Nasa likely to continue push for electoral agency’s reforms
Orengo says court found the commission culpable and its offices "should be a crime scene."

Knec: Test papers, answer booklets to be combined
An examination monitor to be given Sh2,000 a day plus Sh1,000 airtime.

IEBC staff let off the hook as judges explain petition ruling
Court says it found problems within agency but no evidence to pin down commission staff.

Electoral agency meeting with Nasa, Jubilee put off again
Planned meeting with Jubilee and Nasa leaders fails to take place for third time.

Hard tackles, wit flow freely as decision lights up Twitter
Lawyers, analysts allied to both sides of the political divide react to court verdict.

We must all adhere to the law, says CJ Maraga
Maraga says court will not hesitate to repeat judgment if anomalies remain unresolved.

How inconsistent result forms shored up Raila’s petition
The majority verdict read by Justices Lenaola, Mwilu and Maraga, differed with the respondents on the impact and severity of the “errors.”

Assault on independent agencies disastrous to policy stability
How institutions discharge mandate influences economic prosperity and social stability

How agency bungled election and its own defence in petition
Judges were outraged that poll team sat back till two days to voting to announce that 11,000 polling stations had no network coverage.

Shun venomous political analysts
Our eminent political analysts ought to be more than just professionals but are supposed to be altruistic.

Untold sweet-and-sour stories from Kenya’s election drama
These elections have been a reminder that parts of Kenya have fallen in love with deep devolution/secession.

Judges’ decision signals end of Supreme Court’s innocence and neutrality
Justice Maraga’s high-sounding calling was unmasked by the court’s judgment to be a fanciful embroidery of rhetoric.

Forms 34A, 34B were in order: Ndung’u
Other institutions such as media, public and courts could verify claims of malpractices, says judge.

Woman rushed to Tanzania for treatment dies
Eight-month-pregnant woman was taken to Tanzanian hospital due to nurses’ strike in Kenya.

Road fatalities have gone down in past 8 months
Report shows pedestrians, motor vehicle passengers and motorcycle riders main casualties.

Ministry bans plastic bottles from Karura Forest and Nairobi National Park
Prohibition applies to disposable bottles used by bottlers but visitors can carry their reusable bottles

Model seeks to strip Mugabe wife of immunity
Effort to have Grace’s immunity lifted is opposed by Harare’s embassy in Pretoria.

Scramble for survivors as quake kills 250 in Mexico
Quake comes 12 days after another temblor killed almost 100 people

Nasa claims broad and vague, says Justice Ojwang
Judge argues the electoral commission conducted the elections in a free, fair and transparent manner.

How inconsistent result forms shored up Raila's petition
Scrutiny served to add weight to claims that there was likely infiltration of the IEBC computer system and manipulation of results data.

Chebukati and Chiloba blamed for poll failures
Obscurity around Forms 34A described as a mysterious puzzle.

Boy’s case ruling big step for child rights
Strict application of Sexual Offences Act undermines policies meant to advance rights of minors.

IEBC has to get it right in repeat poll
It appears that the IEBC was quite casual about its obligations to the law and the Constitution.

Bomachoge Borabu ex-MP Joel Onyancha is dead
He fell ill as he watched Supreme Court proceedings, says his brother.

Uganda police raid ActionAid offices in Kampala
Officers record names and titles of all staff members.

Judge Njoki Ndung'u criticises apex court's majority decision
There was no reason to nullify Uhuru Kenyatta's win, she says.

'Unacceptable' Sampson sacked as England Women's manager
Sampson had been the subject of accusations of racism.

Atletico Madrid stadium to host 2019 Champions League final
Budapest will host the women's Champions League final.

Dumoulin stuns Froome, Martin to win time-trial world title
Slovenia's Primoz Roglic finished second almost a minute back.

KDF teams to 'receive support'
The games seek to foster regional integration.

From trading post to modern metropolis
Influx of county government staff and traders seeking opportunities has led to the rapid growth of Marsabit.

