• Select Committee on IEBC to be debated Tuesday

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale has issued a notice of motion for formation of a Joint Select Committee Parliament on the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), after CORD submitted its list replacing Mogotio MP Hellen Sambili with […]

  • LSK demands phone records of missing lawyer, 2 others

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is in court seeking to compel Safaricom Limited to produce all phone call records of missing lawyer Willie Kimani, his client and a taxi driver. The lawyers’ umbrella body wants records of Kimani, Josephat Mwendwa and Joseph Murimi […]

  • Governor Mutua urges contractors to employ locals

    MACHAKOS, Kenya, Jun 30 – Governor Alfred Mutua has assured residents of Machakos County that locals will be given skilled and non-skilled preferences in road construction projects. He said this while inspecting the ongoing construction of the Konza to Katumani road which will link Machakos […]

  • Matiang’i vows tough action over arson as 3 students charged

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i says three students have so far been arrested and charged even as the Education Ministry continues with the crackdown of vandalism in schools. Speaking during a prize giving day at the Ngara Girls High School, the Education CS […]

  • UK based Kenyans to receive ‘Dr’ title for charity works

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – Kenyans are no strangers to recognition on the world stage; be it receiving medals on a podium on crossing the finishing line, as a Nobel Laureate, as a Mexican-Kenyan as some would rather be known, as conservationists or as was recently the case with Ciiru Waithaka, […]

  • Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson says won’t run for PM

    LONDON, Jun 30 – Top Brexit campaigner and former London mayor Boris Johnson said in a shock announcement Thursday he will not run in the race to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron. “Having consulted colleagues and in view of the circumstances in parliament, I’ve concluded that […]

  • Beware thugs lurking near ATMs

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – A little while ago, I left the office to meet a friend who is waiting in a restaurant along Moi Avenue, within Nairobi. It’s Saturday, at around 6.30pm, there is less traffic and the streets of Nairobi are largely empty with only a few people rushing to catch […]

  • Briton accused of killing Kenyan woman freed on bail

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – Briton Richard Alden was on Thursday released on a Sh2 million bail with two sureties of similar amount, in a case where he has been accused of killing a Kenyan woman on June 5, in Karen. The court has also ordered Alden to surrender his passport and report to the […]

  • DPP wants Muthama probed over ‘offensive’ remarks in Busia

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 30 – Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has asked the National Cohesion and Integration Commission to probe Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama, after police recommended he be charged with ethnic contempt. The Director of Criminal Investigations Ndegwa Muhoro sent […]

  • Uhuru signs into law budget-related, Political Parties bills

    Nairobi, Kenya, Jun 30 – President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday morning signed into law various pieces of legislation related to the budget, as well as the amended Political Parties Act. President Kenyatta signed the Supplementary Appropriation (No. 2) Act, 2016, which authorises the issue of […]