4 police officers killed, 2 missing after their car hits IED blast in Lamu.

🕔13:49, 31.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: At least four police officers and a civilian were killed after their armoured vehicle hit an IED in Baure area, Lamu County along Somalia border security officials said on Wednesday morning. According to Lamu security officials the

Read Full Article

Security forces accused of exterminating camels in Boko town, Tanariver County

🕔01:06, 28.May 2017

By Nep Journal Correspondent:   Up to 120 heads of camel have been exterminated in the sleepy Boko village in Tanariver County, Nep Journal has learnt. Several houses have also been torched with affected herders pointing an accusing finger at

Read Full Article

Muslims begin month-long fasting following moon sighting

🕔00:17, 27.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Muslims all over the World will begin fasting on Saturday May 27, 2017 after the moon was sighted on Friday evening ushering in the holy month of Ramadan. The moon was sighted in many countries including Kenya.

Read Full Article

Village restaurant owner, UN agree terms on lifting ban

🕔22:22, 26.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: The owner of Mogadishu’s Village Restaurant has a reason to smile after the UN signaled willingness to address a crisis emanating from a recent advisory that affected his business. The famous joint located inside the city’s fortified

Read Full Article

Eastleighwood in partnership with EBDA to hold second Eastleigh Annual Expo.

🕔08:09, 26.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Eastleighwood and Eastleigh Business District Association (EBDA) is organizing the second Eastleigh Annual Expo 2017. The event will be held at New Eastleigh Primary School located along Eastleigh first avenue, off  8th street towards the Eid holiday

Read Full Article

Five Police officers feared dead in a new IED explosion in Liboi.

🕔12:11, 25.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Administration police officers were targeted in a roadside bomb in Liboi district of Garissa County on Thursday morning. According to eyewitness, several soldiers are feared dead, after their vehicle ran over a landmine along Malelei-Kulan road of

Read Full Article

Extrajudicial killings dampen mood ahead of Ramadhan – lobby

🕔01:59, 25.May 2017

By BRIAN OTIENO @Yobramos4 Extrajudicial killings in Mombasa are increasing once again, dampening the mood ahead of the holy month of Ramadhan, Haki Africa says. The human rights group says in May alone, so far, they have recorded five cases

Read Full Article

Five police officers killed in attack on Governor Roba’s convoy.

🕔20:16, 24.May 2017

By Abdiweli Aden Mandera governor Ali Ibrahim Roba has survived an attack on his convoy which killed five security officers on Wednesday after their car over run in an IED blast. The police officers were on the lead vehicles of

Read Full Article

Three AP officers killed, two injured after their vehicle hits IED blast.

🕔13:20, 24.May 2017

By Abdihakim Mohamed At least three soldiers were killed and two others critically injured after an improvised explosive device (IED) allegedly planted by militants struck their vehicle near Kulan dam, Liboi district of Garissa County on Wednesday, security official said.

Read Full Article

Muslim scholars and leaders vows to support Uhuru re-election.

🕔11:44, 24.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: President Uhuru Kenyatta re-election bid has received a new boost when Muslim scholars and leaders of Islamic institutions unanimously endorsed his bid to run office for the second term. He honoured Muslim scholars and leaders of Islamic

Read Full Article

Jibrail community endorses governor Abdullahi’s reelection bid.

🕔20:33, 23.May 2017

By Farah Aden Wajir Governor Ahmed Abdullahi received a major boost after 700 people from the Jibrail sub-clan of the Dagodia community unanimously endorsed his reelection. They also endorsed Ahmed Boray Arale who is an ODM Parliamentary aspirant for Eldas

Read Full Article

Al-Shabaab seizes Somali army base in lower Shebelle.

🕔15:20, 23.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Al-Shabaab fighters attacked a remote Somali National Army (SNA) bases in lower Shebelle region of Southern Somalia on Tuesday. Tuesday heavy fight erupted after the militants attacked Somali army controlled bases located in Lanta-Buro and N-50 villages.

Read Full Article

Presidential aspirant Abduba Dida warns IEBC chairman on ‘naked women’ at his office.

