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  Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (left) acknowledging cheers with his wife Aisha Buhari (right) during his inauguration in Abuja, Nigeria 29 May 2015. The First Lady has warned the president saying she may not support her re-election. PHOT: DEJI YAKE/EPA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife has warned him that she may not back him at the next election unless he

  The people of Thailand are mourning the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, who died on Thursday aged 88. An emotional crowd held a late-night vigil in Bangkok, and black-clad crowds are now lining the streets. The king’s body will be taken to the city’s Emerald Temple later on Friday. The official mourning will last a

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during his campaign stop at the South Florida Fair Expo Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA, yesterday. He has dismissed as untrue claims that he groped women at his firm. PHOTO: CRISTOBAL HERRERA/EPA Donald Trump has rejected a slew of accusations of sexual misconduct, telling supporters in Florida they are “totally and absolutely

Audit team recommends MPs, MCAs reduction A committee established to audit the social-economic cost of implementing the 2010 Constitution of Kenya has recommended the reduction of the number of Members of Parliament, Members of the County Assembly and the overall legislative representation. The working group stated that Kenyans are over-represented adding that a reduction in the number of representatives will

Daily Nation Reduce MPs, county reps, says audit team: Kenyans are overrepresented and reducing the number of MPs and MCAs will go a long way in slashing government spending, a team led by Auditor-General Edward Ouko has said. “Kenya has more representatives (number of MPs, senators and MCAs) compared with countries with similar population and size of economy. The number

Boko Haram Releases 21 Kidnapped School Girls Nigeria’s terrorist group has freed at least 21 of the Chibok schoolgirls they kidnapped in 2014, Nigerian government has confirmed through a press statement. ‘It is confirmed that 21 of the missing Chibok Girls have been released and are in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS”, the statement read The

Fresh objections against Justice David Maraga’s nomination to become the next Chief Justice were today discarded as MPs vetted him for the appointment. The appellate court judge was facing allegations of bias, lack of competence and a prudent legal judgement to head the judiciary. The arguments had been filed by the family of David Kimutai Too, the Ainamoi MP who

  Former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka has distanced himself with speculation linking him to becoming the next Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade. With current CS Amina Mohamed having been nominated to become the next chairperson of the African Union, the Cord co-principal has been linked to the position as part of a deal to attract him to

  An impeachment motion to oust Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero failed to kick off for the second day in a row yesterday due to lack of quorum. Only 24 MCA’s allied to the Jubilee Coalition were present at the chambers amid claims that a majority of their colleagues had been compromised. Assembly Speaker Alex ole Magelo was forced to shelve

  Nigeria’s terrorist group has freed at least 21 of the Chibok schoolgirls they kidnapped in 2014, Nigerian government has confirmed through a press statement. ‘It is confirmed that 21 of the missing Chibok Girls have been released and are in the custody of the Department of State Services, DSS”, the statement read The group abducted 200 schoolgirls in Borno