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Eyebrows raised over mystery Russian plane at Wilson

On the evening of December 17, some 30 minutes before Wilson Airport was due to close for the day, a private twin-engine jet with foreign registration touched down from Khartoum, Sudan. Five...

Nyeri church-sponsored schools shine in KCSE tests

Secondary schools sponsored by churches in Nyeri are basking in glory after taking top positions in the county in this year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations. Mahiga...

Analysis shows over half of candidates scored D and below in KCSE

More than half the candidates who sat this year’s Form Four examination failed to get a grade that can allow pursue a professional course. This is despite the government spending close to Sh20...

Students overcome rough patches to post good results in KCSE exams

Hariette Luseno and her daughter Joy believe in miracles. And they are certain that the way Joy did not fall seriously ill for the whole of third term despite leaving her medicine at home was a...

Little-known schools snatch coveted top positions in KCSE

Little-known schools snatched the coveted top positions in the KCSE results released on Friday, even as Nairobi’s Strathmore emerged number one nationally. Kericho’s Moi Tea Girls was...

Christmas cheer comes with offers and steep rise in cost of transport

Christmas is here again, and the usual hype built up around this season is not any different from other years. Many Kenyans deserve the fun after a long year and those that are not rushing...

Death toll from Somali bombing rises to 20

MOGADISHU The death toll from a double car-bomb attack near the presidential palace in Somalia rose to 20 on Sunday, police said. Police on Saturday had said seven people were killed following...

Uproar on new cash share plan for counties as health, agriculture win

While county governments have discretion on how to spend money allocated to them, the Commission on Revenue Allocation has made sweeping proposals on the areas to prioritise in a new formula....

Sudan opposition leader says 22 killed in bread protests

OMDURMAN Sudan's main opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi on Saturday blamed "armed repression" for the death of 22 people in days of protests over the rising cost of bread, although officials gave...

Police, civil servants top list of graft convicts

More than 70 people were convicted of corruption last year, with police officers, National Constituency Development Fund officials and civil servants topping the list. A number of savings and...

Remembering Ronald Ngala, the first opposition leader

This week marks 46 years since Ronald Ngala, the Power and Communication minister, succumbed to his injuries following a road accident in 1972. The December 12 crash that happened just three...

Shocking video shows tsunami rip through stage as band performs

CARITA  Dramatic video posted online showed the tsunami that struck Indonesia smashing into an open-air concert, hurling members of a pop band from the stage and slamming into the audience. <p...

Cheers, laughter as film board celebrates good year

The Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) end-of-the-year Christmas concert was held at the Ole Sereni Hotel in Nairobi on Friday night, with various artistes thrilling audiences with their...

Ruto’s PhD: Political statement or strictly academic milestone?

On Friday, Deputy President William Ruto graduated with a PhD in plant ecology at the University of Nairobi on the same day he was celebrating his 52nd birthday and 27th wedding anniversary....

Death toll hits 168 after Indonesia tsunami

JAKARTA  A tsunami following a volcanic eruption in Indonesia has killed at least 168 people, with hundreds more injured, officials said Sunday. "The total number of people who have died is 168...

Moi Girls High School rises above fire tragedy to post good KCSE results

Moi Girls High School, Nairobi, a school that has been mired in controversies in the past one year, is banking on the achievement of its top candidates in this year’s KCSE examination to turn...

Will the artful Jumwa do another somersault?

On the podium, Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa is a joy to watch, even if you disagree with her. Rough and tough, her hulking frame and witticism, delivered in coastal Kiswahili, always attract great...

Judges and magistrates to earn more

The Salaries and Remuneration Commission has revised the pay for judicial officers. This follows the filing of a petition challenging salary disparities between judges and magistrates. “The...

MPs allege plot to bar DP Ruto from 2022 poll

Two Jubilee MPs have alleged a plot to bar Deputy President William Ruto from contesting the presidency in the 2022 General Election. Bomet Central MP Ronald Tonui and his Belgut counterpart...

US government shutdown set to last through Christmas

WASHINGTON The partial US government shutdown is set to stretch on through Christmas as the Senate adjourned Saturday with no deal in sight to end the impasse over funding for Donald Trump's...

Lenana School principal William Kemei shares tips on good grades

When the clock ticked and no announcement was forthcoming from the Kenya National Examinations Council headquarters, many students, parents and teachers sat pensively. The anxiety was culpable;...

Ministers face Uhuru wrath over poor service delivery

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. No better is this truism captured than in an image that has been circulating on social media that shows a not-so-happy President Uhuru...

Tribute to Dr William Mwatu, ‘superman’ of pharma industry

By ANASTASIA NYALITAVeteran pharmacist Dr William Mwatu, who passed away at the Nairobi Hospital on December 11, was a colleague, a friend, a guide, a mentor, an adviser and leader, to so many in...

Zimbabwe’s economic crisis wipes out Christmas cheer

CHINAMHORA  At Solomon Chakauya's grocery store in Zimbabwe's Chinamhora district outside Harare, there's no sign of the seasonal Christmas rush that he needs to keep his business afloat. Even...

Nairobi family in agony after law student disappears

As the joy of festivities engulfs the country, a family in Nairobi is agonising over the whereabouts of their daughter, who disappeared on Thursday morning and has not been traced to date. Ms...

Marking big day: Is it a pagan ritual or a genuine Christian festival?

Silent night, holy night!All is calm, all is brightRound yon virgin mother and childHoly Infant so tender and mildSleep in heavenly peaceSleep in heavenly peace If there is one song that has...
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EACC summons CS Balala over Sh100m expo tender

ALVIN MWANGI Tourism Cabinet secretary Najib Balala was on Friday summoned to appear before the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to shed light...

Senator’s stalls demolished for taking railway land

Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi’s bodyguard was disarmed after drawing his gun when the politician’s structures were demolished in Nairobi.Wamatangi’s car wash and stalls were...

War on counterfeits fails to stem out illicit cigarettes

In May last year, President Uhuru Kenyatta mooted a multi-agency taskforce to fight the illicit trade

UN praises Kenya's progress in boosting food security

Other countries show poor progress in attaining food security standards.
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