the o...

Land Commission digitising r…

Land Commission digitising records to improve services

Land buyers, agents, sellers and others interested in accessing land services will no longer have to queue for long hours at the land offices or engage in tedious processes to have their issues ...

World's largest indoor theme…

World's largest indoor theme park opens in Dubai

It's already home to the world's tallest buildings, biggest shopping malls and largest man-made islands. Now, Dubai can claim yet another superlative -- the "world's largest indoor theme park."...

CBK orders banks to obey vag…

CBK orders banks to obey vague rate caps law in 2 weeks

Commercial banks have two weeks to comply with new interest rate caps even as the wording of the law transmitted by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) to chief executives remained vague and confusing. ...

Sameer shuts down Nairobi ty…

Sameer shuts down Nairobi tyre plant in favour of imports

Sameer Africa has closed its Yana tyres manufacturing factory in Nairobi citing increased competition from cheaper imports, dealing yet another blow to Kenya’s ambition to industrialise.   The c...

KNH doubles treatment fee fo…

KNH doubles treatment fee for cancer patients

Cancer patients seeking treatment at Kenyatta National Hospital will have to cough up double the amount they have been paying for radiotherapy after charges were raised. Some patients told Nati...

Leaked Script Shows What Adv…

Leaked Script Shows What Advisers Want Donald Trump to Say at Black Church

Donald J. Trump’s visit to a black church here on Saturday will be a major moment for a candidate with a history of offending the sensibilities of black Americans. His team is leaving nothing...

Zika, a Formidable Enemy, At…

Zika, a Formidable Enemy, Attacks and Destroys Parts of Babies’ Brains

The images tell a heartbreaking story: Zika’s calamitous attack on the brains of babies — as seen from the inside. With a macabre catalog of brain scans and ultrasound pictures, a new study det...

Obama tours Louisiana amid c…

Obama tours Louisiana amid criticism that he's late

President Barack Obama toured flood-ravaged Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tuesday, surveying wreckage that has also become a political football. "We are heartbroken by the loss of life," Obama said ...

Florida man robbed, killed a…

Florida man robbed, killed after online date

Thousands of people are turning to the internet for love, but one online dateended tragically for a man from Auburndale. Police said Adam Hilarie was killed after making a connection on the dat...

Reagan's daughter on Trump 2…

Reagan's daughter on Trump 2nd Amendment comment: 'Horrifying'

Ronald Reagan’s daughter slammed Donald Trump late Wednesday night over his suggestion that “Second Amendment people” could stop a President Hillary Clinton from appointing anti-gun judges to th...

Too good to check: Sean Hann…

Too good to check: Sean Hannity’s tale of a Trump rescue

“The Trump campaign has confirmed to Hannity.com that Mr. Trump did indeed send his plane to make two trips from North Carolina to Miami, Florida to transport over 200 Gulf War Marines back home...

DEA regularly mines American…

DEA regularly mines Americans' travel records to seize millions in cash

Federal drug agents regularly mine Americans’ travel information to profile people who might be ferrying money for narcotics traffickers — though they almost never use what they learn to make a...

Afreximbank’s plan for Kenya…

Afreximbank’s plan for Kenya regional office hit by tax war

Kenya risks losing out to Ethiopia in the race to host the Sh3 billion regional headquarters of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) due to a diplomatic row, the Business Daily has learned. ...

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Express toll road to link city to airport

Motorists wishing to avoid traffic jams while going to catch flights will be charged a fee to use an expressway to be built from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi. This is part o...

Uhuru unveils his 2017 party…

Uhuru unveils his 2017 party, Raila fights plan

President Uhuru Kenyatta launched his re-election bid in earnest on Tuesday after he announced that he will be defending his seat through the newly created and broad-based Jubilee Party. Som...

City hospitals ink deal with…

City hospitals ink deal with Nairobi County to handle food testing

MP Shah and Nairobi Hospital will now handle food testing in the capital's hospitality industry before issuance of certificates by City Hall. This comes after a contract between the Nairobi Co...

