Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Ronaldo denies rape claim as ‘fake news’

Cristiano Ronaldo has dismissed as "fake news" accusations by a US woman who alleges she was raped by the Portuguese footballer in 2009. In an...

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...

Police deny cover-up in probe of shooting of former Garissa CEC

Police Spokesman Charles Owino has said no one will be shielded from the ongoing investigations to establish the attempted murder of former Garissa County...

Al-Shabaab attacks on Lamu-Garsen road drop, police say

Al-Shabaab terror attacks on security personnel and passenger vehicles are on the wane on the Lamu-Garsen road, Lamu County police say. Lamu County Police Commander...

Two killed, 11 injured after bus collides with lorry on Nairobi-Mombasa highway

Two people died while 11 others were injured on Sunday morning after a bus they were travelling in collided with a lorry at Lukenya...

Hong Kong woman marries stranger after being ‘tricked’ by work

A 21-year-old Hong Kong woman has said she was tricked into marrying a complete stranger on the mainland while taking part in a "mock"...

Justin Muturi issues new rules on House committee work

Members of Parliament will no longer be allowed to usher in or escort witnesses summoned by House Committees for investigations. Speaker of the National Assembly...

Migori MCAs split on bid to oust Obado over murder case

A plot by a section of members of Migori County Assembly to impeach embattled Governor Okoth Obado may come a cropper as a majority...

Cuban doctors now free to work in Kenya – court

A court has dismissed the case that was challenging the importation of Cuban doctors to Kenya. According to Justice Onesmus Makau, there was not enough...

Foreigners deported as probe lifts lid on rot in work permit issuance

More than 1,000 foreigners have been kicked out of the country in the past two weeks, in one of the boldest crackdowns aimed at...

Why I sold my baby boy for Sh50,000 – mother

Children are being sold like bananas at Pumwani Maternity Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya’s biggest maternity facility. A group of brokers tout infants and haggle over prices...

KRA intercepts Sh2.9m Nigeria-bound heroin at JKIA

The Kenya Revenue Authority on Thursday intercepted 980 grams of heroin worth Sh2.9 million at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. KRA said the narcotics were found...

Flights at JKIA, Wilson Airport face delays as foggy weather persists

The Kenya Airports Authority has issued an alert to passengers expecting to land or leave from Nairobi airports that flights will be either delayed...

Police hunt down militants behind Lamu attack

Security agencies in Lamu County on Thursday intensified their crackdown on suspected Al-Shabaab militants who killed one police officer and injured two others during...

US Says Airstrikes In Somalia Kill 4 Al-Shabab Militants

The United States military says it has carried out two airstrikes in Somalia that killed four al-Shabab extremists. The U.S. Africa Command statement on Tuesday...

5 Chinese arrested with military arsenal due in court

Five Chinese nationals who were arrested for illegal possession of military gear are set to be charged in court on Monday. According to police, the...

Kenya demands two permanent UN Security Council seats for Africa

President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for urgent reforms at the United Nations to ensure Africa is allocated two permanent seats at the Security Council...

Suspected Shabaab attackers kill two teachers in Mandera

Suspected Al-Shabaab attackers have shot and killed two teachers of Arabia Boys Secondary School in Lafey Sub-County, Mandera County. Area MCA Abdiaziz Dakat says the...

Safaricom effects new M-Pesa transaction costs

It will now cost you more to transact on M-Pesa after Safaricom released new tariffs which have become effective as from Sunday, July 1. This...

NYS scandal: Tough times for suspects as DPP sets condition for their release

Suspects charged over the Ksh.9 billion National Youth Service (NYS) scandal are in for a rough time after the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)...