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Baby Tamara celebrates first birthday after reuniting with dad following public outcry

Timon Makswell has been a happy dad ever since sleuths from the Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) rescued the baby from his in-laws who had snatched her from him. Well, on Wednesday, April 24, Makswell and his daughter had another reason to be happy and celebrate as baby Tamara...

Embattled former NLC boss Muhammad Swazuri claims KSh 12 million bail too high for him

- Swazuri said the security demanded by the court was unreasonably too high, unjust and contravened Article 49 of the Constitution- Justice Mumbi Ngugi asked the complainant to serve the Director of Public Persecution with a copy of the application and appear in court on Thursday, April 25 for...

Deputy President William Ruto visits late Jonathan Toroitich’s family in Baringo

- Jonathan, eldest son of retired president Daniel Arap Moi, passed away on Friday, April 19- The family slated burial for Saturday, April 27, and requested privacy during mourning period- Ruto was one of the few dignitaries who were allowed in Jonathan's Kabinoi home to condole with the familyDeputy...

Meru: Strange disease leaves two people dead, nine hospitalised

Meru county is on high alert following a suspected anthrax outbreak which left two people dead on Wednesday, April 24.The county's health department also confirmed nine victims were fighting for their dear lives at Muthara Level Five Hospital where they had been rushed for emergency treatment.Nine victims are recuperating...

Ex-Philips company chairman protests being denied conjugal rights by Kenyan wife, Susan Wairimu

- Former chairman of Philips Electronics East Africa has raised concern over persistent harassment by his estranged wife- He claimed the wife, Sarah Wairimu Kamotho, has been denying him his conjugal rights over ownership of properties- The 69-year-old noted the continuous harassment and cruelty by his wife prompted him...

Famous Ohangla dancer killed by floods trying to rescue her children

Celebrated Ohangla musician Abenny Jachiga is mourning death of his band member Vivian Awuor who drowned on Tuesday, April 23, following heavy rain in Nairobi.Vivian, a mother of two, left the children at her sister's house in Kibera for the Easter weekend and she had gone to pick them...

Prosecutors, lawyers in Akasha brothers drug case paint Kenya as remarkably corrupt country

- Corruption in the Judiciary, police service and political circles has once again soiled Kenya’s image internationally- Baktash Akasha’s lawyer described Kenya as 'a remarkably corrupt society' and that his client did not corrupt the already corrupted Kenyan officials- The prosecutors in the case said the traffickers used illegally...

Nakuru Form Two student hawks toys, phone accessories to pay fees, take care of ailing mother

Joseph Kamau, a 19-year-old Form Two student at Nairobi Road Secondary School in Nakuru county, says life has not been a walk in the park for him.Kamau is the only child left at home with his mother Mary Njeri and the pair live in a single room house. Joseph...

Governor Sonko claims he has to use bathroom frequently after being electrocuted in JKIA

- Sonko issued an early notification that he would have to constantly visit the bathroom during the meeting with the Senate Committee on Devolution and Intergovernmental Relations - According to the governor, he was still suffering effects of electrocution at the JKIA washrooms- The washrooms were found to have...

Kitui residents protest after Chinese contractor exhumes body parts while constructing road

- The residents claimed a tycoon sold the land to a Chinese company- According to protesters, the company went against all African norms by exhuming skulls and other skeletons from the graveyard- They accused the tycoon of grabbing the land and graveyard which he later sold to a Chinese...

Fred Matiang’i bans logging and charcoal business

- Matiang'i ordered the security team in Eastern region to arrest those who would be found engaging in the illegal business- The CS also issued stern warning on logging and sand harvesting business saying they were illegal and punishable by law- Governor Ngilu banned logging and charcoal business in...

Government to use lottery in giving out houses

- A lottery system will be used during allocation of houses to Kenyans in the proposed government housing levy-The new revelations were made by Housing Principal Secretary Charles Hinga - He said the move is aimed at ensuring transparency in the proposed Affordable Housing Scheme under the Big Four...

Jonathan Moi to be buried on Saturday, funeral service restricted to few mourners

- Jonathan Moi died at a Nakuru hospital on Friday, April 19- Moi's family asked Kenyans to respect their privacy during mourning period- The former sports personality will be laid to rest at his home in Kabimoi village, Baringo countyThe bereaved family of retired president Daniel Arap Moi has...

Husband and wife bag PhD in Mathematics

Academic achievement is a source of joy to those who have toiled hard to achieve such feat. Aqeeb Sabr and Raqia Mohammed who are a couple are filled with euphoria as they recently bagged doctor of philosophy in mathematics.Aqeeb Sabr bagged a PhD in Mathematics while his wife Raqia...

Nairobi Rains: Woman, two children swept away by floods

- The woman's body was recovered a distance away from her home- Her two children are yet to be found as police continue with the search- The tragic incident was attributed to poor drainage systems in the slumsA body of a middle-aged woman has been recovered in Sarang'ombe area,...

