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  • Counties to get cash as Senate passes crucial Bill
    NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 2 – Counties will soon have much awaited funding after the Senate passed the County Allocation of Revenue Bill. Initially, counties would have to wait 14 days before monies can be disbursed but, an amendment by the National Ass…
    6 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 1:25pm
  • Saudi arrests 88 in ‘anti-terrorism’ drive
    RIYADH, Sep 2 – Saudi Arabia has arrested 88 suspected extremists, more than half of them ex-Qaeda detainees who had previously been released, the interior ministry announced on Tuesday. The arrests come as part of the kingdom’s drive to “punis…
    7 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 1:01pm
  • World ‘losing battle’ to contain Ebola
    DAKAR, Sep 2 – International medical agency Medecins sans Frontieres said Tuesday the world was “losing the battle” to contain Ebola as the United Nations warned of severe food shortages in the hardest-hit countries. MSF told a UN briefing in N…
    7 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 12:54pm
  • Russia and NATO square off over Ukraine
    MOSCOW, Sep 2 – Moscow declared NATO a “threat” to its security Tuesday after the Western military alliance announced plans to reinforce defences in eastern Europe because of Russia’s alleged stocking of war in Ukraine. Moscow’s surprise de…
    7 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 12:48pm
  • Iraqi forces press advance as parliament stormed
    AMERLI, Sep 2 – Iraqi forces made more progress Tuesday in their fightback against jihadists, even as anger boiled over in Baghdad where protesters stormed parliament over the fate of missing soldiers who surrendered in June. After breaking a month…
    7 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 12:42pm
  • Senators now want county offices, other perks
    NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 2 – Senators are now demanding over Sh4.2 million each monthly for offices, staffing and allowances to operate in their counties saying they have been discriminated against. If a report by the Task Force on Senators’ Welfare…
    7 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 12:19pm
  • Lawmakers begin vetting NIS, diplomat nominees
    NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 2 – The National Assembly on Tuesday began vetting nominees for the positions of Director General of the National Intelligence Service (NIS) in addition to 20 Ambassadors and High Commissioners. The vetting at the County Hall C…
    7 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 12:12pm
  • ICC Prosecution wants recanted evidence used
    NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 2 – The prosecution in the ICC case against Deputy President William Ruto wants initial statements of witnesses who declined to testify before being compelled to do so admitted as evidence, even as the trial adjourned premature…
    9 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 10:37am
  • Unity key in Africa’s terrorism war, say leaders
    NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 2 – Lack of a collective approach in dealing with terrorism has increased the continent’s vulnerability, according to leaders who attended the African Union Peace and Security Summit in Nairobi on Tuesday. Various leaders not…
    9 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 10:21am
  • Ebola kills 31 people in DR Congo
    KINSHASA, Sep 2 - An outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 31 people and the epidemic remains contained in a remote northwestern region, UN the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday. “There are now 31 d…
    11 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 8:24am

NTV

#MoiAt90; Former president urges Kenyans to resolve differences peacefullyFor almost a quarter century he ruled Kenya, the quintisential jack of all trades president Moi spoke with an authority and fore sight few leaders have been able to muster. His pronouncements...
3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 4:43pm
Safari Rally stands chance to return to the World Rally ChampionshipThe Safari Rally stood a chance to return to the World Rally Championship. A number of FIA officials were set to attend the 62nd edition to gauge Kenya's suitability for a WRC bid for 2017....
3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 4:33pm
Somalia and South Sudan in danger of mass starvationAt least one million people in Somalia and about 4 million in South Sudan were facing severe food insecurity, and that number was expected to rise as the year progressed. The Food and Agriculture...
3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 4:17pm
#WhileYouWereAway; Kidero's full in-trayNo more excuses for the Nairobi governor. The Supreme Court affirmed that Evans Kidero was indeed the duly elected Governor of Nairobi County. Since he was elected last year, Kidero's position...
3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 4:15pm
Senate passes the County Allocation Revenue BillCounties would have been able to access their 2014 \ 2015 funds by next week after the senate passed the county allocation revenue bill as amended by the National Assembly. This coming as...
4 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 4:04pm
#EbolaCrisis; US President assures West Africa of his supportUS President Barrack Obama assured West African countries affected by Ebola of his support. Obama said the US was putting efforts through the U.S. Disaster Assistance Response Team and The...
4 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 4:02pm

