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Fri, 01/30/2015 12:18 AM | By Mwakilishi

Revenue Allocation ( CRA), said the 27 counties in the red failed to comply with the commission's guidelines on spending with most accused of unilaterally seeking to inflat...

Fri, 01/30/2015 12:12 AM | By Mwakilishi

Garissa Governor Nathif Jama was questioned by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission over the alleged misappropriation of Sh60 million on Thursday.

EACC communic...

Fri, 01/30/2015 12:08 AM | By Mwakilishi

Police have arrested a man believed to be behind last November’s twin massacre in Mandera county that left 64 people dead. Salim Abubakar Kitonga is one of the country’s mo...

Thu, 01/29/2015 06:41 PM | By Mwakilishi

A witness claimed on Thursday that Deputy President William Ruto incited the Kalenjin to kill members of the Kikuyu community in the aftermath of the disputed 2007 General...

Thu, 01/29/2015 03:52 PM | By Mwakilishi

About Sh29 billion will be sent to more than 400,000 needy Kenyans to improve their living standards.

The money will be sent from March by Kenya Commercial Bank, the...

Thu, 01/29/2015 08:34 AM | By Mwakilishi

Memusi Kanchory will represent ODM in the Kajiado Central parliamentary by-election after winning party nominations.

Mr Kanchory garnered 9,523 votes while Silau Ola...

Wed, 01/28/2015 08:14 PM | By Mwakilishi

The political rivalry in Narok County that led to deaths and injuries following violent protests took another twist Wednesday afternoon with arrests and a night in the cell...

Wed, 01/28/2015 04:22 PM | By Mwakilishi

Three Taita Taveta MCAs allegedly obtained Sh500,000 allowances by lying about accompanying Cord leader Raila Odinga to India.

Raila took the 10-day political and in...

Wed, 01/28/2015 01:03 PM | By Mwakilishi

Just how long can a governor be absent from his county? Well, neither the constitution nor county government laws prescribe the maximum period a county boss can be away fro...

Wed, 01/28/2015 12:03 PM | By Mwakilishi

Narok Senator Stephen ole Ntutu and four MPs were arrested and taken to the Muthaiga Police Station where they were to spend the night over chaos that took place in Narok,...

Wed, 01/28/2015 10:00 AM | By Mwakilishi

CORD condemns use of excessive force by police in response to demonstrations; says conflicts can be resolved without intervention of security forces

Raila Odinga in...

Wed, 01/28/2015 08:41 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya’s precious park within Nairobi City that lures large numbers of tourists to the country annually is under threat by land grabbers.

Conservationists warn that i...

Wed, 01/28/2015 12:11 AM | By Mwakilishi

Senior officials from Europe have arrived in the country to discuss bilateral security concerns with the government. The delegation, which is mainly from the United Kingdom...

Wed, 01/28/2015 12:05 AM | By Mwakilishi

Violent and unruly leaders should be punished, the Constitution implementation commission says.

Those to be punished include governors, MPs and other leaders who hav...

Tue, 01/27/2015 09:32 PM | By Mwakilishi

The Government will adopt biometric registration to secure the Sh13.6billion set aside for the disadvantaged under the Inua Jamii cash transfer programme as a model for oth...

Tue, 01/27/2015 12:00 PM | By Mwakilishi

Thika Road Mall along the ultra-modern super-highway provides a unique geography, for it is both difficult to secure, and for emergency services to access upon eruption of...

Tue, 01/27/2015 10:58 AM | By Mwakilishi

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has summoned State House Controller Lawrence Lenayapa and MP Asman Kamama over Alfred Keter’s weighbridge tiff with police.

The...

Tue, 01/27/2015 01:19 AM | By Mwakilishi

Some of the landowners who have been compensated for losing their land to the new railway have already squandered their fortunes, even as some of their neighbours wait for...

Tue, 01/27/2015 12:46 AM | By Mwakilishi

The controversy surrounding a two-and-a-half acre plot near State House, Nairobi, has taken a new twist after a man claimed fraudsters faked his death to sell it to an Ethi...

Mon, 01/26/2015 05:21 PM | By Mwakilishi

Police officers have been barred from riding to a station in private cars whose drivers have been booked for minor traffic offences.

Some officers who spoke to the N...

Mon, 01/26/2015 04:19 PM | By Mwakilishi

Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter and his nominated counterpart Sunjeev Birdi will not apologise or resign over Saturday’s incident in which they were filmed insulting and threat...

Mon, 01/26/2015 11:00 AM | By Mwakilishi

At least two people were shot dead in Narok County Monday when thousands of residents attempted to storm Governor Samuel Tunai’s office and evict him.

Eight people w...

Mon, 01/26/2015 02:42 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko is under investigation for allegedly threatening Kenya National Highways Authority officials over the release of a water tanker.

"Sonko an...

Sun, 01/25/2015 04:42 PM | By Mwakilishi

The political future of Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter is in the balance after President Uhuru Kenyatta backed his prosecution after the legislator was captured on video threa...

Sun, 01/25/2015 04:07 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Mwai Kibaki kept land grabbing incidents on the low when he was in office because he discouraged his backers from using land as a political tool.

It is one...

Sun, 01/25/2015 01:35 PM | By Mwakilishi

A 90-year-old Kenyan grandmother is believed to be the world’s oldest primary school pupil.

Priscilla Sitienei, an elderly woman who lives and works in the Ndalat vi...

Sun, 01/25/2015 12:27 PM | By Mwakilishi

Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale has accused the National Cohesion and Integration Commission ( NCIC) of serving partisan interests.

This is after the NCIC summoned hi...

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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 Kenyan woman who immigrated to the United States in the early 1990s has built a successful natural hair care business in the U.S. and she is now expanding that business to her country of birth, Kenya, East Africa.

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