Regulation Of Electricity Prices In Remote Areas

The energy regulator is planning to set up a fund to cushion operators of mini-grids from high costs as part of regulations to encourage...

Today at 1.00 PM KCPE Will be out

The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examination results will be released on Monday at 1.00pm. According to the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC), the...

Auditor-General: Muthaura awarded scholarships to Kibaki’s relatives

A parliamentary committee wants former Public Service head Francis Muthaura reprimanded for wrongly awarding scholarships to two relatives of retired President Mwai Kibaki. The National...

Kenya Joins World In Remembering Victims

Kenyans joined the world in remembering victims of road accidents on Sunday. The day was marked in Sachangwan, on the Nakuru-Eldoret road, where more than...

Justice Wakiaga dismissed ‘woman-eater’ tag on Me~ Jowie

The prime suspect in Monica Kimani’s murder Joseph "Jowie" Irungu has protested the move by Justice James Wakiaga to brand him a ‘woman-eater’ and...

Two KCSE Candidate in Court on Sodomisation

Six minors among them two candidates sitting the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education have been charged with gang raping a 16-year-old boy at Shikusa...

More Problems for Obado Misuse Of County Millions

Embattled Migori Governor Okoth Obado problems has escalated after a Senate Committee directed the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to investigate him for flouting the...

“I am Still In Opposition” – Raila Odinga

NASA leader Raila Odinga has dismissed claims the Opposition is dead. Raila said he and his running mate in last year's elections, Kalonzo Musyoka...

Migori Governor to know his bail fate today

Migori Governor Okoth Obado is due back in court Friday(today) morning to know his bail fate after the prosecution sought to have him detained...

Prisons Department Ksh 31 million bill at KNH Unpaid

Inmates and remandees are being turned away by Kenyatta National Hospital due to a Sh31 million unpaid bill by the Prisons Department. Prisoners are...

Philip Anyolo Appointed Kisumu Archbishop

Pope Francis has appointed Bishop of Homa Bay Philip Anyolo as Archbishop of Kisumu. Archbishop-designate Anyolo, who is also the Chairman of the Kenya...

Uganda Army Deployed To Protect Chinese Investors

The government assured the Chinese that they would be provided with armed guards. Mr Kibuule told Daily Monitor that the meeting had been ordered by...

Accused suspects to appear in court for defrauding Saccos of Sh54 million

Three suspects, among them a Ugandan, arrested for allegedly defrauding Savings and Credit Co-Operative Societies (SACCOS) of Sh54 million are due in court on...

NYS Suspects Say DPP Has No Enough Evidence

Suspects in the Sh230 million National Youth Service (NYS) scandal have accused the Director of Public Prosecutions of seeking to sneak in evidence. The...

EACC detectives investigates on Obado’s Homes

EACC detectives were Today (Tuesday) morning searching the homes of Migori Governor Okoth Obado in an active investigation on alleged corruption. Spokesman Yassin Amaro confirmed...

Let us stop these monkey games where everybody thinks they can get their way-Matiang’i

On Monday morning travelers across the country were left stranded following a major crackdown on  non-compliant Public Service Vehicles (PSV) operators.Matatu operators kept off...

“the government will not be intimidated by the ongoing boycott by PSVs” says Matiang’i

As the police re-enforce the famous Michuki rules,  there is about  2,000 offenders have been arrested in the ongoing crackdown targeting Public Service vehicles...

Gikomba Market in Blaze Again

Several stalls at Gikomba market, Nairobi were razed when a fire broke out early Wednesday morning. Reports reaching the Standard Digital desk say there...

Motorists prepare for crackdown starting Monday

Motorists, matatu crews and passengers could from next week face stiff penalties as the Governmen implements the ‘Michuki rules’. The traffic laws, introduced by...

The Quack Doctor is Back

A man who was charged three years ago with various offences linked to operating an illegal clinic and alleged rape of patients is a...

Educations CS sends warning to people who will engage in exam irregularities

As the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams entered the second day, Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has emphasized that there will be...

New Maize Price Rejected By Farmers

Political leaders and farmers from the North Rift region have rejected the new maize prices announced by the government yesterday. The government announced it...

Many stranded as new traffic rules makes matatu operators protest

Commuters in various parts of the country have started feeling the pinch following the start of the implementation of new traffic rules. In Nairobi, hundreds...

Kisumu-Busia road blocked Maseno University students

Maseno University students on Sunday evening held a protest over alleged harassment by police. The learners barricaded the busy Maseno-Busia road with boulders and lit...

Retired Archbishop John Njenga dies

Mombasa Archbishop Martin Kivuva Musonde has confirmed that the catholic priest died in Nairobi at 11:45 on Sunday. “Dear brothers and Sisters, it is with...

