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Man lynched by fellow villagers for allegedly stealing three chickens – Nairobi News

A man was on Monday lynched in Sango village, Bungoma County for allegedly stealing three chickens. The 32-year-old Martin Lubale is alleged to have gone to his neighbour’s house early Monday morning demanding to be paid a debt he was owed. It is alleged that Lubale was instead given three chickens...

Rape and murder of 80-year-old granny leaves village in shock – Nairobi News

A 80-year-old woman was on Sunday reportedly raped and strangled at Kianyange Village. The body of Jedida Wanjiru Wanjohi was discovered by her three-year-old grandson on Sunday evening who then alerted other family members. FOUND DEAD The young boy informed the other family members that “her grandmother has refused to wake up.” This...

Why Eid Ul-Adha is considered the holiest Islamic festival – Nairobi News

Eid Ul-Adha, which translates to the Festival of Sacrifice, is celebrated annually by billions of Muslims around the world. One of the most important holidays of the Islamic calendar, Eid Ul-Adha marks the height of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Eid Ul-Adha is the second of two Islamic...

Inside the deadly gangs of Mombasa – Nairobi News

They are young, ruthless and dangerous. Armed with crude weapons, the gang members in Mombasa have maimed and killed many, causing jitters among residents. The machete-wielding gangs have unleashed terror in the various sub-counties within Mombasa, with Likoni and Kisauni being among the most affected. The Sunday Nation has managed to get...

60 witnesses, 7 years later, ‘fake cop’ Waiganjo still a free man – Nairobi News

When Mr Joshua Karianjahi Waiganjo, a man suspected to have masqueraded as an Assistant Commissioner of Police in Nakuru, was arrested in 2013, the news sent shock waves across the country, with questions being raised on how a civilian could infiltrate the inner circles of the police force. Interestingly, even...

How sexual harassment claim ruined my social life and career – Nairobi News

If you thought tweets are harmless, writer and journalist Tony Mochama will prove you wrong. His wife of three years left him because of a Twitter storm started by two women. Ms Wambui Mwangi and Ms Shailja Patel were tweeting furiously in the week starting September 21, 2014. Their message was that...

Second cancer patient commits suicide after diagnosis – Nairobi News

A 65-year-old man who was allegedly diagnosed with cancer has committed suicide at Kwa Mwaura village in Laikipia East Sub-county. Laikipia County Police Commander Maxwell Nyaema said Tabathia Mugambi hanged himself in his house on Thursday evening. “The deceased left behind a suicide note that was found in his house about...

Pregnant woman handed 30 years for killing drunk husband – Nairobi News

A 28-year-old pregnant woman will spend 30 years in jail for killing her drunk husband following an altercation. High Court in Nyeri sentenced Emily Mukiri on Thursday after she pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of manslaughter. The offence was reduced from murder after plea bargaining with prosecution. Emily admitted to...

Tourist, guide and porters rescued after getting lost in Mt Kenya National Park – Nairobi News

A tourist, a guide and two porters, who got lost while on an adventure in Mount Kenya National Park, have been found and evacuated by a rescue team from the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). The group of four spent six days in the forest after losing their way while descending...

Brazil inmate found dead after foiled escape disguised as daughter – Nairobi News

A Brazilian drug trafficker, who had attempted to escape from prison disguised as his teenage daughter, was found dead in his cell on Tuesday, officials said. Clauvino da Silva, nicknamed “Shorty” or “Baixinho” in Portuguese, made headlines after he was caught Saturday trying to walk out the front door of...

Woman who stripped naked at lover’s airport office charged in court – Nairobi News

A woman who allegedly stormed and stripped naked inside her lover’s office at Wilson Airport in Nairobi was arraigned in court on Monday. Dorcus Nduku was charged with invading the Kenya Aeronautical College at Wilson Airport on July 3 and causing disturbance in a manner likely to breach peace. According to...

Family’s dream shattered after ‘pregnancy’ turns out to be false – Nairobi News

For eight months, Ms Loureen Awuor sought antenatal services at Utange Medical Centre in Mombasa, where the health workers assured her that her unborn baby was doing fine. Ms Awuor, 23, and her husband, Ken Murimi, 29, were expecting their firstborn. They even chose a name, Gabriele; bought clothes, diapers...

Woman commits suicide after being diagnosed with breast cancer – Nairobi News

A 40-year-old woman from Naivasha has committed suicide after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The woman, identified as Purity Muthoni, has been undergoing treatment in various hospitals after she developed a growth on one breast. But it was only after visiting Kenyatta National Hospital that she was diagnosed with cancer. After...

Body of MP’s son who died in swimming pool expected home – Nairobi News

The body of Chris Atema Masaka, the first-born son of Ikolomani MP Bernard Shinali, who drowned in the US 10 days ago, will be flown home on Wednesday. According to Robert Ayitsi, the deceased’s brother, arrangement to have the brought body home have been concluded. Masaka, who was serving in the...

Primary school teacher whose diploma was rejected attains PhD – Nairobi News

Sitting under an avocado tree that serves as a staffroom, Dr Mainye Momanyi both inspires and frustrates the aspirations of his fellow teachers at Chitago DEB Public Primary School. The tall head teacher, who keeps his long hair well-combed, has become an inspiration to fellow learners after managing to scale...

