By JULIUS SIGEIPosted Sunday, May 20 2012 at 12:58-Kenya's general election in March next year is expected to be the most expensive in the world per head as the country grapples with high voter registration costs, administrative inefficiencies and the outright theft of funds.
An earthquake in northern Italy has killed at least six people and caused serious damage to buildings in several towns, local officials say.-The magnitude-6.0 quake struck in the middle of the night, about 35km (22 miles) north of the city of Bologna.The tremor caused "significant damage to the cultural heritage" of Emilia Romagna region
By NATION REPORTER-Posted Sunday, May 20 2012 at 11:18-A major church in Nairobi on Sunday banned politicians from its podium and also said it will not receive their gifts obtained from unclear sources. All Saints Cathedral said the church will only receive gifts from politicians
Chairman of telecommunications authority says site temporarily banned over concerns about material offensive to Islam.-Last Modified: 20 May 2012 11:52-Pakistan has blocked the micro-blogging website Twitter because it refused to remove material considered offensive to Islam
By Michelle Bauman-Washington D.C., May 19, 2012 / 05:03 pm (CNA).- The author of the best-selling book and award-winning screenplay “The Exorcist” has announced that he is leading an effort to file a canon lawsuit against Georgetown University
Published: 19 May 12 15:22 CET-Updated: 19 May 12 15:33 CET-Around 20,000 people marched through the centre of Germany's financial capital Frankfurt on Saturday, police said. They were protesting against European austerity programmes.
May 18, 2012 -- Updated 1710 GMT (0110 HKT)-(CNN) -- The spiraling conflict between Sudan and South Sudan poses a threat to world oil prices, the prime minister of neighboring Kenya has warned.
BY MICHAEL TANTOH, 19 MAY 2012-With an equalizer near full time, followed by the winning goal in a penalty shoot-out, Cote d'Ivoire's Didier Drogba powered Chelsea to victory in this year's UEFA Champions League final against the heavily favoured Bayern Munich
By Tabu Butagira (email the author) -Posted Sunday, May 20 2012 at 00:00-A week after the UPDF took into custody LRA field commander Caesar Acellam, believed to know the whereabouts of Joseph Kony, a top general of the US military.
US President Barack Obama has said there is an "emerging consensus" that European countries must now focus on jobs and growth.Speaking after the G8 summit of some of the world's leading economies, he said the US is confident that Europe can meet its challenges.