Capital

  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 4 - Kisii Senator Chris Obure and two former Permanent Secretaries have been charged over the multi-billion shillings Anglo Leasing scandal that rocked the country more than ten years ago. Obure who previously served as Finance Minister in former President Daniel arap Moi’s...
  • WASHINGTON, Mar 4 - Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced President Barack Obama’s drive for a nuclear accord with Iran, warning Washington is paving Tehran’s path to a bomb. After Netanyahu delivered an impassioned address to the US Congress, an exasperated Obama retorted that the...
  • Australia, Mar 4 - An Australian High Court ruling Wednesday opened the door for a radio station at the centre of a royal hoax call controversy to face penalties including losing its licence. Sydney station 2Day FM endured a global backlash after Indian-born nurse Jacintha Saldanha killed herself...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 4 – Thirteen suspects in the multi billion shillings Anglo Leasing scandal are due in court on Wednesday suspects to face various corruption-related charges. Those to be charged include powerful individuals among them two former Cabinet Ministers, a number of Permanent...
  • Milan, Mar 4 - Italy’s government adopted a six-billion-euro plan Tuesday to modernise its Internet network and improve access to broadband in hopes of shedding its reputation as one of Europe’s online laggards. The plan that the government’s economic development minister labelled a "digital...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 4 - One person was killed and several others wounded during an eviction exercise that turned violent at Caxton House in Nairobi on Wednesday morning. Over 100 youths armed with crude weapons had gone to effect an eviction order at about 5am when they clashed with guards and...
  • France, Mar 4 - A top European rights body was expected to scold France on Wednesday for failing to completely ban the smacking of children, in a ruling likely to reignite debate over the controversial topic. The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe is expected to rule that French law is not "...
  • Tongon, Mar 4 - Once a poor rural community, the village of Tongon in the northern Ivory Coast now glows with well-being since becoming a regional gold mining hub five years ago. Electricity and clean water flows to all the homes, brick and mortar houses have replaced many huts, and new schools and...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 3 - The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) were once again on opposing sides during the release of the 2014 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination results on Tuesday. The two took polar...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 3 - Tycoon Deepak Kamani, his father Chamanlal Kamani and his brother Rashmi now say they are ready to face their accusers in court. Their lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi says his clients are innocent and there was nothing for them to answer as far as the contracts were concerned....
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 3 - One of former President Daniel arap Moi’s best known legacies is ‘Maziwa ya Nyayo’ but his successor Mwai Kibaki took it a notch higher with Free Primary Education (FPE); whose first beneficiaries had their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination results...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 3 - President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday called for a collective approach from all stakeholders in fighting the poaching menace in Kenya and the African continent. President Kenyatta who spoke at the Nairobi National Park where he set ablaze 15 tons of ivory, said the government...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 3 - Businessman Deepak Kamani, his brother Rashmi and their father Chamanlal Kamani have filed an urgent application seeking an order to halt their looming arrest and prosecution over the Anglo Leasing scandal. The application was placed before Justice Luka Kimaru who declined...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 3 - A case seeking to stop the May 4 Kabete constituency by-election has been certified as urgent by the High Court. Judge Isaac Lenaola declined to issue interim orders stopping the poll process but directed former public official Wilson Mburu through lawyer Paul Nyamodi to...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 3 - A joint committee of the National Assembly and Senate has approved the nomination of Joseph Boinett for appointment as Kenya’s Inspector General of Police. The report by the joint committee was tabled in the National Assembly by Asman Kamama who chairs the Administration and...
  • Beijing, Mar 3 - China’s booming e-commerce websites have carried thousands of advertisements for illegal wildlife products including ivory, rhino horn and tiger bone, a wildlife trade monitoring network said Tuesday. More than half of such products offered online in recent months are ivory, the...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 3 - The Deputy Corporate Manager at the Geothermal Development Company Eric Wamanji Ndungu has been charged with sending an SMS threatening to kill SMS Star newspaper Managing Editor Charles Kerich. The accused who was nabbed on March 2 was paraded before resident Magistrate...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 3 - The Chase Group Foundation will host the third edition of the "Save A Mum" Walk on March 28. The walk will be held at the Ngong Road Forest Sanctuary and is expected to bring together over 5,000 participants. The walk is in support of the Stand Up for African Mothers […] The...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 3 - There was marked improvement in last year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination results with 149,000 candidates attaining the minimum University entry grade of C+ and above. Speaking during the release of the results Tuesday morning, Education Cabinet...
  • NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 3 - EACC detectives were deployed Tuesday to the residence of one of the Anglo Leasing suspects, Deepak Kamani. The officers went to the residence in Kyuna mid Tuesday morning but it remained unclear if Kamani was in or not. Kamani is one of the businessmen recommended for...
  • CAIRO, Feb 3 - Two people were killed and nine wounded, including seven policemen, in a bomb explosion outside the Egyptian supreme court in Cairo, the health ministry said. Ministry spokesman Hossam Abdel Ghaffar told AFP that a 22-year-old man "died of injuries sustained in his backbone" in the...
  • SYDNEY, Feb 3 - The intensive underwater hunt for missing plane MH370 has so far turned up just a few shipping containers — and no sign of the jet, the head of the Australian agency leading the search said Tuesday. The plane vanished a year ago Sunday carrying 239 people en route from Kuala Lumpur...
  • SKorea, Mar 3 - Thousands of couples took part in a mass wedding Tuesday at the South Korean headquarters of the Unification Church — the third such event since the death of their "messiah" and church founder Sun Myung Moon. Around 3,800 identically-dressed couples — mostly young and some who had...
  • BEIJING, Mar 3 - The People’s Daily, the mouthpiece of the Communist Party of China (CPC), urged Internet companies and influential social media users to take responsibility in safeguarding a "clean, healthy and dynamic" cyberspace on Tuesday. The paper said in an editorial that "collective life"...
  • PARIS, France, Mar 3 - What is an "average" size for a penis? The enduring question now has a scientific answer: 13.12 centimetres (5.16 inches) in length when erect, and 11.66 cm around, according to an analysis of more than 15,000 appendages around the world. In a flaccid state, it found, the...

Pages

KenyaMOJA.com on Twitter