Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Shame of police bribed to let in Shabaab bombers

Police officers at the Kenya-Somalia border let in five Al-Shabaab suicide bombers in February this year after receiving bribes, a new United Nations report...

Migori Governor Okoth Obado arrested, again

Migori Governor Okoth Obado has been arrested, again. Governor Obado was arrested on Wednesday afternoon in Nairobi after 8 guns were recovered from the raid...

Imams oppose bid to bar caps in passports

Muslim clergy have protested against Immigration officials, accusing them of forcing men to remove religious caps before being photographed when applying for passports. The Imams...

DP Ruto: There will be no friends in fight against corruption

Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday said the fight against theft of public resources will be thorough and relentless as the government seeks to...

2 killed, several injured in Githunguri morning accident

Two people died in an early morning accident involving a 14-sitter matatu and a lorry at Ngemwa, in Githunguri, Kiambu county. Several people were also...

EACC detectives search Obado’s homes in graft probe

EACC detectives were Tuesday morning searching the homes of Migori Governor Okoth Obado in an active investigation on alleged corruption. Spokesman Yassin Amaro confirmed that...

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...

Matatu Crackdown still on, Matiang’i responds to Matatu strike notice

Interior CS Fred Matiang’i maintains that the planned matatu crackdown is still on despite earlier calls by matatu operators for a countrywide strike starting...

Gunmen open fire on Kenya Red Cross vehicle

One person was shot and wounded Saturday morning after unknown assailants opened gunfire on a Kenya Red Cross vehicle in Ruqa, Garissa County. Three others...

President Kenyatta lauds high number of women joining KDF

President Uhuru Kenyatta has praised the high number of female recruits joining the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF), terming it a mark of inclusion. Speaking on...

7 Kenyan fishermen detained by Tanzania security officials

Seven fishermen from Remba Island in Suba North constituency are detained at Sota beach by Tanzania security personnel following an arrest on Sunday evening over...

I am in politics to stay, says Raila Odinga

Opposition leader Raila Odinga says he will not quit local politics following his recent appointment to the African Union Commission as the High Representative for...

Two university students drown in River Yala while taking selfies

Two university students drowned in River Yala in Bondo, Siaya County on Saturday evening. The two; Derrick Auka — a Third Year student at Jaramogi...

‘Focus on the needs of your people,’ Uhuru tells Central Kenya leaders

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday told Central Kenya region leaders to be focused on the needs of their people by prioritising key development projects...

High Court shuts down Kibos sugar factory over ‘pollution’

The High Court in Kisumu on Wednesday granted orders restraining Kibos Sugar and Allied Industries from operating for 14 days due to pollution. Environment and...

Citizen TV’s Maribe freed on Sh1mn cash bail, her fiancé Jowie denied freedom

Citizen TV journalist Jacque Maribe has been freed on bail in the murder case of Monica Kimani, but her fiancé Joseph Irungu alias Jowie...

KCPE exams set to kick off Tuesday amid tight security

More than 1 million class eight candidates are scheduled to start their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations on Tuesday, in what will...

NYS scandal: Hearing postponed after prosecution introduces new evidence

The hearing of the National Youth Service (NYS) fraud case failed to kick off on Monday after the prosecution introduced new evidence and charges...

Historic moment as Uhuru flags off direct Kenya Airways flight to the US

The flagging off ceremony was also attended by Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko, Senate Majority Leader Kipchumba Murkomen, Cabinet Secretaries Fred Matiang’i (Interior), Adan...

7 rescued in Malindi building collapse

A building under construction has collapsed in Malindi, trapping an unknown number of people who were living in the lower floors. Kilifi County police boss...