The London Bridge attack brought sorrow, bravery – and grave questions | Sadiq Khan | UK news

The horrific terrorist attack at London Bridge on Friday afternoon demonstrated both the very best of humanity, and the very worst. On the one hand, we saw ordinary Londoners going about their daily lives, and the brave men and women of our emergency services rushing headlong into danger with barely a thought for their own […]

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Three Ethiopians, four Kenyans arrested in Isiolo over human trafficking

Three Ethiopians, four Kenyans arrested in Isiolo over human trafficking

By WAWERU WAIRIMUMore by this Author Police in Isiolo have been allowed to continue holding for 10 days three Ethiopians arrested along Isiolo-Moyale Highway for being unlawfully present in Kenya. Isiolo Chief Magistrate Samuel Mungai on Friday also allowed detectives to detain four Kenyans arrested together with the foreigners while travelling in a Toyota Voxy […]

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Hillsborough victims’ families criticise CPS over handling of case | Football

Bereaved Hillsborough families have criticised the Crown Prosecution Service and called for a review of how it conducted the case against David Duckenfield, the former South Yorkshire police chief superintendent acquitted on Thursday of manslaughter. Throughout the first trial at Preston crown court, which ended on 3 April with the jury unable to reach a […]

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London police defend decision to drop Jeffrey Epstein investigation | US news

Scotland Yard has defended its decision to drop an investigation into claims of sex trafficking made against disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein by a woman who says she was forced to sleep with the Duke of York. It comes after Virginia Giuffre, who alleged she was trafficked to the UK aged 17 to sleep with the […]

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Boy, 10, among five shot in New York as police hunt gunman after 'heinous' attack

Boy, 10, among five shot in New York as police hunt gunman after ‘heinous’ attack

Five people including a 10-year-old boy and two teenagers have been shot in New York in what police are describing as a “heinous crime”. The shooting happened just after 4pm in the Bronx on East 153rd Street and Courtland Avenue in the Melrose section. The victims – three males and two females – were reportedly […]

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Meru top official nabbed by police for driving while drunk

Meru top official nabbed by police for driving while drunk

By CHARLES WANYOROMore by this Author Buuri East deputy county commissioner Peter Jumwa was Tuesday held in police cells for hours after he was allegedly found driving a government vehicle under the influence of alcohol at Kiirua town, Meru County. The senior official was seized by Meru traffic boss Chief Inspector Gideon Lekakeny at around […]

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16 days aren’t enough to put a stop to GBV

16 days aren’t enough to put a stop to GBV

By DORCAS ODUMBEMore by this Author Today marks the first day of “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence”, an annual international campaign that focuses on eliminating violence against women and girls. The 16 days run-up to December 10. However, the campaign initiated 28 years ago by activists seems not to have borne much fruit. […]

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Man 'locks child he calls Devil in room with no food and cat litter for toilet'

Man ‘locks child he calls Devil in room with no food and cat litter for toilet’

A man repeatedly locked a child who he calls Devil in a room with no food and a cat litter for a toilet, police said today. Bryon McIntyre has been charged with felony child neglect after it’s alleged the youngster told a neighbour he was trapped in the room. The boy, whose age is not […]

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Massive landslides hit West Pokot

Military deployed in West Pokot as landslides claim 29 lives

By ABIUD OCHIENGMore by this Author President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the deployment of resources including rescue personnel from various security and humanitarian agencies to help in the rescue efforts in West Pokot County where 29 Kenyans lost their lives on Friday night due to landside.  The deployment includes personnel from the Kenya Defence Forces, […]

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Santa Clarita school shooting: Gunman kills two on 16th birthday but fails to kill himself

Santa Clarita school shooting: Gunman kills two on 16th birthday but fails to kill himself

A California student opened fire on his fellow high school students on his 16th birthday, killing two and wounding three others before attempting to kill himself, authorities say. Officials say the gunman shot himself in the head, but survived, following the shooting spree at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, near Los Angeles. A boy, […]

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