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Sat, 07/19/2014 04:43 PM | By Mwakilishi

Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga has intensified his plans to strike consensus in picking new party officials months after goons violently disrupted the...

Sat, 07/19/2014 01:31 PM | By Mwakilishi

The British High Commission in Nairobi plans to scale down its operations starting December as London applies austerity measures in its foreign offices.

Visa applica...

Sat, 07/19/2014 01:05 PM | By Mwakilishi

The Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo has declared a dusk to dawn curfew in Lamu County following escalating insecurity.

The one month curfew, which starts o...

Sat, 07/19/2014 09:19 AM | By Mwakilishi

Somalia's Al Shabaab insurgents claimed responsibility on Saturday for an attack on a bus that killed seven.

Gunmen blocked the bus with their car late on Friday and...

Sat, 07/19/2014 09:14 AM | By Mwakilishi

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga's driver is to answer to the charge of robbery with violence.

Justice Isaac Lenaola made the ruling yesterday at the High Court in...

Sat, 07/19/2014 03:42 AM | By Mwakilishi

Four policemen are among the five killed after gunmen attacked a Tahmeed bus near Witu in Lamu County, a security official on the ground confirmed on Saturday.

Three...

Sat, 07/19/2014 03:31 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nairobi City county representatives receive the highest amount in sitting allowances while their Isiolo counterparts are the least paid, a new report shows.

The repo...

Fri, 07/18/2014 07:43 PM | By Mwakilishi

Larry Madowo talks to City Girl column writer Njoki Chege on her controversial article which drew wide public outcry as well as Blogger/Columnist Wanjiku Wanderi who strong...

Fri, 07/18/2014 04:05 PM | By Mwakilishi

U.S. president Barrack Obama is yet to announce if and when he could be visiting Kenya, but a group of grandmothers from his ancestral home in Nyangoma, Kogelo are burning...

Fri, 07/18/2014 01:50 PM | By Mwakilishi

Five people including one policeman were killed while eight others were injured when armed gunmen attacked a Tahmeed bus in Lamu County. Among the eight injured were four p...

Fri, 07/18/2014 11:59 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya’s quest to have direct flights to the United States is edging closer every day. The last three years has seen the Kenya Airports Authority re-organize Jomo Kenyatta I...

Fri, 07/18/2014 08:46 AM | By Mwakilishi

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has been summoned to appear before a Kibera court over an allegedly inflammatory statement.

The matter involves "alarming statemen...

Fri, 07/18/2014 04:07 AM | By Mwakilishi

A model enjoying a lucrative job with a leading airline before a former influential Government minister asked her to resign so that he can put up a business for her, is now...

Fri, 07/18/2014 04:04 AM | By Mwakilishi

Rachel Wambui Shebesh is a firebrand and arguably Kenya’s most famous female politician, whose favorite drink is a cocktail of tonic water, bitters and lime cordial.

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Thu, 07/17/2014 06:24 PM | By Mwakilishi

The government cannot confirm whether Sh337 billion spent in 2012/2013 was used lawfully as required by the Constitution, the Auditor General has said in a new report that...

Thu, 07/17/2014 05:19 PM | By Mwakilishi

Raila Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement’s Members of Parliament dissatisfied with the way their Coalition for Reforms and Democracy is executing its work as the main Oppo...

Thu, 07/17/2014 04:11 PM | By Mwakilishi

Coast leaders, including some from the Opposition, on Thursday urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to ignore the push for a referendum by Cord leader Raila Odinga.

They s...

Thu, 07/17/2014 10:51 AM | By Mwakilishi

Deputy President William Ruto and former Lugari legislator Cyrus Jirongo have been been linked to ownership of disputed land in Ruai.

Nairobi County Assembly Majorit...

Thu, 07/17/2014 12:23 AM | By Mwakilishi

Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua sang to First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Wednesday when she visited the county to launch the Rotavirus vaccine.

The song seemed to be a...

Thu, 07/17/2014 12:09 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nairobi Senator Mike Mbuvi alias Sonko wants senators James Orengo, Johnstone Muthama, Otieno Kajwang, Elizabeth Ongoro and politician Reuben Ndolo cited for contempt of co...

Wed, 07/16/2014 06:48 PM | By Mwakilishi

Soldiers have found and destroyed four large camps used by the heavily armed raiders who have been terrorising villagers in Lamu, killing over 80 people in the past one mon...

Wed, 07/16/2014 04:28 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy, Mr William Ruto, arrive at the Coast on Thursday, a day after the departure of Cord leader Raila Odinga, highlighting the rivalry p...

Wed, 07/16/2014 03:28 PM | By Mwakilishi

Kenyans in Diaspora have raised concerns over what they see as a growing rift between Kenya and the West.

In a statement signed by Kenya Diaspora Alliance chairman S...

Wed, 07/16/2014 02:52 PM | By Mwakilishi

Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) leaders on Wednesday claimed they had reliably learnt that police were planning to arrest them to face treason charges.

Wi...

Wed, 07/16/2014 09:29 AM | By Mwakilishi

CORD leader Raila Odinga has said decades of land-grabbing are to blame for the ongoing violence in Lamu and other parts of the Coast. Without naming names, Raila says the...

Wed, 07/16/2014 08:48 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya’s bashed image abroad has received some sprucing up after an international survey described it as among the top 30 open-minded countries.

Ranked at position 26...

Wed, 07/16/2014 08:20 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya is looking to launch direct flights to the US, a goal that has been elusive in the past. The Transport ministry said this time round, Kenya Aviation Authority (KAA) h...

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Kora Hardy, the reigning Miss Kenya USA, is the Kenyan delegate in this year’s Miss Africa USA pageant, which takes place August 9, 2014 in Rockville, Maryland.

Born in Kenya and raised in Maryland, Kora Hardy is running on the platform of...

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When Kevin Onyona took a flight to the US on September 23, 1999, his heart was pulsating, blood throbbing and mind racing for only one thing: his girlfriend in Maryland.

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It's official: Lupita Nyong'o is having the best year ever!

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Prof Ngugi wa Thiong’o has congratulated and praised a Kenyan student studying in the UK for achieving an outstanding First Class honours degree in Aerospace engineering. The world-renowned writer said: “I would like to congratulate Jepleting fo...

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