A Kenya Airways plane at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Photo courtesy By OUR CORRESPONDENT newsdesk@reporter.co.ke The US Department of Transportation (DOT) Thursday praised Kenya’s “significant progress” in ensuring civil aviation safety but did not commit to approving direct flights between the two countries. “The US Federal Aviation Administration and the Kenyan Civil...
Dr Osato Osemwengie during one his graduation ceremonies. PHOTO/COURTESY A Nigerian man has made the country proud in Texas, USA by setting a very high pace for academicians to follow. Dr Osato Osemwengie from Edo state has 6 Master’s (MSc) degrees and is planning on continuing his 7th master degree...
Lawyer Stephen Njeru. PHOTO/COURTESY Kirinyaga Residents are in a mourning mood following the death of Dr Stephen Njiru, a prominent lawyer from the county. Led by their Governor Joseph Ndathi, the residents recalled how the lawyer played an important role towards the termination of the ICC cases that faced President Uhuru...
Military policemen wander through the burned-out interior of Iraq’s largest church which is severely damaged. PHOTO |IRIN IRIN--Sitting outside a cafe in Erbil, Ammar is chain-smoking despite his hacking cough. “I will never go back to Mosul, even after IS is finished,” he promises. “Mosul has been ruined for me...
38-year old, Alfred Olango, who was shot dead in El Cajon, California, US. Photo courtesy. By AGENCIES newsdesk@reporter.co.ke The killing of Alfred Olango by police officers in the United States this week provoked shock and anger in the Ugandan town he left more than two decades ago to escape poverty and...
It has been a month since the  elections that ushered in billionaire businessman Donald Trump as the President-elect of the US, but for Ms Wanjiru Njeri*, a Kenyan-born resident of Baltimore, Maryland, the shock still lingers. The once bubbly mother of four, who loves to sing in her local...