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  • 20 Aug 2017
    Next week plastic bags ban still on - Gov't

    Next week plastic bags ban still on – Gov’t

    The Government has reiterated that the plastic bags ban is still on and will take effective on Monday, August 28, 2017. The Cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Nat...

  • 19 Aug 2017
    Kibue, Mbithi among top cops moved in new shake-up

    Terror suspect gunned down in Bamburi

    Police in Bamburi, Mombasa County, on Friday evening shot dead a man suspected to be an Al Shabaab militant. The suspect, Hussein Said Omar alias Bably, has been on police radar since 2015 after be...

  • 18 Aug 2017
    Ruto says ready for any nomination post

    Ruto says ready for any nomination post

    The outgoing Bomet Governor, Isaac Ruto, who is also one of the principals of the National Super Alliance (NASA) has said he hopes that justice will prevail in the Supreme Court in the presidential el...

  • Al Shabaab behead three in Lamu

    Al Shabaab behead three in Lamu

    Three people have been killed in a night attack by suspected Al Shabaab militants in Lamu County. Lamu County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo says the incident happened after gunmen believed to al-Shab...

  • 17 Aug 2017
    Wambora survives as challenger withdraws petition

    Wambora survives as challenger withdraws petition

    Embu Governor-elect, Martin Wambora, can now breathe a sigh of relief after his main opponent in the concluded August 8 polls, Lenny Kivuti, withdrew a petition against his re-election. Kivuti, who...

  • 16 Aug 2017
    IEBC commissioner temporarily blocked from boarding a flight to U.S.

    IEBC commissioner temporarily blocked from boarding a flight to U.S.

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Commissioner, Roselyn Akombe, was on Tuesday night (August 15) blocked from boarding a flight to the United States (US). It is believed th...

  • Nairobi County moves to halt Sh2.5b SGR land compensation

    Nairobi halts executive functions until new Governor is sworn in

    Execution of contracts, leases, assignments and processing of payments and all other functions that require the approval of the county executive committee have been put to hold in Nairobi County until...

  • Former al-Shabab leader Mukhtar Robow, also known as Abu Mansour, attends a news conference in ...

    Former Al-Shabab No. 2 Quits Militant Group

    The former number-two leader of al-Shabab says he has quit the Somalia-based militant group. Mukhtar Robow, also known as Abu Mansour, made the announcement to journalists at a Mogadishu hotel on T...

  • 15 Aug 2017
    15,000 logbooks uncollected - NTSA

    15,000 logbooks uncollected – NTSA

    The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has called on Kenyans who applied for logbooks to collect them from their county offices. According to NTSA, more than 15,000 motor vehicle logboo...

  • A Zambian court refused to throw out treason charges against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema [PHOTO | ...

    Opposition leader denies treason charge in case that has rattled Zambia

    Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, a longtime rival of President Edgar Lungu, denied plotting to overthrow the government when he appeared in a Lusaka court on Monday in a case that has hei...

  • Germany's Merkel heckled by right-wingers at campaign rally

    Germany’s Merkel heckled by right-wingers at campaign rally

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel was booed and whistled at by supporters of the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) at a campaign rally on Monday as she sought to persuade voters to grant her ...

  • 14 Aug 2017
    Somali insurgent leader Robow defects to government: military

    Somali insurgent leader Robow defects to government: military

    A former Somali insurgent leader, Mukhtar Robow Abu Mansur, has defected to the government, a military official said on Sunday, severing ties with Islamist group al Shabaab. Al Shabaab fell out with ...

  • 12 Aug 2017
    Marwa

    Engage in violence at your own risk – Marwa to Coast residents

    Coast Regional Coordinator, Nelson Marwa, has warned residents against engaging in violent demonstrations, saying they will face the full force of the law. Addressing journalists on the state of se...

  • Accident

    Eight killed, scores injured in Meru accident

    Eight people have been killed following an accident involving a lorry and a matatu at Ng'onyi on the Meru-Nairobi highway. According to eye witnesses, the two vehicles collided head-on as the drive...

  • IEBC formally gazettes Uhuru's victory

    IEBC formally gazettes Uhuru’s victory

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has formally gazetted Uhuru Kenyatta as the President-elect following his victory in the Tuesday polls. IEBC chairman, Wafula Chebukati, g...

  • IGAD congratulates Uhuru on re-election

    IGAD congratulates Uhuru on re-election

    The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has congratulated President Uhuru Kenyatta for his reelection following the August 8 poll. At the same time IGAD hailed the Independent Electio...

  • Duncan Khaemba

    Standard journalists arrested covering Kibra protests

    Standard Group political reporter, Duncan Khaemba, and cameraman David Otieno were Saturday (August 12) arrested and taken to Kilimani Police Station for being in possession of a helmet and body armor...

  • How Kenyans voted to give Uhuru victory

    How Kenyans voted to give Uhuru victory

    Jubilee’s Party Uhuru Kenyatta was on Friday (August 11) declared the President-elect after meeting the set constitutional threshold by garnering 8,203,290 votes, a 54.27% representation of all the ...

  • Leaders congratulate Uhuru on his re-election

    Leaders congratulate Uhuru on his re-election

    Regional Heads of States have joined Kenyans in congratulating President Uhuru Kenyatta after his re-election to serve a second term. Taking to twitter, Rwandan President Paul Kagame congratulated ...

  • Jubilee Supporters celebrating

    Thousands flock the streets to celebrate Uhuru victory

    Thousands of Kenyans took to the streets on Friday night (August 11) to celebrate the re-election of Uhuru Kenyatta as President to serve a second term. Residents of different parts of the country ...

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