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...

GUINNESS TO REWARD KENYANS WITH TRIP TO EGYPT

Guinness is the proud media broadcast sponsor of the English Premier League and during the promotional period, encourages consumers to be on the look-out...

Coke Studio Africa 2019 To Fly Kenyan Fans To Santorini, Greece

The Coca-Cola System in Kenya, has launched a National Consumer Promotion dubbed “Dunda Majuu na Coke Studio” to reward loyal consumers with a trip...

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...

Mombasa port earns Sh45bn as SGR boosts business

Things are looking up for Mombasa port as a modernisation project and the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) bring in more cash. The port earned Sh45.35...

NCRC report proposes using NTSA to tame boda boda sector

The government now wants the mandate of the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) expanded to help bring sanity and order in the boda...

Wajir senator pursues lifeline for Helb loan defaulters

Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) defaulters will soon be reprieved if the Senate approves a motion seeking a waiver of all their accrued interests...

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...

86 illegal pharmacies closed, fake drugs seized in Western

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has shut down 86 pharmacies Kakamega, Vihiga, Bungoma and Busia counties over illegal operations. Dr Dominic Kariuki, the board's...

Martin Ajujo, doctor in botched surgery, faces rape claim

Dr Martin Ajujo, the trainee surgeon accused of botching a breast augmentation procedure that claimed the life of 35-year-old June Wanza Mulupi last year,...

Key points from President Kenyatta’s State of the Nation address

President Uhuru Kenyatta delivered his much awaited State of the Nation address at Parliament on Thursday, speaking strongly on matters including the war on...

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...

Telkom and Airtel Now Command Half the Number of Safaricom’s Mobile Subscriptions

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has released the second quarter sector statistics for the financial year 2018/2019, that is from October to December...
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KCB Bank Kenya Taps More Payment Options in Link up with UnionPay

KCB Bank Kenya in partnership with Union Pay, one of the world's leading payment service providers have yet again enhanced the payment options for...

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...

Most wanted Shabaab terrorist killed in Somali town air strike

For the fifth time, security forces have reported that Al-Shabaab’s director of Kenyan operations has been killed in an air strike. Ahmad Iman Ali, according...

At least 14 dead in Matuu road crash

At least 13 people died at the crack of dawn Wednesday after a Nairobi-bound bus from Mandera rammed a stationary truck at Matuu in...

To end turf wars, Haji seeks Kenya trial for Gichuru, Okemo

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji will in two weeks’ time travel to Jersey Island as he seeks to beat turf wars over...

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...

Yoweri Museveni set for two-day state visit to Kenya

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni will on Wednesday start a two-day state visit to Kenya. He will be hosted by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House,...

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...

Nyeri residents dig in as battle with Catholic Church over land hots up

Residents of Mathari location in Nyeri County have been fighting the Catholic Church for more than 50 years over ownership of about 2,500 acres...

Detectives: Sh160m Arror and Kimwarer cash paid to car dealer for 45 cars

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) are probing how 28 vehicles bought using funds meant for the construction of Arror and Kimwarer...

Mombasa robbery: Gang trailed to Taveta kills Flying Squad officer

A Flying Squad police officer was on Monday night killed in a shootout with suspected robbers in Taveta town, Taita Taveta County. The officer was...

How cool Nakuru teacher chalked up Sh100m prize

Hardworking, humble, intelligent and kind are some of the words used by colleagues to describe Brother Peter Mokaya Tabichi who won the 2019 Varkey...

Fire breaks out at 20th Century building in Nairobi

A fire broke out at 20th Century building on Mama Ngina Street in the Nairobi central business district on Monday afternoon. Crowds gathered at safe...

Sh250 million NYS paid Ngirita family goes missing

Taxpayers are unlikely to recover more than Sh250 million wired to the accounts of three members of the Ngirita family from the National Youth...

FBI probes couple over child sex abuse claims

The Federal Bureau of Investigations has launched a probe into reports that an American couple running a charity in Kenya abused children. The investigations are...

Shabaab raid kills 11 in Somalia, including deputy minister

An attack involving gunmen and bomb blasts on a complex housing government ministries in Somalia's capital killed at least 11 people on Saturday, including...

Relief food yet to reach starving Baringo residents

Thousands of starving residents of Tiaty in Baringo County are yet to receive help despite Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa launching a food distribution...

4.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Kenya

A light earthquake hit several counties in Kenyan on Sunday, including Nairobi, Nyeri, Mombasa, Machakos, Makueni, Tharaka Nithi, Taita Taveta and Kiambu. The earth tremors...

