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Two people dead as mysterious disease breaks out in Meru

Two people have died from a suspected outbreak of anthrax at Muthara in Tigania East, Meru County.

TZ denies blocking IMF report : The Standard

Reuters 25th Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT +0300 Tanzania President John Magufuli addresses a joint press conference at State House in Nairobi. Tanzania on Tuesday denied blocking the publication of a critical International Monetary Fund report that accuses President...

Senior police officer shot dead, three injured

Three others were injured following the attack.

The Standard – Kenya: List of Kenyan athletes who have won the London Marathon | The Standard

By Robert Abong'o: 164 Wednesday, April 24th 2019 at 14:30 GMT +3 | Athletics Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge (centre) has won the London Marathon 3 times Arguably one of the biggest running events in the Athletics calendar, the 2019 London Marathon is scheduled to take place this Sunday, April 28. More than 30,000 athletes are...

Former Philips Company CEO accuses estranged wife of assault

Former chairman of Philips Electronics East Africa has raised concern over continuous harassment and denial of his conjugal rights by estranged wife.

Crisis over shortage of paper

Crisis over shortage of paper

We will reject Elachi despite court outcome, Asembly leaders maintain

Leaders caution court against imposing Elachi on MCAs after unanimous impechment vote last September

Residents treated to a rude shock to discover worthless products after lorry overturns

Mai Mahiu residents left red face to discover worthless products after lorry overturns

Girl, here are three reasons why you don’t need a man

They are liabilities I am at that stage in life where all the women around me seem dead-set on finding men. Everyone is angling to find a man to settle down with and I am just over here wondering what the hell for. Maybe my outlook has been tainted by...

Three bombs found in Lake Victoria

Fear gripped a beach in Homa Bay County after fishermen found three explosive devices in Lake Victoria.

Naked Kitui pastor caught burying ‘witchcraft’ items in neighbor’s house at night

Kyallo Kabali. On Tuesday, there was drama in Mwingi, Kitui County after a preacher was caught burying ‘witchcraft’ paraphernalia in a neighbour’s house at night. According to residents, Kyallo Kabali, who was caught stark naked was duping them by promising to protect them from being bewitched.   “Yesterday, they came to pray...

28-year-old man commits suicide

His father said his son was an ambitious man who had no suicidal tendencies

Gold worth billions smuggled out of Africa

Customs data shows that the UAE imported $15.1 billion (Sh1.5 trillion) worth of gold from Africa in 2016, more than any other country

Kamau Nyabwengi: Making Kenya a golf tourism hub is our Goal : The Standard

Pro Coach David Opati (Orange Cap) taking 8th Cohort through the chipping session at Windsor Golf and County Club (PHOTO; Courtesy) Golf is a popular fast growing sport on the African continent, particularly Kenya. The early European settlers keen on the game left...

Two killed after boat capsizes

All the four passengers on the boat were men.

Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule battle

In a win for Netflix, Amazon and other internet streaming services, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted not to change its rules

Tanasha Donna claps back at Zari over ‘two idiots’ jab

Tanasha and Zari The back and forth between Diamond Platnumz and ex-lover Zari Hassan stirred by the singer’s explosive interview on Wasafi Media has dragged in Tanasha Donna. Zari’s comment that Diamond and Tanasha were ‘idiots’ rattled the NRG radio presenter who fired a lengthy salvo at the South Africa...

Government partners private companies to build roads, evade debts : The Standard

An artistic impression of JKIA-Westlands expressway. With Kenya's debt set to hit Sh7 trillion by 2022, the Government is turning to private public partnerships (PPP) to build major infrastructure projects in the country.  The PPP model of financing marks a shift...

Villagers shocked as Chinese firm exhumes body parts at graveyard

Constructor excavating murram for road works has dug up 36 human skeletons from a site bought from a tycoon.

Wealthy brothers and wife behind Sri Lanka terror attacks

The death toll rose to at least 321, including 45 children (Photo: Courtesy) One of the Sri Lankan suicide bombers was caught on film as he blew up 67 innocent worshippers – as details emerged of the husband and wife terrorists involved in the Easter Sunday massacre. The extremist was seen...

As an investor, you need to control your emotions : The Standard

Nairobi securities Exchange (NSE) trading floor (BEVERLYNE MUSILI) NAIROBI, KENYA: Investors are subconsciously prone to behavioral biases that influence their investment decisions and majority to negative results. The effect of emotions in investing has for long been an ignored area that...

Anakula kilo 12 za ugali kila siku

Edward Alukuma mwenye umri wa miaka 38 mwenyeji wa Buyokha kaunti ndogo ya Shinyalu ana kipaji cha kula ugali zaidi ya mifuko sita.

At least 60 dead in South Africa after heavy rains

Hundreds have been displaced, mainly in the port city of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal province

Grandfather throws grandson, 2, into oven because he ‘saw devil in the boy’

  A grandfather threw his two-year-old grandson into a scalding oven because he ‘saw the devil in the boy’, police say. At the end of a drinking session that stretched for several days the unnamed 53-year-old grabbed the child from his grandmother. Having seen "the devil" in the toddler he threw him...

The Standard – Kenya: Valary Aiyabei dedicates Eldoret City Marathon win to late nephew Kiprono | The Standard

By Stephen Rutto: 404 Wednesday, April 24th 2019 at 04:00 GMT +3 | Athletics Valary Aiyabei leads in 42km women race during Eldoret City Marathon in Uasin Ngishu County on April 21, 2019. Valary Aiyabei bears the hallmarks of a strong-willed woman. She won the second edition of the Eldoret City marathon hours...

200 houses targeted in ongoing demolitions : The Standard

KISII, KENYA: A Government Multi-agency task force has started demolishing over 200 buildings constructed along with riparian land in Kisii town. The demolitions will have more than five major hotels built along the area; River Nyakomisaro brought down in the next five days. Several tenants...

When will this Kibaki legacy project start operations?

The facility remains deserted after the 20 medics and casual labourers hired in December 2018 left.

Mysterious jellyfish-like creature found in depths of Indian Ocean

A bizarre jellyfish-like creature has been discovered at the bottom of the Indian Ocean in what is believed to be its first ever sighting.

Story of world’s richest man who refused to pay grandson’s ransom

J Paul Getty was one of the world's richest billionaires after making his fortune in oil. But the magnate is not just famous for his wealth but also for being one of the meanest billionaires ever. He famously refused to the ransom to save his grandson's life following his kidnap in...

Sonko shares frustrations in getting a deputy : The Standard

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko (PHOTO: FILE) NAIROBI, KENYA: Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has told a Senate Committee that he is still consulting on the best person to appoint as his deputy, a year after the exit of Polycarp Igathe. In a...

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