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US rapper Machine Gun Kelly reveals he grew up in Kenya

Machine Gun Kelly. American rapper, Colson Baker popularly known as Machine Gun Kelly (MGK) has revealed he was raised in Kenya. In an interview with GQ where the rapper goes undercover to find out what the internet says of him, he visited a Wikipedia page that stated he grew up travelling...

Tycoon Humphrey Kariuki says tax fraud case fabricated to malign him » Capital News

Kariuki (pictured) who calls himself a true Kenyan patriot owing to the massive investment he has made across the country was released on a Sh11 million cash bail after he denied all the charges when he presented himself in court on Monday/FILE – CFM By JOSEPH...

Kenya wins African vote to seek UN Security Council seat

Kenya has been nominated as a candidate for UN Security Council seat after defeating Djibouti in a vote held at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.The endorsement means Kenya becomes Africa’s sole candidate for the race for the non-permanent seat for 2021-2022. In a secret...

Blunder That Might Cost Maraga His Job

Chief Justice, David Maraga, is a man under siege again after another petitioner went to court seeking his ouster. Fredrick Obilo wants the Chief Justice removed from office, saying he failed to constitute a bench to hear and determine a pending lease row over the Elgon Building in Nairobi....

Date set for burial of benga musician John De’Mathew : The Standard

De'Mathew died on Sunday night after his vehicle rammed a trailer.

‘Linturi had to take mursik and for the sake of my marriage, I also tasted miraa,’ Kitany tells court

In intricate details revealed in court, Maryanne Kitany on Wednesday sought to prove that her marriage to Meru Senator Mithika Linturi was legitimate and she was not ‘a visitor’ as he alleged. According to the former chief of staff at the Deputy President’s office, Linturi officially married her...

Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates » Capital News

INPE is already in Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s crosshairs over data showing a surge in deforestation in recent months © AFP/File / RAPHAEL ALVES By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, SAO PAOLO, Aug 21 – The number of forest fires in Brazil surged in the first eight months...

State to roll out cervical cancer vaccination 

The government is set to roll out mass vaccination of girls against cervical cancer in two weeks, even as doctors affiliated to the Catholic Church have contested the move citing a myriad of health complications.The Ministry of Health will give 10-year-old girls two free doses of the...

IG Mutyambai Stamps His Authority at NIS

Inspector General Hillary Mutyambai has set his sights on the National Intelligence Service (NIS) in a concerted effort to fight the drug menace in the coast region. Up to 300 sleuths have been moved outside the region while some of them have been sent for further training on narcotics...

Former boss tells court company produced lead : The Standard

The metal reportedly affected more than 3,000 families in Owino Uhuru slum over a decade ago.

Million-shilling house deals and trips abroad: Kitany spills the beans on Linturi

The case pitting Minthika Linturi and his estranged wife Maryanne Kitany continued on Wednesday morning with the latter telling the court how the Meru Senator moved into her house in Kileleshwa over alleged rent arrears. “I came to learn later that he had rent arrears and I assisted...

Harmonize responds to pleas to vie for MP in 2020 elections

Harmonize. Popular Tanzanian singer Rajab Abdul Kahali AKA Harmonize has been making headlines in the past few weeks with speculation that he has exited Diamond Platnumz music record label, Wasafi Classic Baby (WCB). Rumours of Harmonize quitting WCB were fueled by his absence from the annual Wasafi Festival; the biggest series...

Governor Kimemia reshuffles Cabinet dismissing 4 executives » Capital News

In the statement to the press, Governor Kimemia (pictured) said the move was to enhance service delivery for the county in the current financial year/FILE – NYANDARUA COUNTY PRESS By CORRESPONDENT, NYANDARUA, Kenya, Aug 21 – Nyandarua Governor Francis Kimemia has last night dismissed four members...

‘Buyer Beware’ admin accused of holding two women hostage in deal gone wrong – Nairobi News

Two women on Tuesday recorded statements at Buru Buru Police Station accusing blogger Mildred Atieno Owiso, popularly known as Atty, of locking them up over a deal gone wrong. The blogger, who runs the popular online platform ‘Buyer Beware’, was arrested on Tuesday morning over human trafficking claims, according to the...

Funding hitch stalls health for all drive

Implementation of the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) programme has been delayed due to lack of funds.The Nation has established that the World Bank did not factor in the budget money for drugs and non-pharmaceuticals which was consequently not disbursed.According to communication by Health PS Susan Mochache Tuesday,...

Police Officer Robbed Ksh450K by 2 Lovers at Gunpoint

Arthur Gakuya, a police officer from Vigilance House reportedly lost more than Ksh450,000 as well as his pride after falling victim to the charm of two conwomen at Eureka club on Tom Mboya Street, Nairobi, on August 11. The Star reports that Gakuya was robbed at gunpoint inside a Taxi by the two women, Peninah Afandi...

