Ex-DPP Murgor accuses step mother of witchcraft

Former Director of Public Prosecutions Philip Murgor yesterday left an Eldoret court appalled after he accused his stepmother and stepsister of practising witchcraft.  Philip...

Kenya on high alert after suspected Ebola case in Kericho

Health authorities in Kericho County are on a red alert over a suspected case of Ebola. This was after a patient exhibited suspected symptoms of...

A Man sues Kenya Airways for ’embarrassing’ him

A lawyer has filed a lawsuit against Kenya Airways (KQ) for allegedly causing him embarrassment and humiliation while on a trip to Tanzania. Peter Bore,...

Lawyer who wants Mike Sonko out of office fined Ksh.5000

The court has ordered a city lawyer to pay Governor Mike Sonko Sh5,000 for delaying proceedings. Judge James Makau ruled that yesterday's adjournment plea...

Google Honours Kenyan Novelist Late Dr Margaret Ogola

Echoes of the award-winning novel The River and the Source continue to reverberate almost eight years after the death of its author Margaret Atieno...

Versity Student Shot and Injured by President Security

A university student has been shot and injured after he stormed State House, Nairobi. Brian Kibet Beta made his plan public on social media platform...

Homa Bay County’s Transport minister nominee, Dony Opar, was shot dead

Homa Bay County's Transport minister nominee, Dony Opar, was shot dead at his petrol station in Kendu Bay town on Friday night. County Police Commander...

CBK issues directives on how to get new Sh1,000 notes

Kenyans holding Sh1,000 notes will not need to have a bank account to exchange them for the new generation ones, according to the Central...

Nairobi Governor Mike In Trouble For Bashing E Passaris Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko publicly...

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko came under heavy criticism by leaders and Kenyans on social media over his disrespectful outburst against Woman Representative Esther Passaris...

Wednesday Declared As Public Holiday making Idd-Ul-Fitr

The Government has declared Wednesday, June 5 a public holiday to allow the Muslim community to celebrate Idd-ul-Fitr which marks the end of the...

Kisumu residents told to support special economic zones

Kisumu residents have been told to support current plans by the government to build special economic zones(SEZs), Muhoroni Constituency likely to cost Sh3 billion. County...

Women leaders launching crusade to end femicide, domestic violence

Hundreds of women met at the University of Nairobi yesterday evening to denounce increasing violence against women and girls. From families that have lost their...

Corporal punishment: Why clerics want canning reintroduced in schools

A group of religious leaders is pushing for reintroduction of corporal punishment in schools. The Inter-Religious Council of Kenya says the outlawed form of...

Lack of drugs Strikes Siaya Public Hospital

Most public hospitals in Siaya county have been hit by shortage of drugs. A spot check by The Standard revealed that a number of health...

Witeithie MCA Taki detained for 5 days

A Kiambu County lawmaker, whose Toyota Hiace bore photos of Deputy President William Ruto in military uniform, has been charged with operating an unroadworthy...

Kiambu MCA Arrested Over Graphics On His Van

Police in Kiambu have arrested a Member of County Assembly Julius Macharia Taki and his driver George Ngugi Kiarie for allegedly driving a motor...

Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu homes raided by the DCI

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission detectives investigating allegations of graft in Kiambu County Government on Thursday morning raided the Nairobi and Kiambu homes of Governor Ferdinand...

DPP orders release of Ex sports CS Echesa , Senator Malala from police custody

Kakamega Senator Cleophas Malala has been released from police custody. His release  came shortly after the Director of Public Prosecution Noordin Haji ordered immediate release...

Billionaire businessman Jeremiah Kiereini is dead

Sources close to his family say Kiereini died last evening aged 90. He served as former chairperson of the East African Breweries Limited (EABL)...

Knut issues strike threat ahead of Magoha meeting

Teachers have threatened to call a strike ahead of a crucial meeting with Education Cabinet Secretary Prof George Magoha on Tuesday. The meeting is set...

Huduma Namba Deadline Still Stands

The government will not extend the registration period for Huduma Namba beyond Saturday, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has said. "There will be cost implications...

Kenya to host three-day Great Lakes Region justice meeting

Kenya will be host to eight ministers of justice and attorneys general from the Great Lakes Region attending a three-day conference on justice and...

