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    Leaders mourn former Kibwezi MP, Kalembe Ndile

    Kenya has been thrown into mourning once again following the death of former Kibwezi MP Kalembe Ndile. According to reports, the 57-year-old leader of the Tip Tip Party succumbed to a multitude of illnesses in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Over the past week, he had been admitted to the Nairobi Hospital, as his son confirmed to The Star. Died on Sunday “My father died at...

    Former Nairobi County Speaker, Ole Magelo, dies, leaders pay tribute

    Alex Ole Magelo, the former Speaker of the Nairobi County Assembly and one-time AFC Leopards club chairman, is dead. Kajiado governor, Joseph Ole Lenku, broke the news of Ole Magelo's demise early Saturday morning. Warrior of the Maa community "It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of one of our greatest sons and warriors of our community," Lenku said, "The late Ole Magelo...

    CS Magoha finally announces dates for reopening schools

    The Ministry of Education has finally put to rest the suspense over schools by announcing reopening dates. In a newsletter to newsrooms, Education CS, George Magoha finally opened primary classroom doors after a six-month COVID-enforced break. Schools to begin next week “Pursuant to the Presidential Directive issued during the Twelfth (12th) Presidential Address to the Nation on the Coronavirus Pandemic on Monday 28th September 2020, and following...

    King T’challa bows: Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman passes on from Cancer

    Chadwick Boseman, famous for playing King T'challa in the Black Panther film, has passed on from colon cancer. The actor died aged 43, and had played Black Panther in the Black Panther film and in Captain America: Civil War. Stage 4 Colon Cancer In a statement by his family on his verified Twitter page, the actor died from Stage 4 Colon cancer. He was diagnosed with it...

    Gunmen attack police station in Yumbis, Garissa

    Suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen have attacked a police station in Yumbis, Fafi sub-county, Garissa. Reports reveal that the gunmen gained access to the police station through using explosives at around 6 PM, on July, 22nd. Gunmen open fire indiscriminately After the heavy explosions, gunfire followed, as soldiers and police joined forces to combat the raiding militants. “A loud exposion was heard at about 6 PM. Yumbis RBPU under heavy...

    Toll rises to 179 as seven more Kenyans test positive for Covid-19

    Health Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) Dr Mercy Mwangangi has reported that the government, in the last 24 hours has confirmed seven more coronavirus infections. A total of 305 samples have been tested and the 7 turned positive. All the seven are Kenyans and bring the total number of infections in the country to 179. Of the seven, four are female and three are male. According to...

    Breaking: UK PM Boris Johnson taken to intensive care

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been taken to intensive care days after testing positive for covid-19. The PM, according to a spokesman showed “more severe” symptoms. He moved to hospital following advice from his medics and is now receiving “excellent treatment.” Boris was admitted on Sunday evening at St Thomas Hospital, in London. The sickly PM has now asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Rahab to deputize the state...

    President Uhuru declares night time curfew in wake of coronavirus pandemic

    President Uhuru Kenyatta, on Wednesday, ordered a curfew in Kenya from 7 pm to 5 am effective Friday, March 27. The president said the curfew will be effective to curb the spread of the virus. Uhuru preached hope that Kenyans, through cooperation and unity will overcome the pandemic. “Together we shall be victorious. We can win this battle. We can and shall defeat the coronavirus pandemic,” President...

    8 more coronavirus cases confirmed, bringing the total to 15

    Eight more coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the country in the last 72 hours. The Health CS has reported in the most recent press briefing on the state of the coronavirus crisis. This shoots the total number of confirmed coronavirus case in Kenya to 15. In the new cases, 5 patients are Kenyans while the other 3 are French and Mexican. The eight are aged between...

    Coronavirus: 23 Iranian MPs infected as toll rises

    At least 23 Iranian government officials have tested positive for the coronavirus in the latest case reporting that hit the Islamic Republic. The infected 23 translates to about 8% of the Iranian parliament. Officials have now announced plans to mobilize soldiers and volunteers in setting up efforts to curb the deadly virus spreading fast and causing more panic. While the epicentre of the disease, China has reported...
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