Senate summons Joho over row with MCAs

The Senate has summoned Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho and County Speaker Aharub Khatri over recent wars pitting the executive and the assembly. This comes as...

Parents assured all is well at Nyabururu Girls High School

Parents on Sunday stormed Nyabururu Girls High School in Kisii County following reports several students had been taken ill in a case of suspected...

Homeless Woman Gives Birth At Uhuru Park Unassisted

Moments after being fired from her hotel job on Tuesday, Rebecca Atieno, 20, headed to Nairobi's Uhuru Park, the only place she could find...

Corruption Profiled Using Tribes

In an unprecedented move, Kenya’s chief public prosecutor has come out to confront politicians accusing him of targeting certain tribes and communities in his...

Toi Market Goes Out In Flames On Tuesday Morning

Police are investigating the cause of a fire incident that burnt down the registry section of ministry of mining in Nairobi. The cause of the...

ODM Vows To Retain The Ugenya Seat

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leaders from Siaya County have resolved to work together to ensure their candidate wins the Ugenya Constituency by-election. Led by Senator...

Governor Sonko puts rogue parking officers on notice

Nairobi County Governor Mike Sonko has vowed to take action against City Hall officials who collude with Public Service Vehicle (PSV) operators to create...

Kin of student who ‘recorded suicide’ say she died of illness

This week, social media was abuzz with news of a Meru National Polytechnic student who allegedly committed suicide after a misunderstanding with her boyfriend. It...

Prophet Owuor On The Spot Again Over Fraud Claims

The mother of a Nairobi woman who allegedly lost control of her multimillion-shilling properties to a church associated with Dr David Owuor now wants...

Centum Pens Down Deal with NYS to hire Its Graduates

Centum Investment’s security arm, Tribus TSG, will hire 300 people graduating from the National Youth Service (NYS) annually, following the signing of an MOU. Under...

Wamalwa calls for government use of county resources

Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa has asked governors to be more prudent in the use of resources given to counties by the national government. The...

Journalist Robbed In Kirinyanga

Journalists covering the sixth devolution conference in Kirinyaga County were robbed of property worth more than Sh500,000. The Citizen TV journalists had parked their vehicle...

Obado Ally arrested in Kisumu

Jared Kwaga, a key suspect in the Sh2 billion corruption probe targeting Migori Governor Okoth Obado, was arrested in Kisumu County on Friday. Kisumu Central...

“Work Or Ship out” President Fires and Reshuffles the Cabinet

President Uhuru Kenyatta has reshuffled the Cabinet days after talking tough on mega corruption in his government. In the changes announced on Friday morning, Sports...

Two killed as armed robbers hit supermarket in Makutano

Two people have been shot dead while two others were critically injured when gangsters raided a super market at Makutano town in Kirinyaga County. Ms...

Bee attack leaves two children dead in Kitui

A village in Kitui County is in shock after a swarm of bees descended on a family in a bizarre attack that left two...

DCI boss George Kinoti fights back tears in Kayole, Nairobi

Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti fought back tears Thursday during a public dialogue organised to listen to relatives of victims of extrajudicial killings...

President Uhuru Kenyatta Reshuffles the Cabinet

President Kenyatta has reshuffled the Cabinet days after talking tough on mega corruption in his government. In the changes announced on Friday morning, Sports Cabinet...

Teacher Beats A student To Death in Makueni

A Class Six pupil at Mikuyuni Primary School in Makueni County has died after an alleged beating from a teacher. The boy, 15, was pronounced...

A Teenage Girl Dies Mysterious In Eastleigh

Four suspects are in police custody over suspected link to the brutal murder of a teenage girl at her aunt’s house in Eastleigh estate,...

Animals killed, vegetation destroyed as fire consumes park

A wild fire has destroyed vegetation and killed animals in Mount Kenya National Park. Mr Isaac Mugo, the park’s senior warden said on Tuesday that...

Versity Students Plan To Strike Over Fee Increase

University students have threatened to take to the streets over plan to increase tuition fees. Speaking to journalists outside the Anniversary Towers, in Nairobi on...

Boy’s hand amputated after herder scalds him over unga

Doctors at Consolata Mission Hospital in Nkubu, Meru County, have amputated the hand of an 11-year-old boy, who was scalded by a man for...

Narok nurses call off strike after talks bear fruit

Narok nurses have bowed to government pressure and called off their one-week strike. This comes a day after Governor Samuel Tunai threatened to sack them. In...

Bodies of 2 Matungulu minors who drowned in puddle found

Police in Matungulu, Machakos County have retrieved bodies of two primary school pupils who drowned while fetching water on Saturday in a pool at...

Naivasha road accident kills five returning from funeral

Five members of the same church died in an accident on Naivasha-Nakuru highway as they returned to Nairobi from a funeral in Kisumu in...

