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  • 19 Feb 2017
    Francis Kimemia

    Prepare for jail when your term ends – Kimemia warns Nyandarua governor

    Former secretary to the cabinet Francis Kimemia, who has declared intent to vie for Nyandarua County governorship, has warned the incumbent governor Daniel Waithaka Mwangi to prepare for a jail senten...

  • 18 Feb 2017
    Washington defends Nairobi's weapons sale deal

    Washington defends Nairobi’s weapons sale deal

    The U.S. government has defended the Ksh 43.5 billion arms deal with the Kenya defence Forces (KDF) saying that it will boost the ongoing war on terror. U.S. envoy to Kenya, Robert Godec, says the ...

  • Uhuru's Jubilee Party hired goons to disrupt Raila rally - ODM

    Uhuru’s Jubilee Party hired goons to disrupt Raila rally – ODM

    The opposition Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has accused a section Turkana leaders for the chaos that erupted during its leader, Raila Odinga’s, tour of Katilia area. Condemning the inci...

  • 17 Feb 2017
    MONEY PHOTO/COURTESY

    African nations urged to tap Islamic financing

    Islamic finance is fast taking shape in Africa, and more so in East Africa, driven in part by the continent's urgent need for new and innovative ways to fund infrastructure development. Funding Afr...

  • CBK to enhance scrutiny of bank directors, senior managers

    CBK to enhance scrutiny of bank directors, senior managers

    Bank directors are expected to be placed under further security by the banking regulator as part of efforts to restore confidence in the sector. The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) plans to vet directo...

  • Raila cuts short rally after armed youth cause chaos

    Raila cuts short rally after armed youth cause chaos

    The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) leader, Raila Odinga, was on Friday, February 17 forced to cut short his rally in Turkana’s Katilia area after armed youth disrupted the event forcing ...

  • Elders file petition to stop Itare Dam project

    Elders file petition to stop Itare Dam project

    A section of Kipsigis Council of Elders have filed a petition at a Nakuru Law Courts against the intended construction of the 34 billion shillings Itare Dam project. In their suit, the elders cite ...

  • Tharaka Nithi Governor Samuel Ragwa

    Tharaka Nithi Governor, MCAs ditch Jubilee Party

    Tharaka Nithi Governor, Samuel Ragwa, his deputy, Eliud Mate Muriithi and 12 Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) have ditched the Jubilee Party and joined Narc Kenya. Governor Ragwa and the Thara...

  • Wilfred Machage

    Senator ditches Raila’s ODM for ‘smaller’ party

    Migori Senator, Wilfred Machage, has ditched the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) for the Democratic Party. Machage was received at his new political home by DP Party Leader, Joseph Munyao, after a...

  • President Uhuru, DP Ruto pay hike stirs debate

    President Uhuru, DP Ruto pay hike stirs debate

    The move by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) to increase by 10 per cent salaries of President Uhuru Kenyatta and that of his deputy, William Ruto, has elicited mixed reactions. Nomina...

  • Al Shabaab

    Shabaab denounces new Somalia leader

    The Al Shabaab militant group has denounced newly elected Somalia President, Mohamed Abdullahi 'Farmajo', for backing the African Union troops currently in the country on a mission to weed out the Isl...

  • 16 Feb 2017
    Wakuu wa KMPDU wasimulia waliyoyaona gerezani

    Wakuu wa KMPDU wasimulia waliyoyaona gerezani

    Viongozi saba wa madaktari waliofungwa gerezani kwa siku mbili walisimulia waliyopitia mikononi mwa polisi, wasimamizi wa magereza na wafungwa. Saba hao walifungwa katika magereza tofauti humu nchini ...

  • Mwanamke abakwa na kisha kutupwa kwenye reli

    Mwanamke abakwa na kisha kutupwa kwenye reli

    Watu wawili wanaodaiwa kumbaka msichana mmoja huko mombasa na kisha baadaye kumtupa kwenye reli ya gari moshi wanaendelea kusakwa na polisi wa makupa mjini Mombasa. Aidha kulingana na muathiriwa ni kw...

  • Korti kwa mara nyingine imeongeza muda wa kusajili wapigakura

    Korti kwa mara nyingine imeongeza muda wa kusajili wapigakura

    Mahakama kuu imeongeza muda wa usajili wa wapiga kura kwa siku tatu zaidi. Jaji enoch chacha  mwita amesema kuwa ni haki ya kikatiba ya kila mkenya kupiga kura na kuiagiza iebc kufanikisha shughuli h...

  • Kivumbi cha Nairobi

    Kivumbi cha Nairobi

    Kwa muda wa mwezi mmoja uliopita wanasiasa kaitka kaunti ya Nairobi wamekuwa wakizunguka huku na kule kuhamasisha  wapigakura na hata kuwahamishia wengine katika maeneo bunge yao kaitka shughuli ya u...

  • MPs receive petition seeking to oust Auditor General Edward Ouko

    MPs receive petition seeking to oust Auditor General Edward Ouko

    A petition seeking the removal of Auditor General Edward Ouko from office has been filed in the National Assembly. The petitioner, Emmanuel Mwagambi Mwagunah, is accusing Ouko and his deputy, Steph...

  • President Uhuru hold talks with Moi at his home

    President Uhuru hold talks with Moi at his home

    President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday, February 16 held closed door talks with retired President, Daniel Arap Moi, at his Kabarnet Gardens home in Nairobi. Details of the meeting are still scanty af...

  • All university students to access results online starting August

    All university students to access results online starting August

    The government has directed universities to establish and implement an electronic results transmission system within six months to stem the cases of unaccountability during the education cycle and gra...

  • Drought

    Gov’t appeals to donors to help with drought mitigation efforts

      Head of Civil Service Joseph Kinyua has said that the drought situation is not going to improve anytime soon and government needs a total of Ksh11 billion for drought mitigations efforts up ...

  • 15 Feb 2017
    Mahakama yatoa masharti kwa madaktari

    Mahakama yatoa masharti kwa madaktari

    Viongozi saba wa chama cha madaktari waliokuwa wamekatamwa  sasa wanatarajiwa kurejea kwenye meza ya mazungumzo hapo kesho. Mazungumzo hayo ya siku saba ambayo yataongozwa na wawakilishi wa chama cha...

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