How Diamond Lalji became a bankrupt millionaire

Picture this: Your friend asks you to guarantee his/her sacco loan. You automatically agree because you know him/her well. Besides, the sacco is known...

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...

Treasury yet to release funds for over 200 schools

More than 200 secondary schools are yet to receive government funds, a few weeks to the end of the first term, because of failing...

Eric Adede has another safe box, says Barclays Bank

Barclays Bank has identified another safe deposit box registered in the name of Mr Eric Adede, the customer who was arrested on Tuesday over...

No drought deaths in Kenya, no food crisis, Ruto insists

Deputy President William Ruto on Wednesday insisted that no Kenyan has starved to death because of the drought in parts of the country. Speaking during...

No pay increase for nurses as talks end

The month-long conciliation talks between nurses and their employers have not borne any fruit. After the health workers went on strike, the Council of Governors...

Locals die of hunger as State downplays situation

Two more people were on Tuesday reported to have died of hunger in Baringo County. Most of the reported deaths have occurred in the county,...

“I am forever grateful for what Sam Ongeri did” Says Mombasa Governor

Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho recently opened up about how Kisii Senator Prof Sam Ongeri saved his mother’s life mid-flight. While appearing before the Senate...

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...

Nanok says harsh weather to blame for Turkana hunger

As the famine facing about 12 counties in Kenya continues to draw anger from the public following little action from authorities, a governor in...

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...

Doctors want counties to surrender Level 5 hospitals

The doctors’ union, in a proposal presented to the Senate, wants Level 5 hospitals handed back to the national government. The union also wants counties...

Fresh row emerges over Turkana oilfields

Just nine months after Turkana County and the national government struck a deal over sharing of oil revenue, a fresh war has erupted that...

More than 120 dead after cyclone hits Mozambique, Zimbabwe

More than 120 people have died and many more are missing in Mozambique and neighbouring Zimbabwe on Sunday after tropical cyclone Idai barrelled across...

Iranian Government Unsatisfied With Kenya Jailing Its Own

Iran's Foreign Ministry has officially complained to Kenya's ambassador to Tehran after the Supreme Court overturned a decision to free two Iranian nationals jailed...

Black boxes show ‘clear similarities’ with Indonesia crash, Ethiopia says

Black box data recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last week show "clear similarities" with a recent crash in Indonesia of the...

Pastor James Ng’ang’a arrested in Nairobi

Neno Evangelism Centre televangelist James Ng’ang’a has been arrested over threats he allegedly made to Citizen TV journalist Linus Kaikai. Pastor Ng’ang’a was arrested on...

‘Multiple fatalities’ as gunman targets New Zealand mosques

An Australian extremist killed multiple Muslim worshippers during Friday prayers, authorities said, in an apparently livestreamed attack that forced the New Zealand city of...

Mozambique cancels domestic flights as storm nears

Mozambique has cancelled flights to several domestic destinations as a tropical cyclone, potentially the strongest to hit the country in nearly two decades, approached...

High school teacher shot dead by her AP husband in Kakamega

An Administration Police officer at Navakholo Police Station in Kakamega is on the run after shooting his wife dead on Thursday night. The woman, identified...

Sh250bn Eurobond well-used, auditors say

The National Treasury has said the Sh250 billion raised from Eurobond in 2014 was appropriately used. An audit report by PKF Kenya presented to the...

Riots hit UoN after former student leader killed

A section of students at the University of Nairobi on Thursday night took to the streets to protest the killing of  a former student...

Women call for boycott of Always sanitary pads

Kenyan women on Twitter have called for a boycott of Always sanitary towels, accusing the manufacturer, Proctor & Gamble, of supplying the African market...

Ethiopia crash black boxes sent to France for analysis

Ethiopian Airlines has said Thursday that the black box flight recorders from the Boeing 737 Max 8 that crashed with 157 people on board...

Blood pressure drugs linked to cancer still on sale

Daily hypertensive drugs linked to cancer are still being dispensed in chemists around the country with no warning to the public. Chemists in Nairobi, Nakuru...

DPP Noordin Haji profiles Kenya’s corruption by tribe

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...

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...

US says ‘no basis’ to ground Boeing 737 MAX jets after crash

The United States said Tuesday there is "no basis" to ground Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, after a second deadly crash involving the model in...

