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6 Ways Tharaka Nithi Residents Can Use Their Tiny Toilet [PHOTOS]

Kenya hatuhami! This is a popular phrase used by Kenyans on social media to react to funny things happening in the country. While there’s nothing much to be glad about with regard to governance in Kenya, the Kenyan sense of humor is the one thing that makes politics tolerable. Kenya...

Akothee Breathes Fire on Troll Who Told Son Prince Ojwang “Your Mother is a Prostitute”

Akothee was like Khaleesi on her dragon Drogon after a troll on social media referred to her as a prostitute. The musician took to her popular Instagram page to blast one Evans Moseti, who had the audacity to insult Akothee though her son Prince Ojwang. In a post seen by this...

Beauty Queen Rachel Marete Bares All after Weight Gain and Loss

Rachel Marete did the unimaginable after opening up to the public about her battle with stress and weight gain over the last six months. Taking to her Instagram account on Wednesday, Ms Marete made shocking revelations about her 36kg weight gain and 20kg weight loss. Remarkably, all this happened in under a year. The...

Photo Memories of Alex Mwakideu’s Fond Moments with “Best Mom Ever”

Renowned radio personality Alex Mwakideu is inconsolable following the passing away of his mother. The matriarch of the Mwakideu family died on Tuesday night as reported by Jalang’o. He was among the first to convey his condolence message to his Milele FM co-presenter and his family. “Last evening(Tuesday) I looked at my...

Woman to Serve 30 Years in Prison for Trafficking Marijuana Worth Ksh2800

A Nyeri Court has handed a seemingly harsh sentence to a woman found guilty of trafficking marijuana worth Sh2,820. Nyeri Principal Magistrate Harrison Adika sentenced the accused Rose Wanjiru to 30 years behind bars. Worse still, the magistrate convicted Ms Wanjiru without an option of fine. Reportedly, Wanjiru committed the offence in 2014....

When Mercy Masika Nearly Gave Up on God and the Church

Mercy Masika has recalled a time in her life when nothing was working out she almost gave up on God and the Church. The gospel music sensation said it took the intervention of her pastor who assured her things would work out. “I wanted to give up on the church but somehow...

Waiguru Weighing Up 2022 Deputy President Job Offers

Governor Anne Waiguru could well be part of the next Kenyan government as Deputy President. The Kirinyaga County governor says she has received two offers to become a presidential running mate in the 2022 polls. While she did not disclose from whom the offers came, Waiguru said she is considering the...

Lawyer Kills Colleague at House Party in Eldoret

Police in Eldoret have in their custody a lawyer accused of killing his fellow advocate last week. The accused; Abel Mogaka, was arraigned on Wednesday before Eldoret Chief Magistrate Charles Obulutsa. The prosecution requested for 10 days to complete investigations as well as modify the charges against the suspect. Abel Mogaka allegedly stabbed and seriously injured...

Fun New Song Encouraging Kenyan Boychild Not to Send Fare to Girlchild

Kenyan boychild be warned; sending fare to a girl so she can visit you is a scam. For the longest time, Kenyan fellas have complained about sending bus fare to girls only to be stood up. The sorry state of dating affairs has reached a point where an anthem has...

Why Moses Kuria Wants President Uhuru to Dissolve Cabinet

Outspoken Gatundu South Member of Parliament Moses Kuria has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to dissolve the cabinet citing incompetent ministers. According to Kuria, Cabinet Secretaries have been implementing policies that make life difficult for the common mwananchi. In particular, the lawmaker criticised the Kenya Bureau of Standards’ move to enforce tough laws...

The Top Stories on the Internet Today (Thursday May 23)

A look at today’s top stories. A look inside Huawei, China’s tech giant The Chinese company Huawei is one of the giants of the tech industry. It’s the world’s largest provider of telecommunications equipment, a leader in next-generation 5G technology, and last year it passed Apple to become the second-biggest smartphone...

Kayole Man Beats 10-year-old Son to Death for Pooping, Vomiting in the House

A man allegedly killed his 10-year-old son after he pooped and vomited in the house in Kayole, Nairobi. Daniel Odongo reportedly beat up his son on May 16, causing his death. Investigating officer Edward Mlanda told the court that Odongo severely beat the boy after he developed a stomach problem. The Court also heard that...

Suspects in Murder of 7-year-old Boy in Matungu Deny Charges

Two suspects accused of killing a 7-year-old boy in Matungu, Kakamega County have been arraigned in court. Fredrick Chitechi alias Abdalla Mucheva and Aneriko MC Jimmy appeared before Kakamega Resident Magistrate William Lopokoiyit on Tuesday. They were charged that on the evening of May 19, 2019, at Panyako village, they stabbed the minor several times...

Four Chinese Men in Trouble for Beating Up Kenyan Engineer

Authorities in Lodwar on Tuesday arrested four Chinese nationals accused of assaulting a Kenyan roads engineer in Turkana. The four are Liu Jiang, Wang Kai, Zhao Liangbin and Li Shaoqing. They were hiding in a house at Kilomita 54 area in Lochore-Emoit, Turkana South. The arrests come in the wake of protests by...

