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Tue, 01/20/2015 07:53 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has censured the Ministry of Lands and the National Land Commission for failing to address the Langata Road Primary School land issue until it got...

Tue, 01/20/2015 01:00 AM | By Mwakilishi

Deputy President William Ruto does not own a city hotel linked to the controversial Lang’ata Road Primary School playground in Nairobi, a lawyer said on Monday.

The...

Tue, 01/20/2015 12:15 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya’s Oscar award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o, activist Ory Okolloh and Jacqueline Mugo, the chief executive of the employers lobby, have been named on the list of Afr...

Mon, 01/19/2015 05:01 PM | By Mwakilishi

UWEZO Fund chairperson Wanjiru Gathira is not a graduate of Suffolk University Law School in Boston as she has claimed for many years.

"We do not have anyone by that...

Mon, 01/19/2015 04:13 PM | By Mwakilishi

A redacted brief by ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has accused senior politicians and officials in President Mwai Kibaki’s government of using security agents and the Mungik...

Mon, 01/19/2015 11:21 AM | By Mwakilishi

The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party is now demanding that President Uhuru Kenyatta apologises over the Monday incident that saw police lob teargas canisters at a gro...

Mon, 01/19/2015 09:11 AM | By Mwakilishi

The woes bedevilling Naivasha MP John Kihagi went a notch higher after he was whipped by an elderly farmer during a demonstration against land matters in Naivasha.

D...

Mon, 01/19/2015 09:03 AM | By Mwakilishi

Five pupils and a police officer were injured during a protest over a disputed piece of land at Langa’ta Road Primary School on Monday.

The protest, publicised on so...

Sun, 01/18/2015 04:06 PM | By Mwakilishi

The registration of the Jubilee Alliance Party (Jap) continues to stir up excitement and resentment in equal measure within the ruling coalition.

Council of Governor...

Sun, 01/18/2015 11:00 AM | By Mwakilishi

Britons seeking to work with children in Kenya will have to be cleared by the UK police to reduce the risk of employing child sex offenders, the High Commissioner has said....

Sun, 01/18/2015 10:43 AM | By Mwakilishi

The ICC registry in consultation with the Prosecution is on Monday expected to make public evidence contained in the charges President Uhuru Kenyatta was facing at the Inte...

Sun, 01/18/2015 10:25 AM | By Mwakilishi

The much awaited construction of Nairobi's Outering Road into a dual carriage will eventually begin this week as President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to unveil the project.

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Sun, 01/18/2015 02:46 AM | By Mwakilishi

Formation of the Jubilee Alliance Party (JAP) by ruling coalition partners ( TNA and URP) has sparked off clashing opinions among key political heavyweights in the coalitio...

Sat, 01/17/2015 02:48 PM | By Mwakilishi

The crimes against humanity charges against President Uhuru Kenyatta at the International Criminal Court (ICC), which were withdrawn last month, return to haunt him Monday...

Sat, 01/17/2015 08:00 AM | By Mwakilishi

The political direction in Meru County appears to be shifting, ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s expected visit to the county in February.

The relationship between...

Sat, 01/17/2015 02:50 AM | By Mwakilishi

A vehicle belonging to First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was on Thursday morning impounded by police for bearing unprescribed number plate.

The personal vehicle belonging...

Fri, 01/16/2015 05:11 PM | By Mwakilishi

Differences within former Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s ODM over Homa Bay senatorial contest have sunk to new levels of acrimony with the rebel camp threatening to mobilise...

Fri, 01/16/2015 10:15 AM | By Mwakilishi

United Democratic Movement (UDM) candidate in the Homa Bay senatorial race Silas Jakakimba has withdrawn his candidature, citing direct security threats.

Mr Jakakimb...

Fri, 01/16/2015 09:39 AM | By Mwakilishi

The United Republican Party (URP) and The National Alliance (TNA) party has unveiled a new political party - Jubilee Alliance Party - ahead of 2017 General Election.

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Fri, 01/16/2015 09:28 AM | By Mwakilishi

Police have obtained a warrant of arrest for a woman who fled to the US after allegedly assaulting her employee.

The warrant seeks to have American authorities arres...

Fri, 01/16/2015 02:39 AM | By Mwakilishi

A major stand-off between ODM leader Raila Odinga and MPs from Homa Bay county over the candidature of Moses Kajwang’ in senatorial by-election came to the fore yesterday a...

Thu, 01/15/2015 06:54 PM | By Mwakilishi

Flamboyant Nairobi Senator Mike Mbuvi Sonko is not new to controversy, but his latest surge to brand himself and his fans, flaunt a tough self-security image and to offer u...

Thu, 01/15/2015 04:05 PM | By Mwakilishi

The Chinese Government has formally asked Kenya to hand over 76 of its citizens who are facing cyber-crime charges in Nairobi.

The suspects arrested in Nairobi had s...

Thu, 01/15/2015 03:10 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged the Obama administration to lift travel advisories on Kenya, arguing the warnings have hurt Kenya’s tourism industry.

Kenya's amba...

Thu, 01/15/2015 10:38 AM | By Mwakilishi

Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria is not off the hook yet in a hate speech case facing him before a criminal court in Nairobi.
The MP appeared before Principal Magistrate E...

Wed, 01/14/2015 11:28 PM | By Mwakilishi

A man in Kiambu has been accused of killing his six year-old step daughter before stashing her body in a suitcase.

The man is said to have telephoned his wife and to...

Wed, 01/14/2015 11:06 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has faulted agencies tasked with fighting corruption, top State Law Office sources said.

The Head of State is unhappy with the failure to ar...

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Alcohol and drug abuse have become so prevalent in our society today that very few families can claim not to have a member or too or maybe a family friend that is completely taken over. What’s true too is that while society has accepted drinking a...

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Domestic violence is a subject that is considered a private affair if not a conversational taboo amongst many individuals, communities and especially in african cultures.

Yet, this is a social vice that if left unresolved threatens to maint...

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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 British blogger has characterized Kenyans as lazy and non-progressive compare to our East African neighbors. ‘Mzungu MKenya’ says he has been traveling the the East African region frequently for the ten years, but says that in those ten...

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