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Wed, 06/29/2016 03:20 PM | By Mwakilishi

Taxpayers are spending millions of shillings every month on the insurance covers of two retired presidents highlighting the heavy burden of maintaining the former heads of...

Wed, 06/29/2016 02:54 PM | By Mwakilishi

Members of the Presidential Strategic Communication Unit have been suspended following what a source said was “haemorrhaging of uncertified information” to the public.

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Wed, 06/29/2016 11:32 AM | By Mwakilishi

The Kenya Defence Forces on Wednesday morning killed four Al Shabaab terrorists who attempted to launch an attack in Milimani area, near Baure within Lamu County.

Th...

Wed, 06/29/2016 08:26 AM | By Mwakilishi

United Kingdom (UK), Kenya's leading tourist market and France have defended the travel advisories  they issued against parts of Kenya , saying they are non-political...

Wed, 06/29/2016 01:07 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenyan workers are less productive than their counterparts in Uganda and Ethiopia, a World Bank report says.

The report indicates that the average output of Kenya’s...

Wed, 06/29/2016 12:20 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kiambu governor William Kabogo has said the political pact that brought together the Jubilee coalition is still intact.

In an interview with the Star Tuesday, he sai...

Wed, 06/29/2016 12:13 AM | By Mwakilishi

Botswana will review its restrictive migrant laws for Kenyans’ seeking work permits after President Uhuru Kenyatta’s push during a State visit to the southern African count...

Wed, 06/29/2016 12:06 AM | By Mwakilishi

Vihiga MP Yusuf Chanzu risks losing his property to auctioneers.

The MP has to raise a security for the Sh45 million loan, which he owes Equity Bank by today morning...

Tue, 06/28/2016 09:49 PM | By Mwakilishi

The Anti-Counterfeit Agency in Kenya has seized fake goods worth more than Sh1 billion, highlighting the magnitude of the problem.

ACA yesterday said it had confisca...

Tue, 06/28/2016 03:17 PM | By Mwakilishi

The New York Times is defending a story it published last week on former ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo.

In a statement Tuesday evening, the Times argued the arti...

Tue, 06/28/2016 01:47 PM | By Mwakilishi

It is an important day on the calendar of Laare Parish Catholic Church in Igembe North, Meru county. The faithful file in one by one carrying an array of items.

Shor...

Tue, 06/28/2016 01:17 PM | By Mwakilishi

The hearing of a case in which lawyer Kethi Kilonzo is charged with theft of a voter registration card was on Tuesday adjourned to September.

The court was asked to...

Tue, 06/28/2016 10:02 AM | By Mwakilishi

Melinda Gates has pledged to support First Lady Margaret Kenyatta’s Beyond Zero campaign in a bid to step up efforts towards eliminating maternal and child deaths in Kenya....

Tue, 06/28/2016 09:12 AM | By Mwakilishi

State House has moved to calm the growing storm over Deputy President William Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid.

In a statement to newsrooms, State House Senior Director...

Tue, 06/28/2016 08:34 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko has promised to turn the iconic Uhuru Park into a matatu terminus if elected Nairobi governor in the forthcoming election.

Speaking in a t...

Tue, 06/28/2016 12:21 AM | By Mwakilishi

An anti-corruption officer has produced in court a letter head with Lamu West MP Julius Ndegwa appreciating receipt of money from the constituency kitty.

The Ethics...

Tue, 06/28/2016 12:13 AM | By Mwakilishi

The Indian government has committed to set up a cancer hospital in Kenya. It will also provide doctors and equipment. An MoU on health cooperation, which covers this projec...

Mon, 06/27/2016 06:49 PM | By Mwakilishi

A Jubilee official has criticised the recent State appointments, claiming that President Uhuru Kenyatta was recycling political rejects.

Jubilee Coast Coordinator Fa...

Mon, 06/27/2016 01:54 PM | By Mwakilishi

ord leaders on Monday demanded the arrest of Deputy President William Ruto for leading a "persistent hate speech campaign against the opposition leaders".

They deman...

Mon, 06/27/2016 01:10 PM | By Mwakilishi

A photo has surfaced online of a mansion former Prime Minister and CORD leader Raila Odinga just finished constructing in Kisumu.

The mansion was reportedly construc...

Mon, 06/27/2016 10:59 AM | By Mwakilishi

A Kenyan socialite Peninah Lema Munyithya, popularly known as Pesh, is being held in jail in Kumasi, Ghana, after she was arrested for drug trafficking, Nairobi News can co...

Mon, 06/27/2016 02:32 AM | By Mwakilishi

CORD leader Raila Odinga Sunday led the five Opposition MPs arrested over hate speech allegations into declaring a fresh fight against dictatorship.

They said the Go...

Mon, 06/27/2016 02:23 AM | By Mwakilishi

Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama on Sunday sensationally claimed that the plot to arrest the “Pangani Six” and “Muthaiga Two” was hatched at State House by Deputy President...

Mon, 06/27/2016 02:18 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta’s popularity compared to Opposition chief Raila Odinga’s regarding the next election has increased considerably over recent months, a new survey sh...

Sun, 06/26/2016 05:39 PM | By Mwakilishi

Rebel Opposition MP Gideon Mung’aro has ended months of silence over his links with the Orange Democratic Movement by announcing that he would not use the party’s ticket to...

Sun, 06/26/2016 03:55 PM | By Mwakilishi

Deputy President William Ruto has accused ODM leader Raila Odinga of engaging in retrogressive politics that focuses on servitude and censuring of its members.

Speak...

Sun, 06/26/2016 02:03 PM | By Mwakilishi

Behind the high concrete walls of Nairobi’s Lang’ata Maximum Security Women’s Prison—past the wrought iron gates, razor wire and armed prison warders—sprightly toddlers run...

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Dr Jerono Phylis Rotich, a native of Kenya and professor at North Carolina A&T State University, has received two awards for her outstanding leadership.

At a Gala event held on April 20, 2016, the North Carolina A&T University Stude...

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In the 1930s, a bunch of poverty-stricken boys from Rwathia village in Kangema, Murang’a County, walked to Nairobi with nothing but tattered clothes and a burning dream to find that elusive thing called mbeca (money). Little did they know that the...

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Starting March 15th, 2016, USA Permanent Residents visiting or transiting through Canada by air will be required to have an eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) prior to traveling.

The new requirement only applies to visa-exempt foreign na...

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A Kenyan has just landed a big job at one of the biggest film studios in the world.

Hezron Karanja has been appointed Vice President of Finance at Paramount Pictures Corporation. Karanja, who lives in California, has been with Paramount sin...

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