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KNH nurses down tools in protest against colleague's attack

Kenyatta National Hospital nurses have downed tools protesting an attack on their colleague on Saturday. Kenya National Union of Nurses chairman Seth Panyako said they will use the opportunity to lobby for proper management of KNH. “Nurses have already withdrawn their services on grounds of security challenges at the hospital,” …

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Zambia opposition protests against PLO Lumumba's deportation

Zambia’s main opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema, has criticised the government over Saturday’s deportation of prominent Kenyan lawyer Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba. Lumumba, director of the Kenya School of Law, was due to give a talk on Africa-China relations on Saturday night but he was not allowed to alight from the …

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Chaos as MPs lose fight against fuel tax

Tempers flared in the House amid accusations of betrayal as Speaker Justin Muturi last evening rammed through President Uhuru Kenyatta’s memorandum and a new Finance Bill. The import of yesterday’s chaotic and sometimes absurd proceedings is that taxpayers will start paying the eight per cent levy on petroleum products, down …

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Talanta seek to extend good run against Coast Rangers

After beating St .Joseph Youth 3-1 over the weekend at Afraha, high flying National Super League outfit FC Talanta hope to extend their winning streak when they confront Modern Coast Rangers today at Camp Toyoyo. Talanta, who were staring at relegation at the start of the second leg, have recently …

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Justice Chacha Mwita suspends criminal charges against Mwilu

High Court Judge Chacha Mwita has suspended criminal charges against Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu. The DCJ has been directed to serve both the petition and application to the DPP, DCI, and Attorney General. Mwita said the petition raises constitutional issues that need to be addressed. He held that the …

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Museveni withdraws charges against MP Bobi Wine

The Ugandan government has withdrawn charges against Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine. Bobi appeared before the Gulu general military court-martial. The court has adjourned for 10 minutes awaiting the ruling. The Ugandan lawmaker arrest sparked anti-government demonstrations for days. He was arrested on August 13 on suspicion of involvement in …

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