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Emmerson Mnangagwa prepares to take power in Zimbabwe
Emmerson Mnangagwa to be inaugurated on Friday.

Barcelona Chelsea reach last 16 as Manchester United lose
Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last-gasp 1-0 defeat in Basel.

Boston streak ends, Westbrook shines as Thunder roll
Miami Heat claimed a 104-98 win to halt Celtics' 16-game winning streak.

Weatherman: South Nyanza and South Rift will receive heavy rain
The intensity of the rainfall will increase as the northern part of Kenya remains relatively dry, says Met department.

Ugandan women stranded with babies fathered by Chinese
She only eats biscuits and juice but I can't afford them, says grandfather.

Laikipia University students protest death of colleague
A first-year student was knocked down and killed by a vehicle outside Nakuru Campus.

Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa: Key dates
Emmerson Mnangagwa to be inaugurated on Friday as Zimbabwe's next president.

JUST BRENDA: Does he really want to marry me?
When I ask him about the wedding, he refuses to commit to a date. What can I do?  

US lawmaker apologises for sexually explicit photo
He apologises for not using better judgement and for letting downs his constituents.

KQ East African Safari Rally begins
Swede Blomqvist off the ramp first in Mombasa followed by Kenyans Tundo then Duncan.

Raila Odinga returns after 4-day break in Zanzibar
Nasa leader's return comes days after High Court a dealt blow to his plans to frustrate Uhuru presidency.

Supreme Court to rule on wedding cake that split America
A Christian baker refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple because of his faith. The couple sued him.

Safety begins with vetting your visitors
Monitoring those who come calling increases your chances of locking out those out to steal from you

7 easy steps to rid your bathroom of that awful smell
It might  have happened to you: you walk into your bathroom and your nostrils assailed by an unpleasant smell coming from the sink, bathtub or shower drain that makes you question your cleaning standards.

A bright light here, soft one there make for ideal outdoor mix
There’s a variety of techniques to illuminate your outdoors after dusk

Emmerson Mnangagwa says post-Mugabe era is 'full democracy'
Zimbabwe's incoming president Emmerson Mnangagwa returns home from a brief exile in South Africa.

Court orders Alfred Mutua to pay 'Nation' Sh12m
Appellate court overturns a Sh4.5 million defamation award by High Court to Dr Mutua in 2011.

Ahmed Iman alias Kimanthi flees after Al-Shabaab fallout
Ahmed Iman alias Kimanthi is believed to be seeking to surrender to Kenyan forces.

KRA says it received Sh16bn in transfer of 35pc Safaricom shares
The Kenya Revenue Authority says Vodafone share swap with subsidiary attracted capital gains levy.

Rwanda offers to take in 30,000 Africans abused in Libya
A recent report showed smugglers in Libya are auctioning migrants off as slaves.

Ugandan tabloid editors detained over 'fake' story
The story said President Yoweri Museveni was plotting to overthrow Paul Kagame.

Should Uber users be worried about data hack?
Uber paid the hackers Sh10 million to destroy the data, not telling users whose information was at risk.

Uhuru in key meetings amid fete rehearsals
This was the third time the President was meeting with the economic team.

Top scorers reveal their secrets, aspirations
Targeted study and long hours played a critical role in the success of candidates.

Revealed: Only 7 public schools in top 100 ranking
Matiang’i said public schools that performed well would be provided with funds

Special exams to start next year
Prof Magoha said the council was studying the proposal by the President.

Chebukati brushes off resignation call
IEBC chairperson said they were awaiting the full judgment to evaluate the elections and announce reforms.

54 slain by police since Friday, Nasa women MPs now claim
The leaders also accused police of stoning private vehicles.

Pope picks Bishop Crowley to oversee Eldoret diocese
Bishop Crowley will head Eldoret in an acting capacity.

Chinese firm lands Sh10bn Nzoia irrigation project
Wamalwa said the irrigation project would boost production of rice.

Best KCPE pupil in Kajiado gets 445 marks to beat expectations
David Nzambuli scores 430 marks to emerge best in his school and in Kajiado.

Unclaimed assets hit Sh31.3bn as firms surrender securities
Cash and securities whose owners cannot be traced have risen to Sh31.35 billion from September’s Sh27 billion.

Video ‘links’ Homa Bay governor to voter bribery
Witness claims governor bribed voters before the August 8 General Election.

Businesses to blame for illegal dumping of garbage, says Sonko
The governor Sonko singled out hotels, saying they were notorious for unlawful disposal of waste.

Military prepares to usher in President Kenyatta for term 2
The ceremony, by law, should happen in public between 10am and 2pm.

Sang steps up compensation push for colonial era injustices
Nandi County will seek redress for families displaced from their ancestral lands.

Why Supreme Court ruled for Uhuru
The court appeared to enter the arena, not as an arbitrator, but as an active prosecutor and judge.

It’s chance to clean up mess in Harare
Zimbabwe must make a complete break with this sorry past.

Heed IMF debt caution
Such criticism has been dismissed as propaganda against the Jubilee administration.

Uhuru’s next big agenda is to ensure stability and prosperity
He will need to navigate through critical reforms to deal with the power struggles.

Kamiti inmate elated after he scores 413 marks in KCPE
James, a former matatu driver, was jailed for causing death by dangerous driving.

