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President Kenyatta cautioned those planning attacks would face consequences if caught by the relevant authorities/FILE – PSCUBy JULIE OWINO, NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 7 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated his government’s commitment to the fight against terrorism saying security agencies government will not relent in pursuing Al Shabaab operatives who laid an ambush on a Mombasa-bound...
A backhoe loader cleans the street outside the Maka Al-Mukarama hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia on March 1, 2019 after a car bomb exploded. The FBI said it learned this year that Mostafa has taken on a leadership role in al-Shabaab's explosives department. FILE PHOTO | ABDIRAZAK HUSSEIN FARAH | AFP  By KEVIN J. KELLEYMore by this Author The US State...
The body of the 46-year-old man whose car plunged into the Indian Ocean at about 4.20am on Saturday was recovered shortly before 9am/KFSBy CAPITAL REPORTER, NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 7 – Authorities in Mombasa have recovered the body of a 46-year-old man whose car plunged into the Indian Ocean at about 4.20am on Saturday. Kenya Ferry Services (KFS)...
Mottley (pictured) will be flanked by Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma during the event which will build up to the 2019 African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States conference set to be held at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC) beginning Sunday/FILE – PMO BarbadosBy CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 7 – The Prime Minister of...
Private security guards march past the reviewing stand during Labour Day celebrations at Jomo Kenyatta Sports Ground in Kisumu on May 1, 2019. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP   By MARY WAMBUIMore by this Author Tough times lie ahead for over 2,000 private security firms that fail to pay taxes and remit statutory deductions after Interior Cabinet Secretary...
Iraqi supporters of the Iran-trained Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary force join protesters in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square in what is widely seen as an act of intimidation © AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAYEBy AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, BAGHDAD, Dec 7 – Twelve demonstrators were killed and dozens wounded late Friday after unidentified men attacked an anti-government protest camp in Baghdad,...
US President Donald Trump says he will hold off for now on designating Mexican drug cartels as terror groups © AFP / MANDEL NGANBy AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, WASHINGTON, Dec 7 – US President Donald Trump on Friday pulled back on his stated plans to designate Mexican drug cartels as terror groups, saying he was doing so...
President Uhuru Kenyatta greets Kenya’s permanent representative to the UN-Habitat Mission, Njambi Kinyungu, during the launch of the Habitat Heights affordable housing project on December 6, 2019. PHOTO | PSCUJ  By NATION TEAMMore by this Author President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday launched the construction of 8,888 houses in Mavoko, Machakos County, under the affordable housing programme, which is part of his...
Delegates are gathered in Madrid negotiating how to implement the Paris pledges © AFP / CRISTINA QUICLERBy AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, PARIS, Dec 7 – Oil and gas groups were accused Saturday of seeking to influence climate talks in Madrid by paying millions in sponsorship and sending dozens of lobbyists to delay what scientists say is a...
The White House said the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is “competely baseless” © AFP / MANDEL NGANBy AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, WASHINGTON, Dec 7 – The White House blasted the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump as “completely baseless” Friday, signalling it would not seek to defend the president in Democratic-led hearings to draw up...

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