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Kenya: Fake nuns arrested at Sister Irene Stefani's beatification in Nyeri

In a daring stance, two women dressed as nuns on Friday night walked into a hostel at Kimathi University of Technology and stole two bags belonging to foreign nuns in the country for the beatification ceremony of Sister Irene Stefani.

Kenya: UN Report: How Kenya invited and hosted Somali pirates

Questions abound over who in Kenya benefited from billions of shillings laundered by two Somali men jailed in Belgium over extortion and supporting sea piracy.

The Counties: Three guards suffocate in a generator room at a Nairobi supermarket

Three people were found dead in a generator room in Mukuru Kwa Njenga slums, Nairobi after a suspected suffocation.

World: Burundi activists suspend dialogue with government after killing of Opposition leader

Activists in Burundi behind weeks of protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza's controversial bid to seek a third term said Sunday they were suspending talks with the government after the murder of an opposition figure.

Kenya: We won't meet deadline on graft probe, says DPP Tobiko

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Keriako Tobiko has ruled out possibility of meeting the 60-day deadline for concluding investigations into the 175 corruption cases.

The Counties: Pornography films shot in broad daylight in Kenya's ‘deeply Christian' society

People make money off porn, but nobody should be allowed to benefit from proceeds of crime - Apolo Mboya, CEO of LSK

The Counties: I have lots of love for Wyre's music- Nigerian singer Olamide

There is no love lost between Kenyan and Nigerian artistes after all.

Politics: Mututho's interest in governor's seat stirs up Nakuru politics

John Mututho's declaration that he will seek Jubilee's nomination for the governorship and challenge incumbent Kinuthia Mbugua's anticipated bid for re-election has kicked up a storm in the county.

The Counties: Rudi nyumbani, Lupita: Hollywood star yet to visit Nairobi since the Oscars

We will get you an African man preferably a mundu from Ingokho land. We have noticed your cheekbones and shoulders. You need to eat!

Politics: Jubilee leaders eye Nairobi governorship, jostle for nomination

After months of silent manoeuvres, the gloves are off as politicians seeking the Jubilee ticket for the Nairobi governorship begin to position themselves in vicious intra-party campaigns.

Politics: The politics of Raila, Kalonzo perks

While the move by President Uhuru Kenyatta not to grant retirement benefits to rivals Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka may be politically prudent, pundits warn the President may well have handed himself a hanging rope.

Politics: We owe no one terror suspects list, says Duale

National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale has made a U-turn over his earlier statement that he will expose financiers and sympathisers of Al Shabaab in the country, saying that he has no such list to disclose.

Politics: Jubilee united, Uhuru and Ruto declare after holy ceremony

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto sought to present a united front by dismissing claims of rifts and reaffirming their commitment to the Jubilee Alliance Party (JAP).

The Counties: At least 30 students injured in stampede at Lodwar Girls

At least 30 students of Lodwar Girls have been injured in a stampede on Saturday night.

All vehicles to have dustbins in a bid to curb plastic waste menace, says NTSA

All motorists will soon be required to have dustbins in their vehicles.

President Uhuru Kenyatta says laptops for schools project to be re-launched this year

President Uhuru Kenyatta Saturday said that the government will this year re-launch the laptops project for primary schools.

Hundreds attend Mass in honour of Blessed Sister Irene Stefani ‘Nyaatha’

Hundreds of Catholic faithful Sunday morning turned up for a thanksgiving Mass in honour of Blessed Sister Irene Stefani ‘Nyaatha’.

Kenya’s US Diaspora Conference cancelled as focus shifts to Obama visit

The Kenyan embassy in the US has cancelled the 2015 Kenya Diaspora Conference.

Study shows eating desert locusts could help lower risk of heart disease

Eating desert locusts could help reduce the risk of getting heart diseases, a study has shown.

Burundi opposition leader murdered during pause in protests

The leader of a small Burundian opposition party was shot dead on Saturday, residents said.

Valencia claim Champions League place, Eibar, Almeria relegated

Valencia sealed their place in next season's Champions League as Eibar and Almeria were relegated on a dramatic final day of the La Liga season.

Beatification can be a moral guideline for all

Hundreds of people from across the world on Saturday gathered in Nyeri for the beatification of Sister Irene Stefani, a Consolata Catholic nun who died in Kenya in 1930.

D-Day for officials on ‘List of Shame’

Anxiety and public expectation as President’s 60-day probe ultimatum comes to an end.

