Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Chiloba sues Chebukati, two IEBC commissioners

Ezra Chiloba has filed contempt of court proceedings against the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC). He wants IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati and the two remaining...

Matiang’i declares Tuesday a public holiday to celebrate Idd-ul-Hajj

The government has declared Tuesday, August 21, a public holiday to mark Idd-ul-Hajj or Idd-ul-Adha. Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i on Friday, through a gazette notice,...

Migori Governor Okoth Obado arrested, again

Migori Governor Okoth Obado has been arrested, again. Governor Obado was arrested on Wednesday afternoon in Nairobi after 8 guns were recovered from the raid...

ERC cancels licence of independent petroleum association over fuel boycott

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has cancelled the licence of the Kenya Independent Petroleum Distributors Association (KIPEDA) for allegedly spearheading a boycott of petroleum...

DPP orders probe into building approvals on riparian lands

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji has ordered the Directorate of Criminal Investigations to investigate circumstances under which proprietors of properties built...

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....

Fuel shortage looms as distributors ground trucks

A crippling shortage of fuel now looms in the country, after petroleum distributors went on strike on Monday to protest introduction of the 16...

Awiti fails to get back Homa Bay seat

Cyprian Awiti has emerged two times unlucky after the appeals court on Thursday upheld High Court decision that quashed his election as Homa Bay...

Chebukati tells commissioners who resigned to keep off IEBC

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati has insisted that the commissioners who returned to their offices on Friday resigned and they...

It wasn’t me: Obado denies role in Sharon’s murder

Migori Governor Okoth Obado spoke out publicly on Wednesday, for the first time since the murder of Sharon Otieno, and said he was deeply...

Tension runs high in Narok South

At least one person was killed and more than 50 houses torched as clashes between two rival communities escalated in Narok South on Thursday. The...

2 Wajir County officials due in court Monday over corruption

Two senior officials at Wajir County have been detained in an ongoing investigation over the loss of some Sh26.1 million. Ahmed Sahal Omar, who is...

Nairobi ranked sixth wealthiest Africa city

Nairobi is East Africa’s wealthiest city and the sixth in Africa after Durban, Cape Town, Cairo, Lagos and Johannesburg, a new report says. The study...

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...

JKIA gets green light for direct flights to any U.S. destination

Kenya Airports Authority has received the Last Point of Departure (LPD) clearance for Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The clearance granted by the American Government now...

Raila didn’t send Jakakimba to Zimbabwe, ODM says on election violence

ODM has refuted claims that Silas Jakakimba travelled to Harare on behalf of party leader Raila Odinga to cause election chaos. Zimbabwe police claimed Jakakimba went to...

Mandera student accused of treason to remain in police custody

A candidate from Mandera who is accused of treason will remain in police custody until Monday. The student from Elimu Bora Secondary School in Mandera...

Wajir : 2 bodies found in shallow grave

Bodies of two people who were reported missing in Tarbaj, Wajir County a few days ago have been found in a shallow grave. The two...

Pilgrims flock to Mount Arafat to mark most important day of Hajj

Around two million pilgrims have began ascending the plains of Mount Arafat shortly after sunrise on Monday to perform the most important ritual in...

I am in politics to stay, says Raila Odinga

Opposition leader Raila Odinga says he will not quit local politics following his recent appointment to the African Union Commission as the High Representative for...