Here are the news stories making headlines.

Raila Meets Lord Mark Malloch, Owner of OT Morpho Rival ‘Smartmatic’

Former Prime Minister and Nasa leader Raila Odinga last week traveled to London for a few days. The official purpose of his visit was to give a public lecture at Chatham House, but Jubilee has refused to buy into that explanation.

Patricia Kihoro Responds to Allegations of Lesbian Threesome With This Is Ess and Fena Gitu

Former Tusker Project Fame contestant Patricia Kihoro has come out to address recent reports that she was involved in a lesbian threesome. The allegations, which dominated the blogosphere over the last week, had it that the radio personality, fashion blogger ‘This Is Ess’, and singer Fena Gitu we

Meet the Bishop Who Has Converted to Islam Because of Women’s Indecent Dressing in Church

A Homa Bay bishop has converted to Islam because he couldn’t stand how women wore indecently to his church. Bishop Charles Okwany, formerly of God’s Call Church of East Africa, claims it is women wearing miniskirts to his church that drove him to convert his church to a mosque.

From Earning Sh75 Every Month to a Billionaire Tycoon.. Jackson Kibor’s Rags to Riches Story

Retired politician and prominent farmer in Uasin Gishu, Jackson Kibor, is one of the wealthiest businessmen in the country. Kibor, a former KANU Chairman and friend of retired President Daniel Arap Moi, has his vast wealth pegged on endless tracts of land and property. He has been making headl

Malta blogger killed in car blast

A prominent blogger in Malta, who had accused the island’s government of corruption, has died after the car she was in exploded. Daphne Caruana Galizia died in the blast in Bidnija, near Mosta, shortly after leaving her home nearby, reports say. It is not yet clear what caused the explosion.

North Korean hackers hit UK TV company

North Korean hackers targeted a British television company making a drama about the country, it has emerged. The series – due to be written by an Oscar-nominated screenwriter – has been shelved. In August 2014, Channel 4 announced what it said would be a new “bold and provocative” drama series.

Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

The Irish comedian has died, his management company confirms.

Trump allies worry that losing the House means impeachment

In more than a dozen interviews, Republicans inside and outside the White House told CNN conversations are ramping up behind the scenes about whether Trump fully grasps that his feuds with members of his own party and shortage of legislative achievements could soon put the fate of his presidency at risk.

Catalonia leader fails to clarify independence declaration

In a letter to the Spanish Prime Mariano Rajoy, Puigdemont asked for two months of dialogue over the status of the region in northwest Spain, which held a disputed independence referendum on October 1. Rajoy had set a deadline of 10 a.m.

North Korea rejects diplomacy with US for now, source says

A North Korean official reaffirmed Pyongyang’s commitment to developing a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching “all the way to the East coast of the mainland US,” on Monday, telling CNN that the rogue nation is currently not interested in diplomacy with the US until it achieves that goal.

At least 300 people killed in Somalia bombings

The revised death toll follows efforts by rescue works to recover bodies from the rubble and the deaths of several people who succumbed to their wounds on Monday, according to Major Ahmed Ibrahim of the police force.

Nigerians are wondering why Jacob Zuma now has a statue in their country

The two-day visit happened just as South Africa’s Supreme Court ruled that President Zuma should face corruption charges. Zuma visited Governor Rochas Okorocha in Owerri in a surprise visit that was only announced the same day by the South Africa presidency. As well as the statue, Zuma was given a chiefaincy title and had a road named after him.

Drone hits passenger plane in Canada

A plane operated by charter airline Skyjet was approaching Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport on Thursday when a drone struck one of its wings, according to local media reports. There were six passengers and two crew members aboard the plane.

Hillary Clinton Compares Donald Trump With Harvey Weinstein

LONDON ― Hillary Clinton drew parallels between Harvey Weinstein and President Donald Trump, calling the disgraced Hollywood mogul’s behavior “disgusting” and “heartbreaking” ― just like the person once caught on camera bragging about sexually assaulting women.

