Workers knew of risks, official tells MPs
Teachers demanding to be transferred from North Eastern are not sincere because they were aware of the challenges in the region before applying for work....

How voucher system bailed out mothers
Over 800,000 women in five counties delivered and received antenatal care at health facilities for a mere Sh200 before free maternity care was introduced in 2013....

Fears over repeat of Nigeria poll violence amid Boko Haram raids
In 2011, claims of rigging sparked rioting across the north, leaving some 800 people dead...

Somalia?s PM issues new list of ministers
Three female ministers will hold education, health and women affairs portfolios....

Sudan?s April elections won?t get donor support
Ministry of interior has warned that it will not allow chaos during the balloting phase....

Jordan offers to free militant for pilot
IS deadline expired around 1400 GMT on Wednesday.

US welcomes Castro message
Last week, the highest-ranking US delegation in 35 years began negotiating with Cuban officials in Havana....

Narok residents protest arrest of leaders, paralyse traffic
People protesting the arrest of Narok leaders Wednesday paralysed traffic along the Narok-Bomet highway demanding their release....

Kenya: Uhuru team cracks whip: Five MPs in cells over Narok riots
The political rivalry in Narok County that led to deaths and injuries following violent protests took another twist Wednesday afternoon with arrests and a night in the cells for five Members of Parlia...

Kenya: Raila in court as CORD wages battle to reverse new security laws
The rivalry between the Jubilee and CORD coalitions played out in court Wednesday when former premier Raila Odinga attended the hearing of a case the Opposition has filed challenging the legality of t...

Kenya: Teen's dream to join Alliance comes to life after well-wishers pledge fees
It was all smiles for a 19-year-old boy from Butere after his dream of joining Alliance Boys in Nairobi became a reality....

Kenya: Families on 'KU land' want Swazuri to face contempt of court charges
Over 2,000 families living on land allegedly belonging to Kenyatta University (KU) want the National Land Commission Chairman Dr Muhammad Swazuri to face contempt of court charges....

Kenya: CID summons Sossion over North Eastern teachers stand-off
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has summoned KNUT Secretary General Wilson Sossion after North Eastern teachers failed to return to work over claims of insecurity, discrimination and haras...

Kenya: EACC summons State House Comptroller over Keter's saga
A State House official has been roped in the ongoing investigations into the conduct of Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter over an incident where he clashed with officers at the Gilgil Weighbridge....

Kenya: Uhuru launches multi-million shilling programme for the poor
The Government will adopt biometric registration to secure the Sh13.6billion set aside for the disadvantaged under the Inua Jamii cash transfer programme as a model for other national projects support...

Kenya: Alarm over tampering of digital speed governors by PSVs
A cartel in the public transport sector has perfected the art of tampering with the digital speed governors that were introduced as a strategy to curb road accidents....