KENYA NEWS

Fri, 08/1/2014 04:36 PM | By Mwakilishi

Former senior government officials have come under the spotlight after it emerged that 500,000 acres of prime land in Lamu were given out during their tenure.

Former...

Fri, 08/1/2014 02:20 PM | By Mwakilishi

August 1, 2014 marked the 32nd anniversary of the failed 1982 coup. To many it may just be another day in the calendar yet the history of this country will never be complet...

Fri, 08/1/2014 08:53 AM | By Mwakilishi

It has now emerged that owners of the 22 companies which allegedly grabbed 500,000 acres of land in Lamu are influential politicians and businessmen both in Nairobi and Mom...

Fri, 08/1/2014 08:40 AM | By Mwakilishi

Mixed reactions greeted the cancellation of land title deeds by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday evening.

Many Lamu residents welcomed the cancellations saying i...

Fri, 08/1/2014 01:07 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has been invited to next week's Africa summit because of Kenya's status as a key regional partner of the United States, a White House official said...

Thu, 07/31/2014 09:45 PM | By Mwakilishi

A man in Karingari village in Embu County says his manhood disappeared after his estranged wife bewitched him.

Isaac Muriithi, 46, and a father of four, says he and...

Thu, 07/31/2014 02:18 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered Lands cabinet secretary Charity Ngilu to repossess 500,000 acres of public land in Lamu that was irregularly allocated to 22 private en...

Thu, 07/31/2014 01:20 AM | By Mwakilishi

The rivalry between Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua and Senator Johnstone muthama played out in public after the latter snubbed the county boss at a Wiper party meeting held...

Wed, 07/30/2014 08:21 PM | By Mwakilishi

An MP has been placed under investigation by parliamentary authorities for threatening Deputy Speaker Joyce Laboso and "causing damage to property" as she disrupted House p...

Wed, 07/30/2014 04:44 PM | By Mwakilishi

The Coalition for Reform and Democracy (CORD) Wednesday suffered a double blow after the House rejected attempts by its members to present a minority report alongside one t...

Wed, 07/30/2014 03:25 PM | By Mwakilishi

Samuel Ng’ang’a Thuita has been promoted from Brigadier to Major General, and has been appointed Kenya Air Force Commander.

Major General Joff Otieno who served as K...

Wed, 07/30/2014 12:15 PM | By Mwakilishi

President Uhuru Kenyatta Wednesday rolled out a new plan to tarmac 10,000 km of roads in five years.

This will nearly double the number of tarmacked roads from the c...

Wed, 07/30/2014 11:10 AM | By Mwakilishi

President Barack Obama on Monday cited the example of Kenya's Luo community in criticising the contemporary practice of polygamy.

Mr Obama said the tradition in part...

Wed, 07/30/2014 10:12 AM | By Mwakilishi

The International Criminal Court has directed that the Kenyan government be compelled to provide the property and financial records associated with President Uhuru Kenyatta...

Wed, 07/30/2014 08:39 AM | By Mwakilishi

Two MPs from Kwale who were among other leaders that visited statehouse last week have come out to defend their move, a day after a section of Muslim clerics and leaders ga...

Wed, 07/30/2014 08:35 AM | By Mwakilishi

Girls and young women who allege they were sexually abused by a British Airways (BA) pilot in African schools and orphanages plan to sue the airline, a law firm representin...

Wed, 07/30/2014 12:23 AM | By Mwakilishi

The United States will establish a leadership centre in Kenya to train young East Africans for executive positions in business, government and civil society, President Bara...

Wed, 07/30/2014 12:20 AM | By Mwakilishi

A housewife single-handedly fought off a hyena that raided her house at the break of dawn as she and her four children slept.

Mrs Namaita Lengoloya quickly picked up...

Wed, 07/30/2014 12:15 AM | By Mwakilishi

The Opposition has opted to follow a carefully crafted legal road in its referendum bid by reaching out to the arms of Government critical to ensuring its success.

A...

Tue, 07/29/2014 08:01 PM | By Mwakilishi

US President Barack Obama has rooted for increased trade with African countries ahead of crucial summit with the continent’s presidents in Washington DC.

Obama annou...

Tue, 07/29/2014 04:06 PM | By Mwakilishi

Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (Cord) is going to collect five million signatures in the next two or three weeks to push for a national referendum, its leader Raila Od...

Tue, 07/29/2014 08:41 AM | By Mwakilishi

Former President Daniel Moi has questioned US President Barack Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative.

Moi on Tuesday said he has taken a lot of interest on the me...

Tue, 07/29/2014 12:47 AM | By Mwakilishi

Youths in Kisumu are urging President Uhuru Kenyatta to visit the city and listen to challenges affecting the locals.

The Kisumu Youth and Business Community Associa...

Tue, 07/29/2014 12:25 AM | By Mwakilishi

Western Kenya MPs have differed over the calls for a referendum as the vote push continues to generate political heat in the region.

In Kakamega, Senator Bonni Khalw...

Mon, 07/28/2014 04:38 PM | By Mwakilishi

An American court has awarded Sh680 billion ($8 billion) to victims of the 1998 attacks on the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

The beneficiaries are all people w...

Mon, 07/28/2014 12:55 PM | By Mwakilishi

The Court of Appeal on Monday directed the government not to make further payments for claims linked to 18 Anglo Leasing contracts.

Court of Appeal Judges Philip Wak...

Mon, 07/28/2014 11:09 AM | By Mwakilishi

A man who police claim swindled the public by posing as Nairobi Senator Mike Mbuvi Sonko has been arrested.

The suspect, Joseph Gitau Njoki, was arrested after peopl...

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Kora Hardy, the reigning Miss Kenya USA, is the Kenyan delegate in this year’s Miss Africa USA pageant, which takes place August 9, 2014 in Rockville, Maryland.

Born in Kenya and raised in Maryland, Kora Hardy is running on the platform of...

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H.E. Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, C.G.H. President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya will be in Washington, DC to attend the US-Africa Leaders Summit which is scheduled to take place in August, 2014.

During this...

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Dr George Njoroge, a world renowned scientist originally from Kenya and based in the US, was recently feted by Mount Kenya University (MKU).

Dr Njoroge was last week awarded an honorary Doctor of Pharmacy degree by the University for his ex...

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Prof Ngugi wa Thiong’o has congratulated and praised a Kenyan student studying in the UK for achieving an outstanding First Class honours degree in Aerospace engineering. The world-renowned writer said: “I would like to congratulate Jepleting fo...

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