KPLC staff, five others arrested in crackdown on illegal lines

Nairobi, May 8, 2017…….Six people, among them a Kenya Power employee, were arrested in various parts of the country over the weekend as the Company enhanced crackdown on illegal lines…

Busy schedule for President Kenyatta in May

NAIROBI, 7 MAY 2017, (PSCU) – President Uhuru Kenyatta is set for a hectic schedule this May as he handles local and foreign engagements even as he gets ready to…

Asad Anwar wins KCB Autocross

The must watch KCB Nakuru Auto Cross saw 54 year old Asad Anwar crowned the champion in his maiden outing this season.

Chinese experts advise Ugandan farmers on earning more from farmlands

KAMPALA, (Xinhua) -- Tucked away over 50km north of the capital Kampala, Chinese technicians continue to set up the first agricultural industrial park in the east African country.

Somali forces kill senior Al-Shabaab leader in southern Somalia 

MOGADISHU, May 7 (Xinhua) -- Somali security forces killed a senior Al-Shabaab leader heading the group in Lower Shabelle region on Friday in southern Somalia, a government official confirmed on…

Equity scoops 19 awards during this year’s Think Business Banking Awards 2017

Nairobi, May 8th 2017……Equity Bank has once again emerged as the top Overall Bank at the Think Business Banking Awards 2017, stamping its authority as a market leader in the…

AU probes killing of soldier by colleague in Somalia 

MOGADISHU, April 20 (Xinhua) -- The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) said Thursday it had launched investigations into the killing of one of its soldiers in Bula-burte town in Hiiraan region of central Somalia on Wednesday.
The Djiboutian soldier was reportedly killed by his colleague from the Somalia National Army (SNA) following an argument.  AMISOM Force Spokesperson Wilson Rono confirmed the incident, saying investigation is underway to establish the reasons behind it. "A soldier from Djiboutian contingent under AMISOM was killed by another soldier from SNA on Wednesday after argument between them in Bula-burte town. We are investigating the cause of the incident," Rono told Xinhua by telephone.  Mahad Hassan, Minister of Information for Hirshabelle State in Somalia, said the Djibouti soldier had slapped a woman at a local restaurant, sparking reaction from the SNA soldier.This is the first Djiboutian soldier under AU mission to have been killed in a friendly fire in Hiiraan region in central Somalia. 

 

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