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  • - Kenya Railways has announced that the Nairobi-Ruiru c*mmuter train service wi*l resume operations on the route from Monday, May 20, 2024.  In a statement on Friday, May 17, 2024, Kenya Railways confirmed that the train wi*l resume normal schedule, where the first train leaves the Ruiru station at 6…
  • - The Kenya Meteorological Department has advised Kenyans to expect rainfall and strong winds over the weekend in some parts of the country. In a statement on Friday, May 17, 2024, the weatherman indicated that Central Highlands including Nairobi wi*l receive isolated heavy rainfall on Sat**day, May…
  • - Mt Kenya leaders have launched a political coalition dubbed Haki Coalition aimed at vouching for the “one man, one vote, one shi*ling” revenue sharing formula. Du**ng the Limuru III meeting, the leaders present agreed to work tow*rds uniting the region along the three thematic areas; which include…
  • - Political fireworks are lighting up in the Mt Kenya region, with a flex of muscles on who is who in the Central regional political arena. Speaking du**ng the Limuru III conference, several leaders have called for unity in the region, which has seemingly been divided in the recent past. Some of the…
  • - The Nairobi Immigration Department on Friday announced that it wi*l remain open on Sat**day, May 18, 2024. The move which wi*l see the office operating from 9 am to 1 pm is meant to allow applicants to collect their pa*sports. Through a statement shared on their official X page, the department…
  • - A Nairobi court has ordered the forfeiture of a*sorted brands of smuggled milk powder worth over Ksh500,000 recently seized in Eastleigh, Nairobi in multi-agency operations. The orders by Milimani Chief Magistrate Bernard Ochoi follow an application by State Prosecutor James Gachoka to have the…
  • - Law enforcement authorities have arrested a 23-year-old male student in connection with a disturbing r*pe incident that occurred on April 14, 2024. According to the Police, they raided Maseno’s Chulaimbo area ambushing and arresting Jacktone Oluoch Owiti who had a phone belonging to one of the…
  • - Member of Parliament for Molo Const*tuency and chair of the National A*sembly Finance C*mmittee, Kuria Kimani has justifi*d why the national treasury proposed raising the VAT on bread to 16 per cent. Speaking du**ng an interview with a local TV station on Thursday, May 16, 2024, the lawmaker stated…
  • - The government is set to roll out a family planning self-injectable dose in a bid to meet a 2030 target of raising the modern contraceptive prevalence rate to 64 per cent from the current 57 per cent. This wi*l also reduce the unmet need for family planning currently at 14 per cent from 18 per […]
  • - Texas Governor Greg Abbott has pardoned a man convicted of k*****g a Black Lives Matter protester in 2020. Daniel Perry, an ex-US Army sergeant, was moonlighting as an Uber driver in Austin when he turned on to a street where demonstrators were marching. Garrett Foster, one of the protesters,…
  • - Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has c*me out to explain why his office has requested Sh2.6 bi*lion for luxury. Some Sh300 mi*lion wi*l be used to renovate Gachagua’s Harambee Annex Office and the Karen and Mombasa residences, said his spokesperson Njeri Rugene, adding that the buildings had been…
  • - Kenya Power has announced a scheduled blackout expected to affect two counties today, Friday, May 17, 2024. According to a statement by Kenya Power, the planned blackout which is a part of network maintenance wi*l affect Kisii and Murang’a counties. “Good Evening. The listed areas wi*l be affected…
  • - Beyond Zero, an initiative started by former First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has donated essential items to victims of the recent heavy rains and floods in Mathare, Nairobi County. Members of the initiative delivered the aid at the Mathare Social Justice Centre which saw flood victims receive…
  • - Flood-related f********s have hit 291 following two more deaths reported in the last 24 hours, Government Spokesperson Isaac Mwaura has announced. Mwaura says 75 p****e are missing, and 188 have been injured. Further, the ongoing floods have displaced 55,631 households, affecting approximately 278,…
  • - The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party is mourning the death of one of its devoted members in Malindi, Mama Zahra. ODM Party Leader Raila Odinga termed her as an unshakeable p**lar of the party in Lamu County and an advisor at the national level. “I learnt of the pa*sing on of Mama Zahra with…
  • - A Machakos w***n who had sought divorce accusing her husband of denying her conjugal rights for 5 years and threatening to ki*l her has s******d a major b**w after a court declined to dissolve the customary marriage. A landmark judgement rendered by Magistrate Charles Ondieki rejected a plea by the…
  • - Safaric*m PLC has announced that the intermittent internet connectivity issue that affected users over the past weekend is resolved. In an official statement released on Thursday, May 16, the telec*mmunications giant announced full restoration of network capacity and s**bility for its custom**s…
