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Fri, 02/27/2015 08:27 AM | By Mwakilishi

The State Department's top Africa official has defended the US warning on travel to Kenya but added that "any impact this has had, we truly regret."

The comments by...

Fri, 02/27/2015 12:30 AM | By Mwakilishi

In a country where good school grades determine the difference between slaving on the factory floor and having a coffee dispenser at the corner office, there is just no roo...

Fri, 02/27/2015 12:16 AM | By Mwakilishi

Quit "sinking ship" ODM and join Jubilee for being "mistreated", Starehe TNA politician Francis Mwangi has told Mbita MP Millie Odhiambo.

“Millie is one of the smart...

Thu, 02/26/2015 04:36 PM | By Mwakilishi

Second Liberation icon Kenneth Matiba, once vibrant, eloquent and so full of life, is fighting for his life at Karen Hospital, Nairobi where he was rushed to on Wednesday....

Thu, 02/26/2015 03:30 PM | By Mwakilishi

When couples are exchanging wedding vows, they swear that only death will separate them.

But for Ms Thedrinah Wanjiru, an 80 year old woman from Nyeri, it is the Mau...

Thu, 02/26/2015 01:03 PM | By Mwakilishi

A British charity boss who abused Kenyan street children after luring them to his home has been jailed for more than 17 years.

Simon Harris, 55, carried out sex atta...

Thu, 02/26/2015 12:19 PM | By Mwakilishi

Members of the Kiambu County Assembly want Juja MP Francis Munyua to come clean on allegations of sexual harassment or resign.

Speaking at Witeithie village on Wedne...

Thu, 02/26/2015 10:40 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya Defence Forces will be in Somalia for longer after the United Nations Security Council extended the mandate of Amison for a further one year.

Defence Cabinet S...

Thu, 02/26/2015 09:19 AM | By Mwakilishi

As the release of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results draws near, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations is probing cases in which unscrupulous indi...

Thu, 02/26/2015 12:13 AM | By Mwakilishi

At least 15 members of the 26 Public Accounts Committee have no-confidence in their chairman, ODM Secretary-General Ababu Namwamba.

The six members from URP, five fr...

Thu, 02/26/2015 12:07 AM | By Mwakilishi

After a photo of CORD leader’s torn shoe was published by The Standard, there was uproar from many Kenyans. While some could not understand why Raila Odinga even had a torn...

Thu, 02/26/2015 12:02 AM | By Mwakilishi

A Principal Secretary and a former Member of Parliament in Nairobi are among the 142 landowners who have received millions of shillings in compensation for land surrendered...

Wed, 02/25/2015 03:15 PM | By Mwakilishi

The Kenya National Union of Teachers spent Sh252.4 million of their members’ money on salaries in the previous financial year, its finance report reveals.

Knut, whic...

Wed, 02/25/2015 12:42 PM | By Mwakilishi

A Nairobi County Assembly committee has been asked to probe illegal transfer of money from a county account to unknown people.

Speaker Alex ole Magelo has given the...

Wed, 02/25/2015 10:42 AM | By Mwakilishi

Juja MP Francis Waititu and a woman he allegedly harassed sexually have both been criticised on social media following the claims.

Susan Wambui said Waititu sent her...

Wed, 02/25/2015 08:00 AM | By Mwakilishi

When he stepped forward to address the gathering at St John’s Everlasting Gospel Church in Imara Daima, Nairobi last Sunday, CORD leader Raila Odinga was in his element....

Wed, 02/25/2015 12:31 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nairobi was recently celebrated as the smartest city in Africa by The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), but a quick scan of the main city streets and highways casts a shad...

Wed, 02/25/2015 12:20 AM | By Mwakilishi

Opposition leaders yesterday cancelled a Parliamentary Group meeting that would have discussed allegations of corruption against ODM Secretary General Ababu Namwamba who ch...

Tue, 02/24/2015 04:49 PM | By Mwakilishi

Police have launched investigations into allegations that Juja MP Francis Waititu alias Wakapey fired one of his female employees after she resisted his sexual advances....

Tue, 02/24/2015 02:37 PM | By Mwakilishi

Opposition Leader Raila Odinga travels to the Kingdom of Lesotho on Wednesday as head of the African Union Election Observers Mission to elections scheduled for February 28...

Tue, 02/24/2015 01:57 PM | By Mwakilishi

Over 1.6 million Kenyans are in danger of starvation if they do not receive immediate food assistance for the next six months, a report released on Tuesday revealed.

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Tue, 02/24/2015 10:56 AM | By Mwakilishi

More than 450,000 Form Four candidates who sat last year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams will know their results on Tuesday, March 3, the national e...

Tue, 02/24/2015 08:54 AM | By Mwakilishi

Retired President Daniel arap Moi sings to the "Sweetest girl".

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Tue, 02/24/2015 08:30 AM | By Mwakilishi

ODM leader Raila Odinga's bodyguard and five Members of Nairobi County Assembly were on Tuesday charged with assaulting the party's former Executive Director Magerer Lang'a...

Tue, 02/24/2015 12:39 AM | By Mwakilishi

More than 100 Ethiopians were Monday night arrested in Tasia, Nairobi for being in the country illegally.

The 101 men said they were headed for South Africa and had...

Tue, 02/24/2015 12:14 AM | By Mwakilishi

Investigations into the operations of Nairobi Aviation College have confirmed that it issues certificates illegally.

A Technical And Vocational Education and Trainin...

Mon, 02/23/2015 12:43 PM | By Mwakilishi

The High Court has overturned restrictions on media reporting of security operations in a major ruling against Kenya’s proposed anti-terror laws.

Also nullified were...

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Said Osman found his life's calling after witnessing a tragic scene as a young boy that still haunts him decades later.

The pioneering Kenyan doctor was just nine years old when a girl was rushed across the border from southern Ethiopia to...

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He once lived a fairy tale life, by his definition. He had most of what he wanted in life and it looked like nothing would stand in his way. Well, something did and from a life of opulence in the US, he lives from hand to mouth in London Estate, a...

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Kenyan women in the Diaspora have a problem with Kenyan men.

Romantic relationships between Kenyans in the US, for instance, are beset with untold challenges.

The Nairobian spoke to a number of women of different ages and careers who...

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A Kenyan scientist based in the USA has been recognized as one of the people across the globe who have helped shape black history by Malvern Daily Record, an Arkansas-based newspaper.

In celebration of Black History Month in February, the n...

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