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Rains expose Mombasa poor drainage system

Impassable roads, flooded classrooms and closed businesses experienced each time it rains in...

Kiambu MCAs lose bid to join Waititu’s Sh500m graft case

Magistrate says, however, that they can pursue their interest at the High...

Ganda by-election: High turn out despite heavy rains

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Governor Kingi calls for arrest of Malindi police chiefs after Ganda chaos

Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi has called for the arrest of Malindi Sub County Police Commander Phillip Wambugu and his deputy Solomon Kosgei for failing to prevent the violence that led to the death of one person in Ganda Ward. The governor also asked the Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai...

Former MCA who works as storekeeper seeks driver’s job

A former member of county assembly (MCA) from Murang’a has broken his silence on the tribulations has been going through after losing his seat in the 2017 elections. He has now decided to apply for a driver’s job at the assembly where he served as a lawmaker. Mr Joseph Ndung’u Njogu,...

Court blocks Senate from debating Samboja impeachment

The High Court has restrained the Senate from deliberating or continuing with the impeachment of Taita Taveta Governor Granton Samboja. Justice Weldon Korir granted the order on Thursday, pending hearing and determination of a fresh application filed by Samboja. Last Friday, the High Court issued orders staying the resolution of...

Punguza Mizigo bill: Meru MCAs dismiss Aukot’s bribery claim

The Meru County Assembly has rubbished claims that some of its members were bribed to shoot down politician Ekuru Aukot's Punguza Mizigo bill. Speaker Joseph Kaberia, majority leader Victor Karithi and minority leader Ayub Bundi said the assembly’s board was contemplating filing a defamation suit against Dr Aukot and a...

Tharaka-Nithi nurses threaten strike over pay, promotions

Tharaka-Nithi health workers have threatened to boycott duty from October 28 if the county does not enroll them in a pension scheme and grant them promotions. They also want the enhanced National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) cover and payment of salary arrears, some dating back to September 2017. In a strike...

Mugenda should have stopped chairing the board of KUTRRH …

A parliamentary committee will summon Health CS Sicily Kariuki and the Attorney General Paul Kihara Kariuki over Olive Mugenda's two public jobs. Mugenda chairs the board of Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital and is also a member of the Judicial Service Commission which, according to the Committee...

Four killed as heavy floods wash away car in Kitui

Four people have perished after the vehicle they were travelling was washed away as it crossed a flooded seasonal river in Kitui County. The incident happened at Mutindi stream near Matinyani market on Wednesday night when the double cab pickup van with six occupants fell off a bridge, plunging into...

Meru nurse killed after car collides head on with matatu

A nurse working at Nyambene Level Four Hospital died Wednesday while nine passengers sustained injuries when two vehicles they were travelling in collided at Kaithe market along the Meru-Maua road. Mr Silas Mugambi, 35, who was driving his Toyota Caldina was fatally wounded when his car collided head on with...

Aisha Jumwa, bodyguard granted Sh500,000 bail

Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa and her bodyguard, Okuto Otieno, have been granted Sh1 million bond and a surety of a similar amount with the alternative of Sh500,000  bail each. "The two shall be released but they must present themselves to DCIO in Malindi on October 22... any further summons...

Nakuru dispensaries face closure over poor services

Seven dispensaries operated by the Nakuru County government have been issued with closure notice as they do not comply with the minimum health standards. Bagaria, Banita, Mbaruk, Naishi Game, Namuncha, Ndabibi and Ngondi dispensaries earmarked for closure as the services they offered were substandard. Also affected by the closure is the...

Brokers flouting potato bags law arrested in Nyandarua

An enforcement team in Nyandarua County on Wednesday evening arrested brokers and impounded fifty-nine overweight bags of potatoes in Ol Kalou town. This follows an intensified crackdown on people flouting the potato packaging law. They also impounded a truck loaded with the potatoes which is being detained at Ol Kalou Police...

I’m distressed, man with half a million of Sh1,000 old notes says

Mr Julius Odinga Mboga is a seriously distressed man. The 60-year-old resident of Sirondha village in Siaya County is yet to come to terms with his bad luck. Tucked under a mattress in his house are the old, and now worthless Sh1,000 notes, all totalling half a million Kenya shillings. For unclear...

Mysterious hill where objects defy gravity

At Kyamwilu hill, about 12 kilometres from Machakos town along the Machakos-Kangundo road, lies a mysterious hill where objects defy gravity. The phenomenon has baffled both residents and visitors, attracting curious onlookers to the site. For instance, if you pour water on the road it moves upwards instead of the opposite...