Donald Trump needs a miracle…

Donald Trump needs a miracle to win

Three months from now, with the 2016 presidential election in the rearview mirror, we will look back and agree that the presidential election was over on Aug. 9th. Of course, it is politically...

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CSs want Raila to run against Uhuru

Two Cabinet Secretaries and four Jubilee MPs have asked Cord leader Raila Odinga to vie for the presidency and not step down for any other candidate. They spoke as Ford Kenya leader Moses Wetan...

NKANATA OUT: Star sprinter o…

NKANATA OUT: Star sprinter out of Olympics due to blunder by NOCK and Athletics Kenya

Team Kenya Chef de Mission Stephen Soi confirmed yesterday that Nkanata will not be competing at the games despite having arrived in Rio de Janeiro from his base in the US a few days ago. The ...

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Kasich: Trump Jr. called aide to float VP offer

Ohio Gov. John Kasich still isn't ready to support Donald Trump for president -- but he confirmed that one of his aides was contacted about possibly joining the real estate mogul's ticket as his...

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Feds open talks on growing human organs in animals

Scientists may be a step closer to growing human organs in animals. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is considering lifting a moratorium that blocked funding for experimentation involv...

Kenyans in Canada hit with t…

Kenyans in Canada hit with the highest remittance fees

Kenyans in Canada sending money back home paid the highest charges compared to those in other major source countries for diaspora remittances as at May this year, data compiled by the World Bank sho...

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Pressure piles on big banks to cut rates as 3 comply

Three banks have indicated they are cutting lending rates in line with benchmark rates, mounting pressure on their rivals as the debate to regulate loan prices rages. Last week Commercial Bank of...

Safaricom head hunts Equity …

Safaricom head hunts Equity chief in battle for mobile cash

Safaricom has hired former Equity Bank Group director of payments Ronald Webb to head its M-Pesa unit, stepping up the mobile money rivalry between the two companies.   Mr Webb has been instrume...

Kenya Airways sells Embakasi…

Kenya Airways sells Embakasi land to Kemsa for Sh400m

Kenya Airways has completed the sale of five acres of land in Embakasi to the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (Kemsa) in a transaction that will earn the carrier over Sh400 million. The national ...

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Last Atlantic City Casino Linked to Trump Is Closing Amid a Strike

The last of the Atlantic City casinos once operated by Donald J. Trump is set to close early next month. The Trump Taj Mahal, which has been picketed since July 1 by hundreds of striking emplo...

Nacada CEO, 5 staff to be ch…

Nacada CEO, 5 staff to be charged over tender award

National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (Nacada) CEO William Okedi and five other officials will be charged on August 17 with abuse of office and flouting procurement ...

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What Donald meant was ...

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Three Kenyan hotels win Worl…

Three Kenyan hotels win World Luxury Spa Awards

Three Kenyan hotels have scooped World Luxury Spa Awards for 2016. Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort in Mombasa, Nairobi Serena Hotel and Enashipai Resort in Naivasha bagged the awards in the Africa c...

List of 114 schools hit by u…

List of 114 schools hit by unrest

Over 100 schools have been affected by unrest in the past two months as policymakers scramble to identify the causes of the crisis that threatens to spiral out of control. Education Cabinet Secreta...

Fred Matiangi, principals ru…

Fred Matiangi, principals rule out closing schools over unrest

School activities will go on until the end of the term on August 12, despite the wave of unrest that has hit many secondary schools. At a meeting chaired by Education Secretary Fred Matiang'i on Th...

Cofek sues Transport CS for …

Cofek sues Transport CS for appointing Norwegian KAA boss

The Consumers Federation of Kenya (Cofek) has challenged the appointment of a Norwegian to head the Kenya Airports Authority. The consumer rights body said the position is meant for a Kenyan, not a...

North Korea: U.S. crossed 'r…

North Korea: U.S. crossed 'red line', declared war

North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press on Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jon Un on its list of sanc...

A Post reporter was banned f…

A Post reporter was banned from a Trump-Pence rally yesterday. That should frighten you

Jose DelReal is one of a small team of people who cover Donald Trump's presidential campaign for The Washington Post. On Wednesday, he was in Milwaukee to cover an appearance by Trump running mate M...

