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Nairobi woman who invited friends to party fails to pay KSh 4.4 million hotel bill

A Nairobi woman and her seven friends have 14 days to know their fate in a case they have been accused of defrauding a city hotel KSh 4.4 million.Caroline Muthoni is said to have invited the co-accused to a week long bash in celebration of winning an award...

Uhuru’s connection of Kenyans to electricity among the best globally – World Bank report

- Kenya was listed among giant economies like India in expanding access to power between 2010 and 2017- The country’s connectivity rate was nearly three times that of Uganda’s and almost double Tanzania and Rwanda’s- Uhuru's Last Mile program saw over 3.6 million homes lit across the country in...

Catholic priest stabbed to death in Meru

A Catholic priest at Limbine Parish in Meru county was on Tuesday, May 4, killed following an attack.Father Eutycus Murangiri is reported to have been stabbed to death by an unknown person while leaving a guest house in Makutano.//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsAccording to a Facebook post shared by Samwel Mbabu, the priest...

Uhuru left flabbergasted by 18-year old girl who challenged him and other leaders at conference in Canada

President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Tuesday, June 4, left stunned beyond words after an 18-year-old girl challenged him and other leaders during the Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver, Canada.Uhuru was in the presence of other world leaders who were left bewildered by the boldness of one Natasha Wang Mwansa.//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js...

Kenyans offer advice to Raila on what he should focus on ahead of 2022 poll

Helping President Uhuru Kenyatta achieve his Big Four agenda and eliminating wanton theft of public money are among the key things Kenyans want ODM leader Raila Odinga to focus on.While majority apparently agreed on need to slay the corruption monster, there were others who advised Raila to fast track...

West Pokot leaders threaten to sue government over rising extrajudicial killings

Leaders and residents from the Pokot community on Monday, June 4, staged a demonstration over alleged abductions and extrajudicial killings within the county.Led by area Governor John Lonyangapuo, MPs and area Members of County Assembly, they condemned the killings while threatening to sue the government.Led by area Governor John...

JKUAT student receives global award for his efforts in fighting malnutrition

- Stephen Odiwuor Ochieng is set to grace an event in Australia to share his innovation with a panel of experts- He developed a community initiative which seeks to address the burden of malnutrition among children- It is his second prestigious award in less than two yearsA medical student...

Machakos school closed indefinitely following attack on journalists

St Stephen’s Girls Secondary School in Chumvi, Machakos County has been closed indefinitely following an attack on two KTN journalist on Monday, June 3.The private school was closed by officials from the Ministry of Education after hours of conducting inspection at the institution in conjugation with police.During the attack,...

Journalist Joshua Sang returns to radio months after begging for State job

Ex-International Criminal Court (ICC) suspect Joshua Arap Sang has announced his come back to radio as a presenter.Sang who was hosting a Kass FM breakfast show before he resigned to deal with the ICC case, disclosed he will join rival station Emoo FM which operates under Mediamax Limited.Joshua Sang...

Mike Sonko dishes KSh 1,000 notes, foodstuffs to hundreds of Muslim faithful at Nyayo Stadium

Thousands of Muslims flooded the Nyayo National stadium on Tuesday, June 4, to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadhan.They were joined by Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko who surprised them with Eid gifts and money as it has become his tradition.Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko joined thousands...

Former Aunty Boss actress Shiro distances herself from leaked bedroom video alleged to be hers

Witty Kenyan actress Nyce Wanjeri popularly known as Shiru has distanced herself from a viral bedroom video which is currently doing crazy rounds on social media.Wanjeri said she is not the woman who is seen in the viral video contrary to what most people think.//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.jsIn a statement published on...

St Stephen’s Girls School principal charged, freed on KSh 1m bond following assault on journalists

- John Kyalo was arrested on Monday alongside Mary Makumi, mother of a student who allegedly went missing- The teacher was arraigned before a Machakos court on Tuesday morning and charged with four counts- The charges were assault causing actual bodily harm, malicious damage to property, incitement to...

Elgeyo Marakwet: Police officers scamper for safety after suspect siezes 2 rifles, takes over station

Police in Elegyo Marakwet are looking for a suspect who escaped from Liter Police station on Tuesday, June 3.The man identified as Abel Kilimo Rop is said to have been in possession of two rifles he stole from the station during his escape.Police in Elegyo Marakwet are looking for...

Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip sustains serious injuries after attack by gang, admitted to ICU

Youthful Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip has been rushed to a Nairobi hospital after he was attacked by unknown people on the early morning of Sunday, June 2.TUKO.co.ke understands the Jubilee politician was at Kasarani when a gang of unidentified individuals pounced on him inflicting bodily injuries. READ ALAnwar while...

New currency notes: ODM wants Central Bank to phase notes with Jomo Kenyatta’s image

- ODM chairman Mbadi said the Opposition outfit fully supports newly introduced currency notes- The MP noted any Kenyan note or coin with images of personalities contravenes the law- He clarified the Opposition outfit would not push for recall of new notes bearing Kenyatta's image but a gradual phase...

