The People

  • 24 Jun 2019 - Bernice Mbugua @BerniceMuhindi A former prisons officer accused of killing a student on Mombasa Road last year was yesterday found guilty by a Nairobi court of causing death by dangerous driving and giving false information. Senior Resident Magistrate Elector Riany...
  • 24 Jun 2019 - Seth Onyango @SethManex Amani National Congress (ANC) leader Musalia Mudavadi has called for allocation of more resources to agencies in the criminal justice system to enable them fight corruption more effectively. The former Vice President also called on President...
  • 24 Jun 2019 - Istanbul, Monday Turkey’s ruling AK Party has lost control of Istanbul after a re-run of the city’s mayoral election, delivering a stinging blow to President Erdogan. With nearly all ballots counted, main opposition party candidate Ekrem Imamoglu had a lead of 775,000...
  • 24 Jun 2019 - Paul Ndung’u and George Kebaso @PeopleDailyKe Laikipia county government has sacked 61 medical doctors who have been participating in a three-week strike further raising questions on success of  the planned rollout of the Universal Healthcare Coverage (UHC). Governor...
  • 24 Jun 2019 - Hillary Mageka @hillarymageka Senators have opposed plans by Public Service Commission (PSC) to hire civil servants on contract. The lawmakers claim PSC has a hidden agenda to deprive Kenyans of their livelihoods in their latest move to rationalise public service. Led...
  • 24 Jun 2019 - Zaddock Angira and Mercy Mwai @PeopleDailyKe A fresh storm was brewing in the Jubilee Party yesterday following assassination claims by Deputy President William Ruto against Cabinet secretaries and senior government officials from the Mt Kenya region. As the CSs...
  • 24 Jun 2019 - George Kebaso @Morarak The Coast Development Authority (CDA) has intensified efforts to recover acres of land on coral reefs, whose degradation has affected tourism and fish stock in the Kenyan coast. Implemented under the Kenya Climate Change Adaptation Programme,...
  • 24 Jun 2019 - Irene Githinji and Lydiah Nyanchwa @PeopleDailyke Education Cabinet secretary Prof George Magoha yesterday directed the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) to immediately open a window to allow candidates who have already registered to revise their Form One...
  • 24 Jun 2019 - Alvin Mwangi @PeopleDailyKe The rights of widows will be  protected under the proposed amendments to the Matrimonial Properties Act, the Succession Act and the Marriage Act, Public Service, Youth and Gender Cabinet Secretary Margaret Kobia said yesterday. Speaking...
  • 24 Jun 2019 - Bonface Msangi @PeopleDailyKe A Mombasa-based chef is seeking to break the world record for the most hours spent cooking. Maliha Mohammed, 36, was nominated by Guinness World Record to cook 400 recipes in 75 hours non-stop in an event scheduled for August. The...
  • 24 Jun 2019 - The United Nations said 126 former al-Shabab combatants have completed a rehabilitation program and are ready for reintegration. The former combatants graduated from the Baidoa Rehabilitation Center, in Somalia’s South West State, on Friday after completing an...
  • 23 Jun 2019 - Baraka Karama and Viola Kosome @PeopleDailyKe Several public hospitals in Western region have spent about Sh30 million in preserving 106 unclaimed bodies in the past two years. The amount caters for the preservative chemicals, daily charges, additional storage charges...
  • 23 Jun 2019 - Two women suspected to be linked to a notorious land sale cartel in Mombasa  were yesterday arrested  in Kisauni. Area police boss Julius Kiragu said Mwanaisha Hassan, 39, and Halako Bagutu, 40, were arrested following reports by the public at Bamburi Police Station....
  • 23 Jun 2019 - Mukalo Kwayera @kwayeram Theirs are the most dreaded names in Kenya today. Corruption and other crime suspects are a frightened lot, unsure of when the trio will come knocking. Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Noordin Haji, Director of Criminal Investigations (...
  • 23 Jun 2019 - Outspoken Kikuyu MP Kimani Ichung’wa, Kipkelion East MP Joseph Limo, Endebess MP Robert Pukose and his Nakuru Town East counterpart David Gikaria have been ranked among the best performers in the plenary proceedings of the National Assembly. A report by Mzalendo Trust...
