Total lunar eclipse on Jan 20-21 will be the last until 2022

People in North and South America, a large part of Europe and Africa may get a glimpse of a total lunar eclipse overnight from...

Why Terrorist Targeted Dusit D2 In Riverside Area

“DusitD2 Nairobi is a vibrant city hotel retreat where style, entertainment and art converge. Cocooned away from the city's hustle and bustle and in...

Two Terrors Gunned Down At Dusit Attack

All terrorists who stormed Dusit office park in Nairobi on Tuesday have been killed, President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Wednesday. President Kenyatta said 14 people...

Theresa May faces no confidence vote after historic Brexit defeat

British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to face another blistering day in Parliament as she battles to save her premiership in the wake...

DEVELOPING NEWS: Explosive And Gunshot Reported from a Building At Riverside

Developing News. Explosive are reported on Riverside Area, car burning at the parking of Dusit and people are rushed out of the area. Several people...

Pentagon approves additional military support for border

  The Pentagon has approved additional military support for the Department of Homeland Security on the Southwest border, the Defense Department confirmed Monday. "In response to...

China sentences Canadian to death for drug smuggling

A Canadian citizen in China has been sentenced to death after a court convicted him of drug smuggling on Monday, a move likely to...

Ivanka Trump to help US choose candidate for World Bank

President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka will help the United States choose its candidate to lead the World Bank but she will not...

Jordan king visits Iraq for first time in decade: state TV

Jordanian King Abdullah II met Iraqi President Barham Saleh in Baghdad on Monday, according to state television, in the monarch's first trip to Iraq...

Millions in India gather for world’s largest religious event

The largest religious gathering anywhere on earth gets under way Tuesday, with tens of millions of Hindu pilgrims congregating in India to bathe in...

Police investigate after US woman in coma gives birth at care facility

Arizona police said Wednesday they have opened an sex assault investigation after a woman who has been in a coma for more than a...

Naked in Paris: First nudist restaurant to close down

The first nudist restaurant in the French capital is being forced to close because it cannot put enough bums on seats. "O'Naturel" will draw the...

Congo Opposition Candidate Wins Presidential Election

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the long-awaited presidential poll in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the electoral commission said Thursday, paving the way...

British PM Theresa May suffers fresh Brexit defeat

British MPs voted Wednesday to force Prime Minister Theresa May to quickly set out an alternative plan for Brexit if she loses a crucial...

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie divorce

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, rated the world's wealthiest person, announced Wednesday on Twitter that he and his wife MacKenzie Bezos were divorcing after a...

Donald Trump storms out of negotiations on border wall

President Donald Trump said "bye-bye" and stormed out of negotiations Wednesday on funding a US-Mexico border wall when Democratic opponents refused to agree to...

S. Korea President Moon sacks chief of staff as ratings fall

South Korean President Moon Jae-in sacked his chief of staff and two other senior aides Tuesday in a major reshuffle seen as seeking to...

Facebook and Google on Spot over DR Congo Ads

A US professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is accusing technology giants Facebook and Google of promoting false information on their platforms about...

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announces resignation

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced Monday he would step down next month, more than three years before his current term was due...

Trump ramps up Mexico wall row with speech, border visit

President Donald Trump pushed Monday for a climax in his fight over a controversial US-Mexico border wall, announcing a primetime speech and a visit...

Sh460 million Mombasa project to boost tourism

The Sh460 million Mombasa waterfront project at Mama Ngina Drive will boost tourism in the coastal city, officials say. The project is being implemented...

Police Officer To Take Compulsory ICT Course

All police officers have been ordered to undergo a compulsory six-month training on Information and Communication Technology. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i said the training...

Gabon Free Of Military Power as It Seizes

Military says it has seized power in oil-rich Gabon, where the ailing leader's family has ruled for 50 years Soldiers in the west African country...

Gabon soldiers announces a national restoration council will be formed as ailing President is...

Today,Gabon soldiers on state radio called upon the people to “rise up” and announced a “national restoration council” would be formed, as an ailing...