Cherargei grilled, released after arrest : The Standard

However Cherargei denies threatening anyone in his remarks.

Outspoken activist Mildred Atty charged with causing disturbance

Activist and blogger Mildred Atty Owiso was today released on a cash bail of Ksh.20,000 by the Makadara Law Courts. The activist of the popular Facebook page ‘buyers beware’, was arrested yesterday on allegations of causing disturbance. Owiso was arrested at her home, by men who claimed to...

Obama’s high school basketball jersey nets Sh12 million at auction

Barack Obama during his visit to Kenya on July 16, 2018. Photo: Courtesy. How much are former US president Barack Obama’s old clothes worth? Six figures, apparently. Over the weekend, his game-worn high school basketball jersey went up for auction in Dallas. According to reports, the same very Jersey that he...

Australia’s Cardinal Pell loses child sex abuse appeal » Capital News

George Pell was once one of the Vatican’s most powerful men © AFP / William WEST By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, MELBOURNE, Aug 21 – Disgraced Cardinal George Pell lost his appeal against child sex abuse convictions Wednesday, prompting relief from those who fought to bring one...

Here are Sonko’s achievements and failures as he marks second year in office – Nairobi News

Today marks two years since Governor Mike Sonko came into office as the second governor of Nairobi County. However, his tenure so far has been defined by instability, characterized by constant reshuffles, suspensions, sackings, constant fall-outs, operating without a deputy governor, unleashing recordings of other leaders and rarely operating from...

Lawyer’s task as NLC new boss no walk in the park 

Vetting by MPs is what stands between Mr Gershom Otachi and his confirmation as National Land Commission's second chairman.President Uhuru Kenyatta picked Mr Otachi to lead the commission and his name and others have already been forwarded to the National Assembly for vetting.In line with the law, Mr...

Churchill’s Major Regret Since John De’Mathew Died

Kenyan Comedian Daniel 'Churchill' Ndambuki, has come clean on his biggest regret ever since he got word that the legendary benga musician, John De'Mathew had died. Having worked in the comedy industry since 1996, Churchill has hosted countless celebrities and industry titans, but he never once hosted De'Mathew. "Unfortunately, I...

Herders clash with farmers over water : The Standard

In a separate incident, a wealthy investor clashed with the herders after he fenced off boreholes

Who’s tracking you? Facebook to allow users more control over their data

Facebook Inc  said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that the social network gathers from their browsing habits on other websites and apps. The company defines the data, for example when a clothing website shares information with Facebook...

12 MPs Jump to Sportpesa’s Defence Over Revoked Betting Licences

Senator Cleophas Malala, nominated MP Godfrey Osotsi and Alego Usonga MP Samuel Atandi during the press conference on betting at Serena Hotel,Nairobi. August 20, 2019. Betting companies such as Betin and Sportpesa have received a shot in the arm from 12 Members of Parliament who have strongly condemned the government...

An emotional De’Matthew cried just before the road accident

The wrecked Nissan Navara. Kikuyu musician Mike Rua has shared the last moments he had with his friend John De’Matthew who died in a road accident on Sunday night. Speaking to The Standard on phone, the shaken Rua said he had spent the whole of Sunday with De’Matthew at a fundraiser...

More than 2,300 tigers killed and trafficked this century: report » Capital News

With an average of more than 120 illegally trafficked tigers seized each year since the year 2000, conservation group Traffic warns there was little sign of respite for the species © AFP/File / JOHN THYS By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, GENEVA, Aug 21 – More than 2,300...

What to look out for when census staff knock on your door

Kenya will conduct its sixth national census since Independence on the night August 24 that will extend up to August 31, 2019.The purpose of the exercise is to get reliable and detailed data on the size and distribution of the population in the country, as well as...

Billionaire Humphrey Kariuki Breaks Silence on Ksh41B Tax Evasion Case

Billionaire Humphrey Kariuki has spoken out over allegations that his companies evaded Ksh41 billion. In a statement sent to newsrooms on Tuesday, Kariuki stated that the charges levelled against him were meant to taint his image. “I am a patriotic and law-abiding citizen who believes in the rule of law. The...
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‘I wish I had the chance to…’ Churchill mourns John De Mathew

Comedian Churchill says the legacy he craves after he leaves the industry is to see more talents coming up. Churchill has worked in...

Mum of baby girl obsessed with playing with keys turns it into Sh25M idea : The Standard

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Kenya wins African vote to seek UN Security Council seat

Kenya has been nominated as a candidate for UN Security Council seat after defeating Djibouti in a vote held at the African...

Senator Linturi married me after divorcing his three wives- Maryanne Kitany

Kitany told the court that Linturi had informed her that he was single and available having divorced three wives; Susan Gacheri Kimani, Mercy Kaimenyi...

Blunder That Might Cost Maraga His Job

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