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Trump’s former lawyer Cohen to report to prison for hush payments

Michael Cohen, the lawyer who once vowed to "take a bullet" for President Donald Trump but now calls him a "con man," on Monday will begin serving a three-year prison sentence for arranging hush payments to two women who said they had sexual encounters with the president and...

Boniface Mwangi held by police over ‘revolution plan’

He, however, said he was not told the reason for his arrest. Chief Inspector of Police attached to the DCI Gorge Muchiri, said they are investigating an alleged organisation of a revolution involving the activist that is likely to cause civil unrest and a breach of peace. Earlier when contacted...

Governor Ali launches modern facilities at Marsabit Referral Hospital

Thousands of Marsabit county residents are set to enjoy better health services after Governor Mohamud Ali on Friday commissioned modern facilities at the Marsabit county Referral Hospital. Among the new equipment is a CT scan machine with a backup generator which the governor said will not only bring diagnostic...

Magoha warns universities over duplication of courses

Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has urged universities to consider courses that they are offering to avoid duplication. Magoha was addressing vice-chancellors on Monday during the high education conference. “Why do you have to duplicate courses? Where this university is doing law, the other is doing the same.  We cannot...

Ruto allies criticise Uhuru over latest State appointments

Kibunguchi said the handshake should benefit all Kenyans if indeed it was for the good of the country. The legislators asked Uhuru not to betray Ruto and abandon him ahead of the 2022 polls. They said the President should keep his promise and support the DP after his term ends. “Uhuru...

Endgame’ Assembles Second-Biggest Second Weekend Ever

Disney's "Avengers: Endgame" continues its unprecedented box office run, assembling another $145 million at the domestic box office during its second weekend in theaters. "Avengers: Endgame" now stands as the second-biggest movie of all time with $2.188 billion worldwide. The Marvel juggernaut became the fastest film to gross $2...

41 killed on Aeroflot jet

Aeroflot published a list of survivors (in Russian) who have been identified so far, adding that it will continue to be updated as new information comes to light.Interfax quotes a source as saying the plane's engines caught fire on the runway after a hard landing, not in mid-air as initially...

Safaricom giving banks sleepless nights

While at that, the telco reported Sh240 billion in service revenue, with 31.2 per cent of it driven by mobile lending platform Mpesa. This explaining the existing partnership with KCB to produce the KCB-Mpesa product and the overdraft product FULIZA also with CBA bank that has so far lend...

Safaricom lose Sh300m in six months

Safaricom lost Sh300 million in mobile data revenue in the second half of the year ending March 31, 2019 due to an increase in taxes. The telco's financial results show revenue from mobile data dropped to Sh19.2 billion compared to Sh19.5 billion in the first half of the year.  Speaking...

Second phase of ‘laptop project’ to be rolled out in August

The government has dismissed claims that its laptop project has collapsed. It said the digital literacy programme is on course and the second phase will be rolled out in August. The programme was meant to enable learners to explore technology for creativity and innovativeness. On Friday, ICT Authority director of...

Embu family murders hurt kids education

Incidents of domestic violence leading to the death of one or both parents is worrying, Embu Education executive Joan Mwende has said. She said this has left many children orphaned.  The official said this is hurting education of these children, making them post poor results because they are unable to...

Ruto hits out at ‘political conmen’ over war on graft

Deputy President William Ruto has hit out at his detractors over the war on corruption. During a church service in Embu county on Sunday, the DP said he will not allow his opponents to spread propaganda under the guise of fighting corruption. "There is a world of a difference between...

Jubilee MPs chide ‘outsiders’ for interfering with party

Jubilee leaders have called on its members to focus on strengthening and protecting the party from outside interference. They said there was an increasing danger of the party being distracted by “outsiders”, thereby making it drift from its agenda. Speaking in Kigari, Embu County, during a prayer service for Manyatta...

No one can stop Nairobi’s beautification

However, appearing before the Senate County Public Accounts and Investment Committee (CPAIC) last week, Sonko said he funded the project with his money. During the sitting, Narok Senator Ledama ole Kina had produced documents submitted by the governor showing that the beautification programme was financed by the taxpayer. In a...

Bouteflika’s brother placed in custody by military judge

A military judge in Algeria on Sunday placed in custody the youngest brother of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two former intelligence chiefs, state TV reported. Said Bouteflika and the two generals, Athmane Tartag and Mohamed Mediene, were arrested on Saturday, it said.  Said, who served as a top advisor...

Meaningless questions? Ruto defends Waititu’s bizarre Kiambu budget

But speaking in Kiambu on Sunday, Ruto said Waititu should only be asked questions relating to the county. "Huyu baba yao ni governor wa Kiambu....kwa budget ya Kiambu hakuna mambo ya retired president, hakuna mambo ya South Sudan, hakuna mambo ya State house...Waititu  anafaa aulizwe tu mambo ya Kiambu..hizo...

