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Governor Cyprian Awiti makes first public appearance after returning from Germany

After about two months of missing in action while seeking medical attention, Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti has returned to the public sphere with a bang.The county boss made the first public appearance on Tuesday, June 18, while touring the offices of the Homa Bay Water and Sanitation Company...

Court sentences 3 Garissa University College terror attack suspects to life imprisonment

A High Court in Nairobi has sentenced to life imprisonment three main suspects linked to the deadly Garissa University attack that left at least 148 students dead.Mohammed Ali Abdikar, Hassan Aden Hassan and Rashid Charles Mberesero were found jointly and individually guilty of the charges.Five suspects were initially charged...

Lawyer Assa Nyakundi accused of shooting son re-arrested

- City lawyer Nyakundi is accused of allegedly shooting his son to death at his home- Autopsy results showed Joseph died from chest injuries and excess bleeding- His wife opted to withdraw as a witness in the initial manslaughter charges the lawyer faced claiming she had accepted her son's...

Meet young female chemical engineer who’s taking over the male dominated sector

As days go by, more women are breaking the glass ceiling and taking up positions that were formerly dominated by men. One such lady is South Africa's Nokubonga Ngqulunga who works as a chemical engineer at Engen Lubricants Blending Plant in Durban.As days go by, more women are breaking...

Bishop who quit controversial preacher Ng’ang’a’s ministry opens new church in Mombasa

Bishop Robert Wafula, formerly of Coast region's Neno Evangelism Church, has opened his own church, barely weeks after ditching controversial man of God, Bishop James Maina Ng'ang'a.TUKO.co.ke has learnt Wafula recently launched his own church, Shalom Miracle Church in Mombasa.//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.6In a Facebook post seen by TUKO.co.ke on his profile,...

Diaspora Kenyans flock US embassy for Huduma Namba registration

- Large number of Kenyans turned up at Washinton DC to beat the registration deadline- The deadline for diaspora Huduma Namba registration is on Thursday, June 20- Most Kenyans who turned to register for NIIMs wanted to also apply for the e-passportKenyans in the United States have flocked the...

Africa’s top flag carriers miss out on 2019 list of best airlines in the world

- Qatar Airways was voted the World’s Best Airline followed by Singapore Airlines and ANA All Nippon Airways respectively- Air Asia won the World's Best Low-Cost Airline Award while the World's Best Economy Class and Economy Class Seat Award went to Japan Airlines- Ethiopian Airlines was ranked the best...

Kiambu judge withdraws from hearing Lawyer Assa Nyakundi’s case

- Judge Christine Meoli transferred Nyakundi's case to Milimani law courts in Nairobi - According to her, she could not hear the case as the lawyer was her classmate- The case was henceforth placed before Justice Ngenye for mention and further directions- Nyakundi had been charged with manslaughter...

Catholic priest ordained on hospital bed succumbs to cancer

A young Catholic priest from Poland who was ordained both as a deacon and priest in his hospital bed has succumbed to cancer. Michal Los was ordained a priest on his Warsaw hospital bed on May 24 after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer about a month prior. //connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.6"We...

Jilted wife torches hubby’s car outside police station

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. An embittered lady from South Africa set her husband's car on fire right under the nose of policemen.An embittered lady from South Africa set her husband's car on fire right under the nose of policemen. Photo: Boksburg Advertiser.In a video...

CBK boss Patrick Njoroge spends time educating curious Kondole residents on features of new notes

Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) boss spent time with residents of Kondole in Kisumu county educating them on the unique features of the new generation currency.The new notes were launched on June 1 during Madaraka Day celebrations and Kenyans have been curious to know more about the distinguishing features...

Two sisters appeal for help to trace family after being dumped at Nyahururu hospital 26 years ago

Social media was recently sent into an emotional trip after two Kenyan girls came out to ask people to help them trace their parents and relatives.Emma Wamuyu and Serah Muthoni were abandoned at the Nyahururu Hospital in 1993 by their parents when they were three and four years-old respectively.The...

Nairobi: Woman charged with fraudulently obtaining alcohol worth KSh 6M from club

A mother of two has been charged with fraudulently obtaining alcohol worth more than KSh 6 million from Kiza Restaurant and Lounge along Galana Road in Kilimani area, Nairobi. Sheilla Wangamwa Macharia was charged alongside others not before court that she obtained 30 crates of Tusker Lager, 30 crates...

Prison warder Patrick Safari arrested over alleged spread of Wajir IED attack photos

- Patrick Safari is an active Facebook user with a huge following- The officer is said to have leaked the gory images which blogger Alai later on published- The blogger was arrested on Tuesday, June 18, and was moved to the ATPU headquarters- The two will face charges of...