  • - ‘Colonialism never really ended, Sakaja must go, poverty is modern-day s*****y’ were the words on their plac*rds as Nairobi residents took to the streets on Thursday, May 16, to protest against poor city planning. In videos shared by The Kenya Human Rights C*mmission (KHRC), the residents aired…
  • - The Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party has launched a relief program aimed at supporting families affected by floods in Mavoko, Machakos County. In a press statement shared on Thursday, May 16, ODM said the event wi*l be held at Mavoko DCC’s Office today at 2:00 pm. They said they wi*l provide…
  • - President Joe Biden and former President D**********p on Wednesday agreed to hold two campaign debates — the first on June 27 hosted by CNN and the second on September 10 hosted by ABC — setting the stage for their first presidential face-off to play out in just over a month. The quick agreement on…
  • - The Kenya Meteorological Department has announced that the Central Highlands including Nairobi wi*l experience continued rainfall. In a forecast shared for Thursday, May 16, 2024, the weatherman said the continued rains wi*l also be experienced in Western Kenya, parts of Northwestern, Lake Victoria…
  • - United States Amba*s**or to Kenya Meg Whitman has set the record straight on why the US emba*sy denies many applicants visas to the United States of America (USA). Speaking du**ng an interview with a local station on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, Whitman justifi*d that the emba*sy has been right to deny…
  • - Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino has urged citizens to take to the streets in protest against the government’s proposed taxes particularly the taxation of bread. Owino noted the burdensome nature of the tax increments in the Finance Bi*l 2024, which contribute to the already high cost…
  • - Kenya Power has announced a scheduled blackout set to affect several regions on Thursday, May 16. The outage wi*l impact five counties, with the utility c*mpany attributing the interruption to routine network maintenance. Kenya Power outlined the areas and timings for the planned blackout. In…
  • - Chief Justice Martha Koome has appointed a three-judge bench to hear the determination of the pet*tion challenging President Wi*liam Ruto’s Affordable Housing Programme. In a notice seen by K24 Digital Koome has appointed Justices Olga Sewe, John Chigiti, and Josephine Mong’are to determine the…
  • - Navakholo Member of Parliament, Emmanuel Wangwe, is grieving the loss of his beloved mother, Agneta Ner*ma, who p*********y recently. The news was confirmed on Wednesday, May 15, by President Wi*liam Ruto, who offered his condolences to the Wangwe family. Ruto said Ner*ma was not only known for her…
  • - A 45-year-old man has been sentenced to 50 years in jail for subjecting his eight-year-old nephew to a series of s****l a*****ts. While pronouncing the sentence, Malindi Senior Principal Magistrate Olga Onalo found that Said Kashuru Baya was a notorious predatory p********e, who lured his nephew to…
  • - 200 families in Bulla Rahma and 80 families in Kijo Farm Vi*lage, Tana Delta Sub County have received aid after being displaced due to recent floods caused by flooding after Tana River burst its banks. Kenya Red Cros said on Wednesday, May 15 that the c*mmunities found themselves isolated from the…
  • - The Ethics and Anti-corruption C*mmission (EACC) has recovered Ksh3.2 bi*lion land in Eldoret, belonging to government agencies. EACC spokesperson Eric Ngumbi confirmed the recovery saying the land belongs to the Judiciary, Administration Police, Uasin Gishu County Referral Hospital, County Fire…
  • - Equity Bank Kenya is currently experiencing intermittent outages impacting some of its essential banking services. The bank confirmed the technical glitch on Wednesday, May 15, urging its members to bear with them as their technical team works to restore normalcy. Equity Bank conveyed its apologies…
  • - President Wi*liam Ruto has unveiled ambitious plans to elevate Kenya’s tax revenue to a whopping 22 per cent from the current 14 per cent. Addressing the Harvard Business School’s Cla*s of 2025 at State House, Nairobi on Wednesday, May 15, Ruto stressed the importance of bolstering the nation’s…
  • - Five Kenya Forest Service officers accused of k*****g a 19-year-old form three student on Wednesday appeared at the Eldama Ravine Law Courts. According to the victim’s family, the officers battered Stephen Mwangi at the Narasha Forest as he attempted to rescue his mother who had been held h*****e…
  • - A section of Muslim leaders has called on Members of Parliament (MP) to throw out the proposed taxes on bread and other c*mmodities likely to burden Kenyans in the Finance Bi*l 2024. Addressing the press on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, the Islamic leaders highlighted that the proposed taxes would make…
