Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Matiang’i busts fake sugar syndicate, warns traders

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has issued a stern warning to businessmen and State officials involved in the sale of counterfeit sugar. Speaking during a...

Police officers to access operational guidelines on mobile phones

Officers within the National Police Service will now access guidelines they are supposed to follow in the course of their work on their mobile...

Daniel Waithaka Mwangi ordered to pay Ksh.10M bond for his release

Former Nyandarua Governor Daniel Waithaka Mwangi has been released on a Ksh.10million bond. Waithaka was charged alongside Grace Gitonga (former Water, Environment and Energy CECM)...

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...

‘Fake mourners’ steal at Monica Kimani’s burial in Nakuru

More than 20 smart phones and several handbags were stolen during the burial of murdered Kilimani woman Monica Nyawira Kimani in Gilgil, Nakuru County,...

US Military Carries Out Fresh Airstrike In Somalia, Kills 2 Militants

The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab extremists, killing two fighters. The U.S. Africa Command statement says the...

Egypt zoo accused of painting donkey to look like a zebra

n Egyptian zoo is insisting it did not paint a pair of donkeys to look like zebras. Cairo's International Garden municipal park became a target...

Death toll from RVF rises to 5 in Wajir

Death toll from Rift Valley Fever ravaging parts of north-eastern Kenya has risen to five. This is after one more person succumbed to the...

Michael Kamau charged anew over Sh33m road tender award

Former Transport Cabinet Secretary Michael Kamau has been charged anew over Sh33 million tender award for a road in Bungoma County. Mr Kamau faces charges...

Man appeals ‘harsh’ 3-year sentence for stealing one sheep, gets 7 years instead

A man who had been sentenced to three years in jail for stealing one sheep, decided to appeal the harsh sentence but ended up...

Five die, seven hurt after matatu hits truck in Londiani

By JOHN NJOROGE Five people have died while seven others have been seriously injured after the matatu they were travelling in hit a truck in...

Duale wants Chief Kadhi investigated for contradicting Matiang’i on Idd-Ul-Adha

National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale wants the Chief Kadhi investigated for contradicting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i’s announcement that Idd-Ul-Adha holiday be marked...

We’re ready to lose Somalia market, miraa traders say

THE STAR Miraa farmers could lose 90 per cent of the market if the diplomatic spat between Kenya and Somalia is not resolved. According to Kenya...

Uhuru signs Bill granting issue of Sh1.4T to meet public expenditure

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday signed into law the Appropriation Bill 2018 authorising the issue of Ksh.1.4 trillion for the 2018/19 Financial Year. In a...

Court orders government to pay scribe Sh8.5m for torture

The High Court in Kisii has ordered the government to pay America-based Kenyan journalist Peter Makori Sh8.5 million for torture inflicted nearly 15 years...

I want to be an engineer, top girl says as Migori celebrates

Migori was in a celebratory mood yesterday after the county produced KCSE’s top student. Another was among the top 10 nationally. Education CS Amina Mohamed...

8 more suspects charged over NCPB saga

Eight more people among them farmers and civil servants have been charged before an Anti-Corruption Court with conspiracy to commit economic crimes in connection...

7 posing as DP’s staff arrested for conning public

Police are holding seven suspects who have been using Deputy President William Ruto’s name to con people. The seven were arrested Monday night from a...

Kenyan mourn Charles Mukora, man who coached Kipchoge Keino

National Olympic Committee of Kenya President Paul Tergat has described his late predecessor Charles Mukora as the man responsible for the firm entrenchment of...

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...