Trump Says He Believes Cuba Responsible For Attacks That Hurt U.S. Diplomats

WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Monday that he believes Havana is responsible for a series of incidents that Washington thinks hurt at least 22 U.S. diplomats over a period of months in Cuba, prompting Washington to scale back its presence there.

Adorable Little Cat With Perfect Timing Interrupts ‘Cougar Sighting’ On Live TV

A live TV shot about a supposed big cat sighting in Hernando, Mississippi got an unexpected feline visitor last week ― but it was a whole lot smaller than the cougar that supposedly had been seen in the area.

Man Who Says Cops Mistook Doughnut Glaze For Meth Awarded $37,500 In Settlement

A Florida man who says he was arrested after police officers mistook crumbs from his Krispy Kreme doughnut for methamphetamine has reportedly been awarded $37,500 after reaching a settlement with the city of Orlando. Daniel Rushing, 65, sued the city soon after his arrest in December 2015.

Trump On Gays: Pence Wants To ‘Hang Them All’

President Donald Trump joked that Vice President Mike Pence “wants to hang” all gay people, according to a profile of Pence published in The New Yorker on Monday. The article, entitled, “The Danger of President Pence,” details various viewpoints held by the socially conservative vice president that clash with Trump’s.

Pink Gets Real About Her Sometimes-Sexless Marriage

Raise your glass to Pink for getting real about the realities of monogamy. The pop star explained the nuances of her 11-year marriage to racer Carey Hart in an interview with The Guardian published last week, noting there are times sex isn’t a factor.

Like You, This Giant Clock Is Counting Down The Remaining Hours Of Trump’s Term

In June, a band of artists furtively installed a massive, red, digital clock on the exterior of a building on the Queens waterfront. The mysterious timepiece has been counting down, day by day, hour by hour, ever since. The giant clock ― perhaps like you ― is marking the hours until President Donald Trump’s first term comes to a close.

New ‘Black Panther’ trailer has more Michael B. Jordan, god bless us all

In the full trailer for Marvel’s Black Panther, our titular hero has some choices to make: After witnessing the showdown between Captain America and Iron Man, what kind of leader will be T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) be? In a pulse-pounding trailer that contains the phrase “Wakanda forever!”

New gravitational wave discovery show off Einstein’s brilliance again

Even 100 years after the fact, Albert Einstein is still getting his due. On Monday, more than a thousand astronomers and physicists around the world celebrated the announcement of a landmark discovery.

Larry Flynt offers $10 million if you have information that’ll impeach Trump

Need some cash and have some dirt on Donald Trump? You might want to talk to Hustler founder Larry Flynt. The adult magazine mogul is offering $10 million “for information leading to the impeachment and removal from office” of the president.

Facebook is reportedly testing a new resume / CV feature

Facebook may be testing a new Resume / CV feature, according to The Next Web . The update could indicate a larger interest in the job searching and recruiting space, putting Facebook in direct competition with LinkedIn.

McDonald’s introduces phone lockers to get people to put their mobiles away

When was the last time you had a meal with someone without spending time texting someone else? McDonald’s has introduced mobile phone lockers, in a bid to get customers to put their phones away, and start talking to each other again.

You might currently be wearing the results of a star explosion

In a landmark moment for astronomy and physics that helps explain the origin of the ring on your finger and key components in your cell phone, scientists announced they have, for the first time, detected the collision of two neutron stars.

Macklemore leads a crowd in chanting ‘F*ck Donald Trump,’ just in case you didn’t know where he stood

Macklemore maybe feeling glorious after this performance. The rapper known for hits like “Thrift Shop” and “Same Love” led his fans to chant the most notable lyrics from the famous ” F-k Donald Trump” song at a show in Tempe, Arizona on Saturday night. You can probably guess what the those three words are.