Standard Group headquarters on Mombasa road. PHOTO/COURTESY By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke The head of legal department at Standard Media Group, Ms Millicent Ng’etich, has asked journalists at the company to adhere to journalism tenets due to rising defamation cases against the company. Ms Ng’etich issued the advisory following a story the paper published...
National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential candidate Raila Odinga and his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka. PHOTO/FACEBOOK/NASA By ABDULHAKIM SHERMAN newsdesk@reporter.co.ke National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential candidate Raila Odinga and his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka have withdrawn from a re-run of the presidential election throwing the country in a constitutional crisis. Mr Odinga withdrew from...
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) international arrivals. PHOTO/COURTESY By SECURITY CORRESPONDENT newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Kenya Airports Authority has been accused of breaching security protocols during the pre-tender meeting for a camera surveillance security system tender at key airports in the country. Security experts who attended the function are questioning the reasoning behind allowing bidders to...
Witchcraft composition with witch’s hands holding a quill satanic magic book with pentagram symbol. PHOTO/PIXABAY By PATRICK MAYOYO newsdesk@reporter.co.ke More than 100 United Nations and other international experts have identified a series of effective ways to curb and stop human rights violations caused by a “disturbing diversity of harmful practices” related to...
Security forces respond to protests in Bamenda. PHOTO/IRIN IRIN--Cameroon’s anglophone crisis reached a new low at the weekend when at least 17 people were shot dead by security forces and 50 wounded, according to Amnesty International. Protesters had gathered in towns across the country’s two English-speaking regions to mark a symbolic...
Sweet love. President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace. PHOTO/FACEBOOK By PATRICK MAYOYO newsdesk@reporter.co.ke The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Zimbabwean authorities to immediately release NewsDay journalist Kenneth Nyangani and drop all charges against him. Nyangani was arrested yesterday and charged with criminal nuisance for reporting that First Lady Grace Mugabe...
A Catalunya resident celebrates during the referendum. PHOTO/COURTESY The Mossos d'Esquadra are held in high esteem by Catalans. PHOTO/BORIS LLONA/viaTWITTER By AGENCIES newsdesk@reporter.co.ke Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says the Spanish region has won the right to statehood following a contentious referendum that was marred by violence. He said the door had been opened to...
Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga. PHOTO/FILE By DAVID INGABO newsdesk@reporter.co.ke National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate, Mr Raila Odinga, has called for new protests throughout the country after the ruling party Jubilee decided to change election laws. Speaking at a news conference in Nairobi, Mr Odinga said the proposed changes were an attack...
US Marine first woman infantry officer. PHOTO/US MARINE By AGENCIES newdesk@reporter.co.ke A female US Marine has made history by becoming the first woman to complete the Corps' famously gruelling infantry officer training. The lieutenant, who wants to keep her identity private, graduated in Quantico, Virginia, on Monday. She will soon be assigned to lead...
By JAMES KIRAGU Newsdesk@reporter.co.ke The Personal Assistant to IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati, has threatened to sue the Daily Nation for claiming that he had been sacked on suspicion of leaking vital information from the electoral commission to the media. A letter dated today by Mose Nyambega & Company Advocates says contrary to...