10 Killed In Road Crash In Tula

Eleven people have died and dozens others injured following a road accident that occurred early Monday after a public service bus collided with a...

Raila Odinga Migori Development Tour

ODM Party leader on Friday toured Migori County for a development tour. During the visit, the former premier launched a series of projects including...

Prof. Ojienda floored by Njeru Macharia in JSC Male Rep Polls

Macharia Njeru has floored Prof Tom Ojienda in the Law Society of Kenya election for a male representative to the Judicial Service Commission, JSC. The...

Toyota Kenya launches fifth generation Rav4

Toyota Kenya on Thursday introduced the fifth generation RAV4 in the Kenyan market. The new Robust Accurate Vehicle with 4 Wheel Drive (RAV4) model brings a new era...

Chief arrested for collecting bribe in kisumu west

Detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption (EACC) in Kisumu have detained a local Chief for allegedly receiving a Sh7, 700 bribe. The Chief from Kisumu West,...

Nyong’o suspends Sh15 million Hippo Point beach plan

Governor Anyang' Nyong’o has suspended a Sh15 million development plan at Hippo Point beach following a row over its ownership. In the proposed budget...

Migori woman stabs sister-in-law to death

A Migori woman has stabbed and killed her sister-in-law for allegedly badmouthing her. The assailant identified as Quinter is also nursing injuries at Migori County...

Body of boy killed by crocodile found

The body of a nine-year-old boy who was killed by a crocodile in Lake Victoria has been found. The minor identified as Kennedy Onyango was...

Two Decomposing Bodies Found In a House

Two decomposing bodies of a male and female university students were on Monday found in a house near Kenya Methodist University, Meru County. Police suspect...

DCI PROTEST COURT ORDER RESTRICTING USE OF MUGSHOTS

Detectives may no longer be able to post mug shots of suspects in their custody or those they are investigating. This follows a High...

BABY DIES AFTER NURSE ADMINISTERS “KILLER” INJECTION

A seventh month old baby died at Shalom Community Hospital in Athi River after a nurse administered an injection that was expected to relive...

DETECTIVES ARREST NOTORIOUS BURGLAR AT JKIA

Detectives on Thursday arrested a woman suspected to be a notorious burglar at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, JKIA while waiting to board a...

Governor Nyong’o kicks out Health minister over poor performance

Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyong’o has replaced his Executive Committee Member for Health, Dr Rosemary Obara over what he termed as search for a better...

OCS HACKED AS INFORMER INJURED IN A FOILED ARREST

Police have launched a manhunt for suspects who hacked to death Chuka Police Station OCS on Wednesday. The OCS met his death when he...

John Singleton dead at age 51

Oscar-nominated director John Singleton has died aged 51, his family have confirmed. He was admitted to hospital following a stroke earlier this month, where he...

Teachers: New syllabus training inadequate

Teachers in Homa Bay County have thrown their weight behind their union’s Secretary-General Wilson Sossion in rejecting training on the new competency-based curriculum (CBC). The...

Man in court after lover found naked, dead in living room

They were for five years considered by their neighbors at the sprawling Pipeline estate in Nairobi as the perfect couple. They were always together even...

NYS TRAINEES LYNCH TWO SUSPECTS OVER MOBILE PHONE

Two people were on Sunday lynched by National Youth Service (NYS) trainees for allegedly stealing a mobile phone belonging to their boss. It is...

EVANS KIDERO ARRESTED OVER SH68MILLION GRAFT SCANDAL

Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has been arrested by the Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission officers for irregular payment to a law firm during...

JUBILEE’S AHMED KOLOSH CLINCHES WAJIR WEST SEAT

Jubilee Party’s Ahmed Kolosh has won the Wajir West Parliamentary by-election. Kolosh garnered 11,053 votes while his closes rival Ibrahim Sheikh of KANU managing...

KWS On Spot Over Sh42.2 million

Auditor-General Edward Ouko has questioned an out-of-court deal that saw the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) drop its bid to recover Sh42.2 million from oil...

Huduma Number to be made Mandatory -Raila

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga has urged Kenyans to be enlisted in the National Integrated Information Management System (NIIMS). Speaking yesterday at...

Huduma Namba Registration launch in Isiolo County

Isiolo county leaders claim that crucial government processes such as census, general elections and the ongoing huduma namba registration  leave out many pastoralists who...

