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Aisha Jumwa case closed, ODM tells DP Ruto

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Secretary-General Edwin Sifuna has warned Jubilee leaders to stop meddling in the affairs of their party. This comes after a section of leaders from Jubilee...

TSC to employ 1,050 more teachers

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has announced the recruitment of 1,050 teachers to replace those who have exited the service through natural attrition. TSC Chief Executive Officer Nancy...

ODM leaders want Rotich charged over dams scandal

A section of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leaders have called for Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich to be charged with the loss of Sh21 billion tax payers money in dam projects...

Murdered high school teacher had ended affair with killer AP, parents say

Police have arrested the suspected killer police officer who shot dead a secondary school teacher in Navakholo Sub-County in Kakamega on Thursday evening. Western region police boss Rashid Yakub...

9 Rift Valley MPs back call for independent DCI office

Several Rift Valley MPs have called on the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) to be detached from the National Police Service and made an independent office. The DCI works under the...

UN seeks Sh4bn as cyclone hits southern Africa

As Cyclone Idai sweeps across southern Africa cutting off cities such as Beira in Mozambique and flooding farms, the United Nations and humanitarian partners estimate Sh4 billion is needed for...

EAC to engage Uganda and Rwanda on diplomatic, trade dispute

The East African Community Secretariat has sent a team to Rwanda and Uganda to find out the cause of the current hostility between the neighbours. EAC Secretary-General Liberat Mfumukeko said...

Fare controls: Matatu operators ask for subsidies, consultation

Matatu operators now want the government to offer subsidies and incentives to cushion them against losses before effecting its proposal to regulate fares. They also want to be consulted on the...

At least 24 dead, dozens missing in Zimbabwe after cyclone

HARARE, At least 24 people have been killed and dozens are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which lashed neighbouring Mozambique,...

Students paying with their lives for hostel shortage in varsities

On March 4, a student at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), was admitted to Thika Level 5 Hospital after being stabbed by two armed men at High Point in Juja,...

Visit to Ethiopia plane crash site leaves Kenyans confused

She buried her head in her hands. Her neighbour also sat still and stared into the emptiness outside the 30-seater van. Those with sunglasses pulled them out of their bags and covered their...

Raila is out to derail my 2022 presidential dream: Ruto

Deputy President William Ruto has accused ODM leader Raila Odinga and his allies of scheming to lock him out of the Jubilee Party. Dr Ruto claimed the opposition leader is responsible for the...

‘At least 100 missing’ in Zimbabwe after cyclone

HARARE, At least 100 people are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which has lashed Mozambique, a local lawmaker said Saturday. Thousands...

Nowhere to call home: Women tell of cold life on the streets

Poverty, stigma, sexual assault. These are some of the threads that knit together what life is like for women on the streets. Basic needs such as food, shelter, clothing and healthcare are...

Slovaks vote for president amid fallout from journalist murder

BRATISLAVA, Slovaks began voting Saturday in round one of a presidential election that a vocal government critic is poised to win after an investigative journalist's murder dealt a blow to the...

Student’s death raises queries on gang savagery

Perhaps it was the chants and shouts that alerted drivers on State House Road that all was not well at the University of Nairobi student hostels on Thursday evening. Or maybe it was the convoy...

Imam of attacked New Zealand mosque says ‘we still love this country’

CHRISTCHURCH, An imam who was leading prayers at a Christchurch mosque when a gunman brandishing semi-automatic weapons mowed down his congregation said Saturday that the Muslim community's love...

Trump, Ethiopian PM exchange condolences after plane crash

ADDIS ABABA, US President Donald Trump and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed exchanged condolences on Friday after 157 people were killed in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet, the prime...

At UN, US takes aim at China’s Belt and Road initiative

UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES, The United States on Friday clashed with China at the UN Security Council over Beijing's Belt and Road initiative, saying the infrastructure investment scheme had...

New Zealand PM vows gun reforms after racist mosque massacre

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand's prime minister vowed to toughen the country's gun laws after revealing Saturday that the man accused of murdering 49 people in two mosques legally purchased the...

Algerians stage huge protest despite Bouteflika vow not to run

ALGIERS, A huge crowd of demonstrators marched through the Algerian capital for a fourth consecutive Friday to step up demands on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to leave, rejecting his offer not...

US slashes visa duration for Cubans in ‘reciprocal’ move

HAVANA, The United States announced on Friday it would replace a five-year, multiple-entry tourist visa offered to Cubans with a single-entry visa valid for just three months, to match the...

Maduro creates military unit to protect public service installations

CARACAS, Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro created a military unit on Friday charged with protecting basic installations and services such as electricity and water, just over a week after the...

New Zealand mosque attack suspect charged with murder

CHRISTCHURCH, A right-wing extremist who filmed himself on a rampage that left 49 mosque-goers dead flashed a white power sign as he appeared in a New Zealand court Saturday charged with murder....

Experts find answers to increased suicide, murder cases

An online video of college students beating a colleague to a pulp has shocked Kenyans. The crime? The young man was caught kissing the girlfriend of one of the aggressors. While this may sound...

Victims call for help as drought persists

Close to a million Kenyans might be in dire need of food aid in the coming few weeks, and the situation could get worse if the long rains fail to start, the government has warned. This means the...

Nyamira leaders vow to shield Maraga from attacks

A section of Nyamira leaders on Friday defended Chief Justice (CJ) David Maraga following criticism over attending events perceived as political rallies. Nyamira Governor John Nyagarama, Senator...
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Embattled former NLC boss Muhammad Swazuri claims KSh 12 million bail too high for him

- Swazuri said the security demanded by the court was unreasonably too high, unjust and contravened Article 49 of the Constitution- Justice Mumbi Ngugi...

Police officer killed, 3 others injured by bandits in Samburu

A police officer was killed and three others injured on Tuesday evening by armed bandits in Marti area, Samburu County. Samburu County Police...

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...

UK to share car theft syndicate info with Kenya

The drive against the smuggling of high-end vehicles is becoming easier after the United Kingdom started sharing intelligence reports with Kenya. Recently the Kenya...

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...
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