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...

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...