French President Emmanuel Macron will embark on a four-day tour of East Africa on Monday evening, during which he will visit Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya.
Macron's first overseas trip in over a month aims to strengthen his country’s diplomatic, economic and cultural ties in the region. He has been …read more
Elgeyo-Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos has apologised to the President for seemingly disparaging remarks by four MPs concerning the phantom controversial Arror and Kimwarer dam projects.
On Saturday, four Elgeyo-Marakwet members of parliament threatened protests should the Sh21 billion dam projects be stopped in the wake of corruption allegations in the …read more
Tanzania and Kenya are once again locked in a trade war over the testing of goods crossing their borders.
Kenya filed a complaint with the East African Community Secretariat after Tanzania held Kenyan goods for more than seven days to collect samples for testing. The directive took effect on February …read more
A senior Kenyan football official was among the 157 people killed on the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) confirmed.
Hussein Swaleh, a former secretary general of Kenya's Football Federation (FKF), had been returning to Nairobi after serving as a match commissioner in …read more
Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has been left out of coach Kwesi Appiah's 24-man squad to face Kenya in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Accra on 23 March.
Gyan has struggled for playing time at his club Kayserispor in Turkey this season due to injuries.
The 33-year-old striker, who …read more
Zimbabwe has great infrastructure that could benefit immensely from the adoption of new technologies such as 5G whose commercial roll out was imminent, ITU Telecommunication Standardisation Bureau director Dr Chaesub Lee.
5G or fifth generation is the latest generation of cellular mobile communications.
He said while addressing journalists here yesterday …read more
MDC secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora has been issued with a warrant of arrest after he failed to appear for trial in a case in which he is facing charges of negligent driving.
His trial was expected to start last Thursday but he failed to turn up in court resulting in him …read more
Jimi Agbaje, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded Lagos State governorship election, says he lost the election due to low turnout of voters.
Agbaje, in an interview with The Punch newspaper after he lost the election to Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress with …read more
The Code of Conduct Tribunal ( CCT ) has ordered that proceedings in the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen should now be conducted on an day-to-day basis.
Tribunal Chairman, Danladi Umar, in a bench ruling, on Monday, relied on the provision of Section 296(3 …read more
A Slovakian MP has confirmed that his wife and two children were killed in the Ethiopian Airlines crash yesterday morning.
All 157 people on board Flight ET302 were killed as the airplane came down six minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's capital.
According to reports, seven of the …read more
Airlines operating from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi were Thursday forced to divert to regional airports for fuelling as stocks of the commodity neared depletion.
The fuel shortage, which is expected to persist till Sunday, has been blamed on inadequate orders by oil marketing companies that sell …read more
President Uhuru Kenyatta has succeeded, for now, in silencing the remaining key vocal supporters of Tanga Tanga Movement, in a move seen as entrenching his cold war against his deputy William Ruto, meant to prevent him from becoming the next president.
Youthful Kiharu MP Ndindi Nyoro is the latest to …read more
Three Cabinet Secretaries are scheduled to appear before the Directorate of Criminal Investigations for questioning over the awarding of a multibillion-shilling tender for construction of dams to a questionable firm.
At the same time, the Nation learnt yesterday that the firm in question, CMC di Ravenna of Italy, had been …read more
Ethiopian aviation officials to meet the Kenyan delegation led by Principal Secretary department of transport Esther Koimmet and Kenyan ambassador to Ethiopia Catherine Mwangi, to get an update on what has so far been collected relating to the accident.
This follows the Sunday plane crash involving an Ethiopian airline. All …read more
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