Tourists happy as Lamu Art Festival ends on high note

The fourth edition of the annual Lamu Art Festival, which kicked off on Thursday in Lamu Old Town, finally came to an end on...

Mombasa students fall victim to drug abuse

Minutes after clearing his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination last year, a student at one of Mombasa’s leading private schools was caught...

Fake Government Branded Drugs Seized In Nyanza

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has seized fake and government-branded drugs in the ongoing crackdown on illegal drugstores in Nyanza region. The agency impounded...

Medical Malpractices Bring Doom to Doctors and Hospitals

Early this year, a family made headlines after being awarded Sh46.5 million in a medical negligence lawsuit against The Nairobi Hospital. High Court judge George...

City Hall’s Sh278m garbage tender award under scrutiny

City Hall is yet again on the spot for awarding a firm a Sh278 million two-year contract for garbage collection in the city centre...

Meru residents stage protests over stalled water project

Residents of Athwana in Tigania West, Meru, staged protests for the third time in two years demanding answers over a Sh152 million irrigation project...

Kisumu MCAs gang up against Oloo

Kisumu MCAs have threatened to boycott sittings to protest the leadership of Speaker Onyango Oloo. The 44 members led by majority leader Ken Onyango accused...

2 drown in Lake Victoria boat accident

Two fishermen have drowned in Lake Victoria and five others rescued after their boat capsized at Sindo beach during a racing competition. The boat capsized...

Gang hacks woman to death, rapes 3 daughters in Litein

A four-man gang has struck in Kericho County, leaving the residents living in fear. Yesterday, they hacked a woman to death, seriously injured her husband...

Governor Moses Kasaine Home in Sambur and Nairobi Raid By EACC

Anti-corruption detectives on Wednesday raided and searched the homes of Samburu Governor Moses Kasaine in Samburu and the capital Nairobi. Sources at the Ethics and...

A Father Arrested For Trying To Sneak Daughter Out Of KNH

A man has been charged with putting his daughter in a travelling bag then attempting to sneak her out of Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH)...

LSK Condemn The Killing Of A Colleague

The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has condemned the killing of lawyer Robert Chesang who was gunned down in his Athi River house on...

Statue To Honor Jaramogi Oginga In Kisumu

The Kisumu County government will build a statue in the central business district in commemoration of Kenya’s first Vice-President Jaramogi Oginga Odinga. This formed the...

Thousands of students taking ‘useless’ varsity degree courses

Thousands of students are wasting time and money studying useless degree programmes in various Kenyan universities.The Commission for University Education (CUE) has rejected 133...

Tharaka-Nithi Deputy speaker Susan Ngugi impeached

Tharaka-Nithi County Assembly Deputy Speaker Susan Ngugi has been impeached. The ouster happened despite a court order issued on Tuesday morning by the High Court...

Governor Sonko asks assembly to vet cabinet nominees

Governor Mike Sonko has asked Nairobi County Assembly to speed up the vetting of five executive nominees. Last month, Governor Sonko, who made changes to...

Kwale woman, 70, hacked to death over sorcery claims

A 70-year-old woman has been lynched in Magongoni village, Kwale County, on suspicion that she was practising witchcraft. County Commissioner Karuku Ngumo said Ms Nyamvula...

Samuel Tonui gets Sh200,000 for unlawful impeachment

The High Court in Nakuru has awarded Nakuru County Assembly Deputy Speaker Samuel Tonui Sh200,000 for unlawful impeachment. Mr Tonui, who was first elected in...

Public to run Meru markets and towns in new order

Garbage collection, planning and maintenance of roads, and animal control in Meru County urban centres will now be managed by members of the public...

Hire more locals, Lamu legislators tell contractors

Lamu MPs have threatened to force contractors undertaking national government projects in the county to employ more locals. MPs Stanley Muthama (Lamu West), Athman Sharif...

Man convicted of defiling 11-year-old girl set free

A 25-year-old man, who had been wrongly convicted for defilement, has been set free. The Kakamega High Court freed the man after it found no...

Our Sh7m trip to Mombasa lawful, Nyeri MCAs say

Nyeri ward representatives have defended their seven-day trip to Mombasa. The MCAs insisted that the trip, that cost Sh7 million, was lawful. Last week, Governor Mutahi...

Ngilu joins powerful Nigeria election observer mission

Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu in is Nigeria as part of a high-powered international election observer mission for the country's presidential and National Assembly elections...

Terrorist hub tag angers Isiolo County leaders

Isiolo leaders and security officials have been angered by reports profiling the county as an Al-Shabaab hub, saying the narrative is hurting the local...

Voi parent protests over daughter’s withheld KCSE results slip

A parent has accused a school in Voi, Taita Taveta County, of withholding his daughter's Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations (KCSE) results slip. Mr...

