Politics

Kenyan former Prime Minister Raila Odinga speaks at Princeton University

PRINCETON – Kenyan ex-Prime Minister Raila Odinga will be the keynote speaker at Princeton University as part of his tour of the United States. Odinga will speak on…

ICC orders eight witnesses to testify against Deputy President William Ruto

ICC orders eight witnesses to testify against Deputy President William Ruto

THE HAGUE - The International Criminal Court has summoned reluctant witnesses to testify at the trial of Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto. Ruto is facing charges of crimes…

News

Senegal to charge ex-president’s son and ‘minister of the earth and the sky’ with corruption

Senegal to charge ex-president’s son and ‘minister of the earth and the sky’ with corruption

SENEGAL – A top court has ruled that Karim Wade, the son of ex-President Abdoulaye…

Wake and fundraising planned for Zeituni Onyango

Wake and fundraising planned for Zeituni Onyango

BOSTON – A wake and a fundraising will be held for the late Zeituni Onyango,…

Opinion

Raila Odinga must retrace his steps to 1997 with 2017 in mind

Raila Odinga must retrace his steps to 1997 with 2017 in mind

By Ja New World NAIROBI - If I were sitting next to Kenya’s former Prime Minister Raila Odinga during the aborted Orange Democratic Movement’s national elections at Kasarani,…

President Jacob Zuma’s $255,000 “fire pool” upgrade sets record low for abuse of office

President Jacob Zuma’s $255,000 “fire pool” upgrade sets record low for abuse of office

JOHANNESBURG —The new crop of African leaders never fail to betray the public trust. In fact, they use all sorts of tricks in the book to steal from…

Is Kenya’s ex-Prime Minister Raila Odinga ready for prime time?

Is Kenya’s ex-Prime Minister Raila Odinga ready for prime time?

NAIROBI – In what should’ve been a showcase of the Orange Democratic Movement’s readiness as the government in waiting in Kenya, thousands worldwide watched in disbelief as chaos…

News

Senegal to charge ex-president’s son and ‘minister of the earth and the sky’ with corruption

Senegal to charge ex-president’s son and ‘minister of the earth and the sky’ with corruption

SENEGAL – A top court has ruled that Karim Wade, the son of ex-President Abdoulaye Wade, should stand trial on corruption…

Wake and fundraising planned for Zeituni Onyango

Wake and fundraising planned for Zeituni Onyango

BOSTON – A wake and a fundraising will be held for the late Zeituni Onyango, President Obama’s aunt who died recently…

President Obama’s aunt Zeituni Onyango dies in Massachusetts

President Obama’s aunt Zeituni Onyango dies in Massachusetts

BOSTON- An aunt of President Obama whose immigration status grabbed headlines before the president’s 2008 election has died in Massachusetts. Attorney…

Health

Only in America: Auto-bill pay hid Michigan woman’s death for six years

DETROIT - For years, the payments went out of the woman’s bank account. Nobody batted an eyelid. Bills were paid. And life went on as normal in…

U.S. government funds international trial for treating HIV-infected newborns

The United States government has announced the funding of an international medical trial to see whether aggressively treating HIV-infected newborns with anti-retroviral drugs cures them. The news…

Obituary

Wake and fundraising planned for Zeituni Onyango

BOSTON – A wake and a fundraising will be held for the late Zeituni Onyango, President Obama’s aunt who died recently at a rehabilitation center in Boston.…

Cameroon top singer Lapiro de Mbanga is dead

In yet another blow to African music, one of Cameroon’s best-known singers, who spent three years in jail for his role in anti-government protests, has died in…

Politics

Kenyan former Prime Minister Raila Odinga speaks at Princeton University

PRINCETON – Kenyan ex-Prime Minister Raila Odinga will be the keynote speaker at Princeton University as part of his tour of the United States. Odinga will speak…

ICC orders eight witnesses to testify against Deputy President William Ruto

THE HAGUE - The International Criminal Court has summoned reluctant witnesses to testify at the trial of Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto. Ruto is facing charges of…

Sports

David Beckham to launch Major League Soccer franchise in Miami, Florida

MIAMI - Former England captain David Beckham plans to launch a new Miami-based Major League Soccer franchise. Beckham, 38, said a world class stadium would be built…

Libya wins African Cup of Nations in penalty shoot-out

SOUTH AFRICA - Libya won 4-3 against Ghana in a penalty shoot-out after the teams drew 0-0 after extra time at Cape Town Stadium. The victory prompted…

Health

Only in America: Auto-bill pay hid Michigan woman’s death for six years

DETROIT - For years, the payments went out of the woman’s bank account. Nobody batted an eyelid. Bills were paid. And life went on as normal in…

U.S. government funds international trial for treating HIV-infected newborns

The United States government has announced the funding of an international medical trial to see whether aggressively treating HIV-infected newborns with anti-retroviral drugs cures them. The news…

Entertainment

Cameroon top singer Lapiro de Mbanga is dead

In yet another blow to African music, one of Cameroon’s best-known singers, who spent three years in jail for his role in anti-government protests, has died in…

Rumors fly about Lupita Amondi Nyongo’s new flame

HOLLYWOOD - With her hand still holding an Oscar for the Best Supporting Actress, U.S. media are linking Kenyan-born actress Lupita Nyong’o to Somali-Canandian rapper K’Naan Lupita,…

Politics

Kenyan former Prime Minister Raila Odinga speaks at Princeton University

PRINCETON – Kenyan ex-Prime Minister Raila Odinga will be the keynote speaker at Princeton University as part of his tour of the United States. Odinga will speak…

ICC orders eight witnesses to testify against Deputy President William Ruto

THE HAGUE - The International Criminal Court has summoned reluctant witnesses to testify at the trial of Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto. Ruto is facing charges of…

News

Senegal to charge ex-president’s son and ‘minister of the earth and the sky’ with corruption

SENEGAL – A top court has ruled that Karim Wade, the son of ex-President Abdoulaye Wade, should stand trial on corruption charges. He was arrested in April…

Wake and fundraising planned for Zeituni Onyango

BOSTON – A wake and a fundraising will be held for the late Zeituni Onyango, President Obama’s aunt who died recently at a rehabilitation center in Boston.…