Last Updated: August 20, 2014 13:15

Suspected Al-Shabaab militia group kidnaps Kenyan driver

A Kenyan is missing after he and his three colleagues were attacked and robbed of two four-wheel drive vehicles in Bodhai area, near Kiunga at the Kenya-Somalia border.

Western, Nyanza TNA members put party on notice

The National Alliance (TNA) members in Western and Nyanza regions have accused President Uhuru Kenyatta of abandoning them after assuming power in 2013.

Islamic State says it beheaded journalist

Islamic State insurgents posted a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and images of another U.S. journalist whose life they said depended on how the United States acts in Iraq.

Nairobi CID officer arrested after losing gun to criminals

A police officer has been arrested after he claimed he was robbed of his gun in a carjacking incident in Kayole area, Nairobi.

MPs push for more allowances

MPs are now calling for the revision of their sitting allowances. At a 'Kamukunji' on Wednesday, they also took issue with the Parliamentary Service Commission over late payment to staff.

China presses South Sudan over renewed violence

China's foreign minister pressed his South Sudan counterpart over renewed violence in the oil-rich state, demanding an immediate ceasefire and political dialogue in the country which is heavily reliant on Chinese investment.

Kenya

Kenya MPs push for more allowances, security

MPs are now calling for the revision of their sitting allowances. At a 'Kamukunji' on Tuesday, they also took issue with the Parliamentary Service Commission over late payment to staff.

The Counties

Hospital strike bites as governor, medical staff fail to agree

Mombasa Governor Hassan Ali Joho Tuesday failed to persuade striking nurses and paramedics at Coast General Hospital in Mombasa to go back to work as the institution hurtled towards total shutdown with the closure of most departments, including eight theatres.

Sports

Sporting sell Rojo to Man Utd, Nani goes the other way

Sporting have agreed to sell Argentina's World Cup left back Marcos Rojo to Manchester United while Nani will move the other way as he joins the Portuguese side on loan.

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