Generous Kenyan woman commits to build ICT Lab in Ghanaian village she’s never been to before

Kindness knows no bounds as a Ghanian man has narrated the story of how his Kenyan friend has committed herself to help kids in a Ghanaian village she has never been to.Former press secretary to former Ghana president, John Mahama, shared the compelling story of how his friend...

DPP Noordin Haji stops compensation for Nkoroi land over inflation of prices

- The lands commission had earlier said compensation for Nkoroi land was to commence on Tuesday, June 18- Multi-agency valuation of the land revealed the figures were exaggerated by NLC- Officers from the commission conspired with the land owners to get huge kickbacksDirector of Public Prosecution Noordin Haji has...

Nigeria’s tallest man reveals his height hindered him from finding love

- Nigeria's tallest man has opened up about his life and the challenges he has had to face- He stated that finding love has been difficult for him as most ladies run from him- He however revealed that he has a special woman in his life and they plan...

CJ Maraga accused of taking Kenya back to dark days after locking media out of judges’ interviews

- Four judges were interviewed away from media cameras on Monday, June 17, in line with CJ’s directive- It was the very first time that the Judicial Service Commission held interviews away from camera- Maraga was accused of violating the Constitution and taking Kenya back to the dark days-...

Eldoret: Female athlete who participated in international marathons turns out to be a man

- The man is said to have impersonated a female nurse at the MTRH and was working at the Emergency Service- Nurses at the health facility could not however find the name he was using in the intern register- He was arrested and during routine prison checks, police...

US-based Kenyan law scholar Makau Mutua’s daughter sworn in as magistrate in Tanzania

Described as rare gem by former Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s wife Ida following the number of achievements he has under his name, Makau Mutua's daughter seems to be taking after him.This was after his daughter Mueni Mutua was on Tuesday, June 18, sworn in as resident magistrate in Dar...

Governor Sonko’s administration on the spot over missing KSh 206 million

- The county’s finance Chief Officer Halkano Waqo had a difficult time explaining what the money was used to do- He blamed the county treasury for delaying to provide documentation and payment vouchers in support of the usage of the money- This comes within two months after Sonko was...

US embassy will now accept new generation notes

- The US embassy said it has received the necessary training and equipment to accept the new generation notes- Applicants had earlier been advised to pay for services using either credit cards or old notes- Tanzania and Ugandan governments have suspended conversion of Kenyan money The US embassy in...

Frustration as Ethiopia hit with one week internet shutdown

Internet outage in Ethiopia has entered its seventh day, preventing many Ethiopians from accessing online services.According to local reports, speculation is rife that the internet restrictions are in place to prevent cheating by secondary students sitting for their final examinations.//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsA report by CNN indicated access to social media platforms...

Meet Makerere University student cleaning homes to pay bills

- Turamuhawe Christine Joy is a third year International Business student at Uganda's Makerere University who has chosen cleaning homes as a job- Christine said she wanted to be independent and further change the mindset of the youth on job selection- She has started her own cleaning firm and...

2008 top KCPE candidate amazes Harvard University audience with brilliant commencement speech

Eunice Nyang’or, a lady who shined after completing her Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) has yet again proved she is both beauty and brains.The young visionary became an instant sensation after delivering an amazing commencement speech at Havard University.Eunice Nyang’or, a lady who shined after completing her Kenya...

Meru man arrested with bhang stashed inside gas cylinder

Police in Marsabit county have arrested a middle aged man after he was found with bhang stashed in a 13kg gas cylinder.Erick Muchai who was arrested on Monday, June 17, admitted the cylinder contained the prohibited substance.The police became curious after they felt the smell of bhang emanating...

Sisters leave stepdad in tears by adopting his surname 12 years after marrying their mother

A father is not necessarily a man who sired a child but can also be termed as a guy who steps up when everyone else stepped away.And kids always honour the men who decide to raise, mold and protect them.//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsOne particular Father’s Day gesture struck a chord with social...

MP Ngunjiri Wambugu laughs off Ruto’s supporters, says DP is unmarketable without Uhuru

- Nyeri Town MP Wambugu defended Uhuru over his recent outburst targeting politicians doing early campaigns- The legislator claimed most Mt Kenya MPs campaigned on Uhuru's name- The Jubilee lawmaker claimed the DP would be unsaleable in Mt Kenya region without the president's tagNyeri Town MP Ngunjiri Wambugu has...

Kind teacher uses lunch break to repair pupils’ torn uniforms

A kindhearted teacher from Ghana has set the bar high for other educators by putting her all in her job.Naomi Awomeh has brought a new meaning to the word service as she always endeavors to leave smiles on her pupils' faces. A kindhearted teacher from Ghana has set the...

Safaricom’s reverse call service stirs the internet with funny reactions

Barely hours after Safaricom launched a new reverse call feature, Kenyans have thronged social media with some declaring it is the last time they are going to buy credit as they will use the service to call their friends without spending a coin.With the new feature, callers can transfer...
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