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Minister responds to #KuToo campaign by saying high heels ‘appropriate’ : The Standard

Many Japanese companies may not explicitly require female employees to wear high heels but many women do so because of tradition and social expectatio

Eight charged for failing to settle Sh4.4 million hotel debt after week-long merrymaking

The suspects in court.Photo: Courtesy. On June 4, eight suspects were arraigned at the Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi after failing to pay a Sh4.4 million hotel bill. According to reports, one of the accused, Caroline Muthoni is claimed to have invited her friends for a week-long to wining and dining...

The Standard – Kenya: Lure of Italy strong, says Chelsea’s homesick Sarri | The Standard

By AFP: 404 Thursday, June 6th 2019 at 00:40 GMT +3 | Football Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri. Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri gave the strongest hint yet that he wishes to return to Italy and probably take the Juventus job by saying he misses his friends and elderly parents. The 60-year-old former Napoli coach...

Expensive investment mistakes you must avoid : The Standard

Dear Dr Pesa, I would like to multiply my money through investment but I have no idea where to start. I am worried about losing the money by putting it in the wrong place. There are many investment schemes coming up...

Fresh twist in fight for Fourways ownership : The Standard

A mother and her daughter have sued their business partners in a multi-billion shillings dispute surrounding upmarket Fourways Junction Estate.

Killer nurse gets life for 85 hospital murders : The Standard

He is accused of killing more than 100 patients in his care, was sentenced to life imprisonment for 85 murders

Men with beards carry more germs than dogs- Study

“The researchers found a significantly higher bacterial load in specimens taken from the men’s beards compared with the dogs’ fur.” A new study by Switzerland’s Hirslanded Clinic has revealed that men with beards carry more germs than dogs. In the study, the team sampled the beards of 18 men, as well...

The Standard – Kenya: Milemba knocked out as three cleared for AFC Leopards top seat | The Standard

By Standard Sports: 404 Thursday, June 6th 2019 at 00:00 GMT +3 | Football Kuppet chairman and Emuhaya MP Omboko Milemba. Outgoing AFC Leopards caretaker committee Chairman Maurice Amahwa and former International striker Boniface Ambani are among top candidates who have been knocked out of the forthcoming club elections set for June 23...

Cotton waste biofuel powers farmers to fight drought in Kenya : The Standard

Reuters 06th Jun 2019 08:48:57 GMT +0300 Kenyan farmer Abel Mutie Mathoka thought it must be a joke when he was told he could irrigate his drought-hit crops more cheaply, cleanly and efficiently using a pump fuelled by cotton waste. ...

St Stevens ‘prodigal girl’ returns home after three months : The Standard

She says she cannot remember where she has been, who she was with or what she has been doing.

Wealthy businessman executed in China : The Standard

The court said it carried out the execution after receiving an order from the Supreme Court.

David Beckham kisses daughter on lips again despite backlash from trolls

David Beckham and his daughter Harper kiss. David Beckham sparked national debate last year as he posted a picture kissing his daughter Harper on the lips. The 44-year-old sent some trolls wild after sharing a peck with his little one last November during an ice-skating trip, with many bizarrely claiming the...

I want to face my accusers in public, judge Ojwang : The Standard

Preparations for trial to start on or about June 24 are in high gear.

World leaders mark 75 years since D-Day on Normandy’s beaches : The Standard

Macron and Trump will then hold private talks followed by a working lunch after a ceremony at the US military cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer.

‘Ako na matuta’ – Nameless on Willy Paul’s raunchy dance with Nandy

Willy Paul, Nandy and Nameless The controversy surrounding Willy Paul’s raunchy dance routine with Tanzanian songbird Nandy has drawn in veteran Kenyan musician Nameless. Commenting on Willy Paul’s photo with Nandy on stage at Choma Na Ngoma, Nameless posted that the Saldido boss is yet to unleash his true...

Basketball: Wounded Warriors stunned by Raptors

Basketball: Wounded Warriors stunned by Raptors

Murdered Catholic priest’s lover confesses : The Standard

Woman also tells detectives that she was dating a teacher and was expecting his child.

The Standard – Kenya: Ngige hangs onto lead after second round | The Standard

By Mose Sammy: 404 Thursday, June 6th 2019 at 00:05 GMT +3 | Golf Crown Invitational challenge day two runner-up CJ Wangai in action at Muthaiga Golf Club, June 5, 2019. Professional golfer Simon Ngige rallied his charge for a share of Sh1 million purse by taking the round-two of the Crown Invitational professional challenge...

Suspects in Matungu killings released for lack of evidence : The Standard

Detectives say investigations had not placed those arrested at the centre of crimes.

Police question MP over blogger’s assault

Gem MP Elisha Odhiambo. Gem Member of Parliament Elisha Odhiambo has recorded a statement at a police station over an alleged assault on a Kisumu-based blogger. The legislator, who spent the better part of Tuesday afternoon at Kisumu Central Police Station, has been accused of attacking Maurice Oduor over a Facebook...

The Standard – Kenya: Liverpool advised to sell Champions League hero this summer for controversial reason | The Standard

By Mirror: 404 Wednesday, June 5th 2019 at 17:29 GMT +3 | Football Liverpool defender Steve Nicol says the Reds should sell Divock Origi Former Liverpool defender Steve Nicol says the Reds should sell Champions League hero Divock Origi because he "doesn't make the squad better". Origi made only cameo appearances for Liverpool last season but...

Kericho county: Treating burns a challenge : The Standard

The total number of adults and children admitted in the burn unit in the previous year was less than 100.

Idris Elba reveals he needs therapy after his role in dark Luther

Idris Elba has opened up on how he needs ­therapy to cope with his dark but “addictive” role in hit crime drama Luther. The actor, 46, revealed the grim storylines he has played DCI John Luther in for the BBC1 show since 2010 leave their mark on him. He said: “I...

No regrets as herders trade cattle for crops : The Standard

Residents say cases of cattle rustling have also gone down as focus shifts from grazing fields to farms.

Kilifi security team grills MP for his ‘not yet uhuru’ remarks : The Standard

According to the team, Baya's speech was "incendiary and inciting" for suggesting that only ethnic Mijikenda, Swahili and Arabs should own land.

Gem MP accused of assaulting blogger : The Standard

Gem Member of Parliament Elisha Odhiambo has recorded a statement at a police station over an alleged assault on a Kisumu-based blogger.

Shelter Afrique shrugging off woes, launches project in Rwanda : The Standard

Close up of plans and digital tablet on building site. Shelter Afrique has continued its charm offesive as it seeks to leave behind the woes that bedevilled the lender in the recent past. This week, the lender and the Development Bank...

Counties owe pensioners Sh42b in accrued arrears : The Standard

Pensioners in all the 47 devolved units want to be paid Sh42 billion in pension arrears owned to them by counties.

Nakuru ditches colonial look as city status beckons : The Standard

An aerial photo of old houses and a modern building coming up in Langa Langa estate. Private developers have been forced to demolish old houses and build modern houses in the area. The old houses are being demolished and replaced with high...

Legio Maria popes cast out demons of division : The Standard

Followers say the prophesy of a fallout and eventual reconciliation is about to come true.
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