  • - The Kenya Meteorological Department has said there wi*l be no severe flooding in the country in the following days. The weatherman, however, stated that the rains wi*l continue in Western Kenya, parts of the Rift Valley, Central Kenya and the coastal strip. The met department added that the…
  • - Embakasi East Member of Parliament (MP) Babu Owino has called out President Wi*liam Ruto over the recent tax proposal on bread among others. Speaking du**ng an interview with K24 TV on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, the lawmaker decri*d that the proposed tax on the precious c*mmodity is inconsiderate and…
  • - Embakasi East Member of Parliament (MP) Babu Owino has called out President Wi*liam Ruto over the recent tax proposal on bread among others. Speaking du**ng an interview with K24 TV on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, the lawmaker decri*d that the proposed tax on the precious c*mmodity is inconsiderate and…
  • - A Moi University first-year student has deni*d charges of destroying a television set belonging to her ex-boyfriend valued at Sh45,000. Agnes Wangari was charged before Eldoret Principal Magistrate Kesse Cherono. The charge against the social work student states that on March 3, 2024 at Kesses…
  • - Two F****h prison officers have been ki*led in an ambush on a prison van near Rouen in Normandy. Prisoner Mohamed Amra – known as “The Fly” – was being taken from court to a prison when a c*r rammed the prison van at a toll booth. G****n then opened fire at prison officers, with two […]
  • - Teachers Service C*mmission (TSC) has issued a directive for teachers enrolled in the Teacher Internship Programme to resume their duties amidst ongoing demonstrations. Addressing the recent unrest among teacher interns, TSC said in a press statement to the media on Tuesday, May 14 that the Teacher…
  • - The High Court has declined a plea by former Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani who is facing Ksh 1.2 bi*lion corruption allegations for anticipatory bail. Justice Chacha Mwita on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, rejected an application by Yatani to issue orders on anticipatory bail, saying he needs to…
  • - Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru has dropp*d a defamation suit against the global search engine, Google. When the case came up for mention before Milimani High Court Judge Chacha Mwita on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, Waiguru made an oral application seeking to withdraw the defamation case against the…
  • - The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has issued a notice on an upc*ming traffic interruption along the Nakuru-Eldoret (A8) Road at Nabkoi Junction. KeNHA said motorists can expect the disruption to occur from Tuesday, May 14 until Wednesday, May 15 In their statement, KeNHA expressed…
  • - Strathmore University has launched the Strathmore Agri-Food Innovation Centre (SAFIC), a pioneering initiative aimed at driving sustainable agricultural growth and innovation across Africa through data-driven solutions and private-sector collaboration. Despite its c******l role, addressing data…
  • - The Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) has announced the new maximum retail prices of petroleum products, effective from May 15 to June 14, 2024. Du**ng this period, consum**s can expect a decrease in the maximum allowed pump prices for Super Petrol, Diesel, and Kerosene. New fuel…
  • - Police in Thika, Kiambu County, have been allowed to detain a 25-year-old man suspected to be the k****r of Faith Musembi, 19, a student of Mount Kenya University (MKU). David Kioko, who appeared before Thika Chief Magistrate Philip Mutua today, wi*l be detained at Thika police station for 14 days…
  • - Four individuals have been rescued from a structure being demolished in the Mathare North area of Area 1. The Kenya R*******s said on Tuesday, May 14, three rescued individuals were transported to a nearby health facility for medical attention while one person with minor i*****es was treated at the…
  • - A driver caught ferrying 13 students was on Tuesday arrested by officials drawn from the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA). In a statement, the transport authority said the vehicle ferrying the tens of students was impounded along Kitale – Kapenguria Road. The driver arrested is…
  • - V*****t protests have erupted over proposed voting reforms in the F****h Pacific territory of New Caledonia. C*rs have been torched, shops looted and shots have been fired at police, authorities said. A curfew has been imposed in the capital Noumea and the international airport is closed, while…
  • - The Kenya Meteorological Department has announced that the ongoing rains wi*l continue in select parts of the country. In a forecast, the weatherman said the rains are expected to continue over the Highlands East and West of the Rift Valley, the Lake Victoria and the Rift Valley. Rainfall is…
  • - Director of Public Prosecution Renson Ingonga has dropp*d a Ksh71.5 mi*lion fraud case against bi*lionaire businessman Parminder Singh Manku and his a*sociate in a construction firm for lack of evidence. While dropping the cr*minal charges, the DPP informed Milimani Senior Principal Magistrate…