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ICJ has no jurisdiction in Kenya-Somalia maritime border dispute, Kenya says

A long-running maritime border dispute between Kenya and Somalia is currently underway at the U.N International Court of Justice at The Hague.   Attorney General Githu Muigai is lea ding a high-powered delegation in a case in which Kenya accuses Somalia of defaulting on a 2009 agreement to resolve the dispute surrounding the more than […]

Five people taken into custody over New York explosions

Five people were taken into custody Sunday night in connection with Saturday’s explosion in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighbourhood. The arrests followed a traffic stop conducted by the FBI and NYPD on a bridge between Brooklyn and Staten Island. The explosive device in New Jersey and the one that caused the blast in New York City were both […]

Kenya, UK to strengthen ties, focus on counter-terrorism, trade and investment

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and UK Prime Minister Theresa May have pledged to cement close ties between the two countries, with focus on counter-terrorism, defence, trade and investment.   In a telephone conversation with the UK premier, President Uhuru congratulated May on her appointment, reaffirming Kenya’s commitment to foster good relations with the government of […]

Campaigns kick off in Kenya as major political parties set for mega takeoffs

Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto is expected to bring the Jubilee Party into being, after the political parties dissolved yesterday. Party delegates from at least thirteen political parties are set to have a joint meeting at the Kasarani Indoor Arena in the capital, Nairobi to ratify the formation of the Jubilee Party. President Uhuru Kenyatta […]

Campaign raises more than $40,000 for Ethiopia’s asylum-seeking athlete

  A funding campaign has raised more than $40,000 to help Ethiopia’s Olympic marathon silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa seek asylum.   He crossed his hands above his head as he finished the race – a gesture made by Ethiopia’s Oromo people who have suffered brutal police crackdowns.   He says he may be killed if […]

Congolese Musician Koffi Olomide Deported Following Airport Drama in Kenya

Congolese Musician Koffi Olomide Deported Following Airport Drama in Kenya

Congolese music maestro Antoine Christophe Agbepa Mumba, popularly known as Koffi Olomide has been deported to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, following an altercation at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi, Kenya on Friday. Olomide, who was set to headline a mega show in the Kenyan capital on Saturday, found himself on […]

Kenya-India Ties in the Works as Indian PM Narendra Modi Visits

Kenya-India Ties in the Works as Indian PM Narendra Modi Visits

President Uhuru Kenyatta welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to Nairobi, Kenya ON Sunday evening. Prime Minister Modi arrived in the country in the afternoon for a two—day visit during which he will hold bilateral talks with President Kenyatta to strengthen the partnership between Kenya and India. President Kenyatta joined PM Modi at the Safaricom […]

Kenya insists on Repatriating Somali Refugees from Dadaab Refugee Camp

Kenya insists on Repatriating Somali Refugees from Dadaab Refugee Camp

Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto on Monday re-affirmed the Kenyan government’s strong stance to close Dadaab refugee camp, the largest refugee camp complex in the world, hosting over 329000 refugees and repatriate the Somali refugees. Kenya insists that Dadaab refugee camp harbours drug traffickers and terror merchants and while there has been evidence to pin […]

IFC to up funding for Kenya

IFC to up funding for Kenya

The International Finance Corporation wants to increase the amount of funds it disburses to both the public and private sector in Kenya. The Executive Vice President and CEO of the IFC, Philippe Le Houerou, Tuesday told President Uhuru Kenyatta that his organisation is impressed by Kenya’s progress and that they are also also using the […]

Rwanda expels 15,000 ”illegal” Burundians

Rwanda expels 15,000 ”illegal” Burundians

The government of Rwanda has over the last few days expelled about 15,000 Burundians and sent them back to the conflict-wrecked East African nation allegedly for living in Rwanda illegally. Despite the fact the fact that move has been viewed as retaliatory given the tense relations between the two neighbours, the authorities in Kigali were […]

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