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[VIDEO] Mind your own business, Nairobi MCAs tell Waititu over matatu ban

Nairobi MCAs have told Governor Ferdinand Waititu to keep off the city's affairs and focus on his county. https://dailymotion.com/video/x7136g0?enablejsapi=1 Led by Waithaka MCA Anthony Kiragu, the representatives condemned Waititu’s remarks...

Moses Kuria leads Jubilee MPs in endorsing Wiper candidate in Embakasi by-election

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria could just have kicked off a new storm in his Jubilee Party after he publicly declared support for the Wiper candidate in the upcoming Embakasi South by-elections On...

ANC youths oppose plan to arm security guards

The proposal to arm security guards has sharply divided opinion.This follows last Tuesday's terror attack at DusitD2 hotel on Riverside Drive.The latest group to weigh into the matter are youths...

Varsity students hold demos over extrajudicial killings, call for police reforms

University students on Tuesday held peaceful demonstrations over increased cases of extrajudicial killings of their own by the police.Under the umbrella of Kenya Universities Students...

Three men arrested for defrauding Narok residents

Three men have been arrested for fraudulently obtaining money from unsuspecting Kenyans along the Narok-Bomet Highway. Saini Rajipal, Samson Mahara and George Mwanthi were nabbed on Monday...

Kenya Airways turns 42, offers 30% discount on economy class

Kenya Airways is offering a 30 per cent discount on its economy class tickets to celebrate its 42nd birthday on Tuesday.Customers can as well buy a Business Class ticket and get the second one...

Tenants, vehicles owners allowed access to DusitD2 complex

Tenants at the DusitD2 complex in 14 Riverside drive can now access their offices after the terror attack last week.Police spokesman Charles Owino on Tuesday said motorists whose vehicles were...

DCI breaks cartel behind theft of 10 cars in Nairobi, Kajiado

Three people were yesterday charged with the theft of 10 vehicles in Nairobi and Kajiado.Nahashon Ayiecha, alias Kindler, Peter Njuguna, alias Ndingo and Caleb Aluanga, alias Macho were arrested...

Amina defends D+ teachers, Matatu fight BRT, Kilifi witches shelter: Your Breakfast Briefing

Good Morning. City Hall says it has detected an increase in traffic and double parking within the Central Business District after the reduction of parking fee to Sh200. Since last week, it has...

Amina opposes calls to have schoolgirls given contraceptives

Education CS Amina Mohamed has downplayed the call to give learners contraceptives to curb the increasing teen pregnancies.The discussion was triggered by the high number of pregnant girls sitting...

Security measures likely to raise city office, retail rents

Rental costs for office and retail spaces could go up by an estimated 10 to 25 per cent, as landlords install security measures for their properties, industry experts have said.Currently, the...

Open Lamu schools shut over terror attacks – Boni elders

The Boni have demanded the re-opening of all schools closed in Lamu’s terror-prone Basuba ward for more than five years. If the government does not heed to their plea, they have threatened to...

No more going up tree to make telephone calls

In Milore village, Ganze, Kilifi county, residents had to either climb trees or hills to communicate. They lacked access to key services such as M-Pesa, bank agents, internet and cyber...

CS Amina explains why D-plus students should be allowed to join teaching

Candidates scoring D+ in marginalised areas should be admitted to teacher training colleges, Education CS Amina Mohamed has said.  The current minimum grade is C and above.  Northeastern and...

Fish feed factory set for Naivasha to meet rising national demand

Plans are underway to open a fish feed processing plant in Naivasha to meet rising demand. Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui said a study showed the current production of fish feed in the country...

Three Dusit attack suspects to be detained for 30 days

The Anti-Terror Police Unit on Monday obtained orders to detain three more suspects linked to the Dusit terror attack.Twenty-one people were killed and several others injured during the attack on...

I once chose my dreads over TV job, says Karungo wa Thang’wa

Kiambu Roads executive Karungo Wa Thang'wa has said he once chose his dreadlocks over an anchor job for a top media house in Kenya."I passed the auditions to read news on TV, but they told me I...

New policies would raise exports -ADB

Kenya would benefit in knowledge transfer and increased production if better policies are formulated to increase import of capital and intermediate goods. The African Economic Outlook 2019 by...

This is my dream job, no political ambitions — CS

Exactly one year ago, Kenya’s accomplished diplomat, high-flying and popular Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed was named CS for Education. She landed gracefully and hit the ground running. She...

Zimbabwe opposition accuses government of brutal crackdown

Zimbabwe's opposition says its members have been victims of a brutal crackdown in response to violent protests against a sharp rise in the price of fuel.Movement for Democratic Change leader...

Corridor of Power | The Star, Kenya

Top officials of a county in Nyanza are in panic after the Senate Public Accounts Committee wrote to them demanding proof that the devolved unit's budget were approved in line with the...

Nyeri residents left homeless as fire destroys 39 houses

Several people were left homeless after a fire burnt down 39 houses in Ngangarithi, Nyeri, on Monday afternoon.Witnesses said the fire started some minutes to 3pm.Lucy Muthoni, whose house was...

CS Matiang’i to rid slums of terror cells

Interior CS Fred Matiang’i yesterday announced new measures to improve security.Apart from a reshuffle of the top regional and county security personnel, the CS wants security structures at the...

Ford Kenya unveils calendar for nationwide party polls

Ford Kenya on Monday released its calendar of elections ahead of the National Delegates’ Conference in June.“As a party built on social democratic principles, we are set to ensure the whole...

N Rift bloc projects to tackle insecurity

Eight counties in the North Rift have agreed to initiate joint projects that will help to end banditry in Kerio Valley.The projects in agriculture, water and infrastructure are expected to...

We want more women in top security positions – Matiang’i

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i on Monday said he wants more women in the security sector.The CS commended female officers who have been outstanding in their duties."We want more female...

Mang’u High School admits boy rejected by Starehe

A student who had been turned away from Starehe Boys Centre during Form One admission will now join Mang’u Boys.Jack Mutuma Mbabu scored 417 marks in last year’s Kenya Certificate for Primary...

Eldoret farmers protest NCPB’s failure to buy maize despite Uhuru order

The National Cereals and Produce Board depots are yet to start buying maize a week after President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a directive.On Monday, farmers protested at the Eldoret NCPB depot. More...

Legalise Nyumba Kumi Initiative to boost war on terror – former Embakasi East MP

Former Embakasi East MP John Ogutu Omondi wants the Nyumba Kumi Initiative to have legal backing boost the fight against terrorism.He said the idea of each tenant knowing at least 10...

WhatsApp restricts message sharing to fight fake news

WhatsApp is limiting all its members to forwarding any single message up to five times in an effort to tackle the spread of false information on the platform.The Facebook-owned business had...
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