Two Chebets too hot to handle in 10k

Up and coming Sandra Chebet showed scant respect for the established order to win the women’s 10,000 metres on Saturday as the Athletics Kenya Eldoret track and field meet ended at the refurbished Kipchoge Keino Stadium.

Joy as nun is finally declared ‘Blessed’

On Sunday, the remains of Sr Irene will be taken from Mathari church to the cathedral in Nyeri town.

Colourful celebrations in sleepy Nyeri mark end of 28-year religious process

Prof Donatus Mathenge speaks about the process that led to beatification.

Let beatification be a unifying moment: Cardinal Njue

Let Blessed Irene’s event be a unifying moment for all Kenyans, says Cardinal Njue.

Encounter with the miracle priest

Nyaatha helped the sick and paid the ultimate price for her good deed.
Nyaatha Beatification Experience a Lesson for Kenya’s Tourism Ministry
Posted by CONTRIBUTOR on May 24, 2015 at 11:00 am

By Ngujiri Wambugu According to Wikipedia ‘Tourism’ is travel for recreation, leisure, religious, family or business purposes, […]

Airtel Kenya staff take part in Kinyago slum clean-up exercise
Posted by CORRESPONDENT on May 24, 2015 at 9:41 am

Nairobi, Kenya, May 24 – Airtel Kenya staff on Friday engaged in a clean-up exercise at Kinyago slum in Eastleigh, Nairobi Kenya. Staff […]

Chinese dominance worries Nigeria’s textile traders
Posted by AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE on May 24, 2015 at 8:50 am

KANO, Nigeria, May 24 – Nafiu Badaru, a junior civil servant in northern Nigeria’s biggest city Kano, doesn’t make much money […]

Wide ranging changes proposed to PBO Act
Posted by MARGARET NJUGUNAH on May 22, 2015 at 7:05 am

NAIROBI, Kenya May 22 – The final report that details the views of the public on the proposed amendments to the Public Benefits […]

5pc discount on purchase of UnlimiNet bundle via Airtel Money
Posted by CORRESPONDENT on May 22, 2015 at 6:10 am

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 22 – Airtel Kenya has announced that customers who purchase daily, weekly or monthly #UnlimiNet bundle via Airtel […]

Understanding travel insurance
Posted by CONTRIBUTOR on May 21, 2015 at 4:38 pm

Travel insurance is the one thing that most travelers complain of being ‘robbed’ by their agents citing that it is not necessary. […]

Chase Bank seeks Sh10bn cash injection
Posted by MARGARET NJUGUNAH on May 21, 2015 at 10:06 am

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 21 – Chase Bank has launched a Sh10 billion bond in a bid to raise additional capital to strengthen its capital base. […]

Lenovo’s annual revenue up 20 percent but profits miss target
Posted by AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE on May 21, 2015 at 8:33 am

China’s Lenovo said Thursday revenue rose 20 percent in its past fiscal year, helped by its purchase of Motorola last year as the PC maker […]

Reuse and Repurpose Broken Household Items #PropertyInsights
Posted by Pam Golding Properties on May 21, 2015 at 6:40 am

Breaking things is never fun, and often means getting rid of something before it has served its entire purpose. This must not be the case, just […]

Israeli firms seek to offer security expertise in Kenya
Posted by JOSEPH MURAYA on May 20, 2015 at 12:51 pm

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 20 – Ten privately owned Israeli firms are currently in Kenya studying cases of insecurity in a bid to offer their […]

Burundi opposition leader shot dead
Posted by admin on May 24, 2015 at 12:05 pm

By BBC The leader of a small Burundian opposition party has been shot dead in the capital Bujumbura, witnesses said, as tensions continue in the […]

Uhuru urges governors to work with govt
Posted by admin on May 24, 2015 at 11:45 am

By PSCU President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged Governors to work more closely with the Government to ensure Kenyans get better services and benefit from […]

Kirinyaga road accident claims 5 family members
Posted by admin on May 24, 2015 at 11:09 am

By KNA Five members of the same family perished in a road accident after the saloon car they were travelling in plunged into Nyamindi River in […]

31 Burundi refugees die of cholera in Tanzania
Posted by admin on May 24, 2015 at 10:40 am

By Rose Welimo/Statement 31 people have died following a cholera outbreak in overcrowded camps in Tanzania where thousands of Burundian refugees have […]

Thousands attend Sister Stefani’s Beatification
Posted by admin on May 23, 2015 at 1:55 pm

