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  • - Uganda President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has promoted his son Muhoozi Kainerugaba to the rank of General. Reports show that Muhoozi, who previously served as Chief of Land Forces, will be replaced by Maj Gen Muhanga Kanyanja. He will, however, retain his position as Senior Presidential Advisor in…
  • - The Ugandan government has distanced itself from controversial remarks made by Uganda’s commander of the land forces of the Uganda People Defence Forces (UPDF) Muhoozi Kainerubaga that have since sparked a storm on social media. Kainerubaga, who is the son of President Yoweri Museveni, on Monday,…
  • - A TUKO editor has been sentenced to five days in jail after he failed to adhere to court orders. The orders by Magistrate Eunice Nyutu come after the editor, Didacus Malowa allegedly failed to apologize for publishing a misleading article about the ongoing Ksh226.9 million National Youth Service…
  • - A hacked email can pose several security issues to one’s account logins ranging from hijacked inboxes to losing control of one’s social accounts. With the emails being unique identifiers for most online account logins, a hacker could cover his tracks and mask suspicious activity that may put the…
  • - A gang of six suspected robbers is expected to be arraigned in court after police recovered two homemade firearms, and one round of 9mm ammunition from their hideout. Officers who were acting on a tip-off from members of the public raided the house of the first suspect identified as Samson Wambugu…
  • - Kenya army’s Colonel Fabian Lengusuranga is President William Ruto’s new Aide-De-Camp(ADC) Lengusuranga officially took over from Brigadier Timothy Stelu Lekolool after he (Timothy) was deployed to the Department of Defence headquarters. He was seen escorting the commander in chief during the…
  • - CS Foreign Affairs nominee Alfred Mutua has today held a meeting with Ambassador Dr. Hassan Galiwango who is the Ugandan High Commissioner to Kenya. The former county head stated that they discussed interesting matters and that everything is on track. “This morning I shared a social cup of tea with…
  • - Police in Mombasa have launched a manhunt for a man who allegedly strangled his two children before setting their bodies on fire. In the incident, police say the man, Jason Chacha, 55, allegedly committed the heinous act after a domestic row with his wife. Mombasa County police commander Stephen…
  • - A 55-year-old woman identified as Catherine Gatiria on Monday, 3 October, committed suicide by hanging herself using a rope on a mango tree near her house in Kiriani, Chogoria Ward. According to Kiriani Sub-Location Chief Jasper Gitonga Murithi, the deceased took her own life after confirming that…
  • - Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei has expressed concerns over a series of controversial tweets by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s son, Muhoozi Kainerubaga, about Kenya. Kainerubaga, who serves as the commander of the land forces of the Uganda People Defence Forces (UPDF), sparked a storm on…
  • - A Mombasa magistrate on Monday, October 3, offered to buy a suspect a shirt after he made an emotional appeal in court. The suspect, Richard Christopher Odhiambo, told Mombasa Senior Principal Magistrate Vincent Adet that he was suffering in Shimo La Tewa prison after authorities allegedly declined…
  • - Traders in the fast-growing busy Ilbisil town, Kajiado Central, have been left counting losses after a fire razed down their business premises on Sunday night. At least thirty businesses were reduced to ashes in the 10:00 pm inferno believed to have been caused by an electric fault. According to…
  • - A 19-year-old boy has been arrested for threatening to kill his father in Gilgil, Nakuru County. A police report seen by K24 Digital indicates that Samuel Kinyanjui pointed out an item resembling a firearm at his father while threatening to end the oldman’s life under unclear circumstances. The…
  • - A middle-aged man from Kyome/Thaana ward of Mwingi West, Kitui county is currently being held at Migwani police station after he hacked his son to death. Mwendwa Mboo is said to have used an axe on his 14-year-old son Mumo Mwendwa after he found him playing with his mates when he had sent him to […]
  • - Police in Kabete have launched a manhunt for a gang of three men who robbed an M-Pesa agent of Ksh24,000 and three mobile phones on Saturday, October 1, 2022. The victim identified as Zipporah Wanjiku was accosted by the three who were armed with a pistol at Kabete Market while heading to her place…
  • - The government has lifted a ban on Genetically Modified Organisms, paving way for the cultivation and importation of GMO crops. In a statement to newsrooms on Monday, October 3, State House Kenya announced that the ban imposed in November 2012 was lifted during a Cabinet meeting chaired by…
  • - Agriculture Cabinet Secretary nominee Mithika Linturi is off the hook in an attempted rape case after an out-of-court settlement. The Office of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on Monday, October 3, told Milimani Chief Magistrate Susan Shitubi to drop the case saying the complainant had…
