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Articles by Wangui Ngechu


  • 21 Nov 2017
    2017 KCPE Results: No cheating reported as top pupil scores 455 marks

    2017 KCPE Results: No cheating reported as top pupil scores 455 marks

    There was no single case of cheating or malpractice recorded in this year's Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) as the overall performance improved. A total of 9846 scored 400 marks and ...

  • 18 Nov 2017
    Odinga claims police killed 15

    Odinga claims police killed 15

    NASA leader Raila Odinga has accused the police of killing 15 NASA supporters during yesterday’s processions following his arrival from US. Speaking at Okoa Kenya offices in Nairobi, Raila condem...

  • 08 Nov 2017
    Nyeri Deputy Governor Mutahi Kahiga

    Swearing-in of new Nyeri governor postponed

    The swearing in of Nyeri Deputy Governor Mutahi Kahiga as the 4th Governor of Nyeri County that had been slated for tomorrow, Thursday, has now been postponed indefinitely. According to Nyeri Count...

  • 07 Nov 2017
    Nyeri Deputy Governor Mutahi Kahiga

    Nyeri Deputy Governor Mutahi Kahiga poised to take over

    Following the sudden death of Nyeri Governor Dr. Wahome Gakuru, his deputy Mutahi Kahiga is now expected to be the county’s new governor. According to Article 182 (2) of the Constitution, the off...

  • 04 Nov 2017
    Mailu suspends NHIF move cutting outpatient visits to four a year

    Mailu suspends NHIF move cutting outpatient visits to four a year

    Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu has suspended with immediate effect the decision by the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to limit outpatient visits for families to only four per year until ...

  • 02 Nov 2017
    NHIF drops pre-selecting of health facilities

    NHIF drops pre-selecting of health facilities

    Beneficiaries of the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) will now be free to access medical services from any of the designated health care facilities countrywide. Fund's CEO Geoffrey Mwangi, i...

  • 01 Nov 2017
    Kenyan bags Ksh1.2m in global climate launchpad Award

    Kenyan bags Ksh1.2m in global climate launchpad Award

    A Kenyan from the Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) in Kenya was declared the 2017 global climate launchpad Award winner beating fifteen other finalists from across the globe. In a grand cerem...

  • 31 Oct 2017
    Raila Odinga

    Odinga forms ‘People’s Assembly’ to protest election

    Opposition leader Raila Odinga has announced the formation of "People's assembly" after dismissing the just-concluded repeat poll as a sham. The National Super Alliance (NASA) head said the opposit...

  • 28 Oct 2017
    Two police officers shot dead in Nairobi

    Two police officers shot dead in Nairobi

    Two police officers attached to Kayole Police station, Nairobi were on Saturday morning shot dead by unknown assailants in Nairobi’s Kayole estate. According to police, the bodies of the two cons...

  • 26 Oct 2017
    William Ruto

    DP Ruto casts his vote, faults NASA for boycott

    Deputy President William Ruto on Thursday appealed to those not participating in the repeat presidential election not to interfere with those casting their ballot. Speaking to the media after casti...

  • 25 Oct 2017
    Orengo claims that lack of quorum by Supreme Court judges was a well-orchestrated scheme to ...

    Supreme Court quorum hitch not a coincidence, claims Orengo

    The National Super Alliance (NASA) has now termed the lack of quorum at the Supreme Court in bid to stop tomorrow's repeat presidential election as designed to ensure the case was not heard. Only t...

  • 20 Oct 2017
    Kenyatta

    No one will be spared – Uhuru warns anti-poll crusaders

    President Uhuru Kenyatta has today put on notice those planning on disrupting the repeat election slated for Thursday, October 26 saying that perpetrators will be dealt with accordingly. “For tho...

  • IEBC CEO Chiloba takes leave ahead of poll

    IEBC CEO Chiloba takes leave ahead of poll

    Embattled Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chief executive officer, Ezra Chiloba, has now taken a three-week leave ahead of the October 26th repeat poll. Speaking to Reuters, ...

  • 19 Oct 2017
    Postpone the elections, Raila asks Chebukati

    Postpone the elections, Raila asks Chebukati

    The National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga has asked IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati to postpone next Thursday's repeat presidential poll citing hostility. “It is now clear that the co...

  • My way or the highway, Chebukati orders

    My way or the highway, Chebukati orders

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman, Wafula Chebukati, has now set a raft of conditions for the repeat presidential election slated for next Thursday. Among the cond...

  • 18 Oct 2017
    All presidential candidates to be in the ballot

    All presidential candidates to be in the ballot

    All eight presidential candidates from the August 8 poll have been included in the repeat election set for next Thursday, October 26. With 90 percent of the ballot papers printed, Dubai-based Al Gh...

  • 17 Oct 2017
    A Somali soldier helps a civilian who was wounded in a blast in the capital ...

    Kenya sends aid to Somalia after terrorist attack

    Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed on Tuesday announced that Kenya had sent two planes carrying 11 tonnes of assorted medicines to Mogadishu, Somalia following Saturday's bomb attack tha...

  • 13 Oct 2017
    Dr Roselyn Akombe, IEBC Commissioner

    Printing of ballot papers to start

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) now says that the printing of ballot papers for the repeat presidential elections will kick off by the end of this week despite protests by N...

  • 10 Oct 2017
    Raila withdraws from repeat presidential race

    Raila withdraws from repeat presidential race

    National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga has announced the coalition's decision to vacate its presidential candidature from the presidential election slated for 26th October 2017. Speakin...

  • 28 Sep 2017
    Babu Owino

    Babu Owino charged with assaulting voter

    Embakasi East MP Babu Owino has on Thursday been arraigned at the Kibera Law Court to answer to assault charges. The first-time MP, appearing before Chief Magistrate Joyce Gandani, has been charged...

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