Police on the spot after girl, 13, escapes from Likoni cells

Police in Mombasa are on the spot after a teenage girl disappeared from their cells in Likoni last month. The 13-year-old girl went missing about...

Pregnant woman dies after lorry crashes into kiosk in Nakuru town

he anticipation for a newborn baby turned to mourning after a 25-year-old pregnant woman was hit and killed by a lorry driver who was...

Truck veers off road, kills one, injures another in Nakuru

One person died while another one sustained injuries following an accident at Lanet area on the Nakuru-Nairobi highway. Nakuru Deputy Officer Commanding Police Division (OCPD)...

Battle Between SGR Project And NLC

A supremacy battle at the National Land Commission (NLC) could be costing the taxpayer over Sh2 million every day and is staining President Uhuru...

Nyong’o Ordered Nurses To Pick Up Their Working Tools

Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o has directed all nurses in the county to immediately resume work as their pay dispute is handled by the Council of...

Central leaders want CRA revenue formula reviewed

Governors from the Central Kenya economic bloc have renewed their push to have the National Treasury give population density more weight in the sharing...

Balala tells off critics of Joho’s city beautification programme

The national government has lauded the ongoing beautification project in Mombasa that has seen the city adorned with sculptures of wild animals. The once garbage-infested...

Houses, businesses razed in Mukuru-Hazina slum fire

A fire razed four houses, business premises and four shanties at Nairobi’s Mukuru-Hazina slum on Saturday night. Makadara Sub-county Administration Police boss John Macharia said on Sunday...

Fire damages Diani’s Leopard Beach Hotel

Fire fighters are trying to put out an inferno at Leopard Beach Hotel in Diani, Kwale County. Msambweni OCPD Joseph Chebusit said no injuries have...

Makueni farmers to wait longer to use River Thange

Makueni farmers who depend on the River Thange for irrigation will have to wait longer before resuming farming, a task force on the oil...

Uhuru calls for talks to solve Kajiado, Tata Ltd feud

President Uhuru Kenyatta has waded into the Sh17 billion land rates dispute between Kajiado County and Tata Chemicals Magadi Ltd. Sources privy to the information...

Mombasa Governor is on the spot again

Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho has caught again the public eye after it emerged that senior county officials could be using fake receipts to...

Governor Obado, MP Kitayama clash over World Bank project

Migori Governor Okoth Obado and Kuria East MP Marwa Kitayama on Wednesday clashed at a public function in Kegonga in Kuria East over a...

Gok Drugs Sold in a Private Clinic Illegally

Four people suspected to be involved in theft of medicine and other medical equipment at Machakos level 5 hospital were Thursday arrested and an...

5 banks officialsOn Spot over Sh8bn NYS scam

Kenya’s top public prosecutor says he is focusing on five banks and bank officials linked to shady transactions involving Sh8 billion looted from the...

Governor Samboja puts ‘lazy’ contractors on notice

Taita Taveta governor Granton Samboja has warned contractors who do shoddy works that they risk not being paid. Mr Samboja, who has been commissioning projects...

Police on the spot for detaining boy, 12, in cell with adults

Police in Nakuru have been criticised for locking up a 12-year-old boy with criminals in a cell. The minor, who was arrested on Monday night,...

75-year-old Murang’a granny who sought divorce, dies

A 75-year old woman, who recently successfully filed a divorce against her 76-year-old husband in Kangema, Murang’a County, has died. Ms Marcella Mukami died at...

Changamwe man hangs self after failed attempt to kill wife

A pregnant woman is nursing serious stab wounds at Coast Provincial General Hospital (CPGH) in Mombasa following a botched murder by her husband. Twenty four-year-old...

Arsonists torch ex-Laikipia Senator GG Kariuki’s farms

Police in Laikipia West are investigating incidents where property worth millions of shillings was burnt by unknown people at former Laikipia Senator Godfrey Gitahi...

3 jailed 90 years each for robbery with violence, child defilement

An Eldoret court has jailed three men 90 years each for robbery with violence and defilement. Isaac Maiyo Bett, Gilbert Manase Lime and Josphat Kipruto...

What life is like for Kenyans and Ugandans at the Busia border

When Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta and Yoweri Museveni opened the improved border crossing at Busia in February last year, they said they were implementing their...

Bullet still lodged in ex-Garissa staff Mukhtar’s head

Medics in India said they had done all they could, but it did little to change the condition of former Garissa Finance Executive Idriss...

Bodies of baby, Form Four teen found at Bondo beaches

Two bodies, including one of an infant, were on Saturday evening retrieved from two beaches in Bondo, Siaya County. Fishermen found the baby's body floating...