Voi father in court for biting his four-month-old son’s genitals

A 23-year-old father was on Wednesday arraigned in a Voi court for allegedly biting the genitals of his four-month-old son in Taita Taveta County. Mr Salim Mwaluma is accused of assaulting the infant at his home in Mwingoni village, Voi last week causing him serious injuries. The man was charged with...

Punguza Mizigo bill on brink of collapse as 11 more counties reject it

Thirdway Alliance party leader Ekuru Aukot’s daring attempt to change the Constitution through a popular initiative dubbed Punguza Mizigo bill is on the verge of collapse as more county assemblies rejected it on Wednesday. Baringo, Machakos, Kitui, Elgeyo-Marakwet, Nandi, Mombasa, Marsabit, Vihiga, Kilifi, Migori and Isiolo county assemblies rejected the...

Police hold Tony Gachoka after drama at Ukunda airstrip

Police in Kwale are holding television host Tony Gachoka after he caused chaos at an airstrip security checkpoint. Msambweni Sub-County police boss Nehemiah Bitok said Mr Gachoka was arrested after he resisted to be searched at the Ukunda Airstrip. The police boss claimed Mr Gachoka was intoxicated. "He came to...

Muthama sues KBC over disputed 1,200 acres in Machakos

Former Machakos Senator Johnstone  Muthama wants the KBC declared the owner of 1,200 acres along Kangundo road and not Komarock Housing Society. Muthama on Monday disassociated himself from a case pitting Kenya Broadcasting Corporation against Komarock Housing Society in which he was an "interested party" and filed a separate...

Nyong’o sacks three CECs in latest reshuffle in Kisumu

Kisumu Governor Peter Anyang' Nyong'o has sacked three county executive committee members (CECs) and reshuffled others in the latest restructuring of his government. In the latest move, the county boss moved embattled Finance and Economic Planning CEC Nerry Achar to the Energy and Industrialisation docket and replaced him with...

Ganda mini-poll chaos: Events that led to the death of ODM supporter

On Tuesday, a man was shot dead in chaos involving Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) supporters in Ganda Ward, Kilifi County. The man, who was shot dead was an uncle to the ODM candidate in the Ganda by-election Ruben Katana. He was killed at the politician's...

Intrigues behind Garissa MCAs rejection of Punguza Mizigo

  The Garissa county assembly on Wednesday became the 20th regional parliament to reject the Punguza Mizigo Bill after MCAs unanimously shot it down. The ward representatives said the bill would erode gains brought about by the promulgation of the Constitution in 2010.   "A critical look at the bill shows that...

Wa Iria warms up to opposition chiefs ahead of 2022 polls

Murang’a Governor Mwangi Wa Iria has been holding meetings with key opposition figures in what is seen as a bid to join national politics come 2022. Mr Wa Iria is serving his second and final term as governor. Last week, he met ODM leader Raila Odinga, Wiper’s Kalonzo Musyoka and Amani...

Tough life made me attempt suicide 3 times, student says

With his back against the wall and aged only 17 then, James Mwangi had experienced life’s upheavals that weighed heavily on him. He was restive and dejected. He decided to take his own life and attempted suicide three times. On the second attempt, he took a concentrated herbicide but still...

Jumwa, bodyguard to spend night in cells over shooting

Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa and her bodyguard, Okuto Otieno, will spend the night in the cells awaiting arraignment on Thursday morning. The two are being held at the court police station. Jumwa and Otieno appeared before senior resident magistrate Vincent Adet on Wednesday but there was no charge sheet. The prosecution...

Nakuru MCAs adjourn House, attend Uhuru function  

Nakuru County Assembly Ward Reps were forced to rescind their earlier resolve to skip President Uhuru Kenyatta’s function in Naivasha on Wednesday. The ward reps adjourned the House and attended the presidential event. On Tuesday, the defiant MCAs rejected a motion to reschedule its House business to allow ward reps...

Forum seeks to chart way for disaster risk reduction

Recent years have seen Kenya rocked by a barrage of disasters, the latest in the pile being the Likoni ferry tragedy in which a mother and her daughter tragically drowned in their car. The recovery of their bodies from the Indian ocean took a total 13 days. The incident...

Nyong’o sacks three CECs in reshuffle

Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyong’o has sacked three county executives members. Alice Moraa (Energy), Richard Ogendo ( Cooperatives) and Thomas Ondijo (Roads) were relieved of their duties in the Kisumu administration. In a statement read by his spokesperson Aloice Ager, Nyong’o said the reorganisation of his cabinet is aimed at improving...

Police arrest prime suspects in brutal murder of Embu couple

Police in Embu County have arrested two prime suspects in the brutal murder of a young couple on Monday. The suspects were flushed out of their hideouts on Tuesday night and locked up at Itabua Police Station for interrogation. According to a senior police officer, Kaberia Mbiti, murder charges will be...
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