Raila leaves Kenya for China

African union envoy Raila Odinga on Tuesday evening left the country for China to attend the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. In a statement to newsrooms, Mr. Odinga – through his spokesperson Dennis Onyango – said the forum is set to be held between April 25 and April 27, 2019 in Beijing, China’s capital. “Mr. Odinga, who is the High Representative for Infrastructure Development for the African Union, will be seeking to put the case for the promotion of practical international cooperation in the areas of roads,…

Kenyan Government Warns Over Toxic Peanut Butter

The government has confirmed the presence of aflatoxin, a poisonous substance, in peanut butter brand Nuteez, making it unfit for human consumption. Government Chemist Francis Maina said that the peanut butter was found to be containing 24.08ppb aflatoxin, 14.08ppb more than the required limit. SEE ALSO: 5 Habits That Keep Your Brain Young “It is true that they had high levels of aflatoxin and therefore unfit for human consumption,” he said. Jetlak Foods, who produce Nuteez, however issued a statement saying that they had not received any letter or correspondence…

Twin bombings at church kill at least 21

Twin bombings during a church service in the southern Philippines killed at least 21 people and wounded 71, security officials said, days after a referendum on autonomy for the mainly Muslim region returned an overwhelming “yes” vote. The first explosion went off inside the cathedral in Jolo, on the island province of Sulu, and was followed by a second blast in the car park outside, killing military and civilians, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. SEE ALSO: DP Ruto Convenes Meeting to Discuss Matiang’i While Uhuru Is…

Britain to award special forces soldier who saved many during DusitD2 attack

Britain is set to award a brave Special Air Service (SAS) soldier who hit headlines for his contribution to neutralising terrorists at DusitD2 hotel complex in Nairobi alongside Kenyan security agents on Tuesday, January 15. The trooper who was a conspicuous during the attack and was captured launching counter attacks and evacuating civilians to safety has received much praise from his countrymen and Kenyans for his bravery. The Telegraph reported that the soldier was in line to receive the George Cross award for his bravery acts of saving dozens of…