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Court extends temporary orders against Waititu budget plans

The High Court yesterday extended temporary orders barring Kiambu county government from implementing  Sh16.5 billion supplementary budget. Justice  James Makau extended the orders issued on April 5 until May 27,  pending the hearing and determination of a constitutional petition filed by 10 Members of the County Assembly (MCAs)....

DPP orders arrest of Kakamega officer

The Director of Public Prosecutions Noordin Haji has directed police to arrest and charge a senior Kakamega county enforcement officer and his juniors with assault of two minors last December. Western regional DCI coordinator PM Gumo confirmed orders to charge Sylvester Odhiambo and his junior enforcement officers with assaulting...

Govt task force demolishes houses on riparian land in Kisii

Dozens of houses built on riparian land in Kisii town were on Wednesday demolished by a multi-agency task force. Locals claimed they were caught by surprise in the demolition of more than 100 houses along Nyakomisaro river. Police presence was heavy during the exercise that began in the morning,...

Squatters on JM Kariuki land in Nyandarua now face eviction

Over three thousand squatters living on a land belonging to former Nyandarua politician JM Kariuki in are in dilemma following an eviction threat by the family. The late politician's family has already reclaimed about 90 acres of land which the squatters have been cultivating for over three...

Kibos River bridge in near collapse as soil beneath eroded

Residents of Chiga and Kibos in Kisumu East are living in fear of a looming collapse of Kibos bridge that links Kisumu town with its environs. They say the bridge on River Kibos that also connects Kisumu East and Muhoroni sub-counties could crumble after the ground started...

Court finds Briton guilty of possession of bomb materials

British terror suspect Jermaine Grant has been convicted of being in possession of bomb making materials that were to be used in launching a terror attack in Kenya. In a ruling delivered in Mombasa on Wednesday, the court said that the prosecution had proved beyond reasonable doubt...

Name and shame corrupt Kenyans, Mutua tells the West

Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua has asked western countries to help Kenya fight corruption and drug trafficking. Speaking on Tuesday during the unveiling of Mars Wrigley Confectioneries plant in Athi River, Dr Mutua challenged the US and the European Union to make public their databases on Kenyan drug...

2 dead, 9 hospitalised in suspected anthrax outbreak

Two people have died in Meru from suspected anthrax outbreak that has left nine other fighting for their lives. A statement issued by the Meru County government on Wednesday said the nine are receiving treatment at the Muthara Level IV Hospital. The patients were admitted with swellings...

In a man’s world, Muslim woman defies odds as tuk-tuk driver

She operates on her own terms in a conservative community where reservations, mainly as a result of her religion and job, put her at odds in getting clientele.  Forty-year-old Farida Shenga, a tuk-tuk driver, is beating the odds to put food on the table for her...

Political cracks deepen in Meru’s Kiraitu, Linturi alliance

Political temperatures in Meru County have risen in the last one month leading to what is now seen as cracks in the alliance between Governor Kiraitu Murungi and Senator Mithika Linturi. The two political allies, who rode to power through the ‘Kikali’ (Kiraitu, Kajuju and Linturi) line-up,...

Lamu’s Boni community gets title deeds after 56 years wait

After 56 years of waiting, members of the Boni minority group who live in Lamu County have finally received title deeds for their land. On Tuesday, the Lamu County government issued a total of 6,232 title deeds to residents of ten villages in the region, out of...

Officer killed, three injured in suspected bandit attack

A police officer was on Tuesday killed while three others were seriously injured after they were ambushed by suspected bandits in Marti, Samburu County. The injured are receiving treatment at Samburu County Referral Hospital in Maralal town. The hospital's medical superintendent Silas Lodoke said the victims...

UK’s Jermaine Grant found guilty of abetting terrorism

UK national Jermaine Grant has been found guilty of being in possession of explosive-making materials. Grant was charged alongside his wife Warda Breik and Frank Ngala after being arrested at a house in Kisauni, Mombasa allegedly owned by the most wanted woman on the terror list Samantha Lewthwaite "White...

Release Mwea land report to end unrest – Kirinyaga leaders

Dispute over the land pitting Embu and Kirinyaga counties has raged for decades,

Kibwezi Knut officials charged with disrupting training

Three officials of the Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) have been in charged with disrupting the ongoing training of tutors on the new curriculum. The trio denied the charges and were freed on Sh20,000 cash bail each or Sh100,000 bond by a Makindu court. Kibwezi Sub...

