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Fri, 04/24/2015 08:19 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta's trip to the United States was cancelled on Friday after the president’s plane was diverted back to Kenya on its way to Dubai, where the president...

Fri, 04/24/2015 06:13 PM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya ranks lower than war-torn countries like Iraq and Ukraine. It was rated the 125th happiest country out of 158 countries sampled in the global ranking of happiness sur...

Fri, 04/24/2015 04:07 PM | By Mwakilishi

Sugar-smugglers whose activities have been linked to Al-Shabaab are still in business, three weeks after one of the terror group’s deadliest attacks in Kenya that killed 14...

Fri, 04/24/2015 01:12 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s trip to the United States starting this Friday has been cancelled, State House has confirmed.

Fri, 04/24/2015 11:06 AM | By Mwakilishi

Interior and Co-ordination of National Government Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery has extended the amnesty granted to youth who had deserted Al Shabaab by two weeks.

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Fri, 04/24/2015 10:03 AM | By Mwakilishi

Industry officials on Friday warned that tourism at the Coast was on the verge of collapse with 30,000 to 40,000 staff set to lose their jobs by the end of April.

Th...

Fri, 04/24/2015 08:43 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has denied allegations that he influenced the irregular award of a Kenya Pipeline Company tender for a share of a bribe.

The EACC corrupti...

Fri, 04/24/2015 08:31 AM | By Mwakilishi

Two suspects charged over the Anglo Leasing scam in which the government lost Sh8 billion can now travel abroad to attend to business and family matters after a Nairobi cou...

Fri, 04/24/2015 08:23 AM | By Mwakilishi

A plane carrying President Uhuru Kenyatta to Dubai was forced to turn back home after navigation challenges caused by military activity in Yemen, the State House in Nairobi...

Fri, 04/24/2015 12:22 AM | By Mwakilishi

A terror suspect arrested at President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Gatundu family residence will remain in custody alongside another suspect for 14 days as investigations are conducte...

Fri, 04/24/2015 12:09 AM | By Mwakilishi

A former MP who successfully obtained orders blocking his prosecution for being in the country illegally will now be arraigned to face the same charges.

Former Wajir...

Thu, 04/23/2015 09:20 PM | By Mwakilishi

A chief in Mandera County was Thursday killed by Al-Shabaab terrorists, hours after they pulled him out of a bus and took him to Somalia.

The chief and other passeng...

Thu, 04/23/2015 05:39 PM | By Mwakilishi

Raila Odinga’s Opposition coalition officially launched its referendum campaign, setting the stage for what could be a long-running duel with President Uhuru Kenyatta’s adm...

Thu, 04/23/2015 02:29 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has left for Los Angeles in California, USA to discuss investment opportunities at the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference.

World leader...

Thu, 04/23/2015 02:10 PM | By Mwakilishi

A church was yesterday closed in Masinga, Machakos county, following public complaints that worshippers undress during prayers.

Masinga deputy county commissioner Mu...

Thu, 04/23/2015 08:31 AM | By Mwakilishi

A man being detained by police on suspicion of being a terrorist had actually sought to visit the President’s mother, Mama Ngina Kenyatta, at her Gatundu home.

Media...

Thu, 04/23/2015 08:20 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday suspended Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) chairman Mumo Matemu and his deputy, Irene Keino, from their offices pending a t...

Thu, 04/23/2015 12:25 AM | By Mwakilishi

A mini-America will descend on Kenya when US President Barack Obama visits his father's homeland.

Obama will jet into Kenya in late July for bilateral meetings with...

Thu, 04/23/2015 12:13 AM | By Mwakilishi

The man in charge of what children are learning in schools has defended the introduction of Chinese language into the Kenyan curriculum.

Chief Executive Officer of K...

Thu, 04/23/2015 12:06 AM | By Mwakilishi

Cord will on Thursday launch its ‘Okoa Kenya’ referendum campaign.

Opposition leader Raila Odinga and his co-principals, Mr Kalonzo Musyoka and Mr Moses Wetang’ula,...

Wed, 04/22/2015 06:46 PM | By Mwakilishi

MPs overwhelmingly backed a bill on test-tube babies and approved it to go to the last legislative stage. Millie Odhiambo, the sponsor of the In-vitro Fertilisation (IVF) B...

Wed, 04/22/2015 04:25 PM | By Mwakilishi

The High Court has ordered Mr Danson Mungatana to refund a Sh12 million ‘friendly loan’ taken from Senator Moses Wetang’ula.

Judge David Onyancha dismissed the defen...

Wed, 04/22/2015 02:33 PM | By Mwakilishi

There was drama at the Kiamumbi police station when police arrested 37 teenagers for being drunk and disorderly.

The officers said they collected eight spent bottles...

Wed, 04/22/2015 01:25 PM | By Mwakilishi

The National Assembly Wednesday approved the removal of the Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC) Chair Mumo Matemu and Vice Chair Irene Keino.

The House ask...

Wed, 04/22/2015 01:19 PM | By Mwakilishi

Anxiety has gripped Eldoret in Uasin Gishu after an estimated 30 children were forcefully circumcised by a non-governmental organisation based in Kisumu and which has a cli...

Wed, 04/22/2015 09:16 AM | By Mwakilishi

The US has blocked the assets belonging to two senior Al-Shabaab leaders believed to be behind the recent Garissa attack and several other attacks targeting Kenya.

T...

Wed, 04/22/2015 08:29 AM | By Mwakilishi

A suspected terrorist was on Tuesday arrested at President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Gatundu home.

The suspect, Said Mirre Siyad, is alleged to have been carrying out surveil...

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