Poor regulations stunt manufacturing growth

Investment in manufacturing has been on a declining trend over the past two years due to a poor regulatory environment.   The Manufacturing Barometer by the Kenya Association of Manufacturers for the January-March period shows while the sector is expected to contribute 15 per cent to the GDP by...

How a country can go from democracy to dictatorship

A political expert has revealed the seven steps that have turned democratic nations into dictatorships - and warns Australia is at risk. Political author Ece Temelkuran detailed in her book 'How to Lose a Country' the direction she claims her home country of Turkey has taken towards dictatorship, and...

Tame corrupt church leaders, says Raila

ODM leader Raila Odinga has asked churches to emulate the Anglican Church of Kenya by rejecting the proceeds of grafts from corrupt leaders. Raila said on Saturday the stand taken by ACK Archbishop Jackson ole Sapit will give momentum to the war against corruption at all levels. The former Prime...

Salat disowns ‘fake’ posts slamming DP Ruto

Kanu secretary general Nick Salat has disowned a "fake" Facebook account under his name, which has been used to discredit Deputy President William Ruto.  Terming it a fabricated account being used to tarnish his own name as well, Salat told the Star on Saturday that said he only runs...

Al Shabaab raids Mandera store, steals food stuff

Suspected al  Shabaab militants on Sunday morning raided a store in Hareer Hoosle in Mandera East before making off with goods of unknown value. Deputy County Commissioner Lawrence Omondi said the militants stole food stuff during their raid. The gunmen  injured a National Police Reservist before killing three cattle, a...

Kisii man bedridden for 30 years with spinal injury

He was rushed to the then Kisii District Hospital, where he was taken for X-ray, which established that he had sustained a spinal injury.  He stayed at the facility for two weeks without improvement before he was transferred to Russia Hospital in Kisumu, where he also stayed for six...

Huduma Namba can’t be 666, New World Order is disintegrating

When George HW Bush assumed office in 1988, he proclaimed that he would preside over the establishment of the new world order as his legacy. In political terms and world geopolitics, the New World Order, NWO, entailed dismantling the bipolar superpower arrangement that brought in the US and...

Woman, 30, sought for stabbing husband to death

Police in Trans Nzoia have launched a man-hunt for a woman who allegedly stabbed her husband to death after they differed over the sale of a tree. 30 year-old Jacqueline Nanjala allegedly stabbed Collins Alukhaba on Friday evening at Murum village, Musoli farm in Cherangany constituency. According to the county...

Heavy rainfall to hit Mombasa and seven other counties

Separately, acting director of the Met department Stella Aura said  heavy rainfall (more than 30mm) will be experienced in Siaya, Kisumu, Homabay, Migori, Kisii, Nyamira, Transnzoia and  Baringoin the next five days. Aura said moderate rainfall is expected in South-eastern Kenya counties of Kitui, Makueni, Machakos, Kajiado and Taita...

Homa Bay nurses reject plans to hire them on contract

Nurses do not support the Council of Governors policy of hiring them on contract, their two associations have said. National Nurses Association of Kenya chairman Alfred Obengo and his Kenya Progressive Nurses Association counterpart Michael Nyongesa want the national government  and the CoG to stop plans of hiring nurses...

Buzeki confirms quitting Jubilee, says Ruto allies ruined party

Buzeki vied for the Uasin Gishu Governor seat in 2017 but lost to Jackson Mandago in the Jubilee nominations after which he vied as an independent candidate. He lost in the election. Although he ran as an independent candidate, Buzeki insisted that he remained a Jubilee member. The billionaire businessman, who...

Dorothy Ghettuba lands state job, month after being hired by Netflix

Filmmaker and entrepreneur Dorothy Ghettuba has added another feather to her cap after being appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta as the chairperson of the Kenya Film Commission. Last month, video streaming service Netflix announced it had hired Ghettuba to commission more African content. She will join Netflix in June with the...

Diet rich in coffee, fruits protects against breast cancer -study

A diet rich in coffee, fruit and vegetables could protect against breast cancer, a study suggests. Scientists have found evidence of a protective effect from a diet full of phenolic acids on the risk of post-menopausal breast cancer.  Chlorogenic acids, a certain type of phenolic acid which are found in...

Uproar over Isiolo wildlife agency

Isiolo residents want the county assembly and the governor’s office to ban all activities by the Northern Rangelands Trust in Chari ward and the entire county. Hundreds residents on Friday held demonstrations in the town. They urged the county assembly to come up with laws to govern private wildlife...
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