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Expert Comment: What happens during postmorterm?

A postmortem or autopsy is an examination of a dead body to determine the cause of death or, in some cases, to identify the dead person. First, we have medical pathology, where someone dies while under treatment. This helps to tell exactly what the patient succumbed to. Then there is...

Court acquits man accused of setting his wife ablaze

The High Court in Busia on Tuesday acquitted a man accused of setting his wife ablaze killing her in 2017. High Court Justice Kiarie Waweru freed Jeremiah Barasa who had been charged with her murder after his children who were the main witnesses gave contradictory testimonies. “The prosecution evidence on...

‘Twende kazi’, DP Ruto says after Uhuru meets Mariga

Deputy President William Ruto has called on Jubilee supporters to follow President Uhuru Kenyatta suit and support McDonald Mariga in the Kibra by-election. In a post on his Twitter account, Ruto all those under the Jubilee party must come out in large numbers and drum up support for Mariga...

Tob Cohen’s autopsy results remain sealed over gag order

The burial date for the Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen will be known tomorrow, lawyers in the case said on Wednesday. They revealed this even as they remained mum over the results of the autopsy on Cohen's body due to a court order gagging discussions relating to the came. The lawyers...

Central region tops list of drug and substance abuse – …

The central region is leading with the highest number of arrests for drug and substance abuse. In a report by the National Police Service, the region led with a total of 1,473 people arrested over the offence. This is out of a whopping 3,432 people who were arrested across the...

Uhuru stops ‘overpriced, unviable’ Kimwarer project

President Uhuru Kenyatta has orders the immediate cancellation of the contract on the Sh22.2 billion Kimwarer Dam project. Uhuru also gave the green light on the Arror Dam project whose height was scaled down to 60 metres from the original design height of 96 metres which was found to...

2,173 illegal immigrants deported from Kenya – Police

Police have raised concerns over an increase of Illegal Aliens and Undocumented Immigrants. In the latest manual of crime statistics released by the National Police Service, this influx has continued to pause a major security threat to Kenya. The manual indicates that a total of 2,173 aliens and undocumented immigrants,...

Homa Bay MCAs shoot down Punguza Mizigo Bill

Thirdway Alliance party leader Ekuru Aukot has suffered yet another setback in its push for a constitutional change after the Homa Bay Assembly became the latest county to reject the Punguza Mizigo Bill.   This is the fourth time the Bill is being rejected by county assemblies with just one...

65 police officers lost their lives in 2018 – report

The number of police officers killed in the line of duty has reduced compared to 2017, a crime report has found.  65 officers lost their lives in the course of duty, according to the 2018 National Police Service report compared to 78 officers in 2017. 70 officers were killed in...

Private investigator Jane Mugo released on Sh300,000 cash …

Wanted private investigator Jane Mugo has been released on a Sh300,000 cash bail and Sh500,000 bond. Mugo on Wednesday appeared at a Milimani court where she was charged with threatening to kill Patrick Mugusia Kefa and Deepa Shah. She denied the two charges before Chief magistrate Francis Andayi. Through her lawyer,...

Sonko suspends two Dandora nurses over negligence

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has suspended two nurses at Dandora Health Centre after reports that a woman delivered outside the hospital for lack of a Sh20 registration fee. Sonko has immediately launched independent investigations into the matter to ascertain the allegations. “I want answers before close of business tomorrow. Human...

Senators fault Uhuru for signing Bill on counties’ cash

Senators on Tuesday criticised President Uhuru Kenyatta’s signing of the Division of Revenue Bill, 2019, terming the move a blatant violation of the law. They rejected the Bill Uhuru assented to insisting it was not the version the National Assembly and the Senate agreed on during mediation. The lawmakers accused...

Legal woes of the mentally disabled after rape

Legal woes of the mentally disabled after rape

Cohen: Intrigues leading to postmortem delay

The long-awaited postmortem of the body of murdered Dutch national Tob Cohen was postponed on Tuesday because of a stalemate over who should perform it. The examination to determine the businessman's cause of death was called off at the last minute and shifted to Wednesday at 9.30am. Parties in the...

Tala ‘pauses’ its mobile loans operations in Tanzania

Mobile-based online lending firm Tala has announced a move to shut down its operations in Tanzania, without giving an explanation. According to Tanzania Newspaper, The Citizen, the company which has operated in the Kenyan neighbour for five years on Tuesday said it will give more details later.  “We regret to...

