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UK to share car theft syndicate info with Kenya

The drive against the smuggling of high-end vehicles is becoming easier after the United Kingdom started sharing intelligence reports with Kenya. Recently the Kenya Revenue Authority seized nine high-end vehicles that had been stolen from the UK following information sharing with the British High Commission. The vehicles were seized at...

DR Congo gunmen say health workers ‘brought Ebola’

A senior official with the World Health Organization (WHO) has described how gunmen stormed a hospital in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, accusing health workers of bringing Ebola to the country, and shooting dead a Cameroon doctor. Dr Michel Yao, WHO's Ebola response coordinator in DR Congo,...

Two dead after feasting on bad meat in Meru

Two people have died and several others are hospitalized after a suspected anthrax outbreak in Karama and Muthara wards in Tigania East, Meru. Medical officer at Muthara Hospital Koome Geoffrey said in the last one week patients have been complaining of swelling and wounds. Health authorities suspect anthrax because patients...

Declare your stand, team Tanga Tanga told

Declare your stand, team Tanga Tanga told Kiambu Women representative Gathoni Wamuchomba urged politicians allied to team Tanga Tanga to declare their stand on being part of Jubilee party, as the faction has been undermining the president’s effort to have...

DP Ruto dodges Moi, visits son’s home to convey condolences

Last year in May, Ruto was blocked from visiting Moi at his home, an issue that brew a political storm.Ruto had flown to Moi's home but failed to meet him after waiting for three hours.It is not clear if Ruto had an appointment, but sources close to the...

Chelsea’s Sarri charged with misconduct over Burnley behaviour

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has been charged with misconduct for his behaviour during Monday's 2-2 Premier League draw with Burnley, the English Football Association said. The Chelsea coach was sent to the stands by referee Kevin Friend after becoming embroiled in a scuffle amongst players on the touchline in...

Poor journalism? State hits back at Al Jazeera over Huduma Namba story

The government plans to produce a digital Huduma card, replacing current IDs and capturing a wealth of details.National ID cards will be rendered obsolete with the new card.KRA certificate, NHIF and NSSF cards, and certificates of good conduct, among others, could also become obsolete.The project will cost about...

Sonko attacks Sakaja, says not having deputy a non-issue

But Sakaja, objected saying he has never announced or declared interest in the governor's seat. He says he is only playing is oversight role as a senator. Sonko, however, notes that he has shown goodwill and has even appointed Miguna Miguna as his deputy but the same was rejected...

Use other routes, Kenha urges motorists after Maai Mahiu road cut off

Motorists driving along the Mai Mahiu-Suswa road have been warned to be cautious following heavy rainfall experienced in the area. The rains forced a section of the road near the SGR Crossing to be over-topped by floods, causing heavy siltation at the section on Tuesday evening. Kenya National Highway Authority...

Inside new curriculum fights

Some primary school teachers could be promoted to teach in secondary schools under the new curriculum. The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development wants class seven and eight teachers elevated because the primary school cycle will be shortened to six years. The two classes will be dropped from primary school and...

Hasten compensation to fast track SGR completion

The contractor is also grappling with identification of landowners along the stretch in Tuala area, Ngong, which has been difficult. Phase 2A of the SGR commenced on October 19, 2016. The 120km stretch passes through five counties — Nairobi, Kajiado, Kiambu, Nakuru and Narok. The Sh150 billion is co-financed by the...

Water levels in Lake Naivasha drops further

The Lake Naivasha water level has dropped alarmingly. Nearly all rivers that drain into the lake have dried up as flower farms continue abstracting millions of litres on a daily basis. Lake Naivasha Boat Owners Association spokesman David Kilo blames the state of affairs on human activities in the upper...

Music star Ed Sheeran joins Kenyans in #BringKianoHome appeal

Music icon Ed Sheeran has added his voice to the appeal by an American couple based in Kenya to recover their Kenyan child. The musician shared the appeal on his Instagram and tagged BBC News with the hashtag  #BringKianoHome. Kenyans on social media spent Tuesday making an appeal for the...

Two suspected thieves lynched in Kamulu

Two suspected thieves have been lynched in Kamulu, Machakos county. The duo were among three suspects who allegedly stole from an Mpesa shop at Kamulu 26 in Nairobi before the Tuesday evening's incident. Confirming the incident, Athi River sub-county police commander Samuel Mukuusi said the three were trailed by bodaboda...

