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2013 presidential aspirant nabbed with Sh13m drugs

17% of pupils abusing drugs, NACADA survey shows. Photo/Courtesy Zadock Angira @PeopleDailyKe Former soldier and unsuccessful 2013 presidential aspirant Jaffer Isaak Sora was on Wednesday evening arrested in Marsabit town with 445kg of bhang worth Sh13.3 million in his vehicle. Sora,...

Hope at last for youth as Sh100bn fund set up

A fund targeting over Sh100 billion has been set up to train and help five million young people in Kenya to get jobs and start businesses, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.Speaking during the launch of the MasterCard Foundation Africa Young Africa Works programme on Thursday in Nairobi,...

Manhunt Launched for Govt Officials Who Grabbed KBC Land

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has launched a manhunt for senior government officials and politicians who grabbed land belonging to national broadcaster Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC). Speaking to Kenyans.co.ke on phone, the Government Spokesperson Colonel (Rtd) Cyrus Oguna revealed that serving and retired senior police officers, officers from the...

DPP wants Waititu case expedited : The Standard

DPP office on Wednesday told a Kiambu court that it erred in giving anticipatory bail to Governor Ferdinand Waititu.

South Sudan lawmakers quit budget presentation over unpaid public salaries

South Sudanese lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation by the finance minister on Thursday, with one citing frustrations over non-payment of salaries to civil servants and soldiers. The disruption highlights the fragility of South Sudan’s government, months after the latest peace deal was signed to end a...

Melvis mother changes mind, separates her from ‘siblings’

The dream of living together as siblings for three girls embroiled in a maternity row aborted yesterday after one of the women involved took away her daughter. The mother of one of the girls, who recently made headlines after promising to live together as a family following a...

MPs faulted over bid to cripple SRC

Members of the National Assembly have been faulted against the move to cripple the operations of the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) by slashing its budget allocated in the 2019/20 financial year.Mr Ndungu Wainaina, the executive director of the International Centre for Policy Conflict (ICPC), in a...

Uhuru’s Stern Warning to Youth Over Quick Money

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday called on the youth to shun get-rich-quick schemes by focusing on hard work and remaining upright. The Head of State asserted that the young people should take advantage of several opportunities created by his administration to do business. The president cited the removal of...

Comedians, talk show hosts to be accredited in new rules : The Standard

The Media Council of Kenya has announced a raft of accreditation guidelines in a bid to redefine journalism practice in the country.

Suspected Al Shabaab sympathiser in Robert Alai case detained for 15 days

A suspected Al Shabaab sympathiser was on Thursday arraigned before a Nairobi court and detained for 15 days following a miscellaneous application by the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU). Wilfred Kipkemei Maiyo, an Administration Police Inspector attached to Kahawa West AP Post, is suspected to have sent photos of...

Job cuts loom as reforms in public universities start

Irene Githinji @gitshee Hundreds of workers, especially non-teaching staff, are among cadres that may lose jobs in a raft of reforms mooted in public universities. Also expected is the merger of universities and campuses, based on themes or courses offered. This means that even the top administration in the...

Referendum is only way out of current funds impasse: CoG

The Council of Governors (CoG) has joined the push for a referendum, saying it would address concerns about the formula for dividing shareable revenue.CoG chairman and Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya, in an exclusive interview with Nation Media Group’s NTV on Thursday, said county bosses were concerned...

Kenya Police: List of All Accident Black Spots

Road accidents remain untamed phenomena in Kenya considering that not a single day goes by without hearing of news about tragic mishaps on different roads across the country. In addition to the personal costs that each person pays whenever an accident occurs, many Kenyans lose their lives, even as others...

Police constable stabbed to death : The Standard

The deceased officer was attached to Masaba North Deputy County Commissioner's office.

Ex-U.S. marine accused of spying by Russia asks Trump to help

A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying called on U.S. President Donald Trump and the leaders of Britain, Canada and Ireland to help him as he appeared in court at an appeal hearing on Thursday. Paul Whelan, who holds U.S., British, Canadian and Irish...

Court detains Jaffer Isaak Sora for seven days

Former presidential aspirant Jaffer Isaak Sora was on Thursday charged with being in possession of bhang worth Sh11 million.The 45-year-old politician was arrested on Wednesday night after he was found ferrying the drugs suspected to have been sourced from Ethiopia in his Toyota Prado trailer.Mr Sora was...

