Egypt?s president replaces powerful intelligence chief
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today removed the powerful general intelligence chief appointed just days after the ouster of Islamist leader Mohamed Morsy in July last year....

Tunisians vote for a new leader
Tunisians voted today in the runoff of the country?s first free presidential election, with authorities urging a big turnout to answer efforts to disrupt the final leg of a four-year transition....

Twist in Zambia succession battle as acting president backs Lungu
Zambia?s private daily says army chiefs have exerted pressure on interim leader Guy Scottto back the controversial candidature of Justice Minister Edgar Lungu....

Gunman kills two New York police officers
An African American gunman with an apparent grudge killed two New York police officers in a cold-blooded attack after weeks of outrage over police killings of unarmed black men....

This is not the best way to fight terrorism
The last option for recourse on the new laws is the Judiciary, which should assert itsmandateas an impartial referee....

It is a sad day for democracy when the House is used to force through bad laws
All patriots should move with speed to rescue the future of this country....

China revises up size of its economy in 2103
China?s gross domestic product (GDP) turned out to be 3.4 per cent larger last year than originally announced, the government said on Friday....

These are the real enemies of Africa; simple-minded, ignorant do-gooders
Could someone please tell Bob Geldof that raising money for Africa is so 1980s?...

Kenya: Best way to put smile on your in-law's faces this festive season
First, if your father-in-law entertains a bit of a drink after consuming mbavu za mbuzi, it might be a good idea that you land there with a nicely packaged whiskey or brandy....

Kenya: Chinese school builds track on top of roof
The unique design has won the school recognition and several awards, including at the recent 14th Venice Architectural Exhibition....

Kenya: When crooks ruin your Christmas and gift you with kicks and blows
When they descended upon him, he tried to put a fight. He kicked, stood guard for his property, typical of campus students. They never go down without putting up a decent fight....

Kenya: Why women easily fall for liars!
“Women love liars, no woman wants to hear the truth.” That was what my father told me last weekend while having a chat with him....

Kenya: Players below-the-belt collision causes stir
In the incident, one of the players was pictured “jabbing his finger up an opponent's bum”, reports the Mirror.co.uk....

Kenya: Christmas gifts for our top teams
For this performance, the team gets a full bull that they are free to share amongst themselves depending on how each one has performed....

Kenya: Agony of having politician, trade unionist and activist as students
The senator may claim when the lecturer demands his assignment. A wad of rubber band bound currency notes could be tossed his way. “Hiyo ni ya ngata mtu nguyas (that is for fuel my friend)” the prot...

Kenya: Spare a thought, penny for poor souls
Nairobi crawls with more than 60,000 street children, apparently. There's another 300,000 around the country....