• MPs recommend disbandment of KNH board
    by margaretkalekye on March 22, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    Members of the National Assembly have recommended the dismissal of the board of Kenyatta National Hospital and its management reviewed following a deadly mix up on two patients. They want the patients taken through full recovery by the hospital prior to compensation. In a report of the Departmental […]

  • Impeachment motion against CS Kariuki withdrawn
    by christinemuchira on March 22, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    Mandera North MP Bashir Abdullahi has withdrawn a motion to impeach Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki. Abdullahi says the decision was reached after consultation with President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto who directed that the matter be handled by the executive. Abdullahi […]

  • ‘I do not want to see people drowning in the city’ Uhuru says
    by Claire Wanja on March 22, 2018 at 2:38 pm

    President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure to work with the Nairobi County Government to improve the drainage of Nairobi city in order to curb flooding. The President asked Cabinet Secretary James Macharia to work with Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko in […]

  • Experts dispel Mai Mahiu -Narok road drifting fears
    by christinemuchira on March 22, 2018 at 1:22 pm

    Geological experts have moved to dispel fears that the ongoing volcanic rift that has twice split the Mai Mahiu – Narok road could see part of the country drift away. The geologists attribute the underground fault lines to the washing away of volcanic ash by the ongoing rains. A section of […]

  • Kidnapped schoolgirls freed in Nigeria
    by Claire Wanja on March 22, 2018 at 1:09 pm

    Nearly all of the 110 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by militants in the town of Dapchi last month have been returned, the government says. Officials said at least 101 girls were reunited with their families after being brought back to the town. The girls were later flown to the capital, Abuja, […]

  • Animal feeds stolen along Nairobi-Naivasha highway
    by christinemuchira on March 22, 2018 at 1:06 pm

    Drama unfolded along the Nairobi-Naivasha highway as residents of Karai engaged in a looting spree. Trouble started after a lorry belonging to Pembe Flour Mills Company was involved in an accident at the notorious Karai black spot paralyzing transport. The driver of the lorry is said to have lost […]

  • Teenager hacks crypto-currency wallet
    by Claire Wanja on March 22, 2018 at 1:04 pm

    A hardware wallet designed to store crypto-currencies, and touted by its manufacturer as tamper-proof, has been hacked by a British 15-year-old. Writing on his blog, Saleem Rashid said he had written code that gave him a back door into the Ledger Nano S, a $100 (£70) device that has sold […]

  • Zuckerberg spins himself some time
    by Claire Wanja on March 22, 2018 at 12:59 pm

    There are two ways to look at Mark Zuckerberg’s comments on Wednesday, his first since the Cambridge Analytica crisis unfolded. They showed either a chief executive getting on top of the situation, and making what sounded like significant concessions in areas we wouldn’t expect. Or, it […]

  • CJ Maraga to deliver keynote address at Harvard
    by Claire Wanja on March 22, 2018 at 12:49 pm

    Chief Justice David Maraga will on Friday give a keynote address at the Harvard Law School, in Cambridge, Massachusetts during the 9th Annual African Development Conference. The CJ will speak on the Role of Justice, Good Governance, and the Rule of Law in eliminating poverty and attaining inclusive […]

  • Number of jobless Kenyans drops to 7.4 pc
    by rosewelimo on March 22, 2018 at 12:13 pm

    The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics says the number of unemployed Kenyans has dropped to an all-time low of 7.4 percent in the last ten years. A report by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics also says the number of poor Kenyans living below 200 shillings a day dropped from 46 to 36 percent […]