Politics, inflation and interest caps: Daily struggles of the Kenyan mall
Politics, inflation, interest caps and the struggles of Kenyan shopping complexes

5 St Augustine's Preparatory staff deny murdering schoolboy
Head-teacher and four workers of St Augustine Preparatory School in Mombasa seek bonds.

Team work key in football, says German legend Matthaus
Matthaus said players should embrace team work.

KPA claim men’s volleyball title in championships
The men’s basketball final will see Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) take on KPA.

This man wants bhang legalised in Kenya
Simon Mwaura asks National Assembly to allow licensing of marijuana farming.

The choice of economic development over justice is unjust - reject it
The Supreme Court ruling, like the struggle for human rights, cannot be downplayed or dismissed

Harry Roy Veevers' body had toxins, witness tells inquest in Mombasa
A highly toxic pesticide was detected in body tissues and wet soil collected from the grave of British property tycoon Harry Roy Veevers, a witness has told an inquest into his death.

SMEs staring at tight credit squeeze under tougher norms
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face a credit squeeze when banks adopt tougher standards of scrutinising borrowers, analysts said.

More money for Mombasa Marathon winners
Peter Kemboi holds the course record of 2:09:21 from 2007.

Over 200 students hit by food poisoning in Baringo school
Learners at Kituro High School in Baringo complain of stomach and headache.

Leopards edge out Thika, Muhoroni hold Nakumatt
Kitenge scored the opener for Leopards.

Forget plastics bags for export, ministry tells dealers
Traders and manufacturers of plastic bags have been dealt another blow after the government rejected their appeal to continue servicing export markets.

Cornel Rasanga drops his entire Cabinet in latest nominees list
Critics say Siaya governor chose to reward his cronies.

Wanga, Mieno, Khamati score as Tusker sink Bandari at Mbaraki
“I hope we will play better and win our next fixture."

Raila Odinga failed to prove his case — Judge Jackton Ojwang
Majority decision fails to resonate with the Constitution and the law, says judge.

Nyaga, Masud star in Posta-Sharks stalemate
Maina blamed sloppy defending after they threw away a two-goal lead.

Students sent home over food poisoning
Students treated for stomach pains and headache.

Supreme judges rap IEBC for opaqueness and defiance
Failure to produce forms used to declare Uhuru winner costs Wafula Chebukati team heavily.

No exam leak, Knec says
Magoha says exam materials had been reviewed and found to be fake

Judges: Why Uhuru Kenyatta's victory was voided
Irregularities and illegalities in the poll were many, systematic and deliberate, say four Supreme Court judges.

Angela Merkel, Germany's 'eternal chancellor'
The pastor's daughter raised behind the Iron Curtain is heading towards a likely fourth term.

Police shoot dead 2 gangsters in Kirinyaga as four escape
Thugs raid petrol station and robbed attendants of Sh17,000 at gunpoint.

Zari focusing on putting 'negative energy' behind her
This left her fans wondering whether she had already chosen to forgive and forget and above all move on.

OUT&ABOUT: The vibrant culture of the Makonde community
Originating from Mozambique in the early 90's, Makondes were only recognised as Kenyans in 2017

ONE ON ONE: The multi-talented Pascal Tokodi
Pascal Tokodi is a singer and actor

Roy Hodgson urges caution despite Palace win
Sakho's return to fitness contributed to Palace's first clean sheet of the season.

Court stops Governor Awiti from hiring chief officers
Judge restrains county leadership from interfering with duties of the chief officers.

Wainaina disowns Supreme Court case
Candidate says he did not issue instructions nor sign the application.

FIT&FAB: What my countless quick-fix diets taught me
I decided to cut a bit of weight and overhaul my wardrobe symbolically

1934 Rolls Royce roars to life for Sunday’s Concours
Some forty cars and more than 20 motorcycles have been registered.

Bees attack police, protesters outside Supreme Court
It is not clear where the bees came from.

