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Section of Kenyan men dismiss planned male contraceptive trials, believe it will cause impotence

Kenya is among countries picked for a trial to test the efficacy of a male contraceptive gel which is about to get underway, bringing a male birth control method, decades after the female pill hit...

Catholic University dean of students beats up female American colleague

Catholic University of Eastern Africa dean of students Samuel Wakanyua is on the spot for allegedly assaulting a female American professor at the institution.The don was arraigned before Kibera...

Multi-million structure associated with Senator Wamatangi demolished in Nairobi

Kiambu Senator Kimani Wamatangi’s multi-million buildings have been pulled down by the government for occupying railways reserve land.The premises hosting a car bazaar, car wash and other...

Parliament summons Education CS Amina Mohammed over books scandal

- Amina Mohamed is expected to explain why textbooks are being supplied in excess to secondary schools- She will also explain why money meant for payment to schools has been delayed- The...

Tourism CS Najib Balala summoned over KSh 100 million irregular contract award

- CS Balala will have a date with detectives on Monday, February 13- The Tourism boss has been under probe since 2017 over irregular contract award to a local company- He is being investigated for...

DP Ruto’s daughter June now diplomat in Poland

Deputy President William Ruto's daughter, June, is now a Kenyan diplomat representing the country in Poland.Despite the politician's family refuting earlier reports that June did not secure the...

Atwoli wants Labour CS Ukur Yattan sacked for failing to end nurses’ strike

- Atwoli said Yattan should be sacked for failing to amicably strike a deal with striking nurses.- He argued Uhuru should not be involved in settling issues affecting nurses yet there was a CS...

Nakuru emerges second richest county after Nairobi

- Nakuru contributed 6.1% of the country's Gross Domestic Product while Nairobi contributed 21.7%- The utilisation of modern methods of farming and tourism boosted productivity of Nakuru- Nakuru...

CS Najib Balala denies detectives raided his homes over KSh 100 milion contract scam

- Balala has been on detectives' watch since 2017 over irregular contract award- He is being probed for awarding a contract to a local company during American Society of Travel Agents Expo - The...

Interior CS Fred Matiang’i storms Narok births registration office, lectures officials for delaying services

- The CS made an impromptu visit to the office of Registrar of Births in Narok county- He realised birth certificates had not been collected since April 2018- The officer in charge was not able to...

Senator Mutula Kilonzo says Uhuru’s treatment of nurses contradicts his Big Four agenda

- Mutula said it was ironical for the government to mistreat nurses and at the same time claim to be rooting for Universal Health Coverage- The senator observed nurses were the cornerstone of the ...

Dawn of a new era: 7 spectacular photos of SportPesa Racing Point 2019 F1 model

SportPesa on Wednesday, February 13, officially unveiled its most recent venture as title partners of latest team on the Formula 1 international circuit, Racing Point, at the Canadian...

Kenya’s most romantic man surprises Central Police Station officers with Valentine’s treat

Murua Muziki was ranked on the inter-webs as Kenya's most romantic man and picked up the duty of taking care of the rights of women. He has since taken this title seriously.While everyone was...

Nairobi’s Britam Tower featured among top 10 skyscrapers in the world

Rising from Nairobi's skyline at 200 metres, Britam Tower, in Upperhill has been featured among 10 high-rise buildings globally.The magnificent skyscraper received the Emporis Skyscraper Award...

Kenyan newspapers review for February 15: Baby Pendo’s murder in Kisumu puts police officers in soup

Newspapers on Thursday, February 15, focused on a range of issues including the murder of baby Samantha Pendo who was killed in Kisumu county during the post election violence of 2017. The...

Pathologists indicate activist Caroline Mwatha died from botched abortion of five-month male foetus

- A team of government and independent pathologists concluded Mwatha died of excessive bleeding- The autopsy report indicated the deceased's uterus was badly ruptured leading to excess loss of...

Mourning Nairobi woman forced to walk with dead baby from hospital to mortuary

- Immaculate Auma's baby baby boy died while receiving treatment at the Mbagathi hospital- She was then forced to carry his body to Kenyatta National Hospital's police post to file a notification-...

Kisumu: List of police officers implicated in baby Pendo’s murder

After the 2017 elections, violence broke out in different parts of the country with several groups opposing the manner in which the polls were conducted and contesting the results which were...

List of 50 officers identified as persons of interest in murder of baby Pendo

After the 2017 elections, violence broke out in different parts of the country with several groups opposing the manner in which the elections were conducted and contesting the results that were...

Human rights lobby welcomes Caroline Mwatha’s autopsy report confirming she died from botched abortion

- The human rights groups acknowledged Caroline Mwatha was pregnant and died of excessive bleeding from botched abortion- Haki Africa official Hussein Khalid said he witnessed the foetus being...

Feminist caucus wants government to provide free, quality abortion services

Following autopsy report indicating human rights activist died as a result of a botched abortion, feminist caucus are now calling on the government to provide free quality abortion services.The...

Cytonn Investment granted Real Estate Investment Trust licence

- Cytonn is the 9th Kenyan fund manager to be granted a REIT Manager License by CMA- The licence is set to cement Cytonn's grip in capital markets by improving client confidence- In 2018, it was...

Police vehicle ferrying Caroline Mwatha’s body knocks down protesting human rights activist

- An autopsy on Caroline Mwatha's body was to be done on Thursday, February 14, at City Mortuary- Mortuary staff were on strike and it had to be transferred to Umash Funeral Home- Activists...

Alliance Girl’s students gifted with cakes, niceties for Valentine’s Day

It was a moment to marvel at Alliance Girls' High School as teachers and students painted the premier learning institution red on the morning of Thursday, February 14.Parents were not left behind...

Relief for motorists as ERC drastically cuts down fuel prices

- In Nairobi, super petrol, diesel and kerosene decreased by KSh 4.12, KSh 6.28 and KSh 5.20 per litre respectively. - The reduction was as result of change in the average landed cost of imported...

Ex-Kiambu Governor William Kabogo raises concern over county’s health sector after death of 60 infants

Former Kiambu Governor William Kabogo has raised concern over the county’s failing health sector and called for urgent intervention measures.Kabogo was particularly alarmed following reports...

Occidental Insurance blacklists 25 vehicle models from comprehensive cover due to scarcity of spare part

- The firm said it has been having a hard time finding spare parts as some vehicles have become absolute- The 25 affected models will be moved to Third Party Only Insurance upon renewal of their...

WhatsApp to give users option to accept, decline group invites

One of the applications you are likely not to miss on any smartphone is Facebook owned WhatsApp application, with one of its popular features being groups.As much as the feature enables ease of...

Kenyan woman reveals how she met and married her disabled Australian husband

Gradually falling in love is one thing but falling in love at first sight especially with someone living with a lifelong condition is another thing which defines the saying 'beauty lies in the...

Government sounds warning to Radio, TV stations hosting ‘fake’ pastors

- The council cautioned media houses against entertaining fraudsters on heir platform- It will start a crackdown on such media houses starting Tuesday, February 19- The fraudsters include pastors...
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Jubilee MP says Presidential candidate, MOSES KURIA, is being used by Satan to divide UHURU/ RUTO’s Jubilee – We will not accept that

Friday February 15, 2019 - A silent Jubilee Party lawmaker has claimed that Gatundu South MP, Moses Kuria, is plotting to sow discord in...
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