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  • 18 Apr 2014 - Gor Mahia secretary general Chris Omondi has refuted reports linking midfielder Kevin Omondi with a potential move to South African Premier League side Ajax Cape Town. The national team Harambee Stars player was said to be on his way to South Africa Town for trials,...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - Celebrated DJ and Bollywood star Aashikaa was in town last weekend. The Dubai born DJ put up a high energy performance at the Tree House club at Museum Hill last Saturday, treating the hundreds of revelers to some of the latest Bollywood remixes. NairobiNews caught up...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - Nairobians took advantage of the free entrance to the National Museum and turned out in large numbers on Friday. As most families celebrated Good Friday, they took the free entrance offer to tour the national heritage in the city. According to a curator at the Nairobi...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - Casinos will not be taxed. The clause in the Nairobi County Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Bill, which introduced a 12 per cent tax has been scrapped, albeit temporarily. The reprieve could be short-lived as the same clause could be reintroduced as an amendment....
  • 18 Apr 2014 - April 12th was the International Day for Street Children, recognising the hundreds of thousands of children worldwide who live in uncertain and insecure conditions. There is no accurate figure for street children in Nairobi. In 2007 a figure of 60,000 was knocking...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - I have read the judgment the courts delivered on the new matatu regulations cases and we seem to be heading in the wrong direction as the courts are overturning anything the government tries to implement. These regulations are in the public interest, which should over...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - I know our police can be stupidly stubborn and keep a woman from going back to her house to check on a child, but the story about a baby dying after being left  for three days does not add up. How can a woman who has left a child alone easily accept to follow the...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - Police must do their work in spite of dogs Police must use intelligence to defeat terrorism. The biggest problem is we seem to be getting it all wrong. Police, in the name of fighting terror, have harassed people in their homes and filled many with fear, while those...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - A case in  which a pastor wants the State stopped from using the Bible to swear leaders into office is really justifiable. For why do they use the good book while they don’t  believe a word in it/ Our country leadership has gone to the dogs. Leaders take up office to...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - Locking the stable Why does County Hall, like Nairobi City Council before it lock the stable after the horse has bolted? asks Nelly Kimoja. Many residents of the city’s outskirts testify to the fact that the county officers never catch those starting to put up...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - Last week, several gospel artistes got a rude shock when they were asked to leave a local coffee shop for causing unnecessary disturbance. According to a source who gave Off the Hook the information, but requested anonymity, the artistes included members of the MOG...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - In a bid to tap into the evolving spending habits of the city middleclass, Nairobi Java House plans to open five new outlets this year. In the city centre alone, the firm is set to open two outlets including one at Clyde House on Kimathi Street and another at St Ellis...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - Police have discovered two loaded pistols around Masaba area along Ngong road. Kilimani OCPD Peter Katam said the two Beretta pistols were found hidden in a ditch and were discovered by security guards manning the area. “One of them was loaded with 8 rounds of...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - East African musicians have lost big in the 2014 list of MTV Africa Music Awards. The nominees list was announced on Wednesday night in Johannesburg, South Africa. From Kenya, only Amani and Sauti Sol managed to get a nomination each. Amani got a nod in the Best...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - More than 3,000 police officers will be deployed in the city during the Easter holiday as authorities intensify security in the wake of sustained terror attacks. County Police Commandant Benson Kibui said the officers will be deployed at churches and mosques, shopping...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - The last time I was at Carnivore, I was accused of being biased. Carnivore is a place for carnivores, I was told. Don’t go there and expect their vegetables to be good, they said. The last time I went there, I had a pizza, which was not very good and so my review was...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - The Easter holiday is upon us and with most schools closed, many Nairobians will either be travelling or planning to take it easy during this long weekend. For those of us not leaving town, there are still so many things to do in the city that the whole family can...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - Ukoo Flani Mau Mau rapper G-Wiji, real name Kamanda Moseti, will be laid to rest tomorrow(Saturday) at his father’s farm in Ruai. According to a member of the organising and funeral committee, rapper Zakah, G-Wiji was the victim of a hit and run accident on Saturday...
  • 18 Apr 2014 - Child gangsters, some as young as 12, are holding Nairobi to ransom. Residents walk in fear as they increase their grip on estates, according to Nairobi County Commissioner Njoroge Ndirangu. There are more than eight child gangs on the prowl in the city, he revealed....
  • 18 Apr 2014 - An eight-year-old boy has been killed in cold blood — over a Sh30 plate of githeri. Preston Magamu was given the money by a neighbour to buy her the githeri, only to return empty handed saying he had lost the money. Shocked neighbours said the enraged woman stormed...
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  • 17 Apr 2014 - An Eastleigh couple facing a charge of being in possession of two hand grenades and committing a terrorism act will have to wait longer to know if they will be released on bond. This is after the prosecution was on Thursday given time to respond to a second...
  • 17 Apr 2014 - Police in Nairobi on Thursday impounded 131 pieces of ivory at a garage near T-Mall area along Lang’ata road. The tusks were found hidden inside a water bowser parked at the garage. According to Dr Richard Lesiyampe, Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Environment...
  • 17 Apr 2014 - Built by Nairobi City Commission in the 1970s to provide housing for the rising urban population brought about by industrial growth, Umoja has grown to be one of Nairobi’s most sought after estates because of its affordable houses. Just like other housing projects by...
  • 17 Apr 2014 - After years of service to Kenyan football, renowned coach Charles Korea Omondi has set the national Under 20 head coach job as his top target before calling it a day in the sport. A good goalkeeper in his day, Korea represented Gor Mahia in 1993, and joined Red Berets...
  • 17 Apr 2014 - David Mbugua Maramo was driving into Konar House hotel on Menelik road in Kilimani to pick up a customer at 2 am Wednesday. As he waited for the gate to be opened, he was blocked by another car whose registration number he did not have time to take. A man armed with a...
  • 17 Apr 2014 - The upsurge in crime has overwhelmed police doctors. As a result, victims cannot get quick justice. The answer according to the county’s chief police doctor is to hire more to enable the quick processing of crucial documents for prosecution. P3 forms Dr Zephania...
  • 17 Apr 2014 - The county Government plans to move residents from parts of some estates to create room for new schools. County Executive officer in charge of education Christopher Khaemba said the plan will be funded by the World Bank. “There is a shortage of schools in the county...
  • 17 Apr 2014 - I recalled an incident during a school holiday when I had taken my children to an amusement arcade. I watched my daughter happily climb the steps to the top of a colourful slide. As she laughingly descended at top speed, a corner of the slide caught her dress. There...
  • 17 Apr 2014 - Some 225 foreigners arrested in the ongoing security operation in Nairobi are to be deported as part of the crackdown on terrorism. Since the clampdown began on April 4, 1,136 suspects from different countries have been screened at the Safaricom Stadium in Kasarani,...

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