Transport ministry wants to fix all matatu fares

The Transport ministry has taken action in a bid to protect the public against exploitation by Public Service Vehicles (PSVs). The ministry has drafted amendments...

Trump’s proposed budget slashes funding to Kenya

President Donald Trump's proposed budget issued on Monday calls for deep cuts in aid to Kenya as part of an overall rollback in US...

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...

China and Ethiopia ground Boeing 737 MAX 8

China and Ethiopia have ordered domestic airlines to suspend commercial operation of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 following the Sunday crash that claimed 157...

MPs tell Ruto to stop undermining war on graft

Ten MPs from Jubilee and ODM have warned Deputy President William Ruto against undermining the government in the war against corruption, saying he was...

DPP did not give me any duties, says Murgor

Nairobi-based lawyer Philip Murgor has resigned as a public prosecutor, just four months after taking up the job. Mr Murgor, in a public notice last...

Pilots of ill-fated flight ‘highly experienced’

Both the captain and the first officer of the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 were experienced pilots, official said. The airlines Group CEO, Mr Tewolde...

19 UN-affiliated staff killed in Ethiopian crash

The United Nations lost 19 of its staff in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302, which crashed on Sunday shortly after take-off. A statement from...

Roads to avoid in Sunday’s Beyond Zero event

Several roads within and around Nairobi’s central business district will be closed to vehicle traffic on Sunday during the First Lady’s Half Marathon, which...

John Waluke’s firm ‘forged papers’ to show maize stored in S. Africa

Sirisia MP John Waluke and his business associate Grace Sarapy Wakhungu forged documents to show that they stored maize in a South African warehouse...

Governors say officers charged with corruption to step aside

Governors have resolved to have those charged in court in relation to corruption step aside. This is major boost to the war against graft...

Gakuyo grilled by DCI over Sh1bn siphoned from Ekeza

Controversial televangelist David Ngare Kariuki, aka Gakuyo, spent the better part of Thursday at the economic crimes department of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations...

State finally throws in the towel on KMC

The Ministry of Agriculture plans to sell Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) to a private investor as the government seeks more capital to revive the...

Land ministry to digitise all records in 66 registries by 2020

The first phase of the digitisation of land records in Kenya will be complete by the end of 2020, Land Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney...

Kenya Airways counts losses after workers’ strike

Kenya Airways (KQ) suffered loss from the unexpected strike called by the Kenya Aviation Workers Union. The strike saw airlines and operators lose billions of...

MPs divided over strike that paralysed work at JKIA

Members of the National Assembly were Wednesday sharply divided by the strike by airport workers that saw the operations at the Jomo Kenyatta International...

Balala speaks on Kenyan tourism exploits at ITB German meet

Tourism and Wildlife Cabinet Secretary, Mr Najib Balala has described 2018 as a turning point for Kenyan tourism performance after years of under-performing. In a...

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...

Flights grounded At The JKIA Over Workers Strike

Flights have been disrupted at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi after aviation workers went on strike. The striking staff, who downed their tools in...

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...

NEMA Director Asked to Act On The Kibos Pollution

Kisumu residents have faulted Nema Director General Geoffrey Wahungu for failing to tour Kibos Sugar and Allied Industries Limited over massive pollution. The disappointed locals...

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...

Case moved as Kidero lawyer claims charge sheet defective

The trial of former Nairobi governor Evans Kidero and eight others failed to proceed Monday after defence lawyers said the charge sheet was defective. Dr...

Royal Media journalists robbed in Kutus town

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

Knec orders candidates to rectify exam records

Standard Eight and Form Four candidates who have posted fake birth certificate numbers to register for this year’s national exams have until Friday next...

Cane farmers to be paid after Treasury releases Sh2.7bn

Sugarcane farmers will be smiling all the way to the bank this week after Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri said his ministry had received...

Nigerian arrested at JKIA with suspected narcotics in milk bottles

A Nigerian woman was arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on Sunday after she was found with packets of suspected narcotics. The...

Bad news for nurses as govt stops permanent jobs over strikes

Nursing vacancies resulting from natural attrition will henceforth be filled on contract basis, the national and county governments resolved Monday at a summit on...

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...

The Two River Ferris wheel launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta

Centum Investments Thursday launched Kenya’s largest observation wheel at Two Rivers Mall, the latest addition to the facility that features various amenities including theme...

Five killed by Al-Shabaab car bomb in Somalia

At least five people were killed on Thursday when a car bomb exploded close to a major hotel in the capital of Somalia, medics...

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...