Here are the stories making headlines today.
Nasa candidate Raila Odinga is ahead by 53% while President Uhuru Kenyatta comes in second with 41%. This is according to the latest Ipsos poll released yesterday. Small problem though.. Ipsos did not release any poll. The above figures were first published by Nasa-aligned blog Kenya Today und
It’s fake news season in fake news country. There are 2 sides in this equation. The political party sponsored fake news, and the money motivated fake news. Both Nasa and Jubilee have their own online warriors running multiple blogs, and Twitter accounts. Their purpose is to highlight any misstep
An adorable baby girl is the star of Kenyan internet after a video of her reactions to political chants of the two main political outfits, Jubilee and Nasa, emerged on the interwebs. The video, shared by blogger Robert Alai on Tuesday, captures the baby’s interesting reactions when her mother cha
Earlier this week, we showed you that flopped marriage proposal by a Kenyan lad at Chicken Inn and the video has since gone viral. Read: Too Embarrassing!
Almost 24 hours after the devastating fire in London’s North Kensington l eft at least 12 people dead, firefighters are still working to dampen the blaze and search for bodies. Questions remain over how the Grenfell Tower fire began and how it spread so quickly through the 1970s-era building that was home to as many as 500 people.
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators have asked for information and will talk to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers, according to a source familiar with the matter. Investigators have also sought information from recently retired NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett, according to the source.
Brooks said he was on deck at a practice for the congressional baseball team when the shooting occurred. Scalise, the majority whip, appeared to have been shot in the hip and it appeared two Capitol Hill police agents were shot, he added. According to both congressional and law enforcement sources, the shooting appears to be a “deliberate attack.”
The Australian Prime Minister mocked his US counterpart in a speech Wednesday night to a gathered crowd of journalists and politicians, during the Australian Parliament’s boozy annual Midwinter Ball. In leaked audio aired by Australia’s Channel Nine, Turnbull poked fun at his own efforts to ingratiate himself with the new US President during their meeting in New York.
“Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met today with Qatari Minister of State for Defense Affairs Dr. Khalid al-Attiyah to discuss concluding steps in finalizing the Foreign Military Sales purchase of US-manufactured F-15 fighter aircraft by the State of Qatar.
In its place, producers have been asked to use the network’s other slogan: “Most Watched. Most Trusted” — a statement that is at least half true, insofar as Fox News maintains some of the highest ratings in cable news. The network will also introduce a new slogan soon, a source there said.
The latest example is Wu Xiaohui, the chairman of a major insurance company that owns the Waldorf Astoria in New York and recently held talks with the Kushner family over a Manhattan office tower. He is reported to have been detained by authorities on Friday as part of a government investigation.
The Spanish club said it was “absolutely convinced” that the 32-year-old forward will prove his “total innocence.” “Cristiano Ronaldo has always shown since his arrival at Real Madrid CF, in July 2009, a clear will to fulfill all his tax obligations,” said the club on its website.
12 confirmed dead and death toll will rise after huge inferno broke out at a residential tower block in London Dozens including children and elderly still missing after fire engulfed Grenfell Tower in White City at 1am Residents were seen throwing themselves and their children out of windows to avoid
Adele made an appearance at Grenfell Tower on Wednesday evening, less than 24 hours after a horrific blaze devastated the building killing residents. The fire swept through the 27-storey tower block in just 15 minutes after a faulty fridge exploded, in what could be one of the worst in British history amid fears nobody on its top three floors survived.
Maryam Adam, 41, said neighbour knocked on her door to warn her at 12.50am She said: ‘I saw outside his flat his luggage – there was a big bag with his clothes’ At 12.54am 999 was called and the first engines arrived within six minutes After another 15 minutes the whole of the west London tower was largely alight The Grenfell Tower resident whose faulty fridge exploded and started Britain’s most deadly fire for a generation packed a bag and then raised the alarm, his pregnant neighbour claimed today.
Doomed Grenfell Tower was equipped with cladding by East Sussex-based company Harley Facades in 2016 It has since come to light that the firm used a similar aluminium composite material to clad several high rises Four 23-storey tower blocks in Camden and a 23-storey block with 115 flats in Newham
Hey, if you’re going to move to Mars, you might as well do it in style, right? Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk wants to make sure that everyone traveling to the red planet with SpaceX in the future has a really great time while they do it.
Those annoying colored posts on Facebook aren’t going anywhere. In fact, they’re getting an upgrade. Facebook has been quietly adding patterns, textures, illustration, and more to the status cards. Users around the world have been noticing a number of new background options in different colors.
Facebook’s Safety Check feature was triggered Wednesday after a massive fire broke out at a London apartment block in the middle of the night. At least a dozen were killed in the early morning blaze, more than 65 injured, and many of the hundreds who would have been asleep in the Grenfell Tower building are still unaccounted for.
Fugia is only a teenager, but her sense of ambition is tangible. Just 15 years old, she has plans to be a doctor, and she understands education is the surest path to achieving her dream. But getting an education isn’t easy.
Daenerys Targaryen might have ditched him last season, but her loss is Netflix’s gain; Game of Thrones star Michiel Huisman has been cast in the streaming network’s adaptation of The Haunting of Hill House, Mashable has confirmed.