Tuesday, March 19, 2019

NYS suspects yet to be released from remand prison, lawyer says

None of the 47 suspects in the National Youth Service (NYS) scandal have been freed from remand prison. This is despite having been granted Ksh.5million...

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)...

Police impound nine trucks ferrying sugar in Rongo, Migori

Crackdown on suspected dirty sugar continued on Wednesday, with police impounding nine trucks ferrying the sweetener in Rongo, Migori County. Police told the Nation that...

MPs call for serious probe on fake sugar

MPs have demanded thorough investigations into those involved in the contraband sugar business in the country. This comes as National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale...

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...

Kabras manufacturer disowns poisonous sugar impounded in Nairobi

Western Kenya Sugar Company Limited, which produces the Kabras brand, has denied importing the contraband sugar nabbed by the government. The company’s Managing Director Tejveer...

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...

Nairobi MCAs table motion to impeach Speaker Beatrice Elachi

Nairobi County MCAs have launched a petition to remove County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi. The motion, presented by Waithaka Ward MCA Kiragu Karanja, states that...

Former minister Eliud Mwamunga buried in Taita Taveta

Former Cabinet minister Eliud Timothy Mwamunga who served under both presidents Jomo Kenyatta and Daniel Moi’s governments was laid to rest in Kishamba village...

Lionel Messi ‘hurt’ by penalty miss in Argentina’s draw with Iceland

Lionel Messi said he was "obviously hurt" by missing a penalty in Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland at the World Cup on Saturday. The 30-year-old...

Raila: Stop 2022 campaigns and support Uhuru’s agenda

ODM leader Raila Odinga has told presidential hopefuls to stop engaging in premature campaigns ahead of the 2022 General Election. In a veiled attack...

Labour CS proposes Bill to protect children rights

Labour and Social Protection Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yattani has said the new Children’s Bill 2017 will ensure the Kenyan child’s rights are optimally protected...

Police seize contraband sugar in Kitui, Matuu and Mwingi

Police in Kitui have impounded consignments of suspected contraband sugar in three different towns and arrested one person. Hundreds of bags were impounded in Kitui,...

Ordinary Kenyans hit hard by the budget

Treasury CS Henry Rotich has hit ordinary Kenyans with higher excise taxes on mobile money transactions and kerosene as he looks to finance the...

2018/2019 Budget: Highlights of the new tax measures

Mobile money service providers are set to pay higher taxes in the coming financial year if a proposal by Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich...

Sonko case over ‘missing’ Ksh.1.7B dismissed

A Nairobi court has dismissed a case filed by an MCA against Governor Mike Sonko over the alleged loss of Ksh.1.7 billion through irregular...

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...

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...

Kim Jong Un on cusp of making history in Singapore

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump that could end a...

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...