Duale impersonator arrested for conning people through Facebook

Police detectives have arrested James Ombui Oire for impersonating National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale. Duale said that the man has been conning people through his Facebook account. He is being held at the Central Police Station for obtaining money by false pretence. This comes a month after seven suspects were...

Uhuru, Raila headed to China for roads forum

President Uhuru Kenyatta leaves for China today at 5pm as Kenya seeks an additional Sh368 billion loan to extend the SGR to Western. The president will also attend the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum in China that kicks off today before proceeding to Saudi Arabia on Sunday. Opposition leader...

Man United’s performance at Everton was ‘disrespectful’ -Pogba

Manchester United's players did not respect the club or their fans during Sunday's 4-0 loss at Everton in the Premier League, midfielder Paul Pogba said. The result at Goodison Park left United in sixth place with four games to go. It was their third loss in five league games...

African women on the shame of hair loss

Years of styling, braiding, pulling, relaxing and sewing in weaves have left a 31-year-old aspiring South African model with a balding head. "Every time I took out my weave at the salon, I would have them chemically 'relax' my hair and would then put on another weave on the...

Sri Lanka wakes to emergency law after Easter bombing attacks

The Washington Post quoted an unidentified law enforcement official as saying Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents were being sent to Sri Lanka to assist in the investigation.The FBI has also offered laboratory expertise to test evidence and analysts were scouring databases for information that might shed light...

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Khalwale condemns recall of Ruto allies’ security details

Withdrawing the security details of Deputy President William Ruto's allies is meant to frustrate his 2022 presidential bid, former Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale has said. He said the move by Interior CS Fred Matiang’i and his PS Karanja Kibicho will plunge the country into chaos.  “I want to tell CS...

Three people, including newborn, electrocuted in Naivasha

Easter weekend for residents of Kongoni in Naivasha ended on a sour note after three people including a one-month-old were electrocuted.  During the Sunday night incident, property worth thousands of shillings was reduced to ashes before firefighters from Naivasha subcounty managed to contain the inferno. The fire started after heavy...

DP Ruto denies profiling Luos

Deputy President William Ruto has distanced himself from claims that he is profiling the Luo community. Ruto on Monday said a clip that has gone viral on social media as he made some remarks has been blown out of context. In a statement he said the video has been taken...

Trump sues to block subpoena for financial information

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday sued to block a subpoena issued by the Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Oversight Committee that sought information about his personal and business finances. The subpoena sought eight years of documents from Trump and several of his businesses, lawyers for Trump and...

Betting shops make huge profits from youth addicted to gambling

BAN OR REGULATE? After trying without success to quit the vice, Geoffrey Kimathi, 24, says he would support moves by the government to ban gambling. "I really want to stop betting and I have tried but I cannot. I would support Matiang'i if he decided to close up all these...

[VIDEO] Bobi Wine arrested, supporters clash with police

Muntu is a former army commander of the UPDF and was president of the Forum for Democratic Change, an opposition political party, from 2012 to 2017.He now heads the Alliance for National Transformation, which was cleared by Uganda’s electoral commission on March 19, 2019.Wine was last year arrested,...

Detention of female city lawyer sparks protests from LSK

He said his team is going to write a protest letter to new Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai for violating the constitutional rights of a Kenyan. Allen said LSK have pitched camp at Kilimani since Friday but their pleas have not borne fruits. “We have tried since Friday to...

Sri Lanka lifts curfew after bomb attacks kill 290, wound 500

Wickremsinghe acknowledged on Sunday that the government had some prior information about possible attacks on churches involving a little-known Islamist group, but said ministers had not been told.Sri Lankans accounted for the bulk of the 290 people killed and 500 wounded, although government officials said 32 foreigners were...

Uhuru condemns ‘heinous’ Sri Lanka Easter attacks

President Uhuru Kenyatta has condemned Friday's terrorist attacks on Sri Lankan civilians celebrating Easter in churches and hotels. About  160 people have been reported killed and hundreds injured. Three churches in Ngombo, Batticaloa and Kochchikade district were attacked. The Shangri-La, Kingsbury, Cinnamon Grand and a fourth hotel were targeted. Following the attacks,...

Meru market fire displaces 35 households

Fire raced through Ngusishi market in Buuri, Meru county, on Saturday night three weeks after another blaze at the same market.  MCA Joy Karambu told the Star that the market fires have become notorious and need thorough investigations.  The cause was not immediately known, nor was the amount of property...
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