Little league football linked to mood problems later: study
Taking up American football before the age of 12 may have an impact on behaviour much later in life

WHO: Drug-resistant infections are a 'global health emergency'
Resistance to antibiotics is a "global health emergency" that threatens the progress made by modern medicine

Pakistan bans Latif for five years over spot-fixing
The 31-year-old has played five one-day internationals and 13 T20Is.

Man kills neighbour over affair with wife
Police looking for the man who has gone into hiding.

CBK optimistic about economy despite repeat election jitters
Favourable weather and investment in infrastructure development seen boosting growth

City, United seize title spotlight
There is little love lost between old rivals Mourinho and Guardiola.

TALES OF COURAGE: I once lived off the Dandora dumpsite and it drives me to give
Orphaned at nine, Samuel spent his childhood as part of a gang at the Dandora dumpsite

Aluko slams 'selfish' England over Sampson celebrations
The entire team rushed to the bench after the 11th-minute strike.

Kevin Durant sorry for 'idiotic' tweets
"I'll move on from that, it was tough to deal with yesterday."

Two Kenyan lawyers wanted by ICC to know fate
They moved to court and temporarily stopped their arrests.

Cricket-mad Afghan fans flock to T20 despite violence
The fifth edition of the six-team tournament has attracted big-name Afghan and foreign players.

Close shave as Icardi rescues Inter
Inter suffered in the first half.

Messi hits four as Barca maintain perfect start
Barca stretched their lead at the top of La Liga to seven points.

Klopp sick of sloppy Liverpool's miscues
Liverpool have kept just two clean sheets this season.

Leicester rock Liverpool, Alli lifts Spurs
West Ham beat Bolton 3-0.

Leaked Chebukati memos reveal infighting in electoral body
IEBC now says leaked memo on ICT officials still under discussion.

Presidential results were dubious - Supreme Court
Judges return harsh criticism for IEBC's handling of the August 8 presidential election, say it must henceforth conduct subsequent elections in conformity to the law..

Poor batting 'cost Kenya' victory against Uganda
Hosts Namibia settled for fourth position and Tanzania were last.

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Mexico earthquake: Children killed at collapsed primary school
Tuesday's huge quake killed at least 230 people, including children at a school in the capital. - RSS Channel - World

In a collapsed Mexico school, a community digs for signs of life
When the Enrique Rebsamen School fell, it did not do so lightly. The 7.1-magnitude earthquake that jolted the region on Tuesday caused part of the building to fold in on itself, sandwiching and collapsing, classroom onto classroom.

2 quakes in a month: How did it happen?
For the second time in two weeks, a powerful earthquake struck Mexico, toppling buildings, cracking highways and killing hundreds of people.

Photos show quake's destruction in Mexico

Thousands flee as buildings sway
A magnitude-7.1 earthquake struck the central Mexican state of Puebla leveling buildings as far away as the capital, about 75 miles away. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

Opinion: Why Mexico City is so vulnerable to quakes
Another deadly earthquake struck deep under Mexico.

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It works! A supercomputer built for Earth is running just fine in space
It turns out, an ultra-powerful computer can function just fine in the harsh environment of outer space -- even if it hasn't been bolstered with extra protection.

Facebook donates $1 million to aid victims of Mexico earthquake
Facebook says it will give $1 million to the Red Cross in Mexico to help rebuild areas that were decimated by a powerful earthquake this week.

Nest branches out with alarm system and face-detecting doorbell
Nest wants to keep you from being robbed, as well as help you track your kids and let your dog out to pee at 3 am.

Puerto Rico: 11 years in recession and now no electricity
Puerto Rico is already in an 11-year economic recession. Now it must start rebuilding after Hurricane Maria left the island knocked out flat.

NFL ratings are down again this season. Is it time to panic yet?
The NFL's TV ratings are down so far this season and if that news isn't distressing enough for the biggest ratings driver on TV, the latest slump follows a 2016 season marked by unstable ratings that had pundits and analysts scratching their heads.