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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

A look at the victims of the Solai dam tragedy

They were pupils, they were teachers. Farmers, business people, homemakers. The 47 who lost their lives in the Solai dam tragedy...

MCA Anthony Karanja plots to impeach Beatrice Elachi

A storm is brewing at Nairobi County Assembly following a notice of motion calling for the impeachment of Speaker Beatrice Elachi. This...

Police arrest 25 foreigners in Kisii

Police in Kisii have arrested 25 foreigners in the ongoing crackdown on illegal immigrants. Fourteen of those arrested in the weeklong swoop...

Alfred Mutua denies running a PR machine in Machakos

Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has denied claims that he stages public relations (PR) stunts to hoodwink Kenyans over his development record. Dr...

Al-Shabaab attacks on Lamu-Garsen road drop, police say

Al-Shabaab terror attacks on security personnel and passenger vehicles are on the wane on the Lamu-Garsen road, Lamu County police say. Lamu...

Exposed: Al-Shabaab took 8 guns, 540 bullets in Wajir attack

The suspected Al-Shabaab militants who killed eight police in Tarbaj, Wajir County, made away with the officers’ eight rifles and more...

MP opposes State plan to acquire land for military in the Mara

Trouble is brewing over plans by the State to acquire thousands of hectares to put up a military facility within the wildlife-rich...

Construction of Sh63bn dams in Elgeyo-Marakwet begins

The construction of Sh63 billion multi-purpose dams in Elgeyo-Marakwet County has began following an agreement between a government agency and the...

Accept and move on, Anne Waiguru tells Martha Karua

Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has asked Narc-K leader Martha Karua to stop challenging last year's election results. Through her lawyer Kamotho Waiganjo,...

Advertising rates to go up in new Nyeri bill

Companies and institutions seeking to advertise in Nyeri County will be the hardest hit if a proposal to increase charges and introduce...

Chaos rock election of teachers’ officials

Chaos erupted Sunday during the election of new officials of Kenya Secondary School Head Teachers Association (KESSHA) after delegates from Central region...

Hassan Joho wants Uhuru Kenyatta to give Coast poll losers jobs

Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho has said he will use his newfound political friendship with President Uhuru Kenyatta to seek jobs for Coast...

Police seize illegal sugar in Ol Kalou town

Police have seized more than 2,000 bags of illegal sugar in a warehouse in Ol Kalou town. Following the Sunday raid, police...

Mt Kenya Wholesalers owner faces charges over illegal sugar

Police in Kitui were on Sunday holding a businessman in whose warehouses suspected illegal sugar was seized as investigations on how it...

Several police officers feared dead in Wajir IED attack

Several security officers are feared dead after the vehicle they were travelling in ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in Wajir...

Life at Ringiti Island that is caught in Kenya, Uganda border row

The territorial wars pitting Kenyan fishermen and Ugandan security officials in Lake Victoria is a growing headache for the East African Community....

Class 8 pupil dies in Baringo after taking poison

By PETER MBURUA village in Timboroa, Baringo County has been left in shock following after a Standard Eight pupil died on Sunday morning...

Former minister Eliud Mwamunga buried in Taita Taveta

Former Cabinet minister Eliud Timothy Mwamunga who served under both presidents Jomo Kenyatta and Daniel Moi’s governments was laid to rest in...