Former NLC Chairman Arrested By EACC

National Land Commission former chairman Muhammad Swazuri, and over a dozen other ex-officials and businessmen have been arrested over alleged corruption. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission...

Ivy Wangechi’s Family Finally Speaks About Their Loss

The mother of a medical student murdered in Eldoret last Tuesday has spoken of the pain of losing a daughter and the bitterness caused...

Interior CS Fred Matiang’i seeks to End Nandi Boarder Insecurity

The government has resolved to put up more police stations at the border of Kisumu and Nandi counties to curb insecurity arising from a...

Pwani University student in hospital after ‘boyfriend’ stabs her

A Pwani University student is fighting for her life at Kilifi County Referral Hospital after she was stabbed several times by a man with...

Maid kidnapped a baby from Zimmerman estate asks Ksh10,000

Police in Nairobi are probing an incident where a maid allegedly kidnapped a baby from Zimmerman estate and asked for Ksh10,000 ransom. In a text...

Ruto Reveals Truth Behind The Handshake

Deputy President William Ruto has spilled beans on some of the intricate behind-the-scenes happenings that preceded the March 9 handshake between President Kenyatta and...

Gikomba In Blaze Again This Morning

A section of Gikomba Market in Nairobi was Wednesday burnt down in a fire incident once again.Fire engines rushed to the scene after the...

Pastor Ng’ang’a Spent A Night In Cell

Controversial televangelist James Maina Ng'ang'a was on Thursday evening arrested in the capital Nairobi for allegedly defrauding a businessman of Sh3.6 million. Police picked up...

Media Briefing: Kenyan Doctors On Academic Programme In Cuba

On the 1st April, 2019, the CS for Health Sicily Kariuki held bilateral talks with Her Excellency Ines Maria, Vice President of the Republic...

Star times Launch A Classic Easter Bouquet Offer

The Brand and Marketing Director Japheth Akhulia , and Aldrine Nsubuga, East Africa Regional Brand and Marketing Director have officially launched the  The Launch...

Kori To Witness Against His Mistress On Murder of His Wife

Detectives investigating the murder of businesswoman Mary Wambui Kamangara believe that her husband’s ex-mistress, Ms Judy Wangui, plotted the murder, and that she meant...

NEMA declares to be arresting people carrying non-woven bags

Starting today, The National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) has banned carrying of  non-woven bags. The Authority’s Director General Geoffrey Wahungu has vowed to partner with...

PS Nelson Marwa has been ordered to undergo a DNA test

A court in Kitale has ordered the Principal Secretary for Labour and Social Protection, Nelson Marwa Sospeter to undergo DNA test in a case...

Three Killed, Six Rushed to Hospital after A Road Accident Near Makindu

Three people died on the spot Tuesday morning while six others sustained injuries following a road accident near Makindu Town along Mombasa-Nairobi Highway. According to...

Kenya drought: ‘My son starved to death’

In a remote village in north-western Turkana region, an old man, Loriaban Ngikolomo, leans on his stick, staring forlornly at a dried-up shrub on...

Court Of Appeal Proposes Change Of Sex Consent to age Of 16 Years

The Court of Appeal has proposed a law change to lower the age of consent to 16 years. Three judges, Roselyn Nambuye, Daniel Musinga...

Court gives lands team more time in clan case

The hearing of a Sh2.6 billion compensation claim by the Kogony clan airport expansion land has been adjourned to July 23. In a petition filed...

Kisumu Airport Closes Down For Runway Expansion

Kisumu International Airport will be closed on Tuesday for runway expansion by the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA). As a result, Kenya Airways announced a change...

3 pupils, boda boda face charges over abduction saga

The three pupils from Nyali who disappeared from their school and their ‘abductor’ will be arraigned on Monday over the saga. Mombasa police said they...

Former Street Man Rescued By Former Fellow Classmate Dies

Former destitute street adult Patrick Hinga, whose rescue and transformation by a former schoolmate became an internet sensation, has passed on. Hinga’s rehabilitation from the...

Kiraitu, Mpuru trade barbs in bitter falling-out

Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi and East Africa Legislative MP Mpuru Aburi clashed on Saturday, with the erstwhile political allies trading bitter words during funerals. The...

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...