Over 30 Candidates to Miss KCSE Exams

More than 30 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education candidates in Narok county will not sit for their examinations Monday due to early pregnancies and...

Court Ruling gives unlimited usage for Swazuri to access office

According to a ruling made by the Anti-Corruption Judge Hedwig Ong'undi it has allowed National Land Commission Chairperson Muhammad Swazuri to access his office. Justice...

Nairobi Governor issues noisy bars to be closed during both KCPE and KCSE

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has issued a directive that all noisy Night Clubs, Bar and Social Joints within Estates be closed indefinitely to allow...

Governor Mutua’s graft case withdrawn, consent registered in court

Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has been spared prosecution for corruption. This is after the Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji withdrew the changes against...

The Fighting Governor Okoth Obado Resumes Office

Migori Governor Okoth Obado reported back to work, five days after being released from remand prison. Mr Obado, who is facing murder charges, spent 34...

Reasons Why Maribe Was Set Free

It was like the proverbial biblical teaching of the last days when two people will be standing together, but one will be taken away...

Maribe freed on bail as Co-accused Joseph Irungu denied bail

Citizen Television journalist Jacqueline Maribe has been freed while her co-accused Joseph Irungu will stay in remand after being denied bail. The High Court denied...

John Gakuo Dies in Prison

Former Nairobi Town Clerk John Gakuo has died at Mbagathi Hospital in Nairobi. Gakuo was serving a three-year jail term for unprocedural procurement of...

Kenya Airways makes history as it lands in New York, USA .

On Sunday Kenya Airways plane Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner left the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) for New York City in a historic Kenya Airways...

Inspector General of Police denies terror attack claims at Times Tower

Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet has denied claims of a terror plot at Times Tower and the National Treasury. The Inspector General was responding...

A Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kisumu on spot again

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital in Kisumu is once again on the spotlight after a patient who gave birth at the facility...

Gunshots At Kisumu county Assembly

Gunshots were fired in the air on Tuesday afternoon at the Kisumu County Assembly after ward representatives caused chaos over adjournment of House sessions...

52 Elephants driven Back To Mwalungaje sanctuary

  The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officers in Kwale County have driven 52 stray elephants that had raided Kiteje and Mbuguni villages back to their...

Security Threats In Nyanza

The Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett downplayed claims that there is an upsurge of insecurity in Kisumu even as human rights activists protested...

Haji orders probe over missing report on faulty transformers

The trial of former Kenya Power senior managers, among them former managing director Ben Chumo and his successor Dr Ken Tarus, may not proceed...

Two Mps Arrested by Detectives over Marsabit Clashes

Detectives have arrested North Horr Member of Parliament Chachu Ganya and Saku legislator Ali Rasso over the Marsabit clashes. The two were arrested Monday...

17 illegal immigrants at the JKIA

Kenya on Sunday repatriated 17 Somali nationals who caused disturbance at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport when they were denied clearance to travel to Uganda. The...

Jacque Maribe: I Can Not Answer to My Fiance’s Act

Murder suspect Jacque Maribe now claims she is standing trial only because of her romantic relationship with co-accused Joseph Irungu alias Jowie. The two...

Kipchoge Keino And Hassan Wario At DPP Over Rio Scandal

Kenya’s ambassador to Austria Hassan Wario, athletics legend Kipchoge Keino and two others turned themselves in to the police as early 5:30am in bid...

Ex-sports Cs together with former athletics legend surrender themselves to police

Both Former Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario together with athletics legend Kipchoge Keino have surrendered to police as ordered by a Nairobi court. Wario and...

Judge gives Chief Justice Mwilu’s Case

The petition in which Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu filed has now been referred to the Chief Justice who will sought the matter. The Judge...

Elder Sister to Jacque Maribe sends uplifting message to cheer her up

Family always comes first. These we have all witnessed with Jacque Maribe’s family who supporting their own. Her Elder Sister Cathylene Maribe together with...

Sadly in Kericho as a Bus loses control after grisly accident

Sadly today 5am in Kericho, 42 passengers maybe have died because of grisly road accident in which a Kisumu bound bus. Reports say 8...

Mwilu Back In Court

Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu is back in Milimani Law Courts following the expiry of orders that were issued by High court Judge Chacha...

Ochillo Ayacko wins Migori Senate by-election

The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) candidate garnered a total of 85, 234 votes. The seat attracted six (6) candidates who battled it on during the...

DPP orders Jacque Maribe and Joseph Irungu Charged murder for Monica Kimani

Television journalist Jacque Maribe will face murder charges alongside her fiancé Joseph Irungu alias Jowie following the death of businesswoman Monica Kimani in Nairobi last month. The...

