Sunday, June 16, 2019

Nakuru Town West MP denied bond ahead of court date

Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama spent a second night in custody on Saturday after he was denied police bond. This was after both the...

Zimbabwe president ‘inches’ from explosion

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack at a rally in the city of Bulawayo. Mr Mnangagwa said an object "exploded a...

Explosion hits Ethiopia PM rally

An explosion has shaken a rally for Ethiopia's new PM Abiy Ahmed which was being attended by thousands of people in Addis Ababa. Mr Ahmed...

Nakuru Town West MP arrested

Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama spent the night at Nakuru Railways Police Station after anti-graft detectives arrested him over suspected land fraud. His brother,...

Munya’s proposal to end Lake Victoria border row

An inter-state agency has been proposed to manage Lake Victoria in a bid to end perennial border row pitting Kenya and Uganda. East African Community...

Sponsorship row throws Kenya 7s World Cup into disarray

Kenya's preparations for next month's Rugby World Cup Sevens have been thrown into disarray by the government withdrawing its Sh20 million ($189,000) sponsorship of...

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...

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,...