Kisii woman who slept in lecture rooms at MKU graduates with medical laboratory master’s degree

- Jespher Nyaboke was brought up by a cruel foster mother before she escaped home at age 10- She was adopted by another family who took her through school - She sat for KCSE in 2002 and scored grade C (plain) and wanted to join university- Despite economic hardships...

Nigerian billionaire preaches on streets

- A Nigerian billionaire named Cosmas Maduka was recently spotted preaching the gospel on a street in Lagos- The video which was shared by several high ranking personalities has earned a lot of reactions from NigeriansCosmas Maduka is a Nigerian billionaire known to be the Chief Executive Officer of...

Raila blasts British firm Cambridge Analytica for tainting his name during 2017 General Election

- Raila claimed the company ran an onslaught campaign against his 2017 presidential bid- He said it spread fake news and propaganda that taininted him as the lord of corruption- The former premier stated that the company operated online platform where negative news about him were shared which disappeared...

Muslims defy chief kadhi advice, celebrate Idd-ul-Fitr

A section of Muslims in Kenya have defied Chief Kadhi Ahmed Muhdhar's advice to mark Idd-ul-Fitr on Wednesday, June 5, with others flocking mosques and grounds for special prayers.As earlier reported by TUKO.co.ke, the government declared Wednesday a public holiday to allow Muslim faithfuls to celebrate Idd-ul-Fitr and also...

Senior official at Health Ministry charged with defrauding his father land valued at KSh 20 million

- The health official was accused of using false documents to transfer ownership of his father's land- The piece of land in Donholm, Nairobi was bought by his father in 2001- He was accused of conspiring with his mother to change ownership of the land- The father told the...

Former Kerio Valley Development Authority MD David Kimosop vows to stay in office

- Kimosop was fired from KVDA and Francis Kipkech was appointed to take over - He said he will not leave office until he is given explanation for his dismissal- He argued the board was not constitutionally constituted Former Kerio Valley Development Authority (KVDA) managing director David Kimosop has...

Government assures Kenyans IFMIS safe and secure following brazen hacking incident

The government has denied reports hackers tampered with the critical components of the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) and assured Kenyans all is well with the system used to track financial activities.This was after bold and daring hackers intruded into and badly defaced 18 websites belonging to the...

Machakos: Police arrest principal, parent in connection to assault of journalists in school

- Journalists who were pursuing a story about a student who went missing from a school in Machakos were attacked- Their vehicle was also burnt down by the students of St. Steven’s Girls School- Parent of the missing student and the school principal were arrested - They are set...

Deadly inferno breaks out at 9-storey Malik Heights building on Ngong Road

Fire has broken out at the iconic nine-storey Malik Height building located along Ngong Road.The inferno reportedly broke out on the night of Monday, June 3, at around 8pm and destroyed properties of unknown value. Reports reaching TUKO.co.ke on Tuesday morning indicated the inferno its exact cause was not...

Machakos: Irate students attack and injure KTN journalists, burn vehicle

Three KTN news crew members have been attacked and injured by irate students in Machakos county.Cameraman Boniface Magana, Caroline Bii, a reporter and Immaculate Joseph, a driver were attacked by students of St Stephens Girls Secondary School in Machakos as they pursued a story of a student who mysteriously...

Hackers deface IFMIS, other key government websites

Hackers have penetrated and defaced key government websites including the Integrated Financial Management Information Systems (IFMIS).The breach which has exposed government's poor cyber security measures occurred on Monday, June 3, afternoon.TUKO.co.ke confirmed IFMIS managed by the Information Communication Technology (ICT) Authority was inaccessible as at 4pm on Monday.The hackers...

CBK says total value of KSh 1000 notes in circulation worth 217 billion

- There are more KSh 1,000 notes in circulation than any other currency in the Kenya economy- This is according to the CBK which is aiming at phasing out the old generation notes for new ones starting October 2019- KSh 20 coins were the most scarce in the economy...

Governor directs Kenyans with over KSh 5 million in cash to get new KSh 1,000 notes from Central Bank

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Patrick Njoroge has directed any citizen with over KSh 5 million in cash to seek endorsement of CBK before having their monies exchanged with the new KSh 1, 000 notes.Njoroge said CBK would verify the source of such monies before giving an endorsement...

Idd-ul-Fitr: Interior CS Fred Matiang’i declares Wednesday a public holiday

Wednesday, June 5, will be a public holiday to allow for Muslim faithful to adequately celebrate Idd-ul-Fitr, the government has announced.Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi made the announcement on Monday, June 3, through a gazzette notice, officially paving way for celebrations."With the declaration of a public holiday of general...

Ex MP moves to court challenging use of Jomo Kenyatta image on new KSh 1,000 notes

Former Kamukunji MP Simon Mbugua has moved to court to challenge the use of Kenya's first President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta's image on new KSh 1, 000 notes.Mbugua who is currently the East Africa Legislative Assembly (EALA) MP argued that the decision by the Central Bank to use the image...
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