Donald Trump encourages Russ…

Donald Trump encourages Russia to hack Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump called on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's email on Wednesday. "Russia, if you're listening I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be ...

Mom broadcasts daughter's be…

Mom broadcasts daughter's beating on Facebook

"You wanna try me, right?" So begins the live Facebook broadcast of a mother beating and berating her 16-year-old daughter in their Savannah, Georgia, home. The teen sobs as her mother slaps her a...

1,400 Chinese workers to bui…

1,400 Chinese workers to build Sh200bn Lamu coal plant

The number of Chinese workers in Kenya’s crowded labour market is set to increase significantly when construction of Lamu’s coal power plant begins later this year, official reports indicate. A C...

Malik's Trump endorsement ex…

Malik's Trump endorsement exposes frosty relationship with Obama

US President Barack Obama’s half-brother Malik says he endorsed the election of Republican Party candidate Donald Trump because he is a “down-to-earth” person. An excited Mr Trump on Monday tweeted...

Jordan: I can't stay silent

Jordan: I can't stay silent

"I can no longer stay silent." So says Michael Jordan, widely considered the best NBA player of all time but someone who has refrained from using his celebrity to take a public stand on social issu...

Nintendo stock tanks after '…

Nintendo stock tanks after 'Pokemon Go' investors realize company doesn't own game

In response to the ubiquity of “Pokemon Go,” investors immediately began snatching up Nintendo stock like, well, Pokemon, probably because the company is most closely associated with the game from i...

Munich shooting: Teen had do…

Munich shooting: Teen had documents about going on rampage, police say

Although police had engaged in a shootout with the Munich gunman, an autopsy indicated he had died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police officials told a press conference in Munich on Saturday. ...

Key survey sees UK economy s…

Key survey sees UK economy shrinking after Brexit vote

British business activity sank in July to its lowest level since April 2009, a survey showed Friday in the first indication of economic contaction since the shock EU exit vote. The preliminary co...

Kenyatta signs Bill to disbu…

Kenyatta signs Bill to disburse Sh302bn to counties

President Uhuru Kenyatta this morning signed into law the County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2016. The Act provides for disbursement of Sh302.2 billion to the 47 county governments in the financial ...

Pokemon Go takes over town n…

Pokemon Go takes over town near North Korean border

It looks like a beautiful father-son bonding moment. In matching red T-shirts, hunched over two smartphones, a father coaches his young boy in how to catch Pokemon. You have to wonder if they even...

UN forum on trade reaches de…

UN forum on trade reaches deal

United Nations member states meeting in Nairobi last evening endorsed two crucial documents that will provide a set of trade and development issues to be tackled in the next four years. This means ...

Gunman kills 9, self near ma…

Gunman kills 9, self near mall

At least nine people were killed and 21 others hurt Friday in a shooting rampage at a busy shopping district in Munich, Germany, police said. Police searched for attackers, thinking there might be ...

Clinton picks Kaine

Clinton picks Kaine

Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate, turning to a steady and seasoned hand in government to fill out the Democratic ticket, she announced Friday. "I'm thrilled...

Top three NSE stockbrokers g…

Top three NSE stockbrokers grab over 50pc of equity market

The top three stockbrokers trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) now control over 50 per cent of the market, using strong foreign trading desks to lock out smaller rivals who rely on fast...

Trade negotiators close to a…

Trade negotiators close to a deal as battle of wording continues

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) Nairobi meeting closed its fourth day closer to a deal on a final declaration even as intense lobbying continued on the wording of t...

UNCTAD launches database to …

UNCTAD launches database to ease world trade

Skirting G20 countries non-tariff measures costs developing nations an estimated Sh226.5bn ($23 billion) annually, an equivalent of 10 per cent of their exports to the group, new data published...

Cruz walks tightrope between…

Cruz walks tightrope between Trump and 2020

Ted Cruz can't escape the shadow of Donald Trump -- or his plane. At a rally on the Cleveland waterfront, as Cruz spoke gingerly to fellow Republicans about "our nominee" and the uncertain fut...

