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October, 2017

  • 31 October

    Three Arrested Over Suspected Ritual Murder of Toddler

    [Monitor] Police in Masaka District are holding three people over their alleged involvement in a suspected ritual murder of a one-year-old baby who had been missing for a week.

  • 31 October

    Condoms Too Small, Say Young Men in Karamoja

    [Monitor] Youth in Karamoja sub-region have asked the Health ministry to make condoms that fit everybody, saying the current sizes are small and slide off during sexual intercourse.

  • 31 October

    President Museveni – Five-Year Term is Too Short

    [Observer] Kampala -During the ruling NRM's National Executive Council meeting at State House Entebbe on Friday, President Museveni suggested that a five-year presidential term is too short for a head of state to deliver.

  • 31 October

    Pope Francis’s Prayers Healed Me, Says President Museveni

    [Monitor] President Museveni revealed on Sunday that Pope Francis prayed for him when he had a fractured arm and it got healed.

  • 31 October

    Udo Udoma, Adeosun join Buhari, NASS dinner in Aso Rock – Vanguard

    VanguardUdo Udoma, Adeosun join Buhari, NASS dinner in Aso RockVanguardABUJA – THE Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma and the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun have joined the leadership of the National Assembly at the dinner with President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President ...Buhari Woos NASS

  • 31 October

    Sources: Bengals QB AJ McCarron nearly traded to Browns

    Sources: Bengals QB AJ McCarron nearly traded to Browns ESPNBrowns tried to trade for AJ McCarron but didn't call it in on time SB NationAJ McCarron Reportedly Was Nearly Traded to Browns Before Deadline Bleacher ReportReport: Bengals, Browns “close” on AJ McCarron trade NBCSports.comCleveland Browns miss chance to land Cincinnati Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron Cincinnati.comFull coverage

  • 31 October

    The Other Reformation: How Martin Luther Changed Our Beer, Too

    The Other Reformation: How Martin Luther Changed Our Beer, Too NPRMartin Luther's 95 Theses Are 500 Years Old. Here's Why They're Still Causing Controversy TIMEMerkel Preaches Tolerance, Religious Freedom at Reformation Ceremony U.S. News & World ReportDe Souza: The Reformation served a purpose, but unity is Christianity's future National PostFull coverage

  • 31 October

    Jay Ajayi lands in better offense, but unlikely to see same volume

    Jay Ajayi lands in better offense, but unlikely to see same volume ESPNThe Eagles are the NFC's No. 1 team. The trade for Jay Ajayi makes them better. Washington PostDolphins trade running back Ajayi to Eagles, make three other moves Miami HeraldNFL Trade Deadline 2017: Twitter Reacts to Trades, Fails, Surprises and Non-Deal Bleacher ReportJay Ajayi trade shows Eagles are going for it now, creating challenges for future | Mike Sielski Philly.comFull coverage

  • 31 October

    Stelter: Trump has a fog machine. Journalists have to see through it

    Stelter: Trump has a fog machine. Journalists have to see through it CNNMoney'None Of This Is Real': Conservative Media React To Mueller Indictments NPRSean Hannity mistakenly calls Hillary 'President Clinton' and it's the most truthful thing he's ever said New York Daily NewsFull coverage

  • 31 October

    Kenya:Mash Buses Stop Services in Kisumu, Kakamega Over Post-Election Insecurity

    A bus company has closed its offices in parts of Western and Nyanza due to insecurity after the repeat presidential election. The management said the move was meant to protect passengers' lives and also prevent the possible destruction of the vehicles.

  • 31 October

    Questions raised about sailors’ story after months stranded at sea

    Questions raised about sailors' story after months stranded at sea CNNUS sailors' rescue: Doubts emerge over survival story BBC NewsHoles emerge in Hawaii women's tale of survival in the Pacific Fox NewsFull coverage

  • 31 October

    Kenya and the politics of provocation

    It was raining, a late Thursday afternoon downpour. The few people left on the streets had been driven into shelter, and 30-odd riot police were taking cover under the petrol station roof.

  • 31 October

    Kenya:Ban on Polythene Bags Opens Doors for New Entrepreneurs

    The ban on plastic bags has bred a new crop of entrepreneurs around the country. Shoppers are slowly adjusting to life without the plastic bags with traders swapping plastics for cartons, paper bags and envelopes.

  • 31 October

    Kenya:Madaraka Express to Introduce Two Daily Trips

    Kenya Railways will be offering two trips a day on the Madaraka Express starting November 1st for the Nairobi Mombasa route. This will see an afternoon trip introduced on the service with the express train leaving both Mombasa and Nairobi termini at 3:30pm.

  • 31 October

    1 million Kenyan students write exams in election aftermath

    Supporters of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, crowd the streets celebrating in Kikuyu, Kenya, Monday Oct. 30, 2017, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta appealed for peace after his election win, saying he expects legal challenges to his victory. less Supporters of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, crowd the streets celebrating in Kikuyu, Kenya, Monday Oct. 30, 2017, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta appealed for peace after his election win, saying he expects ... more Supporters of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, holding

  • 31 October

    People Wanted a Punching Bag and Found Me – Election Body Boss

    [Nation] Mr Wafula Chebukati has been the man on the spot since the Supreme Court decided that the commission he leads bungled the August 8 election and that its declared results for the presidency could not stand.

  • 31 October

    Safaricom CEO Takes Medical Leave for ‘Number of Months’

    [Nation] Telecoms operator Safaricom on Monday said chief executive Bob Collymore had taken medical leave to receive specialised treatment for a "number of months".

  • 31 October

    Repeat Poll Shows August Win Was Valid – President Kenyatta

    [Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta last evening described his re-election as a validation of his victory in the August poll whose results were nullified by the Supreme Court.

  • 31 October

    Opposition to Form ‘People’s Assembly’

    [East African] Kenya's opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) has dismissed the October 26 repeat presidential election.

  • 31 October

    1 Million Start Primary Education Exams

    [Nairobi News] The Ministry of Education on Monday said tough measures had been put in place to ensure the Standard Eight national examinations that kick off Tuesday go on without any hitch.