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  • 04 May 2015 - . By Antony Kaikai General Samson Mwathethe has officially  taken over as the Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces from General  Julius Karangi who formally retired Monday. The curtains came down on Karangi’s 42 years of service in the military at a colorful ceremony...
  • 04 May 2015 - By KBC Reporter . Jubilee Alliance Party (JAP) candidate Ferdinand Ndung’u Waititu is the new MP elect for Kabete constituency after garnering  24,228 votes. He was followed by the independent candidate George Waiguru who garnered 268 votes and at the third place is...
  • 04 May 2015 - . By Vereso Mwanga Vote tallying and streaming of results is underway at Wangige Primary School in Kabete Constituency following a mini-poll to elect a new Member of Parliament. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission revealed low voter turnout of 21.3%...
  • 04 May 2015 - President Kenyatta said his Government wants to see more U.S. companies investing in Kenya By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta Monday held a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss investment, security and President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit...
  • 04 May 2015 - The Immigration Department filed a case against former Wajir South MP alleging he was an Australian and not Kenyan (File) By Halligan Agade/ Dzuya Walter Former Wajir South MP Mohammed Mohamud Sirat has been summoned to court to answer a criminal charge over...
  • 04 May 2015 - The DP said there was need for media houses to inculcate a sense of professionalism (File) By DPPS Deputy President William Ruto said Monday that the government has no intention of interfering with the freedom of the press in the country and was focused on providing...
  • 04 May 2015 - Kerry lauded Kenyans for being strong despite the pain that terrorism has brought to them with recent attacks of West Gate Shopping Mall and Garissa University College to name a few. Christine Kiai US Secretary of State, John Kerry has called for united efforts in...
  • 04 May 2015 - Kabete Constituency has 9 contestants, 8 of which are political party candidates while 1 is an independent candidate By Beth Nyaga Low voter turnout has been registered in most polling stations as Kabete Parliamentary by-elections kick off. Despite most polling...
  • 03 May 2015 - By Kevin Wachira The women legislators argue that the proposed law is unconstitutional as it disregards a court ruling and contravenes the spirit of the constitution Kenya women parliamentarians are contemplating going to court to contest a new bill that seeks to...
  • 03 May 2015 - By Mary Daraja Nine candidates will fight out for the Kabete Parliamentary seat The Kabete Parliamentary seat by-election will be held Monday. The voting materials have been dispatched to all the polling centres in readiness for the exercise. According to the...
  • 03 May 2015 - By Carol Kamau Across most of Africa, same sex relations are illegal Deputy president William Ruto has joined the debate on gay and lesbians rights saying the government will not  give in to their  demands. Speaking on Sunday during a church service at winners church...
  • 03 May 2015 - By Margaret Kalekye/Agencies The trip to Kenya is the first high-level visit since 2012 (FILE) US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Kenya on Sunday afternoon for talks on security cooperation and ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit in July. Security was...
  • 03 May 2015 - Kerry is expected to be in the country until Tuesday By Mary Daraja Security remains tight at the Jomo Kenyatta international airport ahead of US Secretary of State John Kerry’s arrival later this afternoon.   Kerry is expected to be in the country until Tuesday and...
  • 03 May 2015 - By Antony Kaikai Tension remains  high  at Longirok village  following the  incident Three people have been confirmed dead while three are in critical condition following intense fighting between members of two rival communities in Samburu county. Tension remains  ...
  • 03 May 2015 - By Mary Daraja/Agencies Lately, journalists have been attacked, injured and even killed while discharging their mandate in various parts of the world. The world Sunday marked the Press Freedom Day amid increased threats on media freedom. In the recent past,...
  • 02 May 2015 - Ruto called for concerted efforts in the fight against wanton destruction of forests in the country By DPPS The Government will not use force to evict families, which have invaded Mau forest among other water catchment areas in the country, Deputy President William...
  • 02 May 2015 - Cases of cholera outbreak in the country were first reported in February this year (File) By Ahmed Juma Bhalo Fears of a Cholera outbreak within Nairobi and its environs abound with at least 30 cases confirmed at the Mbagathi district Hospital. Over 54 cases of the...
  • 02 May 2015 - The commissioner said a number of youths who have been training in Somali are back (File) By KNA The government might be forced to raid religious centers suspected of recruiting and radicalizing youths in Kilifi county. Area County commissioner Joseph Keter says a...
  • 02 May 2015 - A man who was riding on a motorbike was swept away Friday evening by the floods By Samson Kitavi/KNA Rescue and recovery efforts in Narok town and its environs have been temporarily halted following overnight floods witnessed in the region. The Rescue operations...
  • 02 May 2015 - Among those who died are two senior CID officers based at CID headquarters Two senior Criminal Investigations Department officers died and another was injured Saturday morning when their official car collided head on with another car at Kigwa near the Kiambu by-pass...
  • 02 May 2015 - Nine candidates will fight out for the Kabete Parliamentary seat By Mary Daraja The Kabete by-election official campaign period ends Saturday evening as some candidates resort to door to door campaigns in a last minute attempt to woo voters. The campaigns have been...
  • 02 May 2015 - By BBC Nearly 300 women and children were freed by the army earlier this week Another 234 women and children have been rescued from Boko Haram militants in Nigeria, the military has announced.   It said the operation took place on Thursday in the vast Sambisa forest...
  • 01 May 2015 - Wakhungu has called for concerted efforts in addressing wildlife crime, as the government launched investigations into the origin of the consignment By Lynace Mwashighadi Environment Cabinet Secretary Judy Wakhungu has accused Kenya Revenue Authority officials and...
  • 01 May 2015 - The President said the government is working on a program to increase the number of security personnel By Beth Nyaga The government has increased the workers basic minimum salary by 12 %. President Uhuru Kenyatta who presided over this year’s Labour Day cerebrations...
  • 30 Apr 2015 - By Eric Beigon The Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery admitted the operation to salvage the students who were under the mercy of terrorists was bungled (File) Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery has finally admitted that there was no proper co-...

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