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Tue, 06/21/2016 10:31 AM | By Mwakilishi

Hundreds of foreign expatriates working in Kenya risk losing their lucrative jobs after the government operationalised tough laws on work permits.

In a statement, th...

Tue, 06/21/2016 09:16 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nominated MP Johnson Sakaja is the winner of the 2016 Africa change-maker award.

The Africa Achievers Award honours movers and shakers from across the continent, inc...

Tue, 06/21/2016 08:48 AM | By Mwakilishi

CORD principals led by Raila Odinga on Tuesday hosted Jubilee politician Moses Kuria over lunch at a popular Nairobi restaurant.

The lunch date which also saw other...

Tue, 06/21/2016 12:39 AM | By Mwakilishi

Parties in the Jubilee Alliance have finally agreed to work together after signing merger instruments, as well as agreeing on a new constitution in preparation for the 2017...

Tue, 06/21/2016 12:12 AM | By Mwakilishi

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has questioned the decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to allow President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, M...

Mon, 06/20/2016 10:57 PM | By Mwakilishi

The United States played a key in defusing tension and getting Jubilee and Cord to the bargaining table, ending weeks of crisis.

In addition to persuasion, there was...

Mon, 06/20/2016 09:35 PM | By Mwakilishi

The plight of the girl child — victims of retrogressive cultural practices, parental neglect and sex tourism — still haunts Kilifi county and the larger Coast region. This...

Mon, 06/20/2016 06:24 PM | By Mwakilishi

Being named as a suspect in crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court in 2012 was one of the lowest moments in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s life. Uhuru, the...

Mon, 06/20/2016 02:40 PM | By Mwakilishi

Somali refugees living in urban centers have been ordered to return to their designated camps.

This follows government plans to shut the Dadaab camp by November 2016...

Mon, 06/20/2016 11:36 AM | By Mwakilishi

The journey towards direct flights between Kenya and the US has reached the homestretch with the government opening up Jomo Kenyatta International airport for a final safet...

Mon, 06/20/2016 11:10 AM | By Mwakilishi

The High Court will in 10 days time decide whether former Wananchi Group CEO Richard Alden accused of killing his girlfriend in Karen two weeks ago should be released on ba...

Mon, 06/20/2016 08:34 AM | By Mwakilishi

Five police officers escorting a passenger bus from Mandera were killed Monday morning after their vehicle was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade near Kotulo.

The att...

Mon, 06/20/2016 02:26 AM | By Mwakilishi

The opposition is using the ongoing protests against the IEBC to trigger a revolution similar to the Arab Spring, Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery has said.

Speaking in...

Mon, 06/20/2016 02:20 AM | By Mwakilishi

Fresh details have emerged about Kenyans killed by Al-Shabaab in Somalia after they were suspected of spying.

Mr Jared Mokaya Omambia alias Abdulaziz, 30, and Mr On...

Sun, 06/19/2016 02:37 PM | By Mwakilishi

An ally of Deputy President William Ruto on Friday splashed out a staggering amount of cash to entertain his friends and later took to social media to showoff  his hug...

Sun, 06/19/2016 01:11 PM | By Mwakilishi

The Government remains adamant that it will reap its first dividend from crude oil export by mid next year.

This is despite Uganda’s decision to abandon the joint pi...

Sun, 06/19/2016 10:51 AM | By Mwakilishi

Cord leader Raila Odinga on Friday held a private meeting with a group of fellow opposition politicians on creating an alliance to counter Jubilee in 2017.

The Natio...

Sun, 06/19/2016 02:57 AM | By Mwakilishi

Taita Taveta Women Representative Joyce Wanjala Lay has opened up on a traumatizing ordeal she undergo to become a parent by opting to use a surrogate mother.

Speaki...

Sun, 06/19/2016 02:43 AM | By Mwakilishi

Two police officers—among them an MPs bodyguard—were arrested on Saturday for allegedly extorting money from members of the public.

A senior officer told Capital FM...

Sat, 06/18/2016 07:51 PM | By Mwakilishi

Two ODM legislators want the security detail of Cord leader Raila Odinga to be reinforced following an alleged plot to assassinate him ahead of the 2017 elections.

T...

Sat, 06/18/2016 06:17 PM | By Mwakilishi

The six MPs held at Pangani police station used a mobile phone smuggled into their cell to keep in touch with CORD leader Raila Odinga.

Each of the male legislators...

Sat, 06/18/2016 05:59 PM | By Mwakilishi

After spending close to 80 hours in custody, the six lawmakers left the dingy cells at Nairobi’s Pangani police station on Friday morning with vital lessons for Kenyans....

Sat, 06/18/2016 03:21 PM | By Mwakilishi

Non–Governmental Organizations operating in Kenya now risk losing their licenses unless they adhere to new policy guidelines requiring them to stop hiring expatriates where...

Sat, 06/18/2016 01:36 PM | By Mwakilishi

Deputy President William Ruto on Saturday defended Kiambu Governor William Kabogo over remarks he made about his 2022 presidential bid that cast doubt on Jubilee’s support...

Sat, 06/18/2016 11:25 AM | By Mwakilishi

City lawyer Paul Magu may have had a second family with a female cleric accused of aiding in his death and that of his young family, a Kiambu court heard on Thursday.

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Sat, 06/18/2016 02:41 AM | By Mwakilishi

The interest of Kenyans in the diaspora is a priority for the government, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.

The President said all Kenyan embassies must bring Kenya...

Sat, 06/18/2016 02:30 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya and other countries aiming to produce nuclear energy should reflect carefully on the ramifications of taking that step, a senior US diplomat has said.

Thomas C...

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Dr Jerono Phylis Rotich, a native of Kenya and professor at North Carolina A&T State University, has received two awards for her outstanding leadership.

At a Gala event held on April 20, 2016, the North Carolina A&T University Stude...

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“Wanjugu the Global Citizen”, a Kenyan in the Diaspora and the owner of the popular Youtube channel “Demystifying the Diaspora” addresses the issue of mental health in the Kenyan Diaspora community.

In the video below, Wanjugu discusses the...

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Starting March 15th, 2016, USA Permanent Residents visiting or transiting through Canada by air will be required to have an eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) prior to traveling.

The new requirement only applies to visa-exempt foreign na...

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A Kenyan has just landed a big job at one of the biggest film studios in the world.

Hezron Karanja has been appointed Vice President of Finance at Paramount Pictures Corporation. Karanja, who lives in California, has been with Paramount sin...

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