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  • 22 Feb 2018 - The National Environment Management Agency on Thursday ordered the immediate closure of Burma Market in Nairobi over the use of plastic bags by traders. In a letter signed by the agency’s director Geoffrey Wahungu and sent to acting Nairobi County Secretary Leboo Ole...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - North Eastern leaders on Thursday protested the decision by the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to move all non-local teachers in terror-prone areas to urban centers. Speaking at Parliament buildings, the leaders, led by Eldas MP Adan Keynan faulted the move saying...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - The Mombasa High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition challenging Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho’s win in the August 8 election. Justice Lydia Achode ordered the petitioner, former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar to pay Ksh.8 million as costs. “The petitioner failed to...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - The High Court in Embu has nullified the election of Embu Governor Martin Wambora in the August 8 election citing errors in the counting and tallying of votes. Justice William Musyoka ordered  the Independent Electoral and Boundaries  Commission (IEBC), Embu County...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Self-proclaimed official opposition leader Ekuru Aukot of the Thirdway Party Alliance Party named a 22-member shadow cabinet on Thursday with a promise to put to death “toxic politics” he claims have derailed Kenya’s development agenda. He said that the shadow cabinet...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Mum, are there cartoons in heaven? I want to go heaven but are there cartoons? Those are some of the most painful questions that Veronicah Nyokabi Makumi suffering from Leukemia would ask her mother, when the pain became too much to bear. The broad smile of the 10-...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Taxi drivers in the country have complained over cases of insecurity and increased harassment from both police and civilians while in the line of duty. Speaking during a press conference on Thursday, the drivers revealed that six of their colleagues had been killed...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - BY KELVIN SILU Hundreds of parents in Makueni County are reported to have been spending nights on cold floors outside the County headquarters as they seek to acquire their children’s birth certificates. The parents range from those with newborns to those of children...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - A Sheikh who was accused of being a member of dreaded militia group Al Shabaab and radicalising the youth has been detained at Kamiti Maximum Prison after the prosecution opposed his release on bail. Sheikh Guyo Gorsa was arrested January 13 at Madarassa Toba,...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Wednesday turned 94 at the confines of his Harare mansion  without an over-the-top kingly party as has been the norm for the past 93 years. Mr. Mugabe has practically been forgotten by media houses since he got ejected from...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - A Chuka University student was stabbed by her landlord on Wednesday evening after she allegedly plucked mangoes from a tree in his compound. Confirming the incident, Meru South OCPD Baraza Saiya said that another student also sustained minor cuts after he attempted to...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition’s unity is expected to be put to test today with ODM expected to hold a National Executive Committee (NEC) to deliberate on the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) row within the coalition. Cracks in NASA deepened on the...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Two members of a French counter terrorism force in Mali were killed Wednesday when an improvised explosive device hit their armored vehicle in a border region with Niger, authorities said. French President Emmanuel Macron’s office said a soldier and an officer were...
  • 22 Feb 2018 - Students galvanized by the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school confronted lawmakers on Wednesday with demands to restrict sales of assault rifles, while President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers as a way to stop more U.S. rampages. The unprecedented...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - Three family members died on Wednesday evening after a car they were travelling in collided head-on with a matatu at Magina area on the Nairobi-Naivasha road. The 8pm accident occurred after the driver of a Toyota Probox, which was carrying the deceased and two of...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - By GAKENYI MWANGI The government has confirmed that two people and not four, died after a Cholera outbreak in Tana River County. Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki, in a press release sent to newsrooms also refuted claims that 84 people had been confirmed to have...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - Cancer could soon be declared a national disaster in Kenya if Members of Parliament give a nod to a motion tabled before the floor of the National Assembly on Wednesday, February 21. Laikipia Woman Representative Catherine Waruguru, who filed the notice of motion,...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - The High Court in Malindi on Wednesday nullified the election of Lamu West MP Stanley Muthama. Justice Weldon Korir ruled that that the August 8 election was marred by massive irregularities and illegalities. Justice Korir ordered Mr. Muthama and the Independent...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - More than 90 Nigerian schoolgirls are feared missing after Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram attacked a village in the northeastern state of Yobe, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday. Their disappearance, if confirmed, would be one of the largest since Boko Haram...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - By Evans Chumo The United States of America and other foreign envoys have refuted claims by NASA that they are meddling in the country’s political affairs. Speaking in Kabarnet, Baringo, US ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec said they are only interested in the...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - Evangelist Billy Graham, a confidant to presidents, a guiding light to generations of American evangelicals and a globe-trotting preacher who converted millions to Christianity, died Wednesday at the age of 99, his spokesman confirmed to CNN. Graham passed away at his...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - Two teachers have been arrested after they assaulted a student sending him to the emergency room. The student, Joseph Okore, a Form Three student at Sagero Secondary School in Suna West is recuperating after the beating administered by the two in school causing...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - Peter Njoroge from Kaganda village, Murang’a county, needs to raise more Ksh.1.8 million to offset a medical bill that has seen his wife’s body detained at a Nairobi hospital for three months. Mr. Njoroge, who is piss-poor has only managed to raise Ksh.100,000 and he...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - Kenyan-Canadian lawyer Miguna Miguna has responded to the news of the government surrendering to the court his destroyed passport. Miguna, in a statement to newsrooms, has accused the government of going against High Court Judge Luka Kimaru’s directive saying; “The...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - The government has finally surrendered to the court Lawyer Miguna Miguna’s passport as directed by High Court judge Luka Kimaru. In a letter filed in court, the Director of Immigration Services Gordon Kihalangwa said Miguna’s passport, issued on March 2009 was...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - Police on Wednesday seized 43 stolen transformers with an estimated worth of Ksh.50 million from a house in Maili Nne Town in Eldoret. Confirming the incident, Eldoret West OCPD Samuel Mutunga said that two people have been arrested in connection with the incident and...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - “I will deliver if you endorse my nomination.” That was the pledge from all Principal Secretary, Ambassador and Judicial Service Commission (JSC) nominees who appeared before various parliamentary committees on Wednesday for vetting. PS nominees Nelson Marwa (...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - The Environment Committee of the National Assembly has called on the government to impose an immediate ban on logging, saying the country is facing an environmental crisis. In a press briefing at parliament buildings, the Committee on Wednesday, February 20,...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - The woman accused of stealing a two-week-old twin baby at Kenyatta National Hospital has been remanded for five days to allow the prosecution conclude investigations. Edinnah Kemunto was arraigned before Milimani Principal Magistrate Kennedy Cheruiyot under...
  • 21 Feb 2018 - The High Court in Malindi on Wednesday upheld the election of Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi citing insufficient evidence to invalidate the election. While delivering his ruling, Justice Weldon Korir ordered the petitioner, former Labour Cabinet Secretary Kazungu Kambi...

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