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  • 18 Jan 2019 - The success of a terror attack is not just the death toll but the publicity it elicits.
  • 17 Jan 2019 - The Hague, Thursday Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo will stay behind bars after prosecutors appealed against his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity. The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague acquitted him on Tuesday and ordered his...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - London, Thursday Prime Minister Theresa May must “ditch the red lines” on Brexit after the defeat of the plan she had agreed with the EU, opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday. “Theresa May has to ditch the red lines and get serious about proposals...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - The  standoff between Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru and MCAs intensified yesterday after she allegedly dismissed them as corrupt. Waiguru claimed MCAs cannot be trusted to oversee the disbursement of bursaries to deserving children. She accused the ward reps of...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - The Police Reforms Working Group yesterday hailed the quick response by Kenya’s security apparatus to the 14 Riverside Drive attack that claimed 21 lives. The group also commended journalists, the Kenya Red Cross Society and volunteers who supported the efforts to...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - A suspect in the 2015 National Youth Service (NYS) scandal has been sentenced to four years in prison or pay Sh4 million fine. Selisio Karanja, a former supply chain assistant, becomes the first convict in the multi-billion-shilling NYS I scandal. Milimani anti-...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Bernard Gitau @benagitau Former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has supported the call to decriminalise attempted suicide. Speaking to People Daily, Mutunga said attempted suicide is as a result of mental illness hence should not be criminalised.  “Attempted suicide...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - People Daily Reporter and agencies @PeopleDailyKe A British Special Air Service (SAS) trooper is among foreign security officers who reinforced Kenyan police in response to a terror attack at the 14 Riverside Drive, Nairobi on Tuesday. While special forces from...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Dickens Wasonga @PeopleDailyKe The government lacks adequate infrastructure to manage the more than 20 million tonnes of waste generated daily, Environment Cabinet secretary Keriako Tobiko said yesterday. Tobiko, in a speech read on his behalf by environment director...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Eight foreigners, who were arrested on the Moyale-Marsabit-Isiolo road, were yesterday charged in a Marsabit court for being in the country illegally. Samwel Zeremariam, Sirak Alemsegd, Mezekr Tesfu, Delina Weldu, Merhawi Tesfalm, Meron Semere, Fanuel Weldu and...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Accra, Thursday A Ghanaian undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football has been shot dead in the capital Accra, police said Thursday. Ahmed Husein was part of a team led by award-winning journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, whose probe led to the...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Vihiga Bullets coach Edward Manoah have expressed optimism that the team are capable of competing with the top sides in the Football Kenya Federation National Division One League despite getting free points against Busia Wolves in their first encounter on Saturday....
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Kisumu governor Anyang’ Nyong’o was discharged from Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi, yesterday.Senior county officials who visited him said was in good health. He left the hospital in the morning. They said the governor is in better health and will resume his daily duties...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Kwale governor Salim Mvurya could not have been elected the Council of Governors chairperson because he lacks CoG’s trust, Taita Taveta boss has said.“CoG had an issue with Mvurya becoming the chairperson of the council,” Granton Samboja said yesterday in Mombasa but...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - The High Court yesterday quashed the decision by Interior CS Fred Matiang’i to revoke businessman Jimi Wanjigi’s firearm certificate.Justice John Mativo said the decision in the letter dated January 30, last year, revoking Wanjigi’s licence was illegal. He said...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Makueni has partnered with Nairobi Women's Hospital to improve prevention and quick response to gender-based violence.Deputy Governor Adelina Mwau on Wednesday signed an MoU with the hospital's Gender Violence Recovery Centre for a campaign to enhance awareness and...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Popular Kenyan Boy Band Sauti Sol yesterday led other Kenyan artistes in paying tribute to the late super music producer Bruce Odhiambo at Nairobi Baptist church Nairobi.Unlike other caskets which are normally covered with flowers, Bruce's casket was designed with a...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Meru has started constructing a Sh15 million building to house renal and ICU units at its level 5 hospital to cater for patients from the region.Most patients from Isiolo, Tharaka Nithi and Meru counties are often referred to Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi due...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - An emotional memorial service for the late Abel Mugenda took place yesterday at St. Andrew's Presbyterian church, Nairobi ahead of his burial today.Olive Mugenda eulogized his late husband for 36 years as an honest and humble husband who never courted controversy.“Our...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - The Anti-Corruption Court yesterday fined a church elder Sh4 million after he was found guilty of fraudulent practice in procurement involving Sh47 million at NYS. The then supply chain assistant at NYS Selesio Karanja, will alternatively serve four years in jail.He...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - When you’re watching the fireworks go off at the stroke of midnight on December 31 to celebrate the New Year, did you know you are actually participating in a Chinese tradition? The Chinese invented gunpowder and thereby fireworks almost 1,500 years ago.They use...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - On January 15, terror struck Nairobi's 14 Riverside Drive.Kenya is in mourning following a senseless act on innocent and defenseless civilians by individuals preoccupied with contemptible and misplaced ideology; who hope to intimidate others through violent acts of...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - There has been controversy over photographs of the Riverside terror attack.Initially the government requested a blanket ban on pictures of the attack.This was impractical. Kenyans were desperate for information and it is the job of the media to inform the public. The...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Terrorism is the worst form of human rights violation that could be committed on a person or people. It is heinous because it is directed at an innocent person who has no idea or comprehension of what the terrorist stands for or wants. Terrorism is also a cowardly act...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - A 24 year old man who stole a cock from a home in Lugari constituency has been charged with robbery and violence in an Eldoret court.The cock was valued at Sh600 and the court ordered that the man can be released on a bond of Sh500,000 for the offense of robbery with...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Kenyans are not donating enough blood to help during tragedies, the National Blood Transfusion Services said yesterday.The agency is struggling to fill blood banks as only half of the target is being met.While Kenyans have been praised for their generosity, the agency...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - A member of Parliament has called on the government to come up with a law that allows for the burning of terrorists in public — dead or alive.Such a law will deter Kenyans from joining terror groups. Lugari legislator Ayub Savula said yesterday.Savula said the...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Kakamega’s One Cow Initiative has received a major boost with the commissioning of a Sh3.9 million disease-control veterinary laboratory.During the event on Wednesday, deputy governor Philip Kutima said the county is keen to improve farmers’ incomes.Over the years,...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - North Rift farmers have protested the delay by the government to supply fertiliser.They said time is running out yet no directive has been given on planting fertiliser for the long-rains season. Kenya Farmers Association director Kipkorir Menjo yesterday said they may...
  • 17 Jan 2019 - Antibiotic will be prescribed with caution to the elderly, those who have undergone organ transplants and those with renal impairment.

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