How Kibra graffiti artists honoured Ken Okoth – PHOTOS – Nairobi News

When Ish Artlives, the founding member of 8town Crew – a group of graffiti artists from Kibra – learnt about the death of area MP, Ken Okoth, he thought of ways to honouring him. And being a graffiti artist, a mural came to mind. He then shared the idea with his colleagues...

Here is what Ken Okoth’s lover wants before she can allow for his burial – VIDEO – Nairobi News

A lumpsum payment and DNA samples demand is at the centre of a court case that stopped the burial or cremation of Kibra MP Ken Okoth. Magistrate Grace Mmasi stopped the interment plans pending the hearing and determination of the case in which a Nairobi nominated MCA claims to have...

Man kills father over ugali – Nairobi News

A village in Kakamega East is in shock after a man hacked to death his elderly father with a hoe after they disagreed over a meal of ugali. The suspect is reported to have grabbed a hoe on Wednesday night and attacked his 80-year-old father over a plate of ugali...

Mama Lucy Hospital on the spot, again, as mother delivers on cold corridors – VIDEO – Nairobi News

A viral video of a woman giving birth on the corridors of Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital has shocked many Kenyans online. The video, which was shared on the closed Facebook group Buyer Beware, captures the woman lying on the floor with the baby, whose placenta is still attached to her...

Ken Okoth’s widow narrates amazing love story with the late Kibra MP – VIDEO – Nairobi News

Kibra Member of Parliament Ken Okoth’s widow, Monica Okoth, has spoken for the first time in public since the passing of her husband. Speaking on Wednesday at a Memorial Service for Okoth at Starehe Boys Centre, where he was an alumnus, Monica spoke fondly about her late husband. Having known Ken...

Woman who killed husband in self-defence handed three-year probation – Nairobi News

A mother of three who pleaded guilty to killing her husband unintentionally has been handed a three year non-custodial sentence by an Eldoret court. The 33-year-old woman was sentenced to three years in probation by Eldoret High Court Judge Justice Olga Sewe who said the court took the decision after...

US prosecutor seeking death penalty for suspected Kenyan serial killer – Nairobi News

A United States prosecutor has revealed intentions to seek the death penalty for a Kenyan immigrant facing charges of murdering 12 elderly women in the Texas counties of Dallas and Collin. The Kenyan national, Billy Kipkorir Chemirmir, is being held by the authorities in the United States on suspicion of...

Murderous wife scalds husband with hot water in domestic row – VIDEO – Nairobi News

A man is nursing serious injuries after his wife scalded him with hot water on the private parts, thighs and the back. The man, Anthony Musyoka, 36, and his wife, Mawia Mwangangi, have had longstanding domestic issues, according to their neighbours in Matharau slums, Thika. Neighbours who spoke to NTV narrated...

MP George Theuri plays perfect daddy role by taking up daylong nanny duties – Nairobi News

What a man can do, a woman can do better. So goes the saying. Well, it appears Embakasi West Member of Parliament George Theuri is out to prove otherwise. This after Theuri was left to do nanny duties with a whole day of baby sitting his youngest child, a task...

Kenyan who went missing in Germany found, has no recollection of incident – Nairobi News

A Kenyan man who went missing early this month in Berlin, Germany and who police suspected was in danger has been found. Edward Odhiambo disappeared on 12th July on his way to meet up with friends in Berlin was found 12 days later in a small town at the German-Polish...

Real identity of ‘Jesus Christ’ of Kiserian – PHOTOS – Nairobi News

The true identity of the man whose photos and video clips went viral on social media this week for his striking resemblance to the image of Jesus Christ from Biblical stories has been revealed. The man, Michael Job, who caused excitement in Kiserian, Kajiado County is an American actor, evangelist, and...

1,800 Kenyans win 2020 Green Cards, one of its lowest in years – Nairobi News

The US State Department has released the number of Kenyans who won the DV-2020 Diversity Visa, popularly known as the Green Card Lottery. Only I,801 Kenyans won, which is a drop compared to the last three years when more than 6,000 Kenyans won the Visa. The lucky Kenyans were among 14,722,798...

Ethiopians plant 350 million trees on a single day to set new ‘world record’ – Nairobi News

Ethiopia planted 350 million trees in a single day on Monday ‘smashing’ the previous world record held by India of 50 million trees in a day. Ethiopia’s Minister of Innovation and Technology, Dr Getahun Mekuria, tweeted estimates of the number of trees planted throughout the day. By early evening on Monday,...

Declare cancer a national disaster, MP tells Uhuru – Nairobi News

Laikipia Woman Representative Catherine Waruguru has appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta to declare cancer a national disaster. She also wants a Fund to fight the disease established in the country. Speaking to the media on Monday at her Nanyuki office while mourning the demise of Bomet Governor Joyce Laboso, Ms...

Weed-selling granny ​handed a two-year suspended sentence – Nairobi News

A granny arrested for peddling bhang has been handed a two-year suspended sentence by a Nyeri court. Ms Lydia Mumbi Ndirangu, 83, was convicted on her own plea of guilty by Senior Resident Magistrate Nelly Kariuki, who observed that a custodial sentence was not suitable on account of the accused’s...
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