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Chinese clinic among 30 shut in ongoing crackdown on herbal clinics

Kenya's drug regulatory authority Pharmacy and Poisons Board (PPB) has shut at least 30 herbal clinics and arrested 29 people in the ongoing crackdown on herbal clinics that have mushroomed across the country.

Section of Kenyans believe Stars will flop in AFCON after Raila’s visit in Egypt

Superstitious online Kenyan have expressed their reservations following ODM leader Raila Odinga's courtesy call on Harambee Stars players in Egypt on Thursday, June 20.

Blow to cooking gas dealers as govt introduces new regulations to tame counterfeits

Cooking gas dealers have suffered a major blow after the government introduced new regulations in which customers will be required to refill cylinders at designated outlets run by by oil marketing companies.

Kenyan man details struggle to acquire passport at Nyayo House in moving Facebook thread

When Joram Mwinamo set out to apply for a passport at Nyayo house on Thursday, June 2, nothing had prepared him for the brutal experience that awaited him. Read more of this information on TUKO.co.ke

Former Papa Shirandula actress Aduda Cele pleads with Kenyans to help find missing kin

According to Rodgers' sister, the family reported the matter at Umoja Police Post, Umoja AP camp at Tena Estate, AP office at Umoja 2 Chief's camp and Buruburu police station where police promised to help them locate their kin.

Malindi tycoon on the spot for demolishing church over land dispute

Hundreds of faithfuls from the Malindi Deliverance Church will be forced to take their worship services in the cold after a tycoon demolished their sanctuary.

Social media users in awe of kind homeless man who gives Bibles to strangers

Netizens have been left speechless after spotting a homeless man kind enough to hand out Bibles to strangers. The chap who walked around in rugged clothes wielding a paper bag chose to set aside his issues and bless strangers.

Nairobi Woman Rep Esther Passaris reveals she took 16-year-old daughter to get birth control pills

Nairobi Women Representative Esther Passaris has admitted to introducing her 16-year-old daughter to birth control pills. The mother and politician said it is a decision she stands by and is completely proud of.

Europe’s oldest woman who said she owed long life to God dies aged 116

Maria’s health slowly deteriorated during her final days and she had to move to another home. Prior to her death, Maria was dubbed the world’s second oldest person.

Central Bank of Kenya explains usage of ‘banki’ instead of ‘benki’ on local currency

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Governor Patrick Njoroge has come to defense of the institution following concerns on usage of Kiswahili word banki instead of benki on local currency.

Marsabit: Man who wanted to run for presidency in 2013 arrested ferrying 445 kgs of bhang

A man who wanted to vie for the country's top seat in 2013 has been arrested by police ferrying 445 kgs of bhang worth KSh 13.35 million.

90-year-old billionaire pledges to pay tuition fees for university students upto five years

A 90-year-old billionaire, Li Ka-Shing, has vowed to pay an entire university class' tuition fees for the next five years. This will reportedly cost him R199 million a year.

14-year-old boy caught on CCTV driving stolen Toyota Premio worth KSh 1.6 million

The 14-year-old boy was arrested on June 18, 2019, at a mall in Milimani area after he was captured on CCTV camera driving a vehicle belonging to one Jacquelyne Karithoni Gitonga.

Raila, Ruto visit Uganda’s high commissioner to Kenya at Nairobi Hospital

Deputy President William Ruto and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader Raila Odinga are among high profile leaders who have visited Uganda's High Commissioner to Kenya Phoebe Otala at Nairobi Hospital.

Moses Kuria threatens to sponsor bill to have terror convicts executed in public

Vocal Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has decried lack of stringent anti-terrorism laws to deal with suspects found guilty of the crimes. Kuria threatened he would sponsor an amendment to the laws to mete out harsher punishments.

KNBS census jobs: Available positions, application requirements, and process

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a national corporation that was established under the Statistics act of 2006. The body has a principal mandate of collecting, compiling, analyzing, publication and disseminating official statistical data and its custody. The Government Agency also oversees the supervision, coordination, and development of...

Postmortem results of top KCSE student found dead in US to be handed to family before Sunday

Postmortem results of 2013 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) top student Norah Borus Chelagat is expected to be handed over to the family before Sunday, June 23.Chelagat was pursuing a degree in Computer Science at Stanford University in the United States and was found dead on Friday, June...

