The People

  • 20 Apr 2019 - Pascal Sala @salapascal The eldest son of former president Daniel arap Moi, Jonathan Moi, has died. Jonathan died on Friday evening at a Nakuru hospital. President Moi’s press secretary Lee Njiru confirmed the death on Saturday morning adding that the family will...
  • 19 Apr 2019 - Murang’a County Development Implementation and Coordination Committee has given a two-week notice to a road contractor to replace a water pipeline destroyed during road construction. Failure to restore the pipeline, the committee will recommend that the government...
  • 19 Apr 2019 - Irene Githinji and PSCU The Cabinet has warned millers against taking advantage of the drought situation to hike maize flour prices. President Uhuru Kenyatta said stern action would be taken against those who will hoard maize and other essential food items. Cabinet...
  • 19 Apr 2019 - A college examiner was charged before a Kigumo court with engaging in examination malpractice. Enock Atambo was charged that on diverse dates in April, he disclosed examination information and solicited for benefits from students at Murang’a Teachers Training College...
  • 19 Apr 2019 - A General Service Unit (GSU) police officer is admitted at Nairobi Women’s Hospital after he was shot by cattle rustlers he was pursuing at Laikipia Nature Conservancy. Laikipia police commander Maxwell Nyaema said the officer, alongside others, were pursuing rustlers...
  • 19 Apr 2019 - A senior police officer in Likoni, Mombasa, shot dead his alleged girlfriend before turning the gun on himself. Likoni Deputy Officer Commanding Station (OCS) Joab Omondi shot dead Peninah Kaimenyi outside her muguka shop near Mtongwe Navy Base. The two had been...
  • 19 Apr 2019 - DPPS Jubilee leaders have dismissed claims there are different factions in the ruling party. They said opposition leaders are working hard to create confusion and division with the aim of scuttling the party’s vision for the country ahead of 2022 elections. The...
  • 19 Apr 2019 - Irene Githinji and KNA @PeopleDailyKe Nairobi county on Friday said it is on high alert following cases of cholera outbreak to prevent further transmission. County Health executive Mohammed Dagane said, in a public notice, the county has activated risk communication...
  • 19 Apr 2019 - EMMANUEL MASINDE Eldoret City Marathon champion Elkana Kibet will be defending his title Sunday as registration of the marathon ended on Friday. Speaking to Wikendi Sport two- time Kisumu International marathon champion Kibet says it will be difficult to defend the...
  • 19 Apr 2019 - Marsabit county has enhanced the fight against the kala-azar disease in Laisamis sub-county. County Health executive Jamah Wolde said an intense vector spraying exercise against the sand fly has commenced in Loglogo and Laisamis locations, which are the worst affected...
  • 19 Apr 2019 - By Irene Githinji @gitshee President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged Kenyans to remain vigilant during the Easter holiday and be their “brother’s and sister’s keepers”. In his Easter message of goodwill, Uhuru said during the long weekend, Kenyans should be safe and remain...
  • 18 Apr 2019 - Khartoum AFP Huge crowds of protesters on Thursday thronged the Sudanese capital Khartoum a week after the army’s ouster of president Omar al-Bashir, determined to complete their revolution seeking civilian rule. Roads leading to a sit-in outside the army headquarters...
  • 18 Apr 2019 - ROME (Reuters)  Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of 12 prisoners on Thursday at a traditional service, telling them to shun any inmate hierarchy structure or law of the strongest and to help each other instead. Francis’ predecessors held the traditional Holy...
  • 18 Apr 2019 - Uganda’s Supreme Court has upheld the removal of 75 year age limit on running as president. This means that 74-year-old President Yoweri Museveni can seek re-election in 2021. Four judges voted in favour of upholding the constitutional court ruling on the amendment of...
