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Woman busted in bid to steal baby from a Webuye hospital

Police in Webuye, Bungoma County are holding a 22-year old Ugandan woman who faked a pregnancy in a bid to steal a baby at the Lugulu Mission Hospital. The suspect identified as Josephine Nafula, who is married to a Kenyan man living in Kamukuywa, was brought to...

Suspected arsonist burns Shanderema Boys dorm in Kakamega

Police in Kakamega County are investigating an incident where a suspected arsonist is reported to have slipped into the Shanderema Boys Secondary School compound unnoticed and set a dormitory on fire. Thirty-eight students had nowhere to sleep Tuesday night following the fire. Their bedding, books and other...

Five dead, 13 injured in Machakos matatu accident

Five people died and 13 others were critically injured in an accident at Muumaandu along the Machakos-Wote road on Wednesday night. The Machakos County emergency services director Mr David Mwongela confirmed the crash involving a 14-seater matatu. The matatu rolled several times after the driver lost control...

Child dies in suspected poisoning by house maid

By IAN BYRONPolice in Migori have launched a manhunt for a house help who is suspected to have poisoned her employer’s children and another one belonging to her new maid in Oruba estate. One child died on Tuesday morning while two others and their new house help have...

Nandi MCAs barred from taking photos of confidential papers

Nandi ward reps have been banned from taking photos of confidential documents belonging to the county government. This comes in the wake of accusation that they posted the pictures on social media. Nandi Finance Executive Alfred Lagat said the leaders would only be allowed to...

Tolgos orders county employees to keep off census jobs

The governor of Elgeyo-Marakwet Alex Tolgos has asked all county government employees not to apply for job opportunities related to the upcoming nationwide census. In a statement, Mr Tolgos directed all county staff to keep off the jobs because their services will be required as usual...

Puzzle over bodies found in Lake Naivasha

Police in Naivasha are investigating claims that two people whose bodies were found floating in Lake Naivasha were victims of a lynch mob. A source told the Nation that the two were accosted as they tried to pull out fishing nets from the water and steal...

Suspects in Mombasa M-Pesa robberies charged afresh

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has charged afresh three suspects who were arrested earlier this year over a wave of armed robberies in Mombasa. The suspects, Brighton Johnstone Naiya, Mohamed Hassan and Stephen Mutuvi were Wednesday charged with robbing six people Sh277,875 and killing an M-Pesa...

Nine Eritreans arrested in Samburu for illegal entry

Nine illegal immigrants were on Wednesday morning arrested on the Isiolo-Moyale highway, in Samburu East. Samburu County police boss Muiruri Karanja said two children were among the group. The police boss said the immigrants were on their way to Nairobi. Mr Karanja said the aliens, who...

Villagers search for missing vet in bushes near Mt Kenya Forest

For the last one week, residents of Mutube village in Chuka, Tharaka-Nithi County have been combing bushes and tea plantations along Naka River near Mt Kenya Forest looking for a veterinary officer who went missing on June 25, 2019. The villagers are suspecting that, Mr Gilbert Ndwiga,...

Don’t give census jobs to civil servants, urges lobby

A lobby group in Homa Bay wants the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) to bar civil servants and pensioned retirees from seeking jobs for the upcoming national census. Homa Bay Bunge La Wenye Nchi say the opportunities should be strictly offered to jobless youths and retired...

Mandera doctors end strike after striking deal with county

Doctors in Mandera have called off their strike after six days of agony in county hospitals in the far flung county. Dr Ibrahim Maalim, the North Eastern Chapter Secretary of Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentist Union (KMPDU) Wednesday confirmed the new development, stating that a new...

Lamu embraces artificial grass to spruce up county offices

The Lamu County government has resorted to using artificial grass in beautifying its headquarters in Mokowe. The synthetic turf has been placed on the front part of the county headquarters, making it more attractive and welcoming. This is the first time the county is embracing artificial grass...

Tana River clinical officers call off strike for three months

Tana River clinical officers on Wednesday called off their strike to allow the County Health department to address their grievances. This was after the medics union leaders reached an agreement with the Health executive that would see their show cause letters withdrawn. The union leaders called on...

Tenant who took over Simmers bar plot faces demolition

A Nairobi magistrate has declined to stop planned demolition of garage built where Simmers Club once stood. The owner of Pimp My Ride East Africa garage sought the court’s help on Tuesday fearing demolition because a notice given to him by the Nairobi County government expired on...