Daily Nation

The Star

  • Pan Africa Insurance opens Kakamega branch
    LIFE Insurance company Pan Africa has increased the number of its local branches to 16 with the opening of an office in Kakamega. The firm said it will capitalise on the growth in economic activities such as farming and the big population in that Co…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Two dare Jubilee to reject them
    TWO governors from Jubilee have dared the alliance to reject them because of their support for the governors’ “Pesa Mashinani” referendum push. Bomet Governor Isaac Rutto and his Meru counterpart Peter Munya yesterday said they will not be cow…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • U.S. forces carry out drone attack against al-Shabaab in Somalia
    U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, a U.S. Department of Defense spokesman said. Witnesses said drones fired at least four missiles in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia, destroying two…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Change the law through Parliament, MP tells Cord
    CORD leaders have been urged to push for constitutional amendments in the National Assembly and the Senate, not through the referendum. Ainamoi MP Benjamin Langat said the opposition should make good use of their MPs to push for the changes. He said…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • African leaders lack political goodwill to check terrorism - security expert
    SECURITY experts want African heads of state meeting in Nairobi Tuesday to give priority to defining terrorism, as well as address the underlying factors that drive youth into extremism. The one day meeting is the Africa Union Peace and Security Cou…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • 'How I escaped death in Saudi Arabia'
    Many Kenyans are killed in suspicious circumstances in this Arab country while many others are stranded in detention camps. Last year alone, the Kenyan embassy came to the rescue of more than 800 people languishing in Saudi jails. This has however n…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Ebola kills 31 people in DR Congo: WHO
    An outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 31 people and the epidemic remains contained in a remote northwestern region, UN the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday. "There are now 31 deaths," Eugene Kambam…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Jubilee goodies 'won’t sway us'
    MCAs have said they will support the referendum push despite incentives from Jubilee to oppose it. The incentives are car grants, bodyguards and staff, paid for by the national government. MCAs Jacktone Onunga, James Omollo, Calvin Odhiambo and Jame…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • U.S. military strike in Somalia targeted al Shabaab leader
    An air strike in Somalia by U.S. armed forces targeted the leader of the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, Ahmed Abdi Godane, Somali and U.S. officials said on Tuesday, but they said it was unclear whether he was killed in the attack. "We don't kn…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Police mount manhunt for Bungoma 'killer' trader
    POLICE in Bungoma are searching for a businessman who shot dead a resident last Friday. County CID boss Peter Mabeya said they have not arrested Henry Waswa, the owner of Etonia Club in Kimilili trading centre. “Our plea to have the businessman su…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Vihiga MCAs votes to ban night clubs, illegal brew
    Vihiga county assembly has passed a bill to limit the sale of alcohol and to ban nightclubs. Speaker Dan Chitwa will forward the Vihiga County Alcoholic and Drinks Control Bill to Governor Moses Akaranga, to sign it or decline. If the bill is signed…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Beware of Middle East jobs – MPs
    TWO Kiambu county politicians have warned Kenyan parents against sending their children to work in Saudi Arabia. Kiambu county women rep Annah Nyokabi and Kabete MP George Muchai said many Kenyan jobseekers who go there are either mistreated or even…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • RAILA AIDES STILL FIGHT OVER 2013 ELECTIONS
    VICIOUS squabbles pitting former key aides of Cord leader Raila Odinga against each other have come to light and exposed behind-the-scenes intrigues that may well have cost the latter the Presidency in last year’s polls. The infighting, exposed fo…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • In times of drought, cassava has come to our rescue
    Anastasia Musenya from Kanzilu village in Mutomo District, Kitui County, has been affected countless times by drought and famine, but planting cassava has been a blessing to her family during such difficult times. "Cassava is our saviour in this hun…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • College student 21, kills girlfriend 16, over break
    A 21-year-old student at the Thika Technical Training Institute was arrested Monday afternoon for killing his 16-year-old girlfriend, a KCSE candidate at Gatunyu Mixed day secondary school over a breakup. Murang’a County AP Commandant Josephat Kin…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Thika United scout 4 from schools games
    THIKA United FC coach John Kamau has identified four players for trials at the club after the just ended Brookside East Africa Secondary School Games in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The players are Kakamega High School striker James Mazembe, St Mary’s…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Thika Superhighway razor wires vandalised
    Vandals suspected to be scrap metal dealers, have stolen razor wires installed on the Thika Superhighway section near fig tree two weeks down the road. The vandals have hampered recent repair of the damaged rail ridges by the National Transport and…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • President Kenyatta pays glowing tribute to President Moi on his 90th birthday
    It gives me great pleasure to join the nation, friends and family of President Daniel Toroitich arap Moi in celebrating his 90th birthday. This occasion is no doubt a monumental milestone in the life of President Moi, just as it is in the life of ou…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • August inflation at 8.36%, Central Bank's rate eyed
    INCREASED food prices pushed up Kenya's inflation to a 25-month in August, data from Kenya National Bureau of Statistics showed yesterday. The inflation touched 8.36 per cent mark– 0.86 per cent above the government's 7.5 per cent upper limit targ…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Cord leaders insincere on vote – Oloo
    CORD principals are hiding behind referendum to remain relevant, TNA secretary general Onyango Oloo has said. Oloo said Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka fear they might be forgotten before the 2017 general election since they are not in Parliament.…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Gatundu South voter challenges Moses Kuria's election sues IEBC