  • 18 Apr 2019 - Pascal Sala It will be Easter unusual for former National Land Commission (NLC) chair Mohammad Swazuri and 10 others in Sh109 million land compensation scam. This is after chief magistrate Lawrence Mugambi ruled that they be held for five more days pending their bail...
  • 18 Apr 2019 - The UN refugee agency says it has evacuated nearly 180 migrants from a detention centre close to the area of fighting in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. The agency said the operation was carried out amid crossfire. People relocated from the Abu Salim centre were among...
  • 18 Apr 2019 - By BBC Sudan’s military government has said two brothers of ousted President Omar al-Bashir have been arrested. A military spokesman said this was part of a campaign to round up “symbols of the previous regime”. He added that irregular militias linked to the former...
  • 17 Apr 2019 - Thousands of wildlife in various game reserves are staring at starvation due to the prolonged drought which has decimated pasture and dried water points. To address the situation, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is planning to supply hay to the most affected game...
  • 17 Apr 2019 - Kinyuru Munuhe @kinyurumunuhe Ghosts of the rot at the National Land Commission (NLC) are crawling out of the woodwork to haunt immediate former chairman Muhammad Swazuri after he was arrested yesterday over fraudulent compensation for a Sh109 million plot. Swazuri...
  • 17 Apr 2019 - Seth Onyango @SethManex Kenyans who lost their kin in last month’s Ethiopian Airlines plane crash on the outskirts of Addis Ababa will receive up to Sh17 million as compensation. Foreign Affairs ministry issued a communiqué advising families of the crash victims to...
  • 17 Apr 2019 - George Kebaso @Morarak Over half a million Kenyan children under the age of five are already bearing the burden of acute malnutrition with the number expected to rise sharply due to increasing depressed rainfall. Agencies working in the Horn of Africa have now raised...
  • 17 Apr 2019 - Hillary Mageka @hillarymageka Senators and MCAs were left a dejected lot yesterday after Deputy President William Ruto, who was to be the guest of honour, gave the fourth Annual Legislative Summit in Kisumu a wide berth. Devolution Cabinet secretary Eugene Wamalwa...
  • 17 Apr 2019 - Seth Onyango @SethManex Governors from counties worst hit by the prevailing dry spell have appealed for more emergency funds from the National government. Last month, the government released Sh2 billion for famine relief following reports that some people had died of...
  • 17 Apr 2019 - Hillary Mageka @hillarymageka Governors who in the past recorded statements with the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) should brace themselves for any eventuality after their files were forwarded to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)....
  • 17 Apr 2019 - Khartoum, Wednesady Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup. A family source, who declined to reveal his name said: “Last night, Bashir was transferred to Kober prison in...
  • 17 Apr 2019 - Murimi Mutiga @murimimutiga Students in private schools can now access the National Hospital Insurance Fund medical cover similar to their counterparts in the public school. This after the Kenya Private Schools Association (KPSA) in partnership with Minet Kenya...
  • 17 Apr 2019 - Zaddock Angira @PeopleDailyKe Thugs broke into Kamorwon Administration Police post in Nandi South on Tuesday night and stole three G3 rifles and 60 rounds of ammunition. Rift Valley regional police commander Edward Mwamburi yesterday said investigations had been...
  • 17 Apr 2019 - LIMA (Reuters)  Peru’s former president Alan Garcia shot himself early on Wednesday after police arrived at his home in the capital Lima to arrest him in connection with a bribery investigation, a police source said. Garcia, 69, underwent emergency surgery at the...
  • 17 Apr 2019 - Former Peru President Alan García has died after shooting himself as police arrived at his home to arrest him over bribery allegations. Mr García was rushed to hospital in the capital, Lima. His death was confirmed by current President Martín Vizcarra. A crowd of...
  • 17 Apr 2019 - Labour court on Wednesday issued a fresh orders to suspend the introduction of a controversial new mandatory house levy to fund the government’s ambitious housing project. Under the new scheme, which was supposed to have come into effect as from May 5, both the...

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