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I’m not talking for Raila, I have my own mouth

Siaya Senator James Orengo has said ODM leader Raila Odinga had nothing to do with impeachment remarks he made on Deputy President William Ruto over the weekend. A section Jubilee MPs allied to Ruto claimed that the opposition chief was hiding behind the purported impeachment to take over the...

Six naked bodies found dumped at Tsavo West Park

Six decomposing bodies were on Tuesday found dumped at the Tsavo West National Park by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) rangers. Officials said KWS rangers were on patrol at Kanga area within the park when they encountered a foul smell and sought the source and later stumbled on the burnt...

14 killed in grisly Matuu road accident

Fourteen people have died in an accident along Thika-Garissa Highway in Matuu, Machakos county. Those who perished include 10 men, three women and a child. They died on the spot after the bus they were travelling in rammed into a stalled lorry during the 5 am accident on Wednesday. Confirming...

Form Four student in custody for sodomising junior

Police in Makueni are holding a Form Four student from Mwaani Boys Secondary School for allegedly sodomising a Form Two student. The 17-year old was arrested yesterday after the victim reported to Makueni County Referral Hospital on Friday. Deputy county police commander Justus Kitetu said a...

Munya whistleblew dams, Inmates cry foul, Best teacher’s needy school: Your breakfast briefing

Industrialisation Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya, the whistleblower in the Sh21 billion dams scandal, has made fresh revelations that are likely to heighten tensions within the Jubilee administration. Details emerged as anti-graft detectives yesterday grilled two more CSs and a Principal...

Equity Bank boss earns Sh416 million dividend

Equity Bank's  head James Mwangi will take home Sh416 million in dividend after the regional lender announced a net profit of Sh19.8 billion for the year ended December 31, 2018. The bank’s profit for the year under review was five per cent more compared to the previous year when...

Uhuru meets Ruto amid impeachment threat

By openly mounting a rebellion against the President and fighting the war against corruption, opposing government policies and misleading the country, the politicians behind the motion believe the DP’s conduct amounts to gross misconduct.The MP said they intend to cite Ruto’s admission of...

EACC freezes Samburu governor’s bank accounts

She said an analysis of the flow of funds between the governor’s accounts reveals that the public funds were received into the Oryx station account from Samburu county and withdrawn or transferred into Lenolkulal’s accounts.Kenduiwa told the court the investigation is likely to take some...

Nairobi MCAs query Sh87m legal fees

  A Nairobi lawyer is today expected before the county Public Accounts Committee to explain how Koceyo and Advocates agreed to be paid Sh87 million against the agreed legal fee of Sh350 million. Titus Koceyo of Koceyo and Advocates was on Thursday last week summoned to explain how the firm...

State releases extra Sh291m for maize purchase arrears

The government has released an extra Sh296 million to the National Cereals and Produce Board to pay maize farmers for their deliveries . Board spokesman Titus Maiyo said the money will cover deliveries made before March 2 and that another Sh147 million would be released for those who delivered...

I have never been a miraa addict — Maya

Former Nairobi Diaries cast member Maya says she has never been a miraa addict as portrayed in the reality show. "I have used miraa four times only, but I was never an addict," Maya told Word Is yesterday. "I am a businesswoman now and I have people who want to...

Six naked bodies discovered in Tsavo West National park

Six bodies were on Tuesday discovered in Tsavo West National park by KWS rangers. A police report filed at the Mtito Andei police station said two Kenya Wildlife Rangers stumbled upon the bodies at 1:45pm while on  mobile patrol within Kanga area. " encountered a foul smell within the...

Manoah Esipisu finally presents credentials to the Queen

Kenyan High Commissioner to the UK, Manoah Esipisu, has finally presented his credentials to the Queen. The former State House spokesperson was nominated to the position by President Uhuru Kenyatta in July last year. The Royal family on Twitter said “Today The Queen received His Excellency...

Ababu Namwamba roasted by KOT over dress code

Here are some of the comments from Twtiter users:“The way you are dressed, one would think they had indicated that they’d receive you one of those clubs in downtown Jo’burg” @hoseaomole commented.“Mhesh, well done. Lakini hiyo attire ni ya kuingia dunda pale Kiza” @adm_mike...

Algerian army chief asks for presidency to be vacated

Algeria's army chief Ahmed Gaed Salah asked on Tuesday for the presidency to be vacated as he deems popular demands to be valid after a month of mass protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state media said. Based on Article 52 of the Algerian constitution, the chairman of parliament's...