    A Gatundu South voter has moved to the High Court Tuesday to challenge the election of the recently sworn in area MP Moses Kuria. The voter, Patrick Michuki, said that IEBC, in declaring Kuria the winner of the August 7 by-election, had unproceedura…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Stop claiming you are marginalised and poor, Mt Elgon MP tells residents
    Residents of Mt Elgon constituency, Bungoma county, have been asked to exploit agricultural to empower themselves economically and stop complaining that they are poor and marginalised. Mt Elgon MP John Serut said the area has rich soil good for agri…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • From school milk to Nyayo bus to torture chambers; Kenyans relive Moi's legacy on social media
    Retired President #Moi marks 90th Birthday. Mzee ametoka mbali. pic.twitter.com/FdaSsztGYc — Jonathan M. Ondieki (@mandere) September 2, 2014 Social media platforms have had an outpouring of well wishes for retired president Daniel Arap Moi as he…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • State to compensate families moved for energy project
    THE government will compensate a community it needs to relocate from Naivasha subcounty so it can expand its geothermal plant. The Energy and Petroleum ministry will issue title deeds and cash money to enable the 60 families of Narasha community to…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Quincy Timberlake charged with murder of three-year-old son in Australia
    Quincy Timberlake, husband to one-time television personality Esther Arunga was arrested Tuesday morning by Brisbane police in Australia in connection with the death of his three-year-old son Sinclair. The arrest follows an initial charge of murder…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • 5 Minute Interview: Many of my answers aren't very helpful
    Ian Mutwiri is a supply and operations officer at Kencor Petroleum Ltd. I’m good at ……… making people smile and laugh, and being myself. I’m very bad at…… pretending and lying. The last book I enjoyed was…….Lone Survivor by Marcus…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Six killed, 52 injured in a grisly Kakamega coffin pick up crash
    Six people have been killed in a road accident along the Kakamega - Kisumu Highway after a 36-seater bus collided head on with a pickup that was coming from Mukumu in Kakamega county. In the crash that occurred between Shiraka and Murere near River…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Sonu Nigam Live in Nairobi
    His fourth time in Kenya and still as fantastic as the first time. That sums up the performance that Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam put on on Saturday night at the KICC Tsavo Ballroom. Despite the event starting later than anticipated, the rain and man…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Moi celebrates 90th birthday at Kabarak, dismisses Cord referendum calls
    Retired President Daniel arap Moi celebrated his 90th birthday at Kabarak University at a fete attended by family, friends and dignitaries. In his address to the guests, he emphasized his opposition to the amendment of the constitution through a ref…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Information CS Matiang'i cautions ICT firms over new fund
    COMMUNICATIONS Cabinet secretary Fred Matiang'i has warned players in the ICT and broadcasting business to remit dues owed to the Universal Service Fund to avoid forcing the regulator to penalise them. Speaking when he paid visited Radio Africa Grou…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Bar witnesses contradict cop on stolen BMW
    INVESTIGATIONS into the carjacking and theft of a State House vehicle reveal glaring contradictions and inconsistencies in the version of events given by police driver David Machui. At least nine people have so far recorded statements with the polic…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Nakumat hold Modern in Changamwe showdown
    VISITING National Super League side Nakumat FC from Nairobi defied all odds to share the spoils after a goalless draw with hosts Modern Coast Rangers at the Refinery ground in Changamwe over the weekend. The match whose kick off was delayed due to t…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • 40,000 teachers to get pay rise in October
    A record 40,000 teachers are set to benefit from promotions that will cost their employer Sh4.61 billion, starting next month. The Teacher's Service Commission will effect the mass promotions that will include the elevation of some 7,600 teachers wi…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Leaders slam state of Nyamira schools
    NYAMIRA leaders have criticised the poor state of Kebuse Primary School, Borabu constituency, which has mud-walled classrooms. Nyamira County Assembly speaker Joash Nyamoko, Borabu Kenya National Union of Teachers executive secretary John Matiang’…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • I am not ready, witness tells ICC
    AN ICC witness who refused to testify yesterday told the court he needs his M-Pesa records to demonstrate why he withdrew his statement. Through lawyer Geoffrey Mutai he told ICC judges he was seeking a 21-day adjournment to get his telephone record…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Lobby launches drive to boost slum hygiene
    AN environmental lobby group in Kisumu county has launched a campaign aimed at improving sanitation in slums. Sustainable Environment Development Kenya Suswatch aims to involve locals on proper collection and management of solid waste. Suswatch coor…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Three killed in Serengeti plane crash
    Three Kenyan crew members died after a plane crashed at Serengeti National Park, about 15 miles from the Kenya-Tanzania border, on Sunday night. Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Communications manager Mutia Mwandiko yesterday said: “There were no su…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • MCAs blame Ruto for Uhuru, Raila standoff
    SOME Kisumu MCAs have accused Deputy President William Ruto of blocking Cord leaders from working with President Uhuru Kenyatta. They said Ruto does not have the interests of Kenyans at heart. The MCAs said Uhuru means well for Kenyans but his junio…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Doctors allay Ebola fears on KNH patient
    The Kenyatta National Hospital was yesterday galvanised into high alert after a patient with high fever was admitted for tests in the Ebola isolation tent in the hospital. Vigilant hospital staff referred the patient to the special Ebola screening s…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Referendum will succeed, say six MPs
    Six Cord MPs have said their push for a referendum will succeed. Lawmakers David Ochieng (Ugenya), Ken Obura (Kisumu Central ), Paul Otuoma ( Funyula), Christine Ombaka (Siaya ), George Oner (Rangwe) and Jared Opiyo (Awendo ) said they will not rele…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Nurses to issue 21-day strike notice
    NURSES will this week issue a 21-day national strike notice to the government if their demands are not addressed. The nurses demand immediate hiring of all contracted employees and the implementation of a Collective Bargaining Agreement. Speaking on…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Teachers issue strike notice
    TWO teachers’ union officials have said they will rally their members to go on strike if the government does not heed to their demands. Kenya National Union of Teachers Gucha South executive secretary Joseph Makabe and his Kisii counterpart Shem N…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Besigye meets his Kenyan look-alike
    FORMER Forum for Democratic Change president Colonel Kizza Besigye yesterday met Jeff Ochieng, a Kenyan who is much teased for resembling Uganda’s top opposition politician. Early this month, The New Vision wrote a story about 22-year-old Kenyan p…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • NGOs query hospital’s Sh45 million brooms
    CIVIL society groups in Bungoma have called on the Ethics and Anti-Corruption officers to investigate how Sh45 million was used by the county Health department to buy brooms and brushes for the Bungoma County Referral Hospita. They said the purchase…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Uasin Gishu tells nurses to return sacking letters
    UASIN Gishu has recalled sacking letters for more than 100 nurses who had been hired on contract. The nurses have been asked to return the letters to the area Public Service Board. Kenya National Union of Nurses has however rejected the board's dema…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • SLDF militia not regrouping in, says Bungoma county commissioner
    Bungoma county commissioner Mohamed Maalim has denied claims that the Sabaot Land Defence Forces in Mt Elgon is regrouping. The group was dismantled by government forces in the 2007 Okoa Maisha operation. “Those claiming SLDF has returned need to…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Cord goes to Rift Valley for signatures
    CORD has began collecting signatures for the referendum in Jubilee strongholds in the Rift Valley. Registers have been distributed to ODM and Wiper Party officials in counties. North Rift coordinator Kipkorir Menjo said they expect signatures from p…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Dedan Kimathi's widow joins protest against principal
    RESIDENTS of Tetu subcounty in Nyeri on Sunday demonstrated against the principal of Dedan Kimathi Memorial High School, Francis Ndirangu. The protests on Sunday at the gate of the school included the wife of the late freedom fighter, Mukami Kimathi…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Senate probes MCAs on car insurance deal
    THE Uasin Gishu assembly found itself in trouble with a Senate committee over its dealings with an insurance company. Clerk Richard Chepkonga was hard put to explain the circumstances under which the assembly procured insurance covers for six motor…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Assembly gives nod to nominee
    LAIKIPIA county assembly has approved the appointment of David England as the water, environment and natural resources executive. This is after the nominee, 30, was vetted by the department's committee. England was serving as a data analyst in Natio…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Italian firm loses big railway job
    THE High Court yesterday dismissed a suit in which an Italian company wants to offer consultancy services for the construction of the Sh327 billion standard gauge railway line. Judge George Odunga dismissed Team Engineering SPA case which was contes…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • How To Expand The African Middle Class
    After nearly a decade of uninterrupted economic expansion, governments, investors and market analysts are hysterical with excitement about Africa’s emerging consumer class. According to the 2013 Annual Development Effectiveness Report of the Afric…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Corridors of Power
    Was the heroin ship that was blown up in Mombasa thoroughly searched by experts for forensic evidence that could lead to more culprits locally and internationally. According to some activists and diplomats, If that was not done, the President blowin…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • More Food For Less In High-Rise Greenhouses
    The challenge of ensuring adequate, nutrient-rich food for an expanding global population is a daunting one, especially given constraints on key resources like water and agricultural land. As it stands, the two leading approaches to enriching and en…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Referendum suit to be heard next week
    The High Court declined to temporarily stop the opposition from collecting signatures for a national referendum, as had been requested by Kieni MP Kanini Kega . However, Justice George Odunga ruled that the issues being raised by Kega, in the petiti…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Lawyer's son undergoes traditional rite of passage
    Ululations rent the air as traditional and modern brews, nyama choma flowed freely at the Runda home of Nairobi lawyer Kiarie Kame re last Saturday as friends and relatives came to celebrate the circumcision of his first born son Patrick Kamere . Gu…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • 'Operation occupy Parliament' trial to proceed
    SOME 17 protesters who unleashed blood-painted pigs outside Parliament Buildings in May last year have failed to block their prosecution. High Court judge Isaac Lenaola yesterday declined to quash their trial pending at the magistrate's court. Lenao…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Controversial Kenyan movie Wazi? FM released
    WAZI? FM, a controversial Kenyan movie that seeks to highlight the plight of Somali refugees in the country has been released. The film, which showcases Kenyan actors/actresses among them Nairobi Half Life star Joseph Wairimu , House of Lungula's Li…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Abattoir man charged with assault over Sh50
    A 41-year-old slaughter house manager was yesterday charged with assaulting a man over a Sh50 debt. The court heard that Simon Njoroge assaulted Kamotho Kinyanjui with a knife on August 21 at Dagoretti market in Nairobi. He denied the charge before…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Food security alarm in Africa
    Some 20 million people are facing acute food insecurity in eastern and central Africa, with most of them being at crisis and emergency levels, according to aid agencies. This figure compares unfavourably with 15.8 million people in July 2013. The af…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 5:00pm

Citizen TV

Kameru GrilledPresident Uhuru Kenyatta choice for the National Intelligence Service Director General Major General Phillip Kameru was on Tuesday grilled by Members of Parliament on his suitability to run...
18 mins ago 2 Sep 14, 7:20pm
MPs Vet Former PoliticiansMembers of Parliament on Tuesday took to task two former cabinet ministers over their age and political affiliations during the ongoing vetting of diplomats. The Committee on Defence and Foreign...
26 mins ago 2 Sep 14, 7:12pm
County Allocation Bill PassedThe senate has passed the County Allocation of Revenue Bill that clears the way for county governments to receive sh 226b in the 2014/15 budget. Nairobi County will receive the lion's share...
32 mins ago 2 Sep 14, 7:06pm
6 Dead In Kakamega AccidentSix mourners were killed, scores others critically injured when the van they were using to ferry a corpse home was involved in an accident with a mini bus at Isikhu, Kakamega County. The two...
35 mins ago 2 Sep 14, 7:03pm
Civil Servants Registration Day 2The government has allayed fears that persons with disabilities will be disadvantaged in the ongoing biometric registration of public servants. Grace Otieno who is leading the exercise says...
50 mins ago 2 Sep 14, 6:48pm
Moi’s 90th BirthdayKenya's elder statesman Daniel Arap Moi marked his 90th birthday at Kabarak university grounds in Nakuru. Many are surprised at the retired president energetic lifestyle and the straight...
1 hour ago 2 Sep 14, 6:25pm

News24 Kenya

The People

  • Team lays bare sugar industry woes in western
    By Dennis Lumiti @dlumiti The high cost of cane transport and fertiliser is hampering the growth of the sugar sector in Western Kenya. A new report, by a 15-member task force appointed by Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya, also says exaggerated ca…
    3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • The soft side of judge Ian
    Ian Mbugua has sold himself as the ‘Bad Judge’ for his snide remarks and unrelenting criticism in a musical reality show, but his son Mbogua Mbugua lets us see the loving side of his father By Shirley Genga @shirleygenga Most people know Ian Mbu…
    3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Nyeri legislators protest delayed coffee payment
    By Josephat Kinyua @PeopleDailyKe Some elected leaders from Nyeri county are up in arms over delayed payments to local coffee farmers. The leaders are demanding to know the status of county coffee that has been milled at the Kenya Planters Cooperati…
    3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • ICC rejects witness plea to adjourn trial
    By Irene Githinji @gitshee Trial Chamber V(a) has turned down a request by a witness to adjourn the trial against Deputy President William Ruto and his co-accused Joshua arap Sang for 21 days on medical grounds. The witness has instead been ordered…
    3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Serut wants House team chair to quit over motion
    By Yusuf Masibo @PeopleDailyKe Mount Elgon MP John Serut has called for the resignation of Matungu MP David Were as chairman of the Parliamentary Labour and Social Welfare committee. He accused Were of withdrawing a proposal by committee members to…
    3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Nairobi suspends cashless parking
    By Brian Ngugi @brian-ngugi The proposed cashless payment of parking fee in Nairobi county, whose implementation kicked off on Monday, has temporarily been suspended after it encountered technical difficulties. The Nairobi County government is allow…
    3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • African Presidents in fresh bid to address terror threat
    By Brian Ngugi @brian_ngugi Bernice Mbugua @BerniceMuhindi African leaders converged in Nairobi for the African Union’s Peace and Security Council Summit yesterday and vowed to renew and strengthen “tough action” against terror outfits in the…
    3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Why it is hard for SMEs to flourish in Kenya
    By Lilian Kaivilu @liliankaivilu With Kenya being an investment hub for many multinationals, interest is growing in the country’s business sector. But Doing Business 2014-Understanding regulations for small and medium-size enterprises, a report re…
    3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Man writes to Kimaiyo claiming Nanyuki police refused to help
    By Paul Ndung’u @PeopleDailyKe A 66-year-old man from Nanyuki has written to the Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo  seeking his intervention over what he claims inability of Nanyuki Police Station to solve his problems. Thomas Njogu, a la…
    3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:00pm
  • Police warn youth over plot to torch hospital
    By Mwangi Willy @wk_mwangi Dare you attempt to torch the new county referral hospital and you will meet with fire! This was the chilling warning by Trans Nzoia county police commandant Lilian Okembo to demonstrators threatening to raze the hospital…
    3 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:00pm

K24

Retired President Moi Celebrates 90th Birthday With Friends, FamilyRetired President Daniel Arap Moi, Tuesday, celebrated his 90th birthday in style, in the company of family, friends and students of the Kabarak schools and university. Joy Kiruki reports on...
5 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 3:03pm
10 People Feared Dead In Grisly Accident In KakamegaTen people are believed to have lost their lives a grisly road accident along the Kakamega-Kisumu highway after a 36-seater PSV collided head on with a pickup van ferrying mourners and the...
5 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 2:45pm
MPs Raise Concerns Over Ongeri, Mwakwere AgePresident Uhuru Kenyatta's nominees to ambassadorial posts including that of the director general of the National Intelligence Service Major General Philip Kameru came under parliamentary scrutiny....
5 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 2:15pm
Mumias Sugar Suspends 30 Senior EmployeesMumias sugar company has sent 30 agricultural service managers home to give way for investigations into their alleged fraudulent activities. The sugar company has also sought help from the...
5 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 2:14pm
Devolution CS Reassures Civil Servants Over Missing DocumentsDevolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru has come out to allay fears that civil servants who may have lost some of the original documents required during the ongoing biometric registration...
6 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 1:57pm
Senate Committee Proposes Hefty Pay Increments For SenatorsEven as the Jubilee administration continues to struggle to contain the runaway wage bill, senators have now joined the bandwagon demanding for billions of shillings to help ease their while...
6 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 1:51pm

allAfrica Kenya News

  • Biometric IDs Will Streamline Bureaucracy
    [The Star]The biometric registration of civil servants by both the national and county governments is a huge initiative and an idea whose time has come.
    13 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 7:01am
  • Wounded British Soldiers Still Flying High
    [The Star]Flying for Heroes initiative helps veterans cope with life after war.
    14 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:25am
  • Cord Goes to Rift Valley for Signatures
    [The Star]CORD has began collecting signatures for the referendum in Jubilee strongholds in the Rift Valley.
    14 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:25am
  • 40,000 Teachers to Get Pay Rise in October
    [The Star]A record 40,000 teachers are set to benefit from promotions that will cost their employer Sh4.61 billion, starting next month.
    14 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 5:11am
  • MCAs Blame Ruto for Uhuru, Raila Standoff
    [The Star]SOME Kisumu MCAs have accused Deputy President William Ruto of blocking Cord leaders from working with President Uhuru Kenyatta.
    15 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 4:45am
  • Italian Firm Loses Big Railway Job
    [The Star]THE High Court yesterday dismissed a suit in which an Italian company wants to offer consultancy services for the construction of the Sh327 billion standard gauge railway line.
    15 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 4:45am
  • Brokers Realise Mixed Earnings in First Half
    [The Star]STOCK brokerage firms posted mixed fortunes in the first half of the year to June, the same period that the Nairobi Securities Exchange Ltd reported net earnings tumbled 30.6 per cent to Sh107.3 million.
    15 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 4:45am
  • NGOs Query Hospital's Sh45 Million Brooms
    [The Star]CIVIL society groups in Bungoma have called on the Ethics and Anti-Corruption officers to investigate how Sh45 million was used by the county Health department to buy brooms and brushes for the Bungoma County Referral Hospita.
    15 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 4:45am
  • Sh11 Billion for Electricity in Rural Schools, Homes
    [The Star]THE government will spend Sh11 billion on rural electrification programmes this year.
    15 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 4:45am
  • Gulf Energy Wins the Tender for Lamu Coal Plant
    [The Star]GULF Energy has won the tender for the development of a 960 megawatt coal plant in Lamu, the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum announced yesterday. However two other firms which had shown interest in the tender and made it to the tip list an…
    15 hours ago 2 Sep 14, 4:45am

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Topix-Kenya News

  • Kenya: 100 Contractors Bid for Govt Road Tender
    THE government has opened tenders for the construction of 10,000km roads under the annuity programme in the Ministry of Infrastructure.
    21 hours ago 1 Sep 14, 10:28pm
  • Kenya Women Saving Time, Money With Return to Natural Hair
    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 6:47pm
  • Kenyan commandos on the frontline of a poaching war
    With camouflage uniforms, assault rifles, night vision goggles, thermal imaging devices and radios, wildlife rangers in Kenya's Ol Jogi rhino sanctuary prepare for night patrol in the "war" against poaching.
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 3:05pm
  • Safari Express F27 at Serengeti on Aug 31st 2014, missing aircraft found crashed
    A Safari Express Cargo Fokker 27-500 Friendship, registration 5Y-SXP performing a cargo flight from Mwanza to Nairobi with 3 crew, had just reached cruising level 140 following departure at 19:26L when radio contact with the aircraft was lost and a s…
    1 day ago 1 Sep 14, 11:19am
  • World Bank Body Eyes More Deals in Kenya
    Miga is the political risk insurance and credit enhancement guarantee arm. Transport infrastructure and agribusiness form government's priority investment areas as it seeks to achieve a stubbornly elusive double-digit growth by 2017, and are set to c…
    2 days ago 1 Sep 14, 7:37am
  • Red Cross to Kenyatta: send troops to quell clan clashes
    Frustrated by a resurgence of intercommunal conflict, Kenya's top humanitarian official has called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to make good on a threat to deploy the army in perennially restive areas in the country's northeast.
    2 days ago 1 Sep 14, 7:37am
  • Kenya: Nyeri Tea Farmers to Receive Lower Bonus
    NYERI tea farmers will receive a lower tea bonus than last year. The Kenya Tea Development Authority board chairman Peter Kanyago said poor market prices affected all crops, including tea.
    2 days ago 1 Sep 14, 7:37am
  • Kenya: Passengers Feared Dead After Boat Overturns in River Nzoia
    A passenger boat with 20 passengers on board capsized at Narera crossing point in River Nzoia at around 1pm on Saturday leaving scores of people dead.
    2 days ago 1 Sep 14, 3:57am
  • Kenya: ODM Faces Cash Crisis As MPs Fail to Contribute
    CLOSE allies of ODM leader Raila Odinga are among a number of tight-fisted legislators owing the party Sh10.6 million in unpaid annual membership fees -- at a time when the party most needs loyalists who pay their dues.
    2 days ago 1 Sep 14, 3:57am
  • Kenya: Jevic Blames Exporter in Radioactive Cars Saga
    THE Japan Export Vehicle Inspection Centre has dismissed claims that it permitted the recently re-shipped containerized radioactive used vehicles, to be imported into the country.
    2 days ago 1 Sep 14, 3:57am

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JHG_9774-b Elephant family drinking at the waterhole, Tsavo, Kenya.JHG_9774-b Elephant family drinking at the waterhole, Tsavo, Kenya.
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JHG_3683-b Feeding Masai Giraffes, Masai Mara, Kenya.JHG_3683-b Feeding Masai Giraffes, Masai Mara, Kenya.
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JHG_3829-b "In Love", mating Lions, Masai Mara, Kenya.JHG_3829-b "In Love", mating Lions, Masai Mara, Kenya.
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JHG_3165-b Baby Olive Baboon, Lake Nakuru, Kenya.JHG_3165-b Baby Olive Baboon, Lake Nakuru, Kenya.
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JHG_3591-b Wandering Lion, Masai Mara, Kenya.JHG_3591-b Wandering Lion, Masai Mara, Kenya.
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Delivering energy saving charcoal baking ovens to a new baker in Githiga and KwaMaiko in Githunguri, Central Kenya - home to some of the best coffee and tea in the entire world!Delivering energy saving charcoal baking ovens to a new baker in Githiga and KwaMaiko in Githunguri, Central Kenya - home to some of the best coffee and tea in the entire world!
6 days ago 27 Aug 14, 12:11pm
Delivering energy saving charcoal baking ovens to a new baker in Githiga and KwaMaiko in Githunguri, Central Kenya - home to some of the best coffee and tea in the entire world!Delivering energy saving charcoal baking ovens to a new baker in Githiga and KwaMaiko in Githunguri, Central Kenya - home to some of the best coffee and tea in the entire world!
6 days ago 27 Aug 14, 12:11pm
A medium charcoal oven strapped onto the back of the drilling rig going very very far North of Nairobi to bake and roast many delicious dinners for the roughneck crew.A medium charcoal oven strapped onto the back of the drilling rig going very very far North of Nairobi to bake and roast many delicious dinners for the roughneck crew.
6 days ago 27 Aug 14, 12:10pm
Delivering energy saving charcoal baking ovens to a new baker in Githiga and KwaMaiko in Githunguri, Central Kenya - home to some of the best coffee and tea in the entire world!Delivering energy saving charcoal baking ovens to a new baker in Githiga and KwaMaiko in Githunguri, Central Kenya - home to some of the best coffee and tea in the entire world!
6 days ago 27 Aug 14, 12:10pm
A medium charcoal oven strapped onto the back of the drilling rig going very very far North of Nairobi to bake and roast many delicious dinners for the roughneck crew.A medium charcoal oven strapped onto the back of the drilling rig going very very far North of Nairobi to bake and roast many delicious dinners for the roughneck crew.
6 days ago 27 Aug 14, 12:10pm
A visit to the Aberdares - Scotland with Elephants!A visit to the Aberdares - Scotland with Elephants!
6 days ago 27 Aug 14, 12:10pm
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