Okoth’s Funeral To Proceed After Family Reach Agreement

The funeral arrangements of the late Kibra Member of Parliament Ken Okoth are set to proceed as earlier planned, after warring factions struck a...

USIU-Africa signs MOU with the Cyber Security Institute

USIU-Africa and the Cyber Security Institute (CSI) have entered into a memorandum of understanding that will see both institutions offer...

Magufuli admires Kenyan CS in phone conversation with Uhuru

Foreign affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma on Wednesday delivered a consignment of irregularly imported gold intercepted by Kenyan authorities...

Where is David Rudisha? His wife’s posts raise questions on their marriage

The two-time Olympic 800m champion and world record holder David Rudisha has disappeared from the athletics scene for eons. He...

Yatani Replaces Rotich at Treasury

President Uhuru Kenyatta has named Labour and Social Protection Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani  Acting National Treasury Cabinet Secretary. In the changes made on Wednesday...

Knut accuses TSC of plot to mislead teachers

The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) on Sunday asked its members to remain calm saying the court ruling will not disadvantage...

Waititu’s Family to be charged with graft

Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu, his wife and daughter will soon be arrested to face graft-related charges. The Director Public Prosecution...

Equity Bank, Mastercard In Cash Back Initiative To Boost Card Payments

Equity Bank in partnership with  Mastercard have unveiled a new drive that will see 700 consumers get cash back at Point of Sale (POS)...

Jonathan Kinisu Appointed Tetra Pak Managing Director

Jonathan Kinisu has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Tetra Pak East Africa, becoming the first Kenyan to hold that position at...

Safaricom Boss Bob Collymore is Dead

According to a statement from the company, the long-serving CEO died on Monday morning at his home. Bob Collymore took a nine-month medical leave...

Novozymes Opens Regional Office in Nairobi

BY CORRESPONDENT - Global biotechnology company, Novozymes has opened a regional office in Nairobi, Kenya.  The investment will expand the presence in East Africa and...

Toyota Kenya introduces the all new Suzuki Ertiga

Motor vehicle distributor, Toyota Kenya, has introduced the all new multi utility passenger vehicle Suzuki Ertiga to the Kenyan market. The launch comes at a...

Emotions run high as murder case against Maribe starts

The brutality with which businesswoman Monica Kimani met her death was laid bare in court yesterday, as prosecution opened its murder case against journalist Jacqueline Maribe...

Safaricom Launches Fourth Edition Of Blaze Be Your Own Boss

Be Your Own Boss (BYOB) features youth mentorship summits and creation camps all focused on empowering Kenyan youth to achieve success by providing valuable...

Do not apply for new passport without travel plans-PS Kihalangwa

You will not be issued with the new E-passport if you have no prior plans of travelling, the State has said in fresh guidelines. The...

4 Cabinet Secretaries Summoned To DCI Over Plots On DP Ruto

At least four Cabinet Secretaries from Mt Kenya region have been summoned to record statements over claims of plotting against Deputy President William Ruto’s...

Angeliqua Rivera Crowned World Class Bartender of The Year

Angeliqua Rivera won the coveted Bartender of the year Award, at the Diageo Kenya World Class Competition. Angeliqua will now represent Kenya in...

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...

Kenya’s budget making process in an elaborate exercise that starts in August

The county government has blamed bureaucracy at the National Treasury for delaying the construction of a referral hospital. It has been more than one year...

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...

East Africa Got Talent Auditions Kick Off

Thousands of contestants turned up for East Africa’s Got Talent by Safaricom pre-auditions that took place on 1st and 2nd June at KICC, Nairobi...

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...

Traders Complains Cause President Uhuru Impromptu visit to Embakasi ICD

President Uhuru on Monday made an impromptu visit to the Embakasi ICD where seized containers are being stored. Uhuru was accompanied by CS Matiang’i, PS...

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...

Album Release From Chris Kantai “Trance”

Chris Kantai aka Kantadda is one of the most respected and pioneers of hip-hop music in Kenya. With inspiration from Ice Cube, Jay Snoop...

Court allows detention of 38 KRA staff

Thirty-eight ​Kenya Revenue Authority employees who were locked up for 14 days have filed an application at the High Court challenging their detention. On Monday,...

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)...

KCB Bank Rolls out Initiative to Drive Savings

KCB Bank Kenya has kicked off a financial literacy initiative to drive up savings in the country. known as WekaWeka, the KCB M-PESA campaign...

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...

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...

KRA Demands Sh14 Billion from SportPesa

Kenya Revenue Authority, KRA is demanding Sh14 billion in tax arrears from leading sports betting and gaming company SportPesa. The taxman claims Pevans East...

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...

SAMSUNG AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES ANNOUNCE HDR10+ CONTENT COLLABORATION

Samsung Electronics and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) have announced plans to bring to market titles mastered with HDR10+; the next generation of video...

41 PEOPLE KILLED IN RUSSIAN PLANE CRUSH

Forty-one people were killed on Sunday including two children after a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane burst into flames at Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow. The...

East Africa’s ‘Got Talent’ Audition Ongoing As Screen Play Coming Soon

The East African version of ‘Got Talent’, one of the world’s most popular reality television shows, will be aired exclusively on Citizen TV. The show...

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...

SAFARICOM RAKE IN KSH63.4B IN PROFIT

Safaricom has raked in Sh63.4 billion in net profit for the year ended March 2019, recording a 14.7 per cent increase.  In the results...

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...

SAFARICOM ANNOUNCES DOUBLE AIRTIME FOR ITS CUSTOMERS

Safaricom customers are set to enjoy double talk-time to all networks over the next three months in a promotion dubbed “Tunukiwa Kredo dabo dabo ”....

MURUNGARU AWARDED SH27M FOR ANGLO LEASING DEFAMATION

The High court on Thursday awarded former cabinet minister Dr. Chris Murungaru Sh 27million in a defamation case filed against veteran anti-corruption activist and...

Groove Submissions Closes Today

Kenyans have one more day to submit gospel music/artists works  they would want to see on the Groove Awards Nominees list this year. Artists...

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...

KIDERO PLEADS NOT GUILTY

Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has pleaded not guilty to corruption charges when he appeared in Milimani Law Court. Kidero and his co accused denied...

STATE HOUSE EXPLAINS CHINA VISIT

After reports emerged that China had refused to extend Sh365billion loan to Kenya for the construction of the Naivasha -Kisumu leg of Standard Gauge...

ATWOLI NOW SUPPORTS 1.5% HOUSING LEVY

Cotu boss Francis Atwoli has now come out in public to support the 1.5 per cent housing levy by the Jubilee government, hailing the...

JONATHAN MOI EULOGIZED AS HUMBLE

As Family and friends gathered at Kabimoi in Eldama Ravine for the funeral service of Jonathan Torotich, his father Retired President Daniel Moi was...

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...

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...

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...