The Star

  • 20 Oct 2018 - IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati has embarked on a purge of top officials a week after former CEO Ezra Chiloba was sent packing. The commission has written to over 25 staff allegedly implicated in questionable expenditures amounting to Sh4.6 billion during last year’...
  • 20 Oct 2018 - The audit noted that while a few procurements were fairly executed, others had some gaps as highlighted in the audit report.For instance, there were numerous instances of non-compliance, there was non-compliance with the public procurement and Asset Disposal Act, 2015...
  • 20 Oct 2018 - Rongo University students on Friday hijacked the funeral and buried their murdered colleague Sharon Otieno. She was the lover of Migori governor Okoth Obado who is awaiting trial for her murder and that of her foetus — his son.The students said the church was taking...
  • 20 Oct 2018 - Good Morning.Jennings Odhiambo Orlando, a Recce Squad officer is being detained by police over the murder of businesswoman Monica Kimani.He was taken to Muthaiga police station for questioning. Investigators have reportedly established that Orlando was together with...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Whiling the hours away and in deep thought about nothing in particular, as writers are wont to do, I happened upon a BBC Radio feature on the invention of artificial skin. Being interviewed in the feature was Prof Ioannis V Yannas, an expert in fibres and polymers,...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - I’m sitting alone in a hotel room minus Rob, and I text him. I’ve left it as late as possible so the guilt can sink in. Me: You make me pay for all this and you don’t show up? You’re special. Well done. He responds immediately: You should know what role you play in...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - The Fairmont Norfolk Hotel is a place to indulge with your family for a Sunday brunch. The glass walls and grill fence around the Lord Delamere Terrace have blocked off the street views. But the marble floors, round columns and white ceiling beams create a stylish...
  • 19 Oct 2018 -  Year after year, the plains zebra faithfully return to the Nairobi Park to seek fine pasture. In recent years, this feat has become more and more challenging, with the pressures of human encroachment. So it is with relief that many people hope they return in good...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Champions Kenya Commercial Bank face Homeboyz in the Impala Floodlit semifinal today at the Impala Club at 7:30pm.The bankers, fresh off a 10-day training camp in Cape Town, South Africa brushed off Mwamba 25-10 in the quarter-finals last weekend but will expect a...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Nakumatt enriched their chances of remaining in the SportPesa Premier League with a hard fought 1-0 win over Ushuru in the first leg of the promotion/relegation  match staged at Camp Toyoyo yesterday.The match saw Nakumatt win the first leg, leaving them with a...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - A Recce Squad officer is being detained by police over the murder of businesswoman Monica Kimani.Jennings Odhiambo Orlando was arrested on Thursday evening by homicide detectives.He was taken to Muthaiga police station for questioning. Investigators have reportedly...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - A 26-year-old Murang’a man has allegedly hacked to death his grandfather and great uncle.Kanyuko Wairimu from Kianderi village in Kahuro subcounty, Murang’a county, is said to have killed his grandfather Stephen Kanyuko and granduncle Ephraim Kamau.Kamau is Stephen’s...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - A teenager whose parent wanted to deputize Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko is the talk of town after he was turned down by a popular Caribbean musician based in USA. The teenager had contacted Rihanna Promotion Company for a concert in Nairobi and paid the booking fee....
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Kenya and Namibia on Friday signed agreements to bolster cooperation on tourism, youth and political consultations. The signing of the agreements were witnessed by President Uhuru Kenyatta and Namibia’s Hage Geingob who led their delegations in talks. Uhuru said the...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - About 5,000 school heads and teachers will report to new institutions in January, as the Teachers Service Commission on Friday commenced the third phase of transfers this year. The move is expected to revive wars between the TSC and teachers’ unions. The transfers...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Thirdway Alliance of Kenya leader Ekuru Aukot and his team on Friday took the Punguza Mzigo campaigns to Nyeri county. Ekuru visited Mathira, Mukurwe-ini, Kieni and Othaya before proceeding to Meru county. Aukot said the referendum will help reduce government...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - The government has directed the National Cereals and Produce Board to check the quality and quantity of maize stored in its depots.Agriculture CAS Andrew Tuimur gave the order following earlier reports that maize in some silos was going bad. He wants the board to...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Top 14 county teams have been selected to participate in the upcoming Inter-Region Economic Network Technologies and Innovation Challenge Trade Expo.The evaluation started last week and was concluded on Thursday. Those that emerged tops demonstrated a high level of...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Sugar production increased from 252,415 tonnes to 362,018 tonnes between January and September compared to a similar period last year, a report shows.The September sugar market report released by the Sugar Directorate on Friday attributes the increase to the sector’s...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Residents of Kerio Valley have been told not to worry about the safety of the proposed Kimwarer Dam as it will be built to international standards. Kerio Valley Development Authority chairman Jackson Kiptanui on Thursday said the Sh28 billion dam has met all approvals...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Former Sports CS and Ambassador Hassan Wario on Friday denied charges of graft and abuse of office arising from the Sh55 million Rio Olympics scandal in 2016.  Wario, now the ambassador to Austria, was charged alongside former director of administration in the...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Activist Okiya Omtatah has appealed against a decision by the Court of Appeal that allowed the printing of the new-look currency. In an appeal to the Supreme Court, he says the court failed to appreciate the fact that the new design of the currency banknotes were...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Two young innovators are among the 235 passengers who will fly to New York during the historic Kenya Airways inaugural direct flight to New York on October 28. The passengers will depart from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport aboard the Kenya Airways...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - The owner of the demolished Airgate Centre, formerly Taj Mall, has been appointed the acting leader of the National Vision Party of Kenya. Ramesh Gorasia (pictured) fills the void left by the later Nicholas Biwott. The former powerful politician died last year. He...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - President Uhuru Kenyatta flew to Kisumu on Friday evening ahead of the Mashujaa Day celebrations on Saturday in Kakamega.Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyong'o received the president the the First lady Margaret Kenyatta at the Kisumu airport."This evening I received President...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru on Friday said she will only support the proposed referendum if it offers an equal chance for women in elective and public service positions.Speaking at Maya hotel during a round table forum on the proposed amendments, Waiguru regretted...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Police in Migori are probing two suspected suicide cases in Kehancha on Wednesday.In the first incident at Kehancha Chini estate, Joseph Ghati Keboye, 26, is reported to have set himself ablaze in his house after a quarrel with his wife.Neighbours said the nurse at a...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Renowned musician Eric Wainaina on Thursday bashed Brand Kenya for lacking zeal. The songwriter who is in New York City with other artists took to social media to express his frustration with the state corporation. He wrote, “It’s chilly in #NYC but that doesn’t mean...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Questions have emerged over the past few months over errors in some books that have been approved for use in schools for the competency-based curriculum.Publishers and the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development - the agency responsible for quality control - have...
  • 19 Oct 2018 - Africa's youngest billionaire, snatched a week ago off the street outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania, was kidnapped in a car that had arrived from "a neighbouring country", police said on Friday.Police said they had identified the car's owner and driver, although they...

Pages