Nameless’ Daughter Wins Govt Award in National Competition

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Police inspector arraigned over Wajir terror attack : The Standard

An inspector of police has been arraigned in court in connection with terror activities in Wajir that left a dozen police officers dead.

Siaya police set to auction over 100 unclaimed motorcycles, vehicles

At least 100 motorcycles and motor vehicles which have been lying at the Siaya Police Station will be auctioned this weekend, the county has said. Siaya County’s National Police Department has hired the services of Ikimwanya Auctioneers who will conduct the exercise aimed at disposing the unclaimed assets...

JSC interviews: Judge Florence Muchemi banks on experience

Embu High Court judge Florence Muchemi on Thursday listed her experience, integrity and hard work as some of the qualities that will see her make a good Court of Appeal judge.Ms Muchemi, who has been a judicial officer for the last 35 years, spoke during her interview...

Tragedy That Made SK Macharia Walk From Arusha to Thika

Many Kenyans know SK Macharia as the mogul who owns Royal Media Services,Kenya's largest media conglomerate in terms of reach.  However, SK as he is popularly known, once lived life as a homeless scavenger during the colonial days. Nation Media Group-owned website, Nairobi News, reported that after SK's mother passed on in Kenya,...

Police inspector arraigned in court over Wajir terror attack : The Standard

An inspector of police has been arraigned in court in connection with terror activities in Wajir that left a dozen police officers dead.

Lawyer Assa Nyakundi opposes murder charges in son’s death case

Embattled lawyer Assa Nyakundi on Thursday strongly opposed murder charges preferred against him by the prosecution. This came after State Counsel Catherine Mwaniki asked the court to have Nyakundi taken to Mathare hospital for mental check- up before answering to murder charges. Appearing before Justice James Wakiaga, the...

Performance Contracting in Public Service could spur development » Capital News

PSC Chairman Steven Kirogo (Right) addresses the meeting during Prof Prajapati Trivedi ‘s (second right) visit at the Public Service Commission on Wednesday 19th June 2019/Courtesy By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 20 – Kenya’s Public Service Commission has been challenged to spearhead Performance Contracting in the...

Uhuru unveils Sh100bn youth job creation initiative

Over Sh100 billion has been set aside to help five million young people in the country to get jobs and start businesses through public-private partnerships, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.Speaking during the launch of the MasterCard Foundation's Africa Youth Works on Thursday in Nairobi, Mr Kenyatta said...

Lawyers’ Spirited Fight Spares Assa Nyakundi Murder Charge

City Lawyer Assa Nyakundi was, on Thursday, spared the murder charge despite his admission that he accidentally shot dead his son. According to Daily Nation, the embattled lawyer owes his success to his lawyers who fought tooth and nail to ensure that the only charge he has to face is...

16-year-old student raped, body dumped in maize plantation : The Standard

A form one student was on Wednesday found raped and her body dumped in a maize plantation in lmenti North Sub County.

Garissa leaders disown Deputy Governor’s Facebook attack on county leadership

A day after Garissa Deputy Governor Abdi Dagane took to his Facebook account to accuse his boss Ali Korane for locking him out of key decision making in the day to day running of the county affairs, leaders from his backyard have come out to distance themselves from...

Kisumu boda boda operators stage demos over Sh20 daily tax » Capital News

The riders dismissed officials said to have reached a consensus with the county as impostors/CFM – OJWANG JOE By OJWANG JOE, KISUMU, Kenya, June 20 – Boda boda riders in Kisumu staged demonstrations for a second day running on Thursday over a Sh20 daily fee they...

Knut asks EACC, DCI to probe new female teachers’ lobby

Teachers unions on Thursday waged a war against a female teachers' lobby as the battle for billions of shillings contributed as membership fees intensified.The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) took the row over membership in the Kenya Women Teachers Association (Kewota) to the Ethnics and Anti-Corruption Commission...
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DPP wants Waititu case expedited : The Standard

DPP office on Wednesday told a Kiambu court that it erred in giving anticipatory bail to Governor Ferdinand Waititu.

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