Wednesday, January 23, 2019

MPs Ganya, Rasso freed on bail pending charges over Marsabit clashes

A Nairobi court has released two Marsabit County legislators accused of fuelling clashes that have so far claimed 14 lives on bail. This is after...

Doctors leave cotton in woman’s belly after operation

When Irene Joyce Oluoch, 25, got pregnant with twins, she could hardly wait to hold them in her arms. On the due date, she checked...

‘Jowie’, Maribe expected back in court today for bail hearing

Joseph Irungu alias Jowie and Citizen TV journalist Jacque Maribe are expected back in court for their bail hearing. Last week, Justice James Wakiaga ordered that...

Kenyans advised to get e-passports by March

You will not be able to travel with your passport after October 2019, the Department of Immigration has said. Dr Dan Opon, the Senior Assistant...

N. Eastern leaders pledge to flush out Al-Shabaab

Leaders of North Eastern counties have agreed to volunteer any information that could help flush out Al-Shabaab terror group. The leaders said terrorism had led...

Indian man, 72, is killed by a group of ‘rogue’ monkeys who threw bricks...

An elderly Indian man died after a group of monkeys threw bricks at him from a tree. Dharampal Singh was collecting pieces of dry wood...

NEMA officials impound 1.7 tonnes of banned plastic bags

Officers from the National Environment Management Authority have impounded banned plastic bags that were imported into the country from Tanzania. Mombasa County NEMA boss Stephen...

Tight security as KCSE exams begin

Form Four students will on Monday morning begin their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations across the country. They will start with practical exams...

Marsabit MPs Chachu Ganya and Ali Rasso arrested

Two Members of Parliament from Marsabit County have been arrested by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation for allegedly inciting violence in the...

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...

Wario charged with six counts of abuse of office

Ex-Sports Cabinet Secretary Dr. Hassan Wario has been arraigned and charged with six counts of abuse of office. Wario who before Chief Magistrate Douglas Ogoti...

Dozens of Nigerians protest extra-judicial killing, harassment by Kenya police

Dozens of Nigerian nationals on Wednesday stormed their High Commission in Nairobi, to demand audience with the ambassador over the alleged death of their...

Governor, 2 MPs grilled as 14 killed in Marsabit clashes

Marsabit Governor Ali Mohamud Mohamed and two Members of Parliament were on Wednesday grilled by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) over ongoing ethnic...

Dirty deals threaten Kenya’s food security, report says

A global index has singled out Kenya as one of the countries whose food security is undermined by various forms of corruption, underlining the...

Chebukati writes to Haji, EACC over 2017 poll funds ‘misuse’

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati has written to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to probe the alleged misappropriation...

KDF soldier among 3 arrested for kidnap

A Kenya Defence Forces soldier is among three suspects who were Monday night arrested in a kidnap incident within Eastleigh, Nairobi. According to Nairobi Police...

Ex-Nock official Stephen Soi arrested over Rio Olympics scandal

EX-NOCK OFFICIAL Stephen Soi spends night at Muthaiga Police Station after he was arrested in connection with the Rio 2016 Olympics financial scandal. More follows.

Ezra Chiloba fired as IEBC CEO

The electoral commission has sacked suspended chief executive officer Ezra Chiloba. Mr Chiloba announced Friday evening in a tweet that his employment at the Independent...

Wetangula: Some leaders want referendum for self-resurrection

Leaders from Western Kenya have said they are opposed to calls for a referendum to amend the Constitution that will create more positions for...

Police arrest owner of bus that killed 55 people in Kericho

Police have arrested the owner of the bus that killed 55 passengers in Kericho on Wednesday morning. Bernard Ishindu Shitiabayi, the owner of the bus known...