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Thu, 05/28/2015 12:15 AM | By Mwakilishi

A massive delegation of 84 government officials is set to accompany President Uhuru Kenyatta to Saturday’s inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s President, amid que...

Thu, 05/28/2015 12:04 AM | By Mwakilishi

For three years - on and off - a 15-year-old in Oterit village, Baringo County, has been sleeping in a tree.

While for some it may sound like a fashionable thing to...

Wed, 05/27/2015 07:19 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday directed Kenya Power to reduce electricity connection fees from Sh35,000 to Sh15,000.

Uhuru said his government had invested bi...

Wed, 05/27/2015 02:59 PM | By Mwakilishi

An old man’s wish to meet President Uhuru Kenyatta made in 2013 through the media finally came to pass on Wednesday when he got to meet the head of state.

Mzee Mulei...

Wed, 05/27/2015 01:05 PM | By Mwakilishi

Felix Kiprono, a young Kenyan lawyer, offered U.S. President Obama 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats in exchange for his 16-year-old daughter Malia's hand in marriage, MSN New...

Wed, 05/27/2015 11:33 AM | By Mwakilishi

International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has admitted that she has insufficient incriminating evidence against Deputy President William Ruto and journal...

Wed, 05/27/2015 09:01 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s trust among Kenyans has declined in the latest opinion poll by IPSOS, compared to December last year.

In December, 67 percent of Kenyans h...

Wed, 05/27/2015 08:47 AM | By Mwakilishi

In Lebanon, a Kenyan maid has bleach poured over her head as punishment for cleaning the bathroom too slowly by an employer who threatens to send her home in a box.

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Wed, 05/27/2015 12:27 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya risks being subjected to sanctions by United States for failing to comply with the Trafficking Victims Protection Act’s (TVPA) minimum standards.

The country h...

Wed, 05/27/2015 12:07 AM | By Mwakilishi

IDA Odinga, wife of Cord leader Raila Odinga, has spoken for the first time about the loss of her firstborn son Fidel, who died on January 4.

“There is nothing as ba...

Tue, 05/26/2015 07:33 PM | By Mwakilishi

Kenyans made more complaints against the National Police Service Commission than any other agency, according to a new report by the Commission on Administrative Justice....

Tue, 05/26/2015 05:19 PM | By Mwakilishi

Senate Speaker Ekwe Ethuro has directed the committee on National Security and Foreign Relations to probe in three weeks President Uhuru Kenyatta's aborted trip to Los Ange...

Tue, 05/26/2015 02:29 AM | By Mwakilishi

At least 84.1 per cent of Kenyans are against same-sex unions, a new study has shown.

A survey conducted by Nairobi-based firm Spectrum Research says a majority of K...

Tue, 05/26/2015 02:24 AM | By Mwakilishi

Take mothers to Pumwani Maternity Hospital at your own risk.

This is the message nurses are giving the public over the facility that they term “unsafe” and a “slaugh...

Mon, 05/25/2015 05:44 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has begun the process of sacking Principal Secretaries (PSs) for failing to comply with his executive order on e-procurement.

The President’...

Mon, 05/25/2015 05:38 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has cancelled tenders worth Sh288 billion and threatened to sack 11 principal secretaries whose ministries and departments failed to use the govern...

Mon, 05/25/2015 01:20 PM | By Mwakilishi

Catholic Sisters from Italy who visited Kenya for the beatification of Sister Irene Stefani are reeling from shock after they lost valuables of unknown amount to pickpocket...

Mon, 05/25/2015 09:47 AM | By Mwakilishi

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has recommended that one of the cases against suspended Lands CS Charity Ngilu be closed.

In a statement released on Monday, th...

Mon, 05/25/2015 09:40 AM | By Mwakilishi

A fresh warrant of arrest has been issued against television talk show host Jeff Koinange for failing to appear in court.

Principal Magistrate Maisy Chesang also dir...

Mon, 05/25/2015 02:44 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has told off Cord Leader Raila Odinga for criticising the government saying this is not a coalition government.  Kenyatta told Raila that he s...

Mon, 05/25/2015 02:36 AM | By Mwakilishi

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has accused President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Jubilee government of not doing enough to fight corruption.

Raila accused the Government of...

Sun, 05/24/2015 03:26 PM | By Mwakilishi

Four Cabinet secretaries, a senator and an MP are likely to be charged over corruption after the anti-graft agency concluded investigations against them.

At the same...

Sun, 05/24/2015 09:54 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta Saturday said that the government will this year re-launch the laptops project for primary schools.

He defended the government’s delay in pr...

Sun, 05/24/2015 02:09 AM | By Mwakilishi

Police are on the spot for failing to tame a gang of 10 which has been robbing pedestrians in Nairobi, in the wee hours of the morning and in the evening.

The mugger...

Sun, 05/24/2015 02:03 AM | By Mwakilishi

While the move by President Uhuru Kenyatta not to grant retirement benefits to rivals Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka may be politically prudent, pundits warn the Presiden...

Sun, 05/24/2015 01:57 AM | By Mwakilishi

National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale has made a U-turn over his earlier statement that he will expose financiers and sympathisers of Al Shabaab in the country, sayi...

Sat, 05/23/2015 07:23 PM | By Mwakilishi

Thousands of pilgrims from all over the world descended on Nyeri to attend the beatification to ‘Blessed’ of Sister Irene “Nyaatha” Stefani.

The Catholic nun from It...

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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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At least 84.1 per cent of Kenyans are against same-sex unions, a new study has shown.

A survey conducted by Nairobi-based firm Spectrum Research says a majority of Kenyans want the government to rein in the spread of homosexuality “before i...

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