10th October declared A Public Holiday but could be the last one

Interior Secretary Fred Matiang’i has gazetted Wednesday October 10 as a public holiday. High Court Judge George Odunga had in November 2017 affirmed that the...

No VIP Treatment Obado as Bail is Denied by Court

Migori County Governor Okoth Obado and his co-accused Micheal Oyamo and Caspal Obiero will know the fate of their bail application on Friday October...

Tight Security as Migori By Election Carry On

Voters in Migori go to the polls today to elect their new senator in a by-election whose outcome could change Nyanza’s  political matrix. The...

Migori Governor wants to be released on bail citing medical problems

Migori Governor Okoth Obado has recently filed an application at the High Court that states he wants to be released on bail due to...

Migori County staff ‘skip work’ As Boss Is Away

Some Migori County residents have complained about slow services, saying Governor Okoth Obado's detention over murder has resulted in laxity. Mr Obado was being held...

Former president accused for mishandling of public funds

Former head of public service and Secretary to the cabinet Francis Muthuara recently came out to state that the retired president Uhuru Kenyatta was...

Immigrants Arrested With Over Sh1 Billion in Westland

Three suspects were yesterday nabbed by the police at an apartment in Westlands, where fake currencies with apparent value of more than Sh1 billion was...

Maribe’s ‘Neighbor receives Similar fate as his Locked up

The homicide case of Monica Kimani has taken a new twist after police arrested Jacque Maribe’s neighbour for his involvement in the murder. Detectives apprehended Brian Kasaine after establishing he was...

Maribe to Spend 10 Days more locked up

Citizen TV Journalist Jacque Maribe, a suspect in the murder of businesswoman Monica Kimani in Nairobi, will stay in police cells longer, a Kiambu...

Jowi Shoot Himself Police Now Believe

Mr Joseph Irungu, the prime suspect in the horror killing of a woman in Nairobi two weeks ago, shot himself inside his fiancée Jacque...

Rio Ferdinand Links with Guinness Ahead of His Visit To Kenya

  The nation's most extraordinary beer, Guinness, had on Wednesday 26th September unveiled an exciting new partnership with legendary English Premier League football legend, Rio...

TV Star Grilled By Police Over Murder Charges

Television journalist Jacque Maribe presented herself to police yesterday in an attempt to clear her name in the ongoing probe into the murder of...

Governor Obado denied Bail

  Migori Governor Okoth Obado to be remanded at Industrial Area GK prison for 11 more days after High disallowed his application for bail on...

Machakos Senator Kilonzo Jr Rushed to Hospital

Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo Jnr has been rushed to hospital after he choked on food while having lunch at a hotel in Kapsabet, Nandi...

More Trouble For Governor Obado As His PA pleads not guilty

Migori Governor Okoth Obado could be in more trouble after the Director of Public Prosecutions indicated that he might charge him with a second...

“We are over Elachi’s impeachment saga”Says MCAs

Today the Nairobi County Assembly have resumed to resolve the move in which they had a heated debate on whether to impeach Speaker Beatrice...

Chiloba Is On Suspension And not Fired

The electoral commission has dismissed as untrue media reports that its chief executive Ezra Chiloba had been sacked. In a tweet on its official accounts,...

Uhuru to led the empowerment of all youth across the globe

President Uhuru Kenyatta together with World leaders yesterday launched a global partnership in which the UN will be recruiting the youth to have quality...

Two Arrested in Migori, net Sh2.4 m hidden in car

Police have recovered Sh2.4 million from a saloon car in Migori County. The money, in different currencies, was recovered from a car at Kakrao roadblock...

Over 7,000 book Kenya Airways direct flights to New York

About 7,000 travellers have already booked Kenya Airways (KQ) direct flights to New York ahead of the October 28 inaugural journey. The flights between Nairobi...

Telkom is title sponsor for 2018 Connected Kenya Summit

Telkom is this year's title sponsor at the Connected Kenya Summit, scheduled to take place at the Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi, from 22nd to...

Migori Governor is arraigned in court for Sharon’s murder case

Migori Governor Okoth Obado is being arraigned at the Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi on the charges of murder of Rongo University student Sharon...

Raila Backs the News Taxes for One Year

The opposition has given the government one year to redeem itself with the eight per cent VAT on fuel “or we will make it...

New Taxes to be Implemented as the Yes won in Parliament Voting

President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday got his way with a raft of new taxes in a chaotic session characterised by claims of underhand dealings and...

Tanzanian Ferry MV Nyerere capsizes in Lake Victoria death toll rises to 86.

The death toll  following the capsizing of MV Nyerere a Tanzanian ferry  has risen from 44 reported on Thursday to at least 86 reported...