By Wilkister Muga Sister Irene Stefani, “Nyaatha’’   is now officially ‘blessed’ Irene after her […]

Authority wants buildings near navigational aids...
Posted by admin on May 23, 2015 at 11:57 am

By KNA The Kenya Maritime Authority is demanding the immediate demolition of buildings located near navigational aids in Mombasa for easy […]

Governor accuses National assembly of sabotage
Posted by admin on May 23, 2015 at 11:40 am

By Rose Welimo/KNA Kirinyaga County governor Joseph Ndathi is accusing the National Assembly of sabotaging devolution by denying counties 283 billion […]

MP calls for review of CDF allocation method
Posted by admin on May 23, 2015 at 10:33 am

By KNA Kanduyi Member of Parliament Wafula Wamunyinyi wants the formula used to allocate constituency development funds reviewed. Wamunyinyi said it […]

Gov’t to resume repatriation of Somali refugees
Posted by admin on May 23, 2015 at 9:35 am

By Victor Muyakane The government has announced it will resume the repatriation of Somali refugees next week after the process was temporarily halted […]

Beatification of Italian nun takes place in Nyeri
Posted by admin on May 23, 2015 at 8:28 am

By Rose Welimo The beatification ceremony of Sister Irene Stefani, of the Consolata Missionaries is on going at the Dedan Kimathi University grounds […]

Linda Muthama getting married again!

By Wairimu Nyingi It’s no longer news that Linda Muthama and Nyambane are no longer an item, since the story hit the headlines sometime back. And while droves weren’t backing the couple, because the ex-comedian-cum-communication strategist Walter Mong’are aka Nyambane was already married, they let them be in the spirit of happily ever after. Nevertheless, ...

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Why cracks in URP should worry Uhuruto

By Kipkoech Komugor @kkomugor Jubilee Alliance’s plan to pull off an electoral feat similar to the 2013 stunner in the next General Election may be complicated by the growing cracks in one of its two main affiliate parties. While President Uhuru Kenyatta’s The National Alliance (TNA) has remained largely united two years after the polls, ...

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MCA ‘abduction’ leaves supporters agitated, upset

With MCA Gwinso My allegiance to His Popularity the Governor of our County was once more put to test, this time in an incident involving fellow MCA Alfalfa. You probably remember that this colleague had remained behind in Nairobi city after we had gone there for a mission. Well, for me the mission failed, thanks ...

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Mama Anita beats husband and his fourth wife at their own game

With Patrick Ngugi The roaring laughter stopped suddenly when Mama Anita walked in the pub. She was visibly furious. We could not tell if she had missed the bus home, or guess what could have made her come back. A lot, I’m sure, was also going through Donge Manoti and Katerina’s mind. Had Mama Anita ...

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Some of my reflections are mind-boggling…

With Diary ya Sufferer with KM Have you ever sat down my friend and thought, really thought about stuff and how it happens and came to a logical but nutty conclusion? I do that a lot of times. You would, if you were me. The ‘Amen’ you just heard was me finishing a lengthy speech ...

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Reconciliation key to peace in S. Sudan

With Sandra Ocholla “You look like a Dinka, are you one?” I have been asked this question many times in the past few days as I walked through the streets of Juba in South Sudan. My answer has been a proud affirmation that indeed I am related to the majestic Dinka people of the Blue ...

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Ian Mugoya’s new catch?

Former Str8-Up host, Ian Mugoya may just be back on the limelight after missing in action for near nine months, and he’s already got himself quite the catch. While the showbiz bad boy has tried keeping his love life on the DL, he’s been spotted a number of times hanging out with an Ethiopian beauty, ...

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Our collective ruin stems from trusting politicians

With Caroline Kiuna Leadership does not have a secret formula; all true leaders go about things in their own way. It is this ability to think differently that sets them apart and perhaps makes them popular or unpopular. Virtuously by order of their mandate or through corruptible means, no one can dispute the fact that ...

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Float baby float

Most new mums would be hesitant to dip their infants in a swimming pool. Research, however, shows that the benefits go beyond that casual splash By Faith Kyoumukama @martkinel Life can take an about turn after the arrival of that bundle of joy. Juggling work, relationships, both at work and home, and a baby can ...

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From grace to grass with big heart to win

The once famous wheat farmers in Narok now working as watchmen live in abject poverty after years of crop failure even as a cereals lobby urges State to cushion them from vagaries of weather and high cost of inputs By Peter Leshan @PeopleDailyKE For John Koini, a one-time large-scale wheat farmer in Narok, life will ...

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