ICJ gives conditions for attendance of Kenya-Somalia …

The Hague Based International Justice Court –ICJ is scheduled to start public hearings over the maritime dispute between Kenya and Somalia in early November. On Tuesday, the court outlined conditions to journalists, diplomats and members of the public wishing to attend the hearings. Journalists who had received accreditation for the...

Cancer is not devastating if discovered early – Chris Kirubi

 Chris Kirubi, a Kenyan industrialist and entrepreneur has urged Kenyans to go for frequent cancer screening. Kirubi whose interests lie in insurance, media and manufacturing said waiting for the disease to escalate to later stages is what has seen many patients succumb. In a video that has gone viral on social...

Deadly bomb attack hits Afghan election rally

A suicide bomb attack at an election rally in Afghanistan has killed at least 26 people. The meeting in Parwan province, north of the capital Kabul, was about to be addressed by President Ashraf Ghani. Another blast in central Kabul, near the US embassy, has killed at least three people. The...

’20 surgeries after acid attack’ Dan Matakaya narrates

Dan Matakaya was fast asleep when his wife poured sulphuric acid solution on his face. Matakaya was a police officer in Kisii at the time of the ordeal on the morning of September 21 2013. "After she poured acid on me, I tried to reach out for water but she...

South Africa apologises to Nigeria over xenophobic attacks

South Africa has apologised to Nigeria over a spate of xenophobic attacks which led to a spike in tensions between the two countries. Twelve people were killed earlier this month when mobs attacked foreign-owned businesses, mainly in Johannesburg. A special envoy from South Africa presented an apology to Nigeria's President...

Passaris undergoes successful surgery at Aga Khan

Nairobi Woman Rep Esther Passaris has gone through a successful surgery at Aga Khan hospital in Nairobi. Passaris was admitted on Monday after having a problem with her back for almost two decades. She went through a Medial Branch Block procedure. Passaris through a tweet on Tuesday said it was...

Second Mau Forest eviction targets 60,000 people

Second Mau Forest eviction targets 60,000 people A ten-man task force is planning a second eviction of illegal settlers in the Mau forest targeting more than 60,000 people. Image: Eric Thuo

Cult? Three men killed, body parts missing

Cult? Three men killed, body parts missing

How ‘crazy mzungu’ built nature park in Malindi

How 'crazy mzungu' built nature park in Malindi

We’ll curse you, elders tell leaders after youth heckle …

Kirinyaga council of elders has condemned the Wednesday heckling of Governor Anne Waiguru by rowdy youths at a function in Kagumo town. The elders threatened to curse leaders who incite youths to disrupt their political rivals' meetings.  Led by chairman Cyrus Githaka, the elders termed the disruption of the event as unfortunate.  Githaka said...

Sh100 million winner teacher Tabichi meets Trump

Peter Tabichi, the Nakuru teacher who won Sh100 million after clinching the 2019 Global Teacher Prize, met US President Donald Trump on Monday. White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said Tabichi's dedication, hard work, and belief in his students' talent has led his school to emerge victorious after taking...

[PHOTOS] Murkomen injured during Senate vs MCAs match

Senate Majority Leader and Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen had to be taken to hospital on Monday after sustaining an injury during a football match between senators and Kitui MCAs. The senator was picked by an ambulance and taken to Neema Hospital for treatment. The senators and MCAs were playing...

Sh72m heist: Another Sh1m found buried in cow shed

Another G4S employee linked to the Sh72 million Nairobi West heist was arrested on Monday evening and Sh1 million was recovered buried in a cow shed in Lurambi, Kakamega county. The suspect, Bernard Sewanga, who had gone into hiding, had buried the cash at his father-in-law’s house. The DCI wrote...

DCI detectives query Consolata management over boy’s viral …

The management of Consolata School in Westlands was on Monday held up in a closed-door meeting with the DCI over a viral video. The DCI detectives from the Children's Department arrived at the school mid-morning following the circulation of a video in which a standard seven pupil, using vulgar...

I will attend my father in law’s burial -Kitany

Marriane Kitany, the former chief of staff in the Office of the Deputy President, has said she will attend her father in-law's burial on Tuesday in Igembe Meru. Despite her divorce process with Meru Senator Mithika Linturi, Kitany through her lawyer Danstan Omari, said she is going to pay...
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