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All 157 people aboard Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines jet confirmed dead

All 149 passengers and eight crew on board an Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed on Sunday morning have been confirmed dead. The jet, which was Nairobi-bound, crashed six minutes after take...

KQ defends partnership plan with Kenya Airports Authority

Kenya Airways has denied claims it rushed into a deal to take over management of the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport without proper consultation.The national carrier, in efforts to clarify...

Ethiopian Airlines jet with 157 on board crashes on way to Kenya

An Ethiopian Airlines aircraft that was Nairobi-bound crashed on Sunday, six minutes after take off.The Boeing 737 passenger jet is said to have had 149 passengers with eight crew on board.The...

Tell detectives what you know about Kimwarer, Arror dams, Orengo tells Ruto

Siaya Senator James Orengo has vowed to push Deputy President William Ruto to record a statement over the Kimwarer and Arror dams issue.Orengo said Ruto seems to have more information because he...

IS brides: Two more mothers ‘stripped of UK citizenship’

Two more women from the UK who are being held in Syrian camps with their young children have been stripped of their citizenship, a report says. It comes after the death in a Syrian camp of the...

If you’re tired with Ruto, face him and tell him rather coming through backdoor-Rift leaders tell Uhuru

A section of Jubilee leaders from the Rift valley have now asked President Uhuru Kenyatta to come clear and declare his stand if he no longer need his Deputy William Ruto in government rather than...

I earn Sh2.7 million per month and not Sh8 million as circulated on social media, KQ CEO MIkosz says

Kenya Airway chief executive Sebastian Mikosz has dismissed information circulating in the social media that the national carrier is dominated by foreign employees and consultants who are paid...

Pokot women call for gender equity, crackdown on FGM

Gender equality remains a pipe dream, Pokot women from Baringo, Tiaty subcounty, have said.They urged the government to crack down on retrogressive practices in the region including FGM, early...

Kilimani mum seeks help to find missing daughter

A family in Kilimani is in agony after their daughter went missing on Friday evening.According to her mother, 11-year-old Larissa Michelle was last seen at the Kilimani Primary School...

Jumwa doesn’t need your permission to support me – Ruto tells off Raila

Deputy President William Ruto has hit out at ODM party leader Raila Odinga over the expulsion of Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa.Ruto accused Raila of political deceit, trying to create a rift in Jubilee...

Nanok urges national government, NGOs to donate relief food as drought hits Turkana

Turkana Governor Josphat Nanok has urged the national government and humanitarian organisations to supply relief food to mitigate the effects of drought.A report by the National Drought Management...

Samburu school caught up in row over ownership of two acres

The National Land Commission has been called upon to intervene following a row between Lmutaro Primary School and the neighbouring community over the ownership of two acres.This comes after...

Keep off Kimwarer, Arror dams issue and let DCI do its work, Mbadi tells Ruto

National Assembly minority leader John Mbadi has urged Deputy President William Ruto to stop defending government officials accused of graft.He said the recent claims by Ruto that only Sh7 billion...

I’m now in the Super League, have no time for small-time politics – Raila

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has said the war on corruption is not targeting individuals.He said neither he nor President Uhuru Kenyatta, who are spearheading the fight on corruption, are...

Kajiado farmer counting losses after leopards kill entire flock of 15 sheep

Leopards attacked and killed 15 sheep in Kajiado West subcounty on Saturday morning. Julius Kinayia, the owner, said the sheep were all he had planned to sell them to raise money to buy a grade...

Big Four agenda will collapse if Kenya does not deal with graft – Kalonzo

Wiper leader Kalonzo Musyoka has called on elected leaders to support the onslaught against corruption by adhering to Chapter Six of the Constitution.He said the legislation which requires leaders...

Sonko reworks ‘ridiculous’ lion statue after being roasted by KOT

In a move seen as bowing to pressure after an online uproar, Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Friday night reworked the lion statue on the University Way roundabout.On Wednesday, Kenyans on Twitter...

Scholar urges state to devolve war on FGM to end it from grassroots

The government must devolve the fight against female genital mutilation if the war is to be won.Prof Olive Mugenda told the Star that on several occasions, decisions are made by people in...

Kilifi women stand by Jumwa, urge ODM to rescind expulsion decision

A group of women from Kilifi county on Friday expressed their displeasure over Malindi MP Aisha Jumwa's expulsion from ODM. The county celebrated International Women's Day at Ganze trading...

Man charged with murdering his wife

ALPHONCE MUNG'AHU   8/3/2019A man was on Thursday charged with murdering his wife Beryl Ouma at Kahawa Sukari in Nairobi county.The accused Lyko Osuri  who appeared before Kiambu Kiambu high...

Why Uhuru’s Big Four are likely to fail — Budget Office explains

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s legacy projects are not attainable, Parliament has concluded. The verdict is likely to leave his economic advisers racking their brains for answers. The President...

Ruto converts his private Karen home into hotel

Deputy President William Ruto has converted his private Karen home into an hotel pointing to interest the DP in the multi-million  hotel industry in Kenya.According to sources, the hotel is the...

DCI to summon 3 more CSs as dams probe widens

Director of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti is widening his net as he seeks to find out what happened to the money meant for two unbuilt dams in Rift Valley.The DCI wants to interrogate...

How handshake has changed Kenya’s political landscape

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga stunned the nation with their handshake on the footsteps of Harambee House exactly one year ago on March 9. The country was being torn...

Support small businesses through CSR

State Department of Petroleum Principal Secretary Andrew Kamau has asked corporate entities to set aside a budget towards nurturing entrepreneurs as part of their social responsibility.Speaking...

Baringo woman seeks justice after husband rapes daughters, infects them with STI

As the world celebrates International Women's day on Friday, Sally Chelimo (not her real name) is crying for justice after her three daughters aged between 7 and 14 years were raped severally by...

The Vision Advantage | The Star, Kenya

We live in an era of intense distractions. So, many people struggle with focus and this is stressful – furthermore, they struggle with the idea of vision because of fragmented attention. In the...

Uhuru’s silence fuels Raila-Ruto feud

President Uhuru Kenyatta is on the horns of a dilemma as his deputy, William Ruto, and Opposition foe-turned-friend Raila Odinga go at it hammer and tongs. With Raila and Ruto feuding and sparks...

One year on: Uhuru, Raila handshake spurs economic growth

Today marks one year since President Uhuru Kenyatta and his fierce rival during 2017 presidential elections Raila Odinga shook hands at the steps of Harambee House.The political truce shone a...

Support Gender Equity Bill, Governor Sonko’s wife urges male MPs

Nairobi county First Lady has called on female members of parliament not to give up on the gender bill. Primrose Mbuvi further challenged the male counterparts to come out in numbers in support of...
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Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho has revealed how he made his first million. During an interview with Citizen TV's Lilian Muli on Friday, the second-term governor disclosed...

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Safaricom sponsors 100 students for secondary school scholarship

Safaricom has handed over Ksh 4.7 million worth of secondary school scholarships to benefit 100 students from disadvantaged backgrounds across the country. The company through...

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Pilot’s last call revealed, kin dejected

Ethiopian authorities contradict initial reports on bodies as families are barred from getting to the very point of the crashsite

Raila is out to derail my 2022 presidential dream: Ruto

Deputy President William Ruto has accused ODM leader Raila Odinga and his allies of scheming to lock him out of the Jubilee...

‘At least 100 missing’ in Zimbabwe after cyclone

HARARE, At least 100 people are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which...

Woman delivers baby at Uhuru Park after being kicked out by landlord

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