  • 23 Jun 2019 - Ken Bosire and Agencies @PeopleDailyKe The killing of Ethiopian Army chief and Ahmara region president by a suspected  “hit squad” in an attempted coup on Saturday is sign of the internal turmoil that has dogged the country in the past one year. The deepening crisis...
  • 23 Jun 2019 - Winstone Chiseremi @Wchiseremi Elgeyo Marakwet leaders have called for speedy probe and  arrest of those behind the killing of former Kabyego  MCA Benson Kiptire. Led by area Senator Kipchumba Murkomen and Governor Alex Tolgos, the leaders claimed Kiptire’s killing...
  • 23 Jun 2019 - Eric Juma @PeopleDailyKe Only three out of 47 countries in sub-Saharan Africa are on track to eliminate viral hepatitis in the region, according to a new World Health Organisation (WHO) scorecard. WHO regional director for Africa Matshidiso Moeti said the new...
  • 23 Jun 2019 - A public primary school in Tuala Kajiado East Sub-county has been closed indefinitely after its buildings developed “dangerous” cracks suspected to have been a result of blasting at an ongoing Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) construction site in the area. The Senate...
  • 23 Jun 2019 - Even before the dust settles on the controversy surrounding a trip by MPs to Russia to watch FIFA World Cup matches last year, a team of 20 legislators has travelled to Cairo, Egypt for the Afcon games. While the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC) will be...
  • 23 Jun 2019 - Just a week after President Uhuru Kenyatta gave MPs seemingly allied to his Deputy William Ruto a dressing down over persistent politicking, the lawmakers appeared to defy him as they held rallies across the country. Interestingly, Ruto who on Friday vowed to heed his...
  • 21 Jun 2019 - Formula on distribution of resources should be enshrined in the Constitution, Murang’a Governor, Mwangi wa Iria has proposed. Speaking while presenting his views to the Building Bridges Initiative forum in Murang’a on Thursday, Iria said if the formula on revenue ...
  • 21 Jun 2019 - Bernice Mbugua @BerniceMuhindi A Nairobi court has acquitted seven students of Technical University of Kenya who had been charged with creating disturbance. Trial Magistrate Lilian Arika set free Emmanuel Oketch, Bassil Odiwuor, Rolex Biwot, Mark Oroko, Enos Gor and...
  • 21 Jun 2019 - Cotton farmers in Busia county have appealed to President Uhuru Kenyatta to revive cotton ginneries which collapsed  due to poor management and low price of cotton. Luanda Cotton ginnery secretary general David Okeya urged Uhuru to revive the ginneries as agriculture...
  • 21 Jun 2019 - THE High Court on Friday blocked the valuation, sub-division, sale and transfer of the controversial land on which Weston Hotel in Nairobi stands pending the outcome of the ownership dispute lodged by the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA). Environment and Land...
  • 21 Jun 2019 - PSCU Public servants are entrusted to be custodians of public good and must always put the nation before their self interest, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said. The Head of State made the remarks as he underscored the importance of an effective public service to...
  • 21 Jun 2019 - Efforts to restore one of Kenya’s largest and most significant ecosystems has been boosted after the United Nation’s Global Environment Facility committed to fund restoration efforts of Tana Delta landscape at a cost of Sh4 billion. The restoration project being...
  • 21 Jun 2019 - Bernice Mbugua @BerniceMuhindi Two provisions in the National Lands Commission (NLC) Act and the National Police Service Commission (NPSC) Act, which disqualify people who have held elective positions from applying for jobs in the commissions, have been declared...
  • 21 Jun 2019 - Zadock Angira The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has launched investigations into the alleged existence of a militia Sonko Defence Force. After the group’s alleged members made their first appearance on May 1 after the Labour Day celebrations in Nairobi...
  • 21 Jun 2019 - Zadock Angira A Police officer attached to Riruta Police Station is admitted in hospital in a serious condition after he was allegedly drugged his official gun stolen in Parklands are of Nairobi County. Constable James Obiri was on Thursday noon found unconscious on...

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