Health CS Summoned by Senate on Pumwani Maternity case

Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki was expected to appear before the Senate Health Committee today to explain the status of the Pumwani Maternity Hospital,...

Focus shifts to Parliament as MPs go to vote on Uhuru tax proposals.

On Thursday members of parliament are expected to debate and vote on President Uhuru's tax proposals.Touching on the  proposed 8% VAT on petroleum products...

KWS acquires a new fleet of vehicles to aid conservation.

Kenya wildlife Service  (KWS) has acquired a fleet of 26 vehicles to be used for rapid response to human-wildlife conflicts and parks management. Twenty...

Former MP Cyrus Jirongo to be arraigned in court over Sh20 million debt

Fomer Lugari MP Cyrus Jirongo was on Tuesday arrested over Ksh 20 million debt and was detained at Muthangari Police Station. A warrant of arrest had...

Orengo cautions MPs not rally themselves around any party positions.

Senate minority leader James Orengo together with a section of MPs have called on the National Assembly to reject President Uhuru's  memorandum detailing his...

Missing Nairobi Businessman Found in A River

Actress Joyce Maina who is popularly known for her  role on Selina is in mourning after her dad’s body was discovered on Sunday 16th....

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge breaks marathon world record in Berlin.

Eliud Kipchoge on Sunday won the Berlin marathon in a record time of 2:01:39.The Olympic champion smashed the previous world record set by  Dennis Kimetto...

IEBC Chairman is pleased with the Electoral board’s work for the past two years

The Independent Electoral Board (IEBC) yesterday released results that include a 90 per cent of 300 election petitions as a sign of how the...

Lawmakers exchange bitter exchange wanting the removing of Beatrice Elachi from office

Nairobi County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi’s return to office following her impeachment last week had mixed reactions today as Members of the Assembly stormed...

Preparations For KCPE and KCSE On The Way

Preparations for this year’s national examinations have been finalised, Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has announced. “We were able to avail additional 40 containers in...

Merck launches CURAFA – A primary healthcare solution in Kenya

A German leading science and technology company, who is currently celebrating its 350th year anniversary, yesterday launched the first of several "Points of Care...

Nairobi County Speaker Beatrice Elachi gets impeached

Nairobi County Speaker Beatrice Elachi has been impeached after majority of Nairobi County Assembly Members voted overwhelming in support of the motion. Following a motion...

Bungoma High Court suspends 16% VAT on Petroleum products.

Bungoma High Court on Thursday suspended the  16% VAT on fuel following a case filed by a group of youth. This comes after a High...

Chinese National arrested and to be deported on racism grounds.

A Chinese National has been arrested on racism grounds after he was caught on video using abusive words directed at President Uhuru Kenyatta and...

ERC cancels license issued to Kipeda Holdings Limited over fuel distribution.

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has revoked  a licence issued to Kenya Independent Petroleum Distributors Association (Kipeda) Holdings Limited, a body corporate licensed by...

Female university student abducted with NMG reporter found dead in Homa Bay.

Sharon Otieno a university student who was pursuing a degree in Medical Records and Information at Rongo University was abducted with Nation Journalist Barrack...

High Court declines to suspend implementation of 16% VAT on fuel.

The High Court on Tuesday declined to suspend implementation of 16% VAT on petroleum products. Following the petitions that had been filed by COTU and ...

CA imposes Ksh499 million fine on Safaricom for failing to connect smaller firms.

Communication Authority of Kenya (CA) imposed  a fine amounting to $4.47 million(Ksh449 million) on Safaricom Kenya’s biggest telecom's operator for falling  to connect calls...

Finserve releases Africa’s first keyboard app

For some time now, Finserve has been teasing a new product that went live earlier today. Dubbed mKey, the keyboard app is a one-of-a-kind...

Kibera Slum Area Landlords Given 21 days Notice by Sonko

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has issued a 21-day notice to landlords in slum areas of the county to ensure easy accessibility in case of...

Pwani Oil boosts distributors to grow regional market

Edible oils and soap manufacturer, Pwani Oil, has announced plans to expand its regional market by beefing up its local distribution network to serve an increasingly...

Top Senior administrative officer arrested for abuse of office and fraud

A Senior Administrative Officer in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has been charged with act of fraud amounting to Sh7.9 million...

British Prime Minister Theresa May Arrives in Kenya

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Kenya on Thursday for one -day State visit.  The plane carrying the Prime Minister arrived at Jomo...

White Scarves Into Parliament Till Gender Rule Is Passed

Female legislators have adopted a new tactic to pile pressure on Parliament so it can pass the controversial two-thirds gender rule. The lawmakers have...