One dead, 10 missing after cargo ship sinks off China

At least one person died and 10 others were missing after a freighter sank off China's eastern coast on Wednesday, the official Xinhua news...

Japan Emperor Akihito greets thousands in last New Year’s address

Japan's Emperor Akihito has delivered his final New Year's greeting before his abdication at the end of April, telling tens of thousands of flag-waving...

Mali villagers killed in armed raid in Mopti region

Armed men believed to be traditional hunters have killed at least 37 people in an attack on a village in central Mali, the country's...

Indian women form 620 km human chain in support of temple equality

Tens of thousands of women in the Indian state of Kerala have formed a series of human chains extending an estimated 620 kilometers (385...

Xi warns Taiwan independence is ‘a dead end’

Xi Jinping called on Taiwan to reject independence and embrace "peaceful reunification" with China, in a conciliatory speech that nevertheless took a hard line...

‘CALM DOWN,’ Trump tells detractors in New Year’s message

For many, the New Year presents an opportunity for introspection and vows of self-improvement. Not so for US President Donald Trump, who kicked off 2019...

Renault Trucks taps CMC Motors Group to Distribute its Heavy Commercial Trucks

CMC Motors Group has entered into partnership with French automotive manufacturer Renault Trucks to expand its footprint within the heavy commercial truck segment, to...

End of an era as Germany’s last black coal mine closes

Germany will close its last black coal mine on Friday, turning the page on two centuries of mining history in the Ruhr region that...

Trump panel recommends guns in schools to keep US students safe

A safety panel set up by US President Donald Trump in the wake of numerous school shootings has recommended that schools consider arming staff,...

‘No place for a mother’: S. Korea battles to raise birth rate

When Ashley Park started her marketing job at a Seoul drugmaker she had a near-perfect college record, flawless English, and got on well with...

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announces resignation

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announced his resignation Tuesday, less than two weeks after his main coalition partner quit in a row over migration,...

Amphibian that buries head in sand named after Donald Trump

US presidents tend to receive their fair share of honours, but Donald Trump may want to ignore his latest one. A newly-discovered amphibian that buries...

Madagascar: three presidents, three crises

Madagascar's past three presidents all had their terms tarnished by political crises. Two of them — Marc Ravalomanana and Andry Rajoelina — are through...

Fire at Mumbai hospital kills six, injures over 100

At least six people were killed and more than 100 injured when a fire engulfed a hospital in Mumbai on Monday, officials said, in...

Report States Russia ‘meddled in all big social media’ in US election

Russia allegedly used every major social media platform to influence the 2016 US election, a report claims. Research is expected to say YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram...

US returns war trophy bells to Philippines

Church bells seized from the Philippines by the US as war trophies over a century ago were returned on Tuesday, in a bid to...

Britain’s May clashes with Blair over Brexit

An extraordinary public row broke out Sunday between British Prime Minister Theresa May and former Labour party leader Tony Blair over her Brexit deal. May...

Georgia’s first female president Salome Zurabishvili sworn in

Georgia on Sunday swore in its first female president, Salome Zurabishvili as opposition parties continue to denounce her election as fraudulent and demand snap...

Cambodia seizes record 3-tonne haul of African ivory

Cambodia seized more than 3.2 tonnes of elephant tusks hidden in a storage container sent from Mozambique, a customs official said Sunday, marking the...

N. Korea warns US sanctions may ‘block path to denuclearisation’

North Korea has condemned the United States over its latest sanctions measures, warning the policy could "block the path to denuclearisation on the Korean...

Jamal Khashoggi, other targeted journalists named Time ‘Person of the Year’

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in October at his country's Istanbul consulate, was named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" Tuesday, an...

Hunt on for Strasbourg gunman who cried ‘Allahu akbar’

A fugitive gunman who opened fire on Christmas shoppers at a market in Strasbourg, eastern France, shouted "Allahu akbar" (God is greatest) during his...

