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Fri, 05/6/2016 03:10 PM | By Mwakilishi

Any shopper carrying a polythene bag in Nairobi will be fined if a new bill seeking to curb pollution is passed.

The bill, sponsored by Umoja MCA Njoroge Maina, is a...

Fri, 05/6/2016 11:25 AM | By Mwakilishi

The government on Friday disbanded the Department of Refugee Affairs (DRA) in measures leading to closure of two refugee camps citing terrorism threats.

Interior Pri...

Fri, 05/6/2016 11:02 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya’s late First Lady Lucy Kibaki and deceased renowned Congolese musician Papa Wemba were the most popular on Google Search trends in  Kenya in April.

Jules...

Fri, 05/6/2016 09:21 AM | By Mwakilishi

Slain businessman Jacob Juma was bold, if his posts on Twitter are anything to go by.

Following his murder on Thursday night , some have noted he had many enemies, b...

Thu, 05/5/2016 05:14 PM | By Mwakilishi

Members of the Murang’a County Assembly have volunteered to refund money that they illegally pocketed as allowances in some cases for non-existent trips abroad.

The...

Thu, 05/5/2016 04:24 PM | By Mwakilishi

Parliament has opened investigations into the activities of Medanta Africare — the hospital accused of notoriously referring patients to India in return for a Sh200,000 kic...

Thu, 05/5/2016 01:37 PM | By Mwakilishi

The government has asked mourners flying to the funeral of the late former First Lady Lucy Kibaki to park their aircrafts by 9am.

Government spokesperson Erick Kirai...

Thu, 05/5/2016 12:12 AM | By Mwakilishi

One mother who sued Pumwani Maternity Hospital after doctors “forgot” a pair of medical scissors inside her womb for nine days, is too traumatised to visit health facilitie...

Thu, 05/5/2016 12:03 AM | By Mwakilishi

Opposition chief Raila Odinga is shaking up Orange House, the nerve center of his political activities, and seeking new blood in a bold strategy for 2017.

The Star h...

Wed, 05/4/2016 02:23 PM | By Mwakilishi

Every Kenyan including myself has had to pay a bribe to get things done in Kenya, Cord leader Raila Odinga has said.

“The question is ‘when’, it’s not ‘if’, Raila sa...

Wed, 05/4/2016 11:14 AM | By Mwakilishi

Two men are seeking a Kenyan court ruling declaring enforced anal examinations unconstitutional after they were subjected to such tests last year to see if they had been in...

Wed, 05/4/2016 08:37 AM | By Mwakilishi

The High Court has certified as urgent a case in which a blogger who was charged for posting an offensive post about President Uhuru Kenyatta on social media challenged his...

Wed, 05/4/2016 08:27 AM | By Mwakilishi

Eleven foreign diplomats on Wednesday criticised calls by the opposition to occupy electoral commission offices countrywide and force its top officials to resign.

Th...

Wed, 05/4/2016 12:24 AM | By Mwakilishi

Security agencies last week foiled a planned biological attack using anthrax and arrested three suspects, police said Tuesday.

The Inspector-General of Police Joseph...

Wed, 05/4/2016 12:14 AM | By Mwakilishi

Nairobi Speaker Alex Ole Magelo has denied claims that he transferred sh50 million meant as gratuity for Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) into a private account.

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Wed, 05/4/2016 12:04 AM | By Mwakilishi

Three MPs have questioned Tharaka Nithi Governor Samuel Ragwa's "silence" on the stolen Sh4 million medical equipment from Chuka Level 5 Hospital last Wednesday.

The...

Tue, 05/3/2016 06:37 PM | By Mwakilishi

A major political fallout was looming in Cord last night after three Wiper Democratic Movement MP accused the Orange Democratic Movement of ditching them and announced they...

Tue, 05/3/2016 06:24 PM | By Mwakilishi

Murang’a woman representative Sabina Chege surprised pregnant mothers from Gaturi ward when she gave them Sh1,000 each as a small token to appreciate their husbands’ “good...

Tue, 05/3/2016 05:05 PM | By Mwakilishi

The South African government has announced measures to relax visa rules for Kenyan travellers as a fresh move to strengthen bilateral ties.

The measures announced on...

Tue, 05/3/2016 01:09 PM | By Mwakilishi

Police fired tear gas to disperse rowdy youths who wanted audience with Raila Odinga during his visit to the site of the collapsed Huruma building.

The Cord leader v...

Tue, 05/3/2016 11:30 AM | By Mwakilishi

Fatou Bensouda may be ordered to appoint an amicus prosecutor to investigate her witnesses, intermediaries, and possibly ICC staff members, for offences against the adminis...

Tue, 05/3/2016 09:03 AM | By Mwakilishi

Kenyan rescuers have pulled a toddler alive from the rubble of a six-storey building, four days after the block collapsed killing 23 people.

The Red Cross said the l...

Tue, 05/3/2016 12:12 AM | By Mwakilishi

Likuyani MP Enock Kibunguchy has defected from ODM to Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula’s Ford Kenya.

He said Ford Kenya is more popular in Western than ODM, hence, h...

Tue, 05/3/2016 12:03 AM | By Mwakilishi

A county official adversely mentioned in a report investigating Sh2 billion debt has said he is not solely responsible for the arrears.

Tom Kisia, who was the then V...

Mon, 05/2/2016 07:32 PM | By Mwakilishi

Opposition leader Raila Odinga’s assertion that an agreement struck prior to the 2013 presidential vote is no longer valid has stirred CORD. Raila declared that the content...

Mon, 05/2/2016 05:00 PM | By Mwakilishi

Coalition for Reforms and Democracy leader Raila Odinga has reiterated his claim that there was a secret deal between Jubilee and the electoral commission to rig the 2017 e...

Mon, 05/2/2016 03:32 PM | By Mwakilishi

Kenya’s bid to meet all the conditions set by the United States for approval of direct flights between Nairobi and Washington is set to enter the final stretch with the tab...

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Petty Officer 1st Class Frida Karani, a Navy culinary specialist and 2016’s Armed Forces Chef of the Year, has a secret: she doesn’t like a kitchen that’s too peaceful.

The enlisted aide to the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff ear...

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“Wanjugu the Global Citizen”, a Kenyan in the Diaspora and the owner of the popular Youtube channel “Demystifying the Diaspora” addresses the issue of mental health in the Kenyan Diaspora community.

In the video below, Wanjugu discusses 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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Why are Kenyans in the US isolating themselves from their own community, living like loners and sometimes even dying without anyone knowing about it?

A fellow Kenyan has some sound advice for you in the video below:

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