The People

  • 19 Oct 2017 - Anthony Mwangi and Judy Akuma @PeopleDailyKe Nasa leader Raila Odinga appeared to lower his hardline stance as he said he is ready to reconsider his earlier position and take part in the repeat presidential election if some of his conditions are met. The Opposition...
  • 19 Oct 2017 - Over 4,000  residents of Nkorikorri in Narok West are set to benefit from a water project undertaken by the ministry of water and irrigation. The project which was handed over to the community by the Permanent Secretary in charge of water and irrigation,  Zainabu...
  • 19 Oct 2017 - Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu has on Thursday launched the catch up campaign whose aim is to reach out to populations in 11 of Kenyas most vulnerable counties that remain unreached with critical health services such as immunisation of children below five years...
  • 19 Oct 2017 -  First lady Margaret Kenyatta has called on stakeholders in the health sector to raise awareness and enhance accessibility of medical services to mothers with children suffering from club foot and disability of any form. Speaking in Mtito Andei the First Lady also...
  • 19 Oct 2017 - Hundreds of Garissa residents Thursday heeded a call by the Kenya Red Cross society to donate blood for Somalia blast victims that claimed over 300 lives  and injured over 500 others. The donation drive will run for the next 3 days and is expected to raise over 150...
  • 19 Oct 2017 - Acting Cabinet Secretary for Interior Fred Matiang’i has, in a gazette notice, declared October 26 a public holiday to enable Kenyans participate in the fresh presidential election. This comes even as NASA said they will hold the mother of all protest on voting day to...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - James Momanyi and Irene Githinji @PeopleDailyKe The Kenya Private Schools Association (KPSA) has appealed to the government to waive taxation on digital learning devices to make them affordable. Speaking during the launch of Taifa Elimu Tab, a tablet for private...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - A political crisis is looming in the country after Nasa leader Raila Odinga vowed the Opposition will stage countrywide protests on October 26, the date set for the repeat presidential election. In what could potentially paralyse voting in parts of the country...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) was yesterday ordered to produce before court forms 35A and 35B used during the August 8 election in the Starehe constituency. High Court Judge Fred Ochieng also directed the electoral agency to deliver the SD...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - PSCU @peopledailyke First Lady Margaret Kenyatta yesterday made a passionate plea to Kenyan women to support President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election next week to allow her to continue advocating for change. By supporting Uhuru’s re-election, the First Lady said, women...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - Judy Akuma, Irene Githinji, Kinyuru Munuhe and Paul Ndung’u @PeopleDailyKe President Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday called for prayers to guide the country as he set Sunday, October 22, as the National Prayer Day. The President asked religious leaders to lead the country in...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - Judy Akuma @PeopleDailyKe Former Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Commissioner Roselyn Akombe (above) has blamed political interference on her decision to resign barely a week to the repeat presidential election. In a statement, she said IEBC is...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - Njonjo Kihuria In the face of the resignation of IEBC commissioner Roselyn Akombe, chairman Wafula Chebukati came out to address the country and appeared to halt in its tracks the rumour that he was about to call it a day. However, the better part of the rather...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - Kampala, Wednesday Ugandan police on Wednesday banned what it termed illegal demonstrations over plans to remove presidential age limits, seen as paving the way for President Yoweri Museveni to serve a sixth term in office. A bill removing the age limit for the...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - Judy Akuma @PeopleDailyKe The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati has hinted he could reconsider his position as the country’s elections National Returning Officer unless some conditions he spelt out are met. He, however,...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - A section of NASA coalition legislatures  have hailed the resignation of IEBC commissioner Dr Roselyn Akombe and  now want  the commission’s chair Wafula Chebukati to follow suit. Led by Opiyo Wandayi, Elisha Odhiambo and Ben Momanyi, the leaders say the commission as...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - NASA principals  held a press conference at business tycoon Jimmy Wanjigi’s  Muthaiga home, 72 hours after police carried out a raid in his residence in search of weapons. Wanjigi claims his family had been victimised and his home vandalised by police, terming the act...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - The country is reeling from shock over the resignation of  Independent Electoral And Boundaries  Commissioner Dr Roselyn Akombe , who in  her resignation letter, said that  the commission does not have the ability to hold a credible election. Akombe who is in New York...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - President Uhuru Kenyatta has on Wednesday declared Sunday a national day of prayer. The head of state who was speaking at StateHouse Nairobi after meeting religious leaders called for unity ahead of the 26th October elections. He acknowledged that the country was...
  • 18 Oct 2017 - A senior member of Kenya’s electoral commission (IEBC) has resigned, saying the country is unable to hold credible elections next week. Roselyn Akombe said the IEBC was under political “siege”, unable to reach consensus or take any decisions. Now in the US, she told...
  • 17 Oct 2017 - George Odiwuor, Noven Owiti and Eric Juma @PeopleDailyKe Rowdy youth in some parts of the Nyanza region yesterday disrupted training sessions for Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials. Bondo, Rachuonyo, Migori, Oyugis and Awasi were some of...
  • 17 Oct 2017 - The government has been urged to change tack in dealing with food security in urban areas where levels of malnutrition are said to be rising. Speaking yesterday during a symposium on “Urban Food Futures”, Aga Khan University researchers said the State should protect...
  • 17 Oct 2017 - Kinshasa, Tuesday The Democratic Republic of Congo was elected to the UN Human Rights Council on Monday despite opposition from the United States and a leading rights group. DR Congo was among the 15 countries who won seats on the council during a vote at the UN...
  • 17 Oct 2017 - The government will today launch digital learning devices dubbed Taifa Elimu Tab for private primary schools. ICT Cabinet secretary Joe Mucheru is expected to preside over the function in Nairobi. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology University (...
  • 17 Oct 2017 - Nairobi County Assembly has postponed to next Monday the vetting of 10 Cabinet nominees presented by Governor Mike Sonko last week. Assembly Clerk Jacob Ngwele said: “We need more time to peruse submissions by members of the public on the nominees.” The nominees are...
  • 17 Oct 2017 - DPPS @peopledailyke Deputy President William Ruto yesterday intensified Jubilee campaigns in three counties of Migori, Kisii and Kericho assuring Kenyans of adequate security as they exercise their democratic right to vote on October 26. Ruto said the government has...
  • 17 Oct 2017 - The government plans to call off a multi-agency operation meant to flush al Shabaab militants out of Boni Forest and replace it with a community-based initiative. The move is informed by the failure by the Operation Linda Boni to live up to its mission of wiping out...
  • 17 Oct 2017 - The National Super Alliance (Nasa) yesterday announced suspension of street protests in honour of supporters killed in the hands of the police especially in Western Kenya. According to human rights groups, at least 67 people have been killed by security agents, the...
  • 17 Oct 2017 - Seth Onyango and Dorcas Mbatia @PeopleDailyKe National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga yesterday agreed to open talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta to unlock the political deadlock in the country ahead of the October 26 fresh presidential poll. Raila’s...
  • 17 Oct 2017 - The drama surrounding prominent businessman Jimi Wanjigi, has deepened after police said they had recovered a high calibre mark-4 rifle and 600 bullets after a day long siege on his palatial Muthaiga home. The recovery of the U.S manufactured assault rifle happened...

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