Why State House Has Canceled Ruto’s US Trip

Another row is being reported in the presidency, after it emerged that Deputy President William Ruto has been forced to cancel a planned trip to the US and Canada. According to The Star, Ruto was to fly out on Monday for a tour of the two countries. While there, he had...

CS Juma Rules Out Ransom Negotiations With Abductors of Cuban Doctors

The State will not negotiate ransom demands with Al Shabaab militants for the release of two Cuban doctors abducted in April. Kenya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma, said it is against Government policy to negotiate with terrorists. She, however, said an operation was ongoing to rescue the...

Eric Omondi Reveals Plans for Sh80 Million Wedding

Comedian Eric Omondi has shared details of his wedding plans. Speaking to the Star, Omondi spoke of an extravagant ceremony that will cost an arm and a leg. He plans of an international event, fit for his Italian girlfriend Chantal Grazioli. “My wedding is not a personal affair, it’s an international affair. Kenya is...

Author Binyavanga Wainaina Has Died

Renowned Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina is dead, his family has confirmed. The controversial author reportedly passed on on Tuesday night following a stroke. He was just 48 years old. Binyavanga has been a vocal gay rights activist, and was reportedly in the process of making a documentary on the topic. He...

Monica Kimani Family Contests Jowie’s Release on Bail

The family of slain businesswoman Monica Kimani has opposed the release of Joseph Irungu ‘ Jowie’ on bail. On Tuesday, the family requested more time to file replying affidavits explaining why they are against Jowie’s release. “We were served one week ago and we’ve not had time to respond accordingly to the application,” the...

Fena Gitu Can’t Keep Calm after Flight With Raila Odinga

Fena Gitu was all kinds of stoked after sitting next to Raila Odinga in a Kenya Airways flight on Tuesday. The femcee could not contain her excitement as she took to her Instagram page to share a picture with Raila. She even joked that her fans should now address her...

Class Five Boy Beaten to Death by Relatives for Stealing his Grandfather’s Phone

Authorities in Kisii County are probing an incident where an 11-year-old minor was killed by his relatives on Monday. Citizen Digital reports that three of the boy’s relatives beat him up for allegedly stealing a phone belonging to his grandfather. Kisii Police County Commander Martin Kibet confirmed the incident saying they...

PHOTOS of Khaligraph Jones’ Heavily Pregnant Girlfriend

High flying rapper Khaligraph Jones is months away from being a father. The self-proclaimed O.G finally confirmed a baby is on the way through a post on Instagram last night. Khaligraph first hinted about having a child at the start of the year amid his nasty breakup with femcee Cashy. In an...

Alleged Gold Scammer Jared Otieno to Remain in Police Custody

Suspected gold scammer Jared Otieno was on Tuesday charged with conspiracy to defraud, obtaining money by false pretences and preparing to commit a felony. The flamboyant businessman and 15 other suspects denied the charges before Magistrate Francis Andayi. They are accused of fraudulently receiving Sh300 million in a fake gold transaction. Magistrate Andayi set their cash...

Don’t be Afraid of Huduma Namba, Morgan Heritage Appeal to Kenyans

They came to Kenya, liked what they saw, decided to stay and now, Morgan Heritage are keen on registering for the Huduma Namba. The Grammy-winning Jamaican reggae group encouraged Kenyans to register. They noted it will put things in place because “if we have no system, we have no order”. Asked if they...

The Top Stories on the Internet Today (Wednesday May 22)

Here are the most important headlines today. A legacy of man-eating lions and lunacy haunts Kenya’s railways. Will the China-built $3.6B line change that? The new Standard Gauge Railway line cost $3.6 billion in loans and has been the subject of intense scrutinty in Africa. China’s latest trade war card isn’t as...

Somalia Ministers Denied Entry at JKIA

At least 3 government officials from Somalia were on Monday night denied entry into Kenya at JKIA, for lack of proper documentation. The three were part of a government delegation scheduled to attend the launch of an European Union sponsored programme in Nairobi. They were reportedly carrying diplomatic passports, which...

Nairobi Bar Owner Jailed for Life

A Nairobi based bar owner has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping two minors. Samson Mburia Gakono defiled two 7-year old girls in September 2013, after leading them to his house. It is said that the children were playing in a field at Maili Saba in Kibera when Samson...

DCI Detectives Intercept 135 Bales of Marijuana in a Petrol Tanker- Photos

DCI detectives have made yet another marijuana bust in the ongoing fight against drug trafficking in Kenya. Authorities intercepted marijuana worth millions of shillings on Monday evening in Nakuru. The consignment which was packaged in 135 bales was on transit in a petroleum tanker. The DCI said detectives had trailed the tanker for hundreds...

High School Student Hangs Self in Dormitory, Blames Separated Parents

The administration block at Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls High School A 19-year-old student at Bishop Gatimu Ngandu Girls High School in Nyeri County on Sunday took her own life. The form two student identified as Joan Mumbi reportedly hanged herself in her dormitory in the morning. Her body was found dangling from...

Ban on Betting Ads Suspended after Artiste Sues Betting Board

The High Court on Monday temporarily suspended a government directive banning advertisements of gambling and betting. Early this month, the Betting Control and Licensing Board (BCLB) effected the ban in a bid to curb gambling addiction. But an artiste later moved to court to contest the directive. The complainant, Kamau Wanjohi who...
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