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Miguna arrives in Toronto on Canadian passport for medical care

Deported lawyer Miguna Miguna finally arrived in Toronto, Canada, yesterday, after spending four days at the Dubai International Airport. Lawyer Nelson Havi said Miguna travelled to Canada on his own volition and with assistance of the Canadian consulate in the UAE. He left for Canada to seek medical examination, Havi said. ...

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Is Orengo out to scuttle Raila and Uhuru unity deal

Siaya Senator James Orengo has sparked speculation about his intentions as his moves and public pronouncements put him at cross purposes with NASA leader Raila Odinga. The brilliant senior counsel and long-time Raila ally is strongly opposed to the truce and cooperation deal between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila — ...

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I woke up in Dubai, despots forcing me to go to London – Miguna

Lawyer Miguna Miguna has reported being “dragged, assaulted and drugged” before being forced to leave the JKIA in Nairobi for Dubai on Wednesday night. In messages he sent early on Thursday morning, he said: “I woke up in Dubai and the despots are here insisting that I must travel on to ...

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Netherlands claim victory over Ronaldo’s Portugal

Ronald Koeman claimed his first win in charge of the Netherlands national team as the Dutch cruised to a comfortable 3-0 friendly victory over an uninspired Portugal in Geneva on Monday. The three-time World Cup runners-up have failed to qualify for this year’s finals in Russia, but Koeman’s second game at the helm saw goals ...

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Gambia to switch from glass marble voting to use of ballot papers

Gambian voters will go to the polls in April and May this year to elect local level officials. The Councilors and Mayoral vote will be held for two main municipalities, Kanifing and the capital Banjul It turns out that it will be the last time the West African country employs ...

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Sudan, Qatar to sign $4 billion deal to manage Red Sea port – ministry

Sudan and Qatar will sign a $4 billion agreement to jointly develop the Red Sea port of Suakin off Sudan’s coast, Sudanese media quoted Transport Minister Makawi Mohamed Awad as saying. Awad made the announcement during a visit by Qatari officials to Suakin on Sunday, the reports said. Officials from ...

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Egyptians urged to participate in election as ‘a national duty’

While the NEA spokesman Mahmoud El-Sherif did not provide an official turnout figure from the first day of voting, he did indicate that turnout was highest in Cairo, Giza, Alexandria, Sharqiya, and North Sinai governorates. El-Sherif called on citizens to ignore calls to boycott the presidential vote, adding that the first day ...

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JKIA stand-off persists as Miguna refuses to board plane to Dubai

Lawyer Miguna Miguna on Monday night declined to board a Dubai-bound plane where he was put by police “as an undocumented person”. This was after the self-styled NRMKe General was whisked away by about 40 plain-clothed police officers and put on the waiting Emirates flight.  Police officers stood outside the ...

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