KENYA NEWS

Thu, 05/21/2015 08:39 AM | By Mwakilishi

The lawyer of the family of the Kenyan woman facing execution in China for drug trafficking has said that it was “highly unlikely” she would be executed.

Speaking to...

Thu, 05/21/2015 12:17 AM | By Mwakilishi

Police in Nairobi have identified a highway gang that has reportedly stolen about 200 cars in the past few months between Mombasa and Nairobi.

Officers who spoke to...

Thu, 05/21/2015 12:08 AM | By Mwakilishi

Students who survived last month’s terrorism attack on Garissa University College were on Wednesday received at Moi University in Eldoret where they will complete their stu...

Wed, 05/20/2015 06:59 PM | By Mwakilishi

The UK has turned down a request by Kenya that it stops funding Haki Afrika, a Mombasa-based NGO that the government has linked to terrorism.

The Foreign Affairs Min...

Wed, 05/20/2015 06:52 PM | By Mwakilishi

For the second time in as many days, Kenya’s territorial integrity was compromised by armed men who took their time to try and stamp fear into locals before taking off.

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Wed, 05/20/2015 12:07 PM | By Mwakilishi

National Land Commission Chairman Muhammad Swazuri has denied reports that he declared the title deed issued to Bomet University Management Board by President Uhuru Kenyatt...

Wed, 05/20/2015 09:06 AM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama is likely to address a joint session of Parliament and the Senate when he visits Kenya in the last week of July.

Parliament’s leadership ha...

Wed, 05/20/2015 08:56 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter and nominated MP Birdi Sonia were Wednesday morning charged in a Naivasha court with three charges of creating disturbances, incitement and usin...

Wed, 05/20/2015 08:47 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya has hired two leading lobbying firms based in Washington, DC to push for the country's agenda in the United States.

Retaining the services of the two firms wil...

Wed, 05/20/2015 12:50 AM | By Mwakilishi

Travelers at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport were caught off guard yesterday when the Kenya Airports Authority conducted a security and emergency drill.

Poli...

Wed, 05/20/2015 12:15 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta was among world leaders to tweet Barack Obama on Tuesday after the American leader got his personal Twitter account.

"Welcome to @Twitter, @...

Wed, 05/20/2015 12:09 AM | By Mwakilishi

In what has become the norm in the country for action to be taken, a man has chained himself outside Kenyatta National Hospital protesting lack of medical equipment.

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Wed, 05/20/2015 12:03 AM | By Mwakilishi

Emuhaya’s Wilber Ottichilo has been ranked as the elected MP with the highest approval rating from his constituents, according to a new survey by Infotrak Research & Co...

Tue, 05/19/2015 09:27 PM | By Mwakilishi

Questions abound on the legality of a title deed issued by President Uhuru Kenyatta for the proposed Bomet University College after both the National Land Commission ( NLC)...

Tue, 05/19/2015 04:24 PM | By Mwakilishi

Forty-eight years after leaving the US, Samuel Obura recently returned to graduate with a a Master’s degree in Political Science.

Now, isn’t that a story you would w...

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

AS Kenya prepares to host US President Barack Obama in July, the American government believes the country is still not a safe destination for its citizens.

Last Wedn...

Tue, 05/19/2015 12:18 PM | By Mwakilishi

Uasin Gishu County residents demonstrated along the streets of Eldoret on Tuesday protesting against corruption allegations directed to the Deputy President William Ruto in...

Tue, 05/19/2015 09:32 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenyan security agencies have been put on high alert after about 50 heavily-armed Ethiopian soldiers and police officers crossed the border and reportedly took over a polic...

Tue, 05/19/2015 08:40 AM | By Mwakilishi

Singapore authorities seized the biggest illegal shipment of ivory and other exotic animal parts in more than a decade Tuesday, with the haul from Kenya worth an estimated...

Tue, 05/19/2015 08:34 AM | By Mwakilishi

Talk show host Jeff Koinange appeared before a Nairobi court after he was arrested earlier to face contempt-of-court charges.

Mr Koinange had driven himself on Tuesd...

Tue, 05/19/2015 12:27 AM | By Mwakilishi

Opposition MPs have vowed to move to court to have Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka paid their pension after President Uhuru Kenyatta rejected the Bill providing their reti...

Mon, 05/18/2015 04:08 PM | By Mwakilishi

Popular talk-show journalist Jeff Koinange and controversial businessman Tony Gachoka have moved to the High Court, seeking to quash an arrest warrant issued against them f...

Mon, 05/18/2015 03:55 PM | By Mwakilishi

Prof John Krop Lonyangapuo of West Pokot is the highest ranked Senator in the country, with an approval rating of 74.5 per cent.

He is followed by Mike Sonko of Nair...

Mon, 05/18/2015 10:55 AM | By Mwakilishi

Samantha Lewthwaite, a 32-year-old British woman commonly known as the “White Widow”, was behind the Garissa University College terror attack, UK papers claimed on Monday....

Mon, 05/18/2015 08:40 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya is set to take advantage of the Pan-African Parliament summit in South Africa to lobby for a review of tough visa rules imposed on Kenyans last year.

Foreign A...

Mon, 05/18/2015 12:10 AM | By Mwakilishi

A section of Jubilee affiliated Members of Parliament and Senators have backed the controversial proposal to construct a new referral hospital in Uasin-Gishu County.

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Sun, 05/17/2015 05:48 PM | By Mwakilishi

American President Barack Obama will spend three hours at his father’s Nyang’oma K’ogelo birthplace in Siaya County during his visit to Kenya in July.

A spokesman fo...

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Forty-eight years after leaving the US, Samuel Obura recently returned to graduate with a a Master’s degree in Political Science.

Now, isn’t that a story you would want to read? Samuel Obura’s story is an unlikely one - 48 years after compl...

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Beginning Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 12pm EDT, entrants for the DV-2016 (Green Card lottery) can check at the U.S. State Department’s “Electronic Diversity Visa” Entrant Status Check (ESC) website to see if they won.

The following informatio...

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P.K. (Paul Kirehu) Thumbi recently announced he will run for Federal Way City Council Position 7, the seat currently occupied by Councilwoman Dini Duclos.

“[Duclos] is a very fine Councilwoman but we need some new leadership,” Thumbi said i...

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The Kenyan  singing group Moipei Quartet on Sunday got the high honor of singing the US National Anthem at the NBA playoff game between San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers.

The three sisters, Mary Moipei , Magdalene Moipei a...

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