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Kenya wins race for non-permanent seat at UN Security Council

Kenya has been nominated as the African candidate for United Nations (UN) Security Council seat. This was after Kenya defeated defeating Djibouti in second round of voting at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa.

MP Millie Odhiambo taunts Senator Cherargei, says she won’t vote for William Ruto

Suba North MP Millie Odhiambo has made it public she will not board Deputy President William Ruto's 2022 political vehicle despite several intimidation and threats from his confidants.

MKU founder Simon Gicharu narrates how he bought building of employer who rejected his job application

In a bid to inspire young jobless Kenyans not to give up whenever their job applications are turned down, Mount Kenya University founder Simon Gicharu has revealed he bought the building of an employer who denied him a job.

National Police Service cancels leave for police officers due to census

The National Police Service has issued a notice to all police officers informing them they will not be allowed to go for leave due to census scheduled to begin in August 24.

What data will the 2019 census collect and how will it be used?

What data will KNBS collect during the ⭐2019 CENSUS⭐? Open to discover finer details on what is coming up in the paperless questionnaire and how the government intends to use obtained information

Well wishers overwhelmingly support university fresher mocked for reporting with metal box

When he first reported to Makere University to start his course in Bachelor of Science with Education, Ssuubi Henry Kiyimba was mocked for carrying a metallic box to campus. Read more of this information on TUKO.co.ke

KEBS on the spot over release of rotten ginger consignment at Mombasa port

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has been accused of releasing 23,000 metric tons of ginger that had been declared unfit for human consumption.

Nairobi man files petition seeking to remove Chief Justice David Maraga from office

A petition was on Tuesday, August 20, filed before the Judicial Service Commission by Fredrick Obilo who wants the Chief Justice (CJ) David Maraga removed from office. Read more of this information on TUKO.co.ke

MP Ngunjiri Wambugu says Nyeri is a no-go zone for politicians campaigning for 2022

Nyeri Town MP Ngunjiri Wambugu has declared his constituency a no-go zone for politicians propagating early 2022 campaigns saying they have a potential of distracting his constituents from development.

New report shows 50% of Kenya’s population currently trapped in debt cycle

A report by Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) backed Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) found a whopping 50% of the country's population was in debt as at August 2019.

Sonko again: Phone call between governor and former MP Reuben Ndolo leaks online

Another of Governor Mike Sonko's conversations with his fellow politicians has been leaked on the interwebs, this time round involving former Makadara Member of Parliament, Reuben Ndolo. Read more of this information on TUKO.co.ke

Governor Anne Mumbi over the moon following Josephine Kabura’s arrest

Kirinyaga governor Anne Mumbi is over the moon following arrest of former salonist and business woman Josephine Kabura over National Youth Service (NYS) phase one scandal.

Paralysed Nairobi man abandoned with two young children by wife

For better or worse, in sickness and and in health, are vows couples take on their wedding day and expected to live by till death do them apart. Read more of this information on TUKO.co.ke

ODM begins preparations for Kibra by-election

Politicians seeking to run for Kibra by-election on Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) ticket have until Friday, August 23, to submit duly filled party application forms.

Musician John De’Mathew to be buried on Saturday

The late Kikuyu benga musician John Ng'ang'a Mwangi alias John De'Mathew will be laid to rest on Saturday, August 24, his family has confirmed.

Catholic church releases video showing man stealing offerings, equipment

A video showing a thief who stole unspecified amount of offering and equipment at Chaplaincy of St Augustine, Makerere University has been released to the public to help trace the thief. Read more of this information on TUKO.co.ke

Woman gives birth to triplets after thinking she was suffering from kidney stones

A woman, from Denver, Colorado got the shock of her life after discovering she was pregnant with triplets. Dannette Glitz was checked into a hospital after complaining of abdominal pain. The lady thought she would be treated.

ODM, Jubilee politicians slam CS Matiang’i, KRA over suspension of betting firms

A section of Members of Parliament from both Jubilee and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) parties have hit out at Interior Cabinet Secretary (CS) Fred Matiang'i for suspending betting firms. Read more on TUKO.

Kenya Railways temporarily adds more coaches to SGR trains amid high demand

Kenya Railways has added more coaches to the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) passenger train service between Nairobi and Mombasa as demand for the service hikes.

Busia female police officer invites street children to wedding with lover of 21 years

When she first hit headlines in 2018, Doris Wako had warmed the hearts of many Kenyans after photos of her feeding street children in Busia county surfaced online. Read more of this information on TUKO.co.ke

NYS suspects Kabura, Gethi face new money laundering charges

Businesswoman Josephine Kabura and Ben Gethi who were linked to theft of KSh 791 million in National Youth Service scandal One have now been charged afresh with money laundering.

Senator Cherargei: Oscar Sudi coughs at DCI Boss Kinoti, Matiang’i over arrest of Tanga Tanga politician

Vocal Kapseret MP OSCAR SUDI ⏩ has cast doubt in the office of Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) George Kinoti following the arrest of Nandi senator Samson Cherargei on Tuesday, August 20.

Kind man gifts homeless brothers with free haircuts, food and money

BI Phakathi, a kind South African man has left people in awe after selflessly granting homeless brothers free makeovers. While going about his business, the kind stranger spotted two siblings who were ruggedly dressed.

19-year-old female law student in Nairobi shares her struggle of having beards

Born in 2000, all that Faye Lilian wanted in life was to grow up as a pretty woman with fair complexion and a smooth skin just like any other modern lady. However, her life changed when she started growing beards at teenage.

Female police officer dismissed 14 years ago over negligence appeals for IG’s help to retain job

A police officer who was dismissed over 14 years ago has now renewed his quest for justice in a letter to Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai pleading for his intervention.

Senator Isaac Mwaura lauds law enforcers for fairness after wife was charged with traffic offences

Jubilee nominated senator Isaac Mwaura has clarified he and his wife Nelius Mukami did not protest the latter's arrest and arraignment so as to give room for law to take its course.

Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei arrested

Police have arrested Nandi senator Samson Cherargei a day after he was summoned by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) over alleged hate speech.

Prison warder stuck inside elevator at Kisumu Law Courts for 4 hours

Sergeant Tom Ongoro had escorted remandees from Kodiaga Prison for arraignment only to find himself trapped inside a dark and small elevator at the Kisumu Law Courts building' second floor.

Joash Onyango crowned player of the year, wins Ksh 1.25 million

Gor Mahia defender Joash Onyango has been named the 2019/LG Sports Journalists Association of Kenya SJAK Player of the year after assisting K'Ogalo in lifting their 18th KPL title last season.

I have never stolen public money – Kalonzo Musyoka

Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka has warned politicians against seeking elective positions with a motive to loot public funds and should stop early 2022 campaigns.

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