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Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati’s swearing-in ceremony to cost Sh8 million

Wycliffe Wangamati. Photo: David Njaaga, Standard Bungoma Governor-elect Wycliffe Wangamati's swearing in will cost the county Sh8 million. The chairman of...

Plastic bags cause more harm to economy – Vision 2030 Secretariat

Plastic bags are causing more harm than good to Kenya’s economy, the Vision 2030 Secretariat has said.A ban on light-weight bags goes into effect...

Jubilee to get lion’s share of nominees in both Houses

The Jubilee Party will have the most nominated Members of Parliament, 16, after it attained the majority in both the National Assembly...

Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi to be sworn in on Friday

Kiraitu Murungi. Photo: Moses Kipsang, Standard Meru Governor-elect Kiraitu Murungi will be sworn into office Friday, August 18. The county swearing...

WhatsApp group administrator held for allegedly spreading hate messages

A WhatsApp group administrator in Malindi on Tuesday was arrested for allegedly sharing hate messages.Japhet Mulewa was taken to court but did not take...

Queries raised after Roselyne Akombe is detained at airport

Questions are being raised as to why top electoral agency commissioner Roselyne Akombe was temporarily detained at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.Dr...

How Kenyans reacted to Raila’s announcement on NASA next move

The National Super Alliance (NASA) announced that it has resolved to move to the Supreme Court to challenge results of Kenya’s presidential election....

Senior Kenyatta family member dies in Nairobi – source

A senior member of the first family has died. A source in the family on Wednesday said the lady, a close member of President...

Kisumu family hit hard by death of infant

Lancer Achieng tried three times to get a child. Two ended in tragedy.The mother of Samantha Pendo, the six-month-old girl who died...

Court detains WhatsApp admin Japhet Mulewa for sharing hate messages

Photo: Courtesy A WhatsApp administrator has been detained for an extra five days by a court in Malindi after being accused...

Sierra Leone mourns 100 children among dead in massive flooding

The government of Sierra Leone, one of the poorest countries in the world, has promised relief to more than 3,000 people left homeless ©...

Shortlisting of EALA MPs to start afresh

Jubilee Party and NASA are set to present a fresh list of candidates to be nominated to the East African Legislative Assembly.The candidates who...

State jobs help Uhuru Kenyatta bag Maasailand votes

The appointment of individuals from the Maasai community to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s government appears to have paid off in the just concluded...

Government orders a 90-day freeze on action against AfriCOG and KHRC

Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i As the police and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officers raided the Nairobi offices of...

Diplomats laud Raila move to contest poll outcome in court

Robert Godec said any electoral concern should be challenged in court as enshrined in the Constitution, without causing unnecessary tension in the country/FILE NAIROBI, Kenya,...

Stocks flat, dollar falls on Trump chaos, Fed minutes

Wall Street indexes cut gains on Wednesday and the dollar reversed course on turmoil in Washington and US Federal Reserve meeting minutes that showed...

Nine journalists clinch elective seats in polls

Nine journalists won various seats in last week’s General Election with one of them clinching the coveted county governorship.Two of them will...

Makueni child burned over Sh200 hospitalized in KNH

A seven-year-old boy has been transferred to Kenyatta National hospital after he was badly burned by his mother SUMMARY A Makueni mother...

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