NAIROBI Top Stories

File - Secret Service agents kept the crowd from pushing forward as President Barack Obama greeted audience members after his speech at the Safaricom Indoor Arena in Nairobi, Kenya, July 26, 2015.
2017-01-18, BBC News
"Trade not aid" was the cornerstone of US policy for Africa under Mr Obama, a point he emphasised in an interview with the BBC in 2015 saying: "People are not interested...
Scoop: Emirates, the largest international airline in the world, is to increase its service to Nairobi, a favourite gateway to Africa for New Zealanders, with the introduction of a third daily flight between Dubai and Kenya’s capital from June 1. ......
Gareowe Online: NAIROBI, Kenya- Former PuntlandPresident and presidential candidate Abdirahman Mohamed Farole has met the newly appointed European Union (EU) special Envoy to Somalia, Veronique Lorenzo in Nairobi, Kenya...
Topix: Kenya's electoral body on Wednesday decried the low voter registration turnout by potential voters since the exercise began on Monday. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries CommissionCEOEzra Chiloba told journalists in Nairobi that the poll agency needs...
Modern Ghana: ldquo;After releasing the single in September 2016, Kenyan signed Chocolate City artiste Qritiqal puts out the visuals for Malkia. The melodious dancehall track was shot by Kevin Bosco Jnr. in the beautiful city of Nairobi, Kenya with note ......
The Atlantic: It’s a little before 3 p.m. on a sunny Friday afternoon and Laugardalur Park, near central Reykjavik, looks practically deserted. There’s an occasional adult with a stroller, but the park’s surrounded by apartment blocks and houses, and school’s out—so where...
Modern Ghana: Nairobi (AFP) - University lecturers in Kenya began a strike over pay Thursday, joining doctors who walked out in early December, crippling the country's healthcare. The strike was called by the Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) to protest ......
Democratic Underground: What started with a grandmotherin Hawaii and her circle of Facebook friends has spread across the globe, reaching as far as Nairobi, Kenya, and Lima, Peru. That would be the Women’s March, conceived, at first, without a plan so much as a rumble of protest over...
Public Technologies: (Source: Eutelsat Communications SA) Essay and poster winners to be announced on 7 February in Lagos, NigeriaJohannesburg, Lagos, Paris, 19 January 2016 - Nearly 6,000 secondary school students have entered the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards competition since it...
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -The government has launched a cashlite card dubbed Huduma card that will be used for payments of various services. ......
The Star: NAIROBI (Thomson ReutersFoundation) - A group of teenage boys who posted a video online of themselves raping two girls must not be allowed to evade jail by paying for their crime in camels, campaigners said, in a case that has sparked outrage in the...
APO: Kenya has kicked off its 2017 immunization effort with a polio campaign this week, targeting 2.9 million children aged five years and under. The campaign, January 18-22, is targeting 15 counties that are that are considered on higher risk and vulnerable and...
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -The government has assured Kenya is free and safe from the bird flu outbreak commonly known as Avian Influenza reported in Uganda. ......