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Man who encountered DusitD2 suicide bomber seconds before explosion narrates how he escaped death

- One of the first sound that was heard when terrorists attacked dusitD2 hotel was that of a bomb- A suicide bomber exploded outside the hotel and everyone was forced to run for dear life- Ogelo...

Petition to have New York Times pull down gory images of DusitD2 attack launched

- New York Times published graphic images of the DusitD2 attack victims in one of their stories- The photos sparked a lot of reactions from Kenyans in what many said was a disrespect to the...

Isiolo family in distress after son was turned away from Starehe Boys’ Centre

- The boy scored 417 marks and received a letter for placement at Starehe Boys' from education Ministry- The parents paid KSh 70,000 school fees and prepared their son for admission at the school-...

Government enters deal granting Kenyan domestic workers in Saudi Arabia better conditions

- The government has entered a deal to bring sanity to recruitment of Kenyans to the Middle East- Agencies will now have to pay KSh 1.5 million as deposit for the employees - The fee will act as...

Police arrest 9 people including mother of DusitD2 attacker

Police in have arrested nine suspects linked to the attack on 14 Riverside complex in Nairobi.The nine were arrested reportedly between Wednesday, January 16, and Thursday, January 17, in Nairobi,...

Drunk Migori man buys coffin, threatens to take life over marital squabbles

As Africans, superstition is often second to nature and most of us squirm and sweat at the sight of a coffin.This is not the case for everyone though. Some guys are just not bothered and can...

KNEC boss George Magoha calls for consolidation of universities to offer better education

- KNEC boss says consolidation of constituent colleges could help offer better education - Mogoha says some of the challenges that a majority of the universities are facing could be managed...

Politician Steve Mbogo gives details about intimidating firearm he carried to DusitD2 during attack

When Kenyans first learnt of the 14 Riverside terror attack, some thronged the scene not just to spectate but to try and rescue victims who had been trapped at the DusitD2 Hotel.Among the first...

United States denies knowledge of DusitD2 complex terror attack before it occurred

- Godec denied the US had asked any of its citizen to avoid the hotel prior to the incident- There were reports US citizens changed their meeting venue from the affected hotel- The embassy later...

DP Ruto shares light moments with ailing Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o in hospital

- Nyong'o fell ill during installation of Philip Anyolo as Kisumu Catholic Diocese Archbishop- He was briefly admitted to Aga Khan, Kisumu before being airlifted to Nairobi- The 73-year-old county...

The three special GSU, KDF and DCI forces involved in DusitD2 operation

- Most of the elite squads do not have women personnel because the training surpasses qualities of an average human being- According to Kenya Defence Special Forces, all women soldiers drop out of...

Education CS Amina Mohamed orders Rastafari girl be admitted with her dreadlocks intact

- The CS said it was not right for the student to be denied admission because of her religion- She argued the girl was entitled to education just like others- Makena Ndinda was ejected from...

DusitD2 complex terror attack: All missing people accounted for as death toll stands at 21

The Kenya Red Cross has announced that all 96 people missing following the dusitD2 attack on Tuesday, January 15, have been accounted for.The announcement by the aid agency comes after the death...

Government bans borehole drilling in Nairobi to arrest dropping water table

- Water CS Simon Chelugui says the county risks over exploitation of the water table - He said boreholes in the Eastlands area were fewer but the water capacity had decreased- The CS says the...

Church elder jailed for 4 years over NYS season 1 scandal

- Selesio Karanja was a former suplly chain assistant at National Youth Serivce- He was accused of flouting public procurement laws in registering a KSh 47.6 million tender- Karanja was prosecuted...

Lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi calls Kenyan a cow for associating him with terrorism

- Kenyans took to Twitter to bash the Judiciary and lawyers for helping out terrorists win cases- A Twitter user claimed soon, Ahmednasir would be representing suspected terrorists- The city...

Acts of patriotism that helped Kenyans conquer 14 Riverside Drive attack in photos

- The resilience of Kenyans was tested again as murderous terrorists struck in Nairobi - Kenyans stood united, with majority of the populace chipping in as the killers were defeatedThey fought,...

Kenyatta University student takes blame for inviting Australian boyfriend killed in DusitD2 attack

- He was in Kenya to visit his girlfriend, a third year Kenyatta University student- Earlier, he cancelled plans to book a hotel in Karen after she insisted he picks one near CBD- On the fateful...

Tanzania’s President Magufuli calls Uhuru Kenyatta after 14 Riverside attack

- The government confirmed death toll has risen to 21 from 14 after six bodies were recovered- Uhuru stated over 700 people were rescued during the operation which lasted over 24 hours- Some were...

Detectives warm there could be more explosives left behind by attackers at 14 Riverside Drive

- At least 21 people have been confirmed dead following the terror attack- Rescue operation at the scene has since been called off but it remains an active crime scene - Detectives have found an...

Kenyans angered by CJ Maraga’s condolence message to families of dusitD2 attack victims

- Maraga joined Kenyans in condoling with families of the 14 Riverside attack victims- The condolence message was however not well received by all Kenyans- Some reminded the CJ of recent court...

DusitD2 attacker put up household goods for sale days to terror attack

- Gichunge advertised his household goods on Facebook and invited interested buyers to place orders- The post also included two mobile phone numbers, one belonging to him and the other to a woman...

DusitD2 attack: Atheists in Kenya boss mocks God over 14 Riverside assault

- Mumia argued there was no point praying because God could not stop the 14 Riverside attack- His sentiments were met with angry reactions from a section of Kenyans who believe in God- The latest...

DusitD2 attack: Death toll rises to 21 as more bodies are recovered

The official figure on the number of people who died following the terror attack at Dusit Hotel complex in 14 Riverside Drive in Westlands, Nairobi, has risen to 21 from 14.This is after six more...

Confusion as another car bearing same registration with one used by terrorist is found in Kitengela

- The first car was held at scene of crime on Tuesday, January 15 shortly after the attack- It was a Toyota Ractis registration KCN 340 E and had a bomb onboard which experts detonated- Another...

DusitD2 attack: Al-Shabaab now claims Nairobi assault meant to send message to America

Two days after claiming responsibility for the Tuesday, January 15, terror attack at Dusit Hotel complex in 14 Riverside Drive, Nairobi, al-Shabaab militant group now claims the assault was meant...

New York Times responds to Kenyans’ criticism following use of gory images from DusitD2 attack

- NYT maintained the graphic images were only shared in the best interest of their readers- Their statement came after public outcry from Kenyans who accused the paper of being insensitive - Their...

Police locate man who plastered cult-like graffiti on DusitD2 attacker’s car

- 23MarketingKe has admitted to branding one of the attackers' cars with skull borne graffiti- The company is currently under investigation and management has said it cooperated with police- The...

Ruto praises police, emergency aid workers for swift response during dusitD2 attack

- Deputy President William Ruto sent messages of condolences to the bereaved families- He condemned the attack and wished the injured a speedy recovery- The DP reiterated that Kenya would not be...

14 Riverside Drive: Emotions run high as families gather at Chiromo mortuary to identify bodies of kins

- President Uhuru Kenyatta called off rescue operations at the DusitD2 hotel - He confirmed 14 people lost their lives in the heinous attack by al-Shabaab militants- Families gathered at Chiromo...
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