News Making Headlines on February 21, 2017

  • Raila Odinga's daughter, Rosemary Odinga is set to undergo surgery after doctors discovered that she had a meningioma, a brain tumour which is non-cancerous. 

    KANU has postponed the National Executive Council meeting that was set for today without offering any explanation. It was expected that the party would have announced whether they would support NASA or Jubilee. 

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will today at 2pm give a breakdown of how many new voters have been registered in the last one month. 

    The family of the late Kwale Senator Boy Juma Boy has picked his younger brother Issah Juma to succeed him. The family said they reached the decision after meeting with senior ODM leaders. 

    The court on Monday temporarily stopped the government’s plan to start tapping into private phone conversations and messages pending determination of a court petition challenging the move.

    Gospel musician Benachi has been admitted to the hospital.

    Jailed police imposter Joshua Waiganjo has written to the new IEBC BOSS Wafula Chebukati seeking to be cleared to vie for the Njoro parliamentary seat in the upcoming August 8 elections.

    The talks between Government and striking doctors will continue today as they seek to reach an agreement on the 2013 CBA. 

    Tanzania has threatened to list all the gay people on grounds that homosexuality is illegal in East Africa. 

    Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has now defended US Head of State Donald Trump stating that he (Trump) should be given a chance to prove himself. 

    Five people were on Monday killed after a plane they were travelling in crashed in a shopping centre near Essendon airport in Melbourne, Australia.