Kenyan Mau Mau veterans represented by Leigh Day, clockwise from top left: Samuel Kovia, Wambugu Wa Nyingi, Ndenge Kadiaka and Mathenge Iregi
Leigh Day is the London-based law firm behind the Mau ...
A Republican candidate for Virginia's lieutenant governor has said that doing yoga may lead to being possessed by Satan.
EW Jackson, a conservative pastor who has never held elected ...
Kenya's President and ICC indictee Uhuru Kenyatta will meet UK Prime Minister David Cameron during a three-day visit to London, his office says.
A Kenyan rights group has condemned the visit - his ...
UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to host an international conference in London to help Somalia end more than two decades of conflict.
The conference will focus on rebuilding its security forces ...
Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to three months in prison and an additional three months of home confinement for failing to pay taxes on about $1 million in earnings.
Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were found after a neighbour heard screaming and called 911.
Berry disappeared at age 16 on April 21, 2003, when she called her sister to say ...
The original incarnation of Apple's revolutionary smartphone will become obsolete on June 11, according to a document apparently leaked from Apple's headquarters.
Six years after its launch in ...
Botswana's president Ian Khama has received two stitches in his face after being clawed by a cheetah, a government spokesman said on Monday.
The incident occurred at a Botswana Defence Force ...
More women are initiating divorces in Uganda after becoming empowered by new marriage equality laws.
Although Uganda is a conservative country, lawmakers are currently considering legislation ...
A video of a frail and unamused looking Nelson Mandela surrounded by South African President Jacob Zuma and other officials has prompted cries of political exploitation by the government.
In the ...
For the last eight years Puerto Rico native Eliel Santos has been making a living by reeling in jewelry, cash and electronics from beneath New York City’s sidewalk grates. It may not seem like a ...
Enter William Ruto, stage right, in a dazzling white shirt and an equally eye-catching red tie complementing the dark grey pair of trousers. After brief introductory remarks that are pregnant ...
A team of 11 Kenyan students have commenced training in a South Korean nuclear graduate school in a move aimed at boosting local capacity for nuclear energy generation.
The 11 who are drawn ...
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei says it would no longer focus on the US market for its core business, months after Washington effectively closed the door on it by labelling it a security threat.
Nominated mining minister Najib Balala has a herculean assignment — that of breathing life into a sector that has hitherto been neglected.
President Kenyatta, moving away from tradition, has ...
The decision to include two politicians in the first Jubilee Cabinet was one of the reasons that delayed the announcement of the nominees on Wednesday.
Interviews with allies of President ...
A ZIMBABWEAN woman in love with two men came up with an unusual solution... she got both to move in with her.
Maria Vogel, 33, originally from Bulawayo, now shares the family home in Barking, ...
Ambassador Amina Mohamed may have missed the opportunity to become the first woman and indeed first African to head the World Trade Organisation (WTO) recently, but she now has an opportunity to ...
More than 110 million Chinese-made condoms have been seized in Ghana after laboratory tests revealed they were faulty, Ghanaian officials have said.
"There are holes in them and... the condoms ...
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has publicly handed a sack containing about $100,000 (£66,000) in cash to a youth group, raising questions about how the money will be spent.
The donation was ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As a bipartisan Senate group worked over the past few months to assemble broad legislation to overhaul the U.S. immigration system, conservative critics of the ...
WATERTOWN, Massachusetts (Reuters) - Police killed one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing in a shootout and mounted house-to-house searches for a second man on Friday, with much of the city ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed all arms of Government to work towards reducing the ballooning public sector wage bill.
The President who was deeply concerned with the hefty pay perks ...
Downing Street claimed that President Obama’s decision not to send a member of his White House team was “absolutely not a snub”.
France has delivered a final snub to ...
He took advantage of the celeb because she was so drunk she could hardly stand and then took intimate photographs of her on mobiles
A night porter who raped a TV star in her ...
