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Venezuela crisis: Guaidó hints at ‘amnesty’ for Maduro

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has said he would consider an amnesty for President Nicolás Maduro if he cedes power.Mr Guaidó, who declared himself interim president on Wednesday,...

RAILA ODINGA: Courts are giving graft suspects too much leeway

I am honoured to join fellow citizens at this great conference. It is my hope that when the history of our war on corruption is written, this gathering will feature prominently as the point from...

Queen makes plea for Britons to find ‘common ground’

The Queen has urged people to find "common ground" and to respect "different points of view".Commentators say the remarks will be seen as referring to the Brexit debate, with MPs due to vote on...

Stop Friday arrests and blame games, ‘angry’ Maraga says

Chief Justice David Maraga wants DCI George Kinoti to stop arresting corruption suspects on Fridays. Kinoti has been arresting suspects on Friday and they are to sleep in police cells for the...

Sonko’s confessions shine spotlight on role of crime in politics

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko's TV interview mid this week is shining the spotlight on the role of crime in the rise of many politicians.The big question is whether crime, especially that which is...

Marathon Champion Jemima Sumgong doping ban doubled to eight years

2016 Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong doping ban has been increased to eight years.Sumgong was handed a four-year ban by Kenya's anti-doping agency after it proved she used the banned...

US advises Kenyans to be vigilant over terror threats

The US Embassy on Friday issued a security alert, reminding the public to stay vigilant in public spaces such as shopping malls, hotels, and places of worship.The warning comes after the Dusit...

Ruth Chepngetich wins Dubai Marathon in 3rd fastest time

Ruth Chepngetich on Friday won the Dubai Marathon in women's race with a time of 2:17:08 to become the third fastest woman in marathon history after Briton Paula Radcliffe (2:15:25) and compatriot...

Why Jubilee will not present memo to Building Bridges team

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee Party will not present a memorandum to the Building Bridges team.The party has instead asked its members to individually share their opinions with the Wajir...

High heat but no record: 2018 was 4th warmest year on earth

Earth cooled slightly last year - but it still was the fourth warmest on record, a new analysis shows.With the partial U.S. government shutdown, federal agency calculations for last year's...

NLC hands Weston to Ruto, KCAA protests

The National Land Commission has established that Deputy President William Ruto’s Weston Hotel is built on public land but will not order it to be demolished. In a decision causing a storm...

Weston: Ruto vs KCAA vs NLC, Jubilee snubs handshake team, Granny gets land: Your Breakfast Briefing

Good Morning. Deputy President William Ruto has rallied behind President Uhuru Kenyatta's new administration and a four-tier executive authority. This is the first time, the DP has publicly spoken...

Kanu candidate joins Embakasi South parliamentary contest

The race for Embakasi South MP seat is hotting up after KANU fielded a candidate to face ODM's Irshad Sumra and Wiper party's Julius Mawathe.The independence party nominated Jefferson Kasingu as...

Avoid religious discrimination to curb division – lobby group

A human rights organisation Muslims for Human Rights on Thursday said religious discrimination in learning institutions will polarise the nation. Chairman Khelef Khalifa said non-Muslim schools...

ODM expels rebel MPs Jumwa, Dori from House committees

The fate of two ODM rebel MPs now lies with the party's National Governing Council after NEC yesterday adopted decision to kick them out of the party.ODM disciplinary committee had last year...

Venezuela crisis: Russia condemns bid to ‘usurp power’ from Maduro

Russia has condemned foreign powers for backing a Venezuelan opposition leader who declared himself interim president, calling it a bid to "usurp power".Moscow said that the move violated...

Workers injured as bridge caves in during construction in Baringo

Three workers were injured after a bridge they were constructing collapsed at Loboi in Baringo South on Wednesday.Loboi chief Festus Kiptisya said the victims were rushed to Baringo County...

Diamond Trust Bank faces charge of aiding terrorist attack

The DPP plans to charge Diamond Trust Bank with aiding and abetting a terrorist attack by allowing a Dusit attack suspect to withdraw more Sh5 million in a day.Hassan Nur made 13 withdrawals of...

Ruto backs Matiang’i elevation, asks civil servants to comply

Deputy President William Ruto yesterday asked civil servants to align themselves with President Uhuru Kenyatta's executive order on government reorganisation.Uhuru on Tuesday appointed Interior CS...

State to focus on pre-service training to boost new curriculum

The government will train teachers on the new competency-based curriculum in to avoid disruption of its implementation.Director of projects coordination in the Ministry of Education, Elijah...

Mtukudzi taught me music is not a competition – Suzanna

Legendary Afro-fusion singer Suzanna Owiyo says Zimbabwean artiste Oliver Mtukudzi taught her wisdom that she applies in her music career.“I met Oliver in a studio where I was doing an interview...

Atwoli, Mugo rejoin NSSF board

The standoff at the National Social Security Fund which stopped the pensions agency from holding meetings has been resolved.Labour Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani reappointed Cotu boss Francis...

Akothee ‘moved to tears’ by new signee Ziky’s story

Akothee has said she was touched by the story of the new signee in her record label. “I even shed tears in the studio and decided that I was going to support him in every way possible,”...

Speculative land buys on a decline – report

More Kenyans are acquiring land for development purposes over speculation, especially in Nairobi’s satellite areas.A report by Hass Consult shows although growth in land prices was significantly...

Attempt to lift love life ends up in court

A bra is meant to buoy up a woman’s confidence.But it has brought humble housemaid Eveline Kemutu, 27, loads of trouble.Kemutu probably never heard of Christine Hardt, the German woman who first...

Artistes urge Kenyatta to digitise royalty collection

Artistes have called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to push for a digital way of collecting royalties. Nonini, head of the collective associations, called for his intervention on behalf of...

EAC to revise export rules for coffee, tea and fresh produce

The East Africa Community secretariat has said it will revise required standards for coffee, tea, cocoa, and horticultural products of its five partner states.The revision, scheduled to take place...

Terrorism: Two Narok students arrested en route to Kismayu

Police in Narok have arrested two students suspected to have been recruited by terror group al Shabaab. County police commander Thomas Ngeiwa did not give details, but said the students from Narok...

Kenya should ease its home debts – Moodys

Kenya risks severe exposure to liquidity risk in case of significant shock in domestic banking sector, global rating agency Moody’s has said.‘’Significant constraints on banks’ capacity...

Uhuru-Raila hand in Congo presidential poll revealed

President Uhuru Kenyatta and African Union Special Envoy Raila Odinga held behind-the-scenes lobbying for the region to accept Felix Tshisekedi’s election as Congo president.The Star has...
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