🕔14:33, 23.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Presidential candidate Mohamed Abduba Dida is irked by naked women he found idling at IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati’s office during his visit to the office to present his papers. Dida who took a critical remark at Chebukati

Read Full Article

Governor Roba calls for investigation into illegal voter transfers

🕔14:15, 23.May 2017

By Abdiweli Aden Mandera governor Ali Ibrahim Roba has asked the Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to conduct a full investigation into illegal voter transfers made without electorates consent Roba alleged that some of his supporters’ are missing from the

Read Full Article

Three soldiers killed in Mogadishu explosion

🕔15:41, 17.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Three government soldiers were killed on Wednesday in an explosion in capital Mogadishu. Senior Somali Police officer, Capt. Mohamed Hussein said a vehicle loaded with ammunition exploded after the security forces intercepted at Hawo Tako village of

Read Full Article

Calls on Muslim organizations to work for interests of Muslims

🕔15:31, 17.May 2017

By Mbarak Abucheri: Muslim organizations in the country  have been urged to work together to safeguard the interests of the community and   drive Muslim  agenda in all matters of national importance for socio-economic progress. The calls were made by the

Read Full Article

At least 4 killed in IED blast in Liboi

🕔16:37, 16.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: At least four people were killed after a vehicle they were travelling in ran over an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on Tuesday morning. The incident happened in Algabay village, between Liboi and Kulan village of Garissa County.

Read Full Article

Korane accuses Jama of illegally recruiting over 1,450 County Staff

🕔09:30, 16.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: Garissa gubernatorial aspirant, Ali Bunow Korane accused Garissa governor Nathif Jama of illegal recruitment of over 1,450 desperate job seekers to woo votes. Korane said Jama has assumed the role of County public service Board (CPSB) in

Read Full Article

Al-Shabaab militants Kill chief, abduct 2 Kenya police reserve in Mandera

🕔09:10, 16.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: A senior chief was killed while two Kenyan Police Reserve (KPR) abducted when suspected A-Shabaab militants attacked Omar Jillo village of Lafey Sub-County of Mandera County on Monday evening. The attackers, believed to Al-Shabaab militants, killed Dekow

Read Full Article

AMISOM engages Somalia diaspora on the sides of London Conference

🕔10:49, 14.May 2017

The Somali community in the United Kingdom on Friday got a rare opportunity to engage the AU mission in Somalia on the sidelines of London conference. The one-on-one session dialogue with the the AU Special Representative for Somalia Ambassador Francisco

Read Full Article

Sugar price rises to record high

🕔22:05, 11.May 2017

By GERALD ANDAE-BUSINESS DAILY An acute shortage of sugar has hit Kenya, leaving retail shelves empty and driving the commodity’s prices to a historic high.  In Nairobi, the severity of the shortage was marked by the fact that only one of

Read Full Article

What will be the songs of Kenya’s Poor Voters?

🕔00:04, 10.May 2017

Axmed Caydid The season of fat creaky men dancing out of tune is nigh. Rallies and mikutanos, meetings and road shows will be filling our streets with colours, loud musics, pseudo-politics and incoherent men and women screeching for our inflamed

Read Full Article

Milestone in the fight against HIV as Kenya becomes second country in Africa to embrace the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

🕔23:29, 9.May 2017

By John Eden. Kenya becomes the second country in Africa after South Africa to embrace the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, an intervention treatment programme for those at risk of HIV and aged 15 years  and above. The introduction of this treatment otherwise

Read Full Article

Mogadishu suicide bomb blast kills at least 8

🕔22:26, 8.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent At least eight people have been killed and over 20 others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack at a busy restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Monday evening. The vehicle laden with explosives detonated near

Read Full Article

Trump campaign removes controversial Muslim ban language from website

🕔20:11, 8.May 2017

By Dan Merica, CNN Washington (CNN)A press release touting Donald Trump’s controversial plan to ban all Muslim travel into the United States was removed from his campaign website Monday, shortly after White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that

Read Full Article

President Farmaajo visits Afgoye town.

🕔10:44, 8.May 2017

By NJ Correspondent: President of the federal government of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo visited afgoye town about 30 kilometers southwest of capital city Mogadishu on Monday. The president was accompanied by high-level delegation including; defense minister, MPs, intelligence, Military and

Read Full Article