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  • 22 Apr 2018 - A 69-year-old man was on Saturday found dead at an Anglican Church in Ngerwe, Embu County, where he was working as a security guard. Embu North OCPD Mark Wanjala said the body of Jason Nyaga Njiru was found in one of the timber houses within the church compound where...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - By Chrisphine Otieno A section of leaders from Kisii County have endorsed Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i for the Deputy President’s seat in the next General Election. Speaking during a fundraiser for Nyakembene Primary School in Boikang’a Ward, Kisii County...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Police in Mombasa have banned night street weddings that go past 11 pm in a move seeking to deal with insecurity perpetuated by juvenile criminal gangs. Mombasa County Police Commnader Johnston Ipara on Sunday directed that all weddings must be conducted in social...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Search engine giant Google has released top trending searches in Kenya for the week of April 15 to April 22, 2018. Top on the list was Avicii, a Swedish D.J. and electronic dance music producer, who died on Friday,, April 20 at the age of 28. Avicii, whose real name...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho on Sunday apologised for the “immature” behaviour of his two daughters and said they would both immediately resign from their company posts following separate controversies. Cho Hyun-min, the younger daughter who is marketing executive...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Kirinyaga Governor Ann Waiguru has declared that Central Region will support Deputy President William Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid. Speaking in Eldoret during the inaugural Eldoret City Marathon, Waiguru urged residents of Rift Valley to have faith in their Mount...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Deputy President William Ruto was on Sunday flanked by Governors Jackson Mandago (Uasin Gishu), Anne Waiguru (Kirinyaga), as well as Soy MP Caleb Kositany at the inaugural Eldoret City Marathon held in Eldoret town. The marathon, themed ‘Climate Action,’ is aimed at...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Armenia’s political turmoil deepened on Sunday as Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian stormed out of talks with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan, who was later forcibly removed from a protest. “Despite repeated calls to stop illegal rallies, Pashinyan continued leading a...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Veteran politician Kenneth Matiba, who died on Sunday, April 15 is set to be cremated instead of being buried with pomp and fanfare. Before his death, Matiba is said to have made it clear that his family should not treat his death as a public issue or hold a...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Ten students from Green Garden Girls High School in Kikuyu, Kiambu County, who went to represent East Africa in the first ever World Lego League in Texas have won the award of the best NXT Robot. The international teams competition is mainly for children aged 9 – 17...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Police in Narok County have urged motorists to exercise caution after a section of the Narok-Mai Mahiu road was blocked by soil debris following heavy rains. Through its Twitter handle, the National Police Service says efforts are underway to clear the soil debris...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - A Japanese woman born in the final year of the 19th century and believed to have been the world’s oldest person died on Saturday, Kyodo news agency said. She was 117. Nabi Tajima, born in 1900, died from old age at a hospital on her native south-western island of...
  • 22 Apr 2018 - Thirteen people have died in two separate road accidents that occurred early Sunday morning in Machakos and Kinangop, Nyandarua Counties. Six people died and several others were injured after a matatu they were travelling in crashed into a stalled lorry at Mwambi area...
  • 21 Apr 2018 - Deputy President William Ruto launched a chicken auction at Kamagut, Uasin Gishu county, the place that he once earned his keep selling chicken. Speaking at Kambi Kuku on Saturday, the DP said he would lend his support to youth doing the same business. “The farmers...
  • 21 Apr 2018 - Tension is high at Natuoli area along the Narok – Nakuru border after the State began evicting squatters from land said to belong to the Agricultural Development Corporation (ADC). For the past three days, locals engaged police in running battles after their houses...
  • 21 Apr 2018 - Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter has issued a stern warning to electricity contractors in Narok South. The CS said it was absurd that only 50 percent of the work has been completed in Phase One. This is way below expectations of the Nakuru, Nyandarua and Narok...
  • 21 Apr 2018 - Tindiret Constituency has rolled out a medical cover for vulnerable children and adults in the area. According to MP Julius Melly, the program will help the less fortunate in society get quick and easy access to healthcare. “We have identified extremely poor families...
  • 21 Apr 2018 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has defended the law that illegalises the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in the country terming it as unacceptable and not agreeable. Speaking during an exclusive interview on CNN’s Amanpour Show, President Kenyatta said...
  • 21 Apr 2018 - A woman from Kamiu, Embu County is in police custody for regularly inflicting serious injuries on her five-year-old son. Reports indicate that the boy has been admitted to Embu Level Five Hospital with bruises all over his body. According to the area Assistant Chief...
  • 21 Apr 2018 - The university lecturers body UASU has filed a contempt of court against Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed and others for allegedly not providing them with a counter proposal. The lecturer’s body claims that the has declined to participate in the conciliation...
  • 21 Apr 2018 - The Equalisation Fund, meant to support counties deemed to have been neglected by the State since independence, is yet to be disbursed. It is expected to put the counties at par with annual allocations for twenty years. However, five years into the devolved...
  • 21 Apr 2018 - Over 16,000 Zimbabwe nurses who were sacked offered free health services to the public in a demonstration outside the Parliament on Friday. “We are doing this to show that we are for the people,” Pretty Mugudza, a nurse based at Harare Central Hospital, told CNN after...
  • 20 Apr 2018 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has come out strongly to deny any ties with the controversial marketing research firm Cambridge Analytica. His comment contradicts that of Jubilee’s David Murathe last month that Cambridge Analytica was “basically branding and all that” during...
  • 20 Apr 2018 - Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati has urged Parliament to speed up the process of appointing new commissioners to replace the four who have since resigned. Chebukati, who has only two commissioners left, said that they...
  • 20 Apr 2018 - President Uhuru Kenyatta wrapped up his second Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting with an attendance at an exclusive retreat at the Windsor Castle. At the retreat, the leaders spoke frankly about issues that are a priority for their nations and for the...
  • 20 Apr 2018 - NASA leader Raila Odinga on Friday met with retired president Mwai Kibaki in Muthaiga, Nairobi where they held a two hour closed door meeting. The agenda of the surprise meeting between the two friends-turned-foe-back-to-friends again was not immediately clear though...
  • 20 Apr 2018 - The theatrical intrigues surrounding the Embu Deputy Speaker’s position continued to intensify after a second court order changed the office holder barely 12 hours after reinstating its previous occupant. High Court Judge Florence Muchemi had on Thursday evening...
  • 20 Apr 2018 - Kenya has won support from the Commonwealth to host the Blue Economy Summit in November. The global conference is expected to push for better exploitation of the seas for the benefit of Kenyans. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has also invited President...
  • 20 Apr 2018 - A Zimbabwean House team has summoned former President Robert Mugabe over claims of corruption involving diamonds worth billions of dollars. The allegations are part of the reason behind his dramatic fall from power six months ago. “We have set May 9 as the date on...
  • 20 Apr 2018 - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has extended an invitation to President Uhuru Kenyatta for the G7 summit in June. The two leaders met on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) meeting in London on Thursday. Canada,will host the G7 summit,...

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