Three types of Republicans a…

Three types of Republicans at the RNC

It's no secret that Republicans aren't marching in lockstep unity behind Donald Trump, despite the fact that he officially clinched the presidential nomination this week at the convention. Part...

Trump aide takes blame

Trump aide takes blame

Donald Trump's campaign finally moved Wednesday to shut down the distracting controversy over Melania Trump's plagiarized speech by identifying the writer who worked on the speech. After spendi...

Donald Trump turned his VP r…

Donald Trump turned his VP rollout into a total mess

Just as the Indianapolis Star reported on Thursday afternoon, Donald Trump has selected Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) as his running mate. But between the Star's report and Trump's confirmation of it, Tr...

Fundraiser to assist in havi…

Fundraiser to assist in having Charity Mugure’s body taken back to Kenya

We are deeply saddened to announce the untimely death of Charity Mugure after a long illness on July 11th  the family needs urgent funds to transport the body to Kenya but we take comfort in knowing...

Tech leaders: 'Trump would b…

  145 tech power players penned an open letter to the world about Donald Trump. "We have listened to Donald Trump over the past year and we have concluded: Trump would be a disaster for innovation,"...

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Nice, France, truck attack kills 80

At least 80 people were killed Thursday night when a large truck plowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, President Francois Hollande said. The driver shot into the crowd an...

Donald Trump selects Mike Pe…

Donald Trump selects Mike Pence as VP

Donald Trump has called Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and offered him the vice presidential slot on his ticket, CNN has learned. Pence has accepted. The pick sets up a stark clash in styles: a brash pres...

Trump declines invite to NAA…

Trump declines invite to NAACP convention

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will not be speaking at the NAACP Annual Convention in Ohio next week, the civil rights organization's president and CEO said Tuesday. Af...

Emirates named world's best …

Emirates named world's best airline in 2016 Skytrax awards

The world's best airline for 2016 is Emirates, according to a survey of millions of airline passengers conducted by Skytrax. The international airline, based in Dubai, won the top honors at Tuesday...

Gay blood donor ban based on…

Gay blood donor ban based on fear, not science

A month ago, Americans woke up to the horrible news that as we slept, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history — the most violent terrorist attack on American soil since 9/11 -- had just occurred...

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Toughest job in politics

House Speaker Paul Ryan has one of the toughest jobs in politics right now: safeguarding the future of the Republican Party while simultaneously uniting the party around Donald Trump, its controvers...

Treasury gives KQ Sh10bn loa…

Treasury gives KQ Sh10bn loan for turnaround plans

Troubled national carrier Kenya Airways has received Sh10 billion soft loan from the National Treasury, giving the airline muscle to implement its turnaround strategy. The government borrowed the...

KAA appoints Norwegian to to…

KAA appoints Norwegian to top job

Norwegian Johnny Andersen is the new managing director of the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA). Mr Andersen’s appointment by Transport Secretary James Macharia ends a protracted recruitment character...

Moi sold city land claimed b…

Moi sold city land claimed by university

Former President Daniel arap Moi was paid Sh500 million by a private developer a month ago for land claimed by the United States International University - Africa (USIU-A). The eight-hectare (20-ac...

Portugal win Euro 2016

  Portugal overcame the early loss of captain Cristiano Ronaldo to beat hosts France in the Euro 2016 final and win their first major tournament thanks to substitute Eder's superb extra-time strike. ...

Why donor took back Sh30m ho…

Why donor took back Sh30m hospital kits

The importers of the Sh30 million medical equipment held at the port of Mombasa but now headed back to Denmark, originally assumed that no taxes would be demanded because they were intended for char...

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US regulators on Thursday approved Repatha, the second injectable drug of its kind designed for certain patients wit...

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Fighting malaria: The battle is far from over

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Brazilian scientists have discovered a protein in coffee that has effects similar to pain reliever morphine, researche...

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'Game-changing' antibiotic find

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Prostate cancer 'linked to sex bug'

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Ancient tradition of bee medicine stays alive

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Drugs for the dying: Compassionate use

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Skin cancer: Genetic mutations 'warn of risk'

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