Makueni KNUT officials in trouble for disrupting teachers’ new curriculum training

- The union officials were leading junior colleagues in protesting against training on the CBC- Education CS Magoha has remained steadfast about implementation of the curriculum- Inspector General Hilary Mutyambai warned stern action will be taken against those disrupting the trainingTwo officials of the Kenya National Union of Teachers...

Motorists stranded along Narok-Mai Mahiu road following heavy rain

The Narok-Mai Mahiu road has become impassable following heavy rain which left a lot of debris on the usually busy road. Motorists were left stranded throughout the night of Tuesday, April 23, as they waited for the floodwaters to calm down for them to proceed with their journey. Damaged...

Government proposes to buy old electronics from Kenyans as waste piles up

- The e-waste management policy will establish ten collection centres in each county - Recycling plants will be establish in each of the six economic zones - The government will partner with private entities to collect and pay for the wasteKenyans will soon start receiving payment from government for...

Kitui: Church elder caught naked while planting witchcraft paraphernalia in client’s home

- The church leader had asked one of the congregants to pray for her but she had to give church offering- After the victim accepted, the man went to plant witchcraft items in his homestead- He was busted naked with the items at the homestead- He narrated how he...

Irate Gachie residents protest against pathetic road

Residents of Gachie in Kiambu county on Tuesday, April 23, took to the streets to air their displeasure over the poor conditions of the roads in the area's over the years.Bodaboda operators joined the protest after the residents burnt tyres on the road while calling on the county...

Shalom Hospital’s nurse who watched woman deliver on floor freed on KSh 50k cash bail

- This was arrested after it was discovered she had not been registered by the nurses union - Thomas Ndolo, hospital's administrator, has been detained for three more days for hiring unqualified staff to attend to patients - The facility was given a 30 days notice to comply with...

US condemns crackdown on Opposition leaders, supporters by Museveni’s government

The United States has rebuked Ugandan government for its heavy-handed crackdown on Opposition supporters in the country.The US embassy in Uganda on Tuesday, April 23, said it will join the citizens of Uganda in calling for the government to respect their freedom of assembly and expression.The statement comes...

Nyamira man pretending to be MP Aden Duale arrested

The culprit tried to run for MCA in the 2017 poll but was flooredHe has since been posing as Majority leader Aden Duale's aide- His conning spree finally came to an end as the DCI caught up with him on Tuesday, April 23Directorate of Criminal Investigatoions (DCI) has nabbed...

Defiled by their fathers: Meru girls in fear as KSh 700m orphanage risk collapse

- Our Lady of Grace Children's Home in Meru was started in the year 2007- The facility is home to over 100 girls who have undergone all manner of child abuse and others are orphans- The founder and sponsor of the facility accused the workers of embezzling over...

US meteorological website warns deadly cyclone likely to hit Mozambique, Tanzania this week

Meteorologists from the United States (US) have warned a deadly cyclone in the southern Indian Ocean may bring life-threatening weather to parts of Mozambique and Tanzania.The cyclone christened Kenneth is said to have undergone strengthening on Tuesday, April 23, and contains sustained winds of 63-87 km/h (39-54 mph).//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsAccording to...

Met department’s 5-day forecast warns of thundery rain

Kenya Meteorological Department has projected more rainfall in major parts of the country in the next five days starting Wednesday, April 24.Residents of Western Kenya, Nyanza region, Rift Valley and Central Kenya will experience rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm during the said period. Met department projects five days of thundery...

Police boss Hillary Mutyambai warns those intending to disrupt new curriculum training sessions

- The government launched four-day teacher training sessions on new curriculum- At least four teachers have been arrested for disrupting training sessions- Police asked those with divergent views on the new curriculum to follow right channels- KNUT had asked its members to boycott the exercise until necessary facilities are...

30- minute rain exposes Nairobi city’s poor drainage system

Even as Kenyans breathe a sigh of relief following rains that pounded several parts of the county, the downpour has revealed the drainage system in Nairobi is on its death bed.Despite cooling down high temperature in the capital city, the Tuesday, April 23, rains left the country's headquarters in...

Equity Bank MD Polycarp Igathe uses misleading Pastor Ng’ang’a story to offer moral lesson

Social media users have a tendency of twisting stories and coming up with a pure concoction of narrations to the extent that if one is not careful and well versed with the facts they may end up spreading misleading information. This was the situation that Equity Bank Managing Director...

Kenya to roll out first malaria vaccine in a week’s time after Malawi pioneered the immmunisation

Malawi launched the world’s first licensed malaria vaccine on Tuesday, April 23, in a landmark pilot programme. The country is the first of three in Africa in which the vaccine, known as RTS,S, will be made available to children up to 2 years of age.Although the vaccine only protects...
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