IG Mutyambai orders removal of major roadblocks on highways

- Regional commanders have been tasked with the role of be authorising the mounting of checkpoints and roadblocks- They will, however, carry the burden of their juniors who may be nabbed engaging in corrupt activities- The measures follow numerous complaints by the public about traffic officers who use road...

Barack Obama’s grandmother Mama Sarah hospitalised in Siaya

- Mama Sara was admitted on the night of Tuesday, June after feeling unwell- She is currently undergoing treatment and responding to medication- According to doctors, she will be discharged soonThe 44th President of the US, Barrack Obama ’s grandmother, Mama Sarah Obama been admitted at Siaya County’s main...

20 extremely confusing photos of Eldoret man who successfully competed as female athlete, impersonated nurse

For years, Hillary Kiprotich who identified himself as Shieys Chepkosgei, has been comfortably living as a female until June 14, 2019 when nurses at MTRH busted him.Well the man had been working at the hospital's Emergency Service as a nurse identified as Pamela Mulupi but nurses became suspicious after...

Identical twins set to be ordained as priests

Reverend Paul Eberechukwu Onele and his twin Rev Peter Uchechukwu Onele share a special bond beyond that cannot be broken. The pair is a set of twins and now they are on the road to serve the lord forever.The pair is a set of twins and now they...

Wajir: Missing police officer found alive after IED attack

There was a sigh of relief on Wednesday, June 19, for relatives, friends and colleagues of the police officer who went missing after a vehicle he were travelling in was hit by an explosive.According to Wajir County police boss, Stephen Ngetich, the officer identified as Harun Kibera was found...

Police spokesperson Owino says many officers depressed because they join service to make money

- Owino argued the issue of police officers taking own lives should first be looked at holistically to understand why it is happening- He said some of the officers join the police service because they are looking for a job and salary and end up being disappointed- He...

City tycoon in trouble with Uhuru’s sister over KSh 3 million debt

- Businessman Richard Thande was given KSh 5 million soft loan by Uhuru's sister Kristina Pratt- In 2011, they reached an agreement to have him pay KSh 20,000 monthly but he only paid for one month- Pratt sister moved to court in 2018 and Thande paid KSh 2 million...

Bold Kenyans overwhelm DCI with questions on why they pay for certificate of good conduct

A daring Kenyan has engaged the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) in a series of tweets demanding to know why he has been paying money to prove he holds no criminal record.One Keg Ambassador tasked the DCI to explain why the law has made it so expensive for one...

National government using corruption claims to deny counties funds – Governor Oparanya

- Oparanya claimed the national government was using Parliament to deny counties money- He also claimed corruption allegations leveled against governors were a decoy to make counties poorer- The governor called for referendum to address allocations between national and county governmentsThe chairman of Council of Governors Wycliffe Oparanya has...

Taxman demands KSh 8.5 billion withholding tax arrears from SportPesa, Betin

- Kenya Revenue Authority declared Safaricom collecting agent for the two betting companies- Safaricom is expected to immediately remit the said amount to Central Bank of Kenya account- SportPesa reportedly owes the taxman KSh 3.29 billion whereas Betin owes him KSh 3.29 billion in withholding tax arrearsKenya Revenue Authority...

AP inspector arrested for sharing photos of Wajir IED attack

- AP officer Wilfred Maiyo became the third suspect to be arrested over leaked victims' photos- Blogger Alai and prison warder Safari were arraigned on Wednesday, June 19, for sharing the same images- Detectives claimed the pictures were taken by al-Shabaab members at the scene of crime- At least...

Blogger Robert Alai to be detained for 14 days

Controversial city blogger Robert Alai has been detained for 14 more days for posting on social media gory photos of slain police officers attacked by suspected al-Shabaab militia in Wajir.The police had sought for a 30-day detention but Senior Resident Magistrate Sinkiyian Tobiko who was presiding over the case...

Governor Cyprian Awiti makes first public appearance after returning from Germany

After about two months of missing in action while seeking medical attention, Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti has returned to the public sphere with a bang.The county boss made the first public appearance on Tuesday, June 18, while touring the offices of the Homa Bay Water and Sanitation Company...
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