Fishermen net bombs in Lake Victoria

Fear engulfed a fishing village in Kiumba Beach in Rusinga Island in Homa Bay County after a group of fishermen came ashore with three bombs instead of fish. The fishermen, who were on their usual fishing expedition on Lake Victoria on Monday evening expected to catch fish,...

Sonko, Sakaja in bitter exchange over friendship woes

But Sonko who appeared agitated said Sakaja only brought the issues to the committee because he wanted to be a governor. "It is true that I wanted to be the governor it is true that he(Sakaja) also want to be the governor but he is playing his cards wrong..."...

Tough times for matatus as tuk tuks invade Nakuru town

For a long time, matatus have enjoyed the public transport monopoly within Nakuru town. The 14 seater matatus used to be the main mode of public transport for commuters residing and working within Nakuru town and its environs, giving the operators the power to regulate fares at...

Motorists spend night on Suswa jam as floods cut off road, again

Hundreds of motorists spent several hours in a traffic snarl up on Tuesday night on as floodwaters cut off Narok-Mai Mahiu road, again. With heavy traffic jam stretching several kilometres on both sides, motorists from both directions began to overlap worsening the situation. Narok East sub-county police...

We’ll not accept Beatrice Elachi as Nairobi County Speaker – House leadership

The Nairobi County Assembly leadership have maintained that they will not accept embattled Speaker Beatrice Elachi to lead the assembly. The leadership said that Elachi was lawfully impeached and she is no longer recognised as the assembly’s speaker. The statement comes ahead of Friday's court ruling where a decision will...

Boss Shollei ruffles political feathers in DP Ruto’s backyard

Uasin Gishu Woman Rep Gladys Boss Shollei has ruffled political feathers in Deputy President William Ruto’s backyard over her leadership style. Unlike other leaders from the region who have been known for their sycophancy, the former Judiciary registrar has instead opted to carry out her mandate...

Kenya urged to scale up fish farming

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has urged the government to scale up aquaculture farming in the wake of dwindling fish stocks in Lake Victoria. FAO fisheries coordinator in Kenya Alice Jesse said the country has the potential to produce fish through aquaculture. (Aquaculture is the farming of fish,...

Kibwezi Knut officials arrested for disrupting curriculum training

Makueni police on Tuesday arrested two officials of the Kenya National Union of Teachers over the disruption of a teacher training on the new curriculum. Secretary Gabriel Kisilu and Treasurer Mirriam Mwania were arrested for allegedly leading junior officials in disrupting the exercise at Isunguluni Primary School,...

Motorists stuck as floods cut off Narok-Mai Mahiu road again

Motorists were stranded in Suswa on Tuesday as floodwaters cut off Narok-Mai Mahiu road. The water flowed from the Mt Longonot area, where it had rained heavily. It does not rain much in Suswa. Traffic snarl-ups on both sides of the road were the result, some motorists...

Jumba la Mtwana harbours secret of bygone Swahili era

Jumba la Mtwana in Mtwapa, Kilifi County, is an ancient stone town set amid shady trees, its former glory captured in the ruins. The name literally means ‘the large house of the slave’. According to our tour guide, Mr Ali Makame, there are no written records of...

Disaster looms as defilement, rape reign in populous Langas

Crowded dusty and dirty streets link hundreds of shanties that make the populous Langas estate in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County. From one street to another, stinky sewers and uncollected garbage highlight the struggles the residents face each day. If there are no banana peels on the road,...

Nairobi MCAs tell off Senate on Deputy Governor appointment

The legislators led by Leader of the Majority Abdi Hassan Guyo said that the Senate should stop engaging in non-issues and concentrate on its mandate. This comes as Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko is set to appear on Wednesday before the Senate over his "one-man show" style of leadership. He has...

Lack of statements delays tycoon’s human trafficking case

The trial of Mombasa tycoon Asif Amirali Alibhai Jetha over human trafficking did not begin as expected on Tuesday as the state had not supplied witness statements. The court was informed that the Director of Public Prosecution was yet to supply statements including those of 12 Nepalese...

Senate committee to push for Mwea rice scheme title deeds

The Senate Committee on Lands, Environment and Natural Resources has said it will recommend that thousands of farmers who grow rice in the expansive Mwea Irrigation Scheme get title deeds. The committee, sitting at the Wangu’ru National Irrigation Board offices in Kirinyaga County on Tuesday, noted that...

Food prices in Taita Taveta rise as long rains fail

Food prices are on the rise in Taita Taveta due to the failed long rains, further rising the cost of living for poor households in the county. Residents are now being forced to dig deeper into their pockets to access basic foodstuffs due to rise in...
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