Waititu’s House grip weakened as his top allies bundled out

Tables seem to have turned on Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu after he began losing control of the county assembly, which he has enjoyed since 2017. This comes after unhappy ward representatives elected his perceived opponents to key House leadership posts. The assembly has been in the...

Parents cry foul as daughters found in State official’s house

A parent in Murang’a County has accused police officers based at Maragua Police Station of bungling investigations to cover for a government official’s son who was found with her underage daughter in his house. The girl’s mother said her daughter, who had been missing, was later found...

Double allocation claims rock Moi Ndabi settlement scheme

A row is brewing over land ownership at the Moi Ndabi settlement scheme in Naivasha following claims of double allocations. On Tuesday, more than 400 farmers claiming ownership walked into the office of the Naivasha Deputy County Commissioner Mbogo Mathioya seeking audience. Speaking after the three-hour meeting,...

Traders count losses after fire burns down shops in Bomet

Property worth millions of shillings has been lost in an inferno that burnt 11 shops at Chemaner trading centre in Bomet County. The fire broke out shortly before 3pm Tuesday at the trading centre in Bomet East Constituency. According to eye witnesses, it started at one...

Got Kwer shrine where Legio Maria members go to repent

The serenity of Got Kwer in Migori County, the headquarters of the Legio Maria sect, is all too obvious. There is a sense of tranquillity as one walks up the 20-acre hill on which the shrine sits, and which has become a religious tourist attraction. Got Kwer...

Eight students charged with burning dorm in Machakos

Eight students have been charged with burning a dormitory at the St George’s Katheka High School in Machakos County. The dormitory fire left two students with injuries. The two girls and six boys on Tuesday appeared before Senior Principal Magistrate E.H. Keago at the Machakos High Court....

City Hall to pay couple Sh60m compensation for property demolition

City Hall will have to pay a couple whose properties were demolished last year without notice Sh60 million as compensation. The County Assembly Planning and Land Committee, which heard petitions from victims of the demolitions in Kariobangi South, found that Silas Njeru and Florence Gatari Njeru had...

Kirinyaga schoolboy found dead in apparent suicide

Residents of Kimicha village in Kirinyaga were Tuesday thrown into mourning after a primary school boy was found dead in the area. The 14-year-old pupil was found hanging from a tree in the morning hours. Kirinyaga County police boss Leah Kithei said police have opened investigation into...

Nakuru’s Annex Hospital in dire need for renovation

Provincial General Hospital Annex, one of the oldest health facilities in Nakuru County has no title deed for the land it sits on.  The 50-year-old medical facility was founded by Mzee Jomo Kenyatta after he ordered a split of the underutilised Nakuru War Memorial Hospital land into...

Nairobi woman kills husband, two children then commits suicide

A Nairobi woman killed her husband and two children before taking her own life in Thome 5 estate on Tuesday evening, police confirmed. Kasarani Sub-County police boss Peter Kimani said the woman first hit her husband using a blunt object before she strangled her two children,...

Man nearly kills butcher for ‘throwing away’ his 7kg beef 

On November 14, 2018, Mr Peter Mutisya walked into a butchery owned by Mr Joseph Ndegwa in Hola, Tana River County, and made an order of 7kg of beef. Mr Mutisya was known to Mr Ndegwa, he was ever jovial and would often crack jokes. Mr Ndegwa’s...

Couple frog-marched to police station in Kinangop over peddling bhang

A blind man and his wife were on Tuesday frog-marched to a police station in Kinangop by angry locals who accused them of selling bhang to children and for involving the minors, some as young as six, in the illegal trade. The locals raided the couple’s house...

Girl collapses after groping ordeal in a Nyeri matatu

A nine-year-old girl collapsed as she alighted from a matatu in Nyeri after she was allegedly molested by a man. The girl, who according to her family is a sex abuse survivor, was allegedly groped by a stranger who offered to carry her on his laps...

Give us back our solar streetlights, activists tell Fahim Twaha

Lamu activists and lobbies have urged anti-corruption agencies to investigate “irregular” dismantling of solar-powered streets lights by the county government. The Sh40 million project was a 2014 brainchild of former Lamu governor Issa Timamy and was co-funded by various entities, including Diamond Trust Bank , Kenya Commercial...

Nema arrests 15 traders found with banned plastic bags

The National Environment Management Authority (Nema) has arrested 15 people in Nyeri for flouting various environmental regulations including use of banned plastic bags and inappropriate effluent discharge. The offenders including small scale traders and hotel owners were arrested following a crackdown mounted by the authority within the...
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