Politics

Ghana’s opposition party picks former first lady as presidential candidate

ACCRA – Ghana’s opposition National Democratic Party picked former first lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings as its presidential candidate at the party’s national delegates congress. National Democratic Party supporters…

Call to send Kenyan election officials home growing

NAIROBI -The push to send top officials of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission packing is gaining momentum, with opposition leaders calling for weekly protests around the country.…

News

Kenyan woman found dead in Georgia

GEORGIA - A Kenyan woman was found dead in her Austell, Georgia home. The decomposing…

Call to send Kenyan election officials home growing

NAIROBI -The push to send top officials of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission packing…

Raila Odinga hunts for votes in Mount Kenya region

MERU - Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga toured Meru region to seek votes ahead of…

Opinion

Waiguru vs Duale: Loudest man in a scandalous government isn’t necessarily the ‘cleanest’

Waiguru vs Duale: Loudest man in a scandalous government isn’t necessarily the ‘cleanest’

By Ja New World NAIROBI – When Anne Waiguru was fighting to save her Cabinet position late last year amid the financial scandal at the National Youth Service,…

Mutahi Ngunyi at center of ex-Minister Anne Waiguru’s NYS problems

Mutahi Ngunyi at center of ex-Minister Anne Waiguru’s NYS problems

NAIROBI – Former Devolution Minister Anne Waiguru must have touched many lives during her three-year tenure at the heart of Kenya’s most powerful ministry –from the slum dwellers…

Kenyan judge wants colleague kicked from retirement age case

Kenyan judge wants colleague kicked from retirement age case

NAIROBI – Kenyan Supreme Court judge at the center of bribery scandal wants a fellow judge to recuse himself from a case. Judge Phillip Tunoi has filed a…

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s handling of El Adde al-Shabab killings questionable

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s handling of El Adde al-Shabab killings questionable

NAIROBI— Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta joined the rest of the country in mourning – perhaps hundreds of – soldiers who were killed in El Adde by al-Shabab militants.…

Fear of Mount Kenya voting pattern is scary political reality

Fear of Mount Kenya voting pattern is scary political reality

By JaNew World NAIROBI – The voting pattern of the Kikuyus and their Meru-Embu political cousins is a real election nightmare for many Kenyan communities. It’s this nightmare…

News

Kenyan woman found dead in Georgia

GEORGIA - A Kenyan woman was found dead in her Austell, Georgia home. The decomposing body of Anne Wairimu Maina was…

Call to send Kenyan election officials home growing

NAIROBI -The push to send top officials of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission packing is gaining momentum, with opposition leaders…

Raila Odinga hunts for votes in Mount Kenya region

MERU - Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga toured Meru region to seek votes ahead of the 2017 election. The CORD leader,…

Health

Homa Bay County spends $1.2 million for Internet while residents trek 10 miles for health care

HOMA BAY, KENYA: Homa Bay County recently unveiled a high-speed Internet connection at a cost of more than $1.2 million, just a little more than Kshs. 123…

Kenya reports case of yellow fever

NAIROBI—Kenya has reported its first case of yellow fever in 25 years. The patient, who died while receiving treatment, is thought to have arrived five days earlier…

Obituary

Kenyan woman found dead in Georgia

GEORGIA - A Kenyan woman was found dead in her Austell, Georgia home. The decomposing body of Anne Wairimu Maina was discovered when she failed to show…

Body of former first lady Lucy Kibaki returns to Kenya

NAIROBI – The body of Kenya’s former first lady Lucy Kibaki, who died at a London hospital, arrived in the country for burial. Former President Mwai Kibaki…

Politics

Ghana’s opposition party picks former first lady as presidential candidate

ACCRA – Ghana’s opposition National Democratic Party picked former first lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings as its presidential candidate at the party’s national delegates congress. National Democratic Party…

Call to send Kenyan election officials home growing

NAIROBI -The push to send top officials of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission packing is gaining momentum, with opposition leaders calling for weekly protests around the…

Sports

Seahawks picks Kenyan Rees Odhiambo in third round

RENTON — The Seahawks concluded their NFL draft by picking Boise State offensive lineman Rees Odhiambo of Kenya. Odhiambo was No.97 overall. The A 6-foot-4, 314-pounder, Odhiambo…

FIFA elects Swiss-Italian lawyer as new president

LONDON — Football’s (soccer’s) world governing body FIFA has elected a new president after its former leader, Sepp Blatter, was forced to step down last year after…

Health

Homa Bay County spends $1.2 million for Internet while residents trek 10 miles for health care

HOMA BAY, KENYA: Homa Bay County recently unveiled a high-speed Internet connection at a cost of more than $1.2 million, just a little more than Kshs. 123…

Kenya reports case of yellow fever

NAIROBI—Kenya has reported its first case of yellow fever in 25 years. The patient, who died while receiving treatment, is thought to have arrived five days earlier…

Politics

Ghana’s opposition party picks former first lady as presidential candidate

ACCRA – Ghana’s opposition National Democratic Party picked former first lady Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings as its presidential candidate at the party’s national delegates congress. National Democratic Party…

Call to send Kenyan election officials home growing

NAIROBI -The push to send top officials of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission packing is gaining momentum, with opposition leaders calling for weekly protests around the…

News

Kenyan woman found dead in Georgia

GEORGIA - A Kenyan woman was found dead in her Austell, Georgia home. The decomposing body of Anne Wairimu Maina was discovered when she failed to show…

Call to send Kenyan election officials home growing

NAIROBI -The push to send top officials of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission packing is gaining momentum, with opposition leaders calling for weekly protests around the…