The People

  • Drought could spill over to next year, Met warns
    by Wahinya Henry on March 23, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Climate change experts are warning that the drought facing the country could spill over to next year. They said the country should ready itself with long-term plans and strategies to respond and mitigate the impact of erratic in weather patterns. “We are not yet out of the woods. Rains are […]

  • We did it, Isis says of UK house attack
    by People Daily on March 23, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    London, Thursday The Islamic State group today claimed the deadly assault at the British parliament, as Prime Minister Theresa May identified the attacker as a British-born man known to intelligence services. “An act of terrorism tried to silence our democracy,” May told a packed House […]

  • Award tender at your own risk, Wamalwa tells PS
    by James Momanyi on March 23, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Water Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa has told his Principal secretary Patrick Nduati Mwangi that he will singularly be held responsible if his decision to award the Sh62 billion Thakwe Multi-Purpose Dam contract to any of the two warring Chinese companies backfires. The CS, who appeared before […]

  • Two arrested in Muiru mother killing puzzle
    by Wangari Njuguna on March 23, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Police in Murang’a are holding two suspects linked to the killing of Maximum Miracle Centre head Pastor Pius Muiru’s mother. A watchman guarding the home is now in police custody after he allegedly confessed committing the heinous crime and led police to where he had buried the body. […]

  • Aspirants’ checklist out ahead of election
    by People Daily on March 23, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    James Murimi @Jamesmurymy A group of stakeholders has published a checklist of integrity and constitutional requirements for all elective seats aspirants ahead of the August 8 General Election. In a paid-up media advert, the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice, Independent […]

  • Ray of hope as Kano farmers bury hatchet
    by People Daily on March 23, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    A wind of change is blowing across the rice fields of Kano plains after local farmers resolved to end internal leadership wrangles in a move aimed at uplifting the scheme’s dwindling fortunes. Hundreds of farmers drawn from Ahero and West Kano irrigation schemes on Wednesday agreed to set […]

  • MPs slash Sh16b from Rotich’s proposals
    by Gitahi Ngunyi on March 23, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Members of Parliament have slashed Treasury’s earlier borrowing plan by Sh16 billion. The MPs have given Treasury Cabinet secretary Henry Rotich go-ahead to borrow an additional Sh205.95 billion in the next financial year for government operations, down from Sh221.1 billion he had sought. The […]

  • Kenya, Somalia strike commercial flights deal
    by Irene Githinji @gitshee on March 23, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Kenya and Somalia are on to a fresh start, with recent developments being relaunching direct flights between Nairobi and Mogadishu in two weeks time as well as opening two border posts. President Uhuru Kenyatta said yesterday that security teams from both countries will meet immediately to work out […]

  • Uhuru sends team to arrest deadly weed
    by Enock Amukhale on March 23, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    Thousands of people who depend on Lake Victoria for survival have reason to smile after President Uhuru Kenyatta sent a team on a fact-finding mission to eradicate the notorious water hyacinth. The team from the National government led by Jubilee party secretary general Raphael Tuju, ICT Cabinet […]

  • MPs probe NLC boss over graft
    by People Daily on March 23, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    A fresh bid to have National Lands Commission (NLC) chairperson Muhammad Swazuri removed from office has now started. This is after a petition calling for his ouster was forwarded to a parliamentary committee to commence investigations and recommend to the House whether a tribunal will be […]