Wednesday, May 22, 2019

New DRC president seeks to reassure security forces

Democratic Republic of Congo's new president, Felix Tshisekedi, sought on Monday to reassure the country's security forces that he would be as "benevolent" as...

BREAKING: US issues security alert to citizens in Nairobi

 Foreigners in Nairobi, Naivasha, Nanyuki, and some parts of the coastal city have been urged to remain vigilant, following reports of possible extremist attacks. https://twitter.com/USEmbassyKenya/status/1092353094216806401 In...

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Ghana

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it was imposing visa restrictions on Ghana, accusing the African country of not cooperating in...

UoN still the best in East Africa, but here are other top ranked Kenyan...

Details of top public and private universities can now be revealed. The latest Webometrics ranking of world universities has named University of Nairobi, Kenyatta, Egerton,...

US judge sentences three men for plotting to bomb Somalis

A federal judge sentenced three white men to 25, 26 and 30 years in prison on Friday for a 2016 plot to bomb a...

Africa’s largest solar carport launched at Garden City Mall

The roof-top solar carport of the recently launched Garden City Mall will cut carbon emissions from power generation through non-renewable energy by 745 tonnes...

KDF father last saw terrorist son in 2015

The father of DusitD2 terrorist Ali Salim Gichunge, alias Farouk, lost touch with his only son four years ago and had no idea he...

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...

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...

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...

KCSE- Results of 100 candidates cancelled

Knec boss George Magoha has asked Education CS Amina Mohammed to unsympathetically deal with candidates who were caught cheating in the KCSE exams saying...

12 dead after fuel tanker rams matatu in Kakamega

Twelve people are reported dead and three others injured after the driver of a fuel tanker lost control and rammed into a matatu on...

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...

Former US President George HW Bush dead at 94

Former US President George HW Bush has died at the age of 94, a family spokesperson has announced. Bush Senior died on Friday, about eight...

Kenya signs intelligence sharing pact with Western Indian Ocean counterparts

Kenya has signed an agreement to share intelligence on maritime security with Western Indian Ocean counterparts. Countries that signed the agreement include Madagascar, Seychelles, Somalia...

Cars rotting in police yards to be auctioned

Police will auction thousands of cars abandoned in police stations across the country following a directive from the Interior ministry. Police stations in Nyeri County...

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...

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...

Wetang’ula announces his 2022 presidential bid

Ford Kenya Party leader Moses Wetang’ula will be a presidential candidate in 2022, the party announced yesterday after a consultative meeting in Elementaita, Nakuru...

Police bust student sex party, 30 arrested

Police last night arrested 30 girls and boys in Bomet County for allegedly engaging in illicit activities, including sex and beer drinking. Bomet Township Chief...