  • - Residents of Kiandugira village in Kigumo, Murang’a county are reeling in shock after a body of an elderly woman was found dumped in a thicket. A family member while confirming the incident said 90-year-old Mary Njeri went missing the evening of Thursday, September 29, 2022, only for her body to be…
  • - President William Ruto on Monday, October 3, 2022, held a meeting with outgoing Cabinet Secretaries at State House, Nairobi. This is the second time he is meeting the heads of various ministries since taking over from his predecessor Uhuru Kenyatta following the outcome of the August 9 general…
  • - A section of Kenyans have set up a fundraiser for exiled lawyer Miguna Miguna ahead of his homecoming. Through a poster dubbed Justice for Miguna is justice for all Kenyans, the lawyer’s fans have asked willing citizens to contribute to his return. When the poster emerged on social media, some…
  • - President William Ruto is today visiting Homa Bay county in the Nyanza region for the first time since he ascended to power. However, the host leaders including Governor Gladys Wanga and Homa Bay town MP Peter Kaluma will not be joining the Head of State at a church service in the region citing…
  • - Ngimari village in Embu County is in mourning after a fire razed down a three-bedroom house killing seven people. In the incident that occurred on the night of Saturday, October 1, 2022, police say, the victims, a father, a mother, two daughters, a son and two grandchildren who were in the house at…
  • - At least 129 people died and 180 were injured after violence and a stampede erupted following an Indonesian league football match, police have said. Supporters of the Javanese clubs and longtime rivals Arema and Persebaya Surabaya clashed after Arema were defeated 3-2 at the match in Malang Regency…
  • - The body of Hellen Wendy Nyabuto, the Kenyan woman who drowned in a swimming pool in Canada while on a Facebook live session arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Saturday, October 1, 2022, her family has confirmed. Wendy’s family had appealed to well-wishers to help…
  • - A family in Langata, Nairobi is in mourning after their 31-year-old kin took her life on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. The deceased, Esther Waceke Munyua, a doctor attached to a hospital in Lang’ata reportedly took her life by consuming poisonous alcohol after a long battle with depression. Police…
  • - A 42-year-old man identified as Nicholas Mwiti Nthiga was arrested on the morning of October 1, 2022, after he was accused of killing Geofrey Muriungi Makara, aged 34 in Ntabuta Village, Matakiri Location of Nkondi Ward, Tharaka Nithi county. Matakiri Location Chief Emmanuel Kibunja Njeru while…
  • - Health officials in Mombasa have rolled out a contingency plan for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) prevention and containment, three days after the Ministry of health listed the county in the red zone of a possible outbreak of the deadly contagion. Public Health Chief Officer Pauline Oginga said among…
  • - A police officer attached at the Kongowea police station has lost his official firearm and uniform, following a drugging incident. According to police, the officer was snatched off a Ceska pistol serial number A050504 loaded with 16 rounds of ammunition and his mobile phone during the incident by…
  • - Kemeloi Boys High School in Aldai, Nandi county has been closed indefinitely following student unrest. The incident comes barely five days after the parents of the same school protested against the poor management of the institution as they demanded the transfer of the school principal Nandi county…
  • - Two students from Sibuoche Mixed Secondary School drowned in the river Migori on Friday September 30, 2022, after leaving their institution to head home. The two were in the company of their two other colleagues from the same institution when the tragic incident happened. On-lookers said the…
  • - Azimio la Umoja One Kenya Coalition party leader Raila Odinga has explained to his base why he didn’t call on his supporters to protest against President William Ruto’s win. Speaking at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi on Friday, September 30, 2022, during a dinner organised to thank Azimio campaign…
  • - Armed soldiers in fatigues and masks appeared on television in Burkina Faso on Friday night to confirm the ouster of President Paul-Henri Damiba, the second coup in the troubled West African country this year. The announcement capped a day that began with gunfire near a military camp in the capital…
  • - The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has issued a traffic advisory to motorists plying Langata road. In a public notice issued on Friday, September 30, 2022, KeNHA said a section of the road will be closed on Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2 to pave way for the erection of the…
