Britam accuses the employees of using their positions to syphon off the money from the company and forming rival companies dealing in similar services. The accounts of former managers of British-American Investment Company (Britam) have been frozen following claims that they fraudulently transferred Sh4 billion to their private accounts. Mr Justice David Onyancha ruled that [...]

A press statement signed by President John Mahama, current Chairman of ECOWAS says  “grave attention the events unfolding in Burkina Faso and the tension around the process leading to the consideration of the draft bill on constitutional amendment.” West African regional bloc, ECOWAS, has warned that it would not accept any party seizing power through [...]

The Swedish government is expected to officially recognize Palestine as a state today, a senior Jerusalem official says, saying that the Swedes had informed Israel of this yesterday. During the swearing-in of Sweden’s new government earlier this month, Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said as part of his statement on his government’s foreign policy that Sweden [...]

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said Ebola is not an African problem but a global challenge. He criticized governments which closed their borders instead of giving the required support to contain the outbreak. He said the World Bank will finance Kenyan volunteers going to West Africa to help combat Ebola. He pointed out that [...]

Talks to end the war in South Sudan have achieved a breakthrough with the warring sides agreeing to adopt a federal system of governance and power sharing creating a position of Prime Minister. James Datdet Dak, the spokesperson of the opposition faction of SPLM, and Ateny Wek Ateny the presidential spokesperson in South Sudan confirmed [...]

President Sata, who had been receiving medical care in London for the past week, reportedly died at approximately 2100 hours local time on Tuesday night. Just two days earlier, he had checked out of the Harley Street Clinic to receive private medical care in a central London hotel room. The president’s health had been the [...]

The 22-year-old final year marketing student at Kenyatta University from Machakos county was crowned the title winner at this year’s edition of the beauty pageant that went down on Saturday at the KICC in Nairobi. Nguma’s win earned her an automatic ticket into the 64th edition of the Miss World 2014 set for December 14, [...]

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The law professor, who advised state prosecutor Gerrie Nel and his team on whether to appeal the Oscar Pistorius conviction, says this will hopefully clear up confusion on a problematic legal principal in South African law. The National Prosecuting Authority yesterday announced it will appeal both the culpable homicide conviction and sentence in the high [...]

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