Friday, August 23, 2019

CS Monica Juma in Washington ahead of Uhuru U.S. visit

Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma held talks with a top American government official in Washington on Thursday ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to...

Another student sexually assaulted in dorm at 2am

Police in Meru are investigating a case in which a student claims she was sexually assaulted at night at Kirigara Girls' Secondary School. According to...

Kakamega village in shock as man marries his own sister

A village in Kakamega County is in shock after a man married his own sister. Elders shocked at the rare incident decided to intervene after...

TSC, Knut to settle differences over teachers’ demands

Teachers and their employer will today start a five-day retreat in Naivasha to discuss promotions, performance appraisals among others. The meeting will be attended by an eight-member...

KNUT reconsiders plan to paralyse national exams

The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has issued a two weeks ultimatum to the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to meet their demands, failure...

Uhuru meets Western leaders, Wiper Party members

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday held talks focusing on development and the ‘Building Bridges’ initiative with leaders from five counties in Western Kenya as...

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump to arrive in Kenya this week

First Lady Melania Trump has left the U.S. for Africa on her first big solo international trip. She will visit Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt...

Governor Obado to be charged with aiding, abetting Sharon’s murder

Migori Governor Okoth Obado has been arraigned at the Milimani Law Courts to face charges relating to the murder of Rongo University student Sharon...

Kenya Police raped during 2017 elections — KNCHR report

More than half of sexual assailants during 2017 General Election were police and other security officers, a report by the national rights defence has...

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta opens Ksh.263M hospital wing in Kasarani

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has lauded the role played by faith-based organisations towards the delivery of Universal Health Coverage in Kenya. Speaking on Thursday when...

Garissa Governor Ali Korane arrested over attempted murder

Garissa Governor Ali Korane has been arrested over attempted murder of ex-Finance CEC Idris Muktar in Kileleshwa, Nairobi. He is currently being grilled at Nairobi...

Road fatalities on the increase, traffic boss says

Traffic fatalities in the country increased by 8 per cent during the first half of 2018, officials say. Road crashes have claimed at least 2,345...

MP files a motion to sack CS Rotich

A censure motion has been filed against Treasury CS Henry Rotich days after MPs rejected the poisonous sugar report that had indicted him. Kimilili MP...

Imams oppose bid to bar caps in passports

Muslim clergy have protested against Immigration officials, accusing them of forcing men to remove religious caps before being photographed when applying for passports. The Imams...

I’ll not resign over rhino deaths, Najib Balala tells his critics

“I will not resign and those calling for my resignation can go to hell!” This was Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala’s response to...

Two men arrested with Ksh.20M worth of marijuana

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Anti-Narcotics Unit on Friday confiscated 981 kilograms of marijuana and arrested two suspects after a raid. The...

Raila: ODM plans to handpick candidates, abolish nominations

Mr. Odinga, who was speaking in Rongo during campaigns for the ODM candidate in the Migori Senatorial by-election, said the decision is aimed at...

Sonko suspends official who allegedly approved South End Mall

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has suspended a county official who is alleged to have approved two buildings constructed on riparian land in the city. Mr....

No compensation for Mau evictees, says CS Tobiko

 Environment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has categorically stated that evictees from the expansive Mau forest will not be compensated. Tobiko who appeared before the National...

Pentagon authorises Sh100 billion for Trump’s border wall

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said Monday he had authorised USD1 billion (Sh100b) to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump...