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  • Twin blasts in Nigeria’s Kaduna kill at least 25
    KANO, July 23 – Two blasts rocked northern Nigeria’s Kaduna city on Wednesday, killing at least 25 people, in what appeared to be a double bomb attack by Boko Haram Islamists. Police blamed the first explosion on a suicide bomber targeting the co…
    3 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 1:17pm
  • Somaia gets 8 years for being ‘fundamentally dishonest’
    NAIROBI, Kenya, July 23 – Ketan Somaia was on Tuesday sentenced to eight years by Judge Richard Hone in Britain after being found guilty of nine counts of obtaining money transfers by deception in June. When reading out Somaia’s sentence, Judge H…
    4 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 12:07pm
  • MCAs impeach Machakos Deputy Governor
    NAIROBI, Kenya, July 23 – The Machakos County Assembly on Wednesday impeached the Deputy Governor Bernard Kiala. Forty Members of the County Assembly voted in favour of his removal while only 19 were on his side. A few weeks ago, Kiala sensationall…
    4 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 11:54am
  • Grenade detonated in Likoni, suspects nabbed
    NAIROBI, Kenya, July 23 – The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) on Wednesday safely detonated a Russian made grenade found abandoned in the Likoni area of Mombasa and arrested dozens of suspects in an ensuing swoop. Likoni Police Chief Richard Mureithi sa…
    4 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 11:44am
  • MPs want police recruits’ reporting date postponed
    NAIROBI, Kenya, July 23 – The National Assembly on Wednesday instructed the National Police Service Commission (NPSC) to postpone the reporting date for new police recruits until an audit on the enrolment is finalised. The 10,000 recruits were supp…
    5 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 10:46am
  • South Africa jails rhino poacher for 77 years
    JOHANNESBURG, July 23 – A South African court has jailed a rhino poacher for 77 years, one of the heaviest sentences handed out for the crime as poaching continues to escalate, an official said Wednesday. South African national Mandla Chauke was ar…
    6 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 9:55am
  • Kaparo, Dzoro make cut for NCIC posts
    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 23 – Former National Assembly Speaker Francis ole Kaparo and ex-Tourism Minister Morris Dzoro are among 15 persons recommended by the National Assembly Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs to be commissioners at the National C…
    7 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 9:08am
  • Libya power handover agreed as airport battle rages on
    TRIPOLI, July 23- The General National Congress, which has governed violence-wracked Libya in the wake of the overthrow of dictator Moamer Kadhafi, said Wednesday it will hand over legislative power to a newly elected parliament on August 4. But hope…
    7 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 8:49am
  • Somali deputy and singer Saado Ali Warsame gunned down
    MOGADISHU, July 23- A Somali deputy and prominent singer-songwriter was gunned down on Wednesday in the capital Mogadishu, a police official and witnesses said. Witnesses said armed men ambushed Saado Ali Warsame’s car as it was travelling in the s…
    7 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 8:46am
  • Why hospital referral guidelines are necessary
    NAIROBI, Kenya, July 23 – A skit formed a part of the entertainment. A form of entertainment, as skits are, meant to impart a dose of knowledge in a capsule of humour. This one revolved around a couple living in Kathiani constituency of Machakos Co…
    7 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 8:41am

NTV

Shock in Tanzania as body parts are found dumped in a land fillResidents of Kinondoni area on the outskirts of Dar es salam in Tanzania were living in fear after eighty five plastic bags, stuffed with human body parts, were found dumped in a landfill in...
14 mins ago 23 Jul 14, 3:49pm
Discord in CORD as loyalty wrangles emerge in coalitionMembers of parliament from the coast region said they would not replace Kilifi Noth MP Gideon Mung'aro as the minority whip. Sources in CORD from a parliamentary group meeting had indicated...
18 mins ago 23 Jul 14, 3:45pm
#GlasgowGold: Interview with Kenya's legendary athlete Kipchoge KeinoA living legend. That is the best way to describe athletics's great Kipchoge Keino. His exploits on the track heralded Kenya's global dominance in athletics and years later, he sat at the...
21 mins ago 23 Jul 14, 3:42pm
NSE launches IPO for 66 million of its shares to be listed on the bourseThe Nairobi Securities Exchange launched an initial public offer of 66 million of its shares to be listed on the bourse. The going price was to be at nine shillings fifty cents, making a...
24 mins ago 23 Jul 14, 3:39pm
Govt setting up packages for companies to start paying for employees' holidaysThe Government was in the last stages of putting together holiday packages that would pave the way for companies to start paying for holidays for their staff. And as NTV's Aby Agina reported,...
27 mins ago 23 Jul 14, 3:36pm
IFC makes a substantial investment in Kenyan cement manufacturerThe National Cement Company has signed a deal with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for KSh 6.1BN ($70MN) worth of financing to expand its business. This will see the company, a...
32 mins ago 23 Jul 14, 3:31pm

Daily Nation

The Star

  • US teen accused of defiling Nairobi kids
    BY STAR REPORTERA US citizen has been charged in an American court for travelling to Kenya to engage in illicit sex with children last month. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigations, a criminal case was instituted last Friday against Matth…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Coast lobby plans protest
    A human rights lobby organisation at the Coast has threatened to hold a demonstration on Friday over the increased cases of insecurity and alleged Muslim community discrimination by the state. Muslim for Human Rights said the government is using "di…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Ketan Somaia jailed 8 years for fraud by a British court
    Controversial businessman Ketan Somaia has been sentenced to an eight-year jail term by a British court for nine counts of obtaining money by deception. Somai, 52, was convicted of extracting a total of Sh2.3 billion from businessman Murli Mirchanda…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Washiali differs with Ruto on certificates
    Deputy majority whip in the National Assembly Benjamin Washiali wants the government to send money to schools before school heads and principals can release held certificates. Washiali, who is Mumias East MP, said he supports the directive by Deputy…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Nairobi County demolish illegal structures at Imara Daima
    Illegally constructed structures built in Imara Daima estate in Nairobi along Mombasa road were Wednesday afternoon demolished by Nairobi city county The authority has rolled out a demolition schedule for illegal structures on public roads and road…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • 1,000 get free treatment
    OTHAYA More than 1,000 people have benefited from a free medical clinic at Karima area. The patients were treated for various ailments in an annual event organised by the Unjiru Development Network and other sponsors. Chairman Cyrus Kanyi urged the…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • NULLIFY POLICE RECRUITMENT, IPOA, EACC, CORD TELL KAVULUDI
    CORD, the Independent Policing Oversight Authority and the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission have demanded the immediate and entire nullification of the recent police recruitment nationwide. In a terse statement directed at the National Police S…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Firm sees cement demand rising across East Africa
    Cement-maker Athi River Mining is betting on the booming construction sector to further grow sales, managing director Pradeep Paunrana said Thursday. ARM, listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange, said cement prices are unlikely to reduce from the…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Police find grenade outside Likoni flats
    Bomb experts have been deployed to Likoni to detonate a grenade that was discovered Wednesday morning at Likoni Flats, a residential settlement. Confirming the discovery, Likoni OCPD Robert Muriithi said that the area has been cordoned off as police…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Nominated reps get more time
    Thirteen Nyeri TNA MCAs whose nomination was nullified last month by the Nyeri chief magistrate's court will continue being in office until their appeal is determined. This is after High Court judge James Wakiaga extended the stay of execution allow…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Ukraine says pro-Russia rebels shoot down two fighter jets
    KIEV, July 23 (Reuters) - Pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets on Wednesday, not far from where a Malaysian airliner was brought down last week in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers on board. A spokesman for Ukraine's mil…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Tunai accused of job failure
    Narok North MP Moitalel ole Kenta has accused Narok Governor Samuel Tunai of not initiating meaningful development since he took office. Kenta said the county lags behind in development despite billions of shillings being allocated to it by the nati…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Governors cannot handle security - Murkomen
    Elgeyo-Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen has said that some county governments are not mature enough to handle security. Murkomen said it is therefore no the right time to devolve security as demanded by Cord. Murkomen made the remarks during a Ci…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Leaders told to fix security
    PRESIDENT Uhuru and Deputy President William Ruto have been urged to take full charge of the security situation in the country. In a statement to the press in Nakuru town yesterday, Rift Valley Council of Elders said politicians have been making rec…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Uhuru meets Kwale Cord politicians, promises them dam, airstrip, roads and title deeds
    President Uhuru Kenyatta held a lengthy meeting with Kwale leaders on Wednesday where he outlined a raft of measures to lift the county out of poverty. Kenyatta met all Members of Parliament from Kwale together with Governor Salim Mvurya and Senator…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • What to know about design and financing of shopping mall developments
    The number of shopping mall projects in Kenya has been increasing over the last 15 years as demand for retail space grows across major towns. Nairobi alone boasts of numerous mall such as The Junction Mall on Ngong Road, Galleria Mall on Namanga Roa…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Three MPs ejected at Cord Coast leaders' meeting in Parliament
    Three Cord MPs have been ejected from an ongoing closed-door meeting of Coastal leaders allied to the party for unknown reason. Nyali MP Hezron Awiti, Mwatate MP Raphael Mwadime and Mombasa county women’s representative Mishi Mboko exited the meet…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • State counsel fainted after seeing Lamu attack photos
    A state counsel fainted while examining photographs of the more than 60 people killed in Lamu, a court heard yesterday. The photographs were so disturbing that a second public prosecutor ran out of the investigation room, senior state counsel Edwin…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Machakos deputy governor Kiala impeached by County Assembly
    Machakos deputy governor Bernard Kiala has been impeached by the County Assembly. Kiala was kicked out on Wednesday after 40 members passed the motion against 19, barely making for the two thirds majority required. Many of the opposition members inc…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Exam directive will be worse for pupils
    The government has directed all public secondary schools to release KCSE certificates even if students still have outstanding fees. Last Saturday Deputy President William Ruto promised government would settle the Sh14 billion owed by tens of thousan…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Cord names team to push referendum
    CORD has given the clearest signal yet of their determination to force the Jubilee administration into a referendum, despite numerous obstacles. Yesterday, Cord Co-Principals Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetang'ula unveiled the first batc…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Concern over many street children in Kisumu town
    TRADERS and residents within Kisumu have raised concern over the rising number of street children in the town. Speaking to the press in Kisumu yesterday, the District Peace Committee chairman Anthony Okew s aid "most of these children engage in unla…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Uhuru's case taking too long to start, victims tell ICC
    VICTIMS in President Uhuru Kenyatta's ICC case are afraid they may not live to see the commencement of the trial, the latest periodic report on the status of victims says. The report also informs the judges that members of the Luo community living i…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Kwale locals sell land for pittance
    Tsunza residents in Kinango, Kwale had sold their land before President Uhuru Kenyatta issued them with title deeds, Mkongani ward representative Mweruphe Ndoro has said. He said it is unfortunate that residents sold their allotment letters at a thr…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • IEBC cleared in breach of contract suit
    The High Court has dismissed a case in which a private company had sued the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission for breach of contract. Konnexion Ltd said it entered into an agreement with IEBC for the supply of 28,000 solar lanterns for…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Woman nabbed for bank thefts
    THIKA Police have made a major breakthrough against armed robbers who follow residents from banks before abducting and later robbing them. A prime suspect was arrested late last week. Police boss Aggrey Okoth said Agnes Ndirangu, 36, was arrested ne…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Ranguma faces suit over July 7 'holiday'
    A businessman in Kisumu has threatened to sue Governor Jack Ranguma over declaring Saba Saba a public holiday. Eric Okeyo said the business community incurred losses following Ranguma’s directive that was “illegal”. However, Rangumahas denied…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • MPs apologise to governor
    NAKURU East and West MPs David Gikari and Samuel Arama yesterday publicly apologised to Governor Kinuthia Mbugua for verbally abusing him and uprooting flowers in the town. The two had earlier this month rallied youths from their constituencies to u…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Terror cells to blame for shooting - police
    POLICE have linked local terror cells to the Tuesday shooting incident in Sega bar in Majengo area, Mombasa, that left two people dead and two seriously wounded. The terror cells appear to have been activated and planning more attacks according to i…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • I am not seeking state job, says Mudavadi
    UDF leader Musalia Mudavadi has denied that he is seeking a state appointment from Jubilee. He said his calls for inclusive public appointments should not be misconstrued to mean he wants a job. “I made this call because the country is experiencin…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Family gets wrong body from morgue
    A family who went to collect their relative's body from the Tumutumu Mission Hospital mortuary in Nyeri county did not find it. They had come from Kiamuiru to get the remains of David Buuri. Buuri’s body was at the Nairobi West Hospital morgue las…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • HF plans subsidiaries, D-REITs to build up non-interest income
    Housing Finance will set up at least two more subsidiaries in the impending restructuring of the mortgage lender once it gets approvals from market regulators. It is seeking to form a non-trading holding company for the banking division which is lis…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • We Must End Graft In Security Forces
    Last Monday’s countrywide National Police Service recruitment was a sham, shame and a disgrace. For many years, police recruitments have been marred by corruption, nepotism and ethnicity. As a result young Kenyans with a lot of potential have been…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Man in terror case freed on Sh10m bond
    A businessman was yesterday charged with soliciting and giving support to a terrorist group. Sar Haro denied the charges before the Milimani law courts in Nairobi. He is accused of threatening a witness in a criminal case pending before the same cou…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Reproductive health rights must be respected at all times
    Under Article 43 of the constitution, every person has the right to the highest attainable standard of health, which includes the right to health care services, including reproductive health care. According to the United Nations International Confer…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Corridors of Power
    A passenger on a five-hour flight from Nairobi to Dubai was so fed up with the behavior of an MCA from Migori that he went to Facebook to vent his frustrations. The MCA couldn't grasp the “English” the waitresses spoke while taking his order and…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Bungoma MCAs split by hiring of new staff
    The Bungoma county assembly Public Service Board and a section of MCAs are embroiled in a dispute on whether or not to employ the former local government staff seconded by the Transitional Authority. The PSB, which comprises Speaker John Makali, maj…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • 5 Minute Interview: I won Miss Teen NY 2007 Cities of America pageant
    Josephine Opar is a print and online journalist at Home and Living EA and This Is Africa, and chief blogger for The Viewfinder. I’m good at........entertaining children – only after I’ve had a meal and a good night’s rest. I’m very bad at.…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Monument to honour Mau Mau fighters
    THE building of the monument to victims of torture and ill treatment during the colonial era has begun at Uhuru Park's Freedom Corner. The construction is part of the June 6, 2013 agreement between the British government and the Mau Mau War Veterans…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Mother 'beaten' over Sh14,000
    A woman is in hospital after her husband beat when she accused him of misusing Sh14,000 given to them by friends as a gift. Catherine Kawira was admitted at the Embu Level Five Hospital yesterday morning. Her husband, James Kathuri, allegedly kicked…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Court slams Kiala's plea to block sacking
    The High Court has dismissed a request to block the impeachment of Machakos Deputy Governor Bernard Kiala. Sitting in Machakos, judge Beatrice Jaden said Kiala’s application for orders of stay is premature. Jaden said at this stage, whatever happe…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Group claims irregularities in hiring cops
    Professionals from Kyuso district, Kitui county, have delivered evidence on malpractice in the July 14 police recruitment in the area. The leaders of the group, Ezekiel Muthani, had at the weekend said the police recruitment was "shambolic and full…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • One student killed, 14 hurt in Tala dorm fire
    A student in Tala High School, Matungulu, Machakos county, was killed and 14 others escaped with injuries after an fire razed down their dormitory. Matungulu police boss Joseph Chesire yesterday said the form one student died as he and the others we…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Boda boda operators protest against poor condition of Embu-Siakago road
    Boda boda operators blocked the Embu-Siakago road protesting its deplorable condition. The operators barricaded the road with logs and stones. They said leaders have for a long time promised to tarmac the road. They said the county government has ne…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Murder suspect drank my blood, says victim
    A CID officer yesterday narrated to a court how he found the body of a woman in a suspect’s house. Officer Tunai Keitany was based at the Nakuru CID offices. He said they arrested Geoffrey Matheri, alias Fongo, on suspicion of rape and kidnap. The…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Lamu ban is good - Kega
    KIENI MP Kanini Kega has supported the night travel ban and curfew in Lamu. He said it will help contain the volatile situation. Kega said he hopes that the government will lift the curfew and ban once the situation improves so as not to hurt the ec…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Magical Kenya's Travel Fair
    It was a super Saturday afternoon at the Ngong' Racecourse during the Magical Kenya's KTB Travel Fair and Race-day. There was plenty to do as the guests sampled the best of Kenya's travel options including adrenaline sports, small-scale bed and brea…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Lusaka jets back after signing 12 accords with Spanish investors
    BUNGOMA Governor Kenneth Lusaka has returned from a ten day's trip to Spain after signing 12 agreements with different firms and county governments. He said the trip was a "success" because deals signed, will boost food production, health, renewable…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Making Justice A Reality Where It Counts
    Some years ago I sat in a courtroom in the central highlands of Guatemala, a member of a legal team representing victims of a massacre committed by the Guatemalan Army and paramilitaries in March 1982. More than 170 women and children were killed in…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Varsity inks deal for new campus
    THE Taita Taveta University College, the Ngerenyi community and the county government have signed an MoU to establish a constituent college at the Ngerenyi Famers Training Centre. Governor John Mruttu said the college will offer agricultural program…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Suspect escapes dragnet in Kwale
    DETECTIVES in Kwale county have recovered an AK-47 rifle loaded with 30 bullets hours after a terror suspect escaped their dragnet in the Mkwajuni area of Tsimba. The suspect escaped on foot when he realised a contingent of administration police off…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • School head accused of sexually abusing 35 girls
    Parents have closed Kipkonyo Primary School in Moi Ndabi, Naivasha following allegations that the head teacher had sexually abused 35 girls. Armed with all manner of weapons, the parents stormed the school yesterday morning to lynch the head teacher…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Ashoka creating opportunities for innovators
    Opportunities to make changes in the society always come up but sometimes, there are obstacles that limit individuals from taking advantage of these situations and making the best out of it. It is from this status that Ashoka, a network of social en…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • MP warns drug dealers
    MSAMBWENI MP Suleiman Dori has warned drug dealers in his constituency. He said those supplying drugs in the area are well-known and should pack and go if they cannot engage in genuine businesses. Dori said drugs have affected most youths, who shoul…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • County pulls down houses in Nyalenda
    HUNDREDS of Nyalenda residents in Kisumu have been left homeless after their houses were demolished in the ongoing slum upgrading project. Taps have also been left dry since last Saturday as water pipes were cut by the bulldozers. Residents watched…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Senator slams referendum
    NAKURU Senator James Mungai has said the country is in no position to hold a referendum elections now. He rubbished the referendum calls by Cord, saying there are more important things the government can do with the money. “Let us be realistic, th…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Back Kuria or be sued, TNA tells its Kiambu reps
    TNA has warned its elected members from Kiambu county that they will face disciplinary action if they continue campaigning against the party candidate in the August 7 Gatundu South parliamentary by-election, Moses Kuria. County party chairman Willia…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Women groups get Sh6.4m aid
    BARINGO The Women Enterprise Fund has given groups in Baringo county Sh6.4 million. The cheques were issued to 31 groups in Baringo Central, 14 groups in Baringo North and 19 in Baringo South. Women’s representative Grace Kiptui issued the cheques…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Man and his wife find calling as cobblers
    THEIRS is an inspiring story of how passion and hard work in one’s job can earn the person a decent source of livelihood and respect in equal measure. Peter Wambua and his wife Violet Kanini are cobblers in Embu town, something lowly-regarded by m…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm
  • Proposal to let cops deny suspects bail
    JUDGES and police officers may soon be given authority to deny suspects bail as the National Assembly moves to amend the Criminal Procedure Code. This will be through introducing a new section to the code titled, 'Exception to right to bail.' The pr…
    23 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 5:00pm

Citizen TV

Cheche: Fixing The Education System Part 2
2 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 1:41pm
Live at 1 23rd July 2014 Part 2
2 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 1:37pm
Cheche: Fixing The Education System Part 3
4 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 11:48am
Live at 1 23rd July 2014 Part 1
5 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 11:19am
Wazo La Ramadhan - Lailatuh Qadr
5 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 11:17am
Big Question: Referendum QuestionThe Big Question with Boni Khalwale and Philip Murkomen.
20 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 7:43pm

News24 Kenya

The People

  • Artur brothers come to haunt Ndathi in case
    By Ndung’u Sarah @ndungusarah The infamous Artur brothers scandal returned to haunt Kirinyaga Governor Joseph Ndathi yesterday during the hearing of the controversial Tokyo Embassy sale fiasco criminal case. Ndathi said during cross-examination by…
    20 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 8:00pm
  • Opposition fights to remain relevant
    By Janek Sunga Kenyans are still adjusting to the new constitutional dispensation. It has been strange getting accustomed to the nuances and intricacies of devolution. People sometimes are not sure who is in charge of what. I would argue though that…
    20 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 8:00pm
  • Designer changing fortunes in the community by creating jobs
    By Jenaide Kiiru @kiirujay Goodie Odhiambo is not your run-of-the-mill graphic designer–she is a woman using her talent to help people get out of poverty and fight rampant unemployment. Her journey to success has been long. After ‘tarmacking’…
    20 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 8:00pm
  • Meet DNG aka the King of Hype
    Shirley Genga sought to find just what DNG aka the King of Hype thinks about style How would you best describe your style? It is constantly evolving. It usually depends on what I have planned for the day. If I have a business appointment, I pick out…
    20 hours ago 22 Jul 14, 8:00pm
  • Service in security forces is not for faint-hearted
    By Collins Wanderi The just-concluded recruitment of police officers has attracted a load of negative comments. The blogosphere, social and mainstream media are rife with allegations of malpractice—ranging from unfairness, discrimination and outri…
    1 day ago 22 Jul 14, 1:22pm
  • Counselling saved my marriage
    DAVID MATHENGE aka Nameless speaks on love, family and marriage. Is there trouble brewing in paradise? He spoke candidly to SONI KANAKE on the drama and rumours surrounding his union How do you keep yourself relevant in the crowded industry? I try t…
    1 day ago 22 Jul 14, 10:48am
  • State jobs bias threat to cohesion, says Kaparo
    By Anthony Mwangi @wairindimwangi Appointment of government officers is skewed in favour of the appointing authorities. Former Speaker Francis ole Kaparo said the trend must be rectified to promote national cohesion. He told the parliamentary commit…
    2 days ago 21 Jul 14, 8:00pm
  • Prosecute Duale over incitement, DPP told
    By Irene Githinji @gitshee The controversy surrounding a dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed in Lamu county is far from over, with the debate being almost reduced to a question of what comes first between the law and religion. Senior Counsel Gibson Kamau Ku…
    2 days ago 21 Jul 14, 8:00pm
  • Sumptuous match-ups in GOtv Round of 16
    By Timothy Olobulu @KakaTimm The chaff has been separated from the wheat and it is now time to separate boys from men, following the winding up of the GOtv Shield Round of 32 over the weekend although one match is yet to be played – defending cham…
    2 days ago 21 Jul 14, 8:00pm
  • Get creative in saving your cash
    By Anne Mbotela @anne_mbotela Everybody thinks of ways to trim a few shillings from their budget, assuming they work with one. Many people rarely find time to understand their spending habits and can be considered random shoppers, where everything g…
    2 days ago 21 Jul 14, 8:00pm

K24

NSE Opens Up Its Ownership To Public In IPONairobi Securities Exchange is finally set for self listing bringing to an end a nerve-wracking exercise than has taken more than five years to actualize. The bourse is seeking to raise 630...
1 hour ago 23 Jul 14, 2:39pm
Kenyan Teams Yet To Receive Kits As Commonwealth Games BeginAll is not well at team Kenya's camp in Glasgow Scotland ahead of the opening ceremony in due to lack of official kit and unpaid overseas allowances. The team was expecting to be fully kitted...
1 hour ago 23 Jul 14, 2:38pm
Court Allows Transgender Persons To Register Lobby GroupA group seeking to register an organization fighting for persons said to be of a third gender in Kenya has won the first round of a legal battle that is bound to elicit mixed reactions from...
1 hour ago 23 Jul 14, 2:37pm
CORD Now Seeks An Express Referendum Route Amid ObstaclesThe CORD coalition has now made it clear that its Okoa Kenya plan for a national referendum will be pursued through a popular initiative and not parliament. cord's decision to by-pass parliament...
1 hour ago 23 Jul 14, 2:37pm
Tension As Hand Grenade Is Found In Likoni, MombasaTension was high in Likoni, Mombasa County, following reports that two hooded gunmen had been spotted in the area hours before a hand grenade was discovered near an apartment building. A contingent...
2 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 2:26pm
Social Hour: Why Kenyan Men Cheat
2 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 2:24pm

allAfrica Kenya News

  • Conflict Dynamics On Kenya's Coast
    [IRIN]Mombasa -A string of attacks by gunmen on communities in Kenya's southeastern Coast Province over the past six weeks has left more than 100 people dead, and the real fear of yet more violence to come.
    4 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 11:41am
  • Cord Unveils Team to Craft Referendum Question
    [Capital FM]Nairobi -The Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) on Tuesday named four experts to lead a team that will craft the referendum question.
    4 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 11:34am
  • Reviving 'Return to School' Policy May End Teenage Mums' Poverty, Ignorance
    [AlertNet]Nairobi -Teresia got pregnant at 15 and dropped out of school because her father refused to pay her fees. Nineteen years later, she is a mother of six.
    6 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 9:50am
  • Kenya Military Twitter Accounts 'Captured' Again
    [Capital FM]Nairobi -The Twitter account for the Kenyan military has been hacked for the second time, hours after it was restored late Monday. Barely two hours after Twitter intervened and restored the account, the Anonymous Group of hackers claimed…
    6 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 9:38am
  • Nairobi Has the Highest Number of People Living With HIV
    [The Star]Nairobi County has the highest number of people living with HIV at about 180,000. A report by the health ministry shows that it's followed by Homabay County with close to 160 thousand people. Siaya and Kisumu counties follow with more than…
    9 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 6:43am
  • Kambi Urged to Put Atwoli Back in Board
    [The Star]Labour Secretary Kazungu Kambi has been given two weeks to reinstate Francis Atwoli as a member National Social Security Fund board.
    10 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 6:27am
  • Governors Cannot Handle Security - Murkomen
    [The Star]Elgeyo-Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen has said that some county governments are not mature enough to handle security.
    10 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 6:27am
  • Muslims Welcome Reversal of Curfew Order
    [The Star]LAMU Island residents have welcomed the lifting of dawn to dusk curfew to allow Muslims to pray.
    10 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 6:27am
  • You're On Track, Savula Tells Uhuru
    [The Star]The President is now honouring his promise to the people of Western Kenya, Lugari MP Ayub Savula has said.
    10 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 6:27am
  • Police Find Grenade Outside Likoni Flats
    [The Star]Bomb experts have been deployed to Likoni to detonate a grenade that was discovered Wednesday morning at Likoni Flats, a residential settlement.
    10 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 6:27am
  • KDF Removes Twitter Account From Website
    [The Star]The Kenya Defence Forces has removed its @KDFInfo account from its website as it waits for Twitter to wrestle it from hackers calling themselves Anonymous Kenya.
    10 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 6:06am
  • Mother 'Beaten' Over Sh14,000
    [The Star]A woman is in hospital after her husband beat when she accused him of misusing Sh14,000 given to them by friends as a gift.
    10 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 6:06am
  • Kenya Requires 50,000 Nurses
    [The Star]KENYA has a deficit of 50,000 health workers, Kenya Medical Training College Board chairman Philip Kaloki has said.
    10 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 6:06am
  • Joho and Marwa Told to Reconcile
    [The Star]Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho and county commissioner Nelson Marwa should reconcile for the sake of peace and development in the county, Muslim clerics have said.
    10 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:42am
  • Police Arrested Over Bribery
    [The Star]NYERI Kieni East police boss Ancient Kaloki has said they are investigating an officer in Warazo Jet area.
    10 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:42am
  • Suspect Escapes Dragnet in Kwale
    [The Star]DETECTIVES in Kwale county have recovered an AK-47 rifle loaded with 30 bullets hours after a terror suspect escaped their dragnet in the Mkwajuni area of Tsimba.
    10 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:42am
  • Kingsway Tyres Sued Over Sh2.4 Billion Tax Arrears
    [The Star]KINGSWAY Tyres has been sued over Sh2.4 billion tax arrears. Activists Okiya Omtatah and Mohamed Ahmed yesterday said the amount is mind boggling and needs judicial action for its recovery.
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:24am
  • MP Asks Kiambu Leaders to Work for Locals
    [The Star]A Kiambu lawmaker has asked the county government to work with other leaders to improve residents' lives.
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:24am
  • Elders Invoke Magic to Stall County Building
    [The Star]Taita Taveta Governor John Mruttu has condemned a group of elders planning to conduct rituals to stall the construction of the county headquarters in Mwatate.
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:24am
  • Support for Njenga Over Church Land
    [The Star]The former wife of the landlord at Hope International Ministries Church, Kitengela, has backed former Mungiki leader Maina Njenga over calls to relocate.
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:07am
  • KPLC Invests Sh350 Million in Private Equity Fund
    [The Star]KENYA Power and Lighting Company pension fund has become the first since the 1990s to invest in private equity, putting in Sh350 million into new PE player, Ascent Capital.
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:07am
  • Proposal to Let Cops Deny Suspects Bail
    [The Star]JUDGES and police officers may soon be given authority to deny suspects bail as the National Assembly moves to amend the Criminal Procedure Code. This will be through introducing a new section to the code titled, 'Exception to right to bail…
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:07am
  • Two Jubilee MPs Slam Duale Over Lamu Curfew Remarks
    [The Star]Two Jubilee MPs have termed Adan Duale's remarks in criticising the government's Lamu curfew as reckless and insensitive.
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:07am
  • County Pulls Down Houses in Nyalenda
    [The Star]HUNDREDS of Nyalenda residents in Kisumu have been left homeless after their houses were demolished in the ongoing slum upgrading project.
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:07am
  • UDF Not Decided On Calls for Referendum
    [The Star]THE United Democratic Front has not declared its position on referendum calls, Vihiga Senator George Khaniri has said.
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:00am
  • Insecurity, Travel Warnings Hurt Malindi Businesses
    [The Star]RETAIL chain Nakumatt's Malindi branch has reported low business with the management blaming this on travel advisories and insecurity concerns in the tourism resort.
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 5:00am
  • Australia Will Help State Fight Insecurity
    [The Star]THE Australian government will work with Kenyan authorities to fight insecurity in various parts of the country, High Commissioner Geoff Tooth has said.
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 4:56am
  • Terror Cells to Blame for Shooting - Police
    [The Star]POLICE have linked local terror cells to the Tuesday shooting incident in Sega bar in Majengo area, Mombasa, that left two people dead and two seriously wounded.
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 4:56am
  • IEBC Cleared in Breach of Contract Suit
    [The Star]The High Court has dismissed with costs a case in which a private company had sued the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission for breach of contract.
    11 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 4:56am
  • Ketan Somaia Jailed Eight Years for Fraud By a British Court
    [The Star]Controversial businessman Ketan Somaia has been sentenced to an eight-year jail term by a British court for nine counts of obtaining money by deception.
    12 hours ago 23 Jul 14, 4:26am

The East African

  • Tanzanian bank denies links to terror, money laundering
    The United States Treasury has labelled a Tanzanian-based bank with Lebanese roots a "primary money laundering concern" over its activities in Cyprus.
    2 days ago 21 Jul 14, 7:27am
  • Kenya rejects 1.5pc regional import levy as ‘duplication’
    Kenya has broken ranks with its EAC partners over the introduction of a new levy on imports that is designed to raise money for building regional infrastructure.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 10:18am
  • Dar now rallies SADC to push Kigali into talks with rebels
    The move by Tanzania to rally international support for a negotiated settlement to a 20-year-old conflict between the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) and the Rwanda government is likely to strain further the relations between th…
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 10:04am
  • Amisom relief as EU releases $1b for security
    Hundreds of peacekeepers in Somalia who have gone for five months without pay could soon get their allowances.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 9:53am
  • KQ comes to Precision Air’s rescue with $10m
    Kenya Airways has agreed to inject $10 million into Tanzania’s Precision Air in a bailout plan, raising hopes that the country’s biggest private carrier will continue its operations.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 9:41am
  • Northern Corridor projects put pressure on Uganda’s Treasury
    Uganda’s Treasury is seeking to readjust its budget plans and also borrow money from China to fund the Northern Corridor infrastructure projects.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 9:31am
  • Atrocities mar talks for transitional South Sudan govt
    Preliminary evidence of gross human-rights abuses and mass graves in South Sudan by an African Union Commission of Inquiry has cast a shadow over talks to draw up a transitional government.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 9:22am
  • Neighbours sign up for Uganda refinery shares
    Kenya, Rwanda and Burundi have confirmed interest in taking up a portion of the 10 per cent shareholding in the Hoima refinery that Uganda had reserved for its EAC neighbours.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 9:16am
  • Rwanda’s new task: 200,000 jobs a year
    Rwanda faces an uphill task of creating at least 200,000 jobs outside agriculture in the coming months to reduce poverty and sustain economic growth.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 9:07am
  • Flight limits cost Kenya and Uganda $150 million a year
    Kenya and Uganda are losing $150 million and 35,000 job opportunities every year for failing to fully open their aviation industries.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 9:01am
  • Kampala scraps fee on work permits
    Uganda has joined Rwanda and Kenya in waiving work permit fees for East African Community citizens seeking employment in the country, thereby encouraging the free movement of labour in the bloc.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 8:57am
  • CCM extends olive branch to opposition as law review stalls
    The chairman of the Constituent Assembly has appointed a 30-member team to negotiate a consensus two weeks before the constitution-making body resumes its sittings.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 8:54am
  • Legitimacy of President Kiir must be upheld
    South Sudan-based consultant with the UN on Conflict Prevention and Security who headed the Referendum Commission in Kenya in 2011 spoke to FRED OLUOCH on the country’s current political crisis.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 8:50am
  • Museveni seeks Machar meet over exit strategy
    Amid growing signs that South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s regime is crumbling, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has intensified efforts to meet rebel leader and former vice president Riek Machar.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 8:42am
  • Is Obama’s Africa summit so much PR?
    Some Africa analysts are questioning the substantive value of next month’s US-Africa summit, to which President Obama has invited 51 heads of state.
    4 days ago 19 Jul 14, 8:35am

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