  • - The Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) has been ordered to pay a farmer Ksh180,000 compensation after wildlife destroyed her crops in Katakala location, Narok County. Catherine Njoki Muchiri sued the state corporation after zebras invaded her farm and destroyed six acres of her maize which were fully…
  • - A Siaya magistrate who was sacked over alleged robbery has suffered a major setback after the Employment and Labour Relations Court dismissed his attempt to return to the Judiciary. Jared Sani Nyangena was dismissed from the judicial service in February 2017 by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC…
  • - Police in Kajiado have launched investigations after a Form One student was found dead at Almakutum Girls Secondary School. Preliminary investigations indicate that the 17-year-old female student took her own life within the school compound in unclear circumstances. Body found in septic tank She…
  • - A section of women in Mwingi, Kitui County, has turned to selling acacia ponds to camel herders to eke a living as drought continues to ravage several parts of the country. The women have been spending cold nights outside selling acacia ponds to camel herders from North Eastern, who only buy the…
  • - Nine out of the ten people, who perished in a grisly road accident in Homa Bay on Monday, September 26, have been positively identified by their relatives. The accident occurred at Ngegu Shopping centre along Homa Bay-Kendu Bay Road killing eight people on the spot while two others lost their lives…
  • - Alex Apoko popularly known as Ringtone Apoko has disputed the relationship between Jovial and Willy paul. Speaking during an interview with a local YouTuber, the ‘Pamela’ hitmaker stated that the two were incapable of committing to one another adding that the two cannot last owing to their ‘randy…
  • - Security officers in Mlolongo, Machakos, on Thursday, September 29, destroyed over 5,000 litres of illicit brew, also known as kangara, at Kinanie area. One suspect was arrested in the sting operation led by the Sub-county security committee on Thursday mid-morning. The liquor said to be prepared…
  • - Former Directorate of Criminal Investigations(DCI) boss George Kinoti has written a farewell letter days after his resignation. In a letter addressed to Kenyans and all police officers, Kinoti commended his colleagues for the support they showed him throughout his tenure as the agency’s boss. “To…
  • - The High Court has declared unconstitutional a law that makes it mandatory for aspirants for gubernatorial positions to have a university degree. A judgement rendered by Justice Anthony Mrima on Friday, September 30, 2022, found that Sections 22(2) of the Election Act is invalid as it contravenes…
  • - Over 3,000 members of Keiyo Co-operative Society are asking the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) as well as the sleuths from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) to immediately arrest the former chairman of the society’s committee Titus Korir for what they term as…
  • - National Police Service Commission (NPSC) has appointed Hamisi Massa as the acting Director of Criminal Investigations for 14 days. Hamisi has been serving as acting Deputy Director of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations. His appointment to act as the head of the  Directorate of Criminal…
  • - A Form three student at Langalanga Secondary School in Nakuru reportedly took her own life after a teacher asked her to shave her hair. Reports indicate that the teenager identified as Shamamcy Wanjiru committed suicide on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at their home in Kaloleni. Her family say,…
  • - The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party has been ranked as the richest political party in Kenya with a net worth of a whopping Ksh10 billion. ODM’s latest disclosures showed how the party generates revenue with most of its income coming from the government. Political parties in Kenya receive…
  • - First Lady Rachel Ruto has broken the downtrodden state that she, alongside President William Ruto used to be in over three decades ago. In an emotional statement on her official Facebook Account, Ruto’s spouse revealed that back in 1991, the two used to live in a simple house at Dagoretti, Nairobi…
  • - A 38-year-old man was on Thursday, September 29, jailed for life at Kabarnet Law Court, in Baringo for defiling a four-year-old minor in 2020. In her judgment, Chief Magistrate Judith Wanjala handed Raphael Kiplagat a life sentence following a two-count charge brought against him by the state…
  • - Police in Gilgil, Nakuru county are investigating an incident where one of their own committed suicide by fatally shooting himself. Constable John Wambua, of the Anti-Stock Theft Unit (ASTU) based at Jaika camp, is reported to have shot himself in the chest twice for unknown reasons while in his…
  • - Police have arrested a Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) student who is reported to have killed his friend. Confirming the incident, Juja sub-county police commander Philis Muthoni said the deceased 21-year-old Arnold Otieno had gone to visit his friend Joseph Nyambuga…