Need for leaders to walk the quality talk
We have an opportunity to be advocates of quality, be it in products and services.

Mugabe’s fall an ‘unAfrican’ political drama in Zimbabwe
The next few days, the world was transfixed, as the army feared to be seen to have carried out a coup.

Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe after Mugabe exit
Mnangagwa's motorcade cheered on by excited Zimbabweans in capital Harare.

CJ Maraga heads to Rwanda for annual judges' meeting
Kenya’s progress in the adoption of ICT in judicial services will be a key focus at conference.

Kirinyaga school that shined in drama gets top KCPE scorers
Multiple Academy which was third nationally in drama shines again in KCPE exam.

52-year-old Embu clergyman set for high school after KCPE
Rev Mugo says he was overjoyed after making a major step in education.

Migori KCSE candidate goes missing days before exam ends
He allegedly sent a text message to another student, saying he was abducted.

Linturi told to produce degree papers in election petition
Court makes ruling on papers in a petition case by Mugambi Imanyara.

Wafula Chebukati dismisses calls for exit of IEBC chiefs
IEBC chairman dismisses calls for the exit of commissioners and the secretariat.

'Butcher of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic found guilty of genocide
Former Bosnian Serbian commander Ratko Mladic sentenced to life imprisonment.

Anyang' Nyong'o's nephews sue him over inheritance
They say they were left out of the list of beneficiaries for their grandfather's property.

Lawyer arrested in Mandera over stolen petition file
Lawyer arrested at Mandera Airstrip as he prepares to board a plane to Nairobi.

Emmerson Mnangagwa set to return to Zimbabwe
Emmerson Mnangagwa set to return home after Robert Mugabe's exit.

Disney animation chief on leave over 'unwanted hugs'
Lasseter apologised to "anyone who has ever been on the receiving end of an unwanted hug or any other gesture they felt crossed the line in any way, shape, or form"

CELEB CONFESSIONS: Rapdamu on why he’s now Naiboi
Four years ago, Rapdamu made the switch from producer to musician. With the switch came a change of name to Naiboi.

Waititu-Nyoro spat exposes rift in duo’s political union
Nyoro expressed disappointment saying differences should not be made public.

Ababu Namwamba: Change law to create office for opposition leader
A democracy must have a stable government and a strong opposition to keep the government in check, he says.

BY THE BOOK: Livumbazi Erick Ngoda
Livumbazi Erick Ngoda is a lifelong devotee of the written word with an insatiably voracious appetite who is currently a full-time writer and freelance journalist.

Uhuru Kenyatta plans for the economy ahead of swearing-in
President causes a stir as he walks in the streets of Nairobi.

US soldiers removed from White House detail amid probe: report
Three soldiers are accused of "improper contact" with foreign women during President Trump's recent Asia trip.

Ayodi set to replace injured Amonde as Kenya Sevens captain
KCB flanker Andrew Amonde, who is recovering from hernia surgery is out for two months.

African Union welcomes Robert Mugabe resignation
The union did not characterise Mugabe's ouster as a coup, but rather a legitimate expression of the will of Zimbabweans.

Mugabe, like Mobutu and Gaddafi, clung on knowing he had to go
It was merely a matter of time before the erstwhile liberation fighter transformed himself into a tragic figure

Uhuru Gardens: A small paradise tucked away in Nairobi
Tucked away in Nairobi is a small heaven, rich with heritage and offering a perfect venue for a rest, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

235 killed in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram and bandits
The killings were carried out by Boko Haram insurgents, ethnic militias and bandits.

Masinde Muliro University closed indefinitely
Ongoing strike by lecturers has disrupted learning at the institution.

Finally, I got over my fear of shopping for dresses
My sister who is in the habit of celebrating my milestones in this fitness journey, felt we should celebrate my just concluded ten-day detox.

Mother and baby die of cholera in Mombasa County
The county has set up treatment centres in public health facilities to treat cholera and diarrhoea-related diseases.

MUSIC REVIEW: Sauti Sol’s ‘Melanin’
Sauti Sol debuted the first of the songs expected in their next LP African Sauce titled “Melanin”, together with its video on November 21

Hold police accountable for brutality during protests: HRW
Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International documented at least 67 killings during protests last month.

Free speech in Zimbabwe Parliament after 37 years of oppression
MPs denounced the excesses of Robert Mugabe's authoritarian regime, accusing him of failing to uphold the Constitution.

Kalonzo Musyoka dismisses rumours about his wife Pauline
Nasa co-principal says Pauline is on treatment.

Robert Mugabe and African leaders driven from power since 2010
Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, who resigned on Tuesday, is the latest in a long list of African leaders forced from power.

Why my life-threatening illness was a blessing in disguise
Everlyn Wanjiru found love as she was battling a life-threatening illness

Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, in key dates
Here are some key dates in the life of Zimbabwe's first lady.

Uganda police raid Red Pepper, as Dar media house catches fire
They searched Red Pepper offices over a story claiming poor relations between Uganda and Rwanda.

Tax processes, filing days cut for firms
Kenya’s overall ranking in ease of paying taxes improved 33 places to position 92 globally

Let’s talk about Merc E-Class safety and what could go wrong
Out of necessity, it has weak points that can crumple on impact

Airlines settle Twin Towers claim over 9/11 attacks
American and United Airlines to pay developer of the World Trade Center $95.2 million.