Tips on how to travel light

I found myself in such a messy situation when I realised I had a million and one things to pack for my trip yet I didn't want to overpack Now, we all know how hectic it can be when it comes to packing and you are not sure what...

Cops raid illegal lubricant packaging den, arrest 5

Five suspects were on Tuesday arrested in Kariokor, Nairobi, for operating an illegal lubricant oil filling plant. The suspects were nabbed in a sting operation carried out by officers from the Anti-Counterfeit Agency. The suspects are due in court Wednesday.

Equity net profit grows by five per cent

Equity Bank Group posted a five per cent profit after tax to Sh19.8 billion last year up from 18.9 billion in 2017. Group CEO James Mwangi said the good performance was backed by an increased focus on non-funded income driven by adoption of digital banking systems across the board. "This...

Netflix pilots Sh400 mobile plan in India

Netflix Inc is testing a Sh400 monthly subscription for mobile devices in India, the video streaming giant said, aiming to boost its presence in a price-sensitive market where data consumption on smartphones is surging. California-based Netflix currently offers three monthly plans in India,...

Algerian protesters keep up pressure on Bouteflika

Some key partners such as members of his ruling party and business tycoons have abandoned Bouteflika, increasing the isolation of a leader who has rarely been seen in public since suffering a stroke in 2013"The system must go. There is no point for it in resisting," said Belkacem...

CMA to put innovators under one-year probation

Financial technology firms that develop applications aimed at deepening Kenya's capital market will have a chance to undergo a 12-month live testing period. The Capital Markets Authority yesterday announced it has started accepting applications from the firms. CMA chief executive Paul Muthaura...

Woman takes PS Nelson Marwa to court over child upkeep

She asked the court to order that actual legal custody, care and control of the minor be left to her.  The woman said the Sh180,000 would include Sh50,000 rent, food and maintenance Sh90,000, medical care Sh10,000, househelp Sh20,000 and entertainment Sh20,000. However, through advocate...

Fire destroys stalls, vehicles in West Pokot

A fire tore through businesses and the Kapenguria Stage on Monday night. Some residents narrowly escaped death after choking on the smoke inside their houses during the 10 pm fire. Three county vehicles and one national government vehicle were destroyed. The cause was not immediately known,...

Three die in Nairobi-Mombasa highway crash

Three people died on Tuesday morning when a matatu collided with a canter on the Nairobi–Mombasa highway. Six others were critically injured. Makindu traffic police base commander James Rasungu said the accident occurred between Simba and Kiboko shopping centres. He said it was caused by a...

Man accused of sodomy at Machakos children’s home arrested

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations on Monday arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting several young boys. He is said to have defiled the boys at the Martyrs of Uganda Children’s Home in Kimutwa, Machakos county. David Mutuku Katuku, 23, had been at large after the allegations...

Dirty, sickening water rocks three counties

According to a tweet by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Union, the cholera outbreak started in Kajiado before being confirmed in Nairobi.“Cholera is contagious. It is spread when water sources, food, fruits are contaminated with bacteria that causes cholera. Take care of your...

Jubilee MPs want to meet Uhuru over emerging divisions

His exceptional performance in the fight against corruption, peace, and stability after his handshake with Raila are likely to dominate his address. A PG that had already planned for July 3, 2018, was called off by the President at the last minute under unclear circumstances. Nominated Senator...

NLC’s proposal to sell state-owned sugar firms’ land blocked

The Privatisation Commission  has opposed a National Land Commission proposal to sell land belonging to state-owned sugar factories as that is not its mandate. Chairman Paul Otuoma said in Bungoma that the land on which the factories are built is community land and as such should be held in...

Ethiopian Airlines commits to Boeing ties despite crash questions

  Ethiopian Airlines said on Monday it would keep close ties with U.S. planemaker Boeing even though questions remained about its 737 MAX 8 model, after a crash shortly after take off this month killed 157 people. CEO Tewolde Gebremariam also promised to work closely with an investigation...

BBC’s Ciru Muriuki calls for awareness on endometriosis

  She shared a photo of herself in hospital on Instagram and captioned it: "This was me after my first laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis cysts. It was two days before Christmas in 2017. "Basically, I was bleeding into my ovaries every time I had my period. Words cannot describe the...
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