KMTC to open new branch in Tharaka

The Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) will build a new campus in the county following an agreement between Tharaka constituency office and the institution. The...

Isiolo, Samburu resolve to tackle insecurity, boost tourism

Isiolo and Samburu counties have resolved to tackle insecurity that has threatened to cripple tourism in the northern circuit. Livestock encroachment in Buffalo Springs, Shaba...

Commuters stranded as matatu strike begins in Meru

Commuters were stranded across Meru County on Monday morning after matatu operators' strike began. The matatu operators were protesting over police's failure to crack down...

Suspected Thugs Shot Dead, Five Arrested

Seven men suspected to be thugs were Sunday night shot dead in a botched robbery on a warehouse in Industrial Area, Nairobi. The seven...

Why President Uhuru Kenyatta Is Angry

Slightly more than a year into his second and final term in office, President Uhuru Kenyatta seems to be betraying a hint of impatience...

Kisumu Records 493 Girls Got Pregnant Last Year

Incest has been blamed for an increase in teenage pregnancies in the county.The pregnancies have led to a high dropout rate in schools.Speaking in...

Kisumu Pays Contractors For Half Job Done

The Auditor-General is questioning the Homa Bay County government for paying contractors who did not complete their work. The report points to incidents where county...

Two die as a boat capsizes in Murang’a

Two people died in Maragua, Murang’a County on Thursday after their boat sank in Mariiki Dam. Murang’a South police boss John Onditi said the two...

Firm stops Kisii road project, says askaris harassing staff

A Chinese firm, Third Engineering Bureau of China City Construction Group Limited, has suspended operations in Kisii County citing a harassment by local authorities. Sub-contracted...

Nyeri Court Release Dusitd2 Attack Suspects

A Nyeri court on Friday released three suspects in the Al-Shabaab attack on the dusitD2 complex in Nairobi, citing police findings following investigations. The court...

We have not been paid for 13 months, Wajir land board says

Members of Wajir County Land Tribunal Board have decried delayed payment of their allowances by the county administration. Addressing journalists, the board members said that...

Kabazi MCA Mbae, 8 others to spend second night in custody

Kabazi Ward Representative Peter Mbae will spend a second night in police custody. Nakuru resident magistrate Yvonne Khatambi Thursday directed that the MCA be held...

President Uhuru warns CS’s To Shape Up Or Ship Out

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday ordered Cabinet secretaries who dabble in politics to quit or be sacked. Sources said that Uhuru put on notice CSs,...

You were conned over buying land in Muthaiga- Moi

Mr Daniel arap Moi has denied selling a 20.3-acre piece of land in Muthaiga, Nairobi, to businessman George Kiongera. This adds to the confusion in...

12 terror suspects arrested at the Dadaab Refugee Camp during a security swoop

Twelve terror suspects have been arrested at the Dadaab Refugee Camp during a major security swoop conducted two weeks after a terror attack that...

Gakuyo Selling His Property To Refund Ekeza Sacco Member

The founder of a sacco currently in receivership is selling some of his properties to refund members’ contributions. David Ngari Kariuki alias Gakuyo, of the...

11 Die as Matatu To Ravine Rolls

Eleven people have died and scores injured after a 14-seater matatu rolled at HZ area in Metkei along the Eldoret-Kaptagat-Eldama-Ravine road. The Monday 9pm incident...

Supkem pushes for talks over hijab issue

Muslim leaders in the Coast region have called for talks with the government and schools in a bid to have the hijab included as...

Closure of nursery schools in Boni angers leaders, residents.

Early childhood development education in Boni, Lamu County has suffered a blow following the closure of nursery schools in the region. A spot check has...

Garissa Woman Rep Anab Gure launches Sh10m bursary fund

Garissa County Woman Representative Anab Subow Gure has launched a Sh10.8 million education bursary through the National Government Affirmative Action Fund (NGAAF). The fund will...

Turkana residents pledge to improve relationship with journalists

Residents of Turkana County have vowed to protect and build a mutual relationship with journalists in the vast pastoral region to make reporting of...

Angry mob lynches man after he kills boy in Tharaka-Nithi

Angry residents of Muragara village in Tharaka-Nithi County on Sunday stoned to death a 35-year-old man for killing a five-year-old boy by slashing his...

Suleiman Dori Claims To Be Harrassed By His Party

The embattled Msambweni MP has claimed that he is being harassed by his party for supporting Deputy President William Ruto. Suleiman Dori has vowed...

Man Arrested For Marrying A Class Four Girl

A 26-year-old man who allegedly eloped with a class four pupil has been arrested together with his father.The suspect was arrested by Administration Police...

School Heads Are Yet To Receive Money From Ministry

Public schools are yet to receive Sh36 billion to cater for free education the government promised to release by last Friday, making it hard...