A bag can be seen next to a mail box against a barricade as onlookers watch the marathon runners pass by
These two pictures being studied by the FBI could hold vital clues to the Boston ...
Kenyans are internationally known sportsmen’s and Boston marathon is one of those sports they actually dominate.
I have been to every Boston marathon for the last five years and it’s such a ...
It hasn’t taken Lelisa Desisa long to get the hang of this marathon thing.
Running just his second race at the 26.2-mile distance, Desisa won the men’s race at the 117th Boston Marathon ...
At least three people were killed and at least 125 others were injured this afternoon as two powerful explosions detonated in quick succession near the Boston Marathon finish line in Boston’s Back ...
Four Kenyans were among the 12 people shot dead by gunmen who attacked a United Nations convoy in South Sudan on Tuesday, officials said Wednesday.
Five Indian peacekeepers were also killed when ...
A fake groom picked the love song The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face for his sham marriage to a bride he had met just once before.
Nigerian Jayeola Abiola, 29, planned to tie the knot with ...
Google's Android smartphone and tablet software is a “Trojan horse” designed to seize control of the mobile internet market, an international coalition of technology firms has claimed to EU ...
Nelson Mandela's children have reportedly asked a court to remove their father's friend and lawyer George Bizos from the boards of two investment funds related to their father.
A Minister in Uganda has come under mounting pressure from women campaigners after announcing plans to ban miniskirts.
The government's draconian measures form part of an anti-pornography ...
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS
Kenya's powerbrokers and voters carried out a mostly violence-free election five years after tribal clashes ripped apart the country. The next big scheduled event is another potential flashpoint: ...
Kenya swears in Uhuru Kenyatta as president on Tuesday after an election that avoided the bloodshed of five years ago, but left Western nations with the challenge of how to deal with a ...
Sudan's president, who faces an arrest warrant from the International Criminal Court, will not be traveling to Kenya to watch the swearing-in of the country's new president, ...
Following in the steps of Madonna and Angelina Jolie, singer Katy Perry took a trip to Madagascar in support of Unicef to help draw attention to the problems faced by many on the island.
Madonna was stripped of the VIP status afforded to her on arrival as she flew out of Malawi on Saturday after a public spat with the country's president about her charitable work there.The change in ...
A bomb exploded outside the headquarters of Somalia's biggest bank and money transfer agency on Tuesday, wounding at least two people hours after al Qaeda-linked militants ordered the company to ...
The path to gaining eternal happiness has long since eluded man, but apparently it can be achieved through something as simple as a hip surgery. Meet Huug Bosse, a Dutch man who had hip surgery a ...
Tired of having people walk into her gluten free produce store looking around and asking questions only to leave empty-handed and buy similar products somewhere else, a business owner from ...
Seven political prisoners have been freed in Sudan a day after President Omar al-Bashir ordered the release of all political detainees.
Relatives embraced the prisoners as they walked out of a ...
At least 14 people have been killed in an accident at a quarry in the northern Tanzanian city of Arusha, rescue officials say.
The sides of the quarry, where people were illegally digging for ...
Prince Harry is to make a week-long official visit to America in May - but he will steer well clear of Las Vegas, the scene of his infamous strip billiards game on his last trip to the ...
Indian women's rights campaigners voiced their despair today over the gang-rape of a Swiss tourist who was attacked with her husband as they rested overnight during a cycle tour across Asia.
David Cameron’s pledge to “control” immigrants’ access to public services was mired in controversy today as critics accused him of exaggeration and the Government struggled to explain his plans.
As a new national drive to get one million more women cycling kicks off, Cathy Bussey, a keen cyclist and author of a female bicycle manual, explains why it's not just high heels and road safety ...
PRESIDENT-elect Uhuru Kenyatta has asked all ministers and assistant ministers elected to Parliament or county assemblies under the Jubilee coalition to resign .
Last week President Kibaki ordered ...