Ex-lawyer Cohen blames Trump ‘dirty deeds’ as he gets 3 years

Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen apologised Wednesday for covering up the "dirty deeds" of his ex-boss as he was sentenced to three years...

Kenya to be named ‘anchor’ of Trump’s Africa Policy

Kenya will reportedly be named an “anchor” country when the Trump administration unveils its Africa policy on Thursday. National Security Advisor John Bolton, known for...

Theresa May survives confidence vote over Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday survived a confidence vote by her own MPs but lost the support of one third of her...

Undeniable: Contacts between Trump campaign and Russia

On January 11, 2017, Donald Trump was asked in his first press conference after his shock election victory, "Did you or anyone in your...

Oman allows Israeli planes to use airspace, Netanyahu says

Oman will let Israeli planes fly through its airspace, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday, in another sign of his country's efforts toward ties...

Somalia in crisis over bid to oust Mohamed Farmajo

Somalia was plunged into fresh political problems on Monday after a motion to impeach President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed for alleged abuse of office cleared...

African leaders still struggling on Instagram; Uhuru Kenyatta 4th most followed leader in Sub...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most followed world leader on Instagram with 14.8 million followers. He is closely followed by Indonesian President...

Theresa May faces fight for her political life in Brexit deal vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a fight for her political life this week in a parliamentary vote that will decide the fate of...

Over 1,700 arrested in latest ‘yellow vest’ protests in France

More than 1,700 people were arrested across France during the latest "yellow vest" protests as demonstrators clashing with riot police caused more damage in...

Six dead in stampede at Italian nightclub: firefighters

Six people died and dozens were injured in a stampede when panic broke out during a rap concert at an Italian nightclub Saturday morning,...

Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, an IS sex slave survivor, will be presented with the Nobel Peace Prize Monday, as...

Nkurunziza, Now Alone creates crisis all by himself

Differences between political leaders and conflicting national interests have once again cropped up to threaten the integration of the East African Community member states,...

Frist Baby Born Via uterus transplanted from a dead donor in world first

The world's first baby has been born via a uterus transplanted from a dead donor. The baby girl was born in Brazil via caesarean...

Uganda’s ban on porn sites takes effect

Uganda internet service providers finally blocked pornography websites in fulfilment of a directive issued by the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC). Pornhub, Xvideos and Youporn are...

Kenyan Beaches Voted Best In The World

Five of the country's beaches — Diani, Mombasa, Watamu, Chale Island and Shela — featured in the Top 50 African Beaches. The publication ranked 400...

Both U.S and Somalia renew a permanent diplomatic ties between each other

Just after 27 years, the United States is renewing it's diplomatic ties with Somalia. The U.S State Department confirmed the move during the previous Tuesday...

Space Odyssey helps launch first 8K TV channel

Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey helped launch the world's first super-high definition 8K television channel on Saturday. Japanese broadcaster NHK said it had asked...

The ferry using Rolls-Royce technology that sails itself

Sensors and cameras help this ferry in Finland navigate independently and allowing it to dock itself. In an emergency it can be controlled by humans...

Samsung Nigeria tweets update using Apple iPhone

Samsung Mobile's promotional Twitter account in Nigeria has been caught sending updates about the Korean firm's phones via an Apple iPhone. YouTuber Marques Brownlee spotted...

George HW Bush funeral: Trump pays respects at US Capitol

US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania have paid their respects to President George HW Bush as he lies in state at the...

Deputy President Extended Deadline Date for New Passports

The government has postponed plans to outlaw old passports citing poor response to calls for replacement with new ones with electronic features. Deputy President...

France fuel protests: ‘Yellow vests’ pull out of PM meeting

Protesters from France's "gilet jaunes" (yellow vests) movement have pulled out of a meeting with PM Edouard Philippe scheduled for Tuesday. Some members of the...

Israel police want PM Benjamin Netanyahu and wife tried for graft

Israeli police recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such move against the premier...

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari denies rumors of being replaced by a clone

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari recently denied rumors that he